Advanced Manufacturing Technology Development Centre
Center of Excellence on Machine Tools and Production Technology
Supported by
Department of Heavy Industry
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
Government of India
Core Group
Mr. Radhakrishnan K
Accounts Officer

Mr. K. Radhakrishnan is a retired Gazetted Central Government official from Office of the CAG of India. He joined AMTDC in May 2016 as an Accounts Officer taking care of accounts, administration and finance matters of AMTDC.

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Mr. Damodharan B
Admin Consultant

Mr. B Damodharan, B.L, worked as a Superindent in IITM, Chennai till 2014 and worked and retired in 2016 as a Asst. Registrar in finance and accounts department. He was then appointed as a project advisor in ICSR, IITM, Chennai and currently working as a consultant in AMTDC, IITMRP, Chennai from Sep, 2018.

Mr. R. Srikanth
Principal Research Engineer

Mr. R. Srikanth joined IIT-Madras in 2010 and has been working in the field of Machine tools on various projects. He has submitted his thesis on "Abrasive water-jet machining" and is awaiting his Ph.D. He is an expert in machine tools and has an in-depth knowledge on industrial manufacturing.

Dr. P. Pradeep Kumar
Principal Research Engineer

Dr. Pradeep received his Ph.D. in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore on "Material removal mechanism in Abrasive Machining Process" in 2014. After finishing his Ph.D. he worked in Oil&Gas industry and joined AMTDC as a Senior Project officer in 2016. He is currently working as a Principal Research Engineer. His research interests are Abrasive process mechanics, Smart Manufacturing, Process monitoring & optimization and Industry 4.0.

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Mr. R. Vairamuthu
Senior Research Engineer

Mr. R. Vairamuthu completed his B.Tech from NIT, Trichy and worked in Tata Motors for 3 and half years. He then joined IIT-Madras as a Ph.D. research scholar working on various machine tool projects. He joined AMTDC as Senior Research Engineer in 2019 and he is currently working on design and optimization of machine tools and other systems.

Dr. Sarmistha Bakshi
Technical Consultant

A graduate of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (ME & PhD, Materials Engineering), Dr. Sarmistha Bakshi pursued her postdoctoral research in the Technical University of Datmstadt, Germany. She served as an Asst. Prof. in SSN College of Engineering and, thereafter, as a visiting faculty in Anna University for a couple of years, before joining AMTDC. Her research interests include Functionally Graded Materials, graded metal-ceramic-composites, nano-polishing, shape memory effect, etc.

Mr. A. Dayanithi
Executive Engineer

Mr. A. Dayanithi has a vast experience in operation and maintenance of various types of machine tools. He has worked in various Industries and in IIT-Madras prior to joining AMTDC in 2017. He is currently working as an Executive Engineer and in-charge of machine tools and labs at AMTDC.

Mr. K. Ramanan
Research Engineer

Mr. Ramanan completed his Automobile Engineering and following that he worked as a Research Associate in IIT-Delhi and IIT-Madras prior to joining AMTDC in 2016. He is currently working on the design and development of Hydrostatic Systems for machine tools.

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Mr. Omkar Banne
Research Engineer

Mr. Omkar completed M.Tech from College of Engineering Pune (COEP) in July 2018 and joined AMTDC thereafter. Currently he is working on Automation of Grinding Process Intelligence. His interests are machine tools, data analytics and additive manufacturing.

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Mr. Karthikeyan S
Senior Accountant

Mr. S Karthikeyan received his M.B.A from university of Madras in 2014. He worked as a project assistant in ICSR, IITM, Chennai till 2015 and as a Senior executive in T&M Consulting Services Pvt Ltd., Mumbai till Jan, 2017. He joined AMTDC in Feb 2017 as a Senior Accountant taking care of accounts and finance.

Mr. Hari Krishna M
Research Engineer

Mr. Harikrishna completed Mechanical Engineering in 2017 and joined AMTDC thereafter. Currently he is working on Machine Tending Robot. His interests are Robotics, Machine tools and Data Analytics.

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Mr. Akash S
Research Engineer

Mr. Arjun Sarathy
Research Engineer

Doing PhD under Prof. Krishna Vasudevan in electric department of IIT Madras

Mr. Jeyakumar S
Research Engineer

Mr. Harish S
Junior Technician

Mr. Suthakar M
Junior Technician

Mr. Karthikeyan S
Trainee Engineer

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Mr. Ajay Vignesh S
Intern Engineer