Mr. Manikandaprabu P
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005 India
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Area of Specialization
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Electrical discharge machining
  • Automobile
  • Diesel Engine
  • Mechatronics

Academic Background
University/ Board Degree Year Field of Specialization
Anna university, Chennai Ph.D pursuing Electrical discharge machining
Anna University, Coimbatore M.E Jul 2013 Product Design and Development
Anna University, Chennai B.E July 2011 Mechanical Engineering

Subjects Taught
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Engineering Materials and Metallurgy
  • Metrology and Measurements
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Engineering graphics
  • Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial Safety Engineering
  • Object Oriented Programming using C++
  • Instrumentation and control system
  • Conventional and smart manufacturing
  • Transport safety

Academic & Industrial Career
University / College Designation Period
Sona College of Technology Assistant Professor June 2015 - Till date
Centre for Research and Concept Development, Chennai Product Development Engineer May 2011 – July 2013

  • Published in International Journal of Global Engineering on the title of “Hazard Identification Assessment and Control Measures in Iron and Steel Industry”, 2017.
  • Published in Science Direct Elsevier Materials Today: Proceedings on the title “Study and Analysis of Various Inclination Pathway Electrode Tool in Electrical Discharge Drilling”, 2020.
  • Published in Science Direct Elsevier Materials Today: Proceedings on the title “Computational Investigations on Helical Heat Flow Exchanger in Automotive Radiator Tubes with Computational Fluid Dynamics”, 2020.
  • Published in Thermal science “Commuter exposure to fine particulate matter in private road transport modes in Salem, India”, 2021.
  • National conference on recent trends in Mechanical engineering design, Manufacturing & Material sciences presented a paper titled “Modal analysis and optimization of tractor trailer chassis” at Bharath institute of science and technology, Chennai
  • A national conference on Advancement in Mechanical Engineering presented a paper titled “Hazard Identification Assessment and Control Measures in Iron Steel Industry” at AVS Engineering College, Salem.
  • A national conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering “NCME 2018” presented a paper titled “Machine safety and implementation of AIB standards” at Sona college of technology, Salem.
  • 1st Virtual National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering and It’s Application (NCETMEA’ 20) presented Paper in the title of “Analysis of Process parameters in wire EDM with Aluminium and Stainless steel using Taguchi method” at SRM INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RAMAPURAM CAMPUS, CHENNAI.
  • Participated for “International Conference on Advanced Materials Behaviour & Characterization (ICAMBC_2020)” at Mattest research academy powered by Elsevier Materials todays today: proceedings, Chennai.

NPTEL Certifications
  • NPTEL Online-Completed Introduction to Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things from July to October 2023.
  • NPTEL Online-Completed Outcome Based Education from July to October 2023.

Department Activities
  • Department Curriculum In charge
  • Department Spoken Tutorial In charge
  • Basic Workshop Laboratory In charge
  • Department Higher Study In charge
  • Former Class Counsellor
  • Former Department Career Coordinator
  • Former Department Professional Membership In charge
  • Guiding UG students for Project works
  • Faculty Advisor

  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education