International visits

International visits by SIT faculty ( 2019-20)

Internationalization of higher education is one of the key trends of development in order to achieve competitiveness, performance and a global outlook. One of the ways to achieve this is through International academic mobility. In the year 2019-20 a good number of SIT faculty and Ph.D scholars visited( or finalized their visits) abroad as distinguished guests, keynote speakers, visiting faculty, visiting researchers, as participants in International conferences and other such academic and research assignments.

Dr. Ketan Kotecha

  • Dr Kotecha visited University of Cambridge UK under the prestigious LEAP Fellowship offered by MHRD, Govt. of India from Jan 4 – Jan 12, 2020.
  • Dr Kotecha visited some of the renowned Chinese Universities from Sept. 8 - 16, 2019 to establish research and academic collaborations.
  • Dr. Ketan Kotecha visited Korea during 7th to 14th April 2019. The objective was to understand their education system, explore tie ups for students and faculty exchange, collaborate for centres of excellence and leverage the tie ups which Indian government had made in the area of AI and IOT.
  • Dr Kotecha visited some of the reputed industries in Germany and Switzerland alongwith SIT students from June 21 – June 27, 2019.
  • Dr Kotecha will visit University of Brunel, UK from March 1 – March 31, 2020 under ASME DUO India Professor Fellowship offered by MHRD, Govt. of India.
  • Dr Kotecha has received research grant under Govt. of India’s SPARC scheme. He will visit Arizona State University, USA under this scheme from May 15 – May 30, 2020.
  • Dr Kotecha will visit University of Queensland, Australia under Govt. of India’s SPARC scheme from Aug. 1, - Aug. 15, 2020.


Dr. Meena Laad

  • Dr Meena Laad was invited as distinguished speaker in Sciforun organized by RUDN University, Moscow, Russia from June 25 - 27, 2019.
  • Dr Meena Laad invited as Keynote Speaker and session chair in International Conference on Engineering Technology & Applied Sciences organized by Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey & Romania University at Kiev, Ukraine on April 24 - 28, 2019.
  • Dr. Meena Laad visited Dumplupinar University, Turkey from April 1 - 5, 2019 to participate as delegate on Erasmus Project.
  • Dr Meena Laad will visit University of Leeds, UK from March 15 – April 15, 2020 under ASME DUO India Professor Fellowship offered by MHRD, Govt. of India.


Dr Rahee Walambe

  • Dr Rahee Walambe was invited as Visiting Researcher to Lancaster University, UK from 12th July 2019-26th July 2019. She also visited Brunel University, London to discuss about possible internationalization/mobility opportunities.
  • Dr Rahee Walambe will visit University of Brunel, UK from March 1 – March 31, 2020 under ASME DUO India Professor Fellowship offered by MHRD, Govt. of India.
  • Dr Rahee will visit Arizona State University, USA for two weeks under SPARC scheme of MHRD, Govt. of India in May 2020.
  • Dr Rahee will visit the University of Queensland, Australia, under SPARC scheme of MHRD, Govt. of India in August 2020 for two weeks.  


Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar

  • Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar presented a research paper in Venice IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) in April 2019.  
  • Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar visited University of Pennsylvenia , Philadelphia, USA in September 2019 as visiting researcher under Govt. of India’s SPARC scheme.  
  • Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar organized a workshop on Radiomics and Radiogenomics in Neuro-oncology  in Shenzhen, China in October 2019.
  • Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar will visit University of Jyvaskyla, Finland in June 2020 under DUO India Professor Fellowship.


Dr Anand Pandey

  • Dr Anand Pandey Presented paper at SAE World Congress & Experience 03 Days(09-11 Apr 2019) Detroit, MI, USA


Dr Chandrakant Sonawane

  • Dr Chandrakant Sonawane presented paper in ICCHMT-2019 conference and also visited Universities in Italy and Spain from 3 – 12 Sept 2019.


Dr Pritesh Shah

  • Dr. Pritesh Shah presented paper in International conference MoRSE 2019 International Conference on Mechatronics, Robotics & System Engineering of during December 04-06, 2019 at Bali, Indonesia.


Dr Brajesh Pandey

  • Dr Brajesh Pandey, presented a research paper in International conference held at Bangkok, Thailand on July 8-11, 2019.


Dr Neeru Bhagat

  • Dr Neeru Bhagat, presented a research paper in International conference held at Bangkok, Thailand on July 8-11, 2019.


Prof. Ravishekhar

  • Prof. Ravishekhar presented paper in International conference MoRSE 2019 International Conference on Mechatronics, Robotics & System Engineering of during December 04-06, 2019 at Bali, Indonesia.


Dr Shilpa Gite

  • Dr Shilpa Gite visited some of the reputed industries in Germany and Switzerland alongwith SIT students from June 11 – June 18, 2019


Dr Mrunal Bachute

  • Dr Mrunal Bachute accompanied SIT students on a study tour to Germany and Switzerland from June 11 – 18, 2019.
  • Dr Mrunal Bachute was invited to present a technical lecture on Jan 18, 2020 at Langara College, Vancouver, Canada.


Dr Shruti Patil

  • Dr Shruti Patil is invited as visiting faculty at Henan University of Law & Economics, China from March 1, 2020 to March 31, 2020.


Ms Archana Chaudhari

  • Ms. Archana Chaudhari, Ph.D scholar working under Dr Preeti Mulay attended the AI for Earth May Summit (both the education and Hackathon segment) in Redmond, WA from May 14 – 16, 2019.


Ms Apoorva Safal

  • Ms Apoorva Safal Ph.D scholar working under the supervision of Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar received a travel grant and visited Montreal , Canadato present a paper in International Conference ISMRM 2019.
  • Ms Apoorva Safal received a travel grant and visited Nice, France , to present a paper in Movement Disorder Society - MDS 2019 .
  • Ms Apoorva Safal will visit University of Pennsylvania, USA in June 2020 under Govt. of India’s SPARC scheme.

Mr Archith Rajan

  • Mr Archith Rajan Ph.D scholar working under the supervision of Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar participated in Gender summit 2019 held in Singapore. His visit was sponsored by IDRC ( Grant of Nandini Singh, NBRC).  


Ms Apurva Shah

  • Ms Apurva Shah, Ph. D scholar working under the supervision of Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar will visit University of Pennsylvenia, Philadelphia, USA in March 2020 under the Govt. of India’s SPARC scheme.


Mr Sumeet Shinde

  • Mr Sumeet Shinde, RA working under the supervision of Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar presented a paper in Medical Image Computing and Computer assisted intervention- (MICCAI 2019) - Shenzhen China in October 2019.


Mr Tanay Chougule

  • Mr Tanmay Chougule, RA working under the supervision of Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar presented a paper in Medical Image Computing and Computer assisted intervention- (MICCAI 2019) - Shenzhen China in October 2019.