Department Profile

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at MEA Engineering College offers four year degree program (B Tech) in Mechanical Engineering with a yearly intake capacity of 30 students. Since its inception in 2007, the department has been thriving to achieve academic excellence by molding quality mechanical engineers with emphasis on comprehensive learning techniques. The department has a team of energetic, committed and competent teaching faculty members with considerable academic and industrial experience, along with a team of dedicated lab staffs to guide the students in workshops and laboratories. Our department is equipped with adequate modern lab facilities, computer aided design lab, a departmental library in addition to the college central library and a seminar hall.

Message from HoD

Mechanical Engineering integrates diverse fields in Aerospace, Automotive, Electro – Mechanical Systems, Bio mechanics, Industrial Automation etc., focusing on the analysis, design, optimization, development and maintenance of machines. Basic areas of study include Engineering Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, Manufacturing Process and Machine Theory. The scope is infinite, ranging from materials research to product development, with plentiful employment opportunities.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering excels and takes much pride in our education efforts, allowing students to gain unique academic experiences in conducting prestigious technical events at our college. Our department has successfully hosted various inter college level technical fests which brought unique recognition and honor to the department as well as the institution.  Our students have been evolving through an integrated academic learning approach combining workshops, seminars, conferences, assignments, training, technical projects and self-study, by which they are familiarized with the industrial employment practices.

So far, we have delivered 9 successful batches of mechanical engineers, out of which many have established their presence in reputed industries worldwide. Presently, seven batches of enrolled students are being trained here at our department, waiting to graduate with flying colors.

In summary, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is thriving for professional excellence, building upon which our department is confident of shaping the future of the mechanical engineering students.

We hope you will join us!

Dr Mubarak M.

Associate Professor and Head

Department of Mechanical Engineering
[email protected]
+91 9745487931

Vision

To create graduate Mechanical engineers having excellence and competence in addressing the needs in the disciplines of Mechanical Engineering and allied areas at both National and International levels with a deep commitment to serving the society for bettering the standard of living through research and development. 

Mission

  • To impart formal education in Mechanical engineering and allied areas at under graduate levels by integrating a variety of project experiences at every level throughout the curriculum.
  • To be able to apply with confidence the knowledge in Mechanical engineering through research in the science and technology.
  • To nurture conducive academic ambience by giving more emphasis to have competent faculty in the department of Mechanical Engineering.
  • To encourage the students towards higher education through research and development activities.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO's)

To provide the students with:

  1. A fundamental understanding of the basic and engineering sciences and develop mathematical and analytical skills required for Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Expertise in designing and analyzing various mechanical engineering systems
  3. Ability to provide engineering designs that are based on fundamental principles by considering functionality, aesthetics, safety, cost effectiveness and sustainability
  4. A broad view of the context in which their designs will be implemented and the corresponding impact of these designs on society
  5. Capability to function ethically in professional mechanical engineering roles and exhibit good competency in their work culture.
  6. Awareness towards social, environmental and energy related issues and emphasize on effective communication skill and professionalism.

Program Outcomes (PO's)

  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSO's)

  1. Work in the area of Manufacturing, Thermal, Design and Fluid sciences to resolve the issues by utilizing advanced techniques.
  2. Design and fabrication of the mechanical tools, equipment and process with the help of domain specific software tools
  3. Apply the knowledge of design and production process to work effectively on multidisciplinary research areas for the benefit of society

Industrial Visits


IV to GOYAL & TIN GENERAL INDUSTRIES, New Delhi by.  S8ME students on 25th March, 2022

  • Number of Students – 50
  • Faculties in Charge: Mr. Muhammed Nazeeb Nazar, Mr. Muhammed Swalih NU.

Industrial Visits


IV to RAINBOW Pipes Pvt Ltd. – Manipal, Karnataka by S6ME students on 23rd March, 2019

  • Number of Students – 93
  • Faculties in Charge: Mr. Muhammed Nazeeb Nazar, Mr. Muhammed Shabeeb V., Mr. Nissar O., Mr. Ashish Chandran K.

