Dr. Parag Sanghani
Provost & Executive Dean
Dr. Parag Sanghani is presently the Executive Dean with P.P Savani University. He is an Endeavour Fellow from QUT, Australia and has global exposure of education system in Europe, Australia and UK and has worked with leading Universities in UAE as Head of Academics.
As an academician he has been imparting his vast experience in the subjects of Innovation and Creativity, Information Systems and Operation Management at various Institutes and Universities around the globe. He has trained several executives in different part of the world.
He has several publications and scientific articles in the journals of repute. Previously, Dr. Sanghani has handled 250 Million USD PPP mode projects in education and infrastructure in India. Dr. Sanghani has worked with NAAC, India, QS, Singapore to enhance quality of Higher education.
Dr. Niraj D Shah
Dr. Niraj D Shah is the Principal of the School of Engineering in P. P. Savani University. He has pursued his Ph.D. in Civil-Structural Engineering from SVNIT, Surat. Dr. Shah has an experience of 22 years including academic, administrative, industrial and research experience. He has several publications, authored books, guided Doctoral and P.G students and has been honored with numerous prestigious awards. Dr. Shah has consulted in various projects. He has been invited to deliver several key note/ plenary/ expert lectures and to present scientific papers in several international and national conferences in India and abroad. He has travelled across the world and represented India globally.
Mr. Palak Kumar J. Patel
Mr. Palak Kumar J. Patel (ME) is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering department of the School of Engineering of P. P. Savani University is a recipient of Gold Medal in M.E. Thermal Engineering. Mr. Patel an academician and researcher; has guided students in the domain of renewable energy and have publications on Solar desalination system. He bears a sound knowledge in the domain of Renewable energy.
Mr. Amitkumar V. Rana
Mr. Amitkumar V. Rana (M.Tech.) is an Assistant Professor in the Civil engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University. Mr. Rana pursued his B.Tech and M. Tech with distinction. His specialization in M.Tech was in Urban Planning from Sardar Vallabhbhai NIT, Surat. Mr. Rana, an academician and researcher have guided students in the domain of sustainable planning and smart city and have presented papers in several conferences and have international publications. He bears a sound knowledge in the field of planning of urban area.
Mr. Amirkumar D Patel
Mr. Amir D Patel (ME) is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering department in School of Engineering at P. P. Savani University. Mr. Patel has guided students in the field of solar energy, hybrid auto systems, Heat Exchangers etc. His area of interest lies in power plants specially gas turbine power plants, heat transfer, refrigeration and air conditioning, hybrid auto systems and solar energy.
Mr. Mitulkumar N. Raj
Mr. Mitulkumar N. Raj, B. E. (Information Technology), M. Tech. (Information Technology) is an Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering department of the School of Engineering of P.P Savani University. Mr. Raj was involved with NIT Surat as a Teaching Assistant. His area of interest lies in Web Mining, Data mining, Semantic Web, Web personalization and subjects related to computer architectures, system software, artificial intelligence and Object oriented languages.
Ms. Shaikh Nafisa
Ms. Nafisa Shaikh is an Assistant Professor at the Civil Engineering department in the School of Engineering of P. P. Savani University. She has done Diploma in Civil Engineering from TEB, Gandhinagar, and B.E. (Civil) from VNSGU, Surat. She holds an M. Tech degree in Geotechnical Engineering from DDU, Nadiad. She has five years of teaching experience and has participated in various National & International STTP/Seminar/workshop/Conferences. She has mentored many students successfully and more than five Projects were completed under her guidance. Her areas of interests in research are in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Building Construction and Concrete Technology.
Mr. Paresh S. Mistry
Mr. Paresh S. Mistry (M.E.) is an Assistant Professor at the Civil Engineering department in the School of Engineering of P. P. Savani University. Mr. Mistry holds an M.E. degree in Construction Management from GTU, Ahmedabad. He has done B.E. (Civil) from NMU, Jalgaon and Diploma in Civil Engineering from TEB, Gandhinagar. He has worked in the Industry for more than two years and he also has a teaching experience of more than two years. He has participated in various National & International STTP/ Seminar/ workshop/ Conferences. He has published six technical papers in various areas. His areas of interests in research are in Construction Management, Value engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Building Construction. He is a nature lover and likes adventure trips. He is a singer as well.
Dr. Ashish Jani
Dr. Ashish Jani is an Associate Professor at the Information Technology Department in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University. He has done M. Sc. in Information Technology and Ph. D. in Embedded Systems. He has a rich experience of 10 years teaching Computer Science and Applications. He has done Post-Doctoral Research Work at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. He has received grant from Gujarat Council for Science & Technology (GUJCOST) for his project on E-Learning. He has written four books in the field of Computer Science and Applications like Mobile Computing published by S. Chand. His other interests include music and cricket.
Mr. Hardik C. Majiwala
Mr. Hardik C. Majiwala is an Assistant Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department in the School of Engineering of P P Savani University. He has done B.E (Mechanical) with Distinction from C. K. Pithawala College of Engineering and Technology, Surat. He is a Gold Medalist in M. Tech. (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) from Nirma University. He has a teaching experience of three years and published one international and one national Paper on Condition Monitoring. He is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Lean Practitioner. He has guided many students at under graduate level in the field of Lean Manufacturing. He gets thrilled by driving long distances and he also loves singing.
Ms. Meera Patel
Ms. Meera Patel is an Assistant Professor of Communication Skills at School of Engineering of P. P. Savani University. She holds an M. Phil degree in English Language Teaching from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. She has also done M.A. in English Language Teaching and B. Ed in English from the same university and B.A. in English from VNSGU, Surat. She has more than 5 years of teaching experience. She has published a book focusing on reading skills and also drafted a course for engineering students to boost their language skills. She has participated in various international conferences. She has also presented and published research papers at various conferences and journals. Her academic interests include Collaborative Learning Techniques, Developing Soft Skills, Reading Skills, Technical Communication, Business Writing, and Personality grooming. She also loves adventures and exploring new places.
Dr. Gaurav Thakarar
Dr. Gaurav Thakarar is an Assistant Professor in English and Communication Skills. He has completed his Doctorate and Masters in English Literature from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan and Sardar Patel University, V V Nagar respectively. He has to his credit two Books and nine Research Papers/ Articles published in International Journals of repute. He has more than eight years of experience in teaching courses such as English Language, Literature, Communication Skills, Soft Skills as well as several courses under Humanities and Social Sciences. His research/ interest zone is in English Language, Literature and Communication Skills. He loves Event Management, Music and Cricket.
Mr. Deven J. Ramani
Mr. Deven J. Ramani (M. Sc.) is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Science and Humanities Department of the School of Engineering, P. P. Savani University. Mr. Ramani completed his Integrated M. Sc. (Mathematics) with Distinction from S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat. His areas of interest lie in Numerical Techniques and Analysis, Optimization Techniques, Mathematical Modelling and Simulation. He has carried out his research work in field of genetic algorithm and mathematical simulation. Moreover, he has participated in more than 15 national and international conferences/ workshops/ seminars/ STTPs/ Training programs across the nation. He is passionate about music, and also likes Hollywood movies and long drives.
Mr. Patel Vishwas D.
Mr. Vishwas Patel is an Assistant Professor of Applied Physics at the Department of Science and Humanities in the School of Engineering, P. P. Savani University. He holds a Master degree in Physics from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat. He has a teaching experience of two years. Mr. Vishwas has carried out project on Atmospheric Science at VSSC, Trivandrum & ARIES, Nainital. He has participated in many national conferences/ workshops/ seminars/ STTPs/ Training programs across the nation.
