Dr. Prem Pal Bansal

Professor & Head

Specialization

Structural Engineering, Repair and Rehablitation of Structures, Design of RCC and Steel Structures

Email

ppbansal@thapar.edu

Specialization

Structural Engineering, Repair and Rehablitation of Structures, Design of RCC and Steel Structures

Email

ppbansal@thapar.edu

prempal@gmail.com

Contact No.: (91)-175-2393030

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Prem Pal bansal is an Associate Professor & Head at the Dept. of Civil Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology since December 1995. He obtained his BE (Gold Medal) in Civil Engineering in year 1993 from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET) Patiala. He obtained his ME (Gold Medal) in Structural Engineering in year 1995 from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET) Patiala. He obtained his Ph.D from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala in year 2008. He has extensive teaching and research experience in structural Engineering of more than 21 years. He has guided one completed Ph.D and presently supervising 5 pursuing Ph.D. Candidates. He has guided more than 25 M.E. Dissertation. He has more than 25 papers in various journals and conferences of international reputes. He has supervised six research and infrastructures projects and more than 50 consultancy projects. He has delivered more than ten expert lectures.

RESEARCH TAGS

  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures
  3. Use of Waste Material in Concrete
  4. Ferrocement
  5. Development of UHP-HFRC

RESEARCH PROJECT

Name of Project Amount Duration Funding Agency
       

Bonded Laminates for Retrofitting of RC Beams

0.5 Lakhs

Two Year

M/s ACC Ltd.

Retrofitting of RC Beams Using GFRP Laminates

2.5 Lakhs

 

One Year

M/s FYFE

Reliability Based Design of Beams Retrofitted Using Ferrocement Laminates

2.0 Lakhs

Three Years

AICTE

FIST

35 Lakhs

Five Years

DST

Rehabilitation of RC Bridge Girders with Externally Pre-stressed Fibre Composites

29 Lakhs

Three years

DST

Behavior of External Beam column Joints Retrofitted using Confined UHP-HFRC

87.472 Lakhs

Three Years

DST

Detaled Characterization Of Industrial Slag Of

Lead Recycling Industry For Possible Utilization As A Construction Material

5.55 Lakhs

Two years

Gravita India Ltd.

DST-FIST

180 Lakhs

Three Years

DST

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Charted Engineer
  • Life Member, Indian road Congress.
  • Life Member, Indian Concrete Institute.
  • Fellow Institution of Engineers (India) (FIE)
  • Life Member, ASCE ( India)
  • Member, ISTE

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Certified Road Safety Auditor by MORTH, IRC and IIT Roorkee.
  • ICI-Award 2017 for Best Research paper Award on Construction Techniques published in ICI-Journal by Indian Concrete Institute.
  • ISTE section Best Teacher Award 2016 for outstanding achievement in the field of technical education and research by Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) Section.
  • Awarded Institute medal for standing first in M.E. Structural Engineering
  • Awarded Institute medal for standing first in B.E. Civil Engineering.

