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Dr. Paresh Mirgal

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Coimbatore

Qualification: B. Tech., M.Tech, Ph.D
gm_paresh@cb.amrita.edu
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Research Interest: Structural Health Monitoring and Retrofitting, Condition Monitoring and Risk assessment of civil engineering structure, Corrosion monitoring, Non-destructive testing of composite materials

Bio

Dr. Paresh, an experienced NDT professional engineer with a passion for structural engineering and a specialization in large-scale Acoustic Emission Testing in concrete structures. He has completed his PhD in Structural health monitoring and retrofitting form IIT Bombay. His work has been instrumental in enhancing the safety and durability of critical infrastructure. He has years of experience in structural audit and assessment with clients like CPWD, ONGC, IOCL and many more.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2023

Application of Acoustic Emission as Damage Assessment Technique for Performance Evaluation of Concrete Structures: A Review

Cite this Research Publication : Rather A I, Mirgal P., Banerjee S. and Laskar A. (2023); Application of Acoustic Emission as Damage Assessment Technique for Performance Evaluation of Concrete Structures: A Review, ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 28 (3)

Year : 2022

Low-velocity Impact Source Localization in a Composite Sandwich Structure using a Broadband Piezoelectric Sensor Network

Cite this Research Publication : Sikdar, S., Mirgal, P. and Banerjee, S. (2022); Low-velocity Impact Source Localization in a Composite Sandwich Structure using a Broadband Piezoelectric Sensor Network, Composite Structures, 291, 115619

Year : 2022

Acoustic and Fracture Energy Correlation in Mode I Fracture with Concrete Damage Plasticity Model and Three-Point Bend Experiment

Cite this Research Publication : Mirgal P., Singh, R. K., and Banerjee S. (2022); Acoustic and Fracture Energy Correlation in Mode I Fracture with Concrete Damage Plasticity Model and Three-Point Bend Experiment, ASCE Journal of Material in Civil Engineering, 35 (4), 04023002

Year : 2020

Acoustic Emission Source Modelling and Classification in Reinforced Concrete Beam

Cite this Research Publication : Mirgal P. and Banerjee S. (2020); Acoustic Emission Source Modelling and Classification in Reinforced Concrete Beam, Journal of Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation, Indian Society of Nondestructive Testing, 18 (21), pp. 15-20

Year : 2020

Online Acoustic Emission Source Localization in Concrete Structures Using Iterative and Evolutionary Algorithms

Cite this Research Publication : Mirgal, P., Pal, J. and Banerjee, S. (2020); Online Acoustic Emission Source Localization in Concrete Structures Using Iterative and Evolutionary Algorithms, Ultrasonics, Elsevier, UK, 108, 106211 [ISSN: 0041-624X

Publisher : Elsevier

Year : 2019

Damage-Induced Acoustic Emission Source Monitoring in a Honeycomb Sandwich Composite Structure

Cite this Research Publication : Sikdar, S., Mirgal, P., Banerjee, S. and Ostachowicz, W. (2019); Damage-Induced Acoustic Emission Source Monitoring in a Honeycomb Sandwich Composite Structure, Composites Part B: Engineering, Elsevier, UK, 158, pp. 179-188. [ISSN: 1359-8368

Conference Paper

Year : 2022

Application of Clustering System in Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Reinforced concrete structures: A Preliminary Study

Cite this Research Publication : Mirgal, P., Mahajan, H., Banerjee, S. (2022), Application of Clustering System in Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Reinforced concrete structures: A Preliminary Study, SHMII-11: 11th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Paper ID- SHMII-11_T02-02, Montreal, QC, Canada, August 8-12, 2022

Year : 2019

Condition Monitoring of Corroded Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Active and Passive Techniques

Cite this Research Publication : Mirgal, P.,Rajeshwara, C, Singh, P., Banerjee, S. and Lu, Y. (2019), Condition Monitoring of Corroded Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Active and Passive Techniques, CORCON 2019, September 23-26, 2019, Mumbai, India, Paper ID RCC11.

