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Events 2020-21

AICTE (ATAL) sponsored FDP on 3D Printing & Design

Date 07.12.2020 to 11.12.2020 (Five days)
No. of Participants: 200
Nature of participants: Participants from 16 states, nearly 50 % of them are from outside Tamil Nadu. More than 150 faculty members out of which 45 Doctorates, 35 students / Research scholars and 10 from industry.
Coordinators: Dr. P D Jeyakumar, Asso Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BSACIST, Dr. A Arockia Julias, Asst Professor Sr, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BSACIST
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ETDMMT 2020:Virtual International Conference

Topic: Emerging Trends in Design, Manufacturing, Materials and Thermal Sciences
Date: 24th and 25th September 2020
Audience: Faculty Members & Students
Resource Persons: Mr. Prakash Anantharaman, Vice president (R&D), Renault Nissan Technology & Business Center India & There are Multiple Key Note Speakers, Kindly check the report.
Convener: Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean School of mechanical Sciences.
Co-ordinator: Dr. A.S. Selvakumar, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BSACIST.
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Events 2019-20

IOT use cases in mechanical and industrial areas

Date: 24-06-2020
No. of Participants: 42
Nature of participants: Internal Faculty Members and Students
Coordinator: M.Abdur Rahman, Asst Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Sciences, BSACIST.
Speaker: M. Abdur Rahman, President & CEO, QARAI Solutions, Bangalore, India
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“Engineering Online” by FEAST Software Product Development Ltd

Date: 20.06.2020
No. of Participants: 33
Nature of participants: Internal Faculty
Coordinator: Mr. Ravikumar S, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BSACIST.
Coordinator from FEAST Software Product Development Ltd: Mr. Ghanashyam Wargay, Lead Team, FEAST Software Product Development Ltd.
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Modification of oxidation properties of sulfide mix towards frictional stability in NAO brake pad

Date: 04.06.2020
No. of Participants: 62
Nature of participants Internal and External Faculty Members, Industry participants & Students
Coordinators: Dr.M.A.Sai Balaji, Asso Professor, Dr.S.Ravikumar, Asst Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Sciences, BSACIST.
Speaker: Dr. Carlos Lorenzana, Technical Director, RIMSA Metal Technology SPAIN
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Battery Operated Electric vehicles

Date: 26.05.2020
No. of Participants: 45
Nature of participants: Internal and External Faculty Members, Industry participants & Students
Coordinators: Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Dr.M.A.Sai Balaji, Asso Professor, Dr.S.Ravikumar, Asst Professor, School of Mechanical Sciences, BSACIST.
Dept of Electrical and Electronics Engg, Mrs .Bharanigha, Asst Professor, Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Engg., BSACIST.
Speaker: Mr. Pranav Ramanlal Mistry, PM Tech Innovator, Mumbai, India.
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Six Sigma White Belt

Date: 23.05.2020
No. of Participants: 61
Nature of participants: Internal Faculty and Students
Coordinator: Dr.S.Ravikumar, Asst Professor, Dept of Mechancial Engg., School of Mechanical Sciences, BSACIST.
Coordinator and Speaker from Vision Excellence: Dr.GopalSivakumar, Executive Officer, Vision Excellence, Chennai.
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Basics of 3D Printing Technologies & Its Industrial Applications

Date: 21.05.2020
No. of Participants: 22
Nature of participants: Internal Faculty
Coordinator: Dr.A.S. Selvakumar, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BSACIST.
Coordinator from Incredible AM Pvt. Ltd: Mr.Kiran Chandwadkar, Assistant Manager, Sales Team, Incredible AM Pvt. Ltd
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Career Opportunities in Welding

Date: 28.04.2020
No. of Participants: 44
Nature of participants: Students
Coordinator: Dr. RasoolMohideen, Professor & Dean, School of Mechanical Sciences, BSACIST.
Coordinator from Fronius India: Mohamed Aleem, M.Tech (Welding Engg), Area Sales Manager (Engineering) – Perfect Welding, Fronius India Private Limited
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Electric Vehicle Design by BCCL and SIEMENS

