Mr. Gobikrishnan Udhayakumar
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005 India
Phone : +91-9791918950 | Email :

Area of Specialization

Product Design and Development , Micro, Machining and Optimization


Academic Background
University/ Board Degree Year Field of Specialization
Anna university, Chennai Ph.D Pursuing Micro Machining and optimization
Anna University, Chennai M.E 2013 Product Design and Development
Annamalai University B.E 2010 Mechanical Engineering

Academic & Industrial Career
University / College Designation Period
Sona College of Technology Assistant Professor 02.07.2014 - till date
Selvam College of Technology Assistant Professor 01.07.2013 to 30.04.2014

Subjects Handled
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Kinematics of Machines
  • Engineering Materials and Metallurgy
  • Dynamics of Machinery
  • Design of Machine Elements
  • Design of Transmission Systems
  • Nano Composite Materials and Technology
  • Industrial Safety
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Rapid Prototyping

  • Gobalakrishnan, B., Rajaravi, C., Udhayakumar, G. and Lakshminarayanan, P.R., 2023. A Comparative Study on Ex-Situ & In-Situ Formed Metal Matrix Composites. Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, pp.171-185.
  • Kotha, M.S., Kumar, T.P., Gobikrishnan, U., Selvan, T.A., Rajesh, S. and Madhankumar, S., 2023. Electrical discharge Machining process variable assessment on Al 7075 mixed composite materials utilizing multi-criteria optimization method. Materials Today: Proceedings, 72, pp.2007-2012.
  • Udhayakumar, G., Suresh, P. and Raja, K.V., 2022. Assessment of Influence of the Process Parameters on Electrochemical Micromachining of 15-5 PH Stainless Steel. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 17(3), p.220334.
  • Rajesh, S., Gobikrishnan, U., Rao, N.K., Balamurugan, R., Senthilkumar, K.M., Selvan, T.A. and Madhankumar, S., 2022. Electrochemical machining of aluminium 7075 alloy, silicon carbide, and fly ash composites: an experimental investigation of the effects of variables on material removal rate. Materials Today: Proceedings, 62, pp.863-867.
  • Rajesh, S., Prabu, D.A., Gobikrishnan, U., Kumar, P.L., Selvan, T.A., Ramesh, A. and Madhankumar, S., 2022. Surface roughness assessments and comparative study of Inconel 625 and Inconel 718 alloys after micro electrochemical machining. Materials Today: Proceedings, 62, pp.938-943.
  • Arunkumar, P.M., Udhayakumar, G., PB, A., Gurubaran, S.K.M., Jayabharathi, B., Kovarthanam, M. and Madhan, K., 2021, December. Design and Implementation of Secondary Positioner for improving the OEE of Robotic Welding System. In 2021 IEEE Indian Conference on Antennas and Propagation (InCAP) (pp. 324-327). IEEE.
  • Gobalakrishnan, B., Rajaravi, C., Udhayakumar, G. and Lakshminarayanan, P.R., 2021. Effect of ceramic particulate addition on aluminium based ex-situ and in-situ formed metal matrix composites. Metals and Materials International, 27, pp.3695-3708.
  • Gowthaman, S., Udhayakumar, G.,2021. Effect of port injection pressure on mixture quality in Homogeneous charges compression ignition (HCCI) engine. International Journal, 9(2).
  • Gobalakrishnan, B., Rajaravi, C., Udhayakumar, G., Lakshminarayanan, P.R. and Prabhu, M.S., 2021. Analysis of mechanical properties of cold extruded Al 6061 TiB2 MMCs and validated for finite element analysis. Materials Today: Proceedings, 43, pp.1283-1292.
  • Gobikrishnan, U., Suresh, P. and Kumaravel, P., 2021. Drilling investigations on Inconel alloy 625 material of material removal rate using micro electrochemical machining. Materials Today: Proceedings, 37, pp.1629-1633.
  • Yogeshwaran, S., Natrayan, L., Udhayakumar, G., Godwin, G. and Yuvaraj, L., 2021. Effect of waste tyre particles reinforcement on mechanical properties of jute and abaca fiber-epoxy hybrid composites with pre-treatment. Materials Today: Proceedings, 37(2), pp.1377-1380.
  • A Saravanan, P Suresh, G Sudharsan, P Kumaravel, Udhayakumar Gobikrishnan 2019.Investigation of fatigue life and dynamic behavior of magnesium alloy of an automobile connecting rod. Caribbean Journal of Science (ISSN: 0008-6452) 53(2) PP.1576-1596.
  • Dr, S., Ramesh, U. Gobikrishnan, K., Umnath” 2015. micro–Drilling Studies on Titanium alloy using Micro Electro Chemical Machining’. Aust. J. Basic & Appl. Sci, 99110, pp.934-941.

NPTEL Certifications
  • NPTEL Online-Completed Introduction to Composites from July to October 2023.
  • NPTEL Online-Completed Introduction to Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things from July to October 2022.
  • NPTEL Online-Completed Fundamentals of Additive Manufacturing Technologies from July 2021 to October 2021.
  • NPTEL Online-Completed Nature and Properties of Materials from February to April 2020.

  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (LM -111221)
  • Indian Society of Systems for Science and Technology (ISSE) (LM05347)