Dr. Tanuj Chopra

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Transportation Engineering

Email

tanuj33@gmail.com ; tchopra@thapar.edu

Specialization

Transportation Engineering

Email

tanuj33@gmail.com ; tchopra@thapar.edu

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Tanuj Chopra is working as a faculty in the Department of Civil Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India. He has extensive teaching, consultancy and research experience of 12 years in the field of Transportation & Pavement Engineering. With his vast knowledge and invaluable experience, he has guided 60 M.E. Dissertation (thesis) in the field of Transportation Engineering & has 49 research publications in various journals and conferences of international repute. Presently 5 PhD research scholars are working under him on different Pavement Engineering problems. He has been awarded with teaching excellence award for six times by Thapar University Patiala. Dr. Chopra is currently working on various industrial consultancy projects funded by various central governments, state governments and private organisations. Presently handling around 7 National Highway Projects of NHAI, MORTH & PWD as Deputy Team Leader cum Highway Engineer for Road Safety Audit in the state of Punjab, J&K, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha and Bihar. He is a consultant to Punjab PWD, Punjab Urban Development Authority (PUDA), Municipal Corporations, Improvement Trust and many private organisations such as Ashok Buildcon, SP Singla Constructions, Tricone, Techno Rise consultants, Kiranotech engineering and York Builders etc...

RESEARCH TAGS

  • Design of highways
  • Pavement quality concrete and dry lean concrete

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTION, ASSOCIATION AND SOCIETIES

  • Member, Indian Road Congress (IRC), Membership No. 38749.
  • Life Member, Transportation Research Group of India (TRG), Membership No.  115.
  • Member, Institute of Highway Engineers, London, Membership No. 0034320.
  • Member, Patiala Management Association (PMA).
  • Member, Thapar Society of Civil Engineers (TSCE) from 2000-04.
  • Ass. Member, Transportation and Development Institute (TDI), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Membership No. 9552156.

Publications: (49 Research Publications)

 

S. No.

Title of Paper

Author(s)

Details

Page No.

 

1

Rheological properties and thermal conductivity of bitumen binders modified with Graphene

MoeedAhmad Nazki

TanujChopra

Anush KChandrappa

Construction and Building Materials

Volume 238, 30 March 2020, 117693

 

Science citation Indexed (SCI)

2

Development of
Pavement Distress Deterioration Prediction Models for Urban Road
Network using Genetic Programming

Tanuj Chopra

Manoranjan Parida

Naveen Kwatra

Palika Chopra

Advances in Civil Engineering,

Hindawi (Accepted: December 2017)

Science citation Indexed (SCI)

3

Comparison of Machine Learning Techniques for the Prediction of Compressive Strength of Concrete

Palika Chopra

RK Sharma

Maneek Kumar

Tanuj Chopra

Advances in Civil Engineering,

Hindawi (Accepted: January 2018)

Science citation Indexed (SCI)

4

Analysis of the flexible pavement using falling weight deflectometer for Indian national highway road network

 

Aditya Singh

Akash Sharma

Tanuj Chopra

Transportation Research Procedia, Volume 48, Year 2020

WCTR 2019

Elsevier

(Scopus)

5

Effect of Addition of Plastic Fibres on Strength Characteristics of Subgrade Soil

Ashutosh Kaushal Rajesh Pathak

Tanuj Chopra

Chapter Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Volume 76, Year 2020, Pages 285-293

DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-48679-2_28 

Mairepav9, 2020

Springer

(Scopus)

6

Performance evaluation of bituminous concrete mixes modified with SBS polymer and warm mix additive

Harpreet Singh, Tanuj Chopra, Sahil Kamotra, Sambhav Jain, Amandeep Kaur

International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE) ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8 Issue-3, September 2019

Scopus Indexed

7

Development of Road Maintenance Management System for India’s National Highway Network Using HDM-4 and Genetic Programming

Abhishek Sharma

Tanuj Chopra

Chapter Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Volume 76, Year 2020, Pages 177-187

DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-48679-2_18 

 

Mairepav9, 2020

Springer

(Scopus)

8

Effect of aggregate type and polymer modification on the performance of bituminous concrete mixes

Harpreet Singh  Tanuj Chopra  Sambhav Jain  Amandeep Kaur Sahil Kamotra

International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering (IJASE), 2019

DOI:10.6703/IJASE.201906_16(1).001 

Scopus Indexed

9

Laboratory analysis of Marshall parameters of dense bituminous macadam mix using waste materials

Bansal, Shubham;Misra, Anil Kumar;Chopra, Tanuj;Bajpai, Purnima

International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, Volume 21, Year 2018, Pages 190-201

DOI:10.1504/IJETM.2018.097918 

 

ESCI Indexed

10

Laboratory investigations and performance evaluation of stone matrix asphalt as a wearing course using three different fibers

Sambhav Jain

Harpreet Singh

Tanuj Chopra

International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering (IJASE), December 202

DOI: 10.6703/IJASE.202012_17(4).411

Scopus Indexed

11

Development of Pavement Maintenance Management System (PMMS) of Urban Road Network Using HDM-4 Model

Tanuj Chopra, Manoranjan Parida, Naveen Kwatra, Jyoti Mandhani.

International Journal of Engineering & Applied Sciences :.9.1 (2017)

14-31

12

Effect of the Position of Geotextiles on the Strength Characteristics of Subgrade Soil in Bituminous Pavements

Tarun Gupta

Tanuj Chopra

Rajesh Pathak

Journal of Geotechnical Engineering ISSN: 2394-1987(online) Volume 3, Issue 2

(September 2016)

12 to 17

13

Effect of the Position of Geotextile on the Performance Parameters of the Flexible Pavement

Tarun Gupta

Tanuj Chopra

Rajesh Pathak

Trends in Transport Engineering and Applications ISSN: 2394-7284(online) Volume 3, Issue 2 (August 2016)

65 to 75

14

Laboratory Investigations of Pervious Concrete for Applications in Low Volume Rural Roads

Avishreshth, Prem Pal Bansal &Tanuj Chopra

A NATIONAL CONFERENCE on FIFTEEN YEARS OF PRADHAN MANTRI GRAM SADAK YOJNA (FYPMGSY) 6 to 7 August 2016 at IIT Roorkee.

54

15

Strengthening of Subgrade and Sub-Base of Bituminous Pavement using RBI Grade 81.

Abhishek Sehgal

Tanuj Chopra

Rajesh Pathak

Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 2016; 3(3); 27-32p.

 

27 to 32

16

Effects of glass fibres on the shear strength of sandy soil.

Vishal Singh Chib

Tanuj Chopra

Rajesh Pathak

Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 2016; 3(3); 1-6p.

