NameDr. Ashok Kumar
Date of Birth01.02.1963
E-mailashokkumar@cbri.res.in, kumarcbri@rediffmail.com
Present DesignationChief Scientist and Head, Ar. &P. Professor,AcSIR
DivisionArchitecture & Planning
Ashok Photo Dec 2019

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity / InstitutionCountryYear of Passing
B.Sc.Maths, Physics, ChemistryH.P.University, ShimlaIndia1984
B.Arch.Architecture, Bldg. Const. Design, etc.J.N.T.U. HyderabadIndia1989
M.U.R.P.Planning Design, Urban & Rural Infrastr. etc.University of RoorkeeIndia1998
Ph.D.Performance evaluation and green retrofit strategies for buildings in composite climateIndian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeIndia2016

Specialization

(a) Main Area of SpecializationArchitecture & Planning
(b) Sub-area of SpecializationSustainable Design, Green & Energy Efficient Buildings, Green Retrofits, Building Physics, Passive Design and Quantification, Life Cycle Energy Assessment, Affordable Housing, Low Cost Urban and Rural Housing, Prefabrication, IT Applications into Building Science, Rural Planning, Smart Buildings & Cities, Smart Villages etc.

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

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
GermanyR&D Collaboration between CSIR and Fraunhofer Institutes, Germany - Visited (i) Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (IBP), Holzkirchen, Munich, (ii) Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engg. & Automation (IPA), Stuttgart and (iii) Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology (IGB), Stuttgart.04.03.201905.03.2019
GermanyKnowledge Transformation Programme -cum -field visit for Energy Efficient Built Environment in India 2020 – The Success Story of EnEv and Passive Building Design - Visited Frankfurt, Passive House Institute, Darmstadt, Heidelberg, Rüdesheim Koblenz, and Cologne (Koln)23.09.201830.09.2018
JapanMulticountry Observational Study Mission on Future City Initiatives During, Tokyo, Kitakyushu, Kyoto & Yokohama, Japan, Ministry of External Affairs & Organized by Asian Productivity Organization and Implemented by APO Secretariat, Japan17.11.201421.11.2014
AustraliaTo attended a Workshop on Joint Project between India – Australia on Sustainable & Affordable Housing as a Visiting Fellow to Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia16.05.201121.05.2011
Publications
Journal Publications:

  1. Monika Gandhi, Ashok Kumar, Rajasekar Elangovan, Chandan Swaroop Meena, Kishor S. Kulkarni, Anuj Kumar, Garima Bhanot, & Nishant Raj Kapoor. A Review on Shape-Stabilized Phase Change Materials for Latent Energy Storage in Buildings. Sustainability, 12 (22), 9481, November, 2020 (Impact Factor: 2.576).
  2. Vivek Aggarwal, Chandan Swaroop Meena, Ashok Kumar , Tabish Alam, Anuj Kumar, Arijit Ghosh, & Aritra Ghosh. Potential and Future Prospects of Geothermal Energy in Space Conditioning of Buildings: India and Worldwide Review. Sustainability, 12, 8428, October, 2020 (Impact Factor: 2.576).
  3. Sayantani Lala, Kshitij Jain, Ashok Kumar , Anuj Kumar, E. Rajasekar & Kishor Kulkarni . Design Aids for Supplementary Lighting Design in India. Journal of Institution of Engineers India Series A, ISSN 2250-2149, September, 2020 (DOI:10.1007/s40030-020-00469-x) (Impact Factor: 0.390).
  4. Anshul Gaur, Abhishek Singh, Anuj Kumar, Ashok Kumar & Kamal Kapoor. Video Flame and Smoke Based Fire Detection Algorithms: A Literature Review. Fire Technology, ISSN 0015-2684, Volume 56, Issue 5, pp. 1943-1980, July, 2020 (Impact Factor: 1. 42).
  5. Anshul Gaur, Abhishek Singh, Ashok Kumar,Kishor S. Kulkarni, SayantaniLala, Kamal Kapoor, Vishal Srivastava, Anuj Kumar, Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay (2019). Fire Sensing Technologies: A Review. IEEE SENSORS Journal, Vol. 19, No. 9, pp. 3191-3202, May, 2019 (Impact Factor: 3.076).
  6. Anuj Kumar, Abhishek Singh, Ashok Kumar, Manoj Kumar Singh, PinakeswarMahanta, and Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay (2018). Sensing Technologies for Monitoring Intelligent Buildings: A Review. IEEE SENSORS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 12, 4847- 4860, June 15, 2018 (Impact Factor: 3.076).
  7. Abhishek Singh, YadvenderaPandey, Ashok Kumar, Manoj Kumar Singh, Anuj Kumar, and Subhas Chand Mukhopadhyay (2017). Ventilation Monitoring and Control System for High Rise Historical Buildings. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 22, (Dec. 2017), pp. 7533 – 7541 (Impact Factor: 3.076).
  8. Kishor S. Kulkarni, Ashok Kumar, NavjeevSaxena(2017).An Integrated Approach Towards a Model Village: Case Study from Belagavi District. Journal of Environmental  Nanotechnology, June, 2017; 6(2), pp. 48-54 (Impact Factor: 0.601).
  9. SayantaniLala, N. Gopalakrishnan, Ashok Kumar (2017). A Comparative Study on the Seismic Performance of the Different Types of Bamboo Stilt Houses of North-East India. Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology, June, 2017; 6(2), pp. 59-73, (Impact Factor: 0.601).
  10. Ashok Kumar, Ajay Chaurasia, SayantaniLala, Aditya Kumar, and Vijayraj (2016). Prefabricated Foundation System for Single Storey Houses. Journal for the Advancement of Performance Information, volume 8, no. 2 (2016), pp.78-91.
  11. Ashok Kumar, B.M.Suman, Experimental evaluation of insulation materials for walls and roofs and their impact on indoor thermal comfort under composite climate. Published in International Journal of Building & Environment, 59, January, 2013, pp. 635-643 (Impact Factor 2014: 3.359).
  12. Ashok Kumar, Sumeet Kumar, Astha Chaudhary, Intelligent Building Envelope, Solar Skin & Operable Stoma.  Refereed Journal of Architecture + Design, October, 2014, pp. 110 -115.
  13. Ashok Kumar, P.S.Chani, Rajesh Deoliya, Low Embodied Energy Sustainable Building Materials and Technologies. Trans Tech Publications: Special volume – Invited Peer Reviewed Papers on ‘Sustainable Building Materials and Materials for Energy Efficiency, Switzerland, April 2015, Vol. 632, pp. 13-20.
  14. Ashok Kumar, Rajesh Deoliya, P.S. Chani, Evaluation on Thermal Behaviour of a Green Roof Retrofit System installed on Experimental Building in Composite Climate of Roorkee, India. Refereed Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India) – Series A, December 2015, Volume 96, pp. 277-284 (Best Paper Award) (Impact Factor: 0.390).
  15. Ashok Kumar, Rajni Lakhani, Prof. S. K. Bhattacharyya and Sapna Ghai, Low Cost Construction Technology for Cold Climate: Case Study Ladakh Region. International Journal of Science Technology & Management (IJSTM) in Vol. 3, Issue 1, April 2012, ISSN: 2229-6646, pp. 77-84.
  16. Ashok Kumar, Aravind Kumar, Somya Srivastava (2016). Night Ventilation Cooling – A Green Retrofit Strategy for Existing Buildings. Journal “Consulting Ahead”, Consultancy Development Centre, DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, July 2016, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 17-29.
  17. Kishor S. Kulkarni,Sayantani Lala, Kshitij Jain, Ashok Kumar,(2019).Technologies Transforming waste to wealth for construction sector: An Overview.NirmanSarika–BMTPC,Vol. 8, Issue 3, pages 7-11, July 2019.
  18. SayantaniLala, N. Gopalakrishnan, Ashok Kumar (2017). A Comparative Study on the Seismic Performance of the Different Types of Bamboo Stilt Houses of North-East India. Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology, June, 2017; 6(2), pp. 59-73, (Impact Factor: 0.601).
  19. Ashok Kumar, P.S.Chani, Rajesh Deoliya, Green Retrofit Potential in Existing Research Laboratories and Demonstration of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Technologies: Case Study, published in International Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology Research, Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2014, pp 400-405.
  20. Ashok Kumar, Rajesh Deoliya, P.S.Chani, Insulating Materials for Energy Saving in Buildings, published in Special topic volume with Invited Peer Reviewed Papers on Materials and Technologies for Green Construction, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, under Key Engineering Materials, doi: 10.4028, Vol. 632 (2015) pp 1-14.
  21. Ashok Kumar, P.S.Chani, Rajesh Deoliya,  A Comparative Study of GRIHA with other Building Sustainability Assessment Tools in Indian Context, International Conference on Building Sustainability Assessment 2012 (BSA 2012) co-organized by the Greenlines Institute for Sustainable Development and the University of Minho, held in Porto, Portugal, from May, 2012.
  22. Ashok Kumar & Dr. N. K. Garg, Formulation of Building Energy Code for India: A Conceptual Framework, Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2004, pp 316 – 322.
  23. Ashok Kumar, Planning of Earthquake Resistant Rural Houses, Kurukshetra – A Journal on Rural Development, Vol. 53, No. 12, October 2005, pp 19 –23.
  24. Ashok Kumar, R.K.Garg, Green Building Rating System –A Critical  Review, Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2006, pp 182 – 188.
  25. N.K.Garg, Ashok Kumar, S.K.Negi, Glass – An Emerging Trend in Building Technology, IBC Journal, Vol. Ten, No. Two, 2003.
  26. Ashok Kumar & Dr. Rajesh Deoliya, “Criteria for Selecting Glass in Buildings”, Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Volume Sixteen, Number Two, Page No.211-217.
  27. Ashok Kumar, Dr. N. K. Garg & R. K. Garg, Upgradation of Civic Amenities in Rural Areas: Case Study of Manglaur, Roorkee, Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2004, pp 29 – 45.
  28. K. Negi & Ashok Kumar, Upgradation of Rural Housing: Suggested Approach, Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Vol. 11. No. 2, 2004, pp 90 – 94.
  29. Gopalakrishnan, Ashok Kumar, Kishor S. Kulkarni, Sayantani Lala (2018). Green Building: An Imperative Development. RITES Journal, Pages 14.1-14.16.
  30. Ashok Kumar, Sayantani Lala, Kishor S. Kulkarni (2017). Impact of Increased Heights and Floor Area Ratio (FAR) on Housing Environments. Special Issue, Nirman Sarika, BMTPC, Vol.6, Issue 3, July-September, 2017, New Delhi, pp. 58-63.
  31. Ashok Kumar, Sayantani Lala, Kishor S. Kulkarni, Vijay Raj (2017). Housing at the Centre for Sustainable Future of Cities. Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Volume XIV, No 2, pp. 6-14.
  32. Ashok Kumar, Vijay Raj Deopa (2015). Concept of Public Spaces for All in Sustainable and Smart Cities. Special Issue, Nirman Sarika, BMTPC, Vol.4, Issue 3, October, 2015, New Delhi, pp. 8-11.
  33. Ashok Kumar, Rajesh Deoliya (2009). Criteria for Selecting Glass in Buildings. Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Volume Sixteen, Number Two, pp. 211-217.
  34. Ashok Kumar, Navjeev Saxena (2007). Industrialized Building Systems for Mass Housing: A Critical Appraisal. Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Volume XIV, No 2, pp. 6-14.
  35. Ashok Kumar, K.Garg (2006). Green Building Rating System –A Critical  Review. Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2006, pp. 182 – 188.
  36. Suresh K. Sharma, Ashok Kumar, Bharat Bhusan (2005). Water Conservation in Built Environment. Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Vol.12, No.1, 2005, pp. 41-46.
  37. Ashok Kumar, N. K. Garg, R. K. Garg (2004). Upgradation of Civic Amenities in Rural Areas: Case Study of Manglaur, Roorkee. Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2004, pp. 29 – 45.
  38. Ashok Kumar, N. K. Garg (2004). Formulation of Building Energy Code for India: A Conceptual Framework. Journal of Indian Buildings Congress, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2004, pp. 316 – 322.
Conference Publications:

