NameDr. Achal Kumar Mittal
Date of Birth03.05.1964
E-mailakmittal@cbri.res.in, achal.cbri@gmail.com
Present DesignationSr. Principal Scientist
DivisionStructural Engineering
Achal Mittal Passport Photo

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.E.Civil EngineeringUniversity of RoorkeeIndia1986
M.Tech.Structural EngineeringR.E.C., KurukshetraIndia1988
P.G. Diploma in Earthquake EnggEarthquake EngineeringInternational Instt. of Seismology & Earthquake Engg. IISEE Tsukuba, JapanIndia1999
Ph.D.Civil EngineeringIIT, RoorkeeIndia2004

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationStructural Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationHeritage Structures, Earthquake Engineering and Wind Engineering

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

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
JapanP.G. Diploma in EQ Engg.Aug. 1998Jul-99
ChinaTraining (Earthquake Disaster and Disaster Mitigation)Oct. 2002
JapanAttend Pre-Symposium Training Course on Micro tremor Array Exploration Technique and Symposium ASC 200821-Nov-0829-Nov-08
Taipei (Taiwan)Workshop & Seminar7-Nov-0912-Nov-09
Taipei (Taiwan)Conference12-Nov-0914-Nov-09
United Kingdom (UK)Pre-dispatch inspection of 300 ton UTM at M/s Instron, UK17-Sep-201219-Sep-2012
VietnamWorkshop APEC-WW-201211-Nov-201213- Nov-2012
JapanCollaborative Project on Research on the evaluation of the interference effects to the wind load of high-rise buildings15-Feb-201525-Feb-2015
GermanyConference19-Oct-201521-Oct-2015
JapanWorkshop24-Jan-201627-Jan-2016
New ZealandConference03-Dec-201707-Dec-2017
JapanWorkshop10-March-201912-March-2019
Publications and Patents
Papers in Journals:

