Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering with 20 years of teaching experience driven to inspire students to pursure academic and professional excellence. Has research interests in Process Development for Water Treatment Using Hydrodynamic Cavitation, Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Multiphase Systems, Process Instrumentation and Control.

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Has Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Savitribai Phule University with CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory as Research Centre. Has Proven administrative track record such as College Exam Officer, Central Assessment Program (CAP) Director,Co-Chairman Grievance Committee, Member MIT WPU SC ST Reservation Cell, Department NBA Coordinator, Department ISO Coodinator, Alumni Coordinator etc.


Qualification :

    • Ph.D.(Chemical Engineering)

    • M.E. (Chemical Engineering)


Research paper :

    • Research paper 1 : Vikrant Gaikwad, Vivek Ranade., Water Disinfection using Hydrodynamic Cavitation: Influence of orifice shape & Inception, (131f), 2015 AIChE Annual Conference Proceedings, ISBN: 978-0-8169-1094-6, 2015.

    • Research paper 2 : Vikrant Gaikwad, Vivek Ranade., Effect of Orifice Shape on Water Disinfection Efficacy, Pollution Research(Scopus Indexed), 35 (4), 105-111, 2016.

    • Research paper 3 : Vikrant Gaikwad, Vivek Ranade., Water Disinfection using Vortex Diode as Hydrodynamic Cavitation Reactor, Asian Journal of Chemistry (Scopus Indexed), 28(8),1867-1870,2016.


Experience :

Teaching experience : 20 Year


Fluid Mechanics, Transport Phenomena, Process Dynamics and Control, Process Calculations, Chem.Engg. Thermodynamics, Chemical Reaction Engineering