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About Department

Vision

Department of Mechanical Engineering aims to inculcate in students flair for excellence to become technological leader in industry and society.

Mission

  • To create the learning environment that stimulates students & faculty to enhance the knowledge in Mechanical Engineering.
  • To prepare the students to carry out research intended to cater the needs of the industry and society.
  • To march ahead with dedication, zeal and with a system responsive to the need of all the stakeholders.

Salient features of Department

  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering is offering B.E in Mechanical Engineering since 2009.
  • Offering M.Tech. Programme in Heat Power Engineering since 2013.
  • The department is approved research centre for ME by research and Ph.D. since 2015.
  • Well qualified and dynamic teaching faculty with 10 PhD’s having average teaching experience of 15 years.
  • More than 90 Research Publications in National, International Journals and Conferences.
  • Active Student Body and Professional Chapter
    • ISHRAE Student Chapter
    • Robotics Club
    • Mechasso
  • ‘PRAJWALAN’-an induction program for 2nd year students.
  • “CREST”- Campus Readiness and Employability Screening Test for final year students.
  • “Insight” mentorship scheme for Second year students.
  • Regular Industrial Visits for all semester students.
  • Mini Project Exhibition for IV semester students.
  • Conduction of technical and general aptitude tests, targeting GATE and campus placements.
  • Industry based Projects
  • Ample opportunity for Industrial training and Internship
  • TIFAC-MSME project scheme.

Career Prospects

Mechanical Engineers are required in the core and software industries alike. They have a wide work in thermal power industry, gas turbines industry, air conditioning and refrigeration industry, oil and gas exploration and refining industries, agricultural sector, educational sector, aviation companies, shipping industries, aerospace industry, armed forces, pharmaceutical, automobile industry and many others. Big firms like Siemens, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd, Bharat Electronics Limited, Chennai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. and many others hire these engineers. Mechanical Engineers work in the field of Research and Development, Design, Production, Thermal, Analysis, Testing, Installation and Maintenance etc.

U.G. Programme

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO’s) BE Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Graduates will be able to:
  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
  • PSO1: Graduates will stand for design, production and operations in core mechanical domain and management of interdisciplinary applications.
  • PSO2: Graduates will be capable of carrying out the analysis of mechanical & allied systems and provide numerical and computer based solution.

M. Tech Programme Educational Objectives

  1. To prepare post graduates who will create new ways to meet society's needs with their knowledge of Heat Power Engineering.
  2. To promote student's awareness of life-long learning and to introduce them to professional ethics and codes of professional practice.
  3. To provide students with advanced knowledge in the area of heat power engineering, by using analytical, computational techniques and prepare them for further research.

Program Outcomes

  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems applying knowledge of Heat Power Engineering.
  • An ability to develop practice of technical communication and function in team.
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • To develop self-learning ability.

M.Tech (HPE) Brochure


Program Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems applying knowledge of Heat Power Engineering.
  2. An ability to develop practice of technical communication and function in team.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. To develop self learning ability.

Research Center

List of Approved Supervisors (Ph. D)

Sr. No. Name of Faculty Qualification Designation Area of expertise
1 Dr. K.N. Agrawal B.E.(Mech),M.Tech (Ind), Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.) Professor Financial Modeling & Engineering Heat Power Engineering
2 Dr. M.M. Gupta B.E.(Mech),M.Tech (Ind), Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.) Professor Modeling and Simulation Ergonomics, Methods Engg, Thermal Engg
3 Dr. S. D. Moghe B.E.(Mech),M.Tech (DMM), Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.) Associate Professor Kinematics and Design of Machines and Mechanisms

List of Approved Supervisors (ME by Research)

Sr. No. Name of Faculty Qualification Designation Area of expertise
1 Dr. K.N. Agrawal Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.) Professor Financial Modeling & Engineering Heat Power Engineering
2 Dr. M.M. Gupta Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.) Professor Modeling and Simulation Ergonomics, Methods Engg, Thermal Engg
3 Dr. S. D. Moghe Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.) Associate Professor Kinematics and Design of Machines and Mechanisms
4 Dr. G.R. Potey Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.) Associate Professor Manufacturing Technology

Sr. No Name Topic Supervisor Co-Supervisor Registration number of supervisor
1. Prashant B Shiwalkar Development of Mechanism for Generation of Long Straight Line Path. Dr. Mrs. S. D. Moghe Dr. J. P. Modak PhD(cell)/RRC/139 Date: 10.03.2015
2. Rajesh S Raool Modelling and Analysis of Bursting Strength Parameters in Corrugation Process Dr. V. S. Deshpande PhD(cell)/RRC/Guide/ E&T/345/B/528 Date: 30.08.2008
3. S.A. Borikar Experimental Investigation of Refrigerator Condenser and its Numerical analysis Towards Optimality. Dr. M. M. Gupta PhD(cell)/RRC/Guide/1517, date:9/5/2013
4. N.A. Bhave Combustion and emission investigations on homogeneous charge compression ignition engine Dr. M. M. Gupta PhD(cell)/RRC/Guide/1517, date:9/5/2013

Department events


The department regularly organizes various events and activities under the following heads
  • VORTECHX’16 – National Level Student Technical Symposium
  • PRAJWALAN- 2nd Year Induction Program
  • CREST- Campus Readiness and Employability Screening Test
  • IMPULSE- Installations and Cultural Night
  • INSIGHT- Student Mentorship scheme for Second Year Students
  • ISHRAE (Indian Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers)

RCOEM’s International Conference ICACER-2019 inaugurated

International Conference on Advances & Challenges in Energy Research (ICACER- 2019) organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur has been inaugurated. The conference is organised in association with CSIR-NEERI, Institution of Engineers (India) as knowledge partners.

