Departments

Department Of Mechanical Engineering

The 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). The sanctioned students’ strengths of B.E. Mechanical Engineering is 120, B.E. Industrial Engineering and Management is 30 and M.Tech. CIM is 25. At present, the department has Ph.D scholars, working on nanomaterials, composites, alternative fuels etc.

The students of the department will undergo internship in various reputed organizations all over the country. Students participate in various international competitions regularly. The department possesses the state of the art research facilities to support our academic programs and research. Several projects of the students have been funded by the Government of Karnataka and VTU, Belagavi. The students of our department work in interdisciplinary projects and have won laurels at National level.

Our department has a distinguished record in both teaching and research. Faculty members have excellent academic credentials and are highly regarded. They have publications at national and international levels and also have patents. Several faculty members serve on the editorial boards of national and international journals, review technical articles for journals on a regular basis and organize conferences and workshops.

Vision

  • To become a leading learning Center in Mechanical Engineering.

Mission

  • Enrich the undergraduate experience through experimental learning, and fostering a personalized and supportive environment for their overall development.

  • Provide opportunities to develop talented and committed human resource to meet the needs of profession and society.

  • Provide research and intellectual resources to address contemporary and complex problems of industry and research. 

After 3/4 years of graduation, the students will have the ability to
  1. Establish themselves as successful professionals either as individuals or in team, exhibiting leadership qualities to meet the goals of a project or organization.
  2. Analyze, design and solve problems related to Mechanical Engineering.
  3. Continuously enhance skills and technologies through self learning.
  4. Engage themselves in higher learning leading to degrees or certifications.
 
  1. An understanding of fundamentals, design and analysis procedures, thermal engineering, material aspects, manufacturing methods, management of resources of various kinds, and application of various modern tools / techniques to develop products/components related to mechanical engineering and allied fields.
  2. An ability to solve engineering problems and work in industry, R&D organizations and institutions of higher learning in mechanical engineering and related areas.
Name of Faculty Designation Qualification
Dr. K.S  Shanmukharadhya Professor & HOD Ph.D.
Dr. V Shantha Professor B.E, M.Sc (Eng.), Ph.D.
Dr. G Balakumar Associate Professor B.E, M.E, Ph.D.
Mr. K Ejaz Ahmed Associate Professor B.E, M.Tech
Mr. Halesh S B Associate Professor B.E, M.Tech
Mr. Janardhana K Associate Professor B.E, M.Tech
Mr. Mahaboob Basha D Associate Professor B.E, (M.E), M.Tech
Dr. Kiran Kumar M Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech Ph.D.
Dr. Prashanth S H Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech (CIM), Ph.D.
Dr. Hanumantharayagouda M Biradar Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech (Design Eng.), Ph.D.
Mr. Ramesh C Guledagudda Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech (Product Design and Manufacturing), (Ph.D.)
Mr. Prashanth L Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech (Product Design and Manufacturing), (Ph.D.)
Mr. Shivakumar S Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech, (Ph.D.)
Mr. Chethan D Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech, (Ph.D.)
Mr. M Nataraj Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech (Machine Design), (Ph.D.)
Mr. Chandrashekar B Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech (Thermal), (Ph.D.)
Mr. H.S Yeshavantha Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech (PDM), (Ph.D)
Mr. Kumar Swamy R Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech
Mr. Sampath Kumar L Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech, Ph.D.*
Mr. Madhu Kumar K Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech
Mrs. Veena B.G Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech
Mr. M Karthik Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech
Mrs. Asha Rani A Assistant Professor B.E, M.Tech

Undergraduate Programme:

  1. BE in Mechanical Engineering with AICTE Approved Intake - 120
  2. BE in Industrial Engineering and Management with AICTE Approved Intake - 30

Postgraduate Programme

  1. M Tech in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) with AICTE Approved Intake - 25
R&D Centre
  1. Research activities leading to M. Sc.(Engg.) and Ph.D. Degrees.
Events Organized by Faculties: 2020
  • Prashant S Humnabad, organized student orientation program on “ERP – A Digital Transformation”, by Rufouss Global ERP & Digital Solutions Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru on 04/03/2020 at CS - Seminar Hall.
  • Prashant S Humnabad, delivered Lecture on “Advantages of Learning Foreign Languages” for Mechanical and IEM students along with Mr. Ravi of INLINGUIA – Bengaluru on 05/03/2020 at Mechanical Engineering Seminar Hall.
  • Mr Shivakumar S, Conducted an Alumni Interaction on “A journey of mechanical engineer to PhD in materials science” by Chaitanya Paramatmuni 2012 Batch on 25th April, Saturday from 3.30 to 4.30 in Zoom app for 6th semester students from London.
  • Mr Mahaboob Basha, Dr V Shantha, Mr B M Nagesh, Mr K.Ejaz Ahmed, Mr Janardhana K; conducted Three Days Online SDP “To Enhance Domain Knowledge and Professional Skills” on 20-22, May 2020.
  • Mr Prashanth L and Mr Ramesh C G, organized special online lecture on “Application of Robotics in Industrial Automation” on 22 May 2020, Guest Speaker: Mr. Mujahid Pasha, Bherth Robotics.
  • G Balakumar, Mr. Nataraj M, Mr. Sampath Kumar L, Mr. Madhukumar K, have organized National Level One Week FDP on “Advanced Materials, Machining and Characterization” from 6-9 July 2020.
  • G Balakumar, Mrs. Veeen B G, Mr. Sampath Kumar L, Mr. Madhukumar K Organized 3 days National level online SDP on “Classroom learning to industrial applications,” during 27-29, July 2020.
  • G Balakumar, took part as Session Chair in the 3rd International Conference on Innovations in Mechanical Engineering (ICIME2020) organized by Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus, Hyderabad, during January 10th – 11th, 2020 (AICTE Sponsored)
  • Prashant S Humnabad, Delivered Online Lecture on “Industry 4.0 – An Overview” on 12.05.2020 for the Students and Faculty Members of Cambridge Institute of Technology (North Campus), Bangalore.
 
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Organized two days student development program on working principles of IC engines with hands-on session, on 28-30, October 2018



DST Funded – Computerised Single Cylinder 4 stroke Diesel Engine Testing

Machine Shop


Classroom


Computer Aided Engineering Drawing Lab


Basic Workshop


Thermal Lab


ERP Lab


Material Testing Lab


Foundry and Forging Lab


Seminar Hall


Department Library:

Subject/Specialization

No. of Books

Volumes

Engineering Mechanics

49

126

Material Science

22

37

Computers/CAD/ Simulation

30

30

Production /Manufacturing

173

232

Design Engineering

36

66

Engineering Drawing/ Machine Drawing

30

37

Measurements & Metrology

25

61

Fluid Mechanics

18

52

Management/ Optimization

161

207

Thermal Science/Engineering

81

141

Computer Integrated Manufacturing

18

20

Total

643

981

Total No. of Project Reports

406

406

Software

No. of Copies (User Licenses)

SOLID EDGE V19

60

AUTODESK INVENTOR PRO V7.0

10

UGS NX6 FEMAP WITH NASTRAN

06

ANSYS-13

25

NISA V7.0

01

MASTER CAM V6.0

01

FANUC OT

05

FANUC OM

05

MTAB ARISTO V1.0(ROBOT SIMULATION SOFTWARE)

05

ARENA V5.0

20

OPTIMIZER 10.6

10

SYSTAT V11

10

Funded Projects

Year of Grant

Investigator

Research Topic

Amount Sanctioned in INR

Funding Agency

Duration of the Project

2020 - 2021 Dr. Prashant S Humnabad – Coordinator and Prof. S B Halesh – Co- Coordinator Three Day National Conference on “Recent Advancements in Mechanical Engineering and Allied Fields (RAMEAF2021)” Rs. 1,90,100/- AQIS under Grant for Organizing Conference (GOC) scheme (AQIS Application Id: 1-9239170527),  F.No.67-15/IDC/GOC/Policy-1/2020-21, Dated: 27.04.2021 One Year
2019 - 2020 Dr. Prashant S Humnabad – Project Coordinator SIEMENS Advanced Analysis Lab 15,68,627.00 All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), NEW DELHI. Scheme: MODROB Two years
2019 - 2020 Dr. Prashant S Humnabad – Principal Investigator & Dr. Hanumantraygouda M B Co-Principal Investigator Solid State Welding of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Materials for Automobile and Aviation Industrial Applications 3,00,000.00 Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST). Department of Electronics, IT, BT and S & T, Government of Karnataka Scheme: Research Grant for Scientist/Faculty (RGS/F) One year
2010 Dr. D N Shivappa Dr. A J K Prasad Development, Testing and Evaluation of Reusable Wax Formulation for use in Investment Casting Process 7,50,000.00 VTU Belgaum under Research Grants Scheme (RGS) Belgaum - 590 018 Ph: 0831 2405468 2 years (2010 - 2012)
2010 Dr. A J K Prasad Design, Development and Testing of Prototype Smart Wiper for Automobile Wind Screens 24,16,000.00 Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), National Programme on Micro and Smart Systems, NPMASS, Bangalore - 560 017 Ph: +91 80 25236146 1 ½   years (2010 - 2012)
2007 Dr. D N Drakshayani

