Educational Profile

Sl.No. Course Specialisation Institution Year
1. Ph.D. Some Studies on Application of Acoustic Emission Technique for Evaluation of Machining of Metals, Composites and Ceramics MIT,Anna University 1997
2. M.E. Production Engineering CEG,Anna University 1988
3. B.Tech. Production Technology MIT,Anna University 1984
4. B.Sc., Chemistry Sacred Heart College 1981

Experience

Sl.No. Post Held Period Name of the Organisation/Industry Nature of Duties Other Additional Roles
1. Professor and Chairman, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering November 2014 to till date Anna University, Chennai - 600025 Teaching Chairman
2. Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering December 2011 to November 2014 Anna University, Chennai - 600025 Teaching Professor and Head
3. Professor and Head, CWS July 2005 to November 2011 Anna University, Chennai - 600025 Teaching Professor and Head
4. Professor July 2006 to Till date CEG,Anna University Teaching Professor & Head
5. Assistant Professor October 1998 - July 2006 CEG,Anna University Teaching --
6. Sr.Lecturer Sept 1995 - October 1998 CEG,Anna University Teaching --
7. Lecturer September 1989 - September 1995 CEG,Anna University Teaching --
8. Teaching Research Fellow September 1985 - September 1989 CEG,Anna University Teaching --

Major research contributions

  • Composite Materials
  • Nano Materials
  • Materia Characgterization
  • Metal Cutting
  • Mechatronics(Robotics & Image Processing)
  • Automation
  • Supply Chain Management

Research Contributions

Sl no. TITLE Agency Amount Status
1 Investigation on friction stir processing of cast aluminium alloys used in automobile industries U.G.C, New Delhi 9.918 Lakhs On going
2 Experimental and Numerical studies on formability of friction stir processed AZ31 alloy Naval Research Board DRDO 24.00 Lakhs On-going
3 HUB for Healthcare Instrumentation Development (NHHID) has sanctioned a sum of RS 25 Lakhs towards research on Rapid Prototyping- Manufacturing Tool for Bio products, for orthopadeics and Dental applications with architecture mimicking natural bone. DST 25.00 Lakhs On-going
4 Directorate of Etramural Research & Intellectrual Property Rights (ER&IPR) Sponosred research work on Experimental and Numerical Studies on Twist Exte", funded by Ministry of Defence, DRDO has sanctioned a sum of RS 24.10 Lakhs ER&IPR,DRDO 24.10 Lakhs On-going
5 Design and Development of metal matrix composites(al-si) using friction stir processing", funded by Science and Engineering Research Board,Project Cost sum of RS 39 Lakhs. Science and Engineering Research Board 39.00 Lakhs On-going

Ph.D. Scholars

S.No Name Title Status
1 K. Dhinesh Kumar(2000299707) Methodology for the Implementation of Integrated Automation System. 28-10-2003 Viva Voce completed
2 K. Palanikumar(2001299108) Studies on Machining Characteristics of Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer composites. 05-10-2004 Viva Voce completed
3 R. Ramakrishnan(2001299704) Studies on parametric influences of CNC Wire EDM Process for machining of AISI O2 Tool Steel and INCONEL 718. 18.08.2005 Viva Voce completed
4 S. Balasivanandha Prabu (2001599118) Characterization Stir Cast Metal Matrix Composite. 20.09.2005 Viva Voce completed
5 N. Arunkumar(2003219104) Optimization Technique for Multi Objective Supplier Selection with Quantity Discounts using Integer Linear Programming and Meta Heuristics. 18.10.2006 Viva Voce completed
6 D.Sathia Narayanan(2001599122) Studies on Magnetorheological fluid applications to machine tools. 08.12.2007 Viva Voce completed
7 S.Ragunathan(2003249109) Development of Reconfigurable Robotic Gripper System for Fabric Materials. 11.02.2008 Viva Voce completed
8 S.Ramesh(2001299109) Experimental Investigation and Analysis in Machining of Titanium Alloy (Ti-6Al-4V). 11.08.2008 Viva Voce completed
9 P.M.M.Subramanya Sarma(2002299108) Modeling and Analysis of Machining Characteristics in Turning GFRP Composites. 18.10.2008 Viva Voce completed
10 V.Elango(2002299106) Studies on surface roughness evaluation using Machine vision. 17.11.2008 -Viva Voce completed
11 J.Prasanna(2001599121) A study on the effect of process parameters in micro-electric discharge machining of Titanium alloy (Ti-6Al-4V). 02.11.2009 -Viva Voce completed
12 R.Vivekananthan(2003219119) Mobile Robot Global Self Localization-An Image Processing Approach 14.10.2011- Viva Voce Completed
13 S. Vijayakumar(2007219109) Studies on Machining characteristics of AL/SIC -MMC Composites. 14.06.2012 - Viva Voce Completed
14 K.S. Badrinathan(2006219709) Tool path optimization for contour milling operation. Viva Voce Completed on 03.11.2014
15 Th. A.J. Jegadeesan(10142119745) Development of an integrated evolutionary model in Manufcturing Viva Voce Completed on 10.07.2015
16 K. Thirumavalavan(2007219168) Development of graded micro structure with improved fatigue life by high energy peening operation. Viva Voce Completed on 27.07.2015
17 Th. J. Sudharsan(1214319116) Design and Development of autonomous learning algorithm for humanoid robotic arm Synapsis submitted on 30.11.2015
18 U.Tamilarasan(2912219110) Evaluation of Drilling characteristics for carbon composite laminates using Digital image processing. Comprehension viva-voce completed. Experimental work is in progress
19 Th.T. Balamurugan(101429195) Integration of supplier, Transportation sequence for an assembly line scheduling in a supply chain management system Course work completed
20 Th.R. Selvam(103219725) Design and optimization of composite structure for lathe bed Comprehension viva-voce completed. Experimental work is in progress
21 Th. M. Thiyagu(1014219726) Optimization of cutting conditions during machining of duplex stainless steel using Non-Traditional Techniques Comprehension viva-voce completed. Experimental work is in progress
22 Th. D. Samuel Raj(10142119745) Investigation of the critical thrust force for delamination in drilling composite laminates Comprehension viva-voce completed. Experimental work is in progress
23 J.Vetrivel (1412219218) Design and Planning of supply cha ins with integration of reverse logistics activities under demand uncertainty for Indian Solar Industry Doing Course Work
24 B.Clemend Bovas (1514219767) Design, Evaluation and Manufacturing of Medical Catheters. Doing Cours Work
25 J. Meenalochani Design and Development of Autonomous learning Algorithm for Humanoid Robotic Manipulator

M.S. Scholars

S.No Name Title Status
1. M.V.Vignesh M.S(By Research) in, Development of miniature climbing Robot with Minimal Actuator Degree Awarded 2007

