During his professional career of 34 years, Mr. Madhav Kane initially worked in the field of Process and Design Engineering, computer applications and technical software development, project engineering and site engineering for process plants.
Mr. Madhav Kane switched into the exciting field of process control, instrumentation and automation engineering during the eighties.He worked with a medium size chemical manufacturing company followed by an instrumentation & automation company and an Indian affiliate of an international engineering organisation active in the food and chemical process industries. He was deputed to work overseas with affiliate companies for detailed automation engineering of large food and petrochemical industry projects that were ‘first of the type’ automation projects for these industry segments. Between 1985-87, he worked in the field of dynamic process simulation. In his last employment, Mr. Madhav Kane served as the business unit head for automation and was involved in the first significant automation engineering ‘software outsourcing’ project for the parent European organisation.
In 1998, he established a control engineering design and engineering organisation that is focused on a process centric approach to chemical process control and automation. CPCE, under his leadership has, among others provided services to automation and engineering companies, Invensys and APV. His current interest areas include performance improvement of existing plants with process control solutions, batch process control and applications of advanced process control.
Mr. Madhav Kane has carried out training in the areas of computer applications in chemical process engineering as well as instrumentation and process control for the food and chemical process industries. He has served as a trainer with professional companies, with professional forums such as Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers as well as with educational institutes like the Government College of Engineering, Pune (COEP). He continues his association with the academic world as examiner of both B. Tech and M. Tech. instrumentation and control programmes of the University of Pune.