Academics

  • The B.Tech Mechanical is offered in collaboration with an industry (AMZ Automotive). The collaborative environment at the department stimulates faculty, staff, and students to reach their highest potential in academic knowledge. The well-equipped laboratory facilities, placement records in core and IT companies and research activities in emerging areas indicate the strengths of the department. Research scholars from India and abroad are pursuing research and development in thrust areas of Thermal sciences, Manufacturing, CAD\CAM, and Engineering Design.
  • To meet the existing demands of today's industry, the syllabus is continuously updated for incorporating recent advances in the chosen areas of specialization.
  • The Department imparts high quality education through highly motivated and qualified faculty graduated from IISC, IITs, NITs, and leading international Universities.

Career Prospects

  • Mechanical engineering graduate have opportunities in many industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Biomedical, Chemical, Computers, Electronics, Fossil and Nuclear Power, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Robotics and Textiles.
  • In areas of Research & Development, Design, Testing and Evaluation, Manufacturing, Operation and Maintenance, Marketing, Sales and Administration.
  • In Public Sector Units like Railways, ONGC, Indian Oil, ISRO, SAIL, NTPC, DRDO and IAF.

In this course students will be exposed to experimental learning in advanced technology areas which includes Advanced Manufacturing Process, Mechatronics and Machine Control, Microcontrollers, Manufacturing system and simulation, Control of CNC Machine tools, Engineering Materials and Applications, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Industrial Robotics etc., through appropriate theoretical background, laboratory demonstrations, hands on participation in live. Industry focused R&D projects. During the final semester, students will be doing their project work as part of their curriculum at CMTI, Banglore which has embarked on advanced technology areas such as Nano Manufacturing, Applied Mechatronics Integration, Digital Design, Advanced Machine Tool Testing facility etc., with highly sophisticated facilities established in thrust areas of advanced manufacturing. The students are encouraged to publish their work in journals of repute and in conferences.

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering offers both full time and part time Ph.D programmes in all major areas of mechanical engineering. Ph.D Research activities are carried out in the thrust areas of bio fuels, bio mass energy, composites and laminates, computational fluid dynamics, desalination, heat pipes, mini and micro-channel heat transfer using nano fluids, flow boiling and pool boiling heat transfer in nano fluids, industrial ergonomics, material science and metallurgy, minimal quantity lubrication, propulsion, robotics, vibration and acoustics.
  • The department has eminent faculty from IISC, IITs, NITs, and leading international universities to guide the research scholars and has excellent research facilities for conducting research in thermal sciences, machine vibration and computer aided design, manufacturing and analysis. In addition to generous funding for research by the university, the school also receives external grants from BARC, DST and other prestigious agencies. .
  • The faculty regularly publishes their research work in peer reviewed international journal and conferences. The department frequently conducts national level and international level conferences/seminars to enhance academic and research interaction among researchers. .

