Mr. Pratikkumar Somaiya

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Assistant Professor
  • Qualification : M.Tech-Geotechnical Engineering
  • Experience : 6 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Soil mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Educational Quaification

  • Pursuing PhD  from Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad under the guidance of Dr. A.K. Verma, Professor & Head of Structural Engineering Department, B. V. M. Engineering College, V. V. Nagar. 
  • M. Tech.-Geotechnical Engineeriring from DDIT, Dharamsinh Desai University, Nadiad 
  • B.E-Civil from B. V. M. Engineering College, S P University V. V. Nagar. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Working as Assistant Professor in Applied Mechanics Department, L.E. College,Morbi from 07/06/2016.

Worked as a Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Department, Marwadi University, Rajkot from 23/11/2012 to 06/06/2017.

Worked as a Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Department, R.K. University, Rajkot from 07/04/2011 to 23/11/2012.

Skil and Knowledge

Leader ship


Course Taught

  • Computer Programming and Utilization 
  • Geo technique and Applied Geology
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Mechanics Of solids
  • Concrete Technology 

Training And Workshop

1. TWO DAYS SEMINAR ON RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN COLLABORATION WITH INDUSTRIES DURING 24/10/2016 TO 25/10/2016 AT VGEC CHANDKHEDA AHMADABAD.

2. ONE WEEK STTP ON "GEOTECHNICAL ADVANCES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT" AT B.V.M ENGINEERING COLLEGE, VALLABH VIDHYANAGAR DURING 2/1/2017 TO 7/1/2017.

3. TWO DAYS WORKSHOP ON CONCRETE MIX DESIGN AT AMBUJA KNOWLEDGE CENTER RAJKOT DURING 18/1/2017 TO 19/1/2017

4. INDUCTION TRAINING PROGRAMME PHASE-1 AT NITTTR AHMEDABAD EXT. CENTER DURING 27/2/2017 TO 10/3/2017

5. INDUCTION TRAINING PROGRAMME PHASE-1 AT NITTTR BHOPAL DURING 15/1/2018 TO 26/1/2018

Portfolio

  • Time Table In charge at Department Level
  • UDP/IDP coordinator at Department Level
  • NSS activity Coordinator at College Level
  • Drama Club Coordinator under COC at College Level

Research Project

I am doing PhD in GTU, having a Title " BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED EARTH UNDER STATIC AND DYNAMIC LOADING USING GEOSYNTHETICS MATERIAL" under the guidance of Dr. A.K. Verma.

Publication

Nil

Academic Project

I am guiding to 7th and 8th Sem Civil students for final year project subject on following topics:
  • Utilization Of Ceramic Waste And Agricultural Waste For Improving The Soil Properties For Highway Payment Construction.
  • Soil Nailing In Cohesive Soil With Electrokinetic.
  • Experimental study on Light Transmitting Concrete.
  • Stabilization of Black Cotton Soil using Glass Powder and Plastic Waste.

Patent filed

Nil

Professional Certifications

I am  a Life time Member of ISTE. 

Expert Lecture

NIL

Awards

NIL