Trends in the scientific and technological world indicate rapid transformations in the scope of Mechanical Engineering. Mechanical Engineers will continue to lead the world in providing significant contributions to the essential sectors including energy & environment, manufacturing, transportation, waste management and health & medical care. Mechanical Engineers need to be trained not only in the traditional fundamental areas, but also in the emerging interdisciplinary areas such as Additive manufacturing,Industry 4.0,3D elements, Nanotechnology and Mechatronics will have prominent places in the future.
Mechanical Engineering Department was established in 1990. The department runs UG programmes with intake of 120. The department has introduced post graduate program in Mechanical Engineering Design approved by AICTE with effect from 2002-2003. The intake of PG program is 25. Also Department has introduced post graduate program in Defence Technology in collabration with DRDO approved by AICTE with effect from 2021-2022. The department has highly qualified staff with research and industrial experience. Department undertakes R&D activities and consultancy assignments extensively. The students of the department also excel in the University and secure merit ranks every year. The head of the department is Dr. I. A. Khan
The Central workshop with an area of 40,000 sqft. has a separate building. The workshop has six major sections namely, fitting, carpentry, welding, smithy, foundry and machine shop. It is fully equipped with machines which range from conventional engine lathe to contemporary CNC machine. The department has modern FMS and CAD laboratories for UG and PG programs. The Department has excelled in all the fields and gained the reputation in short span of time. The Department is also recognized as an approved Research Center of R.T.M. Nagpur University. At present candidates are pursuing Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering .Staff members of the Department are recognized as a Research Supervisor for guiding the Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering under the faculty of Engineering and Technology.
The Department was accredited by NBA, AICTE, New Delhi. The department has received Research Promotion scheme/MODROB from AICTE, New Delhi.. Faculties of department have given number of expert lectures on Research Methodology to various colleges of Maharashtra, Madhyapradesh and Chhattisgarh.
The department has established collaborations with leading organizations grouped under three categories.:
- Private Organization
- Public sector undertaking