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Dr. V M Patel

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Professor & Principal

Ph.D. (Civil Engg.), ME (Structure - Gold Medal), BE (Civil Engg.)

Professor Vikram M Patel has joined AIIE as Professor of Civil & Infrastructure Engineering in August 2015 and later promoted as Professor and Principal at AIIE. He has several years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy in the field of Infrastructure Engineering, Structural Engineering, Earthquake Engineering and Tsunami Engineering.

Prof. Patel is member of Board of Studies at GTU, SP University, Visnagar and Ganpat University, Mehsana. Prof Patel has received the Pedagogical Innovation Award from GTU Innovation Council. He has also received Certificate of Appreciation from Director General, Institute of Seismological Research & ISES for Outstanding Work in Engineering Seismology and Tsunami Engineering. He has received Golden Educationist of India Award for outstanding achievement in the field of education from IIEM, New Delhi.

Prof Patel visited Ural Federal University of Russia for International Experience Program and received active participation certificate.

Prof Patel has also completed more than 15 consultancy projects as a structural consultants of private as well as Government sectors and guiding three PhD students.

Infrastructure Engineering, Structural Engineering, Tsunami Engineering, Non-Engineered Building Design, Valuation of Immovable Properties

Ph.D. from Ganpat University, Kherva (2011) worked at ISR, Gandhinagar.
M.E Structure (CASAD) from L.D College of Engineering (2003) (Gold Medalist)
B.E in Civil Engineering (1996)
Prof. Patel has completed four certificate courses from Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

Professor Patel worked with Ganpat University as full-time faculty of Civil Engineering, UVPCE (September 1997 – June 2006) and was later promoted as Head of Department of Civil Engg, BSPP (June 2006 – May 2012). Along with teaching he was Convener of Civil Consultancy Cell and Secretary of ISTE Chapter at BSPP. Prof. Patel was Principal of Shankersinh Vaghela Bapu Institute of Technology (SVBIT) (June 2012 – August 2015). Under his leadership the Institute has established a Consultancy Cell, ISTE chapter, IEEE chapter and ISHRAE chapter.

He has also worked as a Structural Designer and Supervisor of a private consultancy firm (July 1996 – September 1997). He is an Approved Valuer and Panel Valuer for Immovable Properties.

Dr. Patel is working on two funded research projects — one from GUJCOST and another from APTRI. He has published technical papers in International journals and also in International / National Conferences. He has organized National / International Seminars & Conferences at different places. He is approved research guide for GTU. He has completed more than 15 consultancy projects as a structural consultants of private as well as Government sectors. He is member of managing committee of GICEA (2018-2022). He is editorial board member and reviewer of national and international journals. He is guiding three Ph.D. students.

Prof Patel has been interviewed as a Tsunami Expert by “AAJTAK’, “NEWS24” and “HEAD LINES TODAY”. His technical articles regarding protective measures for Tsunami hazards for Gujarat coast have been published in “DNA NEWS”, “SANDESH” and “KHALIJ TIMES”.

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