Faculty Details

  • Designation : Professor
  • Qualification : Ph.D.
  • Experience : 33 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Thermal Engineering, Energy Engg,, Refrigeration & Airconditioning

Personal Details

Dr Vijay DharanRaj Dhiman

Professor and Head Mechanical Engineering
Dr S & S S Ghandhy Govt Engg College Surat
(0261) 2653139

Education Qualification

B.E.(Mechanical Engg.)

Shantilal Shah Engineering College , Bhavnagar Gujarat India
First Class with Distinction, 1990
M.Tech.(Mech) Energy Systems Engg.
Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai
First class with Distinction, 1999
PhD Mechanical Engineering
Bhavnagar University Gujarat India 2009

work experience

Lecturer Mechanical Engineering

Adhoc Lecturer of Mechanical Engg.,Shantilal Shah Engg College Bhavnagar (Feb 1991-Oct 1991)(
Adhoc/ Regular Lecturer of Mech. Engg.,Sir Bhavsinhji Poly. Institute,(Nov1991-March 1995)
Lecturer Mech. Engg., Shantilal Shah Engg College Bhavnagar (March 1995- July 2007)
Lecturer Mech Engg., L. D. College of Engg Ahmedabad (July 2007- Feb.2008)
Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor , Government Engg., College Surat (Feb. 2008-May 2015)
Associate Professor, Government Engg College Bharuch (May 2015-Dec 2015)
Professor Mechanical Engineering
Dr S & S S Ghandhy Government Engg College Surat (Dec 2015 on wards)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Advances in Renewable Energy
  • Energy Conservation and Management

Courses Taught

  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Power Engineering
  • Refrigeration and Ar Conditioning
  • Renewable Energy Engg
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Heat Transfer

Training and Workshop

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Orientation Training for Teaching Pedagogy

DTE, Gujarat at  Technical Teachers Training Institute, Bhopal

Sept 1994, 4 weeks

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Industry  Institute Partnership program

B P T I Bhavnagar

29/2/96 to  2/3/96

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Bearing Operation & Maintenance

I.T.M.M.E.C. I.I.T.Delhi

Dec. 1995,  1 week

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Institute-Industry Symbiosis

F E T R M.S. University, Vadodara

June 1997 1 week


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Solar Architecture

Center of Energy Studies I.I.T. Delhi

May 1999, 2 weeks


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Pumping Systems: Selection, Performance Testing and Recent Advances


S.G.S.I.T.S., Indore

Nov. 1999, 2 weeks


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A workshop on System Simulation

Guru Nanak Dev Engg. College Ludhiana, Punjab

Dec. 1999, 2 weeks


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Programming in C & C++

S.S. Engineering College, Sponsored by DTE, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

May 1999, 2 weeks


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Optimum Utilization of Internet

S.S. Engineering College, Sponsored by DTE, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

July 1999, 2 weeks


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Innovations in Manufacturing for Global Competitiveness.

S.S. Engineering College, Sponsored by DTE, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Dec. 2000,  1 week

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Recent Trends in Industrial Automation and Control

S.S. Engineering College, Sponsored by DTE, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

June 2001, 2 weeks


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Supply Chain Management

Management Development Institute; Gurgaon

Dec. 2001,  1 week

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High performance computing

Computer services centre I.I.T Delhi

May. 2003,  1 week

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Advances in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning

Nirma Institute of Technology Ahmedabad

June 2003, 2 weeks


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Microcontrollers and Digital Signal Processing

S.S. Engineering College, Sponsored by DTE, Gandhinagar,

July 2003, 2 weeks


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Workshop on NBA


March. 2004,  1 week

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Energy conservation techniques

B& B Institute of technology V.V.Nagar Gujatrat

June 2004, 2 weeks


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Human Rights

SPIPA, Ahmedabad

Dec. 2007, 3 days

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Workshop on emerging Research Topics in Engg.

DA-IICT Gandhinagar

July 2009 ,2 days

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Energy Conservation and Recycling

SVNIT, Surat

July 2008, 1 week

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Finite Element Analysis

SVNIT, Surat

June 2010 1 week

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Creating more favorable environment  for innovation and entrepreneurship on campuses


Nov. 2011, 2 days


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Steam Engineering

SVNIT, Surat

June 2012 , 1 week

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Developing PEO’s ,PO’s, & CO’s for Degree 7 Diploma Programme in Mechanical & Allied Branches

NITTTR Extension centre Ahmedabad

Sept.  2013, 1 week

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Karmayogi Residential Training for QIP in Technical Education

Dharmpur, Dist Valsad

Nov 21 to Nov 23 , 3 days

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Managing stress at work place

NITTTR Extension centre Ahmedabad

August 2014 1 week

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Shree Gangnath Mahadev Ashram Chandod

21st April 2015

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Academic Leadership and Best practices

IIT Gandhinagar

19-9-2015 1 day


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Office Administration

SPIPA Ahmedabad

February 2016 1 week

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Research and Academic Writing

SPIPA Ahmedabad

January 2018 1 week


  • Training and Placement Officer
  • S S I P Co-ordinator
  • G K S Officer Incharge
  • NBA Co-ordinator
  • Mukhtamantri Apprentice Yojna Co -ordinator
  • Institute Brochure and e New letter In-charge
  • Professional Bodies and students Chapter Incharge
  • Industry Linkage and MOU Incharge
  • Finishing School, RUSA Co-ordination

Research Projects



  • Journal Papers:17
  • International / National Conference Proceedings: 23
  • National Convention/ Seminars: 03

Academic Projects

  • Guided More than 100 UG Projects
  • Guided 12 PG Dissertation Work
  • Guiding 04 PhD Students

Patents Filed


Professional Membership

1. Life Member of Indian Society For technical Education

2. Life Member Solar Energy Society of India

Expert Lectures

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  • Invited Lectures in STTPS