Dr . Nakul Gupta - Material Science - Best Researcher Award

GLA University | India

Author Profile 

Early Academic Pursuits

His academic journey commenced with a B.Tech. in Civil Engineering from Integral University, Lucknow, India, a university accredited by UGC. His undergraduate education laid a robust foundation in civil engineering principles and practices, which he further enriched by pursuing an M.Tech. in Construction Technology and Management from Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT, Solan), Himachal Pradesh, India. His commitment to academic excellence culminated in a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Babu Banarsi Das University, Lucknow. His doctoral research, titled "Study on Development and Long-Term Behaviour of Green Concrete with Waste Industrial By-Products," supervised by Dr. Pradeep Kumar of HBTI Kanpur, was awarded in 2016, highlighting his early focus on sustainable engineering solutions.

Professional Endeavors

His professional career began as an Assistant Professor at Integral University, Lucknow, where he served from August 2011 to December 2014. His role was pivotal in shaping the curriculum and mentoring students in civil engineering. He then moved to BN College of Engineering and Technology affiliated under AKTU, Uttar Pradesh, where he held the position of Assistant Professor and Head of Department from February 2015 to August 2017. In his current role, Dr. Gupta has been serving as an Associate Professor and Associate Head in the Department of Civil Engineering at GLA University, Mathura since August 2017. His leadership at GLA University, an NAAC A+ accredited institution, has been instrumental in advancing the department's academic and research capabilities.


Contributions and Research Focus in Material Science

His research portfolio is extensive and diverse, focusing on sustainable construction materials, geopolymer composites, and the application of waste industrial by-products in green concrete. His work has been published in numerous high-impact international journals, including the Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, and Buildings. Some of his notable publications include studies on the influence of industrial by-products on geopolymer concrete, the evaluation of wind pressure on low-rise buildings, and the effects of bacteria on the durability of concrete. His research integrates advanced methodologies like regression and cluster analysis to investigate the properties of geopolymer composites, reflecting his innovative approach to civil engineering challenges.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, he has received significant recognition for his contributions to civil engineering. His research has not only been widely cited but also has influenced contemporary practices in sustainable construction. He has presented his findings at prestigious international conferences and has been invited to collaborate with leading researchers worldwide. His role as a peer reviewer for numerous SCI/Scopus journals further underscores his expertise and the respect he commands in the academic community.

Impact and Influence

His impact extends beyond academia into the broader field of civil engineering practice. His pioneering work on green concrete and sustainable materials has informed industry practices and contributed to more environmentally friendly construction methodologies. By integrating industrial by-products into concrete, his research offers viable solutions for waste management and sustainability in construction. This work aligns with global efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of the construction industry, making his contributions both timely and critical.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His legacy in civil engineering is marked by his commitment to sustainability and innovation. His ongoing research promises to further advance the understanding and application of sustainable construction materials. As an educator, he continues to inspire the next generation of engineers to pursue research and innovation in civil engineering. His future contributions are anticipated to focus on enhancing the durability and sustainability of construction materials, integrating new technologies, and fostering interdisciplinary research collaborations.



Citations     1174

h-index        19

i10-index     30

Notable Publications
Nakul Gupta | Material Science | Best Researcher Award

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