DEPARTMENTS
Dr. G. Varaprasad
Dr. G. Varaprasad

Associate Professor

Office Address:

Associate Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering National Institute of Technology Calicut NIT Campus (P.O) Calicut Kerala-673601 INDIA

Contact no:

+91 495 228 6403

Email ID:

gvp@nitc.ac.in

Home Address:

Journals

SCI INDEXED JOURNAL

Samanta, A.K., Varaprasad, G and  Gurumurthy, A (2022) Implementing lean six sigma in health care: a review of case studies, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, (IJLSS). 10.1108/IJLSS-08-2021-0133.

Web of Science/ SCOPUS INDEXED JOURNALS

  • Navin Mathew and Varaprasad, G.(2024). A study on the effect of non-psychological factors on the adoption of three-wheeler electric vehicles, International Journal. of Indian Culture and Business Management. (In Press)
  • Navin Mathew and Varaprasad, G.(2023). Superimposition of adoption model on the hierarchy of needs -A case of four-wheeler electric vehciles in India.  International Journal of Services and Operations Management. (In Press)
  • Navin Mathew and Varaprasad, G.(2023). Psychological factors influencing the adoption of three-wheeler electric vehicles, a study on users in India.  International Journal of Services and Operations Management. (In Press)
  • Vishnu Lal, Vishvajit Kumbhar, G. Varaprasad. (2024). Novel extension of the UTAUT model to assess e-learning adoption in higher education institutes: The role of study-life quality. Knowledge Management & E-Learning, 16(1) 42-64, https://doi.org/10.34105/j.kmel.2024.16.002
  • Vishnu Lal, Avuduri Venkata Amarnadh Reddy, G. Varaprasad. (2023), How do teachers’ emotions effect student sentiment in MOOCs? A study using Facial Emotion Recognition and Sentiment analysis. International Journal of Learning Technology (In Press)
  • Vishnu Lal, G. Varaprasad. (2023). Extended UTAUT model to understand the role of computer anxiety and work-life quality in faculty adoption of online learning in higher education institutes. International Journal of Services and Operations Management (In Press)
  • Vishnu Lal, Avuduri Venkata Amarnadh Reddy, G. Varaprasad. (2024), Emotions at the Heart of Learning: Exploring the Role of Teacher Emotions in Student Engagement Using Facial Emotion Recognition. International Journal of Innovation and Learning (In Press)
  •  Samanta, A.K., Varaprasad, G and  Gurumurthy, A  (2023). Comprehending deployment intention of Lean Six Sigma in healthcare: the moderating role of Change Management, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (In Press)
  • Samanta, A.K., Varaprasad, G and  Gurumurthy, A , J. Antony (2023). Implementing Lean Six Sigma in a Multispecialty Hospital through a Change Management Approach, The TQM Journal. (In Press)
  • Alok Kumar Samanta, Varaprasad, G. and Ramakrushna Padhy, (2021) A systematic review of empirical studies pertaining to Lean, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma quality improvement methodologies in paediatrics, International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBEX), 23(1), pp. 18-32.
  • Alok Kumar Samanta and Varaprasad, G., (2018), TQM Approach of resolving issues related to Customer and In-House Complaints-A case study, International Journal of Engineering, Technology, Sceince and Research (IJETSR), 5(5), pp. 198-204. ISSN 2394-3386.
  • Pavithran, R., Varaprasad, G., Sridharan, R., & Unnithan, A. B. (2014). An Empirical Investigation of Mobile Banking Adoption in Developing Countries. International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems (IJEIS), 10(1), 76-93. doi:10.4018/ijeis.2014010105
  • Varaprasad, G., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B. (2013). Internet banking adoption in a developing country – an empirical study. International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 14(1), 54-66.
  • Varaprasad, G., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B. (2013). Internet banking adoption by the customers of private sector banks in India, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences. 4(1), 39-50.
  • Varaprasad, G., Kailash, S. C., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B. (2013). An empirical investigation on credit card adoption in India, International Journal of Service Science, Management, Engineering, and Technology. 4(1), 13-29.
  • Muthukumar, R., Varaprasad, G., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B. (2013). An empirical study to identify the factors influencing the customer satisfaction of ATMs in India, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences. 4(4), 25-40.

