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Received a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) from Bangalore University in 1989, a Master of Engineering (Machine Design) from Bangalore University in 1992 and a PhD in  Advanced Composites from Jawaharlal Technological University, Kakinada in 2014. Initial academic appointment was at Karnataka Regional Engineering College, (Now known as NIT) Surathkal, Mangalore. Later on, worked at the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai in the
year 1996 as Senior Project Officer. Shifted to Industries and served in various capacities both in Manufacturing and Software sectors. Again, returned to academics in 2002 and served Koneru Laxmaiah College of Engineering, Vijayawada. Went abroad in 2003, to serve the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Adama University, Nazareth. Returned to India in the year 2009 and served as Academician in various colleges in various capacities and is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education.

Research Interests

  1. Advanced Composites
  2. Kinematics Analysis of Advanced Machines
  3. Mechanical Aspects of Biomedical devices

Teaching Interests

S. Madhu has taught undergraduate classes in Engineering Graphics, Strength of Materials, Metallurgy and Materials Science, Theory of Machines and Design of Machine Members. For post graduate students he taught Advanced Strength of Materials, Design Optimization.

Selected Publications

1. S. Madhu, V. V. Subba Rao and P. Pramod Kumar, "Buckling Analysis of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polymer Composite Plates, " International Journal of Research in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, vol 3-2, pp 51-54, ISSN: 2249-5770, May-Oct, 2013.
2. S.Madhu, V.V.Subba Rao, “Effect of Carbon Nanotube Reinforcement in Polymer Composite Plates under Static Loading”, International Journal of Chemical, Nuclear, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Vol:8 No:3, 2014
3. S. Madhu, A.V. Krishna Chaitanya and P. Bridjesh, ''Effects of Diethyl Ether on Performance and Emission Characteristics of a Diesel Engine Using Toroidal Profile Bowl Piston by Varying Injection Pressure'', International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology (IJMET) Vol:8 Issue No:6, June 2017.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Handled two sessions on “Identification of Research Problems” and “Types of Research and Scope”, in AICTE sponsored Five Day Faculty Development Programme on “Research Methodology and IPR” being organized by Human Resource Development Center, JNTUH on 05.08.2019.
  • Delivered Invited lecture on “Response of Hybrid Composites under Dynamic Loading”, March 21, 2009 at National Workshop on Advanced Composites and Nanomaterials, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engineering, JNTU, Kakinada.
  • In 2006, Earned a Project worth $20,000 from the World Bank through Developmental Innovation Fund (DIF) to establish advanced Material Testing Laboratory in the Manufacturing Technology Department of Adama University, Nazareth, Ethiopia.

External Profile Links

  • 2014 Doctor of Philosophy in Jawaharlal Technological University, Kakinada
  • 1992 Master of Engineering in Machine Design from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore University.
  • 1989 Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Bangalore University.
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