Faculty and staff members have received accolades in various National and International platforms:
Patent : Certificate of Design
08 Apr 2021
Selected under the Summer Faculty Research Fellow Programme–2020 at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-Delhi)
02 Jun 2020
Provisional patent filed on “An Improved Antimine Vehicle with Vertical Blast Ventilation” – Investigators: Dr. Mihir Chauhan, Dr. Kunal Ghosh, Mr. Bhaumik Patel, Mr. Abhijitsingh Thakor.
02 Feb 2019
Indian Patent (Published) on Performance Enhanced Pump as Turbine
25 Jan 2019
ISTE-GSFC National Award guiding for Best M tech Thesis in Mechanical Engineering 2018
30 Jan 2019
Received "ASHRAE Student Branch Advisor of the Year" Award
12 Jan 2019
Received ASHRAE UG Lab Equipment Grant
16 Feb 2018
Best Paper Presentation Award at IIT Roorkee, Dec - 2018
21 Dec 2018
International Travel Grant from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
19 Sep 2018
International Travel Support award in Young Scientist category from Science and Engineering Research Board, DST-India
02 May 2017
Best Professor of the Institute for Overall Performance for the year 2016
03 Oct 2016
Early Career Academic Grant worth 1250 GBP for International Travel
25 May 2016
Awarded Gold Medal in academics on completion of MTech in 2014
18 Oct 2014
International Travel Grant from Sir Ratan Tata Trust Mumbai to present paper at International Conference on Quality 2014 at Tokyo, Japan
18 Oct 2014
ISTE Calcutta Convention National Award for the Best Paper Presented by Teachers at the Annual Convention of ISTE (Polytechnic)
27 Nov 2014
Best Paper Award in International Conference
14 Mar 2014
US Patent - Desalination unit for the production of potable water from sub-soil brine (Granted)
16 May 2013
ISTE Charutar Vidya Mandal, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, Gujarat Award for the Best Polytechnic Teacher (Year 2012)
20 Dec 2012
Silver Award for Case Study Presentation during 1st Annual Convention on ‘Business Excellence through Lean Six Sigma’
27 Oct 2012
ISTE-GSFC National Award for guiding Best M Tech Thesis
01 Dec 2011
Best Engineering College Teacher Gujarat State Award 2010
01 May 2010
ISTE Best Engineering College Teacher for Gujarat State 2006
28 Dec 2006
Received Best Paper award in the international conference International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP)2015, IIT Guwahati
05 May 2005
Received Gold medal for first rank in University of M Tech CAD/CAM Batch 2003-05
12 May 2005
The ASEAN-India Hackathon was organised by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with 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 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.
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.
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 to our Alumni, Mr. Bhargav Patel (17MMED04) for receiving FIRST PRIZE – ISTE-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).
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.
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
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.
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.
Mr Shail Patel of BTech Sem VIII secured admission to the MBA Program in Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Mr Aakin Desai of BTech Sem VIII (2018-19) secured admission to the MS Program in Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University, USA.
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.
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.