Dr. Rafat Siddique
Senior Professor

Designation:

Sr Professor

Specialization:

Structures-Materials

Email:

rsiddique@thapar.edu

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Rafat Siddique is the senior Professor at the Dept. of Civil Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology working since August 1994. He obtained his B.Sc. Engg. in Civil Engineering in year 1986 from national Institute of Technology, Rourkela. He obtained his ME in Structural Engineering in year 1988 from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. He obtained his Ph.D from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani in year 1993. He was engaged for his Post-doc research at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. He has extensive teaching and research experience in structural Engineering of more than 30 years. He is rated amongst top 15 globally in his research area in Google Scholar with Google H-Factor of 40. He has more than 5400 citations in his name. He has guided ten completed Ph.D and presently supervising 3 pursuing Ph.D. Candidates. He has supervised more than 43 M.E. Dissertation. He has published four books and more than 210 papers in various journals and conferences of international reputes. He is the editor of Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier) and associated editor of Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (ASCE), Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials (Taylor & Francis), and Journal of King Saud University (Engineering Sciences). He has been invited as guest lecturer and keynote speaker for more than 65 events organized in and outside India. He has attended more than 24 conference of international repute in and outside India. He has supervised eleven sponsored research and infrastructures projects and more than 80 consultancy projects. He has delivered more than ten expert lectures.

He has been actively involved with various management positions at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology including that of Dean of Faculty Affairs for tenure of 2010-14. He has also member of various UGC/AICTE/UPSC committees. He is also visiting Professor at various international universities.

RESEARCH TAGS

  • Fiber Reinforced Concrete
  • High Volume Fly Ash Concrete
  • Use of Industrial By- Products in Cement-Based Materials
  • Self-Compacting Concrete
  • Properties of Concrete at Elevated Temperatures
  • Microbial Concrete
  • Characterization of Leachate from Concrete made with Waste Materials

RESEARCH PROJECT

Name of Project Amount(Lakhs) Duration(Year) Funding Agency
Study of Structural Characteristics of High Fly Ash Fiber Reinforced Concrete 3.5 Three UGC – N. Delhi
Modernization of Concrete Structure Lab 10.0 Three AICTE- N. Delhi
Demonstration of Manufacturing Technology for Concrete and CLSM Utilizing Wood Ash from Wisconsin US $ 245,494 Two USA
Creation of Center for Excellence in Cement Based Materials 15.0 Two Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala
Funds for Improvement of Infrastructure in Concrete Structure Laboratory 35.0 Five DST- N. Delhi
Enhancement of Durability of Concrete Structures Using Microbes 24.78 Three Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, GOI
Strength and Permeability Studies of Self-Compacting Concrete 8.328 Three UGC – N. Delhi
Strength and Permeability Studies of SCC at Elevated Temperature 7 Three AICTE- N. Delhi
Utilization of Fungal Treated Waste Foundry Sand in Concrete 13.50 Two CSIR, New Delhi
Utilization of cement kiln dust in concrete after removal of alkalinity and metal toxicity with microbes 27.0 Three DST- N. Delhi
Influence of bacteria on compressive strength and permeability of fly ash concrete 7.576 Three UGC – N. Delhi

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTION, ASSOCIATION AND SOCIETIES

  • Life Member, Indian Concrete Institute
  • Life Member, ASCE ( India)
  • Member Institution of Engineers (India) (MIE)

