DEPARTMENT OF Instrumentation Engineering

Other Salient Features

  • Factory Automation Lab with state of the art Mitsubishi PLC and related hardware
  • National Instruments’ Academia LabView software having 25 user licences with NI DAQ cards(Hardware)
  • MATLAB -15 and 7 with 100 user licences


Flow Lab funded by Forbes Marshall Pune

This hi-tech lab was inaugurated on 28th May 2013, by Mr. Kekoo Vacha, Director Forbes Marshall, and Mr. Bharat Agarwal, President VIT.


Mr. Vacha in his inaugural address said: "Forbes Marshall collaborates with research institutes. By collaborating with their research and the latest technology from the company, state of the art, first in the world products like the BOD (Biochemical Oxygen Demand) analyser are launched commercially. Our company works closely with educational institutes and providing this lab gives students an opportunity to work with state-of-the-art instruments. As a company we very conscious of corporate social responsibility and encouraging students is especially important to us.”

Forbes Marshall has also imparted a 3 week extensive in-plant training to seven TE (Inst) students through summer internship. A system using all these instruments was specially designed and with their existing PID Controller hook up with their DCS system. This was driven by the former then HOD (Inst) Dr JV Kulkarni, and then Prof Jitendra Gaikwad who had conceptualized the design and converted it into a workable system. Mr. C S Dhamankar, Mr. Mahesh Inamdar and Mr. Sharad Rahudkar from Forbes Marshall, provided overall guidance.


Inauguration of Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation Laboratory (Feb13, 2016)


It was also proud moment when Mitsubishi Electric India has signed MoU of funding the state of the art factory automation equipments worth of Rs.42 Lakhs and lab is inaugurated on 13 Feb by the hands of Mr. Makoto Kitai, MD, Mitsubishi Electric India.



Feb 11-13, 2016


Following delegates were present for Inauguration of Mitsubishi Electric Cup and Mitsubishi Factory Automation Laboratory:


Mitsubishi Electric India: 


1. Mr. Makoto Kitai

Managing Director, Mitsubishi Electric India

2. Mr. Makoto Yokoyama

Director, FAID, Mitsubishi Electric India

3. Mr. Amasaki San

Head Technical Services, MELCO Japan

4. Mr. Hiroki Omura

GM, R&D and FA Engineering Centre

5. Mr. Ramesh Bhorania

Sr. Manager, FAC, MEI, Pune

6. Mr. Konomi san

GM Strategic Planning MEI

7. Mr. Manoj Gupta

Sr. Marketing Manager, FAC, MEI, Pune

8. Mr. Manish Jain

Marketing Department, FAC, MEI, Pune

9. Mr. Abhijeet Kokane

Manager Marketing Department, FAC, MEI, Pune    

10. Mr. Vishwas Kale

Director Vijayesh Instruments Pvt. Ltd.