Dr. Nikhil Bugalia

Dr.Nikhil Bugalia
Visiting Faculty
Phone: +91-44-22574264
Email: nbugalia@iitm.ac.in


IITM Scholar profile page

Education
  • B.Tech in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 2013
  • M.Engg. in Civil Engineering (Concrete Technology), The University of Tokyo, Japan, 2017
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Construction Management and Infrastructure Systems), The University of Tokyo, Japan, 2020
Professional Experience
  • Senior Business Analyst, June 2013-January 2015, Fractal Analytics, Gurgaon, India
  • Research Associate, Capacity Building and Training, June 2019 – March 2020, Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, Japan
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, IIT Madras, August 2020 onwards
Research Interests
  • Safety Management for construction and railway
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Infrastructure Operations, Management and Policy
Recent Publications

 Peer-reviewed Articles

  • Bugalia, N., Maemura, Y., and Ozawa, K., “Organizational and institutional factors affecting High-Speed Rail safety in Japan,” Safety Science, August 2020, 128, 104762. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2020.104762
  • Bugalia, N., Maemura, Y., and Ozawa, K., “Demand risk management of private High-Speed Rail operators: A review of experiences in Japan and Taiwan,” Transport Policy, 2019. Available Online. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2019.12.004
  • Bugalia, N., and Maekawa, K, “Time-Dependent Capacity of Large Scale Deep Beams under Sustained Loads,” Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology, vol. 15, 2017, pp. 314-327. https://doi.org/10.3151/jact.15.314

Important Conference Proceedings

  • Bugalia, N., Maemura, Y., and Ozawa, K., “Safety Culture in High-Speed Railways and the Importance of Top Management Decisions,” Conference on Spillover Effects of High-Speed Rail and Quality of Life, ADBI, Tokyo, November 14-15, 2018. Thereafter published as Asian Development Bank Institute Working Paper Series, Working Paper No. 955, 2019. https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3512286

Book Chapters

  • Bugalia, N., Maemura, Y., and Ozawa, K., “Top Management Decisions and Safety Culture,” in Handbook on High-Speed Rail and Quality of Life. Asian Development Bank Institute, Mar 2020.
  • Kumamoto, Y., and Bugalia, N., “Safety and Reliability,” in Handbook on High-Speed Rail and Quality of Life. Asian Development Bank Institute, Mar 2020.
  • Mukoyama, M., and Bugalia, N., “Salient features of Human Resources Development,” in Handbook on High-Speed Rail and Quality of Life. Asian Development Bank Institute, Mar 2020.
Research and Consultancy
Student Guidance
Courses
Continuing Education