Dr. Umesh Chandra SahooAssistant Professor
School of Infrastructure

Research Interests

Pavement Analysis and Design; Pavement Material Characterization; Pavement Evaluation and Maintenance; Low Volume Roads; Cool Pavements; Transportation Geotechnics; Soil Cement Base; Recycling of Asphalt Pavements

Contact Details

  • Room No.225, School of Infrastructure, IIT Bhubaneswar, Arugul, Jatni, Khordha-752050, Odisha
  • +91 674 7136640
  • ucsahoo@iitbbs.ac.in

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Education

 Degree Discipline Year School
 Ph.D. Civil Engineering 2009 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
 M. Tech. Civil Engineering (Transportation Engg.) 2002 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
 B. Tech. Civil Engineering 2000 College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar
 

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Teaching

Transportation Engineering (CE 2L006), Transportation Engineering Laboratory (CE 2P001), Analysis ans Design of Pavements (CE 6L404), Pavement Material Characterization (CE 6L403), Pavement Materials Laboratory (CE 6P401), Advanced Transportation Engineering (CE 4L003)

 

Recent Publications (International Journals)

1Anupam B. R., Sahoo U. C., and Anush K.C. (2022) “A Methodological Review of Self-Healing Asphalt Pavements”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier. (Accepted)
2Dash S. S., Anush K.C. and Sahoo U. C. (2021) “Design and Performance of Cold Mix Asphalt - A Review”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.125687).
3Sahoo U.C., Dash S. R. and Sahu C. S. (2021) "Climate-Resilient Road Design in Coastal Areas Subjected to Cyclones and Associated Floods" Infrastructure Asset Management, ICE Publishing. (Published online).
4Anupam B. R., Sahoo U. C., Anush K.C. and Rath P. (2021) “Emerging Technologies in Cool Pavements: A Review”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, Vol. 299 (13). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.123892.
5Anupam B. R., Sahoo U. C. and Rath P. (2021) “Thermal and Mechanical Performance of Phase Change Material Incorporated Concrete Pavements”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Taylor & Francis Pub. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2021.1884590.
6Chamling P.K., Biswal, D. R. and Sahoo U. C., (2021) “Effect of moulding water content on strength characteristics of a cement-stabilized granular lateritic soil. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 6, 82 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41062-020-00410-y
7Pradhan, S.K., Sahoo, U.C. (2020), Influence of softer binder and rejuvenator on bituminous mixtures containing reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) material, International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijtst.2020.12.001
8Beriha B., Sahoo U. C. and Mishra D. (2020) “Crosspave: a multi-layer elastic analysis programme considering stress-dependent and cross-anisotropic behaviour of unbound aggregate pavement layers”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2020.1821025
9Pradhan S. and Sahoo U. C. (2021) “Evaluation of Recycled Asphalt Mixtures Rejuvenated with Madhuca Longifolia Oil”, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Springer Pub., Vol.14, pp. 43-53. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42947-020-0279-6
10Biswal, D. R., Sahoo U. C. and Dash S. R., (2020) “Mechanical Properties of Cement Stabilized Granular Lateritic Soils”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 21 (5), pp. 1201-1223, DOI: 10.1080/14680629.2018.1545687.
11Pradhan, S.K., Sahoo, U.C. (2020) Effectiveness of Pongamia pinnata oil as rejuvenator for higher utilization of reclaimed asphalt (RAP) material. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 5, 92. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41062-020-00343-6.
12Beriha, B. and Sahoo U. C. (2020) “Analysis of Flexible Pavement with Cross-Anisotropic Material Properties”, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Springer Nature, 13, pp. 411–416. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42947-020-0284-9
13Anupam B. R., Sahoo U. C. and Rath P. (2020) “Phase Change Materials for Pavement Applications: A Review”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier. Volume 247, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.118553.
14Beriha, B., Sahoo, U.C. Fatigue behaviour of cement stabilized materials using dissipated energy. Int. J. Pavement Res. Technol. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42947-020-0274-y
15Mukherjee D. and Sahoo U. C. (2019) “Laboratory Characterization of a Cement Grouted Bituminous Macadam made with Portland Slag Cement”, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Springer Nature, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp. 574-580.
16Mahali I. and Sahoo U. C. (2019) “Rheological characterization of Nanocomposite modified asphalt binder”, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Springer Nature, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp. 589-594.
17Kumar Gajendra, Sahoo U. C., Ramachandra Rao K. and Bose Sunil, (2019) “Design and Evaluation of Stone Matrix Asphalt using Stiffer Grade Crumb Rubber Modified Bitumen” Journal of Roads and Bridges - Drogi i Mosty, Vol. 18, Issue-2, pp 151-165. DOI: 10.7409/rabdim.019.010
18Beriha, B., Sahoo U. C. and Steyn W., (2019) “Determination of Endurance Limit for Different Bound Materials used in Pavements: A Review”, International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, Elsevier, Vol. 8, pp. 263–279. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijtst.2019.05.002
19Biswal, D. R., Sahoo U. C. and Dash S. R., (2019) “Structural response of an inverted pavement with stabilised base by numerical approach considering isotropic and anisotropic properties of unbound layers”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 21(8), pp. 2160-2179. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2019.1595701
20Biswal, D. R., Sahoo U. C. and Dash S. R., (2020) “Fatigue Characteristics of Cement Stabilized Granular Lateritic Soils”, Journal of Transportation Engineering: Part B, Pavements, ASCE, Vol. 146 Issue 1, 04019038, pp. 1-10, https://doi.org/10.1061/JPEODX.0000147
21Biswal, D. R., Sahoo U. C. and Dash S. R., (2018) “Non Destructive Strength and Stiffness Evaluation of Cement Stabilised Granular Lateritic Soils”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 21(3), pp. 835-849. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2018.1511458
22Pradhan S. and Sahoo U. C. (2018) “Performance Assessment of aged binder rejuvenated with Polanga Oil”, Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtte.2018.06.004. (Published online).
23Giri J. P., Panda M. and Sahoo U. C., (2018), “Use of waste polyethylene for modification of bituminous paving mixes containing recycled concrete aggregates”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Taylor & Francis Pub. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2018.1487873. (Published online).
24Giri J. P., Panda M. and Sahoo U. C., (2018), “Performance of bituminous mixes containing treated recycled concrete aggregates and modified by waste polyethylene”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 30, Issue 8. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002384.
25Giri J. P., Panda M. and Sahoo U. C., (2018), “Performance of Bituminous Mixes Containing Emulsion Treated Recycled Concrete Aggregates”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 30(4), pp 1-10, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002384.
26Biswal, D. R., Sahoo U. C. and Dash S. R., (2018) “Durability and shrinkage studies of cement stabilized granular lateritic soils”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor & Francis., Volume 20, 2019 - Issue 12, pp. 1451-1462. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2018.1433830.
27Giri J. P., Panda M. and Sahoo U. C., (2018), “Impact of Filler on Engineering Characteristics of Bituminous Paving Mixes with Recycled Concrete Aggregates”, Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, Special Issue: Advances in Pavement Technologies in Emerging Economies, ASTM International, Vol.7, No.2, pp. 73-91.
28Nayak Pratik and Sahoo U. C. (2017) “Rheological, Chemical and Thermal Investigations on Aged Binder Rejuvenated with Two Non-Edible Oils”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Taylor & Francis Pub., Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp 612-629.
29Nayak Pratik and Sahoo U. C. (2017) “A Rheological Study on Aged Binder Rejuvenated with Pongamia and Composite Castor Oil”, International Journal Pavement Engineering, Taylor & Francis Pub., Vol-18, Issue-7, pp 595-607.
30Biswal, D. R., Sahoo U. C. and Dash S. R., (2016) “Characterization of granular lateritic soils as pavement material”, Transportation Geotechnics, Elsevier, Volume 6, March 2016, pp 108–122.
31Sarkar A., Sahoo U. C. and Sahoo G., (2016) “Feature Selection in Accident Data: An Analysis of its Application in Classification Algorithms”, International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies, Inderscience Pub. Vol. 8, No. 2, pp 108-121.
32Shethy K.P, Dinakar P. and Sahoo U. C., (2016) “Utilization of High Volume Industrial Slag in self-compacting concrete”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, Volume 112, Part 1, Pages 581–587.
33Shethy K. , Dinakar P. and Sahoo U. C., (2015) “Effect of Slag on the Rheological and Strength Properties of Self Compacting Concrete” Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 629-630, pp. 399-404.
34Dinakar P., Shethy K. and Sahoo U. C., (2013) “Design of self-compacting concrete with ground granulated blast furnace slag” Materials & Design, Elsevier, Vol. 43, pp. 161-169.
35Sahoo U. C. and Reddy K. S., (2012) “Equivalent Linear Elastic Modulus of Granular Layer for Low Volume Roads”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering & Asphalt Technology, UK, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 37-47.
36Sarkar A., Sahoo U. C. and Sahoo G., (2012) “Accident Prediction Models for Urban Roads”, International Journal of Vehicle Safety, Inderscience Pub., Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 149-161.
37Sarkar A., Sahoo G. and Sahoo U.C., (2012) “Application of Fuzzy Logic in Transport Planning”, International Journal on Soft Computing, AIRCC, Vol.3, No.2, pp. 1-21.
38Sharma N., Swain S. and Sahoo U.C., (2012) “Stabilization of a Clayey Soil with Fly Ash and Lime- A micro level Investigation”, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, Vol. 30, Issue 5, pp. 1197-1205.
39Sahoo U. C. and Reddy K. S. (2011) “Performance Criterion for Thin Surfaced Low Volume Roads”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board No. 2203, Vol.1, TRB, Washington D.C., pp. 178-185.
40Sahoo U. C. and Reddy K. S. (2010) “Effect of Nonlinearity in Granular Layer on Critical Pavement Responses of Low Volume Roads”, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology. Vol.3, No.6, pp. 320-325.
41Sahoo, U. C. and Reddy, K. S., (2008) “Threshold Limits for Performance Evaluation o Low Volume Roads in India”, Technical Note, International Journal of Pavements, Volume 7, No. 1-2-3, pp 120-121.
42Sahoo, U. C., Reddy K. S., and Pandey, B.B., (2006) “Structural Evaluation of a Concrete filled Cell Pavement”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering and Asphalt Technology, U.K, Vol.7, Issue 1, pp. 27-37.