National and International Conferences

33.Navin Mathew and G Varaprasad, "A review of recent studies on the adoption of electric vehicles to reduce carbon emissions” International Conference on Thermofluids and Manufacturing Science (KIIT-ICTMS 2024), KIIT University Bhubaneswar, March 07-08, 2024.

32. Samanta, A.K., Varaprasad, G and  Gurumurthy, A, Implementing Lean Six Sigma to Improve the Turnaround Time of Blood Samples in a Private Hospital of India” 2nd Indian International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, NITW and JNTU Hyderabad, August 16-18, 2022.

31. Nabab, Navin Mathew, G. Varaprasad, A review of the contemporary adoption studies on electric vehicles, 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing systems (CIMS-2021), 11th-13th November, 2021.

30. Sanket Taksande., Samanta, A.K and Varaprasad, G, Readiness of healthcare sector for Lean Six Sigma adoption: a review, 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing systems (CIMS-2021), 11th-13th November, 2021.

29. Fasin Ahammad., Alex Bernard and Varaprasad, G, A Review on Ergonomic Risk Assessment in Dental Professionals, 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing systems (CIMS-2021), 11th-13th November, 2021.

28. Morum Jaswanth, B . Sunil Kumar, K V Giridhar Dhananjay, K. Priyanka, D, Varun, Devendar K Yadav and G. Varaprasad, Electric vehicles charging station models: A Review. Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM2021), 26th-27th August, 2021.

27. Randhir Kumar, Navin Mathew, G. Varaprasad, A review on factors affecting adoption of Electric Vehicles. Fifth International Joint Colloquiums on Computer Electronics Electrical Mechanical and Civil – CEMC, 30th November  – 3rd December, 2020.

26. Vishvajit Kumbhar, Vishnu Lal and G. Varaprasad, A study on the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology as an adoption framework. Fifth International Joint Colloquiums on Computer Electronics Electrical Mechanical and Civil – CEMC, 30th November  – 3rd December, 2020.

25. Bala Sujithkumar, Alex Bernard and G. Varaprasad, Investigative study on Ergonomic Risk assessment tools for Lifting Operations, Fifth International Joint Colloquiums on Computer Electronics Electrical Mechanical and Civil – CEMC, 30th November  – 3rd December, 2020.

24. Asif Ali Syed, G Varaprasad and Irshadul Islam C A, "Identifying Opportunities for Implementing Lean Manufacturing in Indian SMEs in the Furniture Industry" proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems (CIMS 2020), NIT Jalandhar, October 9-11, 2020.

23. Alex Bernard and G.Varaprasad , A Review on Risk Assessment Tools for Drilling Operations in Oil Rigs , International Conference  on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems - CIMS , 9thOctober - 11thOctober ,2020.

22. Vishnu Lal and G Varaprasad, “A meta-analytic review of student satisfaction studies in higher education” proceedings of the 3rd International conference on Systems, Computation, Automation and Networking (Sponsored by IEEE Madras Section) (ICSCAN), Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry, July 3-4,2020.

21. Navin Mathew and G Varaprasad, “Technology advancement: Factors influencing the adoption of electric vehicles in India”, proceedings of the 3rd International conference on Systems, Computation, Automation and Networking (Sponsored by IEEE Madras Section) (ICSCAN), Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry, July 3-4,2020.

20. Akshay Prasad, Akshay Kurup, Jishnu K, G Abhisek, Alok Kumar Samanta and G Varaprasad, “Lean Six Sigma solutions for quality improvement in healthcare sector: a systematic review”, proceedings of the 3rd International conference on Systems, Computation, Automation and Networking (Sponsored by IEEE Madras Section) (ICSCAN), Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry, July 3-4,2020.

19. Aiborname Suiting, Vishnu Lal and G Varaprasad, “Higher education quality assessment using SERVQUAL”, proceedings of the 3rd International conference on Systems, Computation, Automation and Networking (Sponsored by IEEE Madras Section) (ICSCAN), Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry, July 3-4,2020.

18. Rahul G, Alok Kumar Samanta and G Varaprasad, “A Lean Six Sigma approach to reduce overcrowding of patients and improving the discharge process in a super-specialty hospital”, proceedings of the 3rd International conference on Systems, Computation, Automation and Networking (Sponsored by IEEE Madras Section) (ICSCAN), Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry, July 3-4,2020.

