Dr. Bhagwan Ghanshamji Toksha

He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Dr Bhagwan has been teaching on courses like Engineering physics, Introduction to nanotechnology, Polymer Nanocomposites, Functional core-shell Nano-composites, Managerial economics, finance and costing at the UG level. He also teaches Research Methodology for MBA First year and Experimental Physics for M. Sc. First Year.
He completed his M. Sc. Project in Electron diffraction technique for materials analysis and did his Ph. D. Research in Structural, electrical and magnetic properties of nano structured spinel ferrite prepared by novel chemical approach.
His Key Research Areas include Ferrimagnetic oxide materials, Nano materials and Education Technology.

Additional Assignments/Duties
1. Head, Basic Sciences and Humanities Department, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Aurangabad January 2015 to June 2016
2. Media and publicity in-charge, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Aurangabad January 2015 to December 2016
3. NSS Program officer, Marathwada Institute of Technology, July 2013 to December 2014

NPTEL Certification
Start Date End Date Duration
(in Weeks)
Course Name Marks
(Out of 100)
27th January, 2020 28th April 2020 12 Weeks, course NPTEL course NBA Accreditation and Teaching-Learning in Engineering (NATE), course duration 94 Continuous online assessment score
29 July 2019 20 September 2019 eight week course

TALE 2: Course Design and Instruction of Engineering

83 silver certification
25 February 2019 22 March 2019 eight week course Teaching and learning in Engineering 83 silver certification
August 2017 four week course

Outcome Based Pedagogic Principles for Effective Teaching

72 Elite

Invited talks delivered
1. “Nanotechnology Foundations and Frontiers” on 29th May 2021 at 11:00 am under Raman Lecture Series, Shree Muktanand College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
2. "Superconductivity" on 27/02/2021, 10:00 am to 11.00 am under Raman Lecture Series, Shree Shivaji science and arts college, Chikhali, Buldhana
3. Resource Person, Faculty development program on Use of ICT tools in online teaching, resource person, MIT-CIDCO, 8th July to 12th July
4. One day orientation program on ‘Virtual laboratory’ SRTMU, Nanded, 29th June 2020
5. One day webinar ‘Introduction to Virtual Laboratory’, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded, an expert talk on the topic: Teaching and learning through Virtual laboratory, on 27 May 2020
6. National Webinar on New Horizons for E-Learning in Higher Education to be held on 14th & 15th May, 2020 jointly organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Vidya Vikas Mandal’s Sitaram Govind Patil Arts, Science and Commerce College, Sakri and EdFly Learn. The topic “Online Learning through Virtual Laboratory” on 15th May, 2020.
7. Webinar on virtual Labs for the faculty at Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Sector-11, Jankipuram Extension, Lucknow in the subject Physics 01 May 2020
8. Invited speaker, “Outcome based education and NBA process”, one week faculty development program, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Aurangabad, 9th July to 14 July 2018
9. Invited talk, Marathwada Institute of Technology, “Education and online resources”, 27-9-2016, mentor speaker, INSPIRE camp
10. Invited talk, Marathwada Institute of Technology, “Open Educational Recourses”, 27 September 2016
11. Invited talk, High-Tech institute of Technology, “Nanomaterials and Superconductivity”, 26 September 2015

Awards, Achievements and Recognition
1. Mentor for Online BOOTATHON (BootCamp + Hackathon): Faculty Track (Online-FDP) conducted by Vlabs IITBombay 12th April 2020 to 10 June 2020
2. Designated as national mentor of virtual lab Bootathon, 4-10 November 2019, Banda, Uttar Pradesh, India
3. Silver certification from VLabs IIT Bombay for the development of virtual lab ‘Newton’s ring experiment’ in Engineering Physics, 6th to 11th February 2019
Lab developed is hosted on national portal
4. Designated as virtual lab national reviewer by Vlabs-IITBombay
5. Designated as staff at IITBombayX “Discussion forum moderator” for the courses, 2018
FDP101x Foundation Program in ICT for Education and
FDP201x Pedagogy for Online and Blended Teaching-Learning Process
6. Designated as Associate Faculty by IITBombay for the course “Pedagogy for Online and Blended Teaching-Learning Process” 2017
7. Awarded “Certificate of outstanding contribution in reviewing” by Journal of Materials research and Technology, 2017
8. Recipient of “Certificate of Excellence” by IITBombay, 2016 being topper in the course “Use of ICT in Education for Online and Blended Learning”