Prof. Avijit Maji

Associate Professor

Transportation Systems Engineering

avimaji[at]civil.iitb.ac.in
02225767338
Research Areas :

Innovative Intersection And Interchange Design; Geometric Design; Operational Effects Of Geometric Design; Performance Based Geometric Design; Highway Safety; Alignment Design; Path Planning

Prof. Avijit Maji

Associate Professor

Transportation Systems Engineering

avimaji[at]civil.iitb.ac.in
02225767338

Bachelor of Engineering                                                                             2000

Bengal Engineering College (D.U.) now known as Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India

 

Master of Technology                                                                                  2004

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

 

Doctor of Engineering                                                                                  2008

Morgan State University, USA

Prof. Avijit Maji

Associate Professor

Transportation Systems Engineering

avimaji[at]civil.iitb.ac.in
02225767338

  1. CE 310: Transportation Engineering I

  2. CE 415: Transportation Engineering II

  3. CE 328: Transportation Engineering Lab I

  4. CE 412: Transportation Engineering Lab II

  5. CE 753: Traffic Design and Studio

  6. CE 773: Geometric Design and Analysis of High-Speed Roadways

  7. CE 657: Computing in Civil Engineering

  8. CE 792: Communication Skills -II

  9. CE 771: Optimization in Civil Engineering

  10. Highway Geometric Design as part of Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education (QEEE) online course

Prof. Avijit Maji

Associate Professor

Transportation Systems Engineering

avimaji[at]civil.iitb.ac.in
02225767338

Journals

  1. Sil, G., Nama, S., Maji, A. and Maurya, A.K. (Accepted). Effect of Horizontal Curve Geometry on Vehicle Speed Distribution: A Four−Lane Divided Highway Study. Transportation Letters: The International Journal of Transportation Research.

  2. Guharoy, A., Majumdar, B.B., Sahu, P.K. and Maji, A. (Accepted). Identification and Evaluation of Key Determinants of Two-Wheeler Ownership Model in the Context of Developing Countries: A Case Study of Pune City, India, EASTS Journal.

  3. Sil, G., Nama, S., Maji, A. and Maurya, A.K. (Accepted). Modelling 85th Percentile Speed Using Spatially Evaluated Free Flow Vehicles and Backward Elimination Technique to Promote Consistent Horizontal Curve Design. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, ASCE.

  4. Choudhari, T. and Maji, A. (2019). Socio-demographic and Experience Factors Affecting Drivers’ Runoff Risk along Horizontal Curves of Two-lane Rural Highway. Journal of Safety Research, vol. 71, pp. 1-11.

  5. Das, S., Budhkar, A.K., Maurya, A.K. and Maji, A. (2019). Multivariate Analysis on Dynamic Car-following Data of Non-lane based Traffic Environments. Transportation in Developing Economies, vol. 5, no. 2.

  6. Choudhari, T. and Maji, A. (2019). Effect of Horizontal Curve Geometry on the Maximum Speed Reduction – A Driving Simulator based Study. Transportation in Developing Economies, vol. 5, no. 2.

  7. Sil, G., Maji, A., Nama, S. and Maurya, A.K. (2019). Operating Speed Prediction Model as a Tool for Consistency Based Geometric Design of Four-Lane Divided Highways. Transport, vol. 34, no. 4.

  8. Maji, A., Singh, D., Agrawal, N. and Zaman, M. (2018). Operating Speed Prediction Models for Tangent Sections of Two-Lane Roadways Using Oklahoma State Data. Transportation Letters: The International Journal of Transportation Research. DOI: 10.1080/19427867.2018.1536424

  9. Maji, A. and Tyagi, A. (2018). Speed prediction models for car and sports utility vehicle at locations along four-lane median divided horizontal curves. Journal of Modern Transportation, https://rdcu.be/MODV.

  10. Maji, A., Sil, G. and Tyagi, A. (2018). The 85th and 98th Percentile Speed Prediction Models of Car, Light and Heavy Commercial Vehicles for Four-Lane Divided Rural Highways. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, ASCE, vol. 144, no. 5. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/JTEPBS.0000136

  11. Maji, A., Velaga, N.R. and Urie, Y. (2017). Hierarchical Clustering Analysis Framework of Mutually Exclusive Crash Causation Parameters for Regional Road Safety Strategies. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion. https://doi.org/10.1080/17457300.2017.1416485

  12. Maji, A. and Jha, M.K. (2017). Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm Framework for Highway Route Planning. Advances in Transportation Studies, vol. 41, pp. 51-72.

  13. Maji, A., Singh, D.V. and Chawla, H. (2016). Developing probabilistic approach for asphaltic overlay design by considering variability of input parameters. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, vol. 1, no. 1.