Research Publications

  1. Raju Sharma, Prem Pal Bansal, “Experimental Investigation of Intially Damaged Beam Column Joint Retrofitted with Reinforced UHP-HFRC overlay”, Journal of Building Engineering, paper accepted
  2. Qurrain Fayaz, Gurbir Kaur, Prem Pal Bansal, “Numerical Modeling of Seismic Behaviour of an Exterior RC Beam Column Joint Strengthened with UHPFRC and CFRP” AJSE, Arbian Journal for Science and Engineering, paper accepted, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-021-06334-8
  3. Raju Sharma, Jeong Gook Jang, Prem Pal Bansal, “A comprehensive review on effects of mineral admixtures and fibers on engineering properties of ultra-high-performance concrete” Journal of Building Engineering, Volume 45, January 2022, 103314 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.103314
  4. Dipanshu Jain, Raju Sharma, Prem Pal Bansal, “Potenial use of Sillimanite Sand in Suistanable Geopolymer Concrete Production” ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vo. 33, Issue 8, August 2021
  5. Anil Kumar Nanda, Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar, “Reliabilty Based Partial Safety Factors of Concrete Containing Nano Silica and Silica Fume”, Computers and Concrete, Vol 26, No. 5 (2020), pp 385-395, DOI: https:/doi.org/10.12989/cac.2020.26.5.385
  6. Hitesh Gupta, Raju Sharma, Prem Pal Bansal, “ Development of High Performance Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Concrete using Different Fine Aggregates” , Advances in Concrete Construction, An International Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021), pp 19-32.
  7. Raju Sharma, Prem Pal Bansal, “Efficacy of Supplementary Cementitious Material and Hybrid Fiber to Develop the UHP-HFRC”, Advances in Concrete Construction, An International Journal, Vol. 8 No. 1 (August 2019), pp 21-31, DOI: https://doi.org/10.12989/acc.2019.8.1.021.
  8. Avishreshth, Prem Pal Bansal and Tanuj Chopra, “Characterization of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete for Application in Low Volume Traffic Roads”, International Concrence on Urbanization Challenges in Emerging Economics: Resilience and Sustainability of Infrasructures, ASCE India Concrence 2017, New Delhi, December 12-14, 2017, pp 93-102, https: //doi.org/ 10.1061/ 010
  9. Varun Garg, Prem Pal Bansal and Raju Sharma, “Retrofitting of RC beams using ultra high performance fiber reinforced concrete”, The Fourth Australasia and South-East Asia Structural Engineering and Construction Conference on Streamlining Information Transfer between Construction and Structural Engineering held at University of Southern Queensland, Brisbane, Australia December 3-5, 2018, pp STR-20-1-6
  10. Varun Garg, Prem Pal Bansal and Raju Sharma, “Retrofitting of Shear deficient RC beams using UHP-FRC”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering, Vol. 43, Number 3, Feb 2019, pp 419-428, doi.org/10.1007/s40996-019-00241-7.
  11. Harshsav Sethi, Prem Pal Bansal and Raju Sharma, “Effect of Addition of GGBS and Glass Powder on the Properties of Geopolymer Concrete”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering, Vol. 43, Number 4, October 2019, pp 607-617, doi.org/10.1007/s40996-018-0202-4.
  12. Raju Sharma, Prem Pal Bansal, “Behavior of RC exterior beam column joint retrofitted using UHP-HFRC”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 195, 2019, pp 376-389, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.11.052.
  13. Rajinder Ghai, Prem Pal Bansal, and Maneek Kumar, “Strengthening of RCC Beams in Shear by Using SBR Polymer-Modified Ferrocement Jacketing Technique” Advances in Civil Engineering, Vol. 2018, Feb 2018, pp 1-16, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/4028186.
  14. Anil Kumar Nanda, Prem Pal Bansal, and Maneek Kumar, “Effect of Nano Silica and Silica Fume on Durability Properties of High Performance Concrete” International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Vol. 9, Issue 2, Feb 2018, pp 115-129 (Scopus)
  15. Prem Pal Bansal, Ramandeep Sidhu, “Mechanical and Durabilty Properties of Fluoropolymer modified cement mortar” Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, Vol. 63, No. 3, 2017, 317-327, DOI: https://doi.org/10.12989/sem.2017.63.3.317.
  16. Prem Pal Bansal, Raju Sharma, and Ankur Mehta, “Retrofitting of RC girders using prestressed CFRP sheets” Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2016, 833-849 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/scs.2016.20.4.833.
