May 4, 2020
Dr. K.S. Vijay Sekar – Professor & Head of the Department
|Qualification||B.E. Production (1996), M.E. CAD (1999), Ph.D.(2011)|
|Institute of Ph.D.||Anna University, Chennai|
|Experience in SSN||Since Nov 2007, teaching Finite Element Analysis, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Graphics.|
|Experience prior to SSN||11 years 3 months in academics|
|Institutions worked previously||Hindustan College of Engineering, Padur.|
|Research Interests||FEA in Machining, Composites and Process optimization|
|Research Supervision till date||Completed 1 Ph.D ; Ongoing 3 Ph.D|
|Research Output in SSN||35 publications in Journals ; 26 presentations in Conferences|
|Research output prior to SSN||2 publications in Journals; 1 presentation in Conference|
|Funded Projects||1 from AICTE, 1 from Institution of Engineers, 1 from SSN trust|
|Professional Activity||Adapted Six world class textbooks from US edition to SI edition for Pearson, Singapore
Presented Research Papers at:
1.International Conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing and Control, ICMMC 2014, November 21-23, 2014, Singapore.
2. International Conference on Manufacturing and Optimization, ICMO 2012, September 15-16, 2012, Beijing.
3. International conference on Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering , CAMME 2021, Shenzhen, China.
Delivered Invited Lectures on Finite Element Methods for:
1.Global Technology Business Centre, Ford Motors, Chennai.
2.Curtin University, Dubai.
Professional Lifetime Member in IIE, ISTE, IACSIT, SAISE
|Professional recognition||Best Faculty of SSN – 2014 -15 from Cognizant.
Best Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Department – 2014 -15, 2009-10 and 2008- 09.
Best Achiever Award from Hindustan College of Engg. in 2005-06.
Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing and Control, ICMMC 2014, Singapore.
|Administrative Activity||NIRF Coordinator for SSN.
Convener of the International Conferences on Engineering Materials, Metallurgy and Manufacturing, ICEMM2018 and ICEMMM 2021 – research papers published in Springer & Elsevier.
|As a Person||An avid reader, music enthusiast , blogs his thoughts on people, life and the triumph of the human spirit, in social media.|
Funded Projects List
|S.No.||Title||Funding Agency||Project period||Value Rs.Lakhs|
|1||Experimental and Finite element investigations of the machining process with composite materials||AICTE||2013-2016||18.65|
|2||Development of Low Cost Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Inspecting Crop Damage||IIE||2015-2016||0.2|
|3||Design, Development and Optimization of 3D FE models in drilling of Titanium based MMC||
Books / Book Chapters
Adapted the following Six International Books:
1.Manufacturing engineering and technology, Serope Kalpakjian, Steven R. Schmid, 2014, Pearson Singapore, ISBN: 9780133128741, SI edition.
2.Mechanics of Materials, RC Hibbeler, 2013, Pearson Singapore, ISBN: 9810694369, SI edition.
3.Thermodynamics: An Interactive Approach, Global Edition, Subrata Bhattacharjee, 2016, Pearson Singapore, ISBN: 9781292113753, SI edition.
4. Manufacturing engineering and technology, Serope Kalpakjian, Steven R. Schmid, 2023, Pearson Singapore, ISBN: 9781292422244, Pearson, Global edition.
5. Manufacturing processes for engineering materials, Serope Kalpakjian, Steven R. Schmid, 2023, Pearson Singapore, ISBN: 9781292254388, Pearson, Global edition.
6. Introduction to materials science for engineers , James F Shackelford, Pearson, 2023.
List of Top five Publications
K. Gobivel and K. S. Vijay Sekar, Machinability studies on the turning of metal matrix composites, Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, Vol.67 (3), 2022,pp 939-948.
Prakash C and Vijay Sekar K.S, 3D Finite Element Analysis of Slot Milling of Unidirectional Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol.40. 2018, pp.279-291.
Prakash C and Vijay Sekar K.S, 3D Finite Element Analysis of Slot Milling of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite, The Journal of the Balkan Tribological association, Vol.23:3, 2017, pp.497-514
Allwin Roy, K. Gobivel ,K. S. Vijay Sekar ,S. Suresh Kumar, Impact of Cutting forces and Chip microstructure in High Speed Machining of Carbon fiber – Epoxy composite tube, Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, Vol.62 (3), 2017,pp 1771-1777
Prakash C and Vijay Sekar K.S , Influence of Friction Coefficient & Failure Models in 3D FEA Simulation of Drilling of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites, Advances in Manufacturing Processes, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, 2018, pp.81-90