National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) of  ICAR, New Delhi Project
Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology
for Climate Smart Agriculture and Water Management(CAAST -CSAWM)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Tal. Rahuri, Dist. Ahmednagar 413 722

Dr. Atul Arvind Atre


Procurement Officer
B.Tech. (Ag.Engg.), M. Tech. (WRDM), Ph. D. (SWCE)

Educational Qualification

  • B. Tech. (Agril. Engg) with CGPA 3.90/4.00, securing First position from PKV (Now Dr.PDKV), Akola (June, 1983)
  • M.Tech. (WRDM) with CGPA 8.00/10.00 from IIT, Kharagpur (December, 1984)
  • Ph. D. (SWCE) with CGPA 8.700/10.000 from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (November 2003)

Summary of Experience (as on 12-12-2017)

  • In the cadre of Assistant Professor:                   18 Years and 10 months
  • In the cadre of Associate Professor:                   04 Years and 6 months
  • In the cadre of Professor:                                 09 Years
  • Addl. Charge of Head of the Department:   2 Years and 4 months

Teaching and Learning

  • Participated in the course curricula development of different subjects as per different state level committees (MCAER); and ICAR’s IV Dean, V Dean (for UG courses) and NCG (for PG courses)
  • Taught various subjects to graduate and postgraduate students and performed other related tasks such as exam paper setting/ examining/ evaluation of students at MPKV, Rahuri.
  • Recognized University teacher to supervise/ guide Doctoral (Ph D) and Post Graduate Students of MPKV, Rahuri and Dr.PDKV, Akola.
  • Guided 4 Ph. D students, 20 M. Tech Students and 30 B.Tech. projects (75 students)
  • In-plant Training Co-ordinator in the Department of Soil and Water Conservation Engineering since 2010.

Member of academic/ education and research related statutory bodies

  • Board of Studies in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Mahatma Phule Kishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri (Chairman during June 2011 to September 2013)
  • Board of Studies in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Dr.PDKV, Akola/ Dr.BSKKV, Dapoli and VNMKV, Parabhani (Member during June 2011 to September 2013)
  • Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, Mahatma Phule Kishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri (As Elected Member from the cadre of Associate Professor)
  • Academic Council, Mahatma Phule Kishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri (As Elected Member from the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering)
  • Agricultural Research Council, Mahatma Phule Kishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri (Member during June 2011 to September 2013)

Fellow of Professional Societies

  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Fellow of Indian Water Resources Society
  • Fellow of Indian Association of Hydrologists

Externally Funded Projects

ICAR: “Hydrological Studies in Agricultural Watershed” as Co-Investigator                                      

Research Publications

Citation H-Index: 4 and Number of Citations: 75

  • Research Papers in Journal: 47
  • Review Papers in Journals: 3
  • Full length Research Papers in the Proceedings of Conferences/Seminars: 39
  • Editorial Committee Member of Books: 3

Awards

  • ISAE Convention Memorial Gold Medal for being First in B.Tech. (Ag. Engg.) in 1982-83.
  • Shri. Gangadhar Hari Paradkar Silver Medal for being First in B.Tech. (Ag. Engg.) in 1982-83.
  • Distinguished Services Certificate from Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers for services to Society 1998-99.
  • Agriculture Division Medal from Institution of Engineers (India) for paper published in 1998-99.
  • Special Appreciation Award from Ahmednagar Local Centre of Institution of Engineers (India) for “Outstanding performance and excellent work done in Engineering Field” in 2013.

Team