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Name : Dr. Aju Kumar V N

Department : Mechanical Engineering

Designation : Assistant Professor


Email: vnaju@tkmce.ac.in

Office Phone:

Mobile: 9495925959

Address:

Nirmala Bhavan
Mottamoodu
Nemom P O
Thiruvananthapuram 695020

Education

  • Ph.D from IIT Delhi
  • M Tech from College of Engineering, Trivandrum - Machine Design
  • B Tech from SCT College of Engineering, Trivandrum - Mechanical stream Automobile

Professional Experience

  • 13 years of teaching experience at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam

Research Interest

  • Design for human, Digraph techniques for engineering and social causes

Ongoing PhDs.

    Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

      Awards and Honours

        Membership in Professional Bodies

        • Life member - ISTE-LM10907
        • Life member - Tribology Society of India-LM 3884

        Duties and Responsibilities

        • Student Advisor - Mechanical stream Production batch, 2014 admission
        • Lab in charge - Heat Engines Laboratory
        • I Year Coordinator 2015 Admission & 2016 Admission
        • Warden - International Hostel
        • Member - NAAC Steering Committee
        • Member - Student Affairs
        • Criteria Coordinator - NBA

        Teachng History

        • Tribology
        • Design of Machine Elements
        • Theory of Machines
        • Machine Tool Design
        • Dynamics of Machinery

        Courses and Training Attended

        • Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing, 4-9 January 2016
        • Combustion Theory and Computational Techniques, 16-21 November 2015
        • Coordinated 2 Faculty Development Programs (Advances in Nanotechnology, March 23-28, 2015, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, June 22-26, 2015) and participated in 1 FDP (Mechatronics, 19/01/2015 - 23/01/2015 at NITTR, Chandigarh) in the year 2015
        • Attended 6 one week long Faculty Development Programs in 2013
        • Finite Element Method and its Applications in Engineering, 17/10/2013 - 22/10/2013
        • Recent Trends in Nanotechnology, 28/10/2013 - 01/11/2013
        • Advances in Industrial Management, 04/112013 - 08/11/2013
        • Development of Communication Skills, Art of Teaching and Research, 11/112013 - 15/11/2013
        • Research Methodology for Engineers, 02/12/2013 - 04/12/2013
        • Experimental Methods and Laboratory Practices for Mechanical Engineers, 16/02/2004 - 28/02/2004
        • Ergonomics in Design, 06/10/2003 - 19/10/2003
        • Attended 1 one week long FDP in 2011

        International Journals:

        • Identification and Assessment of Factors[n]Influencing Human Reliability in Maintenance[n]Using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps[n]Quality and Reliability Engineering International[n]V. N. Aju kumar, M. S. Gandhi and O. P. Gandhi[n]Volume 31, Issue 2, pages 169–181, March 2015
        • Quantification of Human Error in Maintenance[n]Using Graph Theory and Matrix Approach[n]Vol. 27, Issue 8, 1145-1172, 2011
        • Evaluation of green maintenance initiatives in design and[n]development of mechanical systems using an integrated approach[n]Journal of Cleaner Production 51 (2013) 34-46

        National Conference:

        • Development of two dimensional finite element program for the analysis of stress concentration - National conference held at College of Engineering, 2002