Professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering, India
Dr. K Bindu Kumar is a distinguished professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. With a wealth of academic experience spanning over two decades, Dr. Kumar has made significant contributions to the field of Mechanical Engineering. He earned his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Kerala, followed by an M.Tech with a specialization in Maintenance Engineering and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. Dr. Kumar further pursued his passion for research, obtaining a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Loughborough University, UK, where he ranked 12th in the country.
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Loughborough University, UK (Ranked 12th in the UK) – 2008. M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras, Chennai, India – 2003. B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Kerala – 1997
Professional Experience 🌐
Professor in Mechanical Engineering since August 2012. Associate Professor from August 2009 to July 2012. Lecturer from July 1999 to August 2009
Research and Patents 🧪
Dr. Bindu Kumar has a keen interest in research, evident from his numerous publications in international journals and several patents granted. Notable patents include a Smart Digital Flow Control Valve and a Torque Indicating Dual Action Universal Hand Wrench.
Conferences and Workshops 🌐
Dr. Bindu Kumar actively engages in international and national conferences, presenting his research findings. He has also organized faculty development programs, including workshops on EV Design & Development and Research Methodology.
Academic Leadership 🎓
As a guiding force, Dr. Bindu Kumar has supervised several Ph.D. students and played a pivotal role in organizing faculty development programs and workshops.