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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

The "Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation" course offers a comprehensive exploration of the strategies, techniques, and technologies essential for sustaining and reviving road infrastructure. This course provides a thorough understanding of the various facets of pavement management, encompassing topics ranging from fundamental principles of pavement deterioration to advanced methods of rehabilitation. Students will delve into preventive maintenance measures, including surface treatments, crack sealing, and patching, while also examining the complexities of rehabilitation versus reconstruction. The curriculum covers innovative approaches such as the integration of eco-friendly materials, cutting-edge technologies, and sustainable practices in pavement engineering. Emphasizing both theoretical foundations and practical applications, this course equips learners with the skills necessary to assess pavement conditions, analyze deterioration, and implement effective maintenance strategies. Through case studies and discussions on the latest advancements in the field, students gain insights into the evolving landscape of pavement maintenance, preparing them to tackle real-world challenges in infrastructure preservation and development.

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 Maintenance and Rehabilitation, 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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