PUBLICATION AND OTHER RESEARCH OUTPUT

  1. Sandhu, R.K., and Siddique, R., “Influence of Rice Husk Ash (RHA) on the Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete- A Review,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 153, Oct 2017, pp. 751-764.
  2. Mehta, A., and Siddique, R., “Properties of Low-Calcium Fly Ash Based Geopolymers Concrete Incorporating OPC as Partial Replacement of Fly Ash,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 150, Sep 2017, pp. 792-807.
  3. Mehta, A., Siddique, R., Singh, B., Aggoun, S., Lagod, G., and Barnat-Hunek, D., “Influence of various parameters on strength and absorption properties of fly ash based geopolymer concrete designed by Taguchi method,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 150, Sep 2017, pp. 817-824.
  4. Mehta, A., and Siddique, R., “Sulfuric Acid Resistance of Fly Ash Based Geopolymer Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 146, Aug 2017, pp. 136-143.
  5. Šipoš, T.A., Miličević, I., and Siddique, R., “Model For Mix Design Of Brick Aggregate Concrete Based On Neural Network Modelling,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 148, Sep 2017, pp. 757-769.
  6. Siddique, R., Jameel, A., Singh, M., Barnat-Hunek, D., Kunal, Ait-Mokhtar, K., Belarbi, R., and Rajor, A., “Effect of Bacteria on Strength, Permeation Characteristics and Micro-Structure Of Silica Fume Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 142, July 2017, pp. 92-100.
  7. Barnat-Hunek, D., Siddique, R., Klimek, B., and Franus, M. “The Use of Zeolite, Lightweight Aggregate and Boiler Slag in Restoration Renders,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 142, July 2017, pp. 162-174.
  8. Mehta, A., and Siddique, R., “Strength, Permeability and Micro-Structural Characteristics of Low-Calcium Fly Ash based Geopolymers,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 141, June 2017, pp. 325-334.
  9. Singh, G., and Siddique, R., “Effect of Iron Slag As Partial Replacement of Fine Aggregates on the Durability Characteristics of Self-Compacting Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 128, Dec 2016, pp. 88-95.
  10. Singh, G., and Siddique, R., “Strength Properties and Micro-Structural Analysis of Self-Compacting Concrete made with Iron Slag as Partial Replacement of Fine Aggregates,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 127, Nov 2016, pp. 144-152.
  11. Mehta, A., and Siddique, R., “An Overview of Geopolymers Derived From Industrial By-Products,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 127, Nov 2016, pp. 183-198.
  12. Corinaldesi, V., Mazzoli, A., and Siddique, R., “Characterization of Lightweight Mortars Containing Wood Processing By-products Waste,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 123, Oct 2016, pp. 281-289.
  13. Siddique, R., Singh, K., Kunal, Singh, M., Corinaldesi, V., Rajor, A., “Properties of Bacterial Rice Husk Ash Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 121, Sep 2016, pp. 112-119.
  14. Siddique, R., Nanda, V., Kunal, Kadri, E.H., Khan, M. I., Singh, M., and Rajor, A., “Influence of Bacteria on Compressive Strength and Permeation Properties of Concrete made with Cement Baghouse Filter Dust,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 106, March 2016, pp. 461-469.
  15. Kunal, Siddique, R., Rajor, A., and Singh, M., “Influence of Bacterial Treated Cement Kiln Dust on Strength and Permeability of Concrete,” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 6, 2016, pp. 1-1.
  16. Singh, M., Siddique, R., Ait-Mokhtar, K., and Belarbi, R., “Durability Properties of Concrete Made with High Volumes of Low-Calcium Coal Bottom Ash as Replacement of Two Types of Sands,” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2016.
  17. Kunal, Rajor, A., Siddique, R., “Bacterial Treatment of Alkaline Cement Kiln Dust Using Bacillus haloduransstrain KG,” Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, Vol. 47, No. 1, March 2016, pp. 1-9.
  18. Chiker, T., Aggoun, S., Houari, H., and Siddique, R., “Sodium Sulfate And Alternative Combined Sulfate/Chloride Action On Ordinary And Self-Consolidating PLC-Based Concretes” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 106, March 2016, pp. 342-348.
  19. Singh, M., and Siddique, R., “Effect of Coal Bottom ash as Partial Replacement of Sand on Workability and Strength Properties of Concrete,” Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier), Vol. 112, Part 1, Jan 2016, pp.620–630.
  20. Siddique, R., Kaur, G., and Kunal, “Strength and Permeation Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete Containing Fly ash and Hooked Steel Fibres,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 103, Jan 2016, pp. 15-22.
  21. Juenger, M.C.G., and Siddique, R., “Recent Advances in Understanding the Role of Supplementary Cementitious Materials in Concrete,” Cement and Concrete Research (Elsevier), Vol. 78-Part A, Dec 2015, pp. 71-80.
  22. Singh, M., and Siddique, R., “Effect of Low-Calcium Coal Bottom Ash as Fine Aggregate on Microstructure and Properties of Concrete,” ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 112, No. 5, Sep-Oct 2015, pp.693-703.
  23. Vardhan, K., Goyal, S., Siddique, R., and Singh, M., “Mechanical Properties and Microstructural Analysis of Cement Mortar Incorporating Marble Powder As Partial Replacement of Cement,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 96, Oct 2015, pp. 615-621.
  24. Ivana Miličević, I, Bjegović, D., and Siddique, R., “Experimental Research of Concrete Floor Blocks with Crushed Bricks and Tiles Aggregate,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 94, Sep 2015, pp. 775-783.
  25. Siddique, R., Singh, G., Belarbi, R., Ait-Mokhtar, K., and Kunal, “Comparative Investigation on the Influence of Spent Foundry Sand as Partial Replacement of Fine Aggregates on the Properties of Two Grades of Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 83, May 2015, pp. 216-222.
  26. Singh, M., and Siddique, R., “Properties of Concrete Containing High Volumes of Coal Bottom Ash as Fine Aggregate,” Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier), Vol. 91, March 2015, pp. 269-278.
  27. Chopra, D., Siddique, R., and Kunal, “Strength, Permeability and Microstructure of Self-Compacting Concrete Containing Rice Husk Ash, “Biosystems Engineering (Elsevier), Vol. 130, Feb 2015, pp.72-80.
  28. Siddique, R., and Kunal., “Design & Development of Self-Compacting Concrete made with Coal Bottom Ash”, Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 4, No. 3-4, 2015, pp. 225-237.
  29. Murari, K., Siddique, R., and Jain, K.K., “Use of Waste Copper Slag, a Sustainable Material,” Journal of Material Recycling and Waste Management (Springer), Vol. 17, 2015, pp. 13-26.
  30. Singh, M., and Siddique, R., “Compressive strength, drying shrinkage and chemical resistance of concrete incorporating coal bottom ash as partial or total replacement of sand,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 58, Oct 2014, pp. 39-48.
  31. Kunal, Siddique, R., and Rajor, A., “Strength and Microstructure Analysis of Bacterial Treated Cement Kiln Dust Mortar”, Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Construction and Building Materials, Volume 63, July 2014, pp. 49-55.
  32. Siddique,R., “Utilization (Recycling) Of Iron and Steel Industry By-Product (GGBS) In Concrete: Strength and Durability Properties,” Journal of Material Recycling and Waste Management, Vol. 16, No. 3, July, l 2014, pp. 460-467.
  33. Agarwal, Y., Siddique, R., “Microstructure and properties of concrete using bottom ash and waste foundry sand as partial replacement of fine aggregates”, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 54, 15 March 2014, pp. 210-223
  34. Kunal, Siddique, R., and Rajor, A., “Influence of Bacterial Treated Cement Kiln Dust on the Properties of Concrete”, Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Construction and Building Materials, Volume 52, 15 February 2014, Pages 42-51.
  35. Singh, M., and Siddique, R. “Strength Properties and Micro-Structural Properties of Concrete Containing Coal Bottom Ash as Partial Replacement of Fine Aggregate,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 50, Jan 2014, pp. 246-256.
