Bhagalpur College Of Engineering, Bhagalpur

(Dept. Of Science & Technology, Govt Of Bihar)

About Principal

  • Name: Nirmal Kumar
  • Father's Name: Late Suresh Kumar Sharma
  • Present Address: Principal Quarter, BCE Bhagalpur-813210, Bihar.
  • Current Designation:Professor, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, BCE Bhagalpur, and Principal, BCE Bhagalpur.
  • Personal: Born on 18th Dec, 1955, Indian citizen, Married and two kids
  • Mobile No: +91- 9430936564/ +91-641-2451063
  • E-mail: nirmalmit@rediffmail.com / nirnalkr1955@yahoo.com
  • 2008: PhD , IIT Delhi
  • 1996: M.Tech. Structural Engineering, 1st class from I.I.T. Delhi
  • 1979: B. Sc. Engineering (Civil), 1st class from B.I.T. Sindri, Jharkhand
  • 1972: Higher Secondary, 1st division, H.S. High School, Paliganj, Patna,

A. International Publications

  • Sanjay Kumar and Nirmal Kumar; Constant Delivery Temperature Solar Water Heater - An Integrated Approach, Energy Conversion & Management, 38, pp 61-71 (1997).
  • S. Sinha, Sanjay Kumar and N. Kumar; Energy Conservation in High Rise Buildings : Changes in Air-Conditioning Load Induced by Vertical Temperature and Humidity Profile in Delhi, Energy Convers & Mgmt, 39, pp 437-440 (1998).
  • S. Sinha, Sanjay Kumar and Nirmal Kumar; Experimental Investigation of Solar Chimney Assisted Bioclimatic Architecture, Energy Convers & Mgmt, 39, pp 441-444 (1998).
  • S. Sinha, N.Kumar, A. Ghosh and Sanjay Kumar; Desert-Inland-Marine Solartopia, Journal of Arid Land Studies, 7S, pp 81-84 (1998).
  • R. Prasad, Ravi Sankar, KC Iyer and Nirmal Kumar: Technology transfer for rural housing: an interpretive structural modeling approach, Journal of advances in Management Resarch, Vol 6, No2, 2009, © Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 0972-7981, United Kingdom.
  • Nirmal Kumar; Technological Solution for Sustainable Rural Housing by 2022, International Journal of Combined Research & Development (IJCRD), eISSN:2321, 225X;pISSN:2321-2241 Volume: 3; Issue: 3; September -2014 (www.ijcrd.com)
  • Nirmal Kumar; Construction of Earth Quake Resistance Rural Housing in Bihar: Role of Technical Institutions, SHRINKHALA :VOL-8, II * ISSUE – 1, September 2014, E : ISSN NO.: 2349 – 980X, P: ISSN NO.: 2321- 290X

B. National Publications

  • Rural Housing: Search for Suitable Strategies; Shelter, Vol.7, and No.3, New Delhi pp.27-35. Oct 2004
  • Rural Housing and Information Technology; Journal of Indian Building Congress, Vol. XI. No. 2, December 2004.
  • 3. Urban- Rural Linkages: Issue of Technology Transfer for Rural Housing; The Indian Journal of Public Administration, Oct-December, 2005.
  • 4. Rural Housing Problems in Bihar, Social Change, Vol. 35 No.4, December 2005. Council for Social Development, New Delhi-110003, India.
  • Institutional Mechanism, Linkages and Technology Transfer for Rural Housing Development., People’s Empowerment and Sustainable Rural Development {A technological Approach} , Published in Book by Rawat Publications, 2009, 4868/24, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002, Pp: 128-141.

Paper Presented in International Seminar

  • Urban- Rural Linkages: Issue of Technology Transfer for Rural Housing; 2 International BASIN (Building Advisory Service Information Network) conference on 17 -19 March 2004 in India, New Delhi. It is now published in The Indian Journal of Public Administration, Oct-December, 2005.
  • Capacity Building for facing Challenges due to Earthquake Disaster in Bihar State of India: The 6th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRIM -TIFAC 2015) is being held in Delhi during October 28-30, 2015.

