Entrepreneurship Development Cell (ED Cell)
To develop successful entrepreneurs with integrity, innovation and leadership qualities to serve the society.
To foster entrepreneurial awareness, impart business and leadership qualities among student community to pursue entrepreneurship.
Short Term Goals:
To create awareness and nurtureentrepreneurial culture amongst the students.
To impart the entrepreneurial skills among the students by organising workshops and seminars.
To collaborate with regional and multi-national companies, R&D organizations and academic institutions for promoting cause of entrepreneurship.
Long Term Goals:
To develop incubation centre.
To encourage students to develop their own start-ups.
To motivate the students for patent registration.
Mrs. Jyoti Rangole
B.E.(Electronics), M.Tech.(Digital System),Ph.D. (Pursuing)
Brief Profile :
Jyoti Rangole received her Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from Shivaji University in year 2001. She received M.Tech. (Digital System) in year 2009 from College of Engineering, Pune. She has submitted her Ph.D. thesis in the area of Underwater Signal Processing at SRTMUN, Nanded in Dec. 2019. Her research center is Shri Guru Govind Singh Engineering and Technology, Nanded.
During her 15+ years tenure at VPKBIET, Baramati, she has worked in different capacities like IEEE, WIE, Coordinator, PG Coordinator, Project Coordinator, Department NBA coordinator, Institute Entrepreneurship Development Cell coordinator.
Jyoti teaches Signals and Systems, Digital Image Processing, Microcontrollers, Embedded System and RTOS, Mini Project and Seminar. Her areas of interest include Underwater Acoustic Signal/Image Processing, Biomedical Image Processing, Automation in Agriculture and Sericulture Industries and Product Development.
She has on her credit two research projects funded by BCUD SPPU (Project Duration 2012-2014, 2016-2018). She has presented her research contributions in various International Conferences and journals. She has filed three patents in year 2019-2020. She is the university level winner of Avishkar 2017 in Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Teacher Category. She is actively involved in attracting the research grants from various national funding agencies including AICTE, DST, and RGSTC, etc. She guides the students in product design and development and helps them to register their startups. Two of her students have registered their startup in year 2020.
Teaching/ Research Areas :
Subjects taught: Microprocessor, Microcontrollers, Embedded System Design, Advanced Processors, Signals and Systems, Digital Image Processing, Network Theory, Mini project.
Research interest: Modeling and simulation, Data analytics, Underwater acoustics, Digital Image Processing
Research Projects Completed/Ongoing :
Working as Principal Investigator for project titled, Side Scan SONAR Image Analysis: An application to sediment classification, funded by SPPU, BCUD, Pune.
Grant received: Rs.1, 40,000/- (Project Duration: Year 2016-2018)
Worked as Principal Investigator for project titled, Automatic Counting of Silkworm Eggs Using Image Processing, funded by SPPU, BCUD, Pune.
Grant received: Rs. 2, 31,000/-(Project Duration: Year 2012-2014)
Publication in Peer-Reviewed National and International Journals and Book Chapters:
Statistical characterization of an underwater channel in a tropical shallow freshwater lake system, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer book series, 2019 (Scopus Indexed).
A computationally-efficient model for determining sound speed in shallow tropical freshwater systems, with field validation, Journal of Lake and Reservoirs Research and Management, Wiley Publication, 2019 (Scopus Indexed).
Validation of model-based techniques for characterization of surface sediment at Khadakwasala Lake with field data, Indian Journal of Geophysical Union, 2019 (UGC-CARE).
Automatic silkworm egg counting mechanism for sericulture, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Volume 216, 2014, pp. 121-128 Springer India, 2016 (Scopus Indexed).
International Conferences :
Echo signal analysis for underwater sediment classification in tropical regions, OCEANS 2016, MTS/IEEE Monterey, USA.
Precise estimation of sound velocity profile and its impact on sediment classification in tropical shallow freshwater reservoirs, International Conference on Underwater Technology (UT15), 2015.
Sediment classification using side scan-sonar imagery, 12th Western Pacific Acoustic Conference, Singapore, 2015, ISBN: 978-981-09-7961-4.
Vision system for silkworm eggs counting, IEEE, International conference on Information Communication and Embedded Systems, ICICES, 2014.
Detection of leukemia in microscopic images using image processing, IEEE, International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication, ICCSP, 2014.
Implementation of image processing algorithms on FPGA, International Journal Technology World 2010, Malaysia.
Edge detection for real time image processing using FPGA, International Conference on Science and Technology, Dhule, 2010.
Patents Filed: No. of patents filed: 03 :
Low-cost Underwater Glider for Scientific Data Acquisition, Patent ID: 201921038265
Multi-purpose Egg Hatcher Machine, Patent ID: 201921038268
Design of Automatic sugarcane cutter with bud detection, Patent ID: 201921046618
Summer Faculty Research Fellow at IIT, Delhi from 29 May 2012 to 12 July 2012 under the guidance of Dr. Sumantra Dutta Roy.
Stood second in the Ph.D. entrance test conducted by Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University.
University level winner in Avishkar 2017 competition in Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (Teacher Category- SPPU, Pune).
Second prize in Rotary Water Olympiad 2017 organized by Rotary and SPPU, Pune for the research work in Sediment classification using acoustic techniques.
Presented research work at Water Olympiad Competition organized by Rotary and University of Pune, 2019.
Outcome of Students’ Project Guided :
Project titled, Sugarcane Bud Detection and Cutting Machine won Second Prize at Navonmesh 2020, organized by, Atal Incubation Center, ADT, Baramati.
Project titled, Multipurpose Egg Hatcher Machine, received incubation from Atal Incubation Center, ADT, Baramati.
Project titled, Underwater Robot for Scientific Data Acquisition, shortlisted in top 21 National level finalists at eYantra Idea Competition, 2019, organized by IIT, Bombay.
Project titled, Underwater Robot for Scientific Data Acquisition, won consolation prize at IETE, Innovation Competition 2019, organized by, IETE, Pune.
Project titled, Sediment classification using Side Scan Sonar, won third prize at IEEE project competition in Signal and Image Processing, 2015, organized by, IEEE, Pune section.
Project titled, Brain MRI Segmentation, won the third prize worth $500, at IEEE MTTS video competition 2016 project competition, IEEE.