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Dr. Vijay Kr. Bansal

Associate Professor

Application Areas of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Industry.

Name : Dr. Vijay Kr. Bansal
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : Ph.D.
Phone : +91 1972 254314
Email ID : vkb@nith.ac.in
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General Information



Name : Dr. Vijay Kr. Bansal
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : Ph.D.
Date of Birth : 15/05/1976
Date of joining : 09/02/2009

Contact Details

Phone : +91 1972 254314
Email ID : vkb@nith.ac.in

Specialization

Construction Management

Position Held



Position Department Name Institute Name Time Period

Educational Qualification



Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Ph.D. (Civil Engg.) 2008 N.I.T. Kurukshetra HR
M.Tech. (Construction Management) 2000 I.I.T. Delhi
B.Tech. (Hons.) 1999 N.I.T. Hamirpur, H.P.

Honors & Recognitions Achieved



Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year
1 New information systems study results from V.K. Bansal et al. described. 08th Feb., 2011. - Research related news was covered by newsletters: VerticalNews (published from Atlanta, USA), Goliath (published from Michigan, USA), and HighBeam (published from Chicago, USA) 2011
2 Recent studies by V.K. Bansal and co-authors add new data to Civil Engineering findings, 04th Aug., 2008. - Research related news was covered by newsletters: VerticalNews (published from Atlanta, USA), Goliath (published from Michigan, USA), and HighBeam (published from Chicago, USA) 2008

Research Experience



Research Interests : Application areas of geographic information systems (GIS) in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.
Brief Research Statement :

Journal Publications



Year Author(s) Title & Vol. No. Journal Name Indexing (SCI) Web of Science/Scopus
2017 Bansal, V.K. Extended GIS for Integrated CAD and GIS-based framework to support construction planning: a case study. ASCE Journal of Architecture Engineering, 23(3), 05017005-1-13. Scopus & ESCI
2016 Bansal, V.K. Potential application areas of GIS in pre-construction planning ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 142(1), 06015002-1-7 Scopus & SCIE
2014 Bansal, V.K. Use of Geographic Information Systems in spatial planning: a case study of an institute campus ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 28(4), 05014002-1-12. SCI
2011 Bansal, V.K. Use of GIS and topology in the identification and resolution of space conflicts. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil. Engineering, 25(2), 159-171. SCI
2010 Bansal, V.K Discussion of ‘Areas of application for 3D and 4D models on construction projects ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136(8), 931-934. SCI
2008 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Generating, evaluating, and visualizing construction schedule with Geographic Information Systems ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 22(4), 233-242. SCI
2008 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Discussion of ‘Application of Support Vector Machines in assessing conceptual cost estimates’. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil. Engineering, 22(5), 332-333. SCI
2007 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Discussion of ‘Construction scheduling and progress control using Geographical Information Systems’ ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 21(6), 478-479. SCI
2016 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. A GIS-based methodology for safe site selection of a building in a hilly region. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 5(1), 39-51. Scopus
2011 Bansal, V.K Application of Geographic Information Systems in construction safety planning. International Journal of Project Management, 29(1), 66-77. Scopus
2009 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Construction schedule review in GIS with a navigable 3D animation of project activities International Journal of Project Management, 27(5), 532-542 Scopus
2007 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Potential of Geographic Information Systems in building cost estimation and visualisation Automation in Construction, 16(3), 311-322. SCI
2018 Bansal, V.K Use of GIS to consider spatial aspects in construction planning process. International Journal of Construction Management, Accepted. Scopus
2019 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Use of GIS in locating TFs safely on a construction site in hilly regions International Journal of Construction Management, 19(4), 341-353. Scopus
2016 Sharma, S., Bansal, V.K., and Parti, R. Location-based highway construction planning using Geographic Information Systems International Journal of Construction Management, 16(4), 299-314. Scopus
2012 Bansal, V.K Application areas of GIS in construction projects and future research directions. International Journal of Construction Management, 12(4), 17-36. Scopus
2011 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. (2011) Construction projects scheduling using GIS tools. International Journal of Construction Management, 11(1), 1-18. Scopus
