Institute of Technology

Dr. Hasan M Rangwala

Dr. Hasan M Rangwala

Total Experience 5 Year
Educational Qualification Ph.D.
Research Area Geotechnical Engineering, Foundation Engineering, Reinforced Earth, Soil Dynamics
General information
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone 07930642260
Cabin No B - 208

Dr. Hasan M Rangwala is an Assistant Professor at Civil Engineering Department, Institute of Technology. He obtained graduation in Civil Engineering from L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, in 2008. He did his M. Tech in Earthquake Engineering With speciation in Soil Dynamics from IIT Roorkee in 2010. He obtained PhD in 2014 from IIT Roorkee. His Doctoral research area was Earthquake Resisting Design of Foundations. He has academic experience of one and a half years at MANIT, Bhopal, prior to joining at the Institute.

His research area broadly lies, in Geotechnical Engineering, especially in the Analysis and Design of Foundations and Retaining walls, Dynamic Properties of Soil and Reinforced Earth. He has four papers in international journals and seven national/international conference papers to his credit.

Current Activities : Dr Rangwala is currently teaching at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level in Civil Engineering Department and also involved other departmental activities.
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Membership Institute of Engineers (India); Indian Society of Technical Education; Indian Geotechnical Society; Indian Society of Earthquake Technology; The Gujarat Institute of Civil Engineers and Architects

Specialization Areas Geotechnical Engineering
Subject Taught UG Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, Foundation Engineering, Reinforced Earth and Geosynthetics, Sustainable Building Technology, Fluid Mechannics, Energy and Environmental Studies
Subject Taught PG Foundation Engineering


Dr. Hasan M Rangwala - Achievements

Dr. Hasan M Rangwala - Experience

Institute / OrganizationDesignationDuration
Institute of Technology, Nirma UniversityAssistant Professor May 2015 To till date
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, BhopalAssistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering January 2014 To May 2015

Dr. Hasan M Rangwala - Publication


Book Chapter

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Seismic Analysis and Design of Retaining Walls and Shallow Foundations 9783319768540Springer-2018

International Conference

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Computer Aided Design of Piled Raft Foundation for a G+40 Building -IIT Roorkee, Roorkee-2018
Effect of Randomly Distributed Jute Fibers on Design of Soil Subgrade -CRC Press - Taylor and Francis-2017
Seismic Bearing Capacity of Footing Resting on Partially Submerged Soil -Proc. 15th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee-2015
Seismic Bearing Capacity of Strip footings -14th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Hong Kong-2011
Effect of Embedment and Geogrid Reinforcement on Coefficient of Elastic Uniform Shear in Silty Sand -Proc. 14th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee-2010

International Journal

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
On-Field Assessment of Sub-Grade Uniformity Using DCP 0149-6115Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM39(3)2016
Seismic Design and Parametric Study of Rigid Retaining Walls 1947-8488International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering5(2)2014
Seismic earth pressure in yielding gravity walls retaining partially submerged cohesionless backfill 1938-6362International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering6(3)2012
Seismic bearing capacity of footings 1938-6362International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering5(4)2011

National Conference

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Parametric Analyses of Pile Foundations under Dynamic Loads -Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2012, IIT Delhi, Delhi22012
Displacement Amplitude Related Parametric Study of a Pile Foundation in Cohesionless Soil -ISET Golden Jubilee Symposium, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee12012

Dr. Hasan M Rangwala - Qualification

QualificationSpecializationUniversityPassing Year%Class
Ph.D. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering IIT Roorkee IIT Roorkee August 2014  -
M.Tech. Earthquake Engineering (with specialization Soil Dynamics) IIT Roorkee IIT Roorkee June 2010  -
B.E. Civil Egnieering Gujarat Univaristy L. D. College of Engieering June 2008 65.00Distinction

Dr. Hasan M Rangwala - Activity

Activity TypeActivity TitlePlaceDateFaculty Role
International Conference International Conference on Advances in Construction Materials and Structures (ACMS-2018) Roorkee07/03/2018Participant/Presenter
International Conference NUiCONE 2017 Ahmedabad23/11/2017Member - Exhibition Committee
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP Construction Practices on Wheels Ahmedabad05/06/2017Participant
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering Ahmedabad02/06/2016Participant
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP Advanced Construction Technology and Management Ahmedabad14/12/2015Participant
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP Faculty Induction Training Programme Ahmedabad01/06/2015Participant

Dr. Hasan M Rangwala - Project Guided

Project TitleDescriptionDuration
Liquefaction Analysis and Foundation Design for Transient Loading   May 2018

Dr. Hasan M Rangwala - PhD Students