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 Expert  725738

Expert in Concrete Technology, FRC, HPC, HVFA, SCC, Use of Byproducts in Cement-based Materials


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Punjab
India
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Summary of Expertise:

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He has used his 20 years of research experience in concrete technology to utilize other materials, fine aggregates (sand) and coarse aggregates, in concrete. He has explored the possibility of using coal fly ash, bottom ash, waste foundry sand, and crumbed rubber for use in concrete as aggregates.
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aggregate material

He has worked in the development of air-entrained concrete with fly ash and wood ash for better durability against freezing and thawing.
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air-entrained concrete

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.

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building material development

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cement

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cement mixing

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concrete

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fly ash

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fly ash modified concrete

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high-strength concrete

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portland cement

He has used his 20 years of research experience to test cement-based materials, such as concrete and CLSM.
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building materials testing

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mortar (material)

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mortar mixture

He has worked on the use of natural fibers in concrete.
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cellulose fiber

He hasexperience in using cementitious materials such as silica fume, fly ash, blast furnace slag, metakaolin in concrete and mortar.
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cementitious material

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
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concrete failure

He has extensive experience using various types of fibrers, such as steel, plastic and natural materials in concrete.
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fiber

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fiber additive

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fiber-reinforced composite

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fiber-reinforced concrete


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2003   Post-Doctoral   Civil Engineering (Concrete Materials)   University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA  
1993   PhD   Civil Engineering (Materials-Structures)   BITS, Pilani, India  
1988   Master of Engineering   Civil Engineering   BITS, Pilani, India  
1986   Bachelor of Engineering   Civil Engineering   REC, Rourkela, India  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2010 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Civil Engineering

 

Senior Professor

 

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

1994 to 2003

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Civil Engineering

 

Assistant Professor

 

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.

1990 to 1994

 

BITS, Pilani, India

 

Civil Engineering

 

Lecturer

 

He taught, researched and consulted on projects in the field of Structures and Materials.

1989 to 1990

 

BITS, Pilani, India

 

Civil Engineering

 

Assistant Lecturer

 

He taught, researched and consulted on projects in the field of Structures and Materials.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Indian Concrete Institute American Concrete Institute RILEM

Professional Appointments

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:
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.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Waste Management  
 - Cement and Concrete Research  
 - Journal of Waste Management  
 - ACI Materials Journal  
 - Cement and Concrete Research  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Cellulose study to test this by-product to use in cement formulation.
  • Expert in cellulose ether based additives for concrete.
  • Consulting on cement plant design evaluation.
  • Expert in replacing silica fume with an equivalent product.
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2008 to 2008   Finland   He was invited by a construction company in Finland, because of his expertise is in self-compacting concrete and high-volume fly ash concrete.
2008 to 2008   France   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
2007 to 2007   United Kingdom   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.
2006 to 2006   France   He visited a French University in Rennes to do research work related to various aspects concrete.
2005 to 2005   France   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.

Market Research:
He has relevant knowledge regarding the Construction Industry, specifically in the design of Concrete mix and quality control.

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Additional Skills and Services:
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.


 

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