International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering

(6th National & 2nd International Conference)

24-25 February, 2017


The objective of organizing International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ICETME – 2017) is to bring engineers, researchers, professionals, academicians and research scholars to a common platform and interact about the modern trends of engineering. Engineers involved in several professional, academic and research activities are invited to present their original and unpublished work in the conference.


Thrust Areas

  • Design Engineering
  • CAD / CAM / CAE / FEA
  • Robotics, Automations & Artificial Intelligence
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Material Science & Metallurgy
  • Product Design & Development
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Production & Operation Management
  • Energy Conservation & Management
  • Thermal Science & Engineering
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics


All academicians from engineering institutions, research engineers or scientists from any industry and all post graduate engineering students and engineering research scholars may participate in this conference. Authors have to send full paper to upto 30th October 2016. After peer review of the paper by the reviewers, final paper should be send to same e-mail address.

Call for papers

Original research papers are invited from academicians, research engineers, scientists and research scholars in any domains from thrust areas.

Publication of Proceedings

The e-proceedings of selected papers for the conference would be published online by International E - Publication (Registered Publisher under MHRD, Indian Government)( with ISBN number 978-93-84659-77-6.

Important Dates

Submission of full paper : 25th November, 2016
Notification of acceptance: 10th December, 2016
Last date of registration : 1st January, 2017

Keynote Speakers

Prof. XIE, Min, PhD (Quality),
Fellow of IEEE Chair Professor,
Dept of Systems Engineering
and Engineering Management;
Associate Dean (Internationalization),
College of Science and Engineering;
City University of Hong Kong.
Detailed Profile

Dr. Suhas. S. Joshi,
Rahul Bajaj Chair Professor
Head - Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Detailed Profile

Dr. Himanshu Trivedi,
Vice President at Bosch Rexroth India.
Responsible for Quality in India and
South East Asia Pacific (Indonesia,
Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Australia
and New Zealand).
Responsible for HSE and Lean Manufacturing
in India.
Detailed Profile

Details of Keynote Addresses


All delegates have to send hard copy of paper along with registration form, duly signed copy right form and demand draft/at par cheque of registration fees. Demand Draft/at par Cheque to be drawn in favor of "G. H. Patel College of Engineering & Technology", Payable at Anand/Vallabh Vidyanagar. The registration should reach us up to 1st January, 2017. Registration fee is on individual basis, per paper and it includes registration kit, conference proceeding (CD), working lunch, conference dinner, tea and snacks.

Certificate of presentation will be given to the registered authors who present their paper in the conference.

Registration should be sent to the following address:
Organizing Secretary, ICETME - 2017
Department of Mechanical Engineering
G. H. Patel College of Engineering & Technology
Bakrol Road, Vallabh Vidyanagar - 388120
Dist. Anand, Gujarat, India.

Registration Fees

Category On or Before 1st January 2017
Foreign Indian
Research Scholar $ 150 INR 1500
UG/PG Students $ 150 INR 1500
Acedemic Delegate $ 250 INR 3000
R&D/Industry $ 250 INR 5000

Organizing Team

Chief Patron:     Dr. C L Patel (Chairman, CVM, V V Nagar) Organizing Secretaries:     Dr.Hemant Thakkar (M: 091-9825740462)
    Dr.Manan Desai (M: 091-9824024881)
Patrons:     Shri S G Patel, Hon. Secretary, CVM
    Er. V M Patel, Shri B P Patel, Hon. Joint Secretary, CVM
    Dr. Nikhil Zaveri, Hon. Group Director, CVM
Organizing Team:     Dr.Mukesh Bulsara (Professor)
    Dr. Manish Mehta (Asso.Prof.)
    Prof. Mitesh Vegad (Asst. Prof.)
    Prof. Vivek Deshpande (Asst. Prof.)
    Prof. Sankalp Kulkarni (Asso. Prof.)
    Prof. (Mrs.) Ela Jha (Asso. Prof.)
    Dr.Mehul Gor (Asso. Prof.)
    Prof. Faiju Malek (Asst. Prof.)
    Prof. Nitinchandra R. Patel (Asst. Prof.)
    Prof. Ravi Rathod (Asst. Prof.)
    Prof. Bharat Sunar (Asst. Prof.)
    Prof. Rachit Rathi (Asst. Prof.)
    Prof. Afzal Alad (Asst. Prof.)
    Prof. Vivek Patel (Asst. Prof.)
    Prof. Sukritindra Soni (Asst. Prof.)
Conference Chair:     Dr. Himanshu Soni, Principal, GCET
Convener:     Dr. Darshak Desai, Head, ME Dept., GCET
Advisory Committee:     Dr.Rajul Gajjar, I/c Vice Chancellor, GTU, Ahmedabad
    Prof. (Dr.) XIE, Min, City University of Hong Kong
    Prof. (Dr.) Jiju Antony, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh
    Prof. (Dr.) Sergio Junco, Rosario National University,Argentina
    Prof. (Dr.) Jung Min Yang, Kyungpook National Uni. South Korea.
    Prof. (Dr.) Seong Woo Kwak, Keimyung Uni. South Korea.
    Prof. Theo C. Haupt, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
    Prof. Petter Krus, Linköping University, Sweden
   Prof. (Dr.) Pushparaj Mani Pathak, IIT Roorkee
    Dr. Jose M Fernandez Gomez, GM, Ad. Fleet Mgmt. Cons., Spain
    Dr. Anil Kane, President Emeritus, WWEA,
    Dr.Himanshu Trivedi, VP, Bosch Rexroth (India) Private Limited
    Dr. Harish Hirani, Director, CMERI-Durgapur.
    Dr. B E Narkhede, VJTI, Mumbai
    Dr. N Ramakrishnan, IIT Gandhinagar
    Dr. Ashok Pundir, NITIE, Mumbai
    Dr. S A Channiwala, SVNIT Surat
    Dr. D V Bhatt, SVNIT Surat
    Dr. T N Desai, SVNIT Surat
    Dr. Rajeev Sharma, NIT, Hamirpur
    Dr. P Prabhakran, Navrachna University, Vadodara
    Dr. A D Patel, Principal, CITC, Changa
    Dr. Anurag Verma, Director, CSIT, Durg
    Dr. Vipul Desai, Mgmt. Advisor, CVM
    Dr. Indrajit Patel, I/c Principal, BVM
    Dr. R K Jain, Principal, ADIT
    Dr. Shefali Singhal, Principal, MBICT
    Dr. P M George, Head, ME Dept., BVM
    Dr. Amit Trivedi, Head, PE Dept., BVM
    Dr. Sanket Bhavsar, Head, MC Dept., GCET
    Dr. Vishal Singh, Head, ME Dept., ADIT
    Dr. Sudhir Gupte, Head, Automobile Dept, ADIT

Glimpses of previous Conferences

Contact us

Organizing Secretaries:      Dr.HemantThakkar (M: 091-9825740462)
Dr.Manan Desai (M: 091-9824024881)

Department of Mechanical Engineering
G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology,
Bakrol Road, VallabhVidyanagar – 388 120
Dist.: Anand, Gujarat, India.