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DEPARTMENT OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

About Department

The Department of Automobile Engineering at HITS offers a range of modern undergraduate programs and a host of opportunities at Master's degree and at PhD level. Our industry engaged programs match the needs of our economy and have an excellent reputation for producing the most employable Automobile graduates in the region. These highly skilled graduates are in huge demand and contribute significantly to the development of the region. Staff members have built an excellent national and international record in the application of Vehicle Safety and Telematics in association with Trier University, Germany under the DAAD Project. Research funding has been provided by DAAD German Academic Exchange Service “A New Passage to India-German – Indian Higher Education Cooperation 2019-2023”.

DEPARTMENT OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

About the Program

The Automotive Technology course caters to train the students to Design, Develop, Manufacture, Simulate, and Maintenance of Vehicles and Automobile Systems and to enable the engineers explore new areas and create new avenues in the fields of R&D and to focus on developing the talent of the Automobile Engineer in new technologies and business management skills. They have to design and develop according to the postulations of regulation and specified standards, and have to demonstrate the prototype for optimized power, best fuel economy and less emission addressing the safety.

The demand for Automotive Technology is growing with the expansion of Automotive Industries and increasing demand for vehicles as well as power. With increasing concern for pollution and fuel efficiency, these engineers also set standards of quality such as making the vehicle fuel efficient, reduction in pollution, biodiesel, etc. and using various types of dynamometers and pollution measuring and wheel aligning instruments which are incorporated in our laboratory. There is a need to cater to academia to support the above demand.

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DEPARTMENT OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

Faculty

S.NO FACULTY NAME DESIGNATION PROFILE
1 Dr. M. Jaikumar Professor & HOD View
2 Dr. R. Christu Paul Professor View
3 Dr. R. Jagannathan Professor View
4 Dr. R. Sathishkumar Associate Professor View
5 Dr. N. Prakash Associate Professor View
6 Dr. B. Prabakaran Associate Professor View
7 Dr. V. Ramanathan Assistant Professor (S.G) View
8 Dr. V. Nadana Kumar Assistant Professor (S.G) View
9 Dr. C. Prasad Assistant Professor (S.G) View
10 Dr. N. Sasikumar Assistant Professor (S.G) View
11 Mr. T. Shanmuganathan Assistant Professor (S.S) View
12 Dr. E. Sangeethkumar Assistant Professor (S.G) View
13 Mr. S. Arulananthasamy Assistant Professor View
14 Dr. J. Godwin John Assistant Professor (S.G) View
15 Mr. Raghavendran P R. Assistant Professor (S.S) View
16 Dr. R. Selvakumar Assistant Professor (S.S) View
17 Mr. S. Nandakumar Assistant Professor View
18 Mr. C. Parthasarathy Assistant Professor (S.G) View
19 Dr. J. Pradeep Bhasker Assistant Professor (S.G) View
DEPARTMENT OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

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Autotronics Lab

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Autotronics Lab

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Autochasis Lab

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Autochasis Lab

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Autobay Lab

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Autobay Lab

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Auto Engine Components Lab

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Auto Engine Components Lab

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Motorsports Lab

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Motorsports Lab

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Motorsports Lab

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Motorsports Lab

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Virtual Simulation Lab

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Virtual Simulation Lab

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IC Engines Lab

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IC Engines Lab

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Vehicle Dynamics Lab

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Vehicle Dynamics Lab

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Vehicle Maintenance & reconditioning Lab

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Vehicle Maintenance & reconditioning Lab

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Electrical & Electronics Lab

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Electrical & Electronics Lab

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Electrical & Electronics Lab

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Electrical & Electronics Lab

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Fuel & Lubricant Lab

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Fuel & Lubricant Lab

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Two & Three Wheeler Lab

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Two & Three Wheeler Lab

Laboratories

DEPARTMENT OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

Scope

The two-year M.Tech. in Automotive Technology aims to fill the critical needs of the industry and to fill the gap in the availability of highly skilled AT scientists and engineers.

The automotive sector has seen unprecedented growth in the last decade. This has led to a number of Indian and multinational companies setting up their manufacturing and in many cases their major R & D facilities in India.

The program content delivers a comprehensive range of topics integral to the study of Automotive Technology.

These include Advanced Internal Combustion Engines, Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, Fuel Cell Technology, Autotronics and Vehicle Intelligence and ECU Development in Automotive Systems to name but a few.

Graduates of the program may also wish to continue to PhD level in this exciting field of study.

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Highlights of the Program

  • Curriculum tailored to bring students to the forefront of Automotive Technology R&D.
  • Development of Automotive Systems through simulation software and validate with laboratory test results. The software includes MIDAS NFX, LS DYNA, ADAMS, MATLAB-SIMULINK, STAR CCM+, ANSYS, LAB VIEW.
  • Program designed and administered by more than 20 faculty members with Ph.D. working in leading edge topics in Automotive Technology.
  • One-year R&D project to make our students the creators of futuristic applications of Automotive Technology.
  • Emphasis on publications, patents, products, and Innovation.
  • State-of-the-art computational and experimental facilities at one of the top institutions in the country.
  • Excellent placement opportunities in reputed companies and industrial research labs pursuing high end, deep technology aspects of Automotive Technology.
  • Encouragement to grow as an entrepreneur
  • Collaboration with International Universities & Student Exchange Programs
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Program Structure

The program contains challenging and interesting modules delivered by lecturers who are experts in AT. You will also be presented with opportunities to work on new trends and recent developments linked to the domain expertise of staff in the department. The program places significant emphasis on student learning by doing. It adopts a practical, hands-on, approach to learning, where all modules are fully assessed using continuous assessment methods. This 65-credit program is delivered over four semesters (21+19+13+12). Each semester has a number of mandatory modules and a choice of electives.

DEPARTMENT OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

Career Opportunities

  • BOSCH
  • Hyundai
  • Audi
  • Ashok Leyland
  • TVS Motor
  • Renault Nissan
  • Mahindra and Mahindra
  • OKINAWA
  • TCS 
  • NATRIP
  • ARAI
  • GMMCo
  • GARC & ICAT