Dr. Manpreet Singh

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Transportation Engineering

Email

manpreetsingh2@thapar.edu

Specialization

Transportation Engineering

Email

manpreetsingh2@thapar.edu

AREA OF RESEARCH INTEREST:
• Sustainable Concrete, Microstructural Analysis, Pavement Materials.
• Life cycle Analysis and soft computing in civil engineering
• Transportation Planning, Economic Evaluation, Road Safety Analysis and accidents, Consultancy in Concrete mix design and Nondestructive testing.


PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
Teaching: 3 Years Research: 6 years
July 22, 2019, to till date Assistant Professor in Thapar Institute 0f Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India
July 16, 2018 to July 16, 2019 –Assistant Professor and HoD (Transportation Engineering Domain), School of Civil Engineering, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India
January 15, 2017, to March, 2018 Senior Research Fellow in a DST Project at Birla Institute of Science and Technology, Pilani, India
January 14, 2015, to January 14 2017, Junior Research Fellow in a DST Project at Birla Institute of Science and Technology, Pilani, India
September 2014 to January 13 2015 Assistant Professor and Placement Coordinator University College of Engineering Punjabi University Patiala


AWARDS:
 Received Student Paper Merit Award in ASCE First Congress on Technical Advancement at Duluth, Minnesota, USA in September 2017 for paper titled ‘Long term effect of using waste marble slurry as a partial replacement of cement in concrete.’
 Received International Travel grant from Departement of Science and Technology under the International Travel scheme to present my work in ASCE First Congress on Technical Advancement at Duluth, Minnesota, USA in September 2017


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
PhD., Concrete, Construction materials
2015-2019
BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
M.E, Transportation Engineering
2012-2014
B.I.T.S. Pilani, Pilani Campus
B.E, Civil Engineering
2008-2012
Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University
CBSE New Delhi 12th Grade Examination
2008
DAV Public School, Patiala
CBSE New Delhi 10th Grade Examination
2006
St. Peter’s Academy Public School, Patiala
 

PUBLICATIONS
(List of papers published in Journals, in year wise descending order).
 Manpreet Singh, A.B Danie Roy, Shakeel Waseem & Harsimranjit Singh ‘Feasibility and performance analysis of carbonated recycled aggregate concrete,’ International Journal of Sustainable Engineering (2020), DOI: 10.1080/19397038.2020.1856967
 Bajpai, R., Shrivastava, A. & Singh, M. ‘Properties of fly ash geopolymer modified with red mud and silica fume: a comparative study.’ SN Applied. Sciences. (2020) 2, 1846.
 Bajpai, R., Choudhary, K., Srivastava, A., Sangwan, K.S., Singh, M,. ‘Environmental impact assessment of fly ash and silica fume based geopolymer concrete’ Journal of Cleaner Production (2020), 254, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120147.
 Singh M, Adhikari A, Maurya MK, Srivastava A, Chhabra RS. ‘Feasibility Study on Use of Washed-Reclaimed Asphalt as a Partial Replacement of Natural Aggregate in Dry-Lean Concrete as Base Course for Rigid Pavement.’ Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 2020 Sep 1;32(9):04020266.
 Singh, M, Srivastava, A, Bhunia, D., ‘Analytical and experimental investigations on use of waste marble powder in concrete.’ ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (2019) 31(4): 1-13
 Singh, M, Srivastava, A, Bhunia, D., ‘Evaluation of marble slurry incorporated concrete using Nondestructive test methods.’ Construction and Building Materials (2019) 198:553-569
 Singh, M, Srivastava, A, Bhunia, D., ‘Long term strength and durability parameters of hardened concrete on partially replacing cement by dried waste marble powder slurry.’ Materials today: proceedings (2017) 4(9):9842-9845
 Singh M., Choudhary K, Srivastava A., Sangwan KS., Bhunia D., ‘A study on
environmental and economic impacts of use of waste marble slurry in concrete.’ Journal of Building Engineering (2017) 13:87-95
 Singh, M, Srivastava, A, Bhunia, D., ‘An investigation on effect of partial replacement of cement by waste marble slurry’ Construction and Building Materials (2017) 134:471-488 DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.12.155 (SCI Indexed 2.883)
 Singh, M, Srivastava, A, Bhunia, D., ‘Potential applications of marble dust in industrial use by using characterization techniques – A review’ International Journal of Advanced Structures and Geotechnical Engineering 2016 5(3):99-106.
List of Conferences
 Singh M., Pankaj Lamba., Srivastava A., Bhunia D., “Long term effect of partially replacing cement by waste marble slurry in concrete”, ASCE Congress on Technical Advancement, Duluth, Minnesota, September 10-13th , 2017. (RECEIVED STUDENT PAPER MERIT AWARD FOR THE CONFERENCE)
 Singh, M., Srivastava, A., Agarwal, P., (2016) ‘Low cost concrete bricks using waste marble slurry as a raw material’ 7th Civil Engineering Conference in the Asia Region, Honolulu, Hawaii, 29 Sept – 3rd Aug 2016.
 Singh M., Srivastava A ., Bhunia D., “ Evaluation of marble slurry incorporated concrete using Non destructive methods”, ICEMS – 2016., JNU Jaipur 2016.
 Singh M., Srivastava A., Bhunia D., “Potential Applications of marble dust in industrial use by characterization techniques – A review”, ICICES - 2016, TIST Kerala, 8-9th January 2016.
 Mishra, A., Singh M., Srivastava, A., “RC jacketing on RC frame of an overhead water tank using results of non destructive testing – A case study’, 6th International conference on structural engineering and construction management, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 11-13 Dec 2015.
 Gupta. R, Singh. M., “Accident Black spot validation using GIS”, 15th Esri India User Conference, New Delhi, 2014
 Kayitha, R., Singh. M., “Road traffic accident costing and valuation in India”, TYRES-2014, NIT Warangal, 2014


