Department of Aerospace Engineering

Aviation field in India and abroad is growing at a fast pace. Study of Aerospace Engineering has garnered a distinct place for itself in the last few years. It has consistently been catching the fancy of engineering aspirants who wish to give wings to their dreams. In Karpagam Academy of Higher Education (KAHE), we are well-equipped to meet the challenges of this demanding branch of engineering with the best faculty and facilities. With our expert training, we are confident that our students will soar high in their careers and prove to be competent rocket scientists.

  1. Under Graduate Programme
    • B. Tech. Aerospace Engineering
Name Qualification Designation Email ID
Mr.R.Suresh Balaji M.E. Assistant Professor
Mr.J.Arun Prakash M.E., (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor
Ms.P.Jeyapratha M.E., (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor
Mr.B.Akilan M.E., (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor
Mr.C.Nithiyapathi M.E., (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor


The Department of Aerospace Engineering has devoted laboratories with well sufficient equipment for teaching and learning. Laboratories provide an environment for students to reinforce their understanding of the fundamental principles of Aero and Mechanical Engineering and apply their knowledge through hands-on learning using current technologies. The following are the laboratories in this department.

  1. Aerodynamics Lab
  2. Aircraft Structures Lab I & II
  3. Propulsion Lab
  4. Aircraft Systems Lab
  5. Aeromodelling Lab

Department Library

  • The Department Library has a total of 76+ books in various streams of Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering.
  • Project reports submitted by final year students are stacked in the department library for student’s reference.

Paper publications by the Faculty Members

Best Five Papers Faculty wise:

Mr. ArunPrakash.J

  1. J Arun Prakash, P Shanmughasundaram, (2019), “A Study on The Effects of Heat Treatment on The Mechanical Properties of Aluminium Alloy (Adc 12) Reinforced with Iron Oxide (Fe2o3), International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD)
  2. A Prakash J, P Shanmughasundaram, (2017), “Mechanical and tribological behaviour of aluminium metal matrix composites – an expatiate review, Journal of Mines, Metals & Fuels 1 (Special Issue 2017), 69-81.
  3. Arun Prakash J, Abishek Agarwal S, Sathish Kumar R, Vishnu V, (2016), “Fabrication and Experimental Studies on Hybrid Propeller Engine”, Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences 10 ((6)), 67-71.
  4. A Prakash. J (2016), “Wear Behaviour of Al-Chicken Bone Ash Metal Matrix Composites”Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences 10 ((6)), 11-15
  5. J Arun Prakash, Sweta S Radhakrishnan, N Ramavijay, S Vishnupriya (2014), “Experimental Investigation of Stepped Aerofoil Using Propeller Test Rig” International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology (IJRET)

Mr. Nithiyapathi.C

  1. Nithiyapathi, B.Akilan (2019), “Control of Boundary Layer Build-Up in An Impeller” International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development.
  2. Dharmalingam, P.Marimuthu, K Raja, C Nithyapathi, B Babu, M Siva (2014), “Experimental investigation on electrochemical micro machining of Al-10% wtSiCp based on Taguchi design of experiments” Int. Journal Review of Mechanical Engineering 8 (1), 80-88.
  3. Subash, C.Nithyapathi, Dhivya Manikandan (2014), “Aerodynamic Optimization of Wind Turbine Blade by Employment of Slot to Counteract the Effect of Drag” International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering.
  4. C.Nithyapathi (2013), Hydrogen as an alternative fuel for commercial airplane, Volume-II, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology.

Mr. Suresh Balaji.R

  1. Suresh Balaji and Sownthar Raj K, (2019), “A Method and Device for Anti-Hijacking System for Aircraft Using Anesthesia” International Journal of Current Advanced Research, Vol-8, Issue-6, Pages: 19241-19247, Publisher:journalijcar.
  2. Suresh Balaji (2018), “Evaluation and Delineations of Multi Segment Variable Camber Fixed Wing for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, Fluid Mechanics: Open Access 5 (Issue 1)
  3. Suresh Balaji, R., Akilan, B. and Abishek Agarwal (2017), “Experimental Analysis and Then Optimization of Machining Inconel 600 Alloy In Spark Machining” Asian Journal of Science and Technology 8 (12), 6928-6941.
  4. AAS Suresh Balaji.R, N.VivekMasthiraj, (2016), “Launch System for CUBESAT STRaND-I Satellite Prototype Development” International Journal of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering.
  5. Bairavi, Mr.Sureshbalaji, (2016) “Design and Stress Analysis of Aircraft Wing Rib With Various Cut Outs” – Indian Journal of Applied Research 6 (4).

Training / Workshop

  1. Organized Two-day workshop on advance designing in association with CAD Solutions, Coimbatore on February 14, 2019 and February 15, 2019.
  2. Workshop on gesture controlled MAV and Mind Controlled MAV has organized in association with BAROLA Technologies, Chennai on February 02, 2018.
  3. One day workshop on ANSYS is organized by Coimbatore CAD solutions on January 31, 2018.
  4. One day Workshop on CFD (Advanced) in association with CAD Solutions, Coimbatore is conducted on August 20, 2016.
  5. One day Workshop on CFD (Basics) in association with CAD Solutions, Coimbatore is conducted on August 18, 2016.


  1. National Seminar on “Recent Advancements in Composite Technology and its Structural applications’’ organized on October 25, 2018.
  2. DRONITY 1.0 – Interactive Seminar on “Drone Industry and its Future” is organized in association with Xfliege Pvt. Ltd. on December 21, 2017.
  3. One day 3D Printing Workshop has conducted by Think3D, Coimbatore on September 22, 2017.
  4. One day hands on Training Workshop in CATIA, organized in association with CAD solutions, Coimbatore on February 04, 2017.
  5. One day seminar on CAD is organized by Sky jet Technologies, Coimbatore on June 30, 2016.

Guest Lecture

  1. D. Tamilvendan, Assistant Professor of Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, delivered his special lecture on: Buckling of Thin Plates” on September 30, 2019.
  2. Harish B Vagadia, Director – M M Engineering, Coimbatore, Guest Lecture on – “Igniting Entrepreneurship skill Development”
  3. T. Venkatesh, Assistant Professor of Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Park college of Engineering and Technology, delivered his Special Lecture on “Astro Physics to Aerodynamics” on February 13, 2018.
  4. Guest lecture on “HELICOPTER THEORY” is delivered by Mr. R.Veeramanikandan, Assistant Professor, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology on January 31, 2017.
  5. Special Lecture on “Quality System in Aerospace Component Manufacturing Industry” is delivered by Shri. T.Shanmugavel, Coordinator – IQAC, KAHE on October 05, 2016.
  6. Guest lecture on Software exposure in Design field is delivered by Mr.Umar Farooq, CAD Solutions, Coimbatore, on September 26, 2016.
  7. Guest Lecture on Composite Materials and Structures is delivered by Dr.P.Sivakumar, Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Amrita University, Coimbatore on August 29, 2016.
  8. Guest Lecture about Opportunities in aviation field is conducted by Mr. Suresh Barola, Barola Technologies, Chennai on August 24, 2016.
  9. Guest Lecture on “Application of Thermodynamics and Heat transfer” is delivered by Reynold Thomas, Associate Professor, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology, Coimbatore on July 25, 2016.
  10. Lecture on Hybrid rocket Propulsion is delivered by Dr.P.N.Kadiresh, Professor, B.S.Abdul Rahman University, Chennai on December 28, 2015.
  11. Lecture on Flight Management System on UAV is delivered by Mr.Sridhar Eswaran, Director, Jeynav Technologies, Bangalore on December 21, 2015.
  12. Lecture titled on “Application of Non Destructive Test in components of Aircraft” is delivered by Mr.Kanaka Sabapathi, Technical Trainee, Metal Testing Lab, Chennai on December 18, 2015.

Career Guidance

  1. Demo about Technical Publication Mr. Adithya, HR and Training Department, P3 Academy, Bangalore on November 26, 2016.
  2. Job Opportunities for Engineers in Aviation Sector by Mr. Senthil Kumar. S, Planning Engineer, Jet Airways, Mumbai on February 13, 2016.
  3. SEDS student Chapter is inaugurated by Dr.A.P.Haran, Prof & Head Department of Aeronautical Engineering, PCET, on October 21, 2016.
  4. Awareness Programme on CATIA is conducted by Mr. Lawrence, CFD Engineer, A+ CAD, Coimbatore on June 25, 2016.
  5. Dineshkumar, Business Development officer, IDP Education India Pvt, Ltd. Coimbatore delivered his guidance programme on “Overseas Education” on June 23, 2016.
  6. Application of CAD in Aviation Industry is delivered by Mr.C.Ramasamy & Mr.S.Kavaskar, Technical Director, A + CAD Center, Coimbatore on December 18, 2015.

Extension Activities

  1. Students of Aerospace Engineering have built nest for the birds inside the KAHE campus as a part of student activity is conducted on February 27, 2019.
  2. Outreach Awareness Programme on Air Pollution Awareness Programme – Distribution of Facemask among public is conducted on January 08, 2019.
  3. Extension Activity at Government High School, Mavuthampathi and K.G.Chavadi conducted on July 26, 2016.
  4. Kalam’s Day is celebrated on July 27, 2016.
  5. Awareness programme on Aeromodelling conducted on March 22, 2016 at Government Higher Secondary School, Kolathupalayam, Coimbatore.
  6. Awareness programme on Aeromodelling conducted on March 22, 2016 at Government Higher Secondary School, Sundakkamuthur, Coimbatore.
  7. Health Awareness Programme at Othakkalmandabam conducted on December 04, 2016.
  8. Health Awareness Programme at Nachipalayam conducted on October 20, 2016.
  9. Health Awareness Programme at Malumichampatti conducted on October 04, 2015.
  10. Health Awareness Programme at Arisipalayam conducted on July 29, 2015.
  11. Awareness Programme on Health and Blood Donation at Karpagam Medical Hospital on September 29, 2015.