International Journals

  • Sudharsan Jayabalan, L.Karunamoorthy,"Path Planning and control of 8 degrees of Freedom Bio-Inspired robotic arm", International Journal on simulation and Modeling. Vol.15, no.2 (2016)
  • Sudharsan Jayabalan, L.Karunamoorthy,"Simulation of 8 - Degrees of freedom Bio-Inspired Humanoid Robotic Arm using MATLAB/ADAMS Co-simulation Environment", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Volume 799-800 (2015), PP.1054-1057
  • Jegadheeson A.J., L.Karunamoorthy, Arunkumar N.,"Evaluation of robust Manufacturing process in Machining of DC Motor Commutator Using Complementing Problem Solving Tools", Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol.766-767(2015), pp.1183-1189.
  • Jegadheeson A.J., L.Karunamoorthy., Arunkumar N.,"Investigation and Improvement in Peak Failure Load of Hot staked Joints in Starter Motor Armutures Using complementing problem solving Tool", Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, vol.29, no.4 pp.1731-1736.2015
  • Jegadheeson A.J., L.Karunamoorthy, & Arunkumar N.,"Investigation of Hot Staking processes parameters and evaluation of improvement in joint strength", Material and Manufacturing processes, Vol-30. no.2, pp.155-161.2015,
  • U Tamilarasan, L Karunamoorthy, K Palanikumar ,"Mechanical Properties Evaluation of the Carbon Fibre Reinforced Aluminium Sandwich composites , Materials Research, 18(5),p.p.1029-1037,2015
  • D Samuel Raj, L Karunamoorthy ,"Study of the Effect of Tool Wear on Hole Quality in Drilling Cfrp to Select a Suitable Drill for Multi-Criteria Hole Quality Materials and Manufacturing Processes , Vol.0,pp.1-6,2015
  • U Tamilarasan, L Karunamoorthy, K Palanikumar ,"Tensile Property Evaluation of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Aluminum Sandwich Composites, International Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Vol.984,pp.345-349,2014
  • K Thirumavalavan, L Karunamoorthy, KA Padmanabhan,"Optimization of Process Parameters Using Taguchi Technique in Severe Surface Mechanical Treatment of AA6061. International Journal of Engineering & Technology (0975-4024), Vol.6,2,2014
  • M Thiyagu, L Karunamoorthy, N Arunkumar," Experimental Studies in Machining Duplex Stainless Steel using Response Surface Methodology.International Journal of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering, Vol.14,3,2014
  • S Vijayakumar, S Manikandan, L Karunamoorthy,"The Experimental Investigation on Water Absorption Characteristics of Natural Fiber CompositesInternational Conference on AdvancedMaterials Research, Vol.984,pp.248-252,2014
  • R Selvam, N Arunkumar, L Karunamoorthy,"Evaluation of Flexural and Interlaminar Shear Strength of Laminated Hybrid Composites, International Conference on Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.592pp.276-281,2014
  • S. Vijayakumar , T. Nilavarasan, R. Usharani, L. Karunamoorthy,"Mechanical and Microstructure Characterization of Coconut Spathe Fibers and Kenaf Bast Fibers Reinforced Epoxy Polymer Matrix Composites, , Procedia Materials Science,Vol.5 pp.2330-2337 2014
  • Jayabalan Sudharsan & L.Karunamoorthy"Derivation of Forward and Inverse Kinematics of 8 - Degrees of Freedom Based Bio-Inspired Humanoid Robotic Arm, Advanced Materials Research ,Vol.984 pp.1245-1252, 2014
  • S.Rameshbabu, V.S.SenthilKumar, L.Karunamoorhty,"Investigation on the Effect of Friction Stir Processing on the Superplastic Forming of AZ31B Alloy", Elsevier Publication, Journal of Materials and Design, pp 338-348(2014)
  • Badrinathan KS & L.Karunamoorthy"2014, ‘Reducing Tool Wear in CNC End Milling Operation using Progressive Feed Rate’, Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol. 592-594, pp. 716-723.
  • S Vijayakumar, L Karunamoorthy,"Wear Characterization Of Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites, ADVANCED COMPOSITES LETTERS, ADCOTEC LTD(publication), Vol.22,4 2013
  • Badrinathan KS & L.Karunamoorthy" 2013, ‘Study of the effect of progressive feed rate on the cutting force in CNC end milling of AISI 1045 steel’, International Journal of Engineering and Technology, vol. 5, no. 6, Dec 2013-Jan 2014, pp. 4741-4751.
  • K.S.Badrinathan, L.Karunamoorthy,"Study of the Effect of Progressive Feed Rate on the Cutting force in CNC End Milling of AISI 1045 Steel,International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2013
  • Vijayakumar.S and Karunamoorthy.L"Modelling wear behaviour of Al-SiC metal matrix composites: soft computing technique",Journal of materials, Surfaces and Interfaces,Vol.6,1,pp.25-30,2012
  • P.M.M.S.Sarma and Karunamoorthy.L, "Fuzzy Modeling of Cutting Forces in Machining GFRP Composites", International Journal of Materials Manufacturing and Optimization,Vol.3,pp.37-46,2012
  • Jegadheeson A.J., Karunamoorthy.L, Arunkumar N., Balaji A. and Rajkamal M."Evolutionary Approach in Process Improvement – A case study in Auto electrical Alternator Manufacturing",Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems , DOI: 10.1142/S0219686712500035,Vol.11,1,pp.27-50,2012
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L, Palani kumar.K.,"Measurement and analysis of surface roughness in turning of aerospace titanium alloy(g15",Journal of Measurement,Vol.45,pp.1266-1276,2012
  • Vivekananthan .R and Karunamoorthy.L,"Adaptive control of frictional contact models for Nonholonomic Wheeled Mobile Robot", Journal of automation, Mobile Robotics and Intelligent Systems", vol.5, No.4, pp. 30-34, 2011
  • Vivekananthan .R and Karunamoorthy.L,"A time optimal path planning for trajectory tracking of wheeled molsile robots", Journal of automation, mobile robotics and Intelligent systems, vol.5, No.2, pp. 35-41,2011
  • Vijayakumar.S and Karunamoorthy.L," Modelling and analysis on wear behaviour of aluminium metal matrix composites- A statistical approach " International journal of Tribology- Materials, Surfaces and Interfaces,Vol.5, No.2, pp.65 to 71,2011
  • Arunkumar.N, Karunamoorthy.L and Muthukumar.S."Multi Criteria Supplier evaluation and selection using Fuzzy AHP(Alpha cut analysis),A case study International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Inderscience Publishers, USA, Vol.8,No.4, pp.449-479, 2011
  • Arunkumar.N, Karunamoorthy.L and Muthukumar.S,"Supplier evaluation and selection for a manufacturing industry using Analytical Hierarchy Process-A case study" International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Inderscience Publishers, USA(Vol.8) No.3 pp346-365, 2011
  • ArunKumar.N., Karunamoorthy.L.,Muthukumar.S" A Method of identifying suitable manufacturing system(cellular) for automotive sector using Analytical Hierrchy Process ",Journal of Industrial and systems Engineering, Vol.5,1,pp.305-319,2011
  • Arunkumar.N, Karunamoorthy.L and Prakash.B,,"Cost benefit analysis of toner cartridge remanufacturing in reverse supply chain environment" Internatinal Jounral of Logistics and supply chain management, Vol.2, No.2, pp 61-70,2010
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L, Senthil Kumar.V.S., and Palanikumar.K,,"Experimental study on machining of Titanium alloy(Ti64) by CVD and PVD coated carbide inserts", International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vol.17, No.4,pp 373-385, 2009.
  • R.Ramakrishnan, L.Karunamoorthy,,"Performance studies of Wire Electro Discharge Machining (WEDM) of Inconel 718", International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, Vol.35, Nos.1/2, 2009.
  • Arunkumar.N, Karunamoorthy.L, and Uma Makeshwaraa.N, ,"Simulated annealing for solving piecewise linear supplier selection problem considering quantity discount", International Journal of Industrial Engineering- Theory, Applciations and Practice, USA, 15(2), 155-165, 2008
  • Arunkumar.N, Karunamoorthy.L, Amrish A.Lobo,Shenoy, Thamizhvannan.N and Vikram B.Naidu, ,"Multi-objective supplier selection using optimization technique for balancing supply chain", International Journal of Industrial and systems Engineering, Inderscience Publishers, USA, Vol.3, No.6, pp 575-593, 2008.
  • Ragunathan,S and Karunamoorthy.L, ,"Modular Reconfigurable Robotic Gripper for Limp Material Handling in Garment Industries", International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol.23, No.4, pp 1-7, 2008.
  • Balasivanandha Prabu,S and Karunamoorthy.L, ,"Micro Structure Based Finite Element Analysis of Failure Prediction in Particle Reinforced Metal Matrix Composite", International Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol.207, Issues 1-3, pp53-62, October 2008.
  • Sarma.P.M.M.S., Karunamoorthy.L and Palanikumar.K, ,"Surface roughness parameters evaluation in machining GFRP composites by PCD tool using Digital Image Processing", Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, (DOI No. 10.1177/0731684408089858), 2008.
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L, and Palanikumar,K, ,"Fuzzy modeling and Analysis of machining parameters in machining Titanium alloy", International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol.23, No.4, pp 439-447, 2008.
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L, and Palanikumar,K, ,"Fuzzy modeling and Analysis of machining parameters in machining Titanium alloy", International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol.23, No.4, pp 439-447, 2008.
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L, and Palanikumar.K, ,"Surface roughness analysis in machining of Titanium Alloy", International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol.23, No.2, pp 174-181, 2008.
  • Elango. V and Karunamoorthy.L, ,"Effect of lighting conditions on surface roughness evaluation by machine vision , an experimental design approach", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.37, pp 92-103, 2008.
  • Sathianarayanan.D, Karunamoorthy.L, Srinivasan.J, Kandasami.G.S. and Palanikumar.K, ,"Chatter Suppression in Boring Operation using Magnetorheological Fluid Damper", International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Process, 23:4, pp 329-335, 2008.
  • R.Ramakrishnan, L.Karunamoorthy , "Modeling and Multi Response Optimization of Inconel 718 on Machining of CNC WEDM Process", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol.207, Issues 1-3, pp 343-349, 2008.
  • Arunkumar,N, Karunamoorthy.L,,"An optimization technique for vendor selection with quality discounts using Genetic Algorithm", International Journal of Industrial Engineering, South Tehran, Vol.3, No.4, pp 1-13, 2007.
  • Ragunathan,S and Karunamoorthy.L, ,"Modelling and Dynamic Analysis of Reconfigurable robotic gripper system for handling Fabric materials in garment industries", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Vol.5, No.2, pp 233-254, 2006.
  • Palani Kumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L and Karthikeyan,R, ,"Multiple Performance Optimization of Machining parameters on the Machining of GFRP Composites using carbide (K10) Tool", International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol.21, pp 846-852, 2006.
  • Ragunathan,S, and Karunamoorthy.L, ,"Genetic Algorithm Based Optimal Locations for Handling Fabric Materials in Garment Automation", International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol.21, No.4, pp 288-293, 2006.
  • Palani Kumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L and Karthikeyan,R,,"Assessment of factors influencing surface roughness on the machining of glass fiber-reinforced polymer composites", International Journal of Materials and Design 27, pp 862-871, 2006.
  • Palanikumar,K, Karunamoorthy.L and Karthikeyan,R, ,"Mathematical model to predict the surface roughness on the machining of glass fibre reinforced polymer composites", Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol .25 No.4, pp 407-419, 2006.
  • Balasivanandha Prabu,S, Karunamoorthy.L, Kathiresan, S and Mohan,B ,"Influence of stirring speed and stirring time on distribution of cast metal Matrix Composites", International Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 171, pp 268-273, 2006.
  • Palanikumar,K, Karunamoorthy. L and Karthikeyan.R, ,"Parametric Optimization to Minimize the Surface Roughness on the Machining of GFRP Composites", Journal of Materials Science & Technology, Vol.22, No.1, pp 66-72, (2006).
  • Ramakrishnan, R and Karunamoorthy.L, ,"Multi response optimization of wire EDM operations using robust design of experiments", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.29, pp 105-112, 2006.
  • Arunkumar .N, Karunamoorthy .L, Anand .S and Ramesh Babu .T,"Linear approach for solving a piecewise linear vendor selection problem considering quantity discounts by using lexico graphic approach", International journal of advanced manufacturing technology, vol.28, No.11-12, pp. 1254-1260, 2006
  • Dinesh Kumar,K, Karunamoorthy.L, Hubert Roth and Mirnalinee,T.T, ,"Computers in manufacturing: towards successful implementation of integrated automation system, Technovation, An International Journal of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Elsevier Science Journals Vol25, No.5, pp 477 to 488, 2005.
  • Ragunathan,S and Karunamoorthy.L, ,"Gradient Based Algorithm to Optimize The Pick Up points for Handling Limp Materials", Published in the International Online Journal EE- Publications, May 2005.
  • Palanikumar, K and Karunamoorthy.L, ,"Optimal machining parameters for achieving minimal surface roughness in turning of GFRP composites", International Journal on Manufacturing Technology and Research Vol. 1 No. 2, pp 5-12,2005.
  • Palanikumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L and Karthikeyan R,,"Optimal Machining parameter for achieving minimal tool wear in turning of GFRP composites", International Journal of Manufacturing Science and Production, Vol.6 No.3, pp 119-128, 2004.
  • Dhinesh Kumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L and Hubert Roth ,"An Integrating Infrastructure for integrated Automation System Implementation", International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 16, No.2 , pp 182-199, 2004.
  • Balasivanandha Prabu,S, Karunamoorthy. L and Kandasami,G.S.,"A Finite element Analysis Study of Micromechanical Interfacial Characteristics of Metal Matrix Composites", International Journal of Materials Processing Technology 153-154 , pp 992-997, 2004.
  • Palanikumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L and Karthikeyan.R, ,"Optimizing machining parameters for minimum surface roughness in turning of GFRP composites using design of experiments", International Journal of Materials Science & Technology Vol.20 No.4, pp.373-378, 2004.

National Journals

  • Vijayakumar.S and Karunamoorthy.L,," Modelling wear behaviour of Al-SiC metal matrix composites:soft computing technique", materials, Surfaces and Interfaces, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 25-30 ( 2012).
  • P.M.M.S.Sarma and Karunamoorthy.L,," Fuzzy Modeling of Cutting Forces in Machining GFRP Composites", International Journal of Materials Manufacturing and Optimization, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp.37-46 ( 2012)
  • P.M.M.S.Sarma and Karunamoorthy.L,," Fuzzy Modeling of Cutting Forces in Machining GFRP Composites", International Journal of Materials Manufacturing and Optimization, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp.37-46 ( 2012)
  • Vijayakumar.S and Karunamoorthy.L,,"Modelling wear behaiour of Al-Sic metal matrix composites ",Soft Computing technique, Tribology, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 25-30 ( 2012).
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L, Palani kumar.K.,,"Measurement and analysis of surface roughness in turning of aerospace titanium alloy(g15)", Measurement, published by Elsevier. Vol. 45, pp. 1266-1276 (2012).
  • Vijayakumar.S,Karunamoorthy.L, " Modelling and analysis on wear behaviour of aluminium metal matrix composites- A Statistical approcah", International Journal of Tribology-Materials, Surfaces and Interfaces, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 65-71 ( 2011).
  • Vivekananthan.R, Karunamoorthy.L,," A Time optimal path planning for trajectory tracking of wheeled mobile robots", Journal of Automation, mobile robitica and intelligent systems, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 35-41( 2011)."".
  • Ramesh.S,. Pradeep Kumar.M, Karunamoorthy.L and Vijay Sekar.K.S.,,"Orthogonal cutting investigations on Ti64 alloy machining by using artificial neural networks",National Journal on Manufacturing Technology Today,CMTI, Bangalore,Vol.7, No.1, pp 22 - 27, January 2008.
  • Elango, V and Karunamoorthy, L,,"Application of Filtering Technique in the Estimation of Surface Roughness by Machine Vision", Journal of Indian Institution of Production Engineers(IIPE), Manufacturing Technology & Management(MT&M), Vol. 1 No.1, pp 3 to 7, April-June 2007
  • Balasivanandha Prabu,S and Karunamoorthy, L,,"Influence of SIC Particle size and solution treatment on properties of Al-SI Alloy based metal matrix composite", National Journal of Manufacturing Technology Today, , Vol.6, Issue 2, pp 5 to 9, February 2007.
  • R.Ramakrishnan, Karunamoorthy.L,,"A study on modeling and multi response optimization of AISI O2 Tool steel on CNC Wire EDM process", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Today , Vol.5, Issue 10, pp 9-16, October 2006.
  • Sathianarayanan,D, Karunamoorthy.L,,Kandasami, G.S. and Mohan,B, "Improvement of Cutting Stability of cantilever boring tool structure using magneto Rheological Fluid Damper", National Journal of Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp 10 to 13, March 2006.
  • Ragunathan,S, Karunamoorthy.L and Malligarjunan,S,,"Finite element modeling and simulation of flexible material using ANSYS", National Journal of Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 4 Issue 10, pp 8-12, Oct. 2005.
  • Ragunathan,S, Karunamoorthy.L and Malligarjunan,S ,"Dynamic Simulation and durability analysis of grasping of robotic gripper system using ADAMS", National Journal of Manufacturing Technology To-day, Vol.4, Issue 9, pp 3-7, Sep. 2005.
  • K. Palani Kumar and Karunamoorthy.L,,"Surface roughness studies during machining of GFRP Composites using acoustic emission technique", Journal of Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation, Vol.3, Issue 4, pp 34 to 39, March 2005.
  • Palanikumar,K and Karunamoorthy.L,,"Design Optimization of cutting parameters for turning of GFRP composites using Taguchi Method", Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol.XXXIII pp 21-26, No.6, June, 2004.
  • Ramakrishnan,R and Karunamoorthy.L,,"Surface roughness model for CNC Wire electro discharge machining", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol.3 No.5 ,pp No.8-11, May- 2004.
  • Palanikumar,K and Karunamoorthy.L,,"Modeling tool wear and surface roughness on the machining of GFRP composites, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 03,Issue 2,pp 03-08,February 2004.
  • Palanikumar,K and Karunamoorthy.L,,"Design Optimization for quality in machining process using Taguchi approach", Journal of Productivity,Vol.44, No.1, pp70-76,April-June2003.
  • Palanikumar,K and Karunamoorthy.L,,"Turning of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Composite Materials using Acoustic Emission Technique", Journal of Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation, Vol.1, issue 3, pp 37-42, December 2002.
  • Karunamoorthy.L, Kandasami.G.S and Venkatraman.N.S,,Study of machining of plastics on CNC Lathe using Acoustic Emission Technique", Journal of Non destructive evaluation. Vol. 19, No.3, pp 56-59 ,September 1999.

