Educational Qualification


Research Area

    Dynamic Response Control of Structures, Reduced & Large Scale Experimental Investigations on Structural Element/Structure, Seismic Analysis and Design of Structures, Smart Materials Application to Civil Structures, Experimental Investigation on Composite Steel-Concrete Sections


  • Professor


  • Civil Engineering

General Information

  • 07971652017

  • Heavy Structures Laboratory (HSL), Beside Main Bus, Parking, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Near Tragad Patia, Post Chandlodia, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India - 382481


    Structural Engineering


  • Dr Sharadkumar Purohit is working as Professor in Civil Engineering Department. He received Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from BVM Engineering College, Vallabh Vidyanagar in the year 1994. He earned MTech degree with specialisation in Structural Engineering and PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITBombay), Mumbai in the year 2002 and 2010, respectively. He possess professional structural engineer experience of about three years. He is a Faculty Co-ordinator, Students Activity at the Institute of Technology and has been actively guiding students for more than a decade time. He has, at his credit, more than 60 research papers published with international journals and international/national conferences. He is a co-applicant with his peers for a patent published with The Patent Office Journal. He has guided more than 40 postgraduate students for the dissertation. Currently, four PhD scholars are working with him for doctoral research work. Dr Purohit has been awarded with E P Nicolaides Prize from The Institution of Engineers (India) for the paper publication. He is also awarded with National Award for best MTech Thesis in Civil Engineering for having guided Best MTech Thesis (Ist Prize) by Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). He has been serving as a Member of Board of Studies to BVM Engineering College, Faculty of Engineering & Technology-CHARUSAT University and Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya. He is actively involved in research, consultancy and testing activities related to structural engineering. He has received research grants from external funding agencies like ISRO-RESPOND Programme, Gujarat Council on Science & Technology (GUJCOST) and The Institution of Engineers (India) to conduct research projects. His areas of research interest include Dynamic Response Control of Structures, Earthquake Resistant Design and Reduced & Large Scale Experimental Investigations on Structural Element/Structure.