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Faculty

Dr. Ishwar Pundalik Sonar
 

Designation: 

Associate Professor in Civil Engineering

Department: 

Civil

Email: 

ips.civil@coep.ac.in

Mobile Number: 

9890272905

Phone Number: 

020-25507046

Website: 

www.coep.org.in

Qualifications: 

Examination

School/College/ University

Board/University

Date of

Passing

Grade &

Percentage

S.S.C.

M.G. Vidyalaya, Varangaon.

SSC Board Pune.

1984

First  class distinction 81.00

Diploma in Civil Engg.

Govt. Polytechnic, Jalgaon. 

Board of Tech. Exam. Mumbai

1987

First Class 74.82

B.E.(Civil)

Govt. College of Engg; Pune-5  

University of Pune

1990

First Class 64.87

M.E.-Civil

(Structures)

Govt. College of Engg. Pune-5

University of Pune

1999

First Class 63.14

Ph.D.

Govt. College of Engg. Pune-5

University of  Pune 

 

 8th  Dec;2009

PhD awarded

 

Date of Joining COEP: 

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Prior to joining COEP Industrial Experience (Years): 

5

Prior to joining COEP Teaching/Research Experience (Years): 

12

Area of Research: 

1. Structural Use of Bamboo

2. Design of RCC and Steel structures

3. Concrete Technology

4. Low-Cost Construction Technology

Courses Taught: 

 

Class

Subject

1

Diploma

Concrete Tech. Construction Management, Hydraulics, Building  Drawing, Geotechnical Engg, Irrigation, Design of structures,  

2

UG

Concrete Technology, Strength of Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Basic Civil Engg ( ILOE), Building  Design  and  Drawing

Design of structures – Practical, Testing of Materials –Practical, BDD practicals, LLC

Design of Steel StructuresTheory  and  practical,  Design of  RCC structures, Fluid mechanics -II practical, Construction Management Practical,  Project  works

Appropriate Technology in Construction

3

PG

Theory of plates and shells, Advanced Design of Structures, project works, Advanced  Design of  Concrete  Structures( at  Pune University)

Structural Health Monitoring, Advanced Steel Design

 

Responsibilities Shouldered: 

Year

Institute

Department Level

Institute  Level

1997-2001

COEP

Testing of Materials, site  visits, departmental work

FE admission process, Annual social gathering

2001-2008

Govt. Polytechnic Malvan; Dist : Sindhudurg

1. Guidance for students in National /State level paper presentation  competition    and Dipex Exhibitions                                                          

2. In-charge Head for Civil Engg. & Applied Mechanics Deptt;    approximately 03 years

4. In- charge Officer for science Department    : 6 month

5. Help and guidance in  receiving “ Subhadrabai Shikshan Nidhi scholarship”

     (in terms of Rs 1000/- per  students per year up to their degree level education)     to  the five students of the institute

1.  Rector for  Girls Boy’s Hostel at Government Polytechnic, Malvan     - Nearly  6 years

2. Examiner in Taluka level  Science Exhibition  for three years

3. In – charge principal of the institute time to time whenever needed

 

2009-Till today

COEP

Academic Coordinator of Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Departmental Admin in MIS work.  CESA  In-charge for  year  2010 to 2014, Guidance to students student  in   events like mind spark, Technocraft competition by Alumni, paper presentation  Sparkle 2015,  seminar ,  interaction  with  NGO   and  other  organizations   by taking   different  topics under  my   guidance in Liberal  Learning  Course taken    by  UG  and  PG     Civil Engg  students  in  area  Agriculture.