  1. Ashutosh Singh, Ashok Kumar (2019). Energy Performance Assessment of Houses in Hot-Dry & Warm-Humid Climates of India.Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 14.
  2. Monika Gandhi, Ashok Kumar (2019). Shape-Stabilized Phase Change Materials or Latent Energy Storage Applications in Buildings: A Review.Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 24.
  3. Sayantani Lala, Kshitij Jain,Ashok Kumar,Anuj Kumar, Neha Goyal (2019). Estimation of Solar Irradiance in Indian Scenario.Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 27.
  4. Nishant Raj, Anuj kumar, Ashok Kumar, Sukriti Goyal (2019). Indoor Environmental Quality: Impact on Productivity, Comfort & Health of Indian Occupants.Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 28.
  5. Anshul Gaur, Abhishek Singh, Anuj Kumar, Ashok Kumar,Kamal Kapoor (2019). Human Behavior and Evacuation during Fire Hazards. Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 29.
  6. Kishor S. Kulkarni, Kshitij Jain, SayantaniLala, E. Rajasekar, Ashok Kumar (2019). Climatic Classification of India for Building Design Using Hierarchical Clustering. Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 29.
  7. Nagesh Babu Balam, Akhilesh Gupta, Chandan Swaroop Meena, Tabish Alam, Anuj Kumar, Ashok Kumar,Vivek Aggarwal (2019). Climatic Natural Convection Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Visualization in Cavities of Double Skin Facade Elements. Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 30.
  8. Chandan Swaroop Meena, Ashok Kumar,Vivek Aggarwal (2019). Reciprocal Relation between Collector Efficiency Factor and Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient of Solar Flat Plate Collector. Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 30.
  9. Tabish Alam, Nagesh B. Balam, Chandan Swaroop Meena, Ashok Kumar (2019). Parametric Analysis on the Performance of Double Glaze Flat Plate Solar Thermal Collector. Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 31.
  10. Chandan Swaroop Meena, Tabish Alam, Nagesh Babu Balam, Ashok Kumar, Anuj Kumar (2019). Performance of Flat-Plate Collector of Direct Expansion Solar Assisted Heat Pump Water Heating System. Abstract Proceedings of International Conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, Dec. 13-14, 2019, pp. 32.
  11. Shailza Singh, Ashok Kumar (2018). Energy Performance of Commercial Buildings in India: A Review on Benchmarking Systems. Proceedings of METAGREEN DIMENSIONS, International Convention on Performance of Built Environment, No. 12, 63-67, 2018, ISBN No. 978 -93-5300-345-6.
  12. Chanchal Sonkar, Ashok Kumar, Navjeev Saxena (2018). Comparative Nonlinear FE Analyses, Material Modelling and Crack Simulation for Reinforced Beam-Coulmn Joints. 16SEE, IIT Roorkee, Dec 20-22, 2018.
  13. Krishan Upadhyay, Rajasekar E., Vaibhav Gupta, Ashok Kumar (2018). Effect of Intra – Climate Variation in Thermal Performance of Public Housing in composite climate of India. Published in the International Conference on ‘Passive and Low Energy Architecture’ (PLEA 2018), held in Hong Kong, during 10-12 Dec., 2018.
  14. Anuj Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Abhishek Singh (2017). Energy Efficient and Low Cost Air Quality Sensor for Smart Buildings. IEEE 3rd International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication, Technology (IEEE – CICT 2017), ISBN: 978-1-5090-6218-8, DOI: 10.1109 / CIACT .2017. 7977310, pp. 1-4.
  15. Abhishek Singh, Anuj Kumar, Ashok Kumar (2016). Network Controlled Distributed Energy Management System for Smart Cities.  IEEE 2nd International Conference on Communication, Control and Intelligent Systems (IEEE CCIS), Mathura, India, ISBN: 987-1-5090-3209-9, pp. 235-238.
  16. Ashok Kumar (1999). Affordable Shelter for All – A Scientific Approach. International Conference on Humane Habitat: Affordable Housing, Jan 23-26, 1999 at Rizvi College of Architecture, Mumbai.
  17. R.K. Jain, Ashok Kumar (1997). Self – Supporting Settlements: A Challenge for Planners. International Conference on Planning for 21st Century (Concepts & Systems), Oct. 2-4, 1997, held at Department of Architecture and Planning, University of Roorkee, India.
  18. Ashok Kumar, Navjeev Saxena (2007). Issues in Affordable Quality Housing in Delhi and Strategies for Future Development. World Housing Congress – 2007, July 1-5, 2007, Malaysia, pp. S4-20.
  19. Ashok Kumar, Anand Prakash (1999). Affordable Housing in Developing Countries. South – Asian Countries Conference on ‘Challenges to Architects and Civil Engineers’, April 7-9, 1999 at Nepal Engineering College, Kathmandu.
  20. Ashok Kumar, S.K. Negi (2007). Guidelines for Use of Glass in Buildings for Jaipur. Seminar on Architecture Engineering Aspects of Glass Buildings, February 10-11, 2007, organized by The Institution of Engineers (India) Rajasthan State Center, Jaipur.
  21. क्षितिज जैन, डॉ अशोक कुमार, सुश्री निष्ठा सक्सेना (2018).  भवनों में इस्तेमाल कृत्रिम उपकरण के ऊर्जा कुशल डिज़ाइन व् सुधार के लिए एंड्रॉइड ऐपNational Conference on “Modeling, Optimization and Computing for Engineering Problems: Use of Technical Hindi Terminology”, IIT Roorkee, during 12-14 October, 2018, pp.26-27.
  22. Ashok Kumar, P.S. Chani, Rajesh Deoliya (2012). Comparative Assessment of Energy Requirements and Carbon Footprint for different types of Building Materials and Construction Techniques. National Conference, organized by CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee, November, 2012, pp. 63-71.
  23. V.K Agarwal, R. D. Singh, Ashok Kumar, S. K. Negi (2003). Earthquake Resistant Houses for Kuchch Region of Gujarat. Seminar on Indian Habitat and Infrastructure – Need for Innovative Approach, Sept. 25-26, 2003, CBRI, Roorkee.
  24. Ashok Kumar, P.S.Chani, Rajesh Deoliya, Architect’s Perspectives in Green Retrofitting of Existing Buildings, published in International Conference on Green Existing Buildings organized by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), September, 2014.
  25. Ashok Kumar,  Rajesh  Deoliya,  P.S.Chani,  A comparative study of single and double glazing systems, published in the Refereed Journal of The Indian Institute of Architects (JIIA), Jan. 2015, pp. 7-14.
  26. Ashok Kumar, P.S.Chani, Rajesh Deoliya, The Estimation of Energy Consumption due to Building Construction in India: Present Status and Future Directions, published in International Conference on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, at New Delhi, Feb.2013, pp: 140-142.
  27. Ashok Kumar, P.S. Chani, Rajesh Deoliya, Comparative Assessment of Energy Requirements and Carbon Footprint for different types of Building Materials and Construction Techniques,  proceedings of the National Conference at CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee, November, 2012, pp: 63-71.
  28. Vivek Sood, S.K.Agarwal, Ashok Kumar, “Impact of Sustainable Cements on Conservation of Energy in Buildings”, published in National Conference held at CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee, during November, 2012, pp: 88-95.
  29. Ashok Kumar, P.S. Chani, Rajesh Deoliya, Comparative Analysis of Building Sustainability Assessment Tools and Identifying Key Attributes for Green Retrofits,  proceedings of the National Seminar of The Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee, October, 2012, pp: 209-220.
  30. Ashok Kumar, Affordable Shelter for All-A Scientific Approach, International Conference on Humane Habitat: Affordable Housing, Jan 23-26, 1999 at Rizvi College of Architecture, Mumbai.
  31. Ashok KumarPlanning and Design of Civic Amenities for Integrated Development of Rural Areas, 93rd Science Congress, Engineering Sciences Section, 3-7 January 2006, Hyderabad.
  32. Ashok Kumar, P.S.Chani, Rajesh Deoliya, Rajasekar E. (2016). Quantification of Different Parameters for Energy Efficiency in Buildings. National Seminar RENCON16, organized by The Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee, Feb. 13, 2016 (The Best Paper Award).
  33. Ashok Kumar, S.K. Negi, Guidelines for Use of Glass in Buildings for Jaipur, seminar on Architecture Engineering Aspects of Glass BuildingS 10th & 11th  February ,   2007 Organized by ‘The Institution of Engineers ( India) Rajasthan State Center, Jaipur’.
  34. M.P.Jaisingh, Narendra Verma, Ashok Kumar (2000). Nand Kuti: A Prefabricated Shelter for the Victims of Natural Disasters. All India Seminar on ‘Lessons for Architects and Engineers from recent Indian earthquakes’, organized by The Institution of Engineers (I)  Roorkee Local Centre, and  Dept. of Civil and Architecture & Planning, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, Jan. 6-7, 2000.
  • Technical Reports: 45