  1. Ghosh, H. Gupta, A. Mittal (2020), Imaging of civil structures using Thermography, Indian Journal of Non-Destructive Testing & Evaluation.
  2. Chanchal Sonkar, K. Mittal and S. K. Bhattacharyya (2020), Comparative study on Cold-formed Steel (CFS) single-stud and multiple-studs wall panels with Magnesium Oxide (MgO) sheathing under axial loading: experimental and analytical, Journal of Structural Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002723.
  3. Behera, S., Ghosh, D., Mittal, A. K., Tamura, Y., & Kim, W. (2020), The effect of plan ratios on wind interference of two tall buildings, The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, 29(1), e1680., Page no: 1-10, https://doi.org/10.1002/tal.1680.
  4. S. Aswathy, M. Vinoth, Achal Mittal and Siddharth Behera, Prediction of Surface Settlement due to Deep Excavation in Indo-Gangetic Plain- A Case Study, Indian Geotech Journal, Springer, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-019-00399-x, published online Nov. 20, 2019.
  5. A. Iqbal, V. Kumar, A.K. Mittal, Experimental and numerical studies on the drop impact resistance of prestressed concrete plates, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Elsevier, 123(2019) 98–117. Doi:.10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2018.09.013.
  6. Vimal Kumar, M. A. Iqbal, K. Mittal, Study of induced prestress on deformation and energy absorption characteristics of concrete slabs under drop impact loading, Construction & Building Materials, Elsevier, 188 (2018) 656–675,Doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.08.113.
  7. Kumar, Vimal, M. A. Iqbal, and K. Mittal. “Impact resistance of prestressed and reinforced concrete slabs under falling weight indenter.” Procedia Structural Integrity 6 (2017): 95-100.
  8. Kumar, V., M. A. Iqbal, and K. Mittal. “Behaviour of Prestressed Concrete Under Drop Impact Loading.” Procedia Engineering 173 (2017): 403-408.
  9. Kumar, Vimal, M. A. Iqbal, and K. Mittal. “Experimental investigation of prestressed and reinforced concrete plates under falling weight impactor.” Thin-Walled Structures (2017).
  10. Kumar, Vimal, M. A. Iqbal, and K. Mittal. “Energy absorption capacity of prestressed and reinforced concrete slabs subjected to multiple impacts.” Procedia Structural Integrity 6 (2017): 11-18.
  11. Iqbal MA, Kumar V, Mittal AK. Behaviour of Prestressed and Reinforced Concrete Plates Subjected to Impact Loads Induced by Free Falling Indenter. Procedia Engineering. 2017 Jan 1;173:397-402.
  12. Ghosh, H. Gupta, A. Mittal, R. Shekhar (2018) “Inspection of Heritage Structure using Infrared Thermography”, The e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing, Vol.23 No.04 -ISSN 1435-4934
  13. Gupta H, Ghosh D, Behera S, Mittal A.K. (2018) “Comparative study between ERS Sensors and VWSG”, The e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing, Vol.23 No.04 -ISSN 1435-4934
  14. A.K. Mittal, M.M. Dalbehera, S.K. Bhattacharyya, Bharat Bhushan and SachinKumar (2016) “Performance of high strength reinforced concrete beams under multiple loading: Experimental study”, The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 90, No. 8, August 2016, pp 26-31.
  15. D. Ghosh, A.K. Mittal, S.K. Bhattacharyya (2016) “Multiphase modeling of tsunami impact on building with openings”, The Journal of Computational Multiphase Flows, SAGE Pub. DOI: : 10.1177/0010836716653881
  16. D. Ghosh, A.K. Mittal, S.K. Bhattacharyya and S. Behera “Dissipation Strategies of Tsunami Wave for Buildings-A Numerical Study”, Natural Hazards.
  17. D. Ghosh, S. Behera and A.K. Mittal (2015) “Numerical Simulation of Wind Effect on a Rooftop Solar Array”, Journal of Energy and Power Sources, 2(8), 317-322.
  18. S Behera, A.K.Mittal, S.K.Bhattacharyya, and D. Ghosh (2014) “Nonlinear finite element analysis of beam-beam connection in precast RC building” Engineering Structures.
  19. A. K. Mittal, N. Agrawal, V. K. Gupta (2013) “Wind Induced Mean Interference Effects on Tall Rectangular Buildings”, Journal of Wind and Engineering, 10(25, 1-17.
  20. Nikhil Agrawal, Achal Mittal, Amit Gupta & V.K. Gupta (2012), “Along – Wind Response of A Tall Rectangular Building: A Comparative Study of International Codes/standards with Wind Tunnel Data”, published in Journal of Wind & Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, January 2012, pp 1-19.
  21. Nikhil Agrawal, V.K. Gupta, Amit Gupta & Achal Mittal (2012), “Comprarision of Codal Values and Experimental Data Pertaining to Dynamic Wind Characteristics”, published in Journal of Wind & Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, January 2012, pp 33-53.
  22. Mittal A. K., Ayyer R. D., B. Murlidharan (2004), “Repair and Retrofitting Of Distress RCC Buildings: Case Studies”, Times Journal of Construction and Design. 4 Issue 1, pp 16-20.
  23. Mittal A. K., Bhargava P., Bhandari N. M., Jaisingh M. P., “Reinforced Hollow Concrete Block Masonry – Compressive Strength & Modulus of Elasticity”, published in Journal of New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol. 10, Issue 1, July 2004, pp 134-140.
  24. Mittal A. K., Bhargava P., Bhandari N. M., Jaisingh M. P. (2004), “Shear Strength & Flexural Behaviour of Concrete Hollow Block Masonry”, Journal of New Building Materials & Construction World, 11, Issue 1, September 2004, pp 128-135
  25. Mittal A. K. (2004) “Distress Buildings of Concrete and Masonry – Approaches for Repair and Rehabilitations” in Journal of New Building Materials and Construction World. Vol. 10, Issue-4 Oct 2004., pp 22-33.
  26. Achal Kr. Mittal, (2001) “Seismic Damage Scenario of a Vulnerable City – An Engineering Approach”, Journal of Indian Building Congress, Vol. VIII, No. 1, 2001.

Papers in International Conferences:

  1. Sonkar, A. K. Mittal, S. K. Bhattacharyya, S. Kumar and A. Dewangan (2019), Experimental and Analytical Study of Cold-Formed Steel (CFS) Single-Stud Walls Sheathed with FCB, CSB and MgO under Compression, International Colloquium on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures, pp 1042-1050, Taylor & Francis, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429320248
  2. K. Mittal, S. Behera, D.Ghosh, Y. Tamura, W. Kim, (2017), “Wind interference in tall buildings for varying plan ratios”, 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, December, 3-7.
  3. Debdutta Ghosh, Siddharth Behera, Achal Kr. Mittal (2015) “Pressure Reduction Strategy of Tsunami Wave for Buildings” India International Science Festival, New Delhi, 4-7 Dec.
  4. D Ghosh, K. Mittal, S.K. Bhattacharyya (2014) “The effect of obstructions in front of building for ocean surge dissipation – A numerical study” 24th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE), Busan, Korea, June 15-20.
  5. Ghosh, A.K. Mittal, S. Behera and A. Gupta (2013), “Wind Flow Characteristics Around Rooftop Solar Array – A Numerical Study”, Proc. of 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-8), Chennai, India, Dec. 10-14, 674-681.
  6. A.K.Mittal, D. Ghosh, S. Behera, I.A. Siddiqui and D Dharmshaktu (2013), “Wind Flow Simulation in the Vicinity of Tall Buildings Through CFD”, Proc. of 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-8), Chennai, India, Dec. 10-14, 682-690.
  7. S Behera,K. Mittal, S.K. Bhattacharyya, A. Gupta and D. Ghosh (2013), “Wind Forces on Inclined Solar Panels on Flat Roofs“, Proc. of 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-8), Chennai, India, Dec. 10-14, 527-532.
  8. Achal Kr. Mittal (2010), “Indian National Report on Wind Effects on Structures” APEC 2010”, Proceedings of 6th Workshop on Regional Harmonization of Wind Loading and Wind Environmental Specifications in Asia-Pacific Economies (APEC-WW-2010), October 21~23, 2010, Kwandong University, South Korea, pp 58~66
  9. Achal Kr. Mittal (2010), “Wind Related Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives in India” APEC 2010”, Proceedings of The 2010 APEC-WW & IG-WRDRR Joint Workshop on Activities in Asia-Pacific Region and Cooperative Actions, October 24, 2010, Songdo Bridge Hotel, Incheon, South Korea, pp 51~59
  10. Nikhil Agrawal, Achal Kr. Mittal and V. K. Gupta (2009), “Design of a Gable Frame Based on Wind Forces from a few International Wind Codes”, Proceedings of Seventh Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-VII), November 8~12, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan, pp 319~322
  11. Mittal A.K. (2008), “Estimation of Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings in a Hilly Town of Northern Himalya”, Seventh General Assembly of Asian Seismological Commission 2008 (ASC-2008), Tsukuba, Japan, 24-27 November 2008. (Poster)
  12. Dahunsi B.I.O & Mittal A.K. (2006), “Prospects of Traditional Earthquake Resistant Construction for Rural Areas”, International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (ICEE-2006) at SoCE, SASTRA, Deemed University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu, February 25-26, 2006, pp 577-590.
  13. Mathur V. K. & Mittal A. K. (2004), “Fibre Reinforced Polymers for Seismic Strength Enhancement of RCC Structures”, International Conference on Advances in Concrete Composites and Structures (ICACS-2005) at SERC, Chennai, 6-8 January, 2005.
  14. Vijay Kumar, A K Mittal & B. S. Gupta (2004), “Strategy for Earthquake Protection – An Engineering Approach”, International Conference on Advances in Concrete Composites and Structures (ICACS-2005) at SERC, Chennai, 6-8 January, 2005.
  15. Achal Kr. Mittal (2004) “Distress Buildings – Causes and Approaches for Repair and Rehabilitations” Published in International Workshop on Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of Concrete and Masonry Structures, 11-12 October, 2004, Gedu, Bhutan, pp 204-215
  16. V K Gupta, Achal Kr. Mittal and Sunil Bhardwaj, (2003) “Rehabilitation of Chemically and Fire Affected RCC Building in Uttaranchal”, International Symposium on Innovative World of Concrete at Pune, 19-21 September, 2003.
  17. Achal Kumar Mittal (1999), “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Hollow Concrete Block Masonry Wall” Individual Studies by the Participants at the International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IISEE), Building Research Institute (BRI), Government of Japan, TSUKUBA, JAPAN. Vol.35, ISSN 0074-6606.

Paper in National Conference/ Seminar

  1. A.K. Mittal and Debdutta Ghosh (2019), Condition Assessment of Structures through Non-destructive Techniques, Masonry Building Conservation, Principles & Techniques, 29th July to 2nd August, 2019, Department of Archaeology and Museums, Haryana.
  2. A.K. Mittal, S. Behera, M.S. Aswathy, C. Sonkar (2019) “Tall Buildings and Earthquake Resistance”, A Seminar, Structural Design with Special Reference to Seismic Effect on High Rise Buildings, 6th-7th July, 2019, Gorakhpur Local Centre of The Institution of Engineers (India).
  3. Behera, A. K. Mittal, D. Ghosh, Y. Tamura, W. Kim (2019), Wind interference effect between tall buildings for changing plan ratios, International Workshop on Wind Effects on Buildings and Urban Environment, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Atsugi, Japan, 10- 12 March, 2019.
  4. Kishan Mishra, Hina Gupta, Debdutta Ghosh, Achal K Mittal, (2019), Comparative Numerical Simulation of Masonry Arch with Different Interlocking Patterns, COMSOL Conference.
  5. Debdutta Ghosh, Hina Gupta, Achal K. Mittal, Kishan Mishra & Gagan Gahlaut (2019), Subsurface Feature Detection of a Historic Hydraulic Structure Using GPR, 1st Conference and Exhibition on Near Surface Geophysics, pp 125-133.
  6. Vimal Kumar, Mohd. Ashraf Iqbal, Achal Kumar Mittal, Response of reinforced and prestressed concrete slabs under drop weight impact, Advanced Structures, Materials and Methodology in Civil Engineering (ASMMCE 2018), November 03-04, 2018, NIT Jalandhar, India, Paper code S109. 49-54.
  7. Debdutta Ghosh, Hina Gupta, AK Mittal “Imaging of Concrete Structures using Active Thermography” Conference on Non Destructive Evaluation, Dec. 2018, Mumbai
  8. B. Thamizhinian, D. Ghosh, Hina Gupta, AK Mittal (2018) “Seismic pounding effect on buildings and its control” 16th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, 20-22 December 2018, IIT Roorkee, India.
  9. Debdutta Ghosh, Hina Gupta, A K Mittal, Raj Shekhar (2017), “Advanced Non-Destructive Techniques for Mass Housing” Workshop on Mass Housing and Rapid Construction, Institute of Engineers (India), Roorkee Center, Chapter, Roorkee, 13-14 Nov, 2017.
  10. A.K. Mittal, S. Behera, D. Ghosh, H. Gupta (2016) “Earthquake Failures and Mitigation”, A Seminar, Construction Techniques in Earthquake Prone Areas, Sukna, India, by Chief Engineer Siliguri Zone, May 27, 1-26.
  11. अचल मित्तल (2015) “ताज महल के संरक्षण हेतु यमुना के जल स्तर एवम् भूकंप के प्रभावों की जाँच”, आवास : प्राकृतिक आपदा एवं जलवायु परिवर्तन की चुनौतियां पर राष्ट्रीय वैज्ञानिक संगोष्ठी में, सी०एस०आई०आर०- केन्द्रीय भवन अनुसंधान संस्थान, रुड़की , 10-11 दिसंबर.
  12. D. Ghosh, A. K. Mittal, and S.K.Bhattacharyya (2015) “The effect of opening for the reduction of wave pressure on building during Tsunami” 2nd Indian National Conference on Applied Mechanics, proceedings of Mechanics of solids, fluids and materials,Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 212-218.
  13. D. Ghosh, S. Behera, A.K. Mittal (2014) “Assessment of Wind Flow around Rooftop Solar Array – A Case Study”, 7thNational Conference on Wind Engineering (NCWE), Patiala, India, Nov. 21-22, 213-220.
  14. A.K. Mittal, S. Behera, D. Ghosh, S.K. Bhattacharyya (2014) “Design Issues of Tall Building due to Wind Forces-A Case Study”, 7th National Conference on Wind Engineering (NCWE), Patiala, India, Nov. 21-22, 53-60.
  15. A.K. Mittal, S. Behera and D. Ghosh (2014) “Role of Tall Buildings in Urban Infrastructure: Research Issues”, National Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure Developement (NCSID), Civil Engineering Department National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh and Chitkara Univesity, March 13-14, 43-50.
  16. A.K. Mittal (2014) “Prefabricated Technologies for sustainable technologies in Hilly Regions”, Seminal Deliberation India Prefab, Institute of Engineers (IE), Uttarakhand State Centre, Dehradun, March 8-9 , 1-12.
  17. Siddharth Behera, & Achal Mittal (2012), “A Comparative Study of Wind Forces of Tall Building and Towers as per IS 875-Part-III (1987) and Draft Code (2011) Using Gust Factor Method”, published in 6th National Conference on Wind Engineering (NCWE-2012), Vol. 2, 14-15 December 2012, pp 325-334
  18. Nikhil Aggarwal, Achal Mittal & V.K.Gupta (2012), “Comparison of Steel Quantity for Gable Frame Based on Wind Forces from A Few International Wind Codes”, published in 6th National Conference on Wind Engineering (NCWE-2012), Vol. 2, 14-15 December 2012, pp 457-464
  19. Debdutta Ghosh, & Achal Mittal (2012), “A Review on Pedestrian Wind Comfort around Tall Buildings”, published in 6th National Conference on Wind Engineering (NCWE-2012), Vol. 2, 14-15 December 2012, pp 491-505
  20. Achal Mittal, Rajeev Kumar Sharma, I.A.Siddiqi & Deepak Dharamshaktu (2012), “State of The Art Wind Tunnel Facility – A Review for Up gradation”, published in 6th National Conference on Wind Engineering (NCWE-2012), Vol. 2, 14-15 December 2012, pp 525-539
