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School of Mechanical Engineering(SMEC)

Sl. No Year Sanction order Number (Ref. No) Project Title Name of the Principal Investigator/
Designation School / Center attached  Name of the Funding Agency Category Duration of project
(in months)
Total sacntioned amount in Rs. Amount received in Rs. Collaboration Current Status
1 2013 SB/FTP/ETA-0128/2013 Development of combustion chamber for LPG fulled lean burn spark ignition engine. Dr. Porpatham E Professor SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 48 3236000 2988884 Nil Completed
2 2014 SB/S3/ME/35/2013 Hot corrosion studies on Alloy 617 OCC in ultra-supercritical power plant environment Dr. N. Arivazhagan, 
Dr. M. Nageswara Rao,
 Mr. A.H.V. Pawan
Professor SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2953200 1824400 Nil Completed
3 2014 SB/FT/CS-076/2013 Preparation of self bonded magnesium aluminate aggregates for refactory applications from synthesized (by coprecipitation) Magnesium aluminate hydrate.  Dr.Soumen Pal  Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2452000   Nil Completed
4 2015 ARDB/01/2031754/M/I Studies on bi-metallic combinations of Inconel 718 and AISI 316 L stainless steel. Dr. Devendranath Ramkumar Professor SMEC DRDO-AR&DB Govt agency 36 1237000 366000 Nil Ongoing
5 2015 SB/S3/MMER/008/2014 Experimental study on Kalina Cycle System. Dr.Tangellapalli Srinivas
Professor SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 24 3400000 2770000 Nil Completed
6 2015 SP/YO/006/2015 Development of Human Powered Vehicle for a sustainable Rural and Urban Transportation PI - Dr.Denis Ashok
Co-PI - Prof. Krishna


Professor SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 30 943098   Nil Completed
7 2015 YSS/2014/000706 Development of PCGTA welding and activated flux TIG techniques for improved mechanical properties of super-austenitic stainless steels. Dr.Devendranath
Professor SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 1685000 895000 Nil Ongoing
8 2015 F.No.02/77/2015-16/ICSSR/RPR Stress and Coping Styles Of Women Entrepreneurs In Tamil Nadu Prof.Subashini Assistant Professor SMEC ICSSR Govt agency 24 1200000 480000 Nil Ongoing
9 2016 SC-9/2015-16/ICSSR/RPS Crime Against Women Punishment Goals And Social Economic Life Of Victims Social Order And  Moderating Effect Of Public Protest Dr.Pulidindi Venugopal Professor SMEC ICSSR Govt agency 24 1600000 03.04.3652 Nil Ongoing
10 2016 SB/FTP/ETA-0009/2014 A study of structural domping and forced vibration responses of carbon nanotube reinforced rotation tapered hybrid composite plates. Dr. R. Vasudevan Professor SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2146000 1115000 Nil Ongoing
11 2016 YSS/2015/001525 Fabrication of novel ceramic composites by Microwave sintering. Dr. Raja Annamalai A Professor SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2169310 1067170 Nil Ongoing
12 2016 No.34/14/01/2016-BRNS/34027 Plasma Treatment On Metallic Materials With And Without Coatings For Biomedical
Dr. Geetha Manivasagam Professor SMEC DAE-BRNS Govt agency 36 3444026 592125 Nil Ongoing
13 2016 R.5/2/PG/15-16/PG2016015 Vibration and damping characteristics of woven aloe vera fibre fabric/hybrid polymer uniform and tapered honeycomb sandwich composite structures. Student Project, Guide -
Dr. G. Venkatachalam
Professor SMEC IE(I) Govt agency 12 94200 94200 Nil Completed
14 2016 39/14/21/2016-BRNS/34174 Theoretical Investigations and modeling of a double-screw Hydrogen Extruder. Dr.A.Senthil Kumar Professor SMEC DAE-BRNS Govt agency 36 2368720 427750 Nil ongoing
15 2016 ECR/2016/000935 Condition Monitoring and Damage Assessment during Cryogenic Drilling of CFRP for Improved Surface Integrity and Functional Performance. Dr. A. S. S. Balan Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2341070 1592520 Nil ongoing
16 2016 ECR/2016/000768 Conjugate Heat Transfer Study of Turbulent Plane Jet Impinging onto a Moving Flat Plate at Inclined Angle. Dr. Devendra Kumar Patel Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 1773660 822160 Nil ongoing
17 2016 DST/INT/EGYPT/P-01/
Damping enhancement of laminated composite plate using CNT. Dr. S. Devindran
SMEC DST (Indo-Egypt)  Govt agency 24 630000 315000 International
Prof. Nouby Ghazaly, South Valley University, Egypt.