1 to 6

17

Effect of glass fibres on the shear strength of soil

Vishal Singh Chib

Tanuj Chopra

Rajesh Pathak

International Journal of Ultimate Engineering Research and Development, 2016

17

18

Laboratory Investigations of DBM (Grade1) mix using different types of additive.

Karan Gupta

Tanuj Chopra

Maneek Kumar

Book on Functional Pavement Design, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London.

Pg. 46

19

Prediction of CBR Based on Index Properties of Subgrade Soil

Tanuj Chopra

Vikaran Mahajan

Rajesh Pathak

Conference on Sustainable Asphalt Pavements for Developing Countries on March 11 th -12 th , 2016 at CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi

Technical Session 2, Asphalt Pavements for rural roads.

20

Development of Impact Matrix for upgradation of Existing two lane carriageway to four lane divided carriageway of

National Highway-64 (Zirakpur-Patiala section)

Tanuj Chopra

Ashish Sharma

Amit Dhir

Journal of Engineering Science and Management Volume 2, 2012.

151 to 155

Volume 2, 2012

21

Use of Computer Applications for determining the best possible runway orientation using wind rose diagrams

Manmeet Singh

Tanuj Chopra

International Conference on Recent Trends in Transportation Engineering, Environmental & Civil Engineering 2012, organized by Association of Civil & Environmental Engineers (ACEE), Dubai held during Sept 20-21, 2012

IDES Conference Publications/ Digital library

TECE.2012.2.1Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 36 - 40

22

Development of Green Roads Rating System for more environmentally friendly roads for better transportation future

Tanuj Chopra Ashish Sharma

Amit Dhir

International Conference on Role of Green Technologies for Sustainable Development of Infrastructure.

RGTSD-2012,

Hyderabad

Volume 2,

Page(s):39-

50, 2012

23

Efforts towards developing of GIS & GUI based Pavement Maintenance Management Systems for use by small to medium sized cities in India.

Tanuj Chopra

Manoranjan Parida

Naveen Kwatra

7th International Conference on Road & Airfield Pavement Technology 2011, organized by Ministry of Transport in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University & Road Asscociation of Thailand

Page(s): 480

-491

24

Evaluation of Mastic Asphalt Concrete as a Wearing Course using different types of fillers.

R.M Vasan

Nasar Azadani

Tanuj Chopra

7th International Conference on Road & Airfield Pavement Technology 2011, organized by Ministry of Transport in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University & Road Asscociation of Thailand

Page(s): 1263

- 1269

25

Analyzing Strategic Issues of Environmental Highway Projects with a case study of Indian National Highway 

Tanuj Chopra

Kunal Jain

Meena Aggarwal

7th International Conference on Road & Airfield Pavement Technology 2011, organized by Ministry of Transport in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University & Road Asscociation of Thailand

Page(s): 1281

- 1291

26

Strength Evaluation of Pavement Quality Concrete (PQC)Layer laid with Slipform Pavers. (A Case Study of NH-II B at Kanpur under Golden Quadrilateral Project of India)

Tanuj Chopra

Kunal Jain

3rd International Congress of Environmental Research, September 16-18, 2010 organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Bhopal & University of Mauritius, Reduit. 

ICER-10

Paper Id:-

T-767

27

Development of Software for the designing of flexible pavement layers using IRC: 37-2001.

Harshit Kumar

Tanuj Chopra

3rd International Congress of Environmental Research, September 16-18, 2010 organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Bhopal & University of Mauritius, Reduit. 

ICER-10

Paper Id:-

T-837

28

Evaluation of Cement Stabilized sugrade.

Kunal Jain

Tanuj Chopra

3rd International Congress of Environmental Research, September 16-18, 2010 organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Bhopal & University of Mauritius, Reduit. 

ICER-10

Paper Id:-

T-721

29

Environmental Impact Assessment of National Highways in India 

Tanuj Chopra

Recent Issues and Solution Methodologies in Transportation Engineering and Planning: Sustainable Transport(RISTEP, 2010), Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) Chashma-Shahi, during June 15-18, 2010.

RISTEP 2010

(Abstract Published)

30

Construction of Pavement Quality Concrete Layer for the National Highway Rigid Pavements with Writgen Slipform Pavers

Tanuj Chopra

Recent Issues and Solution Methodologies in Transportation Engineering and Planning: Sustainable Transport(RISTEP, 2010), Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) Chashma-Shahi, during June 15-18, 2010.

RISTEP 2010

(Abstract Published with rating of 7 out of 10)

31

Application of Computer Programming in Civil Engineering: Fineness Modulus Calculator

Shikhar Anand

Tanuj Chopra

Maneek Kumar

Indian Journal of Scholarly Research, March 2013

Volume 2, Issue 8 March 2013

32

Performance Evaluation of Pavement Quality Concrete Laid with Slipform Pavers on Indian National Highways

 

 

Tanuj Chopra

Manoranjan Parida

Naveen Kwatra

First International Conference on Concrete Sustainability at Tokyo, Japan from 27th to 29th May, 2013 organized by Japan Concrete Institute.

Paper ID

S 3-2-6, Page number 167

33

Stability and Flow Characteristics of Dense Bituminous

Macadam (Grade 2) Mix Using Waste Plastic

Shubham Bansal, Tanuj Chopra,SovinaSood

Global Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (GBS-GJERT), ISSN 2249-3107 Volume 5, Number 1 (2015),

pp. 43- 49

34

Effect of Zycotherm additive on performance of neat bitumen and bituminous concrete mixes

Harpreet Singh, Tanuj Chopra, Neena Garg, Maninder Singh.

International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, volume 8, issue 8, August 2017.

pp 232-238.

Scopus Indexed

35

Development of Urban Maintenance Management System Using Distress Models of HDM-4

Sahil Kamotra, Tanuj Chopra, Manoranjan Parida, Naveen Kwatra

International Conference on Advances in Highway Engineering & Transportation Systems.

Organized by Transportation Engineering Division, University of Moratuwa, Srilanka.

July 2017

36

Effect of Marble Dust in Subgrade Soil on The Fatigue and Rutting Characteristics of the Flexible Pavement

Shubham Moudgil, Tanuj Chopra, Rajesh Pathak.

International Conference on Advances in Highway Engineering & Transportation Systems.‚ÄčOrganized by Transportation Engineering Division, University of Moratuwa, Srilanka.

July 2017

37

Economic analysis of urban road network with various scheduled and responsive maintenance alternatives

Tanuj Chopra, Manoranjan Parida, Naveen Kwatra, Sahil Kamotra,

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LATEST TRENDS IN ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY.

http://dx.doi.org/10.21172/1.83.018

pp 135-142

38

Design Aspects of Modern Cement Concrete Pavements in India.

