Prof Viraj Parekh is serving as Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Department since 2016. She has completed BE degree in Civil Engineering from Gujarat Technological University in 2013 and MTech degree in Infrastructure Engineering and Management from Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar in 2015. She is pursuing her PhD from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat. Prior to joining at Nirma University, she has worked with Silver Oak College of Engineering and Technology, Ahmedabad, as assistant professor in civil engineering department. Prof Parekh visited Technion University, Israel for her training on "Entrepreneurship and Management" as a sponsored student for a duration of 15 days in 2014.
She has two national conference papers and three international conference paper to her credit. She has participated and won “Wetskills India 2015” organized by Wetskills Foundation, Netherland and hosted by CEE, Ahmedabad in 2015. Prof Parekh actively attends various seminar, conferences and workshops in the fields of construction technology & management and design thinking.
She has guided pre-final and final year students in area of Six Sigma in Construction Project. Her research areas include planning and scheduling, risk management, lean construction and integrated project delivery.