Product development for environment friendly manufacturing process

1,95,000.00 AICTE New Delhi under  Research Promotion Scheme (RPS) 2 years (2007 - 2009)
2007 Dr. A J K Prasad Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Polymer Composites Reinforced with Nano ceramic oxide powders 4,01,600.00 VTU Belgaum under Research Grants Scheme (RGS) Belgaum - 590 018 Ph: 0831 2405468 2 years (2007 - 2009)

 

Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST)

Sponsored Projects

Year

Faculty In-charge

Title of the Project

Amount in INR

Sanctioned Letter Details

2021  Dr. Prashant S Humnabad Green Joining Technology To Join Dissimilar Materials Used In Aerospace and Automobile Industrial Applications 8,000.00 KSCST – Govt. of Karnataka, 44th Series: 2020-2021. Ref: 7.1.01/SPP/10, Date: 24.04.2021
2019 Mr. Mahaboob Basha D Portable pothole filling machine using bitumen, aggregate and plastic. 10,000.00 Ref: 7.1.01/SPP/1333, Dated: 27.03.2019 Project Proposal Reference No.: 42S_BE_1557, Series: 4 2nd Year: 2018 - 2019
2019 Dr. V Shantha Study of bio-gas production using kitchen waste 6,000.00 Ref.: 7.1.01/SPP/1333, Dated: 27.03.2019 Project Proposal Reference No.: 42S_BE_0080, Series: 4 2nd Year: 2018 - 2019
2018 Mr. Chandrashekar B Study of mechanical properties of friction stir welded dissimilar metals 7,000.00 Ref. : 7.1.01/SPP/08, Dated: 28.03.2018 Project Proposal Reference No.: 41S_BE_2090, Series: 4 1st Year: 2017 - 2018
2018 Dr. V Shantha Sanitary napkin incinerator 7,000.00 Ref: 7.1.01/SPP/08, Dated: 28.03.2018 Project Reference No.: 41S_BE_0535 Year: 2017 - 2018
2017 Mr. Chandrashekar B Integration of Parabolic Trough Collector for tapping of Solar Energy With adsorption Refrigeration System. 8,000.00 Ref: 7.1.03/SPP/1112, Dated: 27.03.2017 Project Proposal Reference No. 40S_BE_0062 Year: 2016 - 2017
2017 Dr. A J K Prasad Fabrication and Testing of Semiautomatic Commode Cleaner having Flexible Shaft 8,000.00 Ref: 7.1.03/SPP/1112, Dated: 27.03.2017 Project Proposal Reference No. 40S_BE_1496 Year: 2016 - 2017
2016 Mr. Mahaboob Basha D Development of Dual Fuel Engine  and its Performance and Emission 9,000.00 Ref.No.7.1.02/SPP/NP/ 735 Dated: 16.11.2015 No. 3.0/GC(F)/SPP-Biofuel/51 Date:20.04.2016, Proj. Proposal No.: 39S_B_BE_052 Year: 2015 - 2016
2015 Dr. A J K Prasad Design, Fabrication of Bicycle/Four wheeled Steerable Trolley- Peddled Mop for Cleaning Floors 6,000.00 Ref: 7.1.03/SPP/1148, Dated: 23.03.2016 Year: 2014 - 2015
2014 Mr. Prashant L Studies on Recycling of Automobile Wash Water 6,000.00 Ref: 7.1.03/SPP/1018, Dated: 12.03.2015 Project Proposal Reference No. 38S0420 Year: 2013 - 2014
2014 Dr. A J K Prasad Design, Development and Testing of Semiautomatic Commode Cleaner 7,000.00 Ref: 7.1.03/SPP/1018, Dated: 12.03.2015 Year: 2014 - 2015
2012 Dr. A J K Prasad Synthesis and Characterization of Nano Gold 7,500.00 Ref.: 7.1.03/SPP/1302 Dated:21.02.2012 Year: 2011 - 2012
STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENTS AT A GLANCE

Four Indian teams the big winners in virtual Shell Eco-Marathon Asia contest. The team INFERNO won 3000 US dollars in SHELL ECP MARATHON(SEM)-2020 at Kaulalampur, Malaysia.

 

Shiva Varun Singh Rajput of Mechanical Engineering at 41st Directors’ Conference, 15-16, October 2019, DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi. Team “GANNET – The Amphibious UAV” was invited to exhibit the product on the occasion of Indian Navy Day during 3 - 5, December 2019. On the auspicious occasion, our Defence Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh visited the exhibition area and appreciated the work.

Team “GANNET – The Amphibious Drone” have been judged FIRST in Individual Category for the challenge areas Swarm of Micro UAVs in Dare to Dream DRDO Innovation Contest 2019 and received a Cash Award of Rs. 5.00 Lakh.

 
 
Electrifying the Future:

Team INFERNO’s prototype car sent out a strong message on the importance of using clean fuels and renewable energy sources in an eco-marathon competition held in Bengaluru during December 2019.

Team INFERNO:

Team INFERNO participated in Shell Eco Marathon India 2018, held at Madras Motor Track, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, during 6-9 December 2018. The team participated under battery electric category event and achieved a mileage of 112.3 kms/kWh, ranked 3rd in India.

 
Best Student Project Award at Aero India Show 2019:

The Team “GANNET – The Amphibious Drone” got selected to display the prototype model at prestigious Aero India 2019, Student Pavilion Competition.  The competition had received 125 proposals from 56 institutions all over the country - IITs, NITs, Deemed Universities and many other well known institutions from government and private sector. The team “GANNET – The Amphibious Drone” received First Prize Winner Award with a cash prize of Rs. 2.00 Lakh among top 6 teams selected all over India.

DST Sponsored Students Project:

The “GANNET – Underwater and Airborne Autonomous Vehicle” selected as one of the University Challenge winners of the DST – Lockheed Martin – Tata Trusts India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 for 2018. The awards ceremony which is held on 2nd August 2018 in New Delhi @ Hotel Taj Mahal. Winners of both the University Challenge and the Open Innovation Challenge are awarded at the ceremony, which are attended by esteemed guests from the government, IIGP partners and the Indian start-up and innovation community. Team Gannet Received Grant - in - Aid of Rs 10.00 Lakh.

 
First Runner -Up Award:

Team GANNET participated in “The India Innovation Challenge Design Contest (IICDC)” launched by Texas Instruments India in association with the Department of Science And Technology (DST) and anchored by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, with more than 15380 students from 965 engineering colleges entering the contest across all the states in India. We take immense pride to inform you that our team has been selected to First Runner Up Award with cash award of Rs 3.5 Lakh @ IICDC 2017 – FINALS held at IIMB@NSRCEL on Aug 10th, 2018.

Team FUTURAMIC:

Team FUTURAMIC had participated in “Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2018 - SEM 2018, an International Event Organized by Shell, at Singapore, during March 2018.

 
Team INFERNO:

Team INFERNO had participated and secured XI place in gasoline prototype category during “Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2017- SEM 2017, an International Event Organized by SHELL, At Singapore, held on 3-6, March 2017.

 
Team FUTURAMIC:

Team FUTURAMIC had participated and secured a XV place in “Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2017- SEM 2017, an International Event Organized by Shell, at Singapore, during 3 - 6, March 2017.

 
First Prize – Inter collegiate Paper Presentation Competition:

Piyush Singh won FIRST Prize for his   presentation on managerial paper: “Are Mangers and Leaders the Same?” in an Inter Collegiate Paper Presentation Competition – 2018, organized by Presidency University, Bengaluru on 13.04.2018.

Sports Championship of Sir MVIT:

The students of Mechanical Engineering Department Won the “Overall Sports Championship of Sir MVIT for the year 2017 - 2018.” Students with the Rolling Trophy received during the College Day on 04.05.2018.

Aiashu Singh got selected for Karnataka State Baseball Women Team and participated in 32nd Senior National Championship 2017-2018, held at Belhai (Durg), Chattisgarh State, 8-13, February 2018.

Aiashu Singh represented VTU in “All India Inter University Football Tournament” held at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, from 28.10.2017 to 04.11.2017.

 
   
Publication in International Journal:

Indraneel Das published a paper entitled “A Review on the Advent of 4D Printing,” in International Journal of Engineering & Science Research, Special issue, Article No.-12/46-52, ISSN 2277-2685, 2019.Indraneel Das and Sumeet B Patil, published a paper entitled “Development of Low Cost Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3d Printer, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR, Volume 6, Issue 6, www.jetir.org (ISSN-2349-5162), June 2019. Nikitha Chavan, Jahnavi VVSS, Purushotham Shenoy K and Yash Pradeep Menon, published a paper titled “Mechanical properties and processing techniques of natural fibres reinforced in a polymer matrix – A review” in the International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research, ISSN: 2393-816. 2018.  Pursuhotham Shenoy and Satwik Nag published a paper entitled “Development and Characterization of Al7075 Alloy Reinforced with Tungsten Carbide and E-glass fiber,” International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (Ijasre), Vol 3, Issue 1, August-2017, ISSN: 2454-8006, Impact Factor : 4.2. 