The information of important reports is given below.

  1. Revision of Unit Cost under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (earlier Indira Awas Yojana)  in various geo-climatic zones of the country for Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, New Delhi.
  2. Standardization of Designs & Layouts of Prefab Housing Units with Improved Thermal Performance. CSIR MMP- Development of Fast, Durable and Energy Efficient Mass Housing Scheme.
  3. Development of Dry-Construction Technology in Buildings. CSIR MMP- Development of Fast, Durable and Energy Efficient Mass Housing Scheme.
  4. Study on Rates and Ratios used in the Construction Sector and Capital Formation / Improvements in rates and Ratios used in estimation of Gross Value Added (GVA) of construction sector and Capital Formation, for Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Central Statistics Office, National Accounts Division, Government of India.
  5. Green Retrofit Strategies for Office Buildings
  6. Development of a Framework to Reduce the Carbon – Footprint and Enhance the Energy Efficiency in Buildings.
  7. Methodology for Assessing the Energy Efficiency of Building Components in Housing
  8. Civic Amenities in Rural Areas
  9. Design, Development and Dissemination of Appropriate Rural Housing Systems for Northern India
  10. Industrialized Building System for Affordable Quality Housing, for Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  11. Developing Models & Quantification of Different Parameters for Affordable Shelter for  Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), New Delhi.
  12. Guidelines for Use of Glass in Buildings, for  All India Flat Glass Manufactures’ Association, New Delhi.
  13. Byelaws for Use of Glass in Buildings for Bangalore Kolkata, Mumbai, Bhopal, Agartala for  All India Flat Glass Manufactures’ Association, New Delhi.
  14. Code of Practice for Use of Glass in Buildings, for  All India Flat Glass Manufactures’ Association, New Delhi.
  15. Byelaws for Use of Glass in Buildings for Delhi for All India Flat Glass Manufactures’ Association, New Delhi.
  16. S&T support for Survey, Repair and Rehabilitation of Buildings of Earthquake Affected Areas of Garhwal Region, for UP Avas Vikas Lucknow.
  17. Roof Top Rain Water Harvesting System for Efficient Design of Water Supply System, for CBRI.
  18. Damage Assessment Report of Earthquake Affected Areas of Latur.
  19. Damage Assessment Report of Earthquake Affected Areas of Chamoli.
  20. Damage Assessment Report of Earthquake Affected Areas of Bhuj.
  21. Design Packages for Earthquake Resistant Low-Rise Housing.
  22. Medical College Complex at Haldwani, sponsored by Uttaranchal Forest Hospital Trust, Haldwani.
  23. Design of Navodaya Vidyalya Complexes , sponsored by Navodaya Vidyalaya Smiti, New Delhi.
  24. Housing Complex for the National Institute of Visually Handicapped (NIVH), sponsored by NIVH, Dehradun.
  25. CISF Housing Complex Phase–I & II at Bahadurgarh, sponsored by Indian Oil Corporation, New Delhi.
  26. Guidelines for Adoption of Energy Conservation Building Code in context of environment conditions of Uttarakhand, for UREDA – UK.
  27. Planning and Technology Packages for Urban Housing in Hilly Regions.
  28. Database Generation for Selected Heritage Buildings and Monuments.
  29. Post Disaster Shelter Planning.
  30. Retrofitting & Seismic Strengthening of Houses at Yekkambiwadi, Latur.
  31. Design Packages for Earthquake Resistant Low-Rise Housing.
  32. Housing Complex for the National Institute of Visually Handicapped.
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters:
  1. Rajasekar E., Ashok Kumar, RamachandriahAlur (2017). Thermal Performance of Building Envelops. Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies, Ist Edition, Elsevier, July, 2017 (20 pages)
  2. Ashok Kumar (2015). Blue Sky Research, Habitat Vision – 2035 (India), Document prepared by TIFAC, DST, Government of India, during 2014-2015.
  3. Ashok Kumar, Sayantani Lala, Kishor Kulkarni, S. K. Negi and Navjeev Saxena, (2018). “Conceptual Development of Industrialized Building System (IBS) for Mass Housing”, Institute for Steel Development & Growth, Kolkata (INSDAG) Yearbook 2017-18, pp. 121-131, Published by INSDAG Kolkata.
  4. Ashok Kumar, Seraj Alam, (2018). Contributed Chapter on Architectural designs of EWS Houses suitable for different earthquake zones of the country. Structural Design & Detailing for Confined Masonry EWS Houses, Ajay Chourasia , Ist Edition, September, 2018. CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee.
  5. Ashok Kumar, N.K.Garg, Navjeev Saxena (2003). Design of a Four Storeyed Apartment (NAM-U4 MODEL), and Cluster Design for 24 & 32 Houses including Cost Estimates.  Builder’s Handbook on ‘Low Cost Housing’, Asian Region’, Sept. 2003
  6. Ashok Kumar, Prof. S.K.Bhattacharyya. Transitioning to a Low Carbon (Energy) Economy in Building Sector. International Council of Academics of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) & INAE, New Delhi, 2014.
  7. Prof. S.K.Bhattacharyya, Ashok Kumar.  Energy Efficient Low Cost Residential Buildings. International Council of Academics of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) Report on Transition to Low carbon Economy in Building Sector, & 2015.
  8. Ashok Kumar & Team (2016). Energy Efficiency Outlook for India – Sizing up the Opportunity. Report by International Energy Agency (IEA) on ‘Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies’ published by IEA, @ 2016.
  • Conference Proceedings Edited: Four
  • Processes Developed: NIL
  • Process Under Utilization: NIL
  • Copyright: Three (Software / App)

 

Copyrights :  Granted 03
App for Integrating Daylight with Artificial Lighting for Improving Building Energy Efficiency during daytime in all climates for India. Copyright (Software) Registration No. SW-12111/2019; registered from the Lifetime of the Authors plus 60 years from the 22/01/2019.

Ashok Kumar,

Anuj Kumar,

Kshitij Jain

App for Integrating Daylight with Artificial Lighting for Improving Building Energy Efficiency of Residential and Commercial Buildings during daytime in all Sky Conditions of United Kingdom. Copyright (Software) Registration No. SW-12453 / 2019; registered from the Lifetime of the Authors plus 60 years from the 23/05/2019.

Kshitij Jain

Ashok Kumar,

Anuj Kumar,

App for determining the appropriate thickness of glass used in buildings in different regions of the country

 

Copyright (Software) Registration No. SW- SW-13161/2020; registered from the Lifetime of the Authors plus 60 years from the 10/01/2020. Dr. Ashok Kumar, Dr. Rajesh Deoliya, Dr. Navjeev Saxena, Kshitij Jain, Sayantani Lala,  Dr. Kishor S. Kulkarni
  • Patents filed / granted: Two (One granted, One Applied)
Patents :  Granted 01
A Process for the Preparation of an Anti-termite Barrier for New Buildings. Indian Patent: 0075 NF 2015. B.S. Rawat,
S.K.Bhattacharyya,
Ashok Kumar,
S.K.Negi

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

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Shanker Rao Parelkar Commemoration Fund PrizeThe Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Mumbai.Best B.Arch. Design Thesis1988-89
Gold MedalJ.N.T.U. HyderabadB. Arch. Thesis1989
B. Arch. Ist with DistinctionJ.N.T.U. HyderabadPassed B. Arch.  with distinction1989
M.U.R.P. Ist with HonoursUniversity of  RoorkeePassed M.U.R.P.  with Honours1998
Leadership Development Programme (LDP)HRDC GhaziabadPassed LDP  with Merit2009
The Best Paper AwardFutureBuild 2013, University of Bath, UKBest Paper2013
The Best Paper AwardRENCON16, The Institution of Engineers (India)Best Paper2016
Architectural Engineering Division Best Paper AwardThe Institution of Engineers (India)Best Paper2016
National Design Award in Architectural Engineering - 2019NDRF of The Institution of Engineers (India)Outstanding National & International Contributions in the Field of Engineering Design.2019
Honors and Recognitions:

