The Department of Mechanical Engineering is functioning since the inception of the college with an intake of 60 students. An additional batch of 60 students was started in the year 2010. An M.Tech programme in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) started functioning in the Department from the year 2011 onwards.
The department has the state of the art facilities for various laboratories and department library. Guest lectures and industrial visits are periodically arranged for the students to supplement their curriculum. The Department strive for all round excellence in students, encouraging them in all extra curricular activities.
Research activities at the department are progressing in the areas of feature based design, optimization/analysis of mechanical systems, alternate fuels for IC engines, air pollution modeling, thermal energy storage, and materials technology.
The department has a team of highly qualified and experienced faculty . The department regularly organizes technical workshops and promotes faculties and students to attend workshops and conferences to expose them to emerging areas.
Prof. Ninan Chacko F.I.E
Head of the Department
Contact No: 0468-2301702, 0468-2301703
Prof. Ninan Chacko graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Kerala University and took Masters degree in Machine Tools from IIT Madras. He started his career as a Lecturer in the department of Mechanical Engineering with TKM College of Engineering, Kollam in 1983 and retired from service in 2012 as Professor after 29 years of service. With nearly 32 years of teaching experience he has contributed a number research papers in various reputed, International/National Journals and conferences.He has guided various projects during his career. His areas of interest include Manufacturing Engineering, Advanced Machine tools, and Advanced material Technologies. He is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) and life member of ISTE. He was a member of Board of Studies (PG and UG) in Kerala University.
The mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has three tenets that center on the principle of improving lives and livelihoods: to create knowledge through research in the science and technology of mechanical engineering; to share knowledge through educational programs and the dissemination of our new discoveries; and to develop the professional potential of faculty, staff, and students.
A Department that
- provides a Mechanical Engineering education that meets the highest global standards;
- is innovative, pioneering and leading in all of its core activities;
- has faculty, staff and students who seek perfection through collaborative, high quality and meaningful productivity.