  14. Nama, S., Maurya, A.K., Maji, A., Edara, P. and Sahu, P.K. (2016). Vehicle Speed Characteristics and Alignment Design Consistency for Mountainous Roads. Transportation in Developing Economies, vol. 2, no. 2.

  15. Urie, Y., Velaga, N.R. and Maji, A. (2016). Cross-Sectional Study of Road Accidents and Related Law Enforcement Efficiency for Ten Countries: A Gap Coherence Analysis. Traffic Injury Prevention, vol. 17, no. 7, pp. 686-691.

  16. Maji, A., Bhattacharya, P. and Maurya, A.K. (2015). Developing Unconventional Intersection Configuration: Planning Tool. Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, vol. 11, pp. 2543-2557.

  17. Maji, A., Maurya, A.K., Nama, S. and Sahu, P.K. (2015). Performance Based Intersection Layout under a Flyover for Heterogeneous Traffic. Journal of Modern Transportation, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 119-129.

  18. Maji, A., Mishra, S. and Jha, M.K. (2013). Diverging Diamond Interchange Analysis: Planning Tool. Journal of Transportation Engineering, vol. 139, no. 12, pp. 1201-1210.

  19. Udenta, F.C., Jha, M.K., Mishra, S. and Maji, A. (2013). Strategies to Improve the Efficiency of a Multimodal Interdependent Transportation System in Disasters. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, vol. 104, pp. 805-814.

  20. Kar, P.P. and Maji, A. (2013). Ramp Crossover Interchange: Developing the Hybrid Unconventional Interchange. ITE Journal, vol. 83, no. 5.

  21. Maji, A., and Jha, M.K. (2012). Comparison of Single and Multi Objective Highway Alignment Optimization Algorithms. Advances in Transportation Studies, vol. 27, pp. 5-16.

  22. Maji, A. and Jha, M.K. (2011). Highway Alignment Optimization Using Cost-Benefit Analysis Under User Equilibrium, International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 19-33.

  23. Maji, A. and Jha, M.K. (2011). A Multiobjective Analysis of Impacted Area of Environmentally Preserved Land and Alignment Cost for Sustainable Highway Infrastructure Design, Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, vol. 20, pp. 966-972.

  24. Maji, A. and Jha, M.K. (2009). Multi-Objective Highway Alignment Optimization Using a Genetic Algorithm, Journal of Advanced Transportation, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 481-504.

  25. Maji, A. and Das, A. (2008). Reliability Considerations of Bituminous Pavement Design by Mechanistic-Empirical Approach, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, vol.9, no. 1, pp. 19-31.

  26. Maji, A. and Jha, M.K. (2007). Modeling Highway Infrastructure Maintenance Schedule with Budget Constraint, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, no. 1991, pp. 19-26.

  27. Maji, A. and Samanta, S. (2005). Stage Construction of the Pavement, Indian Highways, Indian Roads Congress, vol. 33, no. 7, pp. 81-88.

  28. Maji, A. and Das, A. (2005). Concepts of Reliability in Mechanistic-Empirical Bituminous Pavement Design, Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australasia Journal, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 24-30.

 

Book Chapters

  1. Ingale, A., Sahu, P., Bajpai, R., Maji, A. and Sarkar, A. (2020). Investigating Indian Driver Decision Making Behavior at Intersections Using Questionnaire Survey, in Transportation Research, Tom V. Mathew et al. (Eds), Vol. 45, Springer Singapore, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-32-9042-6

  2. Sushma, M.B., Roy, S., Prasad, M.B.R. and Maji, A. (2020). Optimum Point of Intersection Selection in Horizontal Highway Alignment Design: A Comparative Study Using Path Planner Method and Ant Algorithm, in Transportation Research, Tom V. Mathew et al. (Eds), Vol. 45, Springer Singapore, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-32-9042-6

  3. Sil, G., Nama, S., Maji, A. and Maurya, A.K. (2020). Modeling Operating Speeds for Multilane Divided Highways, in Transportation Research, Tom V. Mathew et al. (Eds), Vol. 45, Springer Singapore, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-32-9042-6

  4. Roy, S. and Maji, A. (2019). A Station Location Identification Model for an Integrated Interoperable High-Speed Rail System, as ADBI Working Paper 956. Tokyo: Asian Development Bank Institute. Link to paper

  5. Roy, S. and Maji, A. (2019). Optimization of High-Speed Railway Station Location Selection Based on Accessibility and Environmental Impact, as ADBI Working Paper 953. Tokyo: Asian Development Bank Institute. Link to paper

  6. Sushma, M.B. and Maji, A. (2017). Optimization of Horizontal Highway Alignment Using Path Planner Method (PPM), in Urban Transport XXIII: The Built Environment, S. Ricci and C.A. Brebbia (eds.), vol. 176, pp. 81-92, WIT Press, Southampton, Boston, U.K.

