Poornesh Kumar K


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, May 21, 2018

Professional Experience: 

12 Years

Contact Details




Academic Background

PhD in Solid Mechanics and Manufacturing from Inha University - 2011/02

Areas of Interest

Solid Mechanics, Constitutive Modeling, Computational Mechanics, Fuel Cells, Functional Materials, Soft Matter, Biomechanics and Materials, Li-Ion Battery, Electric Machines, Thermal Management

Significant Projects

INSPIRE Faculty Award - DST (2016/11 ~ 2021/11) [~Rs 35lakhs]
Early Career Research Award - DST SERB (2019/04 ~ 2022/04) [~Rs 50lakhs]
Core Research Grant - DST SERB (2023/03~2026/03) [~Rs 50lakhs]
Ministry of Power - (2023/06~2025/06) [~Rs 50lakhs]

Supervision of Ph.D

Mr Vaishakh Raju (Completed)
Mr Umesh Shinde (Completed)
Mr Vikas
Mr Sachin Varshney
Mr Pranav Padavu
Mr Gopal R Pai

Significant Publications

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Dr. S M Murigendrappa

Professor and Head,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK),


P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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