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Dr. Balaji B

Dr. Balaji B

  • Assistant Professor
    Institute of Engineering & Technology
  • Department

    Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Contact Details:

    Email :

    Contact Number :05662250909

  • Experience

    4 years of Industrial experience and 5 years of academic experience.

  • Qualifications

    • 2022 – PhD, Shiv Nadar (Institution of Eminence Deemed to be university), Delhi NCR.
    • 2009 – M.E, PSG College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore.
    • 2005 – B.E, V.L.B.Janakiammal College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore.
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ CompletedNIL


  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed 8

    Working -

  • Balaji B, R. Gupta Burela, and G. Ponniah, “Part dynamics in the intermediate regime of a linear vibratory feeder,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, pp. 1–7, 2022, doi: 10.1177/09544089211072988.
  • Balaji B, R. Gupta Burela, and G. Ponniah, “Dynamics of part motion on a linear vibratory feeder,” Proc Inst Mech Eng C J Mech Eng Sci, vol. 236, no. 2, pp. 886–893, 2022, doi: 10.1177/09544062211012711.
  • Balaji B, G. Ponniah, and R. G. Burela, “Realizing the impact and compressive strengths of an arrowhead auxetic structure inspired by topology optimization,” Int J Adv Eng Sci Appl Math, vol. 12, no. 3–4, pp. 211–217, Dec. 2021, doi: 10.1007/s12572-021-00286-w.

Conference presented

  • Balaji B, R. Gupta, and G. Ponniah, “Balanced feeder design: An alternative to vibratory bowl feeders,” AIP Conf Proc, vol. 2408, no. 1, pp. 20011 1–5, 2021, doi:
  • Balaji B, R. Gupta Burela, and G. Ponniah, “Mass production of re-entrant cubic auxetic structure,” IOP Conf Ser Mater Sci Eng, vol. 1070, no. 1, p. 012128, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.1088/1757-899X/1070/1/012128.

Workshops Attended

  • Short course on “Pragmatic Optimization for Practical Problem Solving”, Greater Noida Educational Center- IIT Roorkee, Greater Noida, 12th to 14th Nov 2019.
  • Workshop on “Computational intelligence and its applications”, Greater Noida Educational Center- IIT Roorkee, Greater Noida, 15th Nov 2019.
  • Global Initiative of academic networks (GIAN) course on “Smart manufacturing 1.0 – course code: 176020L02” organised by the department of manufacturing engineering, CEG Campus, Anna University, Chennai, 12th to 16th Mar 2018.
  • One day National Workshop on “Model-based Design and Control of Mechatronic and Robotic Systems” organized by the School of Mechanical and Building Sciences, VIT University Chennai on 15th Oct 2016.
  • TEQIP-II Sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Internet of Things (loT) for Emerging Engineering Applications”, Department of information technology Coimbatore, 28 to 30th July 2016.


Academic Experience

  • Sep 2022 to till date: Assistant Professor, Dept of Mechanical Engg, Institute of Engineering and Technology, GLA University, Mathura.
  • May 2016 to May 2017: Assistant Professor, Dept of Mechanical Engg, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore.
  • Feb 2012 to Apr 2016: Assistant Professor, Dept of Production Engg, Sathyabama University, Chennai.

Industrial Experience

  • Dec 2009 to Feb 2012: Systems Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., India.
  • Nov 2005 to Aug 2007: Assistant Mechanical Engineer, India.

Key Skills

  •   Assist students in utilising the FFF 3D printer and creating functional parts
  • Industrial process automation consultant
  •   NBA Criteria II
  •   Support mini projects to develop the knowledge of students
  •   Automation aids: PLC, PAC, NI myRIO, FluidSIM, Arduino, Raspberry Pi and NVIDIA Jetson Nano.
  • Programming and others: LabVIEW, Mathematica, Python, Origin Pro, SolidWorks and Ansys.

Area of interest:

Industrial process automation, Mechatronics, Low-cost automation and Farm monitoring.

Consultancy Work:

Development of a low-cost automation system to lift paint barrels - Berger Nippon Paint Automotive coating private limited (BPNA), Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh (2022).

Projects completed:

  • Throughput enhancement of a singularising unit through closed-loop nesting control. (Funded by Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida), 2022.
  • Design and development of an impact test setup to test the impact absorption characteristics of auxetic structures using National Instruments USB 6008 DAQ, 2020.
  • Development of a part feeding system to handle asymmetric components. (Funded by the Department of Science and Technology - India), 2009.
  • Adaptive cruise control system (ACC) in an automobile, 2005.

Projects guided:

  • Design and fabrication of a weight-based potato sorting machine.
  • NOx Reduction in IC engines using Pressure Swing Absorption.
  • Design and fabrication of magnetic gear assembly.

Mini projects guided:

  • Automated brake liner inspection system using NI LabVIEW.
  • Automated irrigation using Humidity sensors.
  • Redesign of milling fixtures to reduce the production of defective components.
  • Obstacle avoiding and target identifying robot.
  • Concept smart elevator.