Patron:

Sri N. Vinaya Hegde

Chancellor, Nitte (Deemed to be University) & President, Nitte Education Trust

Steering Committee:

Sri. Vishal Hegde, Pro-chancellor, Nitte (Deemed to be University)

Dr. N.R. Shetty, Chancellor, Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga, Karnataka

Dr. Takamoto Itoh, Vice Dean- Mech Engg, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Dr. Harish Kumar Madhyastha, Professor, University of Miyazaki, Japan

Dr. Omid Ansary, Senior Associate Dean (Academic Affairs), Penn State Harrisburg, USA

Dr. Samson Ojoawo, Professor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria

Dr. Shripad T. Revankar, Professor, Purdue University, U.S.A

Mr. Michio Kaida, Director, Chairman, NIDEC-READ Corp., Kyoto, Japan

Mr. Tomonari Kobayashi, President, Kobayashi Create Co. Ltd., Aichi-Ken, Japan

General Chair:

Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar,Principal, NMAMIT, Nitte

General Co-Chairs:

Dr. I. R. Mithanthaya,Vice Principal & Dean (Academics), NMAMIT, Nitte

Dr. Srinivas Rao B. R.,Vice Principal & Controller of Examinations, NMAMIT, Nitte

Conveners:

Dr. Sudesh Bekal, Professor & Dean (R & D), NMAMIT, Nitte

Dr. Muralidhara,Professor & PG Coordinator, NMAMIT, Nitte

Organizing Committee:

Dr. A N Parameswaran, Director, Institute Industry Collaboration, NMAMIT, Nitte

Dr. G. Srinikethan, Director (R&D – Technical), Nitte (Deemed to be University)

Dr. Subrahmanya Bhat K., Professor & Dean (Student Welfare), NMAMIT, Nitte

Dr. K. Rajesh Shetty, Professor & Dean (Admission & Alumni Affairs), NMAMIT, Nitte

Dr. Srinivas Pai P., Professor & Deputy Controller of Examinations, NMAMIT, Nitte

Dr. Srinath Shetty K, Professor & Resident Engineer, NMAMIT, Nitte

Ms. Rashmi D Hegde, Associate Prof. & Head, Dept. of Humanities, NMAMIT, Nitte

Dr. Kumudakshi, Associate Prof. & Head, Dept. of Mathematics, NMAMIT, Nitte

Dr. Shivaprasad Shetty M, Asst. Prof. & Head, Dept. of Chemistry, NMAMIT, Nitte

Dr. Shobha R Prabhu, Asst. Professor & Head, Dept. of Physics, NMAMIT, Nitte

Organizing Secretary:

Dr. Grynal D’mello,Asst. Prof., Dept. of Mechanical Engg., NMAMIT, Nitte

SME-2021 Program Chair:

Dr. Shashikantha Karinka ,Professor & Head, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, NMAMIT, Nitte

Advisory Committee:

Mr. S. Gopinath, Advisor-NMAMIT, Former Executive Director – BHEL Trichy

Dr. Rajkumar P. Singh, Senior Director, Kalyani Center for Technology & Innovation, Bharat Forge Ltd

Dr. N. Ranapratap Reddy, Principal Global Academy of Technology, Bangalore

Mr. V.V. Kamath, Managing Director, Fronius India Private Limited, Pune

Mr. Ashoka Kumar, Director RV- RV-Skills Center for Emerging Technologies, Bangalore

Dr. Anand B. Dhaulakhandi, Additional Director, DRDO, New Delhi

Dr. Peter Fernandes, Principal, Alva’s institute of Engineering and Technology, Moodbidri, Mangalore

Dr. M Ravi, Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR- NIIST, Trivandrum

Dr. K.Venkateswaralu, Principal Scientist CSIR-NAL, Bangalore

Dr. Anand M Shivapuji, Principal Scientist Centre for sustainable energy, IISc, Bangalore

Dr. Ravi Bhate, Scientist-F & Team Leader, CLPM-ARCI, Hyderabad

Dr. Manish Tak, Scientist-E, CLPM-ARCI, Hyderabad

Dr. G. Siva Kumar, Scientist-F, Center for Engineering Coatings (CEC), ARCI-Hyderabd

Dr. Shiv Prakash Singh, Scientist-D, Centre for Cermaic Processing (CCP), ARCI-Hyderabd

Dr. S. Karunanidhi, Scientist, Control Systems Laboratory Research Centre, Hyderabad

Dr. Prasad Yarlagadda , Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Dr. Yeong-Do Park, Professor, Dong-Eui University, Busan, South Korea

Dr. M.T Mathew, Assoc. Professor, Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, USA

Dr. Murali Tumuluru, Senior Welding consultant,  Tumulru Welding Consulting, USA

Dr. Raj B K N Rao, Editor-in-Chief & Publisher, COMADEM International, UK

Dr. Amit Banerjee, Professor, Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg, USA

Dr. Ning Fang, Assoc. Prof., Utah State University, USA

Dr. G. Ravichandran, Adjunct Professor, NMAMIT Former General Manager, WRI, Trichy

Dr. Rangan Banerjee, Professor, Energy Systems Engineering,  IIT Bombay

Dr. Shripad P Mahulikar, Avon Humboldt Fellow,Professor Dept.of Aerospace Engg., IIT-Bombay

Dr. A. K. Sharma, Professor, IIT Roorkee

Dr. J. M. Mallikarjuna, Professor, IIT Madras.

