NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SIKKIM

NIT Sikkim

NameDr.Kushal Ghosh
DesignationAssistant Professor
Academic QualificationB.E.(Civil) ,Pune University
Ph.D(Engineering),Jadavpur University
Areas of InterestGeopolymer Composites,Sustainable Concrete,Green Materials,Waste Based Building Materials
Work Experience1 year 10 months as DST PURSE research fellow at Department of Construction Engineering,Jadavpur University
4 years 9 months as Design Engineer at Skematic Consultants
TeachingsBuilding Construction
Estimation Costing and Valuation in Civil Engineering
Design of Steel Structures
Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
Concrete Technology
Fluid Mechanics Lab
Concrete Technology Lab
List of PublicationsSelected Journal Publications:
1. Kushal Ghosh, and Partha Ghosh. "Effect of Variation of Sodium Silicate content on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Thermally Cured Fly ash-slag based Geopolymer Composites.",Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment., (Accepted for Publication)(2018) (SCOPUS Indexed)
2. Kushal Ghosh, and Partha Ghosh. "Effect of Alkali Concentration on Mechanical Properties, Microstructure, Zeta Potential and Electrical Conductivity of Thermally Cured Fly-Ash-Blast Furnace Slag Based Blended Geopolymer Composites" ,Oriental Journal of Chemistry., Vol. 34(2), pp 704-715 (2018). (SCOPUS Indexed)
3. Kushal Ghosh, and Partha Ghosh. "Effect of Variation of Slag Content on Chemical, Engineering and Microstructural Properties of Thermally Cured Fly ash-slag based Geopolymer Composites.",Rasayan Journal of Chemistry., 11(1), pp 426-439(2018) (SCOPUS Indexed)

Conference Publications:
1.Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh, "Engineering Properties and Microstructural Aspects of Water Cured Fly Ash- Slag Based Blended Geopolymer Composites", Proceedings of International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures " (ICCMS 2017), 27-29 Dec. 2017, IIT Hyderabad, India pp. 424-434.
2. Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh, "Engineering Properties and Microstructural Aspects of Water Cured Fly Ash- Slag Based Blended Geopolymer Composites", Proceedings of Advances in Construction Materials and Structures" (ACMS 2018), 7-8 Mar. 2018, IIT Roorkee, India.
3. Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh, "Effect of Water Binder Content on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Thermally Cured Fly ash-slag based Geopolymer Composites", 3rd R.N Raikar Memorial International Conference and Gettu-Kodur Symposium, American Concrete Institute, Indian Chapter,14-15 December. 2018, Mumbai, India.
4. Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh, "Influence of curing temperature on the mechanical properties and microstructural aspects of fly ash-slag based blended geopolymer composites", Eleventh Structural Convention,2018, Jadavpur University, 19-21 December 2018, Kolkata, India.
5.Bikram Paul, Kushal Ghosh and Dr. Partha Ghosh-"Use Of Stone Dust As An Alternative Fine Aggregate Material In Concrete", 2nd International Conference on Frontiers in Engineering, Applied Science & Technology, NIT Trichy, 2018, ISBN-978-81-908388-6-3,Vol-3, pp. 261-266.
6. Bikram Paul, Kushal Ghosh and Dr. Partha Ghosh- "Stone Dust Replacing Sand as a Fine aggregate in concrete" Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances on Structural Technologies , NIT Silchar, 1-3 February, 2019 ,pp 20-pp27.
7. Dipak Hajari,Bikram Paul, Kushal Ghosh and Dr. Partha Ghosh- "Use of Brick kiln dust as a Supplementary Material for Fine Aggregate in Concrete" Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances on Structural Technologies ,NIT Silchar, 1-3 February, 2019, pp 36-pp43
8. Saswata Chattopadhyay, Subhajit Mondal, Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh-" A Brief Review of the Effect of Mineral Admixtures on the Properties of Geopolymer Composites" Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances on Structural Technologies ,NIT Silchar, 1-3 February, 2019 ,pp 28-pp34
9. Saswata Chattopadhyay, Subhajit Mondal, Bikash Burman,Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh-" Effect of addition of chemical admixture on the physicomechanical and microstructural properties of a fly ash-slag blended geopolymer composite" UKIERI Concrete Congress ,NIT Jalandhar, 5-8 March, 2019.
10. Arnab Mondal,Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh-" A comparative study on mechanical and durability behaviour of ternary blended mortars incorporating GGBS,Alcofine and Silica fume" International conference on Innovative Trends in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development(ITCSD-2019),NIT Warangal, 13-15 September,2019.
11. Santanu Mondal, Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh "An experimental study on durability of mortar manufactured using Fly Ash,Silica Fume and Alcofine as Additives" International conference on Innovative Trends in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development(ITCSD-2019),NIT Warangal, 13-15 September,2019.
12. Santanu Mondal, Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh "Effect of addition of alccofine on improving durability of ternary blended cement mortar",National conference on Recent Developments in Civil Engineering Infrastructure,MANIT,Bhopal, 21-22 September,2019.
13. Victor Chakraborty, Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh "Effect of addition of Metakaolin on the Mechanical properties of Flyash-Metakaolin based Alkali Activated Composite",National conference on Recent Developments in Civil Engineering Infrastructure,MANIT,Bhopal, 21-22 September,2019.
14. Victor Chakraborty, Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh "Effect of addition of Metakaolin on the Fresh Properties of Flyash-Metakaolin based Alkali Activated Composite",34th Indian Engineering Congress,The Institution of Engineers(India), 27-29 December,2019.
15. Subhaditya Mitra, Kushal Ghosh and Partha Ghosh "Effect of Addition of Polypropylene Fibre In the Physico-mechanical Properties of Fly ash-Blended Geopolymer Composite", 3rd International Conference on Innovative Technologies for Clean and Sustainable Development 19-21 February 2020, NITTR,Chandigarh, India.
Membership of Professional BodiesLife Member, Indian Concrete Institute
Achievements
Office AddressDepartment of Civil Engineering,
National Institute of Technology Sikkim,
Ravangla, South Sikkim 737139
Contactskushal@nitsikkim.ac.in
+91 9007209922
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