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Faculty of Automobile Engineering

Dr. Sanjay Aarole

Director - School of Automobile Engineering

Office: E-108, Engineering Block, First floor, Meeting Hours – 10 am to 1 pm or on appointment

Educational details:

  • Ph.D. – 1987 – from IIT Mumbai
  • M.Tech. (Metallurgical Engineering) – 1982 – from IIT Mumbai
  • B.E. (Metallurgy) – 1980 – from COEP Pune

Work Experience

  • April 2008 to June 2017 - Head (QA Materials Technology), Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd.
    Company Profile – India Operations of Volkswagen AG No1 German Auto Manufacturer
  • Jun 06 to: April 2008 Sr. GM & Corporate MR at NRB Bearings Company Profile: Needle and Ball Bearing manufacturing company having 6 manufacturing sites in India
  • Feb 04 to Jun 06: at Eaton India Engineering Centre Company Profile: Engineering center of Eaton Corporation (USA) having diversified businesses in Fluid Power, Truck, Automotive and Electric
  • May 87 to Feb 04: Manager ERC at Bajaj Auto Ltd Company Profile: Largest Two and Three wheeler Automobile manufacturing company in India

Research Areas:

Materials Engineering and Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Surface Engineering, Materials Characterization, Polymeric Materials, Process Engineering, Failure Analysis, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Residual Stress Measurement.

Affiliations in the past:

  • ASM Pune Chapter – Vice Chairman
  • SIAM – representing BAL & VW on Fuels & Lubes
  • IIM Pune chapter – Executive committee member
  • SAE India Chapter
  • ACMA
  • BIS – representing BAL & VW

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Research papers:
Technical papers presented: More than 30 papers presented in technical conferences and seminars, in the field of failure analysis, heat treatment, Polymer engineering, Materials specifications, Al Die Casting, Surface Engineering, Material Characterization, Fuels & Lubricants.

Dr. Charudatta S Pathak

Professor- -School of Automobile Engineering

FIE, Member IIW, Chartered Engineer

Research Interests

Fatigue and Fracture of Weld Joint; Vehicle Dynamics; Vibrations

Charudatta Pathak completed his schooling from St Aloysius High School Bhusawal; Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Government Polytechnic Yeotmal in 1992; graduation from SSVPS College of Engineering in 1995; post-graduation in Mechanical Engineering with CAD/CAM specialization from L.D. College of Engineering Ahmedabad in 2000 and Ph.D. from College of Engineering, Pune in 2011 under the guidance of Dr. L. G. Navale and Dr. A. D. Sahasrabuddhe.

His research topic was “Analysis of Weld-Joint Fracture and Its Numerical Simulation ” He has received a research grant from Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly University of Pune) for his Ph.D. work.

He has 20 years of teaching experience and around 3 years of industrial experience. He is teaching post-graduate classes since 2004. He has worked in Magna Steyr India as a Project Lead in CAE department. He is recognized research guide of Savitribai Phule Pune University in Mechanical Engineering. Two students have completed Ph. D. under his guidance and currently, three students are working under his guidance. He has completed several consultancy assignments in the area of design and automation. He has delivered expert lectures in reputed industries and institutes. He is an advisor on the research board of ARAI. He has also organized training programs and workshops for teachers and persons from industry.

Rewards and Recognition

Established High-Performance Computing Lab for CAE Simulation in 2010

Received MODROB grant of Rs 13 Lakhs from AICTE in 20014

Recognized reviewer of

  1. International Journal Vehicle System Dynamics published by Taylor & Francis
  2. International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering Scopus indexed journal
  3. International Journal of Automotive Engineering and Technologies

Subject Taught:

  • UG - Operations Research, Manufacturing Processes, Theory of Machines, Production Technology, Machine Design, Machine Drawing and Computer Graphics, CAD / CAM and Automation, Numerical Methods, Numerical Methods in CFD (Shared with Late Dr. M. S. Loknath), Engineering Graphics, Strength of Materials, Dynamics of Machinery, Finite Element Analysis.
  • PG- Machine Stress Analysis CAD / CAE Numerical Methods Vehicle Dynamics Optimization Techniques, Automotive Engine Design, Material Science and Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics, Advanced Stress Analysis.

Key Skills: High Performance Computing, Ansys, Abaqus, Nastran, AutoCAD, CATIA, Pro/ENGINEER, MSC.Fatigue, FEMFAT, ANSA, Hypermesh, I-DEAS, NISA, Matlab, Welding Simulation

Links: https://in.linkedin.com/in/charudatta-pathak-37554a13

Publications

National Conference

  • Bewoor A. K., Pathak C. S., Computer Graphics Simulation of Robot Arm Kinematics, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Manufacturing Modeling and Analysis (MMA), 30-31 January 2004, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering-Chennai-India.
  • C. S. Pathak, V. B. Bhandari and L. G. Navale, Crack Propagation in Weldment three point bend specimen, National Conference on ‘Advances in Manufacturing Technology in the Era of Globalization – 2005’, 21-22 January 2005, College of Engineering Pune INDIA

International Conference

  • Charudatta Pathak, Establishing links between industry and professional institutes in the areas of mutual benefits, ‘International Conference on Engineering Education ICEE 2002’ held at Manchester, UK August 18-22, 2002.
  • Pramod Kachave, Ajit More, S. G. Bhirud and Charudatta Pathak, Knowledge based expert system for online examination, ‘International Conference on Engineering Education ICEE 2002’ held at Manchester, UK August 18-22, 2002.
  • Pathak C. S., Loknath M. S., Navale L. G., Sahasrabudhe A. D., Simulation of Transient Temperatures in TIG welding of Duplex Stainless Steel Plates and Its Experimental Investigations, presented in International Institute of Welding – International Congress, 8 – 10 January, 2008, Chennai INDIA
  • C. S. Pathak, L G. Navale, A. D. Sahasrabudhe, and M. J. Rathod, Analysis of HAZ fracture toughness of Duplex Stainless Steel Weldment, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, VOLUME 4 Design and Manufacturing November 13-19, 2009, Florida, USA, ISBN: 978-0-7918-4377-2
  • Charudatta Pathak, Jamal Dawood and Atul Padalkar, Effect of constraint on generation of residual stresses in weld joint, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering & Technology, 28 – 30 March 2014, Elsevier
  • Jamal J. Dawood, Charudatta S. Pathak and Atul S. Padalkar, Investigations into effect of welding parameters on peak temperature during welding of duplex stainless steel plates, IIW International Congress – 2014, New Delhi, 10 – 12 April 2014
  • Charudatta Pathak, L. G. Navale, Effect of stress reliving methods on fracture toughness of the weldment specimens, International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics IV, 12-14 July, Mallorca, Spain

Book Article:

  • Effect of stress reliving methods on fracture toughness of the weldment specimens, Advances in Fracture and Damage Mechanics – IV, EC Ltd. UK, ISBN 0-9547783-1-6, 2005

