Anand Jain is Graduate in Civil Engineering from University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) and Post Graduate in Construction Management from IIT Delhi.

He has wide experience in construction of projects in Defence and Civil sectors and in cement and concrete industry. His other areas of interest are Special Concretes, RMC, Building and Cementitious Materials and Cement based products. He has written more than 50 Technical papers for various Journals, National and International seminars. For his contribution to the profession, he was awarded ICI Life Time Achievement Award during 2010.

He is fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Concrete Institute, Indian Roads Congress, Indian Building Congress and various other professional bodies.He is a member of Cement and Concrete sub-committee of Bureau of Indian Standards (CED:2) in his personal capacity.

He has authored and co-edited book ‘’Handbook of Advanced Concrete Technology’’ published in 2012 and ‘’Concrete Sustainability’’ in 2017 and “Concrete Technology - Theory and Practice” in 2018.

At present he is working as Principal consultant in RMCMA at Mumbai. He can be reached at akjgrasim@yahoo.com.