Preetam Biswas led the structural design of several award-winning towers, long-span structures such as airports, convention centers and stadiums, and specialty structures like cable wall systems. He excels at designing innovative yet simple and constructible structural systems for tall and supertall towers, as well as for large and small scale structures with complex geometries. Notable work includes: Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, India and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.
Biswas has played a key role in establishing the Structural Engineering group in SOM’s New York office. Over the last decade, he has guided new talent acquisition and introduced innovative strategies for growth. Within the SOM firmwide Structures Practice, his accomplishments include the initiation of new services as part of an integrated project delivery method for the construction phase.
Biswas has authored multiple technical papers and actively participates in various committees. He currently serves as chair of the ASCE Tall Building Committee and was previously a voting member of the ASCE Tall Building Committee and serves as Chair of the Task Committee for Design and Performance of Tall Buildings for Wind. Biswas is also member of the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY) Structural Engineering Licensure Committee.