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Name : Dr. A. Sadiq

Department : Mechanical Engineering

Designation : Professor


Email: sadiq@tkmce.ac.in

Office Phone: 04742712024

Mobile: 9497361282

Address:

MEHRAB,
Near Amrithavidyalayam,
T.K.M. College (PO),
Kollam - 691005 Kerala

Education

  • B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering (Kerala University)
  • M.Tech in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (IIT Madras)
  • Ph. D in Mechanical Engineering (IIT Madras)

Professional Experience

  • A) Industrial Experience:
  • (1) Design Engineer (1996), Essar Indurtries, Bangalore. Work involved design and fabrication of specialised material handling equipments.
  • (2) CAD Engineer, Research & Development (1996-98), Trojan Technologies Ltd., Bangalore. Work involved development of casings and logics for security and RF communication devices.
  • B) Teaching Experience:
  • Faculty in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, India (since June 1998)
  • C) Other Professional Experiences:
  • (1) Working as coordinator for Intellectual Property Right Cell (IPR Cell) of Kerala University since 2010. Works involves supporting patent filing activities of the university
  • (2) Reviewer for International Journals:
  • (a) International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Springer)
  • (b) International Journal of Production Research (Taylor & Francis)
  • (3) Technical expert for the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) India (during 2013-14) to evaluate the market potential of MR fluid technology developed by NPOL, Kochi (DRDO)
  • (4) Involved in the development of Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Lab for the present institute. Now, acting as Lab-in-Charge for the CIM Lab.
  • (5) Developed a new surface finishing process ‘Magnetorheological Abrasive Honing’ (MRAH) as part of Ph D research work.
  • (6) Publications in highly rated international journals and international conferences.
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  • D) Served as Resource Person in International Conferences & Faculty Development Programmes:
  • 1. Engaged a session on ‘Sensors in Manufacturing’ in AICTE-FDP on Advanced Manufacturing Engineering at NIT, Calicut (May 2012)
  • 2. Engaged a session in DTE- FDP on Digital Manufacturing at Govt. Engineering College Thrissur (September 2012)
  • 3. Invited talk on “Magneto-Rheological Abrasive Honing (MRAH)” at Government College of Engineering, Bargur, Tamilnadu (September 2013)
  • 4. Invited talk on “Intellectual Property Rights” at Government College of Engineering, Bargur, Tamilnadu (September 2013)
  • 5. IEEE FDP course on Nanotechnolology and MEMS, at TKM College of Engineering (October 2013)
  • 6. Engaged a session in National Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing 2014 at Musaliar College of Engineering and Technology, Pathanamthitta (February 2014)
  • 7. Chaired a session in the International Conference ICMMM-2014 at IIT Madras (August 2014)
  • 8. Keynote speaker in IEEE - Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (September 2014)
  • 9. Delivered a talk on ‘Development of domestic waste disposal method’ in United Nation’s World Habitat Day Celebration by Institution of Engineers India (October 2014)
  • 10. A talk 'Flip-class based group quiz in engineering Classes' presented in the International conference by IEEE on Technology for Education (December 2014)
  • 11. Presented a talk 'Influence of relative size of abrasive in MR based surface finishing process' in International Conference on Mechanics of Complex Solids and Fluids, at Lille, France (May 2015)

Research Interest

  • New Product Development
  • Manufacturing (esp. Abrasive Assisted Surface Finishing)
  • Smart Fluid related processes

Ongoing PhDs.

