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From HoD's Desk

Greetings, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering! Engineering Education is one area where the world's current upheaval may be seen having a noticeable impact. The Mechanical Engineering department hopes to contribute to this beneficial development by drawing on expertise in thermal, design and industrial engineering domains of mechanical engineering along with data analytics, artificial intelligence, bio-mechanics and robotics. With its demanding and frequently updated curriculum, cutting-edge research, innovative teaching methods, and extensive engagement with industry, the ME department at VNIT Nagpur has every reason to believe it will continue to build its reputation as a premier institute of higher education in the years to come.


Dr. S. B. Thombre

Professor (HAG) & Head

About us

Department of Mechanical Engineering is the oldest department started from the inception of the institute (1960). Over the last Six decades, we have grown our expertise and competence in the core Mechanical Engineering curriculum and research. The Department has one UG program (B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering), four PG programs (M. Tech in Industrial Engineering, CAD/CAM, Heat Power Engineering, and Engineering Applied to Medical Sciences). The department also offers the PhD program. The department is devoted to quality teaching, outstanding research and development activities with its highly qualified 32 faculty members. Department has shown significant contribution in research in the domains like bio-medical engineering, CFD, robotics, solar energy and advanced machining. The department handles research projects funded by various agencies having total outlay of 10 Crores. Department has filed 31 patents and 4 are granted. Three technologies have been successfully transferred to industries. The department organizes training programs/workshops at regular intervals. The department has hosted IPRoMM-2016 and ICAME-2019, some of the reputed conferences in India. The vision of the department is to produce a quality human resource of a high stranded in mechanical engineering who can contribute favorably to the technological and socioeconomic development of the nation.