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The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one among the senior and old branches in the institution with many prides to its feather. The Department has highly qualified faculty and well established laboratories. The teaching faculties in the Department are of high academic caliber. The staff members have many International journal publications to their credit. The Department is recognized as a Research centre from VTU and 12 research scholars are carrying out their research in the various fields of Mechanical Engineering. The Department is running a departmental library. The Department has taken the leading role in the IPR activities, IEDC activities, NSS, sports and cultural activities of the institution. The student of the Department Mr. Hitesh Kumar has received 7th Rank in the recent VTU Convocation. The Department has the tradition of securing Ranks in the VTU examinations even in the previous years. The Students team ?Red Line Racing? have participated in the recently concluded SAE BAJA competition and secured 34th place in the national level and 2nd place in the state. The student team ?Prodigy Racers? has achieved 5th position in the GoKart virtual rounds and are participating in the actual round of SAE GO Kart Competition. The students of the Department have received the overall championship in the institution level sports consecutively for the third time. The Department has established a good interaction with the industries such as M/s TUV Rhineland, M/s Avasarala Technologies Ltd., M/s Sky Catcher Labs, M/s Exergy Heating Solutions Pvt. Ltd. and M/s Indo Qatar International Skills Development Centre. These interactions are being used effectively by the staff and students of the Department to prepare the Project Proposals, to take up the UG and PG industrial related projects and for organizing technical training programs. The Department is in the forefront in organizing workshops related to the latest technologies of Mechanical Engineering such as Renewable Energy Resources and Computational Fluid Dynamics.

VISION

  • To develop the institution as the first preferential choice among aspirants.
  • To impart sound technical knowledge with basic principles and concepts.
  • To expose students to the recent development in the field.
  • To provide an equal opportunity to every individuals to attain his/her potential.
  • To achieve engineering excellence through team work.

MISSION

  • To groom the incumbent to be able to compete with the best in the Mechanical Engineering profession and to get recognized by peers as one of the best learning centers.

Highlights of department

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at KSIT is as old as the Institute itself. Today, the department of mechanical engineering of KSIT attracts and features an extraordinary rich diversity and quantity of talented individuals, with nearly 450 undergraduates supported by experienced and highly qualified teaching and nonteaching staff. There is a concerted effort to raise the "Aspirational reference point" of the pupils undergoing graduate program in engineering by subjecting them to continuous value addition. Hence The Department has been producing excellent results with distinctions in the university examinations consistently. In addition to class room teaching learning processes students are guided and encouraged to be familiar with emerging technology. Our students have been actively associating themselves with industries through industrial projects, inplant training and industrial visits with almost all Mechanical engineering oriented organizations/industries. We feel proud to inform that our students earn places in the merit list of University Examinations every year. Many of our alumni have pursued higher education in premier institutions world over & are at top executive positions at various enterprises such as Infosys, Wipro, L&T, Mercedes, TOYOTA, Robert Bosch, MICO and innumerable software, Manufacturing, Mechanical Design and service organizations. The Department has been recognized as R & D Centre by Visvesvaraya Technological University for carrying out Research activities leading to M.Sc. (Engg.) and Ph.D degrees.

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    The Department of Mechanical Engineering at KSIT is as old as the Institute itself. Today, the department of mechanical engineering of KSIT attracts and features an extraordinary rich diversity and quantity of talented individuals, with nearly 450 undergraduates supported by experienced and highly qualified teaching and nonteaching staff. There is a concerted effort to raise the "Aspirational reference point" of the pupils undergoing graduate program in engineering by subjecting them to continuous value addition. Hence The Department has been producing excellent results with distinctions in the university examinations consistently. In addition to class room teaching learning processes students are guided and encouraged to be familiar with emerging technology. Our students have been actively associating themselves with industries through industrial projects, in plant training and industrial visits with almost all Mechanical engineering oriented organizations/industries. We feel proud to inform that our students earn places in the merit list of University Examinations every year. Many of our alumni have pursued higher education in premier institutions world over & are at top executive positions at various enterprises such as Infosys, Wipro, L&T, Mercedes, TOYOTA, Robert Bosch, MICO and innumerable software, Manufacturing, Mechanical Design and service organizations. The Department has been recognized as R & D Centre by Visvesvaraya Technological University for carrying out Research activities leading to M.Sc. (Engg.) and Ph.D degrees.

