Dr. Kulkarni possesses 28 years of rich experience in teaching Mechanical engineering subject at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. He also has worked as a project engineer in the turnkey project across India building factories, cement plants, chemical plants, and power plants. He is specialized in thermal engineering domain with his Ph.D. in the area of refrigeration and air conditioning. He is an alumnus of College of Engineering, Pune. He has on his name 8 international publications and 12 international conferences where he presented his work on HVAC. He is NPTEL Certified candidate for many prime courses. He has obtained his course work training from Aalborg University, Denmark. He has trained many young aspirants and newcomers in the field of the teaching profession to engineering. He has designed a curriculum for MSBTE as well as Pune University for many subjects. He has played a vital role as project coördinator for mechanical engineering for the University of Pune. He has authored famous books in automobile engineering, project management and AutoCAD.
Along with academics, he possesses a great degree of enthusiasm and hummer for extracurricular activities, social activities, sports (indoor and outdoor), trekking and singing.