17. Lokesh, Alok Kumar Samanta and G Varaprasad, “Reducing the turnaround time of laboratory samples by using Lean Six Sigma methodology in a tertiary-care hospital in India”, proceedings of the 3rd International conference on Systems, Computation, Automation and Networking (Sponsored by IEEE Madras Section) (ICSCAN), Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry, July 3-4,2020.

16. Vishnu Lal and G Varaprasad, “Factors Affecting Student Satisfaction in Higher Education Institutes”, proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems (CIMS-2020)" organized by Department of Industrial & Production Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab, October 9-11, 2020.

15. Navin Mathew and G Varaprasad, “Factors influencing the development and deployment of charging stations for electric vehicles in India”, proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems (CIMS-2020)" organized by Department of Industrial & Production Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab, October 9-11, 2020.

14. Alok Kumar Samantha and G Varaprasad, “Identification and prioritization of healthcare solutions for quality indicators through Quality Function Deployment(QFD)”, proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems (CIMS-2020)" organized by Department of Industrial & Production Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab, October 9-11, 2020.

13. Aiborname Suiting, Vishnu Lal and G Varaprasad, “Evaluating students perceptions of service quality in higher education institution: The SERVPERF model”, proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems (CIMS-2020)" organized by Department of Industrial & Production Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab, October 9-11, 2020.

12. Rahul G, Alok Kumar Samanta and G Varaprasad, “Lean six sigma in healthcare: A literature review” proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems (CIMS-2020)" organized by Department of Industrial & Production Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab, October 9-11, 2020.

11. Lokesh, Alok Kumar Samanta and G Varaprasad, “A Comprehensive insight into lean six sigma in healthcare sector: A systematic literature review”, proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems (CIMS-2020)" organized by Department of Industrial & Production Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab, October 9-11, 2020.

10. Alok Kumar Samanta, Varaprasad, G. and Ramakrushna Padhy, "Design and Validation of Lean Six Sigma Integrated Service Delivery Process for Healthcare Sector", Proceedings of 13th Annual ISDSI Conference 2019 Managing Industry Transformation in Post-Digital Era, IIM Sambalpur, December 27-30, 2019.

9. Akash Karande, Ajay Krishna, Jayasurya R, Gokul Gopan, M Vishnu Gopinath, Sachin Kumar, Anoop K.P, Vinay V Panicker and G. Varaprasad, "Performance Analysis of Storage Warehouses in a Food Grain Supply Chain using Data Envelopment Analysis", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Computation, Automation, Networking (ICSCAN-2019), Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry, March 29-30, 2019.

8. Alok Kumar Samanta, Varaprasad, G. and Ramakrushna Padhy, "Application of Lean and Six Sigma Quality Improvement Methodology in Paediatrics: A Systematic Literature Review", Proceedings of International Conference on Global Health & Medical Tourism (GloHMT-2019), IIM Kozhikode, March 7-10, 2019.

7. Alok Kumar Samanta and Varaprasad, G., " TQM Approach of resolving issues related to Customer and In-House Complaints-A case study", Proceedings of Second International Conference on Innovative Trends in engineering, Applied Science and Management (ICITEASM-2018), Osmania University, Hyderabad, May 20, 2018, pp. 23-29.

6. Ranjith Kumar, K., Varaprasad, G. and Sridharan, R., "Fuel supplier selection using AHP and optimization of fuel flows in electric power supply chain", Proceedings of Second International Conference on Advances in Industrial Engineering Applications (ICAIEA 2014), Anna University, Chennai, January 6-8, 2014, pp. 152-158.

5. Anusree Balan, Varaprasad, G. and Sridharan, R., "A study on consumers' attitude towards social media marketing", Proceedings of First International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, December 11-13, 2013.

4. Muthu Kumar, R., Varaprasad, G. and Sridharan, R., "An innovative Proposal to increase the efficacy of the Automated Teller Machine using Mobile Banking", IEEE Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction, IIT Kharagpur, India, December 27-29, 2012. pp.95-100.

3. Varaprasad, G., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B., "Consumer Adoption of Electronic Banking Services", Proceedings of the National Conference on Emerging Trends in Industrial Engineering and Management, NIT Calicut, India, July 11-12, 2011, pp 229-235.

2. Varaprasad, G., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B., "Consumer Adoption of Online Banking Services-A Review", Proceedings of the International Conference on Latest Trends in Simulation and Analysis, NIT Calicut, India, December 17-19, 2009, pp 626-631.

