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Mechanical Engineering

Ever since the industrial revolution, the conceptualization and design, manufacturing and deployment of machines, tools, and gadgets have signaled the technological progress of mankind. The Mechanical Engineering department aims to impart to the students a solid foundation in machine drawing and design, kinematics, thermodynamics, manufacturing processes, and related domains. Graduating students have excellent opportunities to build a career in discrete and process manufacturing industry and research - in automotive, consumer goods, aerospace, heavy machinery, pharmaceutical and chemical process plants, and power generation, to name a few.

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers B.E. degree program with an intake of 60 students in a year. The department has over 15 instructional and research laboratories, equipped with some of the research instruments and systems. Mechanical Engineering plays a crucial role in manufacturing of automobiles to airplanes, from refrigerators to cryogenic engines. The department has progressed over time to keep up with the challenges in technology advancement, while maintaining a strong base in the fundamental aspects of Mechanical Engineering.
Our research labs include Nanoscience and Nanotechnology research center, Digital Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, and Bio-mechanical Laboratories. Several faculty members serve as reviewer of technical articles for International and National Journals. Graduating students have excellent opportunities to build a career in manufacturing industry and research - in automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery, pharmaceutical and chemical process plants, and power generation.


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To be a Centre of Excellence in Mechanical Engineering education and interdisciplinary research to confront real world societal problems with professional ethics.

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M1 - To promote the frontiers of pedagogy amongst students and develop new paradigms in research.

M2 - To develop products, processes, and technologies for the benefit of the society in collaboration with industry and commerce.

M3 - To mold young minds and build a comprehensive personality by nurturing strong professionals with human ethics through interaction with the alumni, experts from academia / industry, research organizations, higher study institutions and area experts.

Duration & Eligibility of Mechanical Engineering Course:

  • DURATION: 4 Years.

    • Pass in 10+2 / Higher Secondary (HS) / Pre University (PUC) / 'A' Level (with 12 years of schooling) or its equivalent with English as one of the languages.
    • Shall have secured a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Physics, Mathematics and any one of the following : Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Electronics.
    • AIT admits students as per prevailing rules and regulations of VTU.
  • ADD-ON COURSE PROVIDED: German Course Details

    • Be the New Age Engineer of Tomorrow with B.E Mechanical Engineering ++ Course (Know More)

The graduates will be able to:

  • PEO1: Apply fundamental Basic Science and Computer aided technology to solve problems encountered in all streams of Mechanical Engineering and beyond like Robotics, Nano science and Computational fluid dynamics.
  • PEO2: Demonstrate professionalism and accountability by applying their technical skills and knowledge; across the spectrum of scientific disciplines in Additive manufacturing, Digital mechatronics thereby supporting local and global societies.
  • PEO3:3. Work ethically both as an individual and as a team member, eventually becoming leaders in various domains such as entrepreneurship, education, and administration.

Mechanical Engineering graduates will be able to learn:

  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, review 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.

At the end of the course, the Mechanical Engineering graduate should be able to:

  • PSO1: Apply concepts and principles from Applied Mechanics to design, develop and evaluate Mechanical components or systems including Robotics drives for a specified purpose using computational tools.
  • PSO2: Create Mechanical systems using energy conversion edifices governing laws of Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Fluid Power and Computation fluid dynamics along with their embedded controllers as per requirements and specifications.
  • PSO3: Utilizing the knowledge and learning of materials and manufacturing and Nano sciences to design, plan and monitor production operations in an industry emphasizing Additive manufacturing, Digital mechatronics, Total quality, Managerial aspects in improvement of life cycle of a product / system keeping environmental considerations.


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  • The Mechanical Department at Atria Institute of Technology comprises a balanced mixture of vast experienced & young and dynamic faculties.
  • The average experience of the department is around 1.3 decades.
  • With well-skilled faculty & well-equipped Laboratories & Centre of Excellence (CoEs), the department majorly leads with Research-Oriented teaching & learning phenomena, which interlinks the theoretical and practical parts of Mechanical Engineering knowledge acquisition by the students and the teachers.

Grants Received


  • The students of Mechanical Engineering department are constantly encouraged and motivated to enrol for the courses offered on the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) Platform.
  • The department offers the students a choice to tailor their course of study with the Mechanical Engineering ++ Program that includes a year of study in Germany.
  • As part of AICTE Activity guidelines by VTU, our students to upkeep themselves & surroundings in this pandemic period, rendered services in village-SHRAMADHAN for a period of 80 hours. The overall agenda was to spread the awareness of cleanliness with regards to COVID-19 & Swachh Bharat.

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Metal Additive Manufacturing

MAM is one among the seven important categories of AM processes documented under Direct Energy Deposition.

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The Computational Mechanics Laboratory

The use of computational methods to study phenomena governed by the principles of mechanics.

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Digital Manufacturing

Brings awareness among the students on the latest developments taking place in the area of Mechatronics leading to automation

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Photo Name University/Institute Name Country Links
Prof. Satyam Suwas
Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Bangalore, India Visit Website
Prof. Prashanth Konda Gokuldoss
University of Tallin
Tallinn, Estonia -
Prof. Hitesh Vora
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, USA -
Prof. D. V. Kiran
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Tirupati
Tirupati, India -
Prof. Anand Subramanian
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Jammu
Jammu, India -
Dr. N. Balashanmugam
Central Manufacturing Technology Institute
Bangalore, India -
Mr. Nagesh B. K.
Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE)
Bangalore, India -


Dr. Venkate Gowda C

Professor & Head of Department - Mechanical Engineering

  • M.Tech (Machine Design)- VTU
  • Ph.D (Hybrid Composite Frequency Analysis) - VTU
  • Area of Research:Machine Design
  • International Publications (10) ; National Conferences (8), International Conferences(6)
  • Total Experience: 25 Years
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Photo Name Designation Specialisation Qualification Experience Profile
Dr. Rajesha S Professor & Principal Advanced Manufacturing Process, Hybrid Machining Process, Metal Matrix Composites, Metal Costing, Microwave Metal Processing, and Advance Welding Technology. M.Tech. (Maintenance Engineering),
35 Yrs View Profile
Dr. Venkate Gowda C Professor & HoD Machine Design M.Tech (Machine Design),
25 Yrs View Profile
Dr. T. N. Sreenivasa Professor & On Deputation as Registrar Evaluation - VTU Manufacturing & Materials M.E. (Mechanical-Metal Casting Science and Engineering),
Ph.D (Mechanical Engineering)
31 Yrs View Profile
Dr. K. Narasimha Murthy Professor Metal Casting Sciences
M.Tech (Metal Casting),
Ph.D (Mechanical Engineering)
34 Yrs View Profile
Dr. S. Seetharamu Professor Energy Technology and Field Engineering Applications Materials Technology M.E. (Mechanical Engineering),
Ph.D (Mechanical Engineering)
38 Yrs View Profile
Dr. Sathyanarayanaswamy Professor Thermal Science M.Tech (Thermal Science)
43 Yrs View Profile
Mr. Praveen Kumar B. C. Assistant Professor Manufacturing Science & Engineering B.E. (Mechanical),
M.Tech (Manufacturing Science & Engineering)
9 Yrs View Profile
Mr. Puneeth H. M. Assistant Professor Machine Design B.E. (Mechanical),
M.Tech (Machine Design)
8 Yrs View Profile
Dr. Srinivasa Chari V. Assistant Professor CAD/CAM B.E. ( Mechanical),
M.Tech ( CAD/CAM )
8 Yrs View Profile
Mr. Prashanth Kumar S Assistant Professor Thermal Engineering System Technology M.Tech (Thermal Power Engineering) ,Davnagere University 11 Yrs View Profile
Dr. Manjunatha C J Assistant Professor Machine Design Ph.D (Composite Materials) - VTU,
M.Tech (Machine Design)- VTU
12 Yrs View Profile
Mr. Chandrasekhar G L Assistant Professor Mechanical M.Tech (Thermal Power Engineering) ,VTU 18 Yrs View Profile
Dr. Harish Kumar N S Assistant Professor Machine Design Ph.D (Reliabity Analysis for Mechanical Equipments) - NITK, Surathkal
M.Tech (Machine Design)- VTU
11 Yrs View Profile
Dr. Srikumar Biradar Assistant Professor Mechanical Ph.D (Polymer Composites) - NITK, Surathkal,
M.Tech (Industrial Process Equipment Design)- SVNIT, Surat
12 Yrs View Profile
Mr. Jerin Raju John Assistant Professor Product Design and Manufacturing M.Tech (Product Design and Manufacturing) 2 Yrs View Profile
Mr. Manu M S Assistant Professor Machine Design M.Tech (Machine Design ) 8 Yrs View Profile
Mr. Anil Kumar B N Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering M.Tech (Manufacturing Science & Engineerin) 15 Yrs View Profile
Mr. Akash Biradar Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering [Tool Engineering] M.Tech (Tool Engineering) 3 Yrs View Profile

