Professor - Engineering
Rakesh has a Ph.D. from the Central University of Allahabad, UP, India in Steady and Unsteady Hydro Dynamical Flows and Heat Transfer Problems. He is a thorough academician with over 20 years of experience and has held senior positions in the Department of Mathematics across renowned educational institutions from India. Before Avantika, he was the Professor and Head, Department of Applied Science and Humanities with ITS Engineering College Greater Noida, Dr. A P J Technical University, UP, India. Beyond this, he has also had international teaching experience with BITS Pilani at their Dubai Campus, and at Jazan University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Rakesh has published several research papers and conference papers. He has also co-authored curriculum books on Mathematics for Engineering students.
Dr. Yogesh Bhalerao is a committed educationalist, administrator and researcher. He competed his Bachelors and Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the then University of Pune. His PhD work entitled 'Thermal Analysis of Grinding Process' was well received and appreciated by distinguished experts in the domain. He has also been the proud recipient of the 'Young Scientist Award' from Department of Science and Technology (DST), India under the FASTTRACK Scheme. He continues to pursue his post Ph.D. research from the Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom. Through the many years of his work in the higher education sector, he has gained a rich experience that can be flexibly deployed across domains and functions. He has worked at all level of teaching practice and presently is leading the MIT Academy of Engineering as the Director, in its progression. As the Director, he continues to exercise leadership, demonstrate vision, and empower others to deliver the agreed Institutional strategies and objectives and achieve the highest possible standards of excellence. As an academician, Prof. Bhalerao has introduced innovative patterns, methods and designs of education. He continues to experiment with his teaching and leadership styles to effortlessly adopt to fresh challenges and opportunities. He has a strong publications record and his outputs continue to contribute to and make impact in the field of Engineering, Education and Administration. Prof. Bhalerao brings along his profound experience, progressive vision and enthusiastic efforts to all the endeavors he undertakes.
HoD - Computer Engineering
Prof. Shitalkumar A Jain is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering. His interdisciplinary research interests cover mobile ad hoc network, wireless sensor network in agriculture environment and distributed image processing. Prof. Shitalkumar A Jain is pursuing his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering in the area of ad hoc networks from NMIMS University, Mumbai. He is actively involved in research and development activities in the college and has received the funds of Rs. 3,40,000/- from BCUD, SPPU, Pune.
HoD - Computer Engineering