  7. Maji, A. and Jha, M.K. (2010). Considering Intersection Performance in Road Network Flow Optimization Using User Equilibrium Approach, in Recent Advances in Computer Engineering and Applications, S. Lagakos et al. (eds.), pp. 207-211, WSEAS Press, ISBN: 978-960-474-151-9.

  8. Maji, A. and Jha, M.K. (2009). Railroad Yard Location Optimization Using A Genetic Algorithm, in Environmental Science and Sustainability, M.K. Jha et al. (eds.), pp. 151-156, WSEAS Press, ISBN: 978-960-474-136-6.

  9. Maji, A., Jha, M.K. and Kühn, W. (2006). Integrating Highway Alignment Design Capability to the Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM): A Two-Lane Highway Case Study, in Urban Transport XII: Urban Transport and the Environment in the 21st Century, C.A. Brebbia and V. Dolezel (eds.), vol. 89, pp. 389-398, WIT Press, Southampton, U.K.

 

Conference Proceedings

  1. Sushma, M.B., Roy, S., Karmarkar, O.D. and Maji, A. (2020). Exploration and Exploitation Based Ant Algorithm for Optimized Vertical Highway Alignment. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 99th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA.

  2. Choudhari, T. and Maji, A. (Accepted). Analysis of Drivers’ Speed Behaviour along Horizontal Curves of Two-lane Rural Highways using Driving Simulator. 5th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG) 2019, 18-211 December 2019, Bhopal, India.

  3. Nama, S., Sil, G., Maurya, A.K. and Maji, A. (Accepted). BPNN (ANN) Based Operating Speed Models for Horizontal Curves Using Naturalistic Driving Data. 5th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG) 2019, 18-211 December 2019, Bhopal, India.

  4. Budhkar, A. and Maji, A. (Accepted). Calibration and Validation of VISSIM Parameters at Merging Sections in Mixed Traffic. 5th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG) 2019, 18-211 December 2019, Bhopal, India.

  5. Budhkar, A. and Maji, A. (2019). Speed Reduction on Merging Sections in Mixed Traffic: A Case Study. 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) 2019, 26-31 May 2019, Mumbai, India.

  6. Nath, B., Sahu, P.K., Maji, A. and Roh, H-J. (2019). Analysis of Driver Behavior at Intersection to Develop Guidelines for Roadway Geometric Design. 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) 2019, 26-31 May 2019, Mumbai, India.

  7. Sushma, M.B., Roy, S. and Maji, A. (2019). Optimum Point of Intersection Selection in Horizontal Alignment Design for Highways and Railways: Comparative Study Using Path Planner and Ant-Algorithm. 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) 2019, 26-31 May 2019, Mumbai, India.

  8. Sil, G., Nama, S., Maji, A. and Maurya, A.K. (2019). Evaluation of Speed and Lateral Position for Inter-Vehicle Interaction. 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) 2019, 26-31 May 2019, Mumbai, India.

  9. Roy, S., Sushma, M.B. and Maji, A. (2019). Application of Ant Colony Algorithm for Optimization of Railway Alignment. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA. 

  10. Sil, G., Nama, S., Maji, A. and Maurya, A.K. (2019). Modelling the Perception of Sharpness for Horizontal Curves. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA.

  11. Choudhari, T. and Maji, A. (2018). Risk Assessment Along Horizontal Curves Using Critical Average Lateral Acceleration Index -A Driving Simulator Approach. Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering (RATE) 2018, 11-12 August 2018, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India.

  12. Choudhari, T. and Maji, A. (2018). Effect of Geometry on Speed Reduction Along Horizontal Curves of Two Lane Rural Roads. Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering (RATE) 2018, 11-12 August 2018, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India.

  13. Sil, G., Nama, S., Maji, A. and Maurya, A.K. (2018). Effect of Horizontal Curve Geometry on Vehicle Speed Distribution: A Four- Lane Divided Highway Study. Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering (RATE) 2018, 11-12 August 2018, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India.

  14. Das, S., Budhkar, A.K., Maurya, A.K. and Maji, A. (2018). Multivariate Analysis on Dynamic Car-following Data of non-lane based traffic environments. Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering (RATE) 2018, 11-12 August 2018, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India.

  15. Nama, S., Sil, G., Maurya, A.K. and Maji, A. (2018). Acceleration and Deceleration Behavior in Departing and Approaching Sections of Curve Using Naturalistic Driving Data. Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering (RATE) 2018, 11-12 August 2018, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India.

  16. Sushma, M.B., Roy, S. and Maji, A. (2018). Low Discrepancy Sampling and Voronoi Based Region Approximation for Highway Corridor Selection. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA.