Avishreshth

Tanuj Chopra

International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering

April 2017

Volume 10

pp 455-461

39

Characterization of Steel Fiber Reinforced Pervious Concrete for applications in Low Volume Traffic Roads

Avishreshth

PremPal Bansal

Tanuj Chopra

 

ASCE India Conference 2017, IIT Delhi, New Delhi.

12-14 December 2017

40

Computation of Remaining Serviceable Life (RSL) of

Bituminous Concrete (BC) Surfaced Road Sections using HDM-4 Model

Jyoti Mandhani

Tanuj Chopra

Trends in Transport Engineering and Applications (STM Journals)

 

ISSN: 2394-7284 (Online)

Volume 4, Issue 2

41

Computer Programming Tool For The Design of Concrete Mixes for Pavement Quality Concrete Roads In India

Sourabh Patni

Tanuj Chopra

Trends in Transport Engineering and Applications (STM Journals)

 

ISSN: 2394-7284 (Online)

Volume 4, Issue 2

42

ENGINEERING DEFICIENCIES AND ROAD SAFETY AUDIT

Japleen Singh

Tanuj Chopra

AnushK Chandrappa

Paper Presentation on 31th National road safety week organized by MORTH

2019

43

Developing of Pavement Maintenance and Management System for the Urban Road Network by Calibrating the HDM-4 Distress Model

Aditya Singh

Tanuj Chopra

International Conference on Pavements and Computational Approaches (ICOPAC 2018)At: CSIR-CRRI, NewDelhi

Volume: pp-239-241 ISBN: 978-93-88237-20-8

CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi

44

CALIBRATION OF RUTTING AND ROUGHNESS DISTRESS MODELS OF HDM-4 FOR DEVELOPING PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT

Aditya Singh

Tanuj Chopra

Proceedings of International Structural Engineering and Construction

DOI: 10.14455/ISEC.res.2018.77

 

ISEC Press

December 2018, Brisbane, Australia

45

Comparison of roughness prediction model developed using HDM-4 and genetic programming (GP) for urban roads of Patiala

Tanuj Chopra

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LATEST TRENDS IN ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

VOLUME 17 IJLTET

46

COMPARISON OF BITUMINOUS MIXTURE PROPERTIES AT VARIOUS STAGES OF CONSTRUCTION OF PAVEMENT

Japleen Singh

Prabhjot Singh

Tanuj Chopra

AnushK Chandrappa

4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONSTRUCTION,REAL ESTATE,INFRASTRUCTURE AND PROJECT (CRIP) MANAGEMENT, December 2019

NICMAR Pune

47

Experimental studies on Bio-Bitumen produced using charcoal from coconut shell (CS) waste

Nishant Garg; Tanuj Chopra; anush k chandrappa;

CTRG 2019, Bhopal

TRG India

Springer

48

Comparison of various approaches for evaluation and overlay design of a concrete pavement

shubham mishra;rakesh kumar srivastava;pradeep, Tanuj Chopra

CTRG 2019, Bhopal

TRG India

Springer

49

Comparative analysis of effect of higher axle loading and tyre pressures on pavement performance of flexible pavement

Abhishek Sharma

Tanuj Chopra

The international journal of Pavement Engineering (IJPE)

2019, Volume 20, Pg 46-59

 

COURSE MATERIALS / BOOKS PUBLISHED

1, Transportation Engineering-II (Railway & Airport Engineering)

Author: - Tanuj Chopra, Thapar University

Published by: - Department of Distance Education, TU Patiala.

 

2. Project Planning & Estimation

 Author: - Tanuj Chopra, Thapar University

Published by: - Department of Distance Education, TU Patiala.

 

INDUSTRIAL SPONSORED RESEARCH PROJECT AS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI):

1. Project Title: "Stone Matrix Asphalt as a wearing course in state of Jammu & Kashmir"

Awarded by MS ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS (R&B) PVT LTD, GANDERBAL, KASHMIR, J&K in August 2020.

2. Project Title: "Intervention of Artificial Intelligence for conducting Road Safety Audit using video streaming through IoT based devices"

Submitted to: - "SP Singla Constructions Pvt Limited" on December 9, 2020.

 

MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE / RESEARCH PROJECT

 

S. No.

Project Title

Project Duration

Amount Received

Funding Agency

Faculty involved

1.
Modernization of Transportation Engineering Laboratory under Modernization & Removal of Obsolescence Scheme (MODROBS)

 

1 Year

Rs. 15,00,000

(Fifteen Lakhs)

All India Council for Technical Education

(AICTE)

Dr. Maneek Kumar (Head of the Department, PI)

Mr. Tanuj Chopra

(Faculty In-charge of Lab)

 

 

M. E. Thesis Supervision :( 60 ME Thesis Supervised)

(Completed)

 

Sr. No.

Name of Student

Title of Thesis

Supervisor(s)

Date of Start

Date of Completion

1

Ashish Sharma

M.E (Regular)

Environment Impact Assessment for four laning of NH-64 from Zirakpur to Patiala

Tanuj Chopra

Amit Dhir

21/07/2011

21/06/2012

Completed

2

LeenuNarang

M.E (Regular)

Techno-Economical Assessment of Alternative Fuels in Cement Kiln

Ajay Gautam

Tanuj Chopra

21/07/2011

30/06/2012

Completed

3

Mohit Mantrao

M.E (Regular)

 

Structural and functional evaluation of the urban road network of Patiala city for developing the cost effective maintenance strategies

Tanuj Chopra

 

24/07/2012

15/07/2013

Completed

4

Karan Gupta

M.E (Regular)

 

Laboratory Investigations of Dense Bituminous Macadam

(DBM grade 1) using different types of additives

Tanuj Chopra

Maneek Kumar

 24/07/2012

14/07/2013

Completed

5

Tarunbir Singh

M.E (Regular)

 

Use of Marble Dust and Steel Fibers in the Pavement Quality Concrete Roads.

Maneek Kumar

Tanuj Chopra

 

 24/07/2012

12/07/2013

Completed

6

Amrinder Singh

M.E (Regular)

 

Use of Fly ash and Rice Husk ash in the Pavement Quality Concrete Roads

Tanuj Chopra Maneek Kumar

 

 24/07/2012

12/07/2013

Completed

7

Neeraj

M.E (Part Time)

Use of different types of chemical stabilizers for the subgrade stabilization.

Shruti Sharma

Tanuj Chopra

 

 24/07/2012

17/07/2013

Completed

8

NavtajDhanoa

M.E (Part Time)

 

Optimum Structural Design of Flexible Pavements using various Soil stabilizers.

Rajesh Pathak

Tanuj Chopra

 26/07/2012

25/12/2013

Completed

9

Amrit Pal Singh

M.E (Regular)

 

 Development of Maintenance Management systems for Rural Roads using HDM-4 software.

