Head of Departments

HOD - Industrial Engineering

Dr. V.S. Deshpande is Professor and Head of Industrial Engineering at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management. Earlier He was Principal of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur for a period of six years. He is a Mechanical Engineer with long-standing 32 years of experience in research and development. He has published about 50 research papers in national and international journals and has presented more than 90 research papers in national and international conferences and seminars.
Dr. Deshpande has successfully completed six consultancy projects. He is the joint secretary of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineers National Council. He is also life member of ISTE, Institution of Engineers (India), Quality Circle Forum of India and YHAI. He was elected member of Production Engineering division for Maharashtra state centre of Institution of Engineers (INDIA) for 2014 to 2016. He is also a reviewer for international journal of Reliability Engineering & System Safety as well as Journal of Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery. He is also a Member of Editorial Board of Industrial Engineering Journal. He was Evaluator for the visiting teams for Accreditation by National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi and currently NBA Mentor.
Dr. Deshpande is a recognized Ph.D. guide in RTM Nagpur University. He has successfully guided Ten research students for Ph.D. His areas of interest are Productivity Improvement, Quality Management, Reliability and Maintenance Engineering. He is a certified lead auditor for ISO 9001-2000 and has provided consultancy in the field of Quality Management System. He has travelled various countries namely USA, UK, Thailand, Singapore, Dubai, etc. for educational assignment. He has delivered expert lecture at 11th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM 2012) held at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, New Zealand.
Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering has honoured Dr. V.S. Deshpande with “Dr. J.M. Mahajan Award 2013”. This award was declared in recognition of his contribution to the spread of Industrial Engineering & Management discipline in the field of Education. He was also honoured with Dr. S.R. Gollapudi Award for excellent contribution to Technical Education for 2008-09 by Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering. IIIE Nagpur Chapter won the KRISHNA PENNATHUR SHIELD for best Chapter for the year 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 under his Chairmanship. IIIE conferred fellowship on Dr. V.S. Deshpande in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the promotion of Industrial Engineering profession. He was honoured with IDEAL PRINCIPAL AWARD from RTM Nagpur University for the year 2012.