Dr. Ram Chandra did his Graduation in Engineering from M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur in 1959, and M.E. 1970 in Structural Engineering in Honours Division. He got his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Roorkee, (Indian Institute of Technology) Roorkee in 1984. Joined as Lecturer in Civil Engineering M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur in December, 1961. Selected as Reader in Structural Engineering in August, 1965 and became Professor and Head of Department in Structural Engineering in 1984 & 1990.
Dr. Chandra has published two papers in International Journal (ASCE, New York) in April, 1990. Three papers in National Journals (Institution of Engineers, India), July 1971 and Indian Engineer June, 1970 and August, 1970. Six papers in conferences/ National Seminars (two-papers at Roorkee, 1979 and 1993) one paper at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 1984 and three papers at J.N.V. University, Jodhpur (2002, 2005).
Dr. Chandra is the author of 9 reputed books being studied and referred by students, teachers, research scholars and design engineers alike not only throughout India but in foreign countries also. He has taught various subjects of Civil Engineering specially Steel Structures, Concrete Structures, Computer Programming and Engineering Mechanics to the students of graduate and post-graduate studies.