Thermochromic material usage to enhance performance of bituminous mixtures


Target: ₹ 90,00,000 ($ 112500)

Raised: ₹ 0 ($ 0)

No. of Donors : 0

Completion Date: 31st December 2025


Objectives of the project: 

The objective of the current project is to identify compatible thermochromic materials for binders used to construct bituminous pavements and also characterize the performance of the mixtures made using these identified materials.

Target Population: 

Entire nation will be benefited in terms of using less amount of materials for road construction by having a better performing binder/mixture. By using the thermochromic binders that will change their color according to the temperature, road construction is going to consume less materials for a stipulated design life.

Expected Outcome:

Identification of sustainable materials which will be better resistant to the distresses that occur during the design life of a bituminous pavement. This will assist the use of new kind sustainable materials for road construction.

Timeline and Budget:

Year 1: 75 Lakhs

Year 2: 07 Lakhs

Year 3: 08 Lakhs

Proposer Name & Designation:

Dr. Mullapudi Ramya Sri, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, IIT Hyderabad