M. Tech. Program in Robotics and Automation
About the Program
M.Tech. in Robotics and Automation is a two year (4 Semester) full-time program offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur. It is the first ever program in central India, offering the state of art technology encompassing digital advancement in Robotics & Automation.
Eligibility for Admission:
a)Min. 50% at UG level. in B.E/B.Tech. in the following disciplines from any recognized university in India:
Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Production Engineering, Robotics, Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering (E & P), Electronics Engineering, Electronics design and technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Technology, Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electronics and telecommunication, Information Technology, Advanced Mechatronics and industrial Automation, Automation and Robotics, Automation Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Automotive Technology, Computer and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Biosciences, Computer Science and information Technology, Computer Science and Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electrical and instrumentation Engineering, Electrical and Power Engineering, Electrical instrumentation and Control Engineering, Electrical, Electronics and Power Engineering, Electronic instrumentation and Control Engineering, Electronic Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Technology, Electronics and Computer Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Electronics and Control Systems, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics Instrument and Control, Industrial and Production Engineering, Industrial Production Engineering, Information Engineering, Instrument Technology, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Instrumentation and Electronics, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, Manufacturing Process and Automation Engineering, Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (Additive Manufacturing), Mechanical and Smart Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering (Automobile) , Mechanical Engineering (Industry Integrated) , Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing Engineering) , Mechanical Engineering (Production) , Mechanical Engineering (Welding Technology) , Mechanical Engineering Automobile , Mechanical Engineering Design , Mechatronics Engineering, Production and industrial Engineering, Software Engineering.
b)Non-zero GATE score for year 2022 OR
c)Qualified GATE score for year 2020, 2021, 2022 in the relevant discipline as mentioned in (a) OR
d)Two years’ of work experience with sponsorship letter from the industry.
Objective of the program:
The Program aims to create the technical professionals in the field of robotics and automation by inculcating strong academic foundation and hands-on exposure to recent technology as per industry needs.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
1)To prepare the postgraduates who will search and/or create new avenues as an application of robots for industrial and societal needs.
2)Calling concern of continuous learning is a must with digital sciences. With this habit students should come out with an exalted status as a competent professional.
3)To impart adequate programming skills for robotics and languages thereby enabling them to frontline research and state of art applications
Program Outcomes (POs)
1)Students will be confident to handle robotic applications independently, so as to automate entire industrial/ business process.
2)2.Students will possess communication and interpersonal skills to ensure harmonious team working.
3)Overview of safety, awareness of economic and social impacts will be exhibited by the students.
Infrastructure & Facilities at Centre for Invention, Innovation, Incubation & Training:
|To achieve the objective, RCOEM has established state-of-art research center in collaboration with TATA Technologies. Centre for Invention, Innovation, Incubation & Training (CIIIT) provides comprehensive technological exposure and hands-on training to the post-Graduate students of Robotics and Automation.||
YASKAWA Arc Welding Robot
TAL-Brabo Pick & Place Robot
|CIIIT equipped with YASKAWA welding robot, TAL-BRABO Pick and Place Robot, Manufacturing Execution System (MES) with 12-meter-long conveyor automation unit, Vertical Machine Centre (VMC), 3D printer, Miniaturized Integrated Production System (MIPS) and 3-D scanner for Reverse Engineering. Many professional and commercial software like MSC ADAMS, NASTRAN, PATRAN, Easy5, Marc, Delmia, 3D Experience, Catia v6, , FEAST from ISRO, scFLOW, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) etc. are available to design, develop and simulate robotic and automation systems.|
State of the Art Technical Infrastructure at RCOEM-TATA-CIIIT
The domain of Robotics and Automation is the most sought after by post graduate aspirants. The field of robotics and automation has an enormous range of job opportunities for the candidates.
After completing the program, students can take up jobs in the field of Robotics and/or Automation such as Robotics Programmers, Robot Design Engineer, Robotics Test Engineers, Automated Product Design Engineer, Robotics System Engineer and Maintenance Engineers in manufacturing and service industry. Moreover, they can also pursue PhD.
Internship details of first (2020-22) batch of M. Tech [R & A] (In-process)
|Sr. No.||Name of the student||Name of the Industry||Monthly stipend (Rs)|
|1||Parag Sardey||Flo Mobility Private Limited Plot # 180-A, Royal Placid Phase 1, HSR Sector 2, Bengaluru -560102, www.flomobility.com||25,000 /-|
|2||Mohammed Saud Baig||Flo Mobility Private Limited Plot # 180-A, Royal Placid Phase 1, HSR Sector 2, Bengaluru -560102, www.flomobility.com||25,000 /-|
|3||Vaibhav Anasane||Flo Mobility Private Limited Plot # 180-A, Royal Placid Phase 1, HSR Sector 2, Bengaluru -560102, www.flomobility.com||25,000 /-|
|4||Pushkar Bokarey||EZBZ e-rentals, Nagpur||8000/-|
|5||Chetan Padole||EZBZ e-rentals, Nagpur||8000/-|
|6||Maitreyee Asatkar||EZBZ e-rentals, Nagpur||8000/-|
Placement details of first (2020-22) batch
The internship of above students are likely to be converted into the job offer by the respective industries in the package of 6 to 13 lacs per annum. (Offer letters are expected after completion of internship period.