ICACER-2019 has been inaugurated on 15th March 2019 at Chitnavis Centre, Civil lines, Nagpur at the hands of Chief guest Shri. Prafulla Pathak, Chairman, Solar Energy Society of India (SESI), New Delhi. Dr. Shripal Singh, Scientist & Officer Incharge CIMFR was guest of honor. Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar, Vice Chairman, RCOEM presided over the function, Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM, Shri Rajendra Purohit, Secretary, RCOEM, Dr. R. S. Pande, Principal and General Chair, Dr. K.N. Agrawal, Convener and Dr. M. M. Gupta Co-Convener were prominently present.

At the outset ICACER-2019 has been inaugurated by lighting the traditional lamp. The founder chairman of RCOEM and Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, his Excellency Shri Banwarilal Purohit expressed his best wishes to the conference through his message, that was read by Dr. R.S. Pande. Principal, RCOEM, Nagpur.

Dr. K. N. Agrawal, Convener, ICACER-19, in his introductory remarks highlighted the various sessions, plenary talks and deliberations to be held during the two days of conference. The conference delegates are from research organizations, academic institutions in India and abroad and industry personnel. A total of 54 research papers will be presented in the two days of conference. All registered and presented papers are likely to be published in online special conference issue of IJMPERD, a Scopus indexed journal.

In his presidential address Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar spoke about the direct relationship of electricity generation & development of the nation. He urged delegates and researchers to work for society and to use their research work for the benefit of common man.

The knowledge partners & Sponsors R.C. Plasto Tanks & Pipes Pvt. Ltd, Moil Ltd & Manmohan Minerals & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. Were felicitated by the hands of President of the function Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakar.

The abstract book was released by the hands of all digniteries.

Dr. M.M. Gupta, CO-Convener & HOD Mechanical proposed the formal vote of thanks. The inaugural function was compered by Dr. P.S. Deole & Prof. R. A. Agrawal.

Keynote: In his keynote address Shri. Prafulla Pathak, Chairman, Solar Energy Society of India (SESI), New Delhi, said about advances & research going on in energy sector. He also pointed about cost of generation of power for conventional & unconventional methods of power generation like Solar & Wind energy. He brifed about the progress of unconventional energy generation & utilization after independence. He also highlighted about the e-mobility & large capacity solar power plants.

Plenary Talk 1: Dr. Lalit Kumar Sahoo, Principal Scientist CSIR-CIMFR Nagpur spoke on Energy efficiency Benchmarking. In his talk he highlighted the reduction in losses during energy conversion. He briefed about the energy conservation techniques for various household & commercial applications.

The day was followed by the sessions of industry experts on industrial case studies & technical paper presentation sessions by the participants. Conference Organising Secretary Dr. V.V. Shukla & Dr. S.S. Joshi, along with all the faculty members of Mechanical Department put consistent efforts for the success of the conference.

The day two of the conference would witness the technical paper presentation sessions, poster presentation competition & plenary talks.

On day Three the industrial visit for the participants to the nearby industries is planned.


VORTECHX 2018

VortechX 2018, the biannual technical festival was organized by the Mechanical Engineering department of ShriRamdeobaba College of Engineering and Management from 21st to 23rd February 2018. Dr. K. N Agrawal, H.O.D. Mechanical engineering department was the Convener of the festival, Prof. S. R. Kulkarni and Dr A. M. Khalatkar were the Teacher in-charges and Mr. Akash Singh was the student Convener. More than 750 students took part in the 2 technical workshops and 9 events organized under VortechX from different engineering colleges and polytechnics from and around Vidarbha region. The two workshops were: Automobile familiarization workshop and 2 day - Articulated Robotic Arm Workshop. The 9 events were namely; Temple run, Jugaad, Paper presentation, Project Presentation, Adam vs Madam, Open Mic, Gamer’s Arena, Lensarc and Robolympics.

The festival began with the inaugural event graced by the presence of Mr. Rahul Dixit, Chairman of CII, Nagpur division, and Dr. D. J. Tidke, Advisor of Anand group. With a budget of Rs. 4,50,000 the technical festival Vortechx 2018 was immensely helped, by MOIL, Jaguar-India, T.I.M.E. institute, Gate forum institute, Astral Informatics, and Robostudio in terms of sponsorship. The Robotics workshop was organized by Makxenia Institute and the Automobile workshop was organized by Mr. Vijay Kumar.

