Personal Profile

Dr.Neelakrishnan S

Academic Title: Professor
Dept. of Automobile Engineering,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 16/05/2008
Educational Qualification(s): B.E ( Automobile Engineering ) - BHARATHIAR UNIVERSITY - 1991
Ph.D ( Mechanical Engineering ) - ANNA UNIVERSITY - 12/07/2007
Supervisor: DR. P.V. MOHANRAM

Contact Information: snk.auto@psgtech.ac.in
Google Scholar URL: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=bQ1T25UAAAAJ&hl=en

Skills

In Brief


Dr. S. Neelakrishnan has a professional career spanning more than 21⁄2 decades. His previous assignments include Director of Nava Consultants Private Limited and Alliance Automation Systems, USA. During his service at PSG Tech for the past 9 years, he had been instrumental in the development of vocational programs for the automotive domain with Daimler India and TVS, and setting up of 12 specialized state of the art laboratories in the automotive and textile domain. He was instrumental in setting up of the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering (PACE) Laboratory at PSG Tech with support from General Motors India. This involved funding from the PACE partners to the tune of Rs 1500 crores (US$ 250 million). He was also the Co-Principal Coordinator for the technical textiles (industrial and automotive) centre of excellence set up at PSG at a cost of Rs 45 Crore with funding to the tune Rs 28 Crore from the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. Dr Neelakrishnan has carried out several consultancy projects in the areas of automotive technologies. Currently the areas of research are design for manufacturing, automotive acoustics, collaborative product design, and Electric and Hybrid vehicles. He has successfully carried out funded and sponsored research projects through the Government and industries. Dr. Neelakrishnan heads the department of automobile engineering at PSG College of Technology which focuses on research and certain areas of automotive design, emission, electric & hybrid technologies, automotive electronics and automotive functional textiles.

Subject Expertise


ACOUSTIC
Automotive Development Process
BATTERY MANAGEMENT
Biodiesel
Investigation on vibrations of Wind Turbine Blade
Design of Automotive Systems
Engineering Graphics
Ergonomics Automation
Lean Manufacturing
Lean Six Sigma Tools And Techniques For Indian Small Medium Enterprises
Low Cost Automation
Machine Drawing
Edge Trimming of CFRP
Thermal Conductivity of Two Phase Materials
Manufacturing Systems Design
Knowledge Based System
Precision Machining
Precision Manufacturing
Product Lifecycle Management (Postgraduate class)
Tolerance Design
TQM
Vibratory feeders
Welding Technology

Research Area


welding stress and strain
Automotive Development Process
Battery Management
Biodiesel
Investigation on vibrations of Wind Turbine Blade
Design of Automotive Systems
Emission Control
Engineering Graphics
Ergonomics Automation
Geometric Modeling
Lean Manufacturing
Low Cost Automation
Machine Drawing
Thermal Conductivity of Two Phase Materials
Manufacturing Systems Design
Product Lifecycle Management
Tolerance Design
TQM
Vibratory feeders
Welding Technology


Professional Experience:

Industrial

APPLICATIONS ENGINEER, ALLIANCE AUTOMATION SYSTEMS, ROCHESTER, NY, USA, during ( 01/12/1993 - 20/09/1996 )
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, MALINI TEXTILES P LTD, COIMBATORE, during ( 01/11/1996 - 31/08/1997 )
DIRECTOR, NAVA CONSULTANTS (P) LTD, COIMBATORE, during ( 01/09/1997 - 31/08/1998 )
DIRECTOR, MANTRA ENGG & MARKETING (P) LTD, COIMBATORE, during ( 01/09/1998 - 15/05/2008 )


Membership:

Member - SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS, USA
Fellow - INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS, KOLKATA
Life Member - INDIAN SOCIETY FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION, New Delhi



International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 Materials Research Express An evaluation of the loading direction sensitivity of 3D woven composite with novel web-shaped Zbinder architecture 2022 Co Author 9 (2022) 0
2 Numerical analysis of ‘On-Off’ control thresholds and coolant flow rate for better performance of a Lithium-Ion battery thermal management system 2021 Co Author 0
3 Journal of Natural Fibers An Experimental Study on the Effect of Mercerization Parameters on the Variation in the Chemical Composition and Mechanical Properties of Natural Fibers: Coir 2021 Co Author 0
4 Materials Research Express Friction stir welding parameters and their influence on mechanical properties of welded AA6061 and AA5052 aluminium plates 2021 Co Author 8
5 JOURNAL OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING AND PERFORMANCE Influence of Intermetallic Compounds on Age Hardening of Gasoline Pistons in Engine Operations 2021 Co Author 30
6 TRANSACTIONS OF THE CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Performance and emissions of a diesel engine using Al–Fe–Mg–Si pistons contain up to 15.7% volume fractions of Fe-rich intermetallic compounds 2020 Co Author 44
7 Journal of Ceramic Processing Research Optimization of low temperature hydrogen sensor using nano ceramic-particles 2020 Co Author 21
8 Study on NOx reduction capacity of catalytic coated cordierite monolith 2019 Co Author 20
9 National Journal of Technology Review Of Neural Network-based End-to-end Learning For Autonomous Driving 2019 Co Author 014
10 Design and Implementation of Adaptive Automobile Headlamp System 2019 Co Author 4
11 Investigation on performance Analysis of standard spur gear and crowned spur gear 2019 Co Author 15
12 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY Experimental Investigation on DMFCs Using Reduced Noble Metal Loading with NiTiO3 as Supportive Material to Enhance Cell Performances 2019 Co Author 44
13 JOURNAL OF NATURAL FIBERS Development and Characterization of Pineapple Fibre Nonwovens for Thermal and Sound Insulation Applications 2019 Co Author 0
14 Journal of Industrial Textiles Development of polyester needle-punched nonwoven fabrics for filter press applications 2018 Co Author
15 Fibres and Textiles in Eastern Europe Filter based impedance tube for selection of technical textile materials 2018 Co Author 26
16 International Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience Influence of Friction Stir Welding Parameters on Tensile Properties of AA8011 Aluminium Alloy Plate 2018 Co Author 15,Iss1,93
17 international Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology Adaptive Traffic Drive with Implementation of Split Hybrids to Achieve Longitudinal Control Pilot in Low end Passenger Cars 2018 Co Author (4) 2, 261
18 Journal of Industrial Textiles Development of Polyester Needle Punched Nonwoven Fabrics for Filter Press Applications 2018 Co Author
19 Stability improvement of an ATV by modifying Suspension Parameters 2017 Co Author 7
20 Int. Journal of Engineering Research and Application Analysis and Improvement of the Steering Characteristics of an ATV 2017 Main Author PP.NO 18-2
21 International Journal of Automobile Engineering Research and Development Design and Analysis of Steering Gearbox and its Components 2017 Main Author Special Is
22 International Journal of Engineering Development and Research Re-Engineering of Suspension Control Arm Using Aluminum Alloy and Validation Using FEA 2017 Co Author 5, Issue 3
23 International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science Mitigating Instability in Electric Drive Vehicles Due to Time Varying Delays with Optimised Controller 2017 Co Author Vol-4, Iss
24 Journal of Natural fibers Sound and thermal insulation properties of flax/low melt PET needle punched nonwovens 2017 Co Author
25 Journal of Natural Fibers Investigations on Sound Absorption Properties of Luffa Fibrous Mats 2017 Co Author
26 Journal of Applied Research An Automatic seat belt tensioner system for occupant safety 2016 Co Author 6
27 International journal of scientific Research Publications Analysis of static flow resistivity of a modified impedance tube circuits and systems 2016 Co Author 7, pp: 225
28 International journal of Advanced Engineering Technology Development of an instrument to measure sound absorption 2016 Co Author 1, pp.no 2
29 International journal of scientific Research Development Analysis of Reduction in Shrinkage Defect In Reciprocating Piston 2016 Co Author 4, pp.no 8
30 Journal of Applied Research and Technology Investigation And Correction Of Error In Impedance Tube Using Intelligent Techniques 2016 Co Author 14, Issue
31 International Journal of ChemTech Research Investigation of Variable Compression Ratio Engine fueled with Jatropha oil 2016 Co Author Vol.9, No.
32 An experimental investigation on neat Ceiba Pentandra oil methyl ester as a renewable bio-fuel for diesel engine 2015 Co Author 7
33 International Journal of Applied Engineering Research Energy consumption models for cloud computing environment 2015 Main Author 10
34 ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied sciences Review Of Acoustic Characteristics Of Materials Using Impedance Tube 2015 Co Author Vol 10,No
35 Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering And Technology., United Kingdom Performance Testing For Sound Absorption Coefficient By Using Impedance Tube 2015 Co Author 11(2), 85
36 Production of biodiesel from non edible Ceiba pentandra seed oil having high FFA content 2014 Co Author 9
37 An experimental investigation to study the performance, emissions and combustion characteristics of ceiba pentandra oil methyl ester as a renewable bio-fuel for diesel engine 2014 Co Author 9
38 Bio-fuel blend as diesel engine fuel for sustainable development 2013 Co Author 07
39 EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF AUTOMOBILE CABIN TEMPERATURE VARIATION WITH DIFFERENT SUN SHADES FOR ITS WINDOWS AND REAR WIND SCREEN GLASSES 2013 Co Author 32
40 ENERGY SOURCES PART A-RECOVERY UTILIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS Review of design considerations and technological challenges for successful development and deployment of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles 2012 Co Author 34
41 ENERGY SOURCES PART A-RECOVERY UTILIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS The effect of sponge liner colors on the performance of simple solar stills 2012 Co Author 34
42 Plug-in hybrid conversion of three wheeler using a novel drive strategy 2012 Co Author 2
43 Modeling and Simulation of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Two Wheeler for All-Electric Range Requirements 2011 Co Author 2005
44 TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART D-TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT Assessment of petroleum saving and greenhouse gas emission reduction from two-wheeler segment: 2011–2021 2011 Co Author 16
45 JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES Impact of real world driving pattern and all-electric range on battery sizing and cost of plug-in hybrid electric two-wheeler 2011 Co Author 196
46 ENERGY Evaluation of energy requirements for all-electric range of plug-in hybrid electric two-wheeler 2011 Co Author 36
47 Comparative study of tolerance on cost for various metal-removal processes 2008 Main Author 46


International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 International Conference on Materials, Mechanical and Energy Engineering (ICMMEE 2021) 7th-8th May 2021, Bapatla Engineering College , Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh, India Effect of Welding Parameters on Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welding of Dissimilar Metals- A Review 05-10-2021 Co Author Bapatla Engineering College , Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 5th International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering - PARIS Adaptive Admittance Control for Autonomous Loading of Load Haul Dumper in Underground Coal Mining 05-07-2019 Co Author OTHERS
3 Investigations on Green Flexible Composite for Acoustic Applications 04-01-2019 Co Author OTHERS
4 Development and characterization of Pineapple fibre nonwovens for thermal and sound Insulation applications 01-08-2018 Co Author OTHERS
5 A Review on Automotive Engine Fuel Filtration Media 01-08-2018 Co Author OTHERS
6 Experimental Investigation of the Water Impact on Performance of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC) with Porous and Non-Porous Flow Channels 15-11-2012 Co Author




Contributions

S.No. Title Author Nature Date
1 Investigation on Sound Absorption Characteristics of Nonwoven Coir Mats
Dr.Thilagavathi G, TXT
Dr.Muthukumar N, TXT
Dr.Neelakrishnan S
Chapter 01-09-2019
2 Natural fiber nonwovens for sound insulation applications
Dr.Muthukumar N, TXT
Dr.Thilagavathi G, TXT
Dr.Neelakrishnan S
Chapter 23-08-2019




Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 SPARC Sponsored Online Faculty Development Programme on “Circular and Sustainable Textile Design, Processing and Products Programme” 28-02-2022 04-03-2022 Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) (MHRD) 33
2 International webinar on “Textile Waste as a resource for technical textile applications” 29-07-2021 30-07-2021 - 50
3 International webinar on “Textile Waste as a resource for technical textile applications” 29-07-2021 30-07-2021 - 50
4 International webinar on “Textiles Waste as a Resource for Technical Textile Applications” 29-07-2021 30-07-2021 - 90
5 9th National Conference on “Advances in Automotive Technology” 13-05-2021 13-05-2021 - 15
6 AICTE SPONSORED STTP: DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES DRIVEN TRENDS IN AUTO INDUSTRY series iii 19-04-2021 24-04-2021 - 50
7 Aicte Sponsored STTP Disruptive technologies Driven Trends in Auto Industry SERIES II 22-03-2021 27-03-2021 - 50
8 Industry – Institute Interaction for Industrial / Doctoral Research and CII-SERB Prime Minister Research Fellowship (since 2012) 05-03-2021 05-03-2021 Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) 42
9 AICTE Sponsores STTP on Disruptive technologies Driven Trends in the Auto industry series I 22-02-2021 27-02-2021 - 50
10 Digital Twin 25-09-2020 25-09-2020 Department of Automobile Engin 75
11 SPARC Sponsored One Week Faculty Development Programme / Workshop on “Circular and Sustainable Textile Design, Processing and Products” 25-02-2020 29-02-2020 - 31
12 15AF20 – CORE TOOLS OF IATF 16949 – SPC & MSA 08-02-2020 09-02-2020 - 75
13 Training program on “Technical Textiles” 09-01-2020 09-01-2020 - 52
14 Future Mobility & Connected Car Technologies Challenges and Opportunities 14-11-2019 15-11-2019 - 25
15 Training program on “Industrial Textiles” 14-11-2019 14-11-2019 - 10
16 Five days Workshop on “Advanced Material Characterization” 11-11-2019 15-11-2019 - 7
17 Sensitization Program on “Technologies for Value Added Home Textile Products” 23-10-2019 23-10-2019 - 36
18 Key concepts, learning and future trends on Aras Innovator PLM 18-10-2019 18-10-2019 - 20
19 Open House Programme on Open-source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software and Digital Twin: Aras Innovator 18-10-2019 18-10-2019 - 10
20 Training Programme on Solidworks – Product Configurator 16-10-2019 16-10-2019 - 20
21 Training Program on "Technical Textiles" 04-10-2019 04-10-2019 - 15
22 Product Costing 28-09-2019 29-09-2019 TEQIP 67
23 Entrepreneurship Development Program - Technical Textiles - Products & Technologies 14-09-2019 14-09-2019 - 20
24 Demo programme on Flow 3D 02-08-2019 02-08-2019 - 10
25 Training programme on Flow 3D 02-08-2019 02-08-2019 - 5
26 seminar on ‘Product Development and Prospects in Industrial Textiles & Home Textiles’ 18-07-2019 18-07-2019 - 30
27 Training Programme on ARAS Innovator PLM 15-07-2019 14-08-2019 - 5
28 5 days workshop on "Advanced Material Characterization" 08-07-2019 12-07-2019 ,35000 7
29 Training Program on "COE INDUTECH Capabilities" 04-07-2019 04-07-2019 - 59
30 Automotive Domain Training - Onboard Diagnostics (OBD) for Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Pvt.Ltd Coimbatore 27-06-2019 06-07-2019 , 15
31 Training Program on "COE INDUTECH Capabilities" 18-06-2019 18-06-2019 , 55
32 5 days workshop on "Advanced Material Characterization" 10-06-2019 14-06-2019 ,55000 11
33 National Conference on Advanced Automotive Technology 23-05-2019 23-05-2019 PSG College of Technology 25
34 Training on "Manufacturing of Wet Wipes and Face Masks" 27-03-2019 27-03-2019 , 6
35 Entrepreneurship Development Program 16-03-2019 16-03-2019 ,5500 6
