Ms. M.Nandhini
Ms. M.Nandhini

Assistant Professor (O.G)

Area: Mechatronics
Affiliation: Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University.

M.E Mechatronics Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai, 2014
B.E Computer Science and Engineering SKP Engineering College,Thiruvannmalai, 2012

Other Details:


  • Microprocessor and Microcontrollers
  • Basic Electronics Engineering
  • Basic Electrical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Image Processing
  • Machine Vision

Selected Publications

  • With R.Senthilnathan, R.Ranjani and S.Nithya,"A color classification algorithm for vision based pallet inspection applicable for pharmaceutical industries," Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 9(4), 2016
  • With R.Ranjani and G.Madhumitha, "Design and Development of Library Assistant Robot," International Journal of Advances in Engineering Research, 10(4), 2015
  • With R.Ranjani and R.Srividhya, "Vision based Automatic fire protection system using Sprinkler," International Journal of Advances in Engineering Research, 10(4), 2015

Papers Presented

International Conference:

  • M.Nandhini,R.Ranjani,G.Manikandan,Ayush Sah and Ishwarya,” Design of Quadruped Robot”, International conference on Automation,Robotics and Mechatronics(ICARMS 2017), SRM University,2017.
  • M.Nandhini and R.Ranjani,” Vision Based Orientation Invariant Measurement of Metric Screw Thread Parameters,” International conference on Trends in Industrial Measurements and Automation(TIMA 2017), MIT Campus- Anna University,Chennai,2017.
  • M.Nandhini, " Vision based Automatic fire protection system using Sprinkler," International Conference on Robotics, Automation, Control and Embedded Systems(RACE 2015), Hindustan University, Chennai, 2015

National Conference:

  • M.Nandhini, "An Impulse removal of Noise from color video," National conference on Mechanical, Energy  and Design Systems, Mailam Engineering College,Villupuram,2012

Working Papers

  • With R.Ranjani and S.Nithya, "Pallete Inspection" based on Machine vision at MIT campus,2012
  • With R.Ranjani and S.Nithya, "Automatic packing machine" based on Automation at MIT campus,2012
  • With G.Manikandan and R.Vignesh, "Automatic parallel car parking system " CTDT project at  Anna University,2012
  • Done a Project based on the title ONLINE JOB PORTALS conducted by THE TGMC at IBM, 2011.

Work in Progress

  • With G.Madhumitha, R.Srividhya, R.Ranjani "Development of Mixed Reality Interface for Interactive Laboratory" ,An Academic Excellence proposal given to SRM University (under review),2017

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechatronics Engineering, SRM University, 2015-till now.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Division of Mechatronics, Hindustan University, 2014-2015.

Other Professional Experiences


  • Elite Certification on Introduction to Research conducted by IIT Kanpur through NPTEL online certification,  October-December,2016.
  • Online Certificate course on Introduction to Cyber Security through Udemy,January,2016
  • Online Certificate course on C Programming: For beginners through Udemy,January,2016
  • Java 2 Platform Enterprise edition(J2EE),2011
  • Completed private certificate course on .NET,2011
  • Diploma in Computer Application(DCA),2008

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended

  • Participated in one day National Seminar on “Industrial Internet of Things(IIoT)” at MIT Campus,2017
  • Participated in two days FDP on “Stress Management” conducted by ICT academy at MRK Engineering College,2017.
  • Participated in one day FDP on “Embedded software testing-Safety and security” conducted at SRM University,2016.
  • Participated in one day workshop on “Embedded Systems and VLSI design” conducted by  TOP Engineers,2016.
  • Participated in two days workshop on “Software tools for Machine Vision” conducted by the Department of Mechatronics Engineering, SRM University.
  • Attended a workshop on WINDOWS PHONE-7 at St.Joseph Engineering College,Trichy,2010.
  • Undergone In-plant training at “INVICTUS”-CHENNAI,2011

Achievements and Awards

  • Second Prize in Paper Presentation in National Level technical Symposium, conducted by Prathyusha Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chennai, 2011.
  • Participated in many SPORTS EVENTS and Won various prizes working as a team during my Schooling


  • Member in International Association of Engineers, 2015



Ms.MVN.Naga Lakshmi 

Assistant Professor (O. G)
Mail id:
Area: CDC
Affiliation: Faculty of Management, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University


P.hD Pursuing SRM University (Pursuing)
MBA  Marketing  

Other Details:

Research Interests

  • Shared services
  • Higher Education

Selected Publications

  • With Dr. T. Vijaya Kumar, ‘Effective Shared Service Change Management: Critical Success Factors’ research paper submitted on the event of ‘Research day 2016’ at the SRM University, Kattankulattur.
  • With Dr. T. Vijaya Kumar, ‘A Study on the Evolving Role of Shared Service Leadership’ research paper presented in an international conference on ‘Innovation in Marketing, E-Commerce, Information Technology and Banking (IMEIB-2016)

Other Professional Experience

  • Over a decade of diverse corporate experience across industries such as advertising, print & electronic media, finance, recruitments and consulting, in various roles and functions of business, such as sales, sales administration, marketing and business development.










