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A highly motivated and enthusiastic civil engineer with years of experience in the design and management of engineering projects. He is a researcher at CDRSP, Marinha Grande, Portugal, working on the development of sustainable building materials with an emphasis on large scale 3D printing with the application of KUKA robotic arm for green construction considering circular economy while preserving the environment.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Arpan Joshi

Citation names

  • Joshi, Arpan

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
C21B-8E34-DDBD

Email addresses

  • arpan.joshi@ipleiria.pt (Professional)
  • arpanmailbox1@gmail.com (Personal)

Addresses

  • Edifício IPLeiria,Rua de Portugal–Zona Industrial 2430-028, 2430-028, Leiria, Marinha Grande, Portugal (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Engineering and Technology - Civil Engineering - Construction Engineering
  • Engineering and Technology - Environmental Biotechnology - Bioremediation

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Portuguese Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
German Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
2018/11/01 - 2020/12/28
Concluded
Mestrado em Engenharia Civil - Construcoes Civis (Mestrado)
Major in Building construction; 3D printing; Sustainable construction
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
"Development of fiber-reinforced earth-based composites for 3D printing in construction" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
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2013/10/01 - 2017/04/07
Concluded
Environmental Protection and Agricultural Food Production (Master)
Major in Environment Protection; Sustainable material
Universität Hohenheim, Germany
"Effects of the quantity and quality of sewage sludge biochar on the emission of climate-relevant trace gases N2O and CO2 from loamy sand soil" " (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
16
2003/10/01 - 2007/05/07
Concluded
Agricultural Engineering (Bachelor)
Major in Renewable energy, Rural infrastructure design, Soil engineering, Irrigation engineering
Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering Purwanchal Campus, Nepal
"Comparative performance of conjunctive and non-conjunctive irrigation system for sustainable agriculture" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
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Affiliation

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/09/01 - Current Bolseiro de Investigaçao / Researcher Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Centro para o Desenvolvimento Rápido e Sustentado de Produto, Portugal
2016/04/01 - 2016/06/30 Field Research Assistant Eurofins Agroscience Services Ecotox Gmbh, Germany
2013/02/01 - 2013/10/31 Project Engineer Ultra Solar Energy and Steel Engineering P. Ltd, Nepal
2010/01/01 - 2013/01/31 Energy Development Officer District Energy and Environment Section, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre, Government of Nepal, Nepal
District Energy and Environment Section, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre, Government of Nepal, Nepal
2008/09/01 - 2009/12/31 Technical Officer District Energy and Environment Section, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre, Government of Nepal, Nepal
District Energy and Environment Section, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre, Government of Nepal, Nepal
2007/02/01 - 2008/08/30 Field Coordinator Effort Nepal, Nepal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2020 - 2020/10/15 Development of fiber reinforced earth based composites for 3D printing in construction
3100/3102/889M/2020
Master Student Fellow
GeM - Research Institute in Civil and Mechanical Engineering, the University of Nantes and the CNRS, France
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Gaspar, Florindo; Bakatovich, Aliaksandr; Davydenko, Nadezhda; Joshi, Arpan. Corresponding author: Gaspar, Florindo. "Building insulation materials based on agricultural wastes". In Bio-Based Materials and Biotechnologies for Eco-Efficient Construction, 149-170. Portugal: Elsevier, 2020.
    Published • 10.1016/b978-0-12-819481-2.00008-8
Conference abstract
  1. Joshi, Arpan; Gaspar, Florindo. Corresponding author: Gaspar, Florindo. "Incorporation of forest biomass based fly ash in cement for 3D printing". Paper presented in Sustainable and Digital Building 2022, Marinha Grande, 2022.
    Accepted
Conference paper
  1. Joshi, Arpan; Flávio Craveiro; Helena Maria Coelho da Rocha Terreiro Galha Bártolo (helena.bartolo@ipleiria.pt). Corresponding author: Flávio Craveiro. "Earth as a construction material for sustainable 3D printing: Rheological aspects". Paper presented in Progress in digital and physical manufacturing- proceedings of "ProDPM 21", Leiria, 2021.
    In press
  2. Joshi, Arpan; Flávio Craveiro (5E13-1B67-F4D0) (flavio.craveiro@ipleiria.pt); Helena Maria Coelho da Rocha Terreiro Galha Bártolo (helena.bartolo@ipleiria.pt). "A review on the application of Palm oil fuel ash in concrete as a cementitious material for construction". Paper presented in ICoWEFS 2021, Leiria, 2021.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-75315-3_76
Journal article
  1. Joshi, Arpan; Breulmann, Marc; Schulz, Elke; Ruser, Reiner. "Effects of Sewage sludge hydrochar on the emission of climate-relevant trace gases N2O and CO2 emission from Loamy Sand Soil". SSRN Electronic Journal (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4070353.
    Open access • Under revision • 10.2139/ssrn.4070353
Activities

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2015/11/13 - 2015/11/14 7th ELLS scientific student conference organized by the Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague.
Ceská Zemedelská Univerzita Fakulta Agrobiologie Potravinových a Prírodních Zdroju, Czech Republic
2013/05/09 - 2013/05/10 Event participation on Solar Thermal Design for Engineers jointly organized by Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), Centre for Energy Studies (CES).
Workshop
Solar Thermal Design for Engineers
Alternative Energy Promotion Centre , Centre for Energy Studies , Nepal
2010/06/06 - 2010/06/12 Start and Improve your Business (TOPE/TOSE) Training of Trainers
Workshop
Start and Improve your Business (TOPE/TOSE) Training of Trainers
District Development Committee, Western Uplands Poverty Alleviation Project, Nepal, Nepal
2008/09/22 - 2008/09/24 Basic Security Risk Management Training (BSMT) conducted by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP
Workshop
Basic Security Risk Management Training (BSMT)
United Nations Development Programme, Nepal, Nepal