International Journal

  1. Charudatta S Pathak, Laxman G Navale, Anil D Sahasrabudhe and Manoj J Rathod, Analysis of Thermal Cycle during Multi pass Arc Welding, May 2012, AWS Welding Journal, ISSN - 0043-2296. (19 citations)
  2. S. S. Mestry, C. S. Pathak, Fatigue life assessment by integration of damage differential method, International Journal of Applied Engineering, IJAE 2 (2012) 91 – 96, Published by Eureka Press, Singapore ISSN – 2010 4391
  3. Vishwajeet Belsare, Charudatta Pathak, Milind Kulkarni, Analysis of Passenger Bus Superstructure for Rollover Crashworthiness using FEM, International Journal of Applied Engineering, IJAE 2 (2012) 187 – 193, Published by Eureka Press, Singapore ISSN – 2010 4391
  4. Vishwajeet Belsare, Charudatta Pathak, Milind Kulkarni, Rollover Analysis of Passenger Bus as per AIS-031, International Journal of Engineering Research and Development, e-ISSN: 2278-067X, p-ISSN: 2278-800X, Volume 4, Issue 5 (October 2012), PP. 49-59
  5. S. V. Latkar, H. V. Vankudre, C. S. Pathak, Flexible Multi-Body Dynamic Analysis of Crankshaft System, International Journal of Applied Engineering, IJAE 2 (2012) 194 – 199, Published by Eureka Press, Singapore ISSN – 2010 4391, August 2013
  6. Seema S. Shinde, C. S. Pathak and Manoj Ukhande, Fatigue Life assessment of crankshaft under Bending and Torsional Loading, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, 2 (11), Nov-2013, 2197-2201
  7. Jamal Jalal Dawood, Charudatta Subhash Pathak and Atul Sitarm Padalkar, Investigations into effect of residual stresses on mechanical behavior of duplex stainless steel weld joint, International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology, January 2014. ISSN: 22311963 (1 Citation)
  8. Nilesh K. Rhataval, Dr. C. S. Pathak, Natural frequency estimation of headlamp fixture and its co-relation with experimental data, International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research, e-ISSN No.:2349-9745, Volume 2, Issue 7, [July - 2015] Special Issue of ICRTET’2015 2-4 July, 2015, pp 1696-1702
  9. K. S. Kamble, H.V.Vankudre, C. S. Pathak, Applicability of Ride Comfort Standard ISO 2631-1(1997) on Indian Road Condition, International Engineering Research Journal (IERJ) Special Issue 2 Page 395-400, 2015, ISSN 2395-1621
  10. M. G. Vhanaje, S. R. Deshpande, C. S. Pathak, Injury Prediction Using Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and CAE Tools, International Engineering Research Journal (IERJ) Special Issue 2 Page 4658-4662, 2015, ISSN 2395-1621
  11. P. D. Kale, C. S. Pathak, Modeling and Analysis of Quarter Car Vehicle Ride Model Subjected to Base Excitation, International Engineering Research Journal (IERJ) Special Issue 2 Page 342-346, 2015, ISSN 2395-1621
  12. A.B. Dixit, T. S. Jadhav, C. S. Pathak, Design and Development of an Articulated Hinge for Double Oven, International Engineering Research Journal (IERJ) Special Issue 2 Page 659-664, 2015, ISSN 2395-1621
  13. Abhijit K Mane, C. S. Pathak, Analysis of Mechanical Behaviour of Welded Joint under Residual Stresses, International Engineering Research Journal (IERJ) Special Issue 2 Page 950-956, 2015, ISSN 2395-1621
  14. Pawar Abhishek, Pathak Charudatta, Fatigue Life Estimation of a Steering Knuckle, International Engineering Research Journal (IERJ) Special Issue 2 Page 1039-1043, 2015, ISSN 2395-1621
  15. Akshay Bhapkar, C. S. Pathak, Analysis of Modified Front Suspension of Three Wheeled Passenger vehicle, International Engineering Research Journal (IERJ) Special Issue 2 Page 1254-1260, 2015, ISSN 2395-1621
  16. Surabhi Chougule, Dr. C. S. Pathak, Rahul P. Mokhadkar, Development of Correlated Model of the Radiator Assembly Including Radiator Core and Charge Air Cooler Core of a Genset, International Engineering Research Journal (IERJ) Special Issue, Page 184-189, 2016, ISSN 2395-1621
  17. Dhirajkumar D. Saindane, Charudatta S. Pathak, Swapnil S. Kulkarni and A. Satheesh, Investigation of the Structural Borne Noise Due to Suspension System in a Vehicle Cabin, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, ISSN : 0974-5572, International Science Press, Volume 10 • Number 39 • 2017, pp 25-31
  18. Surbhi Razdan, Dr. C S Pathak, Dr. S Y Bhave, Dr. P J Awasare, Mathematical modeling and simulation of quarter car model of an active air suspension, International Journal of Academic Research and Development, ISSN: 2455-4197, Volume 3; Issue 1; January 2018; Page No. 63-69
  19. Surbhi Razdan, Suresh Y. Bhave, Charudatta Pathak, Pradeep J. Awasare, Active Air Suspension for a Vehicle Based on Control of Air Mass Flow Rate, International Review of Mechanical Engineering, Vol 12 (No 6), 2018, pp 501-515

Professional Experience [Year (Months)]

Teaching Lecturer 7 (3) 20 (5)
Assistant Professor 6
Professor 7(2)
Professional Trainee Engineer (Tool Room) (9) 2(6)
Project Lead, CAE 1(9)
Total 22 (11)

Dr. Prasad V Joglekar

Assistant Professor - School of Automobile Engineering

Office: E-108, Engineering Block, First floor, Meeting Hours – 10 am to 1 pm or on appointment

Educational Details:

  • Ph.D. (Physics and Applied Physics), University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA. (2014)
  • M.Sc. (Physics- Electronics), University of Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. (2002)
  • B.Sc. (Physics), University of Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. (2000)

Work Experience

  • Post-Doctoral researcher, Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Halle (Saale) Germany. (Nov 2015 -April 2017).
  • Visiting Researcher, Department of Physics, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria. (Aug 2015-Oct 2015).
  • Post-Doctoral researcher, Laboratory Coordinator, Dept. of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington , Arlington, Texas, USA. (Sep 2014- Aug 2015).
  • Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Dept. of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA. (Aug 2008- Aug 2014)
  • Technical Assistant, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-76, Maharashtra, India. (Feb 2004 – Aug 2008).
  • Invited Lecturer, Department of Physics, Govt. of Maharashtra’s Ismail Yusuf College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Jogeshwari, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. (July 2002 – April 2003).

Research Areas:
Surface Physics, Spectroscopy, Magnetic thin film deposition and characterization,
Auger Photoelectron Coincidence Spectroscopy, Positron Annihilation induced Auger Electron Spectroscopy, Spin Polarized Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (SPEELS).

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Research Papers:

  • S Satyal, P Joglekar, S Kalaskar, K Shastry, S Hulbert, A Weiss. “Measurement of the background in Auger photoemission coincidence spectra (APECS) associated with multi electron and inelastic valence band photoemission processes” - Journal of electron spectroscopy and related phenomenon, 195 (2014) 66-70, May 2014
  • P Joglekar, K Shastry, N Fazleev, A H Weiss. ICPA 16 conference proceeding, May 2012, “Measurement of Positron Annihilation induced Auger electron spectrum for Ag(100)”. P Joglekar et al 2013 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 443 012078
  • K Shastry, P Joglekar, N Fazleev, A H Weiss. CAARI, May 2012, “Measurement of the spectra of low energy electrons resulting from Auger transitions induced by the annihilation of low energy positrons implanted at the Ag (100) surface”. AIP conference proceedings 1525, 444 (2013)
  • K Shastry, A H Weiss, B Barbiellini, B A Assif, Z Lim, P V Joglekar ,D Heinman. “Evidence for a positron bound state on the surface of a topological insulator material”. PPC 11 (2015) J. Phys.: Conf. Ser.
  • S Mukherjee, K Shastry, C.V Anto, P V Joglekar, M.P. Nadesalingam, Shuping Xie, Neng Jiang, and A. Weiss. "Magnetic Bottle TOF Spectrometer for Background-free Positron Annihilation Induced Auger Electron Spectroscopy". Review of Sci. instruments 87, 035114 (2016)

Mr. Sagar Khedkar

Assistant Professor - School of Automobile Engineering

Office: E-111, Engineering Block, First Floor, Meeting Hours – 10 am to 1 pm or on appointment
Educational Details:

  • M.Sc. (Mathematics) from S.P. College ,Pune
  • SET (Mathematical Sciences),B.Ed.

Work Experience

    • Total 6 Years of teaching experience.
  • Worked from June 2014 to June 2018 with Sinhgad Technical Education Society’s SKNSITS Lonavala.
  • Worked from July 2012 to April 2014 with Someshwar Science College , Someshwarnagar ,Baramati.

Research Areas:
Applied Mathematics.

Ashish G. Bandewar

Assistant Professor - School of Automobile Engineering

Office:Engineering Block, First floor, Room – E-108, Meeting Hours – 10 am to 1 pm or on appointment
Educational Details:

  • M.E. (Heat Power Engineering), University of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India. (2015)
  • B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India. (2012)

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department, Saraswati College of Engineering, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai. (Jan 2016 – May 2018).
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department, Gharda Institute of Technology, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, (July 2014 – Dec 2015).
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Department, Dr. D. Y. Patil Polytechnic, Ambi, Talegaon, Pune (August 2012 – May 2014)

Research Areas:
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Nanofluids, Biofuels, IC Engines and Automobiles.

Research papers:

  • “Experimental Investigation of Emission Characteristics of VCR Engine using Calophyllum Inophyllum Bio-Diesel Blends as a Fuel” in International Journal on Recent Technologies in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (IJRMEE), Vol 2, Iss 2, Pgs 22-25, ISSN (Online):2349-7947
  • “Impact of Calophyllum Inophyllum Biodiesel Blends on Performance and Emisssion Characteristics of Single Cylinder VCR Engine” in International Journal of Advances in Production and Mechanical Engineering (IJAPME), Vol 1, Iss 3, Pgs 24-30, ISSN (Online): 2394-6210
  • “Experimental Investigation of Blending Diethyl Ether in Karanja Vegetable oil using a Multi-Cylinder Diesel Engine”
  • in International Journal of Research andInnovative Technology (IJRIT), Vol 1, Iss 5, Pgs 70-73, ISSN (Online):2349-2066
  • To study wear characteristics of cryogenically treated T42 high speed steel” in International Journal of Research and Development Organization (IJRDO), VOL 2 ISSUE 2 February 2016 Paper 1, ISSN: 2455-6653
  • “Emission Characteristics Investigation of Single Cylinder VCR Diesel Engine using Calophyllum Inophyllum Biodiesel Blends as Fuel ” in Journal of Alternate Energy Sources and Technologies (JOAEST), STM Journal, Vol7, Iss 1, Pgs 1-7, ISSN: 2230-7982(online), ISSN: 2321-5186(print)
  • “To study wear characteristics of cryogenically treated T42 high speed steel” in International Journal of Research and Development Organization (IJRDO), VOL 2 ISSUE 2 February 2016 Paper 1, ISSN: 2455-6653
  • “A Review Paper On Cooling Ability of Nanofluids” in International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 8, Issue 3, March-2017 ISSN 2229-5518
  • “Selection Of Tube Geometry To Enhance Heat Transfer Rate In Heat Exchanger” in International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 8, Issue 3, March-2017 ISSN 2229-5518

Sanjay Bhandari

Assistant Professor - School of Automobile Engineering

Office: Cabin 3, Room no E 108 (Engineering Block-Ssou Kiwale Campus ) Meeting Hours – 10 am to 1 pm or on appointment
Educational Details:

  • National Talent Scholar
  • B.Tech.(Mechanical – IITB)
  • M.Tech.(TFE-MECH-IITB)

Work Experience

  • Research Engineer 85-87 NARI,DNES sponsored project
  • General Manager 87-89 Gokul Rehabilitation Center
  • HOD, MECH 89-92 Engg. College
  • Sr. Executive 92-94 Gharda Chemicals Lote
  • Sr. Lecturer 94-98 Bharati Vidyapeth’s College of Engg.
  • Asst. Prof. 98-03 Fr. C R I T Vashi
  • Associate Prof. Dean R&D Head Of The Dept 03-13 K J Somaiya C O E
  • Sr. Advisor 13-17 Freyr Energy
  • Consultant Head Of The Dept 17-18 MGM CET Kamothe-navi Ideas to Impacts/RMCET Mumbai

Research Areas:

  • Thermodynamics, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Solar-Non conventional sources of energy
  • Rural based products

Links:
sahabhag.org

Research papers:
More Than 24 Research Proposals And 7 Consultancy Assignments Executed