Author - Vikas Patil

Parent Teacher’s Meeting @ Computer Engg. Department

Parent Teacher’s Meeting was organized and conducted by the Department of Computer Engineering of Zeal College of Engineering and Research on 11th August 2017.

The meeting started with the Sarswati Poojan and a welcome speech by Head of the Department (Shift I), Dr. Prasad S. Halgaonkar and Head of Department (Shift II), Dr. S. A. Ubale. Heads of Department briefed the gathering (of 60 parents) about the activities and also explained how the department offers the best possible learning environment for the students. Subsequently student’s attendance, academic performance and other special programs have been briefed to the parents.

Principal Dr. A. M. Kate, elaborated on various activities being conducted by the college for the development of students. Training and Placement Officer Prof. V. H. Barge discussed about training and placement activities being conducted. Registrar Mr. Prashant Bhalerao discussed the importance of parents monitoring for the progress of students. Program concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Prasad S. Halgaonkar, he expressed gratitude towards Executive Director Shri. Jayesh Katkar and Campus Director Dr. Sanjay Deokar, for their support and guidance.

Teacher’s Day Celebration

Teacher’s day was celebrated at department of Mechanical Engineering on 7th September 2016 by MESA. Students from class S.E., T.E. and B.E. were present and exhibited their talents as a treat to the teachers. The students from B.E. expressed their thankfulness to see their teachers.

Expert lecture on “Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing”

Expert lecture on Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing was organized by MESA and Department of mechanical Engineering on 17th January 2017. Mr. Kiran Kakade (TCS, Pune) was invited for the session Mr. kiran kakde explores the importance of Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing in industrial applications.

Expert lecture on Condition monitoring techniques used in thermal power plant

Mr. Hemant Bari (Senior Manager, MTP Dept, Condition Monitoring Cell, Reliance Infrastructure, Dahanu Thermal Power Station) has conducted Expert Lecture for the final year student for the subject Dynamics of Machinery on 29th Aug 2016 Mr. Hemant Bari explores the importance of condition monitoring techniques used in thermal power plant and the various case studies analyzed at Dahanu thermal power station.

Expert lecture on Energy Conservation Case Studies

Expert lecture on Energy Conservation was organized by MESA on 23rd sept 2016. Mr. A. Y. Mehendale (Energy Auditor, Enrich Consultants, Pune) was invited for the same. He Discussed about Energy Conservation in Industries, promotion of importance of Resource Conservation-Fossil fuels, Energy Awareness programs, Present Energy Scenario, Audit Instruments and different Case Studies

Engineer’s Day Celebration

Mechanical Engineering Student Association (MESA) has organized and celebrated “Engineers Day” in honor of Bharat Ratna Dr. M. Visvesvaraya on 19th Sept. 2016. Prof. H.P. Jagtap and Prof. K.L. Bhoite have coordinated this event with MESA team. The objectives of   celebration of Engineer’s Day were

  1. a) To take a pledge to promote and encourage the youth to select for Engineering education.
  2. b) To produce quality Engineers for the bright future of our country.

On  the  occasion  of  Engineer’s Day Celebrations many Technical and non technical events were organized in the Department of Mechanical Engineering under Mechanical Engineering Student Association (MESA) in order to inculcate the competitive spirit among the budding engineers.

More than 210 students have participated in the event. These competitions were an open opportunity for all. Students with the remarkable performances were awarded with attractive Cash Prizes.

Sr. No. Activity Activity Incharge No. of

participant

Winner
1 Paper Presentation

 

Shubhankar Powar

Kaustubh OPuranik

14 1)Omkar Shinde, Akshay Disale

2) Swapnil Ingulkar

 

2 Logo competition

 

Pratik Deshmukh

Suraj Ettam

Shubham Sutar

30 1) Shubham Gheware

2) Amey Huddar

3 Deabte competition

 

Abhishek Mhatre

Madhura Mahajan

20 1) Akshay Gaikwad

2) Akshay Gade

4 Trasure Hunt

 

Shubham Pangal

Sachin Purohit

Sonali Nashte

120 1) Ruchit Bogam

2) Mahesh Deokate

3) Darpan Bekwadkar

4) Akshay Bhosale

5 Quiz  competition Partik Hore

Shrikrishna

76 1)Siddeshwar Aarbale, Chaitnya Godbole, Pushkar Khasnis

2)Neeraj Gole, Ritesh Mali, Keshav Lakhpati

SPECIAL STUDENTS GUIDANCE PROGRAM ON INDUSTRY EXPECTATIONS

Special students guidance program on industry expectations was conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering and Training & Placement Cell on 7th July, 2017.The Vice President Operations, Mr. Kanhaiyya Gorane from Alfa Laval Inc. Richmond, Virginia was invited for this programme. The program started with the introduction of the chief guest and his journey from mechanical engineering student to Vice President Operations of Alfa Laval Inc Richmond, Virginia.
The program was attended by third year and final year mechanical engineering students. The main objective of the program was to provide a platform, where students and industry persons interact to know the expectation of each other.
Mr. Kanhaiyya highlighted the importance of interpersonal skills, application of knowledge, time management and resource management in the growth of any industry. He also focused on the core issues such as technical skill, ability to analyze the real life problems, industry & its impact on the environment, etc.
After program, Mr. Kanhaiyya visited the campus specially T&P Cell, skill development center, MQC lab, automobile excellence center, 3D printer, Machining excellence center and Welding excellence center in mechanical engineering department. He appreciated the efforts of the department in bridging the industry institute gap.

Zeal Drag Race

On 30th March 2017 Zeal college of engineering and research narhe pune has inaugurated three day gokart racing event named as zeal drag. It was total technical car racing event in which 32 teams participated enthusiastically & near about 500 students from all over the India have taken part in the event. To this inaugural function MR. Satish Hirve Head Sourcing, Ashok Leyland was Chief Guest/ He addressed the gathering where he emphasized on the need to focus on practical knowledge.
After first qualifying round of virtuals, 32 teams were participated with indigenous manufactured vehicle from all over the India.
At 31st March 2017 the vehicles had undergone through various technical tests like Technical Inspection (TI), Design Inspection (DI), Braking Test etc. by various experts from industries like TCS, Precision Innovation students teams were critically evaluated based on their business planes and detail design requites as well.
At 1st April 2017 there was a main Drag racing event took place in that event Autocross and Skid pad tests were carried out and at the end of day valedictory function was conducted and prize distribution ceremony was presented.  In the prize distribution Dr. K. C Vora Head ARAI was the chief guest. During his speech he said India will be the third ranker in vehicle manufacturing hub and there will be 64 million vehicle users at 2030 so considering these figures we have to encourage such technical racing events. During the speech of Mr Jayesh katkar Executive director ZCOER announced the 2nd Season of Zeal Drag 2.0 the next year target and motivated students and also congratulated the winners.
The winners for this event was
1st Team Smoking Piston from KIT’S COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOLHAPUR
2nd Team Speed Demons K II from PADMABHOOSHAN VASANTDADA PATIL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, PUNE.
3rd Team Lightning Arjuna from KIT’S COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOLHAPUR

MECHANICAL PGCON 2017 (DESIGN, CAD-ME, MECHATRONICS)

MECHPGCON 2017, The Mechanical Engineering Post Graduate conference was held at “ZEAL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & RESEARCH, NARHE, PUNE on 20th and 21st June 2017. MECHPGCON 2017, is the third PG conference organized for Design, CADME and Mechatronics specializations in Mechanical Engineering. This conference was organized by Zeal college of Engineering & Research, Narhe, Pune in collaboration with the Board of Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU).

The MECHPGCON- 2017 is an opportunity for all the post graduate students in mechanical engineering to showcase their project work. The conference aims for interaction of PG students with faculty members and industry experts for the empowerment of the PG students.

The inauguration of MECHPGCON 2017 was held on 20th June at Zeal college of engineering and research, Dr. A.D. Shaligram, Registrar, Savitribai Phule Pune University and Dr. S.E. Talole, Dean ( Technology) D.I.A.T, Pune were  the chief guests . Dr. P.J. Awasare, Ex-coordinator BOS SPPU, Prof. Jayesh Katkar (Executive Director, Zeal Education Society), Dr. Sanjay Deokar (Campus Director, Narhe Campus), Dr. Ajit Kate (Principal, ZCOER), Dr. Sunil Dambhare ( Conference Secretary) and Dr. Amol Ubale (Head Mechanical) were also present at the event.

During his address to the gathering Dr. A.D.Shaligram urged the PG students to be observant towards the surrounding, identify simple problems and find solutions through research. In this way the research work carried out by the students will not remain restricted to books instead it will be implemented in real life. Also Dr. S.E. Talole said that the need of the hour is the young innovators should focus on gaining over all knowledge instead of concentrating only on domain specific knowledge.
Prof. Jayesh Katkar, Executive director gave best wishes for the conference. Dr. Ajit Kate, Principal presented an overview of the progress of the institute. The comparing of the event was done by Prof. Harakare and Prof. Borade. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. S.G. Dambhare.

More than 800 post graduate students from all over Pune University participated in MECH PGCON2017. 200 expert academicians from Mechanical engineering and eminent personalities from the industries were the reviewers. Total 777 research papers were presented at the conference.

1st and 2nd Prize in Paper Presentation Competition

Sachin S Purohit & Mahesh M Mali from Second year Mechanical Engineering Won 1st and 2nd prize in Paper presentation for topic “Innovation in RAC”. They both participated in 2 events of paper presentation competition held at 2 different colleges. Frist prize in ‘CHEMTECH – 16’ organised by Sinhgad Institute in Jan 2016 cash prize of Rs – 5000. Second prize in ‘PAPER TOSS’ organised by Bharti Vidhyapeeth University on 19 Feb 2016cash prize of Rs -2000.