Mr. Vaddi Thulasikanth

Assistant Professor (O.G)
Area: Manufacturing
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM University, Kattankulathur Campus

M.E Computer Integrated Manufacturing PSG Tech, Coimbatore, 2010

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PG Diploma in CAD /CAM/CAE

Research Interests

Nano Composites, Unconventional Machining Process

Work in Progress

Natural Fiber Composites

Academic Experience

2 Years

Other Professional Experience

  • Research Associate in VIT University, Vellore for 1 year
  • Administrator, National Legal Rights Protection Council,  South Chennai

Achievements and Awards

Paper Presented

  • Presented paper on “Design of snorkel gunning manipulator for RH-degasser” in national level conference held at Kumara guru College of Technology, Coimbatore in 2010.
  • Presented paper on “Analysis of Gear tooth for Bending stresses using Ansys” in national level seminar held at Annamacharya Institute of Tech & sciences, Rajampet in 2008

Workshops/ Conferences Attended

  • Participated in one day course on “Fracture analysis” at IIT-Madras, held on 30th September 2011.
  • Attended in SIEMENS UGNX8 Product launch in August 2011 on behalf of B.S.Abdur Rahman University.
  • Participated in short term course on “Heat Treatment of Industrial Components” at IIT-Madras, held on 29th and 30th July 2011.
  • Participated in one week faculty training program in “Engineering Graphics” at July 2011 in BS Abdur Rahman University, Chennai. 
  • Participated in one week faculty training program in “Teaching Skills” at July 2011 in BS Abdur Rahman University, Chennai.  
  • Participated in short term course on “Material Characterization and Failure Analysis” at IIT-Madras, held on 4th and 5th March 2011.
  • Participated in AICTE sponsored, QIP short term course on “Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon in Nanotechnology” at IIT-Kanpur, held on14th to 18th December 2010.
  • Participated in AICTE sponsored, national seminar on “Metal Matrix Composites” conducted by the department of mechanical engineering in RVR & JC college of engineering, Guntur, held on 29th to 30th  September 2010.
  • Participated in one day Workshop on “Nanomaterials” conducted by the department of mechanical engineering in SVCE, Sriperambadur, held on 21st August 2010.
  • Participated in international conference on “Robotics and Automation” held at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore in 2009.
  • Participated as a volunteer in national level seminar held at Annamacharya Institute of Technology & sciences, Rajampet in 2004.







G. Vaidyanathan
Dr. G. Vaidyanathan

Visiting Faculty
Area: Mechanical Engineering
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM University.

Ph.D Engineering Satyabhama University, 2012
B.Sc.Engg. Electrical Delhi University1971
MBA Operation Management IGNOU, 1996

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  • Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics
  • Design of Nuclear systems

Research Interests

  • Fast Reactor Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow
  • Dynamic Simulation

