Organization profile

Organisation profile

The department of Aeronautical and Automobile Engineering at Manipal Institute of Technology was established in 2008 and offers two undergraduate programs and one postgraduate program.

The department has state-of-the-art infrastructure- Autoclave, Flight Simulator, Low Subsonic Wind Tunnel, Advanced Composites Lab, Computation Lab, Gas Turbine Testing Rig, Avionics Lab, Trinidad TB 20 aircraft. The department houses the Center of Excellence for Avionics under the flagship of Manipal University.


  • Aerodynamics
  • Composite Materials
  • Tribology
  • Transmission system
  • Propulsion
  • Bio Mechanics
  • Aircraft Structures.

The Department of Aeronautical and Automobile Engineering, MIT offers the following programs:

B.Tech - Aeronautical Engineering

B.Tech - Automobile Engineering

M.Tech - Automobile Engineering 



The areas of research include Composite Materials, Tribology of Bearings, Nanocomposites, Aerodynamics, Biomimitics, Biomechanics, Structural Membrane, Avionics and Propulsion. Currently, the department has secured several Research Grants and have established its niche area in the field of composites and deveopment of Un Manned Aerial Vehicles.

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Bearings (structural) Engineering & Materials Science
Computational fluid dynamics Engineering & Materials Science
Turbomachine blades Engineering & Materials Science
Composite materials Engineering & Materials Science
Hemodynamics Engineering & Materials Science
Cooling Engineering & Materials Science
Gas turbines Engineering & Materials Science
Hydrodynamics Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2009 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
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Finite Element Analysis

Combustion chamber design for efficient heat transfer

Kasturia, K., Saha, A., Singhal, A., Satish Shenoy, B. & Kini, C. R., 01-01-2019, In : ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 14, 5, p. 1100-1103 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Combustion chambers
Heat transfer
Diesel engines

Flow analysis inside coated porous media

Ismail, A. K., Abdullah, M. Z., Jamaludin, A. R., Zubair, M. & Ibrahim, N. H., 01-01-2019, Advanced Structured Materials. Springer Verlag, p. 153-160 8 p. (Advanced Structured Materials; vol. 102).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Porous materials
Computational fluid dynamics
Coating techniques