Achievements

Faculty and staff members have received accolades in various National and International platforms:

Niraj Shah

WAAH Science Laureate Awards 2022

11 Jan 2023

Darshit Upadhyay

We All Are Human (WAAH) Science Laureate Awards 2022 (Senior Laureate Category)

11 Jan 2023

Shebaz Memon

Prof Shebaz A Memon and his team won 1st Runners up in WAAH Science Laureate Awards

11 Jan 2023

Vishal Mehta

Best Paper Presentation Award in International Conference

25 Sep 2022

Shebaz Memon

Prof Shebaz A Memon secured All India Rank 1 (First) in Energy Manager Exam by BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency), Government of India

11 Nov 2022

Balkrushna Shah

ISTE-GSFC National Award for guiding Best MTech Thesis in Mechanical Engineering 2021

27 Aug 2022

Anand Patel

Emerald Literati Award for Outstanding Paper - 2022

31 Aug 2022

Anand Patel

IEOM Lean Six Sigma Competition Award

18 Aug 2022

Rajesh Patel

ISTE-GSFC National Award for guiding Best MTech Thesis in Mechanical Engineering 2020

28 Apr 2022

Vikas Lakhera

ISTE Charutar Vidya Mandal, Vallabh Vidyanagar Gujarat Award for Best Engineering College Teacher in Gujarat , 2021

27 Jul 2022

Mayurkumar Makhesana

Received research fellowship under SERB International Research Experience scheme

12 May 2022

Mayurkumar Makhesana

Invited for International Teaching Mobility Program under ERASMUS+ grant

13 Jun 2022

Anand Patel

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

23 Feb 2022

Darshit Upadhyay

ISTE Gujarat- M. C. Bhavsar Award for an innovative work in the areas of renewable energy

20 Feb 2022

Sanjay Jain

Best Paper Award in International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Nanomaterials 2021

17 Oct 2021

Hiren Prajapati

Best Paper Presentation Award in PRIME2021 held at NIT Patna

07 Aug 2021

Saumil Desai

Certificate for Merit for Second Place in ACTSE 2021 held at Amity University, Lucknow Campus, Uttar Pradesh

27 May 2021

Darshit Upadhyay

The "Best Research Scientist" awarded by Nirma University for the year of 2019-20

21 Jan 2021

Darshit Upadhyay

Received Certificate for Best Paper Presentation in ATFE March–2021 held at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar

26 Mar 2021

Rajesh Patel

Patent Certificate of Design Registration - APR 2021

08 Apr 2021

Saumil Desai

Best Paper presentation Award in FLAME 2020 held at Amity University, Noida

26 Aug 2020

Hiren Prajapati

Best Paper Presentation Award in ICFMET2020 held at Yashwantrao Patil Science College, Solankur

28 Nov 2020

Darshita Shah

Best Paper presentation Award in FLAME 2020 held at Amity University, Noida

26 Aug 2020

Mayurkumar Makhesana

Received Summer Faculty Research Fellowship at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-Delhi)

02 Jun 2020

Mihir Chauhan

Patent published on “An Improved Anti-mine Vehicle with Vertical Blast Ventilation” – Investigators: Dr. Mihir Chauhan, Dr. Kunal Ghosh, Mr. Bhaumik Patel, Mr. Abhijitsingh Thakor.

07 Aug 2020

Rajesh Patel

Indian Patent Published on Performance Enhanced Pump as Turbine

25 Jan 2019

Darshit Upadhyay

ISTE-GSFC National Award for guiding Best MTech Thesis in Mechanical Engineering 2018

30 Jan 2019

Balkrushna Shah

Received "ASHRAE Student Branch Advisor of the Year" Award

12 Jan 2019

Sanjay Jain

Best Research Scientist for Overall Contribution in Research Activities for the year 2017

06 Jan 2018

Balkrushna Shah

Received ASHRAE UG Lab Equipment Grant

16 Feb 2018

Darshit Upadhyay

Received Certificate for Best Paper Presentation in ISEES Dec-2018 held at IIT Roorkee

21 Dec 2018

Mayurkumar Makhesana

Received International Travel Grant from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi

19 Sep 2018

Mayurkumar Makhesana

Received International Travel Support award in Young Scientist category from Science and Engineering Research Board, DST-India

02 May 2017

Rajesh Patel

Best Professor of the Institute for Overall Performance for the year 2016

03 Oct 2016

Darshit Upadhyay

Early Career Academic Grant worth 1250 GBP for International Travel awarded by Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London

25 May 2016

Reena Trivedi

Received Best Paper award at the International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP) 2015 organised by IIT Guwahati

28 Dec 2015

Ath Singhal

Awarded Gold Medal for First Rank in MTech Batch 2012

18 Oct 2014

Anand Patel

International Travel Grant from Sir Ratan Tata Trust Mumbai to present paper at International Conference on Quality 2014 at Tokyo, Japan

18 Oct 2014

Anand Patel

ISTE Calcutta Convention National Award for the Best Paper Presented by Teachers at the Annual Convention of ISTE (Polytechnic)

27 Nov 2014

Prashant Bagga

Best Paper Presentation Award in International Conference ETEICE 2014 held at Bhilai Institute of Technology, Raipur

14 Mar 2014

Niraj Shah

Dronacharya Award

01 Feb 2013

Rajesh Patel

US Patent - Desalination unit for the production of potable water from sub-soil brine (Granted)

16 May 2013

Anand Patel

ISTE Charutar Vidya Mandal, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, Gujarat Award for the Best Polytechnic Teacher (Year 2012)

20 Dec 2012

Anand Patel

Silver Award for Case Study Presentation during 1st Annual Convention on ‘Business Excellence through Lean Six Sigma’

27 Oct 2012

Rajesh Patel

ISTE-GSFC National Award for guiding Best MTech Thesis in Mechanical Engineering 2011

01 Dec 2011

Rajesh Patel

ISTE Charutar Vidya Mandal, Vallabh Vidyanagar Gujarat Award for Best Engineering College Teacher in Gujarat , 2010

01 May 2010

Shashikant Joshi

ISTE Charutar Vidya Mandal, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat Award for Best Engineering College Teacher in Gujarat, 2006

28 Dec 2006

Reena Trivedi

Awarded a Gold Medal for First Rank in MTech- CAD/CAM Batch 2003-05 by Nirma University

12 May 2005

Shashikant Joshi

ISTE-GSFC National Award for guiding Best MTech Thesis in Mechanical Engineering 2018

2022

Mr. Aryan Kalariya awarded the best poster presentation at the international conference

Roll No : 20BME010
Student Name : Aryan Kalariya
Event Type : International conference

Mr. Aryan Kalariya, a student of Sem-IV, B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, presented a research paper titled “Thermal and Structural Analysis of Barium Hexaferrite Synthesized by Simple Heat Treatment Method” and was awarded as the best poster presentation at the conference – Recent Advancements in Materials Science and Nanotechnology, from 4 to 5 Feb 2022, organized by Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, Nirma University.

2022

Mr. Aditya Kundal, Mr. Akshat Jain and Mr. Barun Debnath won 2nd prize at national level MATLAB Hackathon

Roll No : 19BME005, 19BME009
Student Name : Mr. Aditya Kundal, Mr. Akshat Jain
Event Type : National level Hackathon

Mr. Aditya Kundal, student of BTech Mechanical Engineering, Semester-VI won 2nd prize in the national level MATLAB Hackathon hosted by the Electronics and Communication Department of Nirma University.  He was team leader along with two more team members, Mr. Akshat Jain and Mr. Barun Debnath, students of BTech Electronics and Communication Engineering, Semester-VI. It was 48 hours long live Hackathon from 1st January to 3rd January 2022.

2021

PRANAV AGARWAL won the prize money at ASEAN-India Hackathon

Roll No : 18BME092
Student Name : PRANAV AGARWAL
Event Type : International Hackathon

The ASEAN-India Hackathon was organized by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs from 1-4 February 2021. For 36 hrs, 330 students and 110 mentors from the 10 ASEAN countries and India worked together online and competed as 55 teams to come up with innovative solutions to 11 problem statements. The Problem Statements covered two major themes – Blue Economy and Education. The Prize Distribution Ceremony from the ASEAN side was attended on 04/02/2021 by Senior Ministers from Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam. Winners in all 11 problem statements were announced on the occasion.

2021

Best Paper Presentation Award at PRIME 2021 Conference organized by NIT Patna

Roll No : 17BME104
Student Name : Suhrid Purohit
Event Type : International conference
Mr. Suhrid Purohit (B.Tech Mech) and Mr. Siddharth Tripathi (B.Tech Mech) with Prof. Hiren Prajapati, have participated and presented a research article at the international conference on “Progressive Research in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering (PRIME2021)” organized by NIT, Patna. Total 242 research articles were presented. Their presentation was selected for the best paper presentation award.
2021

Team Stallions with their electric solar vehicle won the Asia’s biggest solar vehicle championship ESVC 2021 (Electric Solar Vehicle Championship)

Roll No : SAE Nirma club
Student Name : Adarsh Nanda, Pranjal Gupta, Shyamal Pathak, Aman Vaghasiya, Jaydeep Rathod, Darshan Mehta, Pratik Rathaur, Anupam Agarwal, Yuvrajsinh Chauhan, Henil Gajjar, Akshar Chaukiyal, Stavan Sanyal, Sagar Samtani, Ashmit Rai, Deep Patel, Vivek Jasani, Jash Patel, Mohammed Rushnaiwala, Hitarth Parikh, Prutthak Patel, Prince Bansal, HarshitPatel, Maharshi Sharma, Trushti Selarka, Princy Patel, Kashish Chandak, Ansh Asija, Vivek Mehtani, Jayant Bhavsar, Ibrahim Bootwala, Chirag Monani, Hitarth Patel, Vedant Raval, Mayur Das, Riththika Sukhanandan
Event Type : Asia’s biggest solar vehicle championship

Team Stallions (SAE Nirma Collegiate Club) representing the Institute of Technology Nirma University participated in Asia’s biggest solar vehicle championship ESVC 2021 (Electric Solar Vehicle Championship) organised by ISIE India in Chandigarh from 24th December to 28th December 2021 at the well-equipped campus of Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri. Honorable Chief Guests Sh. Navjot Singh Randhawa, IAS, CEO PEDA, Dr. Vikar Chawla, Dean Academics-PTU and Mr. Raj Kumar Verka, Cabinet Minister, enlightened the event with his presence. Team Stallions with their electric solar vehicle ‘Mercury’ won the ESVC championship 8.0 and brought immense glory to the University and the state as well. They earned a total cash prize of more than Rs 1.5 lakh.

2021

Team Nirma Robocon won the National championship title 9th time

Roll No : Team Nirma Robocon
Student Name : Dhrumil Shekhda , Kushal Sheth, Jigar Boda, Abhay Vasjariya, Parth Gajara, Arya Kargathara, Aryan Batra, Harsh Chotalia, Vivek Sondagar, Dhyey Chavda, Dev Bhagat, Prapti Bordoloi
Event Type : International Robotic Contest

Robocon is an International Robotic Contest organized by ABU(Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union) every year since 2002 and hosted by various countries of the Asia-Pacific region.  The winner of the national competition represents the respective country at the international event. Team Nirma Robocon has been consistently participating in the event since its inception and won the national championship 9 times so far. The national competition of 2021 was organized by Doordarshan in association with IIT Delhi through online mode in three stages. Getting through all the stages, Team Nirma Robocon reached to Final competition, held online on 18 August 2021, and won the National Championship title 9th time. A total of 63 teams from various engineering institutes of India participated in the event and Team Nirma stood first amongst all. Nirma is the only team in India that completed the Theme and that too in just 54 seconds of time.

