Mechatronics

About the Department

  • Established in the year 2013 with the intent of raising qualified Mechatronics Engineers who can make substantial contribution to the field of Mechanical, Electronics, Computer and Electrical Engineering.
  • Alumni strength of more than 100 and they are working in reputed National and International Organizations. 
  • 4 faculty members have registered for Ph.D. program.
  • Publications in many National and International indexed Journals.
  • Specially designed skill development programmes with support of industrial experts.
  • Placement in many companies.
  • Various technical clubs such as Design club and Product development club are actively functioning to impart specialized knowledge and skills to the students in various domains.

Programmes offered

  • B.E. - Mechatronics- 4 years

Vision & Mission

Vision

  • To achieve academic excellence in the field of Mechatronics education, research and innovative product development.

Mission

  • To offer high-quality application-oriented education and prepare our graduates to become innovators in their profession
  • Exposure to latest technologies through industry institute interaction.
  • Motivate the students towards interdisciplinary research to cater to the local and global needs.
  • Achieve innovation in developing industrial products with social responsibility.
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PSOs, PEOs & POs

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

The students will demonstrate the abilities

  • PSO-1: Ability to select appropriate sensors, actuators and control systems depending on application requirement in the domains such as industrial automation, process control , automotive electronics and MEMS.
  • PSO-2: Ability to apply technological knowledge and theories for the development of new products.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of will be able to

  • PEO1: Apply analytical skills and modeling methodologies to recognize, analyze, synthesize and implement operational solutions to engineering problems, product design & development and manufacturing.
  • PEO2: To make effective learning a pleasant experience through experiential and research oriented approach to delivery and learning by providing cutting edge facilities and equipment.
  • PEO3: Lead and contribute in a team entrusted with professional, social and ethical responsibilities.

Program Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)

S.No Member Designation
1

Dr. T.Jesudas

Professor & Head, Department of Mechatronics

2

Dr.V.Shanmugam

Dean – School of Mechanical Science, Mahendra Engineering College

3

Dr.R.Arunachalam

Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman.

4

Dr. Bernard W. Ikua

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, NAIROBI, KENYA.

5

Dr.P.K.Palani

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Bargur, Tamil Nadu, India.

6

Dr.K.Venkatesan

Assistant Professor, Government College of Engineering, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India.

7

Dr.M.Pradeepkumar

Associate Professor, College of Engineering,
Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

8

Dr.A.Parthiban

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

9

Dr.T.Sekar

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

10

Dr.C.Pandivelan

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

11

Dr.S.Periyasamy

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

12

Dr.T.Ramesh

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

13

Dr.N.Amutha Prabha

Associate Professor, Department of School of Electrical Engineering

14

Dr.G.K.Rajini

Associate Professor, Department of School of Electrical Engineering

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies

S.No. Name of the Member Communication Address of the members BoS Designation
1  Dr.T.Jesudas Professor & Head,
Department of Mechatronics,
Mahendra Engineering College, Mallasamudram, Namakkal.
Chairman
2 Dr.P.K.Palani Associate Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Government College of Engineering,
Coimbatore - 641013
University Nominee
3 Dr.K.Venkatesan Assistant Professor
Department of Metallurgical Engineering
Government College of Engineering
Salem - 636109
Academic Expert
4 Dr.M.Vairavel Teja Tech Automation Pvt. Ltd.
16, Weekly Market Road,
Anthyur Corner,
Bhavani, Erode - 638301
Industrial Expert
5 Mr.S.Sathesh Axis Global Automation,
Near Mani's Theatre
#33, 2nd Floor, Kathir Avenue, 
Aandal Street, Lakshmipuram,
Hope College, 
Coimbatore -641004 
  Industrial Expert
6 Dr.V.Shanmugam Dean / School of Mechanical Science,
Mahendra Engineering College,
Mallasamudram,
Namakkal.
Academic Expert
7 Dr.P.G.Venkatakrishnan Dean - Academic,
Mahendra Engineering College,
Mallasamudram,
Namakkal.
Academic Expert

