Dr. Aprameyan S,
Head – Department of MECH
The Department of Mechanical Engineering was started with an intake of 60 students in the year 2009, at the inception of the institute. Subsequently from the academic year 2011-12, the intake was enhanced to 120.
The department caters to the students of all branches of engineering in their first year, in imparting some basic skills in handling various hand tools and imbibes fundamental knowledge about the various aspects of engineering graphics through Computer Aided Engineering Drawing. The Department of Mechanical Engineering being one of the largest branches, is continuously striving to achieve academic excellence by instilling capability to work effec-tively in multidisciplinary teams, providing leadership and technical expertise. The department has well equipped work shop, machine shop and other laboratories that facilitates the students to explore the practical aspects of the various subjects and enhances their problem solving approach. From the academic year 2013, the department has been accorded permission by AICTE and VTU, Belgaum, to start Post Graduate Course M.Tech in Thermal Power Engineering with an intake of 18.
The department is headed by Dr. Aprameyan S, who has nearly 25years of teaching and research experience. The infrastructural facilities in the department are well augmented by highly qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty with diverse specialization like thermal, manufactur-ing, machine design, CIM, materials science, etc.,
The department has qualified and experienced technical support staff in all the laboratories. The students of the department are regularly taken for industrial visits to apprise them of the latest developments in the field of mechanical engineering.