Dr. S. Vinodh
Email: vinodh@nitt.edu



Course Institution University Year of Completion
Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore Anna University, Chennai February 2009
M.E (Production Engineering) PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore Anna University, Chennai June 2006
B.E (Mechanical Engineering) Government College of Technology, Coimbatore Bharathiar University, Coimbatore May 2004


Areas of teaching and Research interest

  1. Agile Manufacturing
  2. Lean Production
  3. Sustainable Manufacturing
  4. Lean Six Sigma 
  5. Multi-Criteria Decision Making
  6. Rapid Manufacturing
  7. Product Design and Development
  8. Industry 4.0 
  9. Smart Manufacturing
  10. Digital Manufacturing 

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Production Engineering, NIT, Tiruchirappalli, March 2018 till date.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Production Engineering, NIT, Tiruchirappalli, November 2008 to March 2018.
  • AICTE-NDF Research Scholar, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, August 2006 to November 2008.

Awards and Honours

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PhD Guidance

Awarded : 5         

Sponsored Projects

1.  Title of the Project: Development of a model for ensuring sustainable product design in automotive organizations

                Amount Sanctioned: Rs 11.9 Lakhs


                Funding agency: DST, New Delhi


            2.  Title of the Project: Decision Support System for measuring agile characteristics

                Amount Sanctioned: Rs 7.5 Lakhs

                Duration: 2010-2013

                Funding agency: CSIR, New Delhi


3. Title of the Project: Exploration of lean tools/techniques enabling sustainability in automotive organizations

               Amount Sanctioned:Rs15.42 Lakhs

               Duration: 2014-17

               Funding agency: Science and Engineering Research Board, New Delhi

Selective Research Publications

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Laboratory Incharge

Rapid Manufacturing Lab

International Journal Reviews

  • International Journal of Production Research
  • International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Clean Technologies & Environmental Policy
  • International Journal of Lean Six Sigma
  • Benchmarking: An International Journal
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Computers & Industrial Engineering
  • International Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management
  • Total Quality Management & Business Excellence
  • International Journal of Sustainable Engineering


GIAN Courses conducted

GIAN course on Fundamentals and Advanced Concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma during July 25-30, 2016 with Prof.Jiju Antony, Heriot-Watt University, UK.



  1. AICTE-QIP Sponsored Short Term Course on Lean and Agile Manufacturing during December 7-11, 2009.
  2. AICTE-QIP Sponsored Short Term Course on Theory and Practice of Lean and Agile Systems during July 12-16, 2010.
  3. TEQIP Sponsored Short Term course on Additive Manufacturing and Rapid Product Development Technologies during December 26-31, 2016



1.         Workshop on Innovative Product Design and Rapid Manufacturing Strategies during April 12-13, 2012.

2.         Workshop on Rapid Prototyping and Tooling Techniques during March 8-9, 2013.

3.         TEQIP sponsored Workshop on Sustainable Manufacturing during July  18-19, 2013.

4.         Workshop on Agile Manufacturing during March  28-29, 2014

5.         Short Term Course on Responsive and Sustainable Product Development Strategies during  March 27-28, 2015.

6.         National Workshop on “Rapid Manufacturing & 3D Printing” funded by SERB, New Delhi during April 22-23, 2016


Contact Address

Dr. S. Vinodh
Associate Professor
Department of Production Engineering
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli
Tiruchirappalli - 620015
Tamil Nadu, India.

Landline: 0431-2503520

Phone: +91- 9952709119

Email: vinodh_sekar82@yahoo.com
Fax: +91-431-2500133