The Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, will organize a Five Days Faculty Development Program on Green Technology and Sustainability Engineering, sponsored by AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy, from July 5-9, 2021.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

A renowned humanitarian leader and spiritual teacher, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi is the guiding light of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Amma’s concept of education, stress on research and commitment to instilling universal values have come together to shape Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham into an institution where the latest advancements and discoveries combine with compassion and service-mindedness. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary university currently has 6 campuses with 15 constituent schools across Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. Amrita offers a total of 207 undergraduate, postgraduate, integrated-degree, dual-degree, doctoral, and certification programs in various streams. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade, and has been ranked 4th among the Indian universities by NIRF in 2020. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been emerging as one of the top-ranked private university in India, according to the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education Rankings.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering was started in the year 1994. The department offers B.Tech. program in Mechanical Engineering, M.Tech. programs in Engineering Design, Manufacturing Engineering, and Automotive Engineering with Ph.D. program in all the specializations. The department has competent and committed faculty members drawn from industry, practicing professionals and academicians to enhance the delivery of academic programs. The department has evolved a comprehensive student-centric learning approach, designed to add significant value to the learner's understanding in an integrated manner.


The department has excellent state of the art experimental and computational facilities which facilitate the teacher and the students to practice and learn to compete. Interdisciplinary research is very common in the department that provides wide opportunity to attract the industries and government organizations to do collaborative projects as well. Publication of the research results as papers in the international journals and conferences by the staff and students of the department substantiate the excellence of their work.

ATAL Academy

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) through its newly established AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy have started unique faculty development programs in various thrust areas of modern technology. The objective of ATAL Academy is to plan and help in imparting quality technical education in the country and to support technical institutions in fostering research, innovation and entrepreneurship through training in various emerging areas.

Spectrum of Topics

  • Refurbishment of load bearing components made of High Tensile Steel (AISI 4340 Steel),
  • Reclamation and refurbishment of used shafts by laser cladding
  • Artificial Intelligence in additive manufacturing
  • Polymer matrix composites for sustainable structural members
  • Materials’ Waste to Wealth
  • Emission Inventory
  • Green manufacturing practices
  • Lean manufacturing /
  • Honeycomb structures for light weighting of structural components
  • Utility of flyash in the fabrication of refractory bricks, ceramic tiles, and paver blocks

Organizing Committee

Chief Patron

Dr. Sasangan Ramanathan

Dean Engineering


Dr. S. Thirumalini

Professor and Chairperson
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Organizing Secretary

Dr. R. Vaira Vignesh

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. M. Govindaraju

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Registration Details

Registration is mandatory for attending the faculty development program. Accommodation will be arranged in Guesthouse / Amrita Hostels on request at an additional cost.


Target Group

  1. Faculty members of Engineering Institutions
  2. Practicing Engineers
  3. Working professionals and Trainees in the area of lean manufacturing, casting, foundry, welding, materials, quality, inspection sections

Resource Persons

Eminent scientists/ engineers from research institutes, IITs, PSUs, and MNCs.

Dr. R. Vaira Vignesh
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,
Ettimadai, Amritanagar - Post
Coimbatore - 641 112, Tamilnadu, Inda.
+91- 99 4444 6208

Event Details
2021-07-05 10:00 to 2021-07-09 17:00
School of Engineering