Research in the Department embraces traditionally core mechanical engineering areas and emerging interdisciplinary topics in its objective to extend the frontiers of contemporary research. This research voyage traverses and knits relevant themes in materials, structures, mechanisms, manufacturing, fracture, tribology, dynamics, vibration, design, control, computational modeling of solids and fluids, multiscale and multiphase physics, biomechanics, robotics, turbomachinery, combustion and fuel technologies, energy transport and storage, power generation, micro- and nanoscale phenomena, and soft matter among others. The rich diversity in faculty backgrounds enables the Department to delve in a blend of theoretical, experimental and applied studies.
The following categorizes broad areas of the Department’s research.
Jaywant H. Arakeri
Ratnesh K. Shukla
Navaneetha K. Ravichandran