Organization of Guest Lecture,  

Organization of Civil Engineering Alumni Parent Meet 2014 (CEAPM -2014) on 7th Sept;2014  ,Worked in interview panel  for  selection of  CESA  committee   member  for   year 2014-15, Faculty Advisor  for  SY.Civil    for  Year 2014-2015 and for TY Civil  for  year 2015-16,     coordinator   for IBCC 2015 a India’s Biggest Civil Championship, Training by ARK Technosolutions – Mumbai and Helios, IIT Bombay, 13-14 February, 2015, College of Engineering Pune

Lab Incharge  Strength of Materials Lab,  Concrete Technology Lab, Heavy Structures  Lab

Coordinator for Final Year B tech Projects, Electives, and mini-projects for TY Civil

 Testing of Materials, Consultancy  work 

Internal Examiner for B. Tech  M tech and  Ph.D  Candidates

FY Engineering Admission2009-10, 2010-11 process, Infrastructure Head in Mind spark 2009,and 2010Presiding Officer in Maharashtra Vidhansabha Election.

Faculty Adviser in “Green Building” event in Mid Spark    2010 and 2011,  Zest 2015

Participation in NBA accreditation at PG level.Participation in Graduation Ceremony Program from 2010-2015 , Internal Revenue Generation through Testing of Materials.

 Practical of  subjects Strength of materials and concrete Technology, for students of College of Engg and Research, Avasari Practical of concrete Technology  for IGNOU  students.

Presiding Officer in 2014 Vidhansabha election  process.   Active Member  in  Unnat     Bharat  Ahiyan  taken  by  COEP to adopt 10 villages.

Coordinator for One month Internship program for 34  Civil Engg students from Manipur Tech. University arranged at COEP

Faculty Incharge for  Mind Spark  and Zest  event

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards / Honors received: 

1. Received  2nd  prize on the ME thesis work in Postgraduate level contest “ Shaastra 2000” held at IIT    Madras on 11th  March 2000.

2.Sonar I. P., Prabhanjan Wagh, “ Toughness and Toughness Index Evaluation of Steel Fibre    Reinforced Concrete for Repairing Works in Hydraulic 

    Structures”.The Paper received 2nd award (  costing $200/-) in 2010 ACI Concrete Projects Competition at  International level  for undergraduate students organized by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Student Activities Committee (E801).

3. Received Alumni Distinguished Faculty Fellow Award – Civil   for the Year 2013-15 on Research   work “Development  of lightweight concrete using wood

      particles as  coarse aggregates”  from  Alumni COEP

4.     The  project of Second Year Student Bagade Tanay  under my  guidance  is  selected in University    Level  “Avishkar 2013”  research  Competition

5   The project group under my guidance received  1st Prize-winning Innovative project Prize under  Technocraft Booth Project Competition 2014 by Alumni COEP.

6.    Received  Award of  Excellence by  working   as  a  Chief  Faculty Coordinator in making  IBCC  INDIA  zonal Level  workshop cum Championship event  at  COEP

 

Number of PhD/ M.Tech/ B.Tech students guided: 

LIST OF Ph.D. CANDIDATES GUIDED :by Dr. I. P. Sonar

Sr. No.

Name of student

Year of  registration

Title of the Project  

Status of the work

1

Vijay  R. Wairagade

2013-2014

Structural behavior of Bamboo reinforced concrete isolated T beam

Work is completed Ph.D. The thesis is submitted

2

Pravin  S. Patil

2014-2015

Behaviour of flattened and tapered end space frame connector.

Work is completed Ph.D. The thesis is submitted

3

Shrikant  D.  Gaikwad

2014-2015

Investigation based model for service life prediction of rcc bridges.

In progress

4

Ganesh  C.  Chikute

2015-2016

Analysis and design of cantilever type Gabion retaining wall made from construction demolished waste concrete blocks

Work is completed Ph.D. The thesis is on the submission stage

5

Mr. Pavan  Dattatraya Tikate

2017-18

Investigation on Behaviour of Cold-Formed Steel-Concrete Composite Sections under Axial Compression and Flexural Action

 

Work is in progress

6

Premlata Dhananjay Patil

 

2017-18

Development of Innovative Precast Concrete Structural Elements for Small Water Retaining Structures

 

Work is in progress

 

Number of M Tech  Civil ( Structures)  students guided = 16

Number of B tech students guided for projects = 16

Research Project & Publication Details: 

PAPERS PUBLISHED IN NATIONAL&INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS \ SEMINARS \ CONFERENCES\ COMPETITIONS           Ishwar Sonar

Sr.No

Title

Place

Date

INJ/ NJ/ INC/

NC

1.

