NameRajesh Kumar Sharma
Date of Birth15.01.1992
E-mailrajeshkumar@cbri.res.in
Present DesignationScientist
GroupOrganic Building Materials
Rajesh Kr. OBM

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.Tech.Civil EngineeringMadan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)India2012
M.Tech.Building Engineering and Disaster Mitigation Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research, (AcSIR)- CBRI RoorkeeIndia2014

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationCivil Engineering (Building Materials & Concrete Technology)
b) Sub-area of SpecializationStone & agricultural wastes utilization, Lightweight structural and non-structural concrete, Composite cement.

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

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Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards):
    • International/National Journal papers:
      1. Rajesh Kumar, Rajni Lakhani and Priyanka Tomar, “A simple novel mix design method and properties assessment of foamed concretes with limestone slurry waste”,Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, Oct’ 2017, Volume 171, p. 1650-1663. (IF: 6.207). [DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.073]
      2. Priyanka Tomar, Rajni Lakhani, V.K. Chhibber and Rajesh Kumar, “Macro-Defect Free Cements: A Future Oriented Polymer Composite Materials for Construction Industries”,Composite Interfaces,Taylor & Francis Ltd, March’ 2018. (IF: 1.083). [DOI:10.1080/09276440.2018.1439637]
      3. Rajni Lakhani, Rajesh Kumar and Priyanka Tomar, “Utilization of stone waste in the development of value added products: A state of the art review’’, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review, Vol.7, Issue 3, Aug.’ 2014, pp 180-187, ISSN: 1791-2377 (Scopus indexed; SJR- 0.264/2014).
    • International/National Conference papers:
      1. Rajesh Kumar, Rajni Lakhani, Priyanka Tomar and Shahnawaz Khan, “Potential Use of Kota Stone Waste in the Production of Value Added Products”, Proceeding of 26th Annual General Meeting of Materials Research Society of India 2015, Jaipur, Feb. 9-11, 2015 (Accepted paper ID: MEE −08).
      2. Rajni Lakhani and Rajesh Kumar, “Effective Utilization of Limestone Slurry Waste as Partial Replacement of Sand for Non-structural Cellular Foamed Concrete Blocks”, Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Structural Concrete, La Plata Argentina ,Sept. 15-18, 2015 (Accepted paper ID: 401). URL- http://www.rilem.org/gene/main.php?base=500218&id_publication=443&id_papier=10387
      3. Rajesh Kumar and Rajni Lakhani, “Use of Kota Stone Slurry Waste in the Development of Non-Load Bearing Cellular Foamed Concrete Blocks”, An International Seminar on Emerging Building Materials and Construction Technologies, BMTPC, New Delhi, India, March 21-22, 2016.
      4. Rajni Lakhani and Rajesh Kumar, “Value Added Building Products using Kota Stone Cutting and Slurry Waste”, Emerging Building Materials and Construction Technologies, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, Nov. 18, 2016.
      5. Rajni Lakhani and Rajesh Kumar, “Sustainable Use of Kota Stone Waste”, Gainful Utilization of Marble Slurry and Other Stone Wastes, MNIT Jaipur, India, July 13, 2017,pp.191-192.
      6. Priyanka Tomar, Rajni Lakhani, Rajesh Kumar and Shahnawaz Khan,‘Influence of the Self Crosslinkable Polymers on the Properties of the Fly ash Blended Composite Cements“, An International conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial and Civil Engineering”, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Dec.17, 2017.
      7. Rajesh Kumar and N. Gopalakrishnan, ”Low Cost Building Products using Kotastone Waste as an Aggregate Replacement”, India Industry Fair, Jaipur, Jan. 06, 2018.
      8. Priyanka Tomar, Rajni Lakhani and Rajesh Kumar, ‘‘Micro-structure and Thermal properties of polymer modified fly ash blended cement pastes for Repair applications“, A National Seminar on Emerging Building Materials and Construction Technologies”, India Habitat Centre, Delhi, Feb. 22-23, 2018
      9. Priyanka Tomar, Rajni Lakhani and Rajesh Kumar, “Effect of Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose and Fly Ash on the Fresh and Hardened Properties of Cement Paste”, An International Conference on Advances in Construction Materials and Structures”, IIT- Roorkee, March 7-8, 2018.
  • National Magazine papers:

1. राजेश कुमार, बिभाकर कुमार सिंह व रजनी लखानी,  ”सीएसआईआर-सीबीआरआई, रुड़की द्वारा औद्योगिक एवं कृषि जन्य अपशिष्टों के उपयोग से इंजीनियरीकृत हलके गारे-फूस सम्मिश्रण का विकास”, सीएसआईआर समाचार, Vol.5,No 5, May.’ 2017, pp 72-75, ISSN: 0973- 2616. 

  • Tech. Reports: NIL
  • Workshop/STC etc :

1. National Workshop on ‘Gainful utilization of Kota stone slurry and other stone wastes’ at Kota stone small scale industries, Ramganj Mandi, Kota on 14-07-2015.

2. National Workshop on ‘Gainful utilization of Marble slurry and other stone wastes’ at MNIT Jaipur on 13-07-2017.

3. Technology Problem Discussion Session on ‘Mineral and Building Stone Processing Industries’ in ‘India Industry Fair’ at JECC, Sitapura, Jaipur on 06-01-2018; as an ‘Expert Committee Member’.

       4. Stakeholder Meeting on ‘Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3)’ in India Habitat Centre, Delhi on 06-02-2018.

  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters: NIL
  • Articles: NIL
  • Patents filed / granted: NIL
  • Processes Developed: 02 Nos.
  • MoU Signed : 01 No.
  • Process Under Utilization/Technology Transferred: 01 No. (”Building Products using Kota Stone Waste” to M/s Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board on 8th Aug.’ 2017)
  • Ongoing R & D Projects:

1- Development of Flooring/ Wall Tiles-Paver Blocks & Lightweight Blocks using Kota Stone Waste ( FTT: MLP-0511); as Co-Principal Investigator.

2- Recyclability of Marble Waste in Concrete Production and Products thereof (In-House R&D: OLP-0419); as Co-Principal Investigator.

        3- Improving Building Energy Efficiency – Development of Structural Interlocking Masonry Blocks using Industrial / Agro Industrial Wastes (Indo-U.S.: GAP-0806); as Team member.

  • Completed R & D Projects:

1- Development of Engineered Lightweight Mud-Phuska Composite using Industrial-cum-Agricultural Wastes (CSIR-800 -cum- In-House R&D: RSP-4051 (OLP-0393)); as Principal Investigator.

Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
स्वरचित हिंदी कविता पठन प्रतियोगिता (हिंदी सप्ताह समारोह)सीबीआरआई-निदेशकप्रथम पुरस्कार2017
हिंदी टिप्पण एवं आलेखन प्रतियोगिता (हिंदी सप्ताह समारोह)सीबीआरआई-निदेशकतृतीय पुरस्कार2017
Diamond Jubilee Director’s Technology Award - 2017Director, CBRIBest Technology Award2018

Professional Experience:.

  • Trainee Scientist : From 05-09-2012 to 07-01-2016
  • Scientist : From 08-01-2016 to Till date
Any other:
  • Pursuing PhD from Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR)- CBRI,Roorkee.
  • Member of BIS Committee – Acid Resistance Flooring CED 5:6.
  • Guided M.Tech., B.Tech. and M.Sc. students.