Mechanical, Automobile & Aerospace Research – RIC


The Mechanical Engineering  Fraternity of MREI to be recognized globally for outstanding technical education and research leading to well qualified Mechanical Engineers, who are innovative, entrepreneurial and successful in advanced fields of Mechanical Engineering so that they can  add great value in satisfying ever changing industrial demands and social needs.


1.To offer research facilities to provide collaborative environment that stimulates faculty, staff and students with opportunities to create, analyze, apply and disseminate knowledge.

2.To develop world class R&D organization, educational institutions, and alumni for excellence in teaching, research and consultancy practices.

3.To prepare its faculty and students to pursue state-of-the-art research, projects, innovations, publications and patents.

Research Areas

  • Design Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Industrial  and Production Engineering
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering

Upcoming Events

  1. Formula Student Germany (Formula Car Prototype) January 2017
  2. Baja SAE India 2018
  3. Supra SAE 2018
  4. Formula Student Japan 2018

Faculty Profile

Dr-R.S.TarnachaDr. R. S. Tarnacha
Professor & Head of the Department
Qualification : Ph.D.(Mechanical Engineering),

M.E. (Aero) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 1981. M.B.A. (HRM) from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, 1997. Ph.D. (Mechanical Engg.) from I.I.T., Delhi. 2010

Publications : 3

Experience : 40 years (Incl. 25 years in IAF and 4 yrs in industry)

Area of Interest : Fluid Flow, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Aero- Dynamics

No of Research Publications : 03


Dr. Devendra VashistDr. Devendra Vashist
Qualification : Ph.D. (Mechanical Engg.) Jamia Millia Islamia,

M.Tech (Energy studies) I.I.T. Delhi, MBA

B.Tech. (Mechanical Engg ) (N.I.T. Jalandhar)

Experience: 17 years

Area of Interest: I.C Engines, Biofuels, Alternative Energy Sources, Heat Transfer

No of Research Publication: 22

No. of Book(s) written: 01


Dr. Abhishek KumarDr. Abhishek Kumar
Associate Professor
Qualification:- PhD, MTech, BE (Mechanical Engineering)

Publications:- 6, Experience:- 16

Area of interests:- Biomechanics, mechanics of materials, finite element methods, Automobile.



Dr. Debashis PramanikDr. Debashis Pramanik
Qualification:P h.D., (IIEST), M Tech, IIT Delhi

Publications: 25 , Experience: 25 years

Areas of Interest: Industrial and Maintenance Engineering, Energy Efficiency

Email :


Dr. Basanta Kumar BhuyanDr. Basanta Kumar Bhuyan
Associate Professor
Qualifications: Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, MNNIT, Allahabad

Publications: 23, Experience:- 11

Area of interests:- Development and Performance Study of Hybrid/Advanced Multi-Scale Machining Processes; Modelling and Optimization Study of Hybrid/Advanced Multi-Scale Machining Processes

Email :


Ajit Katiyar Ajit Katiyar
Associate Professor
Qualifications: PhD. (Pursuing) BIT SINDRI

Publications: 09, Experience:- 11

Area of interests:- Industrial Engineering, Ergonomics, Human Factors and Work Place Design, Man- Machine Interaction