Dr Pankaj Kumar

Dr. R. Femi

 

Faculty List - Department of Mechanical Engineering


FACULTY DESIGNATION
Dr. D. Kingsly Jeba Singh Professor & Dean
Dr.S.Prabhu Professor & Head
Dr.T.V.Gopal Professor
Prof.K.Shanmugam Professor
Dr.M.Cheralathan Professor
Dr.S.H.Venkatasubramanian Professor
Dr.M.Gopal Professor
Dr.T.Rajasekaran Professor
Dr. A. Razal Rose Associate Professor
Dr.P.Nanda Kumar Associate Professor
Dr.U.Mohammed Iqbal Associate Professor
Mr.V.P.Haridasan Project Officer
Dr.G.Kasiraman Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.P.Sudhakar Assistant Professor (S.G)
Dr.P.Chandrasekaran Assistant Professor (S.G)
Dr.M.R.Stalin John Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.P.Karthikeyan Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.A.Rajasekaran Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.Ravi Krishnamoorthy Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.S.Karuppudaiyan Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.R.Senthil Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.K.R.Arun Prasad Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.D.Raja Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.E.Vijayaragavan  Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)
Mr. D. Selwyn Jebadurai Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr. A. Thirugnanam Assistant Professor (S.G)
Dr.M Prakash Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.R.Santhana Krishnan Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.D.Premnath Assistant Professor (Sr.G)
Mr.C.Subramanian Assistant Professor (Sr.G)
Mr.S.Balamurugan Assistant Professor (S.G)
Dr.M.Kamaraj Assistant Professor (S.G)
Dr.G.Balaji Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.V.Thirunavukkarasu Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mrs.A.Vijaya Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.P.V.Jeyakarthikeyan Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr. R. Bhalamurugan Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.R.Murugesan Assistant Professor (Sr.G)
Mr.S.Oliver Nesa Raj Assistant Professor (Sr.G)
Mrs.R.Ambigai Assistant Professor (Sr.G)
Mr.K.Ramesh Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr.S.Shakthivel Assistant Professor (S.G)
Mr. D. Kumaran Assistant Professor (Sr.G)
Mrs.I Infanta Mary Priya Assistant Professor (Sr.G)
Mr.R.Harris Samuel Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.V.Rajasekar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.V.Magesh Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.R.Yuvaraj Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Sundar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.J.Thavamani Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.V.Raghavendra Rao Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.J.Daniel Glad Stephen Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.M.Sermaraj Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.V.G.Umasekar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.V.Mathan Raj Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Malarmannan Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.A.Vinoth Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.M.Sachidhanandam Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.P.Sundar Singh Sivam Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.J.Santha Kumar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.K.Jegadeesan Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.P.Udayakumar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.K.Sathiya Moorthy Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Panneer Selvam Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.P.Susai Manickam Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. V. Manoj Kumar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Abburi Lakshman Kumar Assistant Professor(Sr.G)
Mr.P.Sundaram Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. S.Rajendra Kumar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Vamsi Krishna Dommeti Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.G.Manikanda Raja Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Shubrajit Bhaumik Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Arun N Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Kolli Balasivarama Reddy Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Gujjari Bala Siva Krishna Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.B.Ramprasath  Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Arul Kumar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Senkathir Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Vaddi-Thulasikanth Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.R.Saravana Kumar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.R.Manoj Samson Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Sampath Kumar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.M.Dhanasekaran Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Arokya Agustin Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Muralidharan Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.M.Sivashankar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.I.Aatthisugan Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.N.Karthikeyan Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.M.Balaji Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.N.Vijay Krishna Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mrs.V. Praveena Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. E. Muthu Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. M.D. Kathir Kaman Assistant Professor (O.G)
Ms. Deborah Serenade Stephen Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. S. Dinesh Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. C. Bala Suthagar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. S. Bharath Subramaniam Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. S. Ponsankar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. Sodisetty VNB Prasad Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. S. Sasi Kumar  Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. A.C. Arun Raj Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.E.Kannan Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr. R. Ann Joachim Martin Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.V.Veeranaath  Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Arun Prasath Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.A.Sathish Kumar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.S.Arun Kumar Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Barathraj R.K Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Sreejith K.V Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Joji Johnson Assistant Professor (O.G)
Dr. S. Murali Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Vasanth Kumar C.H Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.D.Mohan Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.Geethapriyan T Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.R.Yogeshwaran Assistant Professor (O.G)
Mr.C.S.Palani Ganesa Chakravarthy Teaching Associate
Mr.V.S.Bhaskar Teaching Associate
Mr.S.Vignesh Kumar Teaching Associate
Mr. K. Gokul Teaching Associate
Dr.S.D.Pathak Visiting Professor
Dr. G.Vaidyanathan Visiting Professor
Dr.Ramesh Kandadai Visiting Professor

Research Faculty


Faculty Designation
Dr. Shubhabrata Datta Research Professor Light alloys, High strength steel etc
Dr. Jitendra Kumar Katiyar Research Assistant Professor Surface Coatings,
Lubrication Tribology, 
Polymer Tribology,
Micro/Nano Tribolog &
Engineering Materials
Dr.Vijay Kumar Pal Research Assistant Professor Unconventional Machining ,CAD/CAM Micro-EDM/ECM Micro and Nano Fabrication Tribology, etc
Dr. D. Siva Krishna Reddy Research Assistant Professor Computational Fluid Dynamics, Internal Combustion Engines and High Temperature Gas Dynamics
Dr. Balaji PS Research Assistant Professor Vibration Control, Non-Linear Materials, Hybrid Manufacturing process, Composite materials.
Dr. P. Mohan Babu Research Assistant Professor Thermal barrier coatings; Li-ion battery materials; Solid state electrolytes
Dr. Ranjeet Kumar Sahu Research Assistant Professor Micromachining, Hybrid Manufacturing Processes, Nanomaterials Synthesis & Characterization, Precision Engineering, Rapid Prototyping
Dr.R. Senthil Kumar Research Assistant Professor Electronic Cooling, Solar stills, Fluids and Thermal Sciences in a system.
Mr.S.Manikandan Research Assistant Professor Solar Power Generation, Solar Cooling Solar Photovoltaics Solar Thermoelectric devices Thermal Energy Storage
Dr.G. Rajasekaran Research Assistant Professor Atomistic Modelling, Graphene, Nanocomposite, Molecular Dynamics, Nanomaterials
Dr.Anuj Kumar Sharma Research Assistant Professor  Nano-cutting fluids in Machining
Dr.P.Balakrishnan Research Assistant Professor Noise reduction, Different types of Jet flows (Pipe jets, Impinging jets, Orifice Jets, Swirl jets), Aero-acoustics, Mixing enhancement, Nozzle flows, Swirl flows, Co-axial flows, Flow control.
Dr. Manidipto Mukherjee Research Assistant Professor Fluid Flow Behaviour Modes of Metal Transfer Microstructural and Mechanical Characterization of Metals and Alloys, etc

S.G - Selection Grade
Sr.G - Senior Grade
O.G - Ordinary Grade

 

 

 

Ramesh D Kandadai

Ramesh D Kandadai
Ramesh D Kandadai

Visiting Faculty
Area: Vibrations, Control systems, System Analysis and Biomechanics
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University.
Email: ramesh.dk@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

Education

Ph.D Biomechanics and Instrumentation 1983

Other Details:

Courses

  • Vibrations, Automatic Control Systems
  • Biomechanics
  • Systems Analysis

Research Interests

  • Modeling human joints
  • Modeling systems

Work in Progress

  • Finite element modeling of knee joint, Modeling of a wheeled vehicle.

Academic Experiences

  • 39 years experience in part time visiting faculty positions across 6 universities in India and USA

Memberships

  • ASME
  • PMI

 

 

T. Nagarajan

T. Nagarajan
T. Nagarajan

Research Professor (part time basis)
Area: Mechanical Engineering- Robotics- Kinematics and Dynamics 
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University
Email: pankajkumar.r@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

Education

Ph.D Mechanical Engineering IIT Madras, 1980
M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering IIT Madras, 1969
B.E Mechanical Engineering Madras University, 1966

Other Details:

Course

  • Robotics- Kinematics and Dynamics
  • Basics of Robots

Research Interests

  • Robotics- Actuators
  • Smart materials like SMA
  • Magneto-strictive Materials
  • Parallel robots
  • Strewart Platform
  • Oil hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Cryo surgical equipments
  • Underwater manipulators. 

Selected Publications

  • Nagarajan T, Krishnan Subramaniam, , Ahmad Majdi Abdul Rani, Victor Amirtham, Winson Ambaraj, Ramanathan Ramiah, TVVLN Rao,” A Novel Approach of using SMA Wires Actuated Stewart Platform for Continuous Passive Motion(CPM) of Ankle Rehabilitation Therapy”, Advance Material Research Volume 1125 (2015)pp.494-498.
  • Irshad K, Habib K, BasrawiF, Thirumalaiswamy N, Saidur R, Bidyut Baran Saha BB. , ”Thermal comfort study of a building  equipped with thermoelectric air duct system for tropical climate”. Applied Thermal Engineering (Elsevier) (Accepted in 2015).
  • Khashif Irshad, Khairul Habib, Nagarajan Thirumalaiswamy, ”Performance evaluation of PV- Trombe wall for sustainable building development”,Science Direct, Procedia CIRP 26(2015) pp.624-629.
    4)   M.O. Abdallah, T. Nagarajan,” A computational study of the actuation speed of the hydraulic cylinder under different ports sizes and configurations”,Journal of Engineering Science & Technology, Vol.10, No.292015 pp.160-173.
  • K. Boo Kean,Mark Ovinis,T. Nagarajan, ”Contour Optimization of an Inductor using Taguchi Method”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publication, Vols. 465-466 , 2014, pp. 688-692.
  • Saleem Khalefa Kadhim, Mohammad Shakir Nasif, HussainH.Al-Kayiem, Nagarajan Thirumalaiswany, Rafat Al Waked, ” Effect of Induced Vibration on The Blood Flow Properties in a Mechanical Aortic valve”, MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol. 13, 2014.
  • KhashifIrshad,KhairulHabib,Nagarajan Thirumalaiswamy,”Performance Analysis of Photo Voltaic Trombe Wall for Tropical Climate”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publication, Vols. 465-466 , 2014, pp. 211-215.
  • Yasar Javaid, Mark Ovinis, T. Nagarajan, Fackruldin B M Hasim,” Underwater Gliders: A Review”, MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol. 13, 2014.
  • G.Satheesh Kumar, Nagarajan.T ,”Experimental Investigations on the Contour Generation of a Reconfigurable Stewart Platform”,  International Journal of Intelligent Mechatronics and Robotics,1(4), October-December 2011, pp. 92-98.
  • M.Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, “Application of Trained NiTi SMA Actuators in a Spatial Compliant Mechanism: Experimental Investigations”, Materials & Design-Elsevier, May 2009, Vol.30, pp.3020-3029.