1. Sukumar, K. and Varaprasad, G., "Consumer Acceptance of E-Banking Services", Proceedings of the International Conference on Changing Role of Banks-A Global Perspective, Karpagam College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, India, 2008, pp. 218-225.

Books (Refereed)

Text Book chapters

  • Alex Bernard and Varaprasad, G (2021). Ergonomics for design and innovation, Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems 391, Springer, 1363-1372, ISBN 978-3-030-94277-9, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94277-9 (Springer Lecture Notes Scopus Indexed)
  • Varaprasad, G., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B. (2015). Customer's perspectives of internet banking adoption in developing economies. Banking, Finance and Accounting: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications. 2(3), 670-683.
  • Varaprasad, G., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B. (2015). Internet banking adoption by the customers of private sector banks in India, Banking, Finance and Accounting: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications. 1(3), 43-53.
  • Varaprasad, G., Sree Chandran, K., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B. (2015). An empirical investigation on credit card adoption in India, Banking, Finance and Accounting: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications. 3(3), 1212-1227.
  • Varaprasad, G., Sridharan, R. and Unnithan, A. B. (2014) "Customers’ Perspectives of Internet Banking Adoption in Developing Economies", Madjid Tavana (Ed.), Analytical Approaches to Strategic Decision-Making: Interdisciplinary Considerations, pp 191-205, La Salle University, USA, Business Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), ISBN 978-1-4666-5958-2 (hardcover) -- ISBN 978-1-4666-5959-9 (ebook).
  • A.P.Sudheer and Varaprasad, G. (2012) " A Solution for 21st Century Higher Education: Reengineering?", Vijaya Deshmukh (Ed.), Education for Human Resource Development ,pp 28-37, Newdelhi, India, Atlantic Publishers, ISBN-978-81-269-1676-4

PATENTS

  • Mudra Prabha-Portable Currency Identification Device for the visually challenged (App No: 2022/06791, Grant Date: 31/08/2022) (with Alok Kumar Samanta)
  • An Automatic Scrap Cleaning System for Lathe and Cleaning Method Thereof, Grant Date: 10/07/2023
  • Portable Fecal Collection Device for Bed-Ridden Patients, Grant Date: 15/11/2023
  • Smart System for Controlling Portable Fecal Collection Device for Bed-Ridden Patients and Method Thereof, Grant Date:15/11/2023
  • Vacuum-Based self-holding drilling machine with automatic detection system for drilling and controlling  method thereof, Grant Date:03/01//2024
  • A Modular Magneto-Rheological Fluid Clutch Apparatus, Grant Date: 06/02/2024 (Co-inventor)

Responsibilities

Class Committee Chairman

  • Programme Coordinator, M.Tech (Industrial Engineering and Management) (April 2021-February 2023)

  • Chairman, Class Committee_2017 Admission, Production Engineering (July 2019 -July 2021)

  • Chairman, Class Committee_2016 Admission, Production Engineering (1st August 2017 -July 2019)

First year B.Tech Mechanical Workshop Coordinator (ZZ1092D) from 2012-till date

Faculty Incharge-Central Workshop from 2021 onwards

Member, Department Examination Vigilance Cell from April 2022 onwards

Member, Department Post Graduate Committee (DPGC), (July 2022-February 2023)

Member, Departmental Undergraduate Committee (DUGC), July 2023 onwards

Faculty Advisor

  • Faculty Advisor and Coordinator, 2023 Admission, PE

  • Faculty Advisor, 2019 Admission, ME

  • Faculty Advisor, 2014 Admission, ME

  • Faculty Advisor, 2010 Admission, ME

  • Faculty Advisor, 2006 Admission, ME

Project Evaluation Committee

  • Convener, Project Evaluation Committee of M.Tech (Industrial Engg and Management) April 2021 -February 2023

  • Convener, Project Evaluation Committee of B.Tech (Industrial Engg Stream) July 2015 - July 2021

  • Member, Project Evaluation Committee of B.Tech (Industrial Engg Stream/(Mechanical and Production)), July 2013 -July 2015

  • Member, Project Evaluation Committee of M.Tech (Industrial Engineering and Management), January 2014-August 2015

  • Member, Project Evaluation Committee of M.Tech (Energy Management), July 2013-July 2020

Department Placement Representative

  • Placement Representative of MED and Gate Coaching Coordinator from July 2019 onwards [B.Tech(P.E), M.Tech(Industrial Engg, Energy Engg and Manufacturing Technology)]

Faculty Incharge-MED common/ office computers, accessories, audio-video equipment from 2013 -2021.

