India User Forum

Location: Pune and Chennai
Date: 26 & 28 July 2016

India User Forum

Our first India User Forum 2016 was a great success! The User Forum took place in two locations, Chennai and Pune. 

26th July 2016 - Hotel Sun n Sand, Pune

28th July 2016 - Hotel Hilton, Chennai

Over 75 delegates from Indian OEMs, suppliers and academic institutions joined us for our Forums in Pune and Chennai. Delegates had the opportunity to keep up to date with our latest technology developments, hear from existing customers and user about how they incorporate Romax in their design processes and also hold one-to-one meetings and discuss design challenges with Romax technical experts. 

Technology Integration in an Electro-mechanical World 

Our theme this year centred on integrated electro-mechanical drivelines and our Forum provided opportunities for engineers of both mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines to come together and learn about eMotors, NVH, eNVH, efficiency, bearings and Romax 2017 software product releases.  

Download the presentations from our India User Forum 2016>>

 
Speakers

We had a great selection of speakers, both from Romax and also Indian OEMs and suppliers who presented during our User Forums. 

Presenters included:

  • Tat Motors - Mr. Govindrajan, General Manager of Advanced Technology, ex. Tata Motors
  • Automotive Research Association of India [ARAI], Mr. R. V. Mulik
  • NBC Bearings, Mr. Maruti Khaire
  • Maruti Suzuki, Mr. Dnaneshwar Shelke
  • Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicle Ltd., Mr. Sathyanarayana P.V.V
  • Mahindra FES, Mr. Suvendu Kumar Sethi
  • Romax Technology, Dr. Michael Platten, Noise and Vibration Specialist
  • Romax Technology, Mr. Kristian Kuyumdzhiev, Applications Engineer

Download the presentations from our India User Forums 2016>>

For more information on our India User Forums, please email sales@romaxtech.com or call our Pune Office on +91 20 6720 1800. 

Tuesday 26th July - Pune

  • 09:00
  • Arrival and Coffee

  • 09:30
  • Welcome from your Host and Company Update
    - Abhijeet Kalbhairav, Sr General Manager, Romax Technology India

  • 09:40
  • Romax Keynote Presentation: Addressing Future Trends in Transmission and Driveline Simulation
    - Dr. Michael Platten, Noise & Vibration Specialist, Romax Technology

  • 10:10
  • Plenary Keynote Presentation: Sustainable Transportation
    - Mr. Govindrajan, General Manager & Head of Advanced Technology (EV/HEV), Ex. Tata Motors

  • 11:10
  • Introducing the Romax Product Family - RomaxDESIGNER, CONCEPT, CAD FUSION and Dynamic FUSION
    - Kristian Kuyumdzhiev, Applications Engineer, Romax Technology

  • 11:40
  • Tea Break

  • 11:55
  • End-to-End Demonstration - RomaxDESIGNER, CONCEPT, CAD FUSION and Dynamic FUSION
    - Kristian Kuyumdzhiev, Applications Engineer, Romax Technology

  • 12:40
  • Customer Presentation
    - Dnyaneshwar Shelke, Manager New Technology Transmission Design & Testing, Maruti Suzuki

  • 13:05
  • Customer presentation
    - ARAI

  • 13:30
  • Lunch

  • 14:30
  • Customer Presentation
    - Maruti Khaire, General Manager R&D, NBC Bearings

  • 14:55
  • Automation and Integration Using RomaxDESIGNER Enterprise - Examples and Success Stories
    - Kristian Kuyumdzhiev, Applications Engineer, Romax Technology

  • 15:40
  • Tea Break

  • 15:55
  • Romax eDrive Development
    - Dr. Michael Platten, Noise & Vibration Specialist, Romax Technology

  • 16:40
  • Romax Engineering Services - Overview and Case Studies
    - Michael Platten, Noise & Vibration Specialist, Romax Technology

  • 17:10
  • Awards Ceremony

  • 17:30
  • Day Summary and Vote of Thanks
    - Abhijeet Kalbhairav, Sr General Manager, Romax Technology India

  • 17:45
  • Forum Close

  • 18:30
  • Networking Cocktail Reception and Pre-Arranged Customer Meetings

Thursday 28th July - Chennai

  • 09:00
  • Arrival and Coffee

  • 09:30
  • Welcome from your Host and Company Update
    - Abhijeet Kalbhairav, Sr General Manager, Romax Technology India

  • 09:40
  • Romax Keynote Presentation: Addressing Future Trends in Transmission and Driveline Simulation
    - Dr. Michael Platten, Noise & Vibration Specialist, Romax Technology

