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Dr. S. M. Sawant

Dr. S. M. Sawant

Professor

Department:Mechanical Engineeering

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Education

Ph. D. (Mech.) (2009)

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

M. E. (Mechanical) (1993)

Shivaji University, Kolhapur 

B. E. (Prod.) (1987)

Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Experience

Teaching Experience: (31 years)

2010

Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar.

Dean Students Development Activities at RIT, Rajaramnagar (2015-2019)

2010-2015

Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology at Shivaji University, Kolhapur 

2005-2010

Professor in Automobile Engg., Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar.

1993-2005

Assistant Professor & HoD (Automobile Engg.), Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar.

2000-2005

Chairman Board of Studies in Automobile Engineering at Shivaji University, Kolhapur. 

1988-1993

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar.

 

Industrial Experience: (01 years)

1983-1984

Industrial Experience at Kirloskar Brother Limited, Kirloskarwadi

Research Area(s)

  • Energy Engineering 
  • I. C. Engine 
  • Composites and Smart Materials 
  • Heat Transfer

Key Publications

A) Publications (in international journals)

  • RM Shinde, SM Sawant, “Optimization of Automotive Drive Shaft for Better Fuel Economy and High Torsional Strength” IUP Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Volume 13, Issue 4, Pages 23-35, 2020.
  • Rajaram Shinde and Suresh M. Sawant “Investigation on glass-epoxy composite drive shaft for light motor vehicle” Int. J. Design Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 22-35, 2019.
  • Rajaram Shinde and Suresh M. Sawant, “Optimization of glass epoxy composite driveshaft for light motor vehicles using fuzzy logic technique”, Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, ISSN: 1448-4846, pp 1 – 12, 2019 (Impact factor: 0.96 H index: 9)
  • Satyajit R. Patil and Suresh M. Sawant, “Experimental Studies on Magnetorheological Brake for Automotive Application”, International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, Volume 15, Issue 1 pp. 4893-4908, 2018.

  • Shital M. Kalikate, Satyajit R. Patil, Suresh M. Sawant, “Simulation-based estimation of an automotive magnetorheological brake system performance”, Journal of Advanced Research, 14 (2018) 43–51.

  • Yadav Milind S., Sawant S.M., “Effect of oxy-hydrogen blending with gasoline on vehicle performance parameters and optimization using response surface methodology”, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, 42 (7), 553-564, 2019

  • Jugulkar L.M., Singh S. and Sawant S.M., (2016) “Fluid flow modeling and experimental investigation on automobile damper”, Elsevier publication, Construction and Building Materials, 121, pp.760-772., ISSN 0950-0618. (Thomson Reuters Impact Factor: 2.421, H index 81)
  • Jugulkar, L.M., Singh, S. and Sawant, S.M., (2016). “Mathematical modelling and experimental validation of mono-tube shock absorber”. World Journal of Engineering, Indexed in Scopus, 13(4), pp.294-299. (SJR impact factor 0.19, H index 02)
  • Jugulkar, L.M., Singh, S. and Sawant, S.M., (2016). “Design and Simulation of Variable Stiffness for Automotive Application with Variable Damper”. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN:0974-6846, Scimago‘H’Index:25, Thomson Reuters "Web of Science" Impact factor: 1.3 (SJR).
  • Bhau K. Kumbhar, Satyajit R. Patil, Suresh M. Sawant, (2016) “A Comparative Study on Automotive Brake Testing Standards”, J. Inst. Eng. India Series C, doi:10.1007/s40032-016-0289-y. (h index 10).
  • Satyajit Patil, Kanhaiya Powar and S. M. Sawant, (2016) “Thermal analysis of magnetorheological brake for automotive application”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 98, 238-245. (h index 112, Thomson Reuters impact factor 3.35)
  • Jugulkar L.M., Singh S. and Sawant S.M., (2016) “Analysis of suspension with variable stiffness and variable damping force for automotive applications”, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 8(5), p.1687814016648638., ISSN 16878132, SAGE publication, 01-19. (Thomson Reuters Impact Factor – 0.575, H index 14)
  • Maruti B Mandale, P Bangaru Babu, SM Sawant., (2016),” Statistical energy analysis parameter estimation for different structural junctions of rectangular plates” Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol 230, Issue 15, pp. 2603 – 2610. (H index 42)
  • Sawant S. M. and Gururaja Rao, C., (2010). “Combined Conduction-Mixed Convection-Radiation from a Uniformly Heated Vertical Plate”, Chemical Engineering Communications, 197,881-899. (H index 38)
  • Sawant S. M. and Gururaja Rao, C., (2009). “Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Studies and Correlations for Mixed Convection with Conduction and Radiation from a Discretely Heated Vertical Plate”, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, 36,255-271. (H index 13)
  • Sawant S. M. and Gururaja Rao, C., (2008). “Conjugate Mixed Convection with Surface Radiation from a Vertical Electronic Board with Multiple Discrete Heat Sources”, Heat Mass Transfer, 44, 1485-1495. (Thomson Reuters Impact Factor: 1.233, H index 50)
  • Mr.Vinayak V. Kumbhar, Dr. Suresh M. Sawant(2017)“Investigation of Emission in Inline Diesel Engine Combustion using ECFM-3Z Model” , International Engineer Research Journal (IERJ), Special issue Page 90-93,ISSN 2395-1621
  • Manish A. Dongare, Dr. S M. Sawant.(2017)“Thermal Performance Analysis Of High Altitude Engine Radiator”. International Engineer Research Journal (IERJ), Special issue Page 63-68, ISSN 2395-1621
  • Bhau K. Kumbhar, Satyajit R. Patil, Suresh M. Sawant, (2015) “Synthesis and characterization of magneto-rheological (MR) fluids for MR brake application, Engineering Science and Technology”, An International Journal, Volume 18, Issue 3, Pages 432–438 doi:10.1016/j.jestch.2015.03.002.
  • L. M. Jugulkar, Dr. Shankar Singh and Dr. S. M. Sawant, (2014) “Development and Manufacturing of Variable Stiffness Suspension System for Automotive Application”, International Journal of Research in Mechanical Engineering & Technology (IJRMET) Vol. 4, Issue 2, Spl- 2, ISSN: 2249-5762 (Online) | ISSN: 2249-5770 (Print) pp 56-60.
  • Digvijay K. Patil and Suresh M. Sawant, (2014) “A Parametric study on Performance on Performance of Titanium Alloy Using Coated and Uncoated Carbide Insert in CNC Turning”, International Journal of Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Vol.4 Number 5, ISSN 2250-3234, (pp. 557-564).
  • Aniket R. Thorat, and Dr. Suresh M. Sawant, (2014) “Design and testing of Actuator for Butterfly Valve”, International Journal of Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Vol.4 Number 5 ISSN 2250-3234, (pp. 489-494).
  • Dr. Sawant Suresh M. and Yadav Milind, S., (2013) “All Metal low Resistance Oxy Hydrogen Gas Generator and Its Integration with VCR Engine”, Applied Mechanics and Material Vol. 393 pp 481-486, Trans tech Publications, Switzerland, doi:10.4028 / www.scientific.net/ AMM.393.481.
  • Vikrant C. Gaikwad, Dr. Suresh M. Sawant, Mr. K. Parmeshwar, (2013) “Structural Analysis of Engine Cooling System for Passenger Car Vehicle”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, Vol. 2 Issue 7, 543-548.
  • Mr. Vikrant C. Gaikwad, Dr. Suresh M. Sawant, (2013) “Free Run Analysis for 2D Meshing” International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Studies, E- ISSN2249–8974, Vol. II/ IV/July-Sept., 34-36.
  • Nitin T. Patil and Dr. S.M. Sawant, (2013), “Shop Management Comprising of Research Project Prototype at Research and Development Workshop”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Studies, E-ISSN2249-8974, 11-13.
  • Santosh T. Ghutukade and Dr. S.M. Sawant, (2013), “Use of Ranked Position Weighted Method for Assembly Line Balancing”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Studies, E-ISSN2249-8974, 01-03.
  • Pranesh B. Bamankar and Dr. S.M. Sawant, (2013), “Study of The Effect of Process Parameters on Depth of Penetration and Bed Width in SAW (Submerged Arc Welding) Process”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Studies, E-ISSN2249-8974, 08-10.
  • Rajaram M. Shinde, and S.M. Sawant (2013), “ Developments in design of composite drive shaft for Automotive Applications”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology(IJERT), ISSN 0974-3154, Vol. 6, Number 2, 137-142.
  • Nitin V. Satpute, Shankar Singh, and S.M. Sawant (2013), “ Design and analysis of linear generator for use in Automobile Shock Absorber”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology(IJERT), ISSN 0974-3154, Vol. 6, Number 2, 129-133.
  • L.M. Jugulkar, Shankar Singh and S.M. Sawant (2013), “ Variable damping using adjustable fluid flow”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology(IJERT), ISSN 0974-3154, Vol. 6, Number 2, 114-117.
  • Tejaswini B. Patil and Suresh M. Sawant (2013). “Thermal Analysis of Extended Surface Using FEA and Experimental Method”, International Journal of Advances in Management, Technology and Engineering Sciences, ISSN2249-7455, Vol. 2, Issue 9(V), 127-130.
  • Nitin V. Satpute, Shankar Singh and S.M. Sawant (2013), “Fluid flow modeling of a fluid damper with shim loaded relief valve”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering (IJME), ISSN 2319-2240, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 65-74.
  • L.M. Jugulkar, Shankar Singh, and S.M. Sawant (2013), “Design and development of shock absorber test rig”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering (IJME), ISSN 2319-2240, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 17-28. Impact factor 0.7293 (JCC)
  • Shri N. V. Hargude Dr. S. M. Sawant,(2012), “Experimental investigation of four stroke S.I. engine using fuel energizer for improved performance and reduced emissions”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology (IJMET), Volume 3, 244-257.
  • Jugulkar L.M., Singh S., Satpute N. and Sawant S. M., (2011) “Developments in suspension a review”, International Journal of Research in IT & Management, 1. (IJRIM), ISSN 2231-4334, pp. 01-15.
  • Yadav U. H., and Sawant S. M. (2011), “A Numerical Study of Effect of Section Shapes On Axial Crushing Behaviour of High Strength Steel Thin-Walled Sections”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Applications Research (IJMEAR), Vol – 2 Issue 2, 85-91.
  • Yadav M. S., Sawant S. M., (2011), “Investigation on oxy-hydrogen gas and producer gas as alternative fuels, on the performance of twin cylinder diesel engine”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Vol.2 (2), 85-98.
  • Yadav M.S., Sawant S.M., Kadam S.M., Malushte M. D. (2011), “Generation of producer gas by pyrolysis and its experimental application to I.C. engine”, International Journal of Applied Engineering, Vol. 1, 85-90.

B) Publications (in Indian journals)

  • Utkarsh S. Khade and Suresh M. Sawant, (2015) “Optimization of Gating System Components Using 3D CAD Modelling and Casting Simulation to Improve the Casting Yield”, Indian Foundry Journal Vol.61 no. 9, 35-38.
  • Sawant S. M. and Gururaja Rao, C., (2009). “Fundamental Studies on Buoyancy-Aided Conjugate Mixed Convection with Surface Radiation from a Discretely Heated Vertical Electronic Board”, Indian Journal of Engineering and Material Sciences. 16, 301-309. (H index 21)
  • Vaibhav S. Warule and Suresh S. Sawant, (2015) “Design and Analysis of Milling Fixture for HMC”, Journal of Basic and Applid Engineering Research, ISSN: 2350-0077; Online ISSN; 2350-0255, Vol. 2, No.16, pp. -1362-1365.
  • Yadav M. S., Sawant S.M., Anavkar J. A., Chavan H. V.,(2011), “Investigations on generation methods for oxy-hydrogen gas, its blending with conventional fuels and effect on the performance of internal combustion engine”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research, Vol.3(9),325-332. 

C) Publications (in peer-reviewed conferences held abroad)

  • S. R. Patil, S. M. Sawant, (2014) “ Reliability analysis of automotive magnetorheological brake:   Qualitative approach”, ASME 2014, 12th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and analysis, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp 1-6.
  • Sawant Suresh M. and Yadav Milind S. (2013), “All Metal Low Resistance Oxy Hydrogen Gas Generator and its Integration with VCR Engine”, 3rd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME 2013), Malacca, Malaysia.
  • Sawant S. M. and C. Gururaja Rao, (2007). “Interaction of Surface Radiation with Conjugate Mixed Convection from a Vertical Electronic Board with Multiple Discrete Heat Sources”, Proceedings of Conference on Applications and Design in Mechanical Engineering (CADME - 07), Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Kangar, Malaysia, 232-237.

D) Publications /Presentation(in peer-reviewed conferences held in India) 

  • Rajaram M. Shinde, Suresh M. Sawant, L. B. Raut,(2019) “Design and Optimization of Epoxy/Glass Fiber Drive Shaft for Passenger Vehicle”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Societal Applications - Volume 2, pp 987-998. November 2019.
  • Akshay Dashwant, Satyajit Patil, Suresh M. Sawant, “Experimental Evaluation Of Magneto Rheological Brake For Automotive Application”, Proceedings of the 1st International and 18th ISME Conference ISME 18 February 23rd – 25th, NIT Warangal, Warangal pp 1 – 6 , 2017
  • Yadav Milind S., Sawant S.M., 2017, ‘Parametric study on Oxy hydrogen gas generation and associated energy consumption using Taguchi’s design of experiment concept’, Proceedings of 2017 International Conference on Nascent Technologies in Engineering (ICNTE), 27-28 January 2017, Published by IEEE Explore, doi:10.1109/ICNTE.2017.7947910, E-ISBN: 978-1-5090-2794-1, P-ISBN: 978-1-5090- 2795-8.
  • Swanand Kulkarni, Prakash Dabeer, Sandip Kale and Suresh S. Sawant, (2015) “Comprehencive Evaluation of Some Innovation Wind Turbines”, Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE2015, pages 1-11.
  • Ganesh Bharambe, Prakash Dabeer, Kumar D. Sapate and Suresh S. Sawant, (2015) “Energy Saving for Sustainability of Machining Process”, Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE2015, pages 1-9.
  • M.B. Mandale, S.M. Sawant and P. Bangarubabu, (2014) “Damping loss-Factor Estimation by Experimental Method for Plate with Conventional and Composite Materials”, ICIMPACT 2014.
  • M.B. Mandale, P. Bangarubabu and S.M. Sawant, (2014) “Determination of Statistical Energy Analysis Parameters of Idealized Sub-system with Different Materials”, Proceedings of ICTACEM 2014, IIT Kharagpur.
  • Satyajit R.Patil, Suresh M. Sawant and Bhau K, (2014) “A Comparative Study on Automotive Brake Testing Standards”, International Conference on Automotive Technology (ICAT-2014) KJEI’s Trinity COE and Research, Pune.
  • Shital M. Kalikate, Satyajit R. Patil and Suresh M. Sawant, (2014) “Design and Simulation of Magneto –Rheological (MR) Brake for Automotive Application”, International Conference on Automotive Materials & Manufacturing SAE International, Page No. 1-8.
  • Utkarsh Khade and Suresh Sawant, (2014) “Riser design optimization based on feeding rules using 3D Cad modeling and casting simulation”, IRF International Conference, Chennai, India, ISBN: 978-93-84209-05-6.
  • Bhaktiyar F. Hashmi, Narendra K.Chhapkhane and Suresh M. Sawant, (2014) “Thermomechanical Analysis of Composite Specimen using Infrared Thermography”, International Conference on Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (ICMIE) ISBN: 978-3-643-24819-05.
  • Gauspira S. Makandar, N.K. Chhapkhane and S.M. Sawant, (2014) “Progressive failure analysis of compression loadesd composite flat panel with cutout”, International Conference on Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (ICMIE) ISBN: 978-3-643-24819-05.
  • Kanhaiya Powar, Satyajit Patil and S.M. Sawant, (2013), “Selection of Magneto Rheological (MR) Fluid for MR Brake using Analytical Hierarchy Process”, Proceedings of International Conference on ‘Advanced Engineering Optimization through Intelligent Techniques’, SVNIT, Surat.
  • Satyajit R. Patil, Suresh M. Sawant (2012). “Design and modeling of magnetorheological brake for an automotive application”, Proceedings of 3rdAsian Conference on Mechanics of functional materials and structures (ACMFMS 2012), IIT Delhi, India. 232-235.
  • Satpute N. V., Singh S, Jugulkar L. M., Sawant S. M., (2011) “Design and Fabrication of Electromagnetic Shock Absorber”, International Conference on Precession, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN), (ISBN No.: 978- 93- 81361- 63- 4), Production Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Pune, Excel India Publications,  pp. 395-398.
  • Shah A.P., Sawant   S. M. (2011), “Performance analysis of different types of heat exchangers”, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Advances in mechanical Engg. (ICAME-2011), S.V. NIT, Surat. 313-317.
  • Sawant S. M. and Gururaja Rao, C., (2010). “Parametric Studies on Combined Conduction-Mixed Convection-Radiation from a Vertical Electronic Board with Uniform Heat Generation”, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM - 2010), IIT Kharagpur, India. 1-14.
  • Sawant S. M., and C. Gururaja Rao, (2008). “Multi-Mode Heat Transfer Studies Involving a Discretely Heated Vertical Electronic Board”, Proceedings of 15th ISME International Conference on New Horizons of Mechanical Engineering (ISME - 08), Rajiv Gandhi Technological University Bhopal, India, 1-5.
  • Sawant S. M. and C. Gururaja Rao, (2007). “Simulation Studies on Conjugate Heat Transfer from a Vertical Plate with Multiple Flush-Mounted Discrete Heat Sources”, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM - 2007), IIT Kharagpur, India, 1-12.
  • Sawant S. M., Patil A.M. and Ganu V.S., (2002). “Effective Solar Energy Conversion Using Heat Pipe Heat Exchanger”, Proc. International Conference on Recent Advances in Solar Energy Conversion Systems, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India, 402 – 405.

