Dr. Umashankar
Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in the year 1963. Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the largest and the oldest branches of engineering in the institute. Department has well equipped laboratories, workshops and other infrastructural facilities. Students of mechanical Engineeering are exposed to the latest topics in the areas of Design, Manufacturing, Thermal, Material Science and Materials Engineering.
Department of Mechanical Engineering is a recognized Research Centre of Visvesvaraya Technological University for M.Sc. (Engg.) and Ph.D. programmes and also has full-time and part-time post graduate programme (M.Tech.) in Thermal Power Engineering and Manfacturing Science and Engineering.
Mission
To offer quality education to our students in the fundamentals and emerging areas of maechanical engineering so that they emerge as competent engineers and support technological development and innovation to meet the social needs.
 
Short Range Goals
  1. Undertaking Consultancy and R and D Projects
  2. To conduct National and International Conferences
  3. To continuously improve the performance of the students in examinations
  4. To strengthen the campus placements, Industry Institute Interactions
  5. To improve the research and development activity
Long Range Goals
  1. To acieve the excellence in imparting technical education
  2. To inculcate high moral and professional values among the students
  3. To have 100% faculty with Ph.D. by 2018
  4. To setup the Centre of Excellence in the area of Materials and Thermal Engineering
Designation Number
Professors 06
Associate Professors 17
Assistant Professors 18
Faculty Name Qualification Area of Interest / Specialisation
Dr. G S Shivashankar
Professor
gsshivashankar@yahoo.co.in
0816 2214050
+91 9844484051, 9448658694
M.Tech., Ph.D. Production Engineeering & Production System Techniques, Composite Structured design.
Dr. U S Mallik
Professor
usm_sit@yahoo.co.in
+91 9448166621
M.E., Ph.D. (I.I.T.Madras) M.I.I.M., M.A.S.M. (USA), MISSS, M.I.S.T.E Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Smart materials and shape memory alloys.
Dr. Umashankar
Professor and Head
ums_sit@yahoo.com
+91 9844043292
B.Sc., M.E., Ph.D. Design Engineering
Dr. K S Shashishekar
Professor
kss_sit@hotmial.com
+91 9844538083
M.Tech., Ph.D. Thermal Engineering
Dr. K V Sreenivas Rao
Professor
kvsreenivasarao@yahoo.com
+91 9448661654
M.E., Ph.D.(I.I.T. Madras) Heat transfer, Phase transfoemation, Nanotechnology.
N Mahadevaswamy
Professor
nms_sit@yahoo.com
+91 99866465344
M.E. Design
Vinayaka Vittal Pai
Associate Professor
vvpai@yahoo.com
+91 9986632395
M.E. Production Engineering
M S Chandrashekar
Associate Professor
mscsr.c@yahoo.com
+91 9448343828
M.Tech. Production Engineering
Dr.R Suresh
Associate Professor
suresh_tumin@yahoo.com
+91 9448656519
M.E., Ph.D. Production Management
R H Jayaprakash
Associate Professor
rhjayaprakash@yahoo.com
+91 9379057657
B.Sc.,M.E. Production Management
Dr. H R Purushothama
Associate Professor
hrp_sit@yahoo.co.in
+91 9444105701
M.Tech.,Ph.D. (I.I.T. Madras) I.C.Engines
T C Narendrababu
Associate Professor
tcnb_sit@yahoomail.com
+91 9739228985
M.E. Metal Casting
T S Suresh Kumar
Associate Professor
tssk_sit@yahoo.com
+91 9019130101
M.E. Software Systems
Dr.G R Bharath Sai Kumar
Associate Professor
grb_sit@hotmail.com
+91 9844097576
M.E., Ph.D. Design
Dr. N S Venkatesh Gupta
Associate Professor
nsvgupta2000@yahoo.com
+91 9844379668
M.Tech., Ph.D. Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
M Shivashankar
Associate Professor
shishank2000@yahoo.com
0816 2274971
M.E. Software Systems
K Chandrappa
Associate Professor
kasigavi@yahoo.com
+91 9480406918, 9448731699
M.Tech. Production Engineering & System Technology
R S Vijayakumar
Associate Professor
rsv_sit@yahoo.com
+91 9341272060
M.Tech. Heat Power Engineering
Dr. C Shashishekar
Associate Professor
csshek@yahoo.com
+91 9844356911
M.Tech. PEST
Dr. B Vasudeva
Associate Professor
vasu_sit@yahoo.com
+91 944913030
M.Tech., Ph.D. Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
B C Suresh
Associate Professor
bcssit@yahoo.com
+91 9900575337
M.Tech. Thermal Engineering
Dr. Virupaxi Auradi
Associate Professor
vsauradi@gmail.com
+91 9844386037
M.Tech., Ph.D. Composite Materials
Dr. H S Shivashankar
Associate Professor
hssmed_sit@yahoo.co.in
+91 9844207768
M.Tech., Ph.D. Design Engineering
C P Lohith
Assistant Professor
lohithcp@yahoo.co.in
+91 9342227158
M.E. Product Design and Engineering
Nagaraju D
Assistant Professor
veernag2002@yahoo.co.in
+91 9986078536
M.E. Manufacturing Science and Engineering
Dr. Manjunath H
Assistant Professor
mhuruli@yahoo.co.in
+91 9448808299
M.Tech.,Ph.D. Thermal Power Engineering,Alternate Fuels for IC Engines, Heat Transfer
Dr.N Shanamugapriya
Assistant Professor
shanmugapriyansp@yahoo.com
+91 9916267289
M.Tech.,Ph.D. Thermal Engineering
Dr. Prashantha S
Assistant Professor
spsit@rediffmail.com
+91 9448728954
M.Tech.,Ph.D. Machine Design,Smart Materials, SMAs
T K Tharakeshwar
Assistant Professor
tkthara@yahoo.com
+91 9343001494
M.Tech. Thermal Engineering
Sriharshakumar S
Assistant Professor
sriharshakumar@rediffmail.com
+91 9986148281
M.Tech. Thermal Engineering
A G Shivasiddaramaiah
Assistant Professor
agssit@rediffmail.com
+91 9448175427
M.Tech. Production Engineering
H C Madhu
Assistant Professor
hcmadhu@gmail.com
+91 9611270525
M.Tech. Production Engineering
M G Gautham
Assistant Professor
gauthammg@yahoo.com
+91 9740771357
M.Tech. Thermal Engineering
Adrash S H
Assistant Professor
manjunath.ct@gmail.com
+91 9449009911
M.Tech. Production Engineering
C Poornima
Assistant Professor
poornima0010@yahoo.com
+91 9739207384
M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering
Vijaykumar Hiremath
Assistant Professor
hiremath.vijaykumar@gmail.com
+91 9008906677
M.Tech. Machine Design / Six Sigma / Machining of Metal Matrix Composites
S B Arun
Assistant Professor
arunsb2012@gmail.com
+91 9731104711
M.Tech. Thermal Power Engineering
Manjunath C T
Assistant Professor
M.Tech.
Guruchannabasavaiah
Assistant Professor
M.Tech.
Ekanthappa J
Assistant Professor
ekanth8825@gmail.com, ekanthappaj@sit.ac.in
9964562177
M.Tech. Design and Analysis (FEA) of Automobile/Aircraft structures,  Mechanics of Composite(FRP) materials,  Aerospace/ Biomedical Application , Control systems and Actuators, Failure analysis of structural components
Omkaresh
Assistant Professor
omkar@sit.ac.in , omkara313@gmail.com
8904202538
M.Tech. Bio diesel ( Alternative Fuel for C.I Engines) and I.C. Engines
Bharath H S
Assistant Professor
bharathhs@sit.ac.in , bharath.mechengg@gmail.com,
8904318630
M.Tech. Manufacturing Process, Material Science,Metal Cutting tools and Computer Aided Engineering Drawing
Vineeth Kumar T V
Assistant Professor
vineethkumartv@sit.ac.in, tvvineethkumar@gmail.com
9738213995
M.Tech. Machine Design,Solid Mechanics,Mechanical Vibration,Finite Element Analysis
Sudeep Kumar T
Assistant Professor
sudeepkumart@sit.ac.in, sudeeptts@gmail.com
9900446028
M.Tech. Manufacturing Process,Tool Design,Computer Aided Engineering Drawing,Machine Drawing and CAD/CAM/CIM
Jatadhara G S
Assistant Professor
jatadhar@sit.ac.in, jatadhr89@gmail.com
9844494134
M.Tech. Basic Thermodynamics. Applied Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer,Fluid Mechanics, Turbo machines,Computational Fluid Dynamics and Finite Element Methods.
Goutham P
Assistant Professor
gouthamp@sit.ac.in, gouthampcbz@gmail.com
9964662699
M.Tech. Machine Design, Mechanical Vibrations,Finite Element Method, Automatic Control Engineering, Mechatronics and Solid Mechanics
Designation Number
Foreman 02
Instructor 06
Assistant Instructor 02
Mechanic 12
Technical Helper 03
Staff Name Qualification Concerned Laboratory
R P Chandrashekar
Foreman
r.p.chandrashekar@yahoo.co.in
+91 9964183880
D.M.E. Carpentry Shop
Veerappa
Foreman
veerappasb@yahoo.com
+91 9844253917
D.M.E. Machine Shop
S Manjunath
Instructor
sm_sit@hotmail.com
+91 9844319851
D.M.E. Design & MT
Jagadesh
Instructor
+91 9886426906
D.M.E. Foundry & Forging
T R Rajkumar
Instructor
rajkumartr@yahoo.com
+91 9448153997
D.M.E. Energy & Heat Transfer
N S Mallikarjuna
Instructor
rsmallik@yahoo.com
+91 9036756062
D.M.E. CAD/CAM
H V Sathishkumar
Instructor
hvsatish@yahoo.com
+91 9844235695
D.M.E. CAD/CAM
K J Rathan
Instructor
kj_rathan@yahoo.com
+91 9663504020
D.C.Sc. Departmental Work
T Muralidhar
Assistant Instructor
+91 9880832103
I.T.I. Enerty & Heat Transfer
B S Manjunath
Assistant Instructor
+91 9844988913
I.T.I. Sheet Metal & Welding
G Nagaraj
Mechanic
I.T.I. Design Laboratory
K G Nagaraju
Mechanic
+91 9449942930
I.T.I. Welding
T Mudalagiriyappa
Mechanic
+91 9845306189
I.T.I. Welding
M C Siddalinga Murthy
Mechanic
+91 9844476288
P.U.C. Departmental Work
V Parameswaraiah
Mechanic
+91 9449913032
P.U.C. Machine Shop
B R Nagaraju
Mechanic
+91 9902166364
Departmental Work
R Siddabyraiah
Mechanic
Heat Transfer
K N Manjunath
Mechanic
+91 7411722054
I.T.I. Machine Shop
K L Lakshmikanth
Mechanic
I.T.I. Carpetery Shop
C.Jagadeesh
Mechanic
+91 9844243683
Foundry
B H Jagadeesh Kumar
Mechanic
+91 9611146327
D.M.E. CAED
G M Shashidhara
Technical Helper
+91 9449306932
S.S.L.C Fitting
S H Hanume Gowda
Technical Helper
+91 9845574743
S.S.L.C Carpentary Shop
K R Sathish
Technical Helper
+91 9379830346
S.S.L.C Foundry
Rakesh
Mechanic
+91 9980916555
D.M.E Foundry
CAD/CAM and Robotics Centre Hardware
Intel D945 3.4 Ghz Dual Core CPU Systems 80 Nos.
Intel 3.4 Ghz Dual Core CPU Systems 23 Nos.
AMD Athlon Systems 23 Nos.
Pentium-IV Systems 05 Nos.
Pentium-III Systems 12 Nos.
HP Computers for Faculty 36 Nos.
HP Laptop 1 No.
Multi-media 2 Sets.
HP Scanner 1 No.
Laser Printers 04 Nos.
Epson LQ-1070+ Printer 02 Nos.
LCD Projectors 07 Nos.
CNC LATHE 01 No.
ROBOT 6-Axis, Articulated Arm 01 No.
Smart Boards 01 No.
CAD/CAM and Robotics Centre Software
  • ANSYS – FEM Analysis Package
  • AutoCAD 2004
  • AutoCAD 2007
  • Inventor Professional 11
