“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”

The department of mechanical engineering, being one of the oldest departments in St Xavier's Catholic College of Engineering, and based on one of the oldest branches of Engineering, has to its credit some experienced and highly qualified faculty, who instill their best in their students. Most of our faculty have Ph.D, or have already applied for their Ph.D. Our faculty members are actively involved in major research projects, and they have presented their ideas and papers at major conferences etc. They are the driving force in implementing a very up to date and intensive curriculum to make the students think practically and creatively in their areas of interest

Teaching Faculty

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Dr. V. Christus Jeya Singh

Professor & Dean of Students Affairs

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: jeyasingh@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 161

Dr. V. Christus Jeya Singh graduated in Bachelor of Engineering in 1995 from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. He obtained his Masters Degree (M.E.) in Thermal Engineering from Madurai Kamarajar University in the year 1996. He has been awarded the Ph.D. by Anna University, Chennai. He has been the Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering at St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering since 1998. He has about twenty years of teaching experience in engineering institutions. His area of interest includes thermal engineering, energy technology, biomass gasification, etc,. He has guided several projects to the under graduate and post graduate students. He has published more than ten research articles in Journals and conferences, out of which six were published in reputed international journals. He has attended more than twenty seminar/workshop/faculty development program and organized three workshops. He is a member of many professional bodies including Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).

Dr. R. Edwin Raj

Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email:

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 405

R. Edwin Raj finished his B.E. (Mechanical) in 1993 and M.E. (Thermal) in 1995. His passion for teaching to inculcate basics keeps him in this profession for two decades now. He completed his Ph.D. degree from IIT Roorkee in 2008. Currently, guiding around dozen scholars in their pursuit for Ph.D. degree and also coordinating the research activities of SXCCE. He has 23 international publications in reputed international journals with good impact factors. His area of interest includes Energy Studies, Green Building and Material Sciences. He likes to kindle thinkers to consider their Creator, who cares for them. His motto is, “Life is precious, don’t spoil it; live life to its fullest, within the framework of our Maker”.

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Dr. S. Julyes Jaisingh

Associate Professor & Head

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: julyes@sxcce.edu.in , singh_pec@rediff.com

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 164

Dr. S. Julyes Jaisingh graduated in Mechanical Engineering, Post Graduated in Thermal Engineering and PhD in Composite Materials. He has more than seventeen years of teaching and research involvement in engineering institution. He has organised many conferences, technical seminars and symposium. He is an approved supervisor in Anna University to guide Doctoral level research works. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in St. Xavier's Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India. His area of interest is Composite Material, Renewable Energy, Nano Technology and Thermal Engineering

Mr. M. Antony Forster Raj

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: forster@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 167

Prof. M.Antony Forster obtained his B.E degree in Mechanical Engineering from RVS college of Engg, Dindigul, and M.E. degree in Industrial Engineering from Thiagarajar college of Engg,Madurai, both affliated to Madurai Kamaraj University,He is the reciepient of 3rd prize in the National Student's Design Competition. Currently he is doing his PhD in Anna University .His industrial career spans over 7 and odd years in leading Industries in the capacities of Engineer, Asst. Manager in India & Manager in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He has 17 and odd years of experience in teaching.which is inclusive of his experience in Institut Megatech,KualaLumpur, Malaysia and 2 other engg colleges in the vicinity of Nagercoil. He is teaching various courses related to Mechanical Engg and had organised many technical seminars and workshops. He also had been in the shoes of a placement officer for brief period of time. Currently he is the coordinator for ISHRAE student's chapter at St.Xavier's Engg College.

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Mr. J. Gnana Rajan

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email:

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

Mr. J. Gnana Rajan was graduated in Mechanical Engineering  and  Master degree in CAD/CAM from Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, India in the year 2011. He has more than twenty five years of teaching and research involvement in engineering institutions and he has taught various courses related to Mechanical Engineering.. He has organised many technical seminars and workshops. His area of interest is in composite materials.

Mr. V. T. Vijumon

Assistant Professor & COE

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: viyumon@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 165

Prof. V. T. Vijumon graduated in Bachelor of Engineering in 2002 from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. He obtained his Masters Degree (M.Tech.) in Advanced Manufacturing from SASTRA University, Tanjore in the year 2005.He is working as an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering since 2005.He has fourteen years of teaching and research involvement in engineering institutions. He has taught various courses related to Mechanical Engineering and experienced in software like Solidworks, AutoCAD, etc. He has organized many technical seminars and workshops.He is a member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).

