Research Paper publications

All the research papers and thesis/project reports are available for download on Academic.edu page – https://gtu-in.academia.edu/bhaskerbhatt

Research gate profile page: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bhasker_Bhatt
Please click on “title” to download the pdf version of the article.

Total research articles – 60 nos. (400+ pages)

Book Chapter publications

Smart Environment for Smart Cities; T.M. Vinod Kumar (Editor); 11; “Smarter economic opportunities for Surat Metropolitan Region” – Date of proposed publication 1st June 2019.

Study locations:

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Smart Metropolitan Regional Development; T.M. Vinod Kumar (Editor); 11; “Smarter economic opportunities for Surat Metropolitan Region”; 45; Springer Singapore; June 8, 2018; $249.99 (Hardcover) $189.90 (eBook); ISBN 978-981-10-8587-1 [Book product flyer: http://www.springer.com/us/book/9789811085871#aboutBook]

  • Bulletin articles prior Book publication
  1. Smart Metropolitan Regional Development Bulletin 1 (Pittsburg – Stuttgart – Naples)
  2. Smart Metropolitan Regional Development Bulletin 2 (Dakar – Conakry – Abuja – Johannesburg – Nairobi)
  3. Smart Metropolitan Regional Development Bulletin 3 (Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar – Bangalore – Chandigarh – Hong Kong – Jaipur – Kozhikode – New Delhi – Surat)

Study locations:

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Technical Paper – Conference Publication/ Presentation:

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Sr.; Authors; “Title”; Conference Name; Venue; D/M/Y; ISBN

  1. B. V. Bhatt, D. M. Swami; “Urban Road Crash Fatality Impact Index for Areas of Surat”; 4th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India; IIT Mumbai; 17-20 December 2017; Presented, to be published in journal (Decision awaited)
  2. B. V. Bhatt, D. K. Joshi; “PSPRI Model – parking space predictor for road intersections in T. P. Schemes”; 4th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India; IIT Mumbai; 17-20 December 2017; Presented, to be published in journal (Decision awaited)
  3. S. Khanna, U. Anghan, I. Pandholi, B. V. Bhatt; “Multi-storied building formwork techniques scenario in Surat”; International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Engineering, Science, Pharmacy and Management; Vadodara; 23 December 2016; ISBN: 978-81-933386-0-5
  4. B. V. Bhatt, N. D. Sharma; “Scope of modeling for urban land use leading to climate change” (Paper ID – 16CE26); EIOCD International Conference “Engineering: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges for Development”; organized by SNPIT&RC; Umrakh; 09 April 2016; ISBN: 978-81-929339-3-1
  5. E. K. P. P. Lloyd, B. V. Bhatt, H. J. Padhya [BEST PAPER AWARD FOR PRESENTATION]; “Urban Land use planning scopes in post-war city of Monrovia, Republic of Liberia” (Paper ID – 16CE27); EIOCD International Conference “Engineering: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges for Development”; organized by SNPIT&RC; Umrakh; 09 April 2016; ISBN: 978-81-929339-3-1
  6. P. P. Patel, B. V. Bhatt; “Land use change Detection in Surat using Geospatial Technique” (Paper ID – 16CE28); EIOCD International Conference “Engineering: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges for Development”; organized by SNPIT&RC; Umrakh; 09 April 2016; ISBN: 978-81-929339-3-1
  7. M. K. Patel, B. V. Bhatt; “Urban Greenspace Analysis for North Zone of Surat”; EIOCD International Conference “Engineering: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges for Development”; organized by SNPIT&RC; Umrakh; 09 April 2016; ISBN: 978-81-929339-3-1
  8. B. V. Bhatt [BEST PAPER AWARD]; “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; GTU Campus, Chandkheda-Ahmedabad; 03-04 January 2016;
  9. A. R. Gandhi, B. V. Bhatt [BEST PAPER AWARD]; “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; 25-26 April 2015; ISBN: 978-93-85171-13-7
  10. S. J. Shah, B. V. Bhatt; “Travel time and delay survey: Application of ICT” (Paper ID: PT025); GTU-CGS 3rd International Conference on “Gujarat Model of governance: lessons and future scope” (ICGS 2015); GTU Campus, Chandkheda-Ahmedabad; 25-26 April 2015; ISBN: 978-93-85171-13-7
  11. D. S. Tamakuwala, B. V. Bhatt; “Need for enabling ICT in supply logistics at GSCSCL: A case of Surat city” (Paper ID: PT106); GTU-CGS 3rd International Conference on “Gujarat Model of governance: lessons and future scope” (ICGS 2015); GTU Campus, Chandkheda-Ahmedabad; 25-26 April 2015; ISBN: 978-93-85171-13-7
  12. R. K. Patel, N. B. Rokad, B. V. Bhatt; “Health sector opportunities, planning and prioritization in Surat” (Paper ID: PT126); GTU-CGS 3rd International Conference on “Gujarat Model of governance: lessons and future scope” (ICGS 2015); GTU Campus, Chandkheda-Ahmedabad; 25-26 April 2015; ISBN: 978-93-85171-13-7
  13. B. V. Bhatt, K. C. Chandpa; “Road traffic accidents: Threatening Surat City”; International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering Sciences ICRAES-2014 (Journal of Civil Engineering Technology and Research (JCETR), Volume 2, Number 1 (January-June 2014); Delton Books; pp. 513-524;); Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bangalore; 4-5 September 2014; ISSN: 2349-9575

