The department of mechanical engineering, being one of the largest and oldest departments of the institute, caters to its students with class tutorial and state-of-the-art laboratories. The department is continuously striving to achieve excellence in education, academic and industry oriented research as well as consultancy work with service to the society.

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Date:Feb. 20, 2021, 1 p.m.

Mr. Sudip Shyam (156103017), a Ph.D. student under the guidance of Dr. Pranab Kumar Mondal, has defended his thesis "Investigation into the transport phenomena of ferrofluids in small-scale systems".

Date:Feb. 9, 2021, 9:30 a.m.

Mr. Bhaskarjyoti Sarma (156103041), a Ph.D. student under the guidance of Dr. Dipankar N Basu and Dr. Amaresh Dalal, has defended his thesis "Experimental Characterization of Field-Induced Droplet Dynamics".

Date:Feb. 5, 2021, 11:30 a.m.

Mr. G. Sai Praneeth ( 146103016 ), a Ph.D. student under the guidance of Dr. Sachin Singh Gautam, has defended his thesis "Computational modeling and analysis of coupled adhesion and friction in gecko spatula peeling".

Date:Jan. 30, 2021, 11 a.m.

Mr. Rajendra Prasad Soni (Roll No. 146103014), a Ph.D. student under the guidance of Dr. G. Madhusudhana, has defended his thesis "Study of linear stability and heat transfer characteristics of water flow with density inversion".

Date:Jan. 29, 2021, 7 a.m.

Article " Field driven evaporation kinetics of a sessile ferrofluid droplet on a soft substrate" from Dr. Pranab Mondal's group selected as feature article in the thematic collection of some popular articles of Soft Matter, Royal Society of Chemistry

Date:Jan. 25, 2021, noon

Mr. Pritam K Rana (Roll No. 146103017), a PhD student under the guidance of Prof. R. Ganesh Narayanan, has defended his thesis "Friction Stir Spot Welding Of Sandwich Sheets Made Of AA5052-H32 Skin And HDPE Core".

Date:Jan. 25, 2021, 11:30 a.m.

Mr. Rajkumar Sarma (Roll No. 156103003), a Ph.D. student under the guidance of Dr. Pranab Mondal, has defended his thesis " Surface Tension Modulated Instabilities in Thin Liquid Films ".

Ph.D. Thesis Defense

Date:Jan. 15, 2021, 11 a.m.

Mr. Sagar H. Pawar (166103021), a PhD student under the guidance of Dr. Arup Nandy and Prof. Sachin D. Kore, has defended his thesis " Electromagnetic Forming and Perforation of Tubes ".

CII MILCA Award 2020 - National Award for Academia

Date:Dec. 29, 2020, 1 p.m.

Mr. Sagar H. Pawar (166103021), a PhD student from Mechanical Engineering Department has received Gold Award in Research Scholar Category of CII MILCA AWARD 2020 held on 29.12.2020.

Ph.D. Thesis Defense

Date:Dec. 22, 2020, 10 a.m.

Mr. Amit Raj (Roll No. 156103044), a PhD student under the guidance of Dr. U.S. Dixit, has defended his thesis "Strength enhancement of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) block and its masonry".


Date:July 15, 2020, 11 a.m.

Dr. Biranchi Panda, Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, has received the "Graduate College Research Excellence Award" in the academic year 2019-2020 from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore for his excellent PhD work.

Student selected for PMRF (Lateral Entry)

Date:Oct. 19, 2020, noon

Ms. Rupresha Deb (Roll No: 196103027), a PhD student from Mechanical Engineering Department has selected for Prime Minister's Research Fellows (PMRF) scheme.

Ph.D. Thesis Defense

Date:Dec. 19, 2020, 10 a.m.

Mr. Shahnawaz Ahmed (Roll No. 136103007), a PhD student under the guidance of Dr. Manmohan Pandey, has defended his thesis "Investigations on Micro Loop Heat Pipe: Design, Fabrication and Mathematical Modeling using Thin-film Evaporation Theory"

Ph.D. Thesis Defense

Date:Dec. 18, 2020, 10 a.m.

Mr. Harshad S Gaikwad (Roll No. 166103004), a PhD student under the guidance of Dr. Pranab Mondal, has defended his thesis "Electrohydrodynamics in Polyelectrolyte Layer Grafted Narrow-Fluidic Channels".

Featured article in thematic collection of popular articles in Soft Matter 2020(Faculty Awarded) awarded to Pranab Kumar Mondal by Royal Society of Chemistry Soft Matter most popular 2020 collection

Visiting Scientist position under CAS-PIFI 2020(Faculty Awarded) awarded to Dipankar Narayan Basu by Chinese Academy of Sciences Visiting Scientist position under CAS-PIFI 2020

Graduate College Research Excellence Award(Faculty Awarded) awarded to Biranchi Panda by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore Graduate College Research Excellence Award

Best paper award(Best Paper) awarded to Uday S. Dixit by AIMTDR Best paper award

2020 DUO-India Professor Fellowship Award(Faculty Awarded) awarded to Poonam Kumari by LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY 2020 DUO-India Professor Fellowship Award


Date:Feb. 23, 2021, 9 a.m.

Prof. Dixit will also give online talk on National Education Policy at NIT Manipur on 25-02-2021.

Date:Feb. 23, 2021, 10 a.m.

Mechanical Engineering Department of NIT Manipur is organizing a workshop on "Numerical Methods in Mechanical Engineering Applications (NMMEA 2021)'' from 17th March to 21st March 2021.  Prof. U.S. Dixit will give an online lecture at NIT Manipur, on Numerical Methods on 17th March 2021.

Date:Feb. 23, 2021, 7 a.m.

Prof. S.M. Hazarika has been invited as Resource Person for virtual FDP on "Applied Machine Learning and Deep Learning" by GIMT Guwahati. The talk is scheduled on 24th February 2021 from 10:30AM to 12 Noon. 

Date:Feb. 22, 2021, 7 p.m.

Prof. Manmohan Pandey has been invited to give a keynote lecture in an online workshop at IIT Kanpur from 2nd March to 7th March 2021 on "Radiation Health Safety and Security" (Details may be found at https://www.iitk.ac.in/qip/courses/20-21/radiation-health-safety-and-security/, or in (PDF))

Date:Feb. 2, 2021, 3 p.m.

On the occasion of completing 25 years, the Department of Mechanical Engineering has released a book titled "PATH OF PROGRESS A Voyage of Mechanical Engineering in Sixth IIT" which is now available on Amazon. Click here for the Amazon link

Invitation to VETOMAC-2021

Date:Dec. 16, 2021, 10 a.m.

B.M.S. College of Engineering (B.M.S.C.E) is hosting the 16th Edition of International Conference – ‘Vibration Engineering & Technology of Machinery’ (VETOMAC 2021) during December 16th – 18th, 2021.

Theme: " Integrated Vehicle Health Management" VETOMAC-2021



Date:Jan. 14, 2021, 10 a.m.

Analytical Mechanics and its Applications


ME Dept. Time Table Jan-May 2021

Date:Jan. 4, 2021, 9 a.m.

Time Table Jan-May 2021

ME Elective Grouping 2020-21

Date:Jan. 4, 2021, 9 a.m.

ME Electives Grouping Jan-May 2021

ME Course Allocation Jan-May 2021

Date:Jan. 4, 2021, 8:06 p.m.

Courses and Electives Jan-May 2021

25 Years

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From HOD's Desk

The department of mechanical engineering is one of the largest and oldest departments of the institute. Till the 22nd convocation, 1120 B.Tech. students, 1121 M. Tech. students, and 183 Ph.D. students have been graduated from the department. The department is continuously growing in order to excel in the fields of teaching and research and has also achieved QS world university ranking by subject in the range of 201-250. This credit goes to all the student, staff, and faculty members with the guidance of all the previous department heads, Prof A. D. Sahasrabudhe (1994-2003), Prof P. S. Robi ( 2003-2006), Prof U. S. Dixit (2006-2009), Prof D. Chakraborty (2009-2012), Prof P. Mahanta (2012-2014), Prof A. K. Dass (2014-2017), Prof S. K. Dwivedy (2017-2020).

The department is achieving its milestones at various stages of its growth by recruiting and retaining the best faculty members, by upgrading the course-curriculum for catering the need of industry and research, by developing and maintaining state-of-art laboratories, by conducting various QIP, TEQIP and training programs for the students and participants from outside, by conducing cutting-edge research for the country and the society, etc. The department is currently focusing on creating the conducive environment for the students, staff and faculty members to give their best to society and the environment. With best wishes.

S. Senthilvelan
HOD, Department of Mechanical Engineering