International Conferences

  • Ravichandran.N., Jagadheeson.A.J., Karunamoorthy.L Arunkumar.N. Balaji.A and Rajkamal.M.(2010),@ Manufacturing Quality Improvement in Automobile Alternator-Vacuum pump assembly’, Proceedings of the International Conference on Quality for Inclusive growth of Asia, Asian Network for Quality Congress, , New Delhi. P.164. 19th – 22nd Oc tober 2010.
  • Jagadheeson A.J. Karunamoorthy.L Arunkumar.N and Madhavan.B (2010),"Process Evolution in Manufacturing Ramp up Phase-A case study in Auto electrical starter Manufacturing", Proceedings of the Third International and Twenty fourth All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference, Andhra University, College of Engineering, Andhra University, 13 to 15 December 2010, Visakhapatnam, India, pp. 707-712.
  • Jagadheeson.A.J. Karunamoorthy.L Arunkumar.N. Balaji.A and Rajkamal.M(2010), "Evolutionary Approach in process Improvement, A case study in Auto electrical Alternator Manufcturing", proceedings in the Third International and Twenty fourth All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference, Andhra University College of Engineering, Andhra University, 13th -15th December 2010, Visakhapatnam, India, pp. 701-706.
  • Jagadheeson.A.J. Karunamoorthy.L Arunkumar.N. Balaji.A and Rajkamal.M(2010), "Evolutionary Approach in process Improvement, A case study in Auto electrical Alternator Manufcturing", proceedings in the Third International and Twenty fourth All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference, Andhra University College of Engineering, Andhra University, 13th -15th December 2010, Visakhapatnam, India, pp. 701-706.
  • Ravichandran.N., Jagadheeson.A.J., Karunamoorthy.L Arunkumar.N. Balaji.A and Rajkamal.M.(2010), Manufacturing Quality Improvement in Automobile
  • S.S.Manickaraj, Y.Yildiz, L.Karunamoorthy, K.P.Rajurkar,,Fabrication of High aspect ratio holes on steel using Electric Discharge Machine,6 International conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering, 11-12 December 2009.
  • S.Vijayakumar and Karunamoorthy. L."Effect of Impeller Parameter and Position on Stir Casting Process’. Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Recent Advances in Material Processing Technology(RAMPT 09),National Engineering college, Kovilpatti, India., pp 72-78,25-27 February 2009.
  • R.Vivekananthan and Karunamoorthy. L,"Dynamic Tracking of a Differentially Driven Nonholonomic Wheeled robot" Proceedings of the international conference on Digital Factory,ICDF 2008,CIT, Coimbatore,India.,pp 646-650,11-13 August 2008.
  • S. Ramesh, Karunamoorthy.L, Palanikumar.K, Sarma P.M.M.S, Narendiraon.S and Sandeep Kumar C.H., "Surface Finish Investigation on Ti-6Al-4V Machining Using CVD Coated Carbide Round Inserts with RSM Analysis", 2nd International & 23rd All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR 2008), IIT(M), Chennai, Accepted for presentation on Dec. 15-17, 2008.
  • Ramakrishnan.R, and Karunamoorthy.L,"Application of response surface methodology for Modeling of Wire Electro Discharge Machining process, The 8th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management System and 2007 Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers Conference- APIEMS & CIIE Conference 2007, Taiwan
  • Elango.V and Karunamoorthy.L,"A study on the influence of lighting parameters on brass surfaces in machine vision using Taquchi's technique", International Conference on Emerging Challenges in Design and Manufactruring Technologies(ECHDEM 2007), Sathyabama University, Chennai(CD).
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L, Palanikumar.K and Elangovan.K,"Machining titanium alloy with pulsed injection coolant technique to improve a Eco-friendly environment in industries", Abstract Proceeding of 19th Advanced Aerospace Materials and processes(AeroMat 2008) Conference and Exposition, Austin, Texas, USA, June 23-26, 2008.
  • Ramesh.S and Karunamoorthy.L ,"Analysis and Investigation of orthogonal machining on Ti-64 alloy tube using finite element method", Proceedings of the Internationals Conference on Frontiers in Design and Manufacturing Engineering (ICDM-08), Karunya University, Coimbatore, India, pp 240-246,01-02 February 2008.
  • Sarma P.M.M.S., Karunamoorthy.L, Jyotshna K.L. and Arumaikkannu.G,"Experimental Investigation and Modeling of Surface Roughness in Machining GFRP composites using carbide inserts", Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Challenges in Design and Manufacturing Technologies(ECHDEM), Sathyabama University, Chennai, pp 246-251,28-30, November 2007
  • Sarma P.M.M.S. and Karunamoorthy.L"Quality Improvement in machining GFRP composites by PCD tooling using response surface methodology", Proceedings of 9th International symposium on measurement and quality control (9th ISMQC 2007), IIT(M), Chennai, pp 280-285,21-24 November 2007
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L and Palanikumar.K,"Surface Quality investigation in machining of titanium alloy with round CVD coated inserts by neural network approach", Proceedings of 9th International symposium on measurement and quality control (ISMQC 2007),IIT(M), Chennai, pp 55-60,21-24 November 2007
  • Elango.V, and Karunamoorthy.L,"Modeling the lighting conditions for the estiamtion of surface roughness by machine vision using design of experiments" Proceedings of 9th International symposium on measurement and quality control (ISMQC 2007), IIT(M), Chennai,pp 61-67,21-24 November 2007.
  • Ramakrishnan.R, Karunamoorthy.L, Padmavathi.K.R., and Tamilarasan.T,"Intelligent modeling for predicting Wire EDM processes", Proceedings of International Conference On Modeling And Simulation (Emerging Methods Towards Frontier Technologies) CITICOMS -2007, 27-29 August 2007,
  • Ramesh, S, Karunamoorthy, L, Palanikumar, K and Sundaram, S,"Flank Wear Prediction Model(ANN) for Machining of Titanium Alloy(Ti64) by PCD Inserts", Global Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering (CPIE-2007),22to24th March 2007, In CD form Section 2A code No.121, organized by Department of Industrial Engineering, Dr.B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar(CD ROM :ISBN 81-903047-4-7).
  • Sathianarayanan,D, Jayamala,M, Karunamoorthy.L, Balasivanandha Prabu, S and Kandasami,G.S.,"Modelling and Simulation of MR Fluid Damper for Chatter Suppression in Machine Tools", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization(AMPC 2006),College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai-25, pp 895-901,28-30 August2006
  • Sathia Narayanan,D, Karunamoorthy.L, Jayachandran, S., Srinivasan,J Balasivanandha Prabu, S and Kandasami,G.S., "Chatter Suppression and Surface Roufness Control in Turning Operation Using Magnetorheological Fluid Dampers", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization(AMPC 2006), College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai-25, pp 871-879,28 to 30th August 2006
  • Ramakrishnan, R and Karunamoorthy.L,"Modelling and Multi Response Optimization of INCONEL 718 on Machining of CNC WEDM Process", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization(AMPC 2006), College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai-25, pp 815-823,28 to 30th August 2006
  • Ramesh,S, Karunamoorthy. L and Ramakrishnan, R,"Modelling for Prediction of surface roughness in Machining of Ti64 Alloy by CVD Coated Inserts", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization(AMPC 2006), College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai-25, pp 253-261,28 to 30th August 2006
  • Ramesh,S, Raja, M, Arumaikkannu, G and Karunamoorthy.L,"Investigation and Analysis of Ti-6A1-4V Alloy Machining Using Finite Element Method", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization(AMPC 2006), College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai-25, pp 213-221,28 to 30th August 2006
  • Elango, V and Karunamoorthy.L,"Role of Edge Operators in the Estimation of Surface Roughness using Machine Vision", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization (AMPC 2006), College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai:25, 28 to 30th August 2006, pp1060 1067.
  • Palani Kumar,K, Prakash, S. and Karunamoorthy.L,"Modelling and Analysis of Delamination in Drilling GFRP Composites", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization(AMPC 2006), College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai:25. 28 to 30 August 2006, pp 295 to 302.
