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Department of Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering, Guindy
Anna University, Chennai
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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Anna University

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Dr. R.Velraj

Professor & Vice Chancellor

044 - 2235 7607
velrajr@annauniv.edu

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Research Areas : Thermal Storage, Building, Nanofluids, PCM Solar

Dr.S.Balasivanandha Prabu

Professor

Head - Dept of Mechanical Engineering

044 - 22357747/7744
sivanandha@rediffmail.com
sivanandha@annauniv.edu

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=IYtGSm0AAAAJ&hl=en
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/S_Balasivanandha_Prabu

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Scopus id :23666499600

WOS ID:J-6852-2013

ORCID : 0000-0002-2926-6510

Research Areas : Composite Materials; Severe Plastic Deformation; Cermet; Mechanical Behaviour of Materials

Dr. A.Elayaperumal

Professor

Head, Engineering Design Division

044-22357649
profelaya@gmail.com
profelaya@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : B-4825-2018

ORCID : 0000-0003-4182-1473

Research Areas : Composite Materials and Nano composites Nano Science and Engineering Surface Engineering & surface coatings (friction, wear & corrosion)

Dr. V.Kumaresan

Professor

Head (i/c) , R & AC

044-22357590
kumaresanvm1973@gmail.com
kumaresanv@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : 56372110100

ORCID : https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3309-291X

Research Areas : Thermal Energy Storage, Nanofluids, Phase Change Materials, Heat Exchangers, Solar Thermal.

Dr. K.Shanmuga Sundaram

Professor

Director, AUFRG

044-22357654/8051
drkshanmugasundaram@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : J-6852-2013

ORCID : 0000-0002-2926-6510

Research Areas : • Fracture • Electro Magnetic Forming • Composites • Dental Ceramics • Friction Stir Welding • Hydraulics & Pneumatics • New Product Design

Dr. M.Pradeep Kumar

Professor

Head, Central Workshop

044-22357735/7760
pradeep@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : 36626433600

ORCID : 0000-0003-3421-1263

Research Areas : Metal Cutting Cryogenic Machining FEM in Manufacturing CAD/CAM CNC programming

Dr. M.Venkataramanan

Professor

Director , IES

044-22357606/7600
venkat@annauniv.edu

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Research Areas : Energy Conservation, Gasification, Dual fuel engines, Renewable Energy, Thermal Engineering

Dr. V.S.Senthil Kumar

Professor

044-22357738
vsskumar@annauniv.edu vssk70@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : 57195433162

ORCID : 0000-0003-3235-8202

Research Areas : Superplastic forming, Friction Stir Processing and Welding, Sever Plastic forming, Supply chain management. Composite in manufacturing.

Dr. D.Mohanlal

Professor

044-22357609
mohanlal@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : 25960151700

Research Areas : Refrigeration and Air-conditioning /Cryogenic processing

Dr. R.Saravanan

Professor

044-22357575
rsaravanan@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : 57196616746

ORCID : 0000-0002-5514-025X

Research Areas : Absorption cooling and heating systems, Cogeneration and waste heat recovery, Energy conservation and Management

Dr. S.Senthil Kumaran

Professor

044-22357749
metrosenk@annauniv.edu

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Research Areas : Metal casting, Composites

Dr. S. Kalaiselvam

Professor

044-22357574
nanokalai@gmail.com
kalai@annauniv.edu

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Scopus id :14421087100

WOS ID:AHE-0853-2022

ORCID : 0000-0003-0975-4565

Research Areas : Thermal Energy Storage system, Nano Heat Transfer, Nano Composite, Indoor air Quality, HVAC and Industrial Safety

Dr. C.Balamurugan

Professor

044-22357653
balamurugan.c@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : 57207506882

ORCID : 0000-0002-0195-7598

Research Areas : Tolerance Design, Optimization Techniques, Robot Trajectory Planning

Dr. M.R.Swaminathan

Professor

Head (i/c) , ICE

044-2235 7567
swami774@annauniv.edu
mrswaminathan@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : 7103353618

ORCID : 0000-0001-8122-1822

Research Areas : IC Engine Fuels, CFD, Heat pipes, Electric Vehicle Batteries

Dr. Ganesh Duraisamy

Professor

044-22357583
ganvas12@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : 24474950500

Research Areas : Advanced Low Temperature Combustion, Emission Control, Waste Heat Recovery in IC Engines, Alternate Fuels, Alternate Power Train systems.

