Prof D M Kulkarni from Goa Campus receives "Rashtriya Gaurav Award"
Friday, September 18, 2009
Posted by: Tech Team
Dr. D. M. Kulkarni, Assistant Professor from Goa Campus has been honoured with the coveted Rashtriya Gaurav Award along with Certificate of Excellence from the Indian International Friendship Society in a Seminar on 'Economical Growth and National Integration' held in New Delhi recently. This award was given in recognition of his meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable contribution in the field of Industry, education and research.
Dr DMK teaches Engineering Graphics, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Mechanics of Solids, Design of Machine Elements, Engineering Thermodynamics at BITS Pilani Goa Campus. He also leads the Center for Software Development as Faculty In-Charge, Computer Center at Goa Campus. He has been the key inspiration and driving force behind each and every software development and process automation project at the Goa Campus since inception. Recently, he has been leading efforts at Goa Campus for creating BITS Pilani's VISION-2020 | Mission-2012 through Town Halls and student discussion forums. His ongoing projects include - "Online Database Management System for Employees of Govt. of Goa" and "Online Ware House Management for Cadila Health Care Limited"
Dr Kulkarni received his Ph.D. on "Fracture behavior of Extra Deep Drawn Steel Sheets" and has research interests including Finite Element Analysis, Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity, Fracture Mechanics, Computer Graphics, Data Mining and Bio-mechanics. He has several journal papers and conference publications in these areas. He is also an active member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM).
Dr DMK has been an inspiration to thousands of students at the University of Pune, BITS Pilani (Pilani Campus and Goa Campus) during his academic career. We are proud to know that his EDD Notes on "Engineering Graphics using Autocad" (used by thousands of freshmen BITSians in all BITS Campuses in the past decade) has been published as a text book by PHI. Our congratulations to Prof DMK for keeping the BITS flag flying high. We wish you the very best.