Dr Bhavna Tripathi

Director, School of Civil, Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering
PhD, MTech, BE

Dr. Bhavna Tripathi has a rich and versatile experience of over 21 years in industry, teaching, consultancy, and research. She shifted to academics after gaining an industrial exposure of nearly ten years while working as Deputy General Manager at the Consulting Group of Engineers Ltd., Jaipur and as a free-lance consultant for consultancy projects in the area of road safety. With over ten years of teaching and research experience, she has accomplished, administrative responsibilities in different capacities, such as, Deputy Director (Academics) and Coordinator, B. Tech first year at MUJ; Head of Department at VIT- East, Jaipur; and, as Principal Investigator (DST project) at MNIT Jaipur.

Dr Tripathi is actively contributing to professional societies, various state, and national level committees. She is a technical committee member in the Subcommittee on Campus Facilities and Accommodation Services, SSD 04:3, Bureau of Indian Standards and member of Road Safety Committee constituted by the Commissioner of Police Jaipur, since July 2017. Formerly, she was Treasurer, Indian Concrete Institute – Rajasthan State Centre (ICI-RSC), from December 2018 to October 2021; member of the Executive Committee, ICI-RSC from July 2015 to December 2018; and member of Road Safety Forum, Transport Department Jaipur from 2008 to 2010. She has also served as member of Women Cell at MNIT Jaipur and Vivekananda Institute of Technology – East, Jaipur.

As a researcher, she is interested in sustainable construction materials, concrete durability, construction and demolition waste, alternative binders, and road safety. She has many publications, both in SCI journals and international conferences, and has edited proceedings of an international conference. She has research projects funded by Ministry of Mines and DST, New Delhi. She has established Rajasthan’s first Technology Development & Training Centre in MUJ, which is funded by DST Rajasthan. She has active collaborations with researchers from renowned international universities such as Czech Technical University in Prague, Lund University in Sweden, and KU Leuven in Belgium.

Dr Bhavna Tripathi can be contacted at: bhavna.tripathi@jaipur.manipal.edu