Organised Events

Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) Courses

1. Course title: Transfer Function Based on Green´s Function Method (TFBGF) to Solve Inverse Heat Conduction problem (IHCP): Manufacturing Process Application

  • Foreign Faculty: Prof. Gilmar Guimarães, School of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Uberlandia-MG, Brazil
  • Host Faculty: Dr. N. Gnanasekaran    
  • Duration:Nov 7-11, 2016

2. Course title: Inverse Heat transfer

  • Foreign Faculty: Prof. Helcio Rangel Barreto Orlande, Dept., of Mechanical Engineering, PEM-COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro-UFRJ, Brazil
  • Host Faculty: Dr. N. Gnanasekaran    
  • Duration:Nov 7-11, 2016

3. Course title: Hybrid Composites: Manufacturing, Mechanics and Materials

  • Foreign Faculty: Dr. Pavana Prabhakar, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engg., University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA
  • Host Faculty: Dr. Mrityunjay Doddamani & Prof.  S. Narendranath
  • Duration:December 18-22, 2016


  1. 5th National Conference on “Refrigeration and Air Conditioning” organized during May 24-26, 2018.
  2. International Conference on “Design, Materials and Manufacture 2018” organized during January 29-30, 2018.
  3. 42nd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP)", organized during December 14-16, 2015.
  4. “National Symposium on Micro System Technologies” (NSMT) organized during January 8 -9, 2015.
  5. An ''International Conference on polymer Composites'' (ICPC-2014), organized during December 19-20, 2014.
  6. An ''International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (ICAMME2014)" organized during March 27-29, 2014.
  7. An "International conference on Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering (FIME-2010)" organized during May 20-22, 2010.



  1. TEQIP-III sponsored “5-day FDP on Inverse problems and Applications” organized during July 9-13, 2018.
  2. Workshop on “Recent Advances in Sustainability” organized on March 21, 2017.
  3. Workshop on “Recent Advances and Challenges in Solar Thermal Systems” organized on March 20, 2017.
  4. Workshop on “Advances in Stress Analysis and Dynamics” organized during March 16-17, 2017.
  5. Workshop on “Machines and Mechanisms: Kinematics, Dynamics and Computational Tools” organized during March 14-15, 2017
  6. Workshop on “Laser Processing of Materials” organized during March 09-11, 2017
  7. Workshop on “Simulation of Manufacturing Processes” organized on February 27, 2017
  8. Workshop on “Biofluid Dynamics and Bio-Heat Transfer” organized during February 20-21, 2017
  9. Workshop on “Tribology Frontiers in Design and Manufacturing” organized during October 24- 25, 2016
  10. Workshop on “Advances in Materials and Manufacturing” organized during September 28-30, 2016
  11. Workshop on “Computational Dynamics” organized during September 26-27, 2016
  12. Workshop on “Wolfram Technology Workshop” organized during August 10-11, 2016
  13. Workshop on ''Research Methodology in Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power'' organized during July 10-12, 2014 in association with National Society of FMFP, IIT Bombay.
  14. Workshop on ''Virtual Instrumentation (VI) using Lab VIEW'' organized during 31 January to 02 February and 28 February to March 02, 2014.
  15. National workshop on ''Dynamic Analysis of Machines and Structures 2014'' organized during January 29-31, 2014.
  16. Workshop on ''Numerical and Experimental Based Stress Analysis'' organized during December 16-19, 2013.
  17. Workshop on ''Recent Trends in Design & Precision Engineering'' organized during December 9-12, 2013.
  18. A 3-Days workshop on ''Cutting Edge Technologies on Diesel Engines'' organized during March 20-22, 2013.
  19. Workshop on ''Professional skill development programme'' organized during March 15 to April 15, 2013.













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

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