Design Division

Welcome to Design Division

Welcome to the Engineering Design, Robotics, and Automation Division within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIITDM Kancheepuram. Our division brings together visionary researchers, aspiring engineers, and technology enthusiasts to converge to shape the future of engineering design and redefine the boundaries of robotics and automation. Spanning a spectrum of research areas, we offer a glimpse into the exciting possibilities that emerge when form meets function and intelligence meets precision.

Innovative Design Concepts and Methodologies: Delve into the art and science of engineering design, where imagination and problem-solving collide. Explore the realm of conceptualization, prototyping, and design optimization, and witness how our researchers transform ideas into tangible, impactful solutions that address real-world challenges.

Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Techniques: Embark on a journey to explore novel materials and advanced manufacturing methods that drive innovation in engineering design. From 3D printing to smart materials, our division is at the forefront of revolutionizing how we create and fabricate components, structures, and systems.

Human-Centred Robotics and Automation: Witness the fusion of technology and humanity as we delve into the realm of human-centred robotics and automation. Discover how our researchers design robots that collaborate seamlessly with humans, enhancing productivity, safety, and quality of life across industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, and beyond.

Intelligent Control Systems: Experience the power of intelligence in control systems as we delve into automation algorithms, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Uncover how these technologies enable machines to adapt, learn, and make informed decisions, propelling us into an era of autonomous and efficient systems.

Mechatronics and Sensing Technologies: Immerse yourself in the interdisciplinary field of mechatronics, where mechanics, electronics, and computing converge. Explore the integration of sensors, actuators, and control systems, and witness how these synergies bring about innovations in robotics, automation, and beyond.

Human-Machine Interaction and Interface Design: Enter a world where humans and machines communicate seamlessly. Discover how our division pioneers research in interface design, haptic feedback, and augmented reality, creating intuitive interactions that bridge the gap between users and complex technological systems.

Advanced Material Characterization: Embark on a journey of discovery as we delve deep into the properties and behaviour of composite materials. From understanding mechanical strengths to investigating thermal and electrical properties, our researchers push the boundaries of knowledge to unlock the full potential of these versatile materials.


Novel Composite Manufacturing Techniques: Witness innovation in action as we explore cutting-edge manufacturing methods that bring composite materials to life. Dive into the realm of additive manufacturing, resin infusion, and advanced moulding techniques, and witness how these processes enable the creation of complex, high-performance structures.

Bio-inspired Composites: Nature’s design prowess serves as an inspiration for our research in bio-inspired composites. Discover how biomimicry drives the creation of lightweight, strong, and adaptable materials, taking cues from nature’s efficiency and elegance to engineer solutions that revolutionize industries.

Multifunctional Composite Systems: Immerse yourself in the interdisciplinary frontier of multifunctional composites, where materials seamlessly integrate mechanical, thermal, electrical, and even biological functionalities. Explore how these composite systems open doors to innovative applications in aerospace, healthcare, energy, and beyond.

Composite Structural Design and Analysis: Witness the marriage of form and function as we explore the principles of structural design and analysis in composite materials. Discover how our researchers optimize the design of composite structures, ensuring safety, efficiency, and performance in applications ranging from automotive engineering to architectural marvels.

Sustainable Composites: Join us in our commitment to sustainability as we explore eco-friendly alternatives and recyclable composite materials. Discover how our research initiatives are reshaping the composite landscape to reduce environmental impact and create a more sustainable future.