Colonel (Dr) Anand Pandey -
Professor and Head, Mechanical Engineering Department
The Department of Mechanical Engineering aims to produce quality professionals in Mechanical Engineering to compete globally and excel by carrying out basic and applied research in emerging areas by forging strong industry-institute interaction. The Department offers undergraduate programme in Mechanical Engineering with an intake of 120 and post-graduate program with intake of 18 leading to M. Tech in Computer Aided Design and Manufacture. The department has very competent faculty to teach CAD CAM, FEM, Manufacturing Technology, CFD, and Operations Management. The faculty is actively engaged in research and publications. The Department has well equipped workshop and laboratories to include state of the art CNC machine and robot supported by latest software like CATIA V5, CATIA V6, Pro-E, AutoCAD, ANSYS and MATLAB. Students are offered six months internship in various renowned industries to give hands on practical experience and exposure to latest trends.
Detroit visit of HOD Dr. Anand Pandey
Prof. Ravi Sekhar organized an interaction with Volkswagen wherein Mr. Amit Goel and Mr. Sumit Koul, AGMs Body Shop Maintenance and Assembly Planning, visited SIT on 30th Dec 2019.
Dr. Anand Pandey (Head, Mech. Deptt.) organized a workshop by Siemens PLM on ‘Additive Manufacturing and Technomatics on 16 Jan, 2020
Prof. Ismail Akbani conducted a hands-on workshop at IIT Bombay Campus on "Design Thinking for Social Impact" for Social Entrepreneurs on 16 Jan 2020
Prof. Ismail Akbani conducted a 2 hr webinar on design thinking for Prestige Institute of Engg., Mgmt. & Research , Indore
Prof. Vinay Kumar D. and Dr. Sachit T. S organized a webinar on ‘Occupant Safety in Vehicles and CAE’, by Mr. Ramakrishna Jingade, Vehicle Crash Safety Engineer, Ford Motor, USA. The webinar covered on various aspects of occupant safety related principles, standards and analyses.
Mechanical Engineering Depatment organized a webinar on ‘Automotive 2.0’: hosted by Dr. Arun Bongale, lecture by Dr. Anirban Sur and panel discussions by Dr. Anand Pandey, Dr. Chandrakant Sonawane and Dr. Satish Kumar.
Prof. Ravi Sekhar, Prof. Vinay Kumar D. and Dr. Sachit T. S. organized a webinar on ’21st Century Quality’, by Mr. C. Aravind and Mr. Jayant Natu, Trigo. The webinar dealt with quality concepts, standards and procedures like ISO, TQM, TPM and Six Sigma.
One day Electric Vehicle Awareness Workshop was conducted by ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India) in collaboration with MESA (Mechanical Engineering Students Association), SIT on 14th February, 2020
PROGRAM OUTCOMES (PO)
Engineering Graduates will be able to:
- Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
- Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
- Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
- Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
- Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
- The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
- Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
- Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
- Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
- Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
- Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
- Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)
- PSO 1: Create socially relevant systems: Create creative, innovative and socially relevant systems which are using knowledge and application of mechanical engineering components
- PSO 2: Cutting edge areas: Acquaint with the contemporary trends in industry and use knowledge of advance tools and techniques for research and development in cutting edge areas