Jeyaraj P


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Professional Experience: 

Total: 16 years, and at NITK: 5 year 6 months

Contact Details


pjeyaemkm [at]




+91 8277648559
Academic Background

• PhD (IIT Madras), 2009
• M.E. (Govt. College of Engineering, Salem), 2002
• B.E. (Madurai Kamaraj University), 1999

Areas of Interest

• Mechanical Vibration,
• Structural Acoustics
• Polymer Composite

Significant Projects

• “Investigation on Passive Damping Capability of Natural Fiber Reinforced Composite and Visco-elastic Sandwich Structures”, SERB-DST Fast Track Project- ongoing
• Co Principal Investigator of “Vibration based structural health monitoring and progressive failure analysis of a rotating tapered composite plate” Aeronautical Research and Development Board - completed
• Principal Investigator of project titled, “Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Buckling and Vibration Behavior of Non-Uniformly Heated Laminated Polymer Nano Composite Plate", Structures Panel, Aeronautical Research and Development Board, (On-going)

Supervision of Ph.D

Ongoing: 05

Significant Publications

1. K. Senthil Kumar, I. Siva, P. Jeyaraj, J T Winowlin Jappes, Amico C Sandro and N Rajini, “Synergy of fiber length and content on free vibration and damping behavior of natural fiber reinforced polyester composite beams”, Materials and Design, 2014, 56, 379-386, (SCI: 3.997)
2. PE Sudhagar, AA Babu, V Rajamohan, P Jeyaraj, “Structural optimization of rotating tapered laminated thick composite plates with ply drop-offs”, International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, 1-40, 2015. (SCI: 1.926)
3. MP Arunkumar, Jeyaraj Pitchaimani, KV Gangadharan, M C Lenin Babu, “Influence of nature of core on vibro acoustic behavior of sandwich aerospace structures”, Aerospace Science and Technology, 2016, 56, 155-167 (SCI: 1.751)
4. MP Arunkumar, Jeyaraj Pitchaimani, KV Gangadharan, M C Lenin Babu, “Sound transmission loss characteristics of sandwich aircraft panels: Influence of nature of core”, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, DOI: 1099636216652580 (SCI: 2.852)
5. MP Arunkumar, M Jagadeesh, Jeyaraj Pitchaimani, K V Gangadharan and M C Lenin Babu, “Sound radiation and transmission loss characteristics of a honeycomb sandwich panel with composite facings: Effect of inherent material damping” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Available on-line. (SCI: 2.147)
6. Nivish George, Jeyaraj Pitchaimani, S M Murigendrappa, Buckling of Non-Uniformly Heated Isotropic Beam: Experimental and Theoretical Investigations, Thin Walled Structures. Accepted for publication (SCI: 2.063)


• MHRD scholarship for pursuing M. E. (GCE, Salem) and Ph.D (IIT Madras)
• FAST TRACK project for Young Scientist DST, New Delhi


Contact us

Dr. S.M. Kulkarni, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473049

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