Tanuj Chopra

 

 06/01/2013

25/12/2013

Completed

10

Annu

M.E (Regular)

 

“Sensitivity Analysis of HDM 4 Tool Using

A Case Study”,

Tanuj Chopra

Devesh Tiwari (CRRI)

 

 21/07/2013

15/07/2014

Completed

11

Kartik Jindal

M.E (Regular)

 

Effect of waste plastic on the strength characteristics of the subgrade for the flexible pavement.

Rajesh Pathak

Tanuj Chopra

 21/07/2013

15/07/2014

Completed

12

Ashish Singh

M.E (Regular)

 

Environmental Impact Assessment for NH-64 from Patiala to Sangrur (KM 50.00 to KM 113.000)

Tanuj Chopra

D.N Ratha

 21/07/2013

15/07/2014

Completed

13

Yogesh Thakur

M.E (Regular)

 

Strength Characteristics of PQC using Iron slag and Foundry Sand.

Maneek Kumar

Tanuj Chopra

 

 21/07/2013

15/07/2014

Completed

14

Maninder Singh

M.E (Regular)

 

Strength and Durability characteristics of Pavement Quality Concrete Roads.

Tanuj Chopra

Maneek Kumar

 21/07/2013

15/07/2014

Completed

15

Ankit Abrol

M.E (Regular)

 

Effect of foundry sand and steel fibers on the strength characteristics of pavement quality concrete.

Tanuj Chopra

Maneek Kumar

 

 21/07/2013

15/07/2014

Completed

16

Kapil Bhagat

M.E (Regular)

Accident studies and road safety audit on National Highways.

Tanuj Chopra

21/07/2013

15/07/2014

Completed

17

Vikaran Mahajan

M.E (Regular)

Correlation of CBR with index properties of soil.

Rajesh Pathak

Tanuj Chopra

21/07/2013

15/07/2014

Completed

18

Amit Randhawa

M.E (Regular)

Stability and Flow analysis of Bituminous Concrete grade II using different waste materials as additives.

Tanuj Chopra

21/07/2013

15/07/2014

Completed

19.

Tarun Gupta

M.E (Regular)

Effect of the position of geotextile on the strength characteristics of subgrade in bituminous pavements.

Rajesh Pathak

Tanuj Chopra

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

20

Vishal Singh Chib

M.E (Regular)

Effects of glass fibres on the shear strength of Soil

Rajesh Pathak

Tanuj Chopra

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

21

Abhishek Sehgal

M.E (Regular)

Strengthening of subgrade and subbase of bituminous pavement using RBI grade 81

Rajesh Pathak

Tanuj Chopra

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

22

Vaibhav Mehta

M.E (Regular)

Laboratory investigations of PQC using Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement as partial replacement of coarse aggregates.

Tanuj Chopra

Maneek Kumar

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

23

Ashish Sharma

M.E (Regular)

Effect of crumb rubber and steel fibers on strength characteristics of PQC slab.

Tanuj Chopra

Maneek Kumar

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

24

Raghav Garg

M.E (Regular)

Accident Studies and Road Safety audit of National Highway-64 for Zirakpur (0.000 KM) to Patiala (50.700KM)

Tanuj Chopra

Rajesh Pathak

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

25

Himanshu Gupta

M.E (Regular)

Laboratory investigations of Bituminous Concrete (Grade 1) using different types of additives.

Tanuj Chopra

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

26

Avishreshth

M.E (Regular)

Effect of addition of steel fibres on the properties of pervious concrete

Tanuj Chopra

PremPal Bansal

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

27

Jyoti Mandhani

M.E (Regular)

Development of Pavement Maintenance Management System (PMMS) of Patiala City road network using HDM-4 models.

Tanuj Chopra

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

28

Harjinder Kaur

M.E (Regular)

Effect of aggregate gradation and compactive effort on Marshall properties of Dense Bituminous Macadam Grade-II

Tanuj Chopra

30/07/2015

31/07/2016

Completed

29

Navdeep Kaur

M.E (Regular)

Stability & Flow analysis of Bituminous Concrete Grade II using Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement.

Tanuj Chopra

20/07/2016

04/08/2017

Completed

30

Harpreet Singh

M.E (Regular)

Effect of addition of SBS Polymer & Zycotherm on Bitumen and Bituminous concrete mix prepared with river bed and limestone aggregate.

Tanuj Chopra

Neena Garg

20/07/2016

01/08/2017

Completed

 

31

Jaspreet Singh

M.E (Regular)
Effect of addition of epoxy resin in VG30 bitumen for Grade 2 Bituminous concrete mixes

Tanuj Chopra

Neena Garg

20/07/2016

01/08/2017

Completed

 

32

Lovepreet Sharma

M.E (Regular)

Accident studies and road safety audit of four lane Jammu to Udhampur section of NH-1A  from KM 15.200 to KM 67.00 in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Tanuj Chopra

20/07/2016

01/08/2017

Completed

 

34

Sahil Kamotra

M.E (Regular)

 

Prediction of Pavement Performance using various deterioration models for Patiala urban road network.

Tanuj Chopra

20/07/2016

01/08/2017

Completed

 

35

Shubham Moudgil

M.E (Regular)

Effect of addition of Marble Dust in subgrade soils on the fatigue and rutting behavior of flexible pavements.

Tanuj Chopra

Rajesh Pathak

20/07/2016

24/07/2017

Completed

 

36

Anmol Bharat Dogra

M.E (Regular)

Rheological Properties of Unaged and Aged Bitumen Modified with Lignosulphonate.

Tanuj Chopra

20/7/2017

20/7/2018

Completed

 

37.

Shivam Tyagi

M.E (Regular)

Seismic Response Analysis of an Isolated Bridge

Dr. Lakshmy Parameswaran

Chief Scientist, CSIR-CRRI &             Dr. Tanuj Chopra

20/7/2017

20/7/2018

Completed

 

38

Abhinav Aggarwal

M.E (Regular)

Accident Studies & Road Safety Audit for Urban Road Network of Patiala City

Prof. Geetam Tiwari, IIT Delhi &      

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

20/7/2017

20/7/2018

Completed

 

39

Harman deep Kaur

M.E (Regular)

Development of Rural Road Maintenance Management System (RRMMS)

Tanuj Chopra

20/7/2017

20/7/2018

Completed

 

40

Manmeet Singh

M.E (Regular)

Structural and Functional Evaluation of Pavement Quality Concrete (PQC) Slab and Developing Cost Effective Maintenance Strategies for National Highways

Tanuj Chopra

20/7/2017

20/7/2018

Completed

 

41

Gurpreet Singh

M.E (Regular)

Comparison of various pavement deterioration prediction models for urban roads.