Perspective Plan for Sustainable Development of Patna City.

National Competition organized by the Institute of Engineers, Local Centre, Patna, Bihar

13thFeb;   1999

NC

2.

Bamboo Technology for   Low Cost Construction in Rural Areas.

National Seminar on “Energy Environment for Sustainable Development” held at S. V.  University, Tirupati.

26thFeb;   2000

 

 

NS

3.

 Construction Economy by Using Bamboo Technology

7th International Conference “Constro 2000” held at New Delhi.

29th Feb;-1st March;2000

INC

4.

 Indigenous Technology for Rural Areas.

Post graduate level Contest “Shaastra 2000”held at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai.

11th March     2000

NC

5.

**

 Role of Engineers for  Rural Development

National Conference on “Technologies for Rural development in Y2k” organized by Institution of Engineers (I), held at Shrikalahasti Institute of Technology, Tirupati

30th June –1st July, 2000

NC

6.

 Economics of Construction  -  

Saving in Cost

International Conference on “Construction Industry” organized by Institution of Engineers (I), held at Chandigarh.

18th  - 20th Nov; 2000

INC

7.

 Bamboo- The versatile Forest Material for Sustainable Development.

International Workshop on Agro Forestry& Forest Products held at North Eastern Hill University, Aizawl, Mizoram.

28th– 30th Nov; 2000

INW

8.

**

 Different Methods to Control soil Erosion and Runoff

Seminar on “National Watershed Development” organized by Department of Geology, Maulana Azad College, Aurangabad

 16-17 & 18th Dec; 2000

NS

9.

Improvement in Bearing Capacity of Black cotton Soil by Using Bamboo Piles.

Indian Geotechnical conference 2001, Indore (Madhya Pradesh)

 14-16th  Dec; 2001

NC

 10

  Bamboo Reinforced Pre-cast Concrete Composite Column

 All India Seminar on “  Mechanization and Prefabrication in Buildings” organized by Institute of Engineers ( I), Indore local Centre

14th April; 2002

NS

11

 Behavior of Single Bolted Bamboo Joint Under Axial Tension.

2nd International Conference on “Theoretical, Applied Computational and Experimental Mechanics” held at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

 27-30th  Dec; 2001

 

 

INC

12.

Different Methods to control Soil Erosion and Runoff

Journal of Applied Hydrology, Department of Geophysics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Vol.xvNo.2,pp20-25, April-July2002

NJ

13.

Innovative  Concrete Steel Composite Structural  Members

 National Seminar held on “Structural Steel for Construction Industry” at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.

25 –26 Jan.2004

NS

14.

Innovative Bamboo Products for Fisheries Sector and Coastal Areas : Research Needed

International Policy Workshop on “Bamboo in Fisheries”  organized by centre for  Indian  Bamboo Resource and Technology, India held at  National Institute  of Oceanography, Goa

30 Sept; - 1st Oct; 2004

INC

15.

**

Behaviour  of  Bamboo Under Axial Compression

The  Journal of Institution of Engineers ( India)Kolkata

 Vol.87, May29 2006. pp.3-8

NJ

16.

Theoretical & Experimental Investigation on Single and Double Bolted Bamboo Joint under Axial Tension

Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC, Chennai- 13

Vol.36, No. 21, Aug-Sept 
2009, pp-164-171
INJ

17

Laterite Soil Cement Composite Blocks

Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC, Chennai- 13

Vol.37, No. 1 April- May,   2010, pp 75-78
INJ

18

Performance of Bamboo Reinforced Concrete Composite  Structural Elements

International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Concrete Constructions organized by  India Chapter of American  Concrete Institute, held at Andheri, Mumbai

 3rd and 4th  September 2010
INC

19

Application of Cost effective and Eco-friendly Materials in Construction” and “Use of Fly Ash in Construction” .

Two days  state  level  work shop on “ Eco Housing:  Certification Program on Residential Building”  organized by AISSMS’s Institute of Information Technology, Pune-1.

5th- 6th October, 2010
NS

20

Sustainable Development through Appropriate Technologies in Civil Engineering

International Conference on Sustainable Built Environments ( ICSBE 2010) at Kandy, Sri Lanka ..Manuscript No. A-011 available on net.

12- 14 Dec; 2010

INC

21

A Scheme of Biogas Generation Plant at VJTI Campus

National Conference on Energy and Sustainable  Development organized by College of Engg; Pune at Pune

28-29 Feb;2012

NC

22

Natural  Fibre Reinforced cement  concrete : Avenue through some  Investigations

International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology( ICAET-2013), Lonavala,Pune

15thto 17th May 2013

INC

23

Natural  Fibre Reinforced cement  concrete : Avenue through some  Investigations

International Journal of Engineering Sciences  by SCMR ( Impact factor 1.012)

2(2) 2013 06-10

INJ

24

**

Behaviour of lintels using Expanded Metal Reinforcement

International Journal of Advanced Research in Civil, Structural, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering published by  ISR Journals and Publications (Impact Factor=1.7) in Vol.2 Issue1, 8May 2014

8th May 2014

INJ

25

Bamboo reinforced  Hollow Precast Concrete  column

(Received the Best paper  certificate)

International Conference on  Advances in Engineering  and Technology (ICAET-2014)  at Vadgaon , Pune

01- 03  September 2014
INC

26

**

Review of  Bamboo as  potential reinforcement in Concrete

International Conference on  Advances in Engineering  and Technology ( ICAET-2014)  at Vadgaon , Pune

01- 03  September 2014
INC

27

**

Ancient Grass, Future Natural resource- “ Bamboo as Potential  Reinforcement in  Concrete Panels”

National Conference on Ancient Science and Technology: Retrospection and Aspirations (ASTRA-2015)at Fergusson College Pune(paper is  published in the Proceedings of ASTRA2015)

10-11 Jan ;2015
NC

28

**

Performance  of Pedestrian Bamboo Bridge  fabricated by  the  students

Journal of  Structural Engineering, Chennai

Vol. 43, No. 4, October - November 2016 pp. 401-407

INJ

29

**

Spiritual Reflections on our Relationship to the Environment

 International Journal of Engineering Research ( ISI Impact  factor = 1.632)

 

Vol No.5 Issue Special 1, pp-50-54, ISSN: 2319-6890 ( online)  dated 8-9 Jan 2016 
INJ

30

**

Behaviour of an End Flatted Space Frame Connector: A Parametric Study

Journal of Structural Engineering and Management

 

ISSN:2393-8773 (online)Volume 3,  Issue 2, JoSEM 2016 pp 1-8

www.stmjournals.com

INJ

31

Performance of Expanded Metal Reinforced Brick Masonry: An Experimental Investigation

World Congress on Engineering & Applications (WVEA-2016)at Bangkok, 10110, Thailand

 

16th- 17 December 2016.

INC

32

**

Analysis and  Design of  Flat Slab with Double Drop panel

 

 

 

33**

 Parametric Study of Castellated Beam using FEM Analysis

 Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM) 2017 MNNIT Allahabad, 5– 7 July 2017

5– 7 July 2017

NC

 

Techno-Economical Analysis of Recycled Masonry block for eco-friendly and Economical construction

International conference on Urbanization challenges in Emerging Economics organized by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in collaboration with IIT Delhi and Institution of Engineers (India) at IIT Delhi

12 to 14 Dec 2017

IC

34**

 RCC Structure With Different Bracing Configuration On Seismic Issues

 International Conference on Advances in Construction Materials and Structures (ACMS-2018) IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India, March 7-8, 2018

March 7-8, 2018

IC

35**

Analysis of Fibre Reinforced Cement Mortar Tiles and Design of Fibre Reinforced Cement Mortar Panel for Various Applications

3rd National Conference on Recent Innovation in Science & Engineering ( 3 rd NCRASE 18) organised by Institute of Mauli Group of Institution’s College of Engineering and Technology, Shegaon.

27 Oct 2018  Received Best paper award and first prize

NC

36**

Analysis of Fibre Reinforced Cement Mortar Tiles and Design of Fibre Reinforced Cement Mortar Panel for Various Applications

Global Journal Of Engineering Science and Researches, ISSN2348-8034 , Impact factor 5.070, Research ID  [NC-Rase-18]

 DOI 10.5281/zenodo.1494061

 

NJ

37**

Literature Review on Space Structure Connections

Journal of Structural Engineering and Management, ISSN:2393-8773 ( Online), Vol 5, Issue 2, www. stmjournals.com

 

IJ

38**

Behaviour of  an  End flatted Space Frame Connector: A Parametric Study

Journal of Structural Engineering and Management, ISSN:2393-8773 ( Online), Vol 3, Issue 2, www. stmjournals.com

 

IJ

39**

Bamboo Reinforced Concrete Beam – Design Approach for Low Cost Housing

Proceedings of  National  Conference on  Advances in Structural  Technologies(CoAST-2019)  organized at  NIT  Silchar,

  01-03 Feb; 2019

NC

40**

Bamboo reinforced concrete beam –step toward sustainable development

UKIERI Concrete Congress 2019 International Conference held at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT Jalndhar, ID: UCC-2019-164 [Conference 1]

5- 8 March 2019

IC

41**

Deployable Structure For Farm Management

 

First International  Conference on  Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and Renewable Energy Sector, held at Faculty  of Agricultural  Engineering, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi  Vidyapeeth, Akola,

 15-16 March 2019 Received Best Paper Award

IC

42**

Design of Tapered Flatted End Tube for Tension and Compression Loading

 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-8 Issue-6, August 2019

August 2019

IJ

43**

Techno-Economical Analysis of Gabion Retaining Wall against Conventional Retaining Walls

International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), FTP682608, ISSN: E-23950056 P-23590072, Thomson Reuter and Copernicus Indexed.Volume-6, Issue-8 Aug 2019

 

8 Aug ;2019

IJ

44**

Failures of Gabion Walls

International journal of innovative technology and exploring Engineering, ID-J97310881019, E-ISSN: 2278-3075, Scopus, UGC Indexed. Volume-8, Issue-11 Sept 2019.

Sept 2019

IJ

45**

Bamboo Concrete Bond Strength

International Journal of Engineering & Advanced Technologies (IJEAT), Volume 9, Issue 1, October2019, p.p.747-752.

 

Oct ;2019

IJ

46**

 Experimental And Analytical Evaluation Of Bearing Strength Of

Flatted End Tube And Behavior Of Flattening Angle Tube

 Indian Structural Steel Conference 2020 Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

 

 ISSC, MARCH 25 – 27, 2020

NC

47

Variation of Strength and Workability of Concrete with Type of Cement and Water Reducer

www.researchgate.net

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340454882.  Uploaded  on 6 April 2020

IJ

48**

Recycled concrete Blocks- Ecofriendly and cost effective solution for masonry construction

Jo­­­urnal of Seybold Report, ISSN: 1533 – 9211, Volume 15 - Issue 8 - 2020

PAPER ID:SBR/0820-41 ,  Aug   2020

IJ

49**

Gabion Wall - Ecofriendly And Cost-Efficient Retaining Wall

National Conference On Advances In Sustainable Construction Materials(ASCM 2020) Organized by The Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, under TEQIP-3 on 3-4 Aug 2020, (Springer Nature Publication)

3-4 Aug 2020

NC

50**

 Bamboo Reinforced Concrete Lintel – A Sustainable Approach

 International Conference Advances in Civil Engineering (ACE 2020)

5-7 November 2020, Vishvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (India)

5-7 November 2020,

accepted

INC

51**

Effects of Podium Interference on Shear Force Distributions in Tower Walls Supporting Tall Buildings

SEC2020 conference organised by MNIT

Submitted  on 20.8.2020

IC

52**

Analysis of steel column- base plate connection with different stiffeners

SEC2020 conference organised by MNIT

Submitted  on 31.7.2020

IC

53**

Optimization of Ribbed Steel Dome structure

SEC2020 conference organised by MNIT

Submitted  on 20.8.2020

IC

54**

Investigation of Gabion wall failures and recommendations

  International Conference Advances in Civil Engineering (ACE 2020), 5-7 November 2020, Vishvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (India)

accepted

IC

 

 

 

 

 

  **  with Co- Author

Summary  of  publications  :

 International   Journals:       14                       National  Journals    :                    4

International  Conferences/ workshop  :   20    National  conferences/workshop :16

 

Memberships and Affiliations: 

 

MEMBERSHIPS OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS:

S. No.

                  Professional  Institute/ Association

Membership

1.

Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi

 Life Member    LM010117

2

The Institution of Engineers ( India) Calcutta

Member M /131841 /6

3.

Alumni Association of College of Engineering, Pune

Life member  08833

4

Life member of Ocean Society of India

LM 464 -2019

5

Life Member of Indian Water Resources Society, Roorkee

LM 2019-7838

Current Projects : 

ACHIEVEMENT

1 .Received  2nd  prize on the ME thesis work in Post graduate level contest “ Shaastra 2000” held at IIT

   Madras on 11th  March 2000

 

2.  Sonar I. P., Prabhanjan Wagh, “ Toughness and Toughness Index Evaluation of Steel Fibre  

     Reinforced Concrete for Repairing Works in Hydraulic Structures” .The Paper received 2nd award (

     costing $200/-) in 2010 ACI Concrete Projects Competition at  International level  for undergraduate

    students  organized by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Student Activities Committee (E801) .

 

3. Received recognition as  P.G  Teacher  and  Ph.D  guide  from  Pune  University w.ef. 03.2.2012

 

4.  I have guided two teams of civil engineering students for  presentations  in “ Be  Positive Pune

      Green Conference” during 6th Kirloskar Vasundhara International  Film Festival held at  Pune  on

      25th Feb;2012.  I received  first  prize of Rs  1000/-  for best slogan  for  the awareness to  pollution 

     of environment.

 

5.  Received Alumni Distinguished Faculty Fellow Award – Civil   for  Year 2013-15 on Research

     work “Development  of lightweight concrete using wood particles as  coarse aggregates”  from

     Alumni Coep.

 

6.  The  project of Second Year Student Bagade  Tanay  under my  guidance  is  selected in University

     Level  “ Avishkar 2013”  research  Competition

 

7.   The  project  group  under my  guidance   received  1st Prize winning Innovative  project Prize under

      Technocraft Booth Project Competition 2014 by Alumni COEP.

8.    Received  Award of  Excellence by  working   as  a  Chief  Faculty Coordinator in making  IBCC

      INDIA  zonal Level  workshop cum Championship event  at  COEP

 

 

TESTING  AND  CONSULTANCY SERVICES  TO INDUSTRY

Revenue Generation through Testing of Materials and  Consultancy  Services

 

 Services  in related to Testing  of  Materials  like  cement, Concrete,  Concrete   Mix  Design Steel, wood,  Construction Products,  Miscellaneous Materials like  Gabbian mesh,  chain, FRP  Needles  etc.

 

 Consultancy  services  in the  area of

 

Design of   hoarding  structures  for  advertisement,  proof  checking  of  steel  structures and  rcc structures,  design of  low  cost  concrete for  bricks,  ( students  were  involved  in  two  projects)

 

 

Teaching Experience: 

24

Research Experience: 

5

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