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International Technical Papers

  • LWT 2019                                    Automotive accelerator bracket weight optimization
  • ATC 2019                                     Design optization and robustness for hybrid pole
  • ICERP 2011  PU-Reinforced polymeric material for vehicle weight-reduction
  • APSRT 2011  Impact performance enhancement of TPO and its predictive modelling for automotive application 
  • SAE SIAT 2011                      Multi Dimensional Light-Weighting Solutions for Vehicle Development (TRB-32)
  • SAE SIAT 2011                  Design & Development of Test Rig to assess Knee Injuries (Poster)
  • SAE 2009-26-0088          Material Model Development for Energy Absorbing Foam
  • SAE 2009-01-0371                  Automotive Roof Crush – Use of Structural Foam Enhancement Solutions
  • Altair HTC’08                             Roof Crush Enhancement
  • IISc-B TEAMTECH’06              Vehicle Occupant, Head Impact Zone Simulation
  • SAE 2005-26-0320                Identification of Key Vehicle Design Parameters-Pedestrian Safety


  • NCSRT’2005 – 216/136        Dynamics & Vehicle Design for Pedestrian Impact
  • NCSAME’2006 – 49                Occupant Impact Safety, Head Impact Simulation


Other Publications

"A Passion for Vehicles - Rahul Pathare", (dated 4th Nov'2009), Career 1 Automobile Engineer, HT Horizons, Hindustan Times, India


Alternatively, read the article in my "Newsline"

Seminars Delivered

  • “Modeling & Simulation”                                                           at A.R.A.I. – PGA ’2009, ’2010
  • “Automotive Design – An Introduction”                                    at S.I.T.S. ’2010
  • “Product Development Cycle, Concept to Market”                  at M/s. In-Finite Solutions’2006
  • “Dynamics & Vehicle Profiles for Pedestrian Safety”               at A.R.A.I. - Vehicular Safety Session’2006
  • “Automotive Applications for Bushings”                                    at M/s. Megarubber Pvt. Ltd’2006
  • “Dealership & Service-Centre Functionality”                           at M/s. Vitesse Ltd.’1998
  • “Office Ergonomics”                                                                  at Dow EH&S/OSHA session’2009
  • “Defensive Driving”                                                                   at Dow EH&S/OSHA session’2008


University/College Associations

  • External Guide, Examiner and Guest Speaker
    • M.Tech (Automobile Engineering)
    • ARAI Post-Graduate Academy, Pune ’08 ~ till date
  • External Guide and Guest Speaker
    • M.Tech (Automobile Engineering)
    • SITS, Pune ’2010 ~ till date
  • Paper Setter & Evaluator Body & Chassis Engineering”
    • B.E. (Automobile Engineering)
    • Mumbai University’04


  • M.H. Saboo Siddik College of Engg’s       SAE Student Chapter (‘00-01)
  • Sinhgad College of Engg’s                        SAE Student Chapter (’04-06)

(Responsible for a multitude of Institute-Industry interactions through organization of Industrial visits, Technical Seminars, Design Competitions, Discussion forums)


International Professional Memberships

  • Member Grade,   SAE International                                        (17 years, since'2000)
  • Life Member,        Indian Society of Ergonomics           (since'2010)
    • affiliated to International Ergonomics Association