Date: 25.04.2020
No. of Participants: 12
Nature of participants: Internal Faculty
Coordinator: Dr. Rasool Mohideen, Professor & Dean, School of Mechanical Sciences, BSACIST.
Coordinator from SIEMENS: Mr. Pradeep Singh, PLM, SIEMENS.
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National Seminar on Lean Sigma for Career Excellence

The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a one day national seminar on “Lean Sigma For Career Excellence” for the UG and PG, in MBA Block, MBA seminar hall on 2nd March 2020. Prof. Dr. Gopal Sivakumar, CEO (Lean Six Sigma) & Principal Consultant (MSME – Government of India) had conducted the seminar and training. Dr. S.Rasool Mohideen, Dean (SMS) and Dr. H.Siddhi Jailani, HOD, felicitated the speaker. In his lecture Dr.Gopal Sivakumar and Mr. Prabhakaran discussed the Quality, overview of lean six sigma and role of Lean Six Sigma in current Industries.

Further, he explained how Lean Six Sigma certified students will be able to impress the employers with their project outcomes and can effortlessly convert internship into a job opportunity.

He demonstrated with various practical examples how Students will be able to approach industries confidently and can easily secure Industry-Academy Interaction activities such as Industrial visits, In-plant Training and Internship through lean sigma green belt certification programs conducted by MSME – Government of India.

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Guest Lecture

Topic: “Introduction to Hyperworks”
Date: 21st February 2020
Audience: Faculty Members & Students
Resource Person: Mr. Prabhu Sundarajan from Designtech
Convener: Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean School of mechanical Sciences.
Co-ordinator: Dr. P.D. Jaya Kumar, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BSACIST.
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Guest Lecture

Topic: “Basics of Machine Learning and Deep Learning”
Date: 11th February 2020
Audience: Faculty Members & Students
Resource Person: Dr. M. Anandkumar, Assistant Professor, NIT, Surathkal.
Convener: Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean School of mechanical Sciences.
Co-ordinator: Dr. V. Muralidharan, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BSACIST.
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Two days Workshop on “Industrial Design and Conceptualization”

Topic: Workshop on Industrial Design and Conceptualization
Date: 4-5, February 2020
Audience: Faculty Members & Students
Resource: EQuad Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd.
Convener: Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean School of mechanical Sciences.
Co-ordinator: Dr. A. Muthu Manokar, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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Mechathon “The Race” 2019

The Students team from the department of Mechanical Engineering has participated and won the first prize in the national level event for college students – Mechathon “The Race” a Go cart design contest. The event was held on 14th December 2019, at Aruani Grid- Racing track Bengaluru.

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Guest Lecture

Topic: “Patenting system in India and Patentability criteria”
Date: 05th November 2019
Audience: Faculty Members & Students
Resource Person: Mr. C.N.Shashidhara, Deputy Controller of Patents & Designs.
Convener: Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean School of Mechanical Sciences.
Co-ordinator: Dr.S. Mohamed Illyas Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.), Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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Guest Lecture by Prof. Dr. Abd Elnaby Elbaiomy Kabeel, Tanta University, Egypt on 3rd October 2019

Prof. Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean (SMS) felicitated Prof. Dr. Abd Elnaby Elbaiomy Kabeel for the foreign guest lecture. Dr. A. Muthu Manokar, Assistant Professor, introduced the speaker and the topic of the lecture to the students. In his lecture Prof. Dr. Abd Elnaby Elbaiomy Kabeel discussed the results of his research work of “Effect of cooling technology on the performance of solar Photovoltaic’s”. He discussied about Effect of air cooling technology on the performance of PV panels, Effect of water cooling technology on the performance of PV panels, Effect of phase change materials (PCM) cooling technology on the performance of PV panels, Effect of nanofluid cooling technology on the performance of PV panels and Effect of air and water cooling technology on the performance of PV panels with reflectors under Egyptian conditions. Chief Guest Prof. Dr. Abd Elnaby Elbaiomy Kabeel was honored by Dr. M. A. Sai Balaji, Associate Professor and Prof. Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean (SMS).

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Guest Lecture

Topic: “Current trends in metal forming research”
Date: 1st October 2019
Audience: Faculty Members & Students
Resource Person: Dr. Hariharan. K, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras
Convener: Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean School of mechanical Sciences
Co-ordinator: Mr. Abdur Rahman, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engg., BSACIST.
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ASME Invited Guest Lecture

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and ASME organized a invited guest lecture on “New Super-elastic Ti-Nb-Ta-Zr alloys for Bio-medical Applications” for the UG, PG, research scholars and faculty members in CSA Block, CSB seminar hall on 6th September 2019. The speaker for the lecture was Professor Mohamed Gebreel, Dr.Eng. from Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), Egypt. Dr. S. RasoolMohideen, Dean (SMS) felicitated Dr. Mohamed Gebreel for the Guest Lecture. Dr. .M. Thirumurugan, Associate Professor and ASME coordinator, introduced the speaker and the topic of the lecture to the students.In his lecture Dr. Gebreel discussed the results of his research work of titanium alloys for biomedical applications. He also presented many exclusive examples of bio materials and challenges in the processing of that alloys


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Inauguration of Mechanical Societies for Academic year 2019-20

Date: 29th August 2019
Audience: Students of Mechanical Engineering department
Resource Person: Mr. G. Albert Einstein, CEO, EinNel Technologies
Convener: Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean School of mechanical Sciences
Co-ordinator: Dr. A. Arockia Julias, Assistant Professor (Sr.Gr.), Mr. Loganathan, Assistant Professor, Dr. S. Mohamed Illyas, Assistant Professor (Sr.Gr.),
Dr. M. Thirumurugan, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BSACIST.
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Tractor Design Competition 2019

Team of 25 students (TEAM CRESTRAC) from BSA Crescent Institute of Science & Technology has participated in Tractor Design Competition 2019, a national event and won second place for Durability

Events 2018-19

Two days Workshop on CAD/CAE on 6th & 7th May 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted a two days workshop on “CAD/CAE” for the faculty members of the School of Mechanical Sciences during 6th and 7th May 2019. Dr. P D Jeyakumar, Associate Professor and Dr. A. Arockia Julias, Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.) of the department coordinated the program. We thank the Management, Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Director Hr and Dean School of Mechanical sciences for providing all the support to conduct the program successfully.

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Inter Collegiate Technical Symposium Techaura 2019 on 14th March 2019

Inter Collegiate Technical Symposium Techaura 2019 was conducted on 14th March 2019. Mr. JIBY ISAAC, Head R&D, from Apollo Tyres ltd. attended the valedictory function and delivered keynote address. Dr. A Azad, Registrar presides and gave an inspiring speech for the winners. Dr. S.Rasool Mohideen, Dean Mechanical Sciences felicitated the function. The symposium was coordinated by Dr. A Arockia Julias, Assistant Professor (Senior) of Mechanical Department. The student co-ordinators for the societiy Mr. Mohamed Rayyan, Mr. Rohit Kumar, Mr.Abhishek and Mr. V. Karthikeyan organized the events.

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Student Training Programme

The Student Training Programme was held on February 02, 2019 at Seminar Hall I, Convention Centre. Mr. Seshadrinathan, President welcomed the Speakers and explained about the association activities. Mr. Mohamed Abubakker Gazali, Executive Committee Member, delivered a lecture on “Gap Analysis (What Industry wants, Whatstudents aspire, What students possess) and Campus to Corporate” and Mr. Syed Ismail Buhari, Executive Committee Member, delivered a lecture on “Campus to Corporate – 4.0” and “Future Employability”.

Mr. Syed Ismail Buhari also brought his HR friends from various industries and chaired the panel talk on “Current Industry Expectation and Gaps”. Mr. Elayasekaraja, Head-HR, Indus Teqsite Pvt. Ltd. (Data Patterns), Ms.Yogachitra, Head –HR & Admn, NTC Group, Ms. TN. Brinda, Corporate & Institutional Trainer shared the current trends.