Various events held on Engineers' Day

MECHASSO & EDC

Installation Ceremony of MECHASSO (Mechanical Engineering Students Association) and EDC (Entrepreneurship Development Cell) for the year 2017-2018 were recently held in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Distinguished Alumini Mr Lohit Kumar Yadav(IES2017-AIR 1), Mr Saurabh Chitlange(IES2017-AIR 43), Mr Dushyant Shesh (lieutenant-Indian Navy) were the guests and Dr. K.N. Agrawal presided over the function.

Mr Lohit Yadav inspired the young minds by making them aware about Public sector career opportunities and IES. He stressed on the participation of students in organizing various activities and events in student life, as they enrich their life skills and confidence. Through such student platform, student learn and enhance a lot of essential skills like written and oral communication, team work, time management, planning, managing resources and boosts the confidence of the individual to face real life challenges.

Mr Dushyant Shesh, in his speech highlighted the importance communication skills and discipline in student life. He also motivated students to opt for Indian Defense Services to serve the nation. Dr. G.R.Potey, Faculty-in-charge MECHASSO briefed about MECHASSO aims and objectives and outlined the plan of various activities to be undertaken. He also urged the students to actively participate in all activities that will be carried out by MECHASSO throughout the year.

Dr. K.N Agrawal, HOD. Mechanical Engg Department, RCOEM blessed the students with his motivational speech and gave the message that all students had immense hidden potential, which needs to be identified and polished just like Diamonds hidden in the coal mines. He also congratulated all the elected members of all the societies that were installed.

Dr M. M. Gupta advised the students to focus on the basics of engineering. He also motivated the student’s to take entrepreneurship as one of the career options. Mr. Akash Singh, President MECHASSO administered the oath to all student members. The function was attended by a large number of students and faculty members.


Industrial Visits


The Department of Mechanical Engineering Organizes Industrial Visits for student of all semesters of its U.G and P.G Programme.

Year

No of Industrial Visits

2017-18

11

2016-17

11

2015-16

9

2014-15

9

2013-14

13


Student Activity Details


Activity of student chapters and Professional Bodies
Session 2015-16
Sr. No Name of Society / Professional  Body Activity Organized/ Participated Date
1 SAE INDIA (SAE INDIA RCOEM Collegiate Club) Participation in National Level Design Competition SAE INDIA BAJA 16Virtuals ( Design, Analysis and Fabrication of ATV) 10th – 11th July 2015
Participation in National Level Design Competition SAE INDIA SUPRA 15, Final Round at MMSRT Chennai. 15th – 20th July 2015
Participation in Finals of SAE INDIA BAJA 15 ( Design, Analysis and Fabrication of ATV) 16th to 23rd February 2016
2 ISHRAE(Students Chapter RCOEM) One day workshop on Trends in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in collaboration with ISHRAE. 16th October 2015
One day workshop on Power Plant Familiarization in collaboration with NPTI under the banner of VORTEXCH’16. 12th February 2016
3 Entrepreneurship  Development Cell Installation of  EDC cell 20th August 2015
Guest Lecture on  “Entrepreneurship Awareness Cum Motivation” by Prof. M.R. Jain 31st August 2015
Expert talk on “Entrepreneurship” by Mr. Ashish Sharma 29th September 2015
Juggad, a bussiness model Competition under the banner of VORTECHX16 11th February 2016
4 Robotics Club Participated in National Level Robotics Competition ROBOCON’16 organized by MIT Pune at Shiv Chatrapati Krida Sankul Balewadi, Pune. 3rd-5th March 2016
Session  2014-15
1 SAE INDIA (SAE INDIA RCOEM Collegiate Club)    
Participation in National Level Design Competition SAE INDIA EFFICYCLE ( Design, Analysis and Fabrication of 3 Wheeler Human Powered Hybrid Vehicle) 28th -29th June 2014
Participation in Finals of National Level Competition SAE INDIA SUPRA’14 ( Design, Analysis and Fabrication F-1 Type Vehicle) 17th – 20th July 2014
Participation in National Level Design Competition SAE INDIA BAJA 15 Virtuals ( Design, Analysis and Fabrication of ATV) 1st -2nd August 2014
Participation in Finals of SAE INDIA BAJA 15 ( Design, Analysis and Fabrication of ATV) 18th to 24th February 2015
2 ISHRAE(Students Chapter RCOEM) Installation of Students Body and Guest lecture on High Rise Building by Mr. Nilesh Kate President ISHRAE Nagpur Chapter. 20th  September 2013
Session  2013-14
1 SAE INDIA (RCOEM SAE INDIA Collegiate Club) Participation in National Level Design Competition SAE INDIA EFFICYCLE ( Design, Analysis and Fabrication of 3 Wheeler Human Powered Hybrid Vehicle) 29th – 30th June 2013
Participation in National Level Design Competition SAE INDIA BAJA1’4 ( Design, Analysis and Fabrication of ATV) 26th - 28th July 2013
Inter Collegiate Automobile Quiz during IMPULSE 13( Installation of  MECHASSO) Sep-2013
Participation in National Level Design Competition SAE INDIA SUPRA ( Design, Analysis and Fabrication F-1 Type Vehicle) 19th – 21st September 2013
2 Entrepreneurship Development Cell Guest lecture by Mr. Suhas Budhe  (M.D. Biocare India Pvt LTD) 11/9/2012
  Guest lecture by Prof. M. R. Jain 10/10/2012

VORTECHX’16


VORTECHX’16- a National Level Technical Symposium was organized by the department in February 2016. The events organized under VORTECHX saw collective participation of about 1000 students, from various engineering and polytechnic colleges of central India.

