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The Assam Kaziranga University

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The Assam Kaziranga University

Dr. Shwetambara Verma

Designation: Professor, Associate Dean(Under Graduate) & HOD(CE)

Email: shwetambara@kazirangauniversity.in

Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  • M.E Structural Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  • B.E Civil Engineering from Kavikulguru Institute of Technology and Science, Ramtek
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Experience:

  • 12 years Teaching and Industrial Experience

Worked in:

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited
  • ECBC Cell, Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency, Govt. of Jharkhand
  • Amity University, Noida
  • Infrastructure expert
  • SKIPA, Government of Jharkhand
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Patna, India
  • Cambridge Institute of Technology, Ranchi University, Ranchi India

Career Highlights & Awards:

Achievements

  • Reviewer of the International Journal X-Ray Spectrometry, Wiley
  • Reviewer of the International Journal Structures, ELSEVIER
  • Member of the editorial board (2013-2014) of ABACUS, A bi-annually internationally refereed journal on architecture, conservation, and studies. ISSN: 0973-8339.
  • Established the first Students’ Chapter of IEI in Civil Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology at Kaziranga University

Membership

  • Life member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). Membership No. LM 90312.
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers (IEI). Membership No. M-1729467

Invited Lectures
For public agencies:

  • “Analysis of good practices in sewerage and septage”, in AMRUT trainings for Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, Lucknow (Estd. By Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India), July 1st, 2016.
  • “Analysis of good practices in water supply”, in AMRUT trainings for Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, Lucknow (Estd. By Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India), June 30th, 2016.
  • “Key learning from PPP case studies from India”, in AMRUT trainings for Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, Lucknow (Estd. By Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India), June 29th, 2016.
  • “Good practices in sewerage and septage”, in AMRUT trainings for Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, Lucknow (Estd. By Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India), June 25th, 2016.
  • “Good practices in water supply”, in AMRUT trainings for Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, Lucknow (Estd. By Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India), June 24th, 2016.
  • “Overview of centrally sponsored schemes with espect to urban development”, in training program for NULM- City Mission Manager, SKIPA, Ranchi, September 17th, 2015.

Coordinated Training/Webinar

  • Organized and coordinated webinar on “Structural Irregularities on Buildings” held on 27th February 2021, Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology, Kaziranga University.
  • Organized and coordinated Faculty Development Program held on 24th-27th November and 1st December 2020, School of Engineering and Technology, Kaziranga University.
  • Organized and coordinated webinar on “Historical structures and Bridges in the North-East” held on 21st July 2020, Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology, Kaziranga University.
  • Organized and coordinated training programmes in “Energy Conservation Building Code” held on 16th -17th July 2019 in Birla Institute of Technology and 21st -22nd August 2019 in Central university, Jharkhand.

Publications:

International Journals:

  • Varadharajan S., Animesh k Jaiswal., and Verma S., (2020); “Assessment of mechanical properties and environmental benefits of using rice husk ash and marble dust in concrete”; Structures, ELSEVIER, Volume 28, pp.389-406, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2020.09.005Get rights and content (Indexed in SCIe and SCOPUS)
  • Verma S., Sengupta S., Varadharajan S and Kumar A., (2018); “A preliminary assessment of microstructural and compositional characteristics of two variants of pre and post carbonated concrete mixes”; X‐Ray Spectrometry, Volume 47, Issue 4, ISSN: 1097-4539, pp. 277–286, DOI: 10.1002/xrs.2839 (Indexed in SCI).
  • Verma S., and Kujur J., (2018)., “Water permeability and carbonation modelling of different variants of concrete using ANN”, Malaysian Construction Research Journal, ISSN: 19853807 Volume 26, Issue 3, pp. 111-124. (Indexed in SCOPUS).

Book Chapter Publication:

  • Varadharajan, Kirthanashri S. Vasanthan, Shwetambra Verma, and Priyanka Singh., (2020); “Applications of Back Propagation and Conjugate Gradient Neural Networks in Structural Engineering”, Cognitive Computing Systems-Applications and Technological Advancements, Apple Academic Press, ISBN:9781771889315.
  • Varadharajan, Kirthanashri S. Vasanthan, Shwetambra Verma, and Priyanka Singh., (2020); “Application of Neural Networks in Construction Management”, Cognitive Computing Systems-Applications and Technological Advancements, Apple Academic Press, ISBN:9781771889315.
  • Verma S., and Kujur J., (2017); “Statistical analysis of carbonation behaviour of concrete with manufactured sand”, Construction Management, Mechanization and Environmental Sustainability (CMMES 2017), ISBN: 978-9386210852
  • Verma S., and Kumar A., (2017); “Prediction of compressive strength using artificial neural network”, Construction Management, Mechanization and Environmental Sustainability (CMMES 2017), ISBN: 978-9386210852

International Conferences/Seminars:

  • Verma S., Sengupta S., Varadharajan S and Tomar R.K., (2018); “Corrosion current density modelling using artificial neural network”, 8th International (IEEE) conference, Confluence 2018, 11-12th January 10.1109/CONFLUENCE.2018.8442588 (indexed in SCOPUS).
  • Varadharajan S., Verma S., Srivastava A., and Kumar V., (2018); “Estimation of fundamental time period of soft storey buildings using artificial intelligence”, 8th International (IEEE) conference, Confluence 2108, 11-12th January 10.1109/CONFLUENCE.2018.8442951, (indexed in SCOPUS).
  • Varadharajan S., Verma S., Khan S. A., Amin A., Wani U., Rasool F., Rathore D., (2018): “Utilization of artificial intelligence for estimation of fundamental time period of plan asymmetric buildings”, International Conference on Computing, Sep. 2018.10.1109/GUCON.2018.8674977 (indexed in SCOPUS).
  • Verma S., Kumar A., and Rai B., (2012); “Green concrete – an emerging trend in India”, International Conference on Advances in Civil and Architectural Engineering 21-23rd June 2012, School of Architecture and Department of Civil Engineering, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bangalore, ISBN 978-93-82338-01-7.

National Conferences/Seminars

  • Verma S., and Kujur J., (2017); “Statistical analysis of carbonation behaviour of concrete with manufactured sand”, National Conference on Construction Management, Mechanization and Environmental Sustainability (CMMES 2017), 21–22nd, 2017, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India.
  • Verma S., and Kumar A., (2017); “Prediction of compressive strength using artificial neural network”, National Conference on Construction Management, Mechanization and Environmental Sustainability (CMMES 2017), 21–22nd, 2017, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India.
  • , Mishra S., Chaudhary S., Verma S., and Jha N., (2015); “Urban environment: Challenges and conflicts”, Annual Conference of Konkan Geographers Association of India and National Seminar on Environmental Degradation: Challenges and Remedies, 5–6th November 2015, ICSSR Sponsored, Department of Geography, Nirmala College, Ranchi.
  • Verma S., and Mishra S., (2015); “Smart city infrastructure development”, All India seminar on quality management in rural roads & bridges and role of civil engineering in smart cities, 12 -13th September 2015, The Institution of Engineers (India), Jharkhand State Centre, Ranchi, under the aegis of Civil Engineering Division Board, IEI, Ranchi
  • Verma S., and Kumar A., (2011); “Partnerships between industry and academia”, National Seminar on Academic Institutes–Industries Interaction 24-25th September 2011, Organized by Cambridge Institute of Technology and The Institution of Engineers (India) Ranchi.
  • Verma S., and Soren N., (2006); Rain water harvesting in National Conference on Recent Advances in Environmental Biotechnology for Forest and Bio-Diversity Management, 7-8th March, 2006, Organized by Inter Disciplinary Forum, Ranchi Women’s College in collaboration with Council for Vocational Studies, Ranchi University, Sponsored by NAEB, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Government of India, Ranchi.

Seminar and Workshop Attended

  • Attended short term training programme on “Building maintenance and preservation” sponsored by Department of Tourism, Art Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Jharkhand, Department of Architecture, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, 29-4th March 2016.
  • Attended one-day International workshop on “Emerging trends in earthquake engineering and structural dynamics” sponsored by TEQIP – II, IIT, Delhi, 20-21st December 2014.
  • Attended seminar on one-day National workshop on “Intellectual property rights” (IPR 2011), Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, 2nd December 2011.
  • Attended seminar on two-day National workshop on “Water quality monitoring and control”, Department of Applied Chemistry, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, 24-25th May 2011.
  • Attended seminar on one-day workshop on “Maintenance and rehabilitation of Civil engineering structures”, organized by Civil Engineering Association, Department of Civil Engineering, KITS, Ramtek and Indian Concrete Institute, ISTE Chapter, KITS, Nagpur, 25th September 2004.
  • Attended seminar on one-day National workshop on “Environmental and pollution awareness”, sponsored by AICTE, Nagpur, 10th July 2004.