Dr. P. D. Porey

Director, SVNIT

Ph.D., IIT Kanpur.

M.E. (Hyd. Engg.), IIT Roorke.

Office: Administrative Office, SVNIT, Surat.
Office Phone: 91-261-2227334
Residence Phone: 91-261-2213119


Prof. Prakash Devidas Porey was born on October 4, 1949. He obtained B.E. (Civil) from VNIT, Nagpur (Formerly VRCE, Nagpur) in 1973, M.E. (Hyd. Engg.) in 1975 from IIT Roorkee (Formerly University of Roorkee) and Ph.D. in 1982 from IIT Kanpur. Joined IIT Roorkee as Lecturer in 1980 and later on joined VNIT in 1992 as Prof. of Civil Engineering and at present working as Director , SVNIT Surat since 21 October, 2005. He has to his credit more than 100 technical papers at National and International level and technical reports. He has guided more than 70 M. Tech. and 8 Ph.D so far. He has handled more than 10 research projects funded by various organizations such as DST, CBIP, AICTE, MHRD etc. Provided consultancy services to various organizations such as UP State Electricity Board, Rajasthan Irrigation Deptt., UP Irrigation Deptt., Maharashtra Water Supply & Sewerage Board, Orrisa Water Supply & Sewerage Board, Karanataka Power Corporation, Hyderabad Water Supply & Sewerage Board, NEERI, MAHADA, PWD, Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC), Maruti Udyog Ltd. (Gudgaon), Chennai Metro Development Authority (Chennai) etc.

He is Fellow of IEI, ISH & IWWA, life member of various professional bodies such as ISTE, ISH, IGS, ISWE, ISET etc. and is a member of executive council of ISWE and Vice President of ISH.

He was Dean (Planning & Development) during 1996 . 99, Head of the Civil Engineering Department during 1999 . 2002 and Dean (R & D) during 2002-05. He was coordinator of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme of Government of India funded by World Bank. Worked in various capacities in Nagpur University during 1995 - 2003. Worked on a panel of experts for MPSC, DTE, AICTE etc.

Organized and attended various conferences, seminars, symposium, short-term courses etc., at National and International level.

One of the reviewers for journal of Institute of Engineers (I), ISH Journal & ASCE Journals.