Mr. Divyang U. Gor
Mr. Divyang U. Gor (M.Sc.) is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Science and Humanities Department of the School of Engineering, P. P. Savani University. Mr. Gor completed his Integrated M. Sc. (Mathematics) with First Class from S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat. His areas of interest lie in Optimization Techniques, Mathematical Modeling and Statistics. He has published/presented his research work in international journals/conferences. Also he has participated in more than 15 national & international conferences/ workshops/seminars/ STTPs/ Training programs across the nation. He is passionate about travelling, and also likes movies and music.
Ms Neha Shah
Mrs. Neha K. Shah is an Assistant Professor at the Computer Science department in the School of Engineering of P.P. Savani University. She has completed B.E. (IT) and M. Tech degree in Computer Science from DR. BAMU, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. She has more than five years of teaching experience and has participated in various National STTP/ Seminar/ workshop/ Conferences. She has guided many students successfully and projects were completed under her guidance. Her areas of interest are Data Mining, Web Data Mining.
Ms. Reshma Lakhani
Ms. Reshma Idresh Lakhani, M. Tech (Computer Engineering), BE (Computer Engineering), is an Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering Department at School of Engineering, P P Savani University. She was involved in teaching various undergraduate courses in engineering colleges since last 14 years of her tenure in academics and has contributed as a mentor to many students. She has attended many STTP and workshops at state and national level. Her research area is Data Mining. She is actively involved in counseling students, blood donation camps, visiting schools to motivate children to be a better humans and her interest include exploring various healing modalities and yoga.
Mr. Ravirajsinh Chauhan
Mr. Ravirajsinh Harisinh Chauhan is working as an Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering Department, School of Engineering, P P Savani University. He has pursued his M.Tech. in Computer Engineering from SVNIT, Surat. Mr. Raviraj has an experience of 4 years during which he has guided numerous Undergraduate and Post graduate students. He has qualified GATE for 5 times and also qualified UGC-NET examination. He has conducted many Vocational Courses for Competitive examinations and 20+ students have qualified GATE (1 student: AIR-323) under his guidance. As a mentor, he has motivated and guided many students to participate in National Level technical competitions and 1 group has secured 1st rank in Smart Gujarat for New India Hackathon 2017. Mr. Raviraj is trusty member of NGO named “Kartavya Welfare Trust”.
Mr. Mitul H. Patel
Mr. Mitul H. Patel, B.E. (Computer Engineering), M. Tech. (Information Technology) is an Assistant Professor in the Information Technology department of the School of Engineering of P. P. Savani University. Mr. Mitul has completed his M. Tech dissertation in SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) processing from Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad. He has more than 3 years of experience of teaching at UG and PG level with NIT Surat. He was also an active member in organization of various STTP in NIT Surat. His area of interest includes Computer Network, Wireless Sensor Network, Network and System Security, Security in Embedded Systems, Security in Software Engineering, Theory of Computation and System Software.
Mr. Abhishekkumar Sevwala
Mr. Abhishekkumar A. Sevwala (M. Tech.) is an Assistant Professor at the Civil Engineering department in the School of Engineering of P. P. Savani University. Mr. Abhishekkumar holds M. Tech. degree in Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering from SVNIT, Surat. He has done B.E. (Civil) from Govt. Engg. College, Surat. He has Six years of teaching experience and has participated in various National & International STTP/Seminar/workshop/Conferences. He has also studied M. Sc. in Construction and Real estate management from Europe. He has mentored many students successfully and more than Nine UG Projects were completed under his guidance. He has also served as an Honorary visiting faculty & Examiner For BID Course at VNSGU-SURAT. He has organized many motivational & Technical lectures For UG students. His areas of interests in research are in Energy/water conservation, Soil mechanics, Construction Management and real estate market, Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, and Eco-friendly Buildings. He is a gadget lover and likes to explore new technologies.
