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Honors and Recognitions

Fellow, American Concrete Institute (ACI) 2017 For contributions to ACI through research and development of novel concrete materials and systems
Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize (2016), ASCE For research and dissemination of fundamental microstructure-property studies…culminating in practical applications, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Fulton Faculty Exemplar (2016) Faculty Exemplar award of Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU for outstanding contributions in research, teaching, and service
Associate Editor Cement and Concrete Composites (Elsevier) – 2017 onwards
Section Editor, ASCE J of Materials in Civil Engineering (2014 onwards) Editor-in-charge for Cementitious Materials section for the  ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
Outstanding Reviewer Award (2013) RILEM Journal Materials and Structures
Editorial Board Member (with Associate Editor responsibilities) Cement and Concrete Composites (Elsevier) – 2009 onwards
Indian American Cultural Center Award (December 2012) Awarded by the Indian American Cultural Center in New York for outstanding accomplishments in Sustainable Engineering
John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award (May 2010) Awarded to a faculty member in Clarkson University for exceptional research accomplishments (University level)
Albert D. Merrill Award (September 2010) Awarded to an outstanding faculty (teaching, research, and service) at Clarkson University
NSF CAREER Award (May 2008) National Science Foundation Early Faculty CAREER Award for the proposal titled “Linking material design, pore structure and performance of a sustainable macroporous concrete for multifunctional applications”.
Bengt Friberg Award (August 2005) International Society for Concrete Pavements Bengt Friberg Award for the Best Paper by a Young Author, 8th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Colorado Springs, CO.
PCA Fellowship (September 2003) Portland Cement Association (PCA) Fellowship: For research on novel concrete pavements for noise reduction applications.
Best Paper Award (May 2001) Indian Society for Construction Materials and Structures: For the paper titled “Influence of composition and curing on the drying shrinkage of Aerated Concrete”, Materials and Structures, RILEM, Vol.33.

Journal Editing and Reviewer Board Services

Section Editor ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering; 2014 onwards (assigning submissions to 28 Associate Editors on papers in the cementitious materials and concrete topical areas; expected to handle upwards of 600 papers a year). This is one of the most popular of ASCE journals.
Associate Editor ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering; 2009-2014
Member of the Editorial Board Cement and Concrete Composites (Elsevier Publication, one of the leading publications in the field of Cementitious Materials); 2009 onwards; Associate Editor duties since 2013. Environmental Geotechnics (Institution of Civil Engineers, UK); 2012-2014The Open Building Technology and Construction Journal, Bentham Science; 2008-2013

Professional Memberships

American Concrete Institute (ACI) Committee 236 (Materials Science); Committee 232 (Fly Ash and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete); Committee 211 (Proportioning); Committee 231 (Early age)

Chair – ACI Committee 522 (Pervious concrete); 2015 onwards

American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); Structural Engineering Division

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

American Ceramic Society (ACeRS)