Dr. Amit Ganatra, currently serving as Dean of Faculty of Technology and Engineering and Principal of Devang Patel Institute of Advance Technology and Research has many achievements in his name. Recently he is honored with senior membership of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Less than 10 % of the members archives this level of Professional Recognition and Dr. Amit Ganatra has joined the league of such senior professional members.
He has received his B.Tech and M.Tech. degrees in 2000 and 2004 respectively from Dept. of Computer Engineering, DDIT-Nadiad from Gujarat University and Dharmsinh Desai University (DDU), Gujarat respectively. He has finished his Ph.D. in Information Fusion Techniques in Data Mining from Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya University, Gandhinagar-Gujarat, India in 2012.
He was awarded with “ACHIEVERS AWARD” for his great contribution in the field of Academics and Educational Management from Vice-Chancellor of Dharmsinh Desai University on 12th January 2020. He was selected as one of the top few educationalists from Gujarat who represented Gujarat globally in the education sector during “Study in Gujarat (SIG) campaign initiated by Govt. of Gujarat (GOG) during January 15 – 22, 2020.
He was the founder Head of CE and IT departments at Chandubhai S Patel Institute of Technology (CSPIT), CHARUSAT. He has 20 years of teaching experience at Undergraduate Level and concurrently 15 years of teaching and research experience at Postgraduate Level.
His areas of interest include Database Technologies, Data Mining, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. He is having good research record and has published and contributed over 120+ papers (as an Author and a Co-author) which were/are published in referred journals and are presented in various national and international conferences.
He has bagged many awards for the University like:
• “BEST ICT in Education Sector” by Gujarat Electronics and Software Industries Association (GESIA) in 2018 and “BEST DIGITAL TRANSFORMARION IN EDUCATION” in 2019.
• “Best University in Use of Technology in Teaching-Learning Practice” in Dubai on 23rd February 2017.
• ” Innovation in Teaching Learning Practice ” from Confederation of Education Excellence (CEE) for CSPIT on 3rd September 2016.
• “Distinguished College Award“ at the CSI TechNext India for Chandubhai S. Patel Institute of Technology, CHARUSAT in January 2017.
He initiated development of super-specialty labs (labs on Futuristic Technologies like AI, Machine Learning, IOT etc.) at FTE, CHARUSAT from 2017 and efforts are still continued to develop labs on latest trends and technologies.