Dr. Sandeep S. Inamdar is bachelor in Electrical Engineering and completed Masters degree in control systems. He completed his Doctoral programme from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) in Electrical Distribution System Efficiency Improvement.
He has total 30 years of experience in education, out of which 20+ years he has been leading different academic campuses in the capacity of Director or Principal & has worked with more than 40,000 students. He was Senate Member of University of Pune, member of board of management, board of Research of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi. He was expert member of Department of Science & Technology Committee of Government of India for the scheme of ‘Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowship’.
He has participated in two European Union Projects under Erasmus Mundus programs, which provided 42 fellowships to Indian scholars at the level of Masters, Ph. D., Post Ph. D. He is trustee of the first Indian Standardization Body of India titled ‘Global ICT Standardization Forum for India “GISFI” (www.gisfi.org.in). He has worked as Director CTIF-India for last 8 years. More than 50 teachers in India have completed their PhD studies abroad under the CGC – VISHWANIKETAN network which also has created 700 fellowships for under Graduate students for PBL training in Universities in Europe, USA & Russia.
He has organized more than 30 International Workshops and conferences including Kadiloscope, an International Telecom Union event. He has worked on number of Industry collaborations successfully like IBM Centre of excellence, Reliance man power development programme etc. and the internal revenue generation has reached more than Rs.80 million.
He has travelled extensively in more than 28 countries and delivered talks in Universities abroad. He has deeply studied education systems of developed countries and is a very strongly convinced that Indian education has to be transformed from theoretical (question-answer-marks cycle) to problem & project based learning. He has given counselling to more than 60,000 students for career guidance all across India. His counselling gives the student, insight on long term career planning, focus, willingness to work, ethics and Technical/Life skill development.
He is currently Trustee and Vice-President of Vishwaniketan, (www.vishwaniketan.edu.in), an institute created by him and his friends from industry and academia for giving world class learning experience to Indian Students. Vishwaniketan has initiated a campus on 18 Acres of land close to Navi Mumbai on Mumbai – Pune Expressway, where “Centre of Excellence” has been developed for Project Based Learning, with focus on product development based research, entrepreneurship and start-ups. Vishwaniketan runs an Engineering College, Architecture College affiliated to Mumbai University