Mr. KETAN TIMANI

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Associate Professor
  • Qualification : Ph.D. Civil
  • Experience : 25 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Geotechnical Engineering, Concrete Technology

Education Qualification

B E Civil 

Shantilal shah Engineering College, Bhavnagar - First Class- 1990

M. E  Geotechnical Engineering

Dharamshinh Institute of Technology , Nadiad , First Class with Distinction, 2004

Ph.D - Civil Engineering 

Gujarat Technological University 

Skill and Knowledge

Sr. No.

Name of course/software/Any other

Application

1

AutoCAD

Drawing

2

Staad Pro

Design of structure

3

Excel stats

Statistical Analysis

Work Experience

Sr. No.

Name of Organization/Institute

Post Held

From

To

1

V.E.G.C. ( Chandkheda)

Associate Professor

26/06/2009

Till Date

2

L.E. College (Morbi)

Associate Professor

24/03/2009

25/06/2009

3

G.E.C. (Dahod)

Lecturer

01/09/2007

23/03/2009

4

L.D.C.E. (Ahmedabad)

Lecturer

16/12/1996

31/08/2007

Course Taught

Undergraduate (B. E. Civil)

1. Concrete Technology

2. Soil Mechanics

3. Geotechnical Engineering

4. Foundation Engineering 

5. Industry defined project



Training And Workshop

Sr.  No.

Title of the STTP

Organized By

From

To

Duration

1

Engineering Orientation Course(Sponsored by AICTE)

Nirma University

12/5/1997

31/5/97

3 week

2

Short term training on C & C++ Programming

S.S.E.C., Bhavnagar

15/05/99

26/5/99

2 week

3

Services in Modern Buildings

Nirma University

6/12/1999

18/12/99

2 week

4

Application of professional software in structural Engineering

L.D.C.E., Ahmadabad

5/6/2000

10/6/2000

1 week

5

Design of steel concrete composites

L.D.C.E., Ahmadabad

13/03/2001

15/06/2001

3 days

6

Seismic design & retrofitting of reinforced concrete buildings

L.D.C.E., Ahmadabad

17/12/2001

21/12/2001

1 week

7

Training on Civil Defense

L.D.C.E., Ahmadabad

21/10/2001

27/10/2001

1 week

8

Structural Dynamics

L.D.C.E., Ahmadabad

31/12/2001

5/1/2002

1 week

9

Indian Geotechnical Conference

Nirma University

17/12/2005

19/12/2005

3 days

10

PC repair & maintenance

G.P. Sector -28, Gandhinagar

6/3/2006

10/3/2006

1 week

11

Government purchase & stores

SPIPA, Ahmadabad

4/12/2006

6/12/2006

3 days

12

Faculty development for institutional reforms

L.D.C.E., Ahmadabad

30/05/2007

02/06/2007

3 days

13

Workshop on industrial structures and facilities

L & T, Baroda

3/7/2007

7/7/2007

1 week

14

Geotechnical earthquake engineering

L.D.C.E., Ahmadabad

25/02/2008

29/02/2008

1 week

15

Mechanics of solids

IIT, Mumbai

30/06/2008

06/07/2008

1 week

16

Installation & operation of SOUL 2.0 software

L.D.C.E., Ahmadabad

20/04/2009

24/04/2009

1 week

17

Training of Trainers on NBA,CBCS & API

R.C.T.I., Ahmedabad

1/7/2013

5/7/2013

1 week

18

Karma yogi residential training for quality improvement Programme in technical education

C.T.E., Gandhinagar

6/12/2013

8/12/2013

3 days

19

Geotechnical Engineering-Principles and practice

L.D.C.E., Ahmadabad

18/11/2013

22/11/2013

1 week

20

Reducing Earthquake Loses

AMA, Ahmadabad

5/1/2015

7/1/2015

3 days

21

M-Governance

SPIPA, Ahmedabad

13/08/2015

14/08/2015

2 days

22

Optimization : Theory and Engineering Practices

V.G.E.C. Chandkheda

7/12/2015

19/12/2015

2 week

23

Emerging Trends in Pavement Geotechnics

IITRAM, Ahmedabad

30/05/2018

03/06/2018

1 week

24

Short course on “ Fibre –Reinforced Soils and Their Applications-FRS 2018”

SVNIT-Surat

22/09/2018

22/09/2018

1 day

25

Software application in Geotechnical Engineering (SAGA-18)  6 &7 October ,2018

MSU-Baroda

06/10/2018

07/10/2018

2 days

26

Indian Geotechnical Conference at IISc Bangaluru

IISC- Bangaluru

13/12/2018

15/12/2018

3 days

Portifolios

1. Students Section convener, central level

2. R & B committee member, Central level.
2. Vishwakarma yojana coordinator at Institute level and member at GTU.
3. Establishment and Laboratory development at department level
4. Store-Write-off convener at central  level.   

Research Project

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Publication

Sr.

No.

Authors/ Co-authors

Title of Publication

Year

Name of Journal

National/

International

Volume / page No.

ISBN No.

1

R.C.Dave & K.L.Timani

Prediction of  Laboratory CBR value of Subgrade soil from Dynamic Cone Penetrometer

2017

Research conclave on Science and Engineering

International

Page 13-19

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2

R.C.Dave & K.L.Timani

Co-relation between particle fines and laboratory CBR from heavy compaction characteristics

2017

International Conference on Research and innovations in Science, Engineering & Technology

International

Vol.1, Page 495-501

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3

B.G.Buddhdev & K.L.Timani

Critical review for utilization of blast furnace slag Geotechnical Application

2018

Indian Geotechnical Conference

International

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4

K.L.Timani & R.K.Jain

Experimental Analysis of Heavy Compaction and Soaked Bearing Ratio Characteristics  of Clay- Sand –Gravel Mixtures

2019

International Journal of Technical Innovation in Modern Engineering and Science

International

Vol-05, Issue 2, Feb.2019

e-2455-2585

5

K.L.Timani & R.K.Jain

Prediction of CBR of clay-sand-gravel mixture from compaction and shear parameters by soft computing technics

2019

Indian Conference on Geotechnical & Geo-Environmental Engineering

National

Paper No.131

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Academic Project


Sr. No.

Project Name

UG/PG/Phd

1

Effect of particle fines on strength parameters

UG

2

Vishwakarma Yojna –An approach towards rurbanization (Chandanpura village)

UG

3

Effect of gravel and cohesion on CBR value

UG

4

Application of Geo synthetics and their relative uses.

UG

5

Dynamic forces in soil Mechanics

UG

6

Application of Geo synthetic in Geotechnical Engineering

UG

7

Evaluation of bearing capacity of problematic soil

UG

Patent filed

1. Prediction of California bearing ratio from Dynamic Cone Penetrometer Test.

Professional Institution Membership

Sr. No.

Name of Institute/Body

1

Life Member (LM-1940) Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS)

2

Life Member (LM-3143) Gujarat Institute of Civil Engineers and Architects (GICEA)


Expert Lecture

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Awards

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