Paper Presented

  • M. O. Abdalla, T. Nagarajan, “A COMPUTATIONAL STUDY OF THE  ACTUATION SPEED OF THE HYDRAULIC  CYLINDER UNDER DIFFERENT PORTS’ SIZES AND CONFIGURATIONS”, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 10, No. 2 (2015) 160 – 173,© School of Engineering, Taylor’s University.
  • T.V.V.L.N. Rao,A.M.A. Rani,M.Awang,T.Nagarajan,F.M. Hashim, “Stability of Double Porous and Surface Porous Layer Journal Bearing”, Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2015, 16 ~ 17 November 2015- Penang,Malaysia, pp. 1-2,© Malaysian Tribology Society.
  • Javaid M.Y, Ovinis M, Nagarajan T, Ali S. S. and Ullah B, ”Study on Wing Aspect Ratio on the Performance of a Gliding Robotic Fish”,   International Conference on Applications and Design in Mechanical Engineering (ICADME 2015),30-31 March 2015,Penang,Malaysia.
  • Lee Kian Seng, Mark Ovanis, T. Nagarajan, Ralph Seulin, Olivier Morel, “Indoor Vision–based State Estimation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle” International Conference on World of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles)2015(WoUCON2015).17-19 March 2015, Langkawi Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Nagarajan T, Krishnan Subramaniam, , Ahmad Majdi Abdul Rani, Victor Amirtham, Winson Ambaraj, Ramanathan Ramiah, TVVLN Rao,” A Novel Approach of using SMA Wires Actuated Stewart Platform for Continuous Passive Motion(CPM) of Ankle Rehabilitation Therapy”,MIMEC2015, Feb. 4-6, Bali, Indonesia,pp-248.
  • TVVLN Rao, A.M.A Rani, T. Nagarajan, F.M. Hashim,”Analysis of Porous Layered Journal Bearing Lubricated with Ferrofluid”, 7th International Meeting on Advances in Thermofluids (IMAT 2014), at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 26-27 November, 2014.
  • M.A.Omer,  TVVLNRao, A.M.ARani, T. Nagarajan, F.M.Hashim ,” Pressure   Distribution in Hydrodynamic Journal Bearing with Lubrricant Additives”,ICPER 2014, June3-5, KLCC, Kualalumpur, International Conference ESTCON 2014.
  • Kashif Irshad, Khairul Habib, T. Nagarajan,” Performance evaluation of PV-Trombe wall by changing air flow velocity”,  ICPER 2014, June3-5, KLCC, Kualalumpur, International Conference  ESTCON 2014.
  • Yasar Javaid, Mark Ovinis, T. Nagarajan, Fakruldin B M Hasim,”Underwater Gliders: A Review”, ICPER 2014, June3-5, KLCC, Kualalumpur, International Conference ESTCON 2014.
  • Kashif Irshad, Khairul Habib, T. Nagarajan,” Energy and cost analysis of Photo Voltaic Trombe wall system in Tropical Climate”, The International Conference on Technologies and Materials for Renewable Energy, Environment and Sustainability, TMREES14, Sci Verse Science Direct, Energy Procedia,2014, pp.1-7

Working Papers

  • With S. Krishnan et. all.,  Rehabilitation for Foot/Ankle - Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) using Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Actuated Stewart Platform.

Work in Progress

  • Preparing a DST project on  SMA actuated  forearm for rehabilitation", August 2017.

Academic Experience

  • Since 5th October 2016 - Research Professor, SRM University, Chennai
  • August2008 to September2015 - Professor,Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS(UTP), 31750 Tronoh, Malaysia
  • July 2007 to August2008 - Professor, IIT Madras, India(re-employed)
  • July 2006 to June 2007 - Guest Professor, IIT Madras.India  2) Principal,SamsEngineering College,Chennai.
  • 28.3.90 to 30.6.06 - Professor, IIT Madras, India
  • 20.4.82 to 27.3.90 - Asst. Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, India
  • Oct.81 to March 82 - Design Engineer, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, India
  • Oct. 79 to Sept.81 - Project Engineer, Asia Contact Lens Laboratory, Instruments Division, Madras (on lien from IIT Madras), India
  • Feb. 72 to Sept.79 - Design Engineer, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, India
  • April 70 to Feb. 72 - Associate Lecturer, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, India
  • Sept. 69 to April 70 - Associate Lecturer, Regional Engineering College, Calicut, Kerala, India
  • Sept. 66 to Sept.69 - Senior Teaching Fellow of Govt. of India (Technical Teacher Trainee-TTT) deputed to Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras.

Other Professional Experience

  • Oct. 79 to Sept.81- Project Engineer, Asia Contact Lens Laboratory, Instruments Division, Madras (on lien from IIT Madras), India.
  • Coordinator ISTE summer school on 'Industrial Robotics'  June 1987.
  • Joint  coordinator  on  'Industrial  Pneumatics'   course   for   M/s Sundaram Clayton during January 1987.
  • 'Recent advances in fluid power for mobile applications',  Regional  seminar of FPSI , Organising member 1987.
  • 'CNC machines, Drives & Applications', Seminar ATI/FPSI, Organising  member  1988.
  • 'Pneumatic technology, Measurements , Microprocessor applications',  Inhouse Traning for R&D Members of M/s Sundaram  Clayton,  Brakes  Division, 10 Hrs.  1987.
  • 'Measurement systems and Introduction to Microprocessor ', Inhouse Training for R & D Members of Hindustan Motors Ltd., 10 Hrs. 1987.
  • 'Robotics'   BHEL Trichy   December. 1989
  • 'Robotics'   Plant Engineers Association   March 90
  • ‘Edutech Lego Robotic Training Program for school teachers’ -2003
  • ‘Robotics and Vision’–for CVRDE,Chennai- October 95  
  • Delivered  a lecture on ‘Differential motions in Robot Kinematics’ for the winter school at Arunai Engg.College, Thiruvannamalai on 8th December 2004.
  • Served as Judge for Robot competition conducted by Lego during 2003
  • Served as a Judge for Robotic competition during Sastra 2004 at IIT Madras
  • Served as Judge for Robotic competition at Mechanica 2005 at IIT Madras
  • Chaired a session in many national and International conferences.
  • Served as a Judge for Robotic Competition in Malaysia during 2013 (IMECHE-International) and 2015(LEGO).