  21. Nikhil Aggarwal, Achal Mittal & V.K.Gupta (2012), “Along Wind Interference Effects on Tall Buildings”, published in 6th National Conference on Wind Engineering (NCWE-2012), Vol. 1, 14-15 December 2012, pp 193-204
  22. सुखदेव खराडे, अचल  मित्तल, प्रकाश थपलियाल एवं सुबोध अग्रवाल , “ताप बिजली संयंत्रो में कंक्रीट सरंचानायो का अपकर्ष तथा मरम्मत एवं  संरक्षण कार्य”, राष्ट्रीय संगोष्ठी- 2010 निर्माण सामग्रियां : विजन – 2030, 12-13 मई,  सी आर आर आई  सभागार, नई दिल्ली, pp 37-45.
  23. B Karmugil, Achal Kr. Mittal and V K Gupta (2010), “Design Guidelines for Tsunami Evacuation Buildings”, National Research Conference on Disaster Mitigation in Housing in India : An Agenda for Future, March 19~20, 2010, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
  24. Achal Kr. Mittal (2009), “Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Existing Buildings in Almora Town”, National Seminar on Research Activities on Disaster Mitigation in Housing in India, August 22~23, 2009, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
  25. Mittal A.K. (2009), “Shear Strength and Flexural Behaviour of Reinforced Hollow Concrete Block Masonry”. National Conference on Trends and Challenges in Structural Engineering and Construction Technologies, pp. 551-559February 11-12, 2009 at CBRI Roorkee (India).
  26. S R Karade, Mittal A.K. et.al. (2008), “Deterioration and Repair of Concrete Structures in Thermal Power Plants”, Sixth Structural Engineering Convention (SEC 2008), 18-20 December 2008, pp.1227-1236.
  27. Mittal A.K. (2007), “Collapse of an Industrial Shed Under Wind Loads :Possible Causes and Remedial Measures – A Case Study ”, Fourth National Conference on Wind Engineering NCWE-2007, 30th October to 1st November, 2007, pp 345-353.
  28. S.K. Singh & Mittal A.K. (2007), “Appraisal, Distress Diagnosis & Rehabilitation of Structures: Case Study”, National Seminar on Modern Trends In Architectural and Civil Engineering Practices 23rd & 24th November, 2007.
  29. Dahunsi, B.I.O and A.K. Mittal, “Earthquake resistant characteristics of traditional Khasi houses in Shillong, India”  2007
  30. V K Mathur and Achal Kr. Mittal, (2003) “Urban Planning, Designing and Development against Seismic Risk”, in National Conference on Natural Hazards (Earthquake and Landslide): Challenges, Perspective and Societal Dimensions with Focus on the State of Uttaranchal at Dehradun by Indian Geological Congress, December 26~28, 2003.
  31. Achal Kr. Mittal and I. A. Siddiquie (2003), “New Paradigms in Construction Management for Habitat and Infrastructural Development”, National Conference on Indian Habitat and Infrastructure – Need for Innovative Approach in Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, Sept. 25-26, 2003
  32. H C Arora and Achal Kumar Mittal (2003), “Selection and Evaluation of Repair Materials”, in National Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, HBTI Kanpur, February 2003.
  33. Achal Kr. Mittal, Vijay Kumar, H.C. Arora & Sunil Bhardwaj (2002) “ A Building Inventory for Seismic Resistance Grading of Masonry Structures”, National Seminar on Recent Trends in Civil Engineering, Jodhpur, February 22~23, 2002.
  34. Achal Kr. Mittal, V.K. Gupta, Atul (2002) “ Lightweight Aggregate Concrete-Engineering Properties and Technical Advantages”, National Seminar on Recent Trends in Civil Engineering, Jodhpur, February 22~23, 2002.
  35. Achal Kumar Mittal, V.K.Gupta, Vijay Kumar & U.B.S. Gautam (2002) “Rehabilitation of Malviya Hall at Lucknow University- A Heritage Building”, Conference on Strategy and Methodology for Conservation of Heritage Buildings and Monuments in India, Roorkee (India), April.
  36. V. K. Gupta & Achal Kr. Mittal (2001) “Need for Earthquake Resistant Housing for the Development of Uttaranchal”, Proceeding of All India Seminar on Infrastructure Development in Uttaranchal – Problems and Prospects, The Institution of Engineers, Roorkee Local Centre, Roorkee, October 11-13, 2001.
  37. Achal Kumar Mittal, (2001)“Developments in Building Industry – Contribution of CBRI “ Published in The Souvenir “The City of Engineers” at the 150th Year Celebrations of Survey & Drawing Industry of Roorkee.
  38. V.K. Gupta, Achal Kumar Mittal, K.C. Naithani (2000), “Rehabilitation of Distressed RCC Framed Structure at Coastal Region – A Case Study” National Conference on Advances in Concrete Technology at Patiala, September 21-22, 2000.
  39. R.N. Iyengar, M.P. Jaisingh, L. Jaisingh, D. Chandra & A. K. Mittal (1997) “ Lateral Strength of Masonry Walls”, Proceedings of CBRI Golden Jubilee Year Conference on Natural Hazards in the Urban Habitat, New Delhi (India), November 10-11, pp 131-142.
  40. Lathika Jaisingh & Achal Kumar Mittal (1996) “ Effect of Earthquake Resistant Measures in Reduction of Damage “, Proceedings of National Seminar on Rehabilitation of Structures, Institution of Engineers, A.P. Centre, Hyderabad, (India), September 26 – 28, pp 121-128.