  1. Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing for the year 2017, in recognition of the contributions made to review papers for the Energy & Buildings journal (Elsevier).
  2. Expert MemberBuilding Committee of Central University of Garhwal, Srinagar, Uttarakhand 2003-05, 2015-16, 2017-2019.
  3. Nominated as Member of the reputed Panel of Experts by International Energy Agency, France from India to review a “Special Report on the Energy Efficiency Outlook for India – Sizing up the Opportunity”, September, 2016, 2017, 2018.
  4. Won 1st Prize in Inter Divisional Debate Competition on “Impact of Corruption on Governance and Remedial Measures for Implementation”, on the occasion of ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’, on 3rd November, 2000 at CBRI, Roorkee.
  5. Won 2nd Prize in Inter Divisional Debate Competition on “Value Added R&D Culture for Sustainable Development”, on the occasion of CBRI Foundation Day, 10th February, 2001.
  6. Won 2nd Prize in Hindi Writing, during Hindi Week at CBRI.
  7. Won First and Second Prizes in Single and doubles Events in Badminton on several occasions at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee

Fellowship / Membership of Professional Societies / Bodies:

  1. Visiting Fellow to Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
  2. Member: International Council of Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, CIB.
  3. Expert Member of National Building Code 2016, Bureau of Indian Standards in the section of Sustainability, Glass and Glazing, Development Control Rules, etc.
  4. Expert Member of 12 Committees of Bureau of Indian Standards including Planning, Housing & Prefab Construction, Use of Glass in Buildings, Thermal Insulation  etc.
  5. Expert Member of Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC), 2007, ECBC 2018.
  6. Life Member: Indian Society for Construction Materials and Structures (ISCMS)
  7. Life Member: Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET)
  8. Life Member:  Indian Buildings Congress (IBC)
  9. Life Member :  Council of Architecture (CoA)
  10. Life Member:   Institute of Town Planners, India (ITPI)
  11. Life Member:  The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA)
  12. Life Member The Indian Concrete Institute (ICI).
Professional Experience:

Thirty years of experience devoted to R&D at CSIR- CBRI, one year with a Private Industry.

Twelve years of teaching experience as Visiting faculty at IIT Roorkee till 2010, and as Professor – Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), CSIR, New Delhi from 2012 till now.

  1. Research & Development and Industry Experience:

The details of Research & Development experience of about 30 years in CSIR-CBRI, and one year Industry experience in Private Organization is given in the table below.

Period

From

To Experience Name of the Organization Position Held / Designation
(A) Research & Development Experience
5th July, 2015 Till date 5 years CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee Chief Scientist (Scientist ‘G’) & Professor AcSIR
5th July, 2009 4th July, 2015 6 years CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee Senior Principal  Scientist  and Professor AcSIR
5th July, 2004 4th July, 2009 5 years CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee

Principal  Scientist

(Scientist ‘EII’)

5th July, 2000 4th July, 2004 4 years CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee

Senior Scientist

(Scientist ‘EI’)

5th July, 1995 4th July, 2000 5 years CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee Scientist ‘C’
5th July, 1990 4th July, 1995 5 years CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee

Scientist ‘B’

 

(B) Industry experience
1st July, 1989 30th June, 1990 1 year Narayan Bansal & Mathur Associates, New Delhi Assistant Architect

2. Academic Experience:

Invited by the IIT Roorkee Competent Authority to teach UG and PG full courses at the Dept. of Architecture & Planning, IIT, Roorkee.

  • The Courses taught at IIT Roorkee:

UG:

  • Introduction to Building Materials and Construction-I (2nd semester)
  • Building Construction- II, III (3rd, 4th , 5th , 6th , 7th semesters)
  • Prefabrication and Modular Coordination (6th semester)
  • Urban Planning (9th semester)
  • Design (3rd, 4th , 5th, 6th semesters)
  • Working Drawing (7th semester) etc.

PG:

  • Housing
  • Advanced Building Technologies
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • The Courses taught at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee:

PG & Ph.D.:

  • Sustainable Design & Energy Efficient Building Systems
  • Building Information Modeling and Construction Management

Supervising/Supervised more than 6 PhD Scholars.

Supervised M.Tech. / M.Arch./ MURP:

  1. Chanchal Sonkar. Structural analyses and design of precast beam-column joints subjected to static and earthquake loading. M. Tech. Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR), at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, July 2015 (Guide: Dr. Ashok Kumar & Dr. Navjeev Saxena).
  2. Mohan Shridhar. Seismic Response of Modern and Traditional Constructions. M. Tech. Gautam Buddh University, Greater Noida, M. Tech. Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR), at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, July 2016 (Guides: Dr. Shobha Ram & Dr. Ashok Kumar).
  3. Vaibhav Gupta. Climatic Classification and Methods of Analysis. M. Arch., IIT Roorkee, May 2017 (Guides: Rajasekar, IITR, Ashok Kumar, CSIR-CBRI).
  4. Sandesh Huggi. Parametric Study of Concrete Filled Tubes as per IS Codes. M. Tech. VIT, Vellore, as Professor, Academy of Scientific & Industrial Research (AcSIR), at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, January 2018 (Guides: Dr. Ashok Kumar, Er. Sayantani Lala).
  5. Kshitij Jain. Integrating Daylight with Artificial Lighting using High-End Android Application. April 2019 (Guide & Mentor: Dr. Anuj Kumar & Dr. Ashok Kumar).
  6. Mr. Pardeep Singh. Ecological Footprint Reduction of Residential Buildings in Composite Climate. Institute of Environmental Studies, Kurukshetra University,   Kurukshetra, January 2020- July 2020. ( External Guide: Dr.  Ashok Kumar Internal Guide: Prof. Smaita Choudhary)).