Mr. Aniruddha Tangirala
Mr. Aniruddha Tangirala is an Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering. He graduated from prestigious Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani with Master’s in Structural Engineering degree. He held the position of Teaching Assistant for 2 years at BITS Pilani where his love for teaching blossomed. During his Post graduation degree, he was involved in research primarily in the field of Concrete Technology and Earthquake engineering. He has published 6 papers during his time at BITS Pilani. In addition, some of his research work is still under review. Furthermore, he is also an Accredited Professional of Indian Green Building Council. Mr. Tangirala’s latest research interests include Artificial Intelligence and Data Science as applied in Civil Engineering.
Ms. Sofia Ahmed
Ms. Sofia Ahmed is an Assistant Professor serving in Chemical Department at the School of Engineering, P. P. Savani University. She holds M. Tech degree in Chemical Engineering with specialization in Process Modeling & Simulation from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. She has done B. E. in Chemical Engineering from Government Engineering College, Valsad. She has a teaching experience of more than two years and has participated in various National & International Seminar/ workshop/ Conferences. She has published three technical papers in the area of chemical engineering and her area of interest lies in the field of Modeling, Simulation and Optimization, Transport Processes and Separation Processes.
Ms. Aasshna Verma
Ms. Aasshna Verma is an Assistant Professor of English and Communication Skills at School of Engineering of P. P. Savani University. She has completed her M.A in English with Distinction from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat and holds B.A in English from Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University, Mumbai. She has attended national and international seminars. Her area of interest lies in Post-Colonialism, Feminism, Diasporism and Transnationalism. She is also an avid lover of sports and has participated in several district level volleyball and badminton matches. She was an NCC cadet.
Ms. Payal Bhatt
Ms. Payal Bhatt is an Assistant Professor of Communication Skills at School of Engineering of P. P. Savani University. She has pursued M.A. in English Language Teaching from H. M. Patel Institute of English Training and Research, Vallabh Vidyanagar. She has completed her B.A in English from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University. She has more than a year of teaching experience. Her area of interest is ELT and exploring web tools for language learning.
Ms. Pratiksha Mishra
Ms. Pratiksha Mishra (M. Sc.) is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Science & Humanities Department of the School of Engineering, P. P. Savani University. She has completed her post-graduation in Applied Mathematics from Faculty of Technology and Engineering, MSU, Baroda. She has worked on Support Vector Machines and classification of diabetic dataset using R Programming Language as her Final Year Project. Her areas of interest are Operations Research and Mathematical Statistics. She has attended various seminars and a National level STTP on ‘Recent Trends in Optimization Techniques’. Her other interests are music, literature and comedy.
Mr. Jigesh Mehta
Mr. Jigesh Mehta is an Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering Department at P P Savani University. He has done Masters of Engineering (M.E) and Bachelors of Engineering (B.E) from G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology (GCET), V.V.Nagar, Anand. He has three and half years of Teaching Experience in core chemical engineering as well as 6 months Industrial Exposure. Mr. Jigesh has published one book in Lambert Publisher and five papers in conferences at International and national level. Currently, He has completed 2 research projects from industry and GUJCOST. During his teaching experience, he taught various subjects like Heat Transfer, Plant Design and Project Engineering and Advanced separation processes. He is an life time member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Institute of Engineers (India) (IE(I)).
Dr. Jasleen Kaur
Dr.Jasleenhad done Bachelorof Technology, Computer Science and Engineering from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, Punjab and Master of Technology (ComputerEngineering) from Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab.She had completed her PhD. from Uka Tarsadia University, Bardoli, Gujarat. Her area of interest is Data Mining, Text Mining, Machine transliteration and Natural Language Processing.She has more than 10 years of experience in teaching.She has more than 20 researchpublications in reputed International and National Journals and Conferences. Her papers have been published by Elsevier, ACM, Springer, IEEE as well as Inderscience publications. Her h-index based on non-self citations is 5. Her papers havebeen indexed in all major indexes of world, including by ACM, IEEE, Elsevier, DBLP, ScienceDirect and Thomson Reuters. She is member of various international andnational professional associations and societies worldwide.