Educational Details

Degree : B.E.
Year : 2000
University : University of Mysore
PG Degree : M.Tech.
Year : 2005
University : Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum
Doctoral Degree : Ph D
Year : 2017
University : Manipal University

Teaching Experience

Period: August 2005 till date

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Institution: St Joseph Engineering College – Vamanjoor, Mangalore.

Designation: Joined St Joseph Engineering College as a Lecturer and currently holds the designation of Associate Professor.

Research Experience

3 Years

Industry Experience

Period: January 2001 to August 2003

Department: Design

Organization: Aarem Engineering, Mumbai

Designation: Design Engineer

Specialization Ph.D

Tribology

Specialization PG

Maintenance Engineering

Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level

Mechanics of Materials; Fluid Mechanics; Mechanical Vibrations; Metrology & Measurements; Total Quality Management; Project Management; Manufacturing Process – 1; Non Destructive Testing; Maintenance Engineering; Professional Ethics;

Technical Interest

Numerical Analysis; Industrial Tribology; MATLAB; Nanoparticle Science; Colloidal dispersions; Rheology of nanofluids; Lubricant additives;

Skill Set

Analysis and modelling 

  • ANSYS
  • AUTOCAD
  • SOLID EDGE

Computational tools

  • Numerical analysis (finite difference method)
  • MATLAB

Materials characterization

  • SEM
  • TEM
  • FT-IR
  • DLS Particle size analysis

Rheology

  • Shear viscosity analysis using Rheometer

International journals

1.     K.G. Binu, B.S. Shenoy, D.S. Rao, R. Pai. Static characteristics of a fluid film bearing with TiO2 based nanolubricant using the modified Krieger-Dougherty viscosity model and couple stress model. Tribology International 75 (2014): 69-79. (Elsevier Publications)

2.     K.G. Binu, B.S. Shenoy, D.S. Rao, R. Pai. A variable viscosity approach for the evaluation of load carrying capacity of oil lubricated journal bearing with TiO2 nanoparticles as lubricant additives. Procedia Materials Science 6 (2014): 1051-1067. (Elsevier Publications)

3.   K.G. Binu, B.S. Shenoy, D.S. Rao, R. Pai. Stability characteristics of journal bearing systems lubricated with couple stress fluids using the non-linear transient approach. Journal of Tribology and Surface Engineering 2011; 3(1-2): 51-66. (Nova Publications, USA)

4.     B. S. Shenoy, K. G. Binu, R. Pai, D. S. Rao, R. S. Pai. Effect of nanoparticle additives on the performance of an externally adjustable fluid film bearing. Tribology International 2012; 45(1): 38-42. (Elsevier Publications)

5.     K. Yathish, K. G. Binu, B. Shenoy, D. S. Rao, R. Pai. Study of TiO2 Nanoparticles as Lubricant Additive in Two-Axial Groove Journal Bearing. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 95, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial and Mechatronics Engineering, 2014 8(11), 1692 - 1698.

6.     Binu K. G., Spoorthi M., Prajwal K., Neil Vaz, Rolvin D’Silva, Pai R. Formulation and Viscosity Analysis of TiO2 Nanoparticle Dispersions in Engine Oil. American Journal of Materials Science. 2015 5(3C). 198-202. (Scientific and Academic Publishing, USA)

7.     K. YathishK. G. Binu, Rolvin S. D’Silva, B. S. Shenoy, R. Pai. Static Characteristics of Two-Axial Groove Journal Bearing Operating on TiO2 Nanolubricant. Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation. 2015, (3B). 94-99. (Scientific and Academic Publishing, USA)

8.     K.G. Binu, K. Yathish., R. Mallya, B.S. Shenoy, D.S. Rao, R. Pai. Experimental study of hydrodynamic pressure distribution in oil lubricated two-axial groove journal bearing. Materials Today: Proceedings, 2015. 2(4-5). 3453–3462. (Elsevier Publications).

9.     Rolvin D’Silva, Binu K.G., Thirumaleshwara Bhat. Performance and Emission Characteristics of a C.I. Engine Fuelled with Diesel and TiO2 Nanoparticles as Fuel Additive. 2015. Materials Today: Proceedings, 2(4–5), 3728–3735

10.  Rolvin D’Silva, Vinoothan K., Binu K. G., Thirumaleshwara Bhat, Raju K. Effect of Titanium Dioxide and Calcium Carbonate Nanoadditives on the Performance and Emission Characteristics of C.I. Engine. Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation. 2016. 6(5A). 28-31.

11.  Sushmita, M. Rajesh, Hemanth K., Ravikantha Prabhu, Sharath Meloth C., Binu K. G. Processing and Testing of Hybrid Sandwich Composites for Vibration Damping and Mechanical Properties. Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation. 2016. 6(5A). 22-27.

