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Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering was started in the year 2006 and accredited by NBA in the year 2018. The department offers B. Tech. program in Mechanical Engineering. At present, the department intake capacity is 60 students per year at the B. Tech. The department has competent and committed faculty members drawn from the industry sector, and the core faculty are experienced professionals and academicians who enhance the delivery of academic programs. There are 18 teaching faculty members in the department and most of them have at least 10 years of experience.

The department has evolved a comprehensive student-centric learning approach, designed to add significant value to the learner's understanding in an integrated manner through workshops, lab sessions, assignments, training, seminars, projects and independent study. The hands-on training offered by our CAD/CAM laboratory in the latest design and analysis software brings in a formal method of familiarizing with the industrial practices. This helps the students to apply their classroom knowledge to live industrial problems. The department is equipped with ten laboratories, and nine workshops. The laboratories and computing facilities are made available to the students and staff until late at night and on all working days.

Vision

To make the Mechanical Engineering Programme a Centre of Excellence in professional
education and research.

Mission

  • To provide quality education for moulding competent professionals in Mechanical Engineering

  • To facilitate continuous learning environment

  • To promote collaborative activities and positive contributions to society

NEWS
What Our Students Say
Midhun
Senior Mechanical design Engineer, Jaguar & Land Rover Gaydon, UK

"convey my warm regards and been thankful that graduation in ASIET is one of the best things to happen in my life, both on personal and professional front. It has inculcated a lot of intra and interpersonal skills which is one of my key learning by being part of the ASIET family. Best Regards, Midhun

Midhun
Department Advisory Board
Sl. No. Name Designation Organization Category
1 Dr. R Sridharan Professor-HAG NIT Calicut Academician
2 Dr. Biju B Professor M A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam Academician
3 Mr. Ravindra Menon     Industry expert
4 Mr. Venkit P S     Parent and Industry expert
5 Mr. Jose Johny     Alumni and Industry expert

 

Program Specific Outcomes (PSO)
Programme Outcome (PO)
Faculty Details
Facilities
Mechanical Department
Manufacturing Lab
BMW Engine
Fluid Machinery Lab
Thermal Engineering Lab
Material Testing Lab
CAD Lab
Mechanical Engineering

Academic Research

  • External funded research and industry driven consultancy projects

  • Major Areas of Research Work:

    • Material Science

    • Fluid Mechanics and Heat transfer

    • Microfluidics

    • Cryogenic Machining

    • Additive Manufacturing

 

Consultancy work

Faculty Name: Mr. Arun P Das , Mr. Vishnu S

Project

Project Type

Funding

Amount

Duration

Providing Technical assistance in design and prototype making of paper bag manufacturing machines

Consultancy

ICUBE Industries

4.5 Lakh

2021-2023

 

MoU Details

Sl.No.

Name of organisation

Signed year

Status

1

Facein Technologies Pvt.Ltd.

2023

Active

2

NIT Trichy

2020

Active

3

I-Cube

2020

Active

4

Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET)

2019

Active

5

KKM Soft

2019

Active

6

State Resource Centre, Govt. of Kerala

2018

Active

7

Tech ED equipment’s company, Bangalore

2018

Active

8

Inter CAD systems Pvt Ltd, Kerala

2018

Active

9

DAIKIN

2018

Active

10

Anavadya Conductors, Kerala

2017

Active

 

PAPER PUBLICATION DETAILS

 

2022-2023

2021-2022

Department organizing number of programmes for enhancing self-learning and meeting the requirement of content beyond learning. Department is creating a continuous learning atmosphere for students and staff by various means. Staffs are providing remedial measures in academic progress of each and every students by giving additional sessions, notes and learning activates and always encouraging bright students by giving extra guidance and rewards. We have best outgoing student award, best project award for encouraging bright students. Students are eagerly participating in all curricular and extracurricular activities inside and outside the campus.  

Department Activities

  • Encouraging Bright Students
  • MOOC Toppers will be awarded
  • Best Outgoing Student will be rewarded
  • Best Projects will be awarded
  • Support weak students
  • Remedial measures in academic progress

Month and Year

Activity Name

Details

 January 2024 Consultancy work of Mechanical Engineering Department for Global Science Festival of Kerala (GSFK) 2024 conducted in Thiruvanthapuram

Global Science Festival of Kerala is a joint initiative of the Government of Kerala's Science and Technology Department, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment and Amuseum Art Science

For this exhibition, Department of Mechanical Engineering of Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology and Fab Lab Adi Shankara, desiged and developed four robotic arms for the digital exhibit titled "Vision: Evolution of Eye" This was done under supervision of Mr. Sandeep O S, Assistant Profesor and Mr. Nowarlal, a final year Mechanical Engineering student.

