Mechatronics Engineering

About the department

  • Established in the year 2013 with the intent of raising qualified Mechatronics Engineers who can make substantial contribution to the field of Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • Alumni strength of more than 45 and they are working in reputed Organizations.
  • Publications in many National and International Journals.
  • Specially designed Professional Development Courses with support of experts.
  • Placement in many companies.
  • Various clubs such are actively functioning to impart specialized knowledge and skills to the students in various domains.

Programmes offered

  • B.E - Mechatronics- 4 years

Vision & Mission


To impart high quality education with ethical principles and prepare young engineers with competency for achieving excellence in their professional career in research and Industry.

  • To create state of the art infrastructure enabling a conducive atmosphere for learning.
  • To develop skills that are useful for industry by conducting training programs.
  • To focus and carryout research and development activities.
Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
  • To design and develop the fundamental concepts of Mechanical, Electronics and Electrical Engineering subjects to meet the worldwide engineering challenges.
  • Apply the engineering information to carry out investigation of complex engineering problem related to instrumentation, control, automation and robotics to provide solutions.
  • A capability to change for new budding technologies through life-long learning process.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
  • PEO1: To prepare the graduate for successful careers in Indian and International Industries.
  • The graduates of will be able to
  • PEO1: Inculcate Knowledge in Basic Engineering Sciences and Fundamentals of Mechanical, Electronics and Electrical Engineering.
  • PEO2: Create ability to Design, Develop Product and applications in the field of Automation and Mechatronics.
  • PEO3: Prepare Graduates to be valuable Engineers with excellent logical and Problem solving skills in a multidisciplinary environment.
Program Outcomes (POs)
  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work:: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)
S.No Member Designation
1 Dr.N.Mohana sundararaju Dean-Academics
2 Mr.R.Nandhakumar Associate Professor & HoD/Mechatronics
3 Dr.R.Parameshwaran Professor & Head,
Department of Mechatronics Engineering
4 Dr.R.Venkatesan Professor & Head,
Department of Mechatronics Engineering
5 Dr.T.Balusamy Professor,
 Department of Mechanical Engineering
6  Dr.T.Jesudas Professor & Head,
 Department of Mechatronics Engineering
7 Dr.S.Umamaheswari Professor & Head
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
8 Dr.V.Malathi Associate Professor,
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering

Members of the Board of Studies

S.No. Name of the Member Communication Address Of The Members BoS Designation
1 Dr.N.Mohana sundararaju Prof &Dean-Academics,
Mahendra College of Engineering, Chennai Highway , Minnampalli,
Salem -636106
Academic Expert
2 Dr.T.Balusamy Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Government College of Engineering,Salem.
Academic Expert
3 Dr.T.Jesudas Professor & Head,
Department of Mechatronics Engineering,
Mahendra Engineering ollege, Namakkal.
Academic Expert
4 Dr.M.Vairavel Teja Tech Automation Pvt. Ltd.
16, Weekly Market Road,
Anthyur Corner,
Bhavani, Erode - 638301
Industrial Expert
5 Mr.S.Sathesh Axis Global Automation,
Near Mani's Theatre
#33, 2nd Floor,
Kathir Avenue,
Aandal Street, Lakshmipuram,
Hope College,
Coimbatore -641004
Industrial Expert
6 Mr.R.Nandhakumar Associate Professor and Head,
Mechatronics Engineering Department,
Mahendra College of Engineering,
Salem- 636106
Academic Expert
7 Dr.S.Balamurugan Professor and Head,
Mechatronics Engineering Department,
Mahendra College of Engineering,
Salem- 636106
Academic Expert
8 Dr.M.Suganthi Professor & Head
Mahendra College of Engineering,
Salem-636 106
Academic Expert
9 Dr.S.M.Kamali Professor & Head
Mahendra College of Engineering
Salem- 636 106
Academic Expert
10 M.Subash Chandra bose Third year Student,
B.E. Mechatronics,
Mahendra College of Engineering
Salem- 636 106

List of Laboratories

  • Robotics Laboratory
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics laboratory
  • CNC laboratory

Faculty & Staff

S.No Name of the Faculty Department Designation
1 Dr. Nandhakumar R Mechatronics Engineering Professor & Head
2 Mr. Venkatesa Prabu D Mechatronics Engineering Assistant Professor
3 Mr. Thiyagarajan E Mechatronics Engineering Assistant Professor
4 Mr. Chandiran R Mechatronics Engineering Assistant Professor
5 Mr. Jagadish K Mechatronics Engineering Assistant Professor
6 Mr. Sakthivel M Mechatronics Engineering Assistant Professor
7 Mr. Dhamotharan G Mechatronics Engineering Assistant Professor
8 Mr. Thangaraju M Mechatronics Engineering Assistant Professor
9 Mr. Manikandan P Mechatronics Engineering Assistant Professor
S.No Name of the Supporting Staff Designation Qualification
1 Mr. K. Murugadass ITI Lab Technician


  • Two faculty members are pursuing Ph.D.
  • NPTEL Local Chapter is established for students and faculty members appearing for NPTEL courses online examinations.
  • One of the students passed in international level certification for Japanese Language (Level N5).
  • Our students have attended many events in other institutions and won several prizes.
  • Faculty members are members of ISTE.
  • Our Students have undergone in-plant training at various industries.
  • All the students are undergoing skill development programmes like soft skills, communication skills, aptitude and logical reasoning, group discussions and technical interview skills.


Short-Term Courses

S.No. Name of Agency Courses Offered Discipline
1 Global Cadd Technology Solid works Mechatronics
2 United Care Solutions CATIA Mechatronics
3 Veeta Spoken English Mechatronics


Seminars, Conferences & Workshops conducted through Professional Societies
Events organized in last three academic years:
Sl.No Type of Events Professional society Date Name of the Events
1 Workshop CADD Centre,  Salem 22.09.17 Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) in Industrial applications
2 Workshop Goodwin motors,
08.08. 16& 09.08. 16 I.C.Engines and Automation Technology
3 Symposium   30.09.16 YANTHRA’16
4 Seminar Green Tree Software Solutions 10.01.17 Software Application in Industries
5 Seminar CADD CENTRE, Salem 06.02.17 Application of Reverse Engineering Techniques in Mechatronics System
6 National  conference   March 2016 Emerging trends in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (ETMME’16)


Number of research publications of the faculty members

  • Academic Year  2015-2016 : 05
  • Academic Year  2016-2017 : 29
  • Academic Year  2017-2018 : 08

List of Faculty Members Pursuing Ph.D

S. No. Name of the faculty Specialization University
1 Mr.R.Nandhakumar Heat Transfer Anna University
2 Mr.D.Venkatesa Prabu Robotics Soft Gripper Anna University

Product Developed during the last three academic years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018

S. No. Project Title Status Number of faculty involved
1 Design enhancement and optimization of plastic injection moulding Completed 1
2 Design & Development of Smart Sensor using MEMS technology Completed 1
1 Design & Development of Stair Climbing Robot With GSM Control       Completed 1


Memorandum of Understanding signed during last three academic years
Organization with which MoU is signed Name of the institution/ industry/ corporate house Year of signing MoU Duration
Maha Ajay Spinners, Salem Mahendra College of Engineering 2016 Three Years
livewire, Salem Mahendra College of Engineering 2017 Three Years
United CADD Solution pvt. Ltd Mahendra College of Engineering 2018 Three Years
Mecton Training & Technical Services Private Limited Mahendra College of Engineering 2017 Three Years
KCP Solar Industry Mahendra College of Engineering 2016 Three Years
Good Win Motors, Chennai Mahendra College of Engineering 2016 Three Years 


Department of Mechatronics Engineering

Mahendra College of Engineering,

Mahendra Salem Campus,

Chennai Main Road, Minnampalli, Salem,

Tamil Nadu 636106.

Phone: (0427) 2482884

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