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Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 1986. The Department has been recognized as R & D Centre by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, for carrying out Research activities leading to M. Sc.(Engg.) and Ph.D. Degrees. The department offers two UG programs namely, B.E.(Mechanical Engineering) and B.E. (Industrial Engineering and Management, started in 1995) and one PG program namely, M.Tech.(Computer Integrated Manufacturing, started in 2002).

VISION
To become a leading learning centre in Mechanical Engineering by providing students the necessary knowledge and professional skills for innovations, research and development, and capability for serving industry and research establishments with a strong concern for societal needs and environment.
MISSION

  1. Provide students the knowledge that builds within them, a strong foundation in the basic principles of mechanical engineering, problem solving abilities, analytical skills, soft skills and communication skills for their overall development.
  2. Develop talented and committed human resource with an aptitude for creativity, team-spirit, entrepreneurship abilities, for lifelong growth in their professional careers.
  3. Impart quality education to students to meet the needs of profession and society, and to promote high standards of professional ethics, transparency and accountability.

  1. To prepare students to meet the industry requirements at global level competitiveness.
  2. To develop the students analytical skills to enable them to understand real world problems and formulate solutions.
  3. To impart basic education to students in the areas of Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Management, and Thermal Sciences that will enable them to take up higher studies in these areas.
  4. To allow students to work in teams through group project works and thus help them achieve interpersonal and communication skills.
  5. To inculcate the habit of lifelong learning, adherence to ethics in profession, concern for environmental, and regard for good professional practices.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage lifelong learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues, and
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

STUDENTS INTAKE

Mechanical Engg: 120
M.Tech (CIM) 25

TEACHING FACULTY DETAILS

Sl.No.

Name

Qualification

Area of Specialization

Designation

1

Dr. K S Shanmukharadhya Ph.D.

Thermal Science, combustion and CFD

Professor & HOD

2

Dr. V Krishnan B.E., M.E., Ph.D.

Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Engineering.

Professor

3

Dr. D N Drakshayani M.Sc.(Engg.), Ph.D.

Material Science & Metallurgy.

Professor

4

Dr. V Shantha B.E., M.Sc.(Engg) PGDMM. Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering.

Professor

5

Dr. G Balakumar B.E., M.Tech. Ph.D.

Manufacturing Engineering.

Associate Professor

6

Mr. K S Manoharan B.E., M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

Thermal Engineering.

Associate Professor

7

Mr. K Ejaz Ahmed B.E., M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

PEST.

Associate Professor

8

Mr. V Mohanchandran B.E., M.Tech.

Thermal Engineering.

Associate Professor

9

Mr. S B Halesh B.E., M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

Machine Design.

Associate Professor

10

Mr. Janardhana K B.E., M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

Manufacturing Science & Engineering.

Associate Professor

11

Mr. Mahaboob Basha D B.E., M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

PEST

Associate Professor

12

Mr. Kiran Kumar M B.E. M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

Thermal Engineering.

Asst. Professor

13

Mr. Prashanth S H B.E., M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

Computer Integrated Manufacturing.

Asst. Professor

14

Mr. Hanamantharaygouda M B B.E., M. Tech. (Ph.D.)

Design Engineering.

Asst. Professor

15

Mr. Ramesh C Guledagudda B.E., M.Tech

Product Design & Manufacturing.

Asst. Professor

16

Mr. Chethan D B.E. M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

Machine Design.

Asst. Professor

17

Mr. Shivakumar SB. B.E. M.Tech.

Design Engineering.

Asst. Professor

18

Mr. Nataraj M B.E., M.Tech.

Machine Design.

Asst. Professor

19

Mr. Chandra Sekhar B B.E., M.Tech.(Ph.D)

Thermal Power Engineering.

Asst. Professor

20

Mr. Yeshvantha H S B.E., M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

Product Design & Manufacturing.

Asst. Professor

21

Mr. Kumar Swamy R B.E., M.Tech.

Computer Integrated Manufacturing.

Asst. Professor

22

Mr. Sampath Kumar L B.E., M.Tech. (Ph.D.)

Machine Design.

