Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University is one and only one of its kinds in the State. The University is located at Lonere, the place in the ranges of Western Ghat, at the foot of Raigad fort, the place from where Chhatrapati Shivaji administered his major activities. It is autonomous in nature and Unitary in its character. It is established in the year 1989 by the Government of Maharashtra. Although relatively young, the University is making its mark in the field of research and technological services through its dedicated faculty and disciplined students. The University has a conducted institute of its own, "Institute of Petrochemical Engineering", running Diploma Courses in eight streams of engineering and technology. The University extends its services to the society through a governmental scheme of "Community Polytechnic" by educating the dropouts and empowering them with technical skills. The University offers education especially to rural women through a Certificate Course in Nursing Technology.
The campus covers an area of 525 acres (2,120,000 m2), and is located at the college town of Lonere, off the NH-17 (Mumbai-Goa National Highway). It is approximately 20 km north of Mahad city and 10 km south of Mangaon tehsil, and about 22 km away from the renowned Raigad fort of the Maratha king Shivaji. The campus is in the vicinity of the industrial belt comprising Thane, Belapur, Nagothane, Patalganga, Roha, Mahad, etc.
Departments: The university offers following degree courses:
• Chemical engineering
• Civil engineering
• Computer engineering
• Electrical engineering
• Electronics and telecommunication engineering
• Information technology
• Mechanical engineering
• Petrochemical engineering
The University offers following diploma courses in its Institute of Petrochemical Engineering (IOPE) campus
• Chemical Engineering • Petrochemical Engineering • Polymer and Plastic Engineering • Instrumentation Engineering • Computer Engineering • Electrical Engineering • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering • Information Technology • Advance Diploma in Water Quality Management(ADWQM).
DBATU is unitary in character, and features undergraduate and postgraduate programs in core engineering disciplines. It offers four-year undergraduate programs that lead to the awarding of Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) degree in each of the departments' disciplines. It also offers two-year postgraduate programs that lead to the awarding of Master of Technology (M. Tech.) degree in the disciplines of Power Systems, chemical, computer, electronics and telecommunication, environmental, manufacturing and in thermal and fluids engineering.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University that are published in OMICS International journals.