Dr.-Ing. M. Duraiselvam


  • Ph.D (Dr.-Ing) - Completed Ph.D in 2006 from Technical University of Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany.
  • M.B.A. - Completed Master of Business Administration in Operations Management in 2001 from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India.
  • M.E. - Completed Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology in 1998 from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India.
  • B.E. - Completed Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering in 1996 from Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India.


Total Years of Teaching Experience: 19 Years (since 23.07.1999)

Areas of Specialisation

  • Laser surface engineering and Tribology
  • Laser micromachining


Professional/Research Interests

  • Laser cladding
  • Liquid impact erosion
  • Synthesis of nano composites
  • Process optimization

Courses Taught

  • Operations Research
  • Behavioural Science and Industrial Management
  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing Planning and Control
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Non-traditional Manufacturing Processes
  • Manufacturing of Product from non-metallic materials
  • Tribology
  • Lasers in manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials Processing


Honors and awards

International collaborations/Visits

  • EMPA, Materials Science and Technology Division, Thun, Switzerland- Liquid Impact Erosion studies - 20-24 June 2005.
  • Laboratoire de Combustion et de Détonique, ENSMA, Futuroscope, FRANCE - Laser Shock Loading - 26.11.2007 to 22.12.2007.

Projects / Consultancy

Membership in Professional Societies

Short-term courses organized

Continuing education

Invited talks

Conference chair / Technical committee / Member

Journal Reviews


Contact details

Dr.-Ing. M. Duraiselvam
Department of Production Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Tiruchirappalli- 620 015
Tamilnadu, India
Ph: +91-431-2503509
Fax: +91-431-2500133
Email: durai@nitt.edu