ME: Technova – 2017 Project Exhibition

May 26, 2017

The Academic Project Exhibition and Competition for the final year students of Mechanical Engineering Department, organized under the banner TECHNOVA 2017, was held on the Friday, 26th of May 2017. 50 projects in various streams were exhibited.  The projects were divided into three separate streams: Design and Fabrication, Thermal, and Material Science.

The projects were evaluated by a panel of external and internal judges from academia and industry.

Panel of Judges:


External Judge

Internal Judge


Mr. Somshekaran.S

General Manager

Maintenance & Engineering





Dr. Raju K

Professor and Head-Research Centre

Department of Mechanical Engineering - SJEC, Mangaluru 575028



Dr. Shankar K S

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

P. A. College of Engineering
Mangalore - 574153



Dr. Purushothama C

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering SJEC, Mangaluru 575028


Material Science

Dr. Satyanarayan


Department of Mechanical Engineering

Alva's Institute Of Engineering & Technology
Moodabidri - 574 225



Dr. James Valder

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering SJEC, Mangaluru 575028



The prize winners are as follows:


Title of the Project

Names of the students

Name of the Guide


Design and fabrication of Arec nut Processing Unit

Vion J  Martis

Venkatesh Mayya N

Gautami Shetty

Deepak Divakar Naik

Mr. Yathish K


Investigation of Vateria Indica Biofuel with minimum fuel processing and without any engine modification

Joynel Pinto

Aldrin J Nazareth

Jayadeva P Y

Anston Cleevan Pais

Dr. Raju K

Mr. Sushanth H G

Innovative Project

Multi Functional Andriod controlled robotic arm for cutting drilling and Cleaning operation

Khalid Mohammed

Abdul Razaak

Mohammed Zohair

Rolwin Winston Carlo

Mr. Sharun Mendonca


The judges were welcomed to the exhibition with a brief introduction by Dr Sudheer M, Dean - Student Welfare and HOD - Mechanical Engineering.

The parents and invitees witnessed the exhibition and appreciated the students’ efforts. The students were given useful feedback during the interaction.

The Valedictory program was held at 4:00 pm. Dr. Sudheer M welcomed the dignitaries and participants.

Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza, Designate Director, honoured the First Prize winners, Rev. Fr Rohith D’Costa, Assistant Director honoured the second prize winners and Dr Rio D’Souza, Vice Principal - SJEC gave the award for Most Innovative prize.

Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza addressed the gathering in which he stressed upon the students’ growth and innovativeness.  

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