Laboratory

  • Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Laboratory
  • Strength of Materials Laboratory
  • Electrical Machines and Drives Laboratory
  • Digital Electronics Laboratory
  • Manufacturing Technology Laboratory
  • Dynamics Laboratory
  • Computer Aided Machine Drawing Laboratory
  • Microprocessor and Microcontroller Laboratory
  • PLC Laboratory
  • Object Oriented Programming Laboratory
  • Computer Aided Simulation and Analysis Laboratory
  • Robotics Laboratory

Faculty & Staff

Sl. No Name of the faculty Designation
1

Dr.T.Jesudas

Professor and Head
2

Mr.D.Prabhakaran

Assistant Professor
3

Mr.J.DineshKumar

Assistant Professor
4

Mr.B.Lakshmikanth

Assistant Professor
5

Mr.M.Abith Sheriff

Assistant Professor
6

Mr.R.Baskar

Assistant Professor
7

Mr.G.Nagarajan

Assistant Professor
8

Mr.V.Praveen Kumar

Assistant Professor
9

Mr.M.Malukannan

Assistant Professor
Sl. No Name of the faculty No. of research publication
1 Dr.T.Jesudas 10
2 Mr.D.Prabhakaran 02
3 Mr.J.DineshKumar 02
4 Mr.B.Lakshmikanth 02
5 Mr.M.Abith Sheriff 02
6 Mr.R.Baskar 02
7 Mr.G.Nagarajan 02
8 Mr.V.Praveen Kumar 03
9 Mr.M.Malukannan 04
S.No Name of the Supporting Staff Qualification

Credentials

Credentials of the Department

  • One faculty member has been approved as research supervisor for guiding Ph.D candidates in the last one year 2016-17.
  • 4 faculty members are pursuing Ph.D.
  • More than 10 students have been trained and 5 students are Certified Lab VIEW Associate Developer (CLAD) examinations conducted by National Instruments.
  • NPTEL Local Chapter is established for students and faculty members appearing for NPTEL courses online examinations 
  • Faculty members are having membership with ISTE, ISME, IEEE, IE (I) and Robotics society chapters.
  • Our Students have undergone more internship training in various Government / reputed Private Industries / Organizations.
  • All the students are undergoing skill development programmes like soft skills, communication skills, aptitude and logical reasoning, group discussions and technical interview skills.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Mechatronics Pride Center

  • Table Top Miniature Milling Machine.
  • Low cost portable Laser Engraving Machine.
  • Hypercube 3D-Printer.
  • CNC Plotter.
  • Pick and Place Robot
  • Home Automation Kit

Short-Term Courses

SHORT-TERM COURSES:

  • PLC
  • SCADA
  • HMI
  • VFD
  • AutoCAD
  • CATIA
  • Lab View
  • ANSYS
  • Creo
  • PRO-Engineer

