Department Activities

a) Symposium / Seminar / Workshop / FDP / Conference Conducted

2015-2016

  • The Fifth National Level Technical Symposium, ADLERZ’16, organized by the Department of Aeronautical Engineering was conducted on 30th September, 2016.

2014-2015

  • ADLERZ ‘14 - Dr. S. PANNEERSELVAM, Ph.D., Ex. Director- DRDL, Professor of Excellence, Dept. of Aerospace Engg., M.I.T was the Chief Guest.

2013-2014

  • ADLERZ ‘13 - Dr. K. Jayaraman, Former Registrar, Professor of Eminence, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai was the Chief Guest.

2011-2012

  • A National Level Technical Symposium ‘ADLERZ 12’ was conducted on 18th September, 2012. It was an additional pearl in the throne of the function that Dr.K.M.Paramasivam, Director, Center for Aerospace Research, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Anna University (MIT Campus), had consented to be the Chief Guest for the occasion.

b) Guest Lectures / Seminars Arranged

2015-2016

  • The Department of Aeronautical Engineering had organised a Guest lecture on ROLE OF Indian Force. The Lecture was delivered by Air Marshal S .Varthaman., PVSM., AVSM., VM .,VSM (Retd) on 30th September 2016.
  • The Department of Aeronautical Engineering was observed the First Memorial day of Dr.A.P.J.ABDUL KALAM at St.Peter’s College of Engineering and Technology on 27-07-2016.

2014-2015

  • Guest Lecture on “Introduction to CFD Turbulence Modeling” by Mr. B. T. Kannan, Aerospace Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai on 13.09.2014.
  • Guest Lecture on “Design of Solid Propellant Rocket Hardware” by Mr. S. Murugesan, Former Senior Scientist, VSSC-ISRO on 26.03.2015 at our college premises.

2013-2014

  • Guest Lecture on “Design and development of lighter than air system” by Dr. Rajkumar. S. Pant, Lighter -than -Air system laboratory, Aerospace Engineering Department, Indian institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai on 22.02.2014.

2011-2012

  • Dr. M.Chinnapandian, gave guest lectures on “Introduction to Jet” conducted by Easwari Engineering College Sponsored by Anna University, Chennai.
  • Dr.M.Chinnapandian, gave guest lectures on “ Cascading latent heat storage system from diesel engine” in faculty development program at St.Peter’s College of engineering & Technology sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education.

c) Faculty Achievements

2015-2016

  • Dr.M.Chinnapandian has delivered Guest Lecture on Engineering Thermodynamics in Faculty development Programme(FDP) sponsored by Anna University at Madras Institute of Technology Campus (MIT) Chrompet ,Anna University Chennai organized by Department of Automobile Engineering on 10.06.2016.
  • Dr.M.Chinnapandian has delivered Chief Guest address to the students of Rajkumar Sulochana Matriculation School at Madippakkam Chennai during School annual day function on 03.09.2016.
  • Dr.M.Chinnapandian has delivered Chief Guest address to the members of National Service Scheme (NSS) Unit during the inauguration of NSS Unit at St.Peter’s University Avadi, Chennai-600 054 on 21.10.2016.
  • Mr.T.Rathakrishnan Asst. professor has attended Faculty Development Programme on Research Training and Grant Writing conducted by Department of Management studies at St.Peter’s College of Engineering and Technology Avadi, Chennai-54 on 02.04.2016.

2014-2015

  • Dr. M. Chinnapandian, HOD of Aeronautical Engineering Department is Executive Council Member in Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI), Chennai Branch.
  • Dr. M. Chinnapandian, HOD/Aero is Chairman and member of Board studies various University.
  • Dr. M. Chinnapandian, HOD/Aero is recognized supervisor in Mechanical Engineering Department at Anna University, Chennai-600 025.

d) Faculty Development - FDPs / Workshops Attended

2011-2012

  • Mr. V.Vinoth, Asst.Professor has attended faculty training programme on gas dynamics and jet propulsion sponsored by Centre for Faculty Development, Anna University, Chennai held from from 10.12.12 to 16.12.12 at Easwari Engineering College, Ramapuram Chennai-89.

e) Faculty Development – Papers Published

International Journals

2014-2015

  • Chinnapandian. M, Pandiayarajan. V, and Velraj. R ‘Experimental investigation of cascaded latent heat storage for diesel engine waste heat recovery’, International Journal of Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental effects (Accepted for publication).

