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Genesis

The Department of Mechanical Engineering was started in the year 2009 with an intake of 60 students in the UG programme which was increased to 120 intake in 2012.The PG programme in Engineering Design is started in the year 2013 with an intake of 24. The department aims to develop mechanical engineers who are innovative, entrepreneurial and equipped to become global leaders in research and technology. The objectives of the department are to graduate individuals who can design systems, components or processes to meet desired needs within the realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, health, safety and manufacturability.

Faculty

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has 24 dedicated and experienced faculty members. The department is headed by Dr V P Venkataramanamurthy specialized in R & AC having 19 Years of teaching and industry experience. Students are taught with recent advancements in engineering application towards making them industry ready. Apart from academics, they guide students, counsel them, organize industry•institute interactions, consultancy services, value added courses and offer continuing education.

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Laboratories

The Department has 11 well equipped and highly furnished laboratories that surpass University norms. The CAM lab consists of industry standard ACE Slant Bed CNC Lathe • JOBBER JUNIOR CNC model machine and ACE CNC Drill Tap Machining Center – SPARK CNC model machine where the students are given complete exposure to various milling and CNC machining operation and are trained to execute job orders. The thermal engineering laboratory consists of all types of IC engines, petrol and diesel test rigs, cut section of real engine, boiler, etc.,The UG CAD laboratory is equipped with two work stations of 8 GB RAM capacity each. The UG CAD laboratory consists of software like Pro-E wildfire 5.0, Auto CAD 2012, ANSYS 13.0, LAB view 2012, Edge Cam 2012 Release 1, Solid Works, etc., The PG CAD lab consists of high end software like CATIA V6•CATIA PLM, CATIA V6- CATIA Design Master and ADAMS – MD Motion Bundle.

Training Activities

Faculty development programmes on various topics of contemporary interest are organized to update knowledge and skills. Students undergo in-plant training, industrial visits and participate in seminars, workshops etc., soft skills training, out bound training and mock interviews are being conducted regularly by inviting company professionals on campus to make students industry ready.

Professional Body Membership

Students are encouraged to become members In professional bodies like IAENG, AMM, ISRD, SAE, ISTE etc. Professional bodies help upgrade students technical as well as soft skills by organizing guest lectures, personality development programs and workshops.

Association Activities

The Mechanical Engineering Association (MEA) was established in June 2010 and organizes events like paper presentation, project presentation, technical quiz, water rocketry, CAD modeling, etc. The MEA organizes guest lectures and the students are given opportunity to interact with foreign university professors.

Students Achievements

Students have participated in a project display at IIT, Delhi. Many students participated & won prizes in events like paper presentations, quiz, project and CAD modeling contests held at various engineering colleges.