  17. Sil, G., Nama, S., Maji, A. and Maurya, A.K. (2018). The 85th Percentile Speed Prediction Model for Four-Lane Divided Highways in Ideal Free Flow Condition. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97thAnnual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA.

  18. Mishra, A., Chepuri, A., Arkatkar, S.S. and Maji, A. (2018). Safety Evaluation of Un-Signalized Intersection Using Hybrid Approach Involving Empirical and Simulation Data Sources. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA.

  19. Choudhari, T. and Maji, A. (2018). Assessment of Driver Performance based on Driver Demography and Road Geometry. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA.

  20. Sil, G. and Maji, A. (2017). Video Based Data Collection Process for Geometric Design Consistency Evaluation of Four-Lane Median Divided Horizontal Curves. 20th EURO Working Group on Transportation Meeting, EWGT 2017, 4-6 September 2017, Budapest, Hungary. Published in Transportation Research Procedia, Vol. 27, pp. 672-679.

  21. Choudhari, T., Maji, A. (2017). Miscellaneous Study on Speed Reduction along Horizontal Alignments of Rural Highway: A Driving Simulator based Approach for Developing Countries. Transportation Research Board 96thAnnual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

  22. Maji, A., Mishra, S., Chittora, R. and Tiwari, A. (2015). Optimization based Prioritization Model for Highway Safety Countermeasure Implementation Strategy. Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

  23. Udenta, F.C., Jha, M.K., Mishra, S. and Maji, A. (2014). Disaster Management for Urban Commute in a Multimodal Transportation Context. Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C

  24. Maji, A., Mishra, S., and Jha, M.K. (2013). Critical Lane Volume (CLV)-based Capacity and Level of Service Analyses for Diverging Diamond Interchange. In Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting (No. 13-5118).

  25. Bhattacharya, P. and Maji, A. (2012). Sustainable Transport – Practices, Policies and Adaptability, Proceedings of the Regional Conference of the International Network of Women Engineers & Scientists (INWES), New Delhi, India, 12-13 October 2012.

  26. Karri, G.A.K., Maji, A., and Jha, M.K. (2012). Optimizing Geometric Elements of a 3-Dimensional Alignment in a Single-Stage Highway Design Process. In Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting (No. 12-4470).

  27. Maji, A. and Jha, M.K. (2008). Maintenance Schedule of Highway Infrastructure Elements Using a Genetic Algorithm, Proceedings of the International Conference on Civil Engineering in the New Millennium: Opportunities and Challenges (CENeM-2007), 150 year anniversary conference at Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, India, Vol. III, pp. 2108-2114.

  28. Jha, M.K. and Maji, A. (2007). A Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm for Optimizing Highway Alignments, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Multi-Criteria Decision-Making (MCDM 2007), pp. 261-266, Honolulu, HI, April 2007.

 

Conferences

  1. Sil, G., Nama, S., Maji, A. and Maurya, A.K. (2019). Horizontal Curve from Driver’s Perspective. Transportation Infrastructure Projects Conception To Execution (TIPCE) 2019, 7-10 January 2019, IIT Roorkee, India.

  2. Roy, S. and Maji, A. (2018). Optimization of Station Location based on Accessibility and Environmental Impact. Conference on Spill-over Effects of High-Speed Rail and Quality of Life. Organized by Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), 14-15 November 2018, Tokyo, Japan.

  3. Roy, S. and Maji, A. (2018). Interoperable Conventional Intercity and HSR Station Location Identification Model. Conference on Spill-over Effects of High-Speed Rail and Quality of Life. Organized by Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), 14-15 November 2018, Tokyo, Japan.

  4. Budhkar, A., Maurya, A.K. and Maji, A. (2018). Dynamic data collection of following and merging behavior in mixed traffic. International Symposium of Transport Simulation & International Workshop on Traffic Data Collection and its Standardization (ISTS & IWTDCS) 2018, 3-6 August 2018, Ehime, Japan.

  5. Sushma, M.B. and Maji, A. (2017). Optimization of Horizontal Highway Alignment Using Path Planner Method (PPM). Urban Transport 2017, 5-7 Sept. 20l7, Rome, Italy.

  6. Ingale, A., Sahu, P., Bajpai, R., Maji, A. and Sarkar, A. (2017). Investigating Indian Driver Decision Making Behavior at Intersections Using Questionnaire Survey. 4th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG), 17-20 December 2017, Mumbai, India.

  7. Sil, G., Nama, S., Maji, A. and Maurya, A.K. (2017). Modeling Operating Speeds for Multilane Divided Highways. 4th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG), 17-20 December 2017, Mumbai, India.

