Ph.D. Research Scholar Supervising


Mrs. Samidha Jawade

Thesis Title : Investigation of Metal Alloys Manufactured by Additive Manufacturing

Mr. Omkar Kulkarni

Thesis Title : Investigations on
Micro-Forming of Bio-Materials.

Mr. Subir Agrahari

Thesis Title : Range Enhancement of Electric Vehicles

Mr. Rupesh Jadhav

Thesis Title : Investigations on Injuries to Pregnant Woman in Automotive Accidents


Ph.D. Thesis Adjudicated

Rai University, Ahmedabad

Research Scholar: Mr. Brijesh Gaarala

FEA Analysis and Optimization of Head Stock for Vertical Machining Centre. 


M.Tech. Research Scholar: Guiding

Mr. Ganesh Makar

Area of Interest: Biomedical Engineering

Ms. Neha Tiwari

Area of Interest: Micro Forming

Mr. Raghav Sambrey

Area of Interest: Metal Additive Manufacturing, CAD/CAE.


M.Tech. Dissertation Guided

Total : 24

Mr. Sudhir Shivankar 

Development of PLM System for Engineering Change Management in Manufacturing For Supply Chain. 2013- 2014.

Referee: Dr. M. M. Akarte, NITIE, Mumbai 

Publication:  Shivankar Sudhir, Kakandikar G. M. & Dr. Nandedkar V. M. Implementing Engineering Change Management Through Product Life Cycle Management in Automotive Field International Journal of Product Life Cycle Management, Vol.08, No.02, 2015, pp 132-141.ISSN 1743-5110. [Indexed by Scopus] 

Publication: Shivankar Sudhir & Kakandikar G.M. and Dr. Nandedkar V. M. Effective Solution Towards Engineering Change Management to Improve Product Life Cycle Management Technical Journal of The Institution of Engineers, Pune Local Centre, Vol.38, Nov.2014, ISBN 978-81-924990-2-4, pp 308-314. 

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Mr. Phule Pushpak 

Expert System Development for Deep Drawing Process. 2013- 2014.

Referee: Dr. V. S. Puranik, BEC, Bagalkot 

Publication: Mr. Pushpak Phule, Dr. Kakandikar G.M., Dr. Nandedkar V.M, Dr. Tungikar V. B. and Dr. Waghmare L.M. Design and Development of Expert System for Deep Drawing International Conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing Systems ICAAM-2015, December 28-29, 2015, pp 212-216. 

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Mrs. Shalaka Joshi 

Product Development of Height Adjuster for TATA Winger. 2013- 2014.

Referee: Dr. V. S. Puranik, BEC, Bagalkot

Publication:  Shalaka H. Joshi and Dr. G. M. Kakandikar Product Development with Analysing Customer Requirements and Techniques International Journal of Innovations in Engineering Research and Technology, Volume 1 Issue 2, December 2014, pp 01-08, ISSN 2394-3696. [IBV = 3.53] 

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Mr. Omkar Kulkarni  

Spring back Optimization of Automotive Punch Plate: Cohort Intelligence Approach.  2014- 2015.

Referee: Dr. JVL Venkatesh, SGGSIE&T, Nanded 

Publication:   Omkar K Kulkarni, Dr. G. M. Kakandikar and Dr. V. M. Nandedkar Numerical Process Modeling & Analysis for Optimization of Thinning in Automotive Cup, with Two Collars Technical Journal of The Institution of Engineers, Pune Local Centre, Vol. 40, Nov. 2016, ISBN 978-81-924990-2-4. ____________________________________________________________

Mr. Ninad Kulkarni

Bio Inspired Wrinkling Optimization of Automotive Connector – Flower Pollination Algorithm.  2014- 2015.