In addition to this, mentored more than 80 M.Tech. / M. Arch. / MURP / M.Sc. / MCA / B.Tech. / B.Arch. / Diploma, etc. students from different parts of the country for summer or winter Internships / Training Projects during the past 30 years at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.

Professional Training:

S.No.NameOrganizationYear
1R&D Collaboration between CSIR and Fraunhofer Institutes, Germany(i) Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engg. & Automation (IPA), Stuttgart. (ii) Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology (IGB), Stuttgart. (iii) Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (IBP), Holzkirchen, Munich2019
2Knowledge Transformation Programme -cum -field visit for Energy Efficient Built Environment in India 2020 – The Success Story of EnEv and Passive Building Design Frankfurt, Passive House Institute, Darmstadt, Heidelberg, Rüdesheim Koblenz, and Cologne (Koln) Germany2018
3Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Future City Initiatives (Tokyo, Kitakyushu, Kyoto & Yokohama, Japan)Ministry of External Affairs and Organized by Asian Productivity Organization and Implemented by APO Secretariat , Japan2014
4Building Physics and Energy Simulation.USAID – ECOIII Project, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Austria and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee2010
5Appraisal of BSUP & IHSDP Projects under JnNURMBuilding Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), New Delhi2009
6Pre – Engineered BuildingsIndian Society for Construction Materials and Structures (ISCMS), IIT, Roorkee 2008
7Seismic Resistant Design & Rehabilitation of StructuresThe Institution of Engineers (India) Roorkee Local Centre & CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee2008
8Leadership Development Programme (LDP -Merit Certificate)Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), HRDC, Ghaziabad2009
9Energy Efficiency and Green Rating for BuildingsIndian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee2009
10Community Based Disaster Risk ManagementThe Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi2001
11Urban Development ManagementSchool of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi1994
Any other:
Special Key Note / Invited Lectures Delivered:

  1. Keynote Lecture Titled “Low Energy and Low Carbon Buildings – Current Practices and Futuristic Technologies” on 16.09.2020, during AICTE – AQIS Sponsored One Week STTP Phase–3 on “Low Carbon Energy Buildings”.
  2. Green & Energy Efficient Building Technologies : Modern Trends and Future Prospects
  3. Energy Efficient Buildings : Quantification of Parameters
  4. Sustainability and Life Cycle Energy Analysis: Case Studies
  5. Sustainable and Energy Efficient Buildings
  6. Frontier Technologies as a Tool for Sustainable Habitat:  Current Practices & Way Forward
  7. Building Science & Technology:  Past, Present and Future R & D and Roadmap for Collaboration
  8. Pest Prevention by Design: Existing Buildings and New Build
  9. Life Cycle Energy Assessment  of the Building Stock in India: Current Practices & Future Directions
  10. Smart Cities and Smart Infrastructure – Research Challenges and Future Possibilities
  11. Energy Efficient Building Systems
  12. Rural Housing Design Typologies & Innovative Technologies
  13. Thermal Performance of Building Envelopes
  14. Integrating Energy Conservation into the National Affordable Housing Programme – Focus on Building Materials
  15. Renewable Energy & Urban Planning:  Challenges and Future Forecast
  16. My Vision: Corruption Free India
  17. Prospects and Opportunities in Madhya Pradesh on Skill Building : CSIR-CBRI
  18. Importance of Development Control Rules
  19. Quantification of different Parameters for Building Energy Efficiency
  20. Building Bye – laws and Development Control Rules
  21. CSIR-CBRI: Skill Development Opportunities with GTU  for Gujarat State
  22. Rural Housing Technologies
  23. Rural Housing and Low Cost Technologies
  24. Low Cost Housing Technologies
  25. Rural and Prefabricated Housing Technologies
  26. Affordable Housing
  27. Green Retrofit Strategies for Buildings
  28. Planning  & Architectural Design Considerations in Earthquake Resistant  Buildings
  29. Vernacular Architecture, Building Materials, and Technologies for low cost housing
  30. Earthquake resistant design of buildings
  31. Prefab Technologies for low cost buildings
  32. Cost- effective and Innovative Technologies for mass housing
  33. Alternative Building Materials & Technologies
  34. Space Norms,  Planning Standards & Development Control Rules
  35. Significance of Architectural Details for Controlling Termites in Buildings.
  36. Guidelines for Use  of  Glass  in Buildings for Jaipur.
  37. Architectural Considerations in Seismic Design of Buildings.
  38. Modular Co-ordination in Building Design & Construction.
  39. Cost Optimization Through Planning, Design and Alternative Construction  Materials & Technologies.
  40. Architecture for the Poor related to Planning and Design Aspects, Construction Techniques.
  41. Earthquake Resistant Design – Planning and Architectural Concepts.
  42. Cost Effective Building Materials, Technologies, Sanitation & Waste Water Disposal System.
  43. Cost Effective Building Technologies.
  44. Architecture & Planning Aspects’ related  to  Preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) on JNNURM (IHSDP & BSUP).
  45. Cracks In Buildings And Their Remedial Measures: Case Studies.
  46. Alternative Cost Effective Technologies.
  47. Industrialized Building Systems for Mass Housing.
  48. Glass : A Versatile Modern Building Material for Facades.
  49. Use of Steel in Buildings; and Prefab Structures & Industrialized Housing.
  50. Architectural Considerations in Earthquake Resistant Design.
  51. Assessment of Damage to Buildings during different earthquakes.