Presentation in International Conferences:

Indraneel Das presented a paper entitled “Review on the advent of 4D printing” in the 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, innovative Science and Management, held on 18 May 2019, at East west Institute of Technology in association with Technical Institute for Engineers and the same has been published in the journal Engineering and Science Research.   Sathwik Nag C V presented a paper entitled “Advancements in Vertical Axis Wind Turbine - A Review” in 2nd International Conference on Recent Research Emerging Trends in Mechanical and Civil Engineering” (ICRRETMCE-2018), held on13-14, July 2018, held at REVA University. Purushtham Shenoy K, Yatish S  and Vikas Noolkar presented a paper entitled “Development and Characterization of Al7075 alloy reinforced with Tungsten Carbide and E-glass” in the International Conference on Emerging Research Trends in Mechanical and Civil Engineering, held on 6-7,July 2017 at REVA University, Bengaluru.Sameer Shah and Nitin Singh have presented their paper entitled “Automated Vigilance Assistance System with Crime Detection for Upcoming smart Cities” in the 13th International Conference on Automotive Engineering (ICAE-13), Bangok, Thailand, 3-4, April 2017.

Presentation in National Conferences:

Deeksha R and Priyanka S presented a paper entitled “The variation of compressive strength of Silica sand with different types of binders” in National Conference of Recent Trends and Innovations in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, held on 3-4, May 2019, at Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.Hemanthram K R and Kishore Kumar presented a paper entitled “Design and development of Hoverbike - A Review” in National Conference of Recent Trends and Innovations in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, held on 3-4, May 2019, at Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.Guraja Shetty and Muhammed Shoaib Pasha, presented a paper entitled “Development, sample preparation and microstructure analysis of Nano or Micro metal matrix composites” in National Conference of Recent Trends and Innovations in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, held on 3-4, May 2019, at Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.Suwarna C A and Rajat Goyal presented a technical paper on “Lox Methane Versus Lox LH2 Propellant” in the National Conference at National Institute of Engineering, Mysuru, on 02.03.2018.Bhavya V, Kashinath Pujari and Mahesh H C presented a technical paper on “A Review on Usage of 100% Ethanol in Engines,” in the National Conference at National Institute of Engineering, Mysuru, on 02.03.2018.

 

Participation in Workshops:

Priyanka S, Karthik S Narayanan, Deeksha R and Chirag Chetan and Tejaswi N A had participated in the World Class Workshop on Automotive Sketching and Aerodynamics (DYNAMICS-2017) held at IIT Madras Research Park, on 10.09.2017.

Participation in Quiz: Anurag Yadav of IV semester mechanical participated in Reva Automotive Quiz on and obtained runners up place and also won the FIRST place in Fresher’s quiz during13-14, April 2017.

Participation in Marathon: Amruth of IV semester Mechanical obtained I Place in campus marathon held by NGO Abhikalpana on 15.10.2017 and I Place in 1500 metres running in   Sir M VIT annual sports meet on 03.12.2017.

Participation in Debate: Deeksha R of IV semester Mechanical engineering won II Place in Novice finals in MS Ramiah Law College debate tournament during 20-22, October 2017.

Deeksha R of IV semester Mechanical participated as an adjudicator in National level debate tournament in Nalsar Hyderabad on 17.09.2017.

Team INFERNO: Team INFERNO’s car project was successfully participated in Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2016 held on 2-7,March 2016 at Manila, Philippines and secured 9th place in Asia and the only Indian Car to be placed in top 10 position.

Team HELIOS: Won I prize in endurance test and V place in “Human Power Vehicle Challenge” a competition held at VIT University, Vellore, during February 2016.

Asphalt Demons - Bike: Won 5th place in competition held at Acharya Institute of Technology, during February 2016.

Team FUTURAMIC: Team FUTURAMIC car project was successfully participated in Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2015 held on 16-19, March 2016 at Manila, Philippines and secured 13th place out of 60 teams from Asia.

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.

Quiz Winners: Students of 5th Semester Mechanical Engineering have participated in “Inter Collegiate Climate Change Science Quiz 2014” held at “IISc Bengaluru” on 23rd of September 2014. They were victorious and secured second position in the quiz.

Team INFERNO: Team INFERNO has represented the college and the department in “Indian Manufacturing Show 2014” held at “Bengaluru International Exhibition Center (BIEC)” during 11-13, 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.

 

 
USN Name of the Student Course Branch Rank Year
1MV15IM003 Anvitha BE IEM 1 2019
1MV15ME089 Shri Lekha K P BE Mechanical 3 2019
1MV12IM003 Aditya Pradeep BE IEM 6 2016
1MV11IM026 Subha Hegde BE IEM 9 2015
1MV10ME084 Rajesh R BE Mechanical 8 2014
1MV11MCM01 Achuth N MTech Mechanical 3 2013
1MV09IM021 Sherwin Richy Jonas J BE IEM 5 2013
1MV08IM005 Anuradha Mahadevan BE IEM 1 2012
1MV08IM003 Aman Jain BE IEM 10 2012
1MV08ME039 Jyoti Agarwal BE Mechanical 4 2012
1MV08ME020 Chaitanya P BE Mechanical 3 2012
1MV07IM019 Prabha M BE IEM 4 2011
1MV07IM024 Rashmi Rajashekar BE IEM 2 2011
1MV08MCM01 Dharmendra M MTech Mechanical 3 2010
1MV06ME031 Ganesh Kamat A BE Mechanical 7 2010
1MV04IM007 Caroline Janet D Lima BE IEM 10 2008
1MV03ME111 Varsha R BE Mechanical 5 2007
1MV04MCM05 Kalavathy Y N MTech Mechanical 3 2006
1MV04MCM02 Geetha M MTech Mechanical 2 2006
1MV04MCM04 Sharath Chandra N MTech Mechanical 1 2006
1MV01ME023 Gautam BE Mechanical 9 2005
1MV011M016 Rajiv R BE Mechanical 8 2005
1MV00ME014 Srikiran B V BE Mechanical 4 2004
96GTEI1027 Varundhir BE IEM 4 2000
92OB022 Guruprasad S BE Mechanical 8 1996
88OB041 Patel Premal Suresh BE Mechanical 4 1992

PUBLICATIONS BY FACULTY

International Journals: 2021
  1. Prashant S H. et.al. - “Exploration on Concurrent Engineering Based Quality and Development” International Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology (IARJSET), Volume 8, Issue 6, June 2021, DOI 10.17148/IARJSET. 2021.8693, Indexed in Microsoft Academic, Google Scholar, Indexcopernicus, NAAS Accredited Science Journal, Thomson Reuters ID I-8645-2017.
  2. Prashant S H. et.al. – “Product Building and Structure – An Overview” International Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology (IARJSSET), Volume 8, Issue 6, June 2021, DOI 10.17148/IARJSET. 2021.8694, Indexed in Microsoft Academic, Google Scholar, Indexcopernicus, NAAS Accredited Science Journal, Thomson Reuters ID I-8645-2017.
  3. Prashant S H. et.al. – “A Review of Product Life Cycle Management” International Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology (IARJSSET), Volume 8, Issue 6, June 2021, DOI 10.17148/IARJSET. 2021.8695, Indexed in Microsoft Academic, Google Scholar, Indexcopernicus, NAAS Accredited Science Journal, Thomson Reuters ID I-8645-2017.
  International Journals: 2020
  • Ejaz Ahmed K and Nagesh B M, published a paper entitled “Studies on the effect of welding parameters for friction stir welded AA6082 reinforced with aluminium oxide” in Materials Today, Elsevier, Volume 20 • Issue P2, ISSN 2214-7853, 2020.
  • Sampath Kumar L, published a paper entitled “Nanoparticles and restorative dentistry - A Review” in International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, Vol. 9 Issue 01, January 2020.
2019
  • Chethan D, Published a paper on “Influence of process parameters on friction stir welded AA 6082-Cu joints” In Scopus Indexed International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), Vol.9, Special Issue, ISSN: 2249-6890, 114-124, Dec 2019.
  • Dr V Shantha, published a paper entitled “Performance analysis of swing machinery using root cause analysis” in International Journal of Latest Technology in Engineering, Management & Applied Science, Vol.8, Issue 8, pp.131-134, August 2019.
  • Asha Rani A, Dr V Shantha, Janardhana K, Mahaboob Basa D and       Dr D  N Drakashayani, published a paper entitled “Performance analysis of swing machinery using root cause analysis,” in International Journal of Latest Technology in Engineering, Management & Applied Science (IJLTEMAS), Volume VIII, Issue VIII, ISSN 2278-2540, www.ijltemas.in Page 131, August 2019.
  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Development of low cost fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D Printer”, in the Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR), Volume 6, Issue 6, www.jetir.org (ISSN-2349-5162), June 2019.
  • Shivakumar S, published a paper entitled “Review on laser ignition system,” in International Journal of Management, Technology and Engineering, Volume IX, Issue VI, ISSN No: 2249-7455, June 2019.
  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Mechanical properties and processing techniques of natural fibers reinforced in a polymer matrix - A review,” in International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, ISSN(e):2349-9745, ISSN(P):2393-8161, Impact Factor: 5.278, March 2019.
  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Jatropha biodiesel as a fuel for future - A review,” in  International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, ISSN(e):2349-9745, ISSN(P):2393-8161, Impact Factor: 5.278, March 2019.
  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “A review on the advent of 4D-Printing,” in International Journal of Engineering & Science Research, Special issue, Article No.-12/46-52, ISSN 2277-2685, 2019.

