K.U. Muthu :- K.U. Muthu B.E (Hons) (Madras, 1975), M.E (IISc, 1977), Ph.D (IISc, 1982) is Dean and Professor and Head of the Civil Engineering Department, Brindavan College of Engineering, Bangalore. Earlier he was Professor and Head in Civil Engineering Department, M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore. He has teaching and research experience of about three decades. He has been the co-recipient of Nicholoides Award by Institution of Engineers (INDIA) twice for best publication. He has co-authored a book on Numerical Methods for civil engineering problems. He has published over 120 papers in international conferences and peer refereed international journals. He is a member of ISIE, ICCTDC and IACT.Azmi Ibrahim :- Azmi Ibrahim, B.Eng. (UiTM, Malaysia, 1986), D.Phil (University of Sussex, UK, 1995) is the Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering at the Universiti Teknologi MARA, UiTM in Selangor, Malaysia. He has organized several International Conferences and published numerous technical papers on materials and structures. His research interests include composite materials and structures, use of fibre reinforced polymers and engineering wood products.M. Vijayanand :- M. Vijayanand has done his B.E. and M.Tech. in Structural Engineering from M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore (affiliated to Visweswaraiah Technological University). He won the gold award for best publication in ICCBT, Malaysia. He is currently working as a faculty in the Department of Architecture, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bangalore. His research interests are innovative materials and structural concrete.Maganti Janardhana :- Maganti Janardhana has received his B.E degree from University of Mysore, M.Tech.(Structural Engineering) degree from JNTU, Hyderabad and Ph.D from IIT Madras under Quality Improvement Programme. He is a co-recipient of Brij Mohan Lal Memorial Medal for the year 2000, from the Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata. At present, he is Professor of Civil Engineering at JNTUH College of Engineering Hyderabad, Kukatpally and Hyderabad. He has 18 years of teaching and research experience and published several papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures and Concrete Technology. He is a member of four professional bodies, viz., ISTE, ISET, ICI and IEI.