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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    Research Output

    Finite element analysis of immature teeth filled with MTA, Biodentine and Bioaggregate

    Eram, A., Zuber, M., Keni, L. G., Kalburgi, S., Naik, R., Bhandary, S., Amin, S. & Badruddin, I. A., 07-2020, In : Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 190, 105356.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Manhattan distance based Voronoi partitioning for efficient multi-robot coverage

    Nair, V. G. & Guruprasad, K. R., 01-01-2020, Control Instrumentation Systems - Proceedings of CISCON 2018. Shreesha, C. & Gudi, R. D. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 81-90 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 581).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution