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  •           Machine Dynamics, Vibration & Control
  •      Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
  •         Optimization using Genetic Algorithms.
  •          Acoustics
  •          Vibration Based Condition Monitoring


Sr. No.

Name of candidate

Title of Ph.D. Thesis


K.V.R.B. Prasad

 Genetic algorithms for optimum design of turbo-alternator (Thesis defended successfully in January 2012)


Raghavendra D. Naik

 Stability, Resonance and Bifurcation in Vehicle Suspension System (Thesis Defended successfully in October 2014)


Kiran D. Mali

Vibration Analysis Perforated Plates (Thesis Defended successfully in January 2016)



Effect of Fouling on the Performance of a Heat Exchanger (Thesis defended successfully in July, 2012)


Varinder Singh

Development of Models for Analysis and Design of Integrated Manufacturing System. (Thesis defended successfully in October, 2013)

    6. Amit Rajput
Preparation and characterization of polybenzoxazine-ferrite based magnetic nanocomposite, Prof. N.N. Ghosh (Supervisor), Prof. P.M. Sigru(co-supervisor) (Thesis defended successfully in October, 2013)                              
 7. Devendra Shahare Design of Controllers for Semi-active Suspension System for Half Car Model Using Magneto Rheological Damper. Co-supervisor: Dr. N.S. Manjrekar, EEE (From April 2017)
 8 Vivek Chandran Gyro-less Attitude and Attitude-Rate Estimation For A Satellite Using Non Linear Models and Star Vector Observations. Co-supervisor: Dr. N.S. Manjrekar, EEE.
(From April 2017)
 9 Chandrashekhar Chauhan
 An acoustic study, characterization and Standardization of Sarswati Veena
Co-supervisor: Prof. Radhika Vathsan, Physics 
(July 2018) 


1. National MEMS Design Center from NPMASS. Coventorware, Comsol, Intellisuit Softwares are received throgh this grant.
2. DST -FIST grant of Rs. 80 lakhs for Mechanical Department, out of which Rs. 25 lakhs are for Dynamics & Vibration Lab. (2011-2016)
 3. RO-RO Challenge for C130J Aircraft (Lockhead Martin Corporation) 2015-16 , US$ 25,000
4. DST -SERB the project titled, "An acoustic study, characterization and standardization of the Sarasvati Veena ". approved on January 4, 2017, amount Rs. 36..96 Lakhs under EMR Grant scheme. Co-PI: Prof. Radhika Vathsan, Physics



  1. Singru Pravin Madanrao, Gupta Appurv, Kalola Meet Govindbhai, Bana Ankit, “Human powered multi-purpose machine”, Application No. :201611017379, Application Filing Date: 18 May 2016.
  2. P.M. Singru , S. Deopujari, R. Shetty, B. Mistry, “An Endotracheal Tube For Measuring Endotracheal PressureApplication No .201711011547, Application Filing Date: March 30, 2017.

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