  8. Sil, G. and Maji, A. (2017). Development of Speed Prediction Model for Curve in Mixed Traffic Conditions. International Conference on Advances in Highway Engineering & Transportation Systems (ICAHETS-2017), 21-22 Jul 2017, Negombo, Sri Lanka.

  9. Sushma, M.B. and Maji, A. (2017). Minimizing Highway Alignment Cost by Optimizing Horizontal Curve Radius. International Conference on Advances in Highway Engineering & Transportation Systems (ICAHETS-2017), 21-22 Jul 2017, Negombo, Sri Lanka.

  10. Maji, A., Singh, D.V. and Chawla, H. (2016). Reliability based Mechanistic Empirical Design Method for Asphaltic Overlay from Falling Weight Deflectometer. GeoChina 2016, 25th to 27th July 2016, Shandong, China.

  11. Nama, S., Maurya, A.K., Maji, A., Edara, P., Sahu, P.K. (2015). Review of Alignment Design Consistency in Mountainous/Hilly Roads. The 3rd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India, 17th to 20th December 2015, Kolkata, India.

  12. Sushma, M.B., Maji, A. and Bhattacharjee, A. (2015). Horizontal Alignment design Using Path Planner Method. The 3rd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India, 17th to 20th December 2015, Kolkata, India.

  13. Urie, Y., Maji, A. and Velaga, N.R. (2015). A Comparative Assessment of Road Crash Data and Crash Related Enforcement Efficiency for Ten Countries. The 2nd National Conference on Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering (RATE 15), 3rd and 4th July 2015, SVNIT Surat, India.

  14. Maji, A., Velaga, N.R., Das, R.K. and Manthapuri, V. (2015). Electronic Journal Usage and Influence Among Civil Engineering Researchers at IIT Bombay: An Evaluation Study. The International Conference on Information Technology: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. New Delhi, India.

  15. Maji, A., Maurya, A.K., Nama, S. and Sahu, P. (2014). Alternative layout of Intersections under Flyover. The 19thInternational Conference of Hong Kong Society of Transportation Studies, Hong Kong, China.

  16. Maji, A. and Sushma, M.B. (2014). Approach for Optimizing Highway Alignment Based on Randomized Path Planner. The International Civil Engineering Symposium (ICES), VIT University, Vellore, India. 

  17. Maji, A., Kurkanji, P. and Sikka, M. (2014). Intersection Design to Improve Transit Mobility at Intersection under Flyover, Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA.

  18. Maji, A., Bhattacharya, P. and Jha, M.K. (2012). “Critical Lane Volume Based Double Crossover Diamond Interchange Analysis Procedure,” Innovations in Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics, and Highway Capacity and Quality of Service Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 19-22, 2012.

  19. Maji, A. and Bhattacharya, P. (2011). Methodology for Innovative Intersection Design, 1st Conference of Transportation Research Group of India, Bangalore, India.

  20. Maji, A. and Jha, M.K. (2008). Identification of Potential Yard Locations in a Railroad Network. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

  21. Jha, M.K., Maji, A. and Davis, C. (2006). Integrating Optimization Capability with Interactive Highway Safety Design Model: Two-Lane Highway Applications, Research Issues with Two-Lane Highways in Developed Areas. The 85th Annual TRB Meeting, Washington, D.C.

 

Contributory Talk

  1. Maji, A. (2018). Roadside Design and Appurtenances. 3rd to 7th December 2018, Road Safety Training Programme for Field Engineers, Organized by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) in association with Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, India.

  2. Maji, A. (2018). Safety in Road Design - Junction. 3rd to 7th December 2018, Road Safety Training Programme for Field Engineers, Organized by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) in association with Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, India.

  3. Maji, A. (2018). Safety in Road design - Road links. 3rd to 7th December 2018, Road Safety Training Programme for Field Engineers, Organized by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) in association with Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, India.

  4. Maji, A. (2018). What Affects the Safe Vehicle Speed in Horizontal Curve? 11th to 12th August 2018, Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering (RATE) 2018, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India.

  5. Maji, A. (2018). Work Zone and Some Case Studies. 6th to 10th February 2018, Training Programme on Road Safety, Jointly Organized by IIT Guwahati and Asian Institute of Transport Development, Guwahati, India.

  6. Maji, A. (2018). Safety in Road Design: Junctions. 6th to 10th February 2018, Training Programme on Road Safety, Jointly Organized by IIT Guwahati and Asian Institute of Transport Development, Guwahati, India.

  7. Maji, A. (2018). Safety in Road Design: Road Links. 6th to 10th February 2018, Training Programme on Road Safety, Jointly Organized by IIT Guwahati and Asian Institute of Transport Development, Guwahati, India.

