The Department of Aeronautical Engineering desires to give a broad multi-disciplinary education in the field of aviation, space exploration and development of aircraft. The Department believes that the knowledge gained through practical implementation is more valued, thereby provides competitive and vibrant academic program to produce technologists and professionals for national and global needs. The Department aims to prepare the young engineers to become globally competent technocrats in the areas of aeronautical and aerospace engineering disciplines with a practical orientation.

The department offers the following course:

  • 4 year UG course – B.E. Aeronautical Engineering

About the Department

    • Established in 2010, Aeronautical Engineering department is a premier teaching centre today. The department is engaged in engineering design of Advance Aircrafts, in-flight laboratory work, aerodynamic testing, and indigenous design and fabrication of advanced Composite Materials. The department specializes in Aerodynamics, Flight Dynamics, Propulsion, and Aircraft structures. It has a unique flight laboratory with CESSNA 172 Trainer Aircraft.The department has currently involved in a large number of Projects in the Area of Composite Materials & Unmanned Aerial Vehicle respectively.
    • The Department provides a congenial environment for learning, reinforced with the principles of Aeronautical Engineering, promoting creativity and nurturing teamwork.The Department has well-equipped laboratories such as Propulsion Laboratory, Aero Engine and Airframe Laboratory, Aerodynamics Laboratory, Aircraft Structures Laboratory, Strength of Materials Laboratory and Fluid Mechanics & Machineries to provide in-depth knowledge.
    • Over the years the department has also developed the excellent collaborative relationship with leading Industry for national importance with a large number of aeronautical establishments including HAL, NAL, DRDO, ISRO etc.

Value Added Programs Offered

  • AutoCAD – 2D and 3D
  • CATIA, Pro. E, CFD
  • ANSYS Design
  • UG CAM

“Sky is not the limit. It is time to explore the unexplored”

In matters of teaching, research & development, the Aeronautical Department has always maintained a balance between hardware development and experiments on one hand and theory with computational aspects on the other. A sincere student community and wholehearted support of the dedicated faculty have contributed in no small measure to the professional successes enjoyed by a good number of individuals who graduated from our department. The department has been continually changing and evolving to meet the needs of modern industry and to train its students to pursue their goals with concentrated determination that has led former students to the greatest heights in their endeavor. The department enables the students to adapt to the challenges posed by the dynamic technical world.

Name Qualification Designation
Dr.R.Santhana Krishnan M.E., (Ph.D) Associate Professor(SG)
Mr. K.S.Raja Muthukumar M.Tech., (Ph.D) Associate Professor
Mr. G.A.Sivasankar M.Tech., (Ph.D) Assistant Professor
Ms. M. Mathiyarasi M.E. Assistant Professor
Mr.S.L.Pradeep Kumar M.E. Assistant