Chief Mentor’s Profile

Wing Commander (Prof. Dr.) Arvind Kumar Vig FAeSI MIMA

 Academic Credentials

  • Mechanical Engineering:   PEC Chandigarh

  • Aeronautical Engineering: AFTC Bangalore

  • Aerospace Engineering:      IIT Madras

  • Production & Industrial Engineering: PEC Chandigarh

  • Production & Operations Management: XLRI Jamshedpur

  • Human Resource Management: AIMA, XLRI Jamshedpur

Awards, Honours & Prizes

  • President's Plaque: Air Force

  • Sword of Honour: Air Force

  • Fellow of Aeronautical Society of India

  • Air Chief's Medal & Trophy

  • Honours in Mechanical Engineering: PEC Chd.

  • 1st Position: Aeronautical Engineering, AFTC

  • 1st Position: XLRI Jamshedpur

  • 1st Position: Nuclear Biological Chemical Warfare Course

  • 1st Position: Explosive Ordnance Disposal Course

  • 1st Position (Maths & Science): 8th Class

  • 99.63 percentile: GATE 2011

  • College Colour (Cycling): PEC Chd.

  • Merit List: Pre-Engineering, Panjab University

  • Merit List: Pre-University, Panjab University

  • Scholarship: 9th & 10th Class

  • Instructor Grading: College of Military Engineering, Pune

  • Instructor Grading: CTI, Bangalore

  • Appreciation by Dept. of Atomic Energy: IIT Madras

  • Commendation: Saving Rs 15 million at AFLE (HAL)

  • Cash Award by Air Force Commander: Mirage 2000

  • Rs 5000 Cash prize: Best Flight Safety Article, May 2008

  • Rs 5000 Cash prize: Best Flight Safety Article, Aug 2008

 Teaching Experience

  • Chief Mentor & Visiting Professor of Aeronautics: GNA University

  • Professor of Aeronautics: Chandigarh University

  • Professor & Head Mechanical Engg: GGSCMT, PTU

  • Head Training Dept – OTF:  ISO 9001 Aircraft Overhaul Depot

  • Taught Product Design & Development, Creative Engineering Design to M.E. (Industrial Design) & PhD classes: PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh

  • Taught Mirage 2000 Aerodynamics, Aircraft Systems & Propulsion: AFTC, Bangalore

  • Taught Workshop Technology, General Engineering, Production Technology, Propulsion, Aero-engine Overhaul & Maintenance, Quality Assurance, TQM, HRM            & Safety Management: ISO 9001 Aircraft Overhaul Depot

  • Trained Western Air Command Engineers & technicians on Explosive Technology & Bomb Disposal

  • Trained Mirage 2000 Laser Guided Weapon System to Air Force Engineers & technicians

  • Guest Lectures at DIAT Pune, Panjab University, PEC University of Technology, Giani Zail Singh PTU Campus Bathinda, GNA University & various Chandigarh  Schools

Professional Training

  • Mirage 2000 multi-role fighter plane - IAF

  • MiG-23 MF fighter-interceptor plane - IAF

  • Aeronautical Quality Assurance - IAF

  • Aviation Operation & Quality Control - Indian Oil

  • Bearing Failure & Causes - SKF Bearings

  • Corrosion Evaluation & Mitigation - DIAT, Pune

  • Nuclear Biological Chemical Warfare - CME, Pune

  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal - IAF

  • Management for Commanders - IAF

wORDS OF WISDOM

Engineer's Oath

Importance of practical and theory

Balance  of head and heart