Dr. B. Nagalingam
Dr. B. Nagalingam

Area: Automotive Engineering
Affiliation: Department of Automobile Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University.

Ph.D. Automobile Pollution Control Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1976
M.E. Automobile Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1968
B.E. Mech PSG College of Technology,Coimbatore1966

Other Details:


  • I.C. Engines (Theory)
  • Design of Combustion Engines
  • Combustion & Pollution
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Electronics Engine Management

Research Interests

  • Energy
  • Bio - fuels
  • Vegetable oil
  • Ethanol
  • Bio - gas
  • Hydrogen
  • Automobile Pollution Control

Selected Publication

International Journal:

  • “Experimental study on a dual fuel operation of Karanja oil and its bio-diesel with LPG as inducted fuel “. SAE paper no : 2006 – 1 – 0237
  •  “Investigation on the use of coconut oil and its bio-diesel  in a DI diesel engineSAE  paper no : 2006 – 28- 0005 \ “Experimental investigations to study the effect of  manifold water injection as a means to increase the amount of hydrogen inducted in a Karanja oil -hydrogen dual fuel engine “.International journal of the hydrogen energy UK , May 2006.
  • “Experimental investigation on the performance of hydrogen – methyl ester of Karanja oil dual fuel engine “International journal of biomass and bio – energy. UK, June 2006
  •  Experimental Investigation to study the effect of concentration of methane in a biogas  fuelled  spark ignition engine. paper accepted for publication  in International journal of fuel ,UK, April  2007
  • Experimental investigations to study the    effect of enhancing the concentration of oxygen in the inducted  biogas of a  spark ignition engine” paper accepted for publication in  International journal of thermal Engineering, UK April  2007  
  •  "Experiments on the Behavior of Preheated Rubber Seed Oil in a Direct Injection Diesel Engine", International Journal of Energy Institute vol-81, 177-180, 2008.
  • “A Comparative Combustion analysis of Rubber Seed Oil and its Methyl Ester in a D.I Diesel engine", SAE 2008-01-1386.
  •  "Studies on Dual Fuel Operation of Rubber Seed Oil and its Biodiesel with Hydrogen as the Inducted Fuel", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol-33, 6357-6367, 2008.
  •  “Experimental Investigations to Reduce the Smoke Emission of a Rubber Seed Oil Fuelled Diesel Engine Using DEE Port Injection” International Journal of Energy and Fuels, vol:23, 533-538, 2009.
  •  "Investigations on the Use of Rubber Seed Oil in a Diesel Engine Using Waste Exhaust Heat Energy", International Energy Journal, Vol: 10, pp 1-11, 2009.
  • "Experimental Investigations to Improve the Performance of Rubber Seed Oil Fuelled Diesel Engine by Dual Fueling with Hydrogen", International Journal of Green Energy, Vol: 6, pp 343-358, 2009.
  •  "Studies on Improving the Performance of Rubber Seed Oil Fuelled Diesel Engine through DEE Injection", International Journal of Fuel. (Under Review) (2009).
  •  "A Comparative Study of Performance, Emission and Combustion Characteristics of Rubber Seed Oil-Diesel Blends in a D.I Diesel Engine", International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology. (Under Review) (2009).
  •  “A comparative analysis of different methods to improve the performance of cotton seed oil fuelled diesel engine”, Department of Energy and Environment, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, GEPEA, CNRS-UMR 6144, 4 rue Alfred Kastler, 44307 Nantes, France.
  •  “Performance, emission and combustion improvements in a direct injection diesel engine using cashew nut shell oil as fuel with camphor oil blending” Energy .2012.09.022.