  • MANTRA - The R & D Center

    Research and undergraduate education are not mutually exclusive components that compete with each other, but can and ought to be, integrated to enrich each other. Research is a learning process, and our goal is to be a community of scholars that joins together in discovering and sharing knowledge.

    Its is a matter of Proudness to announce that The Department has been recognized as R & D Centre by Visvesvaraya Technological University for carrying out Research activities leading to M. Sc. (Engg.) and Ph.D. degrees.

    Established in the year 2007-08 MANTRA (Micro, Aero, Nano, Tribo Research Activities) was tied up with Honeywell, one of the reputed Institutes at world level.

    Major objectives of the MANTRA Centre are:

    • To create indigenous capability in the emerging areas like Materials, Alloys, composites, Tribology etc.
    • Promotion of research among faculties by conducting programs on research methodology, research possibilities in science and technology.
    • Creating awareness about scientific writing and reporting in journals and conferences for young faculties.
    • To pursue research, develop, evaluate, demonstrate and transfer advanced technologies of critical importance to the manufacturing industry in India & aboard
    • To develop research capability on appropriate equipment and manufacturing processes
    • To network with R & D centers of similar institutions in state and in India to source and develop the technology required for critical manufacturing applications
    • To serve as a role model for industry-Institute collaboration through partnerships.

    Many teaching faculties have registered for M.Sc Engineering & their Ph,D at the centre. The Management of KSIT has magnanimously supported financially to start the research activities. The lab has all facilities covering the above mentioned areas. Various testing machines like Pin and Disc wear testing machine, Journal bearing testing equipment, Dry Abrasive wear testing Machine, Erosion & Corrosion equipment, Centrifugal Casting machine, Micro Balance with greater accuracy, and many more have been procured which are being continuously used by Research students of this institution and facilities are also extended to the research scholars of the other institutions.

    Highly appreciated works carried out in the R&D Cell

    • The Design of Micro Air Vehicle FLEX received honor and appreciation from his Excellency, the former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
    • Bagged Gold medal at National level for project titled Wall Climbing Robot from National Design Research Forum.
    • The Project entitled RC Plane was well appreciated and given financial aid by Honeywell, a reputed Multinational Company in Aero Engineering.
    • Bagged 1st prize at All India Level Aero modeling competition, Shastra-2009, held at IIT Madras where various reputed institutions participated.

    Other Projects taken up and successfully carried out were

    • Unmanned Air Vehicles.
    • Design & development of Journal bearing test rig. Also by fabricating the entire set up in house and experiments are carried out successfully.
    • Dry abrasive wear test projects taken up by fabricating the required equipment in house and experiments are carried out successfully
    • Projects under title Erosion & Corrosion were taken up currently and is on going. The required equipments were also fabricated in house and experiments being conducted.
    • Experiments on Non-ferrous alloys, Zinc based Aluminum, cobalt, Nickel, Silicon., Chromium etc alloy have casted and experiments conducted in house.
    • The required equipments to carry out the experiments like centrifugal casting, temperature measurement and the required tools were fabricated in house.
    • Based on research outcomes nearly five papers presented at National level conferences

Faculty

Dr. Rama Narasimha

Professor & Head of the Department

Dr. Rama Narasimha

Professor & Head of the Department

M.Tech, Ph.D

Mechanical Engineering

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M. Nagabhushana

Associate Professor

M. Nagabhushana

Associate Professor

M.E (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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Umashankar M

Associate Professor

Umashankar M

Associate Professor

M.Sc ENGG. (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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Prasad k