Dr. S.Rashia Begum

Professor

044-2235 7657
rashia@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : 57221385882

ORCID : 0000-0003-3511-3892

Research Areas : Additive Manufacturing, Engineering design, Finite Element Analysis

Dr. G.Kumaresan

Professor

044 2235 7604
gkumaresan@annauniv.edu
gkumaresan75@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : 56372110100

ORCID : 0000-0001-5878-1784

Research Areas : Solar Thermal, CFD, Heat Transfer, Energy Storage

Dr. D.Sangeetha

Professor

044-2235-7602
sangeetha@annauniv.edu
sangeetha_univ@yahoo.co.in
sangeethasundarraman@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : 46761119300

ORCID : 0000-0001-5034-5216

Research Areas : Polymers, Membranes, Fuel Cells, Desalination, Waste water treatment, Biopolymers, Composites, Smart polymers, Bioelectricity, Polymer Nanocomposites

Dr.A.Manivannan

Associate Professor

8838190761
mani1496@gmail.com

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Scopus Id : 57213979285

Google Scholar ID: H-vHn8AAAAAJ

Area of Expertise : Internal Combustion Engines, Alternate Fuel, Solar Energy, PVT system, PCM, Heat Transfer

Dr. J.Prasanna

Associate Professor

044-2235 7751
prasanna@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : 55963394200

ORCID : 0000-0001-5732-0150

Research Areas : Micromachining & Mechatronics

Dr. R.Muruganandhan

Associate Professor

044-22358056
muruganandhan@annauniv.edu

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ORCID : 0000-0002-3862-4738

Research Areas : Product Design, CAD, Finite Element Analysis, Composite Material, Surface Engineering

Dr. G. Shibu

Associate Professor

044-22357650
shibuhce@gmail.com
shibu@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : J-6852-2013

ORCID : 0000-0002-2926-6510

Research Areas : CABLE Mechanics

Dr. K.Thirumavalavan

Associate Professor

044-22357733
valavan_sk@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : J-6852-2013

ORCID : 0000-0002-2926-6510

Research Areas : Materials Science and Engineering

Dr. P. Susila

Associate Professor

044-22357763
susila@annauniv.edu

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Scopus Id : 56113141500

Scopus link: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=56113141500

Research Areas : Additive Manufacturing, Nanomaterials, Welding Technology, High temperature Materials, Metallurgical and Materials Science Engg.

Dr. K.Malar Mohan

Associate Professor

044-22358057
malar_mohan@annauniv.edu
malarmohank@gmail.com

Researcher Id : 57196075875/AAU-5274-2020

ORCID : 0000-0002-0098-9539

Research Areas : Mechanical Vibrations, Machine Design, FEA, New Product Development, Acoustics

Dr. P.Balachander

Associate Professor

044-22357577
p_balachander@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : 56518003300

Research Areas : Flow boiling heat transfer

Dr. D.Samuel Raj

Associate Professor

044-22357767
samuelrajd@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : 57196075875/AAU-5274-2020

ORCID : 0000-0002-0098-9539

Research Areas : Drilling of Composites

Dr. M.Vasumathi

Associate Professor

044-22357661
vasumathiramesh1@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : 55151191100

ORCID : 0000-0003-2515-2871

Research Areas : Fibre Metal Laminate, Design of Composite Materials, Corrosion Engineering, Materials characterization, Vibration analysis

Dr. J.Sudha

Associate Professor

044-22357762
sudhaj@annauniv.edu

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Researcher Id : J-6852-2013

ORCID : 0000-0002-2926-6510

Research Areas : Condition monitoring of GFRP composites during drilling using Acoustic Emission Technique

Dr. D. Babu

Assistant Professor

9843883708
babu1985@annauniv.edu

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WOS Id : https://www.webofscience.com/wos/author/record/HGC-7598-2022

ORCID : https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5340-8104

Area of Expertise : Alternative fuels, Catalyst synthesis, Internal combustion engines, Combustion kinetics and Ecology.

Dr. Somasundharam S

Assistant Professor

9659153953
aram.s@annauniv.edu

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Scopus Id : https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57126412800

WOS Id : https://www.webofscience.com/wos/author/record/IQX-0062-2023

ORCID : https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6517-3223

Area of Expertise : Heat Transfer, Thermal energy storage, Inverse parameter estimation techniques, Thermo-physical properties measurement, Optimization

Dr. Suresh Kannan I

Assistant Professor

9003196181
iskannancim@gmail.com

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Scopus Id : 56580302500

WOS Id : D-7750-2019

ORCID : https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8951-6622

Area of Expertise : Multi-Layer Coatings, Micro Machining, Sustainable Machining, Diamond tooling, Tribology, Solid Lubricants, Biomaterials and Composites.

