International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Technology-2020 (ICAMET 2020) to be organized by the Mechanical and Automobile Engineering department in April 2020.

About University

Bardoli Pradesh Kelavani Mandal (BPKM) is a public trust established in 1960 to full the educational needs of the tribal belt of south Gujarat region. BPKM established state private university entitled Uka Tarsadia University(UTU). UTU established on 14th October, 2011 as per the Gujarat state Act 8, 2009 along with amendment act 25, 2011. UTU is located on the Bardoli Saputara state highway nr. Bardoli, Di. Surat, Gujarat. Presently UTU has 10000 plus students and 500 plus qualied faculties.

About Chhotubhai Gopalbhai Patel Institute of Technology

The Bardoli Pradesh Kelavani Mandal (BPKM) is an education trust established in 1960 with the aim of imparting of higher education opportunities in and around the rural area. BPKM has started a self-financed engineering college named as Chhotubhai Gopalbhai Patel Institute of Technology (CGPIT) under the roof of Uka Tarsadia University (UTU) in the year 2009 with the view of educating and training future professionals to lead in today's competitive environment and to meet the needs of globalization and industrialism by providing dynamic and conductive learning environment. CGPIT offers B.Tech. programmes in disciplines like Electronics & Communication, Electrical, Civil, Computer, Information Technology, Mechanical, Automobile and Chemical Engineering. CGPIT also offers M.Tech. programmes in disciplines like Electronics & Communication, Civil, Computer, Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering. Ph.D. programmes are also carried out by CGPIT in the disciplines like Electronics & Communication, Civil, Computer, and Mechanical Engineering.

About the Department

Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 2010 to accomplish the necessity of competent Mechanical engineers in the current phase of infrastructure development in the state as well as nation. To realize, the curriculum has been designed with close interaction of faculty members with the experts from the industries.

To have hands-on experience, laboratories are developed indigenously. The department owns laboratories in the area of Fluid engineering, Thermal engineering, Mechanical Measurement, Manufacturing engineering, Automobile engines, Automobile systems etc.

In favor of the overall development of students, the department follows holistic approach that incorporates career counseling, industrial tour and professional society related exercises along with academic activities. Faculty members are well qualified and acquainted with industrial practices. Industrial affiliations are established by signing MoUs (Memorandum of Understanding) with some industries in the areas like fabrication, process, automobile and manufacturing.

The department aims to be comprehensive of all segments of the society by providing educational courses of ITI, B. Tech., M. Tech. and Ph. D.

Conference Organizing Committee

  • Chief Patron: Dr. D. R. Shah, Provost, Uka Tarsadia University (UTU)
  • Patron: Dr. R. V. Patil, Director, CGPIT, UTU
  • Convener: Dr. Chinmay Desai, Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department
  • Organizing Committee: Dr. Ravi Bhatt, Dr. Paresh Gujarati, Dr. Afzal Bhat, Darshan Kapadia
  • Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Dumitru Nedelcu (Rommania)
  • Dr. M Chorowski (Poland)
  • Dr. J. P. Devim (Portugal)
  • Dr. M. D. Atrey (IIT-B)
  • Dr. P. Ramkumar (ISRO)
  • Dr. S. A. Channiwala (SVNIT-Surat)
  • Dr. H. B. Naik (SVNIT-Surat)
  • Dr. H. K. Raval (SVNIT-Surat)
  • Dr. K. P. Desai (SVNIT-Surat)
  • Dr. H. K. Dave (SVNIT-Surat)
  • Dr. A Naoral Haq (NIT-T)
  • Dr. Shreya Mehta (LDCE, Ahmedabad)
  • Dr. Anish Gandhi (CKPCET, Surat)
  • Dr. Vibhakar (SCET)
  • Dr. A. A. Shaikh (SVNIT-Surat)
  • Dr. Sachin Kashid (VIT-Chennai)
  • Dr. Sudhanshu Kumar (NIT-Bhopal)


  • Thermal & Fluid science: Computational Fluid Dynamics Combustion & IC Engines Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Cryogenics Engineering Turbo Machines Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Engineering Renewable Energy Sources Computational Heat and Mass Transfer Alternative fuels Gas Turbines and Gas Dynamics
  • Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering: Advanced Composite Materials Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Reverse Engineering/RPT/3D Printing Advanced Forming Processes Operations Management Industrial Engineering Optimization Methods Safety, Quality and Reliability Product Life cycle Management Conventional / Non-conventional Machining CIM / CAM / FMS / MEMS Powder metallurgy Manufacturing Management Quality Engineering Advanced welding and casting processes
  • Design and Dynamics: System Modeling and Simulations Reliability Engineering Robotics and Mechatronics Design of Mechanical Systems Rotor Dynamics / Vibrations & Control Product Design & Development Fatigue Fracture & Failure Analysis Friction, Wear & Lubrication CAD/CAE Soft Computing in Mechanical Engineering Design For Manufacturing

  • IMPORTANT DATES (Tentative)

  • Call for abstract submission 15-11-2019
  • Last date to send abstract 15-12-2019
  • Early bird registration starts 01-12-2019
  • Early bird registration ends 31-02-2020
  • Submission of camera ready manuscript 15-02-2020

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    Contact Us

    Dr Ravi Bhatt 91-9974411480
    Dr. Paresh Gujrati 91-9924525939
    Dr. Afzal Bhat 91-9978611175
    Mr.Darshan Kapadia 91-9033977263
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    About Bardoli

    Bardoli is a suburb and a municipality in Surat Metropolitan Region in the state of Gujarat, India. Bardoli is considered as a significant tourist destination in Surat, which is frequented by numerous visitors throughout the year, especially devotees of Mahatma Gandhi. Bardoli is located at the extreme eastern end of Surat and is a famous city and also one of the vital satellite towns of the Surat Metropolitan Region.

    About Surat

    Surat is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It used to be a large seaport and is now a centre for diamond cutting and polishing. It is the eighth largest city and ninth largest urban agglomeration in India. It is the administrative capital of the Surat district. The city is located 284 kilometres (176 mi) south of the state capital, Gandhinagar; 265 kilometres (165 mi) south of Ahmedabad; and 289 kilometres (180 mi) north of Mumbai. The city centre is located on the Tapti River, close to Arabian Sea

    Surat will be world's fastest growing city from 2019 to 2035 year according to a study conducted by Economic Times. The city registered an annualised GDP growth rate of 11.5% over the seven fiscal years between 2001 and 2008. Surat was awarded "best city" by the Annual Survey of India's City-Systems (ASICS) in 2013. Surat is selected as the first smart IT city in India which is being constituted by the Microsoft CityNext Initiative tied up with IT services majors Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro. The city has 2.97 million internet users, about 65% of total population. Surat was selected in 2015 for an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grant. Surat has been selected as one of twenty Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under PM Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission. In 2017, Surat was the fourth cleanest city of India according to the Indian Ministry of Urban Development.

    About Gujarat

    Gujarat is a state on the western coast of India with a coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi) – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population in excess of 60 million. It is the fifth largest Indian state by area and the ninth largest state by population. Gujarat is bordered by Rajasthan to the northeast, Daman and Diu to the south, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Maharashtra to the southeast, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea and the Pakistani province of Sindh to the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad. The Gujarati-speaking people of India are indigenous to the state.