Capt. Umang Nayankumar Jani

Designation : Assistant Professor
Experience : 11 Year 3 Month

Email Id :
Contact No :02692-274540-Extn: 256


CAPT. Umang N. Jani is an Aeronautical (B.Tech), Mechanical (M.Tech) Engineer and an Aircraft Pilot as well. He has flying experience of hundreds of hours as a pilot. He is a well known aero modeler and has won National Championships five times in Radio Control Aero modeling competitions. He is member of Board of Study of DGCA approved Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Institute. He is also member of various Pilot Training Institutes of India. He has deep study of variety of civil and air force aircrafts.

Specialization Areas:

Aircraft Design, Manufacturing, Avionics, Flying Aircraft Operation

Subject Taught (UG):

Aircraft Design, Aircraft Systems, Instruments, Maintenance, Aircraft Structure, Advanced Avionics, Aircraft Control and Navigation, Helicopter Engineering, Introduction of Unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAV)


Qualification Specialization University Passing year Class
M.Tech Mechanical JRN RVD (AICTE) 2009 Distinction
B.Tech Aeronautical (Aircraft Design) JRN RVD (AICTE) 2006 Distinction
Diploma Mechanical Technical Examination Board, Govt. of Gujarat. 2003 Distinction

My Experience

  • 25-01-2010 - Till Date
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad


    • Gold Medal and Silver Medal in Painting Competition
    •  2nd Price in Project competition
    • Continuous 5 times National Champion in Aero modeling Competition.

Research Project

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International Journal :

    • Sumit Mori,Prof. Y.D.Vora,Capt. Umang Jani “Improving the design of a wing of an ultra-light aircraft and its analysis with & without stringers using CAD/CAE technologies” JETIR June 2020, Volume 7, Issue 6,919-940

International Conference :

    • Virag K Shah, Himalay J Patel, Umang N Jani “Economical Automatic Deployable Emergency Locator Transmitter System” 2017 International conference of Electronics, Communication and Aerospace Technology (ICECA), 18 December 2017

National Conference :

    • J.A.Prajapati, G.A.Chaudhary, N.A.Patel, K.A.Baria, U.N.Jani, J.R.Vala, D.V.Shah “Design of Instruments Panel for Personal Utility Light Aircraft”, National Conference on Innovative Trends in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, (ITMAE-2014)

Honorary Services

    • Helping BRD, Indian Air Force for Indigenization program. 
    • Corresponded with government of Gujarat for development of Aviation and Aeronautical Industries in Gujarat. 
    • Motivated students for entrepreneurship in aeronautical industry.
    • Programs conducted for “No single use plastics”
    • Conducted aviation and aeronautics awareness programs in schools, colleges, science centers. 
    • Faculty evaluator of different colleges and university of Aeronautical Engineering.
    • Aware more than 3000 students of various schools, engineering colleges and science centres.
    • Organized rally of “NO SINGLE USE PLASTIC” in Ahmedabad.

Grant Received

    • Students received grant worth Rs 50000/-  from Student Open Innovation Challenge (SOIC/SSIP) whom CAPT. Umang N. Jani was guiding.

Membership of Professional Bodies

    • Pilot Member of Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India. 
    • Member of Ahmedabad aviation and Aeronautics Ltd Flying Club.
    • Member of Madhya Pradesh Flying Club, Bhopal.
    • Member of Board of Study- Western India Institute of Aeronautics. Ahmedabad.
    • Former Student Membership of Aeronautical Society of India, MHRD, Govt. of India.

Academic Activities


    • Organized workshop of model rocketry in school campus of ONGC in Vadodara on 20/01/2020. In which students made two stage model rockets and launched.
    • Organized seminars in schools of Vasad Dist- Anand on “No single use plastic”.