Personal Profile

Dr.Kanchana J

Academic Title: Professor
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 21/09/2012
Educational Qualification(s): B.E ( Mechanical ) - Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India - 1994
M.E ( Computer Integrated Manufactur ) - PSG College of Technology, India - 1997
Ph.D ( Mechanical Engineering ) - PSG College of Technology, India - 08/08/2008
Supervisor: Dr P Radhakrishnan

Certificate Course(s):- PGCHE
Contact Information: kan@psgias.ac.in

Skills

In Brief


Dr Kanchana Jeganathan, Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Dy. Director - International Education, 35 years of teaching and research experience in PSG Institutions, Coimbatore India and in Kings College London, UK. Supervised more than 80 UG and 30 PG student projects and 5 Ph.D. doctoral research in Engineering /Manufacturing and has published more than 60 technical papers in International / National journals and conferences in India and UK. Lead and carried out more than 50 consultancy projects as a team for Aerospace, Automobile and Textile manufacturing industries in the area of Design, Analysis, Manufacturing and Reverse Engineering. Successful with government-funded research projects and acted as principal investigator and co-investigator for Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) projects and Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) Successfully completed the development of clinical database software for NHS patients with severe complex disabilities, with the focus of System Study, Design and Application development on Client/Server environment and Data Base Administration (DBA) Academic and Examinations Head - responsible for International credit transfer programs offered at PSG Institute of Advanced studies, in collaboration with Universities in USA, Germany, Australia and UK. Frequent visitor to all the partnership universities in abroad. IUCEE – Indo US Consortium for Engineering Education – Academic Leader and student mentor. In UK, also served as Subject Learning Coach – Engineering, Learning Skills Council, South East region, UK External Quality Nominee for Engineering Education, QIP, South East Region, UK Assessment Associate, Manufacturing Engineering, Edexcel, London, UK Fellow and member in IMECH, UK, IE, India, Women in Engineering Society, UK

Subject Expertise


CAD/CAM
Coating of Cutting Tools
High Speed Machining

Research Area


CAD/CAM
High Speed Machining
Coating of Cutting Tools


Professional Experience:

Academic

Technician / Programmer – CAD/CAM Centre, PSG College of Technology , Coimbatore, during ( 01/07/1988 - 01/09/1994 )
Instructor , PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/10/1994 - 01/01/1997 )
Lecturer, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/01/1997 - 01/08/2002 )
Lecture, University of Essex,Essex United kingdom , during ( 01/06/2003 - 01/12/2006 )
Curriculum Lead , University of Essex, Essex, United kingdom, during ( 01/01/2007 - 01/08/2010 )
Sr. Lecturer , Kings College , London, during ( 01/09/2010 - 01/08/2012 )
Associate Professor , PSG College of Technology , Coimbatore, during ( 01/09/2012 - 01/06/2016 )
Professor , PSG College of Technology , Coimbatore, during ( 01/07/2016 - 10/10/2017 )




International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 Journal Of Manufacturing Processes Influence of varying nitrogen content on the structural, tribomechanical properties and machining performance of CrNx-WS2 nanocomposite coatings 2022 Co Author 80
2 PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART L-JOURNAL OF MATERIALS-DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS Multi-objective optimization of Pulsed direct current magnetron sputtered titanium nitride thin film using Grey relational analysis 2021 Co Author 1
3 Journal of Critical Reviews Development of a self-balancing E-bike With Machine Learning 2020 Co Author 7
4 Procedia Computer Science Evaluating the effectiveness of the collaborative learning in fashion studies 2020 Co Author 172
5 Procedia Manufacturing Mutli response optimization of process parameters using grey relational analysis for milling of hardened Custom 465 steel 2019 Main Author 30
6 INDIAN JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND MATERIALS SCIENCES Optimization of material removal rate in wire electric discharge grinding for micro machining of tungsten electrodes 2018 Co Author 25
7 Materials Today PERFORMANCE EVALUATION ON HIGH SPEED MACHINING OF CUSTOM 465 STEEL 2017 Co Author 4
8 CIENCIA E TECNICA .VITIVINICOLA A SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY JOURNAL Manufacturing of Micro Electrodes and Micro Hole Drilling on Titanium Plate 2016 Co Author 31