  8. Maji, A. (2017). Performance based geometric Design. 21st December 2017, Recent Innovations in Civil Engineering (RICE-2017), Organized by Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Mumbai, India.

  9. Maji, A. (2017). Design Stage Road Safety Audit. 1st February 2017, Workshop on Road Safety Audit, Organized by CEP IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

  10. Maji, A. (2017). Design of Horizontal and Vertical Alignment. 30th January 2017, Workshop on Road Safety Audit, Organized by CEP IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

  11. Maji, A. (2016). Good Practices in Highway Geometric Design. 12th August 2016, Workshop on Road Safety, Organized by IIT Bombay in Association with NHAI, PIU, Nashik, Inida.

  12. Maji A. and Velaga, N.R. (2016). Infrastructure, Driver Skills and Safety Evaluation through a Driving Simulator. 6th August 2016,  IIT Bombay Chapter General Body Meeting, Institute of Urban Transport (India), Mumai, India.

  13. Maji A. (2016). Highway Geometry Evaluation using Driving Simulator for Indian Driving Conditions. 28th July 2016, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

  14. Maji A. (2016). Assessment of Geometric Design for Safety. Emerging Trends in Road Safety Research & Management, 19th and 20th February 2016, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Patna, Patna, India.

  15. Maji, A. (2015). Sustainable Pavement Management System. 7th Annual India Roads Congress Conference 2015, 5th November 2015, Mumbai, India.

  16. Maji, A. (2015). Geometric Design and Safety. Construction and Road Safety Management, 26th to 30th October 2015, SVNIT, Surat, India.

  17. Maji, A. (2015). Unconventional Intersection and Interchange Configurations. International Conference on Advances in Highway Engineering and Transportation Systems, 10th to 12th August 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  18. Maji, A. (2015). Unconventional Intersection and Interchange Configurations. National Conference on Emerging Trends on Sustainable Construction, 24th and 25th July 2015, Christ University, Bangalore, India.

  19. Maji, A. (2014). Geometric Design Consistency and Safety. TPMDC - 2014, 10th to 12th December 2014, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

  20. Maji, A. (2014). Geometric Design Consistency and Road Safety. The 8th National Frontiers of Engineering (8NatFOE), 5th and 6th September 2014, IIT Gandhinagar, Amhedabad, India.

  21. Maji, A. (2014). Fundamentals of Geometric Design of Different Roadway Elements. Recent Advances in Studies of Traffic Engineering, 30th June to 11th July 2014, SVNIT, Surat, India.

  22. Maji, A. (2013). Highway Design - Best Practices and Safety. The 1st Build Jharkhand Summit at Ranchi, 30th and 31st October 2013, Ranchi, India.

  23. Maji, A. (2011). GA and GIS-based Highway Alignment Optimization Techniques and Present Trends. The 6th International Symposium on Visualization in Transportation, Chicago, USA.

  24. Maji, A. (2008). Multi-Objective Highway Alignment Optimization. Innovative Doctoral Transportation Research by Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship Recipients in the 87th Annual TRB Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA

Prof. Avijit Maji

Associate Professor

Transportation Systems Engineering

avimaji[at]civil.iitb.ac.in
02225767338

  1. Coordinator of “Workshop on New Accident Recording and Reporting Formats for West Zone States and UTs”, 18thMay 2017, Mumbai, India. Funded by MoRTH.
  2. Organizing committee member: 4th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG), 17-20 December 2017, Mumbai, India.
  3. Coordinator of one-day executive course on “Planning, Design and Construction of Intersections and Interchanges”, 17th December 2017, Mumbai, India.
  4. Coordinator of one-day executive course on “Traffic Safety Principles for Engineers”, 17th December 2017, Mumbai, India.

Prof. Avijit Maji

Associate Professor

Transportation Systems Engineering

avimaji[at]civil.iitb.ac.in
02225767338

  1. Member of the Departmental Under Graduate Committee - Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay.
  2. Member of the Time Table Committee – Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay.
  3. Faculty Advisor for the B.Tech. 2021 batch – Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay.
  4. Past member of the Departmental Post Graduate Committee - Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay.
  5. Faculty Advisor for the B.Tech. 2017 batch – Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
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COURSES DEVELOPED COURSES TAUGHT
Concrete Technology (UG). Concrete Technology (UG).
Building Materials and Construction (UG). Building Materials and Construction (UG).
Estimation and Materials Testing Lab. (UG). Estimation and Materials Testing Lab. (UG).
Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation of Structures (PG). Materials and Structures Lab. (UG).
Construction Materials (PG). Solid Mechanics Lab. (UG).
Construction Materials Lab. (PG). Engineering Mechanics (UG).
Advanced Concrete Technology (PG). Advanced Concrete Technology (PG).