YOUTUBE CHANNELS

Channel: Study Mechanical with Passion

Faculty: Muhamad Fyjas Poolakkal

Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/mfpvkr

Subject: Dynamics of Machinery

Channel: Make Mechanical Simple

Faculty: Afsal Hussain

Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwzJL2ECbW_k__mLOJ0drAw

Subjects: Mechanics of Fluids, Fluid Machinery, Engineering Mechanics, Mechanics of Solids, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer

Channel: Make KTU Mechanical

Faculty: Mohammed Ranees K T

Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH24SqifOoct6Z89zlcaNkA

Subjects: Mechanics of Machinery

NPTEL CHAPTER


MEA Engineering College is an active local chapter of National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL). NPTEL is one of the national coordinators of MHRD’s prestigious Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM) programme – The Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) initiative by Indian Academia. All courses offered by NPTEL are part of SWAYAM. Students and faculty from MEA Engineering College can access all the study materials of the courses offered by NPTEL. They can also register for the courses offered by SWAYAM and NPTEL, enjoying the special benefits offered for the Local Chapter candidates. A few candidates from MEAEC also bagged “Elite” certification for the different courses as they were placed in top ranks in the certification exams.NPTEL Videos and Materials now available @ nptel.meaec.edu.in

Mr. Ramkumar P. N. (Assistant Professor – Department of Mechanical Engineering) is the Convener and SPOC of NPTEL at MEA Engineering College.

UNAI (United Nations Academic Impact)


MEA Engineering College is officially an Approved Member of United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). Mr. Mohammed Iqbal (Associate Professor – Department of Mechanical Engineering) is presently the UNAI Focal Point at MEA Engineering College.

Laboratories

  • Thermal Engineering Lab
  • HMT & Dynamics Lab
  • Fluid Mechanics & Machinery Lab
  • Production Lab
  • Metallurgy & Materials Lab
  • Mechanical Workshop
  • Project Lab
  • CAD Lab
  • Instrumentation Lab
  • Metallurgy Lab
  • Center for Alternate Fuels

 

Department Library

Seminar Hall

Drawing and Tutorial Hall

Lecture Hall

TWO DAY WEBINAR ON RESEARCH PAPER WRITING – 28th & 29th DECEMBER, 2022

Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted an Interdisciplinary Two Day Webinar on “Research Paper Writing” on 28th & 29th December, 2022 handled by Dr. Mubarak M. – Associate Professor and Head – Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, MEA Engineering College. The Webinar covered various topics including research article preparation, managing references and publishing the research works.

MECHMERIZE ’22 – 04th NOVEMBER, 2022

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized the inaugural function of Mechanical Engineering Students Association (MESA) for the academic year 2022–’23 titled MECHMERIZE ‘22 on 4th Nov, 2022 in the college auditorium.   Dr. V. Sajith (Professor and Placement Coordinator – NIT Calicut) inaugurated the occasion followed by the technical talk on Modern Technology in IC Engines. Various interesting sessions for students were organized which included Auto master Online Quiz Program, motivational and ice breaking sessions and cultural programs

VICATRME ’22 – SECOND VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES AND RESEARCH IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, 24-26 MAY 2022

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized the 2nd Virtual International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Research in Mechanical Engineering (VICATRME ’22) during May 24–26, 2022. Over 230 researchers submitted their quality research work for the conference after peer review 60 papers were considered for final presentation. The inauguration speech was addressed by Dr. Ramesh K Agarwal, William Palm Professor of Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Other sessions were delivered by eminent professors from IITs and NITs on recent research areas. The first edition of the conference was conducted in 2020 – VICATRME ’20 which included 240+ authors from various parts of the world during 2020. Best papers were published in CARE Journals (Revised Version of Full length paper after peer review). VICATRME’22 was intended to provide an insight into the current trends in the area of Design Engineering, Materials Engineering, Industrial Engineering & Management, Manufacturing Sciences, Thermal Engineering and the multidisciplinary research and also expected to be a platform for Scientists/Researchers, Academicians, Industrial Persons and Scholars to share innovative ideas and thoughts. Apart from paper presentation sessions, distinguished professors and eminent personalities around the world contributed to the occasion in the role of advisory committee members, keynote speakers and session chairs.