Invited Lectures

  • Delivered a lecture on 'Basic Principles of Robotics', organised by the Institute of engineers (India), Tamilnadu chapter on 29.9.85.
  • Delivered  a lecture on 'Robotics'  in  the  workshop  on  Robotics arranged  by  Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited  Tiruchirapalli   on 20.6.86.
  • Delivered a  lecture on  'Robotics and material handling' organised by Indian Institute of Plant Engineers at Madras on  25.9.87.
  • Delivered a lecture on 'Fluid  power  in  Robotics'  in  Technology Appreciation  Programme on  Fluid  Power Status  of Technology    Aug. 88.
  • Delivered a lecture on 'Robotics' in VRD symposium on Recent Trends in Production' Nov.1989 .
  • Delivered a lecture on  Robotics  in  "Advances in Mechanical Engg.  workshop arranged by  Dept. of Mechanical Engg.  IIT.,  Madras  at Conemera Hotel on 24 25 April 1992.
  • Chaired a session in National Seminar on Robots & sensors for Production Applications, ROSE PRO 95, M.I.T.,Madras,1995.
  • Delivered a lecture on Sensors and Actuators at the  Mechatronics  workshop held at Vellore Engineering college during May 1999
  • Conducted a Workshop on Mechanisms & Applications along with Prof. Kurt Luck during March 20-22, 2002 at Vellore Institute of Technology.
  • Delivered a keynote address on ‘Robotics and Smart Actuators’ at Mechatronics winter school held at MIT, Madras on 30th November 2004.
  • Delivered  a lecture on ‘Differential motions in Robot Kinematics’ for the winter school at Arunai  Engg.College, Thiruvannamalai on 8th December 2004.

Participation in Seminar/Training

  • Participated as a delegate /candidate and presented  lectures   on 'Sensors and Mobile Robots' for the UNESCO sponsored  course on 'Industrial Robots and Robotics" and University of Budapest, Hungary during October 1986. Course coordinator.Prof. Filemann.
  • Participated in entrepreneurship trainers’ programme of DST during May 1986.

Reviewer of technical papers/ projects /Reputed assignments

  • AMM conference in 1988.
  • Indian journal of Technology.  
  • AMTDR Conference 1994,96,98,2000,2002,2004 etc.,EMCHAFT-2005
  • Project appraiser for Govt.of India , Dept. Science and Technology for funding projects on Robotics since 1997
  • Project monitor for projects carried out at IIT Madras for Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) since 2001 –2004
  • Member of Robot standardisation of BIS since 2003.
  • Senate Member NIIT, Trichy (2004-2006)
  • Served as a Member of selection committee and review panels in several Institutes in the country
  • Reviewer for ICPER 2010, ICPER 2012, ICPER2014 and many such international conferences and journals
  • QNRF Project Reviewer during March 2012 and 2014.
  • Reviewer for Taylor & Francis –Engineering Optimization Journal during 2013.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended

Visits Abroad

  • Stuttgart, Germany (DAAD fellowship 1975-1977 - 2 years 4 months)
  • Paris, France ( Horological conference, 3 days in 1976)
  • Singapore (Medic Asia participant, Jan 1981 - 10 days)
  • Stuttgart, Germany (Dec 1982- Feb 1983 - DAAD  I re-invitation)
  • Budapest, Hungary (Oct 1986 - 15 days UNESCO course on Robotics)
  • Aachen, Germany (One day Oct 1986)
  • Hamburg, Germany (Sep'91-Nov'91 - DAAD II re-invitation)
  • Austin, Texas, USA (Oct'95  for 10th Annual meeting of Precision Engg)
  • Stuttgart, Germany (Dec 95 - Feb 96 - DAAD III re-invitation)
  • UCI Irvine CA,USA: Dept. of Biomedical Engg., Materials Science Concentration and Integrated Nanofabrication Facility(INRF) at UC Irvine(January 2004)
  • USC, Los Angeles, USA: Robotic Embedded systems Lab., and Robotics research Lab., University of South California.(January 2004)
  • UNI. Of California, Berkeley, CA, USA :Robotics Lab in Electrical Engg.(January 2004)
  • Orlando, Florida, USA.(October2004,19th ASPE conf. Presented a paper)
  • Irvine CA, USA: Dept. of Biomedical Engg., Materials Science Concentration and Integrated Nanofabrication Facility(INRF) at UC Irvine(November 2004)
  • NIST and NHS Washington DC (November 2004)
  • McMaster University, Ontario, Canada Robotic Division (January 2008)
  • Curtin University, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia CUTSIE 2011 conference-Presented two papers.
  • MIMEC2015 conference at Bali, Indonesia, During February 2015.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended

Patents

  • In  Malaysia: 2 Patents filed during December 2012 based on ‘System and Method for actuating Pseudo wrist motion using SMA wires and split –tube’. December 2012; PI 2012701192 and PI 2012701191
  • In  Malaysia: 1 Patent filed during May 2014 on “Photo Thermo Electric Air Duct”. APPLICATION NO: PI 2014701107;Filing Date: 30/04/2014
  • In  Malaysia: 1 IP Protection;Title : Stewart Platform for ankle Foot   Rehabilitation Therapy in Class 24-01;  Application No: 14-01146-0101;17thSeptember 2014.

Prizes/Awards

  • Awarded second prize for the paper entitled 'Design and performance   of a fast acting extremely leak tight ON/OFF valve' at the 5th All India Fluid Power Conference held at Bangalore during September 1987. (One of the co authors).
  • T. Nagarajan and R. Venkata Ramana, Mechanical Engineering Department, has been awarded the Certificate of Merit for 1995-96 by the Institution of Engineers (India) for the paper entitled ‘Dynamic Modelling for a Manipulator Interacting with the Environment’, published in the Journal of the Institution.
  • At Malaysia: Won 2 Gold Medals and 1 silver Medal in ITEX international exhibitions held in Malaysia.

Memberships

  • Elected and served as secretary Fluid Power Society of India, Madras chapter between April 1989 & April 1991 and vice president 1999-2001.
  • Member of International Tech. Committee on "Man machine system"  accepted by the executive council of IFToMM at XXV meeting held at Udaine, 5 6 Sep. 1992. Continuing still a member from India.
  • ASME member since 2011( No. 100131392).          