Paper Presented in National Seminar

  • Institutional Mechanism, Linkages and Technology Transfer for Rural Housing Development. The paper is present in National Seminar on “Empowering the Masses through Technology Application and Skill training”: 1-2 December 2005 at NITTTR, Chandigarh. It is published in Book by Rawat Publications, 2009.
  • Scenario of Technical Education in Bihar, presented in Global meets on a Resurgent Bihar, 19 , January 2007 at Patna.
  • Efficiency and Equity in Major Irrigation Projects in Bihar: Search for Suitable Strategies, 38th Annual General Meeting of Institution of Engineers (India) and Seminar on Water Management, November 2007, MIT Muzaffarpur.
  • Planet Earth: Climate Change and its Consequence, 41 Engineer's Day of Institution of Engineers (India) and Seminar on Planet Earth, September 15, 2008, MIT Muzaffarpur.
  • Earthquake Risk Reduction for Rural Housing Construction through Technology Transfer, National Seminar on Mitigation and Management of Natural Disaster, December 5 -6 , 2008. Institution of Engineers (India), MIT Muzaffarpur. Published in the proceeding of seminar.
  • Application of Value Engineering Practices in Rural Road Construction Projects. Paper presented in Indian Road Congress, 14 to 17 November, 2009 at Patna , and it is published in the proceeding.
  • Utilization of Fly Ash in Construction Activities to Combat Impact of Global Warming, The paper is present in National Seminar on “Climate Change and Sustainable Development- Regional and Grassroots Initiatives”: 04-05 March 2010 at NITTTR, Chandigarh. It is under publication. Abstract is enclosed.
  • Forest as a Life Line in Bihar, The paper is present in National Seminar on World Environment Day, organized by Institution of Engineers (India) June 5, 2011 , MIT Muzaffarpur.
  • Strategy for Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation in Bihar, 44 Engineer's Day of Institution of Engineers (India) and Seminar , September 15, 2011, MIT Muzaffarpur.
  • Industries –Institute Interaction: Technology Transfer for Rural Housing Development in Bihar, The paper is present in National Seminar on “Academic Institute- Industries Interaction 0n 24 & 25 September, 2011 Organized by Institution of Engineers (India) & CIT Ranchi at Ranchi, Jharkhand .
  • Renewal Energy Development through Bio Mass in Bihar, The paper is present in National Seminar, organized by Institution of Engineers (India) November 2011, 2011, MIT Muzaffarpur.
  • Green Economy as Development Strategies and Role of Civil Engineers,The paper is present in Seminar, organized by Institution of Engineers (India) on World Environment Day 2012, June 05, 2012, MIT Muzaffarpur
  • Sustainable – Affordable Housing for Rural Bihar, Paper presented in National Conference 0n 2 March 2013 at Birla Institute of Technology, Patna Campus, Patna
  • Technological Solution for Sustainable Rural Housing by 2022, The paper is present in National Seminar on 8 March 2013 at NITTTR, Chandigarh.
  • Rural Housing: Institutional Mechanism for Technology Transfer: A Study of Select Villages of Bihar State in India (Paperback) by Nirmal Kumar (Author), and Published by –LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Heinrich-Böcking-Str. 6-8, 66121, Saarbrücken, Germany, www.lap-publishing.com (http://www.lap-publishing.com). Available for Sale on Amazon.com's .Price at a Glance List Price: $101.00 New
  • Teaching Mechanics of Solid, Structural Mechanics, Concrete Structure and Pre-stressed Concrete Structure, Structural Analysis subject to undergraduate student of MIT Muzaffarpur.
  • Guiding 10 M.Tech Students and 04 PhD students for their research work.
  • Guided innumerable numbers of B. Tech Students for their Projects works.
  • Lecturer) (Rs 8000- 13500) from 10-.10.1984 to 09.10 .1992 at BCE Bhagalpur.
  • Lecturer (Sr Grade) (Rs 10000- 15300) from 10.10.92 to 09-10-1997 at BCE Bhagalpur.
  • Assistant Professor/ Selection Grade Lecturer (Rs 12000-420- 18300) from 10.10.97 till 31 December 2005.
  • Associate Professor ( Rs 374000- 67000) + Rs 9000.00 Grade Pay from 01 January 2006 to 31.12.2008 at BCE Bhagalpur.
  • Professor (Rs 37400- 67000) + Rs 10000.00 Grade Pay from 01 January 2009 till date.
  • Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, India.
  • Institution of Engineers (India).
  • Indian Building Congress.
  • Material Science and Engineering Material, May 20 June 7, 1985, IIT Delhi
  • Recent Trends in pollution Control: May 19-30, 1986, NSS College of Engineering, Palghat, Kerala.
  • System Approach to waste management: Dec 8-20, 1989, IIT Delhi.
  • Recycling and Waste Utilization; Nov, 30 to Dec. 13, 1987, Department of Technology, Anamalai Univ. Tamil Nadu.
  • Water management, 01.08.88 -30.9.88, WALMI, Patna.
  • Advanced Engineering Materials and their Applications, Dec. 9-20, 1996, IIT Delhi.
  • Reliability based Innovative Product Design, June-1-12, 1998 IIT Delhi.
  • Ground Water Assessment & Modeling – 13 to 17 July 1998, IIT Delhi.
  • Strategic Planning for Institutional Development, Feb. 19-21, 1999- MIT Muzaffarpur.
  • Management of Higher Technical Education, December 20-31, 1999, MIT Muzaffarpur.
  • Health Hazards & Medical Electronics, June 19-30, 2000 MIT, Muzaffarpur
  • Human Values in Technical Education, July 26-30, 2004, IIT Roorkee.
  • Research Methodology, 6th to 24 Dec. 2004, CSD New Delhi.
  • Emerging needs of Rural Industrialization & the Role of Technical Institutions, June 06 to 11 2005, IIT,Delhi.
  • Natural Disaster Management, Dec. 16 to 27, 2005, IIT, Delhi.
  • Modern Concrete Construction Process, 24to 29 July 2006, IIT Delhi
  • Spectral Analysis for Seismic Response of Structures, 04-09 December, 2006, IIT Delhi
  • Seismic Risk Management of Structure, Six weeks in 2007, IIT Delhi.
  • Experimental Techniques in Earthquake Engineering, 23 July to 29 July 2007, SERC, Madras, Chennai.
  • Introduction to STAAD, 20 -24 August 2008, NIITR Chandigarah.
  • Scientific Foresight 2007, 22-24 December, 2007 at Patna
  • Strategic Management and Envisioning for Institution Development, 11 -15 th February 2008, NIITR Chandigarah.
  • Getting AICTE/ NBA Accreditation for Technical Institutions, 12 - 16 , May 2008, NIITR Chandigarah.
  • Entrepreneurship, TQM and Business Management Techniques, 22 - 26 September 2008, NIITR Chandigarah.
  • Mix Design of High Performance Concrete, 22-26 February 2010, NIITR Kolkata
  • Mapping by Total Station, 08 Nov-12 November 20010, NIITR Chandigarah.