VIRTUAL WEBINAR ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR) ON 17TH JANUARY 2022 (UNDER THE BANNER OF AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering along with KSCSTE (Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment) & NIPAM (National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission) under the banner of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav organized a virtual webinar on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on 17-01-2022 from 02.30 pm to 03.45 pm. Mr. Anumod S, Examiner of Patents and Design, Intellectual Property Office, Chennai delivered the talk as resource person in which numerous students and faculties benefited the knowledge on Intellectual Property Rights.

ASNT LEVEL II NDT TRAINING (INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE COURSE) (2021 – 2022)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at MEAEC in collaboration with UNITED NDT Training and Inspection Centre – Cochin organized training program on ASNT (American Society for Non Destructive Testing) Level II Non Destructive Testing on 10th December 2021. The function was inaugurated by chief guest Shri. Najeeb Kanthapuram MLA and was open to the third and final year mechanical engineering students. 56 students enrolled for the Three Week training program on ASNT which included online and offline hands on sessions and training in NDT along with national/international certification. Further to the successful completion and certification, over 20 students were placed in various engineering fields till date.

AICTE-ATAL FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ON “NOVEL PERSPECTIVES IN THE APPLICATION OF NANO AND MOLECULAR MANUFACTURING”, 20TH-24TH SEPTEMBER, 2021

The department of mechanical engineering, along with ATAL-AICTE, organized a 5-day online faculty training programme on the thrust area of molecular manufacturing. More than 100 faculties from all around the nation participated and the 14 effective sessions were handled by eminent experts from institutions of national importance. The e-certificate will be issued by AICTE after successful completion of the FDP for the eligible participants.

IEI WEBINAR SERIES – IEI STUDENTS CHAPTER

The IEI students’ chapter of the Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a 3 day IEI Webinar Series during 27th – 30th March 2021. The topics included Wastewater and Plastic Management and heat transfer application in medical diagnostics delivered by eminent personalities from SCTIMST, SJCET and IIT Kharagpur.

WEBINAR ON AUTOMOTIVE COMPETITION – MESA

The Department of Mechanical Engineering, MEA Engineering College, Perinthalmanna and MESA- Mechanical Engineering Students Association organized a webinar on automotives and quiz on automotive competitions for the students. Mr. Adithya and Mr. Joyel D Sim (Start up), Ernakulam were the resource persons for the occasion.

VICATRME ’20 – FIRST VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES AND RESEARCH IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING – 26-28 OCTOBER, 2020

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized the First Virtual International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Research in Mechanical Engineering (VICATRME) during October 26th–28th, 2020. More than 240 authors submitted their quality research work for the conference in which 75 papers were considered for final presentation after peer review. The inauguration speech was given by Dr Héctor A. Ruiz, Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico alongside five other eminent professors delivered the session talks on advance areas of Mechanical Engineering. Apart from paper presentation sessions, distinguished professors and eminent personalities around the world contributed to the occasion in the role of advisory committee members, keynote speakers and session chairs. Best papers were published in CARE Journals (Revised Version of Full length paper after peer review).

WEBINAR ON SAFETY ENGINEER AS A CAREER

The Department of Mechanical Engineering in association with MESA (Mechanical Engineering Students Association) conducted a webinar on “Safety Engineer as a Career” on 30th August 2020. The session was handled by Mr. MUHAMMED FENSIYAS EDALOLI (Project HSE Specialist at SAUDI ARAMCO Project Management Team, Former Regional Safety Manager at HAPBCO PVT LTD, Udaipur Region, Former Safety Engineer at LARSEN and TOUBRO LTD, Reliance Jamnagar Export Refinery Project). Numerous students were benefited in planning their career in terms of the insights and experiences shared by the resource person

WEBINAR ON WELDING AND ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES AS CAREER

The Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted a webinar titled “Welding and Allied Technologies as Career” handled by Mr. Shyam Krishnan A P. (International Welding Engineer (IIW-IWE), PG Certificate in Welding Technology, NDT Level II – Indian Society of Non Destructive Testing, Member: Indian Institute of Welding, MEA Alumni 2011 – 15 Batch) on 28th August 2020.

