Department of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty Members

Sl.No Name Designation Qualification

Dr. Rajesh Rai P

DME, BE, M. Tech, Ph.D, MISTE, MIE

Professor and HOD

Dr. Rajesh Rai has obtained Ph.D. in the area of mechanical Engineering from NITK, Surathkal. He had his master’s degree (M.Tech) in Manufacturing Engineering from NITK Surathkal and BE in Mechanical Engineering from Mangalore University. He is having teaching/ research experience of more than 21 years in the various capacities from Lecturer to Principal in the reputed technical institutions of Karnataka and Kerala. He was founder professor and head of department of Mechanical Engineering at SJEC and MITE Mangalore. He having more than 08 publications in reputed journals and conferences in his credit, he also attended and organized more than 10 workshops. He also had various responsibilities in the university level like LIC, BOE etc.

Dr. Vighnesha Nayak

B.E, M.Tech, Ph.D

Asst. Professor

Dr. Vighnesha Nayak has obtained graduation degree in mechanical engineering from VTU, and Masters degree in Thermal Engineering from NITK, Surathkal. He has obtained his Ph.D in IC Engines and Combustion from NITK Surathkal. He has 1 year of Teaching experience. He has published papers in 10 International journals and 12 International and National Conferences.

Mr. Prashanth D A

M. Tech, (Ph.D)

Asst. Professor

Mr. Prashanth D. A. is pursuing his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering under VTU Belagavi. He obtained his Masters degree - M. Tech in Manufacturing Engineering from NITK, Surathkal and BE in Mechanical Engineering from Mangalore University. He is having more than 08 years of teaching experience in the reputed organizations of Karnataka and participated in more than 12 workshops..

Mr. Vijay Kumar H.K

B.E,M. Tech,(PhD)

Asst. Professor

Presently pursuing Ph.D. in the area of Product life cycle management (Mechanical Engineering) under VTU Belagavi. Obtained Masters degree M. Tech in Production Engineering and BE in Mechanical Engineering from VTU., Belagavi . Possessing more than 07 years of teaching experience. Published and presented total of 14 Papers in International Journals and Conferences. Attended several STTP, FDP and Workshops. Possessing memberships in IEI, ISTE, IIF, IAENG and IASTER Professional bodies.

Mr. Nithin Shet

B.E., M. Tech

Asst. Professor

Mr. Nithin Shet obtained his Masters degree – M. Tech in Product design & Manufacturing (PDM) from NIE, Mysore and BE in Mechanical engineering from VTU Belagavi. He is having more than 03 years of teaching experience in the reputed technical institutions of Karnataka. And also participated in more than 07 workshops.

Mr. Prakhyath

B.E,M. Tech

Asst. Professor

Obtained graduation degree in mechanical engineering from N M A M Institute of Technology, nitte and masters degree in advanced thermal power and energy systems from Manipal Institute of Technology , manipal and 1 year of research experience in centre for cryogenic technology, indian institute of science, bangalore and participated in more than 3 workshops and published 2 papers in reputed conference.

Mr. Naveen R

B.E,M. Tech

Asst. Professor

Mr. Naveen R obtained his Masters degree – M. Tech in Mechine Design from NMAMIT, Nitte and BE in Mechanical engineering from NMAMIT, Nitte. He is having more than 06 years of teaching and Industrial experience.

Mr. Sudheer Kini

B.E, M.Tech

Asst. Professor

Mr. Sudheer Kini has obtained graduation degree in mechanical engineering from VTU, and Masters degree in Machine Design from UBDTCE, Davangere. He has 4years of Teaching experience. He has published 2 papers in journals and participated in International and National Conferences.

Mr. Karthik A V

B.E,M. Tech

Asst. Professor

Mr. Karthik A V has obtained graduation degree in mechanical engineering from SMVITM, Udupi and masters degree in Thermal Science and Energy Systems from Manipal Institute of Technology ,Manipal and 1 year of research experience in centre for Cryogenic Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has 1 year of Teaching Experience. He has participated in 5 Reputed Conferences and published 3 papers.

Supporting Staff

Sl.No Name Designation Qualification

Mr. Ajay D'Souza

Diploma

Instructor

Mr.Sudhakar

Diploma

Instructor

Mr.Chandrakantha K

ITI,BCA.

Instructor

Mr.Abhijith K

Diploma

Lab Instructor

Mr.Santhosh Praveen Veigas

ITI

Lab Instructor

Mr.Tharanath

ITI

Lab Instructor