 

Tech. Reports: More than 60 technical reports for sponsored and consultancy projects completed in CBRI

  1. Technologies for Robust Structural Health Monitoring of Critical Infrastructure and Conservation and Restoration of Heritage Structures (Vertical II of Mission Mode Project on Heritage Buildings) (Sponsor: CSIR, New Delhi)
  2. Techno-Economic Evaluation of Partly Constructed Doon Cyber Tower at I.T. Park, Dehradun (Sponsor: SIIDCUL, Dehradun)
  3. Structural Stability and Feasibility for Additional Floor on Existing ESIC Hospital Building at Bareilly (Sponsor: CPWD, Bareilly)
  4. Structural Assessment of Partly Constructed Sutradhara Building, at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi (Sponsor: PD, IGNCA, New Delhi)
  5. Structural Stability issues of Building and Possible Solutions (Sponsor: OFB, Kolkata)
  6. Technical Guidance on State Guest House (Dam Kothi), Haridwar (Sponsor: PWD, Haridwar)
  7. Evaluation of Methodology used for Strengthening of RC Component for MILITARY Station, Suratgarh (Sponsor: Sanrachana Structural Strengthening Pvt. Ltd., Thane, Maharashtra)
  8. Evaluation of Methodology used for Strengthening of RC Component for OTM ACCN (PH-II) for MH Bikaner (Sponsor: Rebuild Technologies Services Pvt. Ltd., Thane, Maharashtra)
  9. Structural Assessment of Buildings Damaged by DMRC Tunneling Work at Street No.1, Sarvapriya Vihar, New Delhi (Sponsor: DMRC, New Delhi)
  10. Structural Assessment of Buildings Damaged during DMRC Tunneling Work at Defence Colony, New Delhi (Sponsor: DMRC, New Delhi)
  11. Technical Guidance on Structural Safety of Heritage DRM Building (Annexe Building), Mumbai (Sponsor: DRM, Bombay Division, CR, Mumbai)
  12. Technical Examination on Structural Safety of UNESCO World Heritage CSTM Building (GM Building), Mumbai (Sponsor: DRM, Bombay Division, CR, Mumbai)
  13. Augmented Reality Interaction with Physical Models of Monuments (Sponsor: IIT, Delhi)
  14. A Digital Mini-Spectacle for showcasing the Glory of Hampi (Sponsor: IIT, Delhi)
  15. Technical Examination for Restoration of Main Station Building at Delhi Junction Railway Station (Sponsor: DRM, Delhi Division, NR, New Delhi)
  16. Scientific Material Investigations for The Heritage Building of National Archives of India (NAI), New Delhi (Sponsor: NAI, New Delhi)
  17. Monitoring of Steel Portal Frame installed in Jagmohana of Shree Jagannath temple Puri (Sponsor: ASI, Bhubaneswar)
  18. Repair and Retrofitting of Forest Research Institute (FRI) Building, Dehradun (Sponsor: CPWD, Dehradun)
  19. Structural Stability, Health Assessment and Suggesting Seismic Strengthening Measures for Buildings No. P-117 & P-118 At OD Line, Allipore, Kolkata (Sponsor: DG, MAP, New Delhi)
  20. Structural Health Assessment and Suggesting Strengthening Measures for Income Tax Building at Sanjay Place, Agra (Sponsor: CPWD, Agra)
  21. Structural Assessment of Buildings Damaged by DMRC Tunneling Work at Rameshwar Nagar, New Delhi (Sponsor: DMRC, New Delhi)
  22. Structural Health Assessment and Suggesting Remedial Measures for Civil Hospital, Gurgaon (Sponsor: Director General, Health Services, Haryana)
  23. Technical Examination of the LSS, Staff Quarter Complex, Sec. -2, R. K. Puram, New Delhi (Sponsor: CPWD, New Delhi)
  24. Preparation of Integrated Cluster Action Plan (ICAP) under Rurban Mission for Uttarakhand State (Sponsor: Rural Development Department, Uttarakhand)
  25. Assessment of Work and Rendering of Technical Advice for Wk at Suratgarh Mil. Station (Sponsor: MES, Suratgarh)
  26. Assessment of Work and Rendering of Technical Advice for Wk at Bikaner Mil. Station (Sponsor: MES, Bikaner)
  27. Health Assessment and Suggesting Strengthening Measures for Resident Quarters at G. Point (Sponsor: CPWD, New Delhi)
  28. Health Assessment of the Amber Palace, Jaipur (Sponsor: ADMA, Jaipur)
  29. Comprehensive Study of Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi (Sponsor: CPWD, New Delhi)
  30. Design of Low Speed Wind Tunnel (Sponsor: DST, New Delhi)
  31. Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA/ Jaipur House) (Sponsor: CPWD, New Delhi)