Recent Publications (National Journals)

1Anush K. C., Sahoo U.C., Anupam A. and Gowtham G. (2021) "Effect of Poisson's Ratio on the Back-Calculation of Layer Moduli in Flexible Pavements", Indian Highways, Vol. 49, Issue 11, pp. 26-35.
2Sahoo U.C., Anupam B.R., Patra S. and Pateriya I.K. (2021) "Development of a Novel Process to Determine the Plastic Content in Waste Plastic Incorporated Bituminous Constructions", Indian Highways, Vol. 49, Issue 10, pp. 17-23.

Conferences (International)

1Anupam B. R., Sahoo U. C. and Rath P. (2020) “Thermal Behavior of a PCM Incorporated Concrete Pavement” Proceedings of 2nd Int. Conf. on "Recent Development in Sustainable Infrastructures: Research and Practices (ICRDSI-2020)", 19th to 21st December 2020, KIIT, Bhubaneswar.
2Pradhan S. K. and Sahoo U. C. (2020) “Effect of Softer Binder on Bituminous Mixture Containing Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Material” Proceedings of 2nd Int. Conf. on "Recent Development in Sustainable Infrastructures: Research and Practices (ICRDSI-2020)", 19th to 21st December 2020, KIIT, Bhubaneswar.
3Anupam B. R., Sahoo U. C. and Rath P. (2020) “Developing Cool Concrete Pavements Using Phase Change Materials: A Review” Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Mechanics and Management (IMMM2020), Trivandrum, 5 - 7 March 2020.
4Khanna V, Sahoo, U. C., and Rao B. H., (2019) Strength improvement of sand by state-of-the-art microbially induced carbonate precipitation (MICP) technique, In: Proc. of IGC-2019-GeoINDUS, held by department of civil engineering, NIT Surat from 19th – 21st December 2019, India, 2019, pages: 1-12 (TH3-33).
5Bhowmik A., Beriha B. and Sahoo U. C. (2019) “Cement Stabilized Flyash for Application in Structural Layers of Low Volume Road Pavements”, 12th TRB Low Volume Roads Conference, 15th -18th September, 2019, Montana, US.
6Pradhan, S. and Sahoo U. C. (2019) “Impact of Recycling Agent on Superpave Mixture Containing RAP”, 5th ISAP International Symposium on Asphalt Pavements & Environment(APE), September 11-13, 2019 | Padova, Italy https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29779-4
7Pradhan, S. and Sahoo U. C., (2019) Effectiveness of Polanga Oil as Rejuvenator for Asphalt with High RAP Content, International Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference 2019, July 21–24, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois, https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784482469.012, Published online: July 18, 2019.
8Gupta A. and Sahoo U. C. (2019) “Ultrathin White Topping-A Strengthening Measure for Heavily Trafficked Rural Roads”, 15th World Conference on Transport Research, 26-31 May 2019, Mumbai, India.
9Mukherjee D. and Sahoo U. C. (2019) “Laboratory Characterization of a Cement Grouted Bituminous Macadam made with Portland Slag Cement”, 15th World Conference on Transport Research, 26-31 May 2019, Mumbai, India.
10Mahali I. and Sahoo U. C. (2019) “Rheological characterization of Nanocomposite modified asphalt binder”, 15th World Conference on Transport Research, 26-31 May 2019, Mumbai, India.
11Pradhan, S. and Sahoo U. C., (2018) “Rheological Characterization of Aged Binder Rejuvenated with Polanga Oil”, “International Conference on Pavements and Computational Approaches” (ICOPAC-2018), organized by CSIR-Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, November 16-17, 2018
