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Faculty Details

Name

Dr.T.Sekar

Earned Degree/Diploma

B.E (Mech-Distinction-1997), M.E (Prod.Engg-Gold Medal-1999), Ph.D (Electrochemical Machining-Mechanical Engg-2009)., MISTE., MIIPE., AMIE.,NEBOSH & MBA (Human Resources-2014)

Current Designation

Associate Professor and HoD of Manufacturing Engineering

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Contact Phone Number

9092500393

Email (Official Preferred)

drtsekar76@gct.ac.in & drtsekar76@gmail.com

Publications

Total  TEACHING, INDUSTRY, RESEARCH AND ADMINISTRATIVE  EXPERIENCE: 26 YEARS 5 MONTHS (Ph.D-2009 and M.E-1999)

Total Number of Patents Granted: 4

Scopus ID: 56152897600

(https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=56152897600)

Orcid ID: 0000-0001-9527-4976

Google Scholars: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=mTT1jrAAAAAJ&hl=en

Linkedin: Sekar T

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sekar-t-27a707116/?originalSubdomain=in

GCT- Officer-in-charge  of Examinations

GCT -Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell Coordinator

THE POWER OF VOLUNTEERISM:

       Inaugurated the SERB sponsored National Workshop on 'Emerging Advancements in Smart Material Applications' at Excel Engineering College, Kumarapalayam on 02.04.2024 and delivered an interactive presentation on 'Cutting-Edge inventions in Smart Material Technologies' as a Resource Person  

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tUwp7dwS8SBFadZvRqDDpCHI9V-W405O/view?usp=drive_link

    External Academic Audit was conducted at one of the Self-Financing Engineering Institutions, located in Coimbatore on 22.03.2024 as an External Academic Auditor.

       Conducted, as a Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell Coordinator, the Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST), sponsored workshop titled "Procedural Aspects of Utility, Geographical Indicator, and Design Patent Filing" in association with the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell of Government College of Technology, Coimbatore on 22.02.2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 04:15 p.m. The workshop aimed to raise awareness about patent filing, emphasizing its importance for state and national-level impacts. Dr. Matheshwaran Alagu from Raal Tech Solutions, Coimbatore, served as the expert member, elaborating on the procedures, challenges involved, and corrective measures. Faculty members, non-faculty members, undergraduate, postgraduate, and research scholars voluntarily participated and satisfactorily clarified their doubts.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wdtCyUa499pDSBjB5xGmgLOtqLB0METf/view?usp=sharing

Delivered a technological presentation on Industry 4.0-Smart Manufacturing as a Resource Person  in the Anna University sponsored Faculty Development Program (FDP) of CME346- Digital Manufacturing and IoT on 05.02.2024 at KGiSL Institute of Technology, Coimbatore. 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/18LBWaQboXprnVZjOQd6COImy-3RLMd69/view?usp=drive_link

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wyiSaeiEIDPG5j4XMQXbO7qkFUw8onZX/view?usp=drive_link

       Delivered a Technical seminar on 'Strategic Essentials: Navigating 3D Printing Technology in the Manufacturing Engineering Landscape'  as a Resource Person for ATAL-FDP 'Opportunities in Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies' on 07.12.2023 in the Government College of Engineering, Thanjavur. (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sf7nzWACKcxrShzWj3_c3rEtlth1ZeAh/view?usp=drive_link)

      Conducted a Technical Seminar on '3D Printing Technology' at RVS  Technical Campus, Coimbatore on 03.11.2023, with the aim of enhancing job opportunities in the Make in India domain.(https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qKou-wUxe_vVFgbhVu-6R1ug4xU20Ib2/view?usp=drive_link)

Delivered  Chief Guest Address in the Ninth National Conference on Advancements in Mechanical, Environmental, Safety and Health Engineering (AMESHE 2023), conducted at Knowledge Institute of Technology (Autonomous), Salem on 05.10.2023..(https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EmM1Ud4bIfdRGEaDM_Vmbdh_SvTrjrdq/view?usp=drive_link)

Delivered  Chief Guest Address in the  National Level Technical Symposium 'INTRAA 2K23', conducted at Dhanalakshmi Engineering College (Autonomous), Perambalur on 21.09.2023.. 

(https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cdDAyM8-RjQgIOxl_2f-BgvLeWxg_xKM/view?usp=drive_link)

      I participated in the distinguished two-day workshop on "Green Hydrogen Generation: Research Challenges and Prospects," sponsored by DST SERB at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in Katra, UT of Jammu and Kashmir, held from April 27 to 28, 2023. This workshop provided enlightening knowledge about the generation of Green Hydrogen and its necessities. It also shed light on the Government of India's initiatives (https://www.india.gov.in/spotlight/ national-green-hydrogen-mission), inspiring me to begin work on establishing a Green Hydrogen Generation Plant at Government College of Technology in Coimbatore. (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1X8BzqWQSVPggGvj7pY7ciIKGE6J0DiNd/view?usp=drive_link)

   I presented my research work on the Modeling of Rotary Tool Adapted Electrochemical Machining of AISI 202 online, in collaboration with Dr. Elango, Dr. Chun Kit, Dr. Lim Wei, and Dr. Parvathy, at the 19th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE 2023), which took place from August 26 to August 30 in Auckland, New Zealand, on August 28, 2023.

Delivered Seminar on 'IMPACTS OF INDUSTRY 4.0 IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING', for developing the awareness among the students of Mahendra Institute of Technology, Mallasamudram on 10.06.2022.. 