  32. Advise on Retrofitting Measures of Distressed Building and Strengthening Measures for Slopes at Grand Hotel Shimla (Sponsor: CPWD, Shimla)
  33. Advise on Structural Assessment and Suggesting Earthquake Resistant Provisions for ASHIYANA Building of President’s Estate, Dehradun (Sponsor: CPWD, New Delhi)
  34. Technical Examination of the Extension Building to PHA, New Delhi (Sponsor: CPWD, New Delhi)
  35. Health Assessment of the Drift Structures for Natural Draft Cooling Tower at NCPS, Dadri (Sponsor: NTPC, Dadri)
  36. Development of implementation Manual for Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Core Panel System (Sponsor: MOHUA, New Delhi)
  37. Study of Impact Behaviour of RC Elements (In-house R&D)
  38. Study on Carbonation of RC structures (In-house R&D)
  39. Investigation of Kashi Vishwanath Mandir, Varanasi (Sponsor: Shri Kashi Vishwanath Mandir Samiti, Varanasi, Utter Pradesh)
  40. Structural Checking of AWHO Group Housing Project at Panchkula (Sponsor: AWHO, New Delhi)
  41. Experimental Evaluation of Precast Beam-Beam Connection (In-house R&D)
  42. Evaluation of Geotechnical, Geological, Structural and Environmental Aspects of Proposed Slum Rehabilitation Project at Malabar Hills, Mumbai [Sponsor: M/s Pandya & Poonawala & M/s Federal & Rashmikant (By the order of Bombay High Court)]
  43. Comprehensive Geotechnical and Structural Investigation of Taj Mahal (Sponsor: ASI, Agra)
  44. Investigation at Sun Temple Konark (Sponsor: ASI, Bhubaneswar)
  45. Comprehensive study for rehabilitation of people affected by max pond level of 1108m Joshiyara Barrage, Uttarkashi (Sponsor: UJVNL, Uttarkashi)
  46. Advice on Construction of Various Civil Works and Vetting of Technical Specifications of MDDA (Sponsor: MDDA, Dehradun)
  47. Structural Investigation & Suggesting Repair Measures for Rehabilitation of Pant Sadan, R/o Honorable Chief Justice of Uttarakhand (Sponsor: PWD, Nainital)
  48. Design and Construction Monitoring of School Building under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Uttarakhand (Sponsor: State Project Office, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Uttarakhand)
  49. Study on wind induced interference on tall buildings (In-house R&D)
  50. Architectural planning and structural design of the three models of KGBVs and quality inspection of the above school sites (Sponsor: (Sponsor: State Project Office, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Uttarakhand)
  51. Third party evaluation and quality inspection of school buildings under construction during 2007-08 and 2008-09 under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (Sponsor: State Project Office, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Uttarakhand)
  52. Structural Conditional Assessment of Digester and Gas Holding Tanks in Existing Sewage Treatment Plant of Delhi Jal Board (Sponsor: VA Tech Wabhag)
  53. Health Assessment of Cooling Towers and Chimney of NTPC, Muzzaffarpur (Sponsor: NTPC)
  54. Health Assessment of Coal Handling Plant and DM Plant Structures of NTPC, Muzzaffarpur (Sponsor: NTPC)
  55. Proof Checking of Design Drawings and Quality Inspection of SIEMAT Building (Sponsor: State Project Office, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Uttarakhand)
  56. Third Party Quality Inspection of Civil Construction Work of CGEWHO Housing Project at Meerut (Sponsor: CGEWHO, Delhi)
  57. Design, Analysis and Health Assessment of Special Structures Including Bridges (Sponsor: CSIR)
  58. Residual Life Assessment of Thermal Power Stack at Panipat Refinery of IOCL, Panipat (Sponsor: IOCL Panipat)
  59. Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Damage Scenario of Buildings in Almora City (Sponsor: DST)
  60. Seismic Damage Scenario of Buildings in Almora (Sponsor: UCOST, Uttarakhand)
  61. Assessment of Structural Health and Safety of ONGC Residential Colony Buildings at Agartala, Tripura (Sponsor: ONGC, Agartala)
  62. Third Party Quality Assurance – Load Test on Slabs on DDA Buildings in Dwarka (Sponsor: DDA, Delhi)