  • Approved Ph D guide for University of Kerala
  • Approved Ph D guide for APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala

Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

  • Patents:
  • 1. A Power Shifting Device For Regenerative Braking System: (No.1583/CHE/2012, The Patent Office Journal 25/10/2013, Page: 27688)
  • 2. Ergonomic Pen Stand: (No. 5375/CHE/2013, The Patent Office Journal 06/12/2013, Page 30290)
  • 3. Development of automatic CG adjusting material handling device: Patent Filed (Feb 2014)

Awards and Honours

  • Awards:
  • ➢ Received K. Suryanarain Rau Memorial Senior Student Award for Research and Development in Smart Technology (for Original Research) from Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (ISAMPE), in June 2009. (Award suggested by IIT Madras)
  • ➢ Received Innovative Research Projects Award – 2010 (in Mechanical Engineering Stream) from Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) in December 2010, for Ph D Research work and Best Thesis. (Award suggested by IIT Madras)
  • ➢ Special appreciation in the International conference on Technology for Education (IEEE) for developing a different interactive teaching method 'Flip-class based group quiz' for large university classes. (December 2014)
  • Patents:
  • 1. A Power Shifting Device For Regenerative Braking System: (No.1583/CHE/2012, The Patent Office Journal 25/10/2013, Page: 27688)
  • 2. Ergonomic Pen Stand: (No. 5375/CHE/2013, The Patent Office Journal 06/12/2013, Page 30290)
  • 3. Development of automatic CG adjusting material handling device: Patent Filed (Feb 2014)

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Tribology Society of India
  • Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, India
  • Indian Society for Technical Association

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinator, Intellectual Property Right (from TKMCE to the Kerala University Patent Cell)
  • Secretary, TKMCE Cooperative Store (2013-15)
  • Lab-in-Charge, CAD/CAM Centre (Since 2014 June)
  • Senior Advisor, Mechanical Engineering (2015-19 Batch) under KTU
  • Coordinator, Rithu 2015 (Inter Collegiate Arts Programme)
  • Programme Coordinator (UG Mechanical Engineering), for NBA Accreditation 2016

Teachng History

  • Since 1998 June
  • Mechatronics, Metrology and Instrumentation, Manufacturing-related Subjects

Courses and Training Attended

    Book Chapter:

    • Book title: Design and Engineering - Basics of Product Development (Publisher: Phasor Books, India, 2016, 2017)

    International Journals:

    • Reviewer for ‘International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Springer)
    • Reviewer for ‘International Journal of Production Research (Taylor & Francis)
    • A. Sadiq, M.S. Shunmugam (2009), 'Investigation into magnetorheological abrasive honing (MRAH)', International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 49, pp. 554–560
    • A. Sadiq, M.S. Shunmugam (2009), 'Magnetic field analysis and roughness prediction in Magnetorheological Abrasive Honing', Machining Science and Technology, 13, pp. 246–268
    • A. Sadiq, M.S. Shunmugam (2010), 'A novel method to improve finish on non-magnetic surfaces in magneto- rheological abrasive honing process', Tribology International, 43, pp. 1122–1126
    • Sadiq A. (2014), 'Development of Domestic Waste Disposal Unit – A Product for Rural India', International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 9 (23), pp. 22941-22952
    • Sadiq A. (2014), 'Flip Class Based Group Quiz - Observations from Engineering Classes', IEEE Computer Society, DOI 10.1109/T4E.2014.45
    • Saitha MJ, Sadiq A, Laila Beevi M (2015), 'Modelling and Simulation of Water Treatment Plant for Optimum Coagulant Dosage based on Hammerstein-Weiner Model', Int Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering, 3(7), pp. 118-123
    • Rahul M, Sadiq A, Shamnad A (2015) 'Development and Investigation of a Minimum Power Non- Contact Swirl Vane Gripper' International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), 4(8), pp. 337-342

    International Conference:

    • Sadiq A., Development of Bio-incinerator: An Effort towards Green Environment, International Conference on Innovative Research in Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, January 2013
    • Sadiq A., Flip Class Based Group Quiz - Observations from Engineering Classes, IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education, Amrutha University, December 2014
    • Sadiq A and Shunmugam MS, Influence of Relative size of Abrasives with CIP in MR Fluid based Surface Finishing Process, International Conference on Mechanics of Complex Solids and Fluids, Lille, France, May 2015

    National Conference:

    • Saitha MJ, Sadiq A, Laila Beevi M, 'Hammerstein-Wiener based Block Oriented Modelling of Water Treatment Plants', National Conference on Systems Energy & Environment, Kannur, August 2015