Education & Accomplishments

Education

  • Research Scholar (Ph. D. in Civil Engineering) – ongoing at Gujarat Technological University (Batch 2015) under guidance of Dr Neeraj D. Sharma
    • Research topic: “Vulnerability modeling based on effects of climate change and mitigation through urban land-use planning: A novel case study of SUDA”
  • Sikkim Manipal University (Distance Learning), Master in Business Administration (Project Management), 2013
    • Thesis title: “Project on comparative analysis of Metro rail of Kolkata and Delhi
  • SVNIT, Surat; Master of Town & Regional Planning (MTRP); 2007; CGPA – 10, Gold Medal
    • Dissertation title: “Evolution of Technique for Road Safety Audit of Urban Roads: A Case Study of Surat” {Guide: Dr N. C. Shah, Prof. K. A Chauhan} earned 10 CGPA in final semester and secured the First Position in the University; August 2007
  • SVNIT, Surat; Bachelor of Engineering (Civil); 2004; Silver Medal
    • (Applied Mechanics Project) “Comparison of Conventional R.C.C. column with High Volume Fly Ash Concrete Column” {Guide: Dr B. B. Mistry}; June 2004
    • (Civil Engineering Project) “Development of Automated Program for the Flood Prediction and Control on Basis of Tapi River Flood 1968” {Guide: Shri B. J. Batliwala}; June 2004
  • VBT Polytechnic-Umrakh, TEB-Gujarat; Diploma in Civil Engineering; 2000; 79%, Gold Medal in institute, #5 across the Gujarat State
    • Major project topic: Design of an ‘Other-District-Road’” {Guide: Shri D. M. Patel}; December 2001
    • Minor project topic: Ground Water Quality of Bardoli Taluka” {Guide: Shri B. V. Modi}; December 2001

Accomplishments

Master trainer at GTU Open Design School, for Design Thinking approach in Engineering education (trained more than 750 faculty members across diverse engineering discipline and more than 2000 students)

Awards and Appreciations

  • Nation Builder Award 2017 appreciation under the Rotary India Literacy Mission, September 2017 by the Rotary Club of Surat
  • Special Appreciation Certificate for contributions for Nirmaan 2017, State Level Techno – Festival Kshitij at Faculty of Civil Engineering, SCET, Surat
  • Special Appreciation Certificate for contribution to Civil Engineering Department during AY 2015-16 by the Principal, SCET, Surat
  • Best Paper Award ((International Conference) K. P. P. Lloyd, B. V. Bhatt, H. J. Padhya; “Urban Land use planning scopes in post-war city of Monrovia, the Republic of Liberia” (Paper ID – 16CE27) EIOCD International Conference “Engineering: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges for Development”; organized by SNPIT&RC, Umrakh on 09th April 2016; ISBN: 978-81-929339-3-1
  • Best Paper Award (International Conference) V. Bhatt; “Ideal competencies for innovator resolving a riddle”; Infusing design thinking in engineer’s mindsets across industries & building a spine of design engineering courses in academia; 03-04 January 2016; GTU Campus, Chandkheda-Ahmedabad
  • “Best Section Management Committee Member 2015” for ISTE Gujarat Section awarded during 20th ISTE State faculty convention held on 27/10/2015
  • Best Paper Award (International Conference) R. Gandhi, B. V. Bhatt; “Paradigm of EWS housing allotment: Urban poor relocation in Surat (Paper ID: PT010)”; GTU-CGS 3rd International Conference on “Gujarat Model of governance: lessons and future scope” (ICGS 2015); GTU Campus, Chandkheda-Ahmedabad; 25-26th April 2015; ISBN: 978-93-85171-13-7
  • Merit Medal – Best Paper Award ((International Conference) R. Gandhi, B. V. Bhatt; “PT-010: Paradigm of EWS housing allotment: Urban poor relocation in Surat”; GTU-CGS 3rd International Conference on “Gujarat Model of governance: lessons and future scope” (ICGS 2015); 25-26 April 2015)
  • State level award “Pedagogical Innovation Award PIA-2015” honoured on 14th February 2015 by the Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad for contribution in engineering education
  • State level award “Best Secretary – Large Clubs in RI 3060” by Rotary International District 3060 for serving the Rotary Club of Surat, District conference, February 2014

Merit Medals

  • Merit Gold Medal – SVNIT, Surat for securing Rank 1 in university during Masters of Engineering (TRP)
  • Merit Gold Medal – Institute of Engineers (Surat Chapter) for securing Outstanding Performance in final year of B.E. (Civil)
  • Merit Silver Medal – Institute of Architects and Engineers (ICEA), Surat for securing Rank 2 during B. E. (Civil)
  • Merit Silver Medal – SVNITAA, Surat for securing Rank 2 in University during B. E. (Civil)
  • Merit Gold Medal – V.B.T. Polytechnic, Umrakh-Bardoli for securing Rank 5 in TEB, Gujarat State and Rank 1 in Institute for Diploma (DCE)

Computer Skills

  • Working knowledge of CS-Pro, IBM SPSS and SPSS-AMOS (data analysis tools), JASP, Map-windows, Bhuvan 2D, Bhuvan 3D, QGIS, Several Google tools, CANVA;
  • Well-verse with usage of “Autodesk Auto CAD” for preparation of building layouts, architectural drawings, working drawings and details;
  • Acquainted with apply hydraulic design of storm water drainage system using “MOUSE”;
  • Able to create 3D models for buildings and neighborhoods using “Google Sketch Up” tool;
  • Expertise on “Microsoft Office” Package (Word, Excel, Power point and Publisher) for documentation, analysis and presentations and troubleshooting as well;
  • Working knowledge of “Primavera Project Planner” for project planning and management for time-material-man power and monetary control on a project;
  • Capable to troubleshoot major of computer hardware related issues.

 

 

Records updated as on 15 November 2017