 

Scientific Books / Book Chapters:

  1. A book published on collection of superiority features of Indian heritage structures.
  2. A book published on Achieving Quality in Building Construction.

 

Patents filed / granted:

  1. Patent filled (App No. 201611022642, filed on 1st July 2016). “Optical Based Velocity Sensor for measuring   instantaneous velocity of a dropping object”. Inventor(s): Dr. A.K Mittal, Er. M.M Dalbehera, Er. S. Kumar.

 

Technology Transfred:

  1. Nano Lime Technology for Repair and Conservation of Structures to M/s Poysha Nanotech LLP., Haridwar, Uttarakhand (Contributors: Dr. L P Singh, Sh. Srinivasa Naik, Dr. Achal Mittal)
  2. Imaging of Hidden Anomalies in Concrete and Masonry Structures using Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity to Indian MSME firm M/S Canopus Instruments, Maharashtra (Contributors: Dr. Debdutta Ghosh, Ms. Hina Gupta, Dr. Achal Mittal)

 

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

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Director’s Technology AwardDirector CSIR-CBRIProcess Know How for the Preparation of Nano-Lime2019
Eminent Engineer AwardThe Institution of Engineers, Uttarakhand State Centre, DehradunEminent Work for Engineering Sciences2019
Professional Experience:
Designation

Organization

Period

Scientist Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee

1996 – till date

At present Sr. Pr. Scientist

Fellow R-2 / Proj. Asstt Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee June 1992 – Feb.1996
Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’ CAD Group National Informatics Center (NIC), CGO Complex, New Delhi Feb.1990 – June1992
Senior Research Fellow (SRF) Civil Engineering Deptt., Univ. of Roorkee May 1988 – Feb. 1990