January 2023 APJAKTU sponsored FDP on "Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Manufacturing" Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted APJAKTU sponsored FDP on "Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Manufacturing" conducted during January 18-20, 2023
February 2021
  1. International Conference on Innovations in Mechanical Sciences “ICIMS’21”
  2. Paper Publication

An International Conference on Innovations in Mechanical Sciences “ICIMS’21” organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, ASIET was conducted successfully on 19th and 20th of February 2021. The international conference was inaugurated by Honorable Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Dr. Sabu Thomas. He also delivered the keynote address on “Sustainable Nanomaterials”.

January 2021
  1. Webinar on “Development in Design and Automation for Industry 4.0”
  2. Webinar on Tools and Die

A webinar on “Development in Design and Automation for Industry 4.0” conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering in association with Institution’s Innovation Council on 1st January 2021. The speaker of the webinar was Mr. Vinay S, Manager —Education and Training, Conceptia Konnect.

A webinar on “Tools and Die” conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering in association with Institution’s Innovation Council on 1stJanuary 2021. The speaker of the webinar was Mr. Padmanarayanan Aravamudhan, Industrial Expert.

December 2020

Webinar on “Problem solving and Ideation”,MVD in the high tech era,Skills for Career Excellence,Opportunities in Marine and Oil industries

A webinar on “Problem solving and Ideation” conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering in association with Institution’s Innovation Council on 4th December 2021. The speaker of the webinar was Mr. Gokul, Senior Application Engineer, Entuple Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.

A webinar on “Motor Vehicle Department in the High Tech Era” was conducted by Mechanical Department inassociation with Institution’s Innovation Council on 6th December 2020. The speaker was Mr. Vinod Kumar N, Motor Vehicles Inspector, Thrissur.

A webinar on “21st Century Skills for Career Excellence” conducted by Department of Mechanical Engineering in association with Institution’s Innovation Council on 15th December 2020. The speaker was Mr. Babu Pallipat, Career Expert, Section Officer, MG university.

An Industrial Interaction Webinar on Career Map about Marine and Oil and Gas Industries and Opportunities organized by Mechanical Department of ASIET on 16th December 2020. The speaker was Mr. Faizal Farook, Director, Accurant Engineers, Ivion Industrial Academy.

Students of S5 Mechanical Engineering, Amal Prakash and Ayyappan  bagged 1st runner up position in Idea Presentation Contest in MAGNUM 2020 conducted by IEEE SB AISAT.

November2020
  1. placement
  2. FDP and short term courses attended

Remith K R and Jaise Michael of 2016-2020 batch got a placement in Neo Petcon India Pvt Ltd in Hyderabad.

Prof. Vishnu S attended a short term training program sponsored by AICTE on “Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing: research and application perspectives” from 23rd Nov to 28th Nov conducted by department of mechanical engineering, NSS Palakkad.Prof. Jithesh S R attended 6 days AICTE sponsored short term training program on “Recent advances in tribology and surface engineering” conducted by department of mechanical engineering, Saintgits college of engineering, Kottayam from Nov 23rd to Nov. 28th 2020.Prof. Tony K P attended a short term training program sponsored by AICTE on “Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing: research and application perspectives” from 23rd Nov to 28th Nov conducted by department of mechanical engineering, NSS Palakkad.

October 2020
  1. Department advisory committee (DAC) meeting
  2. International webinar on Business Leadership in a world of uncertainty

Department conducted an on-line Department Advisory Committee (DAC) meeting on 02/10/2020. The agenda of the meeting were Academic performance improvements, NBA re- accreditation requirements, Areas of improvements, Areas of opportunities and Analysis of suggestions and compliance of PO s with Mission statement.

ASIET conducted an on-line international webinar on “Leadership in a world of uncertainty” incorporating with Scotsgrad consulting services private limited on 21/10/2020. The keynote speaker was Dr. Michael Walsh, Senior Lecturer, University of Stirling, UK. The moderators were Nithi Sevaguru and Kathiravan A of Scotsgrad. The webinar discussion was based importance of leadership to run successful business, address the skill gap expectations and preparedness for UK higher education and post study work visa in the UK.