   Delivered  Guest of Honor Address in the 'INTER 'O' FEST 22', Students Symposium conducted at Sree Sakthi Engineering College, Karamadai on 20.05.2022. 

        A motivational Webinar was given on 'ROADMAP TO BECOME A MEMBER IN THE SUCCESS FACTORY'  through the Google Meet to the Faculty, Non-Faculty members and Students of Bharathiyar Institute of Engineering For Women, Aattur,Salem  to realize the Women Empowerment in the Society on  23.02.2022. 

        A motivational Webinar was given on 'NURTURING AND MENTORING THE ADOLESCENTS TOWARDS PROGRESS'  through the Google Meet to the Faculty, Non-Faculty members and Students of CSI Polytechnic College, Salem on 29.01.2022.

      Guest Lecture was given on 'IMPACTS OF MECHATRONICS IN SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION AND ITS STORAGE DEVICES '  through the Google Meet to the students (Mechatronics ) of Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous), Mallasamudram, Namakkal on 17.11.2021.

     Guest Lecture was given on 'IMPACTS OF AUTOMATION ON ADVANCES IN SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION AND ITS STORAGE DEVICES '  through the Google Meet to the students (Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical and Automation Engineering) of Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous), Mallasamudram, Namakkal on 18.10.2021.

    Chief Guest address was given on 'ADVANCES IN ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY'  in the Students' Technical Symposium (online mode) 'HAKMECH2K21' , at C Abdul Hakeem College of Engineering and Technology, Arcot, Vellore on 25.09.2021. 

ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsKMGgijlBQ

    'ADVANCES IN SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION AND ITS STORAGE DEVICES' was presented in the State Government sponsored online mode FDP on Advancement in Futuristic Energy Devices  at  Government College of Technoogy-Faculty Traininig Centre, Coimbatore on 24.09.2021.

   'NEEDS AND NECESSITIES OF 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY' was presented in the AICTE sponsored FDP on 3D Printing and Technology at     Dr B.C.Roy Engineering College, Durgapur, West Bengal on 19.08.2021.

Conducted a TEQIP-III Sponsored Students' Future Skills development Program on '3D PRINTING AND DESIGN' (NPIU recognized and NASSCOM Certified Program) organized for Mechanical Engineering Students of Government College of Technology, Coimbatore from 02.02.2021 to 02.03.2021 for the purpose of enhancing employability skills and imparting Industrial awareness.

Presented on '3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY- NEEDS AND NECESSITIES' - AICTE Sponsored One Week STTP Series-I organized by  Mahendra Engineering College, Mallasamudram, Tamil Nadu on 23.01.2021 for creating awareness among the Faculty and Student members about the 3D Printing Technology.

 Presented on '3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY- A BRIEF VIEW ON NEEDS AND NECESSITIES' - AICTE Sponsored One Week STTP Series-I organized by  Mahendra Engineering College, Mallasamudram, Tamil Nadu on 19.01.2021 for creating awareness among the Faculty and Student members about the 3D Printing Technology.

 A Key-note address given on  'ADVANCES IN MECHANICAL AND MANUFACTURING ENIGNEERING' in National e-Conference on Mechanical, Mechatronics and Automobile Engineering 2020 (NCMMAE 2020) on 10.12.2020 at Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University), Chennai. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2DN3GVEJMQ

 Presented on 'RECENT TRENDS IN 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY AND ITS GLOBAL CHALLENGES' - AICTE  Training and Learning (ATAL) FDP organized by  Excel Engineering College, Kumarapalayam, Tamil Nadu on 20.10.2020 for developing the curiosity among the  Academicians/P.G/Ph.D Research Scholars and finding the feasible solutions for explored challenges from them. Link: https://youtu.be/hhS-2fgS0tg

Conducted a WEBINAR on 'ELECTROCHEMICAL MACHINING AND ITS APPLICATIONorganized by  Paavai Engineering College, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu on 25.06.2020 for the benefits of  U.G/P.G and Research Scholars.  Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4B2e9Q5B4A

Conducted a WEBINAR on 'RESEARCH SCOPES IN MECHANICAL AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERINGorganized by Tagore Institute of Engineering and Technology, Attur, Tamil Nadu on 11.05.2020 for the benefits of Young aspiring research scholars.  Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3b0XGLsPV9I

   Educational Qualification

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, July, 2009.

Anna University, Chennai

M.E. in Production Engineering (Gold Medal), November, 1999.

Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar

B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, April, 1997.

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

 

Additional Qualification

Periyar University, Salem

M.B.A. in Human Resources, July, 2014.

NEBOSH United Kingdom (Industrial Safety-Certificate Level)

3D Printing & Design -Trained by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad.