2009 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Extended GIS for construction engineering by adding direct sunlight visualisations on buildings. Construction Innovation, 9(4), 406- 419. Scopus
2018 Sharma, S., and Bansal, V.K. Location-based planning and scheduling of highway construction projects in hilly terrain using GIS Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 45(7), 570–582. SCI
2014 Sharma, S., Bansal, V.K., and Parti, R. Current state of highway projects planning and scheduling. Int. J. of Information Technology Project Management, 5(4), 50-67. Scopus
2015 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Construction safety of infrastructural facilities in hilly regions: review of building codes Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 6(4), 4-10. -
2015 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Framework for safe site layout planning in hilly regions. European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology, 2(4), 14-19. -
2014 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. GIS in assessing topographical aspects of hilly regions. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, 3(10), 327-332. -
2013 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Visualisation of execution schedule to facilitate construction project planning NICMAR Journal of Construction Management, 18(3), 5-13. -
2013 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Construction safety knowledge for practitioners in the construction industry Frontier in Construction Engineering, 2(2), 34-42. -
2011 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Geographic Information Systems based quantity takeoffs in buildings construction ACEEE Int. J. on Transportation and Urban Development, 1(1), 53-55. -
2007 Aggarwal, P. and Bansal, V.K. Spreadsheet-based solution for Critical Path Method NICMAR Journal of Construction Management, 22(2), 1-5. -
2006 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. GIS-based projects information system for construction management. Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building and Housing), 7(2), 115-124. Scopus
2006 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Geographic Information Systems for construction industry: a review. NICMAR Journal of Construction Management, 21(2), 1-12. -
2006 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Geographic Information Systems for construction industry: a methodology to generate 3-D view of buildings. Geoenseñanza, 11(1), 17-28. Scopus
2013 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Geographic Information Systems based quantity takeoffs and detailed buildings cost estimation Int. J. of Information Technology Project Management Scopus
2019 Tomar, A., and Bansal V.K. Scheduling of repetitive construction projects using geographic information systems: an integration of critical path method and line of balance. Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building and Housing), 20(4), 549-562. Scopus
2018 Kumar, A, Sharma, R.K., and Bansal, V.K. Landslide hazard zonation using analytical hierarchy process along National Highway-3 in mid Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh, India. Environmental Earth Sciences, 77:719, 1-19. SCI
2019 Kumar, A, Sharma, R.K., and Bansal, V.K. GIS-based comparative study of information value and frequency ratio method for landslide hazard zonation in a part of mid-Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh Innovative Infrastructure Solutions Scopus
2020 Kapoor, N., Bansal, V.K., and Jain, M. Development of creative problem solving-based framework for site planning in hill areas. Frontiers of Architectural Research Scopus
2020 Tomar, A., and Bansal V.K. Generation, visualization, and evaluation schedule of repetitive construction projects using GIS. International Journal of Construction Management, Scopus
2020 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. GIS-Based locational evaluation of infrastructural facilities in hilly regions: a case study of an institute campus. International Journal of Construction Management Scopus
2020 Bansal, V.K. Use of GIS to consider spatial aspects in construction planning process. International Journal of Construction Management Scopus
2020 Tomar, A., and Bansal V.K. A novel step towards repetitive projects scheduling using geographic information systems. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering Scopus & SCIE
2019 Kapoor, N., Jain, M., and Bansal, V.K. GIS-based methodology for sustainable spatial planning at site level for hill areas: case study of a University Campus. Research Journal of Recent Sciences, 8(4) -
2019 Kapoor, N., Jain, M., and Bansal, V.K. GIS-based framework for local spatial planning in hill area. International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development, 7(4), 113-130 Scopus
2020 Kapoor, N., Jain, M., and Bansal, V.K. A methodological approach for weighting factors in land suitability assessment: a tool for facilitating spatial planning Journal of Mountain Science, 17(3), 724-739 Scopus & SCIE