  • Ramesh,S, Karunamoorthy. L and . Senthil Kumar,V.S.,"Microstructure studies and Surface Roughness Observations in Machining of Titanium Alloy Ti-6Al-4V", Proceedings of the International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology (ICOMAST 2006), Multimedia University, Melaka, Malaysia, pp 82 to 85,28 to 30 August 2006
  • Elango,V., Karunamoorthy. L and Sarma,P.M.M.S.,"Role of Machine Vision based texture parameters in predicting Surface finish using ANN and design of Experiments", Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Product Design and Manufacturing Systems(ICMPM 2005), Bannari Amman Institute of technology, Sathyamangalam, pp 793-798, 12 to 14 December 2005.
  • Ragunathan, S and Karunamoorthy.L,"FEM based Algorithm to Optimize the pick up points for handling Fabric Materials", International Conference on Advances in Textile Materials Technology, Management and Applications ATMT-05, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on July 7 to 8, 2005.
  • Palanikumar,K, Karunamoorthy.L, Ramesh Babu, T and Jeavudeen,S.,"Application of ANN for prediction of tool wear in machining of GFRP Composites", Proceedings of International Conference on RAMT 2005, National Institute of Engineering, Kovilpatti, 23-25 February 2005, pp 95-104.
  • Balasivanandha Prabhu, S and Karunamoorthy. L"Effects of Stirring Speed and Stirring time on properties of Al-Si alloy metal matrix composites", Proceedings of International Conference on RAMT 2005, National Institute of Engineering, Kovilpatti, India, 23-25 February 2005, pp 369-377.
  • Uma Makeshwaraa, Karunamoorthy.L, V. Elango and G.Arumaikkannu,"Software Development For Surface Roughness Measurement Using Image Processing Technique", Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Intelligent Systems and Control EISCO 2005, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, 5-7 January 2005.
  • Ragunathan,S, Karunamoorthy. L and Malligarjunan,S.,"Design and Modeling of vacuum Gripper for Handling of Apparel Materials", Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Intelligent Systems and Control, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore , 5-7 January 2005.
  • Ragunathan,S and Karunamoorthy.L,"Design and Analysis of the Robotic gripper system for fabric material handling", Proceedings of International Conference on Cognitive systems ICCS, 2004, NIIT, IIT Delhi, December 2004.
  • Arunkumar,N, Karunamoorthy. L, Anand, S and Ramesh Babu,T.,"Multiple criteria decision approach to supplier selection in a lean supply environment considering quantity discounts", Proceedings of International Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, p.51, 3-5 August 2004.
  • Karunamoorthy.L and Ragunathan,S,"An end effecter for Picking up Flexible Pieces in Apparel Manufacturing Industries", Proceedings of International Conference on Responsive Supply Chain and Organizational Competitiveness (RSC 2004 ), CIT, January 5-7, Paper No. 83, 2004.
  • Palanikumar,K, Karunamoorthy.L, Vinoth, C and Veeintra Muthu,"On the Machining of Glass Fiber Reinforced Composite Pipes", Proceedings of International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME 2003), Dhaka, December 26-28, Paper No. AM 27, 2003.
  • Ramakrishnan R, Karunamoorthy. L, Kayalvizhi and Sudesh, R.,"Parametric Optimization of CNC Wire cut EDM Based on Taguchi Methodology", Proceedings of International Conference on Operation Research: Emerging Paradigm for Information Technology, New Delhi, INDIA, Dec.08-11, Paper No.TM-7-143, 2003.
  • Palanikumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L, Vijay Kumar.R and Keerthy.S"Prediction of Surface Roughness in GFRP Composite Turning Neural Networks and Taguchis Design of Experiments", Proceedings of International Conference on Operation Research: Emerging Paradigm for Information Technology, New Delhi, INDIA, Dec.08-11, Paper No.TM-5-185.2, 2003.
  • Palanikumar.K, Karunamoorthy. L, Vijay Kumar.R and Keerthy.S"Estimation of Optimum Turning Conditions for Better Surface Finish for the Machining of GFRP Composites using Taguchi Method", Proceedings of International Conference on Operation Research: Emerging Paradigm for Information Technology, New Delhi, INDIA, Dec.08-11, Paper No.TM-5-185.1 ,2003.
  • Arunkumar .N and Karunamoorthy.L,"A Study on the Rating of Suppliers in Developing Countries for manufacturing Industries-The case of India", Proceedings of International Conference of the Association of Asia-Pacific Operational Research Societies : IIT, New Delhi, INDIA, Paper No.MT-1-114, Dec.08-11, 2003.
  • Balasivanandha Prabhu,S, Karunamoorthy. L and Kandasami,G.S.,"Finite Element Analysis Of Micromechanical Interfacial Characteristics Of Metal Matrix Composites", Proceedings of the International Conference on advanced in materials and processing technologies (AMPT2003) Dublin city University, Ireland, pp :527 - 530 July 8-11,2003
  • Palanikumar,K, Karunamoorthy.L, Ramakrishnan, M and Rangarajan,R,"Optimisation of machining Characteristics of FRP composites using Goal Programming", Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Aided Modeling (DAMS 2003) to be held at CIT, Coimbatore, Jan 7-8,page no.43, 2003
  • Palanikumar,K and Karunamoorthy.L,"Optimisation of machining Characteristics of FRP composites using Taguchi technique", Proceedings of the International Conference on Operation Research for Development (ICORD- 2002), Anna University, CC 33, Dec 27-30,2002.
  • Palanikumar,K and Karunamoorthy.L,"Optimisation of machining Characteristics of FRP composites using Taguchi technique", Proceedings of the International Conference on Operation Research for Development (ICORD- 2002), Anna University, CC 33, Dec 27-30,2002.
  • Ramakrishnan.R, Karunamoorthy.L, and Ramesh.S,"Performance Investigation and Optimization of Wire cut EDM using Artificial Neural Network Modelling", Proceedings of the International Conference on Manufacturing (ICM 2002), Dhaka, pp 296-303, 9-11 August, 2002.
  • Palani Kumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L, Shadrach Jeya Sekaran.A and George.T.Karimpanal,"Application of Artificial Neural Network for Prediction of Tool Wear in Machining of FRP Composites", Proceedings of International Conference on Manufacturing (ICM 2002), Dhaka, pp 286-295, 9-11 August, 2002.
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L, Ramakrishnan.R, and Bharath.R,"Performance Analysis and Prediction of Tool Wear using ANN for TiC coated Carbide Insertes on 40crl Steel", Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Manufacturing (ICM 2002), Bangladesh University, Dhaka, pp 125-137, 9-11 August, 2002.
  • Palani Kumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L, K.Shanmugam, Sakka.C.Jacob and Suraj Karuppan.V,"Modelling and Analysis of Machining Characteristics of FRP Composites", Proceedings of International Conference on Manufacturing (ICM 2002), Dhaka, pp 116-124, 9-11 August, 2002.
  • Dhinesh Kumar.K, H.Roth and L.Karunamoorthy,"Critical Success Factors for the Implementation of Integrated Automation Solutions with PC based Control", Proceedings of the 10th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation MED 2002, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal, pp TUA 5 (286): 1-10, July 9-12, 2002.
  • Palani Kumar.K, Ajay Karthik.N, Mohan.R and Karunamoorthy.L,"Modelling and Analysis of Turning Processes for EN18 Steel Using yates Algorithm", Proceedings of International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME 2001), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Dec 26-28, 2001.
  • Karunamoorthy.L, Arumaikkannu.G, Sundar Kumar.P and Dhinesh Kumar.K,"Software for Generating Pneumatic Circuits for Industrial Automation", Proceedings of Second Asian Symposium on Industrial Automation and Robotics, BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand, pp 125-132, May 17-18, 2001.
  • Venketaraman.N.S, Karunamoorthy.L, Kandasami.G.S, and Shanmugasigamani.R,"A new Approach of Studying Machining of Composite Materials by the Instrumentation of Acoustic Emission Technique", Proceedings of the International Conference on Instrumentation(ICI-1996), Bangalore, India, August 8-10, 1996.
  • Venketaraman.N.S, Kandasami.G.S, Karunamoorthy.L, and Velchamy.T,"Acoustic Emission Techniques applied to CNC Milling of Composite Materials", Proceedings of Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Bangalore, India, Dec. 20-22, 1995.
  • Kandasami G.S, Karunamoorthy.L, and Senthilkumar.R,,"Acoustic Emission Techniques in Machining Proceedings of International Convention TEPEM 94", Madras, India, Dec.8-10, 1994.