Associate Professor

Prasad k

Associate Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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BALAJI.B

Associate Professor

BALAJI.B

Associate Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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NAGAPRASAD.K.S

Associate Professor

NAGAPRASAD.K.S

Associate Professor

M.TECH (Ph.D)PGDOM

Mechanical Engineering

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Girish TR

Associate Professor

Girish TR

Associate Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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L.NIRMALA

Assistant Professor

L.NIRMALA

Assistant Professor

M.SC ENGG. (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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ABHISHEK M R

Assistant Professor

ABHISHEK M R

Assistant Professor

M.TECH (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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K.V.MANJUNATH

Assistant Professor

K.V.MANJUNATH

Assistant Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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MURULIDHAR.K.S

Assistant Professor

MURULIDHAR.K.S

Assistant Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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MANJUNATHA.B.R

Assistant Professor

MANJUNATHA.B.R

Assistant Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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N.SREESUDHA

Assistant Professor

N.SREESUDHA

Assistant Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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RANGANATH N

Assistant Professor

RANGANATH N

Assistant Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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MALLIKARJUN.M.R

Assistant Professor

MALLIKARJUN.M.R

Assistant Professor

M.Tech

Mechanical Engineering

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NARESH.K

Assistant Professor

NARESH.K

Assistant Professor

M.Tech

Mechanical Engineering

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ANILKUMAR.A

Assistant Professor

ANILKUMAR.A

Assistant Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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HARISH.U

Assistant Professor

HARISH.U

Assistant Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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PARASHURAM A K

Assistant Professor

PARASHURAM A K

Assistant Professor

M.Tech (Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

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BHARATH KUMAR K R

Assistant Professor

BHARATH KUMAR K R

Assistant Professor

M.Tech

Mechanical Engineering

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PRUTHVI RAJ B S

Assistant Professor

PRUTHVI RAJ B S

Assistant Professor

M.Tech

Mechanical Engineering

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Supporting Staff

G. Manjunath

FOREMAN

G. Manjunath

FOREMAN

B.E

Mechanical Engineering

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R. Shivaji

INSTRUCTOR

R. Shivaji

INSTRUCTOR

I.T.I

Mechanical Engineering

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G. Tulasi Babu

INSTRUCTOR

G. Tulasi Babu

INSTRUCTOR

(DME)

Mechanical Engineering

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L. Govindaswamy

INSTRUCTOR

L. Govindaswamy

INSTRUCTOR

I.T.I

Mechanical Engineering

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M. Devaraj

INSTRUCTOR

M. Devaraj

INSTRUCTOR

I.T.I

Mechanical Engineering

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G. Babu

INSTRUCTOR

G. Babu

INSTRUCTOR

D.C.S

Mechanical Engineering

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N. Dooruvasulu

WELDER

N. Dooruvasulu

WELDER

S.S.L.C & VTP

Mechanical Engineering

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V. Venkataramana

TURNER

V. Venkataramana

TURNER

S.S.L.C & VTP

Mechanical Engineering

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N. Sheshadri

INSTRUCTOR

N. Sheshadri

INSTRUCTOR

S.S.L.C

Mechanical Engineering

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A. Mahesh

Computer Operator

A. Mahesh

Computer Operator

B.A

Mechanical Engineering

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A. Manjula

INSTRUCTOR

A. Manjula

INSTRUCTOR

DME

Mechanical Engineering

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C.R. Kalpana

ATTENDER

C.R. Kalpana

ATTENDER

S.S.L.C

Mechanical Engineering

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V. Geetha

ATTENDER

V. Geetha

ATTENDER

S.S.L.C

Mechanical Engineering

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L. Geetha

ATTENDER

L. Geetha

ATTENDER

S.S.L.C

Mechanical Engineering

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K. Venakatesh

ATTENDER

K. Venakatesh

ATTENDER

8th Standard

Mechanical Engineering

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Sanjay K R

ATTENDER

Sanjay K R

ATTENDER

PUC

Mechanical Engineering

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