Events

Seminars, Conferences & Workshops conducted through Professional Societies

Events organized in last three academic years:
S.No. Type of Events Professional society Date Name of the Events
1 Seminar IE(I) 05.03.2019 Product Development Using Arduino
2 Workshop ISTE 04.03.2019 Arduino Programming
3 NIT Lecture Series IE(I) 28.02.2019 Additive Manufacturing and Product Development
4 Guest Lecture ISME 28.12.2018 Furistic Engineering and Innovation Trend of Mechatronics
5 Guest Lecture ISME 06.12.2018 Recent Trends in MEMS
6 Seminar ISME 26.11.2018 Triptronic Automatic Gear Transmission
7 Seminar IE(I) 04.10.2018 Applications of Industrial Automation
8 Guest Lecture IE(I) 29.08.2018 Artificial Intelligence – A Real Application and Innovation Scope
9 NIT Lecture Series ISME 25.08.2018 Overview of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems
10 Technical Training IE(I) 06.08.2018 to 10.08.2018 PLC, SCADA, HMI & VFD
11 Seminar IE(I) 05.07.2018 Session on Robotics, its Scopes and Opportunities
12 NIT Lecture Series ISTE 16.03.2018 Career Opportunities in Core private Industries
13 Workshop ISME 02.03.2018 Monitoring Engine Parameters Using Internet of Things(IOT)
14 Technical Symposium IE(I) 03.02.2018 AGATHON’18
15 Seminar ISTE 09.01.2018 Advanced Manufacturing Technology
16 Guest Lecture ISME 02.01.2018 Advanced Industrial Application
17 Seminar ISME 08.09.2017 Automation and Industry 4.0
18 Technical Training   ISTE  21.08.2017 to
23.08.2017
Carrier trends in Industrial Automation
19 NIT Lecture Series   ISME 17.08.2017 Advanced Manufacturing Technology for Mechatronics Engineers
20 Guest lecture   ISME 07.07. 2017 Industrial Trends and Innovation Scope
21 Seminar   ISTE 05.07. 2017 Significance of Advanced communication protocol in industrial automation sectors
22 Workshop ISME 04.07. 2017 Sensors and Motion Controls
23 Workshop ISTE 15.02. 2017 Embedded System and Basic Electrical Instrumentation
24 Technical Seminar ISME 09.02. 2017 Oil and Gas industry and a Mechatronics Engineer
25 Workshop ISTE 01.09.2016 to 02.09.2016 Industrial Robotics
26 Guest Lecture IE(I) 22.08. 2016 Self Branding With Masterstroke Innovation Skill Test
27 Technical Workshop ISTE 27.06. 2016 Applications Of Industrial Robotics – Yaskawa Motoman
28 Technical Workshop IE(I) 26.02. 2016 SCADA Designing
29 Guest Lecture ISME 30.12.2015 Getting Employable and Staying Employable
30 Guest Lecture ISME 23.09.2015 Lean manufacturing
31 Workshop IE(I) 19.08.2015 PLC & HMI
32 Seminar ISME 14.08.2015 Innovative Cum Ignited Engineers

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY WORK

Number of research publications of the faculty members

  • Academic Year  2014-2015 : 53
  • Academic Year  2015-2016 : 60
  • Academic Year  2016-2017 : 68

Faculty members guiding Ph.D. research scholars

S.No Name Area of Specialization Number of Research scholars 
Progress Awarded
1 Dr.T.Jesudas Micro Machining 7 -

List of Faculty Members Pursuing Ph.D

S. No. Name of the faculty Specialization University
1 Mr.D.Prabhakaran Wireless Sensors Networks & Robotics Anna University
2 Mr.J.DineshKumar Composite Materials Anna University
3 Mr.B.Lakshmikanth Composite Materials Anna University
4 Mr.R.Baskar Compressible Fluids Anna University

Product Developed during the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

S. No. Project Title Status Number of faculty involved
2018-19
1 Table Top Miniature Milling Machine Completed 2
2 Low cost portable Laser Engraving Machine. Completed 2
3 Hypercube 3D-Printer. Completed 2
4 CNC Plotter. In Progress 1
5 Home Automation Kit In Progress 1
2017-18
1 Mobile Gripper for Material Handling Completed 1
2 Bluetooth Linked Follower Vehicle Completed 1
3 Solar Powered Bluetooth operated Vehicle Completed 1

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Memorandum of Understanding signed during last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

S.No. Name of organization Domain / Area of Activities Contribution Activities & Outcome
1 Axis Global Automation, Coimbatore.   Mechatronics and Automation field. Consultancy Projects, Inplant training & Placement. Opportunities are provided to the students to learn robotics and automation.
2 Blooming Institute of training centre and Blooming Automation Systems, Puducherry. Mechatronics and Automation field. Workshops, Seminars and Training The students can update their Latest technology.

Contact

Department of Mechatronics

Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),

Salem- Thiruchengode Highway, Mahendhirapuri,

Mallasamudram,

Namakkal-637503,

Phone: 04288-288667,

E-Mail id: hodmctrs@mahendra.info

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