Ketakee Sanjay Durve

Ms Nishita D. Parekh

Assistant Professor 

PhD (Chemistry), LLB


Chemical Engineering, HR

Academic and Professional Qualification:

  • Master of Business Administration in Human Resource and Behavioral Sciences, (Topped in class with Distinction & Scored record highest in class in subjects like Operations Research, Research Methodology), from NMIMS (Deemed to be University), Mumbai, India 
  • Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering, from D. J. Sanghvi College of Engineering, University of Mumbai, INDIA 
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering, (Scored record highest in the Industrial Training and in overall performance, 13th in Maharashtra state), Shri Bhagubhai Mafatlal Polytechnic, Mumbai, India

Memberships of Professional bodies:

  • ISTE

Courses taught: 

Environment Engineering, Heat Transfer Operations, Chemical Processes I & II, Industrial Safety, Solid Fluid Mechanical Operations, Process Calculations, Operation Research, Operation Management, Organization Behaviour, Industrial Economics and Management, Safety Health and Env Mgt, Leadership in Organization.

Teaching experience: 

9 years as Assistant Professor, and 5 years as Lecturer

Industry experience: 

1.5 years as Project Engineer.


  • Published paper for ISTE conference 2009, titled “Understanding student’s Learning styles using Kolb’s Model”. 
  • Published paper titled “Sustaining Environment using Green Homes” for International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology – 2011, organized by E. G. S. Pillai College of Engineering, Nagapattinam. 
  • Paper Presented at International Congress of Environmental Research – 2011 organized by SVNIT & Journal of Environment Research and development, on topic “Is ‘Cloud’ really Green?” 
  • Book Review of “Heat transfer – Theory and Problems”, by Rudramoorty & Maylisamy published by Pearson Publication.

Departmental Achievement:

  • Guided students in 2012 – 2013 and 2013 – 2014 for “Ïndustrial Defined Problems” contest held at ICT, Mumbai, where our students won 1 prize in 2012-2013 and 1st and 2nd prize in 2013 – 2014. 
  • Organized “Outstanding young Chemical Engineer’s Awards 2011” sponsored by IIChE. 
  • Initiated the formation of, and leading of Society of Chemical Techno Managers, (SCTM), from 2012 
  • Organized Industrial visits at RCF (2010), Vapi (2009), Goa (2007), L&T (2006) & VSNL (2005) in association with HOD and Dean for student’s development and better understanding of theoretical concepts. 
  • Setting of Laboratory for subjects like Heat transfer Operations, Mass transfer Operations II, Environment Engineering, Fluid Mechanics development at MPSTME. 
  • Researched, Developed & Designed various syllabus during the initial phase of MBA (Tech) Chemical in coordination with HOD and Dean. 
  • Visited various industries like IPCL, GSFC, JSW, ONGC, L&T, Akzo Nobel, etc as part of Industry – Institute Partnership.
  • Undertaken Industrial Survey for curriculum review of MBA – Tech from May 2006 to June end 2006
    a. Within Mumbai in month of May2006
    b. In North India in month of June 2006

Institute Development:

  • Extensively marketed the MBA (Tech) Program during initial phases 
  • Team member for NAAC accreditation. 
  • Leading the Timetable committee since 2006, optimizing resources and facilities. 
  • Part of student’s technical committee from 2006 – 2010. 
  • Departmental Representative for placing students for Technical Training (3 months) in Industries from 2006 – 2008 
  • Active participation in Final Placement committee 2006 – 2008 
  • Part of Project Management team for 2009 – 2010.

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