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Madan Mehta

Madan Mehta


School of Architecture

Office: 103J, E-mail:, Phone: 817.272.2801

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B.Arch, University of Roorkee, India
M. Building Science, University of Sydney, Australia
Ph.D., University of Liverpool, U.K.

Licensed Professional Engineer (State of Texas)

Registered Architect (India)

Fellow Institute of Architects (India)

Member of the UT Arlington faculty since 1985.

Graduate Advisor in Architecture, UT-Arlington, 1986-1991.

Previously taught at the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi as Professor, and at the University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, as Director of the Architectural Engineering Program. Prior planning, design, and construction practice in New Delhi.

Received Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Petroleum and Minerals, 1985, and the Top Award from the Government of India in the Low Cost Housing Design Ideas Competition, 1975. Publications include:

Several conference papers and journal articles.

Chapter 13, "Concrete and Masonry Structures", in Handbook of Architectural Technology, ed. Henry Cowan, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991

Full-Length Books

Building Construction: Principles, Materials and Systems, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008. (Walter Scarborough and Diane Armpriest as coauthors). Updated Edition, 2010. Second edition expected in 2012.

Roofing Design and Practice, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2001. Madan Mehta as coauthor with Stephen Patterson.

Architectural Acoustics: Principles and Design, Pearson Prentice Hall, 1999. James Johnson and Jorge Rocafort as coauthors.

Principles of Building Construction, Pearson Prentice Hall, 1996.

Solar Radiation Control in Buildings, Applied Science Publishers (UK), 1978. Madan Mehta as coauthor with Edward Harkness.

Full-Length Monographs

Low-Slope Roof Drainage, Roof Consultants Institute Foundation, 2004. Madan Mehta as coauthor with Stephen Patterson.

Wind Loads on Low-Slope Roofs, Roof Consultants Institute Foundation, 2001, updated 2005. Madan Mehta as coauthor with Stephen Patterson.