Year wise Details of Activity and events organized under various heads

Session 2015-16
Conferences / Summit Paper Presentation Competition etc. Workshops/Guest Lectures Industrial Visit
VOTECHX’16, a National Level Students Technical Symposium from 11th to 13th February 2016.
  • Students Paper Presentation contest under the banner of VORTECHX’16 on 12th February 2016.
  • War of Goals, a robotics competition was organized under the banner of VORTECHX16 on 11th February 2016.
  • Students Quiz Contest under the banner of VORTECHXâ16on 12th February 2016.
 
  • Automobile Quiz under the banner of VORTECHX16 on 13th February 2016.
  • Organized One day workshop on Power Plant Familiarization in collaboration with NPTI, under the banner of VORTECHX on 12th  February 2016.
  • One day workshop on Trends in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in collaboration with ISHRAE on 16th October 2015.
  • Organized two-day workshop on Brain Wave Controlled Bot, under the banner of VORTECHX16 on 12th and 13th February 2016.
  • Organized two-day workshop on CNC programming with hands-on exposure, under the banner of VORTECHX’16 on 12th and 13th February 2016.
  • Two Day Automobile workshop with hands on exposure was organized, under the banner of VORTECHX’16 on 12th and 13th February 2016.
  • MSRTC Central Workshop, MIDC Hingna, Nagpur-440028 on 28th July 2015.
  • Miltech Industries,F-27 MIDC Industrial Area, MIDC Hingna, Nagpur-440028 on 28th July 2015.
  • Plasto Containers, D-25 Hingna MIDC Nagpur on 8th September 2015.
  • Bajaj Steel, C-108, D-5/2, MIDC, Hingna, Nagpur-440028 8th September 2015.
  • Hindalco Industries ltd.,Mouda, Bhandara on 17th October 2015.
  • Truform/Kapilansh Dhatu Udyog, Kamptee Road, Nagpur on 9th February 2016.
  • Hydraulic Power Plant, Pench (Totladoh 80 MW x 2) on 15th February 2016.
  • Reliance Power, Plot No 50 D/3, MIDC Butibori, Nagpur “ 441122 on 1st March 2016 and 9th April 2016.
Session  2014-15
Conferences / Summit Paper Presentation Competition etc. Workshops/Guest Lectures Industrial Visit
  • STTP on Recent Trends in heat Exchangers22th 26th Sept 2014
 
  • STTP on Finite Element Modeling  Simulation & Analysis 6th -10th April2015
  • Organized Junkyard wars competition in Technovision 2015.
 
  • Organized R/c  IC car racing competition in Technovision 2015.
  • Organized 3-day robotics workshop under the banner of Technovision 2015.
 
  • Organised 2 day Automobile workshop under the banner of Technovision 2015.
  • MSRTC Central Workshop, MIDC, Nagpur on 9th September 2014.
  • Heat Treat Well,E-12/1, M. I. D. C. Area, Hingna, Nagpur-440028 9th September 2014.
  • Ashok Leyland,Plot No 1, MIDC Industrial Area, MIDC Bhandara, Dist. Bhandara, Maharashtra 13th September 2014.
  • Dinshaw Dairy Food Pvt Ltd, Ice-cream plant, K-41/42 Butibori Industrial Area Butibori, Nagpur 25th September 2014.
  • ABC casting, B-165, MIDC Butibori, Nagpur 23rd January 2015.
  • Dinshaw Dairy Food Pvt Ltd, Ice-cream plant, K-41/42 ButiboriInd Area Butibori, Nagpur 23rd January 2015.
  • JSW Steel,A-10/1 MIDC Industrial Area, Kalmeshwar, Nagpur District “ 441501 on 28th February 2015.
  • Adani Power, Plot A-1, Tirora Growth Centre MIDC Area, Tirora, Gondia-441 911 23rd March 2015.
Session 2013-14
Conferences / Summit Paper Presentation Competition etc. Workshops/Guest Lectures Industrial Visit
Industry Institute Partnership Summit ABHUDAYA 2013 Students under the banner of SAE INDIA RCOEM Collegiate Club organized Inter -collegiate Automobile Quiz contest under the banner of Impulse 2014.
  • Preparing for Campus Interviews
  • Campus Recruitment Related Training
  • Academic Policy and Grading System under Autonomy
  • Holistic Approach to Learning
  • Innovative Teaching and Learning Technique
  • Aptitude Development Workshop
  • Guest Lecture on Out of Box Thinking
  • Guest Lecturer on Career in Indian Air-Force
  • Going Beyond Curriculum to Meet Industry Requirements
  • Expectations of Industries from Fresh Engineers.
  • Guest Lecture on Engineering Challenges in Manufacturing Industry
JSW ISPAT, MIDC Kalmeshwar27th July 2013. Government Milk Scheme, Seminary Hills, Nagpur on 26th July 2013 and 26th September 2013. Kinetic Gears, E-19/1, M. I. D. C. Area,Hingna, Nagpur-440028 on 27th September 2013.   Heat Treat Well,E-12/1, M. I. D. C. Area,Hingna, Nagpur-440028 on 27th September 2013. Miltech Industries Pvt. Ltd, F-27 MIDC Industrial Area, Hingna Road, Nagpur, 440016 on 27th September 2013. Onkar Furnitech, Plot No. U-23, MIDC area, Hingna, Nagpur-440028 on 27th January 2014. Miltech Industries, Plot No. F-27, MIDC area, Hingna, Nagpur-440028 on 27th January 2014. Rushi Industries, Plot No. U-24,MIDC area, Hingna, Nagpur-440028 on 27th January 2014. Kiran Packaging, Plot No. U-60,MIDC area, Hingna, Nagpur-440028 27th January 2014. Tejas Polypack Industries, Plot No. U-59, MIDC area, Hingna, Nagpur-440028 27th January 2014. Hydroelectric Power Plant, Pench (Totladoh) 80 MW X 2, on 24th march 2014. Adani Power, Tiroda, Dist. Gondia, 660 X 5 MW on 2nd April 2014
Visit to Adani Thermal Power Plant, Tiroda
Visit to JSW ISPAT Steel Limited, Tiroda
Automation Expo at Mumbai
Mini Project Demonstration
Hands-on Session during CNC Workshop, Workshop on Power Plant Familiarization, Workshop on Entrepreneurship Development and Automobile Workshop


