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Dr. Vijay Matawala
Professor & Head

Dr. Vijay Matawala has completed his B E degree in Mechanical Engineering from S V Regional college, Surat (Now NIT-Surat) in 1994. He did his M.Tech in Thermal and Fluid Engineering from IIT-Bombay in the year 2005 and PhD in Exergoeconomic Optimization of aqua-ammonia VAR system from M S University-Baroda in 2013. Presently he is working as Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering Department, GPERI-Mehsana. He has teaching experience of more than 16 years in the field of thermal and fluid engineering at undergraduate and post graduate level. Dr. Matawala has contributed in 4 technical publications in reputed national and international journals and 10 publications in national and international conferences. Dr. Matawala has guided 8 M.Tech dissertations in various areas of thermal and fluid engineering. His research areas include Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Heat pump, Exergy Economics. He has taught (I) Engineering Thermodynamics (ii) Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines (iii) Heat and Mass Transfer (iv) Power Plant Engineering (v) Internal Combustion Engines at Undergraduate level. And Advanced Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer (ii) Advanced Air conditioning (iii) Fluid Mechanics and Gas Dynamics at Postgraduate level.

 

Prof. Rajesh J. Patel
Assistant Professor

Prof. Rajesh J. Patel  is a Mechanical Engineer having Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Mechanical discipline from L. D. College of Engineering, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad and Master of Engineering (M.E.) in Mechanical discipline with specialization in I.C. Engine & Automobile Engineering from L. D. College of Engineering, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. He is pursuing his Ph.D. in I.C. Engine. His research interest includes: Thermodynamics, Thermal Engineering, I.C. Engine, Automobile Engineering, Fluid Mechanics and Heat and Mass Transfer Technology. He has teaching experience of 10+ years in the field of Internal Combustion Engine, Automobile Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Power Plant Engineering, Thermodynamics and Elements of Mechanical Engineering. He has 2 years of Industrial Experience.  He is life member of I.S.T.E.  


 

irshadProf. Alpesh V Joshi
Assistant Professor

Prof. Alpesh V. Joshi is a Mechanical Engineer having Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) In Mechanical discipline from North Gujarat University, Patan and Master of Engineering (M.E.) In Mechanical discipline with specialization in CAD/CAM from, CIT Changa, from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. His research interest includes: FEA, Design, Solar Module Design and Validation, and Manufacturing, He has teaching experience of 4 years in the various field of Mechanical area. He is life member of I.S.T.E.

 

irshadProf. Vinay Kumar
Assistant Professor

Prof Vinay Kumar Completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana (An autonomous College, Established in 1956) and post graduation from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra in Renewable Energy. He has Teaching experience of 4 years as Assistant Professor and Teaching Assistant in field of Thermal and fluid science at under graduate and post graduate level. He has published two articles in Scopus and Science citation indexed journals, two articles in ASME and Elsevier’s conferences with total 10 publications. He presented Technical papers at Technical Paper Presentation at

  • Elsevier’s 5th International Conference at Applied Energy and Research 2015-Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  • Elsevier’s 7th International conference on Applied Energy (March 2015)-Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi
  • ASME 2016 International Conference of Applied Energy, 9-12 October 2016, Beijing.(Proposed)

    Prof Vinay also worked as major advisor and guided four M.E students on Engine modification, Thermal Barrier Coatings and Design of Heat Exchangers. His Research Areas are Alternate fuels, Solar Energy, Heat Transfer and Numerical Simulations. He is presently reviewer of Biofuels, Taylor and Francis. Apart from teaching, He has experience of corporate for one year as Plant Engineer in Larsen & Turbo, Mumbai.

     

    irshadProf. Sumit kumar
    Assistant Professor

    Prof. Sumit kumar has completed his B TECH degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sunderdeep engineering college, under Uttar Pradesh Technical University, and Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Mechanical discipline with specialization in Design Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jaipur. His research interest includes: kinematics and Dynamics of machines, I.C. Engine, Automobile engineering, Design engineering. He has teaching experience of 1 years in the field of Kinematics and Dynamics of machines, Design engineering, Thermodynamics and Elements of Mechanical Engineering.

     

    Prof. Ravi Upadhyai
    Assistant Professor

    Prof. Ravi P. Upadhyai is a Mechanical Engineer having bachelor of technology (B. Tech.) in Mechanical Engineering from Jaipur Engineering College & Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan and Master of Technology (M. Tech.) in mechanical discipline with specialization in Manufacturing Engineering from S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat. He has published 01 research paper in National Journals and 02 research papers in National Conference. He has also attended number of short term training programme held at various colleges. He is skilled in handling design software AutoCad and Pro/E and design of experiments software Minitab and Design Expert.