Conference Publications



Year Author(s) Title Conference name with place Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2018 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V. K. Use of GIS in location-based decisions of infrastructure facilities in hilly regions Proc. of Geospatial Word Forum, 15-19th Jan. 2018, Hyderabad, India. Reputed Conference
2017 Kapoor, N., Jain, M., Bansal, V. K. Spatial planning in hill areas: issues and approaches Proc. of 7th Int. Conf. on Emerging trends in engineering innovations & technology management (ICET:EITM-2017), Dec. 16th -18th, 2017, NIT Hamirpur, India. Reputed Conference
2017 Tomar, A., and Bansal, V. K. Planning and scheduling of construction projects using ArcGIS. ESRI India User Conference (Esri UC 2017), Dec. 13th -14th, 2017, New Delhi, India. Reputed Conference
2016 Bansal, V.K. Identification and computation of space conflicts using Geographic Information Systems Proc. of 7th Int. Conf. on Computational Methods (ICCM2016), Aug. 1st-4th, 2016, Berkeley, California, USA. Reputed Conference
2015 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K Planning construction site layout in the hilly regions using GIS. Proc. of 16th ESRI India User Conference 2015, ESRI India, New Delhi, India. Reputed Conference
2014 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. GIS in analysing topography to locate Infrastructure facilities in hilly regions Proc. of 15th ESRI India User Conference 2014, ESRI India, New Delhi, India. Reputed Conference
2014 Bansal, V.K. Identification and resolution of construction space conflicts using Geographic Information Systems Proc. of 7th International Conference on Engineering Mechanics, Structures, and Engineering Geology (EMESEG ‘14), 03-05th June, Salerno, Italy, 187-191. Reputed Conference
2014 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Review of Information Technology-Based Tools in Construction Site Layout Planning. Proc. of 7th International Conference on Engineering Mechanics, Structures, and Engineering Geology (EMESEG ‘14), 03-05th June, Salerno, Italy, 196-201. Reputed Conference
2013 Bansal, V.K. 4D Geographic information systems for ensuring safety in building construction. Proc. of 3rd Annual Int. Conf. on Civil Engineering, 10-13 June, Athens, Greece. Reputed Conference
2013 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Geographic information systems for construction safety of infrastructure projects. Geographic information systems for construction safety of infrastructure projects. Proc. of 15th Int. India Geospatial Forum, Hyderabad, India. Reputed Conference
2011 Bansal, V.K. Geographic Information Systems for campus/university transportation planning. Proc. of Int. Conf. Recent Researches in Circuits, Systems, Mechanics and Transportation Systems, Montreux, Switzerland, pp. 31-34. Reputed Conference
2011 Kumar, S and Bansal, V.K. Current state of construction safety planning practices. Proc. of Int. Conf. Advances in Civil Engg., ACE-2011, Noida, India, pp. 42-45. Reputed Conference
2010 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Geographic information systems based quantity takeoffs in buildings construction. Proc. of Int. Conf. Advances in Civil Engg., ACE-2010, 21-22 Dec., Karela, India, pp. 48-50. Reputed Conference
2009 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Estimating solar gain in buildings through direct sunlight visualisation in GIS. Proc. of EnviroEnergy 2009, 19-21 March, Chandigarh, India, pp.799-801. Reputed Conference
2008 Bansal, V.K. Construction Process Visualization: A 3D animation of project activities. Proc. of Applied Computing Conference (ACC’08), World Science and Engineering Academy and Society, 27-30 May, Istanbul, Turkey, pp.152-55. Reputed Conference
2008 Bansal, V.K. Geographic Information Systems for construction industry: a methodology to generate 3-D view of buildings. Proc. of Map India-2008, 06-07 February, Greater Noida, India. Reputed Conference
2007 Bansal, V.K. Potential of GIS to find solutions to space related problems in construction industry. Proc. of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 26, 14-16 December, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 307-310. Reputed Conference
2007 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Geographic Information Systems in evaluation and visualization of construction schedule. Proc. of Second ESRI Asia-Pacific User Conference, 18-19 January, New Delhi, India. Reputed Conference
2005 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. GIS in construction project information system. Proc. of Map india-2005, 8th annual international conference and exhibition, 07-09 February, New Delhi, India. Reputed Conference
2005 Aggarwal, P., and Bansal, V.K., Application of GPS in the development of GIS based management system for N.I.T. Kurukshetra. Proc. of Graticule, International conference on surveying, positioning and locational intelligence, 03-04 October, New Delhi, India. Reputed Conference
2016 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Current state of facility location selection techniques: a literature review. Proc. of Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16), Hamirpur H.P., India, Sept. 09th -10th, 2016. Reputed Conference
2016 Tomar, A., and Bansal, V.K. Working space conflicts in the construction industry: a review. Proc. of Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16), Hamirpur H.P., India, Sept. 09th -10th, 2016. Reputed Conference
2016 Jha, B.K., and Bansal, V.K. Post construction analysis and planning using Geographic Information System. Proc. of Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16), Hamirpur H.P., India, Sept. 09th -10th, 2016. Reputed Conference
2015 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Identification of construction safety hazards on hillside construction sites using. Proc. of ISTE Section Annual Convention (SAC-15), National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur H.P., India, 30th Sep.-1st Oct. 2015. Reputed Conference
2013 Bansal, V.K. and Suman, M. Estimation of runoff and soil erosion using GIS: a case study of NIT Hamirpur campus. Proc. of 40th conf. on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP-13), 12-14 Dec., NIT Hamirpur, India, 1121-1128. Reputed Conference
2011 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K Role of information technology in construction safety. ” Proc. of Conf. Recent Advances in Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Developments (RACE-InD 2011), Jaypee Univ. Gunna, MP, India. Reputed Conference
2009 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Potential applications of Geographic Information Systems in construction projects. Proc. of Conf. Civil Engineering Conference–Innovation Without Limits (CEC-09), NIT Hamirpur, India, 365-368. Reputed Conference
2005 Bansal, V.K., and Goel, A. Potential of Geographic Information System in water resources management. Proc. of Conf. Sustainable Management of Water Resources, College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, 28-29 January, Junagadh, Gujarat, India. Reputed Conference
2018 Kumar, A., Sharma, R. K., and Bansal, V. K GIS-based landslide hazard mapping along NH-3 in mountainous terrain of Himachal Pradesh, India using weighted overlay analysis Proc. of 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design (IC_SWMD 2018), November 2–3, 2018, at Ludhiana (Punjab), India. Reputed Conference
2018 Kumar, A., Sharma, R. K., and Bansal, V. K. GIS-based landslide susceptibility mapping from Naggar to Rohtang in District Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Proc. of Advanced Structures, Materials and Methodology in Civil Engineering (ASMMCE – 2018), 03-04th November, at NIT Jalandhar (Punjab), India. Reputed Conference
2019 Bansal, V. K. Use of GIS-Based 4D Simulation to Facilitate Construction Planning. Proc. of 19th Int. Conf. on Computational Science and its application (ICCSA 2019), held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 1-4, 2019. Reputed Conference

Research Projects



Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction Order Sanction Date
PI Research Investigate the potential of GIS as a virtual environment for pre-construction planning Department of Science and technology 11/03/2010 11/03/2013 2,58,000/- Completed NA SERC/ET-0072/2010 06/23/2010
CO-PI Research Application of geospatial technologies in the development of scientific approach to prioritize up-gradation of roads constructed under PMGSY in Himachal Pradesh H.P. Council for Science for Science, Technology & Environment 01/04/2017 31/03/2019 1,50,000/- ongoing NA SCSTE/F(8)-1/2016-Vol.-1-9300 04/03/2017

