Dr. Vijay Raj
B.Tech, IIT Kanpur
PG Diploma, IGNOU
Ph.D. Avadh University
Area of Specialization:
Research & Publications:
“Development of Bamboo Based Ferrocement Roofing Elements for Low Cost Housing”, Journal of Ferrocement, IFIC, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, Vol. 19, No. 4, Oct. 1989, pp. 331-337.
“Large Span Bamboo Ferrocement Elements for Flooring and Roofing Purposes”, Journal of Ferrocement, IFIC, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, Vol. 20, No. 4, Oct. 1990, pp. 367-375.
“Treatise on Utilization of Bamboo as Reinforcement in Ferrocement”, IFIC, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, Vol. 21, No. 4, Oct. 1991, pp. 371-382.
“Geoinformatics for Biomedical waste Management” , Int. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, June 2012 (Communicated).
"Improving the Eccentric Load Carrying Capacity of Masonry Columns”, Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 63, No. 12, Dec. 1989, pp. 590-591.
“Selection of Plasticizer or Super Plasticizer for Concrete Construction Projects”, Civil Engineering and Construction Review, Vol. 13, No. 3, March 2000, pp. 34-35.
“Utilization of Lime for Improving Durability of Ferrocement”, Third International Symposium on Ferrocement, Dec. 1988, New Delhi, India.
“Strategy for Ensuring the Effectiveness of Correspondance Course in Engineering Education and Training, Nov. 1988, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Economic Development, Water Resources Development and Engineers in Nepali perspective. Seminar Organised by Lumbini Engineering College, Dec. 2000, Butwal (Nepal).
National Seminars / Workshops:
“Quality Control in Timber Work”, Workshop on Technical Training for CPWD Engineers, Nirman Bhawan, 13-14 Dec. 1981, Delhi, India.
“Standardization, Quality Control and Importance of I.S.I. Standards for Small Scale Industries”, Workshop on Industrial Management, organized by Small Industries Service Institute at Tinsukia (Assam), 6 July 1981, India.
“Use of Ferrocement Technology for Rural housing construction” National Seminar on Rural Development, May 3-4, 1986, IIT Kanpur, India.
"Innovative Use of Bamboo in Rural Housing Construction”, Workshop on Appropriate Technology for Building Construction in Eastern U.P., Sep. 21-22, 1986, Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur (U.P.), India.
Bamboo Based Precast Roofing System for Rural Housing”, Low-Cost Housing promises and Prospects, Seminar organized by the Institution of Engineers (India), Dec. 13-14, 1986, Guwahati (Assam), India.
“Scheme for Utilization of Local Raw Material for Rural Housing Construction”. The Institution of Engineers (India), Annual Technical No. 1987, U.P. State Centre, Lucknow, India.
"A Ferrocement Based Scheme for Construction of Water in Waste Land”, A National Workshop on Science and Technology for Rural Development, Organised by Association for Waste Land Development, New Delhi, Nov. 2-4, 1987.
“A bamboo-based non-conventional Buildings Material”, National Seminar on “Modern Trends in Building Materials Design and Construction” The Institution of Engineers, Local center, Allahabad, Nov. 13-15, 1987.
"Application for Ferrocement for Flood Relief”, National Seminar on “Flood Control and Drainage Works in Eastern Utter Pradesh”, Gorakhpur, Jan. 1-2, 1988, India.
“Ferrocement Boats”, The Institution of Engineers, Annual Tech. Number, 1988, U.P. State Centre, Lucknow (U.P.), India.
“A Non-Formal System for Engineering Education”. The Institution of Engineers (India), Annual Technical Number, 1989, U.P. State Centre, Lucknow (India).
“Scheme for Development of Low-Cost Housing in India”. The Institution of Engineers (India), Annual Tech. Number, 1990, U.P. State Centre, Lucknow (India).
“Bamboo Cement Composites” Status Paper in III Forest Products Conference, 26-28 June 1990, FRI, Dehradun (U.P.), India.
“Water Proofing of Leaking Roofs with Ferrocement”, 20th Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Engineers, U.P. State Centre, Lucknow, Nov. 17, 1990.
“Model for Implementing Continuing Education Programme in Technology Education, 8th All India Management Congress, New Delhi, Oct. 18-19, 1992.
“Importance of Institute-Industry Interaction in Curriculum Development”, National Seminar on Industry-Academia Interaction, Sponsored by ISTE at, M.M.M.Engineering College, Gorakhpur, Aug. 12-13, 1993.
“Structural Passive Systems for Earthquake resistant Low-Cost Houses”, National Seminar-cum-Workshop on” Solar- Passive Architectural and Structural Systems for Energy-Efficient Low-Cost Houses, M.M.M.Engg. College, Gorakhpur, Aug. 19-20, 1995.
"Application of Ferrocement for Flood Resisting Houses”, Regional Seminar on “Low-Cost Flood Resisting Energy Efficient Houses for Eastern U.P.”, M.M.M.Engg. College, Gorakhpur, March 13-14, 1996.
“Low-Cost Building Material”, ISTE - Short Term Training Programme on “Low-Cost Energy Efficient Buildings”, M.M.M.Engg. College, Gorakhpur, March 16-21, 1998.
"Precast Construction Technology for Energy Efficient Buildings”, ISTE - Short Term Training Programme on “Low-Cost Energy Efficient Buildings”, M.M.M.Engg. College, Gorakhpur, March 16-21, 1998.
“Precast Energy Efficient Roofing Systems”, ISTE- Short Term Training Programme on “Low-Cost Energy Efficient Buildings”, M.M.M.Engg. College, Gorakhpur, March 16-21, 1998.
“Housing for Flood-Prone Regions”, Nat. Convention on Disaster Reduction, M. M. M. Engg. College, Gorakhpur, Oct.14-16, 1998.
“Flood Resistant Constructions”, A Case Study in Eastern Utter Pradesh. National Seminar on “Advances in Energy-Efficient Construction Systems”, sponsored by HUDCO, New Delhi. M.M.M. Engg. College, Gorakhpur 14-15 Sept. 1999.
“Field Condition Vs Codal Provisions of IS 456 2000” National Workshop on revised Indian concrete code IS 456 2000, M.M.M. Engineering College, Gorakhpur 18th October 2001.
“Development of Hydropower in Uttarakhand-Social and legal issues” National Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, 19-20 June 2016.
"Case Study of Retrofitting a weir in Rudraprayag during devastating floods in the year 2013” Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, 19-20 June 2016.