Expert Lecture held by Dr. Sushil Koregaonkar and Mr. Ajinkya Patwardhan of Chemical Dept., at Essar Oil, Vadinar.

Under the faculty exchange program between Chemical Engineering department and Essar Oil Ltd, on 25th November, 2017 two expert lectures at Essar Oil, Vadinar were conducted by two experienced faculty members of the department, Dr. S.S. Korgaonkar and Mr. Ajinkya Patwardhan.

Their topics were as follows:
1. Dr. Sushil Korgaokar (Sr. Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering)
Topic: Fundamentals of Corrosion
– Classification of Corrosion
– Dry Corrosion (Oxidation, other gases and liquid corrosion)
– Wet Corrosion (Due to oxygen (acid/alkali medium), neutral conditions)
– Prevention of Corrosion

2. Mr. Ajinkya Patwardhan (Asst. Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering)
Topic: Advance Control Strategies
– Concept of controllers
– P, PI, PID controllers
– Control strategies (Cascade, Ratio, and adaptive control etc.,)
– Feedforward – Feedbackward controller

The lectures were very informative and well- received by the engineers at Essar.

The department is thankful to Mr. Rajesh Kakkad, Deputy Manager , Essar Oil, Vadinar for giving us the opportunity to deliver informative lectures and hence interact with the young engineers at Essar. Also, we are thankful for their wonderful hospitality at the industry. We pay our gratitude to the management of V.V.P. Engineering college, to provide assistance at various levels.

Breaking News: EC students Glitters in Dewang Mehta Award and other Competitions

Achievements by Viraj Hapalia & Gaurang Joshi of 3rd EC in Frolic 2017 at Darshan Engineering College, Rajkot on 2-9-2017

“Frolic 2017” was organized in Darshan Engineering College on 2nd September 2017.

They had participated In “Arduino Warrier” Event. There were 4 rounds.

In 1st Round MCQ test was taken in which Viraj And Gaurang Both got 19 Marks out of 30. After 1st round 23 participants were selected for 2nd round.

2nd round was based on Simple Arduino Programming in which they had written a code for arduino. They cleared this round by full marks in 2nd round. Only 10 participants were selected for 3rd round.

3rd round was based on “Sensor based Arduino Programming”. They had cleared this round by full marks. After this round only 5 participants selected for 4th round.

In 4th round they had to generate a custom signal as per their requirements using Arduino Mega 2560 hardware. Viraj had cleared this round by 60% accuracy and Gaurang had done it with 50% accuracy.

Viraj secured 2nd Rank and won Rs. 750/- and Gaurang secured 4th rank in this competition.

EC students highlighted at Devang Mehta Awards in September 2017

The Award ceremony of Shri Dewang Mehta IT Awards for felicitating the Toppers for their excellence in Entire GTU was held on 15th September at Gujarat University Convention center, Ahmedabad. It was organized by Devang Mehta Foundation Trust (DMFT) And NASSCOM. At first the students were addressed by The Co-founder of NASSCOM and other dignitaries like The Honorable Vice Chancellor of GTU Dr. Navin Sheth, Shri Roopwant Sinh, IAS, Managing Director of GIL, Shri Dhananjay Dwiwedi IAS Secretary Department of Science and Technology, Gujarat, Mr.Ashank Desai,Founder and former chairman, Mastek Ltd. And co-founder NASSCOM. After that the students were given the respective awards according to their respective colleges. The final year students were also given the Awards for their excellence in final tear project and three students have won the price of 1 lacs too. The award was ended with vote of thanks to all the dignitaries.

Jay Joshi (8th Sem), Darshit Gosaliya (6th Sem), Dipen Ranpara (4th Sem) & Harin Maniyar (2nd Sem) received this award.

Harshita Prajapati and Kanan Trivedi stood 2nd as a team member in Interzonal Volleball tournament on 24-9-2017

On the very date of 24/09/2017, the girls’ volleyball team of V.V.P. Engineering College participated in Volleyball tournament at Interzonal level Sports festival organized by GTU. The tournament was held in SVBIT, Gandhinagar. The girls team of V.V.P. Engineering College had already been winners at Zonal level GTU Sports Festival in Rajkot Zone and hence selected for Inter zonal level. Harshita Prajapati and Kanan Trivedi of 5th EC participated as team members in this competition. Everyone played with their full potential.

5thSem EC Student Falgun Sompura’sachievements in Chess competition organized at Zonal and Interzonal level under GTU Sports Festival

FalgunSompura, student of 5thSem EC had participated in GTU zonal level chess competition held at Darshaninstituition of technology, Rajkot on 22nd September 2017. They were 5 teammates. Their team was amongst 8 team of Rajkot zone. They played 4 rounds (4 matches). They won 3 rounds out of 4 and one round was drawn. Results are as follows

1st round 4-0

2nd round 3-1

3rd round 4-0

4th round 2-2

They secured 1st rank in entire Rajkot zone and got selected to participate at Interzonal level.

These teammates participated in GTU inter-zonal level chess competition held at sabarinstituition of technology, Gandhinagar on 1st October 2017 with full enthusiasm. Their team competed amongst 8 teams. They played for 3 rounds. They won 1 round out of 3. Results were as follows

1st round 4-0

2nd round 0-4

3rd round 1-3

They secured 4th rank in entire state.FalgunSompura secured 7th Rank as an individual in Interzonal Chess Comnpetition.

Short Term Training Program on “GLOBAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES” approved by ISTE from 11th December to 15th December 2017

As VVP Engineering College Rajkot is one of the premier institutes in the nation and works with the aim to achieve excellence in technical skills of students and faculties. As a part of our initiative Electrical Engineering Department and Chemical Engineering of VVP Engineering College, Rajkot has jointly organized a Short Term Training Program on GLOBAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES approved by ISTE from 11th December to 15th December 2017. It will be beneficial to research scholars, faculties from institutions and Industry Delegates. Kindly go through the attached brochure and participate with enthusiasm.

For more details and to download Brochure Click Here….

EC Students outshine in Various Events at National level

Achievements of 5th EC students Milin Parekh & Vivek Shah at NATIONAL LEVEL HACKATHON


Around 17070 online ideas were submitted in this portal and only 455 ideas were selected for further round those were then asked to submit the video explanation of their project so Milin provided them with it, and further only 200 student received the email about the semifinals at pune.

So Milin and his guide Dr. Dipesh Kamdar sat to decide the strategy to be followed at this place so they discussed about the explanation strategy about the robot they had made .

The project to be submitted had to be regarding the Iot theme further classified into different tracks ie: Smart home automation, smart driving experience ,smart wearables, Smart medical assistance.

His project was based on the smart driving experience and they had made a demo model of robotic car which depicts the fancy features which a smart car has.

Then he was asked to bring a member strictly someone was to be brought along so I carried his classmate Vivek Shah along with him to this competition.

Judges panel included the delegates of HONEYWELLL Group of industries and IBM, India.

They were impressed with the new idea of this robot we made and the way they presented them the project including the future scope of their innovation.


Location :-TAJ hotel by VIVANTA,Banglore.

Date:- 8th -9th September,2017.

Task:- It was an ultimately proud moment to know that his team was selected as one of the top 15 teams across the all India.

Here he and Dr.Kamdar developed a turn prediction based self steering system which was appraised there so that was their last end project so technically they were 3rd year students and they had given tough competition to all those of post graduates and final year students,but didn’t managed to get the place in top 10. The exposure they got was super awesome and which ignited a lots of new ideas into their minds.

The prize distribution and awarding ceremony from top 15 team in India.

Harshita Prajapati of 5th EC won Badminton competition at V.V.P. Engineering College, Rajkot

On 30-8-2017, final round of College’s badminton girls championship had been organized

There were 60 girl students from all the departments and only FOUR got selected for the SEMIFINALS. Out of which two girls got an entry in FINALS.

The FIRST position was secured by Ms. Harshita Prajapati (5th sem, EC) which had added a matter of pride for EC Department.

5th SemStudents Achievements at Volleyball event at GTU Zonal Level Sports Festival

On the very date of 18/09/2017, the girl’s volleyball team of VVP Engineering College secured second position in GTU zonal level. The tournament was held in GajeraSankul, Amreli. The team members were Richa, Divya, Harshita, Kanan, Riva, Radhika, Bansi, Nagma.

Harshita and Kanan are presently studying in 5thSem EC.

Everyone played with their full potential. The team is now further going to play interzonals on 24/09/2017.

Outstanding Results of EC Dept.

Congratulations to EC 4th Sem students, Achieve 3rd Rank in Entire GTU and 1st in Zone. 6 students outshines in GTU TOP 10

With 73.68 % result Electronics and communication department stood 1st Rank in Entire Zone and 3rd Rank in GTU in the result of 4th semester. Following students have secured their Ranks in GTU TOP 10.

Dipen Ranpara Secure 1stRank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.41, Nathwani Nisit Secure 4th Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.22, Lunagara Mansee Secure 5th Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.17, Trivedi Kanan Secure 8th Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.10, Kalariya Ayush Secure 8th Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.10, Tank Ravi Secure 9th Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.09. Analysis wise 12 students obtained 9 above SPI and 33 students obtained 8 above SPI

Congratulations to EC 2nd Sem students, Achieve 1st Rank in Zone. One student outshines in GTU TOP 10

With 75.38 % result Electronics and communication department stood 1st Rank in Entire Zone and 8th Rank in GTU in the result of 2nd semester. Paramar Riddhi has secured 5th Rank in GTU TOP 10 with 9.23 CPI. Analysis wise 19 students have 8 above SPI and 5 students have 9 above SPI.

Expert talk by Dr. K. U. Mistry (ex- chairman, GPCB)

An expert talk on Environmental Safety was organized for the faculty members of Chemical, Civil and Biotechnology department on the 28th of August, 2017, by Dr. K. U. Mistry, the former chairman of Gujarat Pollution Control Board. Dr. Mistry has a phenomenal knowledge and experience in the field of Industrial safety and environment and has served as the Chairman of GPCB, for two terms.

The lecture was extremely informative and we pay our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Mistry for sparing his valuable time for our institute.

We are thankful to our Principal Dr. Jayesh V. Deshkar to motivate us for conducting such academic sessions.

We are also very thankful to all the staff and management of the institute to make such expert lectures possible at various levels.


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