Dr. Vivek Kulkarni


Education -   
  • B.E. (Electrical), Govt. College of  Engg., Pune, 76%,  1979
  • M.Tech. (Control & Instrumentation),  I.I.T., Mumbai,  9.2 CPI, 1981
  • Ph. D. (System Identification), I.I.T., Mumbai,  A grade,  1986
Professional  Experience - 
  • Senior Research  Asst. Mathematical  modeling of River Water Quality System, Joint  project by IIT, Mumbai and Govt. of France,  1983-84.
  • Lecturer, Dept. of Elect. Engg. Govt., College of Engg. - Pune. 1987-89, 3 years. (Subjects taught  :- Under graduate - 1. Circuit Analysis, 2. Networks and control, 3. Control Systems I and Post graduate - 1. Optimal control, 2.  Adaptive control, 3. State Space Analysis, 4.  Nonlinear control,   5. Computer methods in control systems, 6.  Special topics in control systems, 7. M.E. Project in Robotic control and B.E. projects in M.P. based control.)
  •  Asst. Professor, Dept. of Elect. Engg., Bharati Vidyapeeth College of  Engg. - Pune, 1990- 91, 2 years. (Subjects  taught  :- Undergraduate -  1. Elements of Electrical Engg., 2. FORTRAN 77, 3. Electromechanical Energy conversion, 4.  B.E. project in Analog computer.)
  •  Visiting Professor, Dept. of Elect. Engg., Pune Vidyarthi Griha College of Engg. , Pune, 1992-93,  2 years. (Subjects taught :  Undergraduate :  1. Electrical Measurements, 2. A. C. Circuits and Transformers, 3.  Elements of Elect. Engg.)
 Voluntary Experience -
  • Supplementary Inputs for Engg. Education, 1989, Govt. College of Engg., Pune.
  •  Founder and convener, Prachiti Youth Organization, 1990 onwards.
  •  Founder Coordinator, GATE coaching program, 1989-90, Govt. college of Engg.,  Pune
  •  Full time Activist, Jnana Prabodhini, 1992 onwards.
  •  Founder and Advisor, Seasonal Sugar Schools Program for migratory children, 1992  onwards, An innovative  program for Universalization of  Elementary Education.
  • Presentations  - Mussouri, IGNOU
  • Research Studies  -  TLM,  Migrants, NFE,  Poverty & Education, Primary schools
  • Internal Supervision  - Gadchiroli  -  DPEP, Jharkhand  -  Jan shala
  • Member of statewide network for Children’s Right to Education.
  •  Founder and Advisor, Jnana Prabodhini Competitive Exams. Center for UPSC,  MPSC and NTS; 1995 onwards.   Conducted a number of   training programs for students & teachers.
  •  Rural Technology - Ex-member, CAPART NSCRT, Delhi;  JP Shivpradesh
  •  Trustee, Jnana Prabodhini Medical Trust - Pune.                                                                                                                    
 Sports
  • Represented COEP, Pune and IIT, Mumbai in Kabaddi and Khokho at Inter college and Inter varsity level. Also played Basketball, Volleyball And Hockey at hostel level. Received Sportsman of the year and Citation in Indian Games in IIT, Mumbai. Also completed treks and hiking at Ranthambore, Himankan  Manali - Rohtang, Jaldapara& Sikkim, Tadoba and more than 30 Sahyadri Forts.                      
Subjects of Interest :-
  1. Evolution of Consciousness,
  2. Futurology, 
  3. Rural Technology,
  4. Elementary Education,
  5. Intelligence Tests,
  6. Know Yourself,
  7. Good Governance, 
  8. Mentoring