Dr. Gulab D. Siraskar
Designation: Associate Professor &
Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering
A hearty welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering and Research (PCCOE&R), Ravet, Pune.. The department vision is to be a premier department of Mechanical Engineering and research to serve the need of the society and all the stakeholders.The Department is student centric and focussed for overall development of students in the context of new emerging trends in the market and making the students competitive and strongly equipped with the various technical and professional skills. Different programs like Industrial Training program, Aptitude Training Program, SAE BAJA, SUPRA, TIFAN and Go-Cart activities are planned to equip the students to enhance their technical and professional competence and make them more industry oriented and employable.
The placements in the department are one of the best in the PCMC area. The Industry sponsored laboratories, Internships, experts sessions , Industry sponsored projects, communication skills and soft skills sessions, foreign languages, add on and value added courses are designed and executed so that students are not only market ready but also well trained for higher studies, entrepreneurship and startups. The department provides much needed support to the students' projects having potential for innovation and startups as well as innovations and startups having innovative ideas. We have been able to create quite a good number of startups and entrepreneurs and have been able to build a very good ecosystem.
The department is a leader in the area of IPR viz. Patents and copyright filling. More than 100 patents and 75 copyrights have been filed in the department out of which two patents have also been granted in the department. The department has modern and well-equipped laboratories for practical training to its students. All the faculty members are well qualified and experienced. We are committed to the pursuit of excellence. It is our goal to address the varying needs of our young students academically, socially, emotionally and by doing so, provide the highest quality educational experience to all and therefore PCCOE&R is one of the best Mechanical engineering colleges.
Department has strong association with different professional bodies like ISTE (The Indian Society for Technical Education, QCFI(Quality Circle Forum of India) ASME(The American Society Of Mechanical Engineers.),VLSI, SAE Society of Automotive Engineers) and the department also has its own student council named as Mechanical Engineering Student Association (MESA). MESA provides a platform to the departmental students to showcase their technical, social and sports skills in inter-departmental as well as inter-college competitions.
On the closing note, it could be cited that - "Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved."