Dr. K.R. Balasubramanian


Email : krbala@nitt.edu

Ph.No: 0431-2503419         

Mobile: +91-94435 61873

Educational Qualification

Degree Discipline University


Modelling and simulation of Laser Welding

National Institute of Technology, Trichy


Design & Production of Thermal Power Equipment

Regional Engineering College, Trichy


Mechanical Engineering

Shanmugha College of Engineering, Thanjavur


Details of PG / Ph.D. thesis

Degree Title of thesis


Investigations on Process Parameters, Modelling and Weld Characterization for Laser Joining of Thin Section Stainless Steel


Professional experience

Organisation Designation From To

National Institute of Technology, Trichy. -620015

Assistant Professor / Teaching & Research



Kings College of Engineering, Punalkulam, Pudukkottai – 613303

Lecturer / Teaching

June 2005


April 2006

Sudharsan College of Engineering, Pudukkottai – 622501

Lecturer / Teaching

Jan 2003

June 2005

Regional Engineering College, Trichy. -620015

Research Assistant / Teaching

Sep 2000

Aug 2001


Area of specialization

  • Design & Production of Thermal Power Equipment


Subject of Interest

  • Design & Production of Thermal Power Equipment

  • Fluid Mechanics

  • Industrial Safety Engineering

  • Human Factors Engineering

  • Design of Experiments

  • Renewable Energy


Professional affiliation

Organisation Year Grade of membership

The Institution of Engineers (India)

2009 onwards


The Indian Society for Technical Education

2005 onwards

Life Member

Indian Welding Society

2005 onwards

Life Member




Reviewer in International Journals

  • Editorial Review Board member for International Journal of Surface Engineering

    and Interdisciplinary Materials Science [IJSEIMS]

  • Reviewer of International Journal of Advanced manufacturing Technology [IJAMT]

  • Reviewer of Alexandria Engineering Journal, Elsevier


Research Guidance 


Sponsored Projects


Guest Lecture Delivered


Short Term Courses Organised And Attended


Administrative Experience


Visit to the Industries


Awards and achievements:

  • NITT Achiever award for Research publications during the year 2016-17.


Contact Address



Dr. K.R. Balasubramanian
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Tiruchirappalli 620 015
Phone: 0431-2503419 (Office)
Mobile: 94435 61873
Fax: +91-431-2500133


7/11, NIT Staff Quarters
REC Post,
NIT - Tiruchirappalli 620 015