International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 7th International and 28th All indi manufacturing technology, design, and research conference (AIMTDR 2018) Tool wear behavior in milling of hardened Custom 465 steel 13-12-2018 Main Author OTHERS
2 4th International Conference on Nano science and Nano technology (ICONN) Process-structure-property relationships in pulsed DC magnetron sputtered nanocrystalline TiN thin films 10-08-2018 Main Author
3 International Conference on Materials, Design and Manufacturing Process Experimental investigation of tool wear and tool-work interface temperature during dry machining of custom 465 steel 18-02-2018 Main Author
4 National conference on Innovations in Mechanical Engineering (NCIME) Machining of Custom 465 aerospace alloy using TiAlN coated carbide inserts under dry environment 20-04-2017 Main Author
5 Energy efficient mechanical system design and manufacturing Experimental Investigations on high speed machining of SG700/2 iron using uncoated and TiAlN coated inserts under dry condition 30-04-2015 Main Author
6 National Metallurgists' Day,Annual Technical Meeting Design, optimization and processing of Si3N4 layer for wear resistant Ti-Al-N/Si3N4 nanocomposite coatings 01-01-1970 Main Author
7 Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering Experimental Investigations on high speed machining of SG700/2 iron under dry condition 01-01-1970 Main Author
8 Inclusive Manufacturing Forum (IMF) Innovative new generation coated cutting tools 01-01-1970 Main Author
9 International Conference on Manufacturing Technology and Simulation (ICMTS) Machining of Custom 465 aerospace alloy using TiAlN coated carbide inserts under dry environment 01-01-1970 Main Author
10 International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN) Machinability studies in milling of Hardened Custom 465 steel 01-01-1970 Main Author




Contributions

S.No. Title Author Nature Date
1 Tool Wear Behavior in Milling of Hardened Custom 465 Steel
Prasath V, Research Scholar
Dr.Krishnaraj V, PRO
Dr.Kanchana J
Dr B Geetha Priyadharshini, Assistant Professor Sr.Gr
Chapter 01-01-2020




Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 INTERNATIONAL WEBINAR 20-07-2021 20-07-2021 - 75
2 WORKSHOP ON BIOMECHANICS 26-09-2019 27-09-2019 , 60
3 Faculty Development Programe - PSG Care 25-08-2019 25-08-2019 , 48



Programmes Attended

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Organized by Sponsoring Agency
1 Award Leader training Workshop 24/09/2019 The Award Programme Foundation The Award Programme Foundation
2 IUCEE Leadership Summit 2019 10/07/2019 12/07/2019 IUCEE IUCEE



Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 Ms Sheela Baya National Award Institution of Engineers 15/09/2019
2 Best Women Enginner Award Institute of Engineers, Chennai 19/03/2019
3 Best Paper Award Conclave, PSG Care 09/03/2019
4 Excellence Award GCMM 2018 , Australia 09/12/2018




Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 Prem Kumar T
Solar Cells
2 Nagarjun J
Development and Investigation on Properties of Bio Composites for Industrial Applications
3 Gopalakrishnan C
Water and Thermal Management in Air Breathing PEM Fuel Cells



Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 Surface integrity in Machining of Custom 465 steel Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL Principal Investigator
2 High speed machining of Custom 465 steel using new generation PVD coated inserts Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) Principal Investigator
3 Investigations of High speed machining on Light alloy structures Aeronautical Research and Development Board (ARDB), Bangalore Principal Investigator
4 Investigations on High Speed Machining Department of Science and Technology Principal Investigator
5 Investigations on High Speed Machining Department of Science and Technology Principal Investigator
6 Investigations on tool condition monitoring in high speed machining Department of Science and Technology Principal Investigator
7 Development of Cutting Tool Inserts Superimposed with WS2 based Nano-Composite Solid Lubricant Coatings for Dry Machining of Ti-6Al-4V Alloys DST-SERB Co Investigator