Mr. Samir Surlaker
Mr. Samir Surlaker is a Civil & Structural Engineer from VJTI having 35 years of National and International experience in Construction Chemicals, Rehabilitation Concrete, and Injection Systems etc. from Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and India. He is the Managing Director of MC-Bauchemie (India) Pvt. Ltd., a joint venture with MC-Bauchemie, Germany.
He specializes in R&D in Cement-Concrete Technology especially for admixtures and compatibility. He has delivered seminars and is a speaker for many professional bodies like IEI, ACI, ICI, MES, ISRO, IRICEN, etc. in the fields of Construction Chemicals, repairs, waterproofing, concrete technology, etc. He has authored over 100 articles, papers and training notes for national and international Engineering Journals in the field of Construction Chemicals. He-is Co-Author of the Handbook of Advanced Concrete Technology. He is Fellow of The Concrete Society (UK), IEI, Indian Institute of Valuers, ICI, IASE, Indian Association of Technical Arbitrators, IIBE, IWWA, Indian Geotechnical Society, etc. He is an active member of several Professional Bodies like ACI, ASCE, IRC, Indian Construction Association, Architectural Engineering Institute, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Deep Foundation Institute (USA), and Society for Protective Coatings etc.
He is member of the BIS in CED 2 ,CED 5 & CED 42 committee for Waterproofing and heads sub committees for forming IS Codes for advanced techniques and materials in Waterproofing and Concrete Protection. He is member of the committee for ICI for admixtures and of several technical and organizing committees conducting seminars in the field of Civil and Structural Engineering and Concrete Technology. He received several National and International awards including “Outstanding Contribution to Concrete Technology, 2006 award by ICI, Mumbai. He is Chairman of ICI, Mumbai Centre, Director IC-ACI and President of the Construction Chemicals Manufacturers Association.