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 YEAR  
 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
 Journal of Alloys & Compound / Elsevier  484 (2009) 296-299  Vibration damping of high-chromium ferromagnetic steel and its dependence on magnetic domain structure
 Materials & Design / Elsevier  31 (2010) 2163-2166  Effect of stacking fault probability and € martensite on damping capacity of fe-16%Mn alloy
 International Journal of MATERIALS RESEARCH  101 (2010) 1538-1542  Effect of grain boundary precipitates on vibration damping of F—Cr-Mg-Al/Si alloy
 Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology  38 (2009) Page No. 297-299  Vibration Damping of High-Chromium Ferromagnetic Steel
 IEEE Xplore  2012 Page No. 95-99  Kinetics of recrystallization in commercial purity Aluminum
 Int J Innov Res Sci, Engg Tech  1 (2) 2012 PG NO 1-8  Carbon nanotube reinforced aluminium matrix composites-a review
 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

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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