2011-2012

  • Chinnapandian. M, Pandiayarajan. V, and Velraj. R ‘A study on thermodynamic analysis of a cascaded latent storage system over single storage tank system for diesel engine waste heat recovery’, International Journal of Exergy, Vol. 11, No. 3. pp. 349-370 (2012).
  • Chinnapandian. M, Pandiayarajan. V, and Velraj. R ‘Experimental investigation of cascaded latent heat storage for diesel engine waste heat recovery’, International Journal of Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental effects .
  • Chinnapandian, M., Pandiyarajan, V and Velraj. R “Experimental investigation of a Latent Heat Storage System for Diesel Engine Waste Heat recovery with and without Cascaded Arrangement”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechanical, Automobile and Robotics Engineering (ICMAR’2011), ISEM-Planetary Scientific Research Centre Conferences, Pattaya, Thailand, PSRC Proceedings, OCT.7-8,2011,Pattaya ISBN-978-81-922428-0-4.

2011-2012

  • Pandiyarajan. V, Chinnapandian. M, Raghavan. V, and Velraj. R, ‘Thermodynamic analysis on diesel engine integrated with heat recovery and PCM based thermal energy storage system’, International Journal of Energy Policy, Vol, 39 ,pp. 6011–6020.(2011).
  • Pandiyarajan. V, Chinnapandian M, Malan. E, Velraj. R, and Seeniraj. R.V., "Experimental investigation on heat recovery from diesel engine exhaust using finned shell and tube heat exchanger and thermal storage system", Applied Energy, Vol. 88, pp. 77-87. (2011).

International Conferences

2014-2015

  • Mr. S. Mano, AP, Dept. of Aeronautical Engineering, has presented paper on the topic “Analysis of Ground Effect on Symmetric Aerofoil” in International Conference (IICECS 2015) sponsored by DRDO and IEEE held at Karpagam University on 7.3.2015.

National Conferences

2012-2013

  • Mr V.Vinoth, Presented a paper “ Design and Performance analysis of Tail sitter UAV” in national conferences on Mechanical Sciences MS-13’ at St.Peter’s University.

2011-2012

  • M. Chinnapandian, V. Sasithrapriya, Karthikrishnan “Intelligent Vehicle Technologies and Trends-Real Time Traffic Counting and Monitoring System” National Conference on Sustainable Transportation Using ITS, Feb 16-17,2012 at St. Peter’s University, Avadi, Chennai -60 054.
  • Karthikrishnan, M. Chinnapandian “Multimodal Travel Management and traveler information by using-Advanced transportation Management systems/ Advanced traveler Information Systems (ATMIS)” , Proceedings of the National Conference on Sustainable Transportation Using ITS, Feb 16-17, 2012 at St.Peter’s University, Avadi, Chennai -60 054.

f) Student Achievements

2015-2016

  • Aeronautical Engineering students (a team consists of seven members) have registered for a National Level Competition called Aero Design Challenge 2017 to be held in the month of March 2017 organizing by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)-Aero Wing Division .This is mainly to improve the latest technology and gain more practical knowledge in the field of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).
  • Our final year Aeronautical Engineering students have attended 12 weeks online NTPEL courses on Aircraft stability and control, aircraft performance conducted by IIT Madras Chennai.
  • Our students have trained and learned in various software courses like CATIA, CAD/CAM Design conducted by AU-FRG Institute for CAD/CAM, Anna University Chennai in the month of May-June 2016.

2014-2015

  • Mr. M. Harish kumar, Mr. Gowtham, and Miss. Steffi Deva priya , III Year Aeronautical Engg students who have participated and won prizes in various events in the Symposium “Flight 15” conducted by Department Aerospace Engineering, MIT Campus , Anna University Chromepet,Chennai-44.
  • Mr.Gowtham III Year Aeronautical Engg. won first place in Boomerang event.
  • Mr.Harish kumar III Year Aeronautical Engg. won first place in Paper plane event.
  • Miss Steffi Devapriya III Year Aeronautical Engg. won Second place in Boomerang event.
  • Miss Steffi Devapriya and Mr.Harish kumar III Year Aeronautical Engg. won Second place in Connexion Quize event.
  • Ten III Year Aeronautical Engineering students have attended higher studies program held at our college premises on 31.03.2015.
  • Miss .Hemalatha and Miss. Nagarathinam II year Aero students have participated in ED Cell held at our college premises on 27.03.2015.
  • Mr. N. Saraweswran II year Aeronautical Engineering student has won the Bronze Medal for 29 th MEN and Women Senior National Championship 2014-2015 Organized at Nasic, Mahrastra State from Feb 3-6, 2015.

2013-2014

  • P. Paulraj, R. Lavanya, A.Caleb Wesley obtained First place in Project proposal (Structural Design of Aircraft) organized by HINDUSTAN UNIVERSITY.
  • S. Jagadish Kumar and R.S. Karthick obtained second place in Radio Control Bot Design & Racing organized by M.G.R. University