Year : 2018

Acoustic Emission Source Modelling and Classification in Concrete Beams

Cite this Research Publication : Mirgal, P., Banerjee, S (2018); Acoustic Emission Source Modelling and Classification in Concrete Beams, Conference and Exhibition on Non-destructive Evaluation, NDE 2018, Mumbai

Year : 2017

Numerical Simulation of Acoustic Emission Waveforms Generated by Tension and Shear Cracks in RCC beams

Cite this Research Publication : Roy A, Mirgal P., and Banerjee S. (2017), Numerical Simulation of Acoustic Emission Waveforms Generated by Tension and Shear Cracks in RCC beams, ICTACEM 2017, IIT Kharagpur.

Book Chapter

Year : 2020

Numerical Simulation of Acoustic Emission Waveforms Generated by Tension and Shear Cracks in RCC Beams

Cite this Research Publication : Roy A., Mirgal P. and Banerjee S. Numerical Simulation of Acoustic Emission Waveforms Generated by Tension and Shear Cracks in RCC Beams, In: Singh B., Roy A., Maiti D. (eds) Recent Advances in Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore, pp. 155-170, 2020 (ISBN 978-981-15-1188-2)

Publisher : Springer

Education
  • 2017 – 2023:Ph.D
    Structural Health Monitoring and Retrofitting, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • 2013-2015: M.Tech
    Structural Engineering, Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli
  • 2008-2012: B.Tech
    Civil Engineering, Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli
Teaching Experience
  • 2018 – 2022 : Teaching Assistant for Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation Lab Course, SHMR Lab, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • January -June 2013 : Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Gharada Institute of Technology, Khed, Ratnagiri, India
  • June – December 2015: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Gharada Institute of Technology, Khed, Ratnagiri, India
Positions Held
  • 2022- 2023 : Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • 2022-2023: Research Associate, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • 2016-2017 : Senior Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Training & Certifications
  • Structural Engineering ABAQUS Tutorials (Udemy)
  • Technical Communication for Scientists and Engineers (IIT Bombay)
  • Professional AutoCAD certificate (Crescendo)
  • Infosys campus connect life skills program (Infosys)
  • Universal Human Values in Technical Education (AICTE)>/li>
Journal Review Service

Reviewer

  • ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ISSN: 0899-1561
  • ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ISSN: 1084-0680
  • Science Direct Case Studies in Construction Materials, ISSN: 2214-5095
  • Science Direct NDT and E International, ISSN: 0963-8695
  • IOP Measurement Science and Technology, ISSN: 1361-6501
Professional Society Membership
  • Affiliated Member, SEI, ASCE # 9973379
  • Indian Society of Structural Engineers (ISSE), M-1562
  • RILEM Young Membership #45810
Awards
  • ISNT-IXAR Best Paper Award in R&D Category for the technical paper: Mirgal, P. and Banerjee, S. “Acoustic Emission source modelling and classification in reinforced concrete beams”, JNDE, ISNT, 18 (21), pp. 15-20, presented at the NDE-2022 Conference on November 21, 2022, Gandhinagar, Gujrat, India.
Guest Lectures Delivered
  • One-week short term training program (STTP) on Computer diligence in civil engineering & applications for sustainable development, Padmashri Dr. V.B. Kolte College of Engineering, Malkapur, Mumbai
  • Research webinar on “Engineering the Future: NDE, SHM, NDT 4.0, and IoT in Civil Infrastructure Assessment and Research” on November 18, 2023, organized by PGP- Research seminar series at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.
FDP Organized
  • Online Faculty Development Program on “Condition Monitoring and Reliability Assessment in Civil Engineering Applications,” organized by the Department of Civil Engineering at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, in association with ASCE Student Chapter Coimbatore. The program took place on 28th and 29th December 2023.
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