2018

  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Development and evaluation of mechanical properties of aluminium reinforced with graphite MMC’S,” in International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, engineering and Technology, ISSN (online):2319-8753, ISSN (print): 2347-6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor: 7.089, June 2018.
  • Nataraj M, Kiran Kumar K and Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Acetylene as an alternate fuel in modified 4-Stroke spark ignition engine,” in International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN (Online) : 2319 – 8753, ISSN (Print) : 2347 – 6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor : 7.089, June 2018.

2017

  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Development and characterization of Al7075 alloy reinforced with tungsten carbide and e-glass fiber,” in  International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (Ijasre), Vol 3, Issue 1, ISSN:2454-8006, Impact Factor : 4.2, August 2017.
  • Dr V Shantha, published a paper entitled “Theory of constraints – A Review”, in International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER), Vol. 7, Iss. 6, pp. 25-29, June 2017.
  • Chethan D, Published a paper entitled “Numerical analysis of cold forging effect on mechanical properties of Al/Sic metal matrix composites” in International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR Journals) of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Vol.14, Issue 1, Ver.7, Jan-Feb 2017.
  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Design and fabrication of two rotors Bi-copter,” in International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering and Research [IJRTER], Volume 03, Issue 01; ISSN: 2455-1457, January 2017.
 

2016

  • Madhukumar K and Sampath Kumar L, published a paper entitled “Design, analysis and optimization of six cylinders compressed air radial engine,” in   International Journal of Engineering Science Invention Research & Development; Vol. II Issue XII, www.ijesird.com, e-ISSN: 2349-6185. Impact Factor: 2.838, June 2016.

2015

  • Dr V Shantha, published a paper entitled “Process planning for aircraft frame”, in International Journal of Advanced Research in Management, Architecture, Technology and Engineering (IJARMATE), Vol. 1, Issue 5,  pp.19-24, December 2015.
  • Dr V Shantha, published a paper entitled “Implementation of 5S methodology in a manufacturing industry,” in International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 8, ISSN 2229-5518, pp.225-231, August – 2015.
  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Optimization of electro chemical spark machining process by using Taguchi method,” in International Journal of Engineering Technology and Computer Research, Volume 3, Issue 4, ISSN: 2348-2117. Impact factor: 4.364, July-Aug 2015.
  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Design of plastic injection mould tool for air filter box bottom cover,” in International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research (IJMTER), volume 02, Issue 04, ISSN (Print):2393-8161, April 2015.
  • Madhukumar K, published a paper entitled “Pre - Destining the quality of plastic parts produced by injection molding method using computer simulation techniques,” in  International Journal of Emerging Trends in Science and Technology (IJETST), Volume 02, Issue 04, Pages 2262-2268, ISSN 2348-9480, April 2015.
International Conferences:

2020

  • Chethan D, presented a technical paper entitled “Study of mechanical and microstructural properties of friction stir welded butt joints of Al and Cu” at International Conference, held at DSCE, Bengaluru during 17- 18, Jan 2020.

2019

  • Dr V Shantha, presented a technical paper entitled “Construction and simulation of various structures of Unimorph piezoelectric cantilever for energy harvest” at 4th International conference on Communication & Electronics Systems(ICCES 2019), PPGIT, Coimbatore, July 2019.
  • Chethan D, Presented a Technical paper entitled “Effect of friction stir welding parameters on mechanical and microstructural properties of Al 6082-Cu butt joints” at International Conference, held at REVA University, Bengaluru, 12-13, July 2019.
  • Dr V Shantha, presented a technical paper entitled “A simplified electrical modeling of hybrid solar powered vehicle” at 4th  International Conference on Recent Trends on Electronics, Information, Communication & Technology (RTEICT-2019), 978-1-7281-0630-4/19/$31.00 ©2019 IEEE, held at SVCE, Bengaluru, during 17-18, May 2019.
  • Madhukumar K, presented a paper entitledA Review on the advent of 4D printing,” at International conference on Emerging trends in Engineering, Innovative science and Management, East West Institute of Technology in association with Technical Institute for Engineers, 18th May 2019.

2018

  • Chethan D, Presented a technical paper entitled “Study of mechanical properties for Friction Stir Welded Butt joints of Al and Cu” at International Conference held at REVA university, Bengaluru, during 13-14, July 2018.
2017
  • Madhukumar K, presented a technical paper entitled “Development and Characterization of Al7075 Alloy reinforced with tungsten carbide and e-glass fiber,” at International Conference on Emerging Research Trends in Mechanical & Civil Engineering (ICERTMCE-2017), REVA University. Bengaluru, Karnataka, 6-7, July 2017.
 

2016

  • Dr V Shantha, Presented a Technical paper entitled “Optimization of MEMS based micro cantilever material and structure for biosensor application”, published in the Proc. of   International Conference on Advanced Materials and Technology (ICMAT-16), at SJCE Mysore, during 26-28, May 2016.
PAPERS PUBLISHED AND PRESENTED AT CONFERENCES
2019:
  • Prashant S H and Dr. M S Ganesha Prasad, “Process Optimization of Friction Stir Welded AA7XXX and Steel with Different Preheating Conditions", ELSEVIER - Materials Today: Proceedings, 18 (2019) 3556–3565.
  • Prashant S H and Dr. M S Ganesha Prasad, “An Optimization of Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded Dissimilar Materials With Different Preheating Conditions”, PAPER ID: IJMPERDFEB201956, ISSN (ONLINE): 2249-8001; ISSN (PRINT): 2249-6890; IMPACT FACTOR(JCC) (2018): 7.6197; INDEX COPERNICUS VALUE (ICV) - (2016): 60.6; NAAS RATING: 3.11; VOL - 9, ISSUE - 1; EDITION: FEB-2019 ".
2018:
  • Prashant S H and Dr. M S Ganesha Prasad, “A Joint Strength Analysis of With and Without Preheated Friction Stir Welded Steel and Aluminum Alloys” International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), ISSN (P): 2249-6890; Scopus Indexed Journal, ISSN (E): 2249-8001, Volume - 8, Special Issue 6, Oct 2018, 803-811, © TJPRC Pvt. Ltd. Received: Jul 24, 2018; Accepted: Aug 14, 2018; Published: Sep 11, 2018; Paper Id.: IJMPERDSPL201894.
  • Paper Presented on “Microstructural Investigation of Optimized Friction Stir Welded AA6082-T6 with Soft Steel (Mild Steel)” – Manuscript ID: RAMEAF-2017-021 held on 2- 3, November 2017 at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sir MVIT, Bengaluru and Published: ISSN(Online) : 2319-8753 ISSN (Print) : 2347-6710, Vol. 6, Special Issue 15, December 2017, IJIRSET.
2017:
  • Paper Published on “Effect of Weld Parameters on Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Alloy6082-T6 and Soft Steel (Mild Steel)"in  International Journal of Engineering Research & Advanced Technology (IJERAT), ISSN: 2454-6135, Volume 3 Issue 6, June - 2017,
  • Published Paper on Influence of Green Joining Technique (FSW) on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Similar and Dissimilar Materials – An Overview”, Paper ID :IJERTV4IS030419
2016:
  • Paper Published on “Implementation 5S Strategy in an Assembly Line”, Volume-2, Issue-1, May-2016. IJERAT – ISSN: 2454-6135
  • Paper Published on “Effect of Tool on Friction Stir Welding of AA 6061”, Material Volume-2, Issue-8, August 2016. IJSART – ISSN (online): 2395 – 1052
  • Paper Presented on “Study of Mechanical Properties and Microstructural Properties of Friction Stir Welded Butt Joint between Al 7075 and SS 304 Alloys” RAMEAF-2016 at Sir M VIT, Bengaluru on 23-24 September 2016.
  • Paper Presented on “Effect of Preheating on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded Joints of Dissimilar Aluminium Alloys (AL-6082 AND AL-7075)” RAMEAF-2016 at Sir M VIT, Bengaluru on 23-24 September 2016.
  • Paper Presented on “Study of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded Joint of Similar Aluminium Alloy (AL-2024-T3)” RAMEAF-2016 at Sir M VIT, Bengaluru on 23-24 September 2016.
2013:
  • A Review on Friction Stir Welding” AMMMT-2013 at Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur on 04 May 2013.
National Journals
  • Dr V Shantha, published a paper entitled “Optimization of MEMS based microcantilever material and structure for biosensor application”, in Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, S1, 258-262, 2016.
  National Conferences:

2019

  • Madhukumar K, presented a paper entitled “Development, sample preparation and microstructure analysis of Nano/Micro metal matrix composites - A review, at National Conference on Recent Trends & Innovations in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru-560036, during 3-4, May 2019.
  • Madhukumar K, presented a paper entitled “Design of fixture for machining of rock drill bit on 5 - axis vertical milling machine, at National Conference on Recent Trends & Innovations in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru-560036, during 3-4, May 2019.

