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Varsha

"Invention is the most important product of man's creative brain. It's ultimate purpose is to harness forces of nature for human needs" - Nikola Tesla

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Varsha  Gaikhe

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering

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About

With a passion for teaching, I’m driven by a desire to comprehend the nuances of science and technology for community services. I earned a B. Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering and an M. Tech in Manufacturing Engineering from Dr. BATU, Lonere. At PCCoE I’m instrumental in mentoring students to ship their ideas into meaningful work. Browse my site to see all that I have to offer

 

Publications

Varsharani Gaikhe, Yogesh S Gaikhe, Jeet P Patil, Prediction of Thrust Force and Torque in Drilling of Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic Using Mechanistic Force Model Approach, Procedia CIRP, Volume 77, 2018, Pages 187-190, ISSN 2212-8271.

Patents

An apparatus for positioning and loading a test specimen.
Filed August 28, 2020; Application No. 202021037234

Varsharani Gaikhe, Jambeswar Sahu, Raju Pawade, Optimization of Cutting Parameters for Cutting Force Minimization in Helical Ball End Milling of Inconel 718 by Using Genetic Algorithm, Procedia CIRP, Volume 77, 2018, Pages 477-480, ISSN 2212-8271,

Economic & Efficient system for production of biodegradable products from agricultural waste.
Filed February 6, 2019; Application No.201921004709

Teaching

WHAT I BRING TO THE BOARD

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Manufacturing Science

Man has been continuously involved in transforming natural resources into usable products since the dawn of civilisation. Manufacturing plays a key role in extracting wealth from Mother Earth.

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Materials Engineering

Materials are deep-seated in our existence. It has influenced every segment of everyday life. Understanding the materials is typically antecedent to the progressive growth of mankind.

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Computer-Aided Design

Computer-aided design enables you to bring your ideas and imagination on screen. It's an art that has revolutionised the automotive, aerospace and shipbuilding industries. It serves as a foundation for research, augmented and virtual reality, as well as industrial and architectural design.

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Additive Manufacturing

It's a transformative approach to production that enables the creation of intricate, lighter, stronger parts and systems. It helps the manufacturer to bring something into reality which we have never thought about

Course Material
 

Projects

Manufacturing:

  • Experimental and numerical investigations on drilling induced delamination in carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) and glass fiber reinforced plastics (GFRP).

  • Experimental investigations on TIG, MIG and Hybrid TIG-MIG Welded joint for different types of steels.

  • Design and development of horizontal band saw machine for fettling of gating system from aluminium casted wheel to improve safety, product quality and reduce worker fatigue and production time. (Project sponsored by Capricon Motors Private Limited, Pune. AY 2017-18)​​

  • Design, manufacturing and installation of a door manipulator at door fitment on fabrication line for TATA 709 cab. (Project sponsored by TATA Motors, Pune. AY 2013-14)

Agriculture:

  • Design and development of a system for production of biodegradable products from agricultural waste. 

  • Design and development of agricultural equipment for ploughing, sowing and seed coating.

Waste Management:

  • Mr. Bin- A smart trash segregation gadget that gives the user ettiquets points for effective waste separation.​

  • Design and development of a floating solid waste collection mechanism for river cleaning.

Renewable Energy:

  • Design, fabrication and testing of savonius maglev wind turbine.

  • Design and development of hybrid wind-solar street lamp.

 
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Accomplishments

Mr. Bin- A smart trash segregation gadget that gives the user ettiquets points for effective waste separation.​ (Apr-2021, La Trobe University, Austrilia)

Competition Technology Infusion Grand Challange
Category: waste management

Funding: AUD $200
Students Name: Shreya Gunjal, Jai Deshpande, Anjali Raut, Akash Barhatte

E-Aquabin- Design and development of a floating solid waste collection mechanism for river cleaning (Apr-2021, La Trobe University, Austrilia)

Competition Technology Infusion Grand Challange
Category: waste management

Funding: AUD $200
Students Name: Sagar Ghorpade, Pranav Tathe, Harhsal Meher, Gauri Kanakdande, Sanskruti More

Civil Etiquette Score (Sep-2019, Pimpri Chinchwad Municple Corporation)

Competition Innovate for Smart Pimpri Chinchwad
Category: Solid waste management
Students Name: Pooja Narwade, Prasanna Patil

 

Design & Development of a System for Production of Bio-degradable Products from Agricultural Waste (Jan-2019, Anveshan 2019)

1st prize in west zone and 3rd prize at the national level in Engineering and Technology category
Students Name: Shubhada Padwal, Shruti Padlkar, Pranav Mulay, Rahul Mane

 

Young Teacher Travel Grant (100% amount)  (Jun-2018,Savitribai Phule Pune Univeristy)

Conference : 8th CIRP Conference on High Performance Cutting (HPC 2018)

Venue: Budapest, Hungary,

Funding Body:  Savitribai Phule Pune University

Topper 2% in NPTEL online course on  “Fundamentals of Manufacturing Process”

 

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Portfolio

In pursuit of student's holistic development

 

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