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Sustainable Infrastructure Development
Sustainable Infrastructure Development

Sustainable Infrastructure Development

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This book presents the select proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure Development: Innovations and Advances (SIDIA 2020). The book addresses the issues of optimal resource allocation and utilization, construction cost minimization, budget optimization for infrastructure development in hilly terrain as well as plains, to ensure quality and safety with minimal environmental impact. The topics covered include planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructure projects, policy and practices to be considered for the comprehensive development which is socially inclusive specifically in developing nations, transportation engineering and management which is performance-based and emerging economical models for partnerships, environment engineering and management for ascertaining the best methods for environmental impacts assessment to capture the true indirect costs of a infrastructure project, geotechnical and water resource engineering using new developments, and utilizing the various technological impacts for ensuring disaster preparedness of any region. This book can prove to be useful for beginners, researchers, and professionals interested in the latest advances and innovations in sustainable infrastructure development.



Dr. V. P. Singh is a Distinguished Professor, a Regents Professor, and Caroline and William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in Water Engineering in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, and Zachry Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station, USA. He completed his B.S. (Engineering and Technology) from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology; M.S. (Engineering with specialization in Hydrology) from the University of Guelph, Canada; Ph.D. (Civil Engineering with specialization in Hydrology and Water Resources) from Colorado State University, USA; and D.Sc. (Environmental & Water Resources Engineering) from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has been a Visiting Professor in numerous universities in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, India, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Singapore, South Africa, South Africa, and Switzerland. He has supervised 28 Ph.D. and 33 Master's theses; and taught and developed more than thirty courses spanning over his career beginning with 1974. He has published 32 textbooks, two solutions manuals, two handbooks and an encyclopedia, 1372 refereed journal articles, 80 edited books, 105 book chapters, 320 conference proceedings papers,45 book reviews, and 72 technical reports. He has completed more than 46 funded projects many of them funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) an other federal agencies. He has been awarded 3 Honorary Doctorates, and 100 national and international awards and Honors. He also is a member in 11 national/international academies, and has 20 biographical citations, 10 Fellowships and 18 Memberships. He has served as President of American Institute of Hydrology and of American Academy of Water Resources Engineers; and Chair of Watershed Council, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He has been Editor-in-Chief of Water Science and Technology Library Bookseries, and of Global Water Resources; Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE; Journal of Groundwater Research; Agricultural Research; and Open Agriculture; and Associate editor of more than 30 journals. He has given more than 100 keynote speeches, more than 300 invited seminars, examined more than 140 Ph.D. dissertations from abroad, served on numerous national and international panels, and has provided consultancy to local, state, federal, and international organizations.

ZONGZHI LI received BE from Chang'an University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China; MSCE in transportation and infrastructure systems engineering, MSIE in operations research, and PhD in transportation and infrastructure systems engineering (December 2003) all from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. After PhD, he joined Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory (TOPS Lab) at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, as a Postdoctoral researcher until August 2004 after accepting a tenure-track assistant professor position at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, Illinois, USA. Currently, he holds full professor rank with tenure and serves as the Director of Sustainable Transportation and Infrastructure Research (STAIR) Center, and Transportation Engineering Laboratory at IIT. He has served as the Principal Investigator (PI) for over US$4.3 million of research studies on multimodal travel demand and transportation system performance modeling, asset management, and network economics funded by U.S. Federal and state agencies and the private sector. He has supervised nearly 80 M.S. and PhD students; published 4 books, including Transportation Asset Management: Methodology and Applications as the world's first graduate-level textbook and Megacity Mobility: Integrated Urban Transportation Development and Management (In Press), 3 book chapters, and nearly 70 referred papers; developed 2 software packages; and holds 5 U.S. patents. He is a member of editorial board of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Infrastructure Systems, and an associate editor of Elsevier Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering. Dr. Li was a recipient of numerous awards, including ASCE Arthur M. Wellington Prize (2011), IIT Sigma Xi Award for Research Excellence (2011), Charley V. Wootan Award by the U.S. Council of University Transportation Centers (2000), and International Road Federation Fellowship Award (1998).

Dr. N. A. Siddiqui is the Professor and Head of Health, Safety and Environment and Civil Engineering Department. He completed his B.Sc. (Chemistry) and M.Sc. (Environmental Science) from University of Lucknow, and Ph.D. (Environmental Biology) from Awadhesh Pratap Singh University. He has completed an international diploma in occupational health & safety management from United Kingdom, NEOBSH IGC- UK. He is a certified Lead Auditor -OHSAS-18001 from CII, New Delhi; Lead Auditor-EMS-14001 by BIS, New Delhi; NABL internal auditor from Chandigarh; Fire warden certified by Fire Safety College in Muscat, and a certified internal auditor ISO 9001 by CDC, New Delhi. He has received Environment Prestigious Award from the Minister of Environment and Forest, Uttarakhand, World Record India Award for publishing maximum research papers in minimum time, and his administrative and academic contributions have been awarded thrice. He is a visiting faculty to FRI, Dehradun, IMA, Dehradun, Chandigarh University and Doon University. He has guided 17 Ph.D. theses and 250 Master's theses. His contribution in the field of academics is evident by his successful creation of a new program of B. Tech Fire and Safety, M. Tech Disaster Management, MBA in Health, Safety & Environment. He has developed a NABL approved health, safety & environment lab approved lab for air, water & waste water analysis. He has also helped create the Fire Training Ground as per MB Lal Committee Report which is used by students and industry for training personnel. He has completed 8 research projects and 10 consulting projects. He has 124 research publications. And has attended 11 national and international conferences. He has 2 patents and has published 11 books. He is continually involved with community outreach programs to address social causes of environment, safe working environment and education.

Dr. Harshingar Patel received B. Tech. (Civil Engineering) from Center of Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University, Ahmadabad, M.Sc. (Civil Engineering) specializing in Transportation Engineering and Ph.D. (Civil Engineering) specializing in Transportation Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA. She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. She has more than Seventeen years' experience in civil engineering domain, industry, academia and transportation engineering research. She has ten years' experience in research and academics specifically in performance-based transportation asset management, having taught at national and international institutes. She was involved with prestigious projects such as Delhi Metro Rail Project. She has collaborated on research projects sponsored by U.S. Department of Transportation, Illinois Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Authority, Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Indiana Department of Transportation, Reason Foundation, to name a few. She has published ten journal articles and three conference proceedings at the Transportation Research Board (TRB). She has worked for Illinois Institute of Technology and developed long-term sustainable development strategy for the transportation network in the city of Chongqing. She has also developed crash reduction factors (CRF) and safety performance functions (SPF) for Illinois Department of Transportation, and conducted large-scale traffic simulation and data analysis for developing disaster management strategies for the Chicago Department of Transportation.

Specifications
  • Publisher
    Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
  • Edition
    22001
  • Pub date
    Mar 2022
  • Pages
    300
  • Theme
    Management and management techniques
  • Dimensions
    241 x 160 x 21 mm
  • Weight
    672 gram
  • EAN
    9789811666469
  • Hardback / bound
    Hardback / bound
  • Language
    English

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