Advanced Manufacturing Technology Development Centre
Center of Excellence on Machine Tools and Production Technology
Supported by
Department of Heavy Industry
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
Government of India
Core Group
Ex - Employees
Dr. P. Pradeep Kumar
Principal Research Engineer

Dr. Pradeep received his Ph.D. in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore on "Material removal mechanism in Abrasive Machining Process" in 2014. After finishing his Ph.D. he worked in Oil&Gas industry and joined AMTDC as a Senior Project officer in 2016 and completed in 2020. His research interests are Abrasive process mechanics, Smart Manufacturing, Process monitoring & optimization and Industry 4.0.

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Dr. Sarmistha Bakshi
Technical Consultant

A graduate of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (ME & PhD, Materials Engineering), Dr. Sarmistha Bakshi pursued her postdoctoral research in the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. She served as an Asst. Prof. in SSN College of Engineering and, thereafter, as a visiting faculty in Anna University for a couple of years, before joining AMTDC. Her research interests include Functionally Graded Materials, graded metal-ceramic-composites, nano-polishing, shape memory effect, etc.

Mr Sachin Bagad
Research Engineer

Sachin has completed M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT-Madras. He is currently working on the design and development of spine pressure relief system, design of mechanical system components and FEA

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Mr. K. Ramanan
Research Engineer

Mr. Ramanan completed his Automobile Engineering and following that he worked as a Research Associate in IIT-Delhi and IIT-Madras prior to joining AMTDC in 2016. He is currently working on the design and development of Hydrostatic Systems for machine tools.

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Mr. Jeyakumar S
Research Engineer

Pursuing M.S by Research in Electrical engineering department under the guidance of Prof. Krishna Vasudevan

Mr. Hari Krishna M
Research Engineer

Mr. Harikrishna completed Mechanical Engineering in 2017 and joined AMTDC thereafter. Currently he is working on Machine Tending Robot. His interests are Robotics, Machine tools and Data Analytics.

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Mr. Akash S
Research Engineer

Mr. Arjun Sarathy
Research Engineer

Doing PhD under Prof. Krishna Vasudevan in electric department of IIT Madras

Mr. Prasanth S
Research Engineer

Prasanth S completed his Bachelors Degree under the Discipline of Mechanical Engineering in 2017 and Joined AMTDC in November, 2020. He worked on Low Cost Machine Tending Robot Project along with Industry Partner MTAB, Chennai

Mr. Ajay Vignesh S

Mr. Ajay completed Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical and have a research experience in IIT-Bombay & IIT-Madras before joining to AMTDC on 2019, Currently he is working on the Development of next-generation machine tools. His area of work involvements are Machine tool Intelligence, Design-Simulation and Artificial intelligence.

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Karthikeyan S
Research Engineer

Karthikeyan S completed his Bachelors Degree under the Discipline of Mechanical Engineering in 2018 and Joined AMTDC in August, 2018. He works on Thermal Compensation Strategy of CNC Lathes Project on along with Industry Partner ACE Designers.

Mr. Harish Sugumar
Marketing Manager

Mr. Harish Sugumar completed is MTech followed by MBA from BITS Pilani. Prior joining AMTDC , he worked in the Sales and Marketing department for Manufacturing and EdTech industries. He joined AMTDC as Marketing Manager in October 2021 to look after the marketing activities for AMTDC and kite (knowledge integration for technology enrichment) Technology Eco-Platform sanctioned by the Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India.

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Ms. Bedamati Nayak
Senior Research Engineer

Ms. Bedamati Nayak completed her M.Tech in Production Technology from NIT Rourkela and currently pursuing PhD in Manufacturing from IIT Madras. Her research focus areas are Metal polishing, process modelling and optimization.

Mr. Aditya Lokare
Graduate Research Engineer

Mr. Aditya completed his B.Tech from Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore. He is working on projects in the field of robotics.

Mr. Sasidaran S
Graduate Research Engineer

Sasidaran completed his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from St. Joseph's College of Engineering and joined AMTDC right after. He
worked on Automation and robotics project. Currently he is pursing MS in IIT Madras in the department of Applied Mechanics.