Faculty



  

Dr. Kamal Kishor N. Agrawal

Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 31.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Financial Modelling, Thermal engineering.

Awards : Gold Medal at B.E.

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D.
Email : agrawalkn@rknec.edu


Prof. Mahendra M Gupta

Professor & Head of Department

Total Teaching Experience : 23.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Productivity Improvement Techniques, Simulation & Modeling of Production Systems, Ergonomics, Thermal Engineering & RAC

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D.
Email : guptamm@rknec.edu


Dr. Gajendra Rewashankar Potey

Associate Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 16.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 3.0yrs
Subject Specialization : Manufacturing Technology, Workshop Practices

Awards : Conferment of Fellowship-2012 by Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering,Mumbai during their National Convention on 26th October 2013,at Nagpur.

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D.
Email : poteygr@rknec.edu


Prof. Nikhil Aniruddha Bhave

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 6.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : HEAT POWER ENGINEERING

Achievements : NA

Awards : NA

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D. Registered
Email : bhavena1@rknec.edu


Dr. Yeshwant M. Sonkhaskar

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 23.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 0.1yrs
Subject Specialization : Engg. Graphics/ Drawing,Kinematics of Machinery, Dynamics of Machinery,Stress Analysis and Automobile Engg.

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D.
Email : sonkhaskarym@rknec.edu


Prof. Mohan G Trivedi

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 8.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 2.0yrs
Subject Specialization : ED, EM, PRODUCTION ENGINEERING, CAD-CAM, ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING, DIGITAL MANUFACTURING, SOLID MODELING

Awards : Best Teacher Award At Jdcoem, Nagpur

Qualification : P.G.D.C,M.Tech
Email : trivedimg@rknec.edu


Dr. Gajanan Rupchandra Nikhade

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 18.5yrs    
Subject Specialization : Machine Design

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D.
Email : nikhadegr@rknec.edu


Dr. Amol Manikrao Andhare

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 21.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Heat Power Engineering, Heat Transfer, Energy Conversion, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Achievements : Member Board of Studies in Mechanical Engineering, Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur.

Qualification : M.Tech. (HPE) and Ph.D.
Email : andhaream@rknec.edu


Prof. Sachin Sharadrao Deshmukh

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 16.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 6.0yrs
Subject Specialization : Heat Power Engg.

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D. Registered
Email : deshmukhss1@rknec.edu


Prof. Sujit Arun Patil

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 14.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Heat Power Engineering

Qualification : ME
Email : patilsa@rknec.edu


Prof. Sagar Arvind Giri

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 18.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Computational Fluid Dynamics, Thermal Science

Awards : Well Appraised Teacher Awards for the year 2007,2008,2009,2010

Qualification : ME
Email : girisa@rknec.edu


Dr. Swati Deepak Moghe

Associate Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 19.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 3.0yrs
Subject Specialization : Machine Design and Mechanisms

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D.
Email : moghesd@rknec.edu


Dr. Pranjali Sarang Deole(Dongre)

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 14.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 0.6yrs
Subject Specialization : Manufacturing,measurements,Automation,TCM ,Production

Achievements : Excellent presentation at 4th INTERNATIONAL cONF.ON DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING,GEELONG ,AUSTRALIA

Awards : Received a grant of Rs.19.30 lacs from AICTE,Government of India for Ph.D.project in year 2013 (under Research Promotion Scheme)

Qualification : ME and Ph.D.
Email : deoleps@rknec.edu


Prof. Ashish Dinanathrao Urade

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 10.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Manufacturing Engineering

Achievements : --

Awards : --

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D. Registered
Email : uradead@rknec.edu


Prof. Bhushan C Bissa

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 7.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 0.5yrs
Subject Specialization : Automotive Engineering, I.C Engines

