Prof. Chaudhari is a doctorate in engineering from IIT Bombay. He is an educator by profession with over 30 years of experience at Various Government Engineering Colleges of Maharashtra State. He has served as Professor of Electrical Engineering at the College of Engineering Pune for 17 years. He has set up a Centre of Excellence in “Smart Renewable Energy Systems” at COEP. He has designed and established an Electrical Machines laboratory in MHRD’s Virtual Laboratory project. At present, he is Principal of Sardar Patel Institute of Technology. He is also the board member of Sardar Patel College of Engineering. He is a member of the WRC of AICTE. Presently he is on the academic council/board ofstudies of 11 institutions/universities.
Mr Sikka heads Training and Placement Division at SPIT. A vast career spanning 38 years of industry experience with a modest beginning in a private company as a Marketing and Service Engineer, later he went on to join one of India’s largest Public Sector Undertaking.His initiative like Entrepreneurship Club (E Club) and placement assistance even after two years of venture creation created remarkable difference in the mindset of graduating students. He has inspired and motivated many students to pursue entrepreneurship during their first-second year of engineering life.Mr. Sikka is also looking after Corporate Relations & Partnerships at SP-TBI.
Prof. Kiran Talele is an Associate Professor in Electronics Engineering Department of Sardar Patel Institute of Technology. He is Chief Finance Officer & Head of Academic Relation, Sardar Patel Technology Business Incubator, In-charge of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Centre supported by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. He is also incharge of IPR Cell of Sardar Patel Institute of Technology. He is EXECOM Member of IEEE Bombay Section and NEN Certified Mentor for Setting up Startup Ventures.