DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

National Institute of Technology,Kurukshetra

Sushil Kumar Madan
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. from Kurukshetra University,1999
Area of Interest:
  • Earthquake Resistant Structural Design of RCC structures, Design of Water retaining structures, Field Testing of Existing RCC Structures., Design of Cement based Composite materials.
Phone No.: 238470, Extn.-282 ,238329(R)
Email: skmadan@nitkkr.ac.in.
V.K. Arora
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D from IIT Delhi
Area of Interest:
  • Working on 1 Laterally loaded battered pile groups
  • Jointed rocks
Phone No.:
Email:
VIJAY KUMAR SEHGAL
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D.(1990) from I.I.T. Roorkee (formerly University of Roorkee)
Area of Interest:
  • Areas of current Interest : Design of reinforced concrete structures and steel structures
  • Research Activities: Seismic Response of Building Frames , Ferrocement , High Strength Concrete and Reliability Study
  • Future Plans of Academic and Research Activities : Use of software in analysis & design of RC and Steel structures ; Reliability of structures
Phone No.: 238470, Extn.-367
Email: vksehgal@nitkkr.ac.in
Baldev Setia
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (IIT Kanpur)
Area of Interest:
Phone No.: 01744-238350, 9416220222
Email: setia@nitkkr.ac.in. , setia_b@rediffmail.com
Dharmender Kumar Soni
Designation: Professor
Qualification: B.Sc.(Civil Engg.), M.Sc.(Civil Engg.),Ph.D Civil Engg.
Area of Interest:
  • Geotech.Engg. or Geotechnology Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering
Phone No.: 01744-238145 (R)
Email: dk.soni40@yahoo.com, dksoni@nitkkr.ac.in
HARI KRISHAN SHARMA (Head of Department)
Designation: Professor
Qualification: B.Sc. Engg.(Civil) M.Sc. Engg. (Civil), Ph.D(Civil)
Area of Interest:

High Performance Composite Materials.

Fibre Reinforced Polymers

Earhquake Resistant Analysis and Design of Structures

Blast Resistant Structures.

Nonlinear Analysis and Design of Structures

Phone No.: 01744233345
Email: hksharma1010@yahoo.co.in
S.N. Sachdeva
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D.(Civil), M.E. (Highways)-Distinction
Area of Interest:
Phone No.: +91-1744-233347, 233334 , +91-1744-238239
Email: snsachdeva@yahoo.co.in , snsachdeva@nitkkr.ac.in
KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH
Designation: Professor
Qualification: PhD, 1998, KUK
Area of Interest:

Phone No.: 01744-233350 (O)
Email: k_k_singh_2000@yahoo.com
Subodh Ranjan
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (Water Ressource Engg.);1997; Kurukshetra university
Area of Interest:
  • Jet Aeration Systems
  • Application of Soft Computing Techniques in Water Resources Systems
  • Experimental Hydraulics
  • Groundwater Modeling and Recharge
Phone No.: 01744-233343
Email: sranjan@nitkkr.ac.in.
Anupam Mital
Designation: Professor
Qualification: PhD 2001,KURUKSHETRA UNIVERSITY,KURUKSHETRA
Area of Interest:

Ground Improvement Techniques, Ground Investigation, Stability of Slopes etc

Phone No.: 01744-233 Extn.-346
Email: anupam.mital@rediffmail.com
S.M. Gupta
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (KUK)
Area of Interest:
Phone No.: Extn.-265
Email: smgupta@nitkkr.ac.in.
Arun Goel
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph D (Civil Engg), 1999, KUK
Area of Interest:

Areas of Current Interest:

  • Hydraulics structures
  • Soft computing techniques in water resources
  • Water resources management

Future Plans of Academic and Research activities:

  • Development of Lab by purchasing of new and latest instrument & softwares
  • Participation of conferences and short term training programmes etc
  • Guiding students for research projects
  • Projects from DST, AICTE, MHRD etc
  • Contributing more and more for the development of deptt and the institute
Phone No.: 238470, Extn.-344
Email: drarun_goel@yahoo.co.in
S. K. Patidar
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph. D. (2002; IIT Kanpur)
Area of Interest:
  • Water quality assessment; Nutirent requirement of biological systems, Eutrophication control, Anaerobic treatment of wastewater
Phone No.: 01744-233351 (O)
Email: skpatidar@nitkkr.ac.in ,: patidarsk@rediffmail.com
Ashwani Jain
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D., 2004, KUK
Area of Interest:

Research Interests:

  • Liquefaction of Soils, Strength Characteristics of Intact Rocks, Vibration Isolation, Behaviour of Closely-Spaced Footings, Stabilization of Soils.

Future Plans:

  • DST project on liquefaction hazard mapping
  • Holding conferences and training programmes
  • Guiding research students
  • Improvement of the analytic skills by the use of Computational Techniques for problem solving/engineering applications
  • Development of laboratory and purchase of softwares
  • Rehabilitation of Conventional Triaxial Equipment.
  • Activities for Department and Institute Development
Phone No.: +911744233303
Email: ashwani.jain@rediffmail.com , ashwani.jain@nitkkr.ac.in
Mahesh Pal
Designation: Professor
Qualification: PhD
Area of Interest:
  • Classification and Feature selection with hyperspectral data
  • Kernel based classification of remote sensing data for land cover classification
  • Application of soft computing techniques in civil engineering
  • GIS application in Civil Engineering
Phone No.: 01744 233356
Email: mahesh.pal@nitkkr.ac.in
Surinder Deswal
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Formerly: - Chairman, Haryana State Pollution Control Board, Panchkula (Haryana). Registrar, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Haryana). Ph.D., M.E.(Enval. Engg.), B.E. (Civil).
Area of Interest:
  • Plunging Jet Aeration Systems, Environmental Planning and Management, Modelling of Environmental Parameters, Evapotranspiration Analysis and Modelling, Wastewater Treatment, Air and Noise Pollution and Environmental Chemistry and Biotechnology.
Phone No.: 01744 233356 , 01744 238368
Email: sdeswal@nitkkr.ac.in , sdeswal@nitkkr.ac.in
Vijay Pal Singh
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D., Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.
Area of Interest:

Phone No.: Ext. no. 354
Email: vpsingh@nitkkr.ac.in
Praveen Aggarwal
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D
Area of Interest:
  • To explore applications of GPR in pavements
  • To develop Pavement Deterioration Model
Phone No.:
Email: praveen@nitkkr.ac.in.
Saraswati Setia
Designation: Professor
Qualification: M.Tech. (Structures)
Area of Interest:
Phone No.: Extn.-274
Email: ssetia@nitkkr.ac.in, Setia_b@rediffmail.com
Paratibha Aggarwal
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (2009) N.I.T.Kurukshetra.
Area of Interest:

 

  • Self-Compacting Concrete using waste materials
  • High Performance Concrete
  • Fuzzy Logic for Mix Design and Properties of Concrete
  • Micro Structure Analysis, XRD and XRF Analysis of Concrete.
  • Use of nano technology in concrete.
  • Application of various predictive techniques i.e. use of Artificial Neural Network, SVM’s, M5 Model tree to model and predict the various properties of concrete
Phone No.: 01744-233355
Email: paratibha@rediffmail.com, paratibha@nitkkr.ac.in
N.K. Tiwari
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M.Tech., Geo.Tech. & W.R.Engg., Ph.D(Civil)
Area of Interest:
Phone No.: 01744-239857
Email: nand@nitkkr.ac.in
Babita Saini
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: Ph. D. , 2007 (Kurukshetra University); M. Tech. (Structure Engg.), 1993; B. E. (Civil), 1991
Area of Interest:
  • Concrete, Steel design, Structural Analysis

    Research Publications:

    Publications in International Journals

 Sr No.

Title of paper

Author(s)

Name of the Journal

Vol. & Year

Pages

1.

Least-cost design of singly and doubly reinforced concrete beam using genetic algorithm optimized artificial neural network based on Levenberg–Marquardt and quasi-Newton backpropagation learning techniques

Babita Saini, V. K. Sehgal, M. L. Gambhir

Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Springer, SCI

Vol. 34, No. 3, September, (2007)

243-260

2.

Genetically optimized artificial neural network based optimum design of singly and doubly reinforced concrete beams

Babita Saini, V. K. Sehgal, M. L. Gambhir

Asian journal of civil Engineering (Building and Housing)

Vol. 7, No. 6 (2006)

603-619

3.

Active Vibration Control of Structures Against Earthquakes Using Modern Control Theory

Anil Kumar, Babita Saini, V. K. Sehgal, Poonam

Asian journal of civil Engineering (Building and Housing)

Vol. 8, No. 3 (2007)

265-281

4.

Seismic response of multistory reinforced concrete frame with vertical mass and stiffness irregularities

Varadharajan, S., Sehgal, V.K., and Saini, B.

The structural design of tall and special buildings, Wiley publications, SCI

Vol. 23, Issue 5, 10 April 2014

362–389

5.

Determination of Inelastic deformation demands of RC Moment resisting setback frames

Varadharajan, S., Sehgal, V.K., and Saini, B.

Archives of civil and mechanical engineering, Elsevier Publications, SCI

Vol. 13, No.3, 2013

370-393

6.

Seismic response of multistory reinforced concrete frame with vertical setback irregularities

Varadharajan, S., Sehgal, V.K., and Saini, B.

The structural design of tall and special buildings, Wiley publications, SCI

Vol. 23, Issue 18, 25 Dec. 2014

1345–1380

7

Effect of Flyash and Waste Rubber on Properties of Concrete composite

Anu Bala, V. K. Sehgal and Babita Saini

Concrete research letters

5(3) Sept 2014

842-857

8.

Seismic behaviour of Multistorey RC Frames with vertical mass irregularities

S Varadharajan, V K Sehgal, B Saini

Concrete research letters

Vol 6, No 1 (2015)

21-39

9

Fundamental time period of RC Setback Buildings

S Varadharajan, V K Sehgal, B Saini

Concrete research letters

Vol 5, No 4 (2014)

901-935

Papers in National Journals:

 Sr No.

Title of paper

Author(s)

Name of the Journal

Vol. & Year

Pages

1.

Seismic response of building frames with vertical setback and stiffness irregularity

S Varadharajan, V K Sehgal, Babita Saini

The IUP Journal of Structural Engineering

Vol. 4, no.1, Jan 2011

51-64

2.

Review of different structural irregularities in buildings

S Varadharajan, V K Sehgal, Babita Saini

Journal of Structural Engineering, Structural engineering research center (Govt. of India Enterprise) Chennai India

Vol. 39, No. 5, Dec. 2012

393-418

3.

Inelastic Seismic Response of Multistorey Irregular Frames with Different Beam-Column Connections,

S Varadharajan, V K Sehgal, Babita Saini and Saraswati Setia

The IUP Journal of Structural Engineering

Apr, 2015, 8(2)

19-34

4.

Seismic response of multi-storey irregular building with floating column

Isha, S. M. Gupta, Babita Saini

International Journal of research in Engineering and Technology

Vol. 04 Is. 03 April,2015

506-518

5

Effect of mineral and chemical admixtures on the properties of mortar and concrete - A review

Rahul Singh, S. M. Gupta and Babita Saini

The Indian Concrete Journal

March 2016

 

Papers in International Conferences:

Sr No.

Title of paper

Author(s)

Name of the Conference

Date & Year

1.

Non-linear finite element analysis of ferrocement plates

Babita Saini, V. K. Sehgal, H. K. Sharma

International seminar on Civil Engg. practices in twenty first century held by Civil Engg. Deptt., University of Roorkee, Roorkee

Feb 26-28 ' 1996

2.

Active vibration control of buildings against earthquakes using quadratic optimal approach

Anil Kumar, Poonam, Babita Saini, V. K. Sehgal

Proceedings of 76th SEAOC Convention, Structural Engineers Association of California, USA, 2007

September 26-29’2007

3.

Prediction of percentage of steel in singly reinforced beams using A.N.N

Babita Saini, V. K. Sehgal, L. M. Saini

International Conference on Cognitive systems held at R&D centre, NIIT Ltd., New Delhi

Dec 13-15'1997

4

Computer aided proportioning of concrete mixes

Atul Gupta, Nancy Mittal, Babita Saini

International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technologies (BEATs-2010)

17-19 December, 2010

5

"Prediction of Compressive Strength of Concrete Using Fuzzy Logic Approach",

Animesh, Paratibha Aggarwal, Babita Saini

International Conference-ACECIM’14 SRM Chennai, INDIA

13th -14th March 2014

6

A brief review study on seismic performance of vertical irregular buildings

Himanshu Verma and Babita Saini

International Conference-ACECIM’14 SRM Chennai, INDIA

13th -14th March 2014

7

Computational design and analysis of reinforced concrete slab culvert using matlab and artificial neural network

Shubham Sachan, S. M. Gupta, Babita Saini

International conference on emerging paradimgs and practices in global technical, management and business issues

22-24 December 2014, NIT Hamirpur

 

8

Effect of silica fume and super plasticizer on fresh and hardened properties of pervious concrete

Kiran Devi, Babita Saini

International Conference on Civil, Environmental and Medical Engineering (ICEME), Hong Kong

21 March 2015

9.

Seismic response of multi-storey building with floating column

Isha Rohilla, S. M. Gupta, Babita Saini

International conference on recent trends and challenges in Civil Engineering, (RTCCE-14)

12-15 December, 2014, MNIT, Allahabad

10

Effect of seismic pounding on adjacent multi-storey building structures with different geometrical configuration in elevation and plan.

Sachin Singhal, Babita Saini

International conference on recent trends and challenges in Civil Engineering, (RTCCE-14)

12-15 December, 2014, MNIT, Allahabad

11

Dynamic Analysis of Steel and Reinforced Concrete Chimney: A Review

Satish Gautam, Babita Saini

International Conference in Advances in Dynamics, Vibration and Control (ICADVC) 2016

25th to 27th, February 2016

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur

Papers published in National Conferences:

Sr No.

Title of paper

Author(s)

Name of the Conference

Date & Year

1

Ferrocement - an alternate construction material

Babita Saini, V. K. Sehgal

National Seminar on Alternate Construction Materials in Civil Engg (ACM-96) held at Civil Engg. Deptt., Regional Engg. College, Hamirpur

Dec 10-11' 1996

2.

Modeling initial design process of R.C. slabs using A.N.N

Babita Saini, V. K. Sehgal

National Conference on New Paradigms in Civil Engg. Practices held at Anjuman Engg. College, Bhatkal, Karnataka

Nov 27-28' 1996

3

Non-linear analysis of R.C. plates by F. E. M.

Babita Saini, V. K. Sehgal

National Conference on New Paradigms in Civil Engg. Practices held at Anjuman Engg. College, Bhatkal, Karnataka

Nov 27-28' 1996

4

Low cost energy effective utilization of  flyash

Babita Saini, S. Setia

National Seminar on Infra- Structure Development : Role of Construction Industry organised by Civil Engg. Deptt., Guru Nanak Dev Engg. College, Ludhiana

June 3'1996

5.

A simplified approach for the design of R.C.C. column

Atul Gupta, Nancy Mittal, Babita Saini

National Conference on Innovative Projects(NCIP-2011), Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies, Solan, Himachal Pradesh

26th March-2011

6

Seismic response of vertical irregular frame structure using response

history analysis

Himanshu Verma and Babita Saini

IDCIS-2014, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Durgapur

3-5th April'; 2014

7

Application of Fuzzy logic technique to concrete strength prediction

Animesh, Paratibha Aggarwal, Babita Saini

IDCIS-2014, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Durgapur

3-5th April'; 2014

 

8

Effect of TIPA and LP on fresh and hardened properties of concrete

Rahul Singh, S.M. Gupta, Babita Saini

IDCIS-2014, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Durgapur

3-5th April'; 2014

 

9

Strength enhancement of mortar with TIPA, TEA and LP

Rahul Singh, S.M. Gupta, Babita Saini

ACIDIC-2014, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Surathkal

19-20th May, 2014

10

Strenght of mortar with Triisopropanolamine and lime stone powder

Rahul Singh, S.M. Gupta, Babita Saini

RTCET-2014, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Hamirpur

29-30th, May, 2014

11

Analysis and behavior of bridges with and without seismic excitation"-A Review

Shubham Sachan, S. M. Gupta, Babita Saini

National conference on technological innovation for sustainable infrastructure

13-14 Mar 2015, NIT Calicut

 

12

Wind and seismic analysis of self supported steel chimney

Satish Gautam, Babita Saini

National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE2016),

 

SVNIT, Surat, India.

5 – 6 March 2016

13

Use of supplimentry cementatious materials and recycled aggregates in concrete: A review

Pulkit Kavendra, Babita Saini

National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE2016)

 

SVNIT, Surat, India.

5 – 6 March 2016

14

Effect of accelerators tri-ethanol amine and limestone

Powder on mortar, fresh and properties of concrete

 

Srinivasarao M.V, Kumar Mandeep, Saini Babita

National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE2016)

 

SVNIT, Surat, India.

5 – 6 March 2016

 

Phone No.: 01744-233359
Email: bsaini@nitkkr.ac.in , babitasaini6@gmail.com
Yogesh Aggarwal
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. Structure.(2012) N.I.T.Kurukshetra.
Area of Interest:
  • Use of Industrial By-Products in Normal and High Performance Concrete.
  • Sustainable Development of Concrete using Waste Material.
  • Use of Nano Silica, Micro Silica and Silica fume in Concrete.
  • Application of Data Mining Techniques to study various properties of concrete.
  • Institute Industry Projects for development of Light Weight and Low Cost Concrete.
  • Micro Structure Analysis, XRD and XRF Analysis of Concrete.
Phone No.: 01744-233361
Email: yogeshkumar@nitkkr.ac.in , yogesh.24@rediffmail.com
Nipen Kumar Das
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D (Pursuing) , M.Tech (IIT Kharagpur)
Area of Interest:
  • Hydraulics and River Morphology
  • Applied Hydrology and hydrological modeling 
  • Water Resources Engineering
Phone No.:
Email: nipen.ce1@gmail.com
Ajay Prabhakar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Pursuing Ph.D, M.Tech.( IIT Roorkee)
Area of Interest:
  •  Water Resourses Engineering
  •  Rainfall-Runoff Modeling
  •  Remote Sensing &GIS
  •  Geospatial Modeling 
  •  Climate change
Phone No.: 9416861151
Email: ajayprabhakar2@gmail.com,akprabhakar@nitkkr.ac.in
Chalak Hanuman Devidas
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (Structures); 2012; I.I.T.Roorkee
Area of Interest:
  • Finite Element Analysis: Laminated Composite Structures, Sandwich Structures, Functionally graded material Application of FRP in Civil Engineering
Phone No.: 01744-233340
Email: chalakhd@nitkkr.ac.in