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Prof. Bhasker Bhatt is a Town Planner and Civil Enginee. He has been very active with design thinking based training program as an expert conducting workshops.

He completed his masters in town planning with a research on Road Safety Audit. As far as academics are concerned, he has been excellent and awarded with several Gold Medals during Diploma, Degree and Post Graduate studies. He had provided his services in the field of consultancy at national as well as international level through working with multilateral organisations such as The World Bank and United Nations Development Project-India. Research areas of him include Road Safety, Urban Planning, Infrastructure Planning, Statistical Analysis Techniques, GIS and Climate Change effects in urban areas.

He is actively associated with several professional organisations and serving various prestigious posts for better interaction among educational, engineering and planning fraternity. He has more than 6 years’ experience in technical consultancy and about 6 years of engineering teaching. He has guided about 23 PG Dissertations and 10+ UG projects as well as a few AMIE projects. Towards continuous upgradations of skills and technological advancements, he has attempted 50+ events consisting of workshops, training programs, seminars, conventions, and symposiums. He frequently organises events for students and faculty members that ignite active academic upgradations and industrial interaction. He has published more than 56 technical research papers in conferences and journals. Several of his research articles are awarded with Best Paper honor during conferences. Most of all his works are available online for reference along with projects and dissertation reports. He is fascinated to conduct academic and exposure trips for students through putting his network of acquaintances to best of use.

Prof. Bhasker is a recipient of “Best Section Management Committee Member of ISTE Gujarat Section 2015”. Also, he was honoured by “Pedagogical Innovation Award 2015” by the GTU for his efforts and contributions in engineering education. At the GTU he was a Master Trainer for Faculty Development Programs conducted at the University wherein he trained more than 350+ teachers of diverse engineering discipline. 1500+ students have attended his sessions on Design Thinking approach that ignites the engineering insights and motivates the engineering brain to increase capabilities, drastically. Recently he has been active with Startup Weekend Surat (powered by Google Inc.) as a trainer. He has developed his own learning portal, www.bvbhatt.com for learners - completely free of cost to best serve the purpose of spreading knowledge.

Webinar – The scope of an Urban planner for the society

  Purposefully the event is kept on a ‘Sunday evening‘ for the aspiring students who seek to choose urban planning as a career path hence the discussions will be held accordingly.  With […]

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Participant Feedback based Evaluation

A teacher is a teacher and a student should not evaluate the performance of a teacher as the understanding and attitude of the student will create a bias. At times, the speakers’ level of exposure, knowledge and expertise is beyond understanding levels of a student and there may be false alarms.

Hence, to have an idea about the performance of the teacher giving a lecture/ speech/ expert talk during a session of a workshop/seminar/training program, a module is developed based on important criteria, providing weightage to each relatively.

Social Infrastructure gap identification

As we all use, there exists a lot of variety of infrastructure and facilities in our surrounding. These facilities can broadly be classified as (1) Physical infrastructure and, (2) Virtual infrastructure. The […]

One week STTP on “Air Pollution Measurement and Its Control Strategies”

The health and safety of mankind favor clean air as one of its predominant need. The threats produced by industrialization and urbanization have led to watching us keenly – the quality of […]

Expert talk – Basics of Earthquake – Building planning in EQ prone areas

Total 1,987 earthquakes were recorded/reported by the USGS having a magnitude of 2.5+ in a period of last 30 days. Earthquakes are phenomenal and keep occurring every moment on the earth. Today, […]

SCAMPER in Design Thinking and Engineering

Using SCAMPER Tool is so very compelling for carrying out brainstorm – that too, in a structured manner (not restrictive, yet in an organized way)….

Web-based logs by students

It indeed is an achievement by each of the students who could successfully create and maintain an online log of their activities using WordPress website. On a suggestive mode, students were instructed […]

Reverse Engineering

I perceive and define the term as “Reverse engineering is a path of exploration from an end to start point (reverse journey of change) for developing an insightful understanding on each underlying applications of scientific and engineering principle of a product/process”…

Learnings Need Matrix (LNM)

Under the wisdom extended by the then Vice-Chancellor of GTU, Dr Akshai Aggarwal, in the year 2014-15, we developed a format named as Learnings Need Matrix for the use by the students […]

VYP-V: Create a Land use map of a village

What it is? A village is the smallest entity of human settlement after a hamlet. Its population maybe up to 2000 persons and the size of household (family) can vary depending on […]

How to – Register on Design Engineering Portal of GTU

A student (studying in any branch in a program – Bachelor of engineering at any GTU affiliated college, will need to get registered as an individual and be a part of a team […]

VYP:IV – Final stage submission for Vishwakarma Phase 4 (the stipend and TA forms)

The pages demonstrates the documents needed for final stage submission of Village DPR in the GTU format…

Pre-event Workshop talk @ Business Model Canvas

I had an opportunity to deliver a talk with an audience, young and aspiring people of Surat. Randomly registered through various online channels and gathered to gain insights about “How to do” on a topic assigned to me – #Business Model Canvas… Read more

RM – Research Problem Formulation

Notes taken during sessions attended at the VGEC under the course of Research Methodology. These notes are not modified, and just as it was recorded. Research Methodology class 18/02/2017, Saturday Auditorium, VGEC […]

Expert lecture (Honarary) on “Basics of RS & GIS”

An attempt of tiny gesture to spread the goodwill and better friendships today, I was happy to engage students of BE II Civil class at the Bhagwan Mahavir College of Engineering & […]

Basics of Urban Water Supply System

It was a special request from my students of PG programme, M. E. Town & Country Planning to explain an overview of urban water supply system planning, designing and analysis. Pertaining to the […]

Role-Play Canvas Survey Summary

A study was conducted through responses of BE II Civil students of Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, Surat (Gujarat, India) for the Role Play Canvas (RPC) created by Prof. Bhasker V. […]

Bentley Packages for Students

Students can do a lot more about learning and performing for their passion under the regime of engineering. Bentley extends support to all the student learners. Learning over this online platform is very […]

NPTEL ONLINE COURSES “Introduction to Research”

*NPTEL ONLINE COURSES “Introduction to Research” Start date:23 January 2017* ABOUT THE COURSE Large numbers of students are actively considering and taking up research and associated higher studies. This course aims to […]

Ideation Strategy for Creative Innovation

Below notes jotted down during the 2nd workshop of a 3-workshop series with Dr. Anil Gupta. “Ideation Strategy for Creative Innovation” Date: 20th December 2016 Venue: Hall A-2, Second Floor, GTU, Chandkheda Chief […]

Product Development using PDC

PDC stands for Product development canvas. Remember, a canvas comprises of a process that streamlines thought, systematically. Once, an idea is generated, next step is to identify a product/process (in a comprehensive manner) […]

Ideation – Generate Ideas

Generation of ideas is very easy, indeed. We all bring ideas when we think or talk or deliberate or discuss with someone. Even while we are sleeping, we generate ideas. Isn’t it true? […]

Image compression using Shrink O’ Matic – an open source tool

The presentation is about learning of image size and file size of an image. For documents, a very large sized image is not required, however, without compressing an image, inserting it directly […]

Role Play Canvas – Examples

Below is a work on “Role Play Canvas” by some of the students. Learn more about Role playing HERE. Click on the image below to see a larger version. More to be uploaded […]

Learning @ Unmet Social Needs as Drivers of Innovations

The idea to Product – Design Thinking Workshop Series, Workshop Phase – 1 entitled as “Unmet Social Needs as Drivers of Innovations” was organized by Open Design School and conducted at GTU, Chandkheda on Dt. […]

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