S.Lakshmana Kumar
Assistant Professor (Sr.Grade), Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005 India
91 - 427 - 2443545, 4099999



Area of Specialization
  • Engineering Design

Awards
  • Appreciation certificate for best results.

Academic Background
University/ Board Degree Year Field of Specialization
Anna University Coimbatore PhD (Pursuing) 2011 Robotics
Anna university M.E 2007 Engineering Design 
Madras university B.E 2000 Mechanical Engineering

Subjects Taught
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Basic Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Dynamics of Machinery
  • Design of Transmission System
  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Concepts of Engineering Design
  • Design of Jigs,Fixtures, Press Tools & Moulds
  • Professional Ethics and Human Values
  • Industrial Tribology

Academic & Industrial Career
University / College Designation Period
Sona College of Technology Assistant Prof.(Sr.Grade) Dec. 2011 - Till date
Sona College of Technology Senior Lecturer June 2010 - Nov 2011
Sona College of Technology Lecturer May 2007 - May 2010
Sona College of Technology Research Associate Aug 2003-Apr 2007

National Conferences
Jan 2006 Published and Presented a paper titled ‘Product Design based on Pugh Concept’ in National Conference on 'Recent Advances in in Product design, Materials Technology and Manufacturing Systems' held at MIT, Chennai.
Oct 2006 Participated in National conference on ' Low-Cost Automation - Current Trends' held at PSG College of Technology. Coimbatore.
March 2007 Published and presented the paper titled ‘Modal Analysis of Windmill Blade’ in National Conference on 'Recent Trends in Manufacturing and Thermal Engineering' at Thanthai Periyar Govt institute of Tech, Vellore.
March 2011 Published a paper titled ‘Analysis of Failure in Pick Head of the Robot Arm’ in National Conference on ‘Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering’ held at GKM College of Engineering & Technology, Chennai.
March 2011 Published a paper titled ‘Design & Analysis of the Numerical study on the Effectiveness of a Circumferential Grooved Tube Heat Exchanger’ in National Conference on ‘Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering’ held at GKM College of Engineering & Technology, Chennai.
Nov ' 2011 Participated in the National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms (NaCoMM 2011) held at IIT Madras,Chennai (Nov 30th – Dec 2nd 2011)

Seminar / FDP / Workshop
Sep 2005 Participated in National workshop on 'Product Design and Manufacturing’ held at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore
Sep 2005 Participated in National seminar on Applications of Mathematics in Engg. And sciences held at Sona College of Technology, Salem
March 2006 Participated in National workshop on 'Exploring the advances in Digital Product Design, Simulation and Manufacturing' held at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam.
March 2006 Participated in National workshop on  'Pneumatics for Automation' held at Thanthai  Periyar Govt institute of Tech,vellore.
June 2006 Participated in National Workshop on 'CAD/CAM/PDM' held at PSG College of Technology. Coimbatore.
August 2007 Participated in Continuing Education Programme on ‘Elements in Analysis and Design using ANSYS’ at IIT, Chennai.
July 2008 Participated in the SDP on 'CAD & FEM' at MNNIT, Allahabad.
October 2011 Participated in two days workshop on ' Mechanisms' held at JSS Academy of Technical Education, Bangalore.
March 2012 Participated in the One day Workshop on ‘Optimization Techniques for Engineering Applications’ held at
Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore.
June 2012 Participated in a Two-week ISTE Workshop on ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics’ conducted by IIT, Bombay.
December 2013 Participated in a Two-week ISTE workshop on ‘Engineering Mechanics’ conducted by IIT, Bombay.
May 2014 Participated in a Two-week ISTE workshop on ‘Fluid Mechanics’ conducted by IIT, Kharagpur.
December 2014 Participated in a Two-week ISTE workshop on ‘Control Systems’ conducted by IIT, Kharagpur.
August 2015 Participated in the technical seminar on ‘SAP (System Application Product for Data Processing) Project System (PS)’ held at Kongu Engineering College, Erode.
June 2016 Participated in the Pre-Conference Workshop on ‘Robotics’ held at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
July 2016 Participated in two days National Workshop on ‘Advances in Robotics’ held at IIT Madras, Chennai

Membership
  • Life member of Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE) - LM72833
  • Member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) 

Others
  • Working as Assistant Controller of Examinations in the Office of the Controller of Examinations (Autonomous) from 02.02.2012 to till date
  • Acted as Staff Co-ordinator for Tremors Club from 10.02.2010 to 01.02.2012.