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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 the BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus. The department offers two First Degree programs: B.E. (Hons) Mechanical and B.E. (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering. Higher Degrees programs namely, M.E. (Design Engineering) and M.E. (Thermal Engineering) are also being offered. M.E. Thermal Engineering is offered only in Hyderabad Campus among all campuses of BITS-Pilani. The department also offers various courses for Degree programs of BITS Pilani Work Integrated Learning Programmes for the benefit of working professionals. Higher degree students complete   their program in four semesters, wherein the last semester may be spent for either of the two available alternatives: Dissertation or Practice School. The programs are not only imparting technical expertise to the students but also are intended to give a professional experience. The students under the guidance of expert faculty are involved with Industry as well as government sponsored projects in various fields. Mechanical Engineering Department is currently involved in projects worth more than Rs. 1 Crore. (Undergoing and sanctioned) in various research areas of the faculty.
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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. Thermal Engineering
  • M.E. Design Engineering
  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
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The Mechanical Engineering Department is involved in teaching, research and consultancy, as well as guiding project/thesis/dissertation students at all First Degree, Higher Degree and Doctoral levels. There are currently twenty three PhD students in the department that includes seven lecturers, six part time, three aspirants and seven full time research scholars. Mechanical Engineering Department also has Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Association that is responsible for conducting the co-curricular activities for Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering students and for publishing the department's magazine, "Spark Plug". Several invited talks by eminent academicians, scientists and experts were conducted so far under the aegis Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Association. Several project activities are going on under the aegis of the local chapter of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)-INDIA and Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus Chapter.


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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.



"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
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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). 


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.

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