Educational Details

Degree : B.E.
Year : 2010
University : Visvesvaraya Technological University
PG Degree : M.Tech.
Year : 2013
University : NITK, Suratkal

Teaching Experience

Period: August 2013 till date 

Department: Mechanical Engineering 

Institution: St Joseph Engineering College – Vamanjoor, Mangaluru 

Designation: Assistant Professor

Industry Experience

16/08/2010 to 30/06/2011

Department: RMHS

Organization: JSW, Bellary

Designation: Graduate Engineer Trainee

Specialization Ph.D

Nanocomposites

Specialization PG

Manufacturing Engineering

Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level

Computer Aided Engineering Drawing, Elements of Mechanical Engineering, Kinematics of Machine, Mechanical Vibration

Technical Interest

Manufacturing Engineering, Nano-composites, Design of Experiments

Skill Set


International journals

1. Keerthi A., Imaad Shaik, Mark Ryan Mendonca, Keerthan K.S., Pavana Kumara B., “Processing and Characterization of Epoxy Composite with Arecanut and Casuarina Fibers”, American Journal of Materials Science, 2015, 5(3C): 96-100.
2. Pavana Kumara B, S.M.Murigendrappa, “Theoretical and Numerical Studies on In-Plane Free Vibration of Two-Member Timoshenko Frame with Open Crack”, International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, Special Volume 2016, ISSN: 2231-5381, pp. 237-243.

Papers Presented in National Conference

1. Pavana Kumara B, Rolvin D’Silva, Palaksha, Sushanth Gowda, “Performance and emission characteristics of C.I. Engine fuelled with B20 blend of Ricebran methyl ester with Dimethyl Carbonate as fuel additive”, National conference on Renewable energy systems and Engineering (NCRESE-2014), 7- 8th November 2014, VCET, Puttur.
2. Pavana Kumara B, S.M.Murigendrappa, “Theoretical and Numerical Studies on In-Plane Free Vibration of Two-Member Timoshenko Frame with Open Crack”, National conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering Sciences (NCAMES-2016), 6-7th May, 2016, SIT, Valachil.
3. Pavana Kumara B, John Paul Vas, Shreeranga Bhat, Karthik Madhyastha N., “A Study on the Vibration Characteristics of Bagasse-Banana fibre Hybrid Composite”, National conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (eTime-2017), 4th-5th August 2017, SJEC, Mangaluru.
4. Pavana Kumara B, “Abrasive Wear Performance of Aluminium Modified Epoxy-Glass Fibre Composites”, National conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (eTime-2017), 4th-5th August 2017, SJEC, Mangaluru.

Number of academic projects guided

UG : 4

Workshop Attend

1. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: One-day International workshop on ‘Effective Research: Proposals, Investigations, and Publications’
      Date: 11th August 2017
      Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru
2. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Three days Faculty Development Programme sponsored by TEQIP-II on ‘Theoretical and Computational Mechanics’ 
      Date: 19th to 21st January 2017 
      Organized by: NMAMIT, Nitte
3. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Two-day workshop on ‘Quality Assurance in Engineering Education’ 
      Date: 30th to 31st January 2017 
Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru
4. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Two-day workshop on ‘Condition Monitoring’ 
      Date: 09th – 10th January 2017 
      Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru
5. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Two-day workshop sponsored by TEQIP-II on ‘Tribology frontiers in Design and Manufacturing’ 
      Date: 24th – 25th October 2016 
      Organized by: NITK, Surathkal
6. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: One-day workshop on ‘Course Plan and CO attainment’
      Date: 19th January 2015
      Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru
7. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Three-day workshop on ‘Outcome Based Education’ 
      Date: 10th -12th July 2014 
      Organized by: St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru
8. Name of the Workshop/Seminar: Three-day workshop sponsored by TEQIP-II on ‘Dynamic Analysis of Machines and Structures’ 
      Date: 29th – 31st January 2014 
      Organized by: NITK, Surathkal

Workshops/Seminars conducted as Resource Persons

1. Name of the seminar: “Outcome Based Education – Role of Technical Staffs”
Date & Venue: 22nd January 2016, at St Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore
Organized by: Department of Mechanical Engineering, SJEC

Awards and Achivements

Qualified in GATE 2010 in Mechanical Engineering with 98.72 percentile

Secured All India Rank of 766 in Graduate Aptitude Test Exam in 2010 with score of 646.

Details of membership in Professional bodies

Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) (LM 115163).

Administrative Responsibilities

TORQUE coordinator

Details of interaction with outside world

1. Event Title: ‘Clash of Bots’ in AAKRITI-2015
Role: Judge
Date & Venue: 19th and 20th February 2015, Canara Engineering College, Benjanapadavu, Mangaluru

Interests / Hobbies

Playing volleyball, cricket, chess, listening to music, reading books, Internet Browsing, watching movies