2018

  • Madhukumar K, presented a technical paper entitled “Development and evaluation of mechanical properties of aluminium reinforced with graphite MMC’s,” at National Conference on “Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering & Applied Sciences (REME&AS-2018)”, Sri Krishna Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, on 17.05.2018
  • Natraj M, Kiran Kumar M and Madhukumar K, presented a paper entitled “Acetylene used as an alternate fuel in modified spark ignition engine,” at National Conference on “Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering & Applied Sciences (REME&AS-2018)”, Sri Krishna Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, during 17-18, May 2018.

2017

  • Madhukumar K, presented a paper entitled “Design of fixture to manufacture rock drill bit,” at National Conference on Recent Advancements in Mechanical Engineering and Allied Fields (RAMEAF-2017), Sir MVIT, Bengaluru, during 2-3, November 2017.
  • Madhukumar K, presented a paper entitled “Microstructure exploration of Al7075 reinforced with tungsten carbide and e-glass fiber,” at National Conference on Recent Advancements in Mechanical Engineering and Allied Fields (RAMEAF-2017), Sir MVIT, Bengaluru, during 2-3, November 2017.

2015

  • Dr V Shantha, presented and published a paper entitled “A study on the use of biodiesel produced from Pongamia pinnata as an alternative fuel for diesel engine” in the Proceedings of National Conference on Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering, REVA University, Bangalore, 27-28, March 2015.
  • Dr V Shantha, presented and published a paper entitled “Material handling solutions: A look into automated robotics” in the Proceedings of National Conference on Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering, REVA University, Bangalore, 27-28, March 2015.
  • Dr V Shantha, presented and published a paper entitled “Implementation of Lean Six Sigma Concept – A Review” in the  Proc. of National Conference on Emerging Research Areas in Mechanical Engineering, published in REVA University, Bangalore, 27-28, March 2015.
Books Published:

2019

  • Halesh S B, published two books: Control Engineering, ISBN976-81-280-1351-5 and Finite Elements Methods, ISBN 978-81-280-2112-1, Sapna Book House.

2017

  • Kiran Kumar M, Mahaboob Basha D published a book on Energy Engineering, Subhas Stores, Sudha Publications.
Kiran kumar Power Plant Engineering https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/107/112107291/
Prashanth L Computer integrated manufacturing https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/104/112104289/
Natraj M Theory of Mechanism https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/106/112106270/
Dr. G Balakumar Fluid Mechanics https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/105/112105269/, https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/105/112105171/, https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/105/112105182/, https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/105/112105183/
Kiran Kumar Turbo machines https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/106/112106170/
Chandrashekar B Basic Thermodynamics https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/105/112105266/, https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/102/112102255/, https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/105/112105123/
Chethan D Dynamics of machine https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/105/112105268/ https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/104/112104114/
Prashnath S H Janaardhan K Composite materials https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/104/112104249/, https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/104/112104229/
K Ejaz Ahmed Mechanical measurement and Metrology https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/104/112104250/, https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/107/112107242/, https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/106/112106138/
Hanumantraygouda M B Experimental Stress Analysis https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/106/112106247/
Dr. V. Shantha Janaardhan K Operations Management https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/107/112107238/
S B Halesh Mechanical vibration https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/107/112107087/, https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/103/112103112/
All faculties will handle this subject. Engineering drawings https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/104/112104172/
Sampath kumar L Tribology https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/102/112102014/
Kiran kumar M Heat and Mass Transfer https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/101/112101097/
Yeshwanth Kinematics of  Machines https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/104/112104121/
S B Halesh Sampath kumar L Finite Element Method https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/104/112104115/
Chethan D Natraj M Shivakumar S Design of Machine Elements I https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/105/112105124/
Shivakumar S Strength of materials https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/107/112107147/
Nagesh B M K Ejaz Ahmed Operation Research https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/106/112106134/
Dr. Shantha Prashnath S H Janaardhan K Manufacturing Processes II https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/105/112105126/
Prashanth L Robotics https://nptel.ac.in/courses/112/101/112101099/
Karthik M Management & engineering economics https://nptel.ac.in/courses/110/105/110105067/
Karthik M Management & entrepreneurship https://nptel.ac.in/courses/110/106/110106141/

Name

Qualification

Designation

Mrs Shrery Mol - -
Mr K Giridhar ITI Mechanic
Mr D Raja ITI Mechanic
Mr T Loskesh ITI NAC Mechanic
Mr S Rajanna SSLC Lab-Attender
Mr N C Subba Raju SSLC Lab-Attender
Mr N Bhaskar SSLC Helper
 