International Conference:

  •  “Experimental Investigations on a Hot Surface Ignition Engine Fueled Non Edible Vegetable Oil (Karanja Oil)” in International Conference on Biofuels Vision 2015, Rajastan, Oct 2006.
  • . “Experimental Investigation to Improve Performance by Preheating the Non Edible Vegetable Oil (Neem Oil) Using Exhaust Gas” on International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, SRM University Chennai, Dec 2006.
  •  “Experimental Investigations to Improve the Performance, Combustion and Emission Characteristics of a Diesel Engine Using Preheated Rubber Seed Oil” International Conference and XX National Conference on I.C Engines and Combustion, Combustion Institute Hyderabad, Dec 2007.
  •  “Experimental Investigations to Improve the Performance of Rubber Seed Oil Using Exhaust Gas Preheating” 5th International Mobility Conference on Emerging Automotive Technologies Global and Indian Perspective, SAE INDIA New Delhi, SAE 2008-28-0049, Jan 2008.

National Conference:

  • . “Experimental Investigations to improve the Performance Vegetable Oil Fulled Diesel Engine using Glow Plugs” National Conference on Low Carbon Technology, Annamalai University, Chidanbaram, Tamil Nadu, India, March 2009.
  •  “Experimental Investigations to improve the Performance Vegetable Oil Fulled Diesel Engine using Manifold Hydrogen Injection” National Conference on Low Carbon Technology, Annamalai University, Chidanbaram, Tamil Nadu, India, March 2009.

Academic Experience:

  • 38 years of Teaching and Researchat IIT Madras 1968-2006 Professor, Mech. Engg.   Dept, KCG College of  Technology, Chennai May 2006-2009
  • Professor, Department of Automobile Engineering, SRM University, SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur - 603203, Tamilnadu, India.  Since 2009.

Research Awards                                             :               (i) Alexander von Humboldt

Research Fellow, Aachen

Technical University, Germany


                                                                                :                 (ii) TNO Research Fellowship at 

                                                                                                                TNO Organization for Applied  

Scientific Research, Road Vehicles

Research Institute, Delft, Holland



Dr. Nagendra Kumar
Dr. Nagendra Kumar

Research Assistant Professor
Area: RF tunable filters 
Affiliation: Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Ramapuram Campus, SRM University.

Ph.D RF tunable filter  Indian Institute  of Technology Patna, 2017
B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering West Bengal University of Technology, 2010

Other Details:


  • Antenna
  • Basic Electronics

Research Interest

  • Tunable filter

Selected Publications

  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "RF-MEMS Based Bandpass to Bandstop Switchable Single and Dual-Band Filters with Variable FBW and Recongurable Selectivity," IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech., DOI: 10.1109/TMTT.2017.2696004.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Compact constant bandwidth tunable wideband BPF with second harmonic suppression," IEEE microwave and wireless components letters, vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 870 - 872, Nov. 2016.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Compact Single/Dual Band BPF with Harmonic Suppression Using Open-Loop Resonator and L-Shaped Coupling Arm," IET Microw. Antenn. Propag., vol. 11, no. 05, pp. 625 - 633, May 2017.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Single/dual-band BPFs with spurious band suppression by using non-uniform coupled resonators," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, vol. 66, pp. 63-76, 2016.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Compact tri to dual passband switchable bandpass filter using stub-loaded split-ring resonator with improved bandwidth," Electronics Letters, vol. 51, no. 19, pp. 1510-1512, 2015.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Compact stub-loaded open-loop BPF with enhanced stopband by introducing extra transmission zeros," Electronics Letters, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 164-166, 2015.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Compact tri-band bandpass filter using three stub-loaded open-loop resonator with wide stopband and improved bandwidth response," Electronics Letters, vol. 50, no. 25, pp. 1950-1952, 2014.

Papers Presented:

  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Tunable and Switchable Dual-Band BPF with Reconfigurable Selectivity and Bandwidth Control," in Microwave Conference (EuMC) 2016, October 3-7, 2016, London.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Switchable compact widestopband bandstop filter to wideband bandpass filter," Asia Pacific Microwave Conference 2015, December 6-9, 2015, Nanjing, China.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Switchable Low Pass to High Pass filter using RF MEMS switches," International conference on emerging technologies: Micro To Nano (ETMN) 2015, October 24-25, 2015, Rajasthan, India.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "RF MEMS Based Switchable Tri/Dual/Single-Band Bandstop Filter using Stub Loaded Open Loop Resonator," International symposium on antennas and propagation 2014, December 17-19, 2014, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin, India.
  • N. Kumar and Y. K. Singh, "Bandpass to bandstop switchable and tunable filter," International Conference on MEMS and Sensors (ICMEMSS) 2014, December 18-20, 2014, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.