Academic Positions

  • Present 2014

    Associate Professor

    Walchand College of Engineering Sangli ,Mechanical Engineering

  • 2014 2012

    Information Research Scientist

    CATERPILLAR INDIA PVT LTD ,Bangalore, India

  • 2012 2008

    Senior researcher

    - GENERAL MOTORS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ,BANGALORE, INDIA

  • 2008 2005

    Research Scientist

    - GENERAL MOTORS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ,BANGALORE, INDIA

  • 2005 2001

    Research Scholar

    - INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ,BOMBAY

  • 2000 1999

    Lecturer

    RAJARAMBAPU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, SANGLI ,Mechanical Engineering

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2005

    Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

  • M.E. 2000

    Mechanical Engineering

    Shivaji University,Kolhapur

  • B.E. 1996

    Mechanical Engineering

    Shivaji University,Kolhapur

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2010
    Boss Kettering Award
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    The award has been named after legendary Charles Kettering, (August 29,1876 – November 25, 1958) – an inventor, engineer, businessman, holder of 186 patents who featured on the front page of TIME magazine for his outstanding contributions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_F._Kettering
  • 2010
    Charles McCuen innovation award
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    Recipient of prestigious Charles McCuen innovation award (2010) - A global GM R&D award for extraordinary accomplishment

My Research Students

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Research Projects

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    Casting process planning and evaluation in a collaborative environment

    Casting process planning and evaluation in a collaborative environment

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    Casting cost estimation model development

    Casting cost estimation model development

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    Ontology guided search and information retrieval

    Ontology guided search and information retrieval

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    Modeling customer satisfaction using evolutionary optimization

    Modeling customer satisfaction using evolutionary optimization

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    Customer Centric Quality Management

    Customer Centric Quality Management

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    Survival Analysis methodology using Mutually Exclusive Forests

    Survival Analysis methodology using Mutually Exclusive Forests

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    Development of text mining algorithms for knowledge discovery

    Development of text mining algorithms for knowledge discovery

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Survival Analysis of Automobile Components using Mutually Exclusive Forests

Rahul Chougule, ,Ayelet Eyal, Lior Rokach, Meir Kalech, Rajkumar Vaidyanathan, Kallappa Pattada
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 44(2): 246-253 (2014)

Abstract

A fuzzy logic based approach for modeling Quality and Reliability related customer satisfaction in the Automotive domain

Rahul Chougule, ,Vineet Khare, Kallappa Pattada
Journal Paper Expert systems with Applications, 40 (2), 2013, 800-810.

Abstract

Decision Support for Better Service effectiveness using Domain Aware Text Mining

Rahul Chougule, ,Vineet Khare
Journal Paper Knowledge Based Systems, 33, 2012, 29-40.

Abstract

A domain specific decision support system for knowledge discovery using association and text mining

Rahul Chougule, ,Dnyanesh Rajpathak, Pulak Bandyopadhyay
Journal Paper Knowledge and Information Systems, 31 (3), 2012, 405-432.

Abstract

An integrated framework for effective service and repair in the automotive domain- An application of association mining and case based reasoning

Rahul Chougule, ,Dnyanesh Rajpathak, Pulak Bandyopadhyay
Journal Paper Computers in Industry, 62 (7), 2011, 742-754.

Abstract

A generic ontology development framework for data integration and decision support in a distributed environment

Rahul Chougule, ,Dnyanesh Rajpathak
Journal Paper International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 24(2), 2011, 154-170.

Abstract

Ontology guided knowledge retrieval in an automobile assembly environment

Rahul Chougule, ,Ronald Lesperance, Sugato Chakrabarty
Journal Paper International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 44, 2009, 1237-1249.

Abstract

Casting cost estimation in an integrated product and process design environment

Rahul Chougule, ,B. Ravi
Journal Paper International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 19(7), 2006, 676-688.

Abstract

Variant process planning of casting using AHP-based nearest neighbor algorithm for case retrieval

Rahul Chougule, ,B. Ravi
Journal Paper International Journal of Production Research, 43 (6), 2005, 1255-1273.