NATIONAL CONFERENCES

Sr.; Authors; “Title”; Conference Name; Venue; D/M/Y; ISBN

  1. B. V. Bhatt [BEST PAPER AWARD]; “Role-Playing Canvas Leveraging Opportunities for Improved Empathy Mapping”; 47th ISTE National Annual Convention “Transform Student Engineers to Practicing Professionals”; Saintgits college of Engineering, Kottayam, Kerala; 27th to 29th January 2018;
  2. B. V. Bhatt, M. Sharma; “SCC – An alternative concrete for rehabilitation of structures”; 33rd National Convention of Civil Engineers by the Institute of Engineers (India) Gujarat State Centre; The Institution of Engineers (India), Ahmedabad; 02-03 September 2017;
  3. R. V. Hathiwala; B.V. Bhatt; “A review of PPP mechanism in PBS”; Recent Research & Development in Core Disciplines of Engineering (Supported by Gujcost); Vadodara Institute of Engineering & Research (VIER), Kotambi, Vadodara; 21-22 April 2017;
  4. D. R. Patel; B. V. Bhatt; “Analysis of residential location choice using multi-criteria decision making”; Recent Research & Development in Core Disciplines of Engineering (Supported by Gujcost); Vadodara Institute of Engineering & Research (VIER), Kotambi, Vadodara; 21-22 April 2017;
  5. P. M. Roopawala; B. V. Bhatt; “Socio-economic analysis for selection of potential peri-urban village in SUDA, Gujarat”; Recent Research & Development in Core Disciplines of Engineering (Supported by Gujcost); Vadodara Institute of Engineering & Research (VIER), Kotambi, Vadodara; 21-22 April 2017;
  6. P. M. Roopawala; B. V. Bhatt; “Sustainable peri-village area in a potential peri-urban area”; Recent Research & Development in Core Disciplines of Engineering (Supported by Gujcost); Vadodara Institute of Engineering & Research (VIER), Kotambi, Vadodara; 21-22 April 2017;
  7. D. B. Paneria; V. D. Mehta; B. V. Bhatt; “Waterfront development: A case-study of Sabarmati riverfront”; A national conference on New Horizons in Civil Engineering (NHCE-2017); organized by Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology (SCET) in technical collaboration with ISTE, IUT, IEI, ISG, ITPI & GTU at Surat; 25-26 March 2017; ISBN: 978-81-933591-1-2
  8. M. R. Patel; M. P. Vashi, B. V. Bhatt; “Smart – multicriteria-decision making technique for use in planning activity; A national conference on New Horizons in Civil Engineering (NHCE-2017); organized by Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology (SCET) in technical collaboration with ISTE, IUT, IEI, ISG, ITPI & GTU at Surat; 25-26 March 2017; ISBN: 978-81-933591-1-2
  9. K. H. Patel; B. V. Bhatt; “Comprehensive review on various smart methods for storm water management system”; A national conference on New Horizons in Civil Engineering (NHCE-2017); organized by Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology (SCET) in technical collaboration with ISTE, IUT, IEI, ISG, ITPI & GTU at Surat; 25-26 March 2017; ISBN: 978-81-933591-1-2
  10. M. R. Patel; B. V. Bhatt; “Valuable heritage shaping city glory employing with GIS”; A national conference on New Horizons in Civil Engineering (NHCE-2017); organized by Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology (SCET) in technical collaboration with ISTE, IUT, IEI, ISG, ITPI & GTU at Surat; 25-26 March 2017; ISBN: 978-81-933591-1-2
  11. S. J. Shah, R. V. Sutaria, B. V. Bhatt; “Transport option & traffic management in CBD: A case of Surat City”; A national conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering for Global Sustainability (RACEGS-2016); organized by Shree Swami Atmanand Saraswati Institute of Technology (SSASIT), Surat; 29-30 March 2016; ISBN: 978-93-85056-74-1
  12. P. P. Patel, Z. H. Gandhi, B. V. Bhatt; “A detailed study on car-free city and conversion of existing cities and suburbs to the car-free model”; A national conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering for Global Sustainability (RACEGS-2016); Shree Swami Atmanand Saraswati Institute of Technology (SSASIT), Surat; 29-30 March 2016; ISBN: 978-93-85056-74-1
  13. M. K. Patel, Z. H. Gandhi, B. V. Bhatt; “Mini parks increasing physical activities in urban settlement”; A national conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering for Global Sustainability (RACEGS-2016); Shree Swami Atmanand Saraswati Institute of Technology (SSASIT), Surat; 29-30 March 2016; ISBN: 978-93-85056-74-1
  14. B. V. Bhatt; “Opportunities for smart water supply systems in Surat”; A national conference on Sustainable & Smart Cities 2015 (SSC-2015); organized by S. V. N. I. T., Surat; 10-11 April 2015; ISBN: 9-789384-869526
  15. B. V. Bhatt; “Need for NMT planning at Sahara intersection of Surat”; A national conference on Recent Advances in Civil and Structural Engineering (RACSE ‘14); ADIT and BVM, VV Nagar; 25-26 April 2014; ISBN: 978-81-927554-1-0) Vol. II, pp. 07-12
  16. B. V. Bhatt, N. B. Rokad; “Need for population projection approach: The Surat case” (Paper ID – 14SNPIT50); A national conference on Trends and Challenges of Civil Engineering in Today’s Transforming World” jointly organized by ISTE, GTU and SNPIT&RC, Umrakh; 29 March 2014; ISBN: 978-81-929339-0-0
  17. B. V. Bhatt, D. M. Swami; “Street Lighting – Scope of Technological Advances in O&M and Road User Safety Improvements: A Case study of Surat”; National Conference on Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering (RATE-12)” organized by SVNIT-IRC Collaborative Project; SVNIT, Surat; 7th-8th-9th Jun 2012; ISBN: 9789382062332
  18. B. V. Bhatt, N. C. Shah; “Road Traffic Accidents: Threatening Surat City”; National conference on SUTRIMS – 07; SVNIT, Surat; December 2007;
  19. B. V. Bhatt, N. C. Shah; “Urban Road Safety Audit: Technique and Case Study”; National conference on SUTRIMS – 07; SVNIT, Surat; December 2007;

