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
Composite materials Engineering & Materials Science
Turbomachine blades Engineering & Materials Science
Computational fluid dynamics Engineering & Materials Science
Hydrodynamics Medicine & Life Sciences
Journal bearings Engineering & Materials Science
Gas turbines Engineering & Materials Science
Cooling Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2009 2018

Application of finite element analysis on balloon expandable coronary stents: A review

Bekal, C., Yamada, H., Shetty, R. & Shenoy, S., 01-01-2018, In : International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE). 7, 3, p. 1640-1647 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Finite Element Analysis
Finite element method

A practical approach in porous medium combustion for domestic application: A review

Ismail, A. K., Ibrahim, N. H., Shamsuddin, K. A., Abdullah, M. Z. & Zubair, M., 01-06-2018, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 370, 1, 012004.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Porous materials
Compressed air
Fuel burners
Industrial applications
Hip Joint
Joint prostheses
Biomechanical Phenomena
Biocompatible Materials

Press / Media

Team Manipal Racing win accolades at national event

Anand Pai


1 item of media coverage

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7-year-old boy from Andaman operated for heart deformity

Vishnu G Nair


3 items of media coverage

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Sports helps develop leadership qualities: Karnataka State Cricket Association treasurer

Dayananda K Pai


2 items of media coverage

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