  36. Siddique, R., and Mehta, A., “Effect of Carbon Nano Tubes on Properties of Mortar,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 50, Jan 2014, pp. 116-129.
  37. Siddique, R., “Compressive Strength, Water Absorption, Sorptivity, Abrasion Resistance And Permeability Of Self-Compacting Concrete Containing Coal Bottom Ash,” Construction And Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 47, Dec 2013, pp. 1444-1450.
  38. Siddique, R., and Sandhu, R. K., “Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete Incorporating Waste Foundry Sand”, Leonardo Journal of Sciences (LJS), Vol. 23, Dec 2013, pp. 105-124.
  39. Humam, T., and Siddique, R., “Properties of Mortar Incorporating Iron Slag”, Leonardo Journal of Sciences (LJS), Vol. 23, Dec 2013, pp. 53-60.
  40. Siddique, R., “Properties of Fine Aggregate-Replaced High Volume Class F Fly Ash Concrete”, Leonardo Journal of Sciences (LJS), Vol. 22, 2013, pp. 79-90.
  41. Agarwal, P., Agarwal, Y., Siddique, R., Gupta, S., and Garg, H., “Fuzzy Logic Modelling Of Compressive Strength Of High Strength Concrete (HSC) With Supplementary Cementitious Material”, Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 2, No. 2, June 2013, pp. 128-143.
  42. Kunal, Rajor, A., and Siddique, R., “Biological Treatment of Alkaline Cement Kiln Dust By Using Alkalitolerant Bacteria,” Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology, Vol. 7 No. 3, Sep 2013, pp. 1933-1942
  43. Kaur, G., Siddique, R., and Rajor, A., “Influence of Fungus on Properties of Concrete Made With Waste Foundry Sand,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 25, 2013, pp. 484-490.
  44. Chahal, N., Siddique, R., “Permeation Properties of Concrete Made With Fly Ash and Silica Fume: Influence of Ureolytic Bacteria,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 49, Dec 2013, pp. 161-174.
  45. Siddique, R., “Properties of Fine Aggregate-Replaced High Volume Class F Fly Ash Concrete”, Leonardo Journal of Sciences (LJS), Vol. 22, 2013, pp. 79-90
  46. Singh, M., Siddique, R. “Effect of Coal Bottom Ash as Partial Replacement of Sand on Properties of Concrete,” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Vol. 72, March 2013, pp. 20-32.
  47. Kaur, G., Siddique, R., and Rajor, A., Micro- Structural and Metal Leachate Analysis of Concrete Made With Fungal Treated Waste Foundry Sand,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 38, Jan 2013, pp. 94-100.
  48. Siddique, R., and Bennacer, R., “Use of Iron And Steel Industry By-Product (GGBS) In Cement Paste,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 69, Dec 2012, pp. 29-34.
  49. Chahal, N., Siddique, R., and Rajor, A., “Influence of Bacteria on the Compressive Strength, Water Absorption and Rapid Chloride Permeability of Concrete Incorporating Silica Fume,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 37, Dec 2012, pp. 645-651.
  50. Siddique, R., Aggarwal P., and Aggarwal, Y., “Mechanical and Durability Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete containing Fly ash and Bottom ash,” Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 1, No. 3, Sept 2012, pp. 67-82.
  51. Siddique, R., “Utilization of Wood Ash in Concrete Manufacturing,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 67, October 2012, pp. 27-33
  52. Siddique, R., “Properties of Concrete made with Volcanic Ash,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 66, Sep 2012, pp. 40-44.
  53. Siddique, R., Kadri, E.H., “Properties of High-Volume Fly Ash Concrete Reinforced with Natural Fibres,” Leonardo Journal of Sciences (LJS), Issue 21, 2012, pp. 83-98.
  54. Pathak, N., and Siddique, R., “Effects of Elevated Temperatures on Properties of Self-Compacting-Concrete Containing Fly ash and Spent Foundry sand,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 34, September 2012, pp. 512-521.
  55. Siddique, R., “Strength Properties of HVFA Concrete at High Temperature,” Kuwait Journal of Engineering & Science, Kuwait University, Vol. 39, No. 1B, June 2012, pp. 1-14.
  56. Pathak, N., and Siddique, R., “Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete Containing Fly Ash Subjected to Elevated Temperatures,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 30, May 2012, pp. 274-280.