Tanuj Chopra

20/7/2017

20/7/2018

Completed

 

42

Priya Mittal

M.E (Regular)

Development of Pavement Maintenance Management System for National Highways

Tanuj Chopra

20/7/2017

20/7/2018

Completed

 

43

Harsimran Singh Handa

M.E (Regular)

Redevelopment of Urban Street from Fountain Chowk to Bus stand of Patiala City

Prof. Geetam Tiwari, IIT Delhi &      

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

20/7/2017

20/7/2018

Completed

 

44

Nitish Kumar

M.E (Regular)

Effect of Polymer Fibre Recron-3S & Fly-ash on strength characteristics of Pavement Quality Concrete Roads.

Tanuj Chopra

20/7/2017

20/7/2018

Completed

 

45

Pritam Bhowmik

M.E (Regular)

Laboratory Performance observations of Cement Grouted Bituminous mix using different grades of Binder

Mr. Manoj Kumar Shukla, Principal Scientist & HOD, CSIR-CRRI &                

Dr. Tanuj Chopra 

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

46

Sanjeev Kumar

M.E (Regular)

Design of Porous Asphalt Pavement for Storm Water Management

Sh. Sunil Jain, Senior Principal Scientist CSIR-CRRI,             Sh. Sampath Kumar Scientist, CSIR-CRRI                     Dr. Tanuj Chopra

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

47

Vikas Thakur

M.E (Regular)

Study of Driver Behaviour for Road Safety

Dr. Neelima Chakrabarty, Sr. Principal Scientist, CSIR-CRRI           Ms. Kamini Gupta, Sr. Technical Officer,       

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

48

Nishant Garg

M.E (Regular)

Experimental Studies on Bio-Bitumen produced using Charcoal from coconut shell waste

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

Dr. Anush.K Chandrappa &        

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

49

Moedd Ahmad Nazki

M.E (Regular)

Rheological Characterization and Thermal Conductivity of Graphene Modified Asphalt Binder

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

Dr. Anush K. Chandrappa 

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

50

Shubham Mishra

M.E (Regular)

Comparison of Different Programs for analysing Falling Weight Deflectometer Data

Dr. Tanuj Chopra            Dr. Pardeep Kumar (Principal Scientist & Head, CSIR-CRRI)          Mr. Rakesh K. Srivastava, Sr. Principal Scientist, CSIR-CRRI

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

51

Ajay Singh

M.E (Regular)

Development and Evaluation of Cement Grouted Bituminous Mixes for Pavement Applications

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

52

Abhishek Sharma

M.E (Regular)

Health Monitoring of National Highway Network Using HDM-4 And Genetic Programming To Develop Road Maintenance Management System

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

53

Ashutosh Kaushal

M.E (Regular)

Effect of Addition of Plastic Fibres on strength characteristics of a Subgrade Soil

Prof. Rajesh Pathak  &     

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

54

Shubham Mahajan

M.E (Regular)

Effect of recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) & used foundry sand in Dense Bituminous Macadam (DBM-II)mix

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

&

 Dr. Aditya Parihar

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

55

Suneha

M.E (Regular)

Laboratory Investigations and Performance Evaluations of Open Graded Friction Course (OGFC): Porous Asphalt Pavement

Prof. Rajesh Pathak &          Dr. Tanuj Chopra

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

56

Sahil Kukreja

M.E (Regular)

Development of Pavement Maintenance & Management System (PMMS) for local streets of Patiala City using HDM-4.

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

July2018

June 2019

Completed

 

57

Ayush Bhardwaj

M.E (Regular)

Effect of Modified Binders on performance characteristics of Flexible Pavements

Dr. Manpreet Singh

Dr. Tanuj Chopra 

 

July2019

August 2020

Completed

 

58

Gourav Chauhan

M.E (Regular)

Trip Generation Modelling for Mass Housing Society

Dr. Ch. Ravi Shekhar Senior Principal Scientist, TPE Division, CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi

Dr. Ravindra Kumar Senior Principal Scientist, TPE Division, CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi

 Dr. Tanuj Chopra Assistant Professor, CED, TIET

July2019

August 2020

Completed

 

59

Nipun Madaan

M.E (Regular)

DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF COLD MIX CEMENT GROUT BITUMINOUS MIXES

Sh.  Manoj Kumar Shukla, Principal Scientist, CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi

&

 Dr. Tanuj Chopra

July2019

August 2020

Completed

 

60

Jerin  Thomas John

M.E (Regular)

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF VARIOUS PAVEMENT ANALYSIS, DESIGN AND EVALUATION TECHNIQUES FOR VARIOUS NATIONAL HIGHWAY PROJECTS

Sh. Uday Shankar Maity, Additional Vice President, Accrete Consulting Engineers, Gurgaon

&

Dr. Tanuj Chopra

July2019

August 2020

Completed

 

Capstone Projects Guided

  • Calibration of HDM-4 Models & Design of urban Pavement Maintenance Management system for Patiala road network.
  • Life cycle cost analysis for the road network of Patiala city using HDM-4 distress models.
  • Development of Pavement Maintenance Management System for low volume roads using HDM-4 and Genetic Programming.
  • Design of Stone Matrix Asphalt mix as a wearingsurface on flexible pavements.
  • Design of conventional and ultra-thin white toppingoverlay for damaged bituminous pavement.
  • Design of overlay for the existing bituminous pavement & development of Maintenance Management system for Road Sections of Patiala City Using HDM-4.
  • Rehabilitation of Pre-Existing Damaged Bituminous Pavements Using White Topping.
  • Analysis & Design of Flexible Pavements for the National Highway Project.

Title of some of the Projects Guided:

  1. Up gradation & Rehabilitation of NH-25 to four lane dual configuration carriageway from km. 170.000 to km. 220.000 in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Civil Contract Package: EW II (UP 05) with IRCON International Limited.
  2. Construction of Memorial of Smt. Vidyawatiji, Mother of Great Martyr SaheedBhagat Singh at Moranwali village, District Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India.
  3. Rehabilitation, Strengthening and Four Laning of Jalandhar-Pathankot section (km 70.00 to km 110.00) of NH-1A in the states of Punjab & Himachal Pradesh-Contract Package Unit: NS-37.
  4. Construction of 4-laning road from km 232.500 to 234.900 (length 2.4 km) of NH-71 on single side and right side of existing road with 1.5 m Paved shoulder of Sangrur-Patran-Khanouri Road in state of Punjab.
  5. Analysis of RMC & Design Mixes of Higher Grade Concrete.
  6. Construction of Pavement Quality Concrete (PQC) layer at the Toll Plazas in the project of developing the existing two lane carriageway to four lane dual carriageway configuration including strengthening of the existing two lanes from km 652.00 to km 704.227 and constructing new four lane bypass 42.836 km long emanating from km 704.227 of NH-7 and joining NH-6 at km 542.0800.
  7. Strengthening &widening of existing 2-lane road to 4-lane dual carriageway from km 5-735 to km 39-960 of NH-22 & km 0-000 to km 0-871 of NH-21, Ambala Chandigarh Section.
  8. Resurfacing of Runway at Air force Station, Halwara, District Ludhiana.
  9. Design of Flexible Pavement using IRC: 37-2001.
  10. Estimation of Widening / Upgradation of Road Project from BatamalooBridge to Haft Chinar as dual carriageway of 7.25 m width for 1.50 km.
  11. Estimation of Widening of Maulana Azad Road as a six lane corridor from Maulana Azad Bridge to Budshah Bridge.
  12. Construction techniques of the flexible pavements in a six laning project of Panipat-Jalandhar section of NH-1 (Reach-3).
  13. Construction of Highway Embankments using Industrial Waste- Case study on 4/6 laning of Berhampur-Farakka section of NH-34.
  14. Tunnelling by New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM) at Jammu Kashmir Rail Link Project (JKRLP).
  15. Detailed Project Report for Improvement and Up-gradation of Bhadarwah-Chamba Road.
  16. Planning & Designing of Roads for Mahindra World City, Special Economic Zone at Jaipur.

