Mr. E. Sankar

Assistant Professor (O.G)


  • Ph.D. (Pursuing)
  • M.E., (CAD), Anna University, 2009
  • B.E., (Mechanical), University of Madras, 1999

Other Details


  • Production Management
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Management
  • Industrial Automation
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Elements of Mechanical Engineering
  • Design of Experiments and Research Methodology
  • Theory of Machine
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Vehicles Dynamics
  • Automotive Electric Vehicle
  • Machine Design

Research Interests

  • Nanofluids and Minimum Quantity Lubrication
  • Tribology in Machining
  • wear and wear mechanism
  • Surface Engineering of cutting tools for Sustainable machining development

Paper Published

  • Sankar E, Duraivelu K. The effect of SiO 2 -Al 2 O 3 -TiO 2 nanoparticle additives on lubrication
    performance: Evaluation of wear and coefficient of friction. Materials Today: Proceedings. 2022
    Jan 1;68:2387-92.
  • Sridharan K, Sankar E, Periyasamy P, Prakash A, Experimental investigation on the tribological properties of lubricant oil with nano-particle additives, Jr. of Industrial Pollution Control 33(2)(2017) pp 1781-1784.
  • Sridharan. K., Sankar. E, Uniaxial deformation characteristics of NR/BR Blended rubber under large compression strain, International Journal of Chemical Sciences, Volume 14, 2016, Pages 461-466

Patent Registered

  • Design of automatic and rapid change over of dual clutch transmission system,  Appl.No- 201941045431

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), Chennai since July 2010
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Department, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology from August 2009 to July 2010
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Department, Balaji Polytechnic College from December 2005 to July 2007
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Department, ATA Polytechnic College from August 2001 to December 2005

Other Professional Experience

  • Maintenance Engineer, India Conveyor System, July 2000- August 2001

Achievements and Awards

  • Attended online courses
  • Attended FDP’S
  • Attended Conferences


  • ISTE – Member
  • Indian Science Congress-Member
  • NIQR-Member
  • SAE-Member

Workshops / Seminars / Conferences

  • Sankar E, Duraivelu K. “Investigating the Impact of SiO2-TiO2- Al2O3 Nanoparticle Additions on the Lubricating Performance of SN500 Base Oil using Fuzzy Logic”, First International Conference on Advancement in materials, Manufacturing and Automation (AMMA2023) held at
    Amirtha School Engineering,Chennai, Tamil Nadu on April 07-08, 2023.
  • Participated in the Five days Professional development program on ' MATLAB and LabVIEW Programming for Engineering Applications ' on 20 -24 th June 2022, organized by NITTTR, Chennai
  • Participated in the Six days Faculty development program on “ENVISIONING PATHWAYS IN THERMAL SCIENCES” on 23 -28 th May 2022, organized by SRM IST, Chennai
  • Sankar E, Duraivelu K. “Experimental investigation on ecofriendly lubricant oil mixed with SiO2, TiO2 and Al2O3 nano additives”, 4th International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME 2022), held at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai on March 24-26, 2022.

Technical Skills

  • SOFTWARE’S : MINITAB 16 expertise in toolboxes such as DOE (factorial design, Taguchi, Response surface methodology, multi-response optimization through desirability), ANOVA, Regression (simple linear, multiple linear, quadratic, and non-linear), Quality tools, Parametric tests, Nonparametric tests, Process capability analysis and Principal component analysis.
  • MATLAB : Basic of MATLAB like writing script, writing codes, artificial neural network, fuzzy logic, adaptive neuro-fuzzy interface system, optimization and global optimization toolbox.
  • ANSYS : Ansys workbench 15.0, static structural, design exploration, transient thermal, explicit dynamics, thermo-mechanical coupled.
  • Design Expert : DOE (factorial design, Taguchi, Response surface methodology, multi-response optimization through desirability function).