M.Pradeep Kumar
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005 India
91 - 427 - 2443545, 4099999 Ext: 4099709

Area of Specialization
  • CIM - CAD/CAM /Manufacturing

Areas of Expertise
  • Manufacturing
  • Metals and Machining
  • Composite Materials

Academic Background
University Degree Year Field of Specialisation
Anna University Ph.D 2019 Manufacturing Engineering
Anna University M.E 2006 Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Bharathiyar University B.E. 2003 Mechanical Engineering
State Board HSC 1998 Academic

Subjects Taught
  • Computer Aided Machine Drawing
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Engineering Materials and Metallurgy
  • Engineering graphics
  • Metrology and Measurements
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press tools
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Composite materials and manufacturing

Academic & Industrial Career
University / College Designation Period
Sona College of Technology Assistant Professor Aug 2010 -till date
Sona College of Technology Lecturer Aug 2009-Aug 2010
Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai Lecturer Sep 2006 – May 2009
Roycee Infrastructure Engineer-Materials Aug 2003- June 2004

Soft Skills
  • Mechanical CAD : Solid Works, Pro/E, CATIA

Publication Details
  • Murugesan P*, Pradeep Kumar M, Venkatesan R, “Development and Assessment of Stir Casting setup to improve MMC properties”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 10, Number 13 (2015).
  • Madhesan Pradeepkumar, Rajamanickam Venkatesan, Varatharajan Kaviarasan, “Evaluation of the surface integrity in the milling of a magnesium alloy using an artificial neural network and a genetic algorithm”, Materiali in tehnologije / Materials and technology 52 (2018) 3, 367–373.
  • T.Radhika, R. Venkatesan, C Sathiyanarayanan and M. Pradeep Kumar, “Investigation and Optimization of Wall Angel And Surface Roughness In Incremental Forming of AA5052 Aluminium Alloy”, Caribean Journal Of Science, Vol.53, Issue 1 (2019).
  • Pradeep Kumar M, “Optimization of variable control parameters of WEDM in aluminum alloy Al 7075 using zinc coated copper wire”, Taga journal of graphics and technology, Vol.14, Issue 1 (2018)
  • Pradeep Kumar M, Venkatesan R, Manimurugan M, “Optimization of process parameters in turning of magnesium az91d alloy for better surface finish using genetic algorithm.” , Acta Innovations, Vol 43, Issue 1, 54-62, 2022.
  • Ramesh Kumar A Jayabal S Pradeep Kumar M Thirumal P, “A Qualitative Analysis of Indoor Air Quality Pollutants inside a Private Car Cabin Using Response Surface Methodology”, Transactions of FAMENA, Vol. 46, Issue 1, 41-55, 2022.
  • Ramesh Kumar Ayyakkannu , Sakthi Rajan Chandramurthy, Ramasamy Veeramalai And Pradeep Kumar Madhesan, “3D Computational Investigation Of Thermal Performance On Engine Cylinder: Effect Of Different Geometry Fins”, Thermal Science,OnLine-First Issue 00, Pages: 26-26, 2023.

Conference Details
  • “Determination of optimum cutting parameters in turning of magnesium AZ91D alloy”, Participated in National Conference on Mechanical in Engineering, AICTE, New Delhi, held at Sona College of Technology, Salem 2013.
  • Participated in ISTE- REGIONAL CONFERENCE on strategies for Enhancing Research in Technical Institutions organized by ISTE-New Delhi and Sona college of technology, Salem on 13-14 Nov 2009.
  • Participated in National Conference on XETA 2006 Advances in Engineering held at Jayam College of Engineering and Technology, Dharmapuri.2009.
  • A. Ramesh Kumar, S. Jayabal, M. Pradeep kumar, P.Thirumal., Investigation of temperature behavior inside a car cabin using 8 channel data logger thermocouple.”, ICT academy international conference on sensors, energy and hybrid vehicles. October 14th 2020 held at Chennai.

Seminar / Conferences / FDP
  • Participated and presented a paper in international conference at Thanthai Periyar Govt institute of Tech, Vellore - 2007
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  • Soft skills Programme at Sona College of Tech. Salem - 2008
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  • Pedagogy training programme at sona college of Tech,salem - 2008
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Professional Membership
  • ISTE
  • SAE

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