Research Supervision



Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Suprivisor(s)
Ph.D Sunill Sharma, Assistant Prof., Deptt. of Civil Engg,, NIT Hamirpur Location-based planning of highway construction projects in hilly terrain using GIS. Awarded 2017 Prof. Raman Parti
Ph.D Satish Kr. Katwal, Head, School of Architecture Kangra, H.P. GIS-based methodology for safe site selection and construction site layout planning in hilly regions. Awarded 2017 Sole
Ph.D Anjul Tomar Identification and resolution of workspace conflicts of repetitive construction projects using GIS. Awarded 2020 Sole
Ph.D Akhilesh Kr. Sharma Landslide hazard analysis in Middle Himalayan Awarded 2020 As co-supervisor
Ph.D Neetu Kapoor, Assistant Prof., Deptt. of Architecture, NIT Hamirpur GeoDesign based approach for spatial planning in hill areas. Submitted 2020 As co-supervisor

Patents



Title Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Teaching Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To Total Experience
4. Associate Professor Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur, H.P. India 02/09/2012 07 yrs
3. Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur, H.P. India 02/09/2009 01/09/2012 03 yrs
2. Senior Lecturer Civil Engineering Department,, NIT Kurukshetra, Haryana, India 24/01/2008 01/09/2009 01 yrs, 07 months
1. Lecturer Civil Engineering Department,, NIT Kurukshetra, Haryana, India 19/09/2001 23/01/2008 06 yrs, 04 months

Administrative Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To
Estate Officer Construction Cell, Hamirpur, NIT Hamirpur 06/17/2016 06/25/2018
Coordinator Institute Security National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 20/11/2012 27/08/2015
Coordinator Institute Security National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 26/07/2017 03/05/2018
Associate Dean (Civil Infrastructure Mainenance) National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 01/05/2018 30/04/2020
Coordinator (Unnat Bhart Abhiyan) National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 23/11/2015 22/05/2018
Warden, Mega Hostel National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 15/02/2016 02/02/2017
Chairman, Campus Development Committee National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 27/08/2015 06/01/2016
Warden, Neelkanth Boys Hostel National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 21/09/2011 02/07/2013
Co-ordinator, Community Service Scheme National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 15/06/2010 16/08/2013
Executive Engineer Construction and Maintenance Section, NIT Hamirpur 15/03/2019 15/07/2019
Chief Warden (Hostels) National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 18/05/2020

Book/Chapters Written



Type Title Publisher Author(s) ISBN/ISSN No. Year
chap. no. 17 Current state of highway projects planning and scheduling IGI Global Sharma, S., Bansal, V.K., and Parti R. ISBN-9781466696198 (hardcover), ISBN-9781466696204 (ebook). 2016

Expert Talks



Title Place Year Description of Event
Need of GIS in Spatial Planning: A Case Study of an Institute Campus NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2016 STC on Hill Architecture.
GIS applications in engineering science. NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2015 STC on Numerical and Computational Methods in Engineering (NCME-15).
A road-based 3D navigation system in GIS: a case study of an institute campus NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2015 STC on Exploring Science of Transportation Systems
GIS applications in engineering. NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2013 STC on Computational Methods in Engineering (CME-13).
GIS application in disaster management. NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2012 STC on Master Trainers on Disaster Management
GIS in building construction Directorate of Technical Education Sundernager H.P. 2010 Technical Education Sundernager H.P.

Consultancy



Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status
Conducting third quality assurance of CPWD works at IIT Mandi inspection CPWD Pardeep Kumar, Prof. R K Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Dr Vijay Bansal -- Ongoing
Concurrent Evaluation and Quality Monitoring of minor irrigation schemes under PMKSY(Har Khet Ko Pani) I&PH Pardeep Kumar, Vijay Shankar, Dr. Vijay Bansal, dr. Subhadip Biswas, Dr. Joseph Tripura, Dr. Joy Pal -- Ongoing

International and National Exposure



Sr.No. Title Description
1 Session Chairman in int. conf. Int. Conf. on Computational Methods (ICCM2016), Aug. 1st-4th, 2016, Berkeley, California, USA.

Conferences/Courses Organized



Category Type Title Venue From To Designation
conference National Nat. conf. on Civil Engineering Conference- Innovation for Sustainability (CEC - 2016) NIT Hamirpur 09/09/2016 10/09/2016 Secy.
stc National Numerical and Computational Methods in Engineering (NCME-15) NIT Hamirpur 30/06/2015 04/07/2015 Coordinator
stc National Computational Methods in Engineering (CME-13). NIT Hamirpur 13/05/2013 17/05/2013 Coordinator
stc National Transportation Systems Planning and GIS Applications in Engg. NIT Hamirpur 19/12/2009 23/12/2009 Coordinator
stc National Modern Surveying Tools and Techniques NIT Hamirpur 05/09/2010 09/09/2010 Coordinator
workshop National Neuro Linguistic Programming. NIT Hamirpur 16/08/2013 18/08/2013 Coordinator
workshop National Accounting through Talley ERP 9 Software. NIT Hamirpur 03/08/2013 04/08/2013 Coordinator

Profile Summary

Last Update: 04/01/2021 11:31pm
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Name : Dr. Vijay Kr. Bansal
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : Ph.D.
Phone : +91 1972 254314
Email ID : vkb@nith.ac.in
Profile URL : https://portfolios.nith.ac.in/index.php?/nith/dr-vijay-kumar-bansal-
Date of Birth : 15/05/1976
Date of Joining : 09/02/2009

Specialization

Construction Management

Education Qualification


Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Ph.D. (Civil Engg.) 2008 N.I.T. Kurukshetra HR
M.Tech. (Construction Management) 2000 I.I.T. Delhi
B.Tech. (Hons.) 1999 N.I.T. Hamirpur, H.P.

