Professor Daman Panesar

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Professor Daman Panesar

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Daman Panesar
Dept. of Civil Engineering
University of Toronto
35 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario
Canada, M5S 1A4

Room GB 323

Tel: 416-946-5712
Fax: 416-978-6813

d.panesar@utoronto.ca

Research Interests

Cement chemistry; hydration kinetics; evolution of microstructural, mechanical and transport properties of concrete; the effect of exposure conditions on material microstructure, transport properties and durability; degradation mechanisms and indicators for concrete durability; durable and sustainable cement-based materials; supplementary cementitious materials; service life estimates and life cycle cost assessment, green building materials, non-destructive evaluation and testing of concrete.

Education and Designations

B.Eng. (McMaster University)
M.E.Sc. (University of Western Ontario)
Ph, D. (McMaster University)
P.Eng (Ontario)

Teaching

Course Code Title & Description Instructor Session Location(s) Day(s) Start Time End
CIV1201H Prof. Daman Panesar Winter 2017 BA B026 Tuesdays 9:00 12:00

 

Publications

Published or Accepted in Refereed Journals

 

  1. Onuaguluchi, O., and Panesar, D.K. (accepted and in-press June 2014) Hardened Properties of Concrete Mixtures containing Pre-Coated Crumb Rubber and Silica Fume. Journal of Cleaner Production. (JCLEPRO-D-14-00173R1)
  2. Onuaguluchi, O., Panesar, D.K., and Sain, M. (2014) Properties of Nanofibre Reinforced Cement Composites. Construction and Building Materials. V63: 119-124.
  3. Panesar, D.K. and Dolatabadi, M. (2014) Properties of Photocatalytic Concrete. Journal of the Chinese Ceramic Society. V.42, No. 5.
  4. Panesar, D.K. and Francis, J. (2014) The Effect of Saturated Limewater and Sodium Chloride Solution on the Pore Structure of Cement Paste using MIP and DWVS. Construction and Building Materials. V.52: 52-58.
  5. Mo, L., and Panesar, D.K. (2014) Microstructure of Reactive Magnesia Cement Pastes Subjected to High Carbon Dioxide Concentration. Journal of the Chinese Ceramic Society. V.42, No. 2.
  6. Mo, L., and Panesar, D.K. (2013) Accelerated Carbonation- A Potential Approach to Sequester CO2 in Cement Paste Containing Slag and Reactive MgO. Cement and Concrete Composites V.43, 69-77. 
  7. Churchill, C.J., and Panesar, D.K. (2013) Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Highway Noise Barriers Designed with Photocatalytic Cement. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering- Maintenance, Managmeent Life-Cycle Design and Performance. V.9 (10): 983-998.
  8. Panesar, D.K., and Mo, L. (2013) Properties of Binary and Ternary Reactive MgO Mortar Blends Subjected to CO2 Curing. Cement and Concrete Composites. V.38: 40-49.
  9. Panesar, D.K. (2013) Cellular Concrete Properties and the Effect of Synthetic and Protein Foaming Agents. Construction and Building Materials. V.44: 575-584.
  10. Panesar, D.K., and Churchill, C.J. (2013) The Influence of Design Variables and Environmental Factors on Life-Cycle Cost Assessment of Concrete Culverts. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering Maintenance, Management Life-Cycle Design and Performance. V.9 (3): 201-213.
  11. Panesar, D.K. and Shindman, B. (2012) The Mechanical, Transport and Thermal Properties of Mortar and Concrete Containing Waste Cork. Cement and Concrete Composites. V.34: 982-992.
  12. Shindman, B., and Panesar, D.K. (2012) Comparative Study of Plastic Property Test Methods for Self-Consolidating Concrete. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. V.39: 937-950.
  13. Chidiac, S.E., Panesar, D.K., and Zibara, H. (2012) The Physical Pore Structure of Concrete containing GGBFS Before and After Exposure to NaCl. Materials and Structures J. V.45: 1245-1258.
  14. Mo, L., and Panesar, D.K. (2012) Effects of Accelerated Carbonation on the Microstructure of Portland Cement paste Containing Reactive MgO. Cement and Concrete Research. V.42: 769-777.
  15. Panesar, D.K. and Shindman, B (2012) The Effect of Segregation on Transport and Durability Properties of Self Consolidating Concrete. Cement and Concrete Research. V.42: 252-264.
  16. Panesar, D.K. and Chidiac, S.E. (2011) The Effect of Cold Temperatures on the Chloride Binding Capacity of Cement. Journal of Cold Regions Engineering. ASCE: 133-144.
  17. Panesar, D.K., and Shindman, B. (2011) Elastic Properties of Self Consolidating Concrete. Construction and Building Materials, V.25, pp.3334-3344.
  18. Panesar, D.K. and Chidiac, S.E. (2009) Capillary Suction Model for Characterizing Salt Scaling Resistance of Concrete containing GGBFS. Special Issue Sustainability of Civil Engineering Structures - Durability of Concrete, Cement and Concrete Composites. V.31: 570-576.
  19. Chidiac S.E. and Panesar, D.K. (2008) Evolution of Mechanical Properties of Concrete Containing Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag and Effects on the Scaling Resistance Test at 28 days. Cement and Concrete Composites. V.30: 63-71.
  20. Panesar, D.K and Chidiac, S.E. (2007) UPV used to Predict the Early Age Properties of Concrete Containing GGBFS. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. V.34: 682-685.
  21. Panesar, D.K. and Chidiac, S.E. (2007) Multi-Variable Statistical Analysis for Scaling Resistance of Concrete Containing GGBFS. Cement and Concrete Composites Journal. V.29: 39-48.
  22. Panesar, D.K. and Bartlett, F.M. (2006) Assessment of Precast Stringer Highway Bridges using Mean Load Method. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. V.33: 1359-1367.
  23. Panesar, D.K. and Bartlett, F.M. (2006) Load and Resistance Data for Precast Stringer Highway Bridges. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. V.33: 1368-1378. (P.L. Pratley Award, Canadian Society of Civil Engineering)

Selected Published Conference Papers

 

  1. Aqel, M., and Panesar, D.K. (June 2013) Early Age Properties of Steam Cured High Early Strength Cement Mortars containing Limestone. CSCE, Montreal, Quebec. May 28 - June 1, 2013.
  2. Clarridge (nee Khasova), E., and Panesar, D.K. (May 2013) Early Age Hydration of Metakaolin Cement Blends. 1st International Conference on Concrete Sustainability. Tokyo, Japan, May 27-29, 2013.
  3. Panesar, D.K. (January 2013) Properties of Cellular Concrete using Synthetic and Protein Based Foaming Agents. Conference on Advances in Cement and Concrete Technology in Africa, ACCTA South Africa, January 28-30, 2013.
  4. Panesar, D.K., Churchill, C.J., and Dolatabadi, M. (October 2012) Feasibility of Photocatalytic Concrete - Economic Perspectives. Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology and Sustainability Issues (Ed. P. Gupta & P. Gupta) Prague, Czech Republic, October 31 - November 2, 2012. p. 123-134.
  5. Shindman, B., and Panesar, D.K. (October 2012) Impact of Granulated Cork on the Properties of Concrete-Cork Composites containing Slag. Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology and Sustainability Issues (Ed. P. Gupta & P. Gupta) Prague, Czech Republic, October 31 - November 2, 2012. p. 149-158.
  6. Churchill, C.J., and Panesar, D.K. (October 2012) The Economic Impact of Photocatalytic Concrete in an Urban Industrial Setting. Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering IALCCE 2012, Vienna, Austria, October 3-6, 2012.
  7. Yee-Ching, G-H, Wang, Y., and Panesar, D.K. (April 2012) Effect of Seasonal Temperature Changes on the Chloride Binding Capacity and Pore Structure of Pastes Containing SCMs. The 2nd International Conference on MicroDurability, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 11-13, 2012.
  8. Panesar, D.K. (November 2011) A Non-Destructive Approach to Estimate the Mechanical Properties of Concrete in Comparison to Current Predictive Equations. 21st International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMIRT), Division VIII, New Delhi, India, p.8.
  9. Panesar, D.K. (November 2010) Self Consolidating Concrete as a Repair Material for Ageing Nuclear Related Structures. Proceedings of the International Workshop on (AMP) Ageing Management of Nuclear Power Plants and Waste Disposal Structures. Toronto, Ontario. Ed. K. Philopose and V. L'Hostis. On CD, 8p.
  10. Panesar, D.K., and Churchill, C.J. (October 2010) Evaluation of Concrete Repair Alternatives for a Containment Structure Using Life-Cycle Cost Analysis. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering IALCCEE, 2010. Ed. S. Chen, D. Frangopol, A H-S Ang. Taiwan Tech, Taiwan. p. 740-745.
  11. Shindman, B., and Panesar, D.K. (September 2010) A Comparison of Segregation Test Methods: Visual Stability Index and Column Method, Proceedings Vol. II Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC) 2010- Design Production, and Placement of SCC 6th International RILEM Symposium on SCC. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Ed. K. Khayat, D. Feys. p. 563-571.
  12. Tcherner, J., Aziz, T., Panesar, D.K., Demers, M., Neale, K.W. (August 2009) Performance Surveillance of Gentilly-1 Reactor Building GFRP Repair Using Fiber Optic Sensors and Strain Gauges. 20th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMIRT), Division VIII, Espoo, Finland. p.9.
  13. Panesar, D.K., Churchill, C.J., Chidiac, S.E., Kling, E. (June 2008) Life-Cycle Cost and Service Life Prediction of Precast Concrete Culvert. International Life-Cycle Cost Conference in Civil Engineering, Varenna, Italy. pp.857-862.
  14. Panesar, D.K. and Chidiac, S.E. (May 2008) Wet Cast vs. Dry Cast: Production, Properties, and Performance. 2nd Canadian Conference for Effective Design of Structures, Hamilton, Ontario. p.8.
  15. Chidiac, S.E. and Panesar, D.K. (March 2006) Sorptivity of Concrete as an Indicator of Laboratory Freeze-Thaw Scaling Performance. International RILEM Workshop on Performance-Based Evaluation and Indicators for Concrete Durability, Madrid, Spain. pp.59-66. (Conference Travel Scholarship, Earth and Environmental Technologies, Ontario Centres of Excellence)
  16. Chidiac, S.E. and Panesar, D.K., Smeltzer, P. and Kling, E. (July 2005) Current Issues with Concrete Containing Blast Furnace Slag in the Precast Industry. 1st Canadian Conference for Effective Design of Structures, Hamilton, Ontario. pp.603-611.
  17. Panesar, D.K. and Chidiac, S.E. (June 2004) The Influence of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag on Salt Scaling Resistance. 5th International Ph.D. Symposium in Civil Engineering, The Netherlands. pp. 269-276. (2nd Prize Research Paper, Dutch School of Structural Engineering)