This student training programme was organized for the Pre final year students from all the departments and it was well appreciated by the students.


One day Workshop on MS-Office & MS-Word

One Day Workshop on MS-Office (Word & Excel) was organized by Department of Mechanical engineering” on 20.12.2018. Around 17 technical staff members from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Polymer Engineering were participated in the workshop and benefitted. Mr. R. Tamilselvan, Sel. Gr. Technician, explained in detail about the various options and menus in word and excel. The participants were well interacted with him and the class conducted by him was very good and useful.

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A guest lecture on “Principles of Clutch Design – Recent Trends”

A guest lecture by Mr. E. Venkatachalam, Manager, Clutch Design, Valeo India Private Ltd., on “Principles of Clutch Design – Recent Trends” was organized by the department of mechanical engineering on 29.10.2018.

The resource person gave a real-time exposer and share his experience on the challenges and solutions in clutch design for different applications from twowheelers to high torque quarry vehicles. The students interacted with the resource person in designing clutches for SAE Baja Vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, and farm equipment and their challenges. The students and staff enjoyed the session with continuous interaction with the resource person and thanked him.

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One day workshop on “Building your own 3D Printer” sponsored by ASME on the 29th of October 2018

The department of Mechanical Engineering organized a one day workshop on “Building your own 3D Printer” sponsored by ASME on the 29th of October 2018. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Professor and Dean (School of Mechanical Sciences). The coordinators Dr. M. Thirumurugan, Associate Professor, faculty advisor ASME and Mr. K. Saran Kumar, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering conducted the workshop. The workshop focused on imparting the background knowledge required to build a 3D printer on their own from CAD modeling to Electrical circuitry. An hands on training session was conducted in the afternoon in association with M/s Monotech Ltd. The workshop attracted more than 25 student participants from various departments.

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The inauguration of societies for the academic year 2018-19 was conducted on 8th October 2018

Department of Mechanical Engineering has four societies namely Society of Mechanical Engineers (SME), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and Indian Society for Heating Refrigeration and Air conditioning Engineering (ISHRAE). These societies are conducting various events for the benefits of students.

The inauguration of societies for the academic year 2018-19 was conducted on 8th October 2018. Mr. RIYAZUDDIN MOHAMMED, Manager, Technology Development, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. inaugurated the society activities and deliver Keynote address. Dr. A. Azad, Registrar, gave the presidential address. Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Dean Mechanical Sciences felicitated the function. A report on the activities of different societies for the previous academic year was presented by the student co-coordinator of the respective society. The inaugural function was coordinated by Dr. A. Arockia Julias, Assistant Professor (Sr.Gr.) of Mechanical Department.

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FISITA World Automotive Congress 2018 held on 2nd – 5th October

FISITA is an international membership organization for the automotive engineering community called International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies in association with SAEINDIA (Society of Automotive Engineers – India) organized the 37th FISITA world Congress 2018 in Chennai Trade Centre, Nanthanam,Chennai, India, one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centers in South India. Around 800 automotive manufactures in and around the world had participated in the exhibition and displayed their new technology equipped vehicles, machineries, software’s. Nearly 100 academic institutions in from various states of India also participated in the exhibition and displayed their project models with the implementation of newly developed technologies.

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One Day Workshop on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) on 12th September 2018

The department of Mechanical Engineering and The department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering jointly organized a one day workshop on MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) on the 12th of September 2018. Dr. E. Paul Braineard, Ph.D. (IIT Madras) Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sricity, Chittoor was invited as a guest speaker. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Professor and Dean (School of Mechanical Sciences) and Dr. S. Kaja Mohideen, Professor and Dean (School of Electrical and Communication Sciences). The convener Dr. Y. Mohamed Shuaib, HOD EEE felicitated the speaker, the workshop coordinators, Mr. K. Saran Kumar, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Mr. A. Paramasivam, Assistant Professor, EEE gave a brief over view about the workshop and a short note about the speaker.