IEI WEBINAR SERIES – IEI STUDENTS CHAPTER – “IDEA TO PRODUCT METAMORPHOSIS”

The IEI students chapter, Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a 3 day webinar from 25th to 27th August 2020 which covered topics on Idea to Product Metamorphosis, Design Considerations of a Robotic Exoskeleton and its present challenges and An overview on metal matrix composites of which the resource persons included eminent scientists from KSCSTE TVM and Professors from various Engineering Colleges. The resource persons Dr. Ajit Prabhu V (Chief Scientist and Head, TDPM, KSCSTE,  Dr. Jobin Varghese, Associate Professor, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Ernakulam, and Dr. Titus Thankachan, Associate Professor, Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore.

ASNT LEVEL II NDT TRAINING (INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE COURSE) (2020 – 2021)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at MEAEC in collaboration with UNITED NDT Training and Inspection Centre – Cochin organized training program on ASNT (American Society for Non Destructive Testing) Level II Non Destructive Testing on 18th August 2020. The function was inaugurated online by chief guest Dr. V. A. Raikar, Vice-Chancellor, Sanjay Ghodawat University, Kolhapur and was open to the third and final year mechanical engineering students. This program aims at providing hands-on training in NDT and builds the confidence of students by opening their doors to the industrial career

WEBINAR ON ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

The Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted a webinar on Additive Manufacturing on 3rd June, 2020 for the students in view of academic interest and improvement during the Lockdown sessions. Mr. Ragul Sivakkumar, Director, Shiv prema Project Consultant acted as the resource person for the webinar.

WEBINAR ON EFFECT OF AUTOMOTIVE POLLUTION IN ENVIRONMENT

The Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted a webinar titled “Effect of Automotive Pollution in Environment” on 5th June 2020, as a part of World Environmental Day.

ONLINE FDP ON BIO FUELS & ITS APPLICATION IN IC ENGINES

A 5 day online FDP on Bio Fuels & its Application in IC Engines with Dr Mubarak M (HoD-ME) as the resource person was conducted between 01st to 05th June, 2020 which included 70+ participants across India.

WEBINAR ON AUTOMOTIVE STYLING

The Department of Mechanical Engineering, MEA Engineering College, Perinthalmanna  and MESA- Mechanical Engineering Students Association in association with Alcritas Technologies organized a webinar Automotive Styling on 26th May 2020. The webinar covered various topics including role and perception of designers, automotive styling and developing a personal portfolio.

WEBINAR ON HOW TO BECOME AN ENTREPRENEUR

The Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted a webinar on “How to become an Entrepreneur” on 18th May 2020 handled by Mr. Sandeep K S, Managing Director – SAKS Equipments Pvt Ltd.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT ASSOCIATION PROGRAM – MECHMERIZE’ 19

The Department of Mechanical Engineering & the Mechanical Engineering Students Association (MESA) organized MECHMERIZE’19 – The Department Association Inauguration Programme for the Year 2019 – 2020 on 12th November, 2019. Dr. GURRALA SRINIVASA RAO, Joint Registrar & Associate Professor – Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala inaugurated the function. The various dignitaries of the institution felicitated the occasion.

DIGITAL MANUFACTURING WORKSHOP

The IEI Students Chapter – Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a One Day Workshop in ‘Digital Manufacturing’ on 25th October, 2019. Dr. R. Manu, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering – NIT Calicut delivered the inaugural address along with a tech talk. Mr. Akshay B. (Project Manager) & Mr. Ashok Kumar K. (Service Engineer) from INSTA3D Technologies, Coimbatore were the other resource persons of the program who gave demonstrations in 3D modeling and Rapid Prototyping.