 PhD Awarded

S No Name of the Scholar Supervisor Title of the Research work/ Thesis Date Of Completion
1 Dr. S. Antony Raja (06ZB001) Dr. D.S.Robinson Smart Parametric studies on pyrolysis of jatropha oil cake in a fludised bed reactor. NOV-11
2 Dr. K. Leo Dev Wins (06ZB003) Dr.A.S.Varadarajan Investigation on surface milling of hardened AISI4340 steel with minimalfluid application suing a high velocity pulsed jet of cutting fluid. APR-12
3 Dr. P. Sam Paul (08ZB003) Dr.A.S.Varadarajan Investigations on cutting perfomance prediction during turning of harrdend AISI4340 steel with minimal fluid application using multi coted carbide inserts. 18-12-2013
4 Dr.Robinson Gnanadurai (08ZB002) Dr.A.S.Varadarajan Investigations on performance enhancers for turning of hardened AISI 4340 steel with minimal fluid application using multicoated carbide inserts. 02-05-2014
5 Dr. A. Brusly Solomon (09ZB007) Dr. B.C. Pillai Studies on heat pipes using nano fluids and coated surfaces. 03-07-2014
6 Dr. R. Hemanth (RP12ME003) Dr. M. Sekar Processing and study of thermal, mechanical and tribological behaviour of particulate filled polymer composites. 14-12-2015
7 Mr. David Raja Selvam (09ZB008) Dr. Robinson Smart. D.S Study of weldability and Metallurgical characterization of fly ash reinforced AA6061 alloy. 14-05-2016
8 Mr. S. Peniel Pauldoss (RP10ME002) Prof. T. Michael N. Kumar Experimental investigations of a diesel engine driven by ethanol-diesel emulsions. 15-06-2016
9 Mr. G. Ganesan (09ZB001) Dr. M. Sekar Kinematics. 30-09-2016
10 Mr. Babu .R (09ZB011) Dr. Robinson Smart. D.S Experimental Investigations on the use of parallel manipulator for chest compressions during cardio pulmonary resuscittion procedure. 14-12-2016
11 Mr. Gadudasu Babu Rao (09ZB001) Dr. S. Darius Gnanaraj Experimental Investigations on the use of parallel manipulator for chest compressions during cardio pulmonary resuscittion procedure. 12-01-2017
12 Mr. Nizar Ahammed K M (RR13ME004) Dr. L. Godson Asirvatham Thermoelectric Cooling of Electronic Devices with Nanofluid in Minichannel Heat Exchanger. 03-07-2017
13 Mr. Trijo Tharayil (RR14ME002) Dr. L. Godson Asirvatham Study of Heat Transfer Performance of Graphene-Water Nanofluid in Miniature Loop Heat Pipe 12-02-2018
14 Mr. Anil Raj (RR13ME002) Dr. K. Leo Dev Wins Dr. A. S. Varadarajan SInvestigation on Turning of hardened Alloy Steel (H13 hot work tool steel/ OHNS steel) with Minimal Cutting Fluid Application 21-06-2018
15 Mr. Aldin Justin Sundararaj (RP11ME005) Dr. B.C. Pillai Ignition delay studies of semi-cryogenic/cryogenic engines 22-06-2018
16 Mr. Samuel Ratna Kumar P.S.(RP13ME001) Dr. D.S. Robinson Smart Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite for Marine and Aerospace Applications 25-06-2018
17 Mr. Vijin Prabhu A. (RP14ME008) Dr. Antony Raja Production of Biogas from prosopis Juliflora pods using Co-Digestion Process and its performance in CI Engine 08-09-2018
18 Mr. Shahir V.K. Dr. C. P. Jawahar Experimental investigation on performance and emission characteristics of a common rail direct injection engine using biodiesel blends 16-10-2018
19 Mr. Eric David Praveen (09ZB012) Dr. D.S. Robinson Smart Investigations on Wear Behaviour of LM13 – SiC and LM13 – SiC-Gr Metal Matrix Composites 27-10-2018
20 Mrs. Kondru Gnanasundari(09ZB005) Prof. T. Michael N Kumar Dr.L.Godson Asirvatham Heat transfer characteristics of nanofluids for automotive cooling applications 03-12-2018
21 Mr. Wilson Kumar M. (09ZB009) Dr. S. Darius Gnanaraj Dr. S.J.Vijay Design and Development of a Material Handling Trolley for Industrial Use based on the principles of Ergonomics 17-12-2018
