Doctoral Programs

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a R&D Center for students wishing to earn a Doctoral degree under Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. The Department has highly proficient faculty members with rich Industry exposure as Research Supervisors.

Faculties and their areas of research are listed below.

Sl No

Name

Area of Research Work

University

1

Dr. P B Shetty

Glass Reinforced Composites

V.T.U, Belgaum

2

Dr. P G Mukunda

Powder Metallurgy & Casting

IIT KGP

3

Dr. Sekhar Majumdar

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Durgapur University

4

Dr. Kiran Aithal S

Materials and Design

N.I.T.K, Surathakal

5

Dr. Sudheer Reddy

Materials and Design

N.I.T.K, Surathakal

6

Dr.  Desai Gowda HS

Material Characterization and Design

NITK Surathkal

7

Dr.  Madhusudhan

Thermal properties characterization and Design

NITK Surathkal

8

Dr. Pradeep V Badiger

Investigations on Characteristics and Performance of Hard Thin Films Developed by Cathodic Arc Evaporation

NITK Surathkal

9

Dr. Vinyas M

Static behavior of functionally graded Magneto-Electro-Elastic plates and beams in thermal and hygrothermal environment

NITK Surathkal

10

Dr. Sachin B

Experimental Investigations on Diamond Burnishing of 17-4 Stainless Steel under Sustainable Cooling Environments

NITK Surathkal

11

Dr. Samir Kumar Panda

Gold-Polypyrrole Bimorph Actuator for Underwater Robotics Operation

IIT - Guwahati

The research areas in the Department are:

Faculty pursuing Ph.D.

 Sl. No

 Name

 USN

 YEAR OF REGN

Area of Research Work

1.

Mr.  Chethan K S

1NT13PMN02

2013

Materials & Design

2.

Mr.  Manjunath H N

1NT15PMJ01

2015

Solidification and Heat Transfer

3.

Mr.  Ramesh Babu N

135040ME13P03

2013

Materials & Design

4.

Mr. Sunil Kumar H S

4MC16MJ05

2016

Robotics

5.

Mr.  Arun Kumar

1NT15PMJ03

2015

Heat Transfer

6.

Mr. Praveen B A

BL1MP019

2015

Composites

7.

Mr. Shiv Pratap Singh Yadav

15PCW49016

2015

Materials

8.

Mr.  Avinash L

ME13P05

2013

Metal Matrix Composites.

9.

Mr.  Sriram Mukunda

ME11P05

2011

Materials Characterization

10.

Mr. Vikram Kedambadi Vasu

4KV15PMJ01

2014

Micro-Machining