Principal Brief Profile

Brief Profile of Principal


Dr. Sanjay M. Kherde has over 29 years of experience in the field of Technical Education. He started his career from working in manufacturing industry & then switched to academics. In the beginning, he has served at College of Engineering & Technology, Akola as Visiting Faculty and then joined as Member of Production Engineering dept. at SSTB’s College of Engineering & Technology, Jalgaon in 1989-90.He joined Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Shegaon in August 1990 as faculty in Mechanical Engineering. He has worked as Head of the anical ineering Dept. during 2005-07 and also In-Charge of ‘CAD/CAM Center’ of SSGMCE from its inception till June 2011.
He has also served as Dean (Administration) and then Dean (Planning & Development) at SSGMCE from 2006-2011. He has worked as a member of ‘Internal advisory panel & Decision group’ framed under the leadership of Hon. Managing Director of the institute and was also Member of Local Management Committee at SSGMCE Shegaon.Dr. Sanjay Kherde did his B.E. (Production Engineering) degree from SGB Amravati University, Amravati in the year 1988 & did his Post Graduation in Industrial Engineering from National Institute of Industrial Engineering, NITIE, Mumbai in the year 1996 under QIP programme of AICTE. He received Ph.D. (Mechanical Engg.) degree from SGB Amravati University, Amravati in the year 2011. Apart from technical qualification, he has also pursued the management education and obtained Diploma in Business Management (DBM) in the year 1989 form MSPI, New Delhi and Master in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management (MIRPM) in the year 1993 & Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM) in the year 1994 from SGB Amravati University, Amravati.
His areas of teaching and research interest are in Engineering graphics; Machine drawing, Manufacturing Processes, Production technology and Industrial engineering & management, Logistics Information Technology, Supply Chain Management, etc. He guided number of projects of BE and MBA students. He is on the Panel of Examiners for postgraduate and research programs of home & other Universities, Autonomous Institutions & Professional bodies. During his tenure in different capacities, he has organized several academic programs on different areas of management for the benefit of students, participants & fellow academicians. As a teacher, he has always put in his best efforts in shaping the students to be true management professionals. He is also involved in social activities in his own way.
He received the grants from AICTE Delhi under the MODROB schemes and for conduction the FDP on First Course on Computational Fluid Dynamics (FCCFD-2007). He has also organized the ISTE sponsored STTP on ‘Computer Integrated Product Design (CIPD-2006)’ and National Conference on ‘Green Technology (NCGT-2010). He worked as Secretary and Chief Coordinator of NBA Accreditation Cell and Institute got its entire programs accredited thrice. He was Chief Coordinator of ‘Academic Excellence Cell’ for World Bank Project (NPIU’s- TEQIP Program) during the year 2003-08, Member of ISO 9001:2000 certification process, Accreditation by NAAC Bangalore, Preparation & presentation of proposal for academic autonomy to institute and Design & implementation of several developmental activities & projects at SSGMCE, Shegaon.
He has played key role in the development of Industry relevant Tool Room & Training Centre -SGTR’ equipped with hi-tech machining centre –Vertical machining centre (VMC) from Haas USA and sophisticated measuring instrumentation in the central workshop of the institute at SSGMCE, Shegaon. His seven research papers are published in various International Journals and presented twenty-four papers in various national and International conferences. He is reviewer of research papers for the ‘International journals of Computer Science & Applications (IJCSA)”
In year 2002 he was elected as Member of Board of Studies of Mechanical Engineering and also the member of faculty at Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University of Amravati, Amravati. He was reelected and worked on Board of Studies Member of Mechanical Engineering during year 2007-12 and also 2012 onward till date. He worked as a ‘Resource Person’ in various AICTE-ISTE and UGC Sponsored Short term training programmes (STTP), Faculty development programs and refresher courses in several institutes.He has visited United State of America (USA) on the official invitation from Haas Automation Inc., CA, USA during April-May, 2008 and visited BITS (Birla Institute of Technology and Science), Dubai campus at Dubai International Academic City, Dubai (UAE) in March-2011.

He is a life member of various prestigious professional institutes like,
Fellow Member of Institution of Engineers (India) (F IIE)
Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (LM ISTE)
Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers,
ASME Member of Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE INDIA
Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, IEEE Fellow
Member of Management Studies Promotion Institute, New Delhi, (FMSPI)
Member of Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, (AM IIIE)

Presently, he is working as Professor in Mechanical Engineering and holding post of Principal at Dr. Sau. Kamaltai Gawai Institute of Engineering & Technology, Darapur since June 2011.

Dr. Sanjay M. Kherde
PRINCIPAL