Dean R&D and Consultancy at VJTI

Dean RDC is responsible for improving research and innovation ecosystem at VJTI including PhD programs (policies, admissions, progress evaluation, final viva-voce), Industry relations and signing/facilitating MoUs, Sponsored Research Projects, Consultancy and Testing etc. Dr. Faruk Kazi, Professor of Electrical Engineering, is the current incumbent.

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Ongoing Projects

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Completed Projects

Industry/ University/ InstituteDate of SigningPurpose of MoU
Centre for Environment Education Ahmedabad02-Jan-20Curriculum Development and Event organization
Silicon Power Corporation (USA) and Ruttonsha International Rectifiers Ltd. (India)24-Sep-19Coopration in the field of Power electronics
École Nationale Supérieure Mines-Télécom Atlantique Bretagne-Pays de la Loire (IMT Atlantique), France10-Jun-19To promote educational, academic exchange and research in the area of cyber-physical systems
NVIDIA24-May-19HPC and Support for entrepreneurship in AI
Claroty Ltd, New York, USA17-May-19Research collaboration in cyber security of critical infrastructure
SWANSEA UNIVERSITY (United Kingdom)03-May-19To promote academic collaboration, collaborative research
CISCO08-Apr-19Research in Cyber security
IIT Jammu05-Mar-19Collaborative Research and student exchange
Siemens18-Jun-18Facility Upgradation and training at VJTI premises
TATA Consultancy Services LTD.18-Jun-18Engage in cooperation in field of common interest.
Exchange of scholars, researchers and students for research through inbound and outbound sabbaticals
Schindler India Pvt Ltd20-Jan-17Internship, Placement, Expert lecture, Projects
Government College of Engineering, Karad02-Jan-17Guidance on outcome based education, NBA, NAAC, Faculty development programme, research guidance, Lab sharing
BVB’s Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Andheri Mumbai02-Jan-17Guidance on outcome based education, NBA, NAAC, Faculty development programme, research guidance, Lab sharing
Fr. C. Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Vashi, Navi Mumbai02-Jan-17Guidance on outcome based education, NBA, NAAC, Faculty development programme, research guidance, Lab sharing
HSBC23-Nov-16Internship, Placement, Expert lecture, Projects
L&T Infotech18-Nov-16Upgrading and supporting the existing lab to “Internet of Things (IOT) Lab”
ABB Global Industries & Services private Limited26-Sep-16R&D in research area which are mutual interest to ABB GISPL and VJTI.
Providing funding to Ph.D scholars/ M.Tech students indentified for the research in respective areas.
Ernst and young LLP19-Sep-16Providing access to labs and tools.
Joint research and development for research activities and publication of the work.
Joint solution development and industrial research.
ICAR-CIRCOT, MUMBAI, LAFARGEINDIA LTD.MUMBAI02-May-16Experimental research for PG Programmes
NAVDEEP CONSTRUCTION COMPANY25-Apr-16Industry Institute Interaction , Internships, Expert talks etc.
Emerson Process Management20-Apr-16Establish state of art research facility lab known as “Emerson-Centre for Advance Studies (E-CAS)”. Joint solutions development and industrial research.
STRUCT BOMBAY CONSULTANTS31-Mar-16Industry Institute Interaction , Internships, Expert talks etc.
Emerson20-Jan-16Students Internhsip
Larsen & Toubro, Mumbai08-Oct-15M..Tech. Projects. , Expert lectures for course ‘Pressure
Vessel Design’
C-DAC08-Oct-15Joint research in Cyber Physical Systems
Centre for Technology, Alternatives For Rural Areas (CTARA), IIT, Bombay25-Aug-15UG/PG Students Projects related to Rural areas
Customized Energy Solutions12-Aug-15Support for Infrastucture Development
Schindler India05-Jul-15Collabrative research
Stelmec24-Jun-15Research Collabration
Ms/. Emerson Climate Technologies (India) Private Ltd. , Pune21-Jun-15Collaboration in the domain of Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.
University of Mauritius20-Apr-15Joint research
Tech Mahindra Ltd, Mumbai01-Feb-15Joint project and supprt to research scholars
Tech Mahindra29-Jan-15Internship, Placement, Expert lecture, Projects
Geometric Ltd10-Oct-14Internship, Placement, Expert lecture, Projects
Faculty Interaction,Research Projects,Student exchange09-Aug-14Joint research projects/consultancy
Credit transfer
Support for COE establishment
BLUE STAR29-Jul-14Mtech project
M/s. Star Coolers & Condensers Ltd.29-Jul-14Internship, Placement, Expert lecture, Projects
VNIT Nagpur01-Jul-14Academic collabration and R&D
European Embedded Control Institute (EECI)19-May-14To develop academic exchange and cooperation in teaching and research in the field of control of dynamical systems
IIT Madras16-May-14Academic collabration and R&D
HYCON2, Highly-complex and networked control systems, CNRS, France12-May-14Research Collaboration in the field of complex & nonlinear dynamical systems
VJTI-PORTESCAPE INDIA Pvt. Ltd27-Mar-14Joint Research Investigations, Internships and Summer Projects to P.G. students in the area of Mutual Interest, Joint Training Programs and Mutual Visits
Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE)27-Mar-14Enhance Industry interaction activity
Organize joint CEP/Conferences
Central Institute for research on Cotton Technology (CIRCOT), Mumbai02-Mar-14Joint research
Technology support
Joint Training/consultancy
Cummins India09-Jan-14Joint guidance to M.Tech Projects
Student Internship
Curriculum development
India smart grid Forum13-Sep-13Development of research facilities
GRAMIN VIKAS VIGYAN SAMITI, JODHPUR01-Sep-13Collaborative research Projects (DST)
L&T Heavy Engineering, Mumbai31-Aug-13P.G. project work
SGGS Nanded10-Aug-13Joint research projects
Credit transfer
Faculty up gradation
Support for COE establishment
Star coolers & condensers Pvt. ltd.29-Jul-13P.G. project work
Gill Instruments20-Jun-13Research and development
M/s. Cummins India Ltd. Pune20-Jun-13Internship, Placement, Expert lecture, Projects
University of Arizona07-May-13Joint research
Dep. of Civil Engineering Mechanics College of Engineering The University of Arizona07-May-13expected collaborative research activities and areas
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)12-Apr-13Faculty up gradation
Joint organization of CEP/FDP/Conference
Joint Guidance
IIT Bombay27-Nov-12Faculty up gradation
Use of Library
Collaborative research
DEP & E-learning
Dr. Fixit institute15-Oct-12Research on Protection and Rehabilitation (DFI-ADL) in the area of repair of concrete structures
ECO NEEDS, Shrilanka18-Jun-12Eco NEEDS Foundation, Ministry of Energy and Power Shrilanka
S A Pharma Pvt Ltd, Mumbai06-Apr-12Industry Driven Research Project
L&T Ltd. Mumbai03-Jan-12ELECTIVE SUBJECT
KVIC, Govt. of India03-Jan-12Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Government of India
IBM01-Jan-12TOP Performing Colleges of TGMC’12
ICT, Mumbai25-Nov-11Academic and Research interactions
L&T Ltd. Mumbai23-May-11Collabrative research and Elective subject development
Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB)06-May-11Felloships to PG Environmental Engg.for Reserach works
MHADA, Mumbai11-Jan-11To provide Services for the stupendous project “Enabling E-MHADA”
BLUE STAR06-Jan-11Reasearch and development
BARC, Mumbai03-Nov-10Academic and Research interactions, Collaboration in the filed of Thermal Engineering
ESMECH07-Aug-10M.Tech Projects
ITAMMAF07-May-10Collabrative research
BTRA, MoT, GoI06-Feb-10Collaborative Project
Institute of Carpet Tech, UP01-Dec-09Elective Subjects
National Institute of Fashion Technology, Ministry of Textile, GoI08-Jul-08Textile research collabration
FICCI, India08-Apr-08Knowledge Partner