Qualification : M.Tech
Email : bissabc@rknec.edu


Prof. Shantanu R Kulkarni

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 28.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 1.0yrs
Subject Specialization : Productivity Improvement Techniques Industrial Management & Entrepreneurship Development

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D. Registered
Email : kulkarnisr@rknec.edu


Prof. Nitin Pralhadrao Gudadhe

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 11.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 2.0yrs
Subject Specialization : CAD/CAM, Manufacturing Engineering

Qualification : M.Tech
Email : gudadhenp@rknec.edu


Dr. Sandeep Shrikrushna Joshi

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 7.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 0.5yrs
Subject Specialization : Thermal Engineering, Solar Energy Utilization

Awards : Best Innovation award by CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur, Best Paper Award - NIT Trichy, GOLD MEDALIST (Amravati University for First Merit in B.E.)

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D.
Email : joshiss@rknec.edu


Dr. Vishal Vinayakrao Shukla

Associate Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 19.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 0.1yrs
Subject Specialization : Finite Element Analysis, Fluid Mechanics, Vibrations, Design of mechanical Systems

Qualification : ME and Ph.D.
Email : shuklavv2@rknec.edu


Prof. ALOK KUMAR JHA

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 3.5yrs    
Subject Specialization : MACHINE DESIGN, MOBILE ROBOTICS, COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Qualification : M.TECH. and Ph.D.
Email : jhaak1@rknec.edu


Students Society, Students Achievements, Students Chapter.

Students Society
ISHRAE Chapter
Robotics-Club
SAE-India Club

Professional Student Bodies

SN Name of the body  Faculty members  Student Members
1 ISHRAE 04 32
2 EDC 02 25
3 MECHASSO 20 All students of the Department
5 ROBOTIC Club 02 20




Achievements

  • Dr. K. N. Agrawal received the IIIE (Indian Institute of Industrial Engineers) fellowship at the 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering (ICIE-2015) & 57th National Convention of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat from 26th to 28th November 2015.
  • Dr. G. R. Potey and Prof. P. B. Shiwalkar successfully coordinated the training programme for Staff of Hindalco Pvt. Ltd. Mauda, Bhandara.
  • Dr. M.M.Gupta and Dr. D.R. Zanwar Conducted training programme for MOIL employees on “Microsoft Project”(MS Project- 2013) & Exploring CPM & PERT, from 2nd January 2016 to 6th January 2016, at MOIL Bhavan, Katol Road Nagpur.
  • Prof S.S. Joshi won the second prize in the competition- “Best Crazy Idea on Solar Energy Utilization” at CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur from 23rd to 25th November 2015.
  • Dr. V. V. Shukla, authored a Book Titled “Engineering perspectives in Renal Artery Stenosis and Stenting”, published by Sara Publications Gujarat, having an ISBN Number: 978-1-63040-149-8.
  • The patent filled by Prof. Y. M. Sonkhaskar, for the invention titled “Design and Fabrication of a plastic Bottle Crusher”, was published dated 18/12/2015 with journal no. 51/2015.
  • Dr V. V. Shukla was invited for the panel discussion on the topic ‘Socio-Technical Approach for Safe and Secure Digitization’ organised by Indian Council for Technical Research and Development, Nagpur on 15th June 2017. He was called upon as an honorary reviewer of the journal which would be released shortly and panel discussion was chaired by Mayor of the city Smt. Nanda Jichkar, ACP Cyber Crime Cell Shri Vishal Mane and so many eminent personalities of Nagpur city.
  • Dr V. V. Shukla and Prof S. S. Joshi co-ordinated the installation of 90KW Power Rooftop Solar by M/s Advanced Solar Power (TATA) Private Limited, Nagpur in administrative building of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur.
  • Prof. S. R. Kulkarni visited Japan as a part of the study tour jointly organised by Quality Circle Forum of India ( QCFI) and Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers( JUSE) between 26th June to 1st July 2017. During the visit he visited various manufacturing units in Japan to study their Quality Management Practices.

Patents / IPR

S.N Applicants Title of the Invention Application Number Date of Application Status
1 Dr. V.V Shukla, Dr. K. N. Agrawal, Dr. M. M. Gupta, Prof. S. S. Joshi, Mr. Anant Kulkarni 3D Printer Nozzle Liquifier Applied 20/ 03/2018. Applied
2 Dr. S. S. Joshi, Naved Productivity Enhancement of Conventional solar still using convex lenses 2.0182E+12 14-06-2018 Applied
3 Dr. P.S. Deole Automatic Soap base Melting Equipment Applier 2018 Applied
4 Dr. V.V Shukla, Ashutosh Kalinkar, Suarabh Bhasme, Navjot Acharya Expeditious Twin-clutch Automatic Transmission System in Automotives yielding minimum traction loss and jerk, CBR No-14313 dated 01/08/2016 1/8/2017 Published dated 23-082018
5 B. C. Bissa, Zain Daud, Yash Shukla, Nikunj Chandak, Akash Jain, Vedant Maheshwari Human Powered Water Filteration system 201721044725 Application No. TEMP/E-1/45605/2017-MUM 2017 Applied
6 Prof. Sandeep Joshi, Dr. A.S.Dhoble Solar Photovoltaic Thermal System With Coconut Oil And Silicone Oil As Spectrum Filters 201621033906 4/10/2016 Applied
7 Prof. Sandeep Joshi, Kapil Patil Concentrated Solar Photovoltaic-Thermal System 806/MUM/2015 27/04/2015 Applied
8 Prof. Y.M. Sonkhaskar, Amit kumar Choubey, Anurag Sahu Amritpal Singh Bharma,Sunny Keshwani Design And Fabrication Of A Plastic Bottle Crusher 1244/mum/2014. 16/06/2014 Published dated 18/12/2015 with journal no. 51/2015
9 Prof. N.P.Gudadhe, Prof. Anil M. Onkar Abhishek N. Rathi ,Arunima Y. Singh,Mahesh K. Agrawal,Madhav S. Malpani, Manish R. Nikhade Apparatus For Plunging Of An Additive To Molten Metal 1936/mum/2014 May-14 Applied

