• Dr Ketan Kotecha is a receipt of LEAP grant from Government of INDIA.

    LEAP is one of the most niched program for young leaders in academics.

    The Director, Dr Ketan Kotecha is invited to participate in US-India Higher Education Collaboration Workshop to be held in Washington D.C on April 2020 for establishing international partnerships for research and academic collaborations with India and USA. His visit is sponsored by the Embassy of the United States of America in India.

  • Dr. Sayali Sandbhor, Civil Department, SIT and Dr. Ketan Kotecha, Director, SIT - Guest Editor for Special issue in ITcon

    Proposal for special issue on “Next Generation ICT- How distant is ubiquitous computing” accepted and floated on Journal of Information Technology in Construction in association with Loughborough University, UK and IIT Bombay.

  • Prof. Kanchan Khare, Head, Civil Department, SIT

    Prof. Kanchan Khare, Head, Civil Department, SIT, was invited as a guest speaker at “Four Days National Staff Development Program On Environmental Resources Management Towards Sustainability” conducted from 21st to 24th July 2020.

  • Prof. Rushikesh Kulkarni, Civil Department, SIT

    Prof. Rushikesh Kulkarni, Civil Department, SIT – was invited as a resource person for AICTE Sponsored Six Days STTP at AISSMS, Pune on “Applications of Remote sensing and GIS in Civil Engineering”, 30th Nov – 5th December, 2020.

  • Prof. Rushikesh Kulkarni, Civil Department, SIT

    Prof. Rushikesh Kulkarni, Civil Department, SIT, was invited to deliver guest talk on “In-Land Surface Water Quality Assessment Using Remote Sensing" on 02 Jan. 2021 (online mode) for M. Tech, PhD and faculty members of Civil Engineering Department, SVNIT, Surat.

  • Dr. Sayali Sandbhor Civil Department, SIT

    Dr. Sayali Sandbhor Civil Department, SIT, delivered guest talk on “Gaining Skills to Attract the Right Career Opportunities for construction managers" on 19th Jan. 2021 (online mode) for first year PGDM students, during induction program of PGDM in Project Management (Infra & Construction) program, Institute of Infrastructure Studies and Construction Management.

  • Prof. Rushikesh Kulkarni, Civil Department, SIT, – Nodal coordinator, Online Distance Learning Program, IIRS ISRO

    Prof. Rushikesh Kulkarni, Civil Department, SIT, – Nodal coordinator, Online Distance Learning Program, IIRS ISRO-Recently coordinated three months (17th August - 20 November) course Basics of Remote Sensing Geographical Information System and Global Navigation Satellite System by IIRS, Dehradun in online mode. Two students from the civil department have completed and received the certificate for the course.

  • Dr. Shilpa Gite bagged the Best Paper Award at prestigious IEMERA conference 2020 held virtually at Imperial College, London. ️ The paper was co-authored by Dr. Ketan Kotecha and Dr. Himanshu Agrawal. Congratulations to all the authors.
    Paper titled- ADVENT: Advance drivers in Vehicle movement Tracking Algorithm for SemiAutonomous Assistive Driving.

  • SIT receives UKIERI grant with Aston University ( UK)

    Aston University ( UK) and Symbiosis Institute of Technology have jointly applied for UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) Student Mobility Programme and the proposed programme and the associated grant request has been approved by the UKIERI Governance Board. Under this programme 20 students and 2 faculty members from Aston University (UK) will come to India for 15 days in December 2020. The students will undergo a customised training module in Artificial Intelligence, work on projects along with SIT students and also participate in Cultural activities. Dr Ketan Kotecha and Dr Meena Laad have initiated the programme and will ensure the successful execution of the same with the help of other SIT faculty members

  • Faculty members of SIT have been awarded Government of India’s prestigious ASME DUO India Fellowship 2020. DUO-India Fellowship Programme is established in 2019 with the aim of promoting exchange of people between India and Europe to promote research excellence. SIT faculties will visit the destination University in Europe for 1 month and professor from that university will also visit SIT and conduct research for a month.

    Originating Institute


    Destination Institute

    Partner Awardees

    Symbiosis International

    Dr Ketan Kotecha

    Brunel University, UK

    Dr Gheoghita Ghinea

    Dr Rahee Walambe

    Brunel University, UK

    Dr Stanislao Lauria

    Dr Meena Laad

    University of Leeds, UK

    Dr Girish Kale

    Dr Madhura Ingalhallikar

    Jyvaskyla University, Finlan

    Dr Petri Toiviainen

  • Prof Ismail Akbani, Faculty in Mechanical Engineering and Head of Entrepreneurship Promotion and Innovation Cell, SIT, was recently invited as a keynote speaker on "Social Entrepreneurship" at Indian Institute of Technology, Goa. The talk was a part of Action Plan, the National Social Enterprise Business Model Challenge of IIT Mumbai. Prof Ismail is also on the panel of mentors for Abhyuday, IIT Mumbai and he delivered the talk at IIT Goa on behalf of Abhyuday.

    At IIT Mumbai

  • At IIT Goa

    Congratulations to

    Dr.Ketan Virendrabhai Kotecha, Dr.Sharnil Nitinbhai Pandya , Dr.Anirban Sur, Dr.Dipika Amarpritsingh Jaspal, Dr.Satish Vijay Kumar , Dr.Arun Kumar M B, Dr.Nitin Keshaorao Khedkar, Dr.Arundhati Suresh Warke, Ms.Rupali Rajendra Gangarde, Dr.Preeti Milind Mulay , Mr.Rahul Raghvendra Joshi, Dr.Paresh Suresh Nasikkar, Dr.Sumit Kumar, Dr.Chandrakant Rameshchandra Sonawane , Dr.Anand Kumar Pandey on their recent Journal Publications during the period of June 2020 to August 2020.