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Prof. Vasudha Dattatraya Katare

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: vdk@nitw.ac.in : 7276089305

Dr. Vasudha Dattatraya Katare is an academic professional with a Ph.D. from Visvesvaraya National Institute Technology (VNIT) Nagpur, specializing in the improvement of pozzolanic properties of the agro-industrial by-products. She holds an M.Tech degree from the College of Engineering Pune Technological University, Pune, and B.Tech degree from Walchand College of Engineering Sangli. Currently serving as an Assistant Professor, Dr. Vasudha is involved in shaping the academic landscape through her expertise in Construction Technology and Management, Building Information Modelling, Sustainable Construction Materials, Concrete Technology, and Pozzolanic Materials. 

Educational Background:

PhD in Civil Engineering-Construction Technology and Management, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, 2016- 19

M.Tech in Construction Management, College of Engineering Pune Technological University, Pune, 2014- 16

B.Tech in Civil Engineering, Walchand College of Engineering Sangli, 2010- 14

Professional Career Background:

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering- Construction Management, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, 13th November 2023- Present

Assistant Professor, School of Construction, National Institute of Construction Management and Research, Pune Campus, 19th December 2022- 10th November 2023

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering Pune Technological University, Pune, 27th August 2019- 17th December 2022

Professional Society Memberships:

Life Member of Institution of Engineers, India (IE)

Course Taught Previously

UG Level:

1. Engineering Mechanics Theory and Lab (COEP Tech University)

2. Surveying Theory (COEP Tech University)

3. Advanced Surveying & Remote Sensing Theory (COEP Tech University)

4. Environmental Pollution (COEP Tech University)

PG Level:

1. Construction Equipment and Machineries (COEP Tech University)

2. Construction Materials and Materials Management (COEP Tech University)

3. Formwork in Construction (COEP Tech University)

4. Building Information Modelling- I (NICMAR Pune University)

5. Building Information Modelling- II (NICMAR Pune University)

6. Construction Materials Workshop (NICMAR Pune University)

Publications

International Journal Papers:

  1. V. D. Katare, and M. V. Madurwar. Experimental characterization of sugarcane biomass ash-A review, Construction and Building Materials. (2017) Oct 15:152:1-5 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.06.142). (SCI)
  2. V. D. Katare, and M. V. Madurwar. Pozzolanic performance resemblance of milled sugarcane biomass ash using different pozzolanicity test methods, Advances in cement research (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1680/jadcr.18.00061). (SCI)
  3. V. D. Katare, and M. V. Madurwar. Use of processed biomass ash as a sustainable pozzolana, Current science. (2019) 116.5: 741. (SCI)
  4. V. D. Katare, and M. V. Madurwar. Design and investigation of sustainable pozzolanic material, Journal of cleaner production. (2020) 242: 118431 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118431). (SCI)
  5. V. D. Katare and M. V. Madurwar. Process for Treating Raw Sugarcane Bagasse Ash to Develop Durable High-volume Ash Concrete, Journal of Building Engineering, Elsevier Publication (SCI)
  6. Shinkhede, S., Katare, V., Joglekar, S., Madurwar, M., & Mandavgane, S. (2021). Comparison of different concrete compositions based on sustainability score. International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, 14(6), 2048-2059. (SCI)
  7. Sangita Meshram, SP Raut, Khalid Ansari, Mangesh Madurwar, Md Daniyal, Mohammad Amir Khan, V. D. Katare, Afzal Husain Khan, Nadeem A Khan, Mohd Abul Hasan, Waste slags as sustainable construction materials: a compressive review on physico mechanical properties, Journal of Materials Research and Technology, Volume 23, 01 March 2023, 5821-5845. (SCI)
  8. Rutuja R Patil, V. D. Katare, Application of fiber reinforced cement composites in rigid pavements: A review, Materials Today: Proceedings, 10 May 2023 (Scopus)
  9. Pratiksha P Patil, V. D. Katare, Development of sustainable alkali-activated binder for building products using sugarcane bagasse ash: A review, Materials Today: Proceedings, 19 April 2023 (Scopus)
  10. Jayaraman S. Sudarsan, Shruti Vaishampayan, Vidyadhar V. Gedam, V. D. Katare, Pranav D. Pathak, Sustainable resource management through carbon emissions inventorization: A case of the Indian construction industry, Environmental Quality Management, 05 November 2023, (Scopus)

Book Chapters:

  1. V. D. Katare and M. V. Madurwar. Application of Solid Wastes for the Production of Sustainable Concrete, Springer International Publishing AG 2018, S. Firat et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering 7, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-64349-6-10.
  2. V. D. Katare, Labhsetwar, N.N. and Madurwar, M.V., 2020. Effect of SO2 Acidic Gas on Binary and Ternary Blended Cements. In Sustainable Waste Management: Policies and Case Studies: 7th IconSWM-ISWMAW 2017, Volume 1 (pp. 507-515). Springer Singapore. 
  3. V. D. Katare, Madurwar, M.V. and Raut, S., 2020. Agro-industrial waste as a cementitious binder for sustainable concrete: an overview. Sustainable Waste Management: Policies and Case Studies: 7th IconSWM-ISWMAW 2017, Volume 1, pp.683-702.
  4. V. D. Katare, M. V. Madurwar, "Recycling Potential of Sugarcane Biomass Ash as an Improved Pozzolanic Binder and Sustainable Masonry Product. "Recent Advancements in Civil Engineering. Springer, Singapore, 2022. 231-244.
  5. Amey Bagul, V. D. Katare, Comparative analysis of various walling materials for finding sustainable solutions using Building Information Modeling, “Recent trends in Construction Technology and Management”, Lecture notes in Civil Engineering, Springer Publishing.

International Conference Papers:

  1. V. D. Katare and M. V. Madurwar. Application of Solid Wastes for the Production of Sustainable Concrete, Springer International Publishing AG 2018, S. Firat et al. (eds.), 3rd International Sustainable Buildings Symposium (ISBS 2017), 14-17 March 2017, Dubai Marina.
  2. V. D. Katare, S. S. Patil, D. S. Mahajan, and M. V. Madurwar. Pozzolanic Properties of Binary and Ternary Cementitious Blends, ASCE India Conference, Urbanization Challenges in Emerging Economics. 12-14 December, 2017, New Delhi.
  3. V. D. Katare, M. V. Madurwar, and Sanjay Raut. Agro-Industrial Waste as a Cementitious Binder for Sustainable Concrete: An Overview, 7th International Conference on Solid Waste Management. 15-17 December, 2017, Hyderabad, Telengana. 
  4. V. D. Katare, N. N. Labhsetwar, and M. V. Madurwar. Effect of SO2 Acidic Gas on Binary and Ternary Blended Cements, 7th International Conference on Solid Waste Management. 15-17 December, 2017, Hyderabad, Telengana.
  5. V. D. Katare, S. S. Patil, and M. V. Madurwar. Effect of MGSO4 Exposure on Cementitious Blends, International Conference on Urban Sustainability: Emerging Trends, Themes, Concepts and Practices, 16th-18thMarch, 2018, Dept. of Architecture and Planning, MNIT Jaipur, India.
  6. S. P. Tembhurkar, V. D. Katare, V. A. Mhaisalkar, R. V. Ralegaonkar, M. V. Madurwar, A Low-cost and Mobile Community Toilet Block Design for Better Rural India, Conference on Next Frontiers in Civil Engineering Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, 30th November to 1stDecember, 2018, IIT Bombay, India.
  7. S. P. Tembhurkar, V. D. Katare, M. V. Madurwar, Improving Quality of Masonry Blocks by Incorporating Industrial Wastes, Second ASCE India Conference on “Challenges of Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economics” (CRSIDE2020), 2nd -4thMarch, 2020, Kolkata.
  8. V. D. Katare, M. V. Madurwar, Recycling Potential of Sugarcane Biomass Ash as an Improved Pozzolanic Binder and Sustainable Masonry Product, International Conference on Advances in Civil engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur during 5-7 November 2020. (Scopus indexed)
  9. Aditya Mane, Gayatri Vyas, V. D. Katare, Analysis of Financial Risk Parameters for Built Operate Transfer Road Projects in India, TEQIP-III Sponsored International Conference on Advances in Construction Technology and Management (ACTM-2021) Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, (COEP) during 11th-12th March, 2021.
  10. Amey Bagul, V. D. Katare, Comparative Analysis of Various Walling Materials for Finding Sustainable Solutions using Building Information Modelling. TEQIP-III Sponsored International Conference on Advances in Construction Technology and Management (ACTM-2021) Organized by Department of Civil Engineering, (COEP) during 11th-12th March, 2021.
  11. Rutuja Patil, V. D. Katare, Applications of Fiber-reinforced Concrete in Rigid Pavements: A Review. Second International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures (ICCMS-2022), December 13-19, 2022.
  12. Pratiksha Patil, V. D. Katare, Development of Sustainable Alkali-activated Building Products using Sugarcane Bagasse Ash: A Review, Second International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures (ICCMS-2022), December 13-19, 2022.
  13. Pratik Chimegave, V. D. Katare, Use of Flue gas Desulphurized Gypsum as a partial Replacement of Cement, Second International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures (ICCMS-2022), December 13-19, 2022.
  14. Mangesh Madurwar, Manoj Sadafale, Gaurav Wadhai, V. D. Katare, An overview on the impact of molarity and alkaline solution to binder ratio of various alkaline activators on characteristics of geopolymer concrete, International Conference on Climate Resilient Construction and Building Materials, 3rd- 5th March 2023, NIT Surathkal.
  15. V. D. Katare, H. R. Gavali, BIM-Enabled Construction Formwork Management for Highrise Buildings, 7th International Conference on Construction, Real Estate, Infrastructure, and Project Management (ICCRIP), 11th and 12th August 2023, NICMAR Pune Campus.

