Prof Karishma Chitnis Hingnekar is working as an Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Department since 2018. She completed her Bachelor degree from Nirma University in 2008. After graduation, she worked with TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd. as an Assistant Engineer in Pune for a period of two years. She completed Master degree in Environmental Management from LD College of Engineering, Ahmedabad in 2012. She has a total experience of six years including academics and industry. She has presented and published number of papers at national and international conferences. She is engaged in teaching of different subjects like "environmental engineering I & II, environmental studies, environmental conservation for sustainable development and hazardous waste management & legislation". Her areas of interest include "water and wastewater analysis & treatment, solid waste management and air pollution control techniques". She is currently pursuing PhD from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat.