Mr. Ramesh Ramkrishna Akarte

Retired from Tata Motors as VP, ERC (Engineering Research Centre), Pune

Areas of Interest:

Design and Development (Mechanical Engineering) in particular Automotive Engineering


Engineering design testing and evaluation.

Consultancy Areas:

Design, Development,Testing


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), R&D Organizations, Entrepreneurs

Major Professional Contributions:

The contribution obviously in my areas of responsibility in service. However, there were many opportunities where contribution could be made on one's initiative. For me these were in the areas of design of test equipment, test setups, test labs in addition to product design. The notable examples are Acoustic Hemi unechoic chamber, Safety lab where car crash test can be done, vehicle dynamics etc. In the area of design and development of product, I played a significant/lead role in car, truck, military vehicles.

Professional Experience:

  • I had joined as a post graduate trainee in January 1969 in ERC and retired from same place as VP in 2003 having gone through ranks.
  • Subsequently I continued as consultant for next 7 1/2 years.


Design, Testing, Car, Truck, Military vehicles, Dynamics, Acoustics, Crash, Technology, Management


Contact Information


8, Anamika, 5 Bhosale Nagar, Pune 411007
Phone: 9822021956

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  • B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) VRCE Nagpur, Maharashtra.
  • M. Tech. from IIT Bombay.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions


Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section III: Mechanical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2003

Year of Birth: 1945