The speaker briefed on MEMS fabrication techniques during the forenoon session and elaborated on micro pumps as a case study in the afternoon session. The workshop attracted more than 40 student participants both internal and external.

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“SAEISS Tractor Design Competition – 2018” on June 21-23, 2018

Team CRESTRAC – A group of B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Mechanical Engineering students have participated in Tractor Design Challenge, organized by SAE INDIA southern section. It is an all India level competition. They have secured second place for durability.


One day national level workshop on “Friction Material Concepts: Formulation, Testing & Environmental Issues” was conducted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering on 10th April 2018

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Events 2017-18

One Day Workshop On “Engine Dismantling And Assembly”

An one day workshop titled “Engine Dismantling and Assembling” was organized under ASME with 27 participants on 25-04-2018. The workshop was targeted mainly undergraduate students of I, II and III year students. The objective of the workshop was to understand and realize the components/parts present in the two wheeler vehicle for the beginners. In the workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Prince Arockia Doss, Professor/ Mechanical Engg. And further the sessions are started with the power point presentations detailed the components/parts present in the TVS Scooty. Our students Mr. Dharanivel A.S.A, Mr. Adithya R, Mr. Ajay Krishna R were given the presentation. And the session started with dismantling and assembling of TVS scooty. And the participants were asked to participate in dismantling and each and every single parts of vehicle were explained to the participants. The doubts raised by the participants were cleared with answers. Finally the participants are requested to assemble the vehicle. The real in hands training motivated the participants and the expressed their happiness in the closing ceremony of the workshop.

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“Technical symposium INERTIA 2K18”

Technical symposium INERTIA 2K18 organised by the department of Mechanical Engineering was held on 12.04.2018.


Guest lecture on “Hybrid Nuclear Renewable Integrated Energy system” by Dr. Siddharth Suman from I.I.T Patna was organized by “Centre for Energy Research studies and Department of Mechanical Engineering” on 26th March 2018.

The guest lecture was organized by “Centre for Energy Research studies and Department of Mechanical Engineering” on 26.3.2018. The guest Dr. Siddharth Suman from I.I.T, Patna has delivered lecture on “Hybrid Nuclear Renewable Integrated Energy system”.

Around 10 faculty members and 100 students from various disciplines (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical & Electronics, polymer and Automobile) were participated and benefitted.

He highlighted about the integrated facilities comprised of nuclear reactors, renewable energy generation and industrial processes for the need of grid flexibility, green house gas emission reductions and optimal use of investment capital.

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The department of Mechanical Engineering in association with Techniche organized a 2 day workshop on autonomous robot building on 14th and 15th of March 2018.

Report on workshop on Techno



Two Days National level workshop on “ADVANCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS – A RESEARCH PERSPECTIVE” was organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering on 2nd and 3rd February 2018

Composites workshop – report


The inauguration of the society activities for the academic year 2017-2018 was held on 22.08.2017

The inauguration of the society activities for the academic year 2017-2018 was held on 22.08.2017. The annual report of the society activities for academic year 2016-2017 is attached here


A motivational workshop on Innovation was conducted on 19.08.2017

A motivational workshop on Innovation in Association with the local chapter of International Development Innovation Network (IDIN) was conducted on 19.08.2017. A brief report and event photos are attached here


“International conference on Advances in Design, Materials, Manufacturing and Surface Engineering for Mobility (ADMMS 2017) – July 19-21, 2017”

The department organizes the national level student’s symposium “Confluence” every year. Varieties of competitive events like paper presentation, Design contest, Quiz programme, Water Rocketry, Robo Golf are organized.

Events 2007-08

A National Conference on Advances in Product Design, Materials & Manufacturing Engineering (APDMM 2008) was organized during 24th & 25th Jan 2008.


The department also organizes the intra department technical symposium “Mechfest” for student every year. Various events to exhibit the student technical talent are organized