Asst. Professor

23

Mr. Prashanth L B.E., M.Tech.

Product Design & Manufacturing.

Asst. Professor

24

Mr. Madhukumar K B.E., M.Tech.

Tool Design.

Asst. Professor

25

Mr. Karthik M B.E., M.Tech.

Computer Integrated Manufacturing.

Asst. Professor

26

Mrs. Veena B G B.E., M.Tech.

PEST.

Asst. Professor

DEPARTMENT ALSO OFFERS INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & MANAGEMENT COURSE

 

STUDENTS INTAKE

Industrial Engineering & Management 30

TEACHING FACULTY

Name

Qualification

Areas of Specialization

Designation

Mr. Ravindra B.S. B.E., PGDIE. Industrial Engineering. Associate Professor
Dr. A.J.K Prasad M.Sc, M.Tech, Ph.D. Material Technology. Associate Professor
Mr. B.M. Nagesha

B.E., M.Sc. (Engg.) by research

Composite Materials. Associate Professor
Mrs Meghana S B.E., M.Tech. Computer Integrated Manufacturing Assistant Professor

EXPERTISE WITH REFERENCE TO KNOWLEDGE BANK

  1. Mechanical Engg. Design – Turbo Machines
  2. CAD/ CAM – Fracture Mechanics, Rotor Dynamics
  3. Material Science – Industrial Bearings and powder metallurgy
  4. Nano Technology
  5. Thermal Engineering
  6. Tool Engineering
  7. Smart Materials
  8. Maintenance and Management
  9. Operation Management
  10. Industrial Engineering
  11. Composite materials
  12. Rapid prototyping

SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS (SAE) INDIA – SIR MVIT COLLEGIATE CLUB:
SAE India – Sir MVIT collegiate club was inaugurated on 18th November, 2009 in the Dept. by Chief Guest – Mr. Srinivasa Raghaven, Chairman, Bangalore Section, SAE, India. Mr. Mangesh Khare, Head-Automotive Vehicle, Mindtree, Bangalore was the Guest of Honour.

FACILITIES AVAILABLE
Department has enough class and tutorial rooms with most of them equipped with projectors. Department also has a Seminar Hall. There are fifteen well equipped laboratories.

RESEARCH FACILITIES
The Research and Development Cell is headed by a Director assisted by a team of experienced and qualified staff to undertake Research and Development work. An active and healthy interaction between the institute and the industries is ensured through the following:

  1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, is declared as R & D centre by Visvesvaraya Technological University Belgaum.
  2. Many scholars are engaged in research, leading to Ph.D. and M.Sc.(Engg.) Degrees.
  3. Several R & D projects have been completed and which are funded by AICTE, AR&DB, UGC, DST, Ministry of Power , etc,.
  4. Six Ph.D.’s and Three M.Sc. Engineering Degrees are produced from department R&D Center.
  5. Thirteen faculty members are pursuing Ph.D. at present.

DETAILS OF THE RESEARCH FACILITIES AVAILABLE IN THE DEPARTMENT

Sl No.

Equipment/Software available

Location
(Lab. name)

Specification

Utility area/Purpose

Contact person’s Name

1

Metallurgical microscope

R & D lab.

Upright metallurgical microscope
Magnification: 1000x

Microstructure of materials

Dr. G Balakumar

2

Computerised diesel engine test rig

HMT lab

Single cylinder, 4 stroke diesel engine

Analysis of engine performance

Mr. D.M.Basha

3

Oracle software

CAMD lab.

ERP software

Mr. M. Nagesh

4

Wear & Friction monitor

R & D Lab.

Model TR201LE

Wear and friction monitor for Polymer composites

Dr. A.J.K Prasad

5

Vacuum Pump

R & D Lab.

HVVmake Model E06

For vacuum creation

Dr. A.J.K Prasad

6

Hot plate

R & D Lab.

Local Make

For heating purpose

Dr. A.J.K Prasad

7

Melting point apparatus

R & D Lab.

