Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a full time Doctoral programme focusing the niche research areas such as Thermal-Fluid sciences, Design engineering, Manufacturing engineering and Allied areas, etc. The department hosts a wide variety of research projects in these areas. We welcome you to this challenging field, which offers exciting opportunities in the development of more efficient fuels and fuel systems, new energy sources, energy conservation techniques and equipment’s, biomedical equipment, and other areas related the thermal and fluid science.
The department offers wide opportunity of research with Refrigeration and Cryogenics, Heat and Mass Transfer applications, I C Engines, Alternative fuels, Heat exchanger design, Modeling of Thermal Systems, Industrial Applications of Heat and Mass Transfer concepts. HVAC, Energy Conservation and Management and Energy Audit, Air Pollution and Control, Generation and Characterization of Nano Particles, Design and Development of Renewable energy Systems (Solar, biomass and Wind), Design and Development of Industrial and Environmental Air Pollution Measuring and Control Devices.
The Design Engineering Group has expertise in various areas which includes Tribology, Mechanics of Composite Materials, Fracture Mechanics, Lubrication and Bearing, Machine dynamics, Fluid film bearings, Conical Hydrodynamic Journal Bearing, Product Design and development material science, metallurgy, wear analysis, design optimization etc. Department research focuses for improving experimental and numerical methods for reliable evaluation of new materials and systems.
The research areas under Manufacturing and Allied there are FEA, Mechatronics, Artificial Intelligence, Mass Customization, Additive Manufacturing, Medical Device Innovation, Engineering optimization, Industrial Engineering. Manufacturing Simulation, Multi-Criterion Decision Making, Design of Experiment, Multi body dynamics simulation, Robotics, Investment casting, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Big data analytics, smart manufacturing, sustainable practices and supply chain management. Students work on various challenges using latest modelling and analysis software making them ready for the Industry. Various statistical softwares are also available to help in analysing research data.