Current Students

New Student Orientation, October 2020 Online Semester

A warm welcome to the new students joining the department in the Oct. 2020 semester. This is an online semester and it will be a while before you come to our campus. In these exceptional circumstances, we will try our best to make you feel at home (while you are at home) with things that you need to do for your course work and other academic activities. 

We begin with the department orientation programme on Sep. 29th and 30th. The schedule is as follows.

Sep29th, 2020
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10:00 AM: DCC meets the new students to explain the course requirements

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11:00 AM: “What is research?” a talk by Prof. M. S. Bobji
12:00 PM: “Research ethics” a talk by Prof. Saptarshi Basu
02:30 PM: A session with the Department Wellness Committee, Prof. V. R. Sonti
03:00 PM: Interaction of the new students with the TAs and DCC student members
Sep. 30th, 2020
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09:30 AM: Welcome to the new students by Prof. G. K. Ananthasuresh

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09:45 AM: Introduction of the new students, TAs, and faculty
10:15 AM: Q & A
10:30 AM: 15-min faculty presentations begin and continue through the rest of the day

Research Orientation Programme on 30th September 2020 

Research Orientation Programme on 1st October 2020 

 

Thesis Colloquium

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 

 

Past Thesis Colloquia

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. 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
    2. 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
    3. 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

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

 

Addverb
 
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