Dr. Srikanth Rao, Professor & Head Mechanical Engineering Department NITK – Surathkal

Dr. K V Gangadharan, Professor, NITK Suratkal

Dr. Satyashankara Sharma, Professor & Head, Dept. Mechanical & Manufacturing Engg., MIT, Manipal

Dr. Dinesh Singh Thakur, Assoc. Professor, DIAT, Pune

Dr. Girisha K.B, Professor, Adichunchanagiri University,BGSIT, Bangalore

Prof. R. Natarajan, Former Director – IIT Madras 

Prof. Ajit Kumar Kolar, Retired Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department – IIT Madras 

Prof. Rangan Banerjee, Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department – IIT Bombay 

Prof L.M.Das, Professor, Centre for Energy Studies – IIT Delhi 

Prof. H. S. Maiti, Former Director, CGCRI, INAE Distinguished Professor, Department of Ceramic Engineering, NIT Rourkela

Dr. Hoysala N Chanakya, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Technical Committee:

Dr. Sudesh Bekal, Professor & Dean Research, NMAMIT Nitte

Dr. Srinivas Pai P, Professor & DCOE, NMAMIT Nitte

Dr. Laxmana Naik L, Professor, MCE, Hassan  

Dr. B. Yogesha, Professor, MCE, Hassan 

Dr. Vishal Sharma, Professor, Dr. BANIT Jalandhar

Dr. Narasimha Marakala, Professor, NMAMIT Nitte

Dr. Muralidhara, Professor & PG Coordinator, NMAMIT Nitte

Dr. Sudheer M, Professor & Head Mechanical Engineering, SJEC, Mangalore

Dr. Narasimha Bailkere, Professor, NMAMIT Nitte

Dr. Mallikappa, Professor, NMAMIT Nitte

Dr. Gururaj Upadhyaya, Assoc. Professor, Mech. Engg. Dept., NMAMIT

Dr. Manjunath S H, Professor, Adichunchanagiri University, Mandya

Dr.Praveen MP, Director at Numentrix consulting, Bengaluru

Dr. Ranjit Abraham, Chief Data Scientist, Anna University, Coimbatore

Dr.Rajeshwar. S. Kadadevaramat, Professor, SIT, Tumukur

Dr. Suresh L, Principal, Cambridge institute of Technology, Bangalore

Dr. Harisha S K, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, RVCE, Bangalore

Dr. Prakash K R, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIE Mysore

Dr. Jayashree D. Mallapur, Basaveshwar Engineering College (Autonomous), Bagalkot

Dr. Vijay GS, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, MIT, Manipal

Dr. J V Simha, Numentrix consulting, Bengaluru

Dr. Madeva Nagaral, Deputy Manager, Aircraft Research and Design Centre, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore

Dr. Shivaprakash Y.M, Associate Professor MIT, MAHE, Manipal

Dr. R. P. Swamy, Department of Mechanical Engineering,

Dr. Srinivasa C V, Professor & Head, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, GM Institute of Technology, Davangere

Dr. Amith Jones, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, JNNCE, Shivamogga

Dr. Nayaka G P, Scientist, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

Dr. Rajasekaran Saminathan, Assistant Professor, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia, Jazan, 45142

Dr. A V Raghu, Professor, Jain University

Dr. Kameshwari Devi S H, Professor, Dept of Polymer science and technology, SJCE, Mysore

Dr. Abhinav K Nair, Assistant Professor, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kottayam

Dr. Drakshayani D N, Retired Professor, Sirmvit, Mechanical engineering, Bengaluru

Dr. Madhu P, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan

Dr. Satya Narayan, Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Moodbidri

Dr. Ayub Ahmed Janvekar, School of Mechanical Engineering, VIT University, Chennai

Dr. Vignesh Nayak Ullal, MITE, Moodbidre, Mangalore

Dr. Arun Augustin. Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Christ College of Engineering, Thrissur, kerala

Dr. M. Rajesh, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, A.V.C. College (Autonomous), Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu

Dr. Channabasappa Hampali, Professor, Reva University, Bangalore 

Dr. H C Chittappa, Professor, UVCE, Bangalore

Dr. B M Rajaprakash, Professor, UVCE, Bangalore

Dr. Sharanappa, Associate Professor, NITK Surathkal

Dr. B K Muralidhar, Professor, NMIT, Bangalore

Dr. Sudheer Reddy, Professor and HoD, NMIT, Bangalore

Dr. Ezil Vannan, Professor, MCE, Hassan

Dr. Sumana B G, Associate professor, Government Engineering College, Hassan