September 2020
  1. Lecture meet
  2. Students Achievement

On September 3rd 2020, department of mechanical engineering of ASIET conducted a lecture meet on “BS VI CHALLENGES AND TECHNOLOGIES”. The resource person was Mr. Midhun V S, Assistant General Manager, Ashok Leyland. This lecture meet was conducted in association with SAEISS Cochin Division & SAE Collegiate Club of ASIET. A good number of students and faculty from other colleges attended this lecture meet successfully.

Amal Prakash and Ayyappan of S5 ME-A won second prize for Panacea – Design Challenge competition conducted by IEEE SB SJCET in association with IEEE PIE KERALA SECTION.On world Ozone day, Sep 16 as an initiative from Faculty handling Sustinable Engineering, ASIET in association with IEI SB conducted an Pencil Drawing Contest on 16th Sept. The event duration was 2 hours. 23 participants had participated and made the event a great success. Mohammad Rameez of S3ME-B secured first prize for this contest.

 

July 2020
  1. Webinar Series
  2. FDP and short term courses attended

In the month of July, a series of webinars were conducted in mechanical department of ASIET, Kalady. The webinars were extremely useful and current innovations in various fields were discussed during the sessions. Students from our department, research scholars as well as faculties from other institution were successfully participated in these webinars.

A webinar on the topic “Introduction to Robotic Control” conducted on 03/07/2020 from 10.30am to 12.00pm. This was organized by Department of mechanical engineering in association with ASME students section. The keynote speakers were Dr. Shalu George K and (Specialization, Control System) and Ms. Shyju Susan Mathew (Specialization, Robotics).

A webinar on the topic “Importance of FEA in product design” conducted on 08/07/2020 from 10.30am to 12.30pm. This was organized by Department of mechanical engineering in association with Institution’s Innovation Council. The keynote speaker was Mr. Naveen Reddy (Technical Manager, Conceptia Konnect).       

A webinar on the topic “Data Analytics” conducted on 13/07/2020 from 4pm to 6pm. This was organized by Department of mechanical engineering in association with Institution’s Innovation Council. The keynote speaker was Dr. Balagopal G Menon (Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Systems and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur). He gave a brief idea about data requirements, data processing, data collection and data cleaning.

A webinar on the topic “Micromachining and its application” conducted on 17/07/2020 from 10am to 11.30am. This was organized by Department of mechanical engineering in association with Institution’s Innovation Council. The keynote speaker was Dr.Nithin Tom Mathew (Assistant Professor, BITS Pilani). He discussed different types of micromachining and its applications in various fields and also the various research scopes throughout the webinar.

A webinar on the topic “3D printing and its applications” conducted on 22/07/2020 from 10.30am to 12.00pm. This was organized by Department of mechanical engineering in association with Institution’s Innovation Council. The keynote speaker was Mr.Mayank Gurjar(Assistant Professor, IES IPS Academy, Indore). Students from our department, research scholars as well as faculties from other institutions were participated for the same.

A webinar on the topic “Lightning Risk Reduction & Management” conducted on 29/07/2020 from 10.30am to 12.00pm. This was organized by Department of mechanical engineering in association with Institute of Land and Disaster Management, Govt. of Kerala. The keynote speaker was Dr. Amalraj M(Assistant Professor, Disaster Management Center, Institute of Land and Disaster Management).

Prof. Eldose K K attended a national workshop on “Perspective and challenges in outcome based research” organized by NIT, Tiruchirapally during July 13th to 17th through online mode.

June 2020
  1. Webinar on UV technology
  2. FDP and short term courses attended

A webinar on the topic “Introduction to ultra violet germicidal irradiation (uvgi) using UVC technology for surface sterilization” conducted on 16/06/2020 from 10am to 12pm. This was organized by Department of mechanical engineering and students chapter of ISHRAE ASIET in association with UV care and Daikin Redd. The keynote speakers were Vipin Skaria (CTO, uv care) and Asif Malik (Lead Engineer, Redd Daikin).

Prof. Vishnu S attended a webinar on “Production planning and control” organized by department of mechanical engineering, Bharat Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad on 18/06/2020 through online pedagogy.Prof. Vishnu S has participated and passed with 55% the online quiz on Machine Design conducted by department of mechanical engineering, Geethanjali Institute of Science and Technology, Nellore, AP on 18/06/2020.

