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Dr. Jigisha Vashi

Assistant Professor
PhD., M. Tech.
Specialization: Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering


1.Ph.D. Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute ofTechnology 2013

2.M.Tech. Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering (Gold Medalist) Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology 2008

3.B.Tech. Civil Engineering Birala Vishvakarma Mahavidhyalaya Engineering College, 2005

Area of Specialization: Geotechnical Engineering

Teaching experience: 7 years

Current membership in professional organizations:

1. IGS - Life membership of Indian Geotechnical Society(LM 2946)

2. ISTE - The Indian Society for Technical Education (LM 61976)


Honors and Awards:

1. Award for the Best Technical Paper Presentation on "Micro-piles as foundation for G+10 building at Chhattisgarh – A case study,” under the theme Site Investigation & Case Studies during 7th Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference – 7th IYGEC, 15-16 March, 2019, NIT Silchar, Assam, India.

2. IGS-HEICO Young Geotechnical Engineer Award for the Best Paper on "Slope Stability and Landslides” on paper titled "Geotextile Reinforced Embankment as a Cost Effective Alternative to Reinforced Earth Wall on Difficult Subsoil Condition” Awards presented on 15 Dec during IGC-2016 at IIT Madras.

3. 1st Best paper prize, Shri Chirantan M. Desai Memorial Award in area of Utilisation of Flyash in Civil Eng. Structures for the Paper entitled "Adoption of Industrial Byproduct - Flyash as Fill Material for Modern RE Structure”, National Workshop on "Utilisation of Flyash”, CED, SVNIT, Surat, 10-11 June 2011.

Service Activities:

1.Faculty mentor for ASCE international student chapter (CESA) at MPSTME, Mumbai from year 2018.

2.Coordinator of A three day FDP on Recent Developments in Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology, MPSTME, December 13-15, 2017

3.Faculty Mentor for First year Student from academic year 2014 -2018.

4.Admission consoling duty for academic year 2014-2015.

5.Member of time table committee for academic year 2014-16

6.External examiner at SVNIT Surat and Pravara Rural Engineering College Loni, Savitribai Phule, Pune University for M.Tech examination.

7.Guest Speaker during STTP on Advances In Geotechnical Engineering, AMD, SVNIT, Surat, 25th June to 4th July, 2014.


·Jigisha Vashi and Rashmi Patel (2018), Unconfined Compressive Strength of Woven Geotextile Reinforced Sandy Clay Soil, as book chapter in the book proceedings by Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt Ltd. During 2nd International Conference on "Advances in Concrete, Structural, & Geo-technical Engineering” on 26 - 28th February 2018 at BITS Pilani, India pp.297-300.

·Anand Daftardar, Shirish Vichare, Jigisha Vashi, "An Analytical Solution for Hoop Tension in Liquid Storage Cylindrical Tanks,” Int. J. Eng. and Applied Sciences, 2017

·Jigisha M. Vashi, Atul K. Desai and Chandresh H. Solanki, "Behavior of Geotextile Reinforced Flyash + Clay Mix by Laboratory Evaluation,” Int. J. Geomechanics and Engineering, Vol. 5, no.4, pp. 331-342, 2013.

·Jigisha M. Vashi, Atul K. Desai and Chandresh H. Solanki, "Evaluation of PET and PP Geotextile Reinforced Embankment on Soft Soil,” Procedia Engineering, Published by Elsevier Ltd., Volume 51, pp: 19–24, 2013.

·Ravin M. Tailor, Jigisha M. Vashi and Mahesh D. Desai, "Relook at Foundation Design of RE Structures in Indian Environment Based on Case Study,” 7th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Chicago, USA, 29th April–4th May, 2013, pp. 7.08a (1 – 13).

Professional Development Activities:

1.A FDP on Introductory Program on Pedagogy for effective student-centered teaching learning with technology, organized by MPSTME Mumbai, during 22nd - 23rd February 2019.

2.Online Course: ET601TX course on Educational Technology for Engineering Teachers conducted by IIT Bombay, Mumbai during 7th Jan – 7th March 2016.



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