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Reports/Lecture Materials submitted to different agencies/Training programs

  • Singh, A. P. (2019) Status of Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) at Pali, Rajasthan was prepared and submitted, In compliance of order dated 18.10.2019 in compliance of order of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal (NGT), New Delhi dated 21.12.2018, (In the Matter of Original Application No. 32(THC) of 2014 (M.A. No.921/2018 & CWP No. 9503/2012), Kisan Paryavaran Sangaharsh Samiti, Jaipur Vs State of Rajasthan & Others), 27 November 2019, pp. 1-107.
  • Deshpande, A.A. and Singh, A. P. (2019). Status Report as members of High-Powered Committee of Scientists/ Commissioners in compliance of order of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal (NGT), New Delhi dated 07.01.2019 relating to; functioning of ETPs; CETPs; HRTs and other facilities in the area of Bithuja, Balotra and Jasol, Rajasthan, (In the Matter of In Original Application No. 202/2016 (M.A. No. 381/2016), Original Application No. 34(THC)/2014 (CWP No. 2844/2011), Digvijay Singh Vs. State of Rajasthan and oths; along with several other tagged matters), 19 February 2019, pp. 1-107.
  • Singh, A. P., Gupta A. B. and Akolkar, A.B. (2019) Status of River Bandi and Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) at Pali, Rajasthan as members of High-Powered Committee of Scientists/ Commissioners in compliance of order of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal (NGT), New Delhi dated 21.12.2018, (In the Matter of Original Application No. 32(THC) of 2014 (M.A. No.921/2018 & CWP No. 9503/2012), Kisan Paryavaran Sangaharsh Samiti, Jaipur Vs State of Rajasthan & Others), 17 January 2019, pp. 1-153.
  • Singh, A. P., Gupta A. B. and Akolkar, A.B. (2018). Status of Industrial Pollution in river Jojari and the standards to be met at CETP inlet as Primary / Pre effluent treatment plant (PETP) at Jodhpur, Rajasthan as member of High-Powered Committee of Scientists, in compliance of order of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal (NGT), New Delhi dated October 23, 2018, (In the Matter of Original Application No. 329 of 2015, Gram Panchayat Araba V/s. State of Rajasthan & others), 15th November, 2018, pp. 1-23.
  • Singh, A. P. (2018). Status Report on CETPs, STPs and Industrial Pollution in Jojari River (Jodhpur to Balotra, Rajasthan) was prepared and submitted, In compliance of order dated 16.03.2018 of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal (NGT), New Delhi, (In the Matter of Original Application No. 329 of 2015, Gram Panchayat Araba V/s. State of Rajasthan & others), 18 May 2018, pp. 1-185.
  • Singh, A. P. (2008). “Water conservation: Agricultural, Industrial and domestic” a study material for training program on Integrated Water Resources Management conducted at Irrigation management & Training Institute, Kota for AEs/EEs, IMTI/2008/169 (Sup), pp. 14-54.
  • Singh, A. P. (2008). As Resource faculty delivered a series of lectures on "Water conservation: Agricultural, Industrial and domestic” for different Training Programmes on Integrated Water Resources Management at IMTI Kota sponsored by state water resources planning department Rajasthan, Jaipur (under State partnership programe with European Commission).
  • Singh, A. P. (2004). “Design of Water Harvesting structures and artificial recharge techniques” a study material for training program on Advanced training Programme on Water Resources Development and management for NABARD officers conducted at BITS, Pilani, November 2004, pp. VI-1-74.
  • Singh, A. P. (2004). “Vulnerability analysis of existing buildings” a study material for the National training programme on Capacity Building of Engineers in Earthquake Risk Management sponsored by Ministry of Human Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi, p. 274-344.
  • Singh, A. P. (1997). Co-author in course material developed for M.S. in Habitat Management titled, “Environmental Conservation”, Distance Learning Programmes Division, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, 1997.
  • Singh, A. P. (1997). Co-author in course material developed for M.S. in Technological Operations titled, “Computer Aided Analysis and Design: Module 1 to 3”, Distance Learning Programmes Division, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani.

Review/Research/Design/Feasibility Reports

Active reviewer of following Journals/conference proceedings:.

