Dr. K.R. Balasubramanian

Dr. K. R. Balasubramanian is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He did Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Shanmugha College of Engineering, Thanjavur, Master of Engineering in Design & Production of Thermal Power Equipment from Regional Engineering College, Trichy. He obtained his Doctoral degree from National Institute of Technology, Trichy. Prior to joining NIT, Trichy he worked as Lecturer in the Kings College of Engineering, Thanjavur and Sudharsan College of Engineering, Pudukottai and as Research Assistant in REC, Trichy. He has published more than 85 papers in reputed International Journals. He has authored a book titled “Additive Manufacturing of Multi-Material and Composite Parts” and has contributed 4 book chapters. He has completed 6 research projects funded by various agencies including, DRDO, DST, BHEL and IGCAR. He has guided 7 Ph. D scholars and he is currently guiding 10 Research Scholars. He is a life member of professional bodies such as The Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Indian Welding Society (IWS). He has organized two International Conference and many workshops. His research interests include Renewable Energy, Laser Materials Processing, Fluid flow and Heat Transfer in mini and micro channels, Design of Experiment, Additive Manufacturing.

Email : krbala@nitt.edu

Ph.No: 0431-2503419         

Mobile: +91-94435 61873

Educational Qualification

Degree Discipline University

Ph.D

Modelling and simulation of Laser Welding

National Institute of Technology, Trichy

M.E

Design & Production of Thermal Power Equipment

Regional Engineering College, Trichy

B.E

Mechanical Engineering

Shanmugha College of Engineering, Thanjavur

 

Details of PG / Ph.D. thesis

Degree Title of thesis

Ph.D

Investigations on Process Parameters, Modelling and Weld Characterization for Laser Joining of Thin Section Stainless Steel

 

Professional experience

Organisation Designation From To
National Institute of Technology, Trichy. -620015 Associate Professor / Teaching & Research 12.03.2018 Present

National Institute of Technology, Trichy. -620015

Assistant Professor / Teaching & Research

10.04.2006

March 2018

Kings College of Engineering, Punalkulam, Pudukkottai – 613303

Lecturer / Teaching

June 2005

 

April 2006

Sudharsan College of Engineering, Pudukkottai – 622501

Lecturer / Teaching

Jan 2003

June 2005

Regional Engineering College, Trichy. -620015

Research Assistant / Teaching

Sep 2000

Aug 2001

 

Area of specialization

  • Design & Production of Thermal Power Equipment

 

Subject of Interest

  • Design & Production of Thermal Power Equipment

  • Fluid Mechanics

  • Industrial Safety Engineering

  • Human Factors Engineering

  • Design of Experiments

  • Renewable Energy

 

Professional affiliation

Organisation Year Grade of membership

The Institution of Engineers (India)

2009 onwards

Member

The Indian Society for Technical Education

2005 onwards

Life Member

Indian Welding Society

2005 onwards

Life Member

 

Publications

 

Reviewer in International Journals

  • Editorial Review Board member for International Journal of Surface Engineering

    and Interdisciplinary Materials Science [IJSEIMS]

  • Reviewer of International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology [IJAMT]

  • Reviewer of Alexandria Engineering Journal, Elsevier

  • Reviewer of Applied Thermal Engineering Journal, Elsevier

 

Research Guidance 

 

Sponsored Projects

 

Guest Lecture Delivered

 

Short Term Courses Organised And Attended

 

Administrative Experience

 

Visit to the Industries

 

Awards and achievements:

  • NITT Achiever award for Research publications during the year 2016-17.

 

Contact Address

 

Office

Dr. K.R. Balasubramanian
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Tiruchirappalli 620 015
Phone: 0431-2503419 (Office)
Mobile: 94435 61873
Fax: +91-431-2500133

Residential

7/11, NIT Staff Quarters
REC Post,
Thuvakudi,
NIT - Tiruchirappalli 620 015