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Department of Mechanical Engineering

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About us

The Department of Mechanical Engineering, started right at the inception of BITS-Pilani – Hyderabad Campus, is one of the premier departments in the institute that provides a unique educational and research environment. The department offers three tier structure of education i.e., B.E (Hons), M.E and PhD programmes. M.E. Mechanical with specialization in Thermal Engineering is exclusively offered by Hyderabad campus. The department has 11 well established laboratories. Each lab is equipped with facilities which caters to both teaching and research needs. Mechanical engineering department faculties are involved with Industry as well as government sponsored projects in various fields of their expertise. The department is currently involved in projects worth Rs. 6 Crore. (Undergoing and sanctioned) in various research areas of the faculty. 
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Research

Thrust Areas of Research :
  • CAD/CAM, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing
  • Casting and Welding, Solidification processes
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Computational Heat Transfer
  • Material Tensile Strength Characterization at High Strain rates and Temperatures
  • Nano Materials & Bio Materials
  • Product Design and Manufacturing
  • Refrigeration and Comfort Conditioning from Unconventional Energy Sources, Renewable Energy Sources, Solar energy
  • Robotics, Mechatronics and Artificial Intelligence
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Programs Offered

  • B.E. (Hons.) Mechanical Engineering
  • B.E. (Hons.) Manufacturing Engineering
  • M.E. Mechanical with specialization in Thermal Engineering
  • M.E. Design Engineering
  • M.E. Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
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Activities

Mechanical Engineering Department also has Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Association that is responsible for conducting the co-curricular activities like 
  • Invited Talks by eminent academicians, scientists and experts.
  • Various events in ATMOS.
  • Departmet Magazine, "Spark Plug".
  • Project activities under the aegis of the local chapter of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)-INDIA.
  • Robotics Club
  • SandBoxx
  • Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus Chapter.
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Faculty

Our faculty have extensive experience in industry, research as well as teaching. Our strength is a reflection of their skills, innovation and drive. Click here for faculty profiles.

 

NOTICE

PhD Admission :
 
Admission process for Full time /Part Time PhD program for First Semester 2017-18 is now open. Please click here for details. 
 
Deadline to complete the online application form is 5 PM, 16th May 2017. Please click here for details. 
 
We are looking for full time researchers to work in the following area with an assistantship upto  ₹25,000 per month. 
 
(1) Comparative study between an evaporative and conventional vapor compression cooling system.
 
(2) Building integrated concentrated solar thermal/PV systems for energy demand reduction in built environment in India.
 
(3)Studies on graphene based nanocomposite material.
 
(4) Analysis of force chains in static and dynamic granular systems by discrete element method.
 
(5) Simulation of Rarefied Gas Flows for flow and heat transfer.
 
(6) Multiscale modelling aided design of materials for blast mitigation applications.
 
(7) Optimization of industrial manipulator (Robot) links, including finite element stress and deflection analysis.
 
(8) Bio-based PCMs for energy efficient buildings. 
 
Feel free to visit Mechanical Engineering Department website for specific information click here
 
For Research at Mechanical engineering, please visit the Faculty webpages or Research.

IHMTC-2017

"24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2017)", scheduled from 27-30, December 2017 at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus.
 
The details are : 
 
Conference Website : https://www.ishmt2017.com/
 
Correspondence : ihmtc2017@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Click here for Conference Brochure.

Latest News

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for Junior Research Fellow(JRF) to work on the following industry sponsored project. This project is to be executed by a multi-campus team involving faculty members from Goa, Hyderabad and Pilani campuses of BITS Pilani namely Prof. Amit Kumar Gupta (Hyderabad Campus), Prof. Srinivasa Prakash Regalla (Hyderabad Campus) and Dr. Tufan Chandra Bera(Pilani Campus) along with Dr. Varinder Singh (KK Birla Goa Campus).  
 
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Applications are invited from suitable candidates for Junior Research Fellow (JRF)Dr. Nitin R. Kotkunde, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus. to work on the following project sponsored by Department of Science & Technology (DST), under the supervision of
 
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Mechanical Engineering Department Brochure

Books by Department Faculty

1. Srinivasa Prakash Regalla, “Computer Aided Analysis and Design”, 1st edition, IK International Publishers, New Delhi, 2010.
2. Srinivasa Prakash Regalla and Kuldip Singh Sangwan, “Product Design and Manufacturing: A product lifecycle approach”, 1st Edition, New Age International Publishers, New Delhi, 2014.
3. Y V Daseswara Rao, “Engineering Mechanics”, 1st Edition, Academic Publishing Company, Hyderabad, 2013. 
4. S. S. Deshmukh, A book ‘Development of Integrated Renewable Energy System’ published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. (ISBN: 978-3-8465-8656-3).
5. Adesh Jinturkar and Sandip Deshmukh, A book ‘Fuzzy Logic Based Integrated Energy Resource Planning' published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. (ISBN: 978-3659235634). 
6. Kalaiselvam S & Parameshwaran R, 2014, ‘Thermal Energy Storage Technologies for Sustainability: Systems Design, Assessment and Applications’, Imprint: Academic Press, Elsevier Publications, Pages – 444. ISBN: 9780124172913 (Print), ISBN: 9780124173057 (eBook). 

Achievements

1. Prof. Amit Kumar Gupta received Prof. S. Venkateswaran Faculty Excellence Award instituted by BITSAA International for his outstanding contribution in teaching and research.
2. Prof. Amit Kumar Gupta received UGC Research Award for his research contribution in mechanical engineering.
3. Prof. Sandip Deshmukh is awarded with OPERA (Outstanding Potential for Excellence in Research and Academics) award by BITS Pilani for 2015-2019. 
4. Prof. S.P.Regalla was session chair at 4th Int.Elsevier Conference on Materials Processing & Characterization. 
5. Dr. Sabareesh Geetha Rajasekharan was session chair at 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Technology and Sciences, April30-May2,2015.

Past Events

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