Expert in Concrete Technology, FRC, HPC, HVFA, SCC, Use of Byproducts in Cement-based Materials
Expert ID: 725738 India
He has worked in the development of air-entrained concrete with fly ash and wood ash for better durability against freezing and thawing.
He has expertise in concrete mix designing. He has made concretes with various types of fibers, fly ash, waste foundry sand, wood ash.
He also has experience in the development of CLSM using various types of waste materials and by-products.
He has designed normal and high strength concrete.
He has used his 20 years of research experience to test cement-based materials, such as concrete and CLSM.
He has worked on the use of natural fibers in concrete.
He hasexperience in using cementitious materials such as silica fume, fly ash, blast furnace slag, metakaolin in concrete and mortar.
He has experience in studying the failure behaviour of various types of concrete; normal strength concrete, high strength concrete, fiber reinforced concrete, self-compacting concrete, etc
He has extensive experience using various types of fibrers, such as steel, plastic and natural materials in concrete.
|Year: 2003||Degree: Post-Doctoral||Subject: Civil Engineering (Concrete Materials)||Institution: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA|
|Year: 1993||Degree: PhD||Subject: Civil Engineering (Materials-Structures)||Institution: BITS, Pilani, India|
|Year: 1988||Degree: Master of Engineering||Subject: Civil Engineering||Institution: BITS, Pilani, India|
|Year: 1986||Degree: Bachelor of Engineering||Subject: Civil Engineering||Institution: REC, Rourkela, India|
|Years: 2010 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Senior Professor||Department: Civil Engineering||Responsibilities: He teaches, researches and consults on projects in Cement-Based Materials like concrete and CLSM, and in the use of Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete. Expertise in the usage of fly ash, waste foundry sand, coal bottom ash, GGBS, silica fume, RHA in normal, high strength and self-compacting concrete|
|Years: 1994 to 2003||Employer: Thapar University, Patiala, India||Title: Assistant Professor||Department: Civil Engineering||Responsibilities: He taught, researched and consulted on projects in Cement-Based Materials like concrete and CLSM, and in the use of Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete.|
|Years: 1990 to 1994||Employer: BITS, Pilani, India||Title: Lecturer||Department: Civil Engineering||Responsibilities: He taught, researched and consulted on projects in the field of Structures and Materials.|
|Years: 1989 to 1990||Employer: BITS, Pilani, India||Title: Assistant Lecturer||Department: Civil Engineering||Responsibilities: He taught, researched and consulted on projects in the field of Structures and Materials.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2008 to 2008||Country / Region: Finland||Summary: He was invited by a construction company in Finland, because of his expertise is in self-compacting concrete and high-volume fly ash concrete.|
|Years: 2008 to 2008||Country / Region: France||Summary: He visited French University near Paris for research work on self-compacting concrete, HVFA, use of waste materials and by-products in concrete, and properties of concrete at high temperature|
|Years: 2007 to 2007||Country / Region: United Kingdom||Summary: He was invited by U.K. University for collaborative research on supplementary cementing materials, and the use of waste materials and by-products in concrete.|
|Years: 2006 to 2006||Country / Region: France||Summary: He visited a French University in Rennes to do research work related to various aspects concrete.|
|Years: 2005 to 2005||Country / Region: France||Summary: He visited a French University near Paris to do research work on self-compacting concrete, HVFA, use of waste materials and by-products in concrete, and properties of concrete at high temperature.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Indian Concrete Institute
American Concrete Institute
|Reviewer of the following International Journals
• ACI Materials Journal
• ASTM International
• Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier)
• Construction Materials (Thomas Telford)
• Cement and Concrete Research (Elsevier)
• Cement & Concrete Composites (Elsevier)
• Journal of Environmental Management (Elsevier)
• Waste Management (Elsevier)
• Polish Journal of Environmental Studies
• Resources Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier)
• Indian Journal of Engineering & Material Science
• Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier)
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|He has more than 90 research publications, 3 books including one by SPRINGER on "Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete", published in Jan 2008.|
|Training / Seminars|
|He has been an invited to speak as an expert at The Executive Development Programs of Construction and Development Council (CIDC) in New Delhi, India. He also organizes programs for CIDC.|
|He has relevant knowledge regarding the Construction Industry, specifically in the design of Concrete mix and quality control.|
Fields of Expertise
aggregate material, air-entrained concrete, building material development, cement, cement mixing, concrete, fly ash, fly ash modified concrete, high-strength concrete, portland cement, building materials testing, mortar (material), mortar mixture, cellulose fiber, cementitious material, concrete failure, fiber, fiber additive, fiber-reinforced composite, fiber-reinforced concrete, mortar mixing, watertight concrete, low-density concrete, aerated concrete, concrete coating material, fiber testing, cement corrosion, microfiber, steel structure design, concrete structure design, preplaced-aggregate concrete, concrete corrosion, reinforced concrete structure design, ready-mixed concrete, reinforced concrete structure, structural engineering, reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, precast concrete, lightweight concrete, concrete failure analysis, brick, air-entrained cement