Veera Darji

Prof. (Dr.) Veera P. Darji graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Bhavnagar University, Gujarat, India, in 2000. She received her postgraduate degree from the Maharaja Sayajirao University, Gujarat, India, in Metallurgy Engineering with a specialization in Materials Technology in 2002. She received her PhD degree from the S.V. National Institute of Technology, Gujarat, India, in Mechanical Engineering in the specific field of multiple criteria decision making for manufacturing and industrial environment in 2016. She has 16 years of academic and administrative experience. She is working as a professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering since 2010 and the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering since 2018 at the C.U. Shah College of Engineering and Technology, C.U. Shah University, Wadhwan City, Gujarat, India. She has worked as a lecturer from 2004 to 2008 and as an Assistant Professor from 2008 to 2010 in the same organization. She has previously worked as a lecturer at N.M. Gopani Polytechnic, Gujarat, India, from 2002 to 2004 and the Head of the Department of Metallurgy Engineering from 2003 to 2004. Since 2008, she is holding the position of chairperson in various women staff and student committees of C.U. Shah College of Engineering and Technology and C.U. Shah University as an additional responsibility. Her research interest focuses on areas of optimization of various situations for manufacturing and industrial engineering issues. On the same area, she has published more than 35 research papers in various reputed national and international journals and conferences. She has coordinated a good number of conferences and workshops for the benefit of the researchers, academicians and industrialist. She has guided 13 dissertations of postgraduate students and 8 PhD scholars. She is also associated actively with the industries to undertake the projects for the mutual benefits. She is a life member of professional bodies such as Institution of Engineers (India), Society of MCDM, and Indian Society for Technical Education. She is a registered chartered engineer (Mechanical Engineering).