Research Grants / Projects

Sr. No. Name of Principal Investigator/Co-investigator Title of the proposed research Amount (INR) Funding Body/ Agency Status
1 Dr. V. S. Deshpande
Prof. P.S. Deole
Determination of tool condition in boring machine using acoustic emissions Ref. No. :20/AICTE/RIFD/RPS(POLICY-IV)49/2012-13 19,30,000/- AICTE On Going
2 Prof. S.A.Giri, Prof. S. S. Deshmukh Flow and Thermal Simulation of Hypersonic air Intake 2,20,000/- ISRO Applied
3 Dr. A. M. Khalatkar, Dr. K.N.Agrawal “Multi beam Piezoelectric Energy Harvester for Automobile Vehicles” 38.34 Lakhs DST/SERB Applied
4 Dr. M.M. Gupta Combustion and Immision investigation on HCCI Engines 25 Lakhs RPS Applied

RGSTC TIFAC Internship

S.N Project Title Name of Industry Session Student Name Mentor Faculty Status
1 Design of Sand Rammer to Improve Productivity in Casting Unit Khosla Industries Nagpur 2017-2018 Shubhanshu Singh & Nikhil Chandravanshi Dr. V V Shukla & Dr. G R Potey Successfully Completed 1st phase
2 Time and Weight
Optimization of Formwork & Staging of an Underpass
Savita Industries MIDC Nagpur 2017-2018 Sidhant Pagaria & Mayank Rudra Dr. G R Nikhade Successfully Completed 1st phase
3 Development of Press Tool for Bending Sheet Metal with Variable Dimensions Space Wood Furnitures, Hingana Midc Nagpur 2017-2018 Mrunal Mohadikar Prof. P B Shiwalkar Successfully Completed 1st phase
4 Design & Development of Plasma Arc Cutter for Parting Red Hot Metal S & M Induction MIDC, Hingana Nagpur 2017-2018 Bharat Kungwani Prof. G S Shetiya Successfully Completed 1st phase
5 Design and Development of Hydraulic Machine for Restoring Bent Pin Rama Pins, MIDC Hingna Nagpur 2016-2017 Prabhat Rajput and Rohan Dekate Prof. P.B. Shiwalkar Selected for 2nd phase, completed 1st phase
6 Design and Development of Climb Assist System for Wind Mill Navratan Industries, MIDC Hingna, Nagpur 2016-2017 Rohitraj Nair, Abhishek Jha Dr. V.V. Shukla. Successfully Completed 1st phase
7 Design and Development of Continuous Rotating Hydraulic torque wrench Minar Hydrosystems, MIDC Hingna, Nagpur 2015-2016 Abhishek Suke, Nikhil Jaiswal Prof. P.B. Shiwalkar Successfully Completed 1st and 2nd Phase
8 To ascertain proper fitment of shaft and rotor assembly in AC induction Motor Nagpur Motors, Pvt Ltd MIDC Hingna, Nagpur 2015-2016 Ankit Rathi, Mitesh Agrawal Prof. P.B. Shiwalkar Successfully Completed 1st phase
9 Design of side Turning mechanism for hospital bed Onkar Furnitures, MIDC Hingna, Nagpur 2015-2016 Mridul Khuley, Nikhil Chandnani Prof. G.R. Potey Successfully Completed 1st phase

Books Authored

Sr. No. Name of the Author Title of the Book Publication house ISBN
1 Dr. V. V. Shukla Engineering perspectives in Renal Artery Stenosis and Stenting Sara Publications Gujrat ISBN 978- 1-63040- 149-8
2 Dr. A. K. Jha Errosion response of natural fibre composites: A study on Jute-epoxy-SiC Composites Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN-10: 36593659754129
ISBN-13:9783659754128