2021

First Runner-up prize in Thermax STORM – 2021

Roll No : 18BME071, 18BME019, 18bme021
Student Name : Mr. Vashishtha Nayak, Mr. Yash Bhutwala, and Mr. Dhruv Borda
Event Type : National Case Challenge Event

Mr. Vashishtha Nayak, Mr. Yash Bhutwala and Mr. Dhruv Borda third-year students in B.Tech Mechanical Engineering won the First Runner-up prize in  Thermax STORM – 2021.  STORM is an Online Case Challenge for second and third-year students; to provide a platform to bright young minds to solve real-world engineering problems & to use their ideas and concepts to come up with unique perspectives and creative solutions.

2021

Mr Akshat Hetal Patel awarded NPTEL Discipline Star by MHRD, New Delhi

Roll No : 17bme008
Student Name : Akshat Hetal Patel
Event Type : Online course certification

Mr Akshat Hetal Patel, a final year student of B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering was awarded  NPTEL Discipline Star in online course certification by National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), MHRD, New Delhi.  He was also topper for the Course titled “Finite Element Method: Variational Methods to Computer Programming” and in 1% Topper for the course “Basics of Finite Element Method-I”.

2021

Tirth Shah won the prize in ASHRAE technical quiz competition

Roll No : 20MMET08
Student Name : Shah Tirth Bhavinkumar
Event Type : Technical quiz competition

Mr. Shah Tirth Bhavinkumar,  student of M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering won third prize in technical quiz competition in the domain area of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC&R) organized by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Western India Chapter held on 8th May-2021. He was qualified for ASHRAE Region at Large (RAL) international level quiz competition.

2020

Prasad Doshi, topped Ahmedabad with 99.97 percentile in CAT

Roll No : 15BME036
Student Name : Prasad Doshi
Event Type : Common Admission Test (CAT)

Prasad Doshi, a student of the department, topped Ahmedabad in CAT 2020 with 99.97 percentile. A mechanical engineer from Nirma University, Prasad is hoping to get through Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. This news has delighted everyone in the Department. Congratulations on his well-deserved success. Department wishes him every success in his life.

2020

Best paper presentation award in international conference (FLAME 2020)

Roll No : 17MMED10
Student Name : VYOM SHAH
Event Type : International conference

The best paper presentation was awarded in Future Learning Aspects of Mechanical Engineering (FLAME 2020), an international peer-reviewed academic conference at Amity University.

2020

Mr. Ashish Majithiya is part of the Governing Council of The Robotics Society (TRS)

Roll No : 19ftphde35
Student Name : Mr. Ashish Majithiya
Event Type : Governing Council of The Robotics Society

Mr. Ashish Majithiya, Ph.D. scholar of the Mechanical Engineering Department, is working as the additional member of the Governing Council of The Robotics Society (TRS). TRS is a national-level society, formed by robotic researchers from various IITs, for promoting research and training in the field of robotics. Currently, the society has 1300+ active members and is being governed by IIT Madras. (www.rs-india.org/office-bearers).

2020

QUIZO-2020 a technical quiz competition by ASHRAE WI won by Nirma University

Roll No : 19MMET03 and 16BME107
Student Name : Darshan Makwana & Nikunj Sharma

QUIZO-2020 – a technical quiz competition among student teams from premier engineering institutes like IIT RAM, MS University, ITNU, PDPU, CEPT, SOCET, ASOIT was organized by ASHRAE Western India Chapter (The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers – Western India Chapter) on 07/03/2020.

Nirma University Team – Darshan Makwana (19MMET03) and Nikunj Sharma (16BME107) won a second prize (Rs. 15000/-) in this competition.

Congratulations

2020

Mr Bhargav Patel, MTech(Design) received the ISTE-GSFC National Award 2020 for Best M Tech Thesis

Roll No : 17MMED04
Student Name : Mr. Bhargav Patel
Event Type : NATIONAL

Congratulations to our Alumni, Mr. Bhargav Patel (17MMED04) for receiving FIRST PRIZEISTE-GSFC National Award 2020 for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Mechanical Engineering titled ‘Design and Development of a Manually Operated Vegetable Transplanter’.