Academic and Administrative Experience: 

  1. Self-Finance Engineering Colleges (Dr.NNCE, Thozhudur & Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur)       :  2.5 Years
  2. Government Engineering Colleges (Coimbatore, Salem, Dharmapuri & Vellore) and Directorate of Technical Education : 21  Years
  3. Abroad at Sultanate of Oman through Govt. of Tamil Nadu      :  2.5  Years 
  4.  Graduate Engineer Trainee (GET) at Pressure Die-Casting  Industry, Visakapatinam   :  0.5  Year 

Summary of Publications

  1. International Journals    72
  2. National Journals                       02
  3. International Conferences        70
  4. National Conferences                29
  5. Books Authored                         04
  6. Book Chapter published          02
  7. U.G/P.G Projects Guided         55
  8. Ph.D Awarded           05
  9. Ph.D Guiding                             05
  10. Total Number of Patents Granted: 04
  11. Total Number of Patents Filed: 05

International Journals                     

  1. Elango Natarajan, Sekar Tamilperuvalathan Saravanakumar Nesappan, Anto Dilip Albert Selvaraj and Santhosh Mozhuguan Sekar (2024), ‘Structural Integrity and Mechanical behavior of Environmentally Friendly Filler as reinforcement in PLA-HDPE Composite’, Emergent Materials, Springer Publications, IF: 3.8,  Published online on 01.03.2024. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42247-024-00650-z.
  2. Vijay Manokaran, Sekar Tamilperuvalathan, Prasanth Ponnusamy and Elango Natarajan (2024), ‘Exploring Nitrogen Gas-Assisted ECDµM of Glass by Modified Blackwidow Optimization’, Materials Today Communications, Elsevier publications, Vol. 38, 108295, pp.1-14. IF:3.8. (doi: https:// doi.org/10.1016/ j.mtcomm. 2024. 108295).
  3. Panneerselvam Natarajan, Sekar Tamilperuvalathan,  Vijayakumar Murugesan and Kumaresan Govindasamy (2024), ‘An enhanced technique for friction stir welding of ceramic particle reinforced Aluminium based metal matrix composites', Lubrication Science, Wiley Publisher, Vol.36, Issue 3, pp. 162-176  IF: 1.302  (DOI: https:// doi.org/ 10.1002/ls.1687)
  4. Rahul S R,  Sekar T,  Daniel Antony Arokiyasamy (2024), ‘Investigations on the Design of Bio-Degradable Cardiovascular Stent in Healthcare Applications', Industrial Engineering Journal, Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering Vol.53, Issue.4, No.2, pp.130-140. ISSN: 0970-2555 (UGC CARE Approved Group-I Peer Reviewed Journal with IF: 6.82) 
  5. Rahul S R,  Sekar T,  Daniel Antony Arokiyasamy (2024), ‘Bio-Degradable Polymeric Stents : A focussed Review on Materials and Clinical Studies', International Journal of Reserach Publication and Reviews, Vol.5, No.2, pp.795-800. ISSN: 2582-7421
  6. M.Vijay and Sekar Tamilperuvalathan (2023), 'Experimental investigation and prediction of ECDM parameters on fiber reinforced SiC composite using hybrid ERNN-based Sparrow Search Optimization', Materials Today Communications, Elsevier publications, Volume 36, 106777. IF:3.8 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.mtcomm.2023.106777).
  7. Sekar Tamilperuvalathan, E. Natarajan, C. K. Ang, L. W. Hong and P. Rajendran (2023) "Modeling of Rotary Tool Adapted Electrochemical Machining of AISI 202," IEEE 19th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 1-7,  (doi: 10.1109/CASE56687.2023.10260464)
  8. P Ponnusamy, Sekar Tamilperuvalathan (2023), 'Performance evaluation and hybrid deep recurrent neural network-based prediction of SS304 turning characteristics using nanoparticles added water emulsified MQL', Biomass Conversion and Bio-refinery, Springer Publication, Vol.13, pp.7349-7373. IF: 4.05. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-023-04106-y.
  9. Rahul S R,  Sekar T,  Daniel Antony Arokiyasamy (2023), ‘Design and Analysis of Bio-Degradable Cardiovascular stent in healthcare Applications', Journal of Engineering Technology and Management Sciences, Vol.7, Issue 5, pp.360-367 (DOI: 10.46647 /ijetms. 2023.v07i05.042, ISSN: 2581-4621)
  10. Rahul S R,  Sekar T,  Nandakumar N and Periyasamy S (2023), ‘Design and Analysis of Cardia Stent’, International Journal of Engineering Technology and Management Sciences, Vol.7, Issue 5, pp.154-161 (DOI: 10.46647 /ijetms. 2023.v07i05.018, ISSN: 2581-4621)
  11. V Vinoth, Sekar Tamilperuvalathan and  M Kumaran (2023), 'Investigations on the Mechanical Characteristics of the Stainless Steel 316L Alloy Fabricated by Directed Energy Deposition for Repairing Application', Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Springer Publication, Vol 32, pp.4138–4150. IF: 2.3. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-023-07884-8. 
  12. Sekar Tamilperuvalathan, Haritha Kaliyaperumal Rabindranathan , Rajeswari Balakrishnan , Prabakaran Jayaraman, Surendran Ramakrishnan (2023), ' A Critical Review of the impacts of 3D Printing Technologies on Dental Medicine', International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol.12, Issue 4, pp:306-323.
  13. Sakthi Kumar Arumugam, Sekar Tamilperuvalathan, Daniel Antony Arokiyasamy, Gnanaprakash Kanagaraj and Surendran Ramakrishnan (2023),  ‘Electrochemical discharge machining studies on HSS milling cutter’, International Journal of Progressive Research in Engineering Management and Science (IJPREMS), Vol. 03, Issue 07, pp.336-341.
  14. Gnanaprakash Kanagaraj, Sekar Tamilperuvalathan, Daniel Antony Arokiyasamy, Sakthi Kumar Arumugam and Surendran Ramakrishnan (2023),  ‘Synthesis of Rigid Polyurethane foams with Palm Oil based flame retardant polyols, International Journal of Progressive Research in Engineering Management and Science (IJPREMS), Vol. 03, Issue 07, pp.449-459. (https://www.ijprems.com/ uploadedfiles/paper//issue_7_july_2023/31848/final/fin_ijprems1690787287.pdf) e-ISSN: 2583-1062
