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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Researcher Ankush Kumar at IIT Guwahati


"Pavement Perfection: Design & Maintenance Strategies for Roads" is an all-encompassing course that delves into the comprehensive realm of pavement engineering, design, construction, and maintenance strategies for roads. Through a series of engaging lectures, this course covers a spectrum of essential topics, from the fundamental principles of pavement engineering to the advanced and specialized techniques utilized in modern road construction. Students will explore the diverse facets of pavement materials, road design fundamentals, construction techniques, maintenance principles, environmental sustainability, quality control, and the integration of innovative technologies in the field. The course not only addresses the theoretical aspects but also emphasizes practical applications, providing insights into the use of sustainable materials, traffic optimization, pavement management systems, and emerging trends in the industry. With a forward-looking approach, it highlights the critical need to adapt to changing environmental conditions, employ cutting-edge technologies, and ensures road safety while meeting economic considerations. This course aims to equip learners with a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in achieving the perfection of road pavements, considering both contemporary and future challenges.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Pavement Perfection: Design & Maintenance Strategies for Roads, by Ankush Kumar

  • Ankush Kumar is a dedicated educator and researcher specializing in Transportation Systems Engineering. With a diverse academic background, including a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and a Master of Technology (M.Tech) from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Ankush has extensively explored various aspects of pavement materials characterization and asphalt binder modification.

    His research primarily focuses on sustainable road construction, utilizing alternate or waste materials for pavement construction and maintenance. Ankush has a strong publication record, contributing significantly to the field through articles in renowned journals and conferences. His work has centered on the aging characteristics of asphalt binders, modification techniques using waste materials like EPDM rubber, tire pyrolysis oil, waste plastic, and other sustainable additives.

    As an educator, Ankush Kumar shares his extensive knowledge and expertise in transportation engineering with students and colleagues. He guides aspiring engineers in understanding the complexities of pavement materials, asphalt binder rheology, and innovative techniques for sustainable road construction. Through his teaching and mentorship, Ankush aims to inspire the next generation of engineers to explore environmentally friendly and efficient solutions in transportation infrastructure.

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