  57. Kunal, Siddique, R., and Rajor, A., “Use of Cement Kiln Dust in Cement Concrete and its Leachate Characteristic,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 61, April 2012, pp. 59-68.
  58. Siddique, R.,and Kaur, D., “Properties of Concrete Containing Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBS) at Elevated Temperature,” Journal of Advanced Research (Elsevier), Vol 3, No. 1, January 2012, pp. 45-51.
  59. Siddique, R., Kapoor, K., Kadri E.H., and Bennacer, R., “Effect of Polyester Fibres on the Compressive Strength and Abrasion Resistance of HVFA Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 29, April 2012, pp. 270-278.
  60. Siddique, R., Aggarwal P., and Aggarwal, Y., “Influence of Water/Powder Ratio on Strength Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete Containing Coal Fly Ash and Bottom Ash”, Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 29, No. 4, 2012, pp. 73-81.
  61. Singh, G., and Siddique, R., “Abrasion Resistance and Strength Properties of Concrete Containing Waste Foundry Sand (WFS),” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 28, 2012, pp. 421-426.
  62. Kaur, G., Siddique, R., and Rajor, A., “Properties of Concrete Containing Fungal Treated Waste Foundry Sand,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 29, No. 4, 2012, pp. 82-87.
  63. Chahal, N., Siddique, R., and Rajor, A., “Influence of Bacteria on the Compressive Strength, Water Absorption, ad Rapid Chloride Permeability of Fly Ash Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier). ), Vol. 28, No. 1, 2012, pp. 351-356.
  64. Singh, G., and Siddique, R., “Effect of Waste Foundry Sand (WFS) as Partial Replacement of Sand on the Strength, Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity and Permeability of Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 26, No. 1, 2012, pp. 416-422.
  65. Siddique, R., “Utilization of Silica Fume in Concrete: Review of Hardened Properties,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 55, No. 11, 2011, pp. 923-932.
  66. Siddique, R., Aggarwal P., and Aggarwal, Y., “Prediction of Compressive Strength of Self-Compacting Concrete Containing Bottom Ash using ANN”, Advances in Engineering Software (Elsevier), Vol. 42, No. 10, 2011, pp. 780-786.
  67. Khan, M. I., and Siddique, R., “Utilization of Silica fume in Concrete: Review of Durability Properties,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 57, Dec 2011, pp. 30-35.
  68. Chahal, N., Siddique, R., and Rajor, A., “Calcium Carbonate Precipitation by Different Bacterial Strains”, African Journal of Microbiology, Vol. 10, No. 42, 2011, pp. 8359-8372.
  69. Ezziane K., Kadri, E. H., and Siddique, R., “Investigation of Slag Cement Quality through the Analysis of its Efficiency Coefficient,” European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 11, 2011, pp. 1393-1411.
  70. Siddique, R., “Effect of Volcanic Ash on the Properties of Cement Paste and Mortar,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 56, No. 1, 2011, pp. 66-70.
  71. Kadri, E.H., Kenai, S., Ezziane, K., Siddique, R., and Shutter, D., “Influence of metakaolin and silica fume on the heat of hydration and compressive strength development of mortar,” Applied Clay Science (Elsevier), Vol. 53, No. 4, 2011, pp. Pages 704-708.
  72. Siddique, R., Singh, G., “Utilization of Waste Foundry Sand (WFS) in Concrete Manufacturing,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 55, No. 11, 2011, pp. 885-892.
  73. Siddique, R., and Chahal, N., “Effect of Ureolytic Bacteria on Properties of Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 25, No. 10, 2011, pp. 3791-3801.
  74. Siddique, R., and Chahal, N., “Use of silicon and ferrosilicon industry by-products (Silica Fume) in Cement Paste and Mortar,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 55, No. 8, 2011, pp. 739-744.
  75. Siddique, R.,and Kadri, E.H., “Effect of Metakaolin and Foundry Sand on the Near Surface Characteristics of Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 25, No. 4, 2011, pp. 3257-3266.
