1. Thermal Engineering
    IC Engines, Combustion, Emission, Duel fuels for engines, Refrigeration & A/C , Alternate fuels, Renewable energy, Heat Transfer, Computational Fluid dynamics, green energy. Fluid mechanics, Flow visualization, Heat and Mass Transfer, Application of nano-fluids for heat transfer augmentation.
  2. Manufacturing Engineering
    Metal cutting, Machining and process modeling, Machine Tool Dynamics, CAD/CAM, Mechatronics, Robotics, Rapid prototyping, Artificial Intelligence Techniques, metal forming & joining processes.
  3. Design & Materials Engineering
    Vibration, condition monitoring, Friction & wear, Tribology, Solid & Fracture mechanics, Bio-mechanics, Characterization and processing of Composite materials, MEMS, Nano & smart materials, Smart materials application.
  4. Mechatronics Engineering
    Robotics, Development and characterization of sensors and actuators, AI for automation, Control system for vibration isolation, Controller design for aircraft actuators, MEMS devices such as valveless micro-pumps, Autonomous navigation.

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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.

  • Phone No. (O): +91-0824-2473049

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