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Praveen Kumar Loharkar

Assistant Professor
Ph. D (Mech- Pursuing) ,M.Tech. (Industrial Design), B.E. (Mech)

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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

Area of Specialization

Mechanical Engineering (Design), Advance Manufacturing Processes

Work experience

·8+ 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 the Department of Mechanical Engineering, SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus. (July'01'2013 onwards).

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)

·Associate Member of Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors-UAMAE(AM-101000583241)

Awards and Achievements

●Secured Topper position (Top 1%) and Gold Medal in NPTELCourse, "Product Design and Manufacturing”, held from Jan-April 2019.

Faculty Mentor of the team that secured first position in Men’s and Women’s Speed Events and second position overallat Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC)-2019, organized by ASME and held at VIT Vellore.

●Secured Topper position (Top 5%) and Gold Medal in NPTELCourse, "Fundamentals of Surface Engineering: Mechanisms, Processes and Characterizations”, held from July-October 2018.

Faculty Mentor of the team that secured first position in Innovation at Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC)-2016, organized by ASME and held at VIT Vellore.

●Awarded for Best Session Paper at National Conference "Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering” held at Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal during 29-31 August 13.

●Qualified Internal Auditor for ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

●Secured First Position in the M.TechCourse.

●Received MHRD Scholarship for pursuing M.Tech.

●Received Gold Medal from CEO ISMT Ltd. for being the top performer in the Company's (ISMT Ltd. Pune) overall training assessment.

College Topper in Final Year Bachelor of Engineering.

●Secured First Position at school in Class X (CBSE) and XII (CBSE).

Industrial Projects/Consultancy undertaken

Title : Cold drawing Process Review and Recommendations

Team Size : 01

Location and Client: Indeutsch Industries Pvt. Ltd. Noida (Consultancy Project)

Title : Finite Element Analysis of Cold Drawing Process

Team Size : 01

Location : ISMT Ltd, Ahmednagar and M.A.N.I.T. Bhopal

Title : Improving process efficiency by applying Value Stream Mapping

Team Size : 03

Location : ISMT Ltd, Ahmednagar

Title : Application of MQL Technique of Lubrication on Keystone Grinding

Machine

Team Size : 03

Location : Perfect Circle India Ltd. Nasik.

Seminar Presentation

Title: Microwave Processing: An Emerging Alternative to Conventional Metal Processing, presented at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus, Dhule.

Title: Application of Central Composite Design on Metal Matrix Composites, presented at MANIT Bhopal.

Title: Failure Modes and Effect Analysis, presented at MANIT Bhopal.

Title: High Bandwidth Heat Transfer Measurement in I.C. Engines, presented at SVM Engineering College, Nasik.

 

Expert Talks/Invited Lectures Delivered

Delivered an Invited Talk titled, "MOOCs Concept and Web Presence of Teachers” and conducted joint Lab session on "Gnomio-Moodle” on 20/11/2017 at AICTE sponsored Two week FDP on "Upgradation of Pharmaceutical Education through Advances in ICT-Blended Teaching/Learning Process” scheduled from 13/11/2017-25/11/2017, organized and held at RCPIPER Shirpur Dhule.

●Delivered an Expert Talk on "Failure Modes and Effect Analysis: FMEA” at Student Leadership Design Conference 2015 organized by ASME Student Chapter on 25th October 2015 at SVKM’S NMIMS Shirpur Campus.

STTPs/Workshops Attended

·Two Week Certification Program on "Business Analytics”, held from 22/04/2019-07/05/2019, organized at Mukesh Patel Technology Park, SVKM’s NMIMS Shirpur Campus.

·One Week AICTE sponsored QIP Short Term Course on "Microwave Heating and Processing of Foods”, held from 13/05/2019-17/05/2019, organized by IIT Bombay.

·One and half week NPTEL AICTE Faculty Development Program on "Product Design and Manufacturing”, held from 28/01/2019-19/04/2019, conducted by NPTEL.

