NameMd. Reyazur Rahman
Date of Birth27.08.1988
E-mailreyaz [at]
Present DesignationScientist
DivisionPolymers Plastics and Composites

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B. TechCivil EngineeringJamia Millia Islamia, New DelhiIndia2011
M. TechBuilding Engineering and Disaster MitigationAcademy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR)India2014


a) Main Area of SpecializationCivil Engineering, Structural Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationConcrete Technology, Building Materials, Alkali-activated 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):

International Journal:

  1. Paswan, M. R. Rahman S. K. Singh and B. Singh. “Investigations on bond behaviour of reinforcing steel bar and geopolymer concrete” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (ASCE) 2019 – Accepted for publication
  2. Singh, M. R. Rahman, R. Paswan and S. K. Bhattacharyya. Effect of activator concentration on the strength, ITZ and drying shrinkage of fly ash/slag geopolymer concrete, Construction & Building Materials, 118, 171 (2016)

Conference papers:

  1. Behera, A. K. Minocha, S. K. Bhattacharyya, M. R. Rahman. Studies on the flow properties of self-compacting concrete with recycled fine aggregate. In: Proc. 11th Structural Engineering Convention, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 19-21 Dec. 2018, pp. CT129-CT137.
  2. Paswan, B. Singh and M. R. Rahman, “ Effect of elevated temperature on compressive strength and bond strength of geopolymer concrete” In: Proc. 3rd R.N. Raikar Memorial International Conference and Gettu-Kodur International Symposium on Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete, 14-15 December 2018, Mumbai, India
  3. Singh, Ishwarya G, M. R. Rahman, R. Paswan, Jeeshan Khan, Humaira Ather “Fly ash-based geopolymer concrete road: A new initiative”, International R&D Conference on Green Power- Challenges & Innovation, 8 – 9 June 2017, NTPC-PMI, Noida, India.

National Conference/ Workshop

  1. R. Rahman, R. Paswan and S. K. Singh, “Geopolymer concrete applications in construction: Challenges and opportunities” Workshop on Use of fly ash and construction & demolition products for sustainable construction, 21 January 2020, Mumbai, India
  2. Singh, G. Ishwarya, M. R. Rahman, R. Paswan and S. K. Bhattacharyya, “ Potential of geopolymers in building construction”, India-UK scientific seminar on Green Construction Materials for Sustainable Build (GCMSB-2015), 28-29 March 2015, New Delhi, India.
  • Publications previous to 2009: NIL
  • Tech. Reports:
  1. Behera, A. K. Minocha, S. K. Bhattacharyya and M. R. Rahman, “Rheology study of fresh self-compacting concrete made using recycled fine aggregates” In: V. Mechtcherine, K. Khayat, E. Secrieru (Eds) Rheology and Processing of Construction Materials. RheoCon 2019, SCC 2019. RILEM Bookseries, vol 23. Springer, pp. 467-475
  2. M. Behera, A. K. Minocha, S. K. Bhattacharyya and M. R. Rahman, “Influence of SCMs on flow properties of self-compacting mortar made with recycled fine aggregate” In: Sirajuddin Ahmed, S. M Abbas, Hina Zia (Eds.) Smart Cities—Opportunities and Challenges, Proceedings of ICSC 2019, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol. 58, Springer
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters:
    1. Gupta, H., Ghosh, D., & Mittal, A. K. (2019). Seismic Performance of a Heritage Rubble Stone Masonry Building—A Case Study. In Recent Advances in Structural Engineering, Volume 2 (pp. 317-328). Springer, Singapore. (Book Chapter Springer)
  • Articles: NIL
  • Patents filed / granted:
  1. B Singh, G Ishwarya, H. Athar, R. Paswan, Reyazur Rahman, S. Deshwal, J. Khan, SK Singh, M Malik, SK Saxena, S Prakash, P Srivastava and N Soni, “A room temperature cured fly ash based geopolymer concrete pave mix and processes thereof” (Indian Patent application no. 201811031862, Filed).
  • 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 2016
Diamond Jubilee Director’s Technology AwardDirector, CSIR-CBRIBest Technology 2017

Professional Experience:.

  • Trainee Scientist : Sept. 2012 to Dec. 2016
  • Scientist C : Jan. 2016 to till date
Any other: NIL