  76. Siddique, R., Aggarwal Y., Aggarwal, P., Kadri, E., and Rachid, B., “Strength, Durability and Microstructural Properties of concrete made with used-foundry sand (UFS),” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 25, No. 4, 2011, pp. 1916-1925.
  77. Siddique, R. “Properties of self-compacting concrete containing class F fly ash,” Materials & Design (Elsevier), Vol. 32, 2011, pp. 1501-1507.
  78. Siddique, R., and Kaur, A., “Influence of Metakaolin on the Near Surface Characteristics of Concrete,” Materials and Structures (Springer) Vol. 44, No. 1, 2011, pp. 77-88.
  79. Yuksel, I., Siddique, R., and Özkan, O., “Influence of High Temperature on the Properties of Concretes Made with Industrial By-products as Fine Aggregate Replacement,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 25, No. 2, 2011, pp. 967-972.
  80. Siddique, R., and Noumowe, A., “An Overview of the Properties of High-Strength Concrete Subjected to Elevated Temperatures,” Indoor and Built Environment (SAGE), Vol. 19, No. 6, 2010, pp. 612-622.
  81. Siddique, R., “Wear Resistance of High-Volume Fly Ash Concrete,” Leonardo Journal of Sciences, Vol. 17, December 2010, pp. 21-36.
  82. Siddique, R., “Use of Municipal Solid Waste Ash in Cement and Mortar,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 55, No. 2, December 2010, pp. 83-91.
  83. Siddique, R., “Utilization of Coal Combustion By-products in Sustainable Construction Materials,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 54, No. 12, October 2010, pp. 1060-1066.
  84. Siddique, R., “Utilization of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Ash in Cement and Mortar,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 54, No. 12, October 2010, pp. 1037-1047.
  85. Siddique, R., Kaur G., and Rajor, A., “Waste foundry sand and its leachate characteristics” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 54,No. 12, October 2010, pp. 1027-1036.
  86. Siddique, R., Singh, G., “Wear Resistance of HVFA Concrete,” CPI Concrete Plant International (Germany), Vol. 3, June 2010, pp. 54-62.
  87. Siddique, R., and Khatib, J. M., “Abrasion Resistance and Mechanical Properties of High-Volume Fly Ash Concrete,” Materials and Structures (Springer), Vol. 43, No. 5, June 2010, pp. 709-718.
  88. Aggarwal, Y., Siddique, R., Gupta, S. M, and Aggarwal, P., “A Frame work for Use of Industrial By-Products in Concrete,” CPI Concrete Plant International (Germany), Vol. 6, Dec 2009, pp. 20-22.
  89. Siddique, R., “Utilization of Waste Materials and By-Products in Producing Controlled Low-Strength Materials,” Resources Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier) Vol. 54, No. 1, November 2009, pp. 1-8.
  90. Khatib, J., Kayali, O., and Siddique, R., “Dimensional Change and Strength of Mortars Containing Fly Ash and Metakaolin,” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 21, No. 9, September 2009, pp. 523-528.
  91. Noumowe, A., Siddique, R., and Guillaume, R., “Thermo-Mechanical Characteristics of Concrete at Elevated Temperatures up to 310°C,” Nuclear Engineering and Design (Elsevier), Vol.239, No.3, 2009, 470-476.
  92. Siddique, R., and Klaus, J., “Influence of Metakaolin on the Properties of Mortar and Concrete: A Review,” Applied Clay Science (Elsevier), Vol.43, No.3-4, 2009, pp. 392-400.
  93. Noumowe, A., Siddique, R. and Debicki, G., “Effect of Elevated Temperature (600oC) on the Permeability of Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier) Vol. 23, No. 5, 2009, pp.1855-1861.
  94. Siddique, R., Schutter, Geert de, and Noumowe, A., “Effect of Used-Foundry Sand on the Mechanical Properties of Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 23, No.2, 2009, pp. 976-980.
  95. Siddique, R., and Noumowe, A., “Utilization of Spent Foundry Sand in Controlled Low-Strength Materials and Concrete,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 53, No.1-2, 2008, pp. 27-35.
  96. Siddique, R., Aggarwal, P., Aggarwal, Y., and Gupta, S. M., “Modeling Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete: Support Vector Machines Approach,” Computers and Concrete (Techno Press), Vol. 5, No. 5, 2008, pp. 461-473.
