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Department Of Mechanical Engineering


To impart state of the art technical education by providing conducive learning environment for technological innovation, to inculcate research culture and skills necessary to meet the changing needs of the industry and the society in the field of Mechanical Engineering and allied disciplines.


To be a centre of excellence in Mechanical Engineering and to create qualified Mechanical Engineers with a vision to take up the demanding challenges of the industry and society in emerging fields of Mechanical Engineering.

 Programme Educational Objectives (PEO):

  1. To prepare students for successful careers in industry that meet the needs of Indian and multinational companies with latest technical skills.
  2. To develop the ability among students to synthesize data and technical concepts for application to product innovation, design & development and manufacturing.
  3. To provide opportunity for students to work as part of teams on multidisciplinary projects with communication skills.
  4. To provide students with a sound foundation in the mathematical, scientific and engineering fundamentals necessary to formulate, solve and analyze engineering problems.
  5. To promote student awareness on lifelong learning and to introduce them to professional ethics and codes of professional practice.

    Programme Specific Objectives (PSO):

  1. Graduating student shall be able to Model, develop, simulate, analyse and optimize mechanical systems/processes with the help modern tools and software.

  2. Graduating student shall be able to apply practical skills, knowledge in major streams such as thermal, design, manufacturing, industrial engineering and management.

     Programme Outcomes (PO):

  1. Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering.
  2. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to design and conduct experiments, interpret and analyze data and report results.
  3. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to design a mechanical system or a thermal system or a process that meets desired specification and requirements.
  4. Graduates will demonstrate ability to function on engineering and science laboratory teams, as well as on multidisciplinary design teams.
  5. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to identify, formulate and solve mechanical engineering problems.
  6. Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities.
  7. Graduates will be able to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms.
  8. Graduates will have the confidence to apply engineering solutions in global and societal context.
  9. Graduates should be capable of self-education and clearly understand the values of life-long learning.
  10. Graduates will be broadly educated and will have an understanding of the impact of engineering on society and demonstrate awareness of contemporary issues.
  11. Graduates will be familiar with modern engineering software tools and equipment to analyze mechanical engineering problems.
  12. Lifelong learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a full-fledged department with an intake of 240 students in under graduate course (B.E in Mechanical Engineering) and an intake of 18 in each specialization of post graduation in Industrial Automation and Robotics, and Thermal Power Engineering respectively. The department offers Ph.D / M.Sc (Engineering) under VTU research center. The department consists of Well-equipped, Extensive laboratory and Workshop facilities. It has even procured a CNC turning center and a 5-axis pick and place Robot with all the necessary softwares, in addition to the university prescribed equipment. The department has qualified and experienced faculty to cater to the needs of the students. The department library consists more than 1200 volumes which covers all latest reference books and text books.



The All students Mechanical Association (ASMA) fosters team spirit, leadership qualities and channelizes the aptitude of the students. The faculties guide the members of the association to ensure elevated degree of success for the activities being organized and hosted by its member. ASMA organizes activities such as technical talks, technical quiz, project exhibitions, industrial visits etc.

The department organizes various Job oriented certification programs regularly. To achieve this, the department has made MOUs with two companies. The department organizes Conferences and workshops on contemporary areas for teaching and non-teaching staffs. Various technical activities are being organized through professional societies such as Institute of Engineers (Mechanical engineering chapter) and ISTE.

Name of the Laboratory Equipment Available


1. Machine shop:                                                               

Lathes, Milling Machines, Drilling Machines, Planing Machines, Power Hacksaw, Grinding Machines, CNC Lathe, Cylindrical Grinding Machine, Bench grinder, Shaping Machine, Surface Grinder.

2. Foundry & Forging Lab:

Universal Sand Testing Machine, Sand rammer, Beam balance, Permeability tester, Sieve analyser, Clay content tester, Moisture content testing machine, Ovens, Furnace, Different types of Patterns, Moulding boxes, Power Press.

3. Heat Transfer Lab:

Forced convection apparatus, Pin fin apparatus, Free or Natural convection apparatus, Parallel flow & Counter flow heat exchangers, Thermal conductivity apparatus, Stefan Boltzman apparatus, Emissivity apparatus, Equipment for critical heat flux mesurement, Vapour compression refrigeration apparatus, Air conditioning apparatus.

4. Design Lab:

Gyroscopic set – up, Journal bearing test rig, Polariscope, Projector for 3D photoelastic analysis, Equipment for studying whirling of shaft, Static and Dynamic Balancing Machine, Porter Governor and Hartnell Governor, Pressure variation measurement equipment, Torque measurement equipment, Equipment for study of kinematics of gear teeth, Inversion and friction of 4 bar mechanism, strain rosettes.

5. Metallography & Materials Testing Lab:

Brinell, Vickers, Rockwell hardness testers, Magnetic Particle Tester, Impact tester, Rotary fatigue tester, Torsion tester, Universal testing Machine (manual and computer operated), Wear tester, Micro hardness tester, Microscope, Heating Furnace.

6. Energy conversion Engineering Lab:
Bomb Calorimeter, Junkers Calorimeter, Cleaveland Flash & Fire Point Apparatus, Abel’s flash and fire point apparatus, Pensky Martin flash and fire point apparatus, Redwood viscometer, Say bolt viscometer, Torsion viscometer, Kirloskar  water cooled 4-Stroke diesel engine, 2-Stroke Petrol Engine, Variable compression engine, Multi-cylinder Petrol engine (Morse test), Planimeter, Cut-section of 4-Stroke and 2-Stroke engine.

7. Fluid Machinery Lab:
Francis turbine test rig, Kaplan turbine test rig, Pelton wheel test rig, Gear Pump test rig, Impact of jet on vane test rig, Friction in pipes test rig, Single stage centrifugal pump test rig, Multi stage centrifugal pump test rig, V-notch, Venturimeter, Orificemeter,Air Compressor

8. Basic Workshop:

Bench vices, Funnel Stake, Round Stake, Square Stake, Bick Iron Stake, Blow Horn Stake, Electric Soldering Gun, Circular saw machine, Workbenches, Bench drilling machine, Bench grinder, Leg vice, Power hacksaw machine, Arc welding machine.

9. Metrology & Measurements Lab:

Autocollimator, Optical Profile Projector, Calibration of thermo couple, Load Cell, LVDT Amplifier, Gear tooth Vernier Caliper ,Bore dial gauge – 18X35mm, Bore dial gauge – 35X60mm, Tool Makers Microscope, Dead Weight Pressure Gauge, Floating Carriage Micrometer, Comparators, Thread Micrometer, Vernier Caliper, Micrometer, Strain Gauge, Dial Indicator.

10,11. CAD & CAM/Automation Lab:
CNC Lathe, Pick and Place Robot, Computers Softwares (ANSYS, SOLID EDGE, CNC Programming, MATLAB).


Faculty List


SL NO  Photos Employee Name Qualification Designation Experience
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING UG PG Ph.D Teaching Industry Research
1 Dr. Shrinivasa Mayya D. B.E M.Tech Ph.D Professor / Principal 28 6 12
2   Dr. Thomas Pinto B.E M.Tech Ph.D Professor & Head 33 0 12
3   Mr. Ravinarayana Bhat N. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Associate Professor 22 0 0
4   Mr. Udayashankar Ballakuraya B.E M.Tech Associate Professor 26 5 0
5   Mr. Gangadhar Rao B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Associate Professor 25 0 0
6   Mr. Lokesh V. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Associate Professor 7 1 0
7   Mr. U. N. Baipadithaya B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Associate Professor 30 0 0
8   Mr. Jayarama Thumbe B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Associate Professor 14 3 0
9   Mr. Sandesh M Prabhu B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Associate Professor 4 20 0
10   Mr. Mohammed Gowspeer B.E (M.Tech) Assistant Professor 11 1.5 0
11   Mr. Sudheendra H.N. B.E (M.Sc Engg) Assistant Professor 9 0 0
12   Mr. Venkatesh Rao S.N. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 8 7 0
13   Mr. Sadashiv Lalasangi B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor 5 0 0
14   Mr. Shankara  Murthy H.M. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor 5 0 3
15   Mr. Sandesh.K.S. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 6.5 0 0
16   Mr. Somashekar.L.S. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor 6 0 0
17 Mr. Praveen Shenoy B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 6 0 0
18   Mr. Naveen.C.R. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor 7 1 3
19   Mr. Murali.K.B. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 6 2 0
20   Mr. Ravi.S.M. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 5 0 0
21 Mr. Bharath Kumar.S. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 4 0 0
22 Mr. Harshavardhana.N. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 5 0 0
23   Mr. Shashank. S. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor 5 0 0
24   Mr. Naveen Kumar.K.R. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 4 1 0
25   Mr. Mahendra. S. B. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor 4 0 0
26 Mr. Shrivathsa.T.V. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 4 0 0
27   Mr. Sathyaprakash. A. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D) Assistant Professor 6 1 0
28   Mr. Darshith. S. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 4 0 0
29   Mr. Vasudeva Bhat. P. M. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor 4 0 0
M.Tech – Industrial Automation and Robotics
1   Mr. Revanasiddappa. M. D. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 6 1 0
2   Mr. Vinayaka Kannantha B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 2 0 0
1   Dr. Shankar K. S. B.E M.Tech Ph.D Professor 16 0 8
2   Mr. Chandra Jogi B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Associate Professor 8 3 4
3   Mr. Ranganath Y. H. B.E M.Tech Assistant Professor 6 2 0
4   Mr. Raghavendra M. J. B.E M.Tech (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor 6 2.5 3


Title: Fabrication of Prosthetics for Upper Limb

(This project was also selected for state level exhibition on 12th of august at NMAMIT, Nitte and Won first prize in college level project Exhibition)

Project associates:

Mr. K Nithin Shetty (4SN13ME733)

Mr. Ananth Bhavish N (4SN13ME715)

Mr. Ankur Kumar Yadav (4SN13ME716)

Mr. Abhijith   (4SN13ME703)


Mr. Sathisha KG, Asst Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Fabrication of Detached Submersible Pump Lifter for Bore Wells

This project won first prize in the college level project exhibition

Project associates:

Mr. Shahbaz Zaheer (4SN11ME749)

Mr. Vinay U (4SN11ME757)

Mr. Arun Koothur (4SN13ME709)


Mr. Sathisha KG, Asst Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Wheelchair Cum Stretcher

Project associates:

Mr. Sylvester Sequera (4SN13ME418)

Mr. Rahul P.H (4SN12ME743)

Mr. Prateek Prasad Choudhary (4SN12ME738)

Mr. Samradh BHOVI (4SN12ME745)


Mr. Shashank S, Asst Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering.