Dr. R. B. Patel

Designation : HOD & Associate Professor
Experience : 20 years

Email Id : hod.ic@svitvasad.ac.in
Contact No :02692-274766 ext 219

Profile

Dr. (Prof.) R. B. Patel received the B.E. degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from Gujarat University in 2000. He received the M.E. with specialization in Automatic Control & Robotics) and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Maharaja Saiyajirao University of Baroda, in 2009 and 2014, respectively. He joined Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of technology in August 2001 after three industrial experience as an instrumentation engineer. Currently, he is a fulltime head of instrumentation and Control Engineering Department. He is a research supervisor at Gujarat Technological University and guiding six research scholars. He has filed the patent at Indian Patent Office and published many research papers in national and international journals and conferences. He travelled to present the research paper at china under travel grant of All India Council of technical Education (AICTE). He has completed many projects under grants of Gujarat Council of Science and Technology (GujCOST), R & D cell, SVIT-Vasad and Startups Scheme of Government of Gujarat. He is a reviewer of many reputed journals and also got an award for outstanding reviewer from ISA transaction (Elsevier). He is also Certified Automation Professional (CAP) by International Society of Automation (ISA) and also faculty advisor for ISA student Section of SVIT. He invited as a resource person for 27 experts / invited talks at International, National, State and Institute level events. He has also served as member of syllabus design committee of Gujarat Technological University. He is also a member of many professional societies as IEEE, ISA, IETE and ISTE.

Current Activities:

Teaching in UG Courses in B.E. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering), Research Supervisor at GTU and guiding 6 research scholars, Guidance for UG Projects and Start-ups, Managing the departmental administrative activities as Head of the Department, Handling institute portfolios as STEM coordinator and Help-center Coordinator.

Specialization Areas:

Industrial Automation, Intelligent systems, Embedded systems, Multi-agent System

Subject Taught (UG):

Programmable Logic controller, DCS & SCADA, Industrial Communications, Soft Computing in Control, Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning, Microcontroller and its application, Embedded System Design, Control System, Linear Dynamic of Systems, Project Engineering and Management, Control System Architecture.

Subject Taught (PG):

Programmable Logic Controller(EC)

Qualifications:

Qualification Specialization University Passing year Class
Ph.D. Electrical The Maharaja Sayajirao university of Baroda 2014 -
M.E. Automatic control & Robotics The Maharaja Sayajirao university of Baroda 2009 Distinction
B.E. Instrumentation and Control Gujarat University 2000 First

My Experience

  • 01-01-2015 - Till Date
  • Head & Associate Professor
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 01-01-2011 - 31-12-2014
  • In-charge Head & Assistant Professor
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 01-02-2010 - 31-12-2010
  • In-charge Head & Lecturer
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 18-08-2003 - 31-01-2010
  • Lecturer
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 02-09-2002 - 13-08-2003
  • Instrument Engineer
  • Gujarat Ambuja Export Ltd, Kadi
  • 19-01-2002 - 30-08-2002
  • Instrumentation Engineer
  • Hester Pharmasticals Ltd
  • 19-01-2001 - 18-01-2002
  • Instrumentation Engineer
  • Nirma Ltd., Mandali

Achievements

    • Outstanding reviewer for journal of ISA transactions, Elsevier.
    • All India Rank- 327 in GATE-2007, a fiercely competitive examination conducted by IITs and qualified for IIT admission with monthly scholarship.
    • Received 2nd position in state level paper presentation competition for review paper category organized by IETE-Vadodara and M. S. University-Baroda.
    • Certified Automation Professional by International Society of Automation (ISA)-USA.
    • Invited as resource person for 27 experts / invited talks at National, State and Institute level events.
    • Recognized as IEEE Senior member ·
    • Recognized as ISA Senior Member.

Publication

Book Chapter :

    • R.B.Patel, 2011,“Fuzzy logic based washing machine” in the book ‘Computational Intelligence paradigms: Theory and application using matlab’ by S. Sumathi, P. Surekha, CRC press, Taylor & Francis Publication, U.K., ISBN: 978-1-4398-0902-0.

Journals :

    • R.B.Patel, S.K.Shah (2013).”Multi-agent based controller for boiler turbine plant”, international journal of control & intelligent system”. Vol.41, Issue 4, ISSN:1480-1752,  (Publisher: ACTA press, Canada)(Indexing: Scopus, American Mathematical Society-Mathematical reviews, CSA lllumina, EI Compendex, FIZ Karlsruhe, Inspec, Google Scholar)(DOI: 10.2316/Journal.201.2013.4.21-2445).(online: http://www.actapress.com/Abstract.aspx?paperId=43396)
    • R.B.Patel(2014), “Tuning of classical controller using evolutionary method for real time system”, International Journal of engineering trends and technology(IJETI), Vol12, Issue 5, ISSN: 2231-5381, Pages 255-257, June-2014.(Impact factor = 2.695), (Indexing: Google scholar, Cross ref, Index Copernicus)
    • R.B.Patel(2014), “Centralized control room design using loop controller and supervisory control & data acquisition system(SCADA): A case study”, Indian journal of applied research”, ISSN:2249-555X, Vol.4, Issue 4, Pages 200-202, July-2014. (Impact factor = 2.1652),DOI:10.15373/2249555X 
    • R.B.Patel(2014), “Multi-agent system: A recent trend in control engineering”, International journal of scientific research”, ISSN: 2277-8139, Vol.3, Issue 7, Pages 181-183, July-2014. (Impact factor = 1.8651), DOI: 10.15373/22778179 
    • R.B.Patel, S.K.Shah (2013).”Multi-agent controller using soft computational paradigms”, Indian journal of applied research, ISSN: 2249-555X.Vol.3, Issue.2, Pages 139-141, Feb-2013.(Impact factor = 0.825)      
    • R.B.Patel, S.K.Shah (2011).”Controller performance assessment (CPA) of intelligent control for nonlinear system”. Journal of control & instrumentation, ISSN: 2229-6972, Vol.2 (2-3), Pages 17-23.  
    • Samruddha S. Raje, R. B. Patel (2017). “Column capital and drop panel optimization of flat slab using genetic algorithm”, International journal of innovative research in science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2319-8753, Vol.6 (Issue 4), Page 1111-1116, April-2017. (Impact Factor=5.611), DOI:10.15680/IJIRSET.2017.0604001.
    • R.B.Patel, S.R.Panchal (2007).”Stacker control using digital I/Os of programmable logic controller (PLC)”, Engineering Advance, Technical magazine, ISSN: 0971-2968, Vol.19 (2), Pages 23-28.

Peer-reviewed International conference :

    • R.B.Patel, S.K.Shah (2012).”Identification of non-linear system using computational paradigms”. International conference on automatic control & artificial intelligence ACAI-2012, ISBN: 978-1-84919-5379, Xiamen, China, March 24th-26th 2012. (Publisher: IET,U.K.), DOI: 10.1049/cp.2012.1183, 
    • R.B.Patel, S.K.Shah (2011).”GA based competitive multi-agent controller for non-linear system”. 3rd international conference on mechanical and electrical technology ICMET-2011, ISBN: 978-0-7918-5981-0, Dalian, China, August 26th-27th 2011. (Publisher: ASME press, New york, USA), 
      DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.859810.paper186
    • S.K.Shah,R.B.Patel, S.R.Panchal (2010).”Design and implementation of multi-agent controller for SISO system”, International conference on system dynamics and control ICSDC-2010, ISBN: 978-93-80578-58-3, Manipal University, Karnataka, India, August 19th-20th 2010.(Publisher: I. K. Publication, New-Delhi)
    • R.B.Patel (2009). ”Process control using loop controller and supervisory control & data acquisition system(SCADA):case study”, International conference on advance computer control ICACC-2009, Singapore, January 22nd -24th 2009.(Selected)

National Conference/Technical Events :

    • R.B.Patel (2012).” Adaptive neuro-fuzzy controller for non-linear system”. IT security using 4G communication ITS4G-2012, Institution of electrical and electronics engineers, Vadodara, April 22nd 2012. 
    • R.B.Patel (2011).” Multi-agent system: A recent trends in control engineering”. Control, Microprocessor, Electronics & Communication CMEC-2011, Institution of electrical and electronics engineers, Vadodara, February 20th 2011.  < /li>
    • R.B.Patel, S.R.Panchal (2009).” Performance of different control technique for MIMO system with decoupling concept: A case study with simulation”. Advance embedded networking processing and communication AENPC-2009, Institution of electrical and electronics engineers, January 4th 2009. 
    • Pankti Vyas, Ruchhi Rajpura, R. B. Patel(2013), “Précised batching using PLC and SCADA”, National conference on “ Power system, Embedded System, Power Electronics, Communication, control & Instrumentation, PEPCCI-2013”, ISBN no. 978-81-923462-1-2, 28th-30th January 2013

Patent :

    • R. B. Patel, D. D. Patel, filed in November 2017, “Digital Angle Measuring Device” Indian Provisional Patent No: IN201721040071

Honorary Services

    • Member of syllabus designing committee for Instrumentation and Control engineering at Gujarat Technological University (GTU), Ahmedabad
    • Member of board of studies (Electrical, Electrical & Electronics, Instrumentation and Control) at C. U. Shah University, Surendranagar.
    • Member of Executive Committee of Intentional Society of Automation (ISA)-Gujarat Section. 
    • Faculty Advisor, Intentional Society of Automation (ISA)-SVIT Section. 
    • Reviewer for many International and National Journals and Conferences.
    • Session chair at Internal Conference on Automatic Control and Artificial Intelligent ACAI 2012 at Xiamen, China. 

Grant Received

    • Travel grant 1,00,000/- received from All India Council of Technical Education- Government of India to attend the international conference on “Automatic Control & Artificial Intelligence ACAI-2012” @Xiamen, china, March 24th-26th 2012.(File no. 1-7/RID/TR/(110)/2011-12)
    • Received grant 52,000/- for research project on “Design and development of prototype for analysis of inherent flow characteristic of control valve” from R & D Cell, SVIT-Vasad during year 2017-18. (File no. R&D/156/8/2018)  
    • Project completed on “Advance automation in village application” under grant (12,975/-) of Gujarat Council of Science and Technology (GUJCOST), Government of Gujarat.(File no. GUJCOST/SSP/201455/2009-10)
    • Supervisor for a final year student start-up project on “Wireless Control System” under grant (Phase–I Prototype development, 75000/-) of Student Start-up Innovation Policy Scheme (SSIP), Gujarat Government. 

Membership of Professional Bodies

    • ISA: The International Society of Automation, Senior Membership Num: 33698832. 
    • IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Senior Membership Num: 94236214. 
    • ISTE: The Indian Society for Technical Education, LM: 43372. 
    • IETE: Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers, LM: M230431.

Academic Activities

Conferences/STTP/Seminar/Workshops/Course Organised: :

    • One day workshop on “Smart plant instrumentation (InTool)” @SVIT-Vasad, February 23th 2019. 
    • Three day workshop on “Maintenance and calibration of control valves” jointly organized by Hitech Control, Ranoli & IC dept. at SVIT-Vasad, August 6th-8th 2018.
    • One day workshop on “Smart plant instrumentation (InTool)” @SVIT-Vasad, March 24th 2018. 
    • Three day workshop on “Maintenance and calibration of control valves” jointly organized by Hitech Control, Ranoli & IC dept. at SVIT-Vasad, August 10th-12th 2017.
    • One day workshop on “Smart plant instrumentation (InTool)” @SVIT-Vasad, April 19th 2014. 
    • Three day workshop on “Maintenance and calibration of instrumentation” jointly organized with EDC cell & IC dept. at SVIT-Vasad, April 10th-12th 2014. 
    • Three day national conference on “Power systems embedded systems power electronics communication control & instrumentation PEPECCI-2014” @ SVIT-Vasad, January 23th-25th 2014. 
    • Three day workshop on “Maintenance and calibration of instrumentation” jointly organized with EDC cell & IC dept. at SVIT-Vasad, March 27th-29th 2013. 
    • One day national seminar on “Industrial communication” @SVIT-Vasad, February 16th 2013. 
    • Three day national conference on “Power systems embedded systems power electronics communication control & instrumentation PEPECCI-2013” @ SVIT-Vasad, January 28th-30th 2013. 
    • Five day an interactive learning course on “Control Automation Measurement Instrumentation CAMI” jointly organized with CARIMO cell, IIT-Bombay at SVIT-Vasad, August 24th-29th 2012. 
    • Three day national conference on “Power systems embedded systems power electronics communication control & instrumentation PEPECCI-2012” @ SVIT-Vasad, January 9th-11th 2012. 
    • One day national seminar on “Industrial Safety” @SVIT-Vasad, February 5th 2011.
    • One week short term training program (STTP) on “Labview: recent trends in automation” @ SVIT-Vasad, July 12th- 16th 2010.  
    • One day national seminar on “Resent trends in wireless instrumentation” @SVIT-Vasad, March 27th 2010. 
    • Five day workshop series on “Programmable logic controller(PLC) & Distributed control system(DCS) @ SVIT-Vasad, for Ibrahim bawany Institute, Vadodara in every month of July and December(10 times).
    • Two day robotics workshop on “Android factory” @ SVIT-Vasad, February 17th -18th 2010.
    • Two day workshop on “Programmable logic controller (PLC) & Supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA)” @SVIT-Vasad, October 1st-2th 2009.
    • Four day workshop on “Embedded technology” @SVIT-Vasad, September 1st-4th 2009.