Teaching Experience


Programme Name Department And Organization From To Total Experience
4. Associate Professor Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur, H.P. India 02/09/2012 07 yrs
3. Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department, NIT Hamirpur, H.P. India 02/09/2009 01/09/2012 03 yrs
2. Senior Lecturer Civil Engineering Department,, NIT Kurukshetra, Haryana, India 24/01/2008 01/09/2009 01 yrs, 07 months
1. Lecturer Civil Engineering Department,, NIT Kurukshetra, Haryana, India 19/09/2001 23/01/2008 06 yrs, 04 months

Administrative Experience


Position Held Department And Organization From To
Estate Officer Construction Cell, Hamirpur, NIT Hamirpur 06/17/2016 06/25/2018
Coordinator Institute Security National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 20/11/2012 27/08/2015
Coordinator Institute Security National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 26/07/2017 03/05/2018
Associate Dean (Civil Infrastructure Mainenance) National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 01/05/2018 30/04/2020
Coordinator (Unnat Bhart Abhiyan) National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 23/11/2015 22/05/2018
Warden, Mega Hostel National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 15/02/2016 02/02/2017
Chairman, Campus Development Committee National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 27/08/2015 06/01/2016
Warden, Neelkanth Boys Hostel National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 21/09/2011 02/07/2013
Co-ordinator, Community Service Scheme National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 15/06/2010 16/08/2013
Executive Engineer Construction and Maintenance Section, NIT Hamirpur 15/03/2019 15/07/2019
Chief Warden (Hostels) National Institute Technology, Hamirpur, Hamirpur 18/05/2020

Research Experience

Research Interests : Application areas of geographic information systems (GIS) in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.
Brief Research Statement :

Research Projects


Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction OrderSanction Date
PI Research Investigate the potential of GIS as a virtual environment for pre-construction planning Department of Science and technology 11/03/2010 11/03/2013 2,58,000/- Completed NA SERC/ET-0072/2010 06/23/2010
CO-PI Research Application of geospatial technologies in the development of scientific approach to prioritize up-gradation of roads constructed under PMGSY in Himachal Pradesh H.P. Council for Science for Science, Technology & Environment 01/04/2017 31/03/2019 1,50,000/- ongoing NA SCSTE/F(8)-1/2016-Vol.-1-9300 04/03/2017

