Dr. VIVEK ANAND (Member)
Dr. Vivek Anand a BITS Pilani Alumnus, B.E.(Hons), M.E. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering heads the Department of Civil Engineering in JECRC University, Jaipur. With 34 years industrial, academic and administrative experience including 13 years international experience in government and private institutions and organizations, Dr. Vivek is an excellent administrator and has good coordinating experience with government, autonomous and private bodies. Able to teach multi discipline subjects at master and doctorate level; good experience in dealing with NAAC, ABET, NIRF, AICTE, UGC, PCI & State Universities and well versed with FIDIC and very comfortable in implementing the New Education Policy (NEP).
Dr. Vivek has ten years of experience as Chief Engineer and advisor to the Minister in the Ministry of Public Works, Asmara, Government of Eritrea and had been a member of highly prestigious National Commission for classification & registration of engineering professionals. He was appointed as a Voting Member of an Evaluation Committee by European Union to Evaluate APC tenders and has been the Chairperson of the Technical Committee for Building and Civil Products of Eritrean Standard Institution. Being a construction management and planning and contract administration specialist with formal training in FIDIC contracts (the international federation of consulting engineers) by European Union, he has successfully handled many projects financed by European Union, World Bank, African Development Bank, USAIDS etc. He has also served in Rajasthan State Electricity Board as Civil Engineer. He has independently supervised the construction of 132KV GSS powerhouse in Udaipurwati Rajasthan in a hostile terrain of Aravali Hills Range. He also participated as a voting member in the evaluation of a tender for services for a Contract Funded by 9th EDF (2008). Prof Vivek is an executive member of Neemrana Industrial Association comprising Japanese and other industries of Neemrana, Sahajanpur, Ghilot, Beharod and Keswana.
A distinguished alumnus of the premier BITS Pilani, Prof. Vivek has served in couple of foreign universities as a Senior Professor including Ethiopian Civil Service University, Addis Ababa, Govt of Ethiopia and Shaqra University, Government of KSA (Saudi Arabia). He has been the Principal of Govt. Engineering College Bharatpur and SMEC Neemrana and also pioneer in streamlining the declaration of timely result of Rajasthan Technical University, Kota being its first non government convener for evaluation. Prof. Vivek has supervised 67 master’s thesis and four PhD and has been credited to open & start P.G. courses in S.M.E.C. He has been a pioneer in signing MOUs with industries for Industry-Academia Linkage Program to make the students industry ready and arranged many seminars and conferences. Moreover, he has also conducted many short term training programs, workshops and industrial camps. His area of expertise is reflected by his research works which include a book on “Design and Practical Hand Book on Plumbing'' along with his review of technical papers & reports and publication of four journal papers. Dr. Vivek possesses a special interest in social works especially in rural housing & hygiene, water conservation and sustainable construction.
Membership / Fellowship of Professional Societies/ Bodies:
- Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India)
- Associate Member of American Society of Civil Engineers(ASCE), USA
- Life Member, Indian Water Works Association
- Life Member, Institution of Public Health Engineers, India
- Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education
- Member, Institution of Civil Engineers ( India)