36 Training on “Motor Mechanics” as part of eighteen month induction course for directly recruited Forest Range Officers 18-02-2019 20-02-2019 , 30
37 Training Program on COE INDUTECH Capabilities 25-01-2019 25-01-2019 , 8
38 A 5 Days course on “AUTOMOTIVE DOMAIN TRAINING – Onboard diagnostics (OBD)” For Robert Bosch Engineering & Business Solutions Pvt.ltd.,coimbatore 28-12-2018 05-01-2019 , 15
39 Workshop on “Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Technical Textiles” 27-11-2018 27-11-2018 ,9440 8
40 Entrepreneurship Development Program 12-10-2018 12-10-2018 ,7500 11
41 Training on Manufacturing of Non Woven Fabrics by Needle Punching 12-10-2018 12-10-2018 , 5
42 Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Technical Textiles 26-09-2018 26-09-2018 - 81
43 Fourth International Conference on Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects-INDUTECH 2018 17-08-2018 18-08-2018 , 247
44 One Day International Workshop on “3D Weaving & Textile Composites” 16-08-2018 16-08-2018 - 24
45 training programme on “Motor Mechanics” as Part of eighteen months induction course for directly recruited Forest Range Officers of Tamil Nadu Forest Academy from 08.08.2018 to 10.08.2018. 08-08-2018 10-08-2018 - 38
46 Training on “Motor Mechanics” as part of their eighteen month induction course for directly recruited Forest Range Officers 08-08-2018 10-08-2018 , 39
47 FDP for Student Induction Program for AICTE approved Institution 13-07-2018 15-07-2018 AICTE 195
48 AICTE Sponsored Three day Faculty Development Programme for Student Induction (FDP-SI) for AICTE approved Institutions. 13-07-2018 15-07-2018 , 195
49 Training Program on ‘Capabilities of COE INDUTECH’ 05-07-2018 - 27
50 Training Program on Testing Instruments 28-06-2018 - 27
51 One day training program on “Technical Textiles & Capabilities of COE INDUTECH” 26-06-2018 - 30
52 Workshop on ‘Advanced Material Characterization’ 22-06-2018 23-06-2018 - 10
53 Sensitization Program on Technical Textiles & COE Indutech Capabilities 12-05-2018 - 13
54 Two day Workshop on “Composite Preform Formation Techniques and its Characterization” 23-03-2018 24-03-2018 - 7
55 One day training program on “Technical Textiles & Capabilities of COE INDUTECH” 02-03-2018 - 70
56 One Day Training Program on “Technical Textiles” 02-03-2018 - 61
57 One day Workshop on “Needle Punching & Characterization” 24-02-2018 - 12
58 One day Workshop on “Needle Punching & Characterization” 24-02-2018 - 12
59 One day Training Program on “Needle Punching” 23-02-2018 - 59
60 One day Training Program on “Needle Punching” 23-02-2018 - 10
61 Handling technical sessions as part of training on "Motor Mechanics"for Forest Range Officers through Tamil Nadu Forest Academy 18-02-2018 20-02-2016 - 31
62 One day Workshop on “Capabilities of COE Indutech” 24-01-2018 - 44
63 INDUSTRIAL TEXTILES – PRODUCTS, APPLICATIONS AND PROSPECTS 18-08-2017 18-08-2018 - 80
64 National conference on “Vehicle Technology” 29-04-2017 Automobile Engineering, PSG CT, Coimbatore 50
65 Workshop “Cum Design competition on Innovative Product Design and Development using Autodesk Fusio 24-04-2017 29-04-2017 Mechanical Engineering & Automobile Engineering 50
66 Road Map for “An innovation lead future of Indian Technical Textile Industry” 13-04-2017 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
67 Hands on training on “Textile Machines for industry personnel” 20-03-2017 22-03-2017 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
68 Workshop on “Research Opportunities in Development of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles” 11-03-2017 Automobile Engineering, PSG CT, Coimbatore 50
69 National Seminar on “Advanced Light Weight Materials And Processes For Automotive Industries” 10-02-2017 11-02-2017 University Grants Commission (UGC) 50
