Deputy Director Administration

Dr. Nitin Khedkar

Dr. Nitin Khedkar

| B. E., M. E., Ph.D. |
| Professor, Mechanical Engineering |
| Deputy Director Administration |
| Symbiosis Institute of Technology |
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Dr. Nitin Keshaorao Khedkar, Professor & Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, also, holds the position of Deputy Director- Administration in Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT-Pune). He was awarded Ph. D in Mechanical Engineering from Symbiosis International University (2016) in the area of Mechanical engineering. He has done his Masters in Manufacturing Automation from College of Engineering Pune in 2001 & B.E. from Amravati University. His area of interest for research is Metals Additive Manufacturing, Conventional Machining, Non-Conventional Machining, Digital manufacturing (Industry 4.0) and material characterization techniques.
Dr. Khedkar total experience of 22 years in teaching and 2 years in industry. He is working as a Professor, Mechanical Engineering till date. Earlier he was working as a Head & Associate Professor, Product Design, Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune. He worked as a Lecturer, at Vishwakarma Institute of Technology Pune for 4 years. He has started his career as Process Design Engineer in Versaware Technology Private Limited, Pune. He has completed major and minor research funded project worth INR 26 Lakh and working on 2 major research funded project worth INR 20 lakh from Advance Centre for Energy Materials, DRDO Nashik. He has successfully guided 2 PhD scholars and 6 scholars are working under him. He has Published 4 patent. He has over 40 publications in international journals (SCI, Scopus).
Dr. Khedkar has Membership of Professional Bodies such as Society of Automotive Engineers India (7190510452), Institute of Engineers (M-1688698), IEEE(R&A), ADI, ISTE. He has Guided 1 Ph.D. (5 in progress), 10 M. Tech., 28 B. Tech., and 12 B. Des. Projects. He has played a key role in establishing and developing the very first technical institute of Symbiosis (Symbiosis Institute of Technology). He is recognized as a reviewer for various national and international journals. He was invited as a subject expert for viva-voce of research scholars at various universities. He has developed a first research lab at SIT in 2014, Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) Lab that is equipped with a manufacturing facility in Non-Conventional machining, conventional machining, digital manufacturing and material characterization technique. He is associated with various professional bodies of IEEE (RA), HCI, SAE, ISTE and ADI. He is pioneer in starting unique initiative like Special diploma in business management for SIT students jointly achieved with B. Tech degree. He worked on various administrative and academic committees of Symbiosis International University like BOS, BOE, NAAC, AC and SCC and many more.


Engineering Graduate (B.E./ B.Tech.)in ANY relevant disciplines of Engineering with minimum four years duration from any recognized University/Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% Marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes)