Educational Details

Degree : B.E.
Year : 2003
University : Manipal University
PG Degree : M.Tech.
Year : 2005
University : Manipal University
Doctoral Degree : Ph.D. in Lean Six Sigma
Year : 2016
University : Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi

Teaching Experience

Period: September 2006 till date
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: St Joseph Engineering College – Vamanjoor, Mangaluru
Designation: Joined St Joseph Engineering College as a Lecturer, and currently holds the designation of Associate Professor.

Period: July 2005 to September 2006
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: Canara Engineering College - Benjanapadavu, Mangaluru
Designation: Lecturer

Specialization Ph.D

Lean Six Sigma

Specialization PG

Engineering Management

Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level

Elements of Mechanical Engineering; Kinematics of Machines; Metrology and Measurement; Manufacturing Process; Engineering Economy; Operations Management; Total Quality Management; Computer Aided Engineering Drawing; Computer Aided Machine Drawing; Statistical Quality Control; Operations research

Subjects teaching at Post Graduate level

Quantitative Techniques for Management

Technical Interest

ean Six Sigma, Robust Engineering, Reliability Engineering, Total Quality Management

Skill Set

Certified Six Sigma Implementer, Expertise in MINITAB, JMP, and SPSS statistical software; ARENA Simulation Software; Solid Edge, and AutoCAD modelling software

National journals

[1]. Shreeranga Bhat and Jnanesh N.A. (2013), Transforming Higher Education with Lean Six Sigma, HEF Indian Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 81-85. (Higher Education Forum). ISSN: 0976 - 1314

International journals

[1]. Shreeranga Bhat, Jnanesh N. A., Mathew Jose (2016), “Process and Productivity Improvement through Six Sigma: A Case Study at Production Industry”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Vol. 6, No. 5A, pp. 32-39. (Scientific & Academic publisher), DOI: 10.5923/c.jmea.201601.07
[2]. Shreeranga Bhat, Jnanesh N. A., Prashanth P. Kamath, Rajat R. Nayak, Nithin M. D’souza (2016), “Enhancing the Performace of an Automobile Service Industry: Lean Thinking Approach”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Vol. 6, No. 5A, pp. 40-48. (Scientific & Academic publisher), DOI: 10.5923/c.jmea.201601.08
[3]. Noel Deepak Shiri, Shreeranga Bhat, Babisha K. C., Krishna M. Moger, Minal Patricia D’almeida, Clyde Jofan Menezes (2016), “Taguchi Analysis on the Compressive Strength behaviour of Waste Plastic-Rubber Composite Materials”, American Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 6, No. 4A, pp. 88-93. (Scientific & Academic publisher) DOI: 10.5923/c.materials.201601.17
[4]. Shreeranga Bhat, Gijo E.V., and Jnanesh N.A. (2015), “Productivity and Performance Improvement in Medical Records Department of a Hospital: An Application of Lean Six Sigma”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 98-125 (Emerald publisher, 2015 Impact factor 0.79). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-04-2014-0063
[5]. Shreeranga Bhat, Jnanesh N.A., Anil Melvyn R., and D’souza R. A., Application of Operations Research Technique to Improve the Performance of the HID of a Hospital, Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Vol. 5, No. 3B, 2015, pp. 81-83. (Scientific & Academic publisher). DOI: 10.5923/c.jmea.201502.16
[6]. Shiri Noel Deepak, Thirumaleshwara Bhat, Shreeranga Bhat, and Girish Kumar (2015), “Effect of Heat Treatment Variables on the Abrasive Wear Behaviour of Al-6061 Alloy and Al 6061-SiCP Composites Using Taguchi Technique”, American Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 5 No. 3C, pp. 151-156. (Scientific & Academic publisher) DOI: 10.5923/c.materials.201502.30
[7]. Shreeranga Bhat and Jnanesh N.A. (2014), “Application of lean Six Sigma methodology to reduce the cycle time of out-patient department service in a rural hospital”, International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 222-237 (Inderscience publisher, 2014 Impact factor 0.14) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJHTM.2014.064257
[8]. Shreeranga Bhat, Gijo E.V., and Jnanesh N.A. (2014), “Application of Lean Six Sigma methodology in the registration process of a Hospital”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 63, No. 5, pp. 613-643. (Emerald publisher, 2015 Impact factor 0.79) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-11-2013-0191
[9]. Gijo E.V., Shreeranga Bhat and Jnanesh N.A. (2014), “Application of Six Sigma methodologies in a small-scale foundry industry”, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 193-211. (Emerald publisher, 2015 Impact factor 0.56) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJLSS-09-2013-0052
[10]. Shreeranga Bhat and Jnanesh N.A. (2013), “Enhancing Performance of the Health Information Department of a hospital using Lean Six Sigma Methodology”, International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 34-50. (Inderscience publisher, 2014 Impact factor 0.14). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJSSCA.2013.059776

Papers Presented in National Conference

[1]. Shreeranga Bhat, Jnanesh N. A., Mathew Jose, A Study On Adaptation of Six Sigma Concepts in A Small Scale Production Industry, Second National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (eTIME - 2016), Organized by Department of Mechanical Engg., St Joseph College of Engineering, held on 5th & 6th August 2016 at Mangaluru, D.K.

[2]. Shreeranga Bhat, Jnanesh N. A., Prashanth P. Kamath, Rajat R. Nayak, Nithin M. D’souza, A Study on Implementation of Lean Approach in Automobile Service Industry, Second National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (eTIME - 2016), Organized by Department of Mechanical Engg., St Joseph College of Engineering, held on 5th & 6th August 2016 at Mangaluru, D.K.

[3]. Noel Deepak Shiri, Shreeranga Bhat, Babisha K. C., Krishna M. Moger, Minal Patricia D’almeida, Clyde Jofan Menezes, Taguchi Analysis on the Compressive Strength behaviour of Waste Plastic-Rubber Composite Materials, Second National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (eTIME - 2016), Organized by Department of Mechanical Engg., St Joseph College of Engineering, held on 5th & 6th August 2016 at Mangaluru, D.K.

[4]. Shreeranga Bhat, Jnanesh N.A., Rego Anil Melvyn, and D’souza R. A., Application of Operations Research Technique to Improve the Performance of the HID of a Hospital, First National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (eTIME - 2015), Organized by Department of Mechanical Engg., St Joseph College of Engineering, held on 7th & 8th August 2015 at Mangaluru, D.K.

[5].  Shiri Noel Deepak, Thirumaleshwara Bhat, Shreeranga Bhat, and Girish Kumar, Effect of Heat Treatment Variables on the Abrasive Wear Behaviour of Al-6061 Alloy and Al 6061-SiCP Composites Using Taguchi Technique, First National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (eTIME - 2015), Organized by Department of Mechanical Engg., St Joseph College of Engineering, held on 7th & 8th August 2015 at Mangaluru, D.K.

[6]. Venkatesh Rao, Prashanth Kumar, and Shreeranga Bhat, Performance and Emission Characteristics of Cotton Seed Oil Methyl Ester and Diesel blend on CI Engine at Elevated Inlet Air Temperature, First National Conference on Renewable Energy Systems and Enginnering (NCRESE-14), Organized by Department of Mechanical Engg., Vivekanada College of Engineering and Technology, held on 7th & 8th November 2014 at Puttur, D.K.

[7]. Noel Deepak Shiri, Thirumaleshwara Bhat, Shreeranga Bhat, Girish Kumar, Investigation of the Effect of Aging variables on the Impact behavior of Al 6061 alloy and its composites, at National Conference on Challenges in Research & Technology in the Coming Decades (CRT-2013), September 27-28,2013, in S.D.M.I.T, Ujire, Dharmasthala.

[8]. Noel Deepak Shiri, Thirumaleshwara Bhat, Shreeranga Bhat, and Girish Kumar, Statistical and Experimental investigation of the effect of ageing variables on the tribological properties of AL 6061-SiC particulate composite material, at National Conference on Innovative & Emerging Trends in Engineering & Management (NCIETEM-2013), March 22-23, 2013, in A.I.T.E, Mijar, Moodabidri.

[9]. Noel Deepak Shiri, Thirumaleshwara Bhat, Shreeranga Bhat, and Girish Kumar, Impact Behaviour of Al-SiCp Metal Matrix Composite – Statistical and Experimental Investigation, at National Conference on Smart Materials & Technologies for Emerging Electronics (NC-SMTEE-2013), March 8-9, 2013, in M.I.T.E, Mijar, Moodabidri.

[10].       Shreeranga Bhat, Jnanesh N. A., and Nagaprasad H., Lean Six Sigma: New System to Obtain Strategic Strength & Competitive Advantage And Profits For Hospitals, National Conference on New Advances In Thermal, Design, Materials And Manufacturing Engineering - (NATDMME – 09), Organized by Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Malnad College of Engineering held during   5 - 7 March 2009 at Hassan.

[11].       Shreeranga Bhat and Rodrigues L.L.L., Evaluation Productivity through Effective Waste Management: A Case Study in Small Scale Industry, in national conference on the “New Growth Cycle in the Context of Globalization: Lesson for Indian Inc.”, held during 21-22 October 2005 at JNNCE, Shimoga.

[12].       Shreeranga Bhat and Rodrigues L.L.L., Spiritual Dimensions in Management, National conference on Modern Trends in Management (MTM-04), Organised by Department of Industrial and Production Engg., Gogte Institute of Technology, held on 12 and 13 May, 2004 at Belgaum.

Papers Presented in International Conference

[1]. Shreeranga Bhat (2016), Productivity Enhancement in a Traditional Small Scale Industry: Application of Six Sigma Strategy, Second International Conference on Statistics for Twenty First Century – 2016 (ICSTC-2016) organized by Department of Statistics, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India, 21st – 23rd December 2016 at Trivandrum.

[2]. Vinayambika S. Bhat, S. Shanmuga Priya, I. Thirunavukkarasu, Shreeranga Bhat (2016), Design of Multi-Loop Controller for Minimization of Energy Consumption in the Distillation Column, 18th International Conference on Information and Communication Engineering (ICICE), organized by World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, in the conference proceedings of Vol.18, No. 9, pp. 1352 - 1360 September 19-20, Held at Chicago, USA.

[3]. Shreeranga Bhat, Gijo E.V., and Mark G. R. (2015), Adaptation of Six Sigma concepts in a printing process: A case study in a small-scale industry, International Conference on Statistics for Twenty First Century – 2015 (ICSTC-2015) organized by Department of Statistics, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India, 17th - 19th December 2015 at Trivandrum.

[4]. Shreeranga Bhat, Jnanesh N.A., and Gijo E.V. (2013), Adaptation of Six Sigma concepts in a technical process: A case study in a small-scale industry, International Conference on Quality, Reliability & Operations Research (ICONQROR 2013) organized by Indian Statistical Institute, Mumbai, 7th – 9th January 2013 at Mumbai.

Number of academic projects guided

UG : 15
PG : 4

Workshop Attend

1. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: First IUCEE “Leadership Summit”
Date & Venue: 21st-22nd July 2017, International Center Goa.
Organized by: Indo-Universal Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE), USA
2. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Fifteen-day course on ‘Six Sigma Master Black Belt’
Date & Venue: 5th-17th June 2017
Organized by: Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore
3. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Fourth International conference on “Transformations in Engineering Education” 
Date & Venue: 6th – 8th Jan 2017, Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad.
Organized by: Indo-Universal Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE), USA
4. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Six-month workshop in three phases (Face to face session and online) on ‘Outcome Based Education’
Date & Venue: August 2015 – January 2016
Organized by: Indo-US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE), USA
5. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: One-day faculty development programme on ‘Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering’
Date & Venue: 7th August 2015
Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor
6. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Two-day workshop on ‘Outcome Based Education’
Date & Venue: 2-3rd August 2015
Organized by: B.M.S College of Engineering, Bangalore
7. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: TEQIP sponsored short term training programme on ‘Advances in Quality Management Practices in Industry’
Date & Venue: 10-14th July 2015
Organized by: National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, HP
8. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: One-day workshop on ‘Mentoring and Counselling’
Date & Venue: 23rd January 2015
Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor
9. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: One-day workshop on ‘Course Plan and CO attainment’
Date & Venue: 19th January 2015
Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor
10. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Five-day workshop on ‘Hands on LabVIEW Workshop’
Date & Venue: 12-16th July 2015
Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor
11. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Three-day workshop on ‘Outcome Based Education’
Date & Venue: 10-12th July 2014
Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor
12. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Three-day certificate course on ‘Problem solving using DOE’
Date & Venue: 16-18th July 2013
Organized by: Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore
13. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Four-day workshop on ‘Appreciative Experiential Learning’
Date & Venue: 09-12th July 2013
Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor
14. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: VTU sponsored two-day workshop on ‘Research methodologies and report writing’
Date & Venue: 28-29th May 2009
Organized by: MSRIT, Bangalore
15. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Three-day workshop on ‘Numerical Methods and Analysis in Mechanical Engineering’
Date & Venue: 22-24th January 2009
Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor
16. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Three-day workshop on ‘Quenching and Distortion Control’
Date & Venue: 28-30th September 2008
Organized by: Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, NIT-K Surathkal
17. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: TEQIP sponsored two-day workshop on ‘Virtual Instrumentation and Data Acquisition’
Date & Venue: 6-7th September, 2007
Organized by: Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT-K Surathkal
18. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: TEQIP sponsored ONE-week faculty development workshop on ‘Computer Aided Engineering Drawing (CAED)’
Date & Venue: 7-12th August, 2007
Organized by: Department of Mechanical Engineering, SIT Tumkur
19. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: AICTE sponsored first national conference ARNUMENTIA -2006
Date & Venue: 19th March 2006.
Organized by: MIJM Manipal
20. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Two-Day Workshop on ‘Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS-2005)’
Date & Venue: 1-2th August 2005
Organized by: Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK Surathkal
21. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: AICTE sponsored first national conference on ‘Development and Challenges in Manufacturing Engineering’
Date & Venue: 18-20th December, 2004
Organized by: Mechanical Engineering Department, MIT Manipal

Workshops/Seminars organized

[1]. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Third National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (e-TIME 2017)” 

Date & Venue: 4th and 5th August 2017

Organized by: Department of Mechanical Engineering, St Joseph Engineering College, Mangaluru.


