NameRakesh Paswan
Date of Birth03.03.1990
E-mailrakeshpaswan [at]
Present DesignationScientist
GroupPolymers Plastics and Composites Division

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.Tech.Civil Engineering JNTU-H/ MRITSIndia2012
M.Tech.Building Engineering and Disaster Mitigation AcSIR/ CSIR-CBRIIndia2014


a) Main Area of SpecializationBuilding Materials
b) Sub-area of SpecializationAlternate cementitious Materials- Geopolymer concrete

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

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards):
  1. B. Singh, M.R. Rahman, R. Paswan, S.K. Bhattacharyya., “Effect of activator concentration on the strength, ITZ and drying shrinkage of fly ash/slag geopolymer concrete”, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 118, 15 August 2016, Pages 171-179.
  • Publications previous to 2009: NIL
  • Tech. Reports: NIL
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters: NIL
  • Articles: NIL
  • Patents filed / granted: NIL
  • Processes Developed: NIL
  • Process Under Utilization: NIL

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

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Diamond Jubilee Director’s Technology AwardDirector, CSIR-CBRIBest Technology Award2016
Diamond Jubilee Director’s Technology AwardDirector, CSIR-CBRIBest Technology Award2017

Professional Experience:.

  • Trainee Scientist :05-09-2012 to 07-01-2016
  • Scientist C : 08-01-2016 to till date
Any other:
 Workshop / Seminars etc.

  • Advanced course on ‘Recent Advances in Concrete Technology and Durability of Concrete Structures’ at CSIR-SERC, Chennai.
  • National seminar on “Recent Developments in the Bamboo Sector and Road Ahead” at NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi.