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Thesis Colloquium

  1. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Emergence and Propagation of Aerodynamic Instabilities in Centrifugal Compressors with Vaned Diffusers: Effect of Diffuser Solidity and Stagger” on April 10, 2024,02:30 PM, Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Kishore Kumar C, PhD student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker

Past Thesis Colloquia

2023

  1. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Collagen Crosslinks in Hydrogel Failures and Corneal Tissue Mechanics” on March 20, 2024,11:00 AM, Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Anshul Shrivastava, PhD student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
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  3. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Dynamics Of Leidenfrost Droplets On Micro-Textured Surfaceson January 29, 2024,10:00 AM, MMCR, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Datta Prasad M R, PhD student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  4. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Investigations on Radial Inflow Turbine for Supercritical CO2 Power Cycleson January 29, 2024,11:00 AM, Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Syed Jiaul Hoque, PhD student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  5. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “On Topological Approaches for Planning Electro-Mechanical Assemblieson January 23, 2024,11:30 AM, Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Arun Rehal, PhD student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  6. MTech(Res) Thesis Colloquium: “Learning-based Koopman structures for model-based control” on September 04, 2023,Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Chandan Kumar Sah, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  7. MTech(Res) Thesis Colloquium: “Direct Numerical Simulation of Square Vortex Flowson July 24, 2023,Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Abhishek Goyal, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  8. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Experimental and numerical study of mechanics and mechanisms of mode I fracture of a textured magnesium alloyon July 24, 2023,Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Arjun Sreedhar S, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  9. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Numerical simulations of deforming capsules and cells in a flowon June 07, 2023,Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Kiran S, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  10. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Insights into evaporation,atomization and precipitate formation of polymer dropletson May 25, 2023, MMCR, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Gannena K S Raghuram, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  11. MTech(Res)Thesis Colloquium: “Inverse Material Design using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) and Ontologyon May 19, 2023, MMCR, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Anandkumar Patel, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  12. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Studies on Two-Stage Air-Cooled Silica gel + Water Adsorption Cooling Systemon May 11, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Ms. Manila Reddy Madhuri , PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  13. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Statics and Dynamics of Connected Shallow Arches with Applications to Dynamically Offloading Footwear and Mechanical Logic Gates and Processors on April 24, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Priyabrata Maharana, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  14. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Towards metal additive manufacturing using alternate powders on April 17, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. Harish Singh Dhami, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  15. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Studies on Metal Hydride based Multifunctional Coupled Thermal Battery Systems on April 05, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc 
    Speaker: Mr. K Malleswararao, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  16. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Secondary atomization of a droplet in diverse Interaction settings on March 13, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc (Click here to join for online meeting)
    Speaker: Mr. Shubham Sharma, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  17. MTech(Res) Thesis Colloquium: “A Monolithic Finite Element Formulation for Magnetohydrodynamics Involving a Compressible Fluid on February 27, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
    Speaker: Mr. Adhip Gupta, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  18. MTech(Res) Thesis Colloquium: “3D-Printing of Lunar Soil Simulant via Direct Extrusion method on February 16, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
    Speaker: Ms. Dhanashri Desai, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  19. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “ALE-based Monolithic Finite Element Strategies for Fluid Structure Interaction Problems on February 10, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
    Speaker: Mr. Suman Datta, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  20. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Influence of surface topography on wear and debris morphology of polymers on January 20, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
    Speaker: Mr. Rajeev Kumar Gupta, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  21. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Experimental and Theoretical Insights into impact phenomena of Small Scale Liquid Interfacial systems on January 20, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
    Speaker: Mr. Durbar Roy, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  22. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Experimental and Numerical Studies on an Automobile Air Conditioning System with Refrigerants R134a, R1234yf and R1234ze(E) on January 12, 2023, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
    Speaker: Mr. Gurudutt H M, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker

2022

    1. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Stability of wall-bounded compressible shear flows on December 15, 2022, 03:00 PM, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Mandeep Deka, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    2. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “On the development of sensible heat storage for concentrated solar power applications: Thermo-fluid management and materials on November 29, 2022, 03:00 PM, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Dipti Ranjan Parida, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    3. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Coalescence of polymeric droplets “ on November 28, 2022, 11:00 AM, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Vegesina Sarath Chandra Varma, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    4. MTech(Res) Thesis Colloquium: “Sub-Newtonian coalescence in polymeric fluids “ on November 17, 2022, 3:00 PM, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Abhineet Singh Rajput, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    5. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Numerical simulations of shock-induced bubble collapse in strain-rate-hardening and strain-rate-softening fluids “ on October 6, 2022, 2:00 PM, Conference Room, ME@ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Sunder Dasika, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    6. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Design and development of lateral force-controlled tribosystems” on August 30, 2022, 10:30 AM, Conference Room, ME @ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Pranay Vinayak Likhar, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    7. MTech(R) Thesis Colloquium: “Vaned diffuser effect on the performance of centrifugal compressor performance and stall” on August 19, 2022, 02:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Mayank Jaiswal, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    8. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Experimental Investigation of Syngas Combustion in a Novel Two-stage combustor” on July 28, 2022, 11:00 AM, Conference Room, ME @ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Atanu Dolai, PD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    9. MTech(R) Thesis Colloquium: “Turbulent moist free convection over horizontal surfaces” on June 27, 2022, 03:30 PM, Conference Room, ME @ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Parth Khokhani, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    10. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Mechanobiology of cell-substrate interactions” on May 9, 2022, 11:00 AM, Conference Room, ME @ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Siddhartha Jaddivada, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    11. MTech(R) Thesis Colloquium: “Classical Approach to Understanding Hollow Droplet Impact Dynamics” on April 25, 2022, 10:00 PM, MMCR, ME @ IISc
      Speaker: Mr. Deekshith Naidu, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    12. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Multi-linear disassembly path determination: A geometric approach” on March 2, 2022, 3:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Chandra Sekhar Sathua, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker

 

2021

    1. PhD Thesis Colloquium: “Studies on modelling the mechanics of slender elastic ribbons” on October 28, 2021, 4:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis Colloquium)
      Speaker: Mr. Arun Kumar, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    2. 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
    3. 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
    4. 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
    5. 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
    6. 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
    7. 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
    8. 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
    9. 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
    10. 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
    11. 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
    12. 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
    13. 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
    14. 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
    15. 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
    16. 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
    17. 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
    18. 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 
    19. 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

  1. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Numerical simulations of deforming capsules and cells in a flow” on January 23, 2024, 02:00PM, Conference Room, @ME IISc 
    Student Name: Mr. Kiran S, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
    Abstract and Biography of the Speaker

