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Department of Petrochemical Engineering

  • About the Department
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Laboraroties
  • Distinguished alumni

Department of Petrochemical Engineering holds the unique distinction of being the first department established in this university with the intake capacity of 30 students in 1989. Department has good infrastructure facilities, well equipped laboratories, advanced software and a blend of experienced and young dynamic faculty. Department have organized different workshops at national level on topics like Energy conservation, Plant Utilities and Steam Engineering in the last three years. From the academic year 2008-2009 the intake capacity of students for the department have been increased to 60 from 30.Over the years department faculty have received grants for different projects from AICTE,UGC and TEQIP. Department students are performing excellently in different fields like Industry, Academia, Research and Management all these years.

Vision

The Department of Petrochemical Engineering aims to be ranked amongst the best departments in India for its teaching, research, creativity and innovation.

Mission

To provide high quality education to enable our graduates to identify and achieve their goals.

Dr. Sangeeta S. Metkar

Head & Associate Professor
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Prof. Vasant P. Jawanjal

Associate Professor
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Dr. Sonali M. Mhatre

Assistant Professor
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Prof. Lubna Y. Rawoot

Assistant Professor
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Dr. Deepali M. Pawar

Assistant Professor
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Prof. Sk Nadeemuddin

Assistant Professor
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Prof. Harshada R. Jadhav

Assistant Professor
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Prof. Kanchan Prasad Nazare

Assistant Professor
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Mrs. Radhika Rajesh Thale

Laboratory Technician

Mr. Kailas P. Sontakke

Laboratory Assistant

Mr. Ganpat B. Paste

Laboratory Attendant

Departmental Faculty Activities:

  • S. M. Mhatre participated & Completed AICTE training and learning (ATAL) academy online elementary FDP on “Emerging Trends in Characterization Techniques for applied polymer research” from 13/09/2021 to 17/09/2021 at central Institute of Petrochemical Engg. & Tech.
  • S. M. Mhatre participated & Completed AICTE training and learning (ATAL) academy online elementary FDP on “Innovation Management” from 6/9/2021 to 10/09/2021 at DBATU Lonere.
  • From our department Prof. V. K. Pawar and Prof. Pradip Nande have completed NPTEL – AICTE FDP on “ASPEN Plus Simulation on Software – A Basic Course for Beginners” (July – Oct 2021).
  • From our department Prof. L.Y. Rawoot have completed NPTEL online course on “Material and Energy Balance Computations”.
  • S. S. Metkar has attended five day’s professional development program on “Online modalities & professional communication” held during 14th to 18th Feb 2022.
  • S. S. Metkar has attended FDP for YCIS satara on “Advanced Concepts of Outcomes Based Education” (24/03/2022).
  • S. S. Metkar has participated in IP awareness / Training program under “National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission” on 3rd June 2022.

 Departmental Staff Activities:

  • R. R. Thale has participated in “Pradnya Parisar Prakalp” from 11/7/2022 to 15/7/2022 at DBATU Lonere organized by Institute of Psychological Health (IPH), Thane.

 

 

LABORATORY DETAILS

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1. Petroleum and Petroleum Products Testing Laboratory.

This laboratory is equipped with all basic testing equipment’s required for conducting the prescribed tests for petroleum and petroleum products. All the tests are conducted as per the ASTM standards and students are given rigorous training by involving them actively with due precautions.

2. Petrochemical Synthesis and Petroleum Assay Laboratory

This laboratory is mainly used for dealing with synthesis part of petrochemicals. Laboratory has all the necessary equipment and facilities like different types of glass reactors and autoclave for conducting high pressure reactions. This laboratory have setups like True Boiling Point (TBP) apparatus, different test engines rigs like Diesel and Petrol Engines, split bed reactors etc.

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3. Analytical Laboratory

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This laboratory is equipped with modern and sophisticated instruments like GC, HPLC, UV-spectrophotometer, Trace metal analyzer, Ion chromatograph and Rheometer. Department has invested Rs. 50 lacs. for this laboratory and is mainly used by Final Year B.Tech. students, M. Tech. students and Research scholars for their research work.

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4. Computer Laboratory

Department provides excellent computational facilities with the help of this laboratory. Laboratory has in all 15 computers with licensed software’s available for use.

This laboratory is used for conducting practical of subjects like Numerical methods and computer programming and others.

5. Petrochemical Engineering Lab:

This laboratory is equipped with all basic testing equipment’s required for conducting the prescribed tests for petroleum and petroleum products. Laboratory has all the necessary equipment and facilities like ASTM Distillation of Petroleum Products (Gasoline, Diesel), Flash & Fire point Determination of Petroleum samples by Pensky Martene Apparatus, Cloud and Pour Point Test Apparatus, Smoke point test apparatus, Copper strip corrosion test, Aniline Point determination, Carbon residue determination by Ramsbottom Method, Density & API gravity of Petroleum Products,Reid Vapour Pressure,Carbon residue determination by Conradson Method,Ash content of Petroleum products,Penetration index by needle & cone method, Flash & Fire point Determination of Petroleum samples by Abel’s Apparatus, Flash & Fire point Determination of Petroleum samples by Cleveland Open Cup Apparatus, Determining Softening Point of Bitumen.

6. Mass Transfer Operation Lab:

This laboratory is mainly used for performing the mass transfer operations. This laboratory has set up like Diffusivity, Wetted Wall Column, Simple Distillation, Batch Crystallizer, Water cooling Tower, Packed Bed Distillation Column, Sieve Plate Column, Flash Distillation,

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Sr. No.

Name of Alumini

Designation and Company

1

Mr. Siddhartha Desai

Entrepreneur ,Option Engineering Pvt. Limited, Jogeshwari Mumbai

2

Mr. Durgesh Karande

Asst. Vice President , Polaris Financial Technology Ltd.

3

Mr. Amit Agvekar

Manger –Projects, Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. Pune

4

Mr. Manish Garg

Sr. Project Engineer- Manglore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd.

5

Mr. Ravindra Bhosale

Manger-Project , Embio Limited MahadRaigad

6

Mr. Suyog Shet

Site Manager- Akzo Nobel Chemicals (India) Ltd. MahadRaigad

7

Dr. Shrish Sonawane

Associate Professor, National Institute of Technology – Warangal (A.P.)

8

Mr. Makarand Kurkure

Project Leader- Larson and Toubro Infotech Ltd, Powai Mumbai

9

Dr. Sharad Sonnatakke

Associate Professor Department of Chemical Engineering, ICT-Matunga

Mumbai

10

Mr. Laxmikant Powale

Lead IP Professional, GE India Technology Centre Pvt. Ltd Banglore

11

Mr. Ajit Pawar

Sr.Manager-Process & Tech.,ARMACO consultant Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai

  • Placement (2021-22)
  • Competitions
  • Workshops
  • Industrial Visit
  • Student Activities
  • Students' Achievements
  • Departmental Activities
  • Guest Lectures

Sr. No.

Name of the Student

Organization

01

Bharat Shinde

Deepak Novechem Tech. Ltd.

02

Nakib Dhokale

Godrej Industries Ltd.

03

Prathmesh Utekar

Technoquest Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

04

Prithviraj Shirke

Deepak Novechem Tech. Ltd.

05

Rajiv Pawar

Technoquest Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

06

Rushikesh Dhamal

Somochem India Pvt. Ltd.

07

Anushka Mohite

Somochem India Pvt. Ltd.

08

Shailesh Gadge

Somochem India Pvt. Ltd.

09

Rushikesh Dhamal

Somochem India Pvt. Ltd.

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Baliram Sakhare

Repono Pvt. Ltd.

11

Rihan Anwari

Laxmi Industries Pvt. Ltd.

12

Shubham Khairnar

Chougale Associates Licenced Labour Contractor Manpower Supplier and Staffing Solution.

13

Reehan Riyaz Anwari

Yellowstone Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.

14

Om Zaware

Proton Engineering Consultancy And Services.

15

Ankita Shinde

Saimedha Technologies Pvt. Ltd

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COMPETITION

1. Online Quiz Competition on “Constitutional Democracy” held by the department of petrochemical Engg. Under the [email protected] on 25/03/2022.

2. Poster Competition held by the department of petrochemical Engg. Under the [email protected] on 27/06/2022.

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3.Department has organised online webinar on “Career guidance for higher studies in abroad” on 14th Dec 2021 for second, third and final year students.

WORKSHOP / TRAINING CONDUCTED

1.Department has organised workshop on 'Awareness Program on Fire Fighting and Safety Precautions' (13/05/2022) for all university students. Coordinator: Dr. S. S. Metkar and Prof. Harshada Jadhav.

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2.Department has organised workshop on “Introduction to ASPEN Plus” (17/06/2022) Coordinator: Dr. S. S. Metkar and Prof. Harshada Jadhav.

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Industrial Visits

Department of petrochemical Engineering organized industrial visit at “CETP Mahad” on 27/6/2022.