18 2016 ECR/2016/001059 Sustainability and Composition Based Evaluation of Biofuel Energy Resources. Dr. Thangaraja J Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 1993750   Nil Ongoing
19 2016 NRB/4003/PG/386 Studies on laser-GMA-hybrid welding of high strength low alloy naval grade steel. Dr. N. Arivazhagan Senior
SMEC DRDO-NRB Govt agency 36 2241600 736000 Nil Ongoing
20 2017 ECR/2016/001829 Effect of Perforation and Corrugation on the Nonlinear Flexural and Vibration Behavior of Heated Layered/Graded Composite Panels under Various Loading/Support Conditions. Dr.Vishesh Ranjan Kar Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 1151700 872000 Nil Ongoing
21 2017 ECR/2016/001808 Development of Telefacturing based distributed manufacturing support system for optimal manufacturing service for Indian small and medium scale enterprises. Dr. Vijaya Kumar Manupati Associate
SMEC DST - SERB Govt agency 36 1359600 250000 Nil Ongoing
22 2017 EMR/2016/004138 Development of Engine Controller and Combustion Chamber for Multi-fule gas operated Spark Ignition Engine. Dr. Porpatham E
Co.PI. Dr. Sumathy - 10183
Professor SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 24 2398620 1744590 Nil Ongoing
23 2017 ECR/2016/001972 Design and validation of additive manufactured catalytic converter for control of aldehyde emissions from a gasohol fueled spark spark ignition engine. Dr. Prakash R Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2404600 900000 Nil Ongoing
24 2017 ECR/2016/001873 Aerothermodynamic analysis of Shock-Surface Interactions in high speed flow using Conjugate Heat Transfer Solver. Dr. Bibin John Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 1446500   Nil Ongoing
25 2017 ECR/2017/000906 Development of Lightweight carbon Nanomaterials Hybridized Hollow Glass Microspheres/Epoxy Conducting Composite Syntactic Foams. Dr. Ariful Rahaman S K Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2182780 1059830 Nil Ongoing
26 2017 DARO/DBFA/83226/M/01/2031/D(R&D) Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Buckling and Vibration Behaviour of Non-uniformly heated laminated polymer nano composite plates PI - Dr.P.Jeyaraj
Co-PI - Dr.R.Vasudevan
Professor SMEC AR&DB Govt agency 24 1566890 1063670 National Ongoing
27 2017 ECR/2016/001938 Design and Development of Compliant Microgripper for Performing Minimally Invasive Biopsis. Dr. Bharanidharan Ramalingam Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2216500 1785500 Nil Ongoing
28 2017 ECR/2017/000512 Design, Development of a Novel Method for Estimating Residual strength of Composite Structures Damaged by Impact Loading Dr. Mallikarjuna Reddy Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2573560 2157580 Nil Ongoing
29 2017 DST/INT/UK/P-121/2016 Methanol Fed High Energy Density Fuel Cell  System with Novel Catalyst and Flow Field Design Prof. R.Thundil Karuppa Raj Professor SMEC DST - UKIERI  Govt agency 36 12679116   National - PSG Tech
International - Prof.Rui Chen,Loughborough University, UK
30 2017 ECR/2017/001267 Development of a novel Injection Strategy for Hydrogen Fuelled Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim M Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 2439140 1327310 Nil Ongoing
31 2017 EEQ/2017/000096 Develpoment and peformance Evaluation of self lubricating Nanostructured Cold Sprayed Coatings Dr.B.Venkateswaralu Associate
SMEC DST-SERB Govt agency 36 3171000 1560000 Nil Ongoing
32 2017 F.No.02/32/2017-18/RP/
A study on Awareness, Knowledge, Socio-economic Status and Willingnes to Purchase Consumer Goods in Vellore City. Dr. C. Padmavathy Assistant
SMEC ICSSR Govt agency 24 600000 150000 Nil Ongoing
33 2018 Con/BH/010/Rev-02 Design, Development,  Manufacturing and Certification Testing of Ballistic Helmets forDefence
PI - Dr.Padanaban
Co-PI - Dr.R.Vasudevan
Professor SMEC Concorde Helmets Industry 18 1203600 503000 Nil Ongoing
34 2018 DST/INT/UK/P-164/2017 D Micro-Stereolithography Printing of Scaffolds using Plant Oil Polymers and Graphene for Various
Functional Biomedical Applications
PI - Dr.A.S.S.Balan
Co-PI - Dr.R.Vasudevan
Co-PI - Dr.Arun Tom Mathew
SMEC UK-India Educational Research Initiative[UKIERI] Govt agency 24 4203823 0 International - Cranfield University,UK Ongoing
35 2018 IAPP1R2\100145 Advanced Composite Materials Based Joint Industrial/Academic Curriculum Development for Automotive Sector in India & UK. PI from Cranfield University: Dr.Krzysztof Koziol
PI - Dr.R.Vasudevan
Co-PI - Dr.M.Ganapathy
Co-PI - Dr.T.C.Kanish
Professor SMEC Royal Academy of Engineering -UK International
24 4474000 0 International -
Mahindra & Mahindra, Pune
36 2018 ERIP/201705007/M/
Studies on Laser-GMA- Hybrid welding of maraging steel MDN 250 Dr. Arivazhagan  N
Co-PI Dr. Manikandan  M
Professor SMEC DRDO Govt agency 36 1921000 0 Nil Ongoing
37 2018 DRDL/21/15F/2017/0262/0227F Non-Linear Quasi static Buckling Response Analysis of Ellipsoidal Dome PI - Dr.R.Vasudevan
Co-PI - Dr.M.Ganapathy
Co-PI - Dr.R.Manoharan
Professor SMEC DRDL Govt agency 24 1980000 0   Ongoing
38 2018 SR/NM/NT-1016/2017(G) Enhancement of first ply and progressive plies failure loads of composite plates using CNT Reinforcement  PI - Dr.R.Vasudevan
Co-PI- Dr.Edwin Sudhagar
Professor SMEC DST-Nano Mission Govt agency 36 2453600 1424000 Nil Ongoing