Society of the missionaries of St.Francis Xavier, Pilar, Goa, Agnel Region       
Padre Conceição College Of Engineering
Managed by Agnel Charities, Approved by AICTE and Affiliated to Goa University
 


VISION
To impart Quality Education and to grow into a Centre of Excellence in the field of Mechanical Engineering.
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MISSION
  • To prepare the students for a Professional Career or Higher Education by quality teaching learning process.
  • To promote excellence in teaching-learning process, research and encourage collaborative activities that contribute to Society.
  • To ensure all-round development of students through co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.



  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Technical Events/Guest Lectures

    Virtual Instrumentation & Robotics

    Professor Ajit Salunke, Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering at Don Bosco College of Engineeering, Fatorda delivered a talk on Virtual Instrumentation & Robotics on 16th March, 2017. The presentation covered topics relating to various types of automation ranging from device automation to plant automation using SCADA. In depth knowledge was imparted regarding the types of sensors used in various applications along with DAQ systems & use of OP-AMP circuits & filtering of signals. Practical examples were illustrated with the help of various innovative case studies. The talk was attended by the final year and third year Mechanical Engineering students. Dr. Jagannath Hirkude and Prof. Saeesh Verenkar Coordinated the talk.

    Entrepreneurship

    Mr Shashi Kumar M, Assistant Director, MSME delivered a talk on various opportunities and schemes available for entrepreneurship in Goa on 16th February 2017. Mr Shashi Kumar had an interactive discussion with students discussing various projects taken up by students and future potential for the final year projects. Mr Amey Karmali from CIBA also interacted with students and discussed various issues regarding incubating their projects and funding opportunities for such projects. The talk was coordinated by Dr. Jagannath Hirkude and Mr. Saeesh Verenkar.

    Career opportunities

    Mr. Sunay Pai, Senior Training Officer, IMS, Vasco delivered a talk on career opportunities in the shipping industry on 14th February 2017. He gave the students an outline of the course at IMS and the various career opportunities they can avail of after completion of the course. The students were introduced to life in the shipping industry. This led to an interactive session where students clarified their doubts as to the course and the industry as a whole. The talk was coordinated by Dr. Jagannath Hirkude and Mr. Saeesh Verenkar.

    MCM 2016

    Department of Mechanical Engineering of Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Verna and Department of Physics, Goa University, jointly organized a National Level Symposium on "Materials Characterization and Manufacturing" during 18th and 19th of August 2016. Dr. Geethalakshmi K., Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering and Dr. R. B. Tangsali, Professor, Department of Physics, Goa University, were Conveners of the symposium. The event was inaugurated at the hands of the Honorable Governor of Goa and Chancellor of the Goa University, Smt. Mridula Sinha. The welcome address was given by Prof. Tangsali and Dr. Geethalakshmi proposed the vote of thanks. The keynote address was delivered by Prof. Vikram Jayaram, Chairman, Division of Mechanical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
    The other Eminent Speakers of the symposium included Prof. Satish Kailas from the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, Dr. Sandip Bhattacharya from Tata Steel Jamshedpur, Prof. S M Shivprasad from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Bangalore, Dr. Debasis Sen from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Mumbai, Prof. V S Raja from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Dr. S K Dhua from SAIL Ranchi, Prof. A O Surendranathan and Prof. Udaya Bhat from NITK Surathkal. There were a total of 81 registered participants from Academia as well as Industries, including 55 paper presentations by researchers from across the country. The orgainsers were given laurels by the Governor as well as the eminent speakers for the success of the event.





    Workshops/Courses

    PLC-ADVANCE

    Protean knowledge solution conducted a certificate course In PLC-ADVANCE at PCCE from 11th July 20, 2016 to 16th July 20, 2016. The course was attended by the final year mechanical engineering students. The course was designed specifically for students so that they gain confidence through extensive hands on training. The course Faculty was Mr. B.M.Gondhalekar who has done his graduation in Mechanical engineering from VJTI Mumbai, and has done Masters in Information Technology from Illinois State University Bloomington Illinois. The faculty coordinator for the course was Prof. Saeesh Verenkar



    FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS USING ANSYS

    A course on FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS USING ANSYS from 11th to 15th January 2016 was conducted for the Final year Mechanical Engineering students.







    PLC-ADVANCE

    Protean knowledge solution conducted a certificate course In PLC-ADVANCE at PCCE from 6th July 20, 2015 to 11th July 20, 2015









    Internships

    FieldTrips

    Vedanta Limited , Codli

    The final year students of the Mechancial Department along with 2 faculty namely, Mr. Saeesh Verenkar and Mr. Dattaprakash Vernekar went for a field visit to Vedanta Limited at Codli on 15th March 2017. The students were given a brief introduction about the company by Mr. Joaquim D’Costa, Head – South Cluster, Vedanta Limited. This was followed by a visit to the mines where they were shown the entire mining process in detail. This was followed by a visit to the Maintenance Department where Mr. Nobel Dias, a PCCE Alumni explained in depth about all the machinery and their working. The students had an interactive discussion with the engineers at the mine.

    ACREX 2017,Greater Noida

    ISHRAE Student chapter of the Mechanical Department of Padre Conceicao College of Engineering organized a 3 day study visit under the guidance of HoD Dr.Jagannath Hirkude and faculty incharge Pof.Jisa Randhir to the International Technical event, ACREX (Air conditioning & Refrigeration Expo) at India Expo Mart Limited at Greater Noida from 23rd February to 25th February 2017. The group comprised of 24 students from final year Mechanical engineering department. They were accompanied by Prof Annapurna Hosalli and Prof Sunil Pawar.


    L & T ,Mumbai

    Students from Mechanical Engineering Department of PCCE visited L&T Powai, Mumbai(Heavy Engineering Department) on 26th Feb 2016. The students got exposure to various equipment like horizontal milling machine, horizontal boring machine, SAW robot welder etc. This industrial visit was coordinated by Prof. Jisa Randhir, Asst. Professor Mechanical Department.
    The group comprised of 26 students from 3rd and 4th year of Mechanical department PCCE Verna Goa. They were accompanied by Prof. Sanket Prabhudesai, Prof. Dattaprakash Vernekar and Prof Annapurna Hosalli, from mechanical department.