 

Dr. Pankaj Kumar

Dr. Pankaj Kumar
Dr. Pankaj Kumar 

Research Assistant Professor
Area: Thermal engineering
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University
Email: pankajkumar.r@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

Education

Ph.D Materials Engineering IIT Madras, Chennai, 2017
M.Tech. Materials Engineering NIT Rourkela, 2009
BSc. Mechanical Engineering Magadha University, 2007

Other Details:

Course

  • Thermodynamics
  • Internal combustion Engine

Research Interests

  • Multiphase flow
  • Cavitation
  • Bluff body aerodynamics
  • fluid mechanics

Selected Publications

International Journal

  • T.M.Prem Kumar, Pankaj Kumar, Dhiman Chatterjee, "Cavitation characteristics of S-blade used in fully reversible pump-turbine".  J. Fluids Eng., ASME, 136, 2014.
  • Pankaj Kumar, Dhiman Chatterjee and Shamit Bakshi, "Experimental investigation of cavitating structure in the near wake of a cylinder" Inter. J. Multiphase flow, Elsevier, 89, 2017.
  • Pankaj Kumar , Bakshi S. and Chatterjee D., "Experimental investigation of cavitation behind the circular cylinder"   J. Thermal Sci. Eng. App., ASME, 9(3), 2017.

International Conference

  • Pankaj Kumar, "Numerical analysis of forced convective flow and heat transfer in a microchannel   heat sink", International  conference in fluid mechanics and thermal engineering (ICFMTE2010), 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Pankaj Kumar, "Single phase forced convective flow in microchannel heat sink",5th International Conference on advances in mechanical engineering (ICAME)-2011, SVNIT Surat.
  • Anil Kujur, Pankaj Kumar  and Dhiman Chatterjee, "Effect of ultrasound on wake cavitation" 8th International Symposium on Cavitation , 2012, 13-16 August, Singapore.
  • Pankaj Kumar, Dhiman Chatterjee and Shamit Bakshi, 2015,"Effect of ultrasound on cavitation behind a circular cylinder, 6-10 Dec, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Pankaj Kumar, Dhiman Chatterjee and Shamit Bakshi., 2016, Experimental investigation of cavitation behind a circular cylinder in a cross-flow., ICTEA-2016,Abu-Dhab, March 24-26 ,2016

National conference

  • Pankaj Kumar, Chatterjee D., “Choice of an appropriate cavitation model: a case study” Proceedings of the Fortieth National Conference, FMFP 2013 , NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India -Paper ID 170

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor in CIT (CUTM University), Bhubaneswar from June 2009 to May 2011.

Memberships

  • Member in Institute of Engineers
  • Member in Indian Institute of welding

 

 

Dr. M. Mukherjee

Dr. M. Mukherjee
Dr. M. Mukherjee

Research Assistant Professor
Area: Mechanical Engineering
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University
Email: manidiptomukherjee.s@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

Education

Ph.D Welding Metallurgy and Joining Technology Jadavpur University, 2016
M.Tech. Materials Engineering Jadavpur University, 2011
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering West Bengal University of Technology, 2009

Other Details:

Course

  • Basic Mechanical Engineering
  • Basic Manufacturing Processes
  • Material Science
  • Welding Technology
  • Non Conventional Energy Sources

Research Interests

  • Fluid Flow Behaviour, Modes of Metal Transfer
  • Microstructural and Mechanical Characterization of Metals and Alloys
  • Welding and Joining, Statistical Methodologies
  • High Cycle Fatigue and Fracture
  • Corrosion Behaviour of Metals and Alloys
  • Material Processing and Alloy Design

Selected Publications

  • Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Evaluation of microstructural and mechanical properties of Fe-16Cr-1Ni-9Mn-0.12N austenitic stainless steel welded joints”, Materials Characterization, 2017, 131, 406–424.
  • Nikhil Kumar, Manidipto Mukherjee and Asish Bandyopadhyay: “Study on Laser Welding of Austenitic Stainless Steel by Varying Incident Angle of Pulsed Laser Beam”, Optics and Laser Technology, 2017, 94, 296–309.
  • Nikhil Kumar, Manidipto Mukherjee and Asish Bandyopadhyay: “Comparative Study of Pulsed Nd:YAG Laser Welding of AISI 304 and AISI 316 Stainless Steels”, Optics and Laser Technology, 2017, 88, 24-39.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee, Saptarshi Saha, Tapan Kumar Pal and Prasanta Kanjilal: “Influence of Modes of Metal Transfer on Grain Structure and Direction of Grain Growth in Low Nickel Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metals”, Materials Characterization, 2015, 102, 9-18.
  • Saptarshi Saha, Manidipto Mukherjee, and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Microstructure, Texture and Mechanical Property Analysis of Gas Metal Arc Welded AISI 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2015, 24(3), 1125-1139.
  • Shilajit Das, Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Effect of Grain Boundary Precipitation and δ-ferrite formation on Surface Defect of Low Nickel Austenitic Stainless Steels”, Engineering Failure Analysis, 2015, 54(4), 90-102.
  • Mainak Sen, Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Evaluation of Correlations between DP-GMAW Process Parameters and Bead Geometry”, Welding Journal, 2015, 94(8), 265s-279s.
  • Deb Kumar Adak, Manidipto Mukherjee, Tapan Kumar Pal: “Development of a Direct Correlation of Bead Geometry, Grain Size and HAZ Width with the GMAW Process Parameters on Bead-on-plate Welds of Mild Steel”, Transaction of Indian Institute of Metals, 2015, 68(5), 839-849.
  • M. Mukehrjee, A. Dutta, T.K. Pal, P. Kanjilal and S. Sisodia: “Enhancement of Microstructural and Mechanical Properties by Pulse Mode of Metal Transfer in Welded Modified Ferritic Stainless Steel”, ISIJ International, 2015, 55(7), 1439-1447.
  • M. Mukherjee, J. Saha, P. Kanjilal, T.K. Pal and S. Sisodia: “Influence of Gas Mixtures in GMAW of Modified 409M Ferritic Stainless Steel”, Welding Journal, 2015, 94(4), 101s-114s.
  • Subhrajit Debnath, Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Study on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Thick Low-Alloy Quench and Tempered Steel Welded Joint”, Materials Performance and Characterization, 2014, 3(1), 23-48.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Effect of Modes of Metal Transfer and Microstructure on Corrosion Behaviour of Welded Modified Ferritic Stainless Steel in Acidic Environments”, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 2013, 43, 347–365.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal:  “Role of Microstructural Constituents on Surface Crack Formation during Hot Rolling of Standard and Low Nickel Austenitic Stainless Steels”, Acta Metall. Sin. (Engl. Lett.), 2013, 26(2), 206-216.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Influence of Mode of Metal Transfer on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Gas Metal Arc Welded Modified Ferritic Stainless Steel”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2012, 43A, 1791-1808.
  • M. Mukherjee and T. K. Pal: “Influence of Heat Input on Martensite Formation and Impact Property of Ferritic-Austenitic Dissimilar Weld Metals”, Journal of Material Science and Technology, 2012, 28(4), 343–352.

Papers Presented

  • Manabhanjan Sahoo and Manidipto Mukherjee: “Optimization of Process Parameters In GMAW of Low Carbon Steel to Predict Maximum Yield Strength Using Full Factorial Design ", National Welding Meet (NWM), organized by IIW-Begaluru, at NCC, Bengaluru, India, May 12-13, 2017.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee, Manabhanjan Sahoo and Debasis Mahapatra: "Correlation of Bead Geometry, Grain Size and Hardness with the Pulse TIG Process Parameters of Fe16Cr0.3Ni9Mn0.17N Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Deposits by Statistical Analysis", National Welding Meet (NWM), organized by IIW-Begaluru, at NCC, Bengaluru, India, May 12-13, 2017.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee, Saptarshi Saha and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Evaluation of correlation between process parameter, bead geometry & microstructure of Fe16Cr0.3Ni9Mn0.17N austenitic stainless steel weld deposits by statistical analysis”, National Welding Seminar (NWS), organized by IIW-Kolkata, at Science city, Kolkata, India, December 15-17, 2016.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee, Saptarshi Saha and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Influence of Heat Input on Microstructural and Mechanical Behaviour of Pulsed Gas Metal Arc Welded Fe16Cr0.3Ni9Mn0.17N ASS”, National Welding Seminar (NWS), organized by IIW-Kolkata, at Science city, Kolkata, India, December 15-17, 2016.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee, Saptarshi Saha, Tapan Kumar Pal, Prasanta Kanjilal, and Sunil Sisodia: “Microstructural and Mechanical Behaviour of Fe16Cr1Ni9Mn0.12N austenitic stainless steel welded joints”, National Welding Seminar (NWS), organized by IIW-Mumbai, at Mumbai, India, December 10-12, 2015.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee, Saptarshi Saha, Tapan Kumar Pal, Prasanta Kanjilal, and Sunil Sisodia: “EBSD Study of Gas Metal Arc Welded Low Nickel Austenitic Stainless Steel”, National Welding Seminar (NWS), organized by IIW-Jamshedpur and Tata Steel, at Jamshedpur, India, January 22-24, 2015.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee, Anupama Dutta, Tapan Kumar Pal, Prasanta Kanjilal, and Sunil Sisodia: “Effect of Pulse Mode of Metal Transfer on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Welded Modified Ferritic Stainless Steel”, National Welding Seminar (NWS), organized by IIW-Jamshedpur and Tata Steel, at Jamshedpur, India, January 22-24, 2015.
  • Deb Kumar Adak, Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Effect of GMAW Process Parameters on Bead-on-plate Weld Characteristics using Multiple Linear Regression Analysis”, 2nd International Conf. on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and its Interdisciplinary Areas (ICAMEI-2015), Organized by College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat, West Bengal, India, January 2-4, 2015.
  • Mainak Sen, Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: "Prediction of Weld Bead Geometry for Double Pulse Gas Metal Arc Welding Process By Regression Analysis", Proceedings of  5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR 2014 hosted by IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India, December 12-14, 2014.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee, Joydeep Saha, Tapan Kumar Pal, Prasanta Kanjilal, and Sunil Sisodia: "Influence of Shielding Gas Mixtures on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Gas Metal Arc Welded Modified Ferritic Stainless Steel", NMD ATM 2014, organized by College of Engineering, Pune, India, November 12-15, 2014.
  • M. Sen, M. Mukherjee and T. K. Pal: "Investigation for Controlled Double Pulse GMAW Through Response Surface Methodology Based Approach" International Conf. on Advancements and Futuristic Trends in Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Organized by Punjab Technical University, Punjab, October 16-18, 2014.
  • M. Mukherjee, J. Saha, P. Kanjilal, T.K. Pal and S. Sisodia: "Influence of Shielding Gas Mixtures on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Ferritic-Austenitic Dissimilar Weld Joints", Proceedings of IIW International Congress 2014 on Advancement In Welding, Cutting and Surfacing Technologies for Improved Economy and Sustainable Environment hosted by IIW, New Delhi, India, April 9-11, 2014.
  • Mainak Sen, Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: "Evaluation and Optimization of Double Pulsed Gas Metal Arc Welding Process Parameters for the Prediction of Weld Bead Geometry using Statistical Methods", Proceedings of IIW International Congress 2014 on Advancement In Welding, Cutting And Surfacing Technologies For Improved Economy And Sustainable Environment hosted by IIW, New Delhi, India, April 9-11, 2014.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal: “Development of Suitable Gas Metal Arc Welding Procedure for Modified Ferritic Stainless Steel”, presented in the Seminar on Processing, Microstructure and Properties of Steel organized by TEQIP-II and Metallurgical and Material Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, March 25, 2014.
  • M. Sen, M. Mukherjee and T. K. Pal, "Optimization of Weld Bead Geometry in Double Pulsed Gas Metal Arc Welding using Statistical Methods" International Conf. on Advancements and Futuristic Trends in Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Organized by Punjab Technical University, Punjab, October 3-6, 2013.
  • M. Mukherjee, P. Kanjilal and T.K. Pal, “Grain Boundary and Pitting Corrosion Behaviour of Modified Ferritic Stainless steel Weld metals in Acidic Environments”, National Welding Seminar (NWS), in Bangalore, India, February 7-9, 2013.
  • M. Mukherjee, P. Kanjilal and T.K. Pal, “Corrosion Behaviour of Ferritic-Austenitic Dissimilar Weld metals in Acidic Environments: Effect of Microstructural Constituents”, Proceedings of 5th International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science & Engineering, Organised by IIT Madras, Chennai, India, December 13-15, 2012.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee and Tapan Kumar Pal, “Gas Metal Arc Welding of Modified Ferritic Stainless Steel”, Proceedings of 64th International Conference of the International Institute of Welding on Global Trends in Joining, Cutting and Surfacing Technology, Chennai, July 17-22, 2011.
  • Manidipto Mukherjee, Sunil Sisodia and Tapan Kumar Pal, “Evaluation of microstructure and properties of Gas-Metal Arc welded Ferritic Stainless Steel under different mode of metal transfer”, National Welding Seminar (NWS), Visakhapatnam, December 2010.

