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Profile of Mrs. Meenakshi Devi Parre

Mrs. Meenakshi Devi Parre
Assistant Professor
Education : M.Tech (IIT Hyderabad)
Department : Mechanical Engineering
Email : pmeenakshidevi@rguktrkv.ac.in


2009 to 2011

Master of Technology in Manufacturing Engineering                              

IIT, Hyderabad.

2002 to 2006

Bachelor of Technology                                                                             

GMRIT, Rajam affiliated to JNTU Hyderabad.

2000 to 2002


1999 to 2000  

Intermediate Education                                                                              

Siddhartha Junior College

SSC, Apollo EMS, Nandigama                                                                   

  • Academic excellence award during M.Tech I year at Indian Institute of technology, Hyderabad.
  • Academic excellence award during M.Tech II year at Indian Institute of technology, Hyderabad.
  • Golden feather in crown award for professional excellence at ITL.
  • Best project award during B.Tech at GMRIT, Rajam.

Work Experience

International Tractors Limited.

Full-Time job

Regional Manager

8-5-06 to 31-5-08

ü  Introduced the concept of Strategic marketing.

ü  Modeling of Gear boxes and engine cylinders using ANSYS.

GDMM College of Engineering and Technology.

Full-Time job

Asst. Professor

8-6-08 to 30-4-09

ü  Handled Engineering Drawing.


Full-Time job

Assistant Professor

19-07- 11 to 30-6-12

ü  Coursework:

Engineering Thermodynamics, Kinematics of Machinery, Fluid Mechanics, Managerial Economics, Soft skills.

ü  Labs:

Machine Drawing, Kinematics of Machinery and Workshop.

ü  Projects guided:

1.     Algorithm development of Intelligent line follower robot. Students secured First prize at ROBO-TRYST, IIT Delhi. Coverage has been made in print and electronic media.

2.     Velocity and acceleration analysis of Robotic arm manipulator. (Going on)

3.     Stress distribution in brackets for various loading conditions. (Mini-project-going on)

4.     Preparation of working models for simple mechanisms.

ü  Key responsibilities :

ASWO, Sports and Cultural committee member, NCC coordinator (In charge). Students bagged several awards with the guidance and co-ordination.

ü  Design and analysis of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.

ü  Modeling and simulation of hydraulic and pneumatic components using UNIGRAPHICS and ANSYS.

BOSCH                                                                                                                                           Full-Time job

R&D Engineer                                                                                                                       01-07-12 to 31-12-15

RGUKT, RK Valley                                                                                                                         Full-Time job

      Asst. Professor                                                                                                                        15-02-16 till date

GATE and IES teaching experience
  • Free lance faculty since 2011 (Total experience of 4 years)
  • Worked as content manager at various institutes
  • Expert in teaching Design and Manufacturing subjects.

Professional Collaborations
  • Dr.Ramesh K Guduru, Asst. Professor, Lamar State University, USA.
  • Dr.Bala Krishna, Professor,JNTU Kakinada, AP.

Professional Trainings
  • Trained at Steel melt-shop department of Vishakapatnam Steel Plant.
  • Trained at CNC_APT programing at GMRIT, Rajam.
  • Trained at Central Institute of Tool Design, Hyderabad.

Soft Skills

International Conference Papers
  • Design and modeling of a novel fibrous shape memory alloy (SMA) actuator, Osmania University
  • Shape memory micro-mechanisms for medical applications, Osmania University
  • Simulation and modeling of crawling robot using smart materials, Nagarjuna University
  • Design and development of Magnetic Engine, IIT,Tirupati.
  • Novel design of Solar panels for improved thermal energy efficiency, IIT,Tirupati.
  • Conceptual design for utilization of Geo-Thermal energy, IIT,Tirupati.
  • Design and fabrication of Rescue-bot, IIT,Tirupati.
  • Green energy mobile charger for smart cities, IIT,Tirupati.

Projects Completed
  • Thermodynamic design optimization of a Heat-pipe using CFD. (B.Tech Project)
  • Numerical Simulation of thermal interaction characteristics at the interface between a porous medium and impermeable wall using CFD.
  • Development of walking algorithms for a Biped robot. (Mini-project during M.Tech)
  • Development of slicing algorithms for a solid model. (Mini-project during M.Tech)
  • Heat and Fluid flow modeling in Twin-wire Submerged arc welding (M.Tech Project)

On-going Projects
  • CFD modelling of continuous casting of steels with Dr.Ramesh K Guduru, LSU,USA.
  • DFT analysis of Cathode materials for Li ion batteries for Solar cells with Dr.Ramesh K Guduru, LSU, USA

Research Interest
  • Energy studies, Robotics, Tessellation techniques, Modeling and simulation.

Curricular Activities
  • Technical poster presentation, Painting, Playing Violin, Badminton

  • Recipient of MHRD Scholarship from Govt. of India.
  • Secured highest CGPA in M.Tech, I year from the Dept of Mechanical Engg, IIT, Hyderabad.
  • Secured highest CGPA in M.Tech, II year from the Dept of Mechanical Engg, IIT, Hyderabad.
  • Recommended for summer internship at Japan during the academic year 2009-10.
  • Won merit certificate at National level technical symposium, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
  • Won third prize at National level technical symposium, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Tamilnadu.
  • Participated in National level technical meet at VR Siddartha Engineering College, Vijayawada.
  • Won first prize for Hobby gallery at Dept. of Mechanical Engg., GMRIT, Rajam.
  • Won second prize for technical poster presentation at Dept. of Mechanical Engg., GMRIT, Rajam.
  • The awardee of a special appreciation memento for Logo cum poster design at Dept. of Mechanical Engg., GMRIT, Rajam.
  • Worked as Asst. Student Welfare Officer (ASWO) at IIIT Nuzuvid.
  • Organized workshop on Robotics and guided students to secure first prize at International level competition at IIT Delhi.
  • Organized and coordinated several technical and non-technical programs at college level.