  • Journal of Water Resources Management, Springer, 
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer, 
  • Journal of Environment Management, Elsevier, 
  • ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management,
  • Environment Science & Pollution Research, 
  • Journal of Hydrology, 
  • Environment Development and sustainability, 
  • Science of the Total Environment, 
  • Applied Water Science, 
  • International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 
  • Mine Water and the Environment, 
  • Social Indicators Research, 
  • Journal of Cities, 
  • International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, Elsevier 
  • Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier
  • Journal of Green Energy, Taylor & Francis
  • Transport Geography, 
  • Road Materials and Pavement Design, Taylor & Francis
  • International Journal of Environmental Engineering Science (IJEES), Elsevier Journal of Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (COLSUA), 
  • Journal of Environmental Planning and Management (JEPM), 
  • Water Environment Research, Wiley,
  • Natural Resource Modeling, Wiley,
  • Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing group,
  • Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Springer,
  • Journal of Civil Engineering and Management,
  • African Journal of Agricultural Research (AJAR) and various Scientific and Engineering conferences etc. 
 

Review of Books

  • Reviewed of a book entitled Principles of Environmental Engineering and Science written by Mackenzie L. Davis and Susan L. Davis published by Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi.  
  • Reviewed of a book entitled “Introduction of Mechanics of Solids” written by Stephen H. Crandall, Norman C. Dahl and others (SI Metrication) published by Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi.
 

Conference Proceedings Reviewer

  • Proceedings of International Convention on Water Resources Development and Management organized at BITS Pilani during October 23-26, 2008.
  • Proceedings of National Conference on Environmental Conservation organized at BITS Pilani during September 1-3, 2006
  • Proceedings of “Integrated Sustainable Water Resources Planning and Management (ISWRPM-2003)” organized at BITS Pilani during October 11-12, 2003.
  • World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS) conferences for June, July and August 2007.
  • Indo-US Bilateral Workshop on “Global challenges: climate change, water, environment and society”, Jointly organized by Department of Civil Engineering School of Engineering and Technology ITM University, Gurgaon, India and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Centre for Water and Society Michigan Technological University Houghton, U.S.A. during March 5-6, 2012.
 

Invited Lectures/Talks

  • Delivered a keynote lecture titled “Best Practices of internal evaluation system at BITS Pilani and NEP 2020” in the Workshop on NEP 2020 at Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani on May 27, 2021.
  • Delivered a keynote lecture titled “Exploring Immobilization Potential of Heavy Metals in Fly Ash and Copper Tailings and Their Sustainable Utilization” in the One Week Online Short Term Course on Sustainable Concrete Construction- Issues and Challenges on 27th October 2020 at Department of Civil Engineering, B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab sponsored by TQIP-3. October 26-30, 2020
  • Delivered an expert lecture titled “Deep Learning Applications through case studies with special reference to water management” in Indian Workshop on Applied Deep Learning (IWADL2019) on 18h December 2019 at Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, BITS Pilani, December 15-18, 2019.
  • Delivered a keynote lecture titled “Groundwater Management: Problems and Solutions” in the National Seminar on Best Groundwater Management Practices on 25th September 2019 at Department of Civil Engineering, Engineering College Bikaner, Rajasthan sponsored by TQIP-3.
  • Delivered a keynote lecture titled “Different dimensions of Teaching Learning and Evaluation” as the key note speaker at the National Conference on Exploring New Dimensions in Teaching Learning for Quality Education on 8th June 2019 at K.K. Wagh Institute of Engineering & Research, Nasik.
  • Delivered a key note lecture titled “Water Resources Management: Challenges, Opportunities and Nature based Solutions” as the Chief Guest of World Water Day Celebration organized jointly by the BKBIET, Pilani and Institution of Engineers (India) local chapter on 22nd March 2018.
  • Delivered a keynote address titled “Impact assessment of industrial wastewater discharge in a river basin using interval- valued fuzzy group decision-making and spatial approach” in the Joint Indo-German Conference on Sustainable Engineering at BITS Pilani, India on 16 September 2017.  
  • Delivered a key note lecture on “Classroom presentation skills in higher education” in a Faculty Development Programme organized by VIT University, Jaipur on July 7, 2012.  
  • Delivered a key note lecture on “Operational Aspects of Teaching & Continuous Evaluation and dealing of difficult students” in a Faculty Development Programme organized by VIT University, Jaipur on July 7, 2012.
  • Delivered a key note lecture on “The Appropriateness of multi-criteria analysis and fuzzy logic in water resources management” in all India Seminar on Emerging and Sustainable Techniques in Civil Engineering organized by CoTE, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology, Udaipur and the Institution of Engineers (India) during October 18-19, 2010.
  • Delivered a key note lecture on “Fuzzy comprehensive assessment techniques and its applications in water resources management” in a National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Science and Technology” during March 25 – 26, 2011 organized by the Faculty of Science and Technology, ICFAI University, Tripura.
  • Delivered a series of invited lectures on “Water conservation: Agricultural, Industrial and domestic” for training on Integrated Water Resources Management conducted at IMTI, Kota (Rajasthan) for AEs/EEs, during May-July, 2008 and May-July 2009.
  • Delivered an invited talk in the Indo-French Seminar on Water organized by CEFIPRA during January 29-31, 2008 at Ahemdabad. The talk was on “An Integrated fuzzy approach for Regional Assessment of Water Resources Potential in a River Basin”.Delivered a talk in an International Workshop on “Best Practices in Solid Waste Management: Sharing of Experiences during April 27-28, 2007 in Jaipur India organized by Indian Association for Solid Waste Management (IASWM) New Delhi.

Workshops / Conferences Participated

  • Delivered a keynote lecture on " Impact Assessment of Road Construction on Rural Accessibility: A Case Study in India" in the National Conference on Fifteen Years of PMGSY (FYPMGSY) at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India during August 6-7, 2016. 
  • Participated, presented and published a research paper titled "Quantification of Level-of-Service Index for Bus Routes in Developing Countries: A Case Study in India" in the 10th EASTS Conference, Taipei Taiwan during 9-12 September, 2013 (EASTS_ISC-D-13-00384).
  • Chaired a session tiled “Sustainability Assessment and Performance Measurement” in International Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing: Issues, Trends and Practices during 10-12 November, 2011 held at BITS Pilani.
  • Actively participated in a workshop on “Developing Performance Goals and Standards for Faculty members” at BITS Pilani during 13 April 2011.
  • Actively participated in the Indo-Us Workshop on “Effective Teaching at College/University Level” organized by IIIT Delhi, India during February 10 – 12, 2011.
  • Chaired a session on “Advances in Concrete, Engineering” in an International Conference on Advances in Concrete, Structures and Geotechnical Engineering (ACSGE-2009) organized by Civil Engineering Group, BITS Pilani on October, 26, 2009.
  • Actively participated in the workshop on "Role of Environmental Pollution Index in Identification and Assessment of Environmental Health of critically polluted areas" organized at IIT Delhi on 24/10/2009. 
  • Actively participated in the National Workshop on Water Scenario, Efficient Use and management in Rajasthan organized by Central Ground Water Board Western Region, Jaipur and Ministry of Water Resources Government of India during 13-14 March 2009.
  • Participated one day workshop on Eco-friendly Cold Recycling and Soil Stabilization Technology and Stabilization Agents for Construction and maintenance of Pavement: An approach to Rural Road Construction & Rehabilitation in the Country organized by Roadtec inc. and Romix Holdings at Jupiter Ramada Conference Hall, Jaipur on 29th March 2009.
  • Attended a two-day workshop for the Administrators and Faculty Members of BITS Pilani conducted by Swami Anubhavananda, a noted spiritualist and erudite scholar between 9th March 2009 and 10th March 2009.
  • Actively participated in the faculty leadership workshop organized by Management Group, BITS Pilani during November 3-7, 2008.
  • Active participation in the Indo-French Seminar on Water organized by Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA) during January 29-31, 2008 at Ahemdabad.
  • Active participation in the board meeting of International Solid Waste Agencies (ISWA) Copenhagen, Denmark followed by an International Workshop on “Best Practices in Solid Waste Management: Sharing of Experiences during April 27-28, 2007 in Jaipur India.
  • Attended live presentation on Autodesk software for Infrastructure and Mapping/GIS applications organized by Autodesk and CAD Studio Jaipur on 17 October, 2006.
  • Participated in a training Programme on Rain Water Harvesting for Artificial Recharge to Groundwater, Organized by Central Groundwater Board, Ministry of Water Resources, Western Region, Jaipur at Jhunjhunu during 27-28 September 2005.
  • Participated, presented and published a research paper in a National Conference on Integrated Sustainable Water Resources Planning and Management (ISWRPM), held at BITS, Pilani during October 11-12, 2003.
  • Participated in a National Conference on Disaster Management Case Histories, held at BITS, Pilani during November 14-16, 2003.
  • Participated in an International Conference on Conflict Management, held at BITS, Pilani during October 28-29, 2003.
  • Participated, presented and published a research paper in an International Conference on Mathematical Modeling held at University of Roorkee (now IIT, Roorkee) in January 2001.
  • Participated in a National Symposia on Passive Solar Architecture held at BITS, Pilani on 23 February 1999,
  • Attended training program on satellite remote sensing organized by Regional Remote Sensing Service Center, Department of Space, CAZRI Campus, Jodhpur in December 1999.

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