PROFESSIONAL CHAPTER – IEI

The IEI students’ chapter of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was framed under the guidance of Dr. Shanavas S. (Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering – MEAEC) on 31st May 2019 and is valid up to 30th May 2020. Since his relieving, Mr. Arshad Nasar Kombath has been coordinating the activities of IEI in the department.

Hands on Training Session in ‘Scientific Paper Writing’

Dr. Mubarak M. (HoD – Mechanical Engineering) delivered a Hands on Training Session in Scientific Paper Writing on 08th November, 2019 at 2.30 pm in ECE Seminar Hall exclusively for the internal candidates of the institution. There were 47 participants in total who gave a massive positive feedback for the programme.

Workshop on Robotics & Drone Making

The Department of Mechanical Engineering & the Mechanical Engineering Students Association (MESA) organized a workshop session on Robotics & Drone Making under MECHEMRIZE’ 19 exclusively for the students of Mechanical Engineering Department. The session was led by Mr. Akhil Reghu, who has delivered numerous demonstrations in the Robotics & Drone making across prestigious institutions in the country including IIT’s and NIT’s

Seminar on Road Safety

The Department of Mechanical Engineering & the Mechanical Engineering Students Association (MESA) organized a Seminar on Road Safety on 12th November, 2019 under MECHMERIZE’ 19. Mr. SAYYID MAHMOOD PK (Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector – Malappuram), who has been an Alumni of the Mechanical Engineering Department – MEA delivered the seminar on the occasion. The seminar aimed at influencing the youth to follow the morals of road safety culture.

Tech Talk on Instabilities in Gas Turbine Combustion

Dr. GURRALA SRINIVASA RAO, Joint Registrar & Associate Professor – Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala delivered a tech talk on the after burn flame instabilities in Gas Turbine Combustion on 12th November, 2019. The topic was of high relevance especially in defense sector.

ASNT Level II NDT Training (International Certificate Course) (2019 – 2020)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering in collaboration with UNITED NDT Training and Inspection Centre – Cochin conducted the inaugural function of ASNT Level II Training Programme (2019 – 2020) at the Main Block Seminar Hall – MEAEC, on 15th October 2019. This training programme aimed at providing hands-on experience in latest NDT techniques along with national/international certification, exclusively for third year and final year mechanical engineering students of the institution. Mr. Sarath V S, Manager Industries Centre, Malappuram inaugurated the event and explained about the requirement of quality and standards in the industry. Mr. Dwaraka Unni, Managing Director – Malappuram Metals and Engineering Consortium Pvt. Ltd. (MECON) delivered the key note address and a talk on Entrepreneurship Development. He also elaborated upon the various opportunities and encouraged students to bring forth innovations by always trying something new. Mr. Aneesh C B of UNITED NDT – Cochin delivered a short presentation on NDT as a part of introductory training to the students. Various dignitaries of the institution felicitated the event including The Principal (Dr. G. Ramesh), The Director (Prof. Dr. V. H. Abdul Salam), The Administrative Manager (Mr. C K Zubair), The Vice Principal (Prof. Haneesh Babu K T) and The HoD – Mechanical Engineering (Dr. Mubarak M.)

NCAMME’ 19

Department of Mechanical Engineering – MEAEC hosted the 2nd National Conference on Advances in Mathematical and Mechanical Engineering (NCAMME’19) on 30th April, 2019 at MEA Engineering College. The conference served a common platform for the researchers, mathematicians, engineers, scientists, and scholars to exchange their experiences, new ideas, and outcomes of research about all aspects of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. The program also aimed at a forum discussing various collaboration levels of the Mathematical Applications in the field of Mechanical Engineering, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The conference included keynote address by eminent people in the field of Mechanical Engineering, Mathematical Sciences and technical paper presentation by the delegates. Dr. MOHAMED IQBAL PALLIPURATH, Professor in Mechanical Engineering inaugurated the session. Dr. Sunil Mathew, Assistant Professor in Mathematics – NIT Calicut delivered the keynote address along with a technical talk on the recent trends and advances in Mathematical Sciences. The dignitaries of the institution felicitated the occasion followed by the technical paper presentation by the registered candidates.

FIRST AID LITERATE

The department of Mechanical Engineering & MESA (Mechanical Engineering Students Association) in collaboration with the Healing Hands Foundation, Ramanattukara, conducted a one day program in First Aid Literate on 11th March, 2019 exclusively for the mechanical engineering students of the institution. The delegates from the Healing Hands Foundation and Devaki Amma Memorial College of Pharmacy demonstrated the basic first aid techniques to be adopted in medical emergency. Dr. Sakeena – DMO Malappuram chaired the closing ceremony of the occasion followed by the inauguration of the Health Club at MEA Engineering College.

MECHMERIZE’ 18 – 17th November 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized the inaugural function of Mechanical Engineering Students Association (MESA) for the academic year 2018 – ’19 titled MECHMERIZE’ 18 in the college auditorium.   Mr. Ramesh (JRTO – Malappuram) inaugurated the occasion followed by the launching and distribution of the department newsletter – MACHINA 2K18 and the students’ quiz programme – MEGAMASTERS’ 18

Release of the Department Newsletter – MACHINA 2K18 – 16th November 2018

The inaugural issue of the department newsletter – MACHINA 2K18 was released by the honorable general secretary of the institution Jb. Panakkad Syed Sadiqali Shihab Thangal. The intent of the newsletter was to serve as a platform for disseminating information on advanced technologies in one’s perspective.

Seminar on ‘Current perspectives of Intellectual Property Rights in Economic growth – An indication’

In today’s globally competitive environment, intellectual property (IP) has placed itself on a pedestal in the context of economic growth and is becoming increasingly important. The increasing significance of intangible assets in the global economy is forcing business organizations to actively manage their IP as a key driver for building and sustaining their competitive advantage and achieving superior performance. On the above backdrop, the Department of Mechanical Engineering, MEA Engineering College, Perinthalmanna in association with Patent Information Centre – Kerala / Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE) organized a one-day seminar on ‘Current perspectives of Intellectual Property Rights in Economic growth – An indication’ at Main Block Seminar Hall, MEA Engineering College on 24th October 2018.

ASNT Level II NDT Training (International Certificate Course) (2018 – 2019)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering in collaboration with UNITED NDT Training and Inspection Centre – Cochin conducted the inaugural function of ASNT Level II Training Programme at the Main Block Seminar Hall – MEAEC, on 12th October 2018. Mr. Vikalp Baradwaj IAS, Assistant Collector – Malappuram, inaugurated the event and outlined the need of engineering skills in delivering valuable services to the society. Mr. Damodar Avanoor, CEO – Lohashilpi, delivered the key note address and encouraged to organize similar training programs to mold proactive graduates. He also elaborated upon the various opportunities and encouraged students to bring forth innovations by always trying something new. This training programme aimed at providing hands-on experience in latest NDT techniques along with national/international certification, exclusively for third year and final year mechanical engineering students of the institution.

NCAME’ 18

Department of Mechanical Engineering – MEAEC hosted the National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (NCAME’18) on 11th April, 2018 at MEA Engineering College. NCAME 2018 was intended to provide a common platform to bring together the researchers, engineers, scientists, and scholars to exchange their experiences, new ideas, and outcomes of research about all aspects of Mechanical Engineering and also to discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The conference themes included various areas covering Design & Manufacturing, Materials and Thermal Engineering.

Workshop on Research Methodology

Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted a One Day workshop on Research Methodology at MEA Engineering College on 28th February, 2018. Dr. S. R. Devadasan (Professor – PSG College of Technology) delivered the session covering various aspects in Research Methodology.

Center for Alternative Fuels.

The Center  focuses on the development and implementation of alternative fuels and advanced engines for transportation. The center intends to conduct research on a variety of alternative fuel options, including biofuels, hydrogen fuel cells, and natural gas, as well as the emissions and performance of engines that use these fuels. The goal of the research is to improve the efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of transportation systems. The center is under development and plans to provide testing and evaluation services to industry and government organizations.

KSCSTE STUDENT PROJECT (2021-22)

  1. Title: Manufacturing of clutch liner using epoxy matrix composite filled with aluminium powder

Principal Investigator: Mr. Abdul Latheef P V

Amount: Rs.10000/-

  1. Title: Effect of nano additive (CeO2) on the performance and emission characteristics of a diesel engine fuelled with diesel emulsion

Principal Investigator: Dr J Hussain

Amount: Rs.10000/-

Mechanical Engineering Students Association (MESA)

In pursuit of gaining unique academic experiences in professional fields, the Mechanical Engineering Students Association (MESA) was formed under the Department of Mechanical Engineering on 2012. MESA is a students’ platform under the Department of Mechanical Engineering which enables the students to have an integrated academic learning approach combining workshops, seminars, assignments, training, technical projects and self-study. MESA also motivates the students in various team and entrepreneurial activities, research activities, technical magazine publication, workshops, seminars etc.  In summary, MESA under the Department of Mechanical Engineering is thriving to shape the future of the mechanical engineering students through professional excellence.

Convener

Mr Muhammed Swalih N. U.

Assistant Professor – Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Student Members

President: Mr Roshan Riyas KP (MEA19ME029)

Secretary: Mr Nishan KV (MEA20MEA034)

Activities under MESA

MECHMERIZE’ 22  (2022 – 23)

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MECHANIUM’ 22  (2022 – 23)

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2019 – 2020

  • MECHMERIZE’ 19

Others

  • YANTRIK
  • MECHANIUM’ 14
  • MECHANO’ 14

2018 – 2019

  • MACHINA 2K18 (DEPARTMENT MAGAZINE)
  • MECHMERIZE’ 18
  • FIRST AID LITERATE

2017 – 2018

  • MECHANIUM’ 18
  • MECHMERIZE’ 17
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Highlights

STUDENTS

Mr. Mohammed Shakeer K V (S6 ME1-2021), Mr. Muhammed Niyas P (S6 ME2-2021), Mr. Mohammed Uvaize P P (S6 ME1-2021), Mr. Mohammed Mansoor P V (S6 ME1-2021) and Mr. Hassan Rizwan K (S8 ME2-2020) won First position (Cash Prize Rs. 10,000) for their project “SMART WHEEL CHAIR” in the project competition conducted by EKC College of Engineering – Vibranium-4.0

 

Mr. Mohammed Shakeer K V (S6 ME1-2021), Mr. Mohammed Uvaize P P (S6 ME1-2021), Mr. Muhammed Ali Munavir K (S6 ME2-2021) and Mr. Amjad Marathumpally (S6 ME1-2021) won First position (Cash Prize Rs. 5,000) for their project “HUMAN ROBOTIC WHEELCHAIR” in the competition conducted by Institute of Engineering and Technology, University of Calicut (Diksha Cultural and Technical Fest)

FACULTIES

Funded Programs Conducted

  1. Dr J Hussain – ATAL FDP on Molecular Manufacturing – 20-24, September 2021- Rs.93000/-

Research Publications

  1. M Mubarak, A Shaija, T V Suchithra, Evaluation of ferric chloride and electroflocculation of Chlorella pyrenoidosa and resue of the culture medium for subsequent cultures, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (Elsevier) 8 (1), 103612 – SCIE indexed (Impact Factor- 5.909).
  2. M Mubarak, A Shaija, T V Suchithra, Experimental evaluation of Salvinia molesta oil biodiesel/diesel blends fuel on combustion, performance and emission analysis of diesel engine, Fuel (Elsevier) 287, 119526 – SCI indexed (Impact Factor- 6.609)

Resource Person/ Session Chair outside the Institute

Dr Mubarak M

  1. Chaired a session on “Thermal Engineering” in the International Conference on Innovations in Mechanical Sciences (ICIMS’21), 19 & 20, February 2021, Adishankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kalady, Eranakulam
  2. Chaired a session in International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE-2021) – Virtual conference organized by Jyothi Engineering College Trissur during 9-10, April 2021.
  3. Delivered a lecture on ‘Introduction to Algal Biofuels’ for the APJKTU Sponsored 5 days FDP on Renewable Energy Sources: Conversion, Storage and Applications” organized by Jyothi Engineering College, Thrissur from 06th January 2020 to 10th January 2020.
  4. Delivered a lecture on ‘Introduction to Algae Biofuels’ for the One day Student Lecture organized by Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore on 13-02-2020.
  5. Delivered a talk on ‘Algae biofuels for IC Engines’ Online webinar conducted by the Department of Automobile Engineering, Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering on 11-05-2020.
  6. Acted as the resource person for the One day Workshop on ‘Converting waste plastic to ultraclean low sulphur fuel’ organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore on 12.04.2021.

Mr. Muhammed Swalih N U

  1. Delivered an invited talk in the topic Modern trends and scope of automobile Engineering at Malabar Polytechnic College on 17- 05-2021.

Mr. Muhammed Nazeeb Nazar

Delivered an invited talk in Effective teaching methods at Malabar Polytechnic College on 30-10-2021

Dr J Hussain

Delivered a talk in the topic Next generation technology- Indian Perspective and Challenges- 23- 02-2021

Editorial Work

Dr Mubarak M

  1. Guest Editor of Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (Springer) – SCIE indexed, Impact Factor- 4.987.
  2. Deepanraj, B., Mubarak, M., Jayaraj, S., R. Thundil Karuppa Raj. Thematic issue: energy provision from organic by-products, residues, and wastes in Asia. Biomass Conv. Bioref. 10, 619 (2020). (URL : https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-00906-8)
  3. Sole Editor for the Book titled “Chlorella and its Health Benefits” published by Nova Science Publishers, USA.


  1. Akhil Suresh (MEA16ME010) of 16ME Batch got placed in Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS) in 2019
  2. Muhamed Fahmi (MEA16ME066) of 16ME Batch and Mr. Ameen Shahid N. (LMEA17ME085) of 17ME Batch presented a paper entitles ‘Green Army’ in the International Conference on 10th Year of UNAI at Chandigarh University Campus, Mohali on November 2019
  3. Abhay Krishna (CEAOEME003), Mr. Aneesh C. K. (CEAOEME008) and Mr. Danish K (CEAOEME017) of 14ME Batch got admission for MS in Germany in 2019
  4. Salmanul Faris K. (MEA17ME073) of 17ME Batch got selected in KTU state football team in 2019
  5. Musfir P (MEA17ME065) of 17ME Batch got selected as member of the KTU Inter-Zone Handball Team in 2019
  6. Vismaya T. (LMEA17ME104) of 17ME Batch got selected as the Best Player in the E–Zone Women’s Table Tennis Tournament in 2019
  7. A fund of INR 36, 000 received by the HoD – Mechanical from Govt. of Kerala towards the hosting of 1 day Seminar on IPR in 2018
  8. Riswan C. (MEA16ME091), Mr. Thameem K. (MEA16ME114) and Mr. Salmanul Faris (MEA17ME072) won medals in Athletics in the APJ – KTU state sports meet in 2018
  9. Danish K. (CEAOEME017) and Mr. Vignesh P. (CEAOEME124) of 14ME Batch secured university ranks from University of Calicut for their exemplary academic performance (2018)
  10. Vismaya T. (LMEA17ME104) of 17ME Batch won first prize in zonal wise table tennis competition (2018)
  11. Mathias Wiegand, A German Engineer (Hamburg University) served as a guest faculty during Academic Year 2017 – 2018
  12. Althaf Ali M. (CEANEME012), Mr. Arun M (CEANEME017),) and Mr. Mohammed Ashif K. P. (CEANEME049) secured university ranks from University of Calicut for their exemplary academic performance (2017)
  13. Habeeb Rahman (CEAOEME024) of 14ME Batch won the University boxing medal thrice (Inter Zonal Level & State Level)
  14. Best Outgoing Student (College Level) from the Mechanical Department for three consecutive years (2016, 2017 & 2018)

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