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

Sr.; Authors; “Title”; Journal Name; Month/ Year; Volume; Issue; Page; ISSN

  1. A. B. Desai, B. V. Bhatt (Paper ID: JETIR1804243); “Smart and Sustainable Development of Peri-urban Villages (smart approach for) A case of Surat”; Journal of Emerging Technology and Innovative Research; April 2018; Volume 5; Issue 4; pp. 111-117; ISSN: 2349-5162
  2. V. P. Lotwala, B. V. Bhatt (Paper ID: JETIR1804213); “iRAP as an approach for safety assessment of ‘Anand-Mahal-Rander Road’ of Surat City”; Journal of Emerging Technology and Innovative Research; April 2018; Volume 5; Issue 4; pp. 1060-1066; ISSN: 2349-5162
  3. H. B. Patel, B. V. Bhatt (Paper ID: JETIR1804032); “A critical study of road intersections in the south east part of Surat city”; Journal of Emerging Technology and Innovative Research; April 2018; Volume 5; Issue 4; pp. 154-159; ISSN: 2349-5162
  4. S. K. Rangrej, B. V. Bhatt (Paper ID: JETIR1804037); “Identification of Social Infrastructure Needs in the South-East Zone of Surat City”; Journal of Emerging Technology and Innovative Research; April 2018; Volume 5; Issue 4; pp. 182-186; ISSN: 2349-5162
  5. A. R. Pandya, B. V. Bhatt (Paper ID: JETIR1803237); “Need for an Emergency Operation Centre in Surat city”; Journal of Emerging Technology and Innovative Research; March 2018; Volume 5; Issue 3; pp. 1240-1246; ISSN: 2349-5162
  6. B. V. Bhatt, A. D. Jariwala; “A Study of Street Vending Activities in the South East Zone of Surat”; International Journal of Civil Engineering (IJCE); Apr-May 2018; Volume 7; Issue 3; pp. 1-10; ISSN (P): 2278-9987; ISSN (E): 2278-9995
  7. K. H. Patel; B. V. Bhatt (Paper ID: JETIR1705011); “Analyses of two existing Stormwater drainage lines of Surat in West zone using Bentley StormCAD”; Journal of Emerging Technology and Innovative Research; May 2017; Volume 4; Issue 5; pp. 42-45; ISSN: 2349-5162
  8. D. B. Paneria; B. V. Bhatt (Paper ID: JETIR1705006); “Analyzing the existing water distribution system of Surat using Bentley WaterGEMS”; Journal of Emerging Technology and Innovative Research; May 2017; Volume 4; Issue 5; pp. 19-23; ISSN: 2349-5162
  9. D. F. Chaudhari; B. V. Bhatt (Paper ID: JETIR1704072); “An assessment of social infrastructure in West zone of Surat city”; Journal of Emerging Technology and Innovative Research; May 2017; Volume 4; Issue 4; pp. 305-309; ISSN: 2349-5162
  10. M. A. M. I. Shaikh; K. D. Khandelwal; M. H. Desai; N. B. Mehta; B. V. Bhatt; “Development of Infrastructural Facilities in Vadi Village”; International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology; Civil Engineering; June 2016; Volume: 3; Issue: 3; pp. 159 – 165; ISSN (online): 2349-6010
  11. S. N. Dabhi, B. V. Bhatt; “User satisfaction level infrastructure service assessment using indicators for EWS housing”; International Journal of Engineering Research (IJER); June 2016; Volume 5; Issue 6; pp. 494-496; ISSN: 2319-6890 (online), 2347-5013(print)
  12. K. R. Prajapati, B. V. Bhatt; “A comparative QOL assessment for Surat city zones”; International Journal of Engineering Research (IJER); June 2016; Volume 5; Issue 6; pp. 452-456; ISSN: 2319-6890 (online), 2347-5013(print)
  13. P. P. Patel, B. V. Bhatt; “GIS mapping for population distribution in Surat”; International Journal of Engineering Research (IJER); June 2016; Volume 5; Issue 6; pp. 447-451; ISSN: 2319-6890 (online), 2347-5013(print)
  14. K. R. Savani, B. V. Bhatt; “Identification of factors responsible for urban expansion of Surat”; International Journal of Engineering Research (IJER); June 2016; Volume 5; Issue 6; pp. 508-510; ISSN: 2319-6890 (online), 2347-5013(print)
  15. M. K. Patel, B. V. Bhatt; “Analysis of Educational Zones in North Zone of Surat City”; International Journal of Engineering Research (IJER); June 2016; Volume 5; Issue 6; pp. 511-514; ISSN: 2319-6890 (online), 2347-5013(print)