E) National Conference

  • Tejas P. Chorage and Dr. S M. Sawant.(2017) “Numerical Investigation of Effect of Shield on Thermohydraulic Performance of Plate Pin fin Heat Sink” , 3rd RIT Post Graduate Conference (RITPGCon-17) under TEQIP-II, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar,25 March .
  • Sujay B. Gudaghe and Dr. S M. Sawant. (2017)“Design And Performance Analysis Of A To Air Heat Exchanger For Electrical Control Panel” , 3rd RIT Post Graduate Conference (RITPGCon-17) under TEQIP-II, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar,25 March .
  • Pratap M. Chavan, S. M. Sawant, (2016) “User Interface Customization of 3D Offset curve feature in NX-CAD”, National Conference for Engineering Post Graduate RIT NConPG-16,120-122.
  • H. B. Wagh, S. M. Sawant, (2016) “Development of a 3 DOF Piezoelectric microstage”, National Conference for Engineering Post Graduate RIT NConPG-16, 78-81.
  • Rohit Desai, Sanjay Chouksey, S. M. Sawant, Saket Kumar Gupta, Rajeev Choubey, (2016) “Coupled fluid-thermal analysis for cooling system of 20-cell PWT electron linear accelerator”, National Conference for Engineering Post Graduate RIT NConPG-16, 736-741.
  • Patil Vaibhav Pandurang, S. M. Sawant, Santosh Zambre, (2016) “Categorization of Inventory through ABC – VED Analysis”, National Conference for Engineering Post Graduate RIT NConPG-16, 736-741
  • Prafil A. Kamble, Suresh M. Sawant, (2015) “Design and Development of Dust collector by using Conventional Bags for Cement industries”, National Confernce for Engineering Post Graduate RIT NConPG-15, ISBN- 13.978-1512094169.
  • Ramesh Maruti More, Vivek Bhatnagar, Sanjay Chouksey, Sanket kumar Gupta and Suresh Sawant, (2015) “Experience during Vaccum Brazing of Particles accelerator Components using Graphite Fixture and Validation for its Specific Application”, National Confernce for Engineering Post Graduate RIT NConPG-15, ISBN- 13.978-1512094169.
  • Akshay M. Dashwant, Satyajit R. Patil and Suresh M. Sawant, (2015) “Analytical Design and Evaluation of Disc type, Drum type and T- shaped Rotor Type Magneto Rheological (MR) Brakes for Automotive Application”, National Conference for Engineering Post Graduate Students RIT NCon PG 2015 (Under TEQIP), Page No. 21-26, ISBN-13:978-1512094169.
  • H. S. Jadhav, P. M. Mohite and S. M. Sawant, (2014) “Building institutions through an autonomous status: RIT a case study” under the sub theme of “Role of Accrediation in Enhancing Quality of Technical Education”, 44th Annual National Convention of ISTE, Kerala.
  • Jugulkar, L.M., Singh, S. and Sawant, S.M, (2014)., “Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Validation of Mono-Tube Shock Absorber”. National Conference on Innovation in Futuristic Materials & Manufacturing Techniques (IFMMT-2014) Organized By: Department of Mechanical Engineering School of Engineering & Technology, Faculty of Engineering Manipal University Jaipur-303
  • Ganesh S. Jadhav, Gurunath V. Shinde, Dr. S. M. Sawant and Vahid M. Jamadar, (2014) “Ergonomics evolution Tools RULA and REBA Analysis-Case Study”, National conference on  Industrial Engineering and Technology Management(NCIETM), Page No. 31-37.
  • Rashmi P. Chorage and Suresh M. Sawant, (2014) “Performance Evaluation of Different Types of Cutting Fluids in the Turning of Mild Steel”, 4th National Conference on “Recent Advances in Manufacturing” (RAM-2014).
  • Aniket R. Thorat, and Dr. Suresh M. Sawant, (2014) “Calculation of Operating Torque and Design of Actuator for Butterfly Valve”, 4th National Conference on “Recent Advances in Manufacturing” (RAM-2014).
  • Phule Pallavi, Patil S. R., Sawant S. M., (2012) “Smart materials with special reference to magneto rheological fluids and their applications in automotives”, Proceedings of National conference on ‘Innovations in Mechinical Engineering’, Sinhgad Institute of Technology, Lonavala, pp 413-420.
  • Shah A. P., and Sawant S. M., (2009). “Recent Advances and Applications in Heat Pipe”, Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Heat and Mass Transfer (AHMT09), Finolex Academy of Management and Technology, Ratnagiri, India.46-53.
  • Kulkarni R. S. and Sawant S. M., (2009). “Thermal Simulation of Solar Water Heater for Indoor Testing”, Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Heat and Mass Transfer (AHMT09), Finolex Academy of Management and Technology, Ratnagiri, India.41-45.