  15. V.Priyadharshan, R.Surendran, Dr.T.Sekar, and D.Ajith kumar (2023),  ‘Experimental Investigation on Cutting Force Analysis in LM6 Aluminium Nano-Composite Material', International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 7, pp.3281-3284. ISSN No:-2456-2165 (https://ijisrt.com/assets/upload/ files/ IJISRT 23JUL1225.pdf)
  16. D. Ajith kumar, Dr. B. Rajeswari, Dr.T.Sekar, R.Surendran, V.Priyadarshan and A.Sakthikumar (2023),  ‘Preparation of 3D Printing Filament from Face Mask Waste’, International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 7, pp.449-459. ISSN No:-2456-2165 (https://www.ijisrt.comassets/upload/files/IJISRT23JUL1865.pdf)
  17. Sekar Tamilperuvalathan, Haritha Kaliyaperumal Rabindranathan , Rajeswari Balakrishnan , Prabakaran Jayaraman, Surendran Ramakrishnan (2023), ' A Critical Review of the impacts of 3D Printing Technologies on Dental Medicine', International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol.12, Issue 4, pp:306-323.      DOI : 10.17577/ IJERTV12IS040148
  18. Vijayakumar Kanniyappan and Sekar Tamilperuvalathan (2022), "Investigation and Prediction of ECMM Characteristics of hardened die steel with Nano particles added Electrolytes using Hybrid Deep Neural Network', Polish Journal of Chemical Technology, Vol.24, Issue 4, pp. 7-22, e-ISSN:1899-4741https://doi.org/10.2478/pjct-2022-0024
  19. M.Veluchamy, R.Surendran and T.Sekar (2022), "Experimental Investigation on Testing of Al 7085/Alumina Nano Composites by using Stir Casting Method', International Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, Vol.9, Issue 7, pp. 423-28, e-ISSN:2395-0056
  20. T.Arunkumar, B.Rajeswari and T.Sekar (2022), "Study on Gas Metal Arc Welding in S235 Steel', International Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, Vol.9, Issue 6, pp. 2811-2814, e-ISSN:2395-0056
  21. P.Kumaresanan, S.Periyasamy, T.Sekar and N.Nandakumar (2022), 'Experimental Investigation of PVC Composite Membrane for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell',  International Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 9, Issue 6, pp.916-921 ISSN (O) 2393-8021, ISSN (P) 2394-1588 DOI: 10.17148/IARJSET.2022.96149
  22. V.R.R.Dilibban, N.Nandakumar and T.Sekar (2022), 'Experimental Analysis of Orthopedic Staple Pin made by Nickel Titanium Alloy', International Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, Vol.9, Issue 6, pp. 2768-2772, e-ISSN:2395-0056  
  23. B.Vishal Easwaran, T.Sekar,  N.Nandakumar and B.Rajeswari (2022), "Development of Fourth Link and its impact on FDM 3D Printer'  International Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology (IARJSET), Vol.9, Issue 7, pp. 49-58. DOI: 10.17148/IARJSET.2022.9709 & ISSN (O) 2393-8021, ISSN (P) 2394-1588
  24. N.Elango, V.Kaviyarasan, Wei Hong Lim, S.Ramesh, T.Sekar and V.H.Mok (2022), 'Gorilla Troops Optimizer Combined with ANFIS for Wire Cut EDM of Aluminum Alloy', Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Hindawi, Vol. 2022, Article ID 3072663, 14 pages https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/3072663.
  25. A.R.Udhaya, T.Sekar, N.Nandakumar and R.Surendran (2022), 'Experimental Investigation on Mechanical Behavior of Bio-Composite Material', International Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 9, Issue 6, pp. 203-211, ISSN (O) 2393-8021, ISSN (P) 2394-1588 DOI: 10.17148/IARJSET.2022.962
  26. V.R.R.Dilibban, N.Nandakumar and T.Sekar (2022), 'Analysis of Thermal Energy storing and self-cleaning coating for Solar panel by using Titanium Dioxide Melamine Formaldehyde', International Research Journal of Modernization in Engineering Technology and Science, Vol.4, Issue 6, pp.728-732, e-ISSN: 2582-5208. June Issue.   
  27. P. Kumaravel, P. Suresh, K. Venkatesh Raja, T.Sekar (2022), 'Improvement of Micro-Electrochemical Discharge Machining of Austenitic Stainless Steel 316L using NaOH electrolyte containing N2', International Journal of Electrochemical Sciences, Vol. 17, Article Number: 220747, doi: 10.20964/2022.07.53.  
  28. Vinodhkumar R, Sekar T  and Nandakumar N, (2022), 'Design and Analysis of an Extruder for Bio-Composite Filament Fabrication', Journal of Electronics and Informatics, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp.42-57.  doi:10.36548/ jei.2022.1.005  
  29. M.Vijay and Sekar T (2022), 'Prediction on enhanced Electrochemical Discharge Machining behaviors of Zirconia-Silicon Nitride using Hybrid DNN based 'Spotted Hyena Optimization'', International Journal of Energy Research, Wiley Publications, Volume 46, Issue 7, Pages: 9221-9241, https://doi.org/10.1002/er.7797.              
  30. M.Vijay, Sekar T, Elango Natarajan and Prasanth Ponnusamy (2021), 'Experimental Investigation on Electrochemical Discharge Machining of Zirconia', Recent Advances in Manufacturing, Automation, Design and Energy Technologies, Springer Lecture Notes, pp. 27-34  ISSN:Print: 2300-1917. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4222-7_4                               
  31. K.Vijayakumar, Sekar T, and M.Vijay (2021), 'Experimental Studies on Material Removal Rate of Die Steel in Electrochemical Micromachining Process Using Taguchi Method', Recent Advances in Manufacturing, Automation, Design and Energy Technologies, Springer Lecture Notes, pp. 181-187  ISSN:Print: 2300-1917.   https:// doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4222-7_4                                          
  32. P.Prasanth, Sekar T and Sivapragash M (2021), 'Investigations on the effects of Nitrogen Gas in CNC Machining of SS304 using Taguchi and Firefly algorithm', Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Vol.69. No.1  ISSN: 2300-1917.DOI: 10.24425/bpasts.2020.136211                                                     
  33.  Vignesh S, Surendran R, Sekar T and Rajeswari B  (2021), 'Ballistic Performance Simulation of Graphene–Dyneema Multi-layered Armor', Materials, Design and Manufacturing for Sustainable Environment, Springer-Lecture Notes in Engineering, pp 165-173 .                                                                                
  34. B.Hemalatha, B.Rajeswari, Sekar T and V.Rajasekar (2021), 'Experimental Studies on Biomachining of Copper and its behavioral Characteristics', Materials, Design and Manufacturing for sustainable Environment, Springer Lecture Notes, doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-9809-8_4, pp 49-56, published in online on 07.02.2021, , Online ISSN: 978-981-15-9809-8.                   
  35. Sekar T, B.Hemalatha, B.Rajeswari, R.Surendran and M.Vijay (2021), 'Investigation on the effects of Aspergillus niger in sustainable bio-micromachining of Copper', Materials Today: Proceedings,Elsevier, ISSN:2214- 7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.02.011.       
  36. Kannan P R, Senthilkumar P,  Suresh P and Sekar T  (2020), 'Fuzzy Sliding Mode Control for Hydraulic activated active suspension using Half Car Model', International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), Trans Stellar (UGC Approved), Vol. 10, Issue 4 (August), pp: 93-102.ISSN (P):-2249-6980, ISSN (E):2249-8001.
  37. Mohansendrayan A, Surendran R, Sekar T  and Nandakumar N (2020), ‘Investigation on Mechanical Properties of LM13 Aluminium Hybrid Composites', Journal of Xidian University, China, Vol.14, Issue 6, pp. 2061-2069  (UGC approved Journal- June 2020 Published -ISSN: 1001-2400)
  38. Senthilraja, K ,Kannan P R,Suresh P and Sekar T (2020), ‘Corrosion and Fatigue study on FSW and GTAW welded joints of AA7075-T6', Journal of Xidian University, China, Vol.14, Issue 5, pp. 5484-5492  (UGC approved Journal- May 2020 Published -ISSN: 1001-2400)
  39. Vignesh S, Surendran R, Sekar T and Rajeswari B  (2020), 'Ballistic impact analysis of Graphene Nano-sheets reinforced Kevlar-29', Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier, ISSN:2214- 7853, Article In press (March, 2020)
  40. Muthukumaran N, Devaraj P, Arunkumar P and Sekar T (2020), ‘Re-Use of abondoned Sanitary ware waste as Abrasive particles for Abrasive Jet Machine', Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier, ISSN:2214- 7853, Article In press (March, 2020.
  41. Muthukumaran N, Prasanna Raj Yadav, Saravanan C G S andSekar T (2020), ‘Synthesis of cracked Mahua oil using coal ash catalyst for Diesel Engine application’, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor and Francis, Vo. 41, Issue 3, pp. 241-256. (Print ISSN: 0143-0750 & Online ISSN: 2162-8246)
  42. Sivakumar A, Sathiyamoorthy V, Sekar T and Seenivasan M (2019), 'Investigations on the effects of Copper Nano Fluid in Electrochemical Machining of HCHCr Die Steel',Caribbean Journal of Science, Vo. 53, Issue 1, pp. 447-453. (ISSN: 0008-6452)
  43. Sivakumar A,  Sekar T and Sathiyamoorthy V, (2019), 'Optimization of Material Removal Rate in Electrochemical Machining of AISI 202 with Mixed Electrolytes', Caribbean Journal of Science, Vo. 53, Issue 2, pp. 1352-1360. (ISSN: 0008-6452)
  44. Sekar T, Vijay M, Rajamurugan T V and Umanath K (2018), ‘Experimental Investigation on the impact of Silver Nitrate solution mixed electrolyte in the ECM of AISI 202’, International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), Trans Stellar (UGC Approved), Vol. 8, Special issue. 7, pp: 985-999. ISSN (P):-2249-6980, ISSN (E):2249-8001.
  45. Sivakumar A,  Arularasu M and Sekar T (2018) ‘Electrochemical Machining of AISI 202 using AgNO3 mixed Electrolyte and its Optimization’, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research, Vol.6, Issue 3, pp:499-504. (ISSN: 2321-9939)
  46.  Sekar T ,Vijay M, Arvindhkumar S, Boopathi S and Pavitra K (2018), ‘Experimental Investigation and Optimization  on Hybrid Metal Matrix Composites through Electrochemical Micro Machining using Taguchi Method’, International Research Journal in Advanced Engineering and Technology, Vol.4, Issue 2, pp: 3034-3045. (ISSN: 2455-0876)
  47. Sekar T , Arularasu M and Sathiyamoorthy V (2016), ‘Investigations on the effects of Nano-fluid in ECM of Die Steel’, Measurement, Elsevier, Vol. 83, pp: 38-43. (ISSN: 0263-2241)
  48. Sathiyamoorthy V and Sekar T  (2016), ‘Optimization of processing parameters in ECM of AISI 202 using Multi Objective Genetic Algorithm’, International Journal of Enterprise Network Management, Inderscience, Vol. 7, Issue: 2, pp: 133-141. (ISSN (E): 1748-1260)
  49. Sathiyamoorthy V, Sekar T  and Subramanian M (2016), ‘Experimental investigation on the effects of Nano-fluid in ECM of High Carbon High Chromium Die Tool Steel’, Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.6. Issue.8, pp:100-110. (ISSN (E): 2249-7315)
  50. Kannan P R, Palaniswamy E, Sekar T,  Suresh P and Senthilkumar C (2016), ' Nano-Powder mixed ECM of Inconel 718 using ANFIS', International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, Vol. VII, Issue. II , pp.546-552. (ISSN (E): 0976-3945)
  51. Kannan P R, Palanisamy E, Sekar T  and Suresh P (2016), ‘Prediction of Surface roughness model for Nano Copper suspended  Electrochemically machined Inconel 718 using ANFIS’, Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.6. Issue.6 (Special), pp:104-113. (ISSN (E): 2249-7315)
