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About the Conference

Encouraged by the overwhelming response received by HSFEA 2016, we are pleased to announce the second International conference on advances in the field of health, safety, fire, environment, and allied sciences (HSFEA 2018), November 16-17, 2018 organized in collaboration with Centre for Risk, Integrity, and Safety Engineering (C-RISE), Memorial University, Canada. The prime moto of this international event is to bring together leading academic scientists, leading engineers, policy makers, budding scholars and graduate students to exchange their experiences and research results about all aspects of Health, Safety, Fire and Environment. The programme consists of plenary and invited lectures by eminent safety professionals and environmentalists, and distinguished engineers of repute. The HSFEA 2018 will be held in Dehradun, India form November 16-17, 2018.

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Organizing Committee

  • Dr. Kamal Bansal, Dean, SoE, UPES, Dehradun (India)
  • Dr. Manish Parteek, Assoc. Dean (SoE), UPES, Dehradun (India)
  • Dr. Rajnish Garg, Professor, UPES
  • Dr. Dr. Tabrez Ahmad, Director, CoLS,UPES, Dehradun (India)
  • Dr. Suresh Kumar, Director, SoE, UPES
  • Dr. Shyamal Kumar Banerjee, Associate Dean - Planning & Monitoring, SoE, UPES
  • Dr. Jitendra Kumar Pandey, Associate Dean, R&D, SoE, UPES
  • Dr. Neeraj Anand, Professor& Head, UPES
  • Dr. Nihal Anwar Siddqui,Hod Hse and Civil Department,UPES
  • Dr. S M Tauseef, Assistant Dean (R&D), UPES
  • Dr. Bikrama Prasad Yadav, UPES
  • Mr. Prasenjit Mondal, UPES
  • Dr. Kanchan Bahukhandi, UPES
  • Ms. Madhuben Sharma, UPES
  • Mr. Abhishek Nandan, UPES
  • Mr. Venkat Krishna Kanth, UPES
  • Mr. Mopidevi Vijai Kishore,UPES
  • Mr. Ashish Yadav,UPES
  • Mr. Durga Prasad Pandey,UPES
  • Mr. Rahul Silori,UPES
  • Mr. Susanta Kumar Sethy,UPES
  • Mr. Surender V,UPES
  • Mr. Arun p. UPES
  • Mr. Akshi Singh, UPES
  • Dr. Ashutosh Gautam, GM, India Glycols Limited
  • Dr. R.K.Sharma, GM HSE,India Glycols Limited
  • Er. R.K.Singh, Deputy chief inspector of factories

International Technical Panel

  • Prof S.A. Abbasi, Pondicherry University, India
  • Prof K. Kesava Rao, Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) Bangalore, India
  • Prof F.I. Khan, Memorial University, Newfound Land, Canada
  • Prof R. Rusli, Univerity Teknologi PETRONAS, Canada
  • Prof A. Tugnoli, University; Di Bologna, Italy
  • Dr V. Garaniya, National Centre for Maritime Engineering & Hydrodynamics, University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Prof R. Abbassi, University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Ms. A. Roychowdhury, Executive Director, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, India
  • Dr Savita, Director, Forest Research Institute (FRI) and Vice Chancellor FRI Deemed University, Dehradun, India
  • Dr. Anurag Garg, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India
  • Prof S. Mukherji, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India
  • Dr M. K. Chandel, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India
  • Dr S. Kushari, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India
  • Prof D. S. Arya, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India
  • Prof A. Gairola, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India
  • Prof I. D. Mall, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India
  • Prof S. N. Upadhyay, Former Director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) BHU, Varanasi, India
  • Prof I. M. Mishra, Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, India
  • Dr B. Sengupta, Former Member Secretary, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), India
  • Prof S. Shariatipour, Coventry University, United Kingdom (UK)
  • Prof S. Ahmed, Memorial University, Newfound Land, Canada
  • Prof H. Gaber, University of Ontario, Canada
  • Prof Javed Ahmad, Dean Faculty of Science, Jamia Hamdard, India
  • Dr. Waddal Shihab M.A. Ghanem, Emirates National Oil Company Ltd. (ENOC) L.L.C, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Dr. P Sojan Lal, ADCO, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Dr. C. Rezzaei, KOC, Kuwait
  • Mr. Shakeel H Kadr, Executive Director, CCPS
  • Mr. Hari Kumar Polavarapu, Director, ENOC
  • Hafedh Al-Qassab, GM, The Bahrain Petroleum Company, Awali, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Prof D. Rashtchian, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
  • Dr. B Abdolhamidzadeh, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
  • Prof. S. Ayatollahi, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
  • Dr. M. Tasaduq, UT South western Medical Centre at Dallas, United States of America (USA)
  • Prof A. S. Rangwala, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States of America (USA)
  • Ms Erica Poff, Government Affairs and Outreach Manager, Board of Certified Safety Professionals, United States of America (USA)
  • Dr Ramkrishna Akula, Emirates Gas LCC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Dr M. Yunus, Vice Chancellor, Jawahar University, India
  • Dr T. Yogeshwara, Vice President, JSW Steel, India
  • Dr Shajid Jamal, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation of India (ONGC), New Delhi, India
  • Dr Asha Rajvanshi, Professor and Head, Wildlife Institute of India, India
  • Dr T. K. Joshi, Director, Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, Maulana Azad Medical College, India
  • Mr Fareed Bin Ali Al-Hinai, HSE & Sustainable Development Team Leader, PDO, Oman
  • Prof Suresh Jain, Teri University, New Delhi, India
  • Dr Elangawan, Deputy Director, Director General Factory and Services Labour Institute, Mumbai, India
  • Dr Piyoosh Rautela, Executive Director, Disaster Mitigation and Management Centre, Dehradun, India
  • Dr Suresh Kumar, Scientist, Centre Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur, India
  • Dr Seyed M Shariatipour, Faculty Coventry University, United Kingdom (UK)
  • Prof Sumeet S Aphale, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom (UK)
  • Prof Shephard Ndlovu, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom (UK)