National Conference Papers:

  1. V. D. Katare and M. V. Madurwar. Use of Textile Effluent Treatment Plant Sludge in Construction, National Conference on Interdisciplinary Trends in Engineering and Technology-17-18 February, 2017, Department of Technology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur & IEI, Kolhapur and ISTE, New Delhi.
  2. Sagar Lonkar, V. D. Katare. Risk Analysis of Factors Involved in Use of Prefabricated Concrete Components in Residential Buildings, National Conference on Advances in Construction Management, ACM-2020, 6th – 7thMarch 2020, College of Engineering Pune.
  3. Anand B. Bhosale, V. D. Katare, and Anand Gosavi. Defects Affecting Quality of the Residential Multi-storey Building Project, National Conference on Advances in Construction Management, ACM-2020, 6th – 7thMarch 2020, College of Engineering Pune.
  4. Vaibhav M. Patil, V. D. Katare, Performance of Copper Slag in Cement and Concrete: A Review, 2ndNational Conference on Advances in Construction Management organized by College of Engineering, Pune on 21stand 22ndMay 2022
  5. Shubham Susundre, V. D. Katare, Implementation of Facility Management in a Building using Building Information Modelling, 2ndNational Conference on Advances in Construction Management organized by College of Engineering, Pune on 21stand 22ndMay 2022.
  6. Tanmay C. Deshmukh,V. D. Katare, Green Concrete Developed with Recycled Coarse Aggregates: A Review, 2nd National Conference on Advances in Construction Management organized by College of Engineering, Pune on 21stand 22ndMay 2022.
  7. Chimegave P.D., V. D. Katare, A Review on Application of Flue Gas- Desulfurization Gypsum in Making Concrete and Mortar, 2nd National Conference on Advances in Construction Management organized by College of Engineering, Pune on 21stand 22nd May 2022.

Workshops/Conferences

Workshop/Training Programmes Organized:

  1. Organized IOCL sponsored one day seminar on Developments in Road Construction and Bitumen Field, on 18th January 2020, at COE Pune.
  2. Organized five-day 17th to 24th February 2020 Primavera P6 workshop at COE Pune, February 2020.
  3. Worked as Organiser in a National level conference on Advances in Construction Management on 6th- 7th March 2020, at COE Pune.
  4. Organized a five-day webinar on “Formwork Design and Safety Aspects”, conducted by Dr. M. B. Kumthekar, Dr. K. N. Jha, Dr. Prachi Sohoni, Dr. Dilip Patel, and Mr. Vikas Pandya on 22nd to 26th May 2020 at Google Meet Application.
  5. Organized following industrial visits- a) Ganan Nulife, Kamshet building project, b) Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) Dehradun. c) Pune Metro.
  6. Worked as Organizing Secretary in an International Conference on Advances in Construction Technology and Management on 11th- 12th March 2021, at COEP, Pune.
  7. Worked as Organizing Chair in 2nd National Conference on Advances in Construction Management on 21th- 22ndMay 2022, at COEP, Pune.
  8. Worked as Organizer in Primavera P6 and CostX Software training workshop, 27th -29th May 2022, at COEP, Pune.
  9. Worked as Organizer in Field visit of “Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Pune Metro, dated 30/03/22. 

Expert Lectures Delivered:

  1.  Building Information Modelling: Overview, College of Military Engineering, Pune, 15/05/2023.
  2.  Latest Trends of Research in Civil Engineering, One week FDP, Department of Civil Engineering, Dr. D. Y. patil Institute of Technology, Pimpri, Pune 09/03/22 to 14/03/22.
  3. Use of Concrete Admixtures, G.H. Raisoni Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur, 30/10/2021.

 

Projects

Sponsored Research Projects:

"From Blueprint to Reality: Developing a Customized Concrete Formula for 3D Printing in Construction", Funded by Seed Money, NICMAR University, Pune Campus, 2023, Role- Co-PI

Additional Responsibility

Responsibities of Departmental Administration:

At College of Engineering Pune Technological University:

1. Departmental Website Incharge

2. Departmental Incharge- Alumni Bulletin Report, Abhiyanta Magazine Report, Annual Report, NAAC Report

3. Menstorship for B.Tech students group

4. Departmental Incharge- Students Data Collection

5. Member- Departmental Research Committee

 

At National Institute of Construction Management and Research, Pune Campus

1. Mentorship for Advanced Construction Management Students group

2. Member- Board of Studies