  52. Kumar A Siva, Arularasu M, Sekar T  and Suresh P (2016), ‘Investigation on the effects of Silver Nitrate solution mixed electrolyte in Electrochemical Machining of AISI 202’, Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.6. Issue.8, pp: 2019-2026. (ISSN (E): 2249-7315)
  53. Suresh P, Venkatesan R, Sekar T and Kannan P R (2016), ‘Investigation and Multi Objective Optimization of MRR and TWR using Taguchi Technique in Micro Electro Discharge Machining’, Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.6. Issue.6, pp: 2165-2174. (ISSN (E): 2249-7315)
  54. Sathiyamoorthy V, Sekar T  and Elango N (2015), ‘Optimization of processing parameters in ECM of die tool steel using Nano fluid by Multi Objective Genetic Algorithm’,  The Scientific World Journal, Volume 2015 (2015), pp: 1-6. (ISSN (E): 1537-744X)
  55. Sathiyamoorthy V, Sekar T   and Subramanian M (2015), ‘Optimization of Copper Nano-Fluid Used ECM By Firefly Algorithm’, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), Vol. 10, No. 9, pp: 24287-24298. (ISSN (E): 0973-9769)
  56. Suresh P, Venkatesan R, Sekar T  (2015) ‘Development of low cost 3 axes Table top Micro Electro Discharge Machining (MicroEDM)’, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), Vol. 10, No.50, pp:226-229. (ISSN (E): 0973-9769)
  57. Sathiyamoorthy V, Sekar T   and Elango N (2015), ‘Optimization of processing parameters in ECM of Automotive die tool steel using MOGA’, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research (IJMER), Vol. 5, No. 1, pp: 9-18. (ISSN (E):2249-0019)
  58. Sathiyamoorthy V,Sekar T , Suresh P, Vijayan R and Elango N  (2015), ‘Optimization of processing parameters in Electrochemical Machining of AISI 202 using Response Surface Methodology’, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JEST), Vol.10, No.6, pp:780-789. (ISSN (E): 1823-4690)
  59. Suresh P, Venkatesan R, Sekar T , Elango N (2014) ‘Optimization of intervening variables in micro-EDM of SS 316L using Genetic Algorithm and Response Surface Methodology’, Strojniški Vestnik Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 60 No.10, pp:656-664. (ISSN (E): 0039-2480)
  60. Suresh P, Venkatesan R, Sekar T  and Sathiyamoorthy V (2014), ‘Study of micro-EDM parameter of Stainless Steel 316L using Genetic algorithm’, International Journal of Engineering and Technology (IJET), Vol. 6, No. 2, pp.1065-1071. (ISSN (E): 2227-524X)
  61. Loganathan V , Vijayan R and Sekar T  (2014), ‘Mathematical modeling and Comparison on the effect of various alternative fuels on the performance of gas turbine combustion process’, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMEC), Vol.11, Issue 1, pp. 86-93. (ISSN (E): 2278-1684)
  62. Pasumpon M, Nallappan R, Vijayan R and Sekar T  (2014), ‘Design and flow analysis of electromagnetic plasma arc propulsion system', International Journal of Engineering Research, Vol.2, Issue 2, pp. 316–323.  (ISSN (E): 0974-3154)
  63. Srikanth M, Sekar T  and Vijayan R (2014), ‘Performance and emission characteristics of a CI engine fuelled with Diesel 2-Ethoxy Ethyl Acetate Blends’, International Journal of Research and Innovation in Engineering Technology, (IJRIET), Vol. 1, Issue: 1, pp. 13-18.  (ISSN (E): 2394–4854)
  64. Sathiyamoorthy V and Sekar T  (2014), ‘Experimental studies on improving the performance of Electrochemical machining of High Carbon High Chromium Die Steel using jet patterns’, Carbon - Science and Technology, Vol.6, Issue 1, pp. 321-329. (ISSN (E): 0974-0546)
  65. Sathiyamoorthy V, Sekar T  and Elango N (2013), ‘Experimental investigation on the effects of copper Nano particles suspended NaNO3 electrolyte in ECM’, International Review of Mechanical Engineering (IREME), Vol.7, N.7, pp. 1523-1528. (ISSN (E): 1970-8734)
  66. Yuvanarasimman P, Sekar T , Malayalamurthi R, Balusamy T and Raja M (2010), ‘Computer aided design and analysis of air suspension system for LCV’, International Journal for Production Technology and Management (IJPTM),Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 49-53. 
  67. Sekar T  and Marappan R (2008), ‘Experimental investigations into the influencing parameters of Electrochemical machining of AISI 202’, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing System (JAMS), Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 337-343.  (ISSN (E): 0219-6867)
  68. Sekar T  and Marappan R (2008), ‘Investigating the Material removal rate and surface roughness in Electrochemical machining of High Carbon High Chromium Die Steel’, International Journal of Engineering Research and Industrial Applications, Vol. 1, No. III, pp.121-130. (ISSN (E): 0974-1518)
  69. Sekar T  and Marappan R (2008), ‘Experimental investigations into Electrochemical machining of High Carbon High Chromium Die Steel’, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 203-210 (ISSN (E):0973-4562)
  70. Sekar T  and Marappan R (2008), ‘Improving Material removal rate of Electrochemical machining by using rotating tool’, Journal Manufacturing Engineering, Slovakia, Vol.VIII, Issue. 2, pp. 60-63. (ISSN (E):2450-5471)
  71. Sekar T  and Marappan R (2008), ‘Optimum selection of machining parameters in Electrochemical machining using Response Surface Methodology’, International Journal of Manufacturing Science and Production, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 11-18. (ISSN (E):2191-4184 )
  72. Sekar T  and R Marappan (2007), “Experimental Studies on Effect of Tool Geometry Over Metal Removal Rate in ECM Process”, Journal of Nonconventional Technologies, Romania, Issue 3, pp.107-110 (ISSN (E):2359-8654)

