Sonam Srivastava holds a Bachelors of Technology from IIT Kanpur and Masters of Science in Structural Engineering from Lehigh University. She has more than 12 years of research and industry experience. She has extensive experience of designing high rise reinforced concrete structures in various geographies. She has also worked on structural systems with post-tensioned vertical and horizontal components. She has worked with prominent multi-national engineering consultancies including AECOM and WSP|PB. During these years she has worked with Indian, American and European codes and standards. Her research interest includes behaviours of high rise structures under lateral loading of earthquake and wind, structural dynamics and nonlinear analysis of structures.