Mr. KETAN TIMANI

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Associate Professor
  • Qualification : Ph.D. Civil
  • Experience : 26 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Geotechnical Engineering, Concrete Technology

Awards

Best Paper Presentation Award-2019 in Indian Geotechnical Conference -2019 (IGC 2019 GeoINDUS)

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

Teaching 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. Internship / major 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 Défense

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

27

Characterization of Construction Materials

NPTEL-AICTE IIT Madras

01-01-2020

01-04-2020

1-Week

28

Comprehensive online Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Gujarat Student Start-up and Innovation Hub ( i - Hub )

06-07-2020

14-09-2020

2-Week

29

UDAYAM (Unlimited Digital Advanced Yearlong Academic Method of Learning) E-Content Development Course

Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Ahmedabad and HRDC, Gujarat University

28-07-2020

18-08-2020

1-Week

30

Recent Trends in Environmental Geotechnics for sustainable Development

L.D.College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

22-03-2021

26-03-2021

1-Week

31

Geology and Soil Mechanics

NPTEL Online, IIT kanpur

01-01-2021

01-04-2021

2 Week

32

Novel advances in ingredients of sustainable Construction materials

L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

01-06-2021

05-06-2021

1-Week

Portifolios

1. Institute Housekeeping coordinator, central level

2. R & B committee member, Central level.
3. Vishwakarma yojana coordinator at Institute level and member at GTU.
4. Establishment and Laboratory development at department 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

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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

S.N.

Title of Lecture

Delivered at

1

Soil Mechanics Principles and Practice

GPG, Ahmedabad on 21-4-2021