Higher Studies

S.No. Graduating year of the Student Name of the University/Institutions Name of Student admitted Year of admission
1 2015-16 Solid Mechanics,IIT KANPUR. Akshay Hedaoo 2016-17
MS, Washington,USA . Hrishikesh Sathe 2016-17
MBA, K J Somaiya , Mumbai Nikhil Chandnani 2016-17
MBA Nirma Institute of Technology, Gujrat Om Bajaj 2016-17
M.S. Design IIT Chennai Prasad Dharmadhikari 2016-17
M Tech IIT ,Bombay / NPCL Recruitment Rajat Oksiya 2016-17
MS, Cincinati, Ohio,USA Shubham Barnwal 2016-17
MS, FLORIDA , USA Sanket Gomekar 2016-17
2 2013-14 M.B.A IIM lucknow
Nilay Rehpade 2017-18
2014-15 M.S. Houston university Ankush Wawoo 2017-18
2015-16 M.S. Michigan Technological University Saurabh Bhasme 2017-18
2015-16 M.S. Michigan Technological University Ashutosh Kalinkar 2017-18
2015-16 M.B.A, NITIE, Mumbai Shubham Khandelwal 2017-18
2015-16 M.S. in Mechnical Engg from Southern California, L.A Saurabh Dube 2017-18
2016-17 M.S. Cornel University Ishan Tiwari 2017-18
2016-17 M.S. IIM Indore Omkar brahmankar 2017-18
2016-17 M.S. Houston university Abhinav Prakash 2017-18
2016-17 M.S Mechnical Engineering from University of Washington Vedant Maheshwari 2017-18
2016-17 M.S Engineering Management from North Eastern University, Boston Zain Daud 2017-18
2016-17 M.B.A Nirma University, Institute of Management, Gujrat Avadhesh Bagdi 2017-18
2015-16 MBA IIM Indore Soumitra Dabholkar 2017-18
2016-17 M.B.A Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nasik Shaunauk Totade 2017-18
3 2017-18 M.S. RWTH Aachen University, Germany Mrunal Mohadikar 2018-19
2017-18 M.S. Politecnico di Torino, Italy Bharat Kungwani 2018-19
2017-18 M.S. Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Shreyas Bangde 2018-19
2017-18 M.S. Delft University of Technology, Netherlands Harjot Singh Saluja 2018-19
2017-18 M.S. Rutgers University, USA Jayesh Ratam 2018-19
2017-18 M.S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts Akshay Katpatal 2018-19
2017-18 M.B.A. JBIMS, Mumbai Shivanshu Singh 2018-19
2017-18 M.B.A. IIM Raipur Rishabh Gupta 2018-19
2017-18 MBA Symbiosys Pune Rajasa Nistane 2018-19
2016-17 M.tech Production Engineering Dr C. V. Raman University, Bilaspur Anjan Ladikar 2018-19
2016-17 M.E Design Engineering BITS Hydrabad Prathamesh C. Takalkar 2018-19
2016-17 M.E Thermal Engineering BITS Hydrabad Anuj Rooul 2018-19
2016-17 MS Industrial Engineering Arizona State University Yash Shukla 2018-19
2016-17 M.S, Industrial Engineering Northeastern University Nikunj Chandak 2018-19
2016-17 M.S, Industrial Engineering Northeastern University Akash Jain 2018-19
2016-17 ME Production Engineering IIT Delhi Ashish Kumar 2018-19
2016-17 MS Thermal Engineering IIT Delhi Ashish Jha 2018-19
2015-16 M.S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts Mitesh Agrawal 2018-19
2015-16 MBA NMIMS Mumbai Siddhant Khajanchi 2018-19
2015-16 MS Data Analytics National College of Ireland Ankit Rathi 2018-19
2015-16 M.S. A&M Texas University, Texas Rupak Ghavghave 2018-19
2014-15 M.B.A. IIM Raipur Prasad Rathi 2018-19


Mr. Lohit Kumar Yadav(Passed out 2014) and Mr. SaurabhChitlange(Passed out 2013) secured All India Rank of One and Forty Three respectively in the prestigious Indian Engineering Services Examination (IES-2017). The Tech Champs interacted with students of Mechanical Engineering regarding their journey and way of preparation for IES. They were praised and felicitated at the hands of Respected GovidlaljiAgrawal and the Principal Dr. R. S. Pande with a Shawl and Shrifal.

IES

laboratory

SN Name of the Lab.  Utilization
1 Computer Applications/ Project Lab UG & PG
2 Theory of Machines Lab UG
3 Engg. Metallurgy Lab UG
4 Heat Transfer Lab UG & PG
5 Mech. Measurements Lab UG
6 Energy Conversions Lab UG & PG
7 Refrigeration and air conditioning Lab UG & PG
8 CAD/CAE Lab UG & PG
9 Engineering Drawing Lab/Auto Cad Lab UG
10 Workshop UG & PG
11 Production Lab( Shared with Ind.) UG
12 Instrumentation and Metrology(shared) UG
13 M/c Drawing Lab ( Shared with IND.) UG
14 Mechatronics UG
15 Solar Lab UG & PG
16 Additive Manufacturing Lab UG & PG

Placement Record

Placement Year No. of Students
 admitted
No. of Students
Passed out
Number of
Students Eligible
Number of
Offers
No of Unique offers Students going for higher studies
2012-13 77 69 60 39 35 13
2013-14 73 70 59 42 38 13
2014-15 76 68 70 68 46 5
2015-16 75 68 61 105 59 8
2016-17 78 72 66 41 30 11
2017-18 72 NA 61 47 41 06

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