Dr. Arunkumar S. currently serves as Assistant Professor (Sel. Gd.) at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus.
He earned his M.Tech. (Engg. Design) from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore (securing 1st Rank at the university level). He received his Ph.D. from IIT Madras. During his Ph.D., he performed various experiments like high-pressure tests, high-temperature fatigue (both HCF and LCF), high-temperature corrosion fatigue and small specimen tests using MTS servo-hydraulic testing machine (100 kN capacity). He is a reviewer of the International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping and Materials Today: Proceedings. He also served as Session Chair at IConAMMA 2017, an International Conference organized by Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru. He has published papers in various SCI/Scopus indexed international journals and conferences. Presently, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, he teaches design-related subjects such as fracture mechanics, mechanical vibrations, numerical methods, pressure vessel design, computational engineering mechanics, etc.