Dr. Rajesh S. Pande
Principal, RCOEM

Dr. Rajesh S. Pande is an eminent scholar and holds enormous experience of more than 28 years as a researcher, academician and administrator. His area of research and expertise are Radio Frequency Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (RF MEMS) and VLSI Design.

He is the Director of Section 8 Company “RCOEM Technology Business Incubators Foundation”.

He has been the Principal Investigator of two projects on MEMS cantilever switch which were carried out at Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay under Indian Nanoelectronics Users Programme of Government of India (INUP). He won the best Project Award – 2018 for the medium term project titled “Fabrication and Characterization of MEMS Cantilever Switch for Power Applications” at IIT, Bombay.

He has published research papers, patents and heading projects supported by Ministry of MSME, AICTE, DST and Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission at RCOEM.

During his tenure as Principal, RCOEM ranked 64th amongst all Engineering Colleges of India as per National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), MHRD, Government of India, 2017 and presently ranked 113 in Engineering Category and in the band of 151-200 in overall category.

Dr. R.S. Pande was bestowed with Best Principal Award by Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) for his able administration in 2017 and nominated as Member of Academic Council, RTMNU. He was also felicitated by Institute of Engineers as Eminent Engineer on Engineers’ Day-2017.