Acharya Institute of Technology Faculty
Mechanical Engineering

Dr.MAHESHA K, Dean - Academics , Professor & HOD

 PERSONAL PARTICULARS
 Name  MAHESHA K
 Designation  Dean - Academics , Professor & HOD
 Contact Number  9986634769
 E-Mail  maheshak@acharya.ac.in

 Date of Birth  DD
 12
 MM
 03
 Year
 1976
 Years with the college  6 YEARS 8 MONTH  
 Core Discipline  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
 Specialization  MATERIALS ENGINEERING

 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
 Qualification / Discipline (Start with degree) Year  Institution
 B.E. / Mechanical Engg.  1997  S S I T , Tumkur , Bengaluru
 M.E. / Mfg. Science & Engg.  2004  U V C E , Bangalore , Bengaluru
 Ph.D. / Materials Engg.  2010  E P C E T , Bangalore , VTU, Belgaum

 CONTINUING EDUCATION / REFRESHER COURSES UNDERGONE [LAST 3 YEARS]
 Course Title Year  Institution  Duration
 "Research Methodologies and Report writing"  2009  M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.( Orgonised by e-learning centre (VTU), Mysore.)  2 Days
 "Advanced Forming Technologies (AFT-2010)"  2010  R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru. (Conducted in association with naval Reserch Board New Delhi)  1 Days
 New Trends in Mechanical Engineering  2011  Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore  1 Days

 MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
 Professional Society  From Year  Nature of Membership
 Materials Research Society of India [MRSI]  2011  LM
 Indian Society for Technical Education [ISTE]  2011  LM
 Tribological Society of India [TSI]    LM

 SUMMARY OF RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
 FOREIGN JOURNALS
 Journal Name  Date, Volume & Issue No  Paper Title
 Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology  38 (2009) Page No. 297-299  Vibration Damping of High-Chromium Ferromagnetic Steel
 Journal of Alloys & Compound / Elsevier  484 (2009) 296-299  Vibration damping of high-chromium ferromagnetic steel and its dependence on magnetic domain structure
 International Journal of MATERIALS RESEARCH  101 (2010) 1538-1542  Effect of grain boundary precipitates on vibration damping of F—Cr-Mg-Al/Si alloy
 Materials & Design / Elsevier  31 (2010) 2163-2166  Effect of stacking fault probability and € martensite on damping capacity of fe-16%Mn alloy
 Int J Innov Res Sci, Engg Tech  1 (2) 2012 PG NO 1-8  Carbon nanotube reinforced aluminium matrix composites-a review
 IEEE Xplore  2012 Page No. 95-99  Kinetics of recrystallization in commercial purity Aluminum
 Materials Today Proceedings / Elsevier  Proceedings 4 (2017) PG N.3122–3130  Mechanical Characterization of AA7068-ZrO2 reinforced Metal Matrix Composites
 Materials Today Proceedings / Elsevier    Study of Vibration Damping Behaviour of Magneto mechanical Powder Coated Metals and Alloys
 Surface & Coatings Technology/ Elsevier  324 2017 PG NO. 382-389  Vibration Damping Behaviour and Surface Characterization of Magnetomechanical Powder Coated AISI304 Alloys
 Today: Materials Proceedings  Volume 4 Issue 8 (2017) Page No. 8418-8427  Sachidananda.”Study of Vibration Damping Behaviour of Magnetomechanical powder Coated Metals and Alloys”
 Ceramics International / Elsevier  Available online 21 September 2017 In Press  Effect of powder particle size on vibration damping behaviour of plasma sprayed alumina (al2o3) coating on AISI 304 stainless steel substrate

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Conference Name & Organizer State, City, Date Paper title
 The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore  4th – 6th Dec 2013  INDIA NANO - 2013