ProfRajesh Siddavattam

Mr. B. K. Kumar

  • Global Head, Consulting & Enterprise Solutions, Tech Mahindra.
  • Digital Supply Chain Transformation.
  • Consultant to Fortune 100 companies in America, Europe and Japan.
  • Former Head of R&D, L&T Construction Equipment Division
  • B.E. (Mechanical), MBA.
Atria Institute of Technology
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Academic Year Total No. of Students Total No. Offers
Total No. of Students
2022-23 46 13 13 & Counting Read More
2021-22 46 15 15 Read More
2020-21 82 47 43 Read More
2019-20 100 55 48 Read More
2018-19 72 40 35 Read More
STATISTICS FROM 2019 to 2020
Academic Year Total No. of Students Total No. of Companies offered Internship Total No. Students Pursued Internship Links
2019-20 90 25 90 Read More
  • Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI) an autonomous R&D organization and registered as a society under Mysore Societies Act and under the administrative control of the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India.
Atria Institute of Technology
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Purpose of
MoU Agreement
1 Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI), Bengaluru To jointly work on R&D in Design and Manufacturing Engineering and also in areas like Micromachining, Green Manufacturing, Smart Manufacturing, Industrial Ergonomics, Additive Manufacturing, Welding, Machining, Finishing, Metrology and other Advanced Manufacturing Technology areas. Read
2 SkillDzire Technologies Private Limited, Hyderabad, To jointly work on imparting knowledge by conducting workshops, FDPs, internships, job-oriented trainings, placements, real time projects and industry training and provide placements to the deserving candidates. Read
3 Cadmaxx Solutions Education Trust,
The purpose of this Agreement is to promote collaboration in engineering education and problem-solving activities between the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Atria Institute of Technology and Cadmaxx Solutions Education Trust. Read
4 LGS Trust,
Implementation of AICTE Activity Points as per the rules set by AICTE and VTU for the students of 2nd Party completely on online via the website www.lgstrust.com. Timeline to achieve the goal depends on the student involvement with the project. However as per our analysis, a project for 20 points can be completed within 10 to 15 days. There are no limitations on the registration. Our site will be up 24/7 allowing students to register at any time. Site is developed in such a way that students need not to wait for the instructor. They can continue their task at any time at their convenience. However it is advisable to follow the instructions of their department and VTU Read
5 Prinston Smart Engineers,
The Memorandum of Understanding is made between Department of Mechanical Engineering, ATRIA Institute of Technology and PRINSTON SMART ENGINEERS, to promote the cooperation in Workshops, Conferences and Seminars/webinars would be mutually beneficial. The areas of cooperation may include, subject to mutual consent, any deniable and foamble activity that would further the goals of each institution. Such interaction may include cooperation in a variety of joint academic and educational activities. Read
6 Vocuni Private Limited,
The purpose of this Agreement is to promote collaboration in engineering education and problem-solving activities between the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Atria Institute of Technology and Vocuni Private limited 2C 202 2nd cross 3rd Block H.R.B.R. Layout St Thomas Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India 560084 Read
7 Square Edge,
The Memorandum of Understanding is made between Department of Mechanical Engineering, ATRIA Institute of Technology and PRINSTON SMART ENGINEERS, to give the training on latest skill which is required current technology like Catia, Cadd Naxt, Solid works Read
8 Society of Automative Engineers ,
To enhance the knowledge base of student members about recent trends in the engineering of mobility systems To benefit its student members and faculty with knowledge of the latest advancements in technology in the field of automobiles To provide to its members access to SAE International programs and services globally enabling them to practice world class standard in productivity and quality To provide a forum for members to informally exchange views and ideas Read
9 Hypotech Hydraulics Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru ,
The main objective of the MoU is Development of Job-Ready Manpower for the Manufacturing Sector, Technology Transfer & Knowledge Upgradation, Research Capability Enhancement of AIT Faculty, Opportunities for Qualification Enhancement of Hypotech Hydraulics Pvt Ltd Employee and Development of Capabilities and Institutionalized Platforms for Futuristic Requirements. Read
10 Silicon Micro Systems, Bengaluru
The main objective of the MoU is Collaborative Work for Digital Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing, Utilizing SILICON MICROSYSTEMS Facilities for experimental work, Joint Research Activities, Sponsorship for PhD Programs, Offering UG Projects. Read
11 Medini Technologies,Bengaluru
The main objective of the MoU is Collaborative Work for Design and Analysis of components and Utilizing SILICON MICROSYSTEMS Facilities for experimental work, Joint Research Activities, Sponsorship for PhD Programs, Offering UG Projects. Read
Atria Institute of Technology
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Industry Interaction
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Atria Institute of Technology
Department of Mechanical Engineering
AICTE Activity Links
AICTE Circular-
Earning of Activity Points for Award of Degree for students admitted under 2018 Regulations.