Registration and Accomodation


Payment Details


The Registration can be done by submitting the Bank Demand Draft in favour of "UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND ENERGY STUDIES" payable at Dehradun. DD should be sent to confrence secretary and the email of the DD scan copy to hsfea2018@ddn.upes.ac.in


Bank Details For NEFT Transaction

Account No:95954444444444

Account Title:HSFEA 2018

Bank Name:YES BANK

IFSC code:YESB0000115


Registration fees:


Participants from India:

  Early Registration (INR) Late Registration (INR)
Conference Presentation
Faculty 2800 3000
Research Scholar & Student 2000 2500
Industry 4800 5000
Conference Participation (not presenting a paper)
Delegates 3000 3300

Participants from outside India

  Early Registration (USD) Late Registration (USD)
Conference Presentation
Faculty 50 75
Research Scholar & Student 35 40
Industry 100 120
Conference Participation (not presenting a paper)
Delegates 100 110

Author Section


Researchers, Academicians and Professionals interested to present papers in any of the broad themes, listed in conference topics, at the technical sessions of HSFEA 2018 are invited to submit paper in the given format.

  1. The Paper in the given format should be submitted online at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hsfea2018

  2. All the submitted papers will be screened for plagiarism, format and peer reviewed. Revisions will be intimated to authors and revised papers will be published in Conference Proceedings.

  3. Out of all the papers presented in the conference, few selected papers will be reviewed by a Technical Committee comprising of subject experts for publication conference proceeding by Springer () .

  4. Information about necessary revisions for selected papers will be communicated to the corresponding author through e-mail. The author(s) will have to strictly incorporate the suggestions and will have to send the revised camera ready copy of the paper in the given time limit.

  5. Along with the paper, authors are required to submit an undertaking form which implies that, the paper has not been published previously, is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and if accepted it will not be published elsewhere in the same form.

  6. At least one author must register for conference.

  7. For the author presenting more than one papers, it is mandatory to register and present each paper separately

Steering committee

Chief Patron Dr. S. J. Chopra
Patron(s) Dr. Deependra Kumar Jha

General Chair Dr. Kamal Bansal

Prof. F. I. Khan

Program Chair Prof S. A. Abbasi

Organizing Chair Prof. Suresh Kumar

Prof. Manish Parteek

Prof. Rajnish Garg

Organizing Co-Chair Dr N. A. Siddiqui

Dr S. M. Tauseef
Publicity Chair Dr. N. Siddiqui

Dr. B. P. Yadav
Public Relation Chair Dr. Jitendra Kumar Pandey

Prof. P. Mondal

Prof. Akshi Singh
Session Management Chair Prof. P. Mondal

Dr. Kanchan Bahukhandi

Ms. Madhuben Sharma

Mr. Abhishek Nandan

Mr. Arun P. A.
Editors (Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in the field of Health, Safety, Fire, Environment and Allied Sciences, 2016) Prof. F. I. Khan

Dr. Rajendra Dobhal

Dr. N. A. Siddiqui

Dr. S. M. Tauseef

About C-RISE

The Memorial University's Board of Regent approved establishment of the Centre for Risk, Integrity, and Safety Engineering (C-RISE) on February 2016. The centre is founded on achievements of the Safety and Risk Engineering Group (SREG) founded by Dr. Faisal Khan in 2002. Since its establishment, the centre has been supported by funding from Canada Foundation of Innovation (CFI), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Research and Development Corporation (RDC) of Newfoundland and Labrador, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and a list of industrial partners including Vale, Lloyd's Register, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), and Husky Energy.


About Springer

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Dr N. A. Siddiqui, PhD, NEBOSH

Convener, HSFEA 2018, Dehradun

Department of Health, Safety and Environment

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India - 248007

e-mail: ichsfea2018@ddn.upes.ac.in

Ph: +91-9634525401 (Mobile)

       +91-135-2770137 Ext 1203 (office)

Dr Faisal Khan, .

Co-Convener, ICHSFEA 2018, Dehradun

Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier-1)

Director, Centre for Risk,Integriy and

Safety Engineering(C-RISE)

Dr S. M. Tauseef, MS, PhD

Organizing Secretary, HSFEA 2018, Dehradun

Department of Health, Safety and Environment

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India - 248007

e-mail: ichsfea2018@ddn.upes.ac.in

Ph: +91-7088682566 (Mobile)

       +91-135-2770137 Ext 1213 (office)

Dr Bikrama Prasad Yadav, .

Organizing Secretary (Commercial),HSFEA 2018, Dehradun

Associate Professor, HSE

Energy Acres, Bidholi

Via-Prem Nagar, Dehradun-248007


Ph: +91-7055044111 (Mobile)