·One and half week NPTEL AICTE Faculty Development Program on "Fundamentals of Surface Engineering: Mechanisms, Processes and Characterizations”, held from 30/07/2018-22/10/2018, conducted by NPTEL

·One week NPTEL AICTE Faculty Development Program on "Manufacturing of Composites”, held from 30/07/2018-03/10/2018, conducted by NPTEL.

·One Week AICTE sponsored QIP Short Term Course on "Excellence in Marine Materials: Advanced Processing, Characterization and Applications”, held from 21/05/2018-25/05/2018, organized by Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Roorkee.

·Two Week AICTE approved STTP on "FDP201x Pedagogy for Online and Blended Teaching-Learning Process”, held from 14/09/2017- 12/10/2017, conducted by IIT Bombay and held at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus.

·Two Week AICTE approved STTP on "FDP101x Foundation Program in ICT for Education”, held from 03/08/2017- 07/09/2017, conducted by IIT Bombay and held at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus.

·One Week STTP on "Finite Element Modelling: Research & Industrial Applications (FEMRIA-2017)”, held from 01/06/2017-06/06/2017, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, VNIT Nagpur.

·Five Days STTP on "Modelling and Simulation”. Held from 24/06/2016-28-06-2016, organized by Department of Mathematics, MANIT Bhopal.

·One Week TEQIP -II Sponsored STTP on "Finite Element Methods and Applications: FEMEA, held from 30/11/2015- 04/12/2015, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, SVNIT Surat.

·Two Week ISTE STTP on "Effective Use of ICT in Teaching Pedagogy”, held from 05/01/2015 -31/01/15, conducted by IIT Bombay and held at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus.

·Two Week ISTE Workshop on "Fluid Mechanics”, held from 10/05/2014-30/05/2014, conducted by IIT Kharagpur and held at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus.

·Two Week ISTE Workshop on "Engineering Mechanics", held from 26/11/2013-06/12/2013, conducted by IIT Bombay and held at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus.

·Workshop on "Significance of Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Tooling in Indian Industry”, held from 11/05/2013-13/05/2013, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering M.A.N.I.T Bhopal.

·Workshop on "FEM and MATLAB", held from 06/05/2013 -10/05/2013, organized by Department of Mathematics, MANIT Bhopal and Department of Applied Mechanics, SVNIT Surat and held at MANIT Bhopal.

·Internal Auditor Training on ISO TS 16949, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

·Workshop on Toyota Production Systems that included topics like Kaizen, Kanban, TPM, JIT etc. at ISMT Centre for Excellence.

Conferences Attended

● Fifth International Congress on Engineering and Technology: ICET February 27-28, 2019, held at Trinity College of Engineering and Research, Pune, India.

● International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: IC-AIHC December 27-28, 2016, held at SVKM’s NMIMS, MPTP Shirpur Campus.

● International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Material Sciences: ICEMS March 17-19, 2016, organized by Jaipur National University.

● 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.

● National Conference on "Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering: FIME August 29-31, 2013”, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, MANIT Bhopal.

Research and Publications

· Loharkar, P. K., Ingle, A., & Jhavar, S. (2019). Parametric review of microwave-based materials processing and its applications.Journal of Materials Research and Technology,8(3), 3306-3326. doi:10.1016/ j. jmrt.2019.04.004. Retrieved fromwww.scopus.com

· Shivhare, S., Loharkar, P. K., Vyas, S., Bagal, V., & Sharma, M. (2019).Synthesis of polyaniline-vanadium pentoxide nanocomposites: A high-performance conducting material for energy storagedoi:10.1007/978-981-13-2490-1_31. Retrieved fromwww.scopus.com

· Rajendra Shimpi, & Loharkar, P. K. (2018). Investigation of near dry machining on en 8 alloy steel using ccd: An effort towards sustainable manufacturing paradigm.International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development,2018(Special Issue), 35-41. Retrieved fromwww.scopus.com

·Aibada, N., Sundaram, S., Kalani, D., & Loharkar, P. K. (2018). Review of studies on helical compression springs with a perspective of material, methods and failure. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, 9(3), 936-945. Retrieved from www.scopus.com