STTP/ Workshops Attended :

    • Five days an online workshop on “Robotics” @ Gujarat Technological University, October 27th -31st 2020.
    • One day workshop on “Computational Thinking with Matlab”@ Hotel Sayaji, Vadodara,31st August 2019 organized by Designtech, Pune.
    • TEQIP-3 sponsored short term training program (STTP) on “Internet of Things: Theory and applications” @ IIT- Kharagpur, October 24th -28th 2018. (One week)
    • One day workshop on “API Calculation”@ M. S. University-Vadodara, 7th May 2017.
    • TEQIP-2 sponsored short term training program (STTP) on “Exploring 32 bit Microcontroller for Power Electronic Applications” @ SVNIT-Surat, December 21th -25th 2015. (One week). 
    • ISTE sponsored two week workshop on “Signals and systems” @ IIT-Kharagpur, January 2nd to 12th 2014. (Two week).
    • AICTE sponsored short term training program (STTP) on “Microcontroller and their applications” @ SVNIT-Surat, December 14th -18th 2009. (One week) 
    • AICTE-ISTE sponsored short term training program (STTP) on “PC-based measurements in the laboratory” @ IIT-Madras, Chennai, December 1th to 11th 2004. (Two week) 

Invited/Expert Talks :

    • Expert talk on “Artificial Neural Network in Control Engineering”@ VGEC, Gandhinagr, 30th April 2020. 
    • Invited talk on “Artificial Intelligence” in a national event “Prayash” @ Polytechnic, The Maharaja Sayajirao University Baroda on 27th September 2019. 
    • Pedagogical talk on “Internet of Things (IOT)” @SVIT-Vasad, 20th November 2018.
    • Special session on “Latest innovation in engineering: Artificial Intelligence” @ Electrical Department, SVIT,  2nd August 2018.
    • Expert lecture on “Role of PLC in Computer Aided Manufacturing” @ Mechanical Department, SVIT, 1st August 2018.
    • Invited as expert in two days’ workshop on “Programmable logic controller” @ ISA Students’ chapter , SVIT-Vasad on 21st & 22nd February 2018.
    • Two expert sessions on “PLC in CNC Machine” @ Parul University, 28th August 2017.
    • Expert lecture on “Role of PLC in Computer Aided Manufacturing” @ Mechanical Department, SVIT, 11th August 2017.
    • Invited talk on “Industrial Instrumentation” @ Parul University, Wadhodiya, 4th May 2017.
    • Expert talk on “Intelligent system and its application in Instrumentation Field” in TEQIP-2 sponsored technical symposium @ Government Engineering College, Rajkot , 22nd March 2017.
    • Expert talk on “Recent Trend and Innovation in Industrial Automation” in five days workshop “Technology vision: A Journey to research for electrical engineering and llied branches of engineering” @ Shantilal Shah Engineering College, Bhavnagar, 7th October 2016.
    • Series of invited lectures on “PLC in CNC Machine” @ Parul University, 14th September 2016.
    • Expert lecture on “Role of PLC in Computer Aided Manufacturing” @ Mechanical Department, SVIT, 11th August 2016.
    • Special session on “Industrial Automation using PLC” @ GCET, VVnagar, 28th July 2016.
    • Expert talk on “Overview on LIFI-Light Fidelity” @Prakarsh-2016, SVIT, Vasad, 17th February 2016.
    • Special talk on “32-bit Microcontroller (Cortex-M4)” @IC dept., SVIT, Vasad, 15th February 2016.
    • Expert talk on “PID Controller” @ System Engineer, GIDC, Makarpura, Vadodara, 28th February 2015.
    • Invited talk on “Programmable Logic Controller: PLC” in five days workshop on “PLC & DCS” during 6th -10th January 2015 @ SVIT-Vasad.
    • Expert talk on “Maintenance and troubleshooting of electronics instruments” @SVIT-Vasad, 11th April 2014.
    • Expert talk on “Industrial automation” @M.S. University, Vadodara, 19 January 2014.
    • Expert talk on “Maintenance and troubleshooting of electronics instruments” @SVIT-Vasad, 29th March 2013.
    • International presentation on “Identification of non-linear system using computational paradigms” @Xaimen, China in International conference on automatic control & artificial intelligence ACAI-2012, March 24th-26th 2012.
    • Expert talk on “Adaptive neuro-fuzzy controller for nonlinear system” @SVIT-Vasad, 5th May 2012.
    • Expert talk on “Scientific Word: A tool for engineering and research documentations” @SVIT-Vasad, 25th April 2010.
    • Expert talk on “Microcontroller & their applications” @SVIT-Vasad, 1st January 2010.
    • Invited talk in the workshop on “Robotics” @SVIT-Vasad, 5th September 2009.
    • Invited talk on “Multi-agent system optimization using artificial neural network for process control” @SVIT-Vasad, August 8th 2009.
    • Invited talk in the workshop on “Robotics” @SVIT-Vasad, 5th September 2009.
    • Invited talk on “Multi-agent system optimization using artificial neural network for process control” @SVIT-Vasad, August 8th 2009.