M. Sathishkumar currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai.
He has more than four years of teaching and research experience. Presently, he has submitted his Ph. D. dissertation in Metal Joining at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore. During his postgraduation in M. Tech., Manufacturing Engineering, at VIT, Vellore, he received the “Best Academic Performer” award for 2014 - 2015 and secured University 3rd Rank. He graduated with a first-class in B.E. Mechanical Engineering from Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, and qualified for GATE in 2013 and 2014. He secured “Second Place” in Vellore district in his Higher Secondary Examination.
M. Sathishkumar has published 15 research articles in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) and Scopus indexed journal and 1 Book Chapter. In addition, he has filed 7 Indian Patents and attended various International Conferences and Workshops. Presently, he is an active reviewer in Materials Today: Proceeding (Elsevier Publication), and Proceeding of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering (Sage Publication) journals. His current research areas are Welding of Alloys, Coating, Hot Corrosion, and Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM).
M. Sathishkumar secured All India “First Rank” in NPTEL online course titled “Weldability of Metals”, and “Second Rank” in “Joining Technologies for Metals”. He has received the “Certified Master Trainer” Award in “Foundation Skills in Integrated Product Development” (FSIPD), from the Centre for Faculty Development, Anna University, Chennai. He is also a lifetime member in “The Indian Society for Technical Education”, LM 106702.