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Dr. Yogesh Jayant Bhalerao is an academician, researcher and administrator par excellence. He is an enthusiastic engineering educator with adaptive styles of teaching, sizeable research experience, a rich depth and breadth of knowledge and excellent communication skills. As a champion of both administrative and academic excellence, Dr. Bhalerao has transformed engineering education for two decades.

A Fulbright - Nehru Scholar, fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET), the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (CEng, FIMechE), Dr. Bhalerao has been academically bright and a distinction holder throughout his schooling. His PhD degree in Engineering stands testimony to his passion for learning and research. In pursuit of excellence, he has successfully completed the Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) with the British Council. Under Dr. Bhalerao’s leadership, the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) recognized all branches at MIT Academy of Engineering (MITAOE), Pune, India; 'A' Grade was awarded by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and the 2(F) and 12(B) status from the UGC. MIT Academy of Engineering (MITAOE), Pune, India was one of the first Engineering colleges under the Savitribai Phule Pune University (Former University of Pune) to be awarded with the ISO 9001: 2000 Certificate and engineering college to become autonomous under his leadership.

Dr. Bhalerao is closely working with educators, entrepreneurs, researchers across the globe and has visited leading Universities in US, UK, Europe and Asia for learning good practices. He has received notable grants and awards from revered funding agencies. During his career, Dr. Bhalerao has mentored 100 projects+ at the undergraduate level, 20+ postgraduate projects and 6 Ph.D. projects.

Dr. Bhalerao is a staunch believer and practitioner of Kaizen – also known as continuous improvement. By publishing research papers, reading relevant literature, attending conferences, reviewing for journals, online learning, organizing events, taking and conducting training courses, mentoring young professionals and engineers, delivering presentations etc., he keeps himself updated. By nurturing a generation of cognizant professionals, he believes he can remodel the future and foster collaborative change.


Academics: 20 years (Research Experience – 08 years)

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and Design     

August 2019 –

University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK


Director and Professor in Mechanical Engineering

July2016 – July 2019

MIT Academy of Engineering (MITAOE), Pune, India


Principal and Professor in Mechanical Engineering

October 2011 – June 2016

MIT Academy of Engineering (MITAOE), Pune, India


Professor in Mechanical Engineering          

October 2010 – September 2011

MIT Academy of Engineering (MITAOE), Pune, India


Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering      

September 2005 – September 2010

MIT Academy of Engineering (MITAOE), Pune, India


Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

May 2004 – September 2005

MIT Academy of Engineering (MITAOE), Pune, India


Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

July 1999 – April 2004

Modern Education Society’s College of Engineering, Pune, India


Industry: 01 year


Logistics Engineer

Business Electronics Department

Philips India Ltd. Pune (India)

Academic Background

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Higher Education Management 

University of Bath, UK

2020 - 



Visiting Research Scholar - Postdoc

Post Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) – May 2012 onwards  

Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK.    

Guide: Prof. Michael Morgan; Research Manager, AMTREL Faculty of Engineering Technology


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering – Dec 2008 

Pune University (Pune, India)


Master of Engineering (M.E.)

Mechanical Engineering – June 2002

Pune University (Pune, India)


Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)

Mechanical Engineering – June 1998

Pune University (Pune, India)

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