Current Students

M. Tech Project Titles for batch 2020-2022

(for M.Tech (Course Programme) only joined in October 2020)

Project Titles  Faculty
  1. FEM Computations and experiments in rotor dynamics
  2. Vibrations of periodic structures using WKB theory and homogenization.
Venkat R. Sonti
  1. Microchannel device for bacterial colonization
  2. Sensor development using sessile droplets i. Disease diagnosis
Saptarshi Basu
Topology optimization of lattice structures for additively manufactured components G. K. Ananthasuresh
  1. Performance and Emissions Characteristics of Internal Combustion Engines
  2. Combustion Studies of Internal Combustion Engines
R. Thirumaleshwara Naik
FEM for magnetostatic analysis Chandrashekhar S. Jog
  1. Mechanics of collective cell migrations: What makes a leader?
  2. Fiber reinforced elastomers in soft robotics
Namrata Gundiah
  1. Thermodynamic system design and implementation to generate liquid nitrogen from air using cryopumps
  2. Design of a cryocooling system for thermal management of CPUs under extreme overclocking
Navaneetha K. Ravichandran
  1. Ground robot formation control using neural networks
  2. Constrained trajectory planning for redundant manipulators using neural networks
Jishnu Keshavan
  1. Measuring flow induced molecular deformation of polymers using in-situ Raman spectroscopy
  2. Correlating ‘feel of the finger’ with the coefficient of friction on various surfaces
M. S. Bobji
  1. Droplet impact and interaction on nonwetting surfaces
  2. Dynamics of Leidenfrost droplets
Susmita Dash
  1. PCM based thermal management of EV Batteries
  2. Modeling of a Novel Microchannel for a supercritical CO2 power-block
Pramod Kumar
  1. Bubble rise in a iscoelastic fluid
  2. Instabilities in particle laden flows
Gaurav Tomar
  1. Control Systems for s-CO2 Brayton cycle power plant
  2. High speed nano-positioning stages: design and development
G. R. Jayanth
Development of the propulsion system for a robotic fish Raghuraman N. Govardhan
Finite element modeling of crack propagation in elastic-plastic solids using the phase field method R. Narasimhan
  1. Gust response of micro-air vehicles
  2. Convection in particle laden fluids
Jaywant H. Arakeri
Hydrodynamics of fish-like swimming. Ratnesh K. Shukla
Thermal management of EV battery system Pradip Dutta
  1. Design and Control of a Prosthetic Arm
  2. Mechanical Assembly Modeling
Dibakar Sen

 

 

Thesis Colloquium

 

Past Thesis Colloquia

 

2021

    1. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Interaction of bubble(s) and buoyant rigid particles with vortical structures: Towards understanding turbulence modulation in bubbly-turbulent flows” on September 20, 2021, 3:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Subhajit Biswas, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    2. MTech(R) Thesis Colloquium: “Measuring three-dimensional deformations of elastic ribbons” on September 1, 2021, 4:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Kishan Kumar Gupta, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    3. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Discrete Particulate Description of Slender Elastic Structures Undergoing Geometrically Nonlinear Deformations and Interacting Dynamically with Particles” on August 23, 2021, 4:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Prasenjit Ghosh, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    4. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Experimental and Numerical Studies on Chemically Active Flame Inhibitors” on August 9, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Pabitra Badhuk, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    5. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Analysis of CO2 and CO2 + Propane Mixtures for Tropical Cooling Applications” on August 5, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Kundan Kumar, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    6. MTech(R) Thesis Colloquium: “Mechanics of collective cell migration on substrates of different stiffness” on July 29, 2021, 12:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Suvakash Dey,  M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    7. MTech(R) Thesis Colloquium: “Steady Sedimentation of Particles in Long Vertical Tube and Effect of End Boundary Conditions on Convective Motion” on July 22, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Deepan Sharma, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    8. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Hybrid Model of a Micro Channel Heat Exchanger used in a sCO2 Brayton Cycle” on July 6, 2021, 3:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Vivek Pandey, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    9. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Mixed-mode Fracture Behavior of Basal Textured Magnesium Alloys” on June 29, 2021, 3:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Vaishakh K V, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    10. MTech(R) Thesis Colloquium: “Steady Sedimentation of Particles in Long Vertical Tube and Effect of End Boundary Conditions on Convective Motion” on May 3, 2021, 3:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Deepan Sharma, M. Tech (Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    11. MTech(R) Thesis Colloquium: “Design and Development of Force Sensor for Measurement of Tactile Friction” on April 23, 2021, 11:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Raghvendra Murdande, M. Tech (Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    12. MTech(R) Thesis Colloquium: “Spherical Indentation Response of Bulk and Thin Film Shape Memory Alloys” on April 19, 2021, 3:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Narayan Venkitachalam, M. Tech (Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    13. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Influence of surface topography and roughness on lubrication, friction and scuffing in high hardness steels” on April 15, 2021, 3:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Vimal Edachery, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    14. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Vapor Mediated Interactions in Droplets” on April 15, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Omkar Hegde, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    15. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Numerical Studies on Plastic Deformation, Notch Sensitivity and Fracture Behavior of Bulk Metallic Glasses and Composites” on March 29, 2021, 3:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Tanmay Dutta, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    16. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles and Turbomachinery Development for Renewable Energy and Waste Heat Recovery on February 11, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Sharath S, PhD Student (ERP), Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    17. MTech (Research) Thesis Colloquium: “Mechanics of Collective Cell Migration on Substrates of Different Stiffness” on January 27, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Suvakash Dey, M.Tech (Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    18. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Analysis of CO2 and CO2+ Propane Mixtures for Tropical Cooling Applications on January 27, 2021, 10:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Kundan Kumar, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 

2020

    1. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Hybrid Model of a Micro Channel Heat Exchanger used in a sCO2 Brayton Cycle” on December 30, 2020, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Vivek Pandey, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    2. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Mechanobiology of cell-substrate interaction” on December 23, 2020, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams,  (Click here to join the Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Siddhartha Jaddivada, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    3. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Microstructure, mechanical behavior, and thermal stability of in-situ polymer-derived ceramic reinforced Al-based composites” on December 4, 2020, 2:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams,  (Click here to join the meeting)
      Speaker: Mr. Abhishek Pariyar , PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    4. MTech (Research) Thesis Colloquium: “Brownian Motion in Complex Fluids” on November 10, 2020, 2:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Dibyendu Mandal, M.Tech(R) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    5. MTech (Research) Thesis Colloquium: “A phenomenological one-dimensional model for elastic ribbons” on October 9, 2020, 12:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Anindya Karmakar, M.Tech(R) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    6. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Topological derivative-based optimization of Fiber-reinforced Structures, Coupled Thermoelastic Structures and Compliant Mechanisms” on September 23, 2020, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Akashay Desai, PhD, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    7. MTech (Research) Thesis Colloquium: “Stick-Slip, Detachment Waves and Interface Fracture” on August 24, 2020, 11:30 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Mohd. Aaquib Ansari, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    8. PhD Thesis Colloquium:  Analysis and Modelling of Small Scale Organic Rankine Cycle System with Scroll Expanderon July 30, 2020, 10:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Avinash Dash
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    9. MSc(Engg) Thesis Colloquium:  Fundamental Studies on Adsorption of Water Vapor by Silica Gel” on July 28, 2020, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Chaudhari Gitesh Dilip [use the link for joining the Colloquium]
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    10. PhD Thesis Colloquium:  Vibration Mitigation in Spacecraft Components Using Stewart Platform and Particle Impact Dampingon July 15, 2020, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams [use the link for joining the Colloquium]
      Speaker: Mr. Nazeer Ahmad
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    11. PhD Thesis Colloquium:  Development of PCM Coupled Heat Pipe for Space Applicationon June 11, 2020, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Venkata Raghavendra
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    12. PhD Thesis Colloquium:  Thermal Turbomachinery Design for Closed Thermal Cycles and Multiple Fluidson May 26, 2020, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Vijayaraj Kunniyoor
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker

Thesis Defense

 

Past Thesis Defenses

2021

    1. M.Tech (Res) Thesis Defense:  “Spherical Indentation Response of Bulk and Thin Film Shape Memory Alloys” on September 22, 2021, 3:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Narayan Venkitachalam, M. Tech (Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    2. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Influence of surface topography and roughness on lubrication, friction and scuffing in high hardness steels” on September 14, 2021, 4:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Vimal Edachery, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    3. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Numerical Studies on Plastic Deformation, Notch Sensitivity and Fracture Behavior of Bulk Metallic Glasses and Composites” on September 2, 2021, 3:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Tanmay Dutta, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    4. M.Tech (Res) Thesis Defense:  “Stick-Slip, Detachment Waves and Interface Fracture” on June 23, 2021, 10:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Mohd. Aaquib Ansari, M.Tech (Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    5. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Topological derivative-based optimization of Fiber-reinforced Structures, Coupled Thermoelastic Structures, and Compliant Mechanisms” on May 26, 2021, 3:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Akshay Desai, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    6. M.Tech (Res) Thesis Defense:  “Brownian Motion in Complex Fluids” on May 4, 2021, 2:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Dibyendu Mandal, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    7. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Microstructure, mechanical behavior, and thermal stability of in-situ polymer-derived ceramic reinforced Al-based composites” on April 16, 2021, 3:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Abhishek Pariyar, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    8. M.Sc(Engg.) Thesis Defense:  “Fundamental Studies on Adsorption of Water Vapor by Silica Gel” on February 17, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Chaudhari Gitesh Dilip, M.Sc. (Engg.), Mechanical Engineering, IISc (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    9. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Vibration Mitigation in Spacecraft Components Using Stewart Platform and Particle Impact Damping” on January 20, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Nazeer Ahmad, PhD Scholar, Mechanical Engineering, IISc (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    10. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Experimental Studies on Methanol Sprays for IC Engine Applications” on January 13, 2021, 3:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Speaker: Mr. Anupam Ghosh, PhD Scholar, Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    11. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Analysis and Modelling of Small Scale Organic Rankine Cycle System with Scroll Expander” on January 8, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Speaker: Mr. Avinash Dash, PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker

 

2020

    1. M.Tech (Res) Thesis Defense:  “A Phenomenological One-Dimensional Model for Elastic Ribbons” on December 28, 2020, 3:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Anindya Karmakar, M.Tech(Res) Student, Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    2. PhD Thesis Defense:  Development of PCM Coupled Heat Pipe for Space Applicationon October 27, 2020, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams [use the link for joining the Thesis Defense] 
      Speaker: Mr. Venkata Raghavendra, Scientist at the UR Rao Satellite Centre of ISRO, Bangalore, PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    3. PhD Thesis Defense:  ‘Thermal Turbomachinery Design for Closed Thermal Cycles and Multiple Fluids’ on October 16, 2020, 9:30 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, [use the link for joining the Thesis Defense] 
      Student Name: Mr. Prem Prakash Singh, PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker

    4. PhD Thesis Defense:  ‘Fabrication and Characterization of Optomechanical Devices’ on September 25, 2020, 3:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Student Name: Mr. Prem Prakash Singh, PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering, IISc
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    5. PhD Thesis Defense:  ‘Torque Transport, Mean Velocity Profiles and Turbulent Statistics of a Wide-Gap Taylor-Couette Flow’ on August 18, 2020, 10:30 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Student Name: Mr. Akhilesh M. Prabhu
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    6. M.Tech (Res) Thesis Defense:  ‘Gust Rejection in Insect Flight’ on July 23, 2020, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Student Name: Mr. Dipendra Gupta
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    7. PhD Thesis Defense:  ‘Heat Transfer and Visualization Students in the Evaporator of a Flat Loop Heat Pipe’ on July 9, 2020, 3:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams
      Student Name: Mr. Mulla Saleem Basha (ERP)
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker

Upcoming Wellness Seminar

 

 

Past Wellness Seminar

2021

    1. ME Wellness Seminar:  “Wellness and Health: Talks by Samatvam, Bengaluru on May 15, 2021, 4:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join Seminar)
      Topics and Speakers

 

 

Administrative Forms

 

Dear Students

As part of the administrative procedures, you would need to fill in many forms. Here is a list of forms for your convenience. If there are any errors in the forms or if you think we need to post more forms, please let us know.

Administrative Assistant, Student Affairs, mecheng@IISc

 

Administrative Forms Word PDF
Comprehensive exam request form
Extension financial assistance for students
No dues portal – student guidelines v1.0
Non air india – declaration
PMRF-half yearly proforma
Proforma of undertaking internship
Statutory deposit form
Students assistance programme form
Students loan form
Thesis submission form
Travel settlement
Updated GARP form
VPN access form
Wireless form updated
Work order form ( Workshop)

 

 

Here is the list of companies that have hired Mecheng Students in the last five years

 

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Airbus
Ashok Leyland
Bajaj Auto
CG Power
Caterpillar
ESI Group
Exxon Mobile
Fouress Engineering
General Electric
Hero Motor Corp.
Hind Rectifier
J. P. Morgan
Lam Research
Mahindra & Mahindra
Phillips
PTC
Rolls Royce
Tata Advanced Systems
Tata Motors
Taiwan Semiconductor