Department of Mechanical Engineering

Title of the Project An Automated Assembly Sequence Planning System to solve Parallel and Linear Assemblies
Funding Agencies Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
Principal Investigator Dr. M V A Raju Bahubalendruni
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Mechanical Engineering
Total Budget Amount : Rs.21,84,600/- for 3 Years (12,47,102 to NITPY)

Title of the Project Experimental Investigations of Combined Thermoelectric Generator and Concentrating Photovoltatic Module Receiver with secondary refelectors in a solar parabolic dish concentrator system for electric power generation
Funding Agencies DST-SERB
Principal Investigator Dr.Sendhil Kumar Natarajan
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Mechanical Engineering
Total Budget Amount : 12,28,700/-

Title of the Project Methanol Fed High Energy Density Fuel Cell System with Novel Catalyst and Flow Field Design
Funding Agencies DST - UKIERI
Principal Investigator Prof. Rui Chen, University of Loughborough, UK (PI)
Dr. P. Karthikeyan, PSG Tech., Coimbatore (PI)
Co. Principal Investigator Dr. Ashley Fly, University of Loughborough, UK (Co-PI)
Dr. S. Neelakrishnan, PSG Tech., Coimbatore (Co-PI)
Dr. Thundil R Karuppa Raj, VIT University, Vellore (Co-PI)
Dr. Sendhil Kumar Natarajan, NIT Puducherry (Co-PI)
Dr. R. Anand, NIT Trichy (Co-PI)
Department Mechanical Engineering
Total Budget Amount: Rs.1.2679 Crores


Title of the Project Life Cycle Assessment Of CO2 Reduction by Energy Efficient Hybrid Biomass Pyrolysis and Gasification
Funding Agencies Under BRICS STI Co- OPERATION (BRICS 2019 -154 Carbon dioxide)
Principal Investigator a) Dr. Amaro Pereira (Lead PI), Energy Planning Programme – COPPE/UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL
b) Dr. R. Anand (Lead PI), Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, INDIA
c) Dr.P.A. Strizhak (Lead PI), Research School of High-Energy Physics, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, RUSSIA
Co. Principal Investigator a) Dr. David Branco (Co-PI), Energy Planning Programme – COPPE/UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL
b) Dr. Claude Cohen (Co-PI), Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL
c) Dr. K.M. Meera Sheriffa Begum (Co-PI), Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, INDIA.
d) Dr. N. Sendhil Kumar (Co-PI), Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Puducherry, Karaikal., INDIA
e) Dr. D.O. Glushkov (Co-PI), Research School of High-Energy Physics, National Research Tomsk, Polytechnic University, Tomsk, RUSSIA
f) Dr. K.Yu. Vershinina (Co-PI), Research School of High-Energy Physics, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, RUSSIA.
Department Mechanical Engineering
Total Budget Rs.49,96,800/- (Only for Indian Side)