DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

FACULTY PROFILE

Prof.(Dr.) HULWAN DATTATRAY BAPU

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  • Designation: Associate Professor and Head
  • Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Mech. Engineering), M.E.(Mech. Heat Power Engg.)
  • Date of Joining: 2nd July 2001
  • Experience: 25 years
  • Area of Specialization: IC Engine experimentation & simulation, Power Plant Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Electric vehicles, and hybrid Electric Vehicles Technology
  • Awards and Achievements: VIT Shri Award 2020

Prof. (Dr.) Chaudhari Mangesh B.

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  • Designation: Professor
  • Educational Qualification: PhD (Mechanical)
  • Date of Joining: 24th Feb 2003
  • Experience: 23.5 years
  • Area of Specialization: Thermal & Fluid Engineering.
  • Awards and Achievements: Forbes Marshall Best B.Tech. Project Award, VIT Shri Award 2016, 2017 and 2018

 

 

Prof. (Dr.) Bahulikar Sanjay Ramkrishna

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  • Designation: Professor
  • Educational Qualification: PhD, M.E.(Mech. Design Engg.)
  • Date of Joining: 14th Feb 1989
  • Experience: 30 year
  • Area of Specialization: Theory of Machines, Machine Design, Process Equipment & Design 
  • Awards and Achievements

Prof. (Dr.)S PAVITHRAN

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  • Designation: Professor
  • Educational Qualification: PhD
  • Date of Joining: 2nd Jan 2004
  • Experience: 28 years
  • Area of Specialization: Fluid Mechanics, Computational Methods   
  • Awards and Achievements: -

Prof.(Dr.) NALAWADE MUKUND KERBA

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  • Designation: Professor
  • Educational Qualification: PhD
  • Date of Joining: 13th Aug 1992
  • Experience: Industrial- 2 years, 
  • Academic - 32 years
  • Area of Specialization: Thermal & Fluids Engineering  
  • Awards and Achievements: -

Prof. WALAME MAHESH VISHNOO

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  • Designation: Professor
  • Educational Qualification: PhD, M.E.( Mech. Design Engg.)
  • Date of Joining: 25th Sep 1989
  • Experience: 30 years
  • Area of Specialization: Design Engineering
  • Awards and Achievements:

Prof. (Dr.) Chavan Umesh S

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  • Designation: Professor and Assistant Head (Academics)
  • Educational Qualification: PhD (Mechanical Design), M.E. (Mechanical Design)
  • Date of Joining: 1 July 2015
  • Experience: 24 Years (Industrial – 2 years, Academic – 22 years)
  • Area of Specialization: Mechanical Design, Kinematics 
  • Awards and Achievements: -

Dr. Rahul Waikar

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  • Designation: Professor & Dean, Academics
  • Educational Qualification: Ph.D, M.S, B.E.
  • Date of Joining: 11/12/2010
  • Experience : 11 Years
  • Area of Specialization: Composites, Nanocrystallization , Tribology
  • Awards and Achievements. VIT Shree and Bhushan Awards 2015-16

Dr. Ganesh Dongre

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  • Designation: Professor Educational
  • Qualification: Ph.D. (IIT Bombay), ME (Mechanical-Production), BE (Mechanical)
  • Date of Joining:10/08/2002
  • Experience : Note: total experience in years: 21 Years Academic – 20.5 and Industry 6 Months (if applicable)
  • Area of Specialization: Machining of difficult to cut materials, Advanced Manufacturing Processes (EDM, LBM, AJM, WJM, ECM etc.)
  • Awards and Achievements: “VIT Bhushan” award for year 2015 for receiving Research grant of 27.88 Lacs from ISRO.
    • Well appraised teacher award for 4 years at VIT, Pune.
    • “VIT Shree” award for year 2014 and year 2015 on basis on Journal publication.
    • “VIT Shree” award for year 2015 on basis for receiving grant of 1.1 Lacs from BCUD, SPPU. …
    • In Total 8 awards University topper in M. E. (Mechanical-Production) in Shivaji University. College 2nd Ranker during B. E. Mechanical
    • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from MSME, Govt. of India, 2015

Prof.(Dr.)J.P.Shete

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  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • Educational Qualification: PhD
  • Date of Joining: 
  • Experience: 25 Years
  • Area of Specialization: Thermal Engineering, Heat Transfer
  • Awards and Achievements: -

Prof.(Dr.) CHIPPA SHRINIWAS PANDURANG

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  • Designation: Associate Professor and Assistant Head (Research)
  • Educational Qualification: PhD, M Tech. (Mech. Design)
  • Date of Joining: 1st Jan 2001
  • Experience: 21 years
  • Area of Specialization: Tribology, Vibrations, Rotor- Dynamics.
  • Awards and Achievements: 

Prof. (Dr.) SHINDE SUNIL SHYAM

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  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Educational Qualification: Ph.D., M.E.(Heat Power), PGDHRM, PGDBM
  • Date of Joining: 20th July 2004
  • Experience: 20 years
  • Area of Specialization: Heat Exchanger, Energy conservation & Measurement, Heat transfer, Thermo fluids.
  • Awards and Achievements: Certified Energy Auditor. (BEE)
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