Dr . Sumit Gandhi - Environmental Analysis - Academic Leadership in Business Strategy Award

Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, Guna | India

Author Profile 

Early Academic Pursuits

His academic journey began with a strong foundation in civil engineering. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Civil Engineering from North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, in 2001. He then pursued higher education at the prestigious Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad, where he obtained his Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Water Resources Engineering in 2004 and subsequently completed his Ph.D. in Hydraulics Engineering in 2009. His doctoral research focused on the "Studies on Hydraulic Jump Characteristics in Prismatic and Non-Prismatic Channels," laying the groundwork for his future contributions to environmental analysis and water resource management.


Professional Endeavors

His professional career is marked by significant roles in both teaching and research. He started as a Lecturer at Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology (JUET), Guna, in 2006. Over the years, he progressed through various academic positions, including Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor (Senior Grade), Associate Professor, and finally Head of the Department (HOD) of Civil Engineering. His roles have encompassed teaching, research, and administrative responsibilities, reflecting his commitment to academic excellence and leadership.


Contributions and Research Focus in Environmental Analysis

He has made substantial contributions to the field of environmental analysis through his extensive research and consultancy work. His research projects have included:

  • Water Management Using Corrugated Bed and Stepped Spillway in an Open Channel for Ecological Protection (MPCST, Rs. 14,38,000)
  • Upgradation of JUET Water Treatment Plant (JUET Guna, Rs. 6.09 Lakhs)
  • Wind Tunnel Testing of Chimney (Ujjawal Construction, Rs. 6 Lakhs)
  • Wind Tunnel Testing Science City Building, Ahmedabad (Keshav Nirman Asset LLP, Rs. 18 Lakhs)
  • Crust, BC Mix, and DBM Mix Design (M/s Anil Nayak and Company, Rs. 70,800)
  • BC Mix and DBM Mix Design (M/s Nagar Parishad, Rs. 35,400)
  • Crust Design of Road (M/s Municipal Council, Rs. 12,390)
  • Grain Size Analysis, CNS (M/s Executive Engineer, WRD, Rs. 36,816)

His research has not only advanced the academic field but also provided practical solutions to real-world environmental challenges.

Accolades and Recognition

His dedication to his field has been recognized through various awards and honors. He has been an integral part of several prestigious committees and councils, including:

  • Head of Department, Civil Engineering (JUET Guna, Dec 2023 - Continuing)
  • Member, National Council for Vocational Education & Training (NCVET) Committee (Dec 2023 - Continuing)
  • Coordinator, Wind Engineering Application Centre (WEAC) (Jan 2023 - Continuing)
  • University Academic Management Committee (Jan 2023 - Continuing)
  • Member, Research Advisory Council (2022-23)

These roles highlight his leadership and influence in the academic and professional communities.

Impact and Influence

His impact extends beyond his immediate academic environment. His work in environmental analysis, particularly in water resource management and wind engineering, has contributed significantly to sustainable development and ecological protection. His efforts in upgrading water treatment facilities and conducting wind tunnel tests for structural safety and efficiency demonstrate his commitment to applying scientific research to benefit society.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His career is a testament to his unwavering dedication to environmental analysis and engineering education. As he continues to serve in his current roles, his future contributions are anticipated to further advance the field and inspire the next generation of engineers and researchers. His commitment to academic integrity, ethics, and sustainable development ensures that his legacy will be one of profound influence and positive change.

Notable Publications
Sumit Gandhi | Environmental Analysis | Academic Leadership in Business Strategy Award

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