List of  Research Guides and their Specialization:  
Sl.NO Name of the Research Guide Area of Specialization of the Research Guide Number of Research Scholars Details of Ph.D Guidance to other  Universities Research Scholars.
1 Dr. K S Shanmukharadhya Thermal Nil NIL
2 Dr. V. Shantha Material Science 3 NIL
3 Dr. G Balakumar Material Science 5 NIL
4 Dr. Kirankumar M Thermal NIL NIL
5 Dr. Prashanth S H Material Science NIL NIL
6 Dr. Hanamantraygouda M B Material Science NIL NIL
   Research scholar details:  
Sl.NO Name of the Supervisor Name of the Research Scholar Year of Registration Title of the research work Current Status of Research Work University  
1 Dr. Shivanand H K Mr. Mahagundappa M Benal USN: 1MV03PMM04 2003 Studies on Heat Treated Silicon Carbide Particles and  Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Al (6061) Based Hybrid Composites Awarded PhD VTU
2 Dr. D N Drakshayani Mr. M S Ganesha Prasad USN: 1MV04PMM02 2004 Studies on Passive Heat Extraction Techniques in Turning of Cast Iron for Improved Status of Cutting Tool Insert (Uncoated Type) During Dry machining Awarded PhD VTU
3 Dr. D N Drakshayani Mrs. V Shantha USN: 1MV04PMM03 2004 Characterization and structure properties correlation in doped tungsten Awarded PhD VTU
4 Dr. D.N. Drakshayani Mr. Janardhana K. 2010 The retrogression and reaging heat treatment of aluminum alloys Thesis Submitted VTU
5 Dr. D.N. Drakshayani Mr. Khalique Ejaz Ahmed 2011 Studies on the effect of process parameters on friction stir welded Aluminum reinforced with particulate metal composites. Pre PhD completed VTU
6 Dr. M S Ganesha Prasad Mr. Prashant S H USN: 1MV11PMN02 2011 Studies on Process Optimization of Solid State welding of Aluminum -7075 and Steel 8Materials with d9ifferent Preheating Conditions Awarded PhD VTU
7 Dr. Mallikarjuna C Math Mr. Kiran Kumar M USN: 1MV13PMN01 2013 Application of response surface methodology for the prediction of performance, combustion and emission characteristics in spark ignition engine using ethanol-gasoline blends Awarded PhD VTU
8 Dr. V. Shantha Mr. Sampath Kumar L 2015 Synthesis and characterization of Nano materials for restorative dentistry application Pre PhD completed Thesis under preparation VTU
9 Dr. V. Shantha Mrs. Nitya Poornima 2016 Studies on Nano powders as additives for lubrication Course work completed VTU
10 A.J.K PRASAD Mr. Yeshvantha HS 2013 Design and fabrication of UHMWPE composites reinforced with Nano ceramic oxides ad evaluation of their mechanical properties Pre PhD completed Thesis under preparation VTU
11 A.J.K PRASAD Mr. Prashanth L 2015 Evaluation of Properties of a Battery System for ICP Systems for Marine Applications Pre PhD completed Thesis under preparation VTU
12 Dr. G Balakumar Mr. Ravikumar 2015 Studies on development and optimization of machinability parameters of Al alloy reinforced with ZrO2 particulates based MMCs Pre PhD completed Thesis under preparation VTU
13 Dr. G Balakumar Mrs. Meghana S 2017 Fused deposition modelling of high temperature metals Course work completed VTU
14 Dr. G Balakumar Mr. Shivakumar S 2017 Development and property evaluation of Al-alloy reinforced with Nano ceramic particulates based MMCs subjected to hot forging process. Course work completed VTU
15 Dr. G Balakumar Mr. Natraj M 2017 Development and property evaluation of Al alloy reinforced with ZrO2 particulates based MMCs by disintegrated melt deposition technique Course work completed VTU
16 Dr G Balakumar Mr. Madhukumar K 2019 Development and mechanical characterization of Al alloy reinforced with Zirconia, subjected to extrusion and heat treatment. Course work completed VTU
LIST OF ONGOING/COMPLETED PROJECTS
Sl No Names of the Principal Investigator and CO-Principal Investigators Project Title Funding Agency Duration in Years Total Amount Sanctioned   Year of Sanction
List of Ongoing Research Projects sanctioned
1 Dr. Prashant S Humnabad – Principal Investigator & Dr. Hanumantraygouda M B Co-Principal Investigator Solid State Welding Of Ferrous And Non-Ferrous Materials For Automobile And Aviation Industrial Applications Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST). Department of Electronics, IT, BT and S & T, Government of Karnataka Scheme: Research Grant for Scientist/Faculty (RGS/F) One year 3,00,000.00 2019-2020
2 Dr. Prashant S Humnabad – Project Coordinator Siemens Advanced Analysis Lab All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), NEW DELHI. Scheme: MODROB Two years 15,68,627.00 2019-2020
3 Dr. Prashant S Humnabad – Coordinator and Prof. S B Halesh – Co- Coordinator Three Day National Conference On “Recent Advancements In Mechanical Engineering And Allied Fields (Rameaf2021)” AQIS under Grant for Organizing Conference (GOC) scheme (AQIS Application Id: 1-9239170527),  F.No.67-15/IDC/GOC/Policy-1/2020-21, Dated: 27.04.2021 ONE YEAR 1,90,100/- 2020-2021
List of Completed  Research Projects sanctioned
1 Dr. A J K Prasad Evaluation Of Mechanical Properties Of Polymer Composites Reinforced With Nano Ceramic Oxide Powders Vtu Belgaum Under Research Grants Scheme (Rgs) Belgaum - 590 018 Ph: 0831 2405468 2 years (2007 - 2009) 4,01,600.00 2007
2 Dr. D N Drakshayani Product Development For Environment Friendly Manufacturing Process Aicte New Delhi Under  Research Promotion Scheme (Rps) 2 years (2007 - 2009) 1,95,000.00 2007
3 Dr. A J K Prasad Design, Development And Testing Of Prototype Smart Wiper For Automobile Wind Screens Aeronautical Development Agency (Ada), National Programme On Micro And Smart Systems, Npmass, Bangalore - 560 017 Ph: +91 80 25236146 1 ½   years (2010 - 2012) 24,16,000.00 2010
4 Dr. D N Shivappa Dr. A J K Prasad Development, Testing And Evaluation Of Reusable Wax Formulation For Use In Investment Casting Process VTU Belgaum under Research Grants Scheme (RGS) Belgaum - 590 018 Ph: 0831 2405468 2 years (2010 - 2012) 7,50,000.00 2010
5 Dr A J K Prasad Sintering Characteristics of Nano Alumina Prepared By Sol-Gel Method Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) IISc, Bangalore-560012 Ph: 080 23341652 6 Months (2011 - 2012) 7,000.00 2011
6 Dr A J K Prasad Synthesis and Characterization of Nano Gold Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) 6 Months (2012 - 2013) 7,500.00 2012
7 Dr A J K Prasad Design, Development and Testing of Semiautomatic Commode Cleaner IISc, Bangalore-560012 6 Months (2014 - 2015) 7,000.00 2014
8 Mr Prashant L Studies on Recycling of Automobile Wash Water Ph: 080 23341652 6 Months (2014 - 2015) 6,000.00 2014
9 Dr A J K Prasad Design, Fabrication of Bicycle/Four wheeled Steerable Trolley- Peddled Mop for Cleaning Floors Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) 6 Months (2015 - 2016) 6,000.00 2015
10 Mr Mahaboob Basha D Development of Dual Fuel Engine  and its Performance and Emission IISc, Bangalore-560012 6 Months (2015 - 2016) 9,000.00 2016
11 Dr A J K Prasad Fabrication and Testing of Semiautomatic Commode Cleaner having Flexible Shaft Ph: 080 23341652 6 Months (2016 - 2017) 8,000.00 2017
12 Mr Chandrashekar B Integration of Parabolic Trough Collector for tapping of Solar Energy With adsorption Refrigeration System. Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) 6 Months (2016 - 2017) 8,000.00 2017
13 Dr V Shantha Sanitary napkin incinerator IISc, Bangalore-560012 6 Months 7,000.00 2018
14 Mr Chandrashekar B Study of mechanical properties of friction stir welded dissimilar metals Ph: 080 23341652 6 Months 7,000.00 2018
15 Dr V Shantha Study of bio-gas production using kitchen waste Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) 6 Months 6,000.00 2019
16 Mr Mahaboob Basha D Portable pothole filling machine using bitumen, aggregate and plastic IISc, Bangalore-560012 6 Months 10,000.00 2019
17 Dr. Hanmanthraya Gowda Reduction Rollover Effect of Trucksmoving on uneven surfaces Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) Ref: 7.1.01/SPP/953, Dated: 16.03.2020 Project Proposal Reference No.: 43S_BE_0968,    Series: 43rd   Year: 2019 - 2020 6 Months 6,000.00 2020
LIST OF THE PUBLICATIONS BY THE FACULTY
Sl. No Name of the Faculty Title Name of the Journal/Volume/Issue/DOI National/International Year
1 Dr. Shanmukharadhya K S A study on the viability of airborne wind energy systems, IJIRSET, Vol. 9, Issue 6, June 2020 International 2020
2 Dr. V Shantha process planning for aircraft frame International Journal of Advanced Research in Management, Architecture, Technology and Engineering (IJARMATE), Vol. 1, Issue 5,  pp.19-24, December 2015. International 2015
Implementation of 5S methodology in a manufacturing industry International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 8, ISSN 2229-5518, pp.225-231, August – 2015. International 2015
Nanoparticles and restorative dentistry- A review, IJERT, Vol 9, Issue 1, January 2020 International 2020
A Simplified Electrical Modeling of Hybrid Solar Powered Vehicle (RTEICT-2019), MAY 17th & 18th 2019 (978-1-7281-0630-4/19/$31.00 ©2019 IEEE) International 2019
Construction & Simulation of Various structures of Unimorph piezoelectric cantilever for energy harvest (ICCES 2019), PPGIT, Coimbatore, July 2019 International 2019
Performance analysis of Swing Machinery using root cause analysis  Vol.8, Issue 8, Aug. 2019, pp.131-134 International 2019
Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial studies of calcite-zincite nanoparticles Materials Today Proceedings, Volume 46, Part 7, 2021, Pages 2520-2527 International 2021
Studies on Nanomaterials as Additives for Lubrication- A Review International Journal of Engineering Science & Computing, Volume 11 Issue No. 02, Feb. 2021 International 2021
Synthesis of calcite-zincite nano composite materials using sol-gel auto combustion method 2020 IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 1003 012132, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/1003/1/012132 International 2020
3 Dr G Balakumar Optimization of ductility and yield strength on Al2024/B4C composite material using Taguchi Technique, IOP Conf. Series Materials Science and Engineering, 1055 (2021) 012117, IVC, RAISE, 2020 International 2021
Formation and Evaluation of Tensile Strength and Hardness Properties of AL2024 Alloy Reinforced With Boron Carbide Particulates JRAR - International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138, Volume.7, Issue 1, Page No pp.494-501, January 2020 International 2020
Influence of boron carbide, heat treatment on ductility and yield strength of Al2024 alloy International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Volume 11, Issue 7, July-2020 ISSN 2229-5518 International 2020
Influence of Process Parameters on the Mechanical Propertiesof Al-Cu alloy by Taguchi’s Technique AEGAEUM JOURNAL, , p881-886, Volume 8, Issue 7, 2020 International 2020
Microstructure Analysis and Mechanical Properties of Al-12%Si Alloy using Spray Atomization International journal of engineering & science research, IJESR/ICETEISM-2019/Special Issue/ Article No-55/252-254 International 2019
4 Mr K Ejaz Ahmed Studies on the effect of welding parameters for friction stir welded AA6082 reinforced with aluminimum oxide, Materials Today, Elsevier, 108-199, 2020 International 2020
Design and Development of Marine data collecting wave rider - Towards a New Paradigm Appeared in EUDL, ICASISET 2020, May 2020 International 2020
5 Mr Halesh S B Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air, Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
A review study in electromechanical camless engines IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 7, July 2020 International 2020
6 Mr. Janardhana K Study of volumes cutting parameters in the cutting force and power during turning option ISART,Vol - 6, Issue - 5, May 2020 International 2020
Analysis of single point cutting tool in plain timing JSRET, Vol-6, Issue -3, 2020 International 2020
A review paper on Modeling and Fabrication of Multipurpose agriculture machine Research Inventy: International Journal of Engineering And Science Vol.10, Issue 2 (Feb 2020), PP 07-11 Issn (e): 2278-4721, Issn (p):2319-6483 International 2020
7 Mr Mahaboob Basha D Performance Analysis of Swing Machinery Using Root cause Analysis IJLTEMAS, Vol-VIII, Aug 2019, ISSN 2278-2540 International 2019
8 Dr. Kiran Kumar M Acetylene as an alternate fuel in modified 4-Stroke spark ignition engine International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN (Online) : 2319 – 8753, ISSN (Print) : 2347 – 6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor : 7.089, June 2018. International 2018
9 Dr Prashant S H A review study in electromechanical camless engines IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 7, July 2020 International 2020
Process Optimization of Friction Stir Welded AA7XXX and Steel With Different Preheating Conditions 2019 Elsevier Ltd, Volume 18, Part 7,  Nov 2019, Pages 3556-3565 International 2019
10 Dr Hanamantraygouda M B Investigation of corrosion behavior of SiC reinforced Al 6061/SiC metal matrix composites using Taguchi technique Journal Bio and Tribo corrosion, 6:31, Springer, 05, February 2020 International 2020
Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
Wear behavior of hot forged SiC reinforced aluminum composite materials Taylor and Francis, 2 January 2020 International 2020
Study on acoustophoresis for advanced purification and innovation IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 6, June2020 International 2020
An overview: Fused Deposition Modelling Process ISSN-2349-5162, JETIR July 2020, Vol-7, Issue- 7 International 2020
Design and Development of Spiral Weeder Machine JETIR1906J96, June 2019, Vol-6, Issue - 6 International 2019
A review on humanoid robotics IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 7, July 2020 International 2020
Use of composite materials and hybrid composites in wind turbine blades Meterials Today: Proceedings, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.02.745 IJ 2214-7853/ 2021 Elsevier Ltd International 2020
A review study in electromechanical camless engines IJRSET, Vol 9, Issue 7, July 2020 International 2020
 11 Mr Ramesh C Guledagudda Design and development of passive exoskeleton IJAEM, Vo. 2, Issue 1, P 108-114, June 2020 International 2020
12 Mr Shivakumar S Review on Laser Ignition System International Journal of Management, Technology and Engineering, Vol - IX, Issue VI, June 2019 International 2019
Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Rolling on Hardness of Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites IJIRSET, Volume 9, Issue 7, July 2020 e-ISSN: 2319-8753, p-ISSN: 2320-6710 International 2020
Characterization and Mechanical Properties Evaluation of Aluminium Alloy T6-6061(Reinforced with ZrO2) subjected to Forging Volume 9, Issue I, January 2021 in International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology International 2021
Effect of hardness and tensile behaviour of Al-2024/TiB2 coated B4C particles synthesized by stir casting route Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 20, No. 1, January 2021 International 2021
Study of hardness and tensile behaviour of Fe2 O3  reinforced Al-Cu alloy metal matrix composites by stir squeeze casting Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 18, No. 11, November 2019 T (ISSN No. 0972 7396) (Sl. No. 41, Journal No. 3830) International 2019
Experimental investigations on property evaluation of Al-alloy reinforced with nano ceramic particulates based metal matrix composites (NMMC’s) subjected to forging Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 18, No. 10, October 2019 International 2019
 13 Mr Chethan D Tool offset influence on mechanical and microstructure properties of dissimilar Al6082 and Copper friction stir welded joints In Scopus Indexed Journal International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), Vol.10, Issue 3, ISSN:2249-8001, June 2020, 10007-10018 International 2020
14 Mr M Nataraj Acetylene as an alternate fuel in modified 4-Stroke spark ignition engine International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN (Online) : 2319 – 8753, ISSN (Print) : 2347 – 6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor : 7.089, June 2018. International 2018
Microstructure Analysis and Mechanical Properties of Al-12%Si Alloy using Spray Atomization International journal of engineering & science research, IJESR/ICETEISM-2019/Special Issue/ Article No-55/252-254 International 2019
A VLSI Implementation of Hamming code Algorithm using FPGA Architecture SSRG International Journal of VLSI & Signal Processing (SSRG - IJVSP) - Volume 7 Issue 2 - May to Aug 2020 International 2020
 15 Mr Kumar Swamy R Fabrication of Multipurpose Agricultural Tiller International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE) ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8, Issue-1C, May 2019 International 2019
16 Mr Sampath Kumar L Design, analysis and optimization of six cylinders compressed air radial engine, International Journal of Engineering Science Invention Research & Development; Vol. II Issue XII, www.ijesird.com, e-ISSN: 2349-6185. Impact Factor: 2.838, June 2016. International 2016
Nanoparticles and restorative dentistry- A review IJERT, Vol 9, Issue 1, January 2020 International 2020
Nanoparticles and Restorative Dentistry – A Review International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT) http://www.ijert.org ISSN: 2278-0181, IJERTV9IS010003, Vol. 9 Issue 01, January-2020 International 2020
Synthesis of calcite-zincite nano composite materials using sol-gel auto combustion method 2020 IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 1003 012132, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/1003/1/012132 International 2020
17 Mr Madhu Kumar K Optimization of electro chemical spark machining process by using Taguchi method International Journal of Engineering Technology and Computer Research, Volume 3, Issue 4, ISSN: 2348-2117. Impact factor: 4.364, July-Aug 2015. International 2015
Design of plastic injection mould tool for air filter box bottom cover International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Research (IJMTER), volume 02, Issue 04, ISSN (Print):2393-8161, April 2015. International 2015
Pre - Destining the quality of plastic parts produced by injection molding method using computer simulation techniques International Journal of Emerging Trends in Science and Technology (IJETST), Volume 02, Issue 04, Pages 2262-2268, ISSN 2348-9480, April 2015 International 2015
Design, analysis and optimization of six cylinders compressed air radial engine, International Journal of Engineering Science Invention Research & Development; Vol. II Issue XII, www.ijesird.com, e-ISSN: 2349-6185. Impact Factor: 2.838, June 2016. International 2016
Development and Characterization of Al7075 Alloy Reinforced with Tungsten Carbide and E-glass fiber International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (Ijasre), Vol 3, Issue 1, August-2017, ISSN:2454-8006, Impact Factor : 4.2. International 2017
Development and evaluation of mechanical properties of aluminium reinforced with graphite MMC’S ·        International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, engineering and Technology, ISSN (online):2319-8753, ISSN (print): 2347-6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor: 7.089, June 2018. International 2018
Acetylene as an alternate fuel in modified 4-Stroke spark ignition engine International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN (Online) : 2319 – 8753, ISSN (Print) : 2347 – 6710, Volume 7, Special Issue 7, Impact Factor : 7.089, June 2018. International 2018
Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
A Review on the Advent of 4D Printing International Journal of Engineering & Science Research, Special issue, Article No.-12/46-52, ISSN 2277-2685, May 2019 International 2019
Development of Low Cost Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3d Printer Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR, Volume 6, Issue 6, www.jetir.org (ISSN-2349-5162), June 2019 International 2019
An Alternative for Cement as a Binder – A Comparative Study Based on Compressive Strength and Shear Strength International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET), ISSN: 2321-9653; IC Value: 45.98; SJ Impact Factor: 7.429, Volume 8 Issue VII July 2020- Available at www.ijraset.com International 2020
The Variation of Compressive Strength of Silica Sand with Different Types of Binders International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, IJERTV9IS090249, Vol. 9 Issue 09, September-2020, Published by :www.ijert.org International 2020
Review on Advent of Additive Manufacturing, International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts ISSN: 2320-2882, Impact Factor : 7.97 (Calculate by Google Scholar), Volume 8, Issue 8,  August 2020 International 2020
18 Mrs Veena B G Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
19 Mr M Karthik Vayu-tree for reduction of particulate matters from air Vol9, Issue 7, Alochana Chakra Journal, July 2020 International 2020
 20 Mrs Asha Rani A Emission Reducer International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Volume: 07 issue:07 July 2020 International 2020
Performance Analysis of Swing Machinery Using Root cause Analysis IJLTEMAS, Vol-VIII, Aug 2019, ISSN 2278-2540 International 2019
Books/Chapters authored.
Year Name of the Book/ Chapter Author Name Details of Publication
2017-18 Finite Element Method Prof. S.B HALESH ISBN: 978-81-280-2112-1 Sapna Book House, Bengaluru
Control Engineering Prof. S.B HALESH ISBN: 978-81-280-2311-8 Sapna Book House, Bengaluru
Honours/awards/ felicitations received  
2017-2018 Innovation - Students Achievement at National Level: Ø  Students of Sir MVIT had participated in India Growth Programme 2.0 (IIGP 2.0) at IIT Mumbai and selected as one of the University Challenge Winners of the DST - Lockheed Martin - Tata Trusts India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 for 2018, for the work on "Underwater and Airborne Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle." Ø  An interdepartmental project by the student in association with Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering departments have won the research fund of Rs. 10 Lakhs from DST, Government of India for their project unmanned drone working in air and under water. Ø  Team GANNET participated in “The India Innovation Challenge Design Contest (IICDC)” launched by Texas Instruments India in association with the Department Of Science And Technology and anchored by Indian Institute of Management Bangalore with more than 15380 students from 965 engineering colleges entering the contest across all the states in India. We take immense pride to inform you that our team has been selected to First Runner Up Award with cash award of Rs. 3.5 Lakh @ IICDC 2017 – FINALS held at IIMB@NSRCEL on Aug 10th, 2018.
2018-2019 Ø  TeamGANNET – The Amphibious Drone” got selected to display the prototype model at prestigious Aero India 2019 Student Pavilion Competition, received 125 proposals from 56 institutions all over the country - IITs, NITs, deemed universities and many other well-known institutions from government and private sector. The team “GANNET – The Amphibious Drone” received First Prize winner award with a cash prize of Rs. 2.00 Lakh among top 6 teams selected all over India.
2019-2020 Ø  Team “MARS” won best design KART in “Student Kart Design Challenge” (SKDC) it’s an National Event Organized By SMAE, At Hyderabad, On Aug 6th to 9th 2019, Under the Guidance of Mr. Chethan D, Asst. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engg. Ø  Team Multipurpose Agriculture Cultivator participated in various competitions and project exhibition held at various colleges. The model got great exposure and was awarded following positions. ·       1. Participated and won consolation prize in IDEA SCI-TECHATHON 2019 held at C M R Institute of Technology on 29-03-2019. ·       2. Participated and won third position in TECHORIZON’19 National Level Project Exhibition organized by New Horizon College of Engineering on 27/04/2019.
List of Publications by Students
  1. Madhukumar K, Deeksha Ramesh, Priyanka S, Thanmayi C K, Ravikumar Shankar Kumbar, An Alternative for Cement as a Binder – A Comparative Study Based on Compressive Strength and Shear Strength, International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET), ISSN: 2321-9653; IC Value: 45.98; SJ Impact Factor: 7.429, Volume 8 Issue VII July 2020- Available at www.ijraset.com.
  2.  Madhukumar K, Deeksha Ramesh, Priyanka S, Thanmayi C K, Ravikumar Shankar Kumbar, The Variation of Compressive Strength of Silica Sand with Different Types of Binders, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, IJERTV9IS090249, Vol. 9 Issue 09, September-2020, Published by :www.ijert.org.
  3. Sumanth D Bijapur, MadhuKumar K, Review on Advent of Additive Manufacturing, International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts, ISSN: 2320-2882, Impact Factor : 7.97 (Calculate by Google Scholar), Volume 8, Issue 8,  August 2020.
  1. Nikita Chavan, Jahnavi VVSS, Yash Pradeep Menon, Purushotham Shenoy K, Madhukumar K, Mechanical Properties and Processing Techniques of Natural Fibers Reinforced in a Polymer Matrix-A Review, International Journal of Modern trends in Engineering and Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, March 2019, ISSN(e):2349-9745, ISSN(P):2393-8161, Impact Factor: 5.278
  1.  Shashank C Achari, Purushotham Shenoy K, Mr. Madhukumar K, Jatropha Biodiesel as a Fuel for Future-A Review, International Journal of Modern trends in Engineering and Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, March 2019, ISSN(e):2349-9745, ISSN(P):2393-8161, Impact Factor: 5.278.
  2. Indraneel Das, Madhukumar K, A Review on the Advent of 4D Printing, International Journal of Engineering & Science Research, Special issue, Article No.-12/46-52, ISSN 2277-2685, 2019.
  3. Indraneel Das, Sumeet B Patil, Suhas B Malannavar, Sunny Kumar, Madhukumar K, Development of Low Cost Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3d Printer, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR, Volume 6, Issue 6, www.jetir.org (ISSN-2349-5162), June 2019.
List of the Patents Filed/Published
  Sl.No   Name of the Faculty   Title   Year of Publication/Applied   Agency
1 Dr. KiranKumar M A Smart Pumping Motor With Inbuilt Maintenance Mechanisms. 2021 Indian Patent
2 Dr. KiranKumar M A Distributed Antenna Based System to Track the Covid Patients and Monitor them Continuously. 2020 IP Australia
3 Madhukumar K, Sampathkumar L Novel Design for Domestic String Hopper Machine 2021 Indian Patent