     

    Prof. Parin Patel
    Assistant Professor

    Prof. Parin Patel has completed his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shree Swami Atmanand Saraswati Institute of Technology, Surat under Gujarat Technological University in 2013. He has qualified GATE-2014 Examination with 710 gate score and 1648 All India Rank. With this he has joined National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut for his Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Mechanical discipline with specialization in Machine Design. He has undergone Internship in Larsen & Toubro heavy engineering division Hazira, Essar steel and Krishak bharati cooperative limited (Kribhco). He has good knowledge of design software like Pro-E analysis software like ANSYS. His research and teaching interest includes: Design of machine element, kinematics and Dynamics of machines, Advance mechanism, Finite Element Analysis, Tribology, Analytical Computational Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics, Product Design, Project Management.

     

    Prof. Bhargav Pandya
    Assistant Professor

    Prof. Bhargav Pandya has completed his B.E degree in Mechanical Engineering from Government Engineering College, Bhavnagar in 2014. He completed his M. Tech in Thermal Engineering from Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University in the year of 2016. Presently he is working as an Assistant Professor at GPERI-Mehsana. He has published 2 research papers in National Journals and 2 research papers in National Conferences organized by IIT & NIT. He is skilled in handling thermal analysis software Engineering Equation Solver (EES) and ANSYS. His research areas include Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Solar Thermal Application and Design and Optimization of Thermal System.

     

    Prof. Rahul Patel
    Assistant Professor

    Prof. Rahul D. Patel has completed his B.E. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Government Engineering College, Patan in 2011. He has completed his M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Advance Manufacturing Techniques from Ganpat University in the year of 2014. He has published 1 research paper in International Journal. He has attended 1 STTP & 2 Seminars held at various colleges. He has 3 Years of teaching experience. His research and teaching interest includes: Advance Manufacturing, Laser Technology, Production Technology, Manufacturing Process – I, Manufacturing Process – II, Operation Research and Engineering Graphics.

     

    Prof. vivek Patel
    Assistant Professor

    Prof. Vivek B. Patel has completed Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from L.C.Institute of Technology, Bhandu in 2006 with Distinction. He has completed Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Thermal Systems Design from SVNIT Surat, in 2012. He is pursing Ph.D degree from PDPU, Gandhinagar.

    He has total experience of 11 years in academics. He was an Assistant Professor at Mechanical Engineering Department, L.C.Institute of Technology, Bhandu for 11 years.

     


    Technical Staff Members

    Mr. Jigneshkumar P. Thakor
    Laboratory Assistant      Email Id: jignesh.thakor@gperi.ac.in 

    Degree: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
    Scope of work:
    (1)To arrange the Instruments or set up for performing the experiments.
    (2)To help the students for taking the Readings.
    (3)To maintain the Stock of all lab equipment’s in soft copy and dead stock register.
    (4)Laboratory equipment’s maintenance.
    (5)Working and participation in various committees formed by Institute.
    (6)Result analysis of GTU examination.
    (7)Online GTU attendance system coordinator from mechanical engineering department.
    (8)To help in department activities as per HOD sir guide line.

     

    Mr. Pankajkumar K. Patel
    Laboratory Assistant      Email Id: Pankaj.patel@gperi.ac.in 

    Degree: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
    Scope of work:
    (1)To arrange the Instruments or set up for performing the experiments.
    (2)To help the students for taking the Readings.
    (3)To maintain the Stock of all lab equipment’s in soft copy and dead stock register.
    (4)Laboratory equipment’s maintenance.
    (5)Working and participation in various committees formed by Institute.
    (6)Result analysis of GTU examination.
    (7)Online GTU attendance system coordinator from mechanical engineering department.
    (8)To help in department activities as per HOD sir guide line.

     

    Mr. Rajeshkumar S. Patel
    Work shop Instructor      Email Id: rajeshs.patel@gperi.ac.in 

    Degree: I.T.I. (turner)
    Scope of work:
    (1)work shop: fitting shop, tin smithy shop,black smithy shop,carpentry shop,welding shop
    (2) Student Project Work
    (3) Result Analysis

     

    Mr. Sanjaykumar S. Patel
    Work shop Instructor      Email Id: sanjays.patel@gperi.ac.in 

    Degree: I.T.I. (fitter)
    Scope of work:
    (1)Instructor in fitting shop, tin smithy shop, black smithy shop, carpentry shop, welding shop
    (2)To assist the students in MOS Lab practicals
    (3)To assist the final year students in project work
    (4)To prepare the attendance review

     

    Mr. Bharatkumar B. Mistry
    Work shop Instructor      Email Id: bharat.mistri@gperi.ac.in

    Degree: I.T.I (Carpenter)
    Scope of work:
    (1)work shop: fitting shop, tin smithy shop,black smithy shop,carpentry shop,welding shop
    (2) Student Project Work
    (3) Result Analysis

     

    Mr. Maheshkumar D. Thakor
    Work shop Instructor      Email Id: mahesh.thakor@gperi.ac.in

    Degree: I.T.I (Welder)
    Scope of work:
    (1)work shop: fitting shop, tin smithy shop,black smithy shop,carpentry shop,welding shop
    (2) Student Project Work

     

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