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Mechanical engineering involves the analysis, design, manufacturing. and maintenance of various systems such as manufacturing plants, industrial equipment and machinery, heating and cooling systems, motor vehicles, aircraft, watercraft, robotics and even medical devices. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Amritapuri campus was started in 2004.The Department offers B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, MTech in Thermal and Fluids Engineering, MTech in Robotics and Automation, and PhD programs. 

The research activities in the department are focused in the areas like Thermal and Fluids engineering, Engineering design, Materials and Manufacturing, Robotics and Bionics, and Process control and environmental engineering. The department is proud to have some of the most sophisticated lab equipment available today, in its state-of-the art laboratories. The competent and committed faculty in the department have extensive academic, research and industrial experience. A dedicated team of lab staff is also available to support students in the laboratory. In addition to the campus library, the department has an extensive departmental library with books and subscriptions to current journals.

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Program Overview

Achievements
  • No of patents: 1
  • No of publications: 114
Research Areas under the program
  • Small Specimen Test Techniques

  • Product design, Machine design

  • Applied Mechanics of Auxetic Materials

  • Robotics and bionics

  • Al and other light alloys, Cu – Based alloys,

  • Tribology and simulation and optimization technology

  • Developing deep learning strategies for investigating the physical behaviour of fluids confined in nanoscale systems

  • Water Management and its Mitigation Methods in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell

  • Bluff body flows at low Reynolds numbers, magneto-hydrodynamics, non-Newtonian fluid dynamics, thermal convection problems

  • Biofluid mechanics – blood flow simulation (patient specific approach, image based CFD)

Facilities & Infrastructure

Research Labs:

  • Aerodynamics Lab,
  • Computer Aided Engineering Lab,
  • ABB Robotics Lab,
  • Mechatronics and Intelligent systems Research lab,

 

Casting Research Lab Software:

  • Ansys, Abaqus

Automation Studio Hardware:

  • Industrial Manipulators,
  • HPC workstations,
  • Subsonic wind tunnel,
  • Flow visualisation water channel,
  • Industrial electric furnace,
  • Microwave processing apparatus

Important Note

2024 Phase 1 Admissions Open

Faculty

Dr. Jyothi S. N.
Dr. Jyothi S. N.
Associate Dean
HoS

Dr. Ajith Kumar R.
Dr. Ajith Kumar R.
Professor

Dr. Ganesha Udupa
Dr. Ganesha Udupa
Professor

Dr. Anil Lal S.
Dr. Anil Lal S.
Professor

Dr. Pramod Sreedharan
Dr. Pramod Sreedharan
Associate Professor

Dr. Arunkumar S.
Dr. Arunkumar S.
Assistant Professor (Sl. Gd.)

Dr. Ajith Kumar S.
Dr. Ajith Kumar S.
Assistant Professor (Sl. Gd.)

Dr. Vikas Rajan
Dr. Vikas Rajan
Assistant Professor (Sl. Gd.)

Dr. Jeetu S. Babu
Dr. Jeetu S. Babu
Assistant Professor

Dr. Karthik V. Shankar
Dr. Karthik V. Shankar
Assistant Professor

Dr. Hariprasad M. P.
Dr. Hariprasad M. P.
Assistant Professor (Sl. Gd.)

Facilities & Infrastructure

  • Aerodynamics Lab
  • Computer Aided Engineering Lab
  • ABB Robotics Lab
  • Mechatronics and Intelligent systems Research lab
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