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Dr. Mitesh Popat


Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), ME (Mechanical Engineering), BE (Mechanical Engineering)

Dr. Mitesh Popat is Professor, Mechanical Engineering at AIIE since September 2015. He has several years of experience in academics, research and industry. He has taught subjects like Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing Processes, Dynamics of Machines, Machine design, material science, theory of machines, engineering graphics. He is also Life Member of ISTE.

Unconventional manufacturing processes, manufacturing process optimisation, Machining, Processes, design of various manufacturing processes, micro manufacturing.

Ph.D. from Faculty of Technology, Saurashtra University.
M.E. Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Technology, M.S. University Baroda (2006) with specialization in Production Engineering (Manufacturing).
B.E. Mechanical Engineering from Gogte Institute of Technology, Karnataka University (1998)

He has worked as Principal, Sanjaybhai Rajguru College of Engineering (Om Shanti Engineering College), Rajkot (December 2011-September 2015). During his tenure the college has achieved great height in academics. He has also worked as an Assistant Professor (Incubated), Senior Lecturer and Lecturer on permanent basis at V.V.P. Engineering College, Rajkot during August 2000 to December 2011.

He has also worked as a workshop superintendent. Along with teaching he has vast experience of project consultancy, part time, for various industries which include manufacturing process designs, quality management system documentation, ISO 9001 work, TS 16949 standard work, statistical process control, parametric studies through statistical process control.

He also has industrial work experience as an Assistant Manager Production during September 1998 to July 2000. He has worked on production planning and control, statistical process control, quality management system etc. He was a member of core functional team and approved internal auditor for system and standard; as well as a team member of subcontractor and vendor development team.

He has published / presented 21 technical papers in international / national journals or in international / national conferences. He has organized National / International Seminars & Conferences at different places. He is approved research guide for many Universities. He is presently a guide to five Ph.D. students. He is Editorial Board Member and Reviewer of national and international journals like Springer, Elsevier etc.