22 Mr. Jefferson Raja Bose B (09ZB006) Prof. T. Michael N Kumar Studies on forced convective heat transfer characteristics of Nano fluids 11-02-2019
23 Mr. John Joshua K (RP15ME008) Dr. S.J.Vijay Study of the influence of ceramic particulates on AA7068 metal matrix composites synthesized by powder metallurgy 13-04-2019
24 Mr. Prabu K. (RP11ME011) Dr. M. Sekar Tribological study of anti-wear lubricating oil with nano additives 28-06-2019
25 Mr. Antony P. Pallan (RP14ME003) Dr. Antony Raja Experimental Investigation In The Generation of kitchen Waste Based Biogas And Its Use For Blectricity Generation 29-06-2019
26 Mr. Joseph John Marshal S. (08ZB001) Prof. T. Michael N Kumar Prof. Z. Robert Kennedy Investigations on production of gaseous fuel via air gasification of de-oiled cake and derived char 04-07-2019
27 Mr. Lijin George (RP11ME006) Dr. D.S. Robinson Smart Evaluation of Mechanical, Wear and Corrosion Resistance Properties of Aluminium 7075/TiB2/Cr2O3 Hybrid Composites 27-09-2019
28 Mrs. Mona Sahu (RP12ME002) Dr. S. Darius Gnanaraj Ergonomic Interventions to improve the occupational health of IT employees 09-12-2019
29 Mr. Sudhan Raj J. (RR13ME003) Dr. S. Darius Gnanaraj Experimental Investigation on the Tribological properties of Non-Asbestos Organic Brake Friction Materials 10-12-2019
30 Mr. Kantharaj I(RP11ME007) Dr. M. Sekar Investigation on Multi-Point Cutting Tool with Heat Pipes 13-12-2019
31Mr. VipinGopan(RP14ME001)Dr. K. Leo Dev WinsStudies on Condition Monitoring of Grinding Wheel Using Soft Computing Techniques 11-01-2020
32Mr. Suresh M. (RP13ME006)Dr. C. P. JawaharExperimental investigations on variable compression ratio direct injection ci engine using biodiesel as fuel 21-05-2020
33Mr. G. Lawrance (RP14ME002)Dr. P. Sam PaulInvestigations on cutting performance during boring of hardened AISI 4340 STEEL 22-06-2020
34Mrs. Vidya Chandran (RP15ME005)Dr. M. Sekar, Dr. Sheeja Janardhanan“Studies on hydroelastic response of marine risers under vortex induced vibration”. 29-06-2020
35Mr. Jerin Jose (RR15ME001)Dr. T.V. Christy, Dr. S.J.VijayFabrication and characterization of AI 6061 composites and foams reinforced with agricultural and industrial frugal matter. 30-06-2020
36Mr. Ajay Vasanth X (RP14ME006)Dr. P. Sam Paul, Dr. A.S.Varadarajan“INVESTIGATION ON SUPPRESSION OF TOOL VIBRATION USING SMART DAMPER DURING TURNING OF HARDENED SS410”. 22-07-2020
37Mr. Jayaseelan.P (RP13ME008)Dr. T.V. ChristyExperimental studies on tooling for friction stir welding of aluminium metal matrix composites 29-07-2020
38Mr. Rajesh Ruban S (RP13ME009)Dr. K. Leo Dev WinsSynthesis, Characterization and Machinability studies on ZrB2 and ZrC reinforced Al 6061 hybrid metal matrix composite 31-08-2020
39Mr. Mohanasundaram S (RP14ME005)Dr. S.J.VijayInvestigations on Metallurgical Mechanical properties of AA6061-B4C surface composites produced by Friction Stir Processing and Friction Stir Surfacing 01-09-2020
40Mr. Emerald Ninolin S (RP10ME003)Dr. K. RamachandranStudies on the Heat Transfer Characteristics of Compact Loop Heat Pipe with Nano Fluids 30-09-2020
41Mr. James Sathya KumarDr. P. Sam PaulCharacterisation of Magnetorheological Fluid Damper for Variable Frequency Applications 21-12-2020
42Mr. Sajeeb Rahiman A H (RP16ME004)Dr. D.S. Robinson SmartDevelopment And Evaluation of Al 5083 Matrix Hybrid Composite Reinforced with MWCNT, Mob and Ni24.06.2021
43Mr. Anand R.S. (RR16ME002)Dr. C. P. JawaharStudies On Cylindrical Two-Phase Closed Thermosyphon Using Nano Refrigerants30.07.2021
44Mr. Rittin Abraham Kurien (RP16ME012)Dr. D. Philip SelvarajDevelopment of Epoxy Hybrid Nano Composites Comprising MWCNT and Natural Fiber for Commercial Applications21.09.2021