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  • Pratap Takarkhede has successfully completed the course On “Digital Advertising”.
  • Pratap Takarkhede has participated in the “THREE DAYS WORKSHOP FOR MEDIA TEAM OF NSS VOLUNTEERS” at BAHAI Academy Panchgani.
  • Anushree Adgulwar has shown solidarity for 73rd Republic Day.
  • Shreya Nimje has participated in an Exhibition worked as Volunteers at DBATU Lonere.
  • Amar Nilegave has successfully completed 6-week online training on MATLAB Onramp.
  • Raj Patil has completed Business Quiz – 2022 on the eve of world Entrepreneurs Day Celebration organised by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Institute of Technology Panvel.
  • Prashant Kirave has completed Business Quiz – 2022 on the eve of world Entrepreneurs Day Celebration organised by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Institute of Technology Panvel.
  • Shrikant Gite has completed Business Quiz – 2022 on the eve of world Entrepreneurs Day Celebration organised by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Institute of Technology Panvel.
  • Tanmay Patil has completed Business Quiz – 2022 on the eve of world Entrepreneurs Day Celebration organised by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Institute of Technology Panvel.
  • Omkar Salunkhe has completed Business Quiz – 2022 on the eve of world Entrepreneurs Day Celebration organised by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Institute of Technology Panvel.
  • Hritik Khandagale has successfully completed 6-week online training on AutoCAD.
  • Anushree Adgulwar has successfully pinning a flag an initiative by the ministry of culture to mark Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
  • Abhijeet Shinde has successfully completed 2-week online training on Aspen Plus.
  • Sahil Chavan has successfully completed 6-week online training on AutoCAD.
  • Aavesh Bhavani has completed Business Quiz – 2022 on the eve of world Entrepreneurs Day Celebration organised by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Institute of Technology Panvel.
  • Sagar Devgire has completed Online Quiz on Constitutional Democracy organised by DBATU Lonere.
  • Taha Amin Ahmad Siddique has completed Online Quiz on Constitutional Democracy organised by DBATU Lonere.

STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT

  • Mr. Sahil Chavan awarded the 2022 POSCO ASIA Fellowship in recognition of outstanding scolastatic achievements and dedication to knowledge by POSCO.

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  • Ms. Anushree Adgulwar securing Rank first in Elocution Competition organized by DBATU NCC Unit on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas.
  • Ms. Anushree Adgulwar got third position in photography contest organized by chemical Engineering Students on 19th Aug 2021.
  • Ms. Anushree Adgulwar securing Third Position in Chem-O-Philia (Zonal Round) organized by Azeotrophy at IIT Bombay.

Other Activities Conducted by Department

  1. Department of Petrochemical Engineering Organized “Online Parent Teacher Meeting” for first, second petrochemical students on 22nd May 2022 at 06 .30 p.m. IST.

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2.Department of Petrochemical Engineering Organized “Online Parent Teacher Meeting” for third petrochemical students on 22nd May 2022 at 07 .30 p.m. IST.

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3.Department of Petrochemical Engineering Organized “Alumini Meet” for Final Year (AY 2020-2021) on 11/05/2022.

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4.Department of Petrochemical Engineering Organized “Fresher’s Party” to First, Second Year Petrochemical Students on 18/6/2022.

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5.Department of Petrochemical Engineering Organized “Small Get Together Function (Farewell Function)” to Final Year Petrochemical Students on 13/7/2022.

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6.Department of Petrochemical Engineering Organized “Sports Event” to all Petrochemical Students on 15/6/2022 to 18/06/2022.

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7.Department of Petrochemical Engineering celebrated “Indira Gandhi Jayanti” on 19/11/2021.

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Department of Petrochemical Engineering celebrated “Indira Gandhi Jayanti” on 19/11/2021
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8. Department of Petrochemical Engineering celebrated “Constitution Day” on 26/11/2021.


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9. Department of Petrochemical Engineering celebrated “Mahaparinirvan Day” on 06/12/2021.

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10. Department of Petrochemical Engineering celebrated “Sant Santaji Jagnade Jayanti” on 08/12/2021.

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11.Department of Petrochemical Engineering celebrated “Khandenavami” on 15/10/2021.

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GUEST LECTURE CONDUCTED


1.Department of Petrochemical Engineering organized online guest lecture on “Counseling for Aspirants Petrochemical Engineering and Chemical Engineering” for all university students.



2. Department of Petrochemical Engineering organized guest lecture on “Advances in Petrochemical Engineering and Chemical Engineering” for all Chemical & Petrochemical Students.

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