Mr. RAJESH KUMAR JAIN

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Associate Professor
  • Qualification : Ph.D.
  • Experience : 24 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Fluvial hydraulics, Hydrology

Personnel details

1. Address:                                         Dr. Rajesh Kumar Jain       

Professor and Head

Department of Civil Engineering

                                                            Shantilal Shah Engineering College                                                                                    Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364060

                                                            Ph. 91-9428465778 (M),7990024123 (M)

                                                           

Residential Address                          A-303, Sparsh flats

                                                Urja-Motera raod

                                                Near Dev-shrushti Bunglows-II

                                                Motera, Sabarmati

                                                Ahmedabad   380005

 

2. Date of birth:                                 14-07-1970

 

3. Age                                                 47 years

 

4. Research Interest:                         River Engineering and Hydrology


Educational Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (River Engineering) - Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, 2008

     

     

    • Master of Engineering (Hydraulic Engineering), Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Formerly: University of Roorkee), Roorkee, India, 1993

     

     

    • B.E. (Civil Engineering), Government Engineering College, Rewa, M.P., India, 1991 – with Honors (Secured second place in the institute)

     

     

    • Diploma (Civil Engineering), Board of Technical Education, M.P., India, 1988 – 18th Rank in the Province

     


Work Experience

  • February 1995 to August 2005, Lecturer in Civil engineering, Department of  Civil Engineering, L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad.

 

  • August 2005 to December 2008, Assistant professor, Department of Civil Engineering, L.E. College Morbi, (Gujarat)

 

 

  • January 2009 to December 2015, Associate professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad

 

  • December 2015 to till date Professor  and Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Shantilal Shah Engineering College, Bhavnagar

 

  • Worked as Head of Civil Engineering department at Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad from January-2009 to June 2011 and October-2013 to October 2014.
  • Professor and Head of Department in Shantilal Shah Engineering College from December 2015.

Publication

Papers in referred journals

 

1. Kothyari, U. C. and Jain, R. K. (2008), Influence of Cohesion on Incipient Motion Condition of Sediment Mixtures. Water Resources Research Journal, AGU, Vol. 44, 1-15. ISSN 0043-1397

 

2. R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2009), Cohesion Influences on Erosion and Bed Load Transport, Water Resources Research Journal, AGU, Vol 45, 1-17, ISSN 0043-1397

 

3. R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2010), Influence of cohesion on suspended load transport of non-uniform sediments, Journal of Hydraulic Research, IAHR, Vol. 48 (1), 33-43. ISSN 0022-1686

 

4. Kothyari, U. C. and Jain, R. K. (2010), Experimental and numerical investigations on degradation of channel bed of cohesive sediment mixtures, Water Resources Research Journal, 46, doi 10.1029/20100WR009184

 

5. Kothyari, U. C. and Jain, R. K. (2011), Characteristics and behavior of cohesive sediment, Journal of applied hydrology, Indian Association of Hydrologists (Special issue).

 

6. Kothyari, U. C., Kumar, A., and Jain, R. K., (2014). Influence of cohesion on river bed scour in wake region of piers, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 140(1), 1-13

 

7. Ankit Chakravarti, R.K. Jain and U.C. Kothyari (2013). Scour under submerged circular vertical jet in cohesionless sediments, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ISH, doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2013.835101

 

8. Rajesh K jain, Ashish Kumar and U.C. Kothyari (2015). Turbulence statistics of flow through degraded channel bed of sand-gravel mixture, Journal of Hydro-environment research, in Press available on line March 2015.

 

9.  A. S. Lodhi, R.K.Jain and P.K.Sharma (2015). Influence of cohesion on scour around submerged dike founded in claysandgravel mixtures, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ISH, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09715010.2015.107591.

 

 

Papers published in International Conferences

 

1. Kothyari, U. C. and Jain, R. K. (2006), Detachment of clay-gravel mixtures by channel flow, Proceedings of ICFMAE-06, ISI Kolkata, India, 152-157.

 

2. R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2008), Detachment and transport of clay-sand-gravel mixtures by channel flow, Proceedings of RIVERFLOW-08, 6-8 Sept, Turkey.

 

3. R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2008), Influence of cohesion on bed load transport of sand and gravel from detachment with bimodal sediment, Proceedings of 8th ICHE conference, 8-12 Sept, Nayoga, Japan.

 

4.  R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2009), Effect of cohesion on detachment of clay-sand- gravel mixtures, Proceedings of WEES-2009, NIH-Roorkee, 11-15 Jan 2009.

 

5. R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2009), Flow characteristics in degraded bed profile of clay-gravel mixtures, Proceedings of 33rd IAHR congress, Vanacouver, British Columbia, Aug 9-14, 2009.

 

6. R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2010), Modeling of degradation in cohesive bed channels, Proceedings of 17th IAHR-ADP congress, Auckland, New-zealand,

 

7.  Kothyari, U. C. and Jain, R. K. (2010), Erosion Characteristics of Cohesive Sediment Mixtures, Proceedings of RIVERFLOW-10, 8-10 Sept, Braunschweig, Germany.

 

8. Kumar, A., Jain, R. K. and Kothyari, U. C. (2011). Flow characteristics in wake zone of a pier founded in clay-sand-gravel mixture. Proceedings of 34rd IAHR congress 34th IAHR, Brisbane, Australia 26th June to 1st July 2011.

 

9. Jain, R. K. and Kothyari, U. C., Kumar A. (2012). Characteristics of pier scot in cohesive sediments, Proceedings of RIVERFLOW-12, C.6/5, October 5-8, San Jose, Costa Rica.

10. A. S. Lodhi, P. K. Sharma, R. K. Jain and Nilav Karna (2013). Time dependent scour around spur dikes in gravel and sand-gravel bed. Proceedings of HYDRO-International, IIT-Madras, Chennai 4-6 Dec, 616-623

 

11. Ankit Chakravarti, Z. Ahmad and R.K.Jain (2013) scour under submerged turbulent water jets. Proceedings of HYDRO-International, IIT-Madras, Chennai 4-6 Dec, 737-744.

12. Akash dodiya and R.K.Jain (2017) scour around piers in non-uniform sediment. Proceedings of HYDRO-International, LDCE, Ahmedabad, 20-22 Dec

 

13. Abhishek vekariya and R.K.Jain (2017) degradation in non-uniform sediment. Proceedings of HYDRO-International, LDCE, Ahmedabad, 20-22 Dec

 

14. Ajay S. loshi and R.K.Jain (2017) Influence of cohesion in scour around spur dike. Proceedings of HYDRO-International, LDCE, Ahmedabad, 20-22 Dec

 

 

 

 

 

Papers published in National Conferences

 

1.  R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2005), Detachment of clay-gravel mixtures, Proceedings of HYDRO-2005, SIT, Tumkur, 8-9 Dec, 2005, 636-644.

 

2. R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2007), Numerical modeling of aggradation and degradation in alluvial channel, Proceedings of HYDRO-2007, NIT, Surat, 21-22 Dec, 2007, 417-427.

 

3. R.K. Jain, and Meghal Raval (2008), Mathematical modeling of channel aggradation, Proceedings of IMATES-08, VV Nagar, 10 Dec, 2008.

 

4.  R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2008), Flow characteristics in degraded bed profile of sand-gravel mixture, Proceedings of HYDRO-2008, MNIT, Jaipur, 15-16 Dec, 2008, 302-308.

 

5. R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2009), Characteristics and behavior of cohesive sediment, Proceedings of  RAHWRDM, WREMI, Baroda, 21-22 Jan,2009.

 

6. R.K. Jain, and Verma Shruti (2009), Numerical modeling of bed level variations in alluvial channel, Proceedings of HYDRO-2009, CWPRS, Pune, 17-18 Dec, 2009, 148-155.

 

7. R.K. Jain, and U.C. Kothyari (2011), Numerical modeling of channel degradation in cohesive sediment beds. Proceedings of HYDRO-2011, NIT, Surat, 29-30 Dec, 2011.

 

8. Kumar, A., Jain, R. K. and Kothyari, U. C. (2011), Flow characteristics at pier in scoured bed of clay-gravel sediment. Proceedings of HYDRO-2011, NIT, Surat, 29-30 Dec, 2011.

9. A. Chakravarti, Jain, R. K. and Kothyari, U. C. (2012), Scour under submerged circular vertical jets in cohesionless sediments. Proceedings of HYDRO-2012, IIT, Bombay, 7-8 Dec, 2012

 

10. A. Chakravarti, Jain, R. K. and Kothyari, U. C. (2013), Experimental investigation on scour pattern under submerged water jets. Proceedings of 2nd international conference at TMU, Moradabad, UP, India, April 12-13, 2013

Skill and Knowledge

Hydraulics and River engineering

Course Taught

Fluid Mechanics, Elements of civil Engineering, Applied Fluid mechanics, Hydrology, Irrigation engineering, Fluvial hydraulics

Portfolios

AICTE Co-ordinator, Liaison with R&B department for civil works

Department head, Head of infrastructure committee of the institute

Professional Institute memberships

Member of Indian society of technical education

Member of Indian society of hydraulics
Member of Indian society of water resources

Research projects

Nil

Patent filed

Nil

Academic Projects

various numbers of students have been guided during the semesters

Expert Lectures

on the topics of fluvial hydraulics and mathematical modelling

Training and workshop

1 Oreintation Program for teachers of Engg. college LDCE, Ahmedabad 3-Jul-1995 22-Jul-1995
2 Ground water assesemnet and modelling IIT, Delhi 13-07-1998 17-07-1998
3 Sevices in modern buildings Nirma institute of Technology, Ahmedabad 6/12/1999 18/12/1999
4 Internet and its application LDCE, Ahmedabad 26-12-1999 31-12-1999
5 Application of professional software in structural engineering LDCE, Ahmedabad 5-Jun-2000 10-Jun-2000
6 Mitigating natural and Antropogenic Disaster BVM ,Vidyanagar 13/05/2002 25/05/2002
7 Air pollution and its control IIT, Kanpur 11-Nov-2002 15-Nov-2002
8 Environmental Friendly transportation DDIT, Nadiad 9-Dec-2002 22-Dec-2002
9 Advanced computational Techniques LDCE, Ahmedabad 1-Dec-2003 12-Dec-2003
10 Application of GIS,Remote sensing, GPS in Civil Engineering LDCE, Ahmedabad 11-Nov-2003 15-Nov-2003
11 GPS hands on training Nirma institute of Technology, Ahmedabad 13-06-11 17-06-11
12 Hydraulic and hydrologic modelling: Concepts and application SVNIT, Surat 1-Jul-2013 5-Jul-2013
13 Geotechnical invesigation for structural engineering IIT, Gandhinagar 13-11-2014 15-11-2014
14 GIS for civil engineer IIT, Bombay 1/12/2014 5/12/2014
15 Optimization theory Engineering and practice VGEC, Chandkheda 7/12/2015 19/12/2015
16 Hand on training: Microsoft BISAG, Gandhinagar 18/01/2016 22/01/2016
17 Office administration SPIPA, Ahmedabad 25/01/2016 30/01/2016
18 Water resources engineering IIT, Gandhinagar 20/06/2016 02/07/2016

Awards

G.N. Nawathe award for best paper in HYDRO-2009, Indian Society for Hydraulic Engineering, CWPRS, Pune, India