Past Thesis Defenses

2023

    1. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Studies on Two-Stage Air-Cooled Silica gel + Water Adsorption Cooling System” on December 18, 2023, 10:00AM, Online ( click here to join online )
      Student Name: Ms. Manila Madhuri Reddy, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speake
    2. MTech(Res) Thesis Defense:  “Learning and Control of serial manipular dynamics using Koopman-ZNN framework” on November 22, 2023, 11:00AM, Conference Room @ME IISc 
      Student Name: Mr. Chandan Kumar Sah , MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    3. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Insights into evaporation, atomization and precipitate formation of polymer droplets.” on November 21, 2023, 11:00AM,  Online  (click here to join online)
      Student Name: Mr. Gannena K S Raghuram, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    4. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Experimental and numerical study of mechanics and mechanisms of model fracture in a textured magnesium alloy” on November  08, 2023, 10:00AM, Conference Room, @ME IISc
      Student Name: Mr. Arjun Sreedhar S, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    5. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Secondary atomization of a droplet in diverse Interaction settings” on October 06, 2023, 03:00PM, Online ( click here to join online )
      Student Name: Mr. Shubham Sharma, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    6. MTech(Res) Thesis Defense:  “Inverse Material Design using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) and Ontology” on September 27,2023, 09:30AM, Online ( click here to join online )
      Student Name: Mr. Anand Kumar Patel, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    7. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Towards metal additive manufacturing using alternate powders” on September 22, 2023, 10:30AM, Conference Room, @ME IISc 
      Student Name: Mr. Harish Singh Dhami, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    8. MTech(Res) Thesis Defense:  “Direct Numerical Simulation of Square Vortex Flows” on September 15, 2023, 11:00AM, Conference Room @ME IISc 
      Student Name: Mr. Abhishek Goyal, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    9. MTech(Res) Thesis Defense:  “A Monolithic Finite Element Formulation for Magnetohydrodynamics Involving a Compressible Fluid.” on August 04,2023, 11:00AM, MMCR, @ME IISc 
      Student Name: Mr. Adhip Gupta, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    10. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Studies on Metal Hydride based Multifunctional Coupled Thermal Battery Systems.” on July 20,2023, 09:30AM, Conference Room, @ME IISc ( Click here to join online)
      Student Name: Mr. K Malleswararao, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    11. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Stability of wall-bounded compressible shear flows.” on July 12,2023, 03:00PM, Conference Room, @ME IISc (Click here to join online)
      Student Name: Mr. Mandeep Deka, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    12. MTech(Res) Thesis Defense:  “3D-Printing of Lunar Soil Simulant by Direct-Extrusion method” on July 12,2023, 11:30AM, Online (Click here to join online)
      Student Name: Ms. Dhanashri Desai Tejpal,MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    13. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Numerical simulations of shock-induced bubble collapse in strain-rate-hardening and strain-rate-softening fluids” on July 07,2023, 02:30PM, Conference Room, @ME IISc 
      Student Name: Mr. Dasika Sunder, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    14. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Experimental and Theoretical Insights into Impact phenomena of Small Scale Liquid Interfacial systems” on June 13,2023, 11:30AM, Conference Room, @ME IISc (Click here to join Online)
      Student Name: Mr. Durbar Roy, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    15. PhD Thesis Defense:  “ALE-based Monolithic Finite Element Strategies for Fluid Structure Interaction Problems.” on June 15,2023, 11:00AM, Conference Room, @ME IISc (Click here to join Online)
      Student Name: Mr. Suman Dutta, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    16. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Experimental Investigation of Syngas Combustion in a Novel Two-stage combustor” on May 30,2023, 10:00AM, Conference Room, @ME IISc (Click here to join Online)
      Student Name: Mr. Atanu Dolai, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    17. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Coalescence of polymeric droplets” on May 19,2023, 03:30PM, Conference Room, @ME IISc 
      Student Name: Mr. Vegesina Sarath Chandra Varma, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    18. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Experimental and Numerical Studies on an Automobile Air Conditioning System with Refrigerants R134a, R1234yf and R1234ze(E)” on May, 17, 2023, 09:00AM, Conference Room, @ME IISc
      Student Name: Mr. Gurudatt H M, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    19. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Influence of surface topography on wear and debris morphology of polymers” on May 09,2023, 03:00PM, Conference Room, @ME IISc 
      Student Name: Mr. Rajeev Kumar Gupta, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    20. MTech(Res) Thesis Defense:  “Sub-Newtonian Coalescence in Polymeric Fluids” on May, 08, 2023, 03:00PM, Conference Room, @ME IISc
      Student Name: Mr.Abhineet Singh Rajput, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    21. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Mechanobiology of cell-substrate interactions” on April 21, 2023, 12Noon, MMCR, @ME IISc (Click here to join Online)
      Student Name: Mr. Siddhartha Jaddivada, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker 
    22. MTech(Res) Thesis Defense:  “TURBULENT MOIST FREE CONVECTION OVER HORIZONTAL SURFACES” on March 15, 2023, 11 AM, Conference Room, @ME IISc
      Student Name: Mr. Parth Khokhani, MTech(Res)Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    23. PhD Thesis Defense:  “On the development of sensible heat storage for concentrated solar power applications: Thermo-fluid management and materials” on March 1, 2023, 11 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Dipti Ranjan Parida, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
  1. 2022

    1. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Design and development of lateral force-controlled tribosystems” on December 23, 2022, 10:30AM, Conference Room, ME@IISc
      Student Name: Mr. Pranay Vinayak Likhar, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    2. MTech(Res) Thesis Defense:  “Vaned diffuser effect on centrifugal compressor performance and stall” on November 18, 2022, 10:30AM, Conference Room, ME@IISc
      Student Name: Mr. Mayank Jaiswal, MTech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    3. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Multi-linear Disassembly Path Determination: A Geometric Approach” on September 16, 2022, 3:00 PM Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Chandra Sekhar Sathua, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    4. M.Tech(R) Thesis Defense:  “Classical Approach to Understanding the Impact Dynamics of Hollow Droplets” on July 22, 2022, 10:00 AM, @ MMCR, ME @ IISc
      Student Name: Mr. Deekshith Naidu, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    5. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Discrete particulate description of elastic structures undergoing geometrically nonlinear deformation and dynamic particle interaction” on June 27, 2022, 10:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Prasenjit Ghosh, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    6. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Studies on modelling the mechanics of slender elastic ribbons” on April 12, 2022, 5:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Arun Kumar, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    7. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Interaction of bubble(s) and buoyant rigid particles with vortical structures: Towards understanding turbulence modulation in bubbly-turbulent flows” on April 5, 2022, 3:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams/ME Conference Room (Hybrid), ME @ IISc (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Subhajit Biswas, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    8. M.Tech(R) Thesis Defense:  “Mechanics of collective cell migration on substrates of different stiffness” on February 23, 2022, 12:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Suvakash Dey,  M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    9. M.Tech(R) Thesis Defense:  “Steady sedimentation of particles in long vertical tube and effect of end boundary conditions on convective motion” on February 18, 2022, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Deepan Sharma, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    10. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Experimental and Numerical Studies on Chemically Active Flame Inhibitors” on February 11, 2022, 10:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Pabitra Badhuk, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    11. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Vapor Mediated Interactions in Droplets” on January 18, 2022, 1:00 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Omkar Hegde, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    12. MTech(R) Thesis Defense: “Design and development of force sensor for measurement of tactile friction” on January 17, 2022, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis defense)
      Speaker: Mr. Raghvendra Murdande, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker

 

2021

    1. MTech(R) Thesis Defense: “Measuring three-dimensional deformations of elastic ribbons” on December 23, 2021, 2:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams, (Click here to join the Thesis defense)
      Speaker: Mr. Kishan Kumar Gupta, M.Tech(Res) Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    2. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Analysis of CO2 and CO2 + Propane Mixtures for Tropical Cooling Applications” on December 16, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Kundan Kumar, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    3. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles and Turbomachinery Development for Renewable Energy and Waste Heat Recovery” on December 10, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Sharath. S., PhD Student (ERP), Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    4. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Hybrid Model for Micro Channel Heat Exchangers used in a sCO2 Brayton Cycle” on December 8, 2021, 11:00 AM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Vivek Pandey, PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    5. PhD Thesis Defense:  “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Mixed-mode Fracture Behavior of Basal Textured Magnesium Alloys” on November 16, 2021, 4:30 PM, Online through Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the Thesis Defense)
      Student Name: Mr. Vaishakh K. V., PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru
      Abstract and Biography of the Speaker
    6. 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
    7. 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
    8. 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
    9. 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
    10. 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
    11. 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
    12. 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
    13. 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
    14. 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
    15. 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
    16. 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