12Biswal, D. R., Beriha, B., Sahoo U. C. and Dash, S.R. (2018) “Numerical Analysis of an Inverted Pavement with Cemented Base”, “International Conference on Pavements and Computational Approaches” (ICOPAC-2018), organized by CSIR-Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, November 16-17, 2018
13Beriha, B. and Sahoo U. C., (2018) “Design of Perpetual Pavement using PERPAVE”, “International Conference on Pavements and Computational Approaches” (ICOPAC-2018), organized by CSIR-Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, November 16-17, 2018.
14Berhia, B., Biswal, D. R. and Sahoo U. C. (2018) “Effect of Wet-Dry Cycles on Mechanical Strength Properties of Cement Stabilized Granular Lateritic Soil”, Latest Thoughts on Ground Improvement Techniques, Proceedings of the 2nd GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2018 , pp 112-121.
15Biswal, D. R., Sahoo U. C. and Dash S. R., (2018) “Evaluation of Stiffness of Cement Stabilized Granular Lateritic Soils using Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity (UPV) Test”, Proceedings of 4th Int. Conference on Transportation Infrastructure, 9-10 July 2018, Pretoria, South Africa, pp 264-273.
16Bhowmik, A., and Sahoo, U.C., (2018), Characterization of Cement Stabilised Flyash for the Use as Structural Layer in Rural Road Pavements, Proceedings of International Symposium in Geotechnics of Transportation Infrastructure (ISGTI), IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India, pp 468-473.
17Biswal, D. R., Dash, S. R. and Sahoo, U. C. (2017), “Strength and Stiffness Study of Cement Stabilized Granular Lateritic Soils for use in Rural Roads” Soil Testing, Soil Stability and Ground Improvement, Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast Int. Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure, July 15-19, Egypt, pp. 320-336.
18Nayak Pratik and Sahoo U. C. (2016), “Rejuvenating Aged Bitumen with Composite Castor Oil”, Proceedings of the 8th Int. Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements, July 27-29, Singapore, pp. 134-143.
19Biswal, D. R., Dash, S. R. and Sahoo, U. C. (2016), “Cement-Flyash Stabilization of Granular Lateritic Soil for use in Flexible Pavement”, Proceedings of the 8th Int. Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements, July 27-29, Singapore, pp. 493-504.
20Nayak Pratik and Sahoo U. C. (2015), “Use of Oil Type Rejuvenators for Maximum Utilization of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement”, XXVth World Road Congress, Seoul, 02-06 November, 2015.
21Sahoo, U.C., Ahmed, S., and Reddy, K. S.(2014) “Long-Term Performance Evaluation of Rural Road Pavements in India”, Proceedings of Design, Analysis, and Asphalt Material Characterization for Road and Airfield Pavements, GeoHubei 2014, Geotechnical Special Publication 246, ASCE: pp. 91-98.
22Biswal, D. R., Dash, S. R. and Sahoo, U. C., (2014), “Characterization of lateritic soils/gravels for their suitability as a pavement material- a review”, Proceedings of International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures, 24-26 November 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 608-612.
23Dinakar, P., Sethy K. and Sahoo U. C. (2012) "Development of high strength self-compacting concrete with ground granulated blast furnace slag: A new mix design methodology", International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, December, 14-16, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
24Sahoo, U. C., Reddy, M. A. and Reddy, K. S., “Rational Design Criteria for Sustainable Rural Roads”, PIARC International Seminar on Sustainable Maintenance of Rural Roads, Hyderabad, 21-23 Jan, 2010.
 

Academic Honors & Awards

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Research Scholar

  1. Pratik Ravindra Jaiswal - Analysis of Geothermal Pavements, IIT Bhubaneswar, Co-Supervisor: Dr. Anush K. C., School of Infrastructure, IIT Bhubanewar. (Ongoing)
  2. Tanmaya Kumar Barik - Characterization of Granular Materials, IIT Bhubaneswar, Co-Supervisor: Dr. Deb Mishra, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Oklahoma State University, USA. (Ongoing)
  3. Swayam Siddha Dash - Design and Perfromance of Cold Mix Asphalt, IIT Bhubaneswar (Ongoing)
  4. B. R. Anupam - Effectiveness of Incorporating Phase Change Materials for Development of Cool Pavements, Co-Supervisor: Dr. Prasenjit Rath, IIT Bhubaneswar. (Ongoing)
  5. Sujit Kumar Pradhan - Performance of Recycled Bituminous Mixes Rejuvenated with Locally Available Non-Edible Oils, IIT Bhubaneswar. (Awarded in December 2021)
  6. Brundaban Beriha - Design of Long Life Composite Pavements, IIT Bhubaneswar. (Awarded in May 2021)
  7. Dipti Ranjan Biswal - Characterization of Unbound and Cemented Granular Lateritic Soils as Pavement Material, Co-Supervisor: Dr. S. R. Dash, IIT Bhubaneswar. (Awarded in April 2019)
  8. Jyoti Prakash Giri - Development and Evaluation of Bituminous Paving Mixes Containing Treated and Untreated Recycled Concrete Aggregates, Co-Supervisor: Prof. M. Panda, NIT Rourkela. (Awarded in December 2018)
  9. Kali Prasanna Sethi - Development and Performance Characteristics of Self Compacting Concrete using Industrial Slag for Aggressive Environments, Co-Supervisor: Dr. P. Dinakar, IIT Bhubaneswar. (Awarded in April 2017)
  10. Amrita Sarkar - Accident Prediction and Identifying Accident Black Spots using Soft Computing Tools, Co-Supervisor: Prof. G. Sahoo, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi. (Awarded in September 2016)
 
 

Professional Recognition

  1. Member of the Executive Committee, National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency (NRIDA), Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India.
  2. Coordinator, Principal Technical Agency (PTA) for the States of Odisha, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to provide technical support for development of Rural Roads under PMGSY progamme.
  3. Member, Flexible Pavement Committee (H-2), Indian Roads Congress for the period 2021-23.
  4. Member, Rural Roads Commitee (H-5), Indian Roads Congress for the periods 2015-17, 2018-20 and 2021-23.
  5. Member, Composite Pavement Committee (H-9), Indian Roads Congress for the periods 2015-17, 2018-20 and 2021-23.
  6. Instrumental in development of the IRC Guidelines for Design of Flexible Pavements for Rural Roads, IRC:SP:72:2015, IRC:SP:121-2018, IRC:SP:89 (Part-II)-2018.
  7. Member of the Committee for Development of Guidelines on “Measures proposed to achieve economy in Construction of rural roads under the PMGSY”, NRIDA, New Delhi.
  8. Member of the Peer Review Committee for Revision of Rural Roads Manual (IRC:SP:20-2002) constituted by NRIDA, New Delhi.
  9. Member of the Committee Constituted for Formulation of Guidelines for Habitations of smaller population, by NRIDA, Min. of Rural Development, Govt. of India.
 

Membership of Professional Societies

  1. Life Member of Indian Roads Congress (IRC)
  2. Life Member of Indian Concrete Institute (ICI)
  3. Life Member of Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS)
  4. Member, Institution of Engineers (I)
  5. Life Member, Indian Society of Systems for Science and Engineering (ISSE)
  6. Member of the international Society for Maintenance And Rehabilitation of Transport infrastructures (iSMARTi)
  7. Member, WCTR Society for the period 2019 to 2022

Research Projects

  1. Characterization of Granular Lateritic Soils for Mechanistic Design of Pavements, Sponsored by DST, Govt. of India. (Principal Investigator)
  2. Performance Evaluation of Pavements with Stabilized Bases/ Subabses for Rural Roads, Sponsored by NRRDA, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India. (Principal Investigator)
  3. Life Cycle and Performance Assessment of Roads Constructed Using Cold Mix Technology, Sponsoed by NRIDA, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India (Principal Investigator)

Selected Consultancy Projects

  1. Principal Investigator – Technical Scrutiny of Rural Road Proposals under PMGSY. Client: National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India.
  2. Principal Investigator – Product Developmet and Technical Support for Cold Mix Asphalt Application in Eastern India, Agency: M/s Bitchem Asphalt Technologies Limited.
  3. Principal Investigator – Mix Design for Cement Treated Base/Subabse with Lateritic Gravels for Rural Roads in Odisha, Rural Works Department, Govt. Of Odisha.
  4. Co-Principal Invesigator - Proof checking of detailed design and drawing for construction of New Greenfield Airport at Rajkot, Gujarat, Dilip Buildcon Pvt. Ltd.
  5. Principal Investigator- Testing suitability of dredged sand for use in Road embankment & subgrade. Client: Executive Engineer, R&D Division, Bhadrak, Government of Odisha.
  6. Principal Investigator - Technical Support for Application of Cold Mix Technology in Rural Roads in the states of Odisha and Jharkhand., Sapco Bitumen Ltd., Kolkata. 
  7. Principal Investigator - Technical Evaluation of Cement Concrete Roads in Odisha. Client: Planning and Coordination Department, Govt. of Odisha. 
  8. Principal Investigator - Technical Scrutiny of Irrigation Roads as per IRC & IS. Client: Water Resources Department, Govt. of Odisha. 
  9. Principal Investigator - Characterisation of soils treated with Terrasil and Zycobond for its use in PMGSY Roads . Client: Zydex Industries, Vadodara, Gujarat.
  10. Co-Principal Investigator - Proof Checking for Design of Peripheral Road with Elevated Bridge for a Naval Project in Rambilli,  Visakhapatnam. Client: Suvadra Consultants, Odisha.
  11. Co-Principal Investigator - Assessment and Strategy for Repair and Rehabilitation of Runway Taxiway and Aprons of ARC Charbatia. Client: Airport Authority of India, Bhubaneswar. 
  12. Co-Principal Investigator - Impact Assessment Study of City Bus Services in the Operational Areas of the State under JnNURM. Client: Housing & Urban Development Department, Govt. of Odisha.
 

Workshops/ Short Term Courses/ Training Programmes Organized

  1. AICTE-QIP sponsored Short Term Programme on “Advances in Pavement Engineering”, 24-28 May 2021, IIT Bhubaneswar.
  2.  Workshop on “New Technology Applications in Rural Roads under PMGSY”, 25-27 February 2021, IIT Bhubaneswar for field engineers involved in execution of PMGSY roads.
  3. One Day Workshop on “Whitetopping-A Sustainable Option for Pavement Rehabilitation”, Organized at IIT Bhubaneswar on 8th November 2019.
  4. Workshop on “Alternative materials and New Technologies for construction of Rural Roads under PMGSY”, 21-22 December 2018, IIT Bhubaneswar for field engineers involved in execution of PMGSY roads.
  5. Training programme “Capacity Building of Engineers on Road Safety”, 26-30 November 2018, IIT Bhubaneswar for engineers of Odisha and Jharkhand.
  6. Workshop on “Alternative materials and New Technologies for construction of Rural Roads under PMGSY”, 27-28 June 2018, IIT Bhubaneswar for field engineers involved in execution of PMGSY roads.
  7. Short term course on “Design and Performance of Pavements” under GIAN, a programme initiated by MHRD, Govt. of India during 19-23 June 2017.
  8. Workshop on “Affordable Housing”, 19th June 2015, IIT Bhubaneswar for the Engineers and planners dealing with housing.
  9. Workshop on “Application of New materials and Technologies in Rural Roads”, 22-13 August 2014, IIT Bhubaneswar for the members of the State Technical Agencies under PMGSY.
  10. Short Term Course on “Design of Road Bridges”, 09-11th May 2014, IIT Bhubaneswar.
  11. Workshop on “Application of New materials and Technologies in Rural Roads”, 14-15th February 2014, IIT Bhubaneswar for the members of the State Technical Agencies under PMGSY.
  12. Workshop on “Application of New materials and Technologies in Rural Roads”, 13-15th September 2013, IIT Bhubaneswar for the Executive Engineers and Assistant Engineers working under PMGSY.
  13. Refresher Training Programme on “Design, Construction and Maintenance of Rural Roads under PMGSY”, 11-13th Jan 2013, IIT Bhubaneswar.

 

 

 

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