Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers require a solid understanding of key concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, energy and manufacturing. They use these principles in the design and analysis of automobiles, aircraft, heating and cooling systems, buildings and bridges, industrial equipment & machinery, and many more.

About the Department

Mechanical engineers require a solid understanding of key concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, energy and manufacturing. They use these principles in the design and analysis of automobiles, aircraft, heating and cooling systems, buildings and bridges, industrial equipment & machinery, and many more.

Vision

To provide an excellent academic environment for the benefit of students and faculty for acquiring innovative technological competence synonymous with human dignity and service to the society.

Mission

To impart research based innovative quality education and appropriate training to student community so as to make them capable of serving to the local and global needs without affecting ecology.

Academics

Under Graduate

The B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering is a comprehensive degree program. The goal of the mechanical engineering curriculum is to create a flexible undergraduate educational experience in design, mathematics, modeling, computing, management, engineering science, humanities, social sciences and fine arts. Principal study topics include fluid mechanics, thermodynamics & heat transfer, solid mechanics, materials engineering, manufacturing, energy systems, dynamics & control Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) and others.

Post Graduate

Graduate study programs in CAD, CIM and Robotics are available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. These programs prepare students for design positions that require skillful and imaginative solutions to solve engineering problems in their specializations.

Research Focus

The department offers Ph.D programs in all major area of Mechanical Engineering like design, thermal and manufacturing engineering in both fulltime and parttime mode. Research areas include Nano, Alternate Fuel for IC Engines, Cold Thermal Storage, BioCAD, Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV).

Board of Studies
Name Designation
R. Raja, Professor & Head Chairman
Internal Members
S. Nakkeeran, Professor Member
Jose Ananth Vino, Asst. Professor Member
C.M. Meenakshi, Asst. Professor Member
S. Thirumavalavan, Asst. Professor Member
G. Sucharitha, Asst. Professor Member
External Members
Thirumavalavan, Professor, Anna University, Chennai Member
K.G. Kumaraswamy, Professor, KCG College of Engineering, Chennai Member

Infrastructure

  • Audio Visual Smart Lecture Theatre
  • Innovation Based Manufacturing Research Lab

      3D-Printer
      Engraving Machine
      Thermal Image Camera
  • Department Library
  • E-Journals
  • High Speed Wi-Fi Facility
  • Advanced Software
    (Hyper Mesh, Mathcad, Mat Lab, Creo 3.0, Ansys 16, Solid Works, Pre-Cut Lathe & Mill)
  • Reprography Facility

      Xerox Machine
      Printer Cum Scanner
  • CNC Lathe and Mill
  • Ro-Plant
  • Solar Energy System
  • Sewage Reconditioning For Irrigation
  • Professional Bodies-(SAE,ISTE,IEEE,NCC,NSS)
Curriculum and Syllabus
PEOs & POs
Undergraduate Programmes (4 Years)
B.Tech. - Mechanical Engineering
Postgraduate Programmes (2 Years)
M. Tech - Thermal Engineering
M. Tech - Machine Design

Awards and Achievements

Faculty Members

Sl.No. Name of the Faculty Name of the Award Held at Year
1 Dr. G.Balakrishnan, Professor Proficiency Award in B. Sc. (Physics). Vivekananda college, Tiruvedagam, Madurai. 1997
2 Mr.S.Nakkeeran,Assistant professor Best Teacher Award S.A Engg.college 2005
3 Dr.Balambica, Associate Professor Mtech- Gold Medallist Bharath institue of higher education and research 2005
4 Dr.S.Ravindran,Dean & Hod Environment Award 6th World Environment Congress 2006
5 Dr.S.Ravindran,Dean & Hod Best paper award for the paper INCOFTECH – Edition II 2007
6 Mr.D.Ravi, Assistant professor Good university Result GSBT 2007
7 Dr. G.Balakrishnan, Professor Best Paper Award. International Symposium for Research Scholars, on Metallurgy, Materials science &Engineering (ISRS-2008) at IIT madras Chennai 2008
8 Dr. G.Balakrishnan Best Paper Award International conference on surface modification technology (SMT-2009), Kalpakkam 2009
9 S.Balaguru, Assistant professor 100% Result In Vel Tech Vel Tech Multi Tech 2010
10 X.Charles, Associate professor 100% ResultAs Best Teacher Dr.MGR University 2011
11 C.M.Meenakshi,Assistant professor Best Teacher Award Loyola Institute Of Technology 2011
12 C.M.Meenakshi,Assistant professor M.E.(CAD)III Rank Holder Sathyabama University 2012
13 R.J.GoldenRenjithNimal, Assistant professor 100% Result In University Exam Lord Jegannath College Of Engineering And Technology 2012
11 Dr. G.Balakrishnan, Professor Best Paper Award International Symposium on Emerging Challenges for Metals andMaterials Kharagpur, Besu  
12 Dr. G.Balakrishnan, Professor Best Paper Award Patel University, Gujarat. 2010
13 Ms.G.Sucharitha,Assistant professor Best Teacher Award Bharath institue of higher education and research 2012
14 Mr.S.Thirumavalavan,Assistant professor Best Teacher Award Bharath institue of higher education and research 2014
17 Dr.Balambica, Associate Professor Best Teaching Award Salalah college of Technology 2014
15 Dr.S.Ravindran,Assistant professor TEACHER EXCELLENCE AWARD 2014 Navraj Educational & Charitable Trust, Coimbatore 2015

Students

  • Mr.Anmol kumar Thakur, Mr.Aditya Aryan , received I prize and cash award of Rs.10,000/- from Dr. Leo O’brien, Chairman, National Aviation Institute, Ireland, in the Int. Project Contest VISAI 15, held at Vel Tech University, Feb., 23-24, 2015.
  • Mr.Girish and Team wining III Prize in Indian Robotix League 2014, at BIST
  • Mr.Akil C. Sekar win II place in paper presentation in MASCHINELL’15, at TEC, March 18, 2015.
  • Mr.Anupraj win III place in Photo Contest in MASCHINELL’15, at T.E.C., March 18, 2015.
  • Mr.Arun won III prize in Mr.Kanchipuram contest