  • 10:10
  • Plenary Keynote PresentationSustainable Transportation
    - Mr. Govindrajan, General Manager & Head of Advanced Technology (EV/HEV), Ex. Tata Motors

  • 11:10
  • Introducing the Romax Product Family - RomaxDESIGNER, CONCEPT, CAD FUSION and Dynamic FUSION
    - Kristian Kuyumdzhiev, Applications Engineer, Romax Technology

  • 11:40
  • Tea break

  • 11:55
  • End-to-End Demonstration - RomaxDESIGNER, CONCEPT, CAD FUSION and Dynamic FUSION
    - Kristian Kuyumdzhiev, Applications Engineer, Romax Technology

  • 12:40
  • Customer Presentation
    - Mahindra FES

  • 13:05
  • Customer Presentation
    - Mahindra Reva

  • 13:30
  • Lunch break

  • 14:30
  • Automation and Integration Using RomaxDESIGNER Enterprise - Examples and Success Stories
    - Kristian Kuyumdzhiev, Applications Engineer, Romax Technology

  • 15:15
  • Romax eDrive Development
    - Dr. Michael Platten, Noise & Vibration Specialist, Romax Technology

  • 16:15
  • Tea break

  • 16:30
  • Romax Engineering Services - Overview and Case Studies
    - Michael Platten, Noise & Vibration Specialist, Romax Technology

  • 17:00
  • Awards Ceremony

  • 17:20
  • Day Summary and Vote of Thanks
    - Abhijeet Kalbhairav, Sr General Manager, Romax Technology India

  • 17:35
  • Forum Close

  • 18:30
  • Networking Cocktail Reception and Pre-arranged Customer Meetings

PUNE - 26th July

 

Dr Michael Platten of Romax Technology

Romax speaker - Dr. Michael Platten, Noise and Vibration Specialist

A specialist in noise and vibration measurement, simulation and analysis for the automotive and aerospace sectors, Dr. Platten brings over 18 years’ experience in this field. Michael has a BEng in Electro acoustics and a PhD in noise and vibration in aircraft structures from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh in 1999.


Michael has worked at Romax for ten years where his responsibilities include new product specification for dynamic simulation and product entry, as well as supporting the company’s global consultancy for training and sales in noise and vibration.

Kristian Kuyumdzhiev of Romax Technology

Romax speaker - Mr. Kristian Kuyumdzhiev, Applications Engineer

Mr. Kristian N Kuyumdzhiev is an Applications Engineer at Romax Technology. He is a University of Nottingham graduate with an MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering. His previous research experience prior to Romax includes droplet impacts in turbine engine bearing lubrication systems.

Kristian has worked at Romax since January 2015 as a member of the Product Management team where he supports software development activities through specification, testing, creation of training and technical marketing material, conducting presentation and training sessions and also providing technical support internally and to customers.

 

Mr. Govindrajan of ex. Tata Motors

Plenary keynote - Mr. Govindrajan, General Manager of Advanced Technology, ex. Tata Motors

Presenting: Sustainable Transportation

Mr. S. Govindrajan is a Freelance Consultant/Visiting Technologist. He has a BTech in Electrical Engineering from The Indian Institute of Technology [IIT]. He spent 38 years at Tata Motors Limited and recently retired from his position as General Manager of Advanced Technology.

Mr. S. Govindrajan started his career as a Graduate Trainee Engineer after graduating from The IIT, after a brilliant academic career, by Tata Motors, he progressed to the level of General Manager and Head of Advanced Technology, driving multidisciplinary areas like hybrids and electric vehicles for the first time in the company. He has expertise in industrial control and automation to automotive cutting edge technology.

His areas of expertise and interest include: Power Electronics, Motors, Control systems, Batteries, Hybrid / Electric Vehicles, Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Automation.

 

Mr. R. V. Mulik of ARAI 

Guest speaker: Mr. R. V. Mulik, ARAI

Mr. R. V. Mulik is the Manager for the Powertrain Engineering Department at ARAI in Pune. He has received a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Machine Design from Pune University. He has been associated with ARAI for the last eight years. His experience involves design of engine valve trains, kinematic and dynamic analysis of advanced valve train systems, gear train design, design and development of engine timing chain drive systems. He  also has experience in design, simulation and development of automotive transmission systems for 2-wheelers, passenger cars, off highway & tractor transmissions. He also has experience in the design of transmission systems for hybrid electric vehicles.

 

Mr. Maruti Khaire at NBC Bearings

Guest speaker: Mr. Maruti Khaire, NBC Bearings

Mr. Maruti V. Khaire is the General Manager - R&D (Technology Development and Application Engineering) at NBC Bearings. He has an EMBA from SIBM, Pune and a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Government College of Engineering in Pune. Mr. Khaire has previously worked at Ina Bearings, Eaton India, Ingersoll Rand India, John Deere India and Mahindra Tractors Group in various roles. He specializes in product development, testing, design and CAE analysis. He achieved the President Innovation Award 2015 from National Engineering Industries. 

 

Mr. Dnyaneshwar Shelke of Maruti Suzuki India

Guest speaker: Mr. Dnaneshwar Shelke, Maruti Suzuki


Dnyaneshwar Shelke is a Manager for New Technology Design and Transmission & Testing at Maruti Suzuki India Ltd [MSIL]. He holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University. He has wide experience in designing manual transmissions for passenger cars and he has worked in various positions at MSIL over the last 7 years. His areas of specialization are design, analysis and testing of gearboxes, correlation of gear contact patterns with test data and micr- geometry optimization. He works extensively in the field of new method development using CAE techniques.  

 

CHENNAI - 28th July

Dr Michael Platten of Romax Technology

Romax speaker - Dr. Michael Platten, Noise and Vibration Specialist

A specialist in noise and vibration measurement, simulation and analysis for the automotive and aerospace sectors, Dr. Platten brings over 18 years’ experience in this field. Michael has a BEng in Electro acoustics and a PhD in noise and vibration in aircraft structures from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh in 1999.

Michael has worked at Romax for ten years where his responsibilities include new product specification for dynamic simulation and product entry, as well as supporting the company’s global consultancy for training and sales in noise and vibration.

Kristian Kuyumdzhiev of Romax Technology

Romax speaker - Mr. Kristian Kuyumdzhiev, Applications Engineer

Mr. Kristian N Kuyumdzhiev is an Applications Engineer at Romax Technology. He is a University of Nottingham graduate with an MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering. His previous research experience prior to Romax includes droplet impacts in turbine engine bearing lubrication systems.

Kristian has worked at Romax since January 2015 as a member of the Product Management team where he supports software development activities through specification, testing, creation of training and technical marketing material, conducting presentation and training sessions and also providing technical support internally and to customers.

 

 

Mr. Govindrajan of ex. Tata Motors

Plenary keynote - Mr. Govindrajan, ex. Tata Motors

Presenting: Sustainable Transportation

Mr. S. Govindrajan is a Freelance Consultant/Visiting Technologist. He has a BTech in Electrical Engineering from The Indian Institute of Technology [IIT]. He spent 38 years at Tata Motors Limited and recently retired from his position as General Manager of Advanced Technology. Mr. S. Govindrajan started his career as a Graduate Trainee Engineer after graduating from The IIT. After a brilliant academic career, by Tata Motors, he progressed to the level of General Manager and Head of Advanced Technology, driving multidisciplinary areas like hybrids and electric vehicles for the first time in the company. He has expertise in industrial control and automation to automotive cutting edge technology. His areas of expertise and interest include: Power Electronics, Motors, Control systems, Batteries, Hybrid / Electric Vehicles, Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Automation.

 

 Mr. Sathyanarayana of Mahindar Reva

Guest speaker: Mr. Sathyanarayana P.V.V, Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicle Ltd.

Sathyanarayana P.V.V is an Engineer within the Advanced Technology & Electric Drivetrain Department at Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Ltd. In his current role as Manager - EPT Transmissions he leads the design and development of high speed, low NVH Electric drivetrains and is responsible for all transmission activities at Mahindra Electric. He has 10 years varied experience in advanced technology transmissions AT, AMT, EVs and has been associated with AVTEC (HM-PPD), MSIL and SMC. Sathyanarayana graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University, Alumni of AOTS HIDA and is a Certified Professional on Automobile Automatic Transmissions Design & Development at Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan.

 

Mr. Suvendu Kumar Sethi from Mahindar FES 

Guest speaker: Mr. Suvendu Kumar Sethi, Mahindra FES

Mr. Suvendu Kumar Sethi is a Lead Engineer - Transmission Design for Mahindara and Mahindra. He has a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Utkal University and an M. Tech degree in Mechanical System Design from IIT Kharagpur. Mr. Suvendu Kumar Sethi started his career with TAFE as a transmission designer and moved to Mahindra & Mahindra in 2008 as a transmission designer. His  area of interest is in transmission 4WD front axle design & bevel gear design.

 

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