·Wani, C., & Kumar Loharkar, P. (2017). A review of phase change materials as an alternative for solar thermal energy storage. Paper presented at the Materials Today: Proceedings, 4(9) 10264-10267. doi:10.1016/j.matpr.2017.06.361. Retrieved from www.scopus.com

·Loharkar, P. K.,& Pradhan, M. K. (2017). Modeling and analysis of cold drawing process: Parameters and methods. Handbook of research on manufacturing process modeling and optimization strategies (pp. 40-53) doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2440-3.ch003 Retrieved from www.scopus.com

· Loharkar, P.K., & Choubey, N.S (2017). "Contribution of Information Technology in Increasing Productivity of Manufacturing Sector”, Applications of Information Technology, CSI Communications, Volume No. 40, Issue No. 10, 25-26.

· Loharkar, P.K. "Parametric Analysis of Industrial Cold Drawing Process." International Journal of Engineering Research and General Science 3.5 2015:2091-2730.

·Fulari, H., Fegade, V., & Loharkar, P. K.(2015). The fuzzy cost benefit analysis of design for product development process with perspective of remanufacturing. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 10(11), 10114-10118. Retrieved from www.scopus.com

· Saraswat, A., Ojha, C., Fegade, V., & Loharkar, P. K. (2015). Analysis of hollow helical spring under compression.International Journal of Applied Engineering Research,10(11), 10516-10521. Retrieved fromwww.scopus.com

· Kumar, P., & Agnihotri, G. (2013) "Cold Drawing Process–A Review." metal forming 3.3.

Papers in National Conference

Kumar, P., & Agnihotri, G. (2013).” Study of Seamless Tube Cold Drawing using Finite Element Simulation". National Conference "FIME" Proceedings dated 29-31 August 2013.

Papers in International Conference

Praveen Kumar Loharkar, Asha Ingle, Sugam Shivhare. Microwave-Assisted Coating of Pani/Fe3O4Nanocomposite over Metallic Substrate. Fifth International Congress on Engineering and Technology held atTrinity College of Engineering and Research, Pune, India, ICET February 27-28, 2019.

●Sudipta Basu, Aakash Kumar Nimesh, Rohit V Patil, Priyanshu Chugh, Praveen Kumar Loharkar. Design and Fabrication of fixture for machining control lever of Tractor’s governer. International Conference on Advances in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, K.R. Mangalam University, Gurgaon, 17-18 August, 2017.

Praveen Kumar Loharkar, N.S Choubey. Vibration Based Elderly Fall Detection Using Artificial Intelligence: An Overview. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Health Care, SVKM's NMIMS (Deemed-to-be University), Shirpur Campus, 27th & 28th December 2016.

●K.K. Gupta, Rajesh Verma, Praveen Kumar Loharkar. An Overview of Infection Mitigation in Operation Theatre through Intelligent Control of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Parameters. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Health Care, SVKM's NMIMS (Deemed-to-be University), Shirpur Campus, 27th & 28th December 2016.

●Chandrakant Wani, Praveen Kumar Loharkar. A Review of Phase Change Materials as an Alternative for Solar Thermal Energy Storage, In Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 9, 2017, Pages 10264-10267, ISSN 2214-7853.

●Rajendra Shimpi, Praveen Kumar Loharkar. Investigation of minimum quantity lubrication system parameters in turning of EN-8 steel using central composite design. ICEMS Proceedings March 17-19, 2016”, organized by Jaipur National University.

Extra/Co-Curricular Activities

  • Faculty I/c Sports for the year 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2017-18 and Faculty Co-ordinator for the year 2018-19 at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus.
  • Faculty Coordinator for SAEINDIA Student Chapter at SVKM’s NMIMS MPSTME Shirpur Campus.
  • Faculty Mentor for Human powered vehicle challenge (National Level ASME Event), Go-Kart, SAE Efficycle, Electric Solar Vehicle Championship-2019 etc.

 

Official Email Id

praveen.kumar@nmims.edu


 

           
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