Dr. Deepan Bharathi Kannan.T

Assistant Professor

9487723986
deepanbt@annauniv.edu

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Scopus Id : 57105593500

WOS Id : AAY-8592-2021

ORCID : 0000-0003-2633-8766

Area of Expertise : Welding, NiTinol Shape Memory alloys, Inconel 617, SS 304H, Metallurgical characterisation, Process Parameter optimisation.

Dr. Jeevamalar. J

Assistant Professor

9841796862
jeevamalar@annauniv.edu

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Scopus Id : https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55315311100

ORCID : https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2222-7604

Area of Expertise : Electrical Discharge Machining, Finite Element Analysis and Process Parameter Optimization.

Dr. S.Kalaimagal

Assistant Professor

044-22357761
kalaimagal@mitindia.edu
s.kalaimagal@gmail.com

Research Areas : Production-Mechatronics

Dr. C.Adhikesavan Chellachamy

Assistant Professor

044-22357573
adhi@annauniv.edu

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ORCID : 0000-0002-7345-6987

Research Areas : Improving quality of biodiesel, Utilization of biodiesel in IC engines , Spray characterization of biodiesel and blends , Application of Genetic algorithm and machine learning.

Dr. N.Muthu Mekala

Assistant Professor

044 - 22357664/7756
muthumekalagunalan@annauniv.edu
mekalagunalan@gmail.com

ORCID : 0002-7139-3652

Research Areas : Design and Analysis, Optimization

Dr.S.Kathiresan

Assistant Professor

9962296022
kathir.mitindia@gmail.com
kathiresean@annauniv.edu

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Scopus Id : 10938955800

Researcher Id : GPP-4149-2022

ORCID : 0000-0002-4804-8359

Research Areas : Advanced Machining/Finishing Processes, Optimization, Biomaterials and Biocompatibility

Professor of Eminence

Dr. K.A. Padmanabhan

Professor of Eminence

kap@annauniv.edu

Research Areas : Superplasticity, Nanostructured materials, Sheet metal formability, Creep, fatigue, stress corrosion cracking,Modelling & Simulation.

Professor of Emeritus

Dr. S.Rajendra Boopathy

Emeritus Professor

044-22357749
boopathy@annauniv.edu

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Research Areas : Composite Materials; Tribology, Non Destructive Evaluation

Dr. N.V.Mahalakshmi

Emeritus Professor

044-22357584
nvmal2001@yahoo.co.in

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Researcher Id : 7801570387

Research Areas : CFD applications in I.C. Engines and Printing Alternate fuels for I.C Engine

Dr.B.Mohan

Emeritus Professor

Dr.G.Nagarajan

Emeritus Professor

Teaching Fellows

Mr. J.Umar Mohamed

Teaching Fellow

044-22357763
umarmjamaludeen@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : AAW-8184-2021

ORCID : 0000-0002-2082-191X

Research Areas : Friction Stir Welding of Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites Metal Casting and Metal Forming Processes

Dr. J.Suresh Kumar

Teaching Fellow

044-22357732
suresh@mitindia.edu

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Research Areas : Composites and Machining

Mr. R.Veerapandian

Teaching Fellow

044-22357746
veeramech104@gmail.com

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Research Areas : Metal Matrix Composite, Machining Operation

Dr. Anantharaman Sriraman

Teaching Fellow

+91 4422357573
asri.ceg.au@gmail.com

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Research Areas : Manufacturing / Production / Industrial / Quality Management. Product Design & Development. CAD/CAE/CFD.

Mr. M.Kavin Robert

Teaching Fellow

044-22357755
robertkavin@gmail.com

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Research Areas : IC Engines, HCCI Engines, RCCI Engines, Engine Simulations

Mr. E.Kuppuswamy

Teaching Fellow

044-22357621
ekuppu@gmail.com

Research Areas : IC Engines, CFD, Fuel Combustion Mechanism, LTC, Alternative Fuels, Pollutant Emissions

Dr. E.Rajasekaran

Teaching Fellow

044-22357659
chozanrajaseakaran@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : 57202853820

ORCID : 0000-0002-9105-0809

Research Areas : Process Equipment Design

Mr. V.Logeshkumar

Teaching Fellow

044-22357643
Logeshkumar9392@gmail.com

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ORCID : 0000-0002-3358-7464

Research Areas : Composite Pipe line

Mr. B.Venkatraman

Teaching Fellow

044-22357643
vramb13@gmail.com

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ORCID : 0000-0002-7221-7394

Research Areas : Nano - Machining and Nano - Manufacturing, Quantum Mechanics and higher dimensions

Mr. R.Gunasekaran

Teaching Fellow

044-22357665
gunamech6@gmail.com

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Research Areas : Micro Machining, Composite Materials, Computer Aided Design

Mr. A.Kalaudhar

Teaching Fellow

044-22357647
boyd_kaladhar@yahoo.com

ORCID : 0000-0001-6284-1399

Research Areas : Metal Matrix Composites, Powder Metallurgy and Metallic Foams

Dr. K.Arshad Ahmed

Teaching Fellow

044-22357598
arshu1074@gmail.com
kaa@annauniv.edu.in

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Researcher Id : 57211662310

ORCID : 0000-0001-8914-6900

Research Areas : Concentrated Solar Thermal systems (Parabolic Trough Collector technology), Computational Fluid Dynamics, Solar Drying, Thermal Energy Storage, Heat transfer

Mr. K.G.Maheswaran

Teaching Fellow

044-2235 7597
maheshenergy@gmail.com

Research Areas : Solar Thermal Energy Energy Auditing and Management Bio Energy

Mr. R.Ananthan

Teaching Fellow

044-22357598
rananthan04.care@gmail.com

Research Areas : Solar Thermal System Solar Photovoltaics Agrovoltaics Energy Conservation Thermodynamics

Mr. B.Kirubakaran

Teaching Fellow

044-22357598
kirubamech1693@gmail.com

Research Areas : Green Hydrogen System Solar Energy

Mr. R.Vinothkumar

Teaching Fellow

044 - 2235 7598
vinothraja189@gmail.com

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Research Areas : Solar Desalination Solar Dryer Solar PV Energy forecasting

Mr. M.D.Dinesh Muthamil Raja

Teaching Fellow

044-22357574
dinupravin@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : 57210991030

ORCID : 0000-0002-9517-1595

Research Areas : Turbulence, CFD, Wind Tunnel Experiments, Heat Transfer, Aeroelasticity

Mr. S.Sudharson

Teaching Fellow

044-22357574
sudharsss153@gmail.com

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ORCID : 0000-0002-2623-6594

Research Areas : Structural Analysis, Heat Transfer.

Mr. P. Marimuthu

Teaching Fellow

044-22357574
pmarimuthu459@gmail.com

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Research Areas : Heat Exchangers Composite Materials

Dr. M.Abeens

Teaching Fellow

044-22358053
abeensm@gmail.com

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Researcher Id : 57202337969

ORCID : 0000-0001-6368-5498

Research Areas : Laser shock peening, Surface treatments, Tribology, Grain refinement, XRD

Retired Professors

Dr.S.Sampathkumar

Professor

Dr.L.Karunamoorthy

Professor

Dr.E.Natarajan (Late)

Professor

Dr.V.S.Vigneshwaran

Teaching Fellow

9894155536
vignesrah@gmail.com

Dr.P.Ganesh Kumar

Teaching Fellow

9629283397
selgan.cad@gmail.com

Dr.P.Sudhakar

Teaching Fellow

9445647406
sudhakar.suren@gmail.com

Dr.D.Sakthivel

Teaching Fellow

9994314416
sakthi2energy@gmail.com

Dr.R.Lavanya Rajan

Teaching Fellow

9176079056
lava13raj@gmail.com

Mr.R.Vijayanand

Teaching Fellow

9445103347
vijirboopathy@gmail.com

Mr.B.J.Ashok Kumar

Teaching Fellow

8428184338
bjashokkumar1980@gmail.com

Mr.R.Ram Mohan

Teaching Fellow

9677677916
ramsandhiya.14@gmail.com

Ms.M.Rameeza

Teaching Fellow

9791099585
rama.5rsj@gmail.com

Mr.A.Soundhar

Teaching Fellow

9791099585
rama.5rsj@gmail.com

Th. V.M. Illayaraja Muthaiyaa

Teaching Fellow

9894957585
susheeraj@gmail.com

Th. R. Murugan

Teaching Fellow

8344504828
rmurugan45@gmail.com

Dr.Ragavanantham Shanmugam

Assistant Professor

ragavananthams@gmail.com