12.  K. G. Binu, K. Yathish, D. S. Rao, R. Pai, B. S. Shenoy. Static Characteristics of Journal Bearings Operating on TiO2Nanolubricants at Low Shear Condition. Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation. 2016. 6(5A). 142-146.

 

Papers Presented in International Conference

1.     K.G. Binu, B.S. Shenoy, D.S. Rao, R. Pai. A variable viscosity approach for the evaluation of load carrying capacity of oil lubricated journal bearing with TiO2 nanoparticles as lubricant additives. 3rd International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization, 8th - 9th March, 2014, GRIET - Hyderabad.

2.      K.G. Binu, K. Yathish, R. Mallya, B.S. Shenoy, D.S. Rao, R. Pai. Experimental study of hydrodynamic pressure distribution in oil lubricated two-axial groove journal bearing. 4th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization, 14th-15th March, 2015, GRIET - Hyderabad.

3.     Rolvin D’Silva, Binu K.G., Thirumaleshwara Bhat. Performance and Emission Characteristics of a C.I. Engine Fuelled with Diesel and TiO2 Nanoparticles as Fuel Additive. 4th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization, 14th-15th March, 2015, GRIET - Hyderabad.

Number of academic projects guided

UG : 10
PG : 01

Workshop Attend

  • CFD (SIT, Tumkur 2006);
  • MATLAB (MIT, Manipal 2007)
  • Entrepreneurship (Hotel Srinivas, Mangalore 2007)
  • Emerging trends in Mechanical Engineering (UVCE, Bangalore 2007),
  • ANSYS (MCE, Hassan 2009);
  • Nanotechnology (NITK, 2010)
  • Materials Characterization (RVCE, Bangalore 2013)
  • Spoorthi – Strategy Management Workshop (Pegasus – Bangalore in SJEC 2013)

Workshops/Seminars organized

  • Organized the first National Workshop in the Department of Mechanical Engineering “NMAME – 2009”, as the Coordinator (2009).
  • Organized two-day workshop on Automation and Robotics as one of the coordinators in July, 2016.

Organized video-conferences on: 

  • Stress Engineering of Aircraft Interiors & 10 Commandments for a Successful Mechanical Engineer” on 21st April, 2014 at 7:45 AM in the CPDP Hall of Academic Block – III. Mr Sandeep Sachidanandan, Senior Stress Engineer at Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. USA was the resource person.
  • “Insights into Design Analysis using ANSYS”, on 10th May, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the CPDP Hall of Academic Block – III. Ms Jomin Miriam Easo, Senior Design Engineer from QuEST Global, Bangalore, was the speaker.
  • “Hydraulics in Agriculture”, 6th September, 2014 at 10:00 AM in CPDP Hall – SJEC. Mr Sharath D’Souza, Manager – CDMM, Mahindra & Mahindra – Mumbai, was the speaker.
  • "Nano-compoistes and Shape Memory Alloys" Dr Ram Prabhu, DRDO Bangalore.
  • "Automotive Design" Mr Anush Antony - Design Sculptor, General Motors, Bangalore

Workshops/Seminars conducted as Resource Persons

  • Conducted Two-Weeks Training Programme in MATLAB for Faculty members of the Mechanical Engineering Department, TMA Pai Polytechnic - Manipal. (July 2011)
  • Delivered a Lecture on Nanolubricants in KVGCE Sullia as part of the PG Fest in Sept 2014.


Awards and Achivements

  • Secured 3rd Rank in M.Tech. (Maintenance Engineering)
  • Secured Best Paper Award at ICCMEH – 2015 Malaysia (Paper presented by Dr Srikanth Rao, Prof at MIT-Manipal) 

Administrative Responsibilities

  • SJEC Media Coordinator
  • Coordinator for SJEC Website Maintenance.
  • Member - Industry Interaction Cell of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. 

Details of interaction with outside world

  • Conducted Two-Weeks Training Programme in MATLAB for Faculty members of the Mechanical Engineering Department, TMA Pai Polytechnic - Manipal. (2011-2012)
  • Judged Students Paper Presentation Competition in Canara Engineering College, Mangalore. (2014)
  • Judged Paper Presentation in National Level PG Fest VISION-14 at K. V. G. College of Engineering, Sullia. (2014)
  • Delivered a Technical Talk on “Nanolubricants” at VISION-14, PG Fest at K. V. G. College of Engineering, Sullia. (2014)
  • Judged Students Paper Presentation Competition at S.D.M.I.T, Ujjire. (2014).

Interests / Hobbies

Current affairs; Blogging; Books - Fiction; Movies; Sports;