Institute of Technology

Prof. Alka Murari Shah

Prof. Alka Murari Shah

Total Experience 8 Year
Educational Qualification M.E.
Research Area Geotechnical Engineering, Foundation Engineering, Ground Improvement Techniques
General information
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone 07930642241
Cabin No B-210

Prof. Alka shah currently working as a Assistant professor in Civil Engineering Department at Institute of Technology, Nirma University. She obtained her Bachelor degree in 2007 from L.E. College-Morbi, Saurashtra university. She completed her master in 2013 from of Engineering-Ahmadabad with specialization Geotechnical Engineering.

Current Activities : Prof. Alka shah is currently teaching at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level in Civil Engineering Department and also involved in other departmental activities.
Teaching 8 Year 7 Month
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Specialization Areas Geotechnical Engineering, Finite Element Analysis
Subject Taught UG Foundation Engineering, Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, Reinforced Earth and Geosynthetics, Building Construction Materials, Environmental and Energy studies, Surveying-I
Subject Taught PG Foundation Engineering

Travelling to explore nature

Prof. Alka Murari Shah - Achievements

TitleDescriptionAchieved On
Best Paper Award Received best paper award for paper presentation in international conference on "Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering 2018" (TRACE 2018), Organised by Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Amity University, Noida, New Delhi, India, August 23-24, 2018. August 2018
Gold Medal in NPTEL Course Received Gold Medal for successfully completion of NPTEL course on Geosynthetics Testing Laboratory with 90% Marks. November 2018
Gold Medal Gujarat Technological University awarded with Gold Medal for standing First in Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering with Specialization Geotechnical Engineering. January 2014
GICEA Gold Medal GICEA Gold Medal in M.E. (Civil, Geotechnical Engineering) January 2014

Prof. Alka Murari Shah - Experience

Institute / OrganizationDesignationDuration
Nirma UniversityAssistant Professor May 2015 To till date
Gandhinagar Institute of Technology - GandhinagarAssistant Professor July 2013 To May 2015
Gandhinagar Institute of Technology - GandhinagarLecturer September 2010 To June 2013
L.E. College of Engineering - MorbiLecturer (Adhoc) January 2009 To August 2010

Prof. Alka Murari Shah - Publication


International Conference

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Improving The Soil Subgrade with Plastic Waste Reinforcement - An Experimental Study 978-93-86238-55-9  2018

International Journal

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Effect of Polypropylene Fiber on CBR Value of Sand 2321 - 2705International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation22015
AXIAL RESPONSE OF TAPERED BORED PILES IN SAND USING PLAXIS 3D 2249–8974International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Studies22013

National Conference

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National Journal

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Axial Response of Tapered Piles in Sand Using Plaxis 3d Foundation 2249 – 6157GIT-Journal of Engineering and Technology72014

Prof. Alka Murari Shah - Qualification

QualificationSpecializationUniversityPassing Year%Class
M.E. Geotechnical Engineering Gujarat Technological University L.D. College of Engineering - Ahmedabad July 2013 82.00A
B.E. Civil Engineering Saurashtra University L.E. College of Engineering - Morbi March 2007 86.00A

Prof. Alka Murari Shah - Activity

Activity TypeActivity TitlePlaceDateFaculty Role
International Conference Nirma University International Conference on Engineering-NUiCONE-2017 Nirma University, Ahmadabad23/11/2017Participant
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP Emerging trends in Civil Engineeering Civil Engineering Department, Nirma University20/06/2016Participant
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP Advanced Construction Technology and Management Civil Engineering Department, Nirma University14/12/2015Participant
International Conference Nirma University International Conference on Engineering-NUiCONE-2015 Nirma University, Ahmadabad26/11/2015Participant
In-House Training Programme Faculty Induction Training Programme Nirma University, Ahmedabad01/07/2015Participant
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP Geotechnical Engineering : Principles and Practices L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad18/11/2013Participant

Prof. Alka Murari Shah - PhD Students