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Conference Name & Organizer State, City, Date Paper title
 VTU RO, Bengaluru  23-24 Jan 2017  Workshop on Outcomes and Taxonomy
 Hotel Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru  20 Jan 2017  CII Karnataka Annual MSME Conference 2017
 MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru  27-07-2016  One Day Workshop on AICTE-CII Survey of Industry linked Technical Institutions
 The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore.  22 Mar 2016  Making India a Global Center for Higher Education
 IMTEX 2016  21-26 Jan 2015  Exhibition of Academia Project
 IMTEX 2015  22-28 Jan 2015  Exhibition of Academia Project
 Hotel Hyatt  24 Dec 2014  India Innovation Growth Program
 VTU Regional Office, Bengaluru  20 Nov 2014  1-Day hands on training session / workshop on solidworks software
 Central College, City campus, BU  13 Feb 2014  Author workshop
 RVCE NBA Nodal Center  3rd Feb & 15th -17th Feb 2014  Training of Evaluators / Resource Persons on outcome based Accreditation
 Apex HiTech Institute  30 Oct 2013  Emerging Trends in Manufacturing Technology
 Atria Hotel  23rd - 24th Nov 2012  Workshop on " Effective Leadership for Excellence"
 PESIT, Bengaluru  2nd-4th March 2012  Academic Leadership Program (Positioning as a Leader & Role Model)
 R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru.  15th-16th April 2010  Advanced Forming Technologies (AFT-2010)
 M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.  28th-29th May 2009  Research Methodologies and Report writing
 M S Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru.  21st - 22nd sept 2007  Noise-Measurement, Modelling & analysis
 R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru.  9th Oct 2006  One day National Seminar on Nano materials
 Shirdi Sai Engineering College, Anekal  6th April 2005  One-day Workshop on Mechanical vibrations
 Ghousia College of Engineering, Ramanagaram  19th-30th July 2004  Advances in Materials, Analysis, Design & Manufacturing
 4th Jan 2002  BTL Institute of Technology & Management  One-day Workshop on TIG-MIG Welding of Stainless Steel and Aluminium Alloys

 PAST POSITIONS HELD BEFORE PRESENT ASSIGNMENT
 Designation  From – to  Institution / Organization
 Professor and HOD  July 2010 -Jan 2011  E P C E T Bangalore
 Assistant Professor  Jun 2005 -Jun 2010  E P C E T Bangalore
 Lecturer  Mar 2001 -May 2005  E P C E T Bangalore
 Lecturer  Mar 1998 -Feb 2000  R V C E Bangalore

 POSITIONS HELD IN PRESENT ORGANIZATION
 Designation  From – to  Institution / Organization
 Professor  24th Jan 2011 -till date  Acharya Institute of Technology
 Professor & Head  Apr 2012 -Till date  Acharya Institute of Technology
 Dean - Academics  Apr 2012 -Till date  Acharya Institute of Technology

 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS (INCL. CONSULTANCY PROJECTS)
#  Nature of Academic/ Professional Achievement  Year
 1  Received a grant of Rs 20,00,000/- under RPS of AICTE  2013
 2  department received a fund of 40 lacs under K-FIST level II from VGST, Govt of Karnataka  

 OTHER POSITIONS HELD, MEMBERSHIP OF STATE / NATIONAL COMMITTEES
 Position  Name of Committee (From – to)  Institution/Organization
Special Invitee Board of Studies in IP/IEM/MS VTU
LIC member VTU
MoU with Kennametal India Limited
Principal Investigator Studies on damping characteristics of magneto-mechanical material coated alloys Research Promotion Scheme of AICTE
Reviewer / Session Chair "IConAMMA-2016 School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University

 HOBBIES OR OTHER ACTIVITIES IN COMMUNITY
 Swimming, Cricket, Chess, Badminton, Trekking
 Organized blood donation camp
 Captained Acharya cricket team which • Won VTU inter-collegiate cricket tournament for staff organized by HKBKCE. January 2013 • Won 3rd place in VTU inter-collegiate cricket tournament for staff organized by HKBKCE. January 2014 • Won state level staff cricket tournament conducted by PES University, Bengaluru, January 2016
 Student Participation in competitions like HPVC [ASME], TECHTOP, ANVESHANA, REDBULL FLUGTAG, SAE etc
 Delivered a technical talk during CEP at LRDE on Light Weight Materials & Surface Technology on 06 Aug 2014.

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