[2]. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Two-day Workshop on “Quality Assurance in Engineering Education through OBE”

Date & Venue: 30th and 31st January 2017

Organized by: Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), St Joseph Engineering College, Mangaluru


[3]. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Second National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (e-TIME 2016)” 

Date & Venue: 5th and 6th August 2016

Organized by: Department of Mechanical Engineering, St Joseph Engineering College, Mangaluru.


[4]. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: First National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (e-TIME 2015)”

Date & Venue: 7th and 8th August 2015

Organized by: Department of Mechanical Engineering, St Joseph Engineering College, Mangaluru.

Workshops/Seminars conducted as Resource Persons

1. Delivered Lecture on “Design of Experiments” during Pre-conference workshop on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering 2017 (eTime 2017), held on 4th of August 2017, at St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, co-organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering.

2. Delivered Lecture on “PEOs, POs, PSOs, and Bloom’s taxonomy; Writing Course Outcomes; Course Articulation Matrix; Considering taxonomies, Program articulation matrix; CO- PO mapping, Course Assessment, Programme Assessment and attainment; Continuous improvement by Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)” during Two-Day workshop on “Quality Assurance in Engineering Education through OBE”, held on 30 to 31st of January 2017, Organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), at St Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore.

3. Delivered Lecture on “CO, PO, and PSO Assessment Technique” during ‘Integra 2016’- Faculty Development Programme on Preparation for Accreditation, held on 19 to 21st of July 2016, at St Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore.

4. Delivered Lecture on “OBE and New SAR Format for Tier-II Institutions” during ‘Integra 2016’- Faculty Development Programme on Preparation for Accreditation, held on 19 to 22nd of January 2016, at St Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore, co-organized by Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering.

5. Delivered Lecture on “Preparation for Accreditation - New SAR Format” during ‘Integra 2015’- Faculty Development Programme on Preparation for Accreditation, held on 20th and 21st of July 2015, at St Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore, co-organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Awards and Achivements

‘Certified Black Belt in Six Sigma’ from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Bangalore (Certificate No.: 2011/ISI/BB-10/02).
“2015 Highly Commended Paper Award” for the research article titled, ‘Application of Six Sigma Methodologies in a Small Scale Foundry Industry’ by the International Journal of Lean Six Sigma (Emerald Publishers - UK).
A research article titled ‘Application of Lean Six Sigma Methodology to Reduce the Cycle Time of Out-Patient Department Service in a Rural Hospital’ was selected for the press release, as “Potentially being of Broad Interest on Society”, August 2014 by the International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management (Indersceince Publishers - UK).

Details of membership in Professional bodies

Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). LM 56596

Administrative Responsibilities

Chief Coordinator for Accreditation

Details of interaction with outside world

1. Delivered Lecture on “Lean Thinking for Productivity Improvement” during two-week Faculty Development Programme on “Entrepreneurship for Academicians”, held on 19th to 31st of December 2016, at S.D.M. Institute of Technology, Ujire, sponsored by NSTEDB, DST, New Delhi and EDI, Ahmedabad. 
2. Delivered Lecture on “Design of Experiments, and Taguchi’s Methodology” during Faculty Development Program on Applications of Statistical and Neural Network Techniques in Engineering, held on 6 to 7th of June 2016, at Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology and Management (SMVITM) Bantakal, Udupi, co-organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering.
3. Delivered lecture on “Six Sigma”, during ‘Quality Tools and Techniques-One day workshop for the students of engineering colleges”, Organized by Government of India, Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Institute) Mangalore, held on 27th March 2014 at Hotel Deepa Comfort, Mangalore.
4. Delivered lecture on “5s Work Place Organization”, during ‘PRERANA-Three-day workshop on Employability Skills for the benefit of Junior Training Officers (JTO) of various Industrial Training Institute’, held on 6th March 2014 at St Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering.
5. Delivered lecture on “Quality Tools and Techniques”, during ‘PROTHSAHAN-Three-day workshop on technical skill enhancement for technical staff of Engineering colleges”, held on 24th January 2014 at St Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering.
6. Delivered lecture on “Solid Edge software”, during ‘Computer basics, CAD and Mat Lab-A week short term training program for the faculty of Polytechnic colleges’, held on 19th January 2014 at Karnataka Polytechnic, Mangalore.

Interests / Hobbies

Bharatha Natyam, Carnatic Classical Singing