|Parag Sardey – RCOEM has played a very crucial role in shaping my knowledge and aspirations. Technical trainings received at CIIIT and particularly on Industrial robots, Robot Operating system, RPA and IoT helped me secure respectably paid one year internship at FloMobility, Bengaluru|
|Vaibhav Anasane – Department of Mechanical Engg., RCOEM has helped me transform through inculcated Industry 4.0 skills. CAD/CAM/CAE software, 3-D Printing and hands on training on VMC & MES helped me a lot to get into one year stipendiary internship.|
Internship details of present (2021-23) batch of M. Tech (R and A)
|Sr. No.||Name of the student||Name of the Industry||Monthly stipend (Rs)|
|1||Darpana Chowhan||MG Hector, MIDC, Higna, Nagpur||10,000 /-|
|2||Shital Kokate||CEAT Pvt. Ltd, MIDC, Butibori, Nagpur||10,000 /-|
Projects carried by M. Tech (R & A) students
Mr. Chetan Padole, Mr. Pushkar Bokarey and Mr. Parag Sardey students of M.Tech Robotics and Automation have completed their 3-D Print for Concept Validation of Suspension system for Flo Mobility 4-Wheel Robot.
Training Program conducted for M. Tech (R & A) students:
Training program on 3D printing & 3-D scanning
Training program on MIPS
Faculties and their expertise
|Name of the faculty||Department||Expertise|
|Dr. V. V. Shukla||Mechanical Engineering||Research Domain: Additive Manufacturing, Finite Element Analysis, Mechanical Vibrations & stability, Product Life cycle Management, Design & Manufacturing of Prostheses and Implants, Bio-Inspired Technology design, Bamboo Processing Engineering, PV Solar power plant. PhD Thesis: Finite Element Analysis and Optimization of Biological System Publication: 24 + 1 Book Patent: 7 (Published) Experience: 22 Years|
|Dr. Y. M. Sonkhaskar||Mechanical Engineering||Research Domain: Kinematics of Machinery, Dynamics of Machinery, Stress Analysis, Mathematical Modeling, Human Powered Flywheel Motor (HPFM), Automobile Engg. Finite Element Methods. PhD Thesis: HPFM driven Pellet making machine Publication: 23 Patent: 1 (Granted) + 3 (Published) Experience: 25 Years|
|Dr. G. R. Nikhade||Mechanical Engineering||Research Domain: Robot Kinematics & Dynamics, Mobile robot, In-pipe robot, Path planning, Machines & Mechanisms, CAD, and Finite Element Methods. PhD Thesis: Optimal trajectory tracking of Mobile Manipulator for welding operation Publication: 31 + 1 (Springer Book Chapter) Patent: 1 (Granted) + 1 (Published) Experience: 20 Years|
|Dr. S. S. Balpande||Electronics Engineering||Research Domain: Micro-electro Mechanical System (MEMS), Programmable logic controller (PLC) and Automation, Mechatronics. PhD Thesis: Design & Development of MEMS based energy harvesting system. Publication: 56 + 1 (Technical Book) Patent: 1 (Granted), 2(Submitted) Experience: 23 Years|
|Dr. A. K. Jha||Mechanical Engineering||Research Domain: Mobile Robotics, Path Planning, Fuzzy Logic, Composite Materials, Machine Design. Ph.D. Thesis : Intelligent Control and Path Planning of Multiple Mobile Robots using Hybrid AI Techniques. Publication: 15 Experience: 07 Years|
|Dr. S. S. Joshi||Mechanical Engineering||Research Domain: Solar energy, Battery thermal Management System Ph.D. Thesis : Experimental Investigations of Solar Photovoltaic Thermal System using various liquid spectrum filters. Publication: 40 Experience: 10 Years Patents: 2 (Granted) + 7 (Filed)|
|Dr. P. S. Deole||Mechanical Engineering||Research Domain: Instrumentation, Robot Sensors, Automation, Manufacturing, Production engineering, condition monitoring of machines and tools, fluid machines PhD Thesis: Determination of tool condition in Boring machine using Acoustic Emissions. Publication: 15 + 1 (Springer Book Chapter) Patent: 1 (Published)+02 (Filed) Experience: 17 Years|
|Prof. S. S. Deshmukh||Mechanical Engineering||Research Domain: Control System, Alternative fuels for I.C.Engine Publication: 08 Experience: 20 Years|
|Dr. A. D. Urade||Mechanical Engineering||Research Domain: Production & Automation Engg, unconventional machining, Manufacturing processes. PhD Thesis: Parametric analysis and Performance measures in Electrical Discharge Machining Publication: 25 Experience: 20 Years|
Seminar /Workshop/Guest Lectures conducted in M tech (R & A)
|2 days training workshop on Mechatronics||2 days training workshop on Adams|
|3 day’s workshop on Internet of things|
For detailed scheme and syllabus, please visitScheme & Syllabus
ARF Registration Link:
( P.G. Coordinator)
Dr. G. R. Nikhade