Abstract

Casting knowledge management for concurrent casting product process design

Rahul Chougule, ,M.K. Jalan, B. Ravi
Journal Paper Transactions of American Foundry Society, 112, 2004.

Abstract

Casting process planning using case based reasoning

Rahul Chougule, ,B. Ravi
Journal Paper Transactions of American Foundry Society, 111, (2003), 1321-1330.

Abstract

Identification and Impact of High Priority Field Failures in Passenger Vehicles using Evolutionary Optimization

Rahul Chougule, ,Abhinav Gaur, Sunith Bandaru, Kalyanmoy Deb, Vineet Khare
Conference Paper Seventh International Conference on bio-inspired computing (BIC – TA, 2012), India.

Abstract

Quantitative modeling of customer satisfaction from service data using evolutionary optimization

Rahul Chougule, ,Sunith Bandaru, Kalyanmoy Deb, Vineet Khare
Conference Paper 13th International conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011), Ireland.

Abstract

A knowledge discovery framework for automotive service enhancement using association and text mining

Rahul Chougule, ,Dnyanesh Rajpathak,Pulak Bandyopadhyay
Conference Paper Workshop on IVHM, 14th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD), June 2010, Hyderabad.

Abstract

Ontology based knowledge retrieval for improved equipment diagnosis in vehicle assembly plant

Rahul Chougule, ,Sugato Chakrabarty
Conference Paper Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Automation and Software Engineering (CASE 2009), IISc Bangalore, (2009).

Abstract

Survey of computer applications in Indian foundry industry: Benefits and bottlenecks

Rahul Chougule, ,5. B. Ravi, D Joshi
Conference Paper 53rd Indian Foundry Congress, Kolkata, (2005).

Abstract

Concepts on Cost Modelling and Cost Reduction in Foundry Industry

Rahul Chougule, ,B. Ravi
Conference Paper National Convention on Cost Cutting and Advancements in Forging, Sheet Metal Forming & Fasteners and Modern Foundry Techniques, February 14-15, 2005, Mumbai (2005).

Abstract

Collaborative Design for Manufacture – Metal casting Applications

Rahul Chougule, ,B. Ravi
Conference Paper IEEE Conference on Intelligent Engineering Systems, Romania, (2004).

Abstract

Knowledge management for collaborative engineering of casting

Rahul Chougule, ,B. Ravi, M.K. Jalan
Conference Paper Proceedings of International Symposium on Product Lifecycle Management, 2003, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, (2003).

Abstract

Casting Knowledge Management in a Virtual Foundry Environment

Rahul Chougule, ,M.K.Jalan and B. Ravi
Conference Paper 19th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future, Kuala Lumpur, (2003).

Abstract

Virtual foundry modeling and its applications

Rahul Chougule, ,M.M. Akarte, B. Ravi
Conference Paper Proceedings of 20th AIMTDR Conference, Ranchi, (2002).

Abstract

Web-based preliminary process planning of cast components

Rahul Chougule, ,B. Ravi
Conference Paper Proceedings of International Conference on E-manufacturing, Bhopal, (2002).

Abstract

PDM for concurrent/collaborative engineering

Rahul Chougule,
Conference Paper Product Lifecycle Engineering Workshop at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (2004).

Abstract

Design for Manufacturability and Assembly

Rahul Chougule,
Conference Paper Short Term Training Program, Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Shegaon, (2004).

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Current Teaching

  • Present

    Foundry Technology

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  • Present

    Manufacturing Planning and Control

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Teaching History

  • Production Technology

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  • Concurrent Engineering(TA)

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  • Casting Design and Analysis

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At My Office

You can find me at my office located at Mechanical Department. I am at my office every day from 9:00 until 18:00, but you may consider a call to fix an appointment.

At My Work

You can find me at my office located at Mechanical Department. I am at my office every day from 9:00 until 18:00, but you may consider a call to fix an appointment.

At My Lab

You can find me at my lab located at Mechanical Department. I am at my office every day from 9:00 until 18:00, but you may consider a call to fix an appointment.