National Conferences

  • Jegadheeson A.J., Karunamoorthy L., Arunkumar N.,"quality Improvement in Automobile Starter". Second International conference on Advances in Industrial Engineering Applications, ICAIEA 2014, College of Engineering, Anna University.2014
  • Sudharsan Jayabalan, Karunamoorthy.L,SCARA Robot Control Using computed torque Technique", International conference on Recent Development in Electrical, Electronics, Communication and Information Technologies -2013, pp.54-58
  • Prakash.B, Arunkumar.N and Karunamoorthy.L (2010)"Establishing a remanufacturing facility and sustaining by optimized production planning", Proceedings of National Conference on Emerging Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing, K.L.N. College of Engineering, Pottapalayam, Sivagangai, p.10, 22nd-23rd, April 2010.
  • Vetrivel.J and Karunamoorthy.L,"Modelling and Analysis of Tank Container", Proceedings of the Second National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technology(SNCETET 09), Rajarajeswari Engineering College , Adyalampattu, Chennai, p-46,2-3 April 2009.
  • Gayathri.D, Vijayakumar.S and Karunamoorthy.L,"Characterization of Stir Cast Aluminium/Alumino-Silicate Metal Matrix Composites, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology(RTMT 09), Department of Manufacturing, College of Engineering Guindy Campus, Chennai, 5-6 March 2009, in CD
  • Muthukumar.S, Karunamoorthy.L and Arunkumar.N,"Analytical Hierarchy Process(AHP) Based Supplier Evaluation and Selection for a Manufacturing Industry", Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology(RTMT 09), Department of Manufacturing, College of Engineering Guindy Chennai, 5-6 March 2009, in CD
  • Magesh.R, Karunamoorthy.L and Sreepathy.R, "Evaluation of radio frequency identification(RFID) technology for inventory visibility in manufacturing industry", Third National Conference on Management Science and Practice(MSP 2008), pp 32, March 22-24,2008.
  • Manoj.R and Karunamoorthy.L,"Churn Predition modeling using six sigma strategy", Third National Conference on Management Science and Practice(MSP 2008), pp 28-29, March 22-24,2008.
  • Ramesh.S, Karunamoorthy.L, Palanikumar.K, Vijayakumar.B, and Senthil Kumar.V.S.,,"Analysis and prediction of machining responses in turning of titanium alloy (Ti64) using fuzzy logic approach", Proceedings of the National Conference on Modeling and Simulation techniques in manufacturing engineering (MSME 2007), Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai, India, pp 6-11,16th March 2007.
  • Ramesh.S., Karunamoorthy.L, Senthil Kumar.V.S. and Pradeep Kumar. P,,"Metallurgical Studies and Machining of Titanium Alloy(Ti 6A1 4V), Proceedings of UGC-CSIR National Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Manufacturing(MOSIM-2006), Annamalai Unviersity, Annamalai Nagar, India, pp O75-O81,17-18 March 2006
  • Vivekanandhan,A, Elango, V and Karunamoorthy. L,"Surface Roughness Evaluation using Machine Vision Technique", Proceedings of National Conference on "Recent Advances in Manufacturing Technology(RAMT 06), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, pp 113-118,3 Feb. 2006.
  • Sathia Narayanan,D, Karunamoorthy. L, Saravanan,R, Sunder,S.N. and Balasivanandha Prabu,S,,"Finite Element Analysis Based Modeling of Magnetorheological Dampers", Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent Advances in Product Design, Materials Technology and Manufacturing Systems (RAPMATS - 06), Department of Production Technology, MIT, Anna University, Chennai 600 044,pp 195-200, 6-7, January 2006.
  • Balasivanandha Prabhu,S, Karunamoorthy.L and Sathia Narayanan,D,,"Influence of SiC Particle Size on Mechanical Properties of Al-Si Alloy Based Metal Matrix Composite", Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent Advances in Product Design, Materials Technology and Manufacturing Systems (RAPMATS - 06), Department of Production Technology, MIT, Anna University, Chennai 600 044,pp 181-187, 6 -7, January 2006
  • Balasivanandha Prabhu,S, Karunamoorthy.L and Sathia Narayanan,D,,"Influence of SiC Particle Size on Mechanical Properties of Al-Si Alloy Based Metal Matrix Composite", Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent Advances in Product Design, Materials Technology and Manufacturing Systems (RAPMATS - 06), Department of Production Technology, MIT, Anna University, Chennai 600 044,pp 181-187, 6 -7, January 2006
  • Elango.V, Karunamoorthy.L, Sarma P.M.M.S.,,"Non contact inspection of surface roughness by machine vision and neural network", National Conference on Globally Competitive Ecofriendly Technologies in Mechanical Engineering, GETME 2005, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode, 15-16 April, 2005.
  • Ragunathan,S, Karunamoorthy.L and Malligarjunan,S,,"Modelling and Simulation of Robotic System for fabric material Handling", Procs. Of the National Conference on Industrial Problems on Machines and Mechanisms, IPROMM 2005, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, pp. 91-97, Feb.24-25, 2005
  • Balasivanandha Prabhu,S, Karunamoorthy. L and Sathia Narayanan, D,"Microstructure image based finite element analysis of A1-(SiC)p Metal matrix composite", Proceedings of the National Seminar on Advances in Image Processing & Robotics, ADIPRO-2005, Department of Production Technology, MIT, Anna University, Chennai 600 025,pp 100-105, 25-26 February 2005.
  • Balasivanandha Prabhu,S, Karunamoorthy. L and Sathia Narayanan, D,"Microstructure image based finite element analysis of A1-(SiC)p Metal matrix composite", Proceedings of the National Seminar on Advances in Image Processing & Robotics, ADIPRO-2005, Department of Production Technology, MIT, Anna University, Chennai 600 025,pp 100-105, 25-26 February 2005.
  • Balasubramanian, R, .Ramakrishnan.S.S and Karunamoorthy. L,,"Effect of Compression on Classification of Remote Sensing Image", Proceedings of the National Seminar on Advances in Image Processing & Robotics, ADIPRO-2005, Department of Production Technology, MIT, Anna University, Chennai 600 025,pp 83-90, 25-26 February 2005
  • Vivekananthan, R and Karunamoorthy. L,"Recognition for Mobile Robot Navigation in an Unknown Environment”, Proceedings of the National Seminar on Advances in Image Processing & Robotics, ADIPRO2005, Department of Production Technology, MIT, Anna University, Chennai 600 025,pp 59-64, 25-26 February 2005
  • Elango,V, Karunamoorthy. L and Ramalingam,P,,"Machine Vision assisted Estimation of Surface Roughness", Proceedings of the National Conference on Competitive Manufacturing Technology and Management for Global Marketing-CMTM 2005, Department of Mechanical Engineering, B.S Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, Chennai-48,7-8 January 2005
  • Sathianarayanan,D, Karunamoorthy.L, Jeyaganeshan,S, Periyanan, PR, Muralidharan.G and Balasivanandha Prabu.S,,"Chatter Suppression in Machine Tools using Magnetoreological Fluid Damper", Proceedings of the 21st AMITDR Conference, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India,pp 633-637, 20-22 December 2004
  • Palanikumar, K and Karunamoorthy. L,,"Multi Response optimization of Composite Machining Process using Grey Relational Analysis", Proceedings of the 21st AMITDR Conference, 20-22 December 2004, pp 423-428, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India.
  • Palanikumar,K, Karunamoorthy. L and Prakash,S,," Optimization of Machining Characteristics of GFRP composites using Taguchi Technique", Proceedings of AICTE sponsored National conference on Production and Proceedings of Composite materials,Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mahindra Engineering College, Namakkal pp 60-61,26-27, November 2004.
  • Ragunathan, S and Karunamoorthy.L,,"Robotic Gripping methods for Fabric maeterials handling", Proceedings of the National conference Recent Trends in CAD/CAM/CAE, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Maharashtra, pp 2.38-2.41, June 21-22, 2004.
  • Arunkumar,N, Karunamoorthy. L and Anand, S,"Vendor Selection Using a Multi Objective Approach in a Manufacturing Environment", Proceedings of the National conference on recent trends in manufacturing, Modeling and Analysis, St Joseph College of Engineering, Chennai, Febuary 2-3 2004.
  • Deepak, T.M. and Karunamoorth. L,,"Design considerations in a legged robotic system", Proceedings of the National Conference on Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics, Central Mechanical Engineering Institute, Durgapur, January 10-11, 2004.
  • Ragunathan, S and Karunamoorthy. L,"An approach to inverse kinematics through search technique-A Study", Proceedings of the National Conference on Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics, Central Mechanical Engineering Institute, Durgapur, January 10-11, 2004.
  • Dinesh Kumar,K, Karunamoorthy.L,,"Integrated Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing: Challenges for the next decade", 6th ISTE Annual Convention, CSI Polytechnic College, Salem, India, (2003).
  • Dinesh Kumar,K, Karunamoorthy.L, Hubert Roth, and T.T. Mirnalinee,"Information Modeling for Automated Manufacturing", National Conference on Advances and Recent Trends in Manufacturing, CARTM-2003, Kalyani Government Engineering College, Kalyani, West Bengal, India, pp385-393, November 2003.
  • Ramkumar,K, Karunamoorthy. L and Ramakrishnan, R,"Optimization of Wire-Cut EDM Process by Genetic Algorithms", Proceedings of the National Conference on "World Class Manufacturing" Amrita Institute of Technology Coimbatore, pp 64 to 69, 7-9, May 2003.
  • Palanikumar, K and Karunamoorthy.L,,"Surface Roughness Studies on the machining of FRP Composites", Proceedings of the National Conference on "World Class Manufacturing" Amrita Institute of Technology Coimbatore, pp 64 to 69, 7-9, May 2003.
  • Ramakrishnan,R, Karunamoorthy. L and Ramesh,S,,"CNC Wire cut EDM Parametric analysis based on Response Surface Methodology", Proceedings of the National Conference on Modelling and Simulation in Manufacturing, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, pp E-78 to E-84, 15-16 March 2003.
  • Palanikumar,K, Karunamoorthy,L, John Dilip Raj, and Arun Sujai Anand,A,,"Optimizing the temperature produced in machining of GFRP composites using Taguchi method", Proceedings of the National Conference on Modelling and Simulation in Manufacturing, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, pp E-35 to E-40, 15-16 March 2003.
  • Sarma.P.M.M., Karunamoorthy.L and Aditya Karthik,B,,"Machine vision in Manufacturing", Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology, Institution of Engineers (India) and Department of Mechanical Engineering, NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, Kerala, CD Rom-Supplementary Section, Paper 49,pp1-8, 15-16 Feb. 2003.
  • Arunkumar, N and Karunamoorthy.L,"Process Optimization for Manufacturing Industries", Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology, Institution of Engineers (India) and Department of Mechanical Engineering, NSS College of Engineering, Palghat, Kerala, CD Rom-Supplementary Section, Paper 30,pp1-11,15-16 Feb. 2003.
  • Balasivanandha Prabhu,S, Karunamoorthy.L, Sathia Narayanan,D, Prasanna, J and Kandasami,G.S.,"The strength and ductility of 6061AL/SIC metal matrix composites as a function of reinforcement shape: A finite element approach, Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology, Institution of Engineers (India) and Department of Mechanical Engineering, NSS College of Engineering, Palghat, Kerala, CD Rom-Sec7, Paper 105,pp-8, 15-16 Feb. 2003.
  • Mohan Dhas,M, Karunamoorthy.L, Ramesh,S and Ramakrishnan,R,,"Wire Cut EDM- Prediction of Optimal parameters using Artificial Neural Network", Proceedings of National Conference on Advanced Trends in Mechanical Engineering Research and Development, Department of Mechanical Engineering , JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur, AP, pp 470-474, 21st Dec. 2002.
  • Karunamoorthy. L, Govindarajan,M and et al,,"Study of Supply Chain in a Manufacturing Industry & Focus on its Improvement Distribution Logistics", Proceedings of the 20th AIMTDR, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, pp 843, 13-15 December 2002.
  • Ramakrishnan,R, Karunamoorthy. L and Ramesh,S,,"Wire Cut EDM: Artificial Neural Network Modeling", Proceedings of the 20th AIMTDR, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, pp 307-312, 13-15 December 2002.
  • Karunamoorthy.L and Kandasami.G.S,"Sensors for Robots", Proceedings of National Seminar on Robots and Sensors for Production Application, Anna University, Chennai, Feb. 23-24, 1995.
  • Dhinesh kumar,K, Karunamoorthy. L and Roth,H,,"A modular approach for the implementation of Integrated Automation", Proceedings of the 18th National Convention of Mechanical Engineers and National Conference on Emerging trends in Mechatronics for automation, REC, Rurkela, Orisa, pp 49-59, 09-10 November 2002.
  • Dhinesh kumar,K, Karunamoorthy. L and Roth,H,,"A modular approach for the implementation of Integrated Automation", Proceedings of the 18th National Convention of Mechanical Engineers and National Conference on Emerging trends in Mechatronics for automation, REC, Rurkela, Orisa, pp 49-59, 09-10 November 2002.
  • Palanikumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L, Santhosh.R and Ram.R,,"Evolutionary computing Genetic Algorithm", Proceedings of National Conference on Advanced Trends in Mechanical Engineering Research and Development, Department of Mechanical Engineering, JNTU, Ananthpur, AP,PP 394-400, 18-19, October 2001.
  • Palani Kumar.K, Karunamoorthy.L, Ramesh.S and Rangarajan.R,,"Analysis and Optimisation of Turning Process for Heat Treated Steel Using ANN Algorithm", Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Materials Processing (RAMP 2001), Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, PP 514-521, Sep 7-8,2001.
  • Karunamoorthy.L, Palanisamy.P.K, Rajendra Boopathy.S and Shanmuga Sundaram.K,,"Quality Testing of Machined Components using Interferometry Technique" Proceedings of the National Conference on Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing, Amrita Institute of Technology and Science, Coimbatore, PP 342-348, 14-15, May 2001.
  • Karunamoorthy.L, and Dhinesh Kumar.K,,"An overview of system automation using Programmable Logic Controller" Proceedings of National Seminar on Advances in Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Anna University, pp 159-170 ,Feb. 2-3, 2001.
  • Kandasami.G.S, Karunamoorthy.L, and Kumbeswaran.E,,"Monitoring of Grinding Process on Ceramic Material by Acoustic Emission Sensing", Proceedings of National Seminar on Computer Aided Inspection and Advanced Metrology, Anna University, Feb. 1-2, 1996.
  • Kandasami.G.S, Karunamoorthy.L, and Kumbeswaran.E,,"Monitoring of Grinding Process on Ceramic Material by Acoustic Emission Sensing", Proceedings of National Seminar on Computer Aided Inspection and Advanced Metrology, Anna University, Feb. 1-2, 1996.
  • Kandasami.G.S and Karunamoorthy.L"Application of Acoustic Emission on Grinding", Proceedings of National Seminar on Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Anna University, March 23-24, 1995.

Subjects Expertise

  • Materials Science and Metallurgy
  • Theory of Metal Forming
  • Theory of Metal Cutting
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Metal Forming Processes
  • Welding Technology
  • Foundry Techonology
  • Unconventional Machining Processes
  • Metrology and Quality Control
  • Modern Manufacturing System
  • Production and Inventory System
  • Microprocessor and Microcontroller
  • Mechatronics

Consultancy Projects

s.No. Title> Agency Amount Status
1 DST/SERB (Govt. of India) – design and Development of Metal Matrix Composites (Al-SiCp) Using Friction Stir Processing Science and Engineering Research Board 39.00 Lakhs On-going
2 DRDO/ER&IPR (Govt. of India) Experimental and Numerical studies on Twist Extrusion Processes of Aluminum Alloys in aerospace Industries. ER&IPR,DRDO 24.10 Lakhs Completed on 2014
3 DRDO.NRB (Govt. of India) – Experimental and numerical Studies of friction stir welding of AZ31B Alloy. DRDO 24.00 Lakhs Completed on 2013
4 UGC Major research scheme (Govt. of India ) Investigation on friction stir processing of cast aluminum alloys used in auto mobile industries U.G.C, New Delhi 9.918 Lakhs Completed on 2010
5 HUB for Healthcare Instrumentation Development (NHHID) has sanctioned a sum of RS 25 Lakhs towards research on Rapid Prototyping- Manufacturing Tool for Bio products, for orthopedics and Dental applications with architecture mimicking natural bone. DST 25.00 Lakhs On-going

Accolades Received

S.No Title
1 Received a best paper award in the International Conference held at Singapore in 2014.
2 Equipment for imparting severe surface Mechanical Treatment (Invention ID : IN 811857) was qualified for invention award of US$ 2000 from Intellectual Venture India based on the review scores.
3 The project work titled “Design and Fabrication of Biped walking Robot” was awarded the best project of the year 2005-2006.
4 The project work titled “Design and Fabrication of Automated Lid closing module of a Bottling Plant” was awarded the best project of the year 2004-2005.
5 Received the best R&D Technical Paper Award (Published in Journal of ISNT)

Books / Patents

S.No Title Author/Editor Year
1 Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization(AMPC 2006) One of the Chief Editor 2006
2 Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization(AMPC 2013) One of the Chief Editor 2013

Others

  • Academic :
  • Academic Council Member, Nominated by Excellency of Governor - Chancellor, Anna University.
  • Academic Council Member for Dr.Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology (Autonomous Institution),Pollachi.
  • Academic Council Member for Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi
  • Academic Council member for National Engineering College, Kovilpati.
  • Serving as a Member in Research Board, Anna University.
  • Board of Studies Member for Mechanical Engineering ( Anna University, Anna University of Technology, Chennai), Production Technology (PSG college of Technology), Mechanical Engineering (Government College of Technology, Coimbatore & Mechatronics (Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam)
  • Convener for Preparation of syllabi and curriculum for the New BE - Materials Science and Engineering & ME - Manufacturing Systems and Management Programme.
  • Proposal preparation for DST-FIST, DST-INSTRUM, UGC and TEQUIP scheme.
  • Doctoral committee member, Faculty selection committee member for Anna University and NITT, AU affiliation committee member and Advisory committee member for various seminars and conferences.
  • Organized the Technical Lectures on "Multi-dimension of Technologies" by His Excellency, The President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
  • Organizing Secretary for International Conference on AMPC 2006 held on 28th – 30th August 2006 and Chairperson International conference on Advanced in Material Processing and Characterization (AMPC-2013) held on Feb 06-08, 2013.
  • One of the editors for the proceedings of International Conference on AMPC 2006 held on 28th – 30th August 2006 and International Conference on Advanced in Material Processing and Characterization (AMPC-2013) held on Feb 06-08, 2013.
  • Organized Short-term courses on CNC Skill Up-gradation for Technicians
  • Administration & Others :
  • Professor and Chairman, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Served as Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Served as Professor and Head, Central Workshop.
  • Served as Professor in-charge, Syndicate section.
  • Served as Professor in -charge, Legal Section.
  • Department Consultative Committee Member for the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Served as Zonal Coordinator (zone-1), Director Logistics Centre, NSS Coordinator, NCC Officer, Hostel Counselor & Vice-president SME.
  • Abroad Visited :
  • • Visited Notingham and Manchestor University, United Kingdom and Ecole Centrale Denantes and Ecol Parry, France to explore new teaching and research partnership and bilateral faculty exchange visits, during the period 02.10.2014 to 08.10.2014
  • • Visited Thailand to promote admission under NIR / Children of Indian Workers in Thailand / Foreign National(FN), as Anna University delegate during 28.02.2014 - 03.03.2014
  • • Visited "French Institute for advance Mechanics(IFMA) / MICHELIN - Clement - Ferard. France, Paris and Clemont, Organised by MICHELIN-Clement-Ferard, during 07.09.2012-14.09.2012.,
  • • Visited "Promotions of admissions under NRI / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries(CIWGC)/ Foreign Nationals(FN) Category in the Gulf Region, Gulf, during 26.02.2012 - 07.03.2012.,
  • • Visited "National Institute of Science (NIMS)", Tsukuba, Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AISI), University of Tsukuba, Hiroshima University and Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan, as Anna University delegate during 21.01.2011 to 30.01.2011.
  • Membership in professional Bodies:
  • Life Fellow Member in Indian Institution of Production Engineers (IIPE)
  • Life Member, Fellow in Institution of Engineers.(FIE)
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Mechanical Engineers (ISME)
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ISNT)
  • Life Member, Madras Metallurgical Society (MMS)
  • Life Member, Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
  • Life Member, Indian Welding society (IWS)
  • Life Member, Materials Research Society of India (MRSI)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • List of Journal Reviewer
  • International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
  • International Journal of Production Research.
  • International journal of Materials, Manufacturing and Optimization.
  • Journal of Institution of Engineers.
  • Editorial board member of International Journal of materials, Manufacturing and Optimization.
  • Department/Division Development Activities
  • CNC Laboratory
  • Mechatronics & Automation Laboratory.
  • Metrology and Measurement Laboratory
  • Microstructure Laboratory
  • Heat Treatment Laboratory
  • Material Processing Laboratory
  • Advanced Characterization Laboratory
  • Composite Materials Laboratory
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