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AICTE Activity Report Acknowledgement Letter

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is well qualified with eminent faculty members who are guiding Ph.D. scholars in advanced areas of Mechanical Engineering like Additive Manufacturing, Nano Materials etc. The department is actively involved in current areas of Mechanical Engineering presenting papers at conferences and reputed journals. A track record of at least one project-proposal getting selected every year in KSCST Annual Project Proposal Contests. Faculty of the department have executed many research projects supported by VTU, KSCST, VGST and other prestigious educational and research-oriented organizations. Regular technical talks and seminars/workshops are being conducted for both faculty and students. Below numbers display the strength of the department in terms of research.



Computer Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory

Students are exposed to the techniques of CNC programming and cutting tool path generation through simulation software’s and also educated them on usage of CAM packages, importance of automation, robotics, hydraulics and pneumatics.

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Students illustrate the principle of pressure development in an oil film of hydrodynamic journal bearing, concept of stress concentration using photo elasticity, critical speed of rotating shaft, balancing of rotating mass and dynamics of SDOF.

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Fluid Mechanics/Machines Laboratory

Students demonstrate the concepts and applications of various types of flow measuring devices, their calibration, energy conversion principles, analysis, understanding of hydraulic turbines and pumps.

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Energy Conversion Laboratory

Students understand fuel properties and its measurements, energy conversion principles, IC Engines and also their application is demonstrated.

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Material Testing Laboratory

Students understand the mechanical behaviour of various engineering materials by conducting standard test and also learn material failure modes and the methods for improving mechanical properties of materials.

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Foundry, Forging and Welding Laboratory

Insights into different sand preparation, foundry equipment, forging tools, arc welding equipment are given and also students are given practical training to enhance their practical skills.

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Mechanical Measurements and Metrology Laboratory

It equips students with the knowledge of concept of metrology and standards of measurement, limits, fits and tolerance, gauging, angular & gear measurements, force, torque, pressure, temperature and strain.

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Workshop and Machine Shop Practice
(Fitting & Machining) Laboratory

Students are made to use fitting tools to perform fitting operations and also provides practical skills with the insights to different machine tools, accessories and attachments.

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Computer Aided Modelling and Analysis Laboratory

The students will acquire basic understanding of analysis of different kinds of loading on bars, trusses, beams and also the analysis pertaining to various parameters like stresses and deformations for thermal and dynamic loads.

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Heat Transfer Laboratory

Provides fundamental knowledge necessary to students to understand the behaviour of thermal systems also provides a detailed experimental analysis, including the application and heat transfer through solids, fluids and vacuum.

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