N K Orchid College of
Engineering & Technology
Gat No.16, Solapur-Tuljapur Road,
Near Mashroom Ganapati Temple,
Tale-Hipparaga, Solapur 413002


Name: Dr. J. B. Dafedar
Designation: Principal
About Dr. J. B. Dafedar:
  • Exceptional academician, Gold medalist and university topper at Master of Civil-Structure, completed his Ph.D. in Structure from IIT, Bombay.
  • 28 years of teaching experience & published several research articles in International & National Journals and conferences.
  • Carried out Research & consultancy works on Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures, composite mechanics and alternative building materials.
  • As a Principal at NKOCET, built an open culture where Faculty & staff members enjoy the freedom to work and excel in their career.
  • Working on various models for overall development of students to corroborate the industry needs & to enhance employability of students
Qualification: B.E.( Civil ), M.E.(Structures) Ph.D.( Structures) IIT Bombay
Age: 52 Years
Experience:Teaching : 31 Years,Research: 11 Years
Areas of Interest:
Composite Mechanics , Earthquake Engineering,
Alternative Building Materials, Haunched Structures
Publications: International : 5 National : 4
Conferences / STTP / Workshops:
Worked as resource person for many workshops.
Committee Member
Recognized PG Teacher &
Ph.D. Guide , Solapur University, Solapur.

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Professional Memberships:
Won Gold Medal for being topper in all branches of PG