National Journals

  1. Sekar T  and Marappan R (2008), ‘Experimental studies on the effect of Electrolyte jet geometry over Metal removal rate in ECM processes’, Manufacturing Technology Today, CMTI, Vol.7, No.5, pp.17-20.
  2. Sekar T  and Marappan R (2008), ‘Intervening variables in Electrochemical machining of High Carbon High Chromium die tool steel’, Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, SME, Kovilpatty, Vol.3, Issue 3, pp.150-154.

Books Authored

  1. Sivakumar Aburpa Avanachari, Sekar Tamilperuvalathan and Sathiyamoorthy Varatharajan (2019), "Electrochemical Machining of AISI 202 using Mixed Electrolytes", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 978-613-9-45643-7.
  2. Sathiyamoorthy Varatharajan, Sekar Tamilperuvalathan and Sivakumar Aburpa Avanachari (2019), "Improving the MRR of ECM using Nano Particles Suspended Electrolytes", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 976-613-9-45060-2.
  3. Sekar T  (2017), "Experimental Investigation on Electrochemical Machining", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3330335400.
  4. Sekar T  (2000), "CAD/CAM Short Answer-Questions Bank", Ramalinga Publications, Sothupakkam, India. 

Book Chapter Authored:

1. Sekar T , Sathiyamoorthy V, Muthusamy K, Sivakumar A and Balamurugan S (2021), 'Artificial Fish Swarm Algorithm Driven Optimization for Copper-Nano Particles Suspended Sodium Nitrate Electrolyte Enabled ECM on Die Tool Steel', Springer Futuristic Trends in Intelligent Manufacturing, Book Chapter, pp.47-50 ISBN: 978-3-030-70008-9.    

2. M.Vijay, Sekar T, N.Muthukumaran and K.Vijayakumar (2021), 'Investigations on Electrochemical Discharge Machining of Al2O3 Ceramics" Intelligent Manufactuirng and Energy Sustainability, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, Springer, Vol.213, pp.33 - 43 ISBN Online: 978-981-33-4443-3  

 

Patent

  1. A patent has been filed by the Principal Investigator Sekar T  and Co-Investigator Marappan R on “Inclined, Spiral Electrolyte Jets in a Rotating Tool Improve Electrochemical Machining Performance”, at Chennai IPR oofice with the reference number: 1049/CHE/2007 A, Filing date: 2007-05-18, Publication date: 2008-12-05. (Published in 2009).
  2. After I took the charge as the GCT Intellectual Property Rights Coordinator, SIX Number of Patents were filed. Among the six, FOUR  have been granted and remaining are under processing.  (Patent Nos.   408368-001, 20.03.2024, 411101-001, 10.05.2024, 411325-001, 16.05.2024 & 418204-001, 28.05.2024)

Funded Project Details:

  1. Successfully completed the TEQIP-III sponsored Research & Development Project on ‘Experimental Investigations on Electrochemical Discharge Machining (ECDM) of Bio-Ceramics’ at P.G-Manufacturing Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering , Government College of Technology, Coimbatore wide Office Proceedings No.1096/TEQIP-III/R & D/2020, Dated. 18.09.2020, Sanctioned Amount: Rs. 1,90,941 /-

Anna University Nominee/DOTE Nominee, Board of Studies, Board of Governors and General /Academic Council Member:

1. Anna University Nominee for the Board of Studies - Al-Ameen Engineering College, Erode, RVS College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore, Sri Krishna College of Technology,  Coimbatore  from 2024  for three years.

