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Prof. Dr. T. Manvel Raj, B.Sc (phy.)., B.Tech. (Engg.)., M.Tech.(Engg.)., Ph.D (Engg.).,


Prof. T. Manvel Raj was born on 18th June, 1963 at Muzhucode a small village in Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu, India.

For his Outstanding Achievements and Remarkable Role in the Field of Engineering Education and Research, Received the following Awards: Best Lecturer Award - Nine Times; Monetary reward for 100% Result – Fourteen times; Golden Educationist of India Award; Rashtriya Vidya Gaurav Gold Medal award; Best Engineering Educator Award; Best Educationist Award; Star of Asia Award; International Gold Star Millennium Award; Gem of Asia Award; and Rajiv Gandhi Gold Medal Award.Great Educational Achivers of India Award,Best Citizen of India Gold Medal Award,Bharath Vidhya Gaurav Puraskar Award,Bharath Rathna Dr.APJ. Abdul Kalam Gold Medal Award.

He obtained his B.Sc degree in Physics from Nesamony Memorial Christian College under Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamilnadu, in 1986. He obtained his B.Tech and M.Tech degrees from Vladimir State University, Russia, through Indo-soviet Government Scholarship in 1990 and January 1992 respectively in the speciality of Mechanical Engineering (Machine Design). He got his MBA degree in Production Management from Annamalai University in May 2000.

He obtained 3 Ph.D degrees (one in Mechanical Engineering – Design from Anna University Chennai, second one in Research & Development in Mechanical Engineering and third one in Human Resource Development (HRD) – Stress Management from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli.

He is having the additional qualifications like, Diploma in Quality Assurance and ISO 9000, Diploma in CAD / CAM / FEA, Diploma in AutoCAD, PG Diploma in personal management and industrial Relations, and Diploma in Export Management.

He is having more than 25 years of teaching (including 7 years as Principal + 2 years as Vice Principal) and 16 years of research experience. He has served as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor & Vice Principal and Principal in various Engineering Colleges in Tamilnadu. He received the Best Lecturer Award - Six Times and Monetary reward for 100% Result – Nine times

He has handled the following subjects for UG & PG Students: Design of Machine Elements, Design of Transmission Systems, Engineering Mechanics, Design of Jigs Fixtures and Press Tools, Machine Drawing, Engineering Material & Metallurgy, Total Quality Management, Engineering Graphics, Optimization in Design (PG), Design for Manufacture (PG), Integrated Product Design & Development (PG) and Mechanical Vibrations (PG).

Additional Responsibilities held: Academic Council Member of Meenakshi University; Honourable Secretary cum Treasurer – Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE); Team Leader in the Research & Development (Design) Department; Design & Development consultant for industries; Setting Questions for Deemed Universities; Professor & Head, Mechanical Engineering Department; Vice Principal & Principal in Engineering Colleges; Supervised Design & Development projects for UG and PG students; Internal & External examiner for B.E and M.E degree theory & practical examinations of Madras and Anna Universities; Project review committee member for B.E and M.E degrees; Chief Superintendent for Anna University Examinations; Chief Examiner and Board Chairman for B.E & M.E degree central valuation; Chief process owner in Accreditation works; ISO coordinator & Management Representative (MR); NBA coordinator & Management Representative (MR); Advisor and counselor for students; Best Lecturer.

Books Published: Design of Machine Elements; Design of Transmission Elements; Engineering Materials and Metallurgy; and Design of Jigs, Fixture and Press Tools.

Organized : 4 – Workshops; 7 – National conferences; 6 – Faculty Development Programmes; 5 – ISTE Chapter Meetings; 5 – Graduation Day Programmes; 5 – Sports & college Annual Day Programmes; 7 – Induction day Programmes.

Participated : More than 50 National and International Conferences/Workshops.

Guided : U.G – More than 60 Design and Development Projects Guided (B.E & BBA); P.G - More than 45 Design and Development Projects Guided (M.E & MBA).

Prof. T. Manvel Raj has established himself very well in academic field. He has published more than 136 Research papers in well reputed national, international journals and conference proceedings.

His areas of Research interest are Engineering Design, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Materials, Composite Materials, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing, etc. He has produced 2 Ph.D degrees under his guide-ship from Anna University, Chennai. He is Guiding 6 Ph.D Research scholars and Doctoral Committee member for other 3 Ph.D Scholars in Anna University, Chennai and other Deemed Universities.

He is a life member of various professional bodies like: Fellow member - Institution of Engineers (India), Member - International Association of Engineers (UK), Life Member - Indian Society for Technical Education, Fellow Member – Indian Society of Engineers, Life Member – Management Studies Promotion Institute, Life Member - Indian Solidarity Council, Life Member – International Institute for Engineering and Management.

He has visited many foreign countries like Russia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Thailand, and Nepal.

Languages Known: Tamil – Mother tongue; English – Fluent written and spoken; Russian – Fluent written and spoken; Hindi – written and spoken and Malayalam - Fluent spoken.

Computer Knowledge: Experienced user of Microsoft office products; CAD / CAM / CATIA / ANSYS and Keen user of the Internet.


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