Referee: Dr. JVL Venkatesh, SGGSIE&T, Nanded 

Publication:   Sujata Patekar, Ninad Kulkarni, Trupti Bhoskar, Omkar K Kulkarni, Dr. G. M. Kakandikar and Dr. V. M. Nandedkar Applications of Teaching Learning Based Optimization to Mechanical Engineering: A Review Industrial Engineering Journal, Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai. Nov.2015.   

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Ms. Sujata Patekar 

Grey Wolf Approach for Thinning Optimization of Automotive Sealing Cover  2014- 2015.

Referee: Dr. JVL Venkatesh, SGGSIE&T, Nanded 


Publication:  Sujata Patekar, Dr. G. M. Kakandikar, Dr. V. M. Nandedkar Numerical Modelling and Bio Inspired Optimization of Thinning in Automotive Sealing Cover: Grey Wolf Approach, 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR-2016), December 16-18, 2016 at College of Engineering, Pune, Maharashtra, pp 1718-1722. 

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Mrs. Patil Archana 

Cuckoo Search Applied to Spring back Optimization of Automotive Sealing Cover. 2014- 2015.

Referee: Dr. V. M. Nandedkar, SGGSIE&T, Nanded 

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Mr. Kiran Bhoite 

Design,   Development and Analysis of Schatz Mechanism with 3D Motion Mixer. 2014- 2015.

Referee: Dr. D. G. Thakur, DIAT, Pune.

Publication:  Kiran Bhoite, Dr. G. M. Kakandikar and Dr. V. M. Nandedkar, Schatz Mechanism with 3D-Motion Mixer – A ReviewMaterials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier, Volume 2, Issues 4–5, 2015, pp 1700-1706, ISSN: 2214-7853[Indexed by Scopus] 

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Mr. Kiran Bhokare 

Enhancement   of Fatigue Life and Weight Reduction of Steering Knuckle Arm with FEA. 2014- 2015.

Referee: Dr. Jayesh Dange, LTCoE, Mumbai 

Publication: Kiran S. Bhokare, Dr. G. M.   Kakandikar, Swapnil S. Kulkarni  Predicting The Fatigue of Steering Knuckle Arm of A Sport Utility Vehicle   While Deploying Analytical Techniques Using CAE International Journal of   Scientific Research and Management Studies, Volume 1 Issue 11, pp: 372-381,   ISSN: 2349-3771.

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Mr. Dhamale Madhav 

Optimization of Laser Welding Process for Automotive Applications using Response Surface Methodology, 2014-2015.

Referee:  

Prof. Andhare S. L. MIT Aurangabad 

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Mr. Chavan Chandrakant 

Fatigue Life Enhancement of Suspension Coil Spring using FEA, 2014-2015

Referee: Dr. Jayesh Dange, LTCoE, Mumbai 

Publication:  Chandrakant Chavan, Dr. G. M. Kakandikar, Swapnil S. KulkarniAnalysis For Suspension Spring To Determine and Improve Its Fatigue Life Using Finite Element Methodology International Journal of Scientific Research and Management Studies, Volume 1 Issue 11, pp: 352-362, ISSN: 2349-3771. 

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Ms. Trupti Bhoskar 

Fracture optimization of Tail Cap using Fire Fly Algorithm, 2014-2015

Referee:  Dr. Tungikar V. B. SGGSIE&T, Nanded 

Publication: Sujata L Patekar, Ninad K Kulkarni, Trupti Bhoskar, Omkar K Kulkarni,   Dr. G. M. Kakandikar and Dr. V. M. Nandedkar Ant Colony Optimization and   Its Applications to Mechanical Engineering: A Review Industrial   Engineering Journal, Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, Vol. IX, Issue II, February 2016. 

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Mr. Shendage Dhanraj 

Design and Optimization of Castellated Beam using FEA, 2014-2015.     

Referee:  Dr. Nandedkar V. M. SGGSIE&T, Nanded 

Publication:  Dhanraj Shendge, Dr. G. M. Kakandikar and Omkar Kulkarni Design and Optimization of Castellated Beam using FEA, International Conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing and Agile Software Development, ICAAM-2016, SGGS Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded, India, 06-07 Oct. 2016, pp 242-248. 

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Ms. Shailaja Mohite 

Design and Analysis of Atomic Force Microscope Cantilever Probe, 2014-2015.

Referee: Dr. Gulhane Nitin, VJTI, Mumbai 

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Mr. Mayur Thanage     

Defect   Detection of Bearing using Condition Monitoring and Analysis, 2014-2015.

Referee: Dr. Gulhane Nitin, VJTI, Mumbai 

Publication:  Mayur K. Thange, Ganesh M. Kakandikar, Omkar Kulkarni, Vilas M. Nandedkar Condition Monitoring Approach for Bearings Defect Detection, Proceedings of XII IPRoMM-2016 (Challenges in Manufacturing), Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, 22-23 December 2016. 

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 Mr. Raibhole Govind 

Effect of Screw Profile on Stress Distribution Pattern of Dental Implants by FEA, 2014-2015.

Referee: Dr. Thakur D. G. DIAT, Pune 

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Mr. Abhishek Neve       

Optimization of Design of Helical Spring by using Nature Inspired Swarm Based Algorithm, 2016-2017.

Referee: Dr. Mohan Khond, CoE, Pune.

Publication: Abhishek Neve, Dr. Ganesh Kakandikar & Omkar Kulkarni, Application of Grasshopper Optimization Algorithm for Constrained and Unconstrained Test Functions, International Journal of Swarm Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2017. 

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Mr. Sushant Mhatugade 

Design Optimization and Manufacturing of Composite Leaf Spring, 2017-2018.

Referee: Mr. Sudhir Shivankar, Inteva Products, Pune

Publication: Sushant MhatugadeOmkar Kulkarni, G.M. Kakandikar and V.M. Nandedkar, Development of a Multi-objective Salp Swarm Algorithm for Benchmark Functions and Real-world Problems Optimization for Engineering Problems, Edited by Kaushik Kumar, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India J. Paulo Davim, University of Aveiro, Portugal, SBN: 9781786304742 

Publication: Sushant P. Mhatugade, Ganesh M. Kakandikar, Omkar K. Kulkarni and V.M. Nandedkar Design, Optimization and Manufacturing of Mono Composite Carbon/Epoxy Leaf Spring having Varying Cross Section, DEGRUYTER.

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Mr. Gyan Patel 

Experimental and Numerical Analysis on Forming Limit Diagram for Micro Forming Process, 2018-2019.

Referee: Dr. Thakur D. G. DIAT, Pune 

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Mr. Avinash Bhat 

Processing, Characterisation and Mechanical Behaviour of SiC and Al2O3 Reinforced Aluminium 6061 Metal Matrix Composites, 2018-2019.

Referee: Dr. Sonawane B.U. CoE, Pune 

Publication:  Avinash Bhat and Dr. G. M. Kakandikar Manufacture of Silicon Carbide Reinforced Aluminium 6061 Metal Matrix Composites for Enhanced Sliding Wear Properties, Manufacturing Reviews, Vol.6, 2019  [Indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)and Scopus] 

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Mr. Sanket Patil

Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Micro Deep Drawing Process of Brass Foil

Referee: Dr. Anupam Agrawal, IIT Ropar

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Mr. Omkar Godage

Investigation of Forming LimitDiagram of SS316L foil using LDH Test

Referee:  Dr. D. D. Date

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Mr. Shubham Bharatiya

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Mr. Balaji Jagtap

Title: – Mechanical Behavior of Inconel 625 and 17-4 PH Stainless Steel Processed by Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing

Publication: – Mechanical Behavior of Inconel 625 and 17-4 PH Stainless Steel Processed by Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing, Recent Advances in Manufacturing Processes and Systems,

Referee: Prof. Dr. Sonawane Bhagwan  


M.Tech. Dissertation Adjudicated

Total : 32

College of Engineering, Pune

Effect of Fluid Assisted Blank Holding Pressure on Deep Drawing Parameters.  2012- 2013.

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Roll Pass Design Software using VB Applications 

2012- 2013.

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

An Investigation into the Influence of Blank Holder Force and Sheet Metal Thickness on Spring back in Bending

2012- 2013.

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Analysis of Lubrication and Draw Bead in Sheet Metal Forming.

2012- 2013.

MIT, Aurangabad, Dr. B.A.M.U. Aurangabad

Experimental Analysis of Adiabatic Air-Water Two Phase Flow Pressure Drop In Small Diameter Bends. 

2013- 2014.

College of Engineering, Pune    

Implementation of Lean Manufacturing using Value Stream Mapping

2014 -2015

Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Islampur      

Automated Assembly of Reduction Type Single Stage Gear Box in Creo 2.0 Software. 

2014 -2015 

Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Islampur      

Automation of Design of Artistic Surface Patterns using CAD Systems. 

2014 -2015 

Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Islampur      

Design and Development of Refrigeration Compressor for its Transport Worthiness for Freezer on Wheel Application

2014 -2015

M. S. Bidve College of Engineering, Latur

Comparative Study of Static and Fatigue Analysis of Pop up (Blind) Riveted with Solid Riveted Lap Joint

2015-2016

M. S. Bidve College of Engineering, Latur

Analysis and Optimization of Centrifugal Blower by using FEA

2015-2016

College of Engineering, Pune    

Experimental Study and Analysis of Drawing Process of CRCA M.S. Sheet

2015-2016

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Custom Tool Development for Knowledge Based Design of Vertical Turbine Pump House Layout using AutoCAD VBA

2015-2016

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Design, Numerical Simulation and Analysis of Brake Drum

2015-2016

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Optimization of Electric Water Heater Thickness by using Ansys and Experimentation.

2015-2016

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Planning and Implementation of Relocation of Products; A Case Study for Second Generation Common Rail Injector Relocation from RBTR to NaP.

2015-2016

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Quality and Performance Improvement of Selection Intent Module in NX.

2015-2016

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Productivity Improvement by Implementing Lean Manufacturing Tools and Techniques

2015-2016

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Effect of Material Properties and Geometries on Strain Non-Uniformity Index and Constraint Factor of Deep Drawn Sheet Metal Components.

2015-2016

Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Islampur

Implementation of Virtual Internal Bond Model in Nanomaterial by using Finite Element Approach

2016 – 2017

Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Islampur

Simulation Based Layout Design of Arrow Skid Production for Increasing Production Rate by Using Systematic Layout   Planning.

2016 – 2017

Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Islampur

Numerical Simulation of Blast Protection Conduit under Nuclear Blast Loading

2016 – 2017

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded   

Finite Volume Analysis of Process Parameters of Closed Die Hot Forging Process Towards Improving Efficiency

2016 – 2017

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded 

Effect of Heat Treatment on Burr Formation in Sheet Metal Blanking of AA6082 by using Experimental Study   and FEA.

2016 – 2017

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded

Microstructure Study and Investigation of the Influence of Various Process Parameters on Strain and Temperature Distribution Radial-Axial Ring Rolling Process using FEA

2016 – 2017

S.G.G.S.I.E. & T. Nanded  

Design of Fixed Tube Sheet Type Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger using FEA.

2016 – 2017

College of Engineering, Pune  

Experimental Investigations of Electro Chemical Micro Machining Process Parameters on Ti-6AL-4V 

2017 – 2018

College of Engineering, Pune  

Experimental Analysis of friction Stir Welded Blank of Two Dissimilar Materials 

2018 – 2019

College of Engineering, Pune  

An Experimental Investigations of Single Point Incremental Forming of Friction Stir Welded Blanks

2018 – 2019