Educational Qualification


Research Area

    Analysis and Design of Foundations and Retaining walls, Dynamic Properties of soil, Reinforced Earth


  • Assistant Professor


  • Civil Engineering

General Information


    Geotechnical Engineering


  • Dr. Hasan M Rangwala is an Assistant Professor at Civil Engineering Department since 2015. He obtained BE degree in Civil Engineering from LD College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, in 2008 and MTech degree in Earthquake Engineering with specialisation in Soil Dynamics from IIT Roorkee in 2010. He completed his doctoral research and obtained PhD degree in 2014 from IIT Roorkee. His doctoral research area was Earthquake resistant design of foundations. He has academic experience of one and a half years at MANIT, Bhopal, prior to joining at Nirma University. Dr. Rangwala has two book chapters, four international journal papers and six international conference papers to his credit. He is actively involved in supervising major project of MTech (CASAD) as well as various students projects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Dr Rangwala is awarded with a research project funded by Nirma University. He is actively involved in testing and consultancy work related to foundation design. He is also involved in the environmental audit work carried out by the department. He is teaching subjects like geology and geotechnical engineering, foundation engineering, reinforced earth and geosynthetics, sustainable building technologies at undergraduate level and foundation engineering at postgraduate level. His areas of research include Analysis and design of foundations & retaining structures, dynamic properties of soil and reinforced earth.

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