  17. Raju Sharma and Prem Pal Bansal, “Use of Different forms of waste plastic in concrete- a review” Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol 112 (1), 2016, pp 473-482.
  18. Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar, and Manzoor Ahmed Dar, “Retrofitting of Exterior RC Beam-Column Joints Using Ferrocement Jackets, “Earthquakes and Structures, An International Journal, Vol. 10 (2), Feb. 2016, pp 313-328 DOI: 10.12989/eas.2016.10.2.3
  19. Rajinder Ghai, Prem Pal Bansal, and Maneek Kumar, “Mechanical properties of Styrene-Butadiene-Rubber latex (SBR) and Vinyl-Acetate-Ethylene (VAE) polymer modified ferrocement” Journal of Polymer Materials – An International Journal, Vol. 33 (1), 2016, 111-126.
  20. Jatinder Malhotra, Prem Pal Bansal, S.K.Kaushik, “Effect of Slenderness Ratio on Reinforced Concrete Columns Strenthned Using Ferrocement Jacketing” ICI Journal, Vol. 17. No. 1, June 2016, 8-14
  21. Varinder Singh, Prem Pal Bansal, and Maneek Kumar, “Experimental studies on the strength and ductility of ferrocement jacketed RC beam-column joints”, International Journal of Civil And Structural Engineering, Vol 5(3), 2015, pp 199-205
  22. Varinder Singh, Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar and S.K.Kaushik, “Effect of wire Mesh Orientation on Strentgh of Exterior RC Beam-Column Joints Retrofitted Using Ferrocement Jackets”, International Journal on Emerging Technologies, Vol 5(2), February 2014, pp 212-219.
  23. Varinder Singh, Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar and S.K.Kaushik, “Finite Element Modelling of CFRP Retrofitted RC Beam-Column Joints”, International Journal on Emerging Technologies, Vol 5(2), September 2014, pp 31-39.
  24. Varinder Singh, Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar and S.K.Kaushik “Experimental studies on strength and ductility of CFRP jacketed reinforced concrete beam-column joints”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 55, February 2014, pp 194-201.
  25. Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar, Anil Kumar Nanda “Application of Nanotechnology in Concrete – A Review”, Proceedings of the International UKIERI Concrete Congress Jalandhar, India, 5-8 March 2013, pp 2464-2474
  26. Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar, S.K.Kaushik,’ Effect of Initial Stress Levels on Strength Parameters of Reinforced Concrete Beams Retrofitted Using Ferrocement Jackets” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 39, Issue 5, September 2011
  27. Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar, S.K.Kaushik, “ Experimental Study on Retrofitting of Stressed RC Beams Using GFRP Jackets”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 29, No. 2/2010, pp 190-200
  28. Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar, S.K.Kaushik, “ Effect of Wire Mesh orientation on the Strength of Beams Retrofitted Using Ferrocement Jackets”, International Journal of Engineering, Vol. 2 Issue 1, March 2008, pp 8-19
  29. Bansal Prem Pal, Kumar Maneek, Kaur Mandeep, Kaushik S.K., “ Effect of Different Bonding Agents on Strength of Retrofitted Beams Using Ferrocement Laminates” Indian Concrete Journal, Vol 80, August 2006, No. 8, pp 36-42 (Scopus)
  30. Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar, S.K.Kaushik, “ Effect of Type of Wire Mesh on Strength of Beams Retrofitted Using Ferrocement Jackets”, NBM&CW, Vol. 14, Issue –1, July 2008, pp 272-282.
  31. Prem Pal Bansal, Maneek Kumar, Anshu Tomar, S.K.Kaushik, “ Retrofitting of shear Deficient RC Using Ferrocement Laminates”, International Conference on Recent Developments in Structural Engineering (RDSE-2007), 30 August- 1 September 2007, pp 1255-1262.
  32. Kaushal Ajay, Bansal Prem Pal, Kwatra Naveen “ A review of Service life Prediction of Bridges” National Conference on Recent Trends in Highways and Bridges held on 18-19, Feb. 2005
  33. Reetu Chawla, Maneek Kumar, Prem Pal, and D. S. Sidhu “Probabilistic effect on compressive strength of concrete due to partial replacement of cement by silica fume and fly ash” Published in the proceedings of the National conference on Materials and related technologies, NCMRT, TIET, Patiala September 19-20, 2003.
  34. SIM on “Structural Analysis” for the Distance Education Programme at Thapar University Patiala.
  35. SIM on “Structural Analysis” for the Distance Education Programme at Thapar University Patiala.
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