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Faculty Profile:
Professor& Head of the Department
Dr. A.Kumaravadivel, M.E., Ph.D., D.P.M., D.C.P.A., MIE., MISTE.,



Mr. A. Kumaravadivel, is Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department. He completed his B.E.(Mech) from A.C.College of Engg &Tech, Karaikudi in 1997, M.E.(Industrial Engineering) from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai in 2001, and obtained his Ph.D thesis in the area of six sigma implementation model to improve customer satisfaction in sand casting foundries from Anna University, Chennai in 2013.


He has 15 years of experience in Engineering teaching. He has handled a wide range of subjects for undergraduate students from the MECH stream, and postgraduate students from Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering stream.

His research interests include Industrial Engineering, Quality Management and Manufacturing philosophies like Six Sigma, Lean, TPM, JIT, AGILE, KAIZEN etc.

His area of interest also in Mechanism and Dynamics, Precision Technology, Pneumatics, Product and Process Mapping, Plant Layouts, Optimisation, Casting technologies etc.

He has developed a Six Sigma implementation model to reduce the manufacturing defects thereby improving the customer satisfaction for all kind of manufacturing industries.

He has developed an innovative model called “PWA” for optimising two factors interaction and it is published in a Springer journal.

He is a reviewer for Elsevier, Springer and European International journals. He is recognized Research Supervisor under the faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.

He has published 10 in international journals and 1 paper in national journals. He has presented 4 papers in international and 4 papers in the national conferences.

He has organized many national level seminars and workshops in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

He convened national level conference and seminars funded by Ministry of environment and CSIR. He is a life member of ISTE and Institute of Engineers. He has completed a Diploma in Production Management and Diploma in Computer programming & Application.

He has received Medal and cash award for his paper presented in the international conferences. He has produced 100% results in various subjects.

Number of Projects Guided

  1. UG Level       :   30.
  2. PG Level       :   08.
  3. Ph.D Level    :   (under progress)

Involvement in other Activities:

  • Acted as Management Representative for the ISO certification process and Co-ordinator for NBA.
  • Organised many national level seminars, workshops and national level conferences funded by Ministry of environment and CSIR.
  • Scrutiny board member and Question paper setter for the various Universities/Colleges
  • As Scholar in Six Sigma, to train the industry workers for getting Black Belt, Yellow Belt etc.


  • Life Member Indian Society for Technical Education(ISTE), New Delhi.
  • Life Member in Institute of Engineers(IE), Culcutta.
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