Dr. Vinayak H. Khatawate

Faculty Name: Dr. Vinayak H. Khatawate
Faculty Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department
Email: vkhatawate@mes.ac.in


  • Ph.D. 2017: Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) in Mechanical Engineering
  • M.E. 2006: SPCE Andheri, University of Mumbai, in Mechanical Engineering with Machine design
  • B.E. 1997: Karnataka University Dharwad, in Mechanical Engineering


Finite Element Methods, Machine design, Strength of Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Drawing and Kinematics of Machines

Important Publications

  1. Vinayak H. Khatawate, M. A. Dharap, “Stress and strain concentration factors for flat plate with opposite side U-shaped notches under tension”, International Journal of Design Engineering, 2016, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 173-195
  2. Vinayak H. Khatawate, M. A. Dharap, “Analysis of stress and strain concentration factors on notched plate beyond yield point of the material”, Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2017, Vol., pp. 1-14 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14484846.2017.1309135
  3. Swati Chougule, Vinayak H. Khatawate “Piston Strength Analysis Using FEM” International Journal of Engineering and Research Applications (IJERA), ISSN: 2248-9622, Vol.3, Issue 2, March – April 2013, pp. 1724-1731
  4. Mukund Kavekar, Vinayak H. Khatawate & Gajendra V. Patil “Weight Reduction of Pressure Vessel using FRP Composite Material”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology (IJERA), Vol. 4, Issue – 4, July – August 2013, pp. 300-310
  5. Vinayak H. Khatawate, M. A. Dharap, “Estimation of the Effective Notch Root Stresses and Strains for Plate with Opposite U-shaped Notches by Nonlinear Analysis”, International Journal of Design Engineering, 2016, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 326-350

Awards and Recognitions

  • Recognized Post Graduate Guide, University of Mumbai

Personal Website and Social Media

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