PROJECT SUPERVISION FOR PG & UG:
PG
 Laboratory Investigation of Dry Lean Concrete with Partial Replacement of Natural Aggregate by Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement – Manish Kumar Maurya (2019)
 Study on Dry Lean Concrete Manufactured With Pozzolana Portland Cement With Partial Replacement of Natural Aggregate With Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Material. – Anuj Adhikari (2019)
 Capacity modeling and assessment of rotary intersection under Mixed traffic condition a case study in Afghanistan – Baryali Ziramal (2019)
 Sustainable soil stabilization using a combination of geotextile, fly ash and saw dust for pavement subgrade. – Balal Sahak (2019)
 Effect of Modified Binders on performance characteristics of Flexible Pavements. Ayush Bhardwaj (2020)
 Reliablity Based Mix Design of Marble Slurry Incorporated Concrete. – Avdesh Chauhan (2020)
 Structural behaviour assessment of bridges and flyover with elastomeric and pot-ptfe/pin-guide bearing. - Amit Kumar (2020)
UG
 Traffic data and Geometric Design analysis of Four Intersections from Thikriwala Chownk to Capital Cinema Intersection, Patiala. (Completed)  Effect of resilience modulus of various binder on performance characteristics of flexible pavement. (Completed)


CERTIFICATES & ACHIEVEMENTS:

 Attended workshop on ‘IRC QUALITY CONTROL, NEW MATERIALS & TECHNIQUES IN ROAD SECTOR’ in IIT Roorkee in February 2020.
 Completed VISSIM basic Certification Course. (2013)
 Intern at Larsen and Toubro (NPL), Rajpura, Punjab (2012)
 Summer Intern at SOMA Enterprise Ltd. 6 laning of NH1, Panipat - Jalandhar Punjab (2011)
 Won Second prize in Survey Hunt a technical competition organized during Techtatva, the Annual National Technical Fest of MIT Manipal.
 Successfully Completed a Certificate Course in AUTOCAD from CADD Centre Patiala.
 Served as Co-ordination Committee Head of IEEE Student Branch Manipal.
 An active member of the Co-ordination Committee of IEEE Student Branch Manipal during the entire college time.
 Organized a workshop on Ethical Hacking by Kyrion Digital Securities in my college.
 Served as Logistics Head in Tech weekend 2011 the annual National Level Technical Festival conducted by IEEE Student Branch Manipal.
 Organized Tech weekend 2009 the annual National Level Technical Festival conducted by IEEE Student Branch Manipal.
 Organized Contour – Civil Engineering Category in Tech Weekend 2011.


SUBJECT TAUGHT
• Solids and Structure
• Construction Management
• Solids and Structures Lab
• Advanced Pavement Materials
• Transportation Engineering 1 and 2
• Transportation Engineering Lab
• Engineering Drawring
• Ground Improvement Techniques
• Architectural Building and Drawing
• Transportation Planning and Management
• Soil Mechanics Lab
• Advanced Airport and Railway Engineering