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Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in the year 1995. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in Mechanical Engineering. The Department thrives to impart fundamental knowledge and emphasises on the overall development of students. The Department excels in the core areas of Mechanical Engineering such as Design Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Energy Systems, CAD/CAM, Robotics and Automation, and Materials Engineering.

The BTech program in Mechanical Engineering is NBA Accredited under the tier I category. The laboratory and computational facilities are well developed and faculty members possess research qualifications from premier institutions in the country.

A unique facility of the Department is the Thermal Insulation Testing Laboratory; one of the very few in the country, established under the NAFETIC scheme of AICTE. The students of the Department have a strong legacy of excelling in various competitions such as in Robotics and All-Terrain Vehicle at the national level. The Department is playing a leading role in establishing the Centre for Robotics and Automation with an aim to cater to the need of upcoming technological developments related to automation in industry.

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Mr Bhargav Patel, MTech(Design) received the ISTE-GSFC National Award 2020 for Best M.Tech Thesis
Mr Bhargav Patel, MTech(Design) received the ISTE-GSFC National Award 2020 for Best M.Tech Thesis

Congratulations to our Alumni, Mr. Bhargav Patel (17MMED04) for receiving FIRST PRIZE – ISTE-GSFC National Award 2020 for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Mechanical Engineering titled ‘Design and Development of a Manually Operated Vegetable Transplanter’.  The

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QUIZO-2020 a technical quiz competition by ASHRAE WI won by Nirma University
QUIZO-2020 a technical quiz competition by ASHRAE WI won by Nirma University

QUIZO-2020 – a technical quiz competition among student teams from premier engineering institutes like IIT RAM, MS University, ITNU, PDPU, CEPT, SOCET, ASOIT was organized by ASHRAE Western India Chapter (The American Society of Heating,

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Industrial visit to AMTS, Ahmedabad on 02.03.2020 and 03.03.2020
Industrial visit to AMTS, Ahmedabad on 02.03.2020 and 03.03.2020

The students of 6th Semester (BTech, Mechanical Engineering) went for an industrial visit to Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Services Workshop, Ahmedabad on 02.03.2020 (Div A) and 03.03.2020 (Div. B). They visited different sections of the workshop

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Dr Feng C Lai, University of Oklahoma, USA
Dr Feng C Lai, University of Oklahoma, USA

Dr. Feng C. Lai, Anadarko Presidential Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, USA visited School of Engineering, Nirma University on December 27, 2019. He interacted with the faculty members of Department of Mechanical

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Dr Ramesh K Agarwal, Washington University, St. Louis USA
Dr Ramesh K Agarwal, Washington University, St. Louis USA

Dr. Ramesh K Agarwal, The William Palm Professor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Washington University in St. Louis, USA visited the Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Nirma University on December

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Dr Antonello Astarita, University of Naples Federico II, UNINA, Italy
Dr Antonello Astarita, University of Naples Federico II, UNINA, Italy

Dr Antonello Astarita from the Department of Chemical, Materials, and Industrial Production Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, UNINA, Italy, visited the Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering on 11th October 2019. Dr Astarita delivered

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Student Branch Advisor of the Year Award
Student Branch Advisor of the Year Award

Prof. Balkrushna A. Shah received the “2018 Student Branch Advisor of the Year Award” at the 2019 ASHRAE Winter conference and AHR Expo held at Atlanta, Georgia, USA organised by ASHRAE (American Society of Heating,

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Award for guiding Best MTech Thesis
Award for guiding Best MTech Thesis

Prof. Darshit Upadhyay received GSFC ISTE National Award for guiding Best MTech Thesis in Mechanical Engineering in the year 2019.

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Robocup 2019
Robocup 2019

Institute of Technology, Nirma University organized Nirma Robocup 2019 – a national level robotic contest for school students on October 19 – 20, 2019 at Nirma University campus. The theme of the contest was GOVINDA,

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Praveg’19
Praveg’19

We have promised the society and the nation to be their cornerstone. We believe that we need to pour our vision, dedication, passion to young aspiring engineers, not only of our university but also of

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