Dr. M.N. Patel


Dr. M.N. Patel



Postal Address

30, Shiv Ganesh Banglow – 2, Zydex Hospital Road, Thaltej, Ahmedabad – 380059


[email protected], [email protected]

Date of Birth


Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. from D.D. University, Nadiad
  • M. E., Civil_ Structures from Gujarat University.
  • B. E. Civil in the year 1975 with distinction from S. P. University

Positions Held

  • Vice Chancellor of Gujarat University for a period of three years
  • Principal, L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, Gujarat for 10 years
  • Member Secretary, Admission Committee for Professional courses, Gujarat
  • Vice-Chancellor (Officiating), Gujarat Technological University, Ahmadabad, Gujarat.
  • Professor and Principal at Government Engineering College, Modasa
  • Member of AIU(Association of Indian universities) Governing Council.
  • Member of the Governing body in Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad (IIMA)
  • Member in the Inquiry committee by UGC
  • Member of Academic Governing Body of Autonomous colleges, Institute St. Xavier’s Science College and BVM, V.V. Nagar
  • Staff Affairs Committee of AIU
  • Nominated member of AICTE, Central Regional Committee, Bhopal
  • Director of the Board of Studies for Structural Engg. in G.T.U.
  • Member of Promotion dept. Committee, Purchase dept. Committees and State level committees for student transfer.
  • Member of MSME Award Committee of Industry Dept.
  • Life member of many professional bodies like ISTE, GICEA, IGS, AMIE, FIE (India) , GSA(Gujarat Science Academy)
  • Invited member of Fee Regulatory Committee
  • Member of B.O.G. of Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat.
  • Govt. of Gujarat has appointed him as a member of Gujarat Professional Civil Engineers Council
  • Member of Gujarat Maritime Board of Educational Trust

Research and Publication

  • Mechanics of Solid’ and ‘Engineering Mechanics’ books for B. E. and A.M.I.E. students.
  • Guided numerous candidates for their Master Thesis
  • Conducted many Seminars/workshops & Training Programs in the state.
  • Many publications in various National & International Journals.
  • Established Earthquake Engineering Laboratory and several programs with GSDMA.


  • Certificate of honor ISTE-2010
  • Awarded the honorary Fellowship in 2014 by Indian Society for Technical Education in recognition of the commendable services rendered for the growth and development of ISTE
  • During this tenure, GTU has received prestigious award ‘E-India -2009’ for ICT Enabled University from Ministry of Communications & Information Technology in August 2009 and bagged the ‘Manthan Award 2009’ from Digital Empowerment Foundation in May 2009.
  • Sarswat Award


  • In conducting various competitive exams like GPSC, UPSC, IIT, IIM, AMC, Govt of Gujarat
  • In conducting online examination for
  • LD First year student
  • GMAT examination for MBA/MCA
  • Medical Super speciality Examination
  • E- assessment

Member (Professional / academic/ board committee etc….)

  • Member of Gujarat Professional Civil Engineers Council
  • Member of NAAC Team
  • Member of Expert Visiting committee (EVC) of AICTE for more than 100 colleges across the country
  • Member of National Innovation Foundation
  • Member of Consortium for Educational Communication
  • Member of National Board of Accreditation team
  • Member of Academic and Administrative Audit (AAA) team.
  • Search committee of Ombudsman for University  Madhya Pradesh, Government
  • Member Technical Committee of Gujarat Pollution Control Board

Countries Visited

  • USA, UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Italy,
  • Germany, Switzerland, Vatican City , Poland, Russia, Singapore, Indonesia, Bhutan, Liechtenstein