Professor ARVIND PANDURANG KUDCHADKER

PROFESSOR EMERITUS, IIT BOMBAY, POWAI, MUMBAI 400076


Areas of Interest:

EDUCATION IN GENERAL & HIGHER TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN PARTICULAR, CREATING NOVEL 21ST CENTURY TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTIONS, ACADEMIC INSTITUTION BUILDING, RESEARCH & INNOVATION, COMPUTER-BASED TEACHING & LEARNING.

Specialization:

PHASE EQUILIBRIA THERMODYNAMICS

Consultancy Areas:

21ST CENTURY TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTION BUILDING; NEW PARADIGM IN EDUCATION & LEARNING INCLUDING BLENDED LEARNING .

 

Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

 

Major Professional Contributions:

1. Planned Technology Innovation Centre for L&T & assisted in establishing it at Baroda, & Panandiker R & D Pvt. Ltd., Goa & was Whole time Director.
2. Started IMC-QT2, quarterly magazine for IMC, Mumbai
3. National Coordinator, National Data Program of DST in which 5 thermodynamics research labs across India collaborated.
4. IIT BOMBAY: a. Lead person to establish CAD Centre for modeling, simulation & optimization of chemical processes for the chemical process industry.
b. Led planning & implementation of 5-yr Cooperative Integrated MTech Program in 1985 for the first time in India that brought in Industry as an active, committed partner in the process of education and learning;
c. Implemented Institute wide administrative reforms, computerization of Library & Academic Administration;
d. Reactivated IITB Alumni Association and was its President.
3. Contributed to VJTI & Goa University as Governing Council Member VJTI, Mumbai , Member, academic Body, Goa University, & to DDU, Nadiad as GSFC Visiting Chair Professor, and GSFC Foundation Board member.

Professional Experience:

  • RESEARCH SCIENTIST & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR RESEARCH, THERMODYNAMICS RESEARCH CENTER, TEXAS A&M UNIV, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • PROFESSOR of Chem Eng & DEAN (STUDENTS) IITK & PROF Chem Eng IITB
  • IITB: DEAN R&D, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, & HEAD, CAD CENTER
  • ADVISOR GROUP II, L&T MUMBAI & ADVISOR QUALITY, TECHNOLOGY, TIME MANAGEMENT, INDIAN MERCHANTS CHAMBER, MUMBAI
  • ADVISOR (EDUCATION, RELIANCE LTD), FOUNDER DIRECTOR, DAIICT, GANDHINAGAR, Gujarat & FOUNDER DIRECTOR GENERAL, PDPU, GANDHINAGAR, Gujarat .

Keywords:

THERMODYNAMIC DATA, CBT, INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA PARTNERSHIP, PARADIGM SHIFT .

 

Contact Information

Office

430 EAST 63RD ST, APT 3L, NEW YORK, NY 10065 USA;
H10, DATTAGURU SOCIETY, DEONAR, MUMBAI, Maharashtra 40088 INDIA

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Education

  • BSc & BSc(TECH)(BOMBAY UNI)
  • POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA CHEM ENG (BIRMINGHAM UNI, UK)
  • MS(CHEM ENG, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN, USA)
  • PHD (CHEM ENG, TEXAS A&M UNI,College Station, Texas, USA)

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • NRDC Award (WITH student JAYESH BELLARE; 1983)
  • K.G. Naik Gold Medal, 1994.
  • Member, Science Advisory Committee
  • Ministry of Petroleum &amp
  • Natural Gas; & DST
  • Marathi Vidnyan Parishad Recognition in Science & Technology, 1996
  • Distinguished Alumnus, ICT, Mumbai
  • Dr.T.M.A.Pai Konkani Outstanding Award, 2011.

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated IV: Chemical Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 1994 (NEED TO CHECK)


Year of Birth: 1934