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Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
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Department of Mechanical Engineering started Ph.D. Research Centre from the academic year 2013-2014 with an intake of 10 students, affiliated to the University of Mumbai.

 

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Area of Specialization

 

1.

 

Dr. Hari Vasudevan

 

Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Systems & Strategy, Market Orientation of Manufacturing Firms and World Class Manufacturing.

 

2.

 

Dr. K. N. Vijayakumar

 

Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Engineering

 

3.

 

Dr. G. T. Thampi

 

Technology Integration in Enterprises

 

4.

 

Dr. Sanjay Kumar

 

Manufacturing & Optimization

 

  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan, Vimal Gosar (2018) ‘Optimization of Injection Molding Process Parameters using Response Surface Methodology’, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering”, Published by Springer Singapore. DIO: 10.1007/978-981-13-2490-1.
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan, Girish Deshpande (2017), ‘Application of Shainin Methodology to Reduce Rejections in Spur Gear Manufacturing’, ELSEVIER, Materials Today, Vol.5, issue 5, part 2, pp.12003-12008.
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan, Harshavardhan Desai (2017), ‘Application of Shainin DoE Tool to Explore Unknown Variables causing ‘Ghost Noise’ in 5th Gear Cycle of Transaxles during NVH Testing’, Advances in Intelligent Systems Research, Vol. 137, pp: 271-276, Atlantis Press (Springer), AISR (ISSN 1951-6851), ISBN (online): 978-94-6252-305-0.
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan, Dharam Ranka (2016), ‘Suspecting Dominant Variable that Causes Porosity Defect in Cast made up of Aluminum Alloy (LM2) using Shainin’s DoE Approach’, in the International Journal of Advances in Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Vol – 3, Issue 5, Oct 2016, ISSN : 2394- Pg. 3 of 11.
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan, Vimal Gosar (2018), ‘Optimization of Injection Moulding Process Parameters for manufacturing Plastic Components (PBT) using Taguchi Method (TM)’, International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (ICRAMMT-2018), organised by MLRITM, Hyderbad, Nov.19-20, 2018.
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan, Bhavik Modi (2018), ‘Optimization of Injection Moulding Process Parameters using Taguchi DoE Methodology’, International Conference on Role of Industrial Engineering in Industry 4.0 Paradigm (ICIEIND-2018), organised by IIIE, Odisha Chapter, Bhubaneshwar, Sept; 27- 30, 2018.
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan (2018), ‘Analyzing the need for a comparative study of Shainin DoE and Traditional DoE tools for deploying Six Sigma in Indian manufacturing companies’, IOP Conference series : Materials Science and Engineering, 376 (2018) 012121.  
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Harshita Salian, Hari Vasudevan (2017), ‘Shainin tool approach for quality monitoring in Injection Moulding’, International Conference of Industrial Engineering (ICIE-2017) organized by SVNIT, Surat, Dec; 21-23, 2017.
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan,  Bhavik Modi (2017), ‘A Comparative Study of Taguchi Methodology and Shainin System DoE in the Optimization of Injection Moulding Process Parameters’, IOP Conference series: Materials Science and Engineering, 225 (2017) 012183.
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan, Girish Deshpande (2016), ‘Improvement of Gear Quality in Machining Industry using Shainin System’, in the International Conference on Materials, Manufacturing and Design 2016, organised by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Maharashtra on 20th & 21st December, 2016.
  • Rajendra Khavekar, Hari Vasudevan, Bhavik Modi (2016), ‘Optimization of Injection Moulding Process Parameters using Shainin System’, International Conference on Materials, Manufacturing and Design 2016, organized by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Maharashtra on 20th & 21st December, 2016.
  • Meeta Gandhi, Dr. Hari Vasudevan, “Green Supply Chain Management Practices and its Impact on Business Performance”, “Lecture notes in Mechanical Engineering” Published by Springer Singapore, DIO: 10.1007/978-981-13-2490-1.
  • Meeta Gandhi, Dr. Hari Vasudevan, “Understanding the benefits of green supply chain management and the framework for a generic approach in measuring the organizational performance”, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Industrial Engineering ICIE 2017, pp 248-253, ISBN:978-93-86238-39-9.
  • Meeta Gandhi, Dr. Hari Vasudevan, presented a paper on “A review and proposed framework of the generic approach for organizational performance measurement in Green Supply Chain Management” in International Conference on Big Data Analytics for Optimizing Supply Chain organized by SPJIMR in collaboration with India POMS Chapter on July 29- 30 2016.
  • Meeta Gandhi, Dr. K. N. Vijaykumar, Mohammed Adnan Sheikh, “Green Supply Chain Management Practices in Automobile Industry”, Industrial Engineering Journal; Vol IX & Issue no 4 of April 2016, pp 11-16.
  • Ibrahim Shaikh & Hari Vasudevan (2018) “Review and Analysis of issues related to the implementation of Knowledge Management practices in Indian Automotive SMEs”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 376, conference 1.
  • Mudita Dixit, Dr.Jayashree Patil Dake (April 2018) “Rreview of the Indian Auto and Auto  Component  Industry”, Research Matrix,Vol 2, Issue-9, ISSN 2321:7073, 2nd  International Conference on global transformations in business, culture and linguistics, organized by KPB Hinduja College of Commerce at Dubai.
  • Mudita Dixit, Dr.G.T.Thampi, Dr.Jayashree Patil Dake (Jan-March 2019) “Auto and Auto Component Industry in India- A study”, AJANTA,Vol –VIII, Issue 1, ISSN-2277-5730,Impact factor 5.5. International conference on “Dynamics of international environment” organized by KPB Hinduja College of Commerce in collaboration with Singapore Indian chamber of commerce & Industry at Singapore.
  • Naresh Deshpande and Hari Vasudevan,“Machining Induced Surface Integrity Aspects of Stainless Steels: A Review”, 2nd International conference on Materials, Manufacturing and Modelling, ICMMM -2019, during 29th to 31st March 2019, organized by Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. (This paper would be published in Elsevier Journal, Materials Today, further details will be provided after publication).
  • Ramesh Rajguru, Dr. Hari Vasudevan,“A Review and Analysis of the Machining Process involving Nickel Based Super Alloy” in “Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering”, Published by Springer Singapore, DIO: 10.1007/978-981-13-2490-1.
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan, Ramesh Rajguru and Rajnarayan Yadav, “Predictive Modelling of Delamination Factor and Cutting Forces in the Machining of GFRP Composite Material using ANN” in “Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering”, Published by Springer Singapore. DIO: 10.1007/978-981-13-2490-1.
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan, Ramesh Rajguru,“Multi Characteristics Optimization in the Turning of GFRP Composites based on Grey-Taguchi method” in “Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering”, Published by Springer Singapore. DIO: 10.1007/978-981-13-2490-1.
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan, Ramesh Rajguru, “Experimental Investigation and Optimization of End Milling Parameters in the Machining of Inconel 825 using Carbide Coated Tool” in “Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering”, Published by Springer Singapore. DIO: 10.1007/978-981-13-2490-1.
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan, Ramesh Rajguru,“Optimization of Machining Parameters in the Turning Operation of Inconel 825 using Grey Relation Analysis in “Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering”, Published by Springer Singapore. DIO: 10.1007/978-981-13-2490-1.
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan, Ramesh Rajguru, "Optimization Of Multi-Performance Characteristics in the Turning Of GFRP(E) Composites using Principle Component Analysis combined with Grey Relational Analysis”published in Elsevier Materials today Proceedings Volume 5, Issue 2, Part 1, 2018, Pages 5955-5967. DIO.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.12.197.
  • Ramesh Rajguru, Dr. Hari Vasudevan ,“Effect of Machining Parameters on Surface Integrity in End Milling of Inconel 625”, accepted for presentation and publication in the 7th International and 28th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference 2018 (AIMTDR 2018), being organised by the college of Engineering Guindy, Anna University from 13th to 15thDecember, 2018.
  • Ramesh Rajguru, Dr. Hari Vasudevan,“Effect of Various Cutting and Tool Geometry Parameters on Surface Integrity in the End Milling of Inconel 625”, presented at ICRAMMT 2018 (International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Technologies) held on 19th to 20th November 2018 at Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Technology and Management (MLRITM), Dundigal Qutbullapur (M), Hyderabad-500043, Telangana.
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan , Ramesh Rajguru , “Optimization of Process Parameters in the Turning Operation of Inconel 625”, presented at ICRAMMT 2018 (International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Technologies) held on 19th to 20th November 2018 at Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Technology and Management (MLRITM), Dundigal Qutbullapur (M), Hyderabad-500043, Telangana.
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan , Ramesh Rajguru and Naresh Deshpande , “Grey Fuzzy Multiple Criteria Optimization of Process Parameters for CNC turning of GFRP/Vinyl Ester Composites”, presentedat 1st International Conference on Materials, Manufacturing and Design Engineering. (ICMMD -2016) held at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological Universit, Lonere, Maharashtra, India, during December 20-21, 2016.
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan , Ramesh Rajguru and Naresh Deshpande ,“Multiple Criteria Optimization of Process Parameters for Edge Milling of NEMA G11 Composites using Desirablity Function Analysis”, presentedat 1st International Conference on Materials, Manufacturing and Design Engineering. (ICMMD-2016) held at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological Universit, Lonere, Maharashtra, India, during December 20-21, 2016.
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan , Ramesh Rajguru and Naresh Deshpande, “Optimization of Cutting Parameters for Surface Roughnessin Machining of GFRP Composites”, presentedat 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR-2016) held at College of Engineering Pune, Maharashtra India, during December 16-18, 2016. (ISBN: 978-93-86256-27-0).
  • Dr. Hari Vasudevan , Ramesh Rajguru,“Optimization of Material Removal Rate and Cutting Forces in Turning of GFRP composites” in the 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design & Research Conference (AIMTDR–2016) held at College of Engineering, Pune during 16-18 December 2016.
  • Ramesh Rajguru, Punit Sanghavi, Chirag Pandya and Raj Hemani ,“Solar Energy a Viable Alternative: A Review” in ICAME2015 held during 15th & 16th of October 2015,UCEV, Villupuram, Vol1.
  • Ramesh Rajguru, Kalpesh N. Tank, Mandar S. Rao, Rahil S. Sheth ,“Optimization of turning parameters for Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastic (GFRP/E) using Grey Relational Analysis coupled with Taguchi method” in ICAME2015 held during 15th & 16th of October 2015,UCEV, Villupuram, Vol 1.
  • Anup Chawan and Hari Vasudevan, “Technological Innovativeness and Its Impact on Firm Performance in Indian Manufacturing SMEs” in the International Conference on Mechanical Engineering Design organized by SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, held during 25th-26th April 2019