 The Thesis was guided by Dr. S.J. Joshi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering.

The National Award consists of cash prize, a medallion and a citation.  The presentation of ISTE Awards will be made during the 22nd  Annual Student Convention of ISTE on 27th March, 2020 at Goa (Maharashtra).

2020

Winners of the E-Poster Competition of ASHRAE-WIC

Roll No : 19MMET05, 17BME097, 19MMET07
Student Name : Jaimin Modi, Shreesh Shah, Parth Patel
Event Type : Extra Curricular

E-Poster Competition has been organized for celebrating Engineer’s Day on 15th September 2020 by ASHRAE WIC. In this competition, many entries have been received from different colleges. On the basis of the evaluation of jury members of ASHRAE WIC, all the three prizes won by Nirma University Students. Jamin Modi (19MMET05) and Parth Patel (19MMET07) of M.Tech Thermal Engineering – IIIrd Sem. won 1st and 3rd prize respectively and Shreesh Shah (17BME097) of B.Tech – VIIth Sem. won 2nd prize in the E-Poster Competition.

 

2019

Mr Krunal Panchal, MTech(Thermal) received the ISTE-GSFC National Award for Best M Tech Thesis

Roll No : 16MMET11
Student Name : Krunal Panchal
Event Type : National

Mr Krunal Panchal (16MMET11), MTech(Thermal) received the ISTE-GSFC National Award (FIRST PRIZE) for Best M Tech Thesis in Mechanical Engineering instituted by Gujarat State Fertilizers Co. Ltd., Baroda for his work titled “Effect of Steam and Catalyst with Lignite Feedstock on the Performance of Downdraft Gasifier” in 2019

2019

1st prize in E-BAJA at the ATV Competition organised by SAE-INDIA in 2019

Student Name : Team Stallions
Event Type : National

Team Stallions won the  BAJA SAE INDIA  Durability E-Baja (1st Prize), Acceleration(1st Prize), Marketing presentation(1st Prize),  Skill Baja(1st Prize), CAE (1st Prize) and Overall 1st E-BAJA at the ATV Competition organised by SAEINDIA  in 2019.  The earlier awards include National level ATV Championship such as Go-Green Award, First in Endurance Race, Sledge-pull Award, Maneuverability Award, Raftar Award.

2019

First Rank in QUIZO 2019

Roll No : 18MMET11, 15BME075, 18MMET06
Student Name : Kathit Shah, Shreejit Nair, Dhruvi Patel
Event Type : State

Mr Kathit Shah (18MMET11), Mr Shreejit Nair (15BME075) and Ms Dhruvi Patel (18MMET06), secured First rank and Cash Prize in the QUIZO 2019 Competition (State Level Technical Quiz) organised by ASHRAE Western India Chapter during March 2019.

2019

Admission at Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Student Name : Shail Patel

Mr Shail Patel of BTech Sem VIII secured admission to the MBA Program in Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

2019

Admission at Northwestern University, USA

Roll No : 15BME001
Student Name : Aakin Desai

Mr Aakin Desai of BTech Sem VIII (2018-19) secured admission to the MS Program in Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University, USA.

2019

Dweep Sabapra, B.Tech Mechanical 2017 passout student ranked 9 (AIR) in IES UPSC 2019

Roll No : 13BME028
Student Name : DWEEP SABAPARA
Event Type : NATIONAL

DWEEP SABAPARA – B.Tech Mechanical, June 2017 passout student stood Gujarat State topper in the Mechanical Engineering stream at IES (Indian Engineering Services) UPSC Examination 2019. His All India Rank is 9.

Many Congratulations..

 

2018

Gitanj Sheth, B.Tech Mechanical 2017 passout student secured 1st rank in Gujarat in CAT 2018

Roll No : 13BME113
Student Name : Gitanj Sheth

GITANJ SHETH – B.Tech Mechanical, June 2017 passout student scored 99.97 percentile in CAT 2018 and got 72nd rank in India and 1st rank in Gujarat.