Journal Publications


Year Author(s) Journal Name Title & Vol. No. Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2017 Bansal, V.K. ASCE Journal of Architecture Engineering, 23(3), 05017005-1-13. Extended GIS for Integrated CAD and GIS-based framework to support construction planning: a case study. Scopus & ESCI
2016 Bansal, V.K. ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 142(1), 06015002-1-7 Potential application areas of GIS in pre-construction planning Scopus & SCIE
2014 Bansal, V.K. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 28(4), 05014002-1-12. Use of Geographic Information Systems in spatial planning: a case study of an institute campus SCI
2011 Bansal, V.K. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil. Engineering, 25(2), 159-171. Use of GIS and topology in the identification and resolution of space conflicts. SCI
2010 Bansal, V.K ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136(8), 931-934. Discussion of ‘Areas of application for 3D and 4D models on construction projects SCI
2008 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 22(4), 233-242. Generating, evaluating, and visualizing construction schedule with Geographic Information Systems SCI
2008 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil. Engineering, 22(5), 332-333. Discussion of ‘Application of Support Vector Machines in assessing conceptual cost estimates’. SCI
2007 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 21(6), 478-479. Discussion of ‘Construction scheduling and progress control using Geographical Information Systems’ SCI
2016 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 5(1), 39-51. A GIS-based methodology for safe site selection of a building in a hilly region. Scopus
2011 Bansal, V.K International Journal of Project Management, 29(1), 66-77. Application of Geographic Information Systems in construction safety planning. Scopus
2009 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. International Journal of Project Management, 27(5), 532-542 Construction schedule review in GIS with a navigable 3D animation of project activities Scopus
2007 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Automation in Construction, 16(3), 311-322. Potential of Geographic Information Systems in building cost estimation and visualisation SCI
2018 Bansal, V.K International Journal of Construction Management, Accepted. Use of GIS to consider spatial aspects in construction planning process. Scopus
2019 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. International Journal of Construction Management, 19(4), 341-353. Use of GIS in locating TFs safely on a construction site in hilly regions Scopus
2016 Sharma, S., Bansal, V.K., and Parti, R. International Journal of Construction Management, 16(4), 299-314. Location-based highway construction planning using Geographic Information Systems Scopus
2012 Bansal, V.K International Journal of Construction Management, 12(4), 17-36. Application areas of GIS in construction projects and future research directions. Scopus
2011 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. (2011) International Journal of Construction Management, 11(1), 1-18. Construction projects scheduling using GIS tools. Scopus
2009 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Construction Innovation, 9(4), 406- 419. Extended GIS for construction engineering by adding direct sunlight visualisations on buildings. Scopus
2018 Sharma, S., and Bansal, V.K. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 45(7), 570–582. Location-based planning and scheduling of highway construction projects in hilly terrain using GIS SCI
2014 Sharma, S., Bansal, V.K., and Parti, R. Int. J. of Information Technology Project Management, 5(4), 50-67. Current state of highway projects planning and scheduling. Scopus
2015 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 6(4), 4-10. Construction safety of infrastructural facilities in hilly regions: review of building codes -
2015 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology, 2(4), 14-19. Framework for safe site layout planning in hilly regions. -
2014 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, 3(10), 327-332. GIS in assessing topographical aspects of hilly regions. -
2013 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. NICMAR Journal of Construction Management, 18(3), 5-13. Visualisation of execution schedule to facilitate construction project planning -
2013 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Frontier in Construction Engineering, 2(2), 34-42. Construction safety knowledge for practitioners in the construction industry -
2011 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. ACEEE Int. J. on Transportation and Urban Development, 1(1), 53-55. Geographic Information Systems based quantity takeoffs in buildings construction -
2007 Aggarwal, P. and Bansal, V.K. NICMAR Journal of Construction Management, 22(2), 1-5. Spreadsheet-based solution for Critical Path Method -
2006 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building and Housing), 7(2), 115-124. GIS-based projects information system for construction management. Scopus
2006 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. NICMAR Journal of Construction Management, 21(2), 1-12. Geographic Information Systems for construction industry: a review. -
2006 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Geoenseñanza, 11(1), 17-28. Geographic Information Systems for construction industry: a methodology to generate 3-D view of buildings. Scopus
2013 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Int. J. of Information Technology Project Management Geographic Information Systems based quantity takeoffs and detailed buildings cost estimation Scopus
2019 Tomar, A., and Bansal V.K. Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building and Housing), 20(4), 549-562. Scheduling of repetitive construction projects using geographic information systems: an integration of critical path method and line of balance. Scopus
2018 Kumar, A, Sharma, R.K., and Bansal, V.K. Environmental Earth Sciences, 77:719, 1-19. Landslide hazard zonation using analytical hierarchy process along National Highway-3 in mid Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh, India. SCI
2019 Kumar, A, Sharma, R.K., and Bansal, V.K. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions GIS-based comparative study of information value and frequency ratio method for landslide hazard zonation in a part of mid-Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh Scopus
2020 Kapoor, N., Bansal, V.K., and Jain, M. Frontiers of Architectural Research Development of creative problem solving-based framework for site planning in hill areas. Scopus
2020 Tomar, A., and Bansal V.K. International Journal of Construction Management, Generation, visualization, and evaluation schedule of repetitive construction projects using GIS. Scopus
2020 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. International Journal of Construction Management GIS-Based locational evaluation of infrastructural facilities in hilly regions: a case study of an institute campus. Scopus
2020 Bansal, V.K. International Journal of Construction Management Use of GIS to consider spatial aspects in construction planning process. Scopus
2020 Tomar, A., and Bansal V.K. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering A novel step towards repetitive projects scheduling using geographic information systems. Scopus & SCIE
2019 Kapoor, N., Jain, M., and Bansal, V.K. Research Journal of Recent Sciences, 8(4) GIS-based methodology for sustainable spatial planning at site level for hill areas: case study of a University Campus. -
2019 Kapoor, N., Jain, M., and Bansal, V.K. International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development, 7(4), 113-130 GIS-based framework for local spatial planning in hill area. Scopus
2020 Kapoor, N., Jain, M., and Bansal, V.K. Journal of Mountain Science, 17(3), 724-739 A methodological approach for weighting factors in land suitability assessment: a tool for facilitating spatial planning Scopus & SCIE

