Dr. Palika Chopra
Lecturer

Designation:

Lecturer

Specialization:

System Administration, Application Development, Database Administration & Computer Networks.

Email:

palika.chopra@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-9915-600-158

Biography

Dr. Palika Chopra is working with Computer Science and Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala since 2008. She has completed her PhD degree in Neuro-Computing Techniques from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology in December 2017. Her research interests include Data Mining and Machine Learning Techniques.

Academic experience

  • Lecturer, Thapar University, Patiala, 26-05-2009 to Till date.
  • Lecturer (Adhoc), Thapar University, Patiala, 04-08-2008 to 26-05-2009.
  • Lecturer, Doaba College, G.N.D.U., Amritsar, 2007 -2008.
  • Lecturer, KMV College, G.N.D.U., Amritsar 2006 -2007.

Non-academic experience

  • Consultancy Project-I with CED: Working as Data Base Administrator for the Road Safety Consultancy services for Kiratpur Sahib Ner Chowk Express way Project (NH-21) of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
  • Consultancy Project-II with CED: Working as Data Analyst for the Road Safety Consultancy services for Jammu- Udhampur Project (NH-1A) of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

Honors and awards

  • 2nd Prize in "Paper Presentation" on the topic "Nano-Technology" in SRIJAN-2005(IT Festival ) Held at ITS Ghaziabad(Sept,2005).
  • 3rd prize in "OVERNIGHT PROGRAMING" in SRIJAN-2005(IT Festival) Held at ITS Ghaziabad(Sept,2005).
  • 3rd Prize in Haryana Punjabi Sahiyat Academe held at Jain College (March, 3rd 2004).
  • 2nd Prize for Database Management System at KMV, Jalandhar (March, 2002).
  • 3rd Prize for an article on "Handheld devices" at KMV, Jalandhar (Dec., 2002).

Service activities (within and outside of the institution)

  • Attended "Matlab Fundamentals" workshop conducted by CSED, Thapar University held on 17th-19th March, 2016.
  • Attended "Android Application" workshop conducted by IIT, Kanpur held on 19th-22nd March, 2015.
  • Attended "Natural Language Processing" workshop conducted by CSED, Thapar University held on 6th -7th December, 2013.

Publications and other Research Outputs

List of research publications in SCI/SSCI/SCIE/SSCIE & equivalent management journals

  1. Chopra, P., Sharma, R. K. and Kumar, M., (2016). "Predicting compressive strength of concrete using artificial neural network and genetic programming". Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Article ID 7648467, 10 pages.
  2. Chopra, T., Parida, M., Kwatra, N., and Chopra, P., (2017). "Development of pavement distress deterioration prediction models for urban road network using genetic programming". Advances in Civil Engineering (Accepted).
  3. Chopra, P., Sharma, R. K., Kumar, M. and Chopra, T., (2018). "Comparison of machine learning techniques for the prediction of compressive strength of concrete". Advances in Civil Engineering (Accepted).

List of research publications in Non-SCI journals

  1. Chopra, P., Sharma, R. K. and Kumar, M., (2015). "Artificial neural networks for the prediction of compressive strength of concrete". International Journal of Applied Sciences & Engineering, 13(3), 187-204.
  2. Chopra, P., Sharma, R. K. and Kumar, M., (2014). "Predicting compressive strength of concrete for varying workability using regression models".International Journal of Engineering & Applied Sciences, 6(4), 10-22.
  3. Chopra, P., Sharma, R. K. and Kumar, M., (2014). "Regression models for the prediction of compressive strength of concrete with & without fly ash". International Journal of Latest Trends in Engineering and Technology, 3(4), 400-406.
  4. Chopra, P., Sharma, R. K. and Kumar, M., (2013). "Ridge regression for the prediction of compressive strength of concrete". International Journal of Innovations in Engineering and Technology, 2(3), 106-111.