पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान   
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh 
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Dr. Neero Gumsar Sorum

Assistant Professor

Road Safety Analysis and Modeling; Simulation and Modeling of Distracted Driving: Driver Behavioral analysis and modeling; Pavement Analysis & Design; Bituminous Materials & Mixes Evaluation

Phone:0360-2257401 (Extension Number-6132)
Mobile:+919615723864, +918798410768
sng [AT] nerist(dot)ac(dot)in


  • Professional Background
  • Honors and Awards
  • Educational Qualification
  • Administrative Background
  • Sponsored Research Projects
  • Memberships in Professional bodies
  • Teaching Engagements (Only Few courses taught in recent years)
  • M. Tech Projects Supervised/ Currently Supervising
  • Ph.Ds Supervised
  • Participation in short term courses (after 2005)
  • Courses or Conferences Organised
  • Special Lectures Delivered (last few years)
  • Books/ Chapter Authored
  • Journals Publications
  • Conferences (International and National)

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Assistant Professor






GATE Qualified (90.16 Percentile Score) MHRD, Govt. of India 2005
Degree Subject University Year
Ph.D Transportation Engineering NERIST 2023
M.Tech Transportation Engineering IIT Roorkee 2007
B.Tech Civil Engineering NERIST 2005



1. Indian Roads Congress (IRC) (Membership No. LM-37509)

2. The Indian Society For Technical Education (ISTE) (Membership No. LM-80441)

3. Transportation Research Group (TRG) (Membership No. LM-20061)


Topic Scholar Name Status of M.Tech Awarded in Year

Study on the Strength Behaviour of Soil mixed with Waste Shredded Rubber Tyre and Baggase Ash


Radhe Kako





Experimental Study of Strength Behaviour of Lime Blended Soil-Fly Ash-Coir Fiber Mix. Manash P. Baruah Awarded 2022
Stabilization of Silty Soil using RBI GRADE 81 Jinata Sanasam Awarded 2021
Stabilization of Lateritic Soil Using Terrazyme as an Additive Techi Bhai Awarded 2021
A Comparative Study of the Soil Properties with Biocementation Process. Radha Palpi Boruah Awarded 2019
Topic Scholar Name Status of Ph.D Awarded in Year

1. Three-Day International Workshop on Statistical Data Analysis using SPSS organized by Dept. of Research & Publications, A2Z EduLearningHub LLP on September 1-3, 2023.

2. One-week training on Biomass Drying at NERIST, Nirjuli, April 10-14, 2023.

3. Two weeks ATAL FDP Programme on "Capacity Buiding" at NERIST, during 30th Jan - 10th Feb, 2023.

4. Two weeks workshop & training on AutoCAD & ArchiCAD-3D Modeling at NERIST, March 25th, 2023.

5. "Advanced Techniques for Traffic Data Analysis, Visualization and State Estimation for Indian Cities" at IIT BHU, December 20-24, 2021.

6. "Evolution of Reinforced Concrete Design Philosophy from IS 456-2000 to IRC 112-2132" at NITTTR, Kolkata, August 28, 2021.

7. "Research Methodology and Data Analytics" at NITTTR, Kolkata, July 5-16, 2021.

8. "Induction Training" at NITTTR, Kolkata, June 7-18, 2021.

9. "IoT and It’s Application" at NERIST, February 25, 2021.

10. "Behavioral Remodeling and Research Methodology" at IIT Guwahati, April 01-05, 2019.

11. "Publishing Ethics in Biomedicine & Life Sciences Research" organized by Springer Nature on September 16, 2020.

12. One week ATAL FDP Programme on"Energy Engineering" at NERIST, September, 21-25, 2020.

13. One week ATAL FDP Programme on"Artificial Intelligence" at NERIST, September, 14-18, 2020.

14. Five-day virtual FDP cum workshop on "Recent Advances in Earthquake and Environmental Engineering" at NIT Silchar, September, 7-11, 2020.

15. One week online International Workshop on "Advancements and Future Research Trends in Laser based Manufacturing Processes" at NERIST, September 1-5, 2020.

16. "Abstracting & Indexing-how to get indexed and how to increase research impact" organized by Springer Nature on September 9, 2020.

17. One-week Online FDP on "Energy and Environment: Conversion, generation, storage and efficient utilization" at NERIST, August, 24-28, 2020.

18. "A session on accessing T&F journals & Open Acess Features", Taylor & Francis Group, August 19th, 2020.

19. "Constructional Aspects of Rigid Pavement", organized by SJCIT, Chickballapur, August 20, 2020.

20. "Landslide risk reduction and resilience " organized by National Institute of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, August 18, 2020.

21. "Understanding the Dynamics of Intellectual Property Rights" at NERIST, August 3-4, 2020.

22. "Virtual Seminar on Experimental Physics" at NERIST, October 3-4, 2020.

23. "National Level Training Programme on Disaster Management" at NERIST, Febraury 27-29, 2020.

24. "Advances in Design of Reinforced COncrete Structures" at NERIST, August 26-30, 2017.

25. "Industry-Institute Interaction Programme with M/s. Eclat Engineering Consultants, Hyderabad" at NERIST, September 25-26, 2016.

26. "Computer Application in Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings including Foundations" at NITTTR, Kolkata, September 9-13, 2013.

27. "Advances in Traffic Flow and Environmental Management" at NERIST, April 17-21, 2012.

28. "Integrated Solid Waste Management" at IIT Guwahati, Janaury 9-13, 2012.

29. "2nd one-day INDEST User Convention (E-Journals & E-Resources Awareness Training)" at NERIST, September 10, 2011.

30. "Renewable Energy Technology: Issues & Prospects" at NERIST, September 2-3, 2011.

31. "Recent Advances in Mechanics and their Application in Nano Engineering and Technology" at NERIST, August 1-12, 2011.

32. "Infrastructure Development and Construction Management" at IIT Guwahati, January 17-21, 2011.

33. "Teaching Methodology" at NITTTR, Kolkata, January 3-7, 2011.

34. "Road Maintenance and Safety" at IIT Guwahati, October 11-15, 2010.

35. "Renewable Energy Technology: Issues & Prospects" at NERIST, September 24-25, 2010.


  1. Presented a talk on "Introduction to Pavement Engineering" at faculty development program “Recent Advances: Pavement Materials and Design”  organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, NERIST, 23-27 April, 2012.


  1. Books/ Chapter Authored

International Journals:

  1. Sorum, N.G., and Pal, D. (2024). "Modeling of Driver Injury Severity in Single-and Two-vehicle accidents using Binary Logistic Regression with interaction" (Under Review).

  2. Sorum, N.G., and Pal, D. (2024). "Modeling Driver Injury Severity using Machine Learning Algorithms", Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. 00: 1-15,DOI: https://doi.org/10.1139/cjce-2023-0503 (Science Citation Index).

  3. Sorum, N. G., and Pal, D. (2024). "Identification of the Best Machine Learning Model for the Prediction of Driver Injury Severity." International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17457300.2024.2335478 (Social Science Citation Index).

  4. Sorum, N.G., and Pal, D. (2023). Analysis of Influencing Factors on Driver Injury Severity: A Case Study of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Advances in Transportation Studies: an international journal, 62, 89-110 (SCOPUS).

  5. Sorum, N. G., and Pal, D. (2022). "Effect of Distracting Factors on Driving Performance: A Review." Civil Engineering Journal, 8 (02), 382-405. DOI: https://doi.org/10.28991/CEJ-2022-08-02-014 (Emerging Sources of Citation Index, SCOPUS).

  6. Praveen, K., and Sorum, N.G., (2009). "A Comparative Study of Emulsion and Modified Bitumen on Road Construction", Indian Roads Congress (IRC), pp. 21-31.


  1. Sorum, N.G., and Sanasam, J. (2023). "Evaluation of Engineering Properties of Sandy Soil stabilized with RBI Grade- 81 Stabilizer." 4th International Sustainability Conference on HEALTH, SAFETY, FIRE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL ADVANCES (HSFEA 2023), Dehradun, India, October 30-31, 2023.

  2. Pattanaik, M.L., Choudhary, R., Sorum, N.G., and Julaganti, A.(2015). "Volumetric Properties of Warm Mix Asphalt Mixes With Virgin Binder." 3rd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (3rd TRG), Kolkata, West Bengal, India, December 17-20, 2015.

  3. Choudhary, R., and Sorum, N.G.(2012). "Warm Mix Technology: Need of Today." Third International Conference on Construction In Developing Countries (ICCIDC–III) “Advancing Civil, Architectural and Construction Engineering & Management” Bangkok, Thailand, July 4-6, 2012.