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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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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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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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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.



IPRoMM 2020
Prof V S Rao Foundation Best All-Rounder (Male) Award – 2020 is awarded to Mr. VIKRANTH SAGAR REDDY GADI (ID No. 2016A4TS0349H) , student of Mechanical Dept, based on the assessment of all-round performance. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 50,000/-. Dept.of Mechanical congratulates Mr. VIKRANTH SAGAR REDDY GADI on his achievement. 

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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