Working Papers

  • Tapan Sarkar, Manidipto Mukherjee, Tapan Kumar Pal: “Effect of Cu addition on Microstructure and Hardness of As-Cast and Heat Treated High-Cr Cast Iron”, under review at Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals.

Work in Progress

  • M. Sen and M. Mukherjee, "Effect of Double Pulsed Gas Metal Arc Welding Process Parameters on Welded Joint Characteristics", 2017.
  • Nikhil Kumar, Manidipto Mukherjee and Asish Bandyopadhyay: “Influence of Pulsed Nd-YAG Laser Incident Angle on ASS Welded Joint”, 2017.
  • M. Mukherjee, V. K. Pal and S.K. Singh, “Development of Friction Stir Processed Aluminium Alloys”, 2017.

Academic Experience

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, 2017-Till date.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, C.V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, 2016-2017.

Other Professional Experience

  • Delivered Guest Lecture at C.V. Raman College of Engineering, Marine Engineering, July 20, 2017.
  • Organized Faculty Development Programme in C.V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, May 01-06, 2017.
  • Senior Research Fellow, Jadavpur University, April, 2012 – March, 2016.
  • Research Scientist, Jadavpur University, August, 2011 – March, 2012.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended:

  • National Workshop on “Advances in Joining Processes” organized by Jadavpur University, Kolkata and Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-II), during September 22-23, 2016.
  • International Workshop on “Pipe Welding in Power, Oil and Gas Industries” organized by Welding Technology Centre (WTC), Metallurgical and Material Engineering Department, Jadavpur University and Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-II) in association with IAWTR, during February 20-21, 2014.
  • Welding and Weldability of steels organized by the Indian Institute of Welding (IIW), Kolkata Branch for the Annual Seminar Weld-2013 at Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Dr. H.L. Roy Building, Jadavpur University.
  • International Workshop on “High Performance Steels” organised by Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology formerly known as Bengal Engineering & Science University (BESU), Shibpur, Howrah, West Bengal, during November 21-22, 2012.
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding of Ferrite Stainless Steel organized by the Indian Institute of Welding (IIW), Jamshedpur, January 2011.

Achievements and Awards

  • ESAB India Award for the best presented paper across all categories at the National Welding Seminar, 2016.
  • D & H Secheron Award for the best presented paper at the National Welding Seminar, 2015.
  • I .T. Mirchandani Memorial Research Award for the best research paper on Welding Metallurgy, Modelling and Extensive Testing presented at the International Congress-IIW, 2014.
  • Venus Wire Award for the best technical paper on Stainless Steel Application presented at the National Welding Seminar, 2013.

Memberships

  • Life Member of Indian Institute of Welding, 2015.

 

 

Dr. K. Suresh Kumar

Dr. K. Suresh Kumar
Dr. K. Suresh Kumar

Professor
Area: Mechanical Engineering
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University
Email: sureshkumar.k@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

Education

Ph.D Energy Engineering Anna University, 2008
M.E Production Engineering Madurai Kamarajar University, Madurai, Feb 2001
B.E Mechanical Engineering Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, May 1996

Other Details:

Course

  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Basic Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Graphics

Research Interests

  • Bio Energy
  • Internal Combustion Engines

Selected Publications

  • Sathish Kumar. R., Sureshkumar. K. Manilkarazapota (L.) Seed Oil: A New Third Generation Biodiesel Resource, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2016, pp 1-7.
  • Sathish Kumar. R., Sureshkumar. K. and Velraj R., “Optimization of biodiesel production from Manilkarazapota (L.) seed oil using Taguchi method”, FUEL 140 (2015), 90 - 96.
  • Sathish Kumar. R andSureshkumar. K., “Effect of Methanol blending with PongamiaPinnata biodiesel and diesel blends on engine performance and emission characteristics of an unmodified Compression Ignition engine”, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Vol. 36(2), 2015,pp 70-75.
  • Venkatesan.S.P.,Kadiresh.P.N. andSureshKumar.K., “Experimental Investigation Of Aqueous Cerium Oxide Nanofluid Blend In Diesel Engine”, Advanced materials Research, Vol. 938 (2014) pp 286 – 291.
  • SureshKumar K.,Velraj R. and Ganesan R., ‘Performance and exhaust emission characteristics of a CI engine fueled with Pongamiapinnata methyl ester (PPME) and its blends with diesel’, Renewable Energy, Vol 33 (10), 2008, pp 2294-2302. 
  • SureshKumar K. and Velraj R., ‘Performance and characteristics study of the use of environmental friendly Pongamiapinnata methyl ester in C.I. engines’, Journal of Energy and Environment, Vol. 6, 2007, pp. 60-71.

