Institute of Technology

Prof. Hiral Vishal Thakar

Prof. Hiral Vishal Thakar

Total Experience 7 Year
Educational Qualification B.E.(Civil) M.E.( Geotechanical )
Research Area Geotechnical Engineering,Grouting-Soil Stabilization Technique
General information
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone 079-30642218
Cabin No B-210

Prof.Hiral V.Thakar is an Assistant Professor at Civil Engineering Department, Institute of Technology of Nirma University. She did her graduation in Civil Engineering from M.S.U.Vadodara, in 2008.She did her M.E. in Geotechnical Engineering from M.S.U. Vadodara in 2010.She has academic experience of five years and four months at BITS Edu Campus, Vadodara, prior to joining at the Institute.

Current Activities : Prof. Hiral Thakar is currently teaching at Undergraduate level in Civil Engineering Department .
Teaching 7 Year 9 Month
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Specialization Areas Geotechnical Engineering,Grouting-Soil Stabilization Technique
Subject Taught UG Mechanics of Solids,Fluid Mechanics,Geotechnical Engineering-1,Geotechnical Engineering-2,Structural Analysis-1,Building and Town Planning,Foundation Engg.,Geology and Geo-technical Engineering
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Prof. Hiral Vishal Thakar - Achievements

TitleDescriptionAchieved On
IGS – YGE Best Paper Biennial Award – 2016 The paper entitled, “Design of Sodium Silicate Based Grout with Polymeric Activators” by Hiral S. Modha, L.S. Thakur, D.L. Shah and A.R. Umatt published in the Proceedings of 5IYGEC, Vadodara has been adjudged as the best paper published during immediate past Indian YGE Conference. December 2016

Prof. Hiral Vishal Thakar - Experience

Institute / OrganizationDesignationDuration
Aditya Silver Oak institute of TechnologyAssistant Professor June 2016 To July 2016
Institute of Technology,Nirma UniversityAssistant Professor July 2016 To till date
Babaria Institute of Technology,VadodaraAssistant Professor July 2010 To November 2015

Prof. Hiral Vishal Thakar - Publication


Book Chapter

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Improvment of Subgrade soil using Coir fiber and Blasting sand:An experimental study",1st International conference on Engineering and Technology:Smart Engineering (PICET-2018) during 16-17th February held at Parul University,Vadoddara. 978-93-87572-66-9McgrawHill 2018

International Conference

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Improving The Soil Subgrade with Plastic Waste Reinforcement - An Experimental Study 978-93-86238-55-9  2018

National Conference

National Journal

Prof. Hiral Vishal Thakar - Qualification

QualificationSpecializationUniversityPassing Year%Class
M.E. Geotechnical Engineering M.S.U. Faculty of Engineering & Technology 2010 67.00First
B.E. Civil Engineering M.S.U. Faculty of Engineering & Technology 2008 60.00First

Prof. Hiral Vishal Thakar - Activity

Activity TypeActivity TitlePlaceDateFaculty Role
National Seminar Seminar on Geotechnics in Infrastructure Development organised Indian Geotechnical Society, Ahmedabad Chapter at IIT Gandhinagar on 24 February 2018 IIT Gandhinagar24/02/2018Participant
National Workshop Workshop on “Geotechnical and Environmental Aspects of Urban Infrastructure Development” (20th – 22nd December 2017) IIT-RAM20/12/2017Participant
International Conference NUICONE-2017 Nirma University23/11/2017Participant
In-House Training Programme Faculty Induction training Programme Nirma University29/05/2017Participant
National Conference Advanced Application of Geosynthetics in Civil Engineering Practice (AAGCE-2017) Vadodara28/01/2017Participant
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP Two week summer School on Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory IIT Gandhinagar06/06/2016Participant
National Conference Indian Geotechnical Society,Baroda Chapter Baroda06/06/2015Participant
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP One week STTP on" Geographic Information System and its Application" Vidyanagar25/05/2015Participant
National Seminar 1st SESI Students Convention on "Renewable Energy For Sustainability" Vadodara13/02/2015coordinator and Participant
National Conference National Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering & Technology at VPMP Polytechnic Gandhinagar Gandhinagar25/04/2014Participant

Prof. Hiral Vishal Thakar - PhD Students