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Manufacturing Engineering

        The Department of Manufacturing Engineering (erstwhile Department ofProduction Engineering) was established in 1984.

Special Status Achieved
  • DST-FIST Level 1 Status (2000)
  • UGC-SAP Assisted DRS Department Status (2009)
  • UGC Assisted Department with Innovative Programme Status (2010)
  • DST-FIST Level 2 Status with Potential for Excellence (2011)
  • UGC-SAP Phase II Status (2014)
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

     With Kumamoto University, Japan for Collaborative research in “Materials Processing using Explosives” from 2006 – 2011, and renewed for five more years, from 2011 – 2016.

     With National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST, Kerala) for collaborative research on “Magnesium and Light Alloys” (2009).

     With M/s. Mailam Industries Pvt. Ltd. Pondicherry for collaborative research in “Materials Joining” by the way of Sponsorship of 3 Ph. D candidates (2011).

     M/s. VB Ceramic Consultants. Chennai for collaborative research in Nano Materials Technology by way of Sponsorship of 1 full-time Ph.D. candidate. VB CERAMIC RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (VBCRF) Date of Signing of MoU: 12th October 2015.


     Advanced materials such as MMCs, magnesium alloys fabricated by RRL-Thiruvananthapuram, HAL-Bangalore, CVRDE-Chennai have been tested extensively in our Laboratories, to further research collaborations.

     The facilities available with the department like specialized welding process equipments, dynamic testing machine and other testing facilities and metallographic and software facilities are being used for academic collaborations by academic institutions that include Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Chennai, Anna University, Guindy-Chennai, National Institute of Technology - Tiruchirappalli, Pondicherry Engineering College-Pondicherry and many other Engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Programmed Offered
  • B.E. Mechanical Engineering(Manufacturing)
  • M.E. M.E. Manufacturing Engineering
  • M.E. M.E. Nano Materials and Surface Engineering
  • Ph.D. Manufacturing Engineering

    The Professor and Head
    Department of Manufacturing Engineering
    Faculty of Engineering & Technology
    Annamalai University
    Annamalainagar-608 002
    Tel Number: 04144-239734
    E-mail : hodmfgau@gmail.com