About the Department
The Department of Mechanical Engineering has been started in the year 1998 with an intake of 60 students which has now increased to intake of 180 students, in addition to the Post Graduate programme (M.E Manufacturing Engineering) started in the year 2012. The Department has successfully completed seven sponsored research projects, funded by DRDO-EPRIP, TNSCST, NRB, UGC-DAE, AICTE – RPS, National Institute of Ocean Technology with a total grant of Rs.80 lakhs.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is recognized as a Research Centre by the Anna University to carry out Ph.D. Programme. There are 4 doctorates in the department & 10 staff members are pursuing Ph.D. in Anna University. In addition to the existing lab facilities prescribed by the Anna University curriculum, Rs.18 Lakhs worth of 7 special equipment’s are exclusively available in the department to carry out research activities.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering got “Teaching Awards in Engineering” from Staffordshire University, UK and Education matters.
Students are encouraged to participate in National and International conferences, symposia, workshops etc. to explore their knowledge. Industrial visits are being arranged periodically for students to research centers and establishments like FORD India Ltd, Ashok Leyland, ADDISON Co.Ltd, Hinduja Foundries, ICF, Carborundum Universal Limited Factory, Kaleesuwari Refinery private Limited, Meteorological Observatory Meenambakkam, Chennai to gain experience in their practical aspect of Mechanical field.
The Department has regularly conducting value added course“CREO & CATIA” for our students along with CADDAM technologies to enhance their technical skills.The department has regularly conducting “Guest Lecture on Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology, “Recent Trends in Engineering materials and Nanotechnology, Recent Trends in IC Engines, Professional Ethics, Total Quality Management by eminent persons from Industries and Universities.
In the current academic year 2018 – 2019, 75% students are placed through campus placement in core companies like NCR Pvt.Ltd, NVH India Autoparts Pvt Ltd, Group of COSMOS,SODECIA India Pvt Ltd, Sutherland global Services, Infosys, Mastro steel detailing, TCS ION,Q.Spiders, and so on.