Dr B Sivasubramonian
PhD,MBA,M.Tech,B.Sc (Engg.)

Dr B Sivasubramonian joined as Professor and HOD in Mechanical Engineering Department. He had his Bsc Engineering (Mechanical) and MBA from college of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram. He obtained (Mechanical) and PhD (Aerospace) from IIT, Madras. Post graduation is in field of Heat Transfer and Thermal Power. PhD is on “Studies on the free vibration Characteristics of unstiffened and stiffened plates and circular cylindrical panels”.

He had long service at VSSC, TVM wherein he was the Group Director for the structural analysis and testing activities. He had worked in SLV and PSLV projects, involved in the design and development of GSLV MKIII and Reusable Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD).He has been heading the software development activities on structural analysis by finite element method. After superannuation, he was appointed as Dr Bhramprakash professor at VSSC for continuing the activities related to software development. He is a member of several Professional bodies and has several publications to his credit.

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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is one of the important branches of engineering that drives the world of technology to excellence. It is also one of the most wanted and broadest engineering discipline one can enter in this fast growing world. Mechanical engineers are on continuous demand ever since the stream started and it keeps continuing. The activities of these engineers range through wide spectrum such as Aerospace, automotive, product manufacturing, oil and gas, automation, etc. Knowledge achieved by learning this branch reflects in the most advanced fields of energy production and conservation, environmental, material sciences, environment protection, ensuring high reliability and safety standards, improving the cost effectiveness and so on. The scheme and syllabus offers comprehensive education in a wide variety of areas and are designed to cater to the needs of today for the manufacturing sector, power sector, research and development at private as well as government organizations.

MOUs Signed
  • HLL Lifecare Limited
  • Kerala Automobiles Limited
  • InterCAD Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Membership in Professional Student Chapters

Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ISNT)

Institution of Engineers (India)

The Research and Development Wing

The Research and Development Wing in the department encourages the students to work on practical oriented projects and to mould them for industrial experience. The R & D wing selects the outstanding projects from the final year students and provides a fund from the college side as a part of encouragement. Recent funded projects include Paper-bag folding machine, Reverse rolling arrester, multipurpose ESCA ladder, Steer by wire systems with adaptive head lights, Track based stair climbing wheel chair, Automatic bar feeding mechanism for power hacksaw, Paddy harvesting and Collecting machine, Aqua silencer, vehicle for disabled person, projects at Hindustan Lifecare Limited and several others.


MEXTREYAZ is the association of the Mechanical Engineering department. Under this, various technical activities are organized every academic year which comprises of talks on technical subject for the students by inviting eminent persons from industries and research organizations such as ISRO, DRDO, CSIR etc. The association supports the students in undertaking activities on the recent advances in of technology with industries by arranging industrial visits to several units around the institution as well as in the country. The association also promotes the students to attend various conferences and to present research papers as part of their project works.

Add-on Courses

The department provides Add-on courses for students to impart knowledge about real time applications of various areas and software. The Mechanical engineering department provides such courses in the areas such as Nondestructive testing, Hypermesh® , Manufacturing and 3D printing, AutoCAD®, Inventor®.>/p>

  • Non Destructive Testing
  • Career Oriented Education in Design & Simulation (COEDAS) includes training in product design and analysis using software tools, provided by iNCAETEK, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Manufacturing Technology & Prototyping provided by Aerotrix, Sky-fi Labs, Bengaluru.
  • IC Engine & Hybrid vehicles provided by Ezenith Empowering Education, Mumbai.
Student Achievements

Our students excel in curricular, co curricular and extra curricular activities. Students are not only focused on academics but also groomed in all dimensions that is required to compete in fast growing technological world.

Academic Excellence:

Mr. Sreechand G S, First Rank University of Kerala (2015)

Ms. Devi Prakash, Fourth Rank University of Kerala (2013)

Mr. Govind M, Third Rank University of Kerala (2012)

Co-Curricular Activities:

Mr. Azhar Muhammed, Mr. Krishnan S, Mr. Vishnu G. L., Mr. Vishnu M. and Mr. Gokul B of Sixth semester Mechanical Engineering won First prize for their project “V4D”, a personal transport Vehicle for Disabled persons, in the all Kerala tech-fest TEKON-2018 jointly organized by A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University (Kerala) and Kerala State Council for Science Technology & Environment (KSCSTE). They were selected as best among 100s of projects from various engineering colleges. Special mention and appreciation to their guide Mr. Pradeep Raj R, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department and to Mr. Dheekshith, Mr. Bharath, Mr. Midhun, former students of MCET for developing the first model of the same.

Mr. Sachin S. B., final year Mechanical Engineering student, won Third prize in elocution competition organized as a part of “Vigilance Awareness Week -2017” at LPSC, Valiyamala.

Mr. Abhivav Sooraj of 4th semester mechanical engineering became runner up in the IEEE South Zone Quiz Competition in November 2017.

Lab details

This department is well equipped with lab facilities for the students, which includes Basic Engineering Workshop to most modern CNC machine shop. CNC lathe and Milling machine has been installed at the cost of 32 lakhs. Robotics lab, the only one of its kind, worth 75 lakhs is functional in this Department.

  • Basic Engineering workshop
  • Fluid mechanics and Hydraulic machines Laboratory
  • Internal combustion and Engines Laboratory
  • Thermal Engineering Laboratory
  • Production Engineering Lab
  • Machine Tools
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Metallurgy and Metrology Engineering Lab