Dhruv Saxena

Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Assistant Professor


B.Tech Civil Engineering:
National Institute of Technology Silchar
Analysis of Open Channel Flow with Fluent ANSYS
Research Advisor:
Prof. A. K. Barbhuiya
M.B.M. Engineering College, JNVU Jodhpur
Computational Analysis of Scouring around Cuboidal Pier in Stream
Research Advisor:
Prof. D.G. Purohit
2018 to Present
MNIT Jaipur
Water Resources Engineering
Research Advisor:
Prof. Gunwant Sharma; Prof. Mahender Choudhary

Employment History

Jan-18 to Present
Government Engineering College Ajmer
Assistant Professor (NPIU)
Oct-17 to Jan - 18
M.B.M. Engineering College, JNVU Jodhpur
Guest Faculty, Structural Engineering Department

Research Interests

Computational Fluid Mechanics,Soil Stabilization of Expansive Soils using waste materials,Computational Stream Flow Analysis,Water Resources Engineering,Remote Sensing & GIS,Hydrologic Modelling

      Journal Publications

      • Dhruv Saxena, Study of Continuity Analysis in INTZE Type Tank using Conventional and Finite Element Method AJER, Vol. 6, Issue-11, pp-00, 2017.
      • Dhruv Saxena, Solar Pump Technology for Water Management; IJETT, Vol. 52, No. 3, Oct 2017.
      • Dhruv Saxena, ËśWater Conservation: Traditional Rain Water Harvesting Systems in Rajasthan; IJETT, Vol. 52, No 2, Oct 2017.
      • Dhruv Saxena, Computational Analysis for Predicting Scouring Around Cuboid Shaped Pier in a Stream; IJETT, Vol. 52, No. 2, Oct 2017.
      • Dhruv Saxena, Effects of Marble Powder and Fine Sand on Properties of Expansive Soil; IJETT, Vol. 52, No. 1, Oct 2017.
      • Dhruv Saxena, Stabilization of Dune Sand with Porcelain Waste as Admixture; IJETT, Vol. 52 No. 1, Oct 2017.

      Conference/Workshop Publications

      • Identification of Swelling Soil and Swelling Pressure. Synopsis: Study on swelling pressure of soil.
      • Geotechnical Remedial Measures: Buildings on Liquefiable Sites. Synopsis: Guidelines for the analysis and design of building foundations, where soil liquefaction is a concern.

        Expert Lectures/Workshops

        • SWAYAM - MOOC Sensitization Workshops for II yr & III yr students of CE

        Conference/ Seminar/Short Term Training Organized

        • One day seminar on "Recent trends in Quality management of Building Construction" at M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur under Structural Engineering Department.

        Workshops/FDP/Trainings Participated

        • One Week workshop on Dynamic Response and Structural Health Monitoring and Training on Rapid Visual Screening.
        • One Week workshop of Faculty Induction Program at IIT Hyderabad
        • One Week workshop on "Earthquake Disaster Mitigation" at NIT Silchar
        • One Week STC on "Numerical Techniques and Their Applications in Engineering"
        • One Week workshop on Advanced Pedagogy at IIT Bombay
        • One month Summer Faculty Internship 2019 at IIT Bombay
        • One Week Short term Course on Renewable Energy Systems and Their Techno-Economic Feasibility in India at GECA (ME)
        • One Week STC on Emerging Trends on Smart & Sustainable Infrastructure at GECA
        • Smart Grid Technologies & Its Applications at ECA
        • Entrepreneurship And Personality Development at ECA
        • ICT Tools for Teaching & Learning at ECA
        • 10 days workshop on DATA SCIENCE & ANALYTICS at IIT Indore
        • Expert Session on "Entrepreneurship Development" under SAGE Talk series - 29th May 2020 at SAGE.
        • "Innovative Trends in Engineering and Technology" - 25th May to 29th May, 2020 organized by IQAC, Shree L. R. Tiwari College of Engineering , Thane, Maharashtra.
        • Online FDP - "R Programming" by FR. C. Rodrigues Institute of Technology in association with Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay from 18th May to 23rd May, 2020.
        • TEQIP Sponsored Online FDP - "Recent Advances in Civil Engineering" organized by VJTI, Mumbai & ECA.
        • FDP on "Role of LaTeX in Scientific Writing" organized by Deptt. of Mathematics, BBD-NIIT, Lucknow from June 19 to 21, 2020
        • TEQIP-3 sponsored One week FDP on Advances in Modelling of Hydrological Extreme Events (AMHEE-2020) organized by BMS Bangalore. (June 22 - 26' 2020)

        Recognitions And Certificates

        • Winner of AutoCad Competition 2012 at NIT Silchar under ISTE Techweek.
        • Elected member of Gymkhana Student's Union Body, NIT Silchar 2012-13
        • Marketing Head, Cultural and Technical fests at NIT Silchar
        • SWAYAM AICTE approved FDP courses 2019 - Geosynthetics and Reinforced Earth Structures by IIT Madras
        • SWAYAM AICTE approved FDP courses 2019 - Subsurface Exploration: Importance and Techniques Involved by IIT Guwahati
        • "Fundamentals of GIS" - Coursera - University of California, Davis.
        • "Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting Exam Prep" - Autodesk ~ Coursera Certification.


        • ISTE, NSS, CES (NIT Silchar)
        • Alumni Association NIT Silchar
        • Alumni Association MBM Engineering College Jodhpur

        Administrative Responsibilities

        -GATE Coordinator under Civil Engineering Department
        GATE Coordinator, CE
        -Recently, we took a new initiative "Pehal" with which we have began Cloth Donation Camp.
        Coordinator for Cocurricular activities, CE
        -Member of the Civil Estate Committee at GECA
        Civil Estate, GEC Ajmer
        -Conducting AutoCAD Classes along with designing and managing entire 15 days in house training at CE Dept, GECA
        Coordinator, In house training
        -Member of Technical committee for assistance and smooth conductance of TARANGINI at GEC AJmer
        Technical Committee
        -Responsibilities of finalizing Vision, missions, POs, PEO, PSO, CO for Civil Engineering Dept., GEC Ajmer
        NBA Accreditation Team, CE
        -Conducting Labs and for Student assistance for Projects/Learning
        Co-Incharge, Geo-technical Laboratory, CE
        -Coordinating various workshops, student guidance sessions, helping students with Startup ideas.
        Coordinator, Startup Cell, Dept of CE
        -Faculty Incharge (CE) for Employability & Skill Test 2018, 19.
        Faculty Incharge, EST 2018,19
        -Co-Coordinator Training & Placement (CE)
        Co-Coordinator Training & Placement (CE)
        -Coordinator, Practical Training and Internship assessment of 5th sem & 7th sem students.
        Coordinator, PT&I
        -Faculty coordinator for Deptt. of Civil Engineering, Institute Innovation Council, MHRD (ECA)
        Coordinator, IIC (MHRD)
        -Faculty Incharge & Coordinator, Civil Engineering Department for Students Technical Club, EC Ajmer
        Faculty Incharge, Technical Club, ECA
        -Coordinator, IIPT, Civil Engineering Department. Incharge of organizing various Industrial Visits for students of Civil Engineering.
        Coordinator, Industry Interaction & Practical Training
        -Member, Startup Cell committee, ECA
        Member, Startup Cell committee, ECA
        -Committee Member, Jal Mandir Construction
        Committee Member, Jal Mandir Construction
        -Committee Member, Environmental Engg Lab setup
        Committee Member, Environmental Engg Lab setup

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