  • Unigraphics NX3 Femap with NX Nastran Ver 8.3.0.1
  • Autodesk Inventor Series (ALS 7)
  • CADEM
  • CNC Starturn
  • Solid Edge V19
  • MEMS Software
Computer Aided Engineering Drawing Centre
  • Intel D945 3.4 Ghz Dual Core CPU, Intel 946 Ghz Mother Board,160 GB HDD, 512 MB RAM, 52X CD ROM, Logitech Keyboard, Logitech Optical Mouse,17" TFT Samsung Monitor - 80 Nos.
Machineshop Major Equipments
  • H.G. 41 Lathe
  • LTM-20 Speed Lathe
  • Enterprises EP1330 Lathe
  • Enterprises EP355 Lathe
  • Vertical Milling Machine
  • Hydraulic Universal Cylindrical Grinding Machine
  • Horizontal Shaping Machine
  • Power Hacksaw
  • Belt Grinder and Tool Grinder
  • Vertical Drilling Machine
  • Planing Machine
Energy Laboratory Major Equipments
  • Computerized Test Rigs of
    • Multi Cylinder Diesel Engine
    • Multi Cylinder Petrol Engine
    • Single Cylinder Petrol Engine
  • Two Stroke Petrol Engine
  • Recirculating Air Conditioning Unit
Material Testing Laboratory Major Equipments
  • Pin-On-Disc Wear Testing Machine
  • Electronic Balance (0.01grm. Accuracy)
  • Computer Image Station
  • NDT Equipments for penetrant test, Magnetic Particle inspection etc.,
  • Pipe Bending Equipments
Design Laboratory Major Equipments
  • 12" Polariscope
Basic Workshop
  • Fitting Lab Vices,Drilling Machines etc,.
  • Carpentry Vices and wood turning lathes
  • Sheet metal Preses
  • Welding and Soldering equipments
Research Facilities
  • Optical Microscopes.
  • Zwick Micro Hardness Testing Machine.
  • Zwick Rockwell Hardness Testing Machine.
  • Zwick Brinell Hardness Testing Machine.
  • Resistance Furnace.
  • Four Stroke 4 Cylinder Diesel Engine with Computer Interface.
  • Four Stroke Single Cylinder Petrol Engine with Computer Interface.
  • Four Stroke Three Cylinder Petrol Engine with Computer Interface.
  • Potentiometer for corrosion analysis.
  • Composite material preperation furnace
  • CNC Lathe.
  • Induction Furnace
Faculty Publications
Chairman
Dr. G.S.Shivashankar
Professor and Head.
Department of Instrumentation Technology, SIT
Tumkur - 572103
Members
Dr. H.Sundaramurthy
Managing Director
FENFE Metallurgicals
Bangalore
 
Dr. Shivamurthy
Scientist
GE
Bangalore
 
Dr. Shivaprasad
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras
Chennai
 
Dr. Jagadeesh
Professor
Department of Aeronautical Engineering, IISc
Bangalore
 
Dr. V.Sampath
Professor
Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, IIT Madras
Chennai
 
Dr. G.C.Mohankumar
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK
Surathkal
 
Dr. Prabhuswamy
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, SJCE
Mysore
 
Dr. B.M.Nandeeshaiah
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. AIT
Bangalore
 
Dr. Sreenivas
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, BMSCE
Bangalore
 
Dr. B.Ananda
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jain College of Engineering
Bangalore
Department of Mechanical Engineering is a recognized Research Centre of Visvesvaraya Technological University for M.Sc. (Engg.) and Ph.D. programmes.
Research Centre
Under Graduate
B.E. in -  Mechanical Engineering 4 years
Post Graduate
M.Tech. in -  Thermal Power Engineering- 2 years
M.Tech. in -  Manufacturing Science and Engineeering 2 years
M.Sc. Engineering 3 years
Ph.D. Programme
Ph.D. in -  Mechanical Engineering -