Selected Publications

  • With Asok.S.P, Sankaranarayanasamy.K., Sundarrajan.T., ,Udhaya Kumar.K., Pressure Drop and Cavitation Investigationson static helical grooved square, triangular and curved cavity liquid labyrinth Seals, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 241(2011) 843-853
  • With Naik-Nimbalkar, V.S. Patwardhan, A.W. Banerjee, I.,Padmakumar,G., Chemical Engineering Science, ISSN: 0009-2509, Vol: 65, Issue: 22, Nov. 2010
  • With M.G. Hemanath, C. Meikandamurthy, A.Ashok kumar, S. Chandramouli, K.K. Rajan, M. Rajan, G. Padmakumar, P. Kalyanasundaram and Baldev Raj, Theoretical and experimental performance analysis for cold trap Design, Nuclear Engineering and Design,Volume 240, Issue 10, October 2010, Pages 2737-274
  • With. Laxman.A.Patil, A.W.Patwardhan, G.Padma Kumar Distribution of liquid sodium in the inlet plenum of steam generator in a Fast Breeder Reactor, Nuc. Engg. Des.,240(2010) 850-859
  • With N.Kasinathan, K.Velusamy Dynamic Model of Fast Breeder Test Reactor, Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol.37, No.4, 2010, pp450-462
  • With A.L.Kothandaraman, L.S.Sivakumar, V.Vinod, I.B.Noushad, K.K.Rajan, P.Kalyanasundaram,evelopment of one-dimensional computer code DESOPT for thermal hydraulic design of sodium-heated once-through steam generator, Int. J. Nuclear Science & Technology, Vol.5, No.2, 2010, pp143-161
  • With Prashant Sharma; S. Sureshkumar; B.K. Nashine; R. Veerasamy; B. Krishnakumar; P. Kalyanasundaram Development, Computer Simulation and Performance Testing in Sodium of an Eddy Current Flowmeter, Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 37, No.3, March 2010, PP332-338
  • With, M.Thirumalai, M.anandraj, P.Anup Kumar, V.Prakash, C.anand Babu, P.Kalyanasundaram Experimental Investigation of Weir Instability in Main Vessel Cooling System of 1/4 Scale FBR Model, Nuc. Engg. Design, 240(2010) 84-91. With , M.Thirumalai,M.anandraj, P.Anup Kumar, V.Prakash, C.anand Babu, P.Kalyanasundaram Experimental Investigation of Weir Instability in Main Vessel Cooling System of 1/4 Scale FBR Model, Nuc. Engg. Design, 240(2010) 84-91.
  • With V. Prakash, M.Thirumalai, R.Prabhakar, Assessment of flow induced vibration in a sodium-sodium heat exchanger, Nuclear Engineering Design,Vol.239 (2009) pp 169-179
  • With G.Padma Kumar,G.K.Pandey, Thermal hydraulics in the hot pool of Fast Breeder Test Reactor, Annals of Nuclear Energy,36,(2009),712-717
  • With G.Padma kumar, V.Prakash, I. Bannerjee, M.Thirumalai, C.anand Babu, R.Prabhakar, Comprehensive Scale model for LMFBR Thermal Hydraulics, International Journal of Nuclear Energy Science and Technology, 2007, Vol.3, No.4, Pp325-344.
  • With M.G.Hemanath, C.Meikandamurthy, V.Ramakrishnan.K.K.Rajan,, M.Rajan ,Cellular Convection in Vertical Annulii of fast breeder reactors, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 34,pp679-686,2007
  • With B.K.Nashine, S.K.Dash, K.Gurumurthy, U.Kale, V.D.Sharma, R.Prabhakar, M.Rajan Performance testing of Indigenously Developed DC Conduction Pump for Sodium Cooled Fast Reactor, Indian Journal of Engineering & Material Sciences,Vol.14,June 2007, pp209-214
  • With M.Thirumalai, V.Prakash, R.Srinivasan, C.anand Babu, R.Prabhakar Experimental Investigation of flow induced vibration in PFBR Steam Generator Sector Model, Int. J.Nuclear Energy Science and Technology, Vol.3, No.1, 2007

Working Paper

  • Simulation and control studies for FBTR steam water system" for publication in Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences

Work in Progress

  • With Pandey.G.P., Banerjee.I., Padmakumar.G., Anandbabu.C., Rajan.K.K., ., Kalyanasundaram.P., Chetal.S.C., Baldev Raj. Development of Labyrinth type sealing Devices for Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor subassemblies Nuclear Technology, Vol. 175, Sep. 2011.

Academic Experiences

  • Visiting Faculty, Nuclear Engineering, SRM University, Jul 2010 to date
  • Guest Faculty, M.Tech Nuclear Engineering, IITM, Chennai
  • Guest Faculty, M.Tech Nuclear Engineering, Amity University, Noida,UP.
  • BARC Training School, Mumbai

Other Professional Experiences

  • Retired as Director (Fast Reactor Technology Group), Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam. Aug 1972 to Feb 2010, Development of Computer codes, Plant Dynamic studies, Experiments in sodium and Water, Project manager of Test Facilities, all in support of Fast Reactor Programme in India
  • Life Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Life Member, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Life Member, Indian Nuclear Society
  • Life Member, Indian society of Heat and Mass Transfer

Area of Specialisation

  • Nuclear ThermoHydraulics
  • Project Management

Achievements and Awards

  • Sisir Kumar Mitra Award of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2001



Dr. M. Vairamani

Phone: 044- 27417812
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Area: Mass Spectrometry / Chemistry
Affiliation: School of Bio-Engineering, Kattankulathur campus, SRM University.

Ph.D. Chemistry Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 1977

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Selected publications

  • S. Prabhakar and M. Vairamani, Mass Spectrometry in India, Eur. J.Mass spectrum.18, 1-35 (2012)
  • M. Karthikraj, S. Prabhakr, and M. Vairamani, Rapid.Commun. Mass Spectrom.26, 1385-1391(2012).
  • M. Sravani, V. Nagaveni, S. Prabhakar, and M. Vairamani G - Quaruplex formation of deoxyquanosine in presence of alkaline earth metals studied by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 25, 2095-2098(2011)
  • T. Sivaleela, V. Nagaveni, S Prabhakar, and M. Vairamani Chiral discrimination of drugs by DNA tetranucleotides under electrospray ionisation conditions Eur. J. Mass Spectrom. 17, 177-186(2011)
  • Sangeeta Kumari , C. Lavanya Devi S. Prabhakar, K. Bhanuprakash, and M. Vairamani Estimation of gas phase acidities of deoxynucleosides: An experimental and theoretical study J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 21, 136-143 (2010)
  • M.R.V.S. Murty, N. Sridhara Chary, S. Prabhakar, N. Prasada Raju, M. Vairamani Simultaneous quantitative determination of Sudan dyes using liquid chromatography - atmospheric pressure photoionization - tandem mass spectrometry Food Chem. 115, 1556-1562, (2009)
  • S. Kumari, S. Prabhakar, M. Vairamani Halogen - substituted phenylalanines as enantioselective selectors for enantioselective discrimination of amino acids: effect of halogen Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 22, 1393-1398, (2008)
  • T. Sivaleela, M. Ravi Kumar, S. Prabhakar, G. Bhaskar, and M. Vairamani Chiral discrimination of a - amino acids by DNA tetranucleotides under electrospray ionization conditions Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 22, 204-210, (2008)
  • M. Vairamani Review of book entitled" Mass Spectral and GC Data of Drugs, Poisons, Pesticides, Pollutants and their metabolites" Ed. H.H. Maurer, K. Pfleger, and A.A. Weber, Third Revised and enlarged edition, Wiley - VCH publishers, 2007. J. Am. Soc. Mass. Spectrom. 19, R1-R2, (2008)
  • G. Parthasarathy, N. Bhandari, M. Vairamani, A.C. Kunwar High - pressure phase of natural fullerene C60 in iridium - rich Cretaceous - Tertiary boundary layers of Deccan intertrappean deposits, Anjar, Kutch, India Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 978-987, (2008)
  • Y.D. Paila, M.R.V.S. Murty, M. Vairamani, A. Chattopadhyay Signaling by the human serotonin1A receptor is impaired in cellular model of Smith - Lemli - Opitz Syndrome Biochimica et biophysica acta. Biomembranes, 1778, 1508-1516, (2008)
  • Amitabha Chattopadhyay, Yamuna Devi Paila, Md Jafurulla, Arunima Chaudhuri, Pushpendra Singh, M R V S Murty, and M. Vairamani Differential effects of cholesterol and 7-dehydrocholesterol on ligand Binding of solubilized hippocampal serotonin1A receptors: Implications in SLOS Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 363, 800-805, (2007)
  • M. Ravikumar, S. Prabhakar, T. Sivaleela and M. Vairamani Chiral discrimination of α-amino acids by the DNA triplet GCA using amino acids as co-selector J. Mass Spectrom.,42, 1218, (2007)
  • Sangeeta Kumari Das, S. Prabhakar, M. Vairamani, C. Lavanya Devi, G. Krishna Chaitanya and K. Bhanuprakash Chiral discrimination of D - and L-amino acids using iodinated tyrosine as chiral references: effect of iodine substituent J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 18, 1516-1524, (2007)
  • V.S. Natarajan, R Seenivasan, M. Vairamani Oxidation of Methionines by Oxochromium(V) Cations : A Kinetic and Spectral Study J. Inorg. Biochem. 101-102, 274-282, (2007)
  • M. Ravikumar, S. Prabhakar, and M. Vairamani Chiral Discrimination of α-Amino Acids by DNA triplet GCA Chem. Commun. 392-394,(2007)

Working papers

  • Identification of bio active peptides and proteins by mass spectrometry

Academic Experiences

  • Demonstrator, VHNSN College, Virudhunagar (1972-73)
  • Visiting professor to teach mass spectrometry to research scholars at IIT, Mumbai in 2007
  • Visiting faculty to teach mass spectrometry part of a course in IISER, Pune in 2011and in 2012

Other Professional Experiences

  • Research Associate at Brooklyn Polytechnic, New York from 1979-1981.
  • Research Associate at Stanford University, California from 1981-1982.
  • British Council Scholar at University College of Swansea, UK from 1991-1992 (on deputation).
  • Visiting Scientist at Washington University, St.Louis, USA from 2001-2002 (on deputation).
  • Scientist at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad from June,1982 to August,2011.
  • Established Mass Spectrometry Centre at IICT for research and service.
  • Established Internationally accredited and Designated laboratory for analyzing chemicals prohibited under chemical weapons convention at IICT, Hyderabad.
  • Published nearly 170 papers in peer reviewed journals.
  • Published 2 book chapters and one patent.
  • Guided 16 students for their Ph.D. degree and guiding 2 students at IICT, Hyderabad.
  • Director of Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology, Gurgaon under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers from November,2007 to October,2009(on lien from IICT) and responsible for getting NABL accreditation for analyzing pesticide formulations and for participating in international proficiency tests conducted by the organization for prohibition of chemical weapons.

Achievements and Awards

  • Member in the Editorial Board of Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry from 2007
  • Elected Fellow of Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences,2007
  • Chemito Award 2005 for Excellence in the Field of Chemistry
  • Elected Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore in 2000
  • Member in the Editorial Advisory Board of European Jounal of Mass Spectrometry from 1993
  • One of the Eminent Mass Spectroscopists award from Indian Society for Mass Spectroscopists, 1993. Madurai University I rank in M.Sc. (Chemistry) in the year 1972