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Prof., Mechanical Engg | Dean Administration
Ph.D.(Fracture Mechanics)
Contact Details


Phone: 0832 – 2580 139 (Office) 401(Direct)

About the Faculty

Dr. D M Kulkarni is Prof in Mechanical Engineering in BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus. He has his Masters from IIT Kharagpur and PhD from BITS Pilani. He has 20 years of teaching and 3 years of industrial experience. His research area is Fracture Mechanics, Biomechanics and Biomaterials. He had research grants from Industry and DST in the area of BioTribology. He has published key papers in the international journal of repute in Fracture Mechanics. He has also published a book on Engineering Graphics with AutoCAD, which is implemented by many Universities including IITs and NITs. He has guided 4 PhD candidates working in the area of Fracture and Bio Tribology.

He is a certified Instructor of American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) to design the courses and train the industrial professionals in India. He has conducted hands-on training sessions in Advanced Finite Element Analysis at industrial sites in Maharashtra and Gujrath for industry professionals. He has been awarded 2 times (2011 & 2012) for 'Faculty Excellence' for his contribution in Teaching, Research and Administration. He was also awarded by BITS alumni for 'Distinguished Faculty Award' (2010).

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D. (Fracture Mechanics), BITS-Pilani, Rajasthan (April-2005) | M. Tech. (Machine Design), I. I. T. Kharagpur (Feb-1998) | B. E. Mechanical, Pune University (July-1993)


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