Major Consultancy Projects:-

  • Appointed by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)as Deputy Road Safety Auditor &Highway Engineer for the Four Laning of Kiratpur Sahib – Nerchowk section of NH-21 from km 73.200 to km 186.500 in the state of Himachal Pradesh for development, Construction and Post COD operation and Maintenance phase. (Consultancy Fees: Rs. 50,00,000)
  • Appointed by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) as Deputy Road Safety Auditor &Highway Engineer for the Four Laning of Jammu-Udhampur Section of NH-1A from km 15.000 to km 67.000 in the state of Jammu and Kashmir for development, Construction and Post COD operation and Maintenance phase.(Consultancy Fees: Rs. 35,00,000)
  • Working as Deputy Road Safety Auditor&Highway Engineer for construction of high level major bridge on river Hatania-Doania at km 113.297 of NH-117 in the district of South 24 Parganas, West Bengal.
  • Deputy Road Safety Auditor & Highway Engineer for the construction of bridge over river Kushabhadra on Balakati-Balianta road (old Jagannath Sadak) along with both side approaches in the district of Khurda.
  • Deputy Road Safety Auditor& Highway Engineer for the construction of four lanes with paved side shoulder of Harike bypass of NH-15 from existing km 158.350 to 166.925 of NH-15 in the state of Punjab under NHDP-IV.
  • Consultancy of design of dowel bars in PQC (Pavement Quality Concrete) of M-35 grade for the development of IFP, Nabha (New) for PSIEC / Patiala from March to April 2017.
  • Deputy Road Safety Auditor cum Highway Engineer forconstruction of bridge over Fulahar river at Nakatti Point connecting Malda District with Katihar District.
  • Deputy Road Safety Auditor& Highway Engineer for construction of bridge over river Chetei Nallah at 26th Km of Jaleswar-Batgram-Chandeneswar Road (SH) along with both side approaches in the district of Balasore

Consultancy Projects (2012 onwards)

 

Sr. No.

Title

Position

Client Organization

Date of

Start

(YY/MM/DD)

Date of Completion

(YY/MM/DD)

1

Checking of estimate for construction of Institute of Technology campus, Mansa

Principal Investigator

Punjab Technical University

2012-06-07

2012-07-01

2

Estimate Vetting of PTU Campus at Jalandhar - Kapurthala Road

Principal Investigator

PTU

2012-02-02

2012-03-01

3

Estimate checking of hostels for Derabassi Campus, Thapar University, Patiala

Principal Investigator

Thapar University

2012-02-01

2012-04-01

4

Estimate Vetting of External Services Package of Derabassi Campus, TU

Principal Investigator

Thapar University

2012-05-01

2012-06-01

5

Quality Control Testing of Bitumen Samples from various Government and Private Organizations.

Principal Investigator

Various Govt. and Private Organizations

2007 onwards

Till Date.

6

CBR testing of Subgrade & other layers of various Road Projects

Principal Investigator

Various Govt. and Private Organizations

2007

Till Date.

7

Premix carpet testing work for road work  at focal point, Patiala

Principal Investigator

Improvement Trust Patiala

2012-10-08

2012-11-01

8

Testing of Semi Dense Bituminous Concrete (SDBC).

Principal Investigator

M/S Ganga Acrowools Limited, GT Road, Ludhiana

2013-02-15

2013-03-01

9

Premix Carpet Testing for road work at Ropar.

Principal Investigator

Punjab State Electricity Board

 

2013-02-19

2013-03-03

10

Pavement Crust Design for the up gradation of Patiala-Pehowa Road of approximately 18.50 km stretch at KM 18.00 to KM 36.50

Principal Investigator

Executive Engineer, Construction Division, PWD, B&R Patiala

2013.04.15

2013.04.23

11

Testing of the Bitumen Samples used for the construction of Premix Carpet.

Principal Investigator

Executive Engineer, Punjab Mandi Board, Sangrur

2013.05.28

2013.06.04

12

Design Vetting: -Output and performance based road contract for improvement, rehabilitation and resurfacing & routine maintenance works of roads of Sangrur-Mansa-Bathinda Area. (S1 to S5 World bank Funded Project)

 

Principal Investigator

Executive Engineer, PWD, B& R, Sangrur.

September 2013

May 2014

13

Design of Concrete Road from Back Side of Rajindra Hospital to 23 No Railway Crossing, Patiala.

 

Principal Investigator

 Improvement Trust, Patiala

December 2013

Feb, 2014

14

Inspection of roads under jurisdiction of Construction Division, Sirhind

Principal Investigator

SE, PWD B&R Branch, Patiala

June 14

June 14

15

PCN evaluation of the Beas Airport, Beas Punjab.

Principal Investigator

Ligare Aviation Limited, Beas

June 14

June 14

16

Checking of Design mixes of Municipal Corporation Jalandhar

Principal Investigator

M.C Jalandhar

April 15

April 15

17

Design of internal roads for the PUDA for two residential PUDA Projects

Principal Investigator

PUDA

December 15

January 16

18

Design of PQC road for the state highway Patiala-Pehowa road under PIDB scheme as concrete (rigid) overlay over the existing bituminous pavement.

Principal Investigator

 PWD B&R

 December 15

January 16

19

Design of concrete roads for Industrial focal point Ludhiana.

Principal Investigator

Punjab Small Industries and export corporation Limited

December 16

February 17

20

Design of concrete roads for Industrial focal point, Khanna.

Principal Investigator

Punjab Small Industries and export corporation Limited

January 17

February 17

21

Design of Concrete roads for old jail site Bathinda & Logistic park, Dabwali Road, Bathinda.

