|Name||Dr. L. Antony Michaelraj Ph.D|
|Designation||Professor & Head of the Department|
|About||Dr. Antony Michael Raj, the Professor and Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering and Vice-Principal (Academic), obtained his B. E. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering, Karaikudi. He is a Ph.D in Industrial Engineering from the faculty of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Anna University, M. S. in Manufacturing Systems Integration at University of Science, Malaysia. He also has a P.G. Diploma in Operations Research. His experiences are: 2.5 years in manufacturing and service industries, and over 24 years in teaching in India and abroad, which include over 10 years in research and academic administration. For 5 years he has served for Linton Institute of Technology, Malaysia for the programs offered by Nottingham Trent University, UK, as a faculty member as well as Course Leader for Mechanical Engineering.
His areas of research include, Additive Manufacturing, Production Systems Optimization, Manufacturing System Integration, Machining, Composite Materials and Supply Chain Optimization. He has more than 15 research publications in International Journals with high impact factors and in various conferences in India and abroad. He has supervised and produced a Ph D and is guiding two more scholars. He is a recognised research supervisor of Anna University and many private Universities. He is a reviewer of Computers and Industrial Engineering, an International Journal and the International Journal of Enterprise Network Management. He is Fellow of IEI, Life member of ISTE, Faculty Advisor of SAE and Senior Professional member of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering.