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Awards and Accolades

 Awarded the Best Paper Award by The Indian Concrete Journal for the Year 2020.
Selected as one of the members of eminent Group of Faculty members of Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) Academy of Construction Engineering (CACE), an Apex Body of Niti Ayog, Government of India)
 Awarded as the "Best Academician of the Year -2020" by the honourable Governor of Rajasthan,  Shree Kalraj Mishra at the “Eminent Engineers Award event’ organized by Institution of Engineers (India) at Rajasthan State Center, Jaipur on Engineers Day (15thSeptember, 2020during its Centenary Celebrations.
 Awarded  “Bharat Shiksha Gaurav Puraskar” and Certificate of Excellence by KTK Outstanding Achievers and Education Foundation, New Delhi, on 28th Feb., 2021
 Honoured to deliver Invited Video Lecture at Indian Construction Week (ICW 2020) held at Delhi  on 2nd December, 2020, and organized by Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) an Apex body established by NITI Ayog, Government of India.
 Appointed as Coodrnator of International Webinar on "Smart Cities: Beyond the Pandemics" by Director, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus. The event was held during July 10-11, 2020 at BITS Pilani, Pilani campus.
  Selected as Member of Sectional Committee as Reviewer of MHRD Scheme on Global Initiative on Academic Network (GIAN) January 01, 2020.
 Invited by Provost, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland for Faculty Appraisal at the level of Professor, Nov. 2019.
 Appointed as committee member of Research Advisory Committee for PhD students of NIRMA University, Ahmedabad, Gujrat, 2019
Appointed as Editorial Board Member of Enliven: International Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering 2019.
 Appointed as Editorial Board Member of Enliven: International Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering, 2019
Appointed as Chartered Engineer (INDIA) by Institution of Engineers on June 12, 2018
 Selected by NBA (National Board of Accreditation) as Evaluators of Technical Institutions, May 2018.
 Appointed as Editorial Board Member of Journal of Polymer Science and Engineering, march 02, 2018
Appointed as Advisor to Conduct Interview on 21st July at UPSC, New Delhi for Lecturers 
 Biographical note has been included in Asia Pacific Who’s Who (Vol. XIV), Publisher: Rifacimento International, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi 11002,  May 05, 2016.
 Acted as Expert Advisory Committee for DST Rajatsthan (Jaipur) Projects funding in Civil Engineering Discipline on 29th January 2016.
 Acted as Advisor to the UPSC, New Delhi for interview of Center of Soil and Materials Research Station (CSMRS) Scientists from B to C and C to D during December 16-18, 2015.

Received The Best Paper Award at ACEE2015, Penang, Malaysia on 29th July, 2015.

Biographical-note has been included in Emerald Who's Who in Asia, Vol-II, (Ref#. RI/EWWA-PH/2015 dated 5/8/2015).

Biographical-note has been included in Asian American Who’s Who (Vol. VII), 2015.

Honored as Guest of Honor at Seminar on Mitigation of Seismic Effects on Infrastructure Projects, Sponsored by UGC, New Delhi, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, March 30, 2015.

Selected for inclusion in the 8th edition of Asian Admirable Achievers, RIFACIMENTO INTERNATIONAL,  Editor  Ravi Bushan, New Delhi, India, 2015.  

Biographical note included in Famous India: Nation’s  Who’s Who, 2015.

Invited as an Expert Committee Member for Comments on Honey Combing of Vivekanand Lecture Theatre Complex at MNIT Jaipur along with Prof. Bishwajeet Bhattacharjee, Feb. 24, 2015.

Acted as an Advisor to UPSC New Delhi for Conducting Personality Test of Engineering Services Examinations Candidate (January 13-17, 2014).

Appointed as as Editorial Board Member of Journal of “Civil Engineering and Architecture”, published by Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, JJune 20, 2013

Honored as Guest of Honor at Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on Computational and Experimental Methods for Advance Research in Composites, MNIT Jaipur, June 12-16, 2013

Nominated as Expert member of BIS committee for test methods on fibre reinforced cementitious composites, 2013.

UGC Nominee for expert member of UGC-DRS (SAP) Advisory Committee of Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam.

Appointed as Program Co-ordinator UGC-SAP (DRS-I) from April 2012-March 2017.

 Honoured as Guest of Honour at Short-term Training Program (STTP) on Computational and Experimental Methods for Advance Research in Composites, MNIT Jaipur, June 12-16, 2013

Editor of IJEE (International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering), 2009 

Honored as Chief Guest at 3rd National Conference on Recent Trends in Concrete Composites for Structural Systems (RTCCSS-09), Erode, Tamilnadu, India, April 03, 2009. 

Appointed as Vice-Chairman of CAFET Innova Technical Society CITS India Council, 2009. 

Postdoctoral Fellowship, LTU, Michigan, USA, 1999-2004. 

Recognized as Honored Platinum Member of Manchester WHO’S WHO, 2004-2005, USA 

Professional Civil Engineer (PE), Michigan, USA 

Q.I.P. Fellowship, IIT Kanpur, 1993-1996. 

Junior Research Fellowship, MNNIT Allahabad, 1987-1988. 

National Merit Scholarship, NIT Warangal, 1981-1985. 

Integrated Scholarship, GIC Ballia, 1977-1981. 

Associate Member of ACI 440 Committee 

Member of American Society for Civil Engineer 

Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (LM No. 15619) 

Life Member of Indian Concrete Institute (LM No. 8608)

Editorial Board Member of Journal of Korean Society of Civil Engineers

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