Prof Hiral Thakar joined as an Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Department since 2016. She has served for five years and four months at BITS Edu Campus, Vadodara, prior to joining the Nirma University. She completed BE degree in Civil Engineering and ME degree in Geotechnical Engineering from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in 2008 and 2010 respectively . She is perusing PhD from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Institute of Technology (SVNIT). She has published one national journal Paper, three international conference papers and three national conference papers. She is actively involved in teaching courses like geology and geotechnical engineering, foundation engineering, surveying, building & town Planning and environment & energy studies . Her areas of interest includes ground improvement techniques,grouting applications,application of geosynthetics materials and waste utilization in construction field.