  16. T. V. Agarbattiwala, B. V. Bhatt; “Performance analysis of BRT System in Surat”; International Journal of Engineering Research (IJER); June 2016; Volume 5; Issue 6; pp. 519-523; ISSN: 2319-6890 (online), 2347-5013(print)
  17. P. P. Patel, K. R. Savani, B. V. Bhatt; “An Analysis of Future City Limit Extension of Surat using Geospatial Techniques”; IJSRD – International Journal for Scientific Research & Development; May 2016; Vol. 4; Issue 03; pp. 50-52; ISSN (online): 2321-0613
  18. S. S. Lukhi, B. V. Bhatt; “Assessment of need for redesigning of major intersections of Varachha road in Surat city with NMT approach for planning and redesigning”; Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR); May 2015; Volume 2; Issue 5; pp. 1671-1674; ISSN 2349:5162
  19. S. J. Shah, H. J. Padhya, B. V. Bhatt; “Renewal of built heritage: A case of Gopi-talao, Surat”; International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering, Science & Management (IJARESM); February 2015; Volume 1; Issue 05; pp. 01-06; ISSN: 2394-1766
  20. S. A. Patel, B. V. Bhatt; “Dynamics of River impact and assessment: case study of Kosi river”; International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering, Science & Management (IJARESM); February 2015; Volume 1; Issue 05; ISSN: 2394-1766
  21. H. P. Rathod, S. S. Bhagat, B. V. Bhatt; “Study of LRAP of India and abroad cities”; International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering, Science & Management (IJARESM); February 2015; Volume 1; Issue 05; ISSN: 2394-1766
  22. S. S. Lukhi, B. V. Bhatt, H. J. Padhya; “Comprehension of NMT in Delhi Master plan 2021”; International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering, Science & Management (IJARESM); February 2015; Volume 1; Issue 05; ISSN: 2394-1766
  23. D. K. Joshi, B. V. Bhatt; “Parking requirement at road intersections in T. P. Schemes of Surat city”; Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR); February 2015; Volume 2; Issue 2; pp. 707-710; ISSN 2349:5162
  24. B. V. Bhatt, N. B. Rokad; “RCM Approach for Population Projection: Surat case”; International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology (IJCIET); IAEME (Impact Factor: 7.9290 calculated by GISI); September 2014; Volume 5; Issue 9; pp. 135-144; ISSN: 0976-6308 (Print) ISSN: 0976-6316 (online)
  25. B. V. Bhatt, F. R. Gandhi; “A Study on Parking needs at Intersections – Case of Surat T. P. Schemes”; International Journal of Engineering Research (IJER); Index Copernicus Value: 5.49 points; GIF: 0.421; July 2014; Volume 3; Issue 7; pp. 449-452; ISSN 2347-5013 (Print) ISSN: 2319-6890 (Online)
  26. B. V. Bhatt, V. G. Meman; “WSM Application for analysis residential work distance: A case of NZ of Surat”; International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering & Technology (IJARET); IAEME (Impact Factor: 7.8273 calculated by GISI); June 2014; Volume 5; Issue 6; pp. 125-135; ISSN: 0976-6480 (Print) ISSN: 0976-6499 (online)
  27. B. V. Bhatt, K. C. Chandpa; “Road Crashes and losses in Surat city and Umra”; International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology (IJCIET); IAEME (Impact Factor: 7.9290 calculated by GISI); May 2014; Volume 5; Issue 5; pp. 105-113; ISSN: 0976-6308 (Print) ISSN: 0976-6316 (online)

NATIONAL JOURNALS/ TECHNICAL VOLUMES

Sr.; Authors; “Title”; Publication; Month/ Year; Page

  1. B. V. Bhatt; “Appraisal of Kelia Irrigation Systems: A Boon for tribal part in South Gujarat Region”; Annual Technical Volume (ATV) 2015-16 ‘Traditional Irrigation Systems in India’ of Civil Engineering Division Board, The Institution of Engineers (India); April 2016; pp. 159-169

Newspaper/ Magazine Articles Publication:

  1. Maru sapna nu Surat – Property Buzz (Regional Monthly), Editor: Nilesh Gajera, Publisher: My estate point, December 2013 issue
  2. Surat Outer Ring road – Property Buzz (Regional Monthly), Editor: Nilesh Gajera, Publisher: My estate point, February 2014 issue

{Records updated as on 30 April 2018}

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