Dr. N. Harshavardhana

Assistant Professor 
Area: Manufacturing Processes, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping, Engineering Mechanics, Advanced Materials technology, Engineering graphics
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology.
Email: harshavardhana.n@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in


Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering and Materials science IIT – Mumbai, 2017
M.E Computer Integrated Manufacturing College of Engineering, Anna University, 2009
B.E Mechanical engineering Sona college of technology, Anna University, 2007

Other Details:


  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Graphics

Research Interests

  • Mechanical Behavior of Materials and Composites, Microstructure design for obtaining desired physical properties, Electron Microscopy (EBSD, SEM, TEM), Advanced materials and composite

Selected Publications

  • N. Harshavardhana, N. R. Gorhe, J. Freudenberger, M. P. Gururajan , P. Pant, " Comparison of room temperature and cryo-deformation effects on mechanical properties and microstructure of copper," Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 68,pp.131 – 135, 2015.
  • N. Harshavardhana, M. P. Gururajan , P. Pant,” Microstructure engineering to optimise hardness and conductivity in ETP copper” manuscript submitted to Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A
  • N. Harshavardhana, Gulshan Kumar and Ashish Kumar Saxena,” A Comparative study on misorientations to determine the extent of recrystallization in pure Copper”, manuscript submitted to Bulletin of Materials Science

Papers Presented

  • N. Harshavardhana, M. P. Gururajan, P. Pant, "Effect of low percentage conventional rolling on the microstructure, mechanical behaviour and electrical conductivity of commercially pure copper" Materials Science & Technology 2015 (MS&T15) conference, Columbus, OH, USA                     
  • N. Harshavardhana, M. P. Gururajan , P. Pant, "Effect of thermomechanical Processing on microstructure, mechanical behaviour and electrical conductivity of commercially pure copper" MSE 2014 conference at Darmstard, Germany.                            
  • N. Harshavardhana, M.P.Gururajan , P. Pant, "Effect of Cryo deformation on microstructure of pure copper and its influence on mechanical behaviour" in ISRS 2014 Conference at IIT Madras, Chennai.   
  • N. Harshavardhana, M.P.Gururajan , P. Pant, "Effect of isothermal heat treatment on pure copper and its influence on mechanical behaviour and electrical conductivity" 5th National Symposium for Materials research Scholar MR13" in IIT Bombay 

Working Papers

  • N. Harshavardhana, M. P. Gururajan, and P. Pant, "Effect of kinetics on microstructure and properties of pure copper"
  • N. Harshavardhana, J. Freudenberger, M. P. Gururajan, and P. Pant, "Effect of cryodeformation on the microstructure and mechanical properties of pure copper".

Work in Progress

  • With Prof. M. Kamaraj, IIT Madras, "Microstructure property correlation on P91 steel during electron beam welding”
  • Effect of stacking fault energy (SFE) on twinning in copper based alloys.

Academic Experience

  • Lecturer, Department of Mechanical engineering, Thapar Insitute of Engineering and technology, Patiala, Punjab, July 2016- August 2018.

Other Professional Experience

  • Engineer, M/s Pipavav Shipyard Limited (Currently M/s Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RNAVAL)) Mumbai, Sept 2009 – Dec2010.

PhD/ M.Tech Supervision/Students

  • Mr. Abhay Pandey (M.Tech Awarded – July 2017); Thesis: Investigation on electro graphitic and metal based carbon brushes and its effect on mechanical and electrical properties at Thapar University, Punjab                  

Achievements and Awards

  • Awarded 'DAAD Research Grants for doctoral candidates' for a period of six months to perform part of my PhD research at Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden (IFW Dresden), Germany (May 2014 - October 2014).
  • Awarded industrial funding project from M/s Crompton Greaves Limited, Mumbai to solve the industrial problem for enhancing strength and conductivity in pure Copper (Jan 2011 - July 2016).
  • Recipient of 'Best Oral Presentation Award' in 7th Materials research Scholar MR15 Symposium at IIT Bombay.


  • The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, American Ceramic Society Bulletin (ACerS), Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), Advanced Materials and Processes (ASM), 2015-2016










Assistant Professor - OG
Area: Commerce
Mobile: 9159503909
Office: 27455756 – Extn: 4151
Mail Id : hemanathan.m@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in
Affiliation: Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM University, Kattankulathur

Degree Area Institution/University Awarded Year
Ph.D Marketing Bharathiar University Viva on 27.07.2018
M. Phil HR Vinayaka Mission University 2009
MBA Finance Tamilnadu Open University 2008
M. Phil Commerce Bharathiar University 2008
M.Com Commerce University of Madras 2004
B.Com Commerce Thiruvalluvar University 2001



  •   Courses Handled – B.Com – General and ISM and M.Com
  •   Subjects Taught –

                        Corporate Accounting

                        Cost Accounting

                        Management Accounting

                        Law – Business Law, Commercial Law



                        Business Management


                        Consumer Protection

                        Entrepreneur  Development

                        Income Tax Law & Practice

                        Human Resources Development

Research Interests:

