Praveen Kumar Loharkar

Assistant Professor

Ph. D (Mechanical Engineering- Pursuing) from SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Mumbai
M.Tech. (Industrial Design) from MANIT, Bhopal
B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from University of Pune

Areas of Specialisation

Mechanical Engineering (Design) 

Work Experience

  • 6+ years
  • Three Years-Industrial Experience at ‘ISMT Limited Tube Plant (Ahmednagar).’ as  Senior Executive – Mechanical Maintenance. (From July’21 ’2008-July '31'2011)
  • Currently working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering , MPSTME- NMIMS Shirpur. (From July'01'2013)

Professional Membership

  • Associate Member of Institution of Engineers(AM I63515-0) 
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education(LM 95967) 
  • Life Member of International Association of Engineers(LMIAENG-182047)

Awards & Achievements

  • Faculty Mentor of the team that secured first position in Innovation at Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC)-2016 held at VIT Vellore. 
  • Awarded for Best Session Paper at National Conference "Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering” held at M.A.N.I.T. Bhopal during 29-31 August 13. 
  • Qualified Internal Auditor for ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 
  • Secured First Position in the M.Tech Course.
  • Received Gold Medal from C.E.O. ISMT Ltd. for being the top performer in the Company's (ISMT Ltd. Pune) overall training assessment. 
  • Overall Topper at Final Year Bachelor of Engineering in the College. 
  • Secured First Position in Class Xth and XIIth.

Publications (Selected)/Consultancy:

Prof. Praveen kumar Loharkar has published book Chapter entitled "Modeling and Analysis of Cold Drawing Process: Parameters and Methods" as a part of the Book : Handbook of Research on Manufacturing Process Modeling and Optimization Strategies. This chapter is a result of collaboration with Dr. Mohan Kumar Pradhan, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India.

DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2440-3.ch003

  • One Consultancy Project(2014-15) 
    • Title: Cold Drawing Process Improvement: Recommendations for minimising surface defects and enhancement of surface finish.
    • Client Organization: Indeutsch Industries Pvt. Ltd.,Noida
  • Three(3) Papers in International Journals 
  • One(1) Article in National Level Magazine 
  • Four(4) Papers in International Conferences 
  • One (1) Paper in National Conference
  • Praveen Kumar Loharkar and N S Choubey, “Contribution of Information Technology in Increasing Productivity of Manufacturing Sector”, CSI COMMUNICATIONS, Volume No. 40 | Issue No. 10 | January 2017. 
  • Loharkar, Praveen Kumar. "Parametric Analysis of Industrial Cold Drawing Process." International Journal of Engineering Research and General Science Volume 3, Issue 5, September-October, 2015 ISSN 2091-2730.
  • Fulari, Harshal, Vishal Fegade, and Praveen Kumar Loharkar. "The Fuzzy cost benefit analysis of design for product development process with perspective of remanufacturing." International Journal of Applied Engineering Research 10.11: 2015. 
  • Kumar, Praveen, and Geeta Agnihotri "Study of Seamless Tube Cold Drawing using Finite Element Simulation" published in National Conference "FIME" Proceedings dated 29-31 August 2013. 
  • Kumar, Praveen, and Geeta Agnihotri. "Cold Drawing Process–A Review." metal forming 3.3 (2013). International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA) ISSN: 2248-9622 Vol. 3, Issue 3, May-Jun 2013, pp.988-994.

Seminars/ Workshops/Conferences Attended

  • Participated in “International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: IC-AIHC December 27-28, 2016”, held at SVKM’s NMIMS, MPTP Shirpur Campus.
  • Participated in workshop on “Modelling and Simulation- 2016” organized by Department of Mathematics, MANIT Bhopal. 
  • Participated in “International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Material Sciences: ICEMS March 17-19, 2016”, organized by Jaipur National University. 
  • Participated in One week STTP on “Finite Element Methods and Applications: FEMEA from Nov. 30- Dec. 4, 2015” organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, SVNIT Surat.
  • Participated in Two week STTP on “Effective Use of ICT in Teaching Pedagogy-2015” organized by IIT Bombay. 
  • Organising member and Participant in “International Conference on Emerging trends in Manufacturing, Engines and Modelling: ICEMEM February 27-28, 2015”, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering SVKM’s NMIMS, Shirpur Campus. 
  • Attended Two week STTP on "Fluid Mechanics from May 20, 2014 to May 30, 2014" organized by IIT Kharagpur and held at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus. 
  • Attended Two week STTP on "Engineering Mechanics from November 26th, 2013 to December 6th, 2013" organized by IIT Bombay and held at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus.
  • Participated in National Conference on “Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering: FIME August 29-31, 2013”, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, MANIT Bhopal. 
  • Attended Workshop on "FEM and MATLAB 2013" held at M.A.N.I.T Bhopal.
  • Participated in Workshop on "Rapid Prototyping 2013" held at M.A.N.I.T Bhopal. 
  • Undergone training on Toyota Production Systems that included topics like Kaizen, Kanban, TPM, JIT etc at ISMT Centre for Excellence, 2008.

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