Local Make

For measuring melting point of solids

Dr. A.J.K Prasad

EVENTS AND SEMINARS
Following is the list of workshops, Faculty and student development programs conducted by the department:

  1. Student development program on “CATIAV5 Fundamentals” on 3rd October to 07th November 2015.
  2. Faculty development program on “Advances In Welding Technologies AND NDT Methods” on 18th 20th May 2015.
  3. Student development program on “SIX SIGMA – Green Belt Certification” on 4th March to 19th April 2015.
  4. Student development program on “Automobile Mechanics And IC Engines Technology” on 25th March to 26th April 2015.
  5. Faculty and student development program on “Friction, Lubrication and Wear” on 26th September 2014.
  6. Faculty development program on “Intellectual Property Rights” on 28th July 2014.
  7. Conducted two days workshop on “Sixth Sense Robotics” during 5th and 6th March 2014.
  8. Mr. Somik Bhattacharya from EDS Technologies, Bengaluru has delivered a lecture on “Product Life Cycle Management” on 13th September 2013 for 5th Semester students.
  9. Mr. Acharya, Bengaluru has delivered a lecture on “Role of Small Scale Industries and Development of Small Scale Industries in Indian Context” on 10th September 2013 for 5th Semester students.
  10. Mr. Harish from EDS Technologies, Bengaluru, has delivered a lecture on “Product Life Cycle Management” on 6th September 2013for 5th Semester students.
  11. Mr. Naveen and Mr. Prajwal from CADD centre, Chennai, delivered a lecture on “Autodesk Revit: MEP” on 28th August 2013 for 7th Semester students.

WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS ORGANISED

  1. Technical seminar on “Industrial Automation” on 21/03/2017 by SITRAIN – SIEMENS AUTOMATION,Coordinator – Prashant S H, Asst. Professor
  1. “Two Day Skill Development Program on STATISTICAL ANALYSIS” held on 10 – 11 March 2017 in association with PERFEXA Ltd Bengaluru.Coordinators – Mr. S B Halesh, Associate Professor and Mr. Prashant S H, Asst. Professor.
  1. Technical seminar on “ATTITUDE CONTROL OF SPACECRAFTS” on 09/03/2017 for students of all branches.Coordinators – Prashant S H, Asst. Professor and Mr. H S Yeshvantaha, Asst. Professor.
  2. One day Faculty Development Program on “Intellectual property Rights- Benefits in Buisness& Research” in association with of Karnataka, Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre (VTPC), Department of Industries & Commerce on 27th July 2016 at Sir MVIT, Bangalore.Coordinators – Mr. Prashant S H, Asst. Professor and Mr. Hanumantharayagouda M B, Asst. Professor.
  1. Student Development Workshop on “WTO and the International Trade Landscape” on 7th September 2016, in association with of Karnataka, Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre (VTPC), Department of Industries & Commerce.Coordinators – by Mr. Prashant S H, Asst. Professor and Mr. Hanumantharayagouda M B, Asst. Professor.
  1. Two Day National Conference on “Recent Advancements in Mechanical Engineering and Allied Fields (RAMEAF-2016)” from 23-24 September 2016. Coordinators – Mr. Prashant S H, Asst. Professor, Mr. KhaliqueEjaz Ahmed, Assoc. Professor and Dr. G Balakumar, Assoc. Professor.

SPONSORSHIP

  • Prashant S H, Asst. Professor, Brought Sponsorship for a Two Day National Conference on “Recent Advancements in Mechanical Engineering and Allied Fields (RAMEAF-2016)” from 23-24 September 2016. Registration Kit of Rs. 5000/- (Five Thousand) from PERFEXA Pvt. Ltd. Bengaluru and Registration Kit of Rs. 5000/- (Five Thousand) from EduCADDYelhanka, Bengaluru.

ACHIEVEMENTS
Faculty:
Papers published and workshops attended by faculties during 2013-15

Sl.No Journals Conference Workshops
National

01

03

16

International

27

07

05

Students:

  1. Excelled in competitive exams like GATE, CAT etc.
  2. Pursuing higher studies in IITs, IIMs and in reputed Universities abroad.
  3. Excelled in national & international project competition viz.
  4. Participated, presented papers and won prizes in intercollegiate competitions.
  5. Won many prizes in sports and cultural events at the state and regional level.
  6. Published many papers for national and international conference/Journal.

