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Dr. KVN Surendra
Assistant Professor
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Educational Qualification Details:

  • Ph.D.   (IISc Bangalore, Aug 2011 - Dec 2015)
  • M.E.    (IISc Bangalore, Aug 2008 - Jun 2010)
  • B.Tech (JNTU Kakinada, Sep 2004 - Apr 2008)


Work Experience:

  • Assistant Professor (on contractual basis) (IIT Palakkad, Jul 2017 - till now)
  • Assistant Professor (BITS Hyderabad, Dec 2015 - Jul 2017)
  • EEDP Engineer (GE - Energy, Bangalore, Jun 2010 - Jun 2011)



Conference presentations:

  • KVN Surendra & Aditya Pratap Singh, July 2017. Stress intensity factor of spinning center-cracked Brazilian disk, Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM)-2017, MNIT Allahabad.
  • Rohit Kumar & KVN Surendra, July 2018. Finite element stress analysis of simplified 2-D model of automobile wheel, NAFEMS India Regional Conference on Engineering Modelling, Analysis, Simulation and 3D-Printing, Bengaluru.

July-Nov 2019 semester:

  • ME3522: Introduction to Finite Element Methods (GCE)
  • ME5501: Finite Element Methods (PME)
  • ME4170: Mechanical Engg. Lab - III (PMP)
  • ME1130: Engineering Drawing (BEP)
  • ME1120: Workshop Practice I (BEP)

Jan-Apr 2019 semester:

  • ME3025: Mechanical Vibrations (PMT)
  • ME4501: Computer Aided Design (PME)
  • ME5501: Finite Element Methods (PME as Contact course)

July-Nov 2018 semester:

  • ME5001: Fracture Mechanics (PME)
  • ME1130: Engineering Drawing (BEP)
  • ME3170: Mechanical Engg. Lab - I (PMP)
  • ME4170: Mechanical Engg. Lab - III (PMP)

Jan-Apr 2018 semester:

  • ME3025: Mechanical Vibrations (PMT)
  • ME3522: Finite Element Methods (GCE)
  • ME2070: Applied Mechanics Lab (PMP)

July-Nov 2017 semester:

  • ME3050: Design of Machine Elements (PMT)
  • ME3060: Mechanical Engg. Lab - I (PMP)


[In previous institute, BITS Hyderabad]

Jan-May 2017 semester:

  • DEG514: Fracture Mechanics (Elective)
  • MEG611: Computer Aided Analysis & Design (Master students' Core)

Aug-Dec 2016 semester:

  • MEG641: Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity (Master students' core)
  • BITSF110: Engineering Graphics (First year common core course)
  • QMZG515 & MMZG515: Quantitative Methods (WILP course)

Jan-May 2016 semester:

  • DEG514: Fracture Mechanics (Elective)
  • EDETZC431: Mechanical Engineering Design-II (WILP course)
Research Group

M.S. Student:

  • Mr. Bijit Kalita

Ph.D. Student:

  • Mr. Mohammed Shafeeque K.K.

B.Tech Students:

  • Mr. Shubham
  • Mr. Naga Srihari
  • Mr. Prakhar Agrawal (passed out in 2019)
  • Mr. Monarch Mech (passed out in 2019)
  • Mr. Rohit Kumar (passed out in 2019)
Research Area
Fracture Mechanics
Additional Information

Recent Publications

Bijit Kalita and KVN Surendra
International Journal of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering 13 (5) 377-382 (2019)
Rohit Kumar and KVN Surendra
NAFEMS India Regional Conference on Engineering Modelling, Analysis, Simulation and 3D-Printing (2018)
KVN Surendra & Aditya Pratap Singh
Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM) (2017)