2. Government Nominee for BoG -Nehru  Institute of Technology (Autonomous), Coimbatore, United Institute of Technology, Coimbatore and VelTech-Hi Tech Dr.Rangarajan and Dr Sankunthala Engineering College, Chennai. 

3. DoTE Nominee- IQAC- Coimbatore Institute of Technology (Govt. Aided), Coimbatore.

4. BoS Chairman, M.E-Manufacturing Engineering, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore and BoS Member, U.G (Regular & Part Time)-Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.

5.Former BoG Member for KSR College of Technology, Tiruchengode, KIT, Coimbatore, Asian College of Engineering an Technology, Coimbatore, Government College of Engineering, Salem, Government College of Engineering, Dharmapuri and Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, Vellore.

Additional Administrative Experience at DoTE

 Worked at Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai for Tamil Nadu Engineering  College Admissions-2019/2020 - Seat Matrix, First Generation Graduate Tuition Fee  Waiver Scheme (FGG),  Students' Admission Approval, Post Matric Scholarship  Scheme related activities.     

Additional Administrative Experience                                                                        

         1. Acted as a Zonal Officer of newly established Anna University Zone-VII at Government College of Engineering, Dharmapuri from 2016-2017. 

          2. Acted as a Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of    Engineering, Dharmapuri from 2015-2017 (Except from January, 2017 to May, 2017) established almost ALL Laboratories with help of pro-active working set  Teams with the composition of Academic, Non-Academic and Administrative  personnel.

         3. Acted as a Deputy Warden for Boys Hostel of Government College of Engineering, Dharmapuri from 2016-2017 provided studying friendly environment.   

         4. Acted as a Library Officer of  Government College of Engineering, Dharmapuri from  2016-2017 and estabished a complete student-centric Library System.

         5.Acted as a TEQIP-II Officer at Government College of Engineering, Salem.

Contributions

Academic and Professional Achievements

  1. M.E. – Production Engineering (83.33 % -Gold Medal)
  2. U.G Project on 'Design and Analysis of Spring Coupling' and P.G Project on 'A down time Analysis' at India Cement Factory located at Dalavoi (Six Months)  and the industrial project experience gave me a new sight and helped me realize the methodologies for adopting the learned theory into real-time practice.
  3. Initiator and Mentor for successfully established a 'Business Incubator' cell (Central Government of India Scheme) at TPGIT, Vellore.
  4. Successfully organized a National Level Conference at the newly established GCE, Dharmapuri as a Convener on 22nd February, 2017.
  5. Acted as a Zonal Officer of Zone –VII, (Anna University), GCE, Dharmapuri from 2016 to 2017.
  6. TEQIP Phase II –Officer- World Bank aided Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (Sanctioned Amount of Rs. 12.5 Cr), GCE, Salem from February, 2014 to August, 2014 and successfully complete the Data/Performance auditing/Stock verification activities also steps have been taken to introduce a One Credit Course through newly established Industry-Institute Interaction Cell.
  7. Program Officer- NSS Unit –IV of GCE, Salem from April, 2002 to November, 2010.  
  8. Production and Thermal Engineering Labs commissioned at GCE, Dharmapuri as a Head of the Department.
  9. Served as Placement & Training Officer of Government College of Engineering (Inception in the year 1966 and it was started as the ‘Third Government Engineering College’ among the Government Engineering Institutions in Tamil Nadu), Salem, Tamil Nadu, India between 2009 and 2010.
  10. Editorial Board Advisory Member of Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Taylor’s University, Malaysia, Reviewer of Elsevier, Taylor and Francis and Springer.
  11. Served as a Hostel Superintendent, Officer in-charge for Vehicle, Library and Furniture at GCE, Dharmapuri from 2015 to 2017.
  12. BoS Member, GCE, Salem from 2013-2014, BoS -Anna University nominee to KSR College of Technology, T.Code from 2014-16, Academic Auditor and Department Advisory Board Member.and BoS member at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore since 2018,
  13. TEQIP-II sponsored “CAPACITY BUILDING” conducted as a Coordinator on 22.04.2014 for faculty members of GCE, Salem.
  14. TEQIP-II sponsored Faculty Development Program on “STATE OF THE ART GREEN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY‟, conducted as a Coordinator from 18.10.2013 to 24.10.2013 for faculty members of GCE, Salem.
  15. TEQIP-I sponsored “ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES” conducted as a Coordinator from 29.09.2008 to 30.09.2008 for faculty and students of GCE, Salem.
  16. TEQIP-I sponsored Community Service on “LATHE OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE” conducted as a Coordinator from 17.10.2005 to 21.10.2005 for rural resided unemployed peer groups in and around of GCE, Salem.

Memberships

  1. Life Member in Indian Society for Technical Education
  2. Associate Life Member in Indian Institution of Engineers
  3. Life Member in Indian Institution of Production Engineers
  4. Life Member in Material Research Society of India
  5. Former Member in Institution of Mechanical Engineers (U.K)- Chartered Engineer (IMechE)

Academic Responsibility and Role

HoD of Manufacturing Engineering, Officer-in-Charge, Examinations