Conference Publications


Year Author(s) Conference Title Indexing
2018 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V. K. Proc. of Geospatial Word Forum, 15-19th Jan. 2018, Hyderabad, India. Use of GIS in location-based decisions of infrastructure facilities in hilly regions Reputed Conference
2017 Kapoor, N., Jain, M., Bansal, V. K. Proc. of 7th Int. Conf. on Emerging trends in engineering innovations & technology management (ICET:EITM-2017), Dec. 16th -18th, 2017, NIT Hamirpur, India. Spatial planning in hill areas: issues and approaches Reputed Conference
2017 Tomar, A., and Bansal, V. K. ESRI India User Conference (Esri UC 2017), Dec. 13th -14th, 2017, New Delhi, India. Planning and scheduling of construction projects using ArcGIS. Reputed Conference
2016 Bansal, V.K. Proc. of 7th Int. Conf. on Computational Methods (ICCM2016), Aug. 1st-4th, 2016, Berkeley, California, USA. Identification and computation of space conflicts using Geographic Information Systems Reputed Conference
2015 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K Proc. of 16th ESRI India User Conference 2015, ESRI India, New Delhi, India. Planning construction site layout in the hilly regions using GIS. Reputed Conference
2014 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Proc. of 15th ESRI India User Conference 2014, ESRI India, New Delhi, India. GIS in analysing topography to locate Infrastructure facilities in hilly regions Reputed Conference
2014 Bansal, V.K. Proc. of 7th International Conference on Engineering Mechanics, Structures, and Engineering Geology (EMESEG ‘14), 03-05th June, Salerno, Italy, 187-191. Identification and resolution of construction space conflicts using Geographic Information Systems Reputed Conference
2014 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Proc. of 7th International Conference on Engineering Mechanics, Structures, and Engineering Geology (EMESEG ‘14), 03-05th June, Salerno, Italy, 196-201. Review of Information Technology-Based Tools in Construction Site Layout Planning. Reputed Conference
2013 Bansal, V.K. Proc. of 3rd Annual Int. Conf. on Civil Engineering, 10-13 June, Athens, Greece. 4D Geographic information systems for ensuring safety in building construction. Reputed Conference
2013 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Proc. of 15th Int. India Geospatial Forum, Hyderabad, India. Geographic information systems for construction safety of infrastructure projects. Geographic information systems for construction safety of infrastructure projects. Reputed Conference
2011 Bansal, V.K. Proc. of Int. Conf. Recent Researches in Circuits, Systems, Mechanics and Transportation Systems, Montreux, Switzerland, pp. 31-34. Geographic Information Systems for campus/university transportation planning. Reputed Conference
2011 Kumar, S and Bansal, V.K. Proc. of Int. Conf. Advances in Civil Engg., ACE-2011, Noida, India, pp. 42-45. Current state of construction safety planning practices. Reputed Conference
2010 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Proc. of Int. Conf. Advances in Civil Engg., ACE-2010, 21-22 Dec., Karela, India, pp. 48-50. Geographic information systems based quantity takeoffs in buildings construction. Reputed Conference
2009 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Proc. of EnviroEnergy 2009, 19-21 March, Chandigarh, India, pp.799-801. Estimating solar gain in buildings through direct sunlight visualisation in GIS. Reputed Conference
2008 Bansal, V.K. Proc. of Applied Computing Conference (ACC’08), World Science and Engineering Academy and Society, 27-30 May, Istanbul, Turkey, pp.152-55. Construction Process Visualization: A 3D animation of project activities. Reputed Conference
2008 Bansal, V.K. Proc. of Map India-2008, 06-07 February, Greater Noida, India. Geographic Information Systems for construction industry: a methodology to generate 3-D view of buildings. Reputed Conference
2007 Bansal, V.K. Proc. of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 26, 14-16 December, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 307-310. Potential of GIS to find solutions to space related problems in construction industry. Reputed Conference
2007 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Proc. of Second ESRI Asia-Pacific User Conference, 18-19 January, New Delhi, India. Geographic Information Systems in evaluation and visualization of construction schedule. Reputed Conference
2005 Bansal, V.K. and Pal, M. Proc. of Map india-2005, 8th annual international conference and exhibition, 07-09 February, New Delhi, India. GIS in construction project information system. Reputed Conference
2005 Aggarwal, P., and Bansal, V.K., Proc. of Graticule, International conference on surveying, positioning and locational intelligence, 03-04 October, New Delhi, India. Application of GPS in the development of GIS based management system for N.I.T. Kurukshetra. Reputed Conference
2016 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Proc. of Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16), Hamirpur H.P., India, Sept. 09th -10th, 2016. Current state of facility location selection techniques: a literature review. Reputed Conference
2016 Tomar, A., and Bansal, V.K. Proc. of Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16), Hamirpur H.P., India, Sept. 09th -10th, 2016. Working space conflicts in the construction industry: a review. Reputed Conference
2016 Jha, B.K., and Bansal, V.K. Proc. of Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16), Hamirpur H.P., India, Sept. 09th -10th, 2016. Post construction analysis and planning using Geographic Information System. Reputed Conference
2015 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K. Proc. of ISTE Section Annual Convention (SAC-15), National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur H.P., India, 30th Sep.-1st Oct. 2015. Identification of construction safety hazards on hillside construction sites using. Reputed Conference
2013 Bansal, V.K. and Suman, M. Proc. of 40th conf. on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP-13), 12-14 Dec., NIT Hamirpur, India, 1121-1128. Estimation of runoff and soil erosion using GIS: a case study of NIT Hamirpur campus. Reputed Conference
2011 Kumar, S., and Bansal, V.K ” Proc. of Conf. Recent Advances in Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Developments (RACE-InD 2011), Jaypee Univ. Gunna, MP, India. Role of information technology in construction safety. Reputed Conference
2009 Bansal, V.K., and Pal, M. Proc. of Conf. Civil Engineering Conference–Innovation Without Limits (CEC-09), NIT Hamirpur, India, 365-368. Potential applications of Geographic Information Systems in construction projects. Reputed Conference
2005 Bansal, V.K., and Goel, A. Proc. of Conf. Sustainable Management of Water Resources, College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, 28-29 January, Junagadh, Gujarat, India. Potential of Geographic Information System in water resources management. Reputed Conference
2018 Kumar, A., Sharma, R. K., and Bansal, V. K Proc. of 1st International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management through Design (IC_SWMD 2018), November 2–3, 2018, at Ludhiana (Punjab), India. GIS-based landslide hazard mapping along NH-3 in mountainous terrain of Himachal Pradesh, India using weighted overlay analysis Reputed Conference
2018 Kumar, A., Sharma, R. K., and Bansal, V. K. Proc. of Advanced Structures, Materials and Methodology in Civil Engineering (ASMMCE – 2018), 03-04th November, at NIT Jalandhar (Punjab), India. GIS-based landslide susceptibility mapping from Naggar to Rohtang in District Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Reputed Conference
2019 Bansal, V. K. Proc. of 19th Int. Conf. on Computational Science and its application (ICCSA 2019), held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 1-4, 2019. Use of GIS-Based 4D Simulation to Facilitate Construction Planning. Reputed Conference