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Research Projects :
  • * Performance evaluation of cement plaster using fly as based lightweight fine aggregates. - Zaak Technologies GmbH, Germany.
  • * Assessement of fresh and hardened plaster properties - Precise Conchem. Pvt Ltd., India.
  • * A pilot project on usage of recycled concrete aggregates in building products. - IIT Bombay, India.
  • * Rheological Investigations on Pumpable concretes - IIT Bombay, India.
  • * Experimental Investigations on the influence of particle packing of powders on the properties of cementitious paste. - Ambuja Cements Limited, India.
  • * Potential use of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBS) as supplementary cementitious materials in concrete. - JSW Cement Limited, India.
  • * Experimental Investigations on the rheological properties of limestone calcined clay cement paste and concrete. - SDC, Swtizerland (through EPFL).
  • * Design and Development of ultra high performance concrete. - R&DE (E), India (Approved).

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Journal Papers :
  • * Athira Gopinath, Abdhul Bahurudeen, Srinivas Appari and Prakash Nanthagopalan, A circular framework for the valorisation of sugar industry wastes: Review on the industrial symbiosis between sugar, construction and energy industries, Journal of Cleaner Production (In Press) doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.252.
  • * Amit Kumar Das, Ashwani Kumar Gupta and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2018), Design of propping schemes of sixty story building: Case study, Structures and Buildings, Proceedings of ICE, Vol. 171(5), 409-424.
  • * B.S. Dhanya, Manu Santhanam, Vijay Kulkarni, Prakash Nanthagopalan, Shashank Bishnoi, S.P. Singh, G. Indu Siva Ranjani, P. Dinakar, and S. Bhaskar, (2017) Round robin testing of durability parameters – Towards identification of suitable durability tests for concrete, Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 91 (7), 11-22.
  • * Hemanth Kumar Balaga and Prakash Nanthagopalan, (2016) Studies on strength and weight loss of paper concrete, Engineering Sustainability, Proceedings of ICE, Vol. 169 (1), 39-44.
  • * Palash Badjatya, Radhika Bhadada, Manish Keshri and Prakash Nanthagopalan, (2015) Usage of textile dye waste water in concrete, Construction Materials, Proceedings of ICE, Vol. 168 (2), 49-52.
  • * Pratik Deogetar, Ashwini Jain, Sudhanshu Mishra and Prakash Nanthagopalan (2013) Influence of steam curing cycle on compressive strength of concrete, International Journal of construction materials and structures, Vol. 1, No. 2, 18-28.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam. (2012) An empirical approach for the optimisation of aggregate combinations for self-compacting concrete, Materials and Structures, Vol. 45, No. 8, 1167-1179.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2011) Fresh and hardened properties of self-compacting concrete produced with Manufactured sand, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 33, No.3, 353-358.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2010) A new empirical test method for the optimisation of viscosity modifying agent dosage in self-compacting concrete, Materials and Structures, Vol. 43, No. 1-2, 203 - 212.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2009) Experimental investigations on the influence of paste composition and content on the properties of self-compacting concrete, Construction and Building Materials, vol. 23, No. 11, 3443 – 3449.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan, Michael Haist, Manu Santhanam and Harald S. Muller (2008) Investigations on the influence of granular packing on the flow properties of cementitious suspensions, Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 30, No. 9, 763 - 768.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam (2008) A new approach to optimisation of paste composition in self-compacting concrete, The Indian Concrete Journal, vol. 82, 11 - 18.
Conference Papers :
  • * Abhilash Shukla, S. Gurusideswar, Krishna Jonnalagadda and Prakash Nanthagopalan, High strain rate behavior of micro-steel fiber reinforced concrete under tensile and compressive loading. Proceedings of the International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures (ICCMS) 2017, India, 2017.
  • * Mahipal Kasaniya and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Fresh and Hardened Properties of Alkali-Activated Mortar with Class F-Fly Ash & GGBS Combinations. Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Construction Materials and Systems (RILEM PRO 118), India, 2017, Vol.III, 29-37.
  • * Sendhil Vigneshwar Dhanapal and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Fresh properties of limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) pastes, Proceedings of first International conference on calcined clays for sustainable concrete, Springer, RILEM Book Series, Switzerland, 2015.
  • * Dhawal Desai and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Potential Use of Industrial By-Products for Developing High Strength Concrete Under Normal Curing Conditions, Proceedings of the International Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Conference (Springer), Malaysia, 2013, 215 - 224.
  • * Narsingh Rammilan Varma, R. S. Jangid and Prakash Nanthagopalan, Rehabilitation and strengthening of distressed columns - A case study, Proceedings of Rehabilitation and restoration of structures, India, 2013, 271 - 280.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam. A simple and systematic mixture design procedure for self-compacting concrete, 6th International RILEM Symposium on Design, Production and Placement of SCC, Canada, 2010, Vol. II, 55 - 63.
  • * Prakash Nanthagopalan and Manu Santhanam. A study of the interaction between Viscosity Modifying Agent and High Range Water Reducer in Self-Compacting Concrete, Measuring, Monitoring and Modeling Concrete Properties, Greece, 2006, 449 - 454.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Awards :
  • * “Young Faculty Award” (2011) at IIT Bombay.
  • * “Excellence in Teaching Award” (2014) at IIT Bombay.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Seminars/Workshop/Conferences Organised :
  • * One day workshop on “Rheology and Rheometer for concrete” held on April 10, 2013 at IIT Bombay.
  • * Two Day Workshop on “Structural rehabilitation and retrofitting using construction chemicals”, held during 24-25th September, 2013 at IIT Bombay.
  • * One day workshop on “Achieving Durable Concrete Construction Through Performance Testing”, held during Feb 1, 2014 at IIT Bombay.
  • * One day Seminar on “Limestone calcined clay cement”, held during July 29, 2014 at IIT Bombay.
  • * One day Workshop on “Adding Sustainability to Engineering Courses” held during January 16, 2015.
  • * One day workshop on Modern Construction Chemicals & Systems for Construction Industry”, held during March 20th, 2015 at IIT Bombay.
  • * Seminar on Fibre Reinforced Concrete - The Indian Context held during 10th February 2015 at IIT Bombay.
  • * Sixth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, held during June 27 – July 1, 2016 at IIT Bombay.
Invited Talk :
  • * Mixture design for pavement quality concrete, Refresher cum orientation course on road works for BMC Engineers, 2011,2015,2016 at IIT Bombay, India.
  • *Sustainable development from efficient utilisation of resource, World Environment Day, June 2012, L&T, Mumbai.
  • * Design of Cementitious paste and Concrete – A conceptual approach, KSR College of Engineering, Trichengodu, Tamil Nadu, March 2013.
  • * Sustainable development in Construction – The way forward, NSN college of Engineering and Technology, Karur, Tamil Nadu, March 2013.
  • * Rheology and Particle Packing – Tools for Mixture Design of Self-Compacting Concrete, Chandubhai S Patel Institute of Technology, Anand, Gujarat, October 2013.
  • * High-Performance Concrete, IIT Indore, September 2014.
  • * Conceptual Approach for Mixture Design of Self-Compacting Concrete, SVNIT, Surat, October 2014.
  • * Mixture Design for Pavement Quality Concrete, IIT Bombay, February 2015.
  • * Self-Compacting Concrete, Nirma University, November 2015.
  • * Valorisation of Industrial and agricultural by-products in cement concrete, Global Business Forum, Goa, 2015.
  • * Sustainable Construction Materials, ENTHUSA, IIT Bombay, 2016.
  • * Construction Materials Research, World Business Council fo Sustainable Development, IIT Bombay, 2016.
  • * Keynote Lecture - Particle packing, Jaipur National University, 2016.
  • * Mixture Design of Self-Compacting Concrete, NIT Suratkal, 2017.