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Dr. G. Antony Miraculas

Associate Professor & Asst. HOD

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

Mr. G. Antony Miraculas graduated in Bachelor of Engineering in 2000 from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. He obtained his Masters Degree (M.E.) in Thermal Engineering from Bharathiar University in the year 2001. He has been awarded the Ph.D. by Anna University, Chennai in the year 2015. He is working as an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering since 2006. He has about fourteen years of teaching experience in engineering. He is an approved supervisor of Anna University in the faculty of mechanical engineering. His area of interest includes renewable energy, biofuels, etc,. He is a member of  professional bodies such as Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE)  and Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).

Dr. T. M. Chenthil Jegan

Assistant Professor & Director of H&S

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: jegan@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 166

T. M. Chenthil Jegan was graduated in Automobile Engineering from Institute of Road and Transport Technology, Erode, India in the year 1997. He obtained his Master degree in CAD/CAM from RVS College of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul, India in the year 2005. He completed Ph.D in Metal matrix composites at Anna University, Chennai. He has sixteen years of teaching and research involvement in engineering institutions and 1 year of industrial experience. He has taught various courses related to Mechanical Engineering and experienced in software like Solidworks, AutoCAD, Minitab, etc. He has organised many technical seminars and workshops.

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Mr. P. Jose Aloysius

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: jose@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 163

Mr. P. Jose Aloysius was graduated in Mechanical Engineering  and Master degree in CAD/CAM. He has more than fifteen years of teaching and research involvement in engineering institutions and 2 years of industrial experience. He has taught various courses related to Mechanical Engineering and experienced in software like AutoCAD, Solidworks, Ansys, CFD, etc. He has organised many technical seminars and workshops.

Dr. Ajith J Kings

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: ajith@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 164

Mr. Ajith J Kings graduated in Mechanical Engineering and then received post graduation degree in CAD/CAM. He is involved in teaching and research for more than eleven years in engineering institutions and 2 years of industrial experience. Currently involved in developing alternative fuels from third generation algae feedstocks for biodiesel generation. He has good publications in international SCI journals and is a life time member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). He has taught various courses related to Mechanical Engineering, well versed in software packages such as ANSYS, IDEAS, Pro-E, AutoCAD, etc. and familiar with optimization techniques. He has organized technical seminars and workshops..

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Dr. M. Felix Xavier Muthu

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: felixxavier@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 167

Dr. M. Felix Xavier Muthu was graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 2002. He obtained his master degree in Manufacturing Engineering from National Engineering College, Kovilpatti in 2004. He obtained his Ph.D. in Welding Technology from Anna University, Chennai in the year 2015. He has more than thirteen years of teaching and research involvement in engineering institutions. He is an approved supervisor of Anna University in the faculty of Mechanical Engineering. His area of interest includes Welding Technology, Material Sciences and Mechanical Testing.

Mr. Y. Balto

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: balto@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 167

He received B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from Jeyamatha Engineering, affiliated to Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Thirunelveli and he earned M.E(Computer Integrated Manufacturing) in College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University and doing Ph.D (Energy Efficient Buildings) in St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering, which is one of the approved research centre of Anna University, Chennai. He was done master’s degree project work at IIT-M underthe research area of synthesis of nano particles and its characterization and the work was published in international level referred journal.He joined as Assistant Professor in St.Xavier’s catholic college of engineering during the year 2010.Before joining this institution, he gained seven years of teaching experience from various engineering intuitions in tamilnadu, India. He has guided more than 15 M.E students and many B.E. students for their Project Works. His major research work includes heat flux reduction in buildings, heat load estimations, developing novel thermal insulation materials and synthesis&characterization of nano materials. His areas of interest are energy efficient buildings, heat transfer, nano&composite materials, finite element analysis and advances in manufacturing engineering.

Being Tamil as his mother tongue, he is proficient in English and Malayalam languages. His hobbies are reading books, and delivering motivational talks to students.

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Dr. J. Jebeen Moses

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: jebeen@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Exn. 165

Mr. J. Jebeen Moses was graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Master degree in CAD/CAM. He obtained Ph.D in Metal matrix composites at Anna University, Chennai. He has sixteen years of teaching and research involvement in engineering institutions. He has taught various courses related to Mechanical Engineering and experienced in software like Solidworks, AutoCAD, etc. He has organised many technical seminars and workshops.