70 Training on “Emerging Opportunities in Technical Textiles” 23-01-2017 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
71 International Conference on “Innovations and Future Trends in Electric and Hybrid Vehicles “ 06-01-2017 07-01-2017 Department of Automobile Engineering, PSGCT 500
72 Workshop on “Powder, Nano & Thin Film Characterisation using X-Ray diffraction” 15-12-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
73 Seminar on “Automobile Design and Styling” 14-12-2016 PSG CT, COIMBATORE 50
74 “Industrial Textiles - Opportunities for Tirupur Industries” 15-11-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
75 Training on “Technical Textiles” 01-11-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
76 Workshop on “Filtration by Textile Media” 21-10-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
77 Workshop on “Electric Hybrid Systems” 29-09-2016 TEQIP II, PSG CT, Coimbatore 50
78 Research workshop on “Challenges In Development of Electric And Electric Hybrid Vehicles” 24-09-2016 TEQIP II, PSG CT, Coimbatore 50
79 Workshop on “Technical Textiles” 23-09-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
80 Workshop on “Recent Trends in Automotive Technologies” 23-09-2016 TEQIP II, PSG CT, Coimbatore 80
81 Seminar on “Intelligent Automotive Lighting” 23-09-2016 24-09-2016 TEQIP II, PSG CT, Coimbatore 50
82 Training & Workshop on “Technology Based Entrepreneurship Development Program on Industrial Textil 19-09-2016 20-09-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
83 Training Program on “Technical Textiles & COE INDUECH Capabilities” 09-09-2016 10-09-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
84 International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” 26-08-2016 27-08-2016 Textile Technology and Automobile Engineering 100
85 INDUTECH-2016 Third International Conference on “Industrial Textiles – Products, Applications and Prospects” 26-08-2016 27-08-2016 Office of the Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, India; HoF University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Deikin University, Australia; University of Manchester, UK and Department of Automobile Engineering, PSG CT, Coimbatore 350
86 One day workshop on “Tensile testing machine” 25-08-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
87 Workshop on “Needle Punching and characterization” 23-07-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
88 FDP on “New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Mobility and Stationary Power Applications” 17-07-2016 23-07-2016 TEQIP II, PSG CT, Coimbatore 80
89 Workshop on “Automotive Embedded Systems and Communication Protocols” 09-07-2016 PSG CT, COIMBATORE 50
90 Training on “Needle Punching” 02-07-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
91 Workshop on “A glimpse of Technical textiles and COE Indutech capabilities” 17-06-2016 PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH & Automobile Engineering 50
92 Workshop on “Resources, Constraints, Drawings and Dreams: Basically the Magic of Design” 16-06-2016 PSG CT, COIMBATORE 50
93 Seminar on “Product Lifecycle Management for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Automob 06-06-2016 PSG CT, COIMBATORE 50
94 Daimler Vocational Training, on” Vehicle Driveline Matching” 02-06-2016 03-06-2016 Daimler R&D associates at Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, Chennai 50
95 Certificate course on “Advanced Materials Characterization” 26-02-2016 27-02-2016 - 30
96 International workshop on “Institute Industry Interaction on Australian Cotton, Natural Fibres & P 25-08-2014 -
97 Conducted a one day Open House Programme on Automotive Styling and Conceptualization 20-04-2012 Department of Automobile Engineering, PSGCT 50



Programmes Attended

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Organized by Sponsoring Agency
1 UK Future Mobility 30/01/2020 British Commission Chennai Society for E smart E - Mobility
2 Internationalization Strategies, implementation and Structures, Chances and Challenges for India Universities 10/10/2019 11/10/2019 IIT Madras Chennai DAAD
3 NPTEL PIC meeting 22/06/2014 23/06/2014 IIT Madras, Chennai



Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 Best Collegiate Club for the academic year 2006 – 2007 SAE INDIA Southern Section 13/04/2017
2 The Silver award for PACE University of Cincinnati campus in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 28/07/2016
3 Appreciation from SAE INDIA Southern Section SAE INDIA Southern Section, Chennai 08/04/2015



Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : Completed

S.No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Thesis Date of Completion
1 Dr.Karthikeyan R
Certain Investigations on the Effects of using Intermetallic Based Pistons on the Engine Performance and Emission 20-01-2021
2 D REKHA
Experimental Investigations on Emission in Diesel Engine using Combined NSR-SCR Catalyser 29-12-2020
3 RAMACHANDRAN G M
Investigation in Low Volume and High Variety Product Manufacturing using Lean Methodology for Improved Delivery Performance 21-12-2020
4 Dr.Niresh J
Certain Investigations on Measurement of Sound Absorption Coefficient using a Low Cost Impedance Tube Optimized with Digital Techniques 20-03-2020
5 DR. Ramasubramaniyan
Certain Investigations on the Methodologies for Avoidance of Collision of Vehicles on Land 06-02-2020
6 Dr.Benjamin Shiloh Davidson
- CERTAIN INVESTIGATIONS ON THE EFFECT OF WELDING PARAMETERS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF ALUMINIUM ALLOY 8011 WELDED PLATES 05-08-2019
7 Dr.Ravichandran R
Certain Investigation on the Effect of discontinuity on the weight and performance of spur gear 24-09-2018
8 Dr.Bharathi Mohan M P
Investigation on the Improvement of wear and corrosion resistance using thin film coatings on the alloy materials for automobile applications 24-09-2018
9 M ASHOK
EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF SOLAR ENERGY DRIVEN AUXILLARY CAR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM 21-12-2015



Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 A SASIKUMAR
AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS
2 M SURESH
Thermal Conductivity of Two Phase Materials
3 V MUTHUKUMAR
TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY
4 ARPIT ANIL PANWAR
Nano Hybrid Composite
5 SINDHUJA MUNNANGI
Welding Technology
6 MANIVANAN R
Automobile Engineering



Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 Design and Fabrication of High Energy Density PEMFC Stack with heat pipes Interfacing Fuel Cell Vehicles as a Range Extender SERB Co Investigator
2 Focus Incubation Centre MOT, Office of TC, Mumbai Co Investigator
3 SPARC - Recycling of Textile Industrial Waste as Value added Composite Materials MHRD), Government of India Co Investigator
4 Design and Development of 1kW PEMFC stack with Electric Drive System Industry Project Co Investigator
5 Development of Jute/Jute Blended Fibrous Mat for Effluent Filtration Applications MOT, Office of JC, Kolkata Co Investigator
6 Methanol Fed High Energy Density Fuel Cell System With Novel Catalyst And Flow Field Design Loughbrough Univ, UK,PI DST, UKIERI Co Investigator
7 Design and development of a four-wheeled electric vehicle for research, teaching and outreach in Tamil Nadu, India Royal Academic of Engineering, UK - Newton Fund from RSC, UK Co Investigator
8 Design & Development Of Low Cost Impedance Tube For Evaluation Of Acoustic And Non Acoustic Materials For Transport & Construction Applications UGC- MINOR Principal Investigator
9 Protein patterning on reactive substrates using inkjet printing for diagnostic applications UGC, New Delhi Co Investigator
10 Focus Incubation Centre under setting up of the Focus Incubation Center component. Mini Mission II of Technology Mission on Technical Textiles, New Delhi Principal Investigator
11 The Green Cloud Project NAFETIC Innovative Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Solutions through Energy-Efficient Cloud Computing for Small and Medium Enterprises AICTE, New Delhi Principal Investigator
12 Development of solar power - assisted electric vehicle and investigations on optimization of solar panel with battery pack UGC, New Delhi Principal Investigator
13 The Green Cloud Project: Innovative Product Lifecycle Management Solutions through Energy - Efficient Cloud Computing for Small and Medium Enterprises AICTE and Siemens Co Investigator
14 Numerical modeling and experimental investigations on the performance of proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) with porous flow channels DST Principal Investigator
15 Centre of Excellence on Industrial Textiles (PSGTECHS COE INDUTECH) MOT, New Delhi Co Investigator
16 PACE additional grant from siemens PLM Software PACE, USA Principal Investigator
17 PACE Automotive Product Lifecycle Management Center PACE, USA Principal Investigator
18 Setting up Focus Incubation Centre Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi Principal Investigator
19 Design & Development Of Low Cost Impedance Tube For Evaluation Of Acoustic And Non Acoustic Materials For Transport & Construction Applications UGC-MINOR Principal Investigator
20 PACE additional grant from Human Solutions for Automotive Ergonomics - RAMSIS PACE, USA Principal Investigator
21 PACE additional grant from 3DCS - Dimensional Engineering & Management. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing [GD&T] PACE, USA Principal Investigator