Mruthyunjaya Swamy K. B.


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Professional Experience: 

2 Years - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Post Doctoral)
7 Years - Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Contact Details



Academic Background

PhD, IIT-Kharagpur, M.S (Engg), B.E. (Mech Engg).

Areas of Interest

• Development of Micro & Nano Devices, Systems and Technologies.
• Design, Microfabrication, Packaging and Testing of MEMS Sensors/Actuators.
• Technology and Process Development of Probe assisted Nano-Lithography technique.

Supervision of Ph.D

1 - Ongoing

Significant Publications

Refereed Journals (Selected):
[1] B. Mukherjee, K. B. M. Swamy and S. Sen, "A New Analysis on Reduction of Undesired Beam Bending in Electrostatic Comb Drive MEMS Actuator," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 69, no. 2, pp. 488-500, 2020.

[2] M. Kumar, B. Mukherjee, K. B. M. Swamy, and S. Sen, "A novel design for enhancing the sensitivity of a capacitive MEMS device," IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS), vol.27, no.4, pp. 656 - 666, 2018.

[3] Banibrata Mukherjee, K. B. M. Swamy and Siddhartha Sen, “Dynamic Characteristics of Voltage Induced Reciprocated Bending in Double Cantilever Configuration of Asymmetric Comb Drive MEMS,” Microsystem Technologies, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 1089-1103, 2016.

[4] K. B. M. Swamy, Banibrata Mukherjee, Zishan Ali Syed Mohammed, Suman Chakraborty and Siddhartha Sen, “Performance Evaluation of Perforated Micro-cantilevers for MEMS Applications,” J. Micro/Nanolith. MEMS & MOEMS, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 023001, 2014.

International Conferences (Selected):
[1] P. Kumar, R. Pratap, S. Talukder, S. Kumar, V. Shashtri, R. Maurya and K. B. M. Swamy, "Patterning Cr Film by Passing Electric Current Through a Traversing Pointy Stylus: Introduction to Electrolithography and Its Prospects", IEEE International Conference on Manipulation, Manufacturing and Measurement on the Nanoscale (3M-NANO), Hangzhou, China, 2018 (oral).

[2] Mithlesh Kumar, Siddhartha Sen, Banibrata Mukherjee, K. B. M. Swamy, “Analysis of Tilt-able Inertial Mass with Asymmetric Springs for Inter-digitated Electrodes,” IEEE Sensors, New Delhi, India, 2018 (Oral).

[3] K. B. M. Swamy, B. Mukherjee, Sougata Kumar Kar, Procheta Chatterjee and Siddhartha Sen, “A simple and flexible scheme for packaging and system integration of MEMS accelerometers,” Seventh ISSS International Conference on Smart Materials Structures and systems (ISSS-2014), IISc Bangalore, India, 2014, (Oral).

[4] K. B. M. Swamy, B. Mukherjee, Sougata Kumar Kar and Siddhartha Sen, “Design and fabrication of planar SOI-MEMS accelerometer,” Sixth ISSS International Conference on Smart Materials Structures and systems (ISSS-2012), IISc Bangalore, India, 2012 (Oral).


• Best Paper Award (twice in MEMS, Electron Devices and Sensors track), IEEE Students’ Technology Symposium, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 2011, 2014.
• Research Associate Fellowship, Dept., of Science and Technology, Govt., of India, 2010-2013 for pursuing doctoral studies at IIT-Kharagpur.


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Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
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Karnataka, India.

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