Dr Ketan Kotecha is a receipt of LEAP grant from Government of INDIA.

LEAP is one of the most niched program for young leaders in academics.

Faculty members of SIT have been awarded Government of India’s prestigious ASME DUO India Fellowship 2020. DUO-India Fellowship Programme is established in 2019 with the aim of promoting exchange of people between India and Europe to promote research excellence. SIT faculties will visit the destination University in Europe for 1 month and professor from that university will also visit SIT and conduct research for a month.

Originating Institute


Destination Institute

Partner Awardees

Symbiosis International

Dr Ketan Kotecha

Brunel University, UK

Dr Gheoghita Ghinea

Dr Rahee Walambe

Brunel University, UK

Dr Stanislao Lauria

Dr Meena Laad

University of Leeds, UK

Dr Girish Kale

Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar

Jyvaskyla University, Finlan

Dr Petri Toiviainen

In 2019, Journal Papers were recently published by Dr.Ketan Kotecha, Dr. Himanshu Agrawal, Dr. Jayant Janardhan Jagtap, Dr. Sanjay Pohekar, Dr. Anand Kulkarni, Ms. Shilpa Gite and Ms Priti Mandar Shahane.

Prof Ismail Akbani, Faculty in Mechanical Engineering and Head of Entrepreneurship Promotion and Innovation Cell, SIT, was recently invited as a keynote speaker on "Social Entrepreneurship" at Indian Institute of Technology, Goa. The talk was a part of Action Plan, the National Social Enterprise Business Model Challenge of IIT Mumbai. Prof Ismail is also on the panel of mentors for Abhyuday, IIT Mumbai and he delivered the talk at IIT Goa on behalf of Abhyuday.

At IIT Mumbai

At IIT Goa