Dr. K. Jayakumar


jayakumar Associate Professor
Dr. K. Jayakumar M.E. Ph.D

E-mail: kjayakumar@ssn.edu.inExtn : 525

Dr. K. Jayakumar, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has 12.5 years of Teaching experience and 2 years of Research experience at National Institute of Technology Calicut (NITC), Kerala in the field of Manufacturing Engineering. He has been working in SSN College of Engineering since June 2014.

He received his B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mookambigai college of Engineering, Trichy, India, in 2002 and M.E. degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Government College of Technology (GCT), Coimbatore in 2004. He has completed his PhD at NIT Calicut (September 2014) in the area of Synthesis, characterization and end milling studies on aluminium based metal matrix composites.

Before joining in SSNCE, he has worked in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), ISRO at Thiruvananthapuram from July 2009 to May 2014 (5 years). Before that he worked in SASTRA University, Thanjavur (June 2006 – July 2007: 1 year), K. L. N College of Engineering, Madurai (August 2005 – May 2006: 1 year) and Anna University, Trichy (August 2004 – July 2005: 1 year).

Area of Research:

Conventional and unconventional machining studies on composites and advanced materials, Material characterization, Manufacturing processes, Design of experiments and Optimization techniques.

He is a recognized supervisor for guiding Ph.D scholars of Anna University, Chennai and currently three Ph.D scholars are working in his supervision.

Subjects Handled:

Manufacturing Technology I, Manufacturing Technology II, Unconventional machining processes, Metrology and Measurements, Engineering Drawing, Engineering Mechanics, Basic Mechanical Engineering and Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems.

He has produced 100% results in GE6152- Engineering Graphics (2 times), ME6402-Manufacturing Technology II (2 times), ME 6504 Metrology and Measurements (2 times) and ME6004 Unconventional Machining Processes in Anna University end semester examination.


He has more than 40 publications in reputed journals and conferences

Complete list can be viewed in: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=nt-zSekAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Projects Ongoing:

“Non destructive testing of machined, welded and formed structures using ultrasonic testing method”, worth of Rs. 2.75 Lakhs Sponsored by SSN Trust. (2018-2020) 

Professional Activities:

  • Life Member: IE, ISTE and IWS.
  • Attended more than 25 faculty development programmes/workshops for more than 90 days related to materials and manufacturing sciences


He won the Best paper award for his paper titled “Experimental studies on Drilling of 410 stainless steel” in International Conference on Emerging Trends in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering” (IMME-17) at NIT, Trichy on 10-12th March 2017.


Conferences Organized:

He has organized following International and national conferences funded by SSN Trust

  • 2nd National Conference: MERS-2019on 29-03-2019. (https://sites.google.com/view/mers-2019/home)
  • International Conference: ICEMMM – 2018 on February 15th and 16th, 2018. 
  • National Conference: MERS-2017on 31-03-2017.  (https://sites.google.com/a/ssn.edu.in/mers2017/).
  • National Conference: NCPCAEM – 2016on 06-05-2016. (https://sites.google.com/a/ssn.edu.in/https-sites-google-com-site-ncpcaem2016/).

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