Prof. Narendran A K has participated in the webinar on ”Manufacturing’s new normal after COVID-19” coordinated by department of mechanical engineering, Sanskrithy college of engineering, Puttaparthy, AP conducted on 5th june 2020

May 2020
  1. Webinar on CAD/CAM/CAE
  2. FDP and short term courses attended

A webinar on industrial application of CAD/CAM/CAE organized by department of mechanical engineering of Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kalady in association with CADMAXX was conducted on 8/05/2020 at 10.30 am. Ashwin R L, Assistant Manager, CADMAX solutions, Bangalore was the resource person for the webinar

Prof. Eldho Mathew attended a webinar on “Guidelines for writing a research paper” organized by research committee, Arasu Engineering College, Kumbakonam on 22/05/2020 through online pedagogy.Prof.Eldho Mathew has participated in online faculty development program on “Renewable Energy Sources: A way ahead” organized by department of mechanical engineering of Maharshi Karve Sthree Shikshan Samstha’s Cummin’s College of Engineering for Women, Nagpur  in association with ASM International and ISHRAE Nagpur Chapter during 15 May 2020 to 21 May 2020.Prof. Ben Austin attended a webinar on “Guidelines for writing a research paper” organized by research committee, Arasu Engineering College, Kumbakonam on 22/05/2020 through online pedagogy.Prof. Majo Davis attended a webinar on “Guidelines for writing a research paper” organized by research committee, Arasu Engineering College, Kumbakonam on 22/05/2020 through online pedagogy.

March & April 2020

Academic excellence in KTU results 2019

Prof.Ajith M S and Prof.Majo davis of department secured 100% pass percentage for fifth semester subject Non destructive testingProf. Jithesh S R and Prof.Mohammed Shiyas secured 100% pass percentage for fifth semester subject Human relations management.

February 2020
  1. Industrial Visit
  2. Machinery expo 2020

Industrial visit organized for students from mechanical department in various engineering plant in Marriot hotel on 11/02/2020. Around 15 students visited there and two staffs accompanied with them.

Three faculties and three students of Mechanical engineering Department, were visited Machinery Expo 2020, organised by Govt. of Kerala at Thrissur. Staff as well as the students interacted with company officials regarding the internship, projects and placement opportunities

January 2020

  1. Highway cleaning drive
  2. FDP Attended

The Government of Kerala conducted a highway cleaning drive from Kasargod to Thriruvananthapuram. The students from the department joined the initiative along with Sree Shankara College on 25/01/2020.

Assistant professors Mr.Unnikrishnan S Nair and Mr.Leo Francis attend a KTU sponsored faculty development program on Advances in Bio – Engineering held at Toc H institute of science and technology organized by department of mechanical engineering from 06th to 09th January 2020.

December 2019
  1. MoU signed
  2. NPTEL Results Published

MoU signed between Adi Shankara and NIT Trichy, in presence of Dr. Mini Shajy Thomas, Director NIT and Dr. Dorai Selvam, Centre Head, CoE, Siemens on 9/12/2019.

July – December NPTEL Course results published on 3/12/19. Two students from our department got elite certificate and seven students successfully completed NPTEL course with good results.

November

2019

  1. Workshop on latex
  2. Project selected for funding
  3. External world interaction
  4. Interaction at CIIRC

HoD  Dr. AnandRaj Hariharan delivered a speech as a resource person in computer science department based on the topic LATEX, a documentation tool on Nov 4th 2019.

Dr.Kiran Joy Irimpanam’s project selected for funding from Research Seed of APJ Abdul Kalam university. The title of the project is ”Needless Drug Injector”. The amount sanctioned for project is Rs 1,31000.

Six of our faculties gave an expert talk in mechanical department of Sree Rama Government Polytechnic College, Triprayar. The faculty such as Dr.Anandraj Hariharan, Gautham S, Ajith M S, Arun P Das, Eldhose K Joy and Vishnu S conducted classes there based on their expertise in subjects.

Prof. Eldhose K Joy got an opportunity to interact with he director of CIIRC, Bangalore along with our research team. It was a valuable discussion and we hope more collaborative projects will develop with CIIRC in future.

October 2019
  1. Mechanicus’19
  2. Renovation of home

The inauguration of Mechanicus’19 conducted on October 3rd at main seminar hall. The function was inaugurated by Zacharia Jospeh (Former President, ISHRAE, Kochi) and he was the chief guest of the function. The student chapter for ISHRAE(Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) was introduced during that function itself. We had 50 participants for quiz competition from 4 different colleges. Also 50 participants participated for workshop in HAP software. All the students gave good feedback for the workshop.