DETAILS OF FACULTY PURSUED/PURSUING RESEARCH IN THE RESEARCH CENTER UNDER VTU


Sl. No. Name of the Research Scholar Name of the Supervisor Year of Registration Title of Research work Status
1 Mr. Mahagundappa M Benal USN: 1MV03PMM04 Dr. Shivanand H K 2003 Studies on Heat Treated Silicon Carbide Particles and  Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Al (6061) Based Hybrid Composites Awarded PhD
2 Mr. M S Ganesha Prasad USN: 1MV04PMM02 Dr. D N Drakshayani 2004 Studies on Passive Heat Extraction Techniques in Turning of Cast Iron for Improved Status of Cutting Tool Insert (Uncoated Type) During Dry machining Awarded PhD
3 Mrs. V Shantha USN: 1MV04PMM03 Dr. D N Drakshayani 2004 Characterization and structure properties correlation in doped tungsten Awarded PhD
4 Mr. Janardhana K USN: 1MV10PMM01 Dr. D N Drakshayani 2010 The retrogression and reaging heat treatment of aluminum alloys Thesis Submitted
5 Mr. Khalique Ejaz Ahmed USN: 1MV11PMN01 Dr. D N Drakshayani 2011 Studies on the effect of process parameters on friction stir welded Aluminum reinforced with particulate metal composites. Experimental works
6 Mr. Prashant S H USN: 1MV11PMN02 Dr. M S Ganesha Prasad 2011 Studies on Process Optimization of Solid State welding of Aluminum -7075 and Steel Materials with different Preheating Conditions Awarded PhD
7 Mr. Kiran Kumar M USN: 1MV13PMN01 Dr. Mallikarjuna C Math 2013 Application of response surface methodology for the prediction of performance, combustion and emission characteristics in spark ignition engine using ethanol-gasoline blends Awarded PhD
8 Mr. Yeshvantha H S USN: 1MV13PMN03 Dr. A J K Prasad 2013 Design and fabrication of UHMWPE composites reinforced with Nano ceramic oxides ad evaluation of their mechanical properties Comprehensive Viva voce Completed
9 Mr. Prashanth L USN: 1MV15PMJ01 Dr. A J K Prasad 2015 Evaluation of Properties of a Battery System for ICP Systems for Marine Applications Course work completed
10 Mr. Sampath Kumar L USN: 1MV16PMJ01 Dr. V Shantha 2015 Synthesis and characterization of Nano materials for restorative dentistry application Completed Comprehensive viva voce
11 Mrs. Nitya Poornima USN: 1MV17PMS02 Dr. V Shantha 2016 Studies on Nano powders as additives for lubrication Course work Completed
12 Mr. Ravikumar USN: 1MV26PMJ03 Dr. G Balakumar 2015 Studies on development and optimization of machinability parameters of Al alloy reinforced with ZrO2 particulates based MMCs Comprehensive Viva-Voce completed
13 Mr. Shivakumar S USN : 1MV17PMA01 Dr. G Balakumar 2017 Development and property evaluation of Al-alloy reinforced with Nano ceramic particulates based MMCs subjected to hot forging process. Comprehensive Viva-Voce completed
14 Mr. Nataraj M USN: 1MV17PMA03 Dr. G Balakumar 2017 Development and property evaluation of Al alloy reinforced with ZrO2 particulates based MMCs by disintegrated melt deposition technique Comprehensive Viva-Voce completed
15 Mr. Madhu Kumar K USN: 1MV19PME01 Dr. G Balakumar 2019 Development and mechanical characterization of Al alloy reinforced with Zirconia, subjected to extrusion and heat treatment. Course work completed

RESEARCH THRUST AREAS IN DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  • Thermal Science, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Renewable Energy Sources
  • Material Tensile Strength Characterization at High Strain rates and temperatures.
  • Nano Materials and Bio Materials.
  • Casting and Welding
  • Product Design/PLCM
  • Robotics
  • Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing.
  • Mechatronics and artificial Intelligence.
MAJOR EQUIPMENTS/SOFTWARES AVAILABLE IN THE RESEARCH CENTER
Sl No. Equipment/ Software Specification Utility area/Purpose
1 Computerized Universal Testing Machine (UTM) 60 Ton Capacity Materials, Research purpose and for students experiments
2 Computerized Diesel Engine Test Rig Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke Diesel Engine Heat and Mass Transfer, Analysis of engine performance, Testing of Bio fuels
3 Metallurgical Microscope Upright metallurgical microscope, Magnification: 1000X Analysis of Microstructure of Materials
4 Wear and Friction Monitor Model TR201LE Materials, Wear and friction monitor for polymer composites
5 Vacuum pump HVV make model E06 For vacuum creation
6 ANSYS Software V13 Modeling and Analysis Lab
7 Metal Melting Furnaces Electric Furnace Foundry Lab, Melting, Alloying purpose