Principal Investigator

Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority

February 17

March 17

22

Design of internal roads at Shri Guru
RamDass Urban Estate / Design of the roads
at commercial pocket on Amritsar-Ajnala
road at Amritsar (Jail Site), Amritsar

Principal
Investigator

Amritsar
Development
Authority, ADA,
Amritsar

May 2018

July 2018

23

Vetting of road crust design for cement
concrete cc roads in PDA enclave, Dhuri.

Principal
Investigator

PUDA

May 2018

July 2018

24

Design of PQC roads for Urban Estate
Phase-4

Principal
Investigator

Punjab Urban
Planning and
Development
Authority

May 2018

July 2018

25

Consultancy services for laying of a premix
carpet road using multi-layer plastic for
PMGSY section at village Ikolahi in District
Ludhiana.

Principal
Investigator

Punjab Pollution
Control Board
(PPCB)

May 2018

July 2018

26

Consultancy of design of dowel bars in PQC (Pavement Quality Concrete) of M-35 grade for the development of IFP, Nabha

Principal
Investigator

PSIEC PATIALA

2018

2018

27

Evaluation of Internal roads of Mohali Township

Principal
Investigator

M/s Mohal Infrastructure an d Construction Private Limited, Chandigarh

2018

2018

28

Structural design of various internal roads for New Model township in Patiala

Principal
Investigator

Punjab Urban Development Authority

2019

2019

29

DPR Preparation of Karnataka Highway Project

Principal
Investigator

Kiranotech Engineering Consultancy (P) Ltd.

2019

2019

30

 

Testing of DBM & BC as per MORTH for NH-95 (Kharar-Ludhiana National Highway)

Principal
Investigator

ASHOKA BUILDCON LIMITED

2019

2019

27

Vetting of Traffic survey and Axle load survey for VDF calculations of PMGSY Project roads

Principal
Investigator

NKM Research and Consultancy

2020

Ongoing

 

 

Expert Lectures Delivered

  1. Delivered anexpert lecture as on “Road Safety Aspects on Indian National Highways” on September 15, 2011 at Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technology.
  2. Delivered a keynote lecture on “Road Accidents- A Major Disaster” during STP on Disaster Management at Thapar University, Patiala.
  3. Presented a paper on “Efforts towards developing of GIS & GUI based Pavement Maintenance Management Systems for use by small to medium sized cities in India” as an invited speaker at ICPT Bangkok, Thailand organized by Ministry of Transport in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University & Road Association of Thailand.
  4. Delivered a lecture series on “Construction Management Practices in India” at Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technology in July 2011.
  5. Delivered an expert lecture on “Equipment Management for a National Highway Projects in India” at Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technology in September 2011.
  6. Delivered the online lectures on “Construction Management and Transportation Engineering” for Distance Education Technical Programme.
  7. Delivered an expert lecture on “Development of Road Infrastructure & Road Safety Aspects on Indian Highways” in May, 2014 at Punjabi University, Patiala in faculty orientation and development course
  8. Delivered an expert lecture on “Structural design of runway pavements” for M.Tech Transportation Engineering students at Punjab Institute of Technology, Mohali, in October 2014.
  9. Delivered an expert lecture on “Highway Economics” for M.Tech Transportation Engineering students at Punjab Institute of Technology, Mohali, in May 2015.
  10. Delivered an expert lecture on “Highway Construction Techniques” at UIET on 29.02.2016.
  11. Delivered a keynote lecture on “Smart Cities Infrastructure” at ATAL MISSION FOR REJUVENATION AND URBAN TRANSFORMATION (AMRUT), organized by Municipal Corporation Patiala on June 25, 2016.
  12. Delivered an expert lecture at IIT Delhi on Road Safety Audit of National Highways at Training Program organized by TRIPP, ADB, MORTH and IIT Delhi in 2018.
  13. Delivered an expert lecture as keynote speaker in One Day Workshop on Design of Flexible Pavement as per revised IRC: 37-2018 organised by General Highways and Infracon Pvt limited on July 10, 2019.
  14. Delivered an expert lecture as keynote speaker in One Day Workshop on Design of Flexible Pavement as per revised IRC: 37-2018 organised by General Highways and Infracon Pvt limited on July 10, 2019.
  15. Delivered an expert lecture on Latest Trends in Highway Engineering at MIET Jammu in February and April 2020.
  16. Delivered an expert lecture in MHRD sponsored webinar organised by NITTTR Chandigarh on Pavement design using Geosynthetics in May 2020.
  17. Delivered an expert lecture in AICTE sponsored webinar organised by Coimbatore Institute of Technology, TN on Pavement Design and Evaluation for high volume corridors as per latest IRC guidelines in October 2020.
  18. Delivered an online expert talk on Pavement Evaluation Techniques & Development of Pavement Maintenance Management system for Highways at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia in August 2020.
  19. Delivered webinar on Modified Asphalt Binders organised by "Anton Paar India Pvt Limited" on August 4, 2020.
  20. Delivered webinar on Trends in Concrete Pavements organised by Indian Concrete Institute and UltraTech cement Ltd on 10th December 2020.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops – Attended as Delegate/Speaker

  1. International Seminar on National Road Development Strategies and Road Safety on Improved Highways organized by Transportation Planning Department, SPA, 14-19 March 2011, New Delhi.
  2. Conference on Trends and Advances in Transportation Engineering, TREAT-2010.
  3. 7th International Conference on Road & Airfield Pavement Technology 2011, organized by Ministry of Transport in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University & Road Asscociation of Thailand.
  4. Indo-US Workshop- HiPAVE, Highway & Airport Pavement Engineering: Challenges and opportunities organized by Transportation Engineering Division, IIT Kharagpur.
  5. National Get-together on Road Research and its Utilization, Transportation Challenges 2022 and R&D needs, March 1-2, 2012 organized by CSIR-Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi.
  6. International Workshop of one day on Reinforced Soil & Geosynthetic Engineering, 16th December, 2012 organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Testing and Consultancy Cell and Indian Geotechnical Society: Ludhiana Chapter.
  7. Participated in “High Speed Rail Symposium” organized by the Transportation Research Group (TRG) of India on 9th to 10th May, 2013 at Mysore, India. (Sponsored by Thapar University under TEQIP Project).
  8. Speaker at International Conference on Concrete Sustainability, 27-29th May, 2013 at Tokyo, Japan, organized by Japan Concrete Institute (JCI)& American Concrete Institute.
  9. Participated in workshop on Forensic Geotechnical Engineering, 10-12, October 2014, conducted by Indian Geotechnical Society, Ludhiana Chapter at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana.
  10. Speaker at Conference on Sustainable Asphalt Pavements for Developing Countries on March 11th -12th, 2016 at CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi.
  11. Speaker at University of Southern Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in December 2018 for ASEA-SEC-4 Conference.
  12. Speaker at MAIREPAV9 conference at Zurich (Online presentation) in July 2020.