Book/Chapters Written


Type (Book/Chapter) Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN/ISSN No. Year
chap. no. 17 Sharma, S., Bansal, V.K., and Parti R. Current state of highway projects planning and scheduling IGI Global ISBN-9781466696198 (hardcover), ISBN-9781466696204 (ebook). 2016

Research Supersion


Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Superivisor(s)
Ph.D Sunill Sharma, Assistant Prof., Deptt. of Civil Engg,, NIT Hamirpur Location-based planning of highway construction projects in hilly terrain using GIS. Awarded 2017 Prof. Raman Parti
Ph.D Satish Kr. Katwal, Head, School of Architecture Kangra, H.P. GIS-based methodology for safe site selection and construction site layout planning in hilly regions. Awarded 2017 Sole
Ph.D Anjul Tomar Identification and resolution of workspace conflicts of repetitive construction projects using GIS. Awarded 2020 Sole
Ph.D Akhilesh Kr. Sharma Landslide hazard analysis in Middle Himalayan Awarded 2020 As co-supervisor
Ph.D Neetu Kapoor, Assistant Prof., Deptt. of Architecture, NIT Hamirpur GeoDesign based approach for spatial planning in hill areas. Submitted 2020 As co-supervisor

Patents


Name Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Conferences/Workshop/Courses Organized


Category Type Title Venue From To Designation
conference National Nat. conf. on Civil Engineering Conference- Innovation for Sustainability (CEC - 2016) NIT Hamirpur 09/09/2016 10/09/2016 Secy.
stc National Numerical and Computational Methods in Engineering (NCME-15) NIT Hamirpur 30/06/2015 04/07/2015 Coordinator
stc National Computational Methods in Engineering (CME-13). NIT Hamirpur 13/05/2013 17/05/2013 Coordinator
stc National Transportation Systems Planning and GIS Applications in Engg. NIT Hamirpur 19/12/2009 23/12/2009 Coordinator
stc National Modern Surveying Tools and Techniques NIT Hamirpur 05/09/2010 09/09/2010 Coordinator
workshop National Neuro Linguistic Programming. NIT Hamirpur 16/08/2013 18/08/2013 Coordinator
workshop National Accounting through Talley ERP 9 Software. NIT Hamirpur 03/08/2013 04/08/2013 Coordinator

Expert Talks


Title Place Year Description of Event
Need of GIS in Spatial Planning: A Case Study of an Institute Campus NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2016 STC on Hill Architecture.
GIS applications in engineering science. NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2015 STC on Numerical and Computational Methods in Engineering (NCME-15).
A road-based 3D navigation system in GIS: a case study of an institute campus NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2015 STC on Exploring Science of Transportation Systems
GIS applications in engineering. NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2013 STC on Computational Methods in Engineering (CME-13).
GIS application in disaster management. NIT Hamirpur H.P. 2012 STC on Master Trainers on Disaster Management
GIS in building construction Directorate of Technical Education Sundernager H.P. 2010 Technical Education Sundernager H.P.

Consultancy


Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status
Conducting third quality assurance of CPWD works at IIT Mandi inspection CPWD Pardeep Kumar, Prof. R K Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Dr Vijay Bansal -- Completed
Concurrent Evaluation and Quality Monitoring of minor irrigation schemes under PMKSY(Har Khet Ko Pani) I&PH Pardeep Kumar, Vijay Shankar, Dr. Vijay Bansal, dr. Subhadip Biswas, Dr. Joseph Tripura, Dr. Joy Pal -- Completed

International and National Exposure


Sr.No. Title Description
1 Session Chairman in int. conf. Int. Conf. on Computational Methods (ICCM2016), Aug. 1st-4th, 2016, Berkeley, California, USA.

Honors & Recognitions Achieved


Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year
1 New information systems study results from V.K. Bansal et al. described. 08th Feb., 2011. - Research related news was covered by newsletters: VerticalNews (published from Atlanta, USA), Goliath (published from Michigan, USA), and HighBeam (published from Chicago, USA) 2011
2 Recent studies by V.K. Bansal and co-authors add new data to Civil Engineering findings, 04th Aug., 2008. - Research related news was covered by newsletters: VerticalNews (published from Atlanta, USA), Goliath (published from Michigan, USA), and HighBeam (published from Chicago, USA) 2008