  97. Siddique, R., Khatib, J., and Kaur, I., “Use of Recycled Plastic in Concrete: A Review,” Waste Management (Elsevier), Vol. 28, No. 10, 2008, pp. 1835-1852.
  98. Takarli, M., Prince, W., Siddique, R., “Damage in Granite Under Heating/Cooling Cycles and Water Freeze-Thaw Conditions,” International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences, Vol. 45, No. 7, 2008, 1164-1175.
  99. Siddique, R., “Fracture Toughness and Impact Strength of High-Volume Class-F Fly Ash Concrete Reinforced with Natural San Fibres,” Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies, Vol. 12, January-June 2008, pp. 25-36.
  100. Aggarwal, P., Siddique, R., Aggarwal, Y., and Gupta, S. M., “Self-Compacting Concrete – Procedure for Mix Design,” Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies, Vol. 12, January-June 2008, pp.15-24.
  101. Siddique, R., Aggarwal, P., Aggarwal, Y., and Gupta, S. M., “Modeling of the Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete,” CPI Concrete Plant International, Germany, No. 6, December 2007, pp. 52-59.
  102. Siddique, R., Prince, W., and Kamali, S., “Influence of Utilization of Class F Fly Ash on the Abrasion Resistance of Concrete,” Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies, Vol. 10, Jan-June 2007, pp. 13-28.
  103. Siddique, R., “Influence of Cement Kiln Dust (CKD) on Mortar and Concrete Properties – An Overview,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Elsevier), Vol. 48, No 4, 2006, pp. 315-338.
  104. Siddique, R., and Naik, T. R., “Properties of Concrete Containing Scrap Tire Rubber – An Overview,” Journal of Waste Management (Elsevier), Vol. 24, No. 6, 2004, pp. 563-569 (Elsevier)
  105. Siddique, R., “Performance Characteristics of Concrete Containing High-Volumes of Class F Fly Ash,” Cement and Concrete Research (Elsevier), Vol. 34, No.3, March 2004, pp. 487-493.
  106. Siddique, R., “Properties of Concrete Incorporating High Volumes of Class F Fly Ash and San Fibers,” Cement and Concrete Research (Elsevier), Vol. 34, No. 1, January 2004, pp. 37-42.
  107. Naik, T. R., Kraus, R. N., Chun, Y., Siddique, R., and Botha, F., “Properties of Flowable Self-Compacting Slurry Using Quarry By-Products and Ponded-CCPs,” ACI Special Publication (SP-221), May 2004, pp. 523-538.
  108. Naik, T. R., Chun, Y. Kraus, R. N., Chun, Y. and Siddique, R., “Properties of Flowable Slurry Containing Wood Ash,” Special Publication (SP-219), March 2004, pp. 85-98.
  109. Naik, T. R., Chun, Y. Kraus, R. N., Ramme, B. W., and Siddique, R., “Precast Concrete Products Using Industrial By-Products,” ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 101, No. 3, May 2004, pp. 199-206.
  110. Siddique, R., “Effect of Fine Aggregate Replacement with Class F Fly Ash on the Abrasion Resistance of Concrete,” Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 33, No. 11, November 2003, pp. 1877-1881 (Elsevier).
  111. Siddique, R., “Effect of Fine Aggregate Replacement with Class F Fly Ash on the Mechanical Properties of Concrete,” Cement and Concrete Research (Elsevier), Vol. 33, No. 4, April 2003, pp. 539-547.
  112. Naik, T. R., Kraus, R. N., and Siddique, R., “CLSM Containing Mixtures of Coal Ash and a New Pozzolanic Material,” ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 100, No. 3, May-June 2003, pp. 208-215.
  113. Naik, T. R., Ramme, B. W., Kraus, R. N., and Siddique, R., “Long-Term Performance of High-Volume Fly Ash Concrete Pavements,” ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 100, No. 2, March-April 2003, pp. 150-155.
  114. Naik, T. R., Kraus, R. N., and Siddique, R., “Properties of Controlled Low-Strength Material Made with Wood Fly Ash,” Symposium on Innovations in Controlled, Low Strength Material (Flowable Slurry), ASTM STP 1459, June 2003.
  115. Naik, T. R., Kraus, R. N., Bruce, W. R., and Siddique, R., “Mechanical Properties and Durability of Concrete Pavements Containing High Volumes of Fly Ash”, ACI Special Publication (SP-212), June 2003, pp. 319-340.
  116. Siddique, R. and Kanwar, V., “Various Aspects of High Performance Concrete,” New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol. 6, No. 6, Dec 2000, pp. 26-37