Member, MED Time Table Committee, 2006-2012

Chairman, Doctoral Committee of Jith John Francis (P230090ME)

Member, Doctoral Committee of Ebin Mathew (P210144ME)

Member, Doctoral Committee of Amrita Ajay Kumar (P210143MS)

Member, Doctoral Committee of Shilpa Mary Sam (P220078CE)

UG Innovative Project Funding Scheme 2021

2021-2022

Design, Development and Testing of innovative low-cost Magnetorheological fluid based dynamic vibration absorber (DVA)

Ganga Nair, Nathan Job Antony, Sebin Sabu Mathew, Akshay Kumar

Sanctioned amount : 1,00,000

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education
  • Senior Member, Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering

Ph.D/ M.Tech

  • Marketing Management
  • Consumer Behavior

MCA

  • Principles of Industrial Management

B.Tech

  • Principles of Management
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing Concepts
  • Essentials of Management
  • E-Business (Swayam Course Mentor)

Ph.D

  • Implementation of Lean six sigma in health care, Scholar: Alok Kumar Samanta (P170106ME), registered: Winter 2017, successfully defended on 05.06.2023
  • Examining the multifaceted landscape of higher education in the digital age, Scholar: Vishnu Lal (P180053ME), registered: Monsoon 2018, successfully defended on 19.04.2024
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering (ongoing), Scholar: Alex Bernard (P190112ME), registered: Monsoon 2019, (Part Time) 
  • Consumer Adoption of Electric vehicles (ongoing), Scholar: Navin Mathew (P190112ME), registered: Winter 2019
  • Consumer Adoption of alternate powered vehicles (ongoing), Scholar: Anwer Shahir (P210148ME), registered: Winter 2021

M.Tech

27. Ergonomic risk assessment using Pose estimation technique among material handlingworkers in cement factories (completed 2023)

26. A study on the effect of teachers' emotions in student engagemnet (completed 2023)

25. Network design and logistics plannig for a heavy equipment manufacturer (completed 2023)

24. Ergonomic risk assessment of dental doctors using simulated analysis (completed 2022)

23. Assessing readiness to implement lean six sigma in a multispeciality hospitals (completed 2022)

22. Ergonomic Risk Assessment on Workers in Cereals and Pulses Godown Markets (completed 2021)

21. Adoption of electric vehicles in India  (completed 2021)

20. A study on the factors affecting the adoption of e-learning systems in higher education institutions in India (completed 2021)

19. Service quality in Higher Education  (completed 2020)

18. Reducing the waiting time of Inpatients in a hospital by the Implementation of Lean Six Sigma (completed 2020)

17. Implementation of Lean Six Sigma in Emergency Department (completed 2020)

16. Adoption of new technologies: Electric vehicles in India (completed 2019)

15. An empirical study on the effectiveness of implementing electronic document management system (EDMS) for improving the efficiency of office processes and procedures (Completed 2019)

14. Consumer's behavior towards social purchasing platform-A case of Instagram (Completed 2019)

13. Student satisfaction and service quality at Indian higher education institutes (completed 2018)

12. Determining the factors which influence students’ satisfaction in higher Education (completed 2017)

11. A Study on Customer Satisfaction of Mobile Networks in a Cosmopolitan City (completed 2016)

10. A Study on Consumers’ Attitude Towards Social Media Marketing (completed 2014)

9. Peak Load Management in Battery Industry-A Case Study (completed 2014)

8. Electric Power Supply Chain Optimization (completed 2014)

7. Study on ATMs (completed 2013)

6. Study on Mobile Banking (completed 2013)

5. A study on the adoption of credit cards in India (completed 2012)

4. A Study on Online Shopping-An Indian Perspective (completed 2009)

3. Green Consumer Behavior-An Empirical Investigation (completed 2009)

2. Marketing of E-Banking Services (completed 2008)

1. Implementation of Dynamic CRM (completed 2007)

B.Tech

10. Design, Development and Testing of innovative low-cost Magnetorheological fluid based dynamic vibration absorber (DVA) (on going 2021-22):  Co-Guide: Dr. Jagadeesha T

9. Design, development and testing of innovative low-cost Magnetorheological dampers with optimized rotor rib geometry for automobile applications (on going 2021-22) Co-Guide: Dr. Jagadeesha T

8. Electric vehicle charging demand prediction using Machine learning (ongoing 2021-22): Co-Guide: Dr. Devednra Kumar Yadav

7. Design, Fabrication and Control of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based 4 PSP Ankle Rehabilitator (completed 2021): Co-Guide: Dr. Sudheer A.P.

