National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Faculty

Name : HARI KRISHAN SHARMA
Designation : Professor
Qualification : Ph.D(Structural Engg.), M.Sc. Engg. (Civil), B.Sc. Engg.(Civil)
Current Address :
Dr HARI KRISHAN SHARMA
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
KURUKSHETRA - 136119 (HARYANA, INDIA)
Mob: +91-9416334644

 

Phone 1 (office) : 01744233345
Phone 2 (office) : 01744233334
Email : hksharma1010@yahoo.co.in; hksharma1010@nitkkr.ac.in

Area Of Interest :

  • Ultra High Performance Composites under Extreme Loading Conditions
  • Blast Loading Effects on Structures
  • Impact Loading Effects on Structures under High Strain Rates
  • Nonlinear Analysis and Design of Structures
  • Fibre Reinforced Polymers for Retrofitting of Structures

Experience :

31 YEARS

Other :

EXPERIENCE

          Total Experience              : 31 years

  • As Professor                   : 12 Years
  • As Assistant Professor   : 14 years
  • As Lecturer                     : 05 years

FUTURE PLANS OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

  • Establishment of ‘ Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation’.
  • Development of Structural Dynamics Laboratory .
  • Organizing International /National Level Conferences/ Seminars/ Short Term Courses.
  •  Research Projects from DST, MHRD, ISRO , DRDO, TBRL, etc.
  • Improvement in Analytical Skills using ANN, AI, etc

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

  • International / National Journals/ Conferences/Seminars   :   More than 75

PATENTS

  • Granted           : One

Ph. D THESIS SUPERVISED

  • Completed       : 03
  • In Progress      : 06

M Tech DISSERTATIONS SUPERVISED

  • Completed       : 45
  • In Progress      : 02

B TECH PROJECTS SUPERVISED

  • Completed       : 35
  • In Progress      : 02

BOOKS / BOOK CHAPTERS PUBLISHED  : 06

R & D PROJECTS COMPLETED / ONGOING : 03    

  • Completed     : 02
  • In Progress    : 01

 

AWARDS/ RECOGNITIONS/HONOURS

  • Outstanding Concrete Technologist Award from Indian Concrete Institute, Chandigarh Centre (Punjab, Haryana, HP, J&K and Chandigarh) for the year 2016
  • E P Nicolaides Prize of ‘The Institution of Engineers (India)’, Kolkata for research paper entitled “Anchorage zone stress assessment of pre- stressed concrete beams’. The award was   presented in the 22nd Indian Engineering Congress held at Udaipur on Dec 14, 2007.
  • Member, State Disaster Management Authority of State of Haryana.
  • Chaired Several International and National Conferences in India and Abroad including USA, UK and China.
  • Reviewer of Several International and National Journals in Structural Engineering.
  • Adjudged as one of the Best Teacher by the Students of B Tech and M Tech Students in their Feedback.
  • Member of several selection committees for the post of Professors , Scientists and other posts  conducted by  Public Service Commissions , Universities, Govt. Deptts. and various other organisations.
  • ‘Guest of Honour’ in various technical and cultural functions organized by the Institute and other Pvt. Institutes and organisations.
  • Member, Advisory Committee of various International / National Seminars/ Conferences/ Symposiums organized by various agencies.
  • Letter of Appreciation from Co-Chairman, CEET-96 for smooth conduct of Common Engg. Entrance Test (CEET-96) for admission to all Engg. Colleges located in Haryana, as Coordinator of the Test. 
  • Member, ‘Panel of Judges’ for various students’ functions and activities.
  • University Merit Scholarship for standing first in the university examination.
  • University Gold Medal for standing first in university examination.
  • Chief Guest for various technical and cultural functions organized by various organisations. 
  • Patron, Gao Gita Gayatri Seva Samiti, a registered body in the state of Haryana.
  • Merit Scholarships from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  • Distinguished Alumni Award from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  • Letter of Appreciation from Principal, R E C Kurukshetra (Now N I T Kurukshetra) for organising first convocation of the college.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for presenting a lecture the’ American Conference on Applied Mathematics( MATH’08) , Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA in 2008
  • Letter of Appreciation from Deputy Commissioner, Kurukshetra for conducting National Mission of Election Successfully.
  • GATE Scholarship from MHRD, New Delhi. 
  • Certificate of Appreciation from HOD (Civil) for delivering expert lecture during short term course during Dec 2019
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Ministry of Finance, GOI, in the ‘BRONZE’ category in recognition of the contribution of Taxes towards building of the great Nation continuously for last five years. 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS ACCOMPLISHED                 

Institute level

  • Head of Department
  • Professor In-charge ( Training & Placement)
  • Professor In-charge ( Estate, Construction & Electrical Maintenance)
  • Professor In-charge( Research & Development)
  • Chairman, Purchase Finalization Committee (PFC)
  • Coordinator, Common Engg. Entrance Examination ( CEET-95)
  • Convener, National Level Students’ Technical Symposium LITRATI
  • Chairman, Road Map Committee of Institute
  • Chairman, & Convener, Committee for Framing Bye Laws & Service Conditions for Employees of the Institutes.
  • Professor In-charge Institute Time Table.
  • Professor In-charge , Institute Annual Report
  • Member, Central Admission Committee for Admission to B.Tech. Degree      Courses of all Engg. Colleges Located in Haryana, During 1996-97.
  • Chairman, Committee for Printing of College Annual Report during 1997-2002.
  • Director’s Nominee, Admission Committee for Various Private Engineering College under Vacant Seats.
  • Director’s Nominee and Chairman of the Selection Committee for Appointment of Assistant Professors in various Departments of the Institute.
  • Director’s Nominee and External Expert in the  Selection Committee of Lecturers, conducted by Technical Education Deptt., Haryana, Panchkula 
  • Member, Committee for Rationalization of Non-teaching Staff.
  • Member, Various Enquiry Committees Constituted by the Institute.
  • Member, Committee for Setting of Central Computing Facilities at the Institute.
  • Convener, High Power Committee for Handing over / Taking over of Buildings of the Institute.
  • Convener, ‘ National Programme for Capacity Building of Engineers and Architects ‘ sponsored by Ministry of Home Affairs , Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  • Member, Grievance Cell in the Institute for Redressal of grievances of Alumni.
  • Professor-in-charge of Civil Society 'Infrastructure' during 1994-97.
  • Chief Supdt., Centre-Supdt., Deputy Supdt.  for University/Institute  Examination .
  • Member, Committee for Rationalization of Non-teaching Staff.
  • Member, Tender Committee of Construction Cell of the Institute.
  • Member, Auction Committee, Canteen Committee & Committee to write off obsolete, outdated & theft items.
  • Member, Tender Negotiation Committee of Construction Cell of the Institute.
  • Chairman, Purchase Committee for Institute Guest House items, & Hostel furnitures, etc.
  • Member, Apex Academic Body of the Institute ‘Senate’.
  • Member, Standing Committee on Senate Affairs(SCSA)
  • Member, Institute Convocation Committee, Special Flying Squad, Grievance Committee of the Institute. 
  • Member, Selection Committee for grant of ACP to Non - teaching Staff.

Departmental Level

  • Head of Department
  • Chairman, Board of Studies, Departmental   Research Committee and Departmental Advisory Committee
  • Chairman, Students Advisory Committee.
  • Chairman,  Ph. D Admission committee
  • Chairman, Committee for Conducting Exam for AMIE Students organised by AICTE, New Delhi.
  • Convener, Committee for M Tech Admissions in the Department
  • Convener, Road Map Committee of Civil Engg. Department.
  • Chairman, Departmental Purchase Committee (DPC)
  • Chairman, Purchase Committees for Civil Engg. Deptt.
  • Advisor to Head of Department
  • Alternate Faculty In-charge of Accreditation of PG Course of Structural Engg.
  • Chairman, Committee to Start M Tech Programme in Earthquake Engg.
  • Chairman, Negotiation Committees for Purchase of Propriety Items.
  • Convener, Committee regarding increase in intake of UG and PG Courses.
  • Professor In-charge, Concrete and Structures Lab
  • Professor In- charge, Survey Lab
  • Convener, Committee for framing Rules for Award of Ph D Scholarships in the Deptt.
  • Mentor, Summer Internship for Students of Govt. Engg. College, Bikaner, Rajasthan under TEQIP-III

INDUSTRIAL CONSULTANCY

  • More than 2850 consultancy assignments  as Principal Investigator (PI) have been completed pertaining to structural design of residential buildings, bridges , underground  water tanks, filter beds, overhead tanks, stadiums, shopping complex, industrial buildings, airport buildings, school buildings ,  and other allied structures, including for concrete mix design and material testing .
  • Conducted non-destructive testing of different types of structures and suggested remedial measures for repair/ retrofitting/ rehabilitation /strengthening of distressed concrete and steel structures using conventional and advanced techniques.
  • Evaluated  quality  of reinforced and pre-stressed concrete  structures constructed by various agencies for quality assurance and promoted  use of quality concrete of higher strength and high performance  in construction work utilizing fibrous concrete including SIFCON and SIMCON, UHPFRC and SCC , etc.
  • Acting as Third Party Quality Assurance Agency for various Govt Organizations including CPWD, NBCC, IRCON, Railways, Town and Country Planning, Haryana, Housing Board, Haryana, Construction and Design Services, U P Jal Nigam, Haryana State Agricultural Board, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti , Defence , TCIL, PGCIL, HSCC,  etc.

 

TRAINING PROGRAMMES CONDUCTED                                      : 04

SHORT TERM COURSES CONDUCTED                                        : 03

CONFERENCES / WORKSHOP/ SYMPOSIUM ORGANISED        : 04

EXPERT TECHNICAL LECTURES / INVITED TALKS /INVITED EXPERT LECTURES DELIVERED IN SHORT TERM COURSES : More than 50

MEMBERSHIPS / FELLOWSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY   :  04

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES ATTENDED ABROAD  :  04

FOREIGN COUNTRIES VISITED

  • USA
  • China
  • UK
  • Hong Kong
  • Nepal

FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES VISITED

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Harvard University, USA
  • Oxford University, UK

 

OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

(i) MEMBER OF ACADEMIC BODIES:

  • External Expert Member, BOS, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh for two years.
  • External Expert Member, PG Committee, Jai Narain Vyas Univ. Jodhpur for two years.
  • External Expert Member, BOS, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.
  • External Expert Member, BOS (UG), DCRUST, Murthal, Distt. Sonepat ( Haryana)
  • External Expert Member, DRC, Delhi Technological Univ., Delhi.
  • External Expert Member, DRC, Madan Mohan Malviya Univ. of Tech., Gorakhpur.
  • External Expert Member, DRC, Thapar Univ., Patiala.  

(ii) EXTERNAL EXAMINER FOR EVALUATION OF Ph D THESIS/M Tech DISSERTATIONS

  • External Examiner for evaluation of Ph D Theis/ M Tech Dissertaions of A M U, Aligarh, Delhi Technological Univ., Delhi, NITTTR, Chandigarh, PEC, Chandigarh, Thapar Univ., Patiala, NIT, Warangal, Kurukshetra Univ., Kurukshetra, etc.

 

CHAIRMAN / CO-CHAIRMAN OF TECHNICAL SESSIONS OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES ORGANISED ABROAD / WITHIN INDIA

  • Co- chairman, Technical Session,WSEAS  International Conference on Applied Mathematics(MATHS’08), Cambridge, MA, USA, Mar 26-28,2008
  • Co- chairman, Technical Session, WSEAS  International Conference China
  • Chairman, Technical Session,  National Seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Civil Engg.’, NITTTR, Chandigarh, Nov.16-17, 2011
  •  Chairman, Technical Session, National Conf. on ‘Sustainable Infrastructure Development (NCSID) ,NITTTR ,   Chandigarh & Chitkara Univ., Himachal Pradesh, Mar 13-14, 2014
  •  Chairman, Technical Session, National Conf. on ‘Sustainable Infrastructure Development (NCSID), NITTTR, Chandigarh & Chitkara Univ., Himachal Pradesh. Feb 26-27, 2015
  • Chairman, Technical Session, National Conf. on ’Advanced Materials and Technology in Mechanical and Civil Engg.’ NITTTR, Chandigarh, Instt. of Engineers (India) , Chandigarh and Indo Global College, Mohali (PB) , Feb 10,2015
  • Chairman, Technical Session, National Conf. on Sustainable Civil Engg. Practices, Chitkara Univ. Himachal Pradesh., Mar 18-19, 2016
  • Chairman, Technical Session , International Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Practices-2017, NITTTR, Chandigarh, Mar 2017
  • Chairman, Technical Session , National Conference on New generation Concrete,  NITTTR, Chandigarh, April 2017
  • Chairman, Technical Session , International Conference on Clean Technologies and Sustainable Development,  NITTTR, Chandigarh, Feb 2018
  • Chairman, Technical Session , International Conference on Innovative Technologies for Clean and Sustainable Development,  NITTTR, Chandigarh, Feb 2020