Mr. M. Gerald Arul Selvan

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 162

Mr. M. Gerald Arul Selvan was graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Post graduated in Manufacturing Engineering. He is pursuing Ph.D in Anna University, Chennai. He has published research papers in reputed journals. He has been in the teaching profession for the past 8 years. Currently , he is working as Assistant Professor in St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. His area of interest is Composite materials.

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Mr. M. L. Ajin

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: ajin@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 116

Mr. M. L. Ajin was graduated in Mechanical Engineering, Post graduated in Engineering Design and doing Ph.D in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning System. He has been in the teaching profession for the past seven years. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in St. Xavier's Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India. His area of interest is CAD and Renewable Energy, Waste Management System. He is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (U.K).

Mr. T. Darwin

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 116

Mr. T. Darwin was graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Master degree in Manufacturing Engineering. He has five years of teaching and research involvement in Engineering Institution. He has taught various courses related to Mechanical Engineering. He has organized many technical seminars and workshops. His area of interest is Dynamic analysis of Machines. Also he is acting as a Department placement Co-ordinator.

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Mr. M. M. Anwar Rajesh

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 167

Mr. M. M. Anwar Rajesh was graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Post graduated in Manufacturing Engineering. He has been in the teaching profession for the past 12 years. Currently , he is working as Assistant Professor in St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. His area of interest is Composite materials.

Mr. M. Anto Xavier Roche

Assistant Professor/Placement Officer

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 302

Mr. M. Anto Xavier Roche was graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Post graduated in Manufacturing Engineering. He has been in the teaching profession for the past ten years. Currently , he is working as Assistant Professor in St.Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. He has taught various courses related to Mechanical Engineering and experienced in software like Solidworks, AutoCAD, etc. He has organised many technical seminars and workshops.

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Mr. D. X. Tittu George

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: georgetittu@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 116

He has graduated with honours in Mechanical Engineering in the year 2012 from Udaya School of Engineering, Kanyakumari which is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. He has received master’s degree in Energy Engineering with honours in the year 2014 from St.Xavier’s Catholic college of engineering, which is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. He has joined St.Xavier’s Catholic college of engineering in the year 2015 and has a teaching experience of about 4 years. He is currently doing research in the area of Solar-Wind energy and Grid integration.

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Dr. Ananth RajKumar

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: ananth@sxcce.edu.in

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560 , Extn. 163

Dr. Ananth Rajkumar finished his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Karunya Institute of Technology. He was awarded with the ‘European Masters in Material Science’ on 2011, by the European universities, University of Aveiro, Portugal, University of Aalborg, Denmark and University of Hambury, Germany. He was granted a position as a researcher in University of Aveiro for a year (2011-2012). In 2017, he was awarded with the doctoral degree in Engineering Design and Advanced Manufacturing - The Leaders for Technical Industries, by the MIT-Portugal Program, University of Minho, Portugal. He has more than six years of research experience, accounting both industrial and academic projects. He has organized international conferences and seminars. He holds scientific papers from reputed international journals and attended many international conferences and workshops. His area of interest includes Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Plastic Profile Extrusion, and Mechanical properties of Materials, Renewable Energy and Composite Materials.

Teaching Assistant

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Mr. A. Sirul Raj

Skilled Assistant

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

Mr. A. Sirul Raj have Completed I.T.I in Mechanical in 1983 from Jaya Matha Institute of Technology, Trivandrum. He has graduated in Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 under Tamilnadu Technical board, Chennai. He has completed two years of Apprentice training in 2000 from ISRO Mahendragiri. He have four years of Industrial experience. Currently he is working as Skilled Assistant in St. Xavier's Catholic College of Engineering, Chunkankadai.

Mr. N. Jeya Prakash

Skilled Assistant

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

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Mrs. C. Kalaiselvi

Driving Instructor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

Mr. D. T. Rose Robin

Skilled Assistant

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

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Mr. O. Jaya Singh David

Skilled Assistant

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

Mr. J. Amal Raj

Skilled Assistant/Driving Instructor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

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Mr. S. Jehan

Skilled Assistant/Driving Instructor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

Mr. Albert Sundar Singh

Attender

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact No.:- +91 4652 232560

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