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan

Assistant Professor in Construction Technology And Management

prakashn[at]iitb.ac.in
912225767323
Institute Level :
  • * Member, Facility Management Committee of 4D X-Ray Microscopy (2015 onwards).
  • * Member, Nano Facility Committee (2016 Onwards).
  • One day workshop on “Achieving Durable Concrete Construction Through Performance Testing”, held during Feb 1, 2014 at IIT Bombay.
  • * Member, Technical Advisory Committee (2015 onwards).
Department Level :
  • * Member, DST - FIST (2013-2018).
  • * Member, Department Policy Committee (2014-2016, 2016 onwards).
  • * Member Secretary, Department Undergraduate Committee (2014-2016).
  • * Member, Department Postgraduate Committee (2016 onwards).
  • * Member, Department Computer and Communication Committee (2016 onwards).
  • * Member, Department Website Committee (2016 onwards).
  • * Member, Department Alumni Award Nomination Committee (2014 Onwards).
  • * Member, Department Task force (2014).
  • * Member, Department Curriculum Review Committee (2016).
  • * Member, Department Review Committee (2013).
  • * Member, M.Tech and Ph.D admission committee (2013 Onwards).
  • * Member, Public Relations Committee (2018 onwards).
  • * Professor In-Charge Library (2012-2015).
  • * Professor In-charge SEMT lab. (2014 - 2016).
  • * Prof. In-charge, Department Materials Characterisation Facility (2016 onwards).
  • * Faculty Advisor - 2016 M. Tech.
  • * Faculty Advisor - (2012-2016) B.Tech.