As part of our commitment to the society, our department has renovated a damaged house in Kalady. Our final year students were completely involved in this renovation work and  all of the students and teachers from mechanical department financially contributed for the successful completion of this work.

September 2019

Best college in India Award

Our college has emerged as one of the best college in India for Rio+24 IDRC  program 2018 - 2019, United Nations Initiatives. Rio+24 IDRC program  is a short term course conducted by IARC Center for United Nations based on War and Peace. It is based on the proclamations made by United Nations Assembly. 263 participants attended the course and got certified. It was conducted under the leadership of Mr. Ramakrishnan V(Campus Ambassador) and Prof. Eldhose K Joy(Faculty Advisor).
Augest 2019

Interaction with Rubber Board

Our final year students Basil Baby and Aron Sam Babu along with their project guide Prof. John Thomas and our HOD Prof. Eldose K K visited Rubber Board, Kottayam on 2/7/2019. They got an opportunity to discuss with a senior scientist there regarding their project Autotapper. He gave some valuable suggestions to improvise that product for commercial purpose.

MONTH & YEAR NAME OF THE STUDENT(S) ACHIEVEMENTS
June 2024

Henry Joseph

MUhammed Sabiq

Sanoop P S

Sidharth R

 

Final year project titled "Cryogenic Treatment of Cutting Tool during End Milling of Stainless Steel 304" is selected under the scheme Financial Assistance to Student Project 2024-'25 of APJAKTU
June 2024

Abhay Sankar A S

B Goutham Reddy

Charles Kurian

Edwin Shaju Joseph

Final year project titled "Development of Bio Filler Reinforced Polymers" selected as the Best project in ASPREN-24 Project Expo
May 2024

 

  • Students' project titled "Cryogenic Treatment of Cutting Tool During End Milling of Stainless Steel 304" supervised by Dr. Vinay Varghese, Associate Professor is selected for APJAKTU Students' Project Fund in 2024
  • Dr. Jithesh K, Associate Professor  and Dr. Vinay Varghese, Associate Professor participated in Profesional Development Programme on "Instructional Desig nand Delivery Systems" conducted at NITTTR Extension Centre, Kalamassery from 03/06/2024 to 14/06/2024
  • Patent is granted to Dr. Vinay Varghese, Associate Professor for design of "Tree and Branches Cutting Machine"
  • Dr. Jithesh K, Associate Professor has participated as an evaluator in the technical paper presentation event held during the Young Innovators Technical Summit -2024 on February 23, 2024 at Govt. Polytechnic College, Kalamassery.
  • MoU signed between Department of Mechanical Engineering and Facein Technologies Pvt. Ltd. on 07/11/2023.
  • Students' project titled "Waste plastic converted into 3D printing filaments" supervised by Dr. Jithesh K is selected for APJAKTU Research Seed Money (RSM) grant in 2023
  • Dr. Kiran Joy Irimpanan’s project selected for funding from Research Seed Money Grant of APJ Abdul Kalam university. The title of the project is ”Needless Drug Injector”. The amount sanctioned for project is 1,31,000/-
  • Dr. Jobin Varghese, Associate Professor published a book chapter titled "Design and Development of 3-DoF Mechanism for the Exoskeleton Hip Joint" in Advances in Systems Engineering, Springer, Singapore
  • Prof. Eldose K K and Prof. Eldhose K Joy  were invited as a resource persons for the faculty training session at MES College of Engineering and Technology,  Kunnukara, based on the topic Outcome based education in connection with new KTU guidelines for academic audit.
  • MoU signed between Adi Shankara and NIT Trichy, in presence of Dr. Mini Shajy Thomas, Director NIT and Dr. Dorai Selvam, Centre Head, CoE, Siemens on 9/12/2019.
  • Dr. AnandRaj Hariharan delivered a speech as a resource person in computer science department based on the topic LATEX, a documentation tool on Nov 4th 2019.
  • Prof. Eldhose K Joy got an opportunity to interact with he director of CIIRC, Bangalore along with our research team. It was a valuable discussion and we hope more collaborative projects will develop with CIIRC in future.
  • Six of our faculties gave an expert talk in mechanical department of Sree Rama Government Polytechnic College, Triprayar. Dr.Anandraj Hariharan, Gautham S, Ajith M S, Arun P Das, Eldhose K Joy and Vishnu S conducted classes there based on their expertise in subjects.