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Name : Dr. Ashfak. A

Department : Mechanical Engineering

Designation : Associate Professor


Office Phone: 2712022

Mobile: 9447362725


Shafeek Manzil


  • 1.B.Tech from T.K.M College of Engineering Kollam under University of Kerala
  • 2.M.Tech in Industrial Tribology from IIT MADRAS
  • 2.PhD from University of Kerala in Mechanical Engineering

Professional Experience

  • 1.Associated with SCHINDLER LIFTS PVT LTD,SINGAPORE as Project Engineer from 1996 to 1998
  • 2.Associated with Singapore Oxygen Air Liquide Ltd (SOXAL) as Plant Engineer from 2000 to 2002

Research Interest

  • Design.Evaluation and Characterization of Magneto-Rheological (MR) fluids and developing MR dampers for automobiles.

Ongoing PhDs.

    Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

      Awards and Honours

        Membership in Professional Bodies

        • 1.AMIE in Institution of Engineers
        • 2.Life member in ISTE
        • 3.Member in AIFST]

        Duties and Responsibilities

        • 1.Deputy Chief Warden TKM Hostels
        • 2.Lab in charge of Fluid Mechanics and Machines Lab
        • 3.Secretary Alumni Association
        • 4.Member in Action committee.
        • 5.Staff coordinator STEPS.
        • 6.Member in Infrastructure committee and Student affairs committee
        • 7.senior adviser of 2014 Production Engineering batch.

        Teachng History

        • Joined this Institute in October 1994 as Lecturer and presently working as Associate Professor.

        Courses and Training Attended

        • Building Constructions Safety course,Ministry of labor,Singapore, from 12/01/1998 to 16/01/1998
        • Instructional Skills,College of Engineering, Trivandrum, from 23/11/1998 to 04/12/1998
        • Application of Fluidized Bed and Energy Conversation in Heat Transfer in Industry,M.A.College of Engineering, Kothamanglam, from 11/10/1999 to 23/11/1999
        • Alternative Fuels and ECO-FRIENDLY Emissions In Internal Combustion Engines ,M.A.College of Engineering, Kothamanglam ,from 02/12/2002 to 14/12/2002
        • Advances Inn Materials Technology,Government Engineering College, Barton Hill,from 15/01/2007 to 27/01/2007
        • Advances In Thermal Management Of Electronic Systems,TKM College of Engineering, Kollam. from 16/06/2008 to 21/06/2008
        • Display Device Engineering: A research Perspective,Bannari Amman Institute Of Technology, Sathyamanglam, from 23/06/2008 to 28/06/2008
        • Micro/Nano Engineering,College of Engineering , Trivandrum, from 27/01/2009 to 07/02/2009
        • Soft Computing Theory and Techniques,NIT Calicut, from 21/05/2012 to 25/05/2012
        • Cryogenic Technology, IIT Kharagpur, from 17/02/2014 to 21/02/2014
        • Research Methodology For Engineers TKM College Of Engineering from 02/12/2013 to 04/12/2013

        International Journals:

        • Ashfak A., K.K. Abdul Rasheed, “Magneto-Rheological (MR) Damper based Vehicle Suspension” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 7, Number 6 (2012) pp. 613-626 © Research India Publications
        • A. Ashfak, K.K. Abdul Rasheed,“Design Fabrication and Evaluation of MR Damper”, International Journal of Mechanical Systems Science and Engineering 2:1, 2010, pp-27-32
        • A. Ashfak, K.K Abdul Rasheed, “Design, Fabrication and Evaluation of MR Damper”, International Journal of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering 5:1, Vol. 5, PP-27-32, February 2011
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        International Conference:

        • A. Ashfak, K.K Abdul Rasheed, “Experimental Evaluation of MR Damper”, Proceedings of 1st International conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICRAME 2010), NIU, Kumacoil, Tamilnadu, sponsored by ISRO & Science publication, UK.
        • Ashfak, A.; Abdul Rasheed, K.K. ; .Modeling, simulation and experimental validation of Magneto-Rheological damper,International conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Emerging Engineering Technologies( ICANMEET 2013),24-26 July 2013,Chennai,pp 267-274,publisher IEEE,ISBN 978-1-4799-1377-0
        • A. Ashfak, K.K. Abdul Rasheed,“Design Fabrication and Evaluation of MR Damper”, World academy Of Scince Engineering And Technology,Volume 41, Singapore.
        • Riyas I P,A.Ashfak "Performance Evaluation of MR Damper by Finite Element Analysis"International Conference on Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering ICAME'15,PP145-149,14-16 December 2015
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        National Conference:

        • A. Ashfak et al "Magneto Rheological (MR) fluids and its applications in vibration control",22nd Kerala Science Congress, Volume 22,pp 459-460
        • A. Ashfak et al " Vibration Damper using MR fluid in vehicle Suspensions" ,23rd Kerala Science Congress,Volume 23, pp133