Principal Message

Dr. Vivek K. Sunnapawar
Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering

Education creates new aspirations and ideals amongst the people and can be national aspiration, said Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering was founded to provide "World-Class" technical education. We are fully committed to provide the nation a technical manpower through quality education. The Institute has a glorious history of more than 26 years of rich academics and research. We always strive for providing an environment in which students' capabilities and potential can be fully developed. Our efforts in trying to be a link between academia and industry have fructified into some significant achievements. We are committed socially too; the record of achievements in social projects is testimony to this. This century belongs to "Professionals with Creative Brains". It will be our endeavour to nurture such brains here. All the concerned are welcome to join our journey which we have undertaken to become "A Centre for Excellence!"

Academic Credentials of Principal LTCE

Dr. Vivek Sunnapwar studied at Govt. College of Engineering, Amravati, Affiliated to SGB Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra, and BITS, Pilani for the UG & PG degrees (1989 & 1993) respectively. He is a PhD in World Class Manufacturing (Mechanical Engineering) from Amravati University, under the supervision of Dr. Rambabu Kodali of BITS, Pilani in the year 2004. He has teaching, research and administrative experience of about 31 years. He has more than 60 research papers at the International and National level. He publishes regularly in the prestigious journals of Springer, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis and Inderscience etc. He has two joint patents (one awarded & one filed and published) to his credit. He also jointly contributed a chapter in a Springer publication. He has co-authored two books. He has successfully guided eight (08) students for PhD in the University of Mumbai and Amravati University. He has also guided several students for ME dissertations. He has been a reviewer for several International and National Journals (Springer, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Inderscience etc).

Other Achievements

He visited Houston (Texas), USA in November, 2012 to participate and present a paper in the prestigious ASME conference. He also visited Dubai in October 2015 for an International conference. He presented papers and chaired a session in APIEMS conference at Indonesia in Dec'17. He is a Fellow of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (IIIE) and contributed as a National Secretary. He is a recipient of prestigious Devi Thadani Award for substantial contribution and promotion of Industrial Engineering at the National Level. He also received Ramaswamy Cup for outstanding contribution to the IIIE and Institution building skills. He is also a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India). He served the University of Mumbai (Board of studies, RRC & Faculty of Technology) and the Amravati University (Chairman of Board of studies, member of RRC, Faculty of Technology and Academic Council). He is currently contributing as a Chairman, Board of Sudies (Mech. Engg.) in the University of Mumbai. He is a member of Faculty of Science & Technology and Academic Council. He is a trained Glider Pilot; received training during 1992-93 at Birla Gliding Club (BITS, Pilani) and held Student Pilot Licence (SPL) from Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), New Delhi.