  • Finance, Marketing
  • All Accounts

Selected Publications:

  • Overview of Behavioral Finance, International Journal of Enterprise and Innovation Management Studies Volume 2 Number 2, July to December 2011, (Published in Book with ISSN Number 0976 - 2698)
  • Role of Mutual fund in Indian Stock Market, International Journal of Enterprise and Innovation Management Studies ISSN – 2231 – 3710, (Published in Book with ISSN Number 0976 - 2698)
  • Types of Health Services and Factors Affecting the Patients Satisfaction in Primary Health Centers at Kanchipuram District , Vol.8.No.3 2016,Pp.258-265  (Published in Book with ISSN Number 0976 - 0225)
  • Analysis of demographical factors and different health issues of patients in primary health centers at kanchipuram district  Volume – 6, Issue – 4, January – March, 2016 (Published in Book with ISSN Number ISSN – 2231 – 3710)
  • Impact of work and behavioral variables on job satisfaction performance and turnover invention of employees : empirical Envidances Volume – 4, Issue – 4, January – March 2018(Published in Book with ISSN Number ISSN – 2395 – 5929)
  • A Study on the role and performance of SHGs in Promoting Social empowerment with special reference to Kanchipuram District Volume – 4, Issue – 4, January – March 2018(Published in Book with ISSN Number ISSN – 2395 – 5929)
  • Professional environment factors in hospitals and its impact on the job satisfaction of nurses in Chennai  - Research Day  March 2018 SRM Institute of Science and Technology
  • Green Marketing – Issues and Challenges, National conference on Innovative Marketing, SRM University, March 2012((ISBN 978 93 81195 16 1)
  • Workshop on Stock exchange operations, online trading and the Investor held at Shree Shankarlal Sunarbai Shasun Jain College for Women on March 6, 2010
  • Faculty Development Programme on Acadamic research Writing held at Annamalai University on April 17, 2010

  Working Papers: 

  • Patients’ satisfaction” in Doctors and Nurses Services in Primary Health Center at Kanchipuram District.

Academic Experience:         




Experience in Years

Thiruvalluvar College of Engineering and Technology 



9 months 17 days

Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman Engineering College



2 years 4 months

SRM University


Till date

6 years 6months

Achievements and Awards:

  • Acted as the Student Coordinator in Faculty of Science and Humanities
  • Member of National Level Conference in Marketing in March 2012
  • Member  International Conference on HRM in August 2014
  • Member of COMFEST – Interdepartmental Business Event in March 2013
  • Member of COMFEST – Interdepartmental Business Event in March 2014
  • Member COMFEST – Intradepartmental Business Event in March 2015
  • Member of  FSH Accounts and Audit Committee from 2015 to till
  • Member of FSH University Examination Committee from 2014 to 2016
  • Member of Online Eligibility Checking Committee from 2017 to 2018
  • Acted as the University Central Valuation PG & Law Department Camp  Co Coordinator 




Mr. A.Josin Hippolitus   

Assistant Professor (O.G)

Area: Mechatronics Engineering
Affiliation: Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).

M. E. Mechatronics Kongu Engineering College (Anna University), 2013

Other Details:


  • Power Electronics
  • Fluid Power Control
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Consumer Electronics

Research Interests

  • Robotic
  • Mobile Robots
  • Biomechanics
  • Bio-robotics
  • Bionics
  • Manipulator Robotics

Selected Publications

  • Muscle fatigue due to book arrangements in library shelf, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Research, ISSN: 2249-0019, Volume 3, Number 4 (2013), pp.262-265
  • “Modeling, analysis and design of a 2 DOF drawing robot”. R. Bandlapalli, O. Ravishankar, Josin Hippolitus. IJCTA, 9(10), 2016.
  • “Coordinated Motion Control in a Multiple Robot Scenario”. A.Josin Hippolitus, Maury Abraham Varun, Meghanath.B, Mohammed Sanjeed, A.Lakshmi Srinivas. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics. Volume 118 No. 24 2018.

Working Papers

  • Analysis of Solar Collector performance using different cooling medium

Working Progress

  • Vision-based mobile robots

Other Professional Experience

  • Three months as an Engineer Trainee

FDP’s and Workshops attended:

  • Workshop on “Automobile & Engine Design” at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai.
  • Workshop on “MEMS Design” at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai.
  • Workshop and Hands-On Training on MOBIBOTICS.
  • Short term training programme on Artificial Intelligence for engineers, Organised By SRM IST.
  • Workshop on Matlab Simulink, SRMIST
  • Two days FDP on Matlab.
  • Short term course on Python for Beginners.

Workshops organized:

  • Workshop on MEMS, at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai

Achievements and Awards

  • Qualified in Gate 2011