  117. Siddique, R., “Properties of High Strength Fly Ash Concrete,” New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol.5, No. 6, Dec 1999, pp.72-75.
  118. Siddique, R. and Kumar, A., “Characteristics of Jute Fiber Reinforced Cement Mortar,” New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol. 5, No.5, Nov 1999, pp.83-86.
  119. Siddique, R. and Kukreja, C. B., “Effects of Steel Fibers on the Properties of High Fly Ash Concrete,” Journal of Ferrocement, Vol. 29, No. 4, October 1999, pp 267-277.
  120. Siddique, R., “Compressive Stress-Strain Characteristics of Fiber Reinforced High Fly Ash Concrete,” The Bridge & Structural Engineer Journal, Vol. 29, No. 3, September 1999, pp. 1-12.
  121. Siddique, R., and Choudhary, S. S., “Study of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Jute Fiber and Twines,” New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol. 5, No.1, July 1999, pp.74-76.
  122. Siddique, R. and Kukreja, C. B., “Properties of San Fiber Reinforced High Fly Ash Concrete,” Journal of Ferrocement, Vol. 29, No. 3, July 1999, pp. 197-205.
  123. Siddique, R. and Singh, K., “Effect of San Fiber on the Impact Strength of High Fly Ash Concrete,” New Building Materials & Construction World, Vol. 4, No. 10, April 99, pp.13-20.
  124. Siddique, R., “Flexural Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Beams with San Fibers,” Journal of Ferrocement, Vol.29, No.1, Jan 1999, pp. 17-28.
  125. Siddique, R., “Effect of Method of Compaction on the Strength Properties of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete,” Journal of Ferrocement, Vol. 27, No. 4, October 1997, pp.311-320.
  126. Siddique, R., “Study of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Twines of Natural San Fibers,” Journal of Ferrocement, Vol. 27, No. 2, April 1997, pp 119-126.
  127. Siddique, R., “Characteristics of Concrete Reinforced with San Fibers,” Journal of Ferrocement, Vol.26, No.1, Jan 1996, pp. 1-10.
  128. Siddique, R., “Compressive Strength of Natural Fiber Reinforced Concrete,” NICMAR Journal of Construction Management, Vol.9, No.4, Jan 1995, pp. 287-292.
  129. Siddique, R., “Compressive Stress-strain Curves of Natural Fiber Reinforced Concrete,” Indian Journal of Engg. & Materials Sciences, Vol.1, August 1994, pp. 237-239.
  130. Siddique, R. and Venkataramana, J., “Use of San Fiber in Cement Concrete Sheets”, ACI Special Publication (SP-146) on Thin Reinforced Concrete Products & Systems, 1994, pp. 69-78.

BOOKS

  1. Siddique, R. and Khan, M. I., “Supplementary Cementing Materials”, Springer, April 2011, pages 365.
  2. Siddique, R., “Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete”, Springer, Germany, Dec 2007, pages 414.
  3. Siddique, R., “Special Structural Concretes”, Galgotia Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2000, pages 340 – Reference Book
  4. Siddique, R., “Civil Engineering through Objective Questions”, Galgotia Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2000, pages 546. ---- For Undergraduate and Postgraduate.

Award and Honours

  • Editor, Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (ASCE)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials (Taylor & Francis)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of King Saud University (Engineering Sciences)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Proceedings of Journal of Civil Engineering, Thomas Telford.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Karaelmas Science and Engineering Journal, Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Turkey

Description of Research Interest

Senior Professor Rafat Siddique research interest are in concrete technology and development of sustainable cement based material. Senior Professor Rafat Siddique having a 30 years of experience in material research. He has done allot of work in the development of Self compacted concrete, Fiber reinforced concrete, usage of waste material in concrete,. He is also working in multidisciplinary field e.g. improvement in concrete properties by incorporating bacteria and fungus. He is also invited as a chairmen, key-note speaker, and expert lecture in various overseas universities.