National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Faculty

Name : S. N. Sachdeva ("On Deputation")
Designation : Professor
Qualification : Ph.D.(Civil), M.E. (Highways)-Distinction
Current Address :

BT-203, N.I.T. Kurukshetra

Phone 1 (office) : +91-1744-233347, 233334 , +91-1744-238239
Phone 2 (office) : +91-1744-238239
Email : snsachdeva@yahoo.co.in , snsachdeva@nitkkr.ac.in

Area Of Interest :

Transportation/Highway Engg:(i) Highway capacity (ii) Highway Materials (iii) Road Safety. 

Experience :

  • 33 years of Administrative, Teaching, Research & Consultancy Experience
  • More than 12 years as Professor

Other :

 

ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS

(i) PhD in Civil Engineering, KUK (2004), supervisors from IIT Roorkee & NIT KKR

(ii) M.E. (Highways) with Distinction, PEC Chandigarh (1987)

(iii) BSc Engg (Civil) with Hons., REC Kurukshetra (KUK) (1985)

(iv) Hr-Sec with 4th Position in State, Haryana Board (1980)

(v) Matriculation with 10th Position in State, Haryana Board (1979)

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Successfully held many administrative assignments like

(i) Head of the Department 

(ii) Chief Warden

(iii) President Students Clubs

(iv) Director Public Grievance Redressal Machinery

(v) Warden

(vi) P/I Examinations

(vii) P/I Students Clubs

(viii) NCC Officer, etc.

(ix) Member Senate, NIT Kurukshetra

(x) Chairman Department Affairs Committee & Department Researsh Committee

Outside the Institute

(xi) Member Executive Council, Shri Vishwakarma Skill University, Haryana

(xii)  Member Executive Council, Gurugram University, Haryana

(xiii) Member Court, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

xiv) Member Academic Council, Ayush University, Kurukshetra

xv) Expert member of National Board of Accreditation (NBA)

TEACHING CONTRIBUTION

(i) Teaching various courses of PG (Transportation) & UG Program of Civil Engineering since 1987 at NIT Kurukshetra

(ii) Developed 02 Labs (a) Advanced Transportation Engineering Lab, & (ii) Computational Lab for PG / UG students

(iii) Updated existing Highway Lab with many new equipment

(iv) Started M.Tech Program in Transportation Engineering (2006)

(v) Received students feed back as the Best Teacher of Civil Engg Deptt.

(vi) Updated & revised scheme and course curricula of Transportation Engg courses at both PG & UG level

RESEARCH OUTCOME

(1) Broad Area of Research: Transportation/Highway Engg.
(2) Research Interests:(i) Highway capacity (ii) Highway Materials (iii) Road Safety.
(3) Publications: More than 100 papers in National/International Journals/Conferences.
(4) Principal Investigator of R & D and MODROB Projects (85 lakh).

(5) PhD Guided / Guiding: 09

(6) M.Tech Guided: More than 65 

(7) Published 03 Books & 04 Book Chapters

(8) Best Paper Award & Medal for paper in Journal of the Indian Roads Congress

(9) Best Paper Award for paper in International Conference, Las Vegas, USA

INDUSTRIAL CONSULTANCY

1) Coordinator of State Technical Agency for PMGSY Projects in Haryana. Evaluated & provided R&D and technical input to more than 1400 crores road upgradation projects of Haryana under PMGSY.

(2) Undertaking more than 100 consultancy jobs worth more than Rs. 25 lakh per year related to Highway material testing, Pavement design, Granular, bituminous & concrete mix designs, Field studies & investigations related to roads, and quality control of roads, etc.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EXPOSURE

(i) University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (2008)

(ii) Zhejiang Wanli University, Ningbo, China (2009)

(iii) Hongkong (2009)

(iii) Int Conf., Miami, USA (2014)

(iv) Int. Conf., Las Vegas, USA (2017)

HONOURS AND AWARDS

1) Honoured by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Haryana for contribution to Int. Gita Jayanti Mahotsva (Dec 2016).

2) Honoured by Hon'ble Governor of Haryana for contribution to social work (Jan 2017).

3) Best Paper Award & Medal for paper in Journal of the Indian Roads Congress.

4) Best Paper Award for paper in International Conference, Las Vegas, USA.

5) Received Bharat Shiksha Rattan Award from GSHEG, Jan 2010, for excellence in the field of technical education.
6) Received appreciation of Haryana Govt (Chief Secretary) for providing technical input in scrutiny of PMGSY projects of Haryana.
7) Recived students feed back as the Best Teacher of Civil Engg Deptt.
8) Master Trainer of Govt of India for Road Safety Training & Awareness in the region.
9) Reviewer: (i) Journal of Indian Roads Congress, (ii)International Journal of Geotechnics and Environment, (iii) Indian Highways, (iv) JETE of NITTTR    (v) International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology (vi) Institute of Urban Transport

10) Chairman / Expert Speaker in various International / National Conferences

11) Member Executive Council, Shri Vishwakarma Skill University, Haryana, and Gurugram University, Haryana.

12) Member Court, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.

13) Member Academic Council, Ayush University, Kurukshetra.

14) Expert member of National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
15) Won many prizes and positions/participation at State Level and University Level in extra curricular activities like on the spot painting, shooting, badminton, etc.

OTHERS

  • Served as NCC Officer and held Commissioned rank of Captain.
  • Life Member of IRC, ISTE, IUT and ISRMTT