Sudhir Panditrao

Name: Mr. Sudhir Panditrao
B. E. (Instrumentation and Control), COEP, 1985
M. E. (Instrumentation and Control), COEP, 2003
Specialization: Process Instrumentation
Professional  Experience: Over 29 Years

Sudhir is the CEO and Director of SAN Techno Mentors Pvt. Ltd. During his professional career spanning over 29 years, Sudhir has worked in the areas of instrumentation and automation design, detailed engineering, projects, installation and commissioning at site for variety of industry applications. He has also worked as a director for process control and computer peripherals manufacturing company mainly supplying to major automation manufactures.

He has experience of working in the Middle East as a profit centre head that included international projects, sales and marketing in instrumentation and industrial packaging. He has worked as a consultant to various leading international organizations viz. Tata Honeywell, Eureka Industrial Equipments, Thermax etc.

His passion for teaching / training goes way back with his association with academic institutions since 1988. He has been a visiting faculty at the Government College of Engineering Pune (COEP) and the Department of Instrumentation Science at the University of Pune. He played a key role in launching and conducting training programmes for industry professionals and students at COEP. His continued passion saw him establish SAN Techno Mentors in 2007 – a company focussed on providing training and consultancy in various engineering areas.

He has worked as an Asst. Professor with one of the leading technical institutes and has published many papers. He is associated with number of institutes as a visiting faculty and is a member of board of studies and postgraduate recognized teacher at University. He has presented a paper at IEEE Conference on Advance Process Control at Vancouver, Canada in May 2005.

Sudhir has carried out training in India and abroad in the areas of instrumentation, industrial automation, PLC, DCS, SCADA, advanced process control, automation project engineering etc. for many professionals, students and professors from several leading companies, engineering colleges and institutes.

He is an associate faculty for TUV Akademie, Middle East for conducting training programmes in the middle and far east. He has conducted many training programmes for participants from oil & gas, petrochemical, power, water & waste water industries from India and Middle East including following: Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) Zakum Development Company (ZADCO) Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operation (ADCO) Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) Qatar Petroleum (QP) Qatar Chemical Company (QCHEM) Saudi Electricity Company Larsen & Toubro (L & T) Reliance Industries Ltd. Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (JSPL) Welspun Corporation Vedanta Aluminium Ltd. Thermax Sudhir has also conducted many Continuing Education Programmes for faculties from many universities and engineering colleges.

Sudhir has been a speaker in many international conferences in his expertise area. Having worked in both industrial and academic worlds Sudhir has a unique proposition to conduct training for faculty, students and industry professionals.