Prof. (Dr) Rajesh Kumar Porwal, Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology having more than 16 years of teaching and Industry experience is an eminent Academician and Researcher. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering from NIT, Surat (formerly SV Regional College of Engineering and Technology, Surat), in 1998, Master of Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi in 2003 and got his Ph.D degree from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad in 2014. His area of interest includes, Manufacturing in general and micro machining in particular, Optimization and Product Development and Design.
Dr. Porwal got a number of awards and honors in his credit, he was awarded The Production Engineering Division Prize for the Year 2014 by the Institution of Engineers India, Kolkata. He was also awarded the 2nd Best Paper Award by Journal of Advances in Management Research for the Year 2005 by Emrald (UK).
Dr. Porwal has more than 23 Research papers of repute National and International journals (SCI and Scopus indexed) are in his credit. He has given various Talks on different platforms related to Engineering Education, Role of Engineers in society and future demand of Engineers. He emphasizes on skill development in Engineering Education and he is in favour of industry oriented and outcome based curriculum. He is an active member of various societies like Institution of Engineering, India, Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE) and Indian Institution of Production Engineering to name a few.
Dr. Porwal has rich experience in Industry and Academia both. He started his career with one of the reputed industries, Hitachi Home and Life Solution (I) Ltd, Ahmedabad. He was associated with Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He worked with various Engineering colleges of utmost repute like, Krishna Group of Institutions and BBD National Institute of Technology & Management etc. He has served on various positions like Director, Dean and HOD.