Training Programme attended

  1. Successfully attended 12 Days Training Programmeon “International Course on Dissemination of HDM-4” from September 27, 2010 to October 08, 2010, organized by Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New Delhi.
  2. Two Day Training Programme on the “PRIMAVERA – Software for Construction Management” organised by CADD CENTRE Software Solutions Pvt Ltd at Thapar University, Patiala.
  3. One Day Training Programme on the “HEADS – Software for Highway Designing” organised by Tech Soft at Thapar University, Patiala.
  4. Six months Trainingon Highway Project of Four Laning &Strengthening of two lane sections between Bhaunti (km 470) and Fatehpur Border (km 38) of NH 2 in Kanpur (Construction Package II B as a part of Golden Quadrilateral Project of India)

 

Workshops/Seminars - Organized

 

  1. Organized a National Workshop on “Stainless steel applications in Infrastructure development” in collaboration with Jindal Stainless ltd. April 22, 2011.
  2. Faculty Advisor (Finance) of the ARANYA – 2010 to 2014 – a mega-technical festival involving various engineering institutes from the country, held in the month of October – November, every year.
  3. Organized a one day workshop as Coordinator on “Emerging trend in Civil Engineering” at Thapar University, Patiala on August 2013 under TEQIP program.
  4. Organized a 2 day workshop on “Road Safety Aspects for National Highways” sponsored by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on 10, 11 April 2014 at Thapar University, Patiala.
  5. Organized a workshop on Road Safety Audit, sponsored by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on May 23, 2015.

Professional/Academic Achievements

  1. Faculty In-charge, Transportation Engineering Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, ThaparUniversity since 2011.
  2. Received the MODROB projectof Rs. 15, 00,000 from AICTE as the Faculty In-charge of the Transportation Engineering Lab.
  3. As the Faculty In-charge, procured the various major equipments like Pavement Quality Indicator (PQI), Core Drilling Machines, Fifth Wheel Bump Integrator, Modified Marshall Testing Apparatus, Computerized Digital CBR testing Machine, Rotational Viscometer and various software’s like HEADS, PRIMAVERA &  HDM-4.
  4. Project Semester In-charge(Industrial Training Coordinator) from 2010-till date.
  5. Vice-President of FROSH WEEK organized at Thapar University, Patiala in 2012-2015.
  6. Project Coordinator for B.Tech Civil, Distance Education Programme at Thapar University, Patiala.
  7. Programme Officer, National Service Scheme (NSS), Civil Engineering Unit at TU, Patiala. (2010-2013)
  8. Faculty Coordinator for Royal Civilians in THAPARLYMPICS since 2011.
  9. Faculty In-charge of the survey camp team for the surveyingcamp of BE Civil 2nd year Students in 2010 held at Dalhousie.
  10. Student Reaction Survey (SRS) Score of 87.4% (Average of the last 5 years of UG & PG Courses).
  11. President, Visual Bulletin Society, Thapar University.
  12. President, Thapar Society of Civil Engineers (TSCE) at Thapar University, Patiala.
  13. Website Coordinator for the Department of Civil Engineering, Thapar University, Patiala.
  14. Program Coordinator for Post Graduate Program of   M.E Civil Infrastructure Engineering at Thapar University, Patiala.
  15. As the Faculty In-charge of transportation engineering lab, procured the Rheometer (Anton Paar) & Light weight deflectometer (LWD from Dynatest) in 2017.
  16. Capstone Project In-charge(Coordinator) from 2015-till date.

Honors and Awards

  • Awarded with the Performance Incentives by the Thapar University for the three  years 2010, 2011 & 2012 under Performance Incentive Scheme for performing excellence in Academics & Research activities.
  • Awarded with the Teaching Excellence Award under Performance Incentive Scheme (PIS) by the Thapar University, Patiala for the year 2015-16, 2016-17.
  • Awarded with the Teaching Excellence Award under Performance Incentive Scheme (PIS) by the Thapar University, Patiala for the year 2017-18, 2018-19 (Grade A).
  • Secured First Rank in Punjab University Examination of Mater of Engineering in Transportation Engineering held in December, 2005.

Membership of scientific and professional societies

  • Member, Indian Road Congress (IRC), Membership No. 38749.
  • Life Member, Transportation Research Group of India (TRG), Membership No.  115.
  • Member, Institute of Highway Engineers, London, Membership No. 0034320.
  • Member, Patiala Management Association (PMA).
  • Member, Thapar Society of Civil Engineers (TSCE) from 2000-04.
  • Ass. Member, Transportation and Development Institute (TDI), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Membership No. 9552156.

COURSES TAUGHT AT UG AND PG LEVEL

S.NO

SUBJECT

LEVEL

CLASS STRENGTH

STUDENT REACTION SURVEY

(SRS SCORE)

1

Civil Engineering Materials

UG-2nd Year

97

92% (July-Dec)

2

Construction Management

UG-3rd  Year

83

88% (July-Dec)

3

Transportation Engineering-I, Lab

UG-3rd  Year

42

87.8%(July-Dec)

4

Transportation Engineering-II

(Airport & Railway Engg.)

UG-3rd  Year

89

92% (Jan-June)

5

Advanced Transportation Engineering, Lab

UG-FINAL YEAR

59

80.1% 

(Jan-June)

6

Transportation Planning and Economics

M.E CIVIL-INFRASTRUCTURE Engineering

PG-First Year

09

97%

(Jan-June)

7

Transportation Engineering-1

UG-3rd  Year

76

93%

(Odd sem)

8.

Design of Pavements

M.E CIVIL-INFRASTRUCTURE Engineering

PG-First Year & Ph.D students

30

95%

(Even Sem)

9.

Advanced Railway & Airport Engineering

M.E CIVIL-INFRASTRUCTURE Engineering

PG-First Year

30

94%

(Odd Sem)

 

FOREIGN VISITS

  • Visited Bangkok, Thailand as a Delegate Speaker in the 7th International Conference on Road & Airfield Pavement Technology 2011, organized by Ministry of Transport in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University & Road Association of Thailand.
  • Visited Tokyo, Japan as a Delegate Speaker in the International Conference on Concrete Sustainability from 27-29th May, 2013 organized by Japan Concrete Institute (JCI) & American Concrete Institute.
  • Represented Thapar University, Patiala in India Education Fair at Muscat, Dubai & Abu Dhabi in January, 2017 & 2018.
  • Visited Brisbane, Australia, as a Delegate Speaker in the International Conference ASEA-SEC 4from December 3-5, 2018

 

(TANUJ CHOPRA)