Papers Presented

International Conference

  • Venkatesan.S.P.,Kadiresh.P.N. and SureshKumar.K., “Experimental Investigation Of Aqueous Cerium Oxide Nanofluid Blend In Diesel Engine”, International conference on “Nano Materials: Science, Technology and Applications (ICNM’13), Dec 5-7, 2013 organised by B.S.Abdur Rahman University, Chennai-48, Deakin University, Australia and University Teknologi Mara, Malaysia..
  • Sathish Kumar R., SureshKumar K., and Narendran. D, “Performance and Exhaust Emission Characteristics of C.I. Engine fuelled with Blends of PongamiaPinnata Methyl Ester and Different Fuels”, International conference on Engineering Materials and Processes (ICEMAP-2013), May 23-24, 2013, Chennai – 127.
  • Sathish Kumar R., SureshKumar K., and Velraj R, “Performance and Exhaust Emission Characteristics of an Unmodified CI Engine Fuelled with Biodiesel - Diesel - Methanol Blends”, Annual International Conference on ‘Sustainable Energy and Environmental Sciences’ (SEES 2012), Singapore.
  • Sureshkumar K, Velraj R, “Techno Economic Analysis of Use of PongamiaPinnata for Sustainable Development”, XII ISME International Conference, 10-12, Dec 2005, Delhi college of engineering, Delhi.
  • Sureshkumar K, Anbudurai R, Velraj R, “Experimental Analysis of PCM based Solar Thermal storage System with cylindrical and spherical module for PCM Storage”, Intl. Conferenceon New Millennium Alternative Energy solutions for sustainable Development, 17-19, Jan 2003, PSG Technology, Coimbatore.

National Conferences

  • Sathyam P., SureshKumar K.and Velraj R. (2007), ‘Energy and exergy analysis of diesel and biodiesel combustion’, National conference on ‘Energy efficiency: The environmental solution’, December 27-28, 2007, National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India. 
  • Balamurali, Sureshkumar K “Crash Analysis of Bus Body using LS Dyna”, National conference on “Recent Advances in Product design, Materials Technology and Manufacturing systems”, RAPMATS-2006, 6-7, Jan 2006, MIT, Chennai.
  • Sureshkumar K, Velraj R, “Eco friendly Energy Efficient System Integrating Vapour Absorption Heat Transformer and PCM Thermal Storage for Effective Waste Heat Recovery”, Indian Environment Congress 2002, 5-6 June 2002, NSS Engineering college, Palakkad and The Institution of Engineers, Palakkad.
  • Cheralathan M, Sureshkumar K, Nallusami, Velraj R “Combined sensible and Latent Heat Storage for both heat and cool energy using Solar powered Vapour Absorption Refrigeration System”, All India seminar on advances in Solar Energy technologies, 29-30, Jan 2002, JNV University, Jodhpur.
  • Sureshkumar K, Cheralathan M, Nallusami, Velraj R “ Effective Utilisation of solar energy through Vapour Absorption Heat Transformer Integrated with PCM based Thermal storage”, All India seminar on advances in Solar Energy technologies, 29-30, Jan 2002, JNV University, Jodhpur.

Working Papers

  • R. Sathish Kumar, K. Sureshkumar, R. Velraj “Combustion, Performance and emission characteristics of an unmodified diesel engine fuelled with ManilkaraZapota Methyl Ester and its diesel blends” Applied Thermal Engineering (Elsevier, Impact factor: 3.02) (Under final Review)

Work in Progress

  • G.Balaji, K.Suresh Kumar, M.Cheralathan, “Experimental Investigation to reduce CO2 emissions in a single cylinder engine fuelled with methyl ester of neem oil using activated carbon.

Academic Experience

  • Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM University since July 2017
  • Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, BS Abdur Rahman Crescent University from April 2009 to June 2017
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, BS Abdur Rahman Crescent University from September 2001 to April 2009
  • Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, BS Abdur Rahman Crescent University from July 1996 to September 2001
  • Lecturer  in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, BS Abdur Rahman Crescent University from December 1994 to July 1996
  • Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM University from December 1992 to December 1994
  • Teaching Research Fellow, A.C Tech, Anna University from January 1992 to December 1992

Other Professional Experience

  • Director Incharge, Centre for Energy Research & Studies, BS Abdur Rahman Crescent University from September 2011 to August 2011.
  • Chief Coordinator, part time B.Tech program BS Abdur Rahman Crescent University
  • Organized International conference ADMMS 2017, BS Abdur Rahman Crescent University during 19-21, July 2017 in association with SAE India.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended:

  • Participated in the INDO-German work shop on recent developments in large scale solar thermal systems for commercial applications and green buildings on 22 June 2011 at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
  • Participated in the two days workshop on “Recent Trends and Developments in Engine Management Systems and Alternative Fuels during 22-23, March 2010, Department of Automobile Engineering MIT, Anna University
  • Participated in the 2nd Phase of Regulatory and Policy Framework for Market Development for Renewable Energy in India during 14-15, June 2010, organized by World Institute of Sustainable Energy
  • Participated in the one day work shop on Thermal Energy Storage on Energy Efficient Buildings and Solar Applications on 11 March 2009 organized by Institute for Energy Studies at Anna University, Chennai.
  • Participated in the National Conference on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (NCRAC 2009), during 8 to 10 January 2009 at IIT Madras, Chennai.
  • Participated in the two days National workshop on, “State of Art in the Development of Bio Fuels, 12-13 February 2009, Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering Chennai

Achievements and Awards

  • Received the Teaching Research Fellowship from Anna University for 3 years from January 1992 to December 1992

Memberships

  • Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers 
  • Member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)

 

 

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