6. Design of Health Care Service Process through Quality Function Deploymnent (completed 2020)

5. Discomfort survey among waste collection workers in various urban local bodies of Kerala (completed 2020) as co-guide, Guide: Dr. Vinay V Panicker

4. Performance analysis of storage warehouses in a food grain supply chain using DEA (completed 2019) as co-guide, Guide: Dr. Vinay V Panicker

3. Design and Fabrication of Reverse Gear Mechanism in Two Wheeler for Handicapped (completed 2016)

2. Mechanical Assistive Walker (completed 2016)

1. Design, Fabrication and Marketing of a  Wheel Chair cum Bed (completed 2010)

UG Innovative Project Funding Scheme 2021

2021-2022

Design, Development and Testing of innovative low-cost Magnetorheological fluid based dynamic vibration absorber (DVA)

Ganga Nair, Nathan Job Antony, Sebin Sabu Mathew, Akshay Kumar

Sanctioned amount : 1,00,000

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education
  • Senior Member, Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering

Short Term Courses Organised

  • Coordinated an International Faculty Development Programme and Training on "ROBOTICS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND CONTROL" (RAIAC 2020), at NIT Calicut, during February 3-8, 2020, supported by TEQIP-III, IKJNCR and TRS-India.
  • Coordinated a Short Term Training Programme on "RESEARCH METHODOLOGY FOR SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT" at NIT Calicut during February 24-28, 2018, in association with IIIE Kozhikode Chapter.
  • Coordinated a Faculty Development Programme on "RESEARCH METHODOLOGY FOR SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT" at NIT Calicut during May 25-30, 2015, supported by TEQIP.
  • Coordinated a One Day Workshop on "PATENTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS" at NIT Calicut, 4th December 2006, Supported by TEQIP.

Training Programs Attended

  • TEQIP online certification course on Digital Transformation in Teaching Learning Process, conducted by IIT Bombay, 6th-20th April, 2020.
  • Faculty Development Program on "Modern Pneumatics Control-Theory and Practice" at NIT Calicut, 8th-12th December, 2014
  • National workshop on " CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY" at NIT Calicut, 19th March, 2012
  • Workshop on "STRATEGIES TO ATTAIN EXCELLENCE IN IMPACT MAKING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT" at NIT Calicut, 3rd-4th February, 2012
  • ISTE Workshop on "HEAT TRANSFER" at NIT Calicut, 29th November-10th December, 2011
  • Faculty Development Program on "MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALYSIS FOR MANAGEMENT RESEARCH" at NIT Calicut, 18th-22nd July, 2011
  • Faculty Development Program on "ADVANCES IN HYBRID ENERGY SYSTEMS" at NIT Calicut, 26th June-2nd July, 2011
  • ISTE Workshop on "THERMODYNAMICS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING" at NIT Calicut, 14-24th June, 2011
  • Faculty Development Program on "DATA ANALYSIS FOR MANAGEMENT RESEARCH" at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode", 4-8thApril, 2011
  •  Faculty Development Program on "MICRO/NANOSCALE PHENOMENA" at NIT Calicut, 6-19th July, 2008
  • Faculty Development Workshop on "INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH" at NIT Calicut, 24-25th January, 2008
  • Staff Development Program on "DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF LEAN PRODUCTION SYSTEMS" at NIT Calicut, 26th March-6th April, 2007
  • Short Term Training Program on " MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF WORLD-CLASS MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS" at NIT Calicut, 12-16th March, 2007
  • Short Term Training Program on "COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING" at NIT Calicut, 26th June-7th July, 2006
  • Workshop on "CYBER LAWS" at NIT Warangal, 15-17th April, 2006
  • Short Term Course on "INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND DELIVERY" at NIT Calicut, 16-20th January, 2006
  • Workshop on "RECENT ADVANCES IN OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND GRAPH THEORY" at NIT Calicut, 16-17th December, 2005