Student’s achievements in last two years

  1. A team Inferno comprising of final year Mechanical students of Sir. MVIT participated and presented a “Super Mileage Vehicle” in Shell Eco Marathon-2013, international competition which was held at Sepang International Circuit at Kualalumpur, Malaysia. It has obtained cash prize of USD 3000.
  2. Project titled “Feasibility Study on Eco-Friendly Ground Source Cooling System” was selected for participation at “National Level Exhibition on Ideas, Inventions and Innovations” held at CODISSIA trade fair complex during 27th-29th September 2013, organized by PSG Institutions, Coimbatore.
  3. Students of III semester have participated in the Quiz competition on “Climate Change” at IISc., Bengaluru, on 19th September 2013.
  4. Team “Futuramic” has participated in shell eco marathon Asia-2014 which was held at Manila Philippines on March 03 – 06. Mr. Dathathreya and Mr. Rakesh S have qualified for Pre-finals in “National Level Engineering Design Contest”, Design Ace 2014. This was organized by Barry Wehmiller International, held on 6th September 2014.
  5. Students of 5th Semester Mechanical Engineering, have participated in “Inter Collegiate Climate Change Science Quiz 2014” held at “IISC Bangaluru” on 23rd of September 2014. They were victorious and secured second position in the quiz.
  6. Team “INFERNO” has represented the college and the department in “Indian Manufacturing Show 2014” held at “Bengaluru International exhibition center” during period 11th -13th September 2014. They had produced a mileage of 240 km/liter of petrol and they have representing India for the past three years in “Shell Eco Marathon Asia” Competition.

UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDERS

Sl No. USN Name of the Student Course Branch Rank Year
1 1MV12IM003 ADITYA PRADEEP BE IEM 6 2016
2 1MV11IM026 SUBHA HEGDE BE IEM 9 2015
3 1MV10ME084 RAJESH R BE Mechanical 8 2014
4 1MV11MCM01 ACHUTH N MTech Mechanical 3 2013
5 1MV09IM021 SHERWIN RICHY JONAS J BE IEM 5 2013
6 1MV08IM005 ANURADHA MAHADEVAN BE IEM 1 2012
7 1MV08IM003 AMAN JAIN BE IEM 10 2012
8 1MV08ME039 JYOTI AGARWAL BE Mechanical 4 2012
9 1MV08ME020 CHIATANYA P BE Mechanical 3 2012
10 1MV07IM019 PRABHA M BE IEM 4 2011
11 1MV07IM024 RASHMI RAJASHEKAR BE IEM 2 2011
12 1MV08MCM01 DHARMENDRA M MTech Mechanical 3 2010
13 1MV06ME031 GANESH KAMAT A BE Mechanical 7 2010
14 1MV04IM007 CAROLINE JANET D LIMA BE IEM 10 2008
15 1MV03ME111 VARSHA R BE Mechanical 5 2007
16 1MV04MCM05 KALAVATHY Y N MTech Mechanical 3 2006
17 1MV04MCM02 GEETHA M MTech Mechanical 2 2006
18 1MV04MCM04 SHARATH CHANDRA N MTech Mechanical 1 2006
19 1MV01ME023 GAUTAM BE Mechanical 9 2005
20 1MV011M016 RAJIV R BE Mechanical 8 2005
21 1MV00ME014 SRIKIRAN B V BE Mechanical 4 2004
22 96GTEI1027 VARUNDHIR BE IEM 4 2000
23 92OB022 GURUPRASAD S BE Mechanical 8 1996
24 88OB041 PATEL PREMAL SURESH BE Mechanical 4 1992


CONTACT DETAILS:
Dr.  K S Shanmukharadhya
Professor and HOD
Department of Mechanical Engineering
SIR M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology
Krishnadevaraya Nagar, Hunasamarana halli, International Airport Road,
Bangalore – 562 157
Phone: 080 – 28467248, 28477024/25/26   Extension. 130
E-Mail: [email protected]