  • Patil A. M., Patil B. B. and Sawant S. M., (2004). “Balanced Automation in Flexible Manufacturing System”, Proc. National Conference on Recent Trends in CAD/CAM/CAE (NCRTC-2004)”, R.I.T., Rajaramnagar, India. 2.24 – 2.28.
  • Sawant S. M., Kavade M.V. and Birajdar R. S., (2004). “E-Manufacturing”, Proc. National Conference on Recent Trends in CAD/CAM/CAE (NCRTC-2004)”, R.I.T., Rajaramnagar, India. 2.18 – 2.23.
  • Sawant S. M., Kumbhar S. R. and Sapate K. D. (2003). “Vehicular Pollution – An Indian Scenario”, Proc. All India Seminar on “Challenges in Environmental Protection and Possible Solutions”, The Institution of Engineers (India) Amravati Local Centre, Amravati, India
  • Sawant S. M. (2002). “Wind Energy in Maharashtra – A Technical Overview”, Proc. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India.
  • Khedkar P. B., Shinde K. A., Joshi H. J. and Sawant S. M., (2002). “A Car in 2090”, Proc. National Seminar on Modern Trends in Automobiles (NSMTA – 2002), R.I.T., Rajaramnagar, India, 281 – 283.
  • Yadav S. D., Sawant S. M. and Kumbhar S. R., (2002). “Remote Control Jack”, Proc. National Seminar on Modern Trends in Automobiles (NSMTA – 2002), R.I.T., Rajaramnagar, India, 271 – 274.
  • Patil A. M., Ganu V. S. and Sawant S. M., (2002). “An Overview of Recent Developments in Automobile Materials”, Proc. National Seminar on Modern Trends in Automobiles (NSMTA – 2002), R.I.T., Rajaramnagar, India, 214 – 218.
  • Karmare S. V., Kulkarni R. S., Jadhav B. R., Khot M. V. and Sawant S. M., (2002). “Emission Control by using LPG as an Alternative Fuel for Two Wheeler Engine”, Proc. National Seminar on Modern Trends in Automobiles (NSMTA – 2002), R.I.T., Rajaramnagar, India, 151 – 154.
  • Raghavendra A. S., Sawant S. M., Inamdar H. P. and Patil S. P., (2002) “Microprocessor Based Eddy Current Braking”, Proc. National Seminar on Modern Trends in Automobiles (NSMTA – 2002), R.I.T., Rajaramnagar, India, 117 – 11
  • Sawant S. M. and Patil A. M., (2002). "Wine Industries - Future of the Grape Growers", Proc. National Conference on Small Scale Industries - Past, Present & Future, B. V. Institute of Management & Rural Development Administration, Sangli, India.
  • Sawant S. M., Sapate K. D. and Khedkar P. B., (2001). “Enterprise Resource Planning - Powerful Tool for Controlling Efficiency in Manufacturing System”, Proc. National Seminar on Modern Methods for Economic & Quality Production, Gramin Polytechnic, Nanded, India114 – 120.
  • Sawant S. M. and Shinde K. A., (2001) "Energy Conservation by Energy Audit - A Case Study", Proc. National Conference on Energy Conservation and Management (NCECM2001), R.I.T., Rajaramnagar, India, 229 - 233.
  • Sawant S. M., Joshi S. K. and Jadhav H. S., (2000). “Power Generation From Existing  Kolhapur Type  Weirs  In  Western  Maharashtra”, Proc. 14th International Conference & Exhibition on 2nd INFRATECH 2000, NAFEN, New Delhi, India.
  • Sawant S. M., (2000) “AutoLISP Programming”, Proc. AICTE - ISTE Sponsored STTP on Design Automation using Computers, P.V.P.I.T., Budhgaon, India.
  • Sawant S. M., (2000) “Automotive Exhaust Emissions and Its Measurement”, Proc.  AICTE - ISTE Sponsored STTP on Environmental Management for New Millennium, R.I.T., Rajaramnagar, India.
  • Sawant S. M., Keste A. A. and Sane N. K., (1998) “Use of Equi-spaced Twisted Tape Inserts to Augment Heat Transfer in Tubes”, Proc. 14th National Convention of Mechanical Engineers, I. E. (I) Tamilnadu State Chapter, Chennai, India
  • Sawant S. M. and Sane N. K., (1997). “Improvement in Efficiency of Parabolic Solar Collector by Using Heatpipe”, Proc. 14th National Heat & Mass Transfer Conference and 3rd ISHMT/ASME Heat & Mass Transfer Conference, IIT, Kanpur, India.
  • Sawant S. M. and Sane N. K., (1996) “Augmentation of Laminar Flow Heat Transfer in Tubes by Full Length Twisted Tape Inserts”, Proc. 10th ISME Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi, India.
  • Sawant S. M. and Sane N. K., (1996) “Heat Pipe - A Device for Increasing Efficiency of Solar Energy Collectors”, Proc. 10th ISME Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi, India.
  • Chougule R. J. and Sawant S. M., (1996) “Increasing Efficiency of Pumps Using Fluiglide Coating”, Proc. 2nd National Conference on Fluid machinery, PSG College of Engineering, Coimbatore, India, 73 – 79.
  • Sawant S. M. and Paulson T. J., (1994) “Role of T.P.O. in Self Financed Institutions”, Proc. Workshop on Role of T.P.Os, S. G. S. S. College of Technology, Nanded, India, 1 – 4.

F) Book Published 

i) Book

    • Proceedings of the National Seminar on “Modern Trends in Automobiles”. Sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi, Allied Publishers Private Limited, Mumbai, ISBN No. 81-7764-343-6
    • Proceedings of the Workshop on “Road Safety & Security” sponsored by ISTE, New Delhi.
    • Proceedings of the AICTE / ISTE, New Delhi Sponsored STTP on “Modern Trends in Automobiles”.
    • Co-authored A Text Book on “Refrigeration and Air Conditioning”, Suvidha Engineering Publications, Islampur.
    • Co-authored A Text Book of “Power Engineering”, Suvidha Engineering Publications, Islampur.

G) Patent

i) Patents (Awarded)

    • Design registration to Automobile Shock Absorber (Design No. 255923 Date of Issue 25/02/2014)
    • Design registration to Shock Absorber for vehicles (Design No. 255922 Date of Issue 06/05/2014)

ii) Patents (Filed) 

    • Applied for patent - Regenerative Electromagnetic Shock Absorber (Application No. 4077/MUM/2015 Dated 28 Oct 2015)  Published on 05-05-2017
    • Applied for patent-  Switching Polarity Multi-stable Vibration energy Harvester Application No.: TEMP/E-1/4213/2017-MUM Date of application : 06-02-2017. 

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellow and Chartered Engineer of The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata   (F-1214981). 
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi (LM-02648). 
  • Life Member Indian Society for Training & Development, New Delhi (S-1397/95). 
  • Life Member of The National Society of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power India (L-421). 
  • Life Member, Solar Energy Society of India, New Delhi  0965/LM/2001. 
  • Member – Academic Council, KIT Kolhapur. 
  • Member – Board of Studies (Mechanical Engg.) Walchand College of Engg., Sangli.
  • Member – Board of Studies (Mechanical Engg.) Govt. College of Engg., Karad 
  • Member – Board of Studies (Production Engg.) K.I.T., Kolhapur.
  • Ex-Member - Board of Management (University Representative), Government College of Engineering, Karad.
  • Ex-Member - Ad-hoc Board, Automobile Technology, Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad.
  • Chairman, Board of Studies- Automobile Engineering, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. (2000 –2005)
  • Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. (2010 - 2015)
  • Member, University Publication Committee, Library Committee.Shivaji University, Kolhapur. 
  • Member, 32(5) Committee, Examination Reform Committee.Shivaji University, Kolhapur. 
  • Member, Academic Council, Senate, Standing Committee.Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
  • Member, Research and Recognition (RR) Committee [Mechanical Engineering].Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
  • Member, The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers.

Key Research Projects

  • MODROBS Project “Modernization of Automotive Emission Testing Laboratory” sanctioned by AICTE, New Delhi.** Received Authorized PUC certification center through Dy. R.T.O., Sangli for Diesel as well as   Petrol Vehicles.
  • Developed ENERGY LABORATORY by purchasing Solar Systems through Maharashtra Energy Development Agency, Pune.  
  • TAPTEC Project ‘Utilization of Solar & Wind Energy for Rural Area’ at AICTE, New Delhi. 
  • Design and manufacturing of quarter turn worm and worm wheel gearbox  (Thorat Industries, Kirloskarwadi, Sangli)
  • Design and Development of Homemade Ice-Cream Maker, (Avani  Industry, Kolhapur)