Jury Member:

  1. Expert Committee Member of IMPRINT, Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, under Theme: Sustainable Habitat, for the year 2019-2020, and 2020-2022.
  2. Expert Committee Member for Evaluating the Research Projects submitted under IMPRINT (Theme: Sustainable Habitat) for Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, March, 2019 and May 2019.
  3. Jury Member for the PMAY Empowering India Awards 2019, organized by Arrucus Media Pvt. Ltd. during February, 3 – 4, 2019 and February 12 & 16, 2019.
  4. Jury Member for the Smart City Empowering India Awards 2019, organized by Arrucus Media Pvt. Ltd. during December 2019.
  5. Jury Member for the projects submitted under the category of “Sustainable Building Material / Technologies” for the “GRIHA -Exemplary Performance Awards”, given away during the 9thGRIHA Summit on Dec. 19, 2017.
  6. Jury Member for selecting “Best Affordable Housing Project, by the students of Architecture & Engineering, ARCHOSTAV, 2015.
  7. Jury Member for B.Arch. Thesis, at GZS CET, Bathinda, Dept.  of Architecture, during May 12 – 13, 2002.
  8. Jury Member during COGNIZANCE – 03 on 29th March, 2003 at Deptt. of Architecture & Planning, IIT, Roorkee.
  9. Jury Member for All India Fine Arts & Painting Exhibition, organized by Hobbies Club, IIT, Roorkee on 12th April, 2003.
  10. Jury Member for M.U.R.P. Thesis, at Dept. of Architecture & Planning, IIT, Roorkee during July13, 2007.
  11. Jury Member during COGNIZANCE – 09 on 29th March, 2009 at Deptt. of Architecture & Planning, IIT, Roorkee.
  12. Jury Member during COGNIZANCE – 10 on 29th March, 2010 at Deptt. of Architecture & Planning, IIT, Roorkee.
  13. Jury Member for selecting “Best Affordable Housing Project, by the students of Architecture & Engineering, ARCHOSTAV, 2015.
  14. Jury Member for selecting “Best Concrete Structure in the State of Uttarakhand”, organized by Indian Concrete Institute (ICI), 2012.

Resource Person for:

  1. Short Term Online Training Program (STTP) – on Green Building, Energy Efficiency and Energy Policy for Sustainable Future Assam Science and Technology University, Guwahati TEQIP-III, MHRD, GoI, on June 08, 2020, on Green & Energy Efficient Building Technologies : Modern Trends and Future Prospects.
  2. NITTR Chandigarh and its affiliated colleges on November 15, 2019 on Sustainable and Energy Efficient Buildings.
  3. Workshop on Academia- Research – Industry Interface On Challenges in the Built Environment at the Dept. of Architecture & Planning, IIT Roorkee, on Oct. 11, 2019, Building Science & Technology:  Past, Present and Future R & D and Roadmap for Collaboration.
  4. Workshop on Challenges of Structural Pest Management on October 3, 2019, Pest Prevention by Design: Existing Buildings and New Buildings.
  5. International Conference on Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New – Habitat (ANGAN), organized by BEE, New Delhi on September 11, 2019, Life Cycle Energy Assessment  of the Building Stock in India: Current Practices & Future Directions.
  6. Uttarakhand state and engineering students during AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Program at Roorkee Institute of Technology on June 22, 2019, Smart Cities and Smart Infrastructure -Research Challenges and Future Possibilities.
  7. Training Program:  HAL, Bangalore on March 27, 2018, Energy Efficient Building Systems.
  8. Director Periyar Maniammai College of Technology for Women, Periyar Nagar, Vallam, Thanjavur, to deliver lecture on “Architecture for Poor related to Planning & Design Aspects and Construction Techniques”, during Feb. 2-3, 2001.
  9. Training / guidance to UG, PG & Ph.D students of Architecture, Engineering and Planning.
  10. Cost Reduction of Housing – Projects for PUDA, Chandigarh
  11. And many others…

Member of Selection Committee:

  1. Member of Selection Committee / Board for Faculty Positions in University of Roorkee (Now IIT).
  2. Member of number of Selection & Assessment committees for various posts at CSIR-CBRI, NIH, Central School, Roorkee, IIP Dehradun & CIMFR as well as CSIR Hq.

External Examiner:

  1. For the Evaluation of Ph. D Synopsis on “Planning for Eco-Sustainable Tourism”, submitted by Sh. Inderpal Singh, NIT Hamirpur, at Punjab Tech. University, Jalandhar.
  2. For the Evaluation of Roorkee Engineering Entrance (REE) for 1998 – 99, & 1999 – 2000 at University of Roorkee.
  3. Examiner for the Preliminary submission stage of Thesis Project of 9th Semester B.Arch. at Bathinda during 12-13 May, 2002.
  4. Paper Setter, Coordinator and Examiner for different subjects at IIT, Roorkee.
  5. Paper setter in two subjects for National Institute of Technology (NIT), Patna.
  6. Evaluator / Examiner in one subject for The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata.

Major Administrative Responsibilities & Experience:

During the period, I have successfully managed the Administrative responsibilities as Head of two departments, Chairman, Co-Chairman and Member of several committees at CSIR-CBRI assigned by the Director. The details are as follows:

  • Head of Two Departments: (a) Architecture & Planning w.e.f. Dec. 2012 – till date; and (b) Efficiency of Buildings (Building Energy Efficiency)e.f. Dec. 2014 – May 2020.
  • Head / Nodal Officer, ICT Group at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee w.e.f. 2015 – till date.
  • Chairman, Public Interface Cell at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee w.e.f. May 2020 – till date.
  • Mentor Department of Building Energy Efficiency at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee e.f. May 2020 –till date.
  • Member of Management Council (MC) at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee for 2017-18.
  • Chairman, Guest House Committee at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee w.e.f. 2009 to 2012.
  • Chairman, Canteen & Cafeteria Management at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee w.e.f. 2010 to 2012.
  • Warden, Boys Hostel, M.Tech. (PGRPE) Program, under AcSIR, at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee w.e.f. 2010 to 2012.
  • Chairman, International Science International S&T Affairs Directorate (ISTAD) Committee, CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee for the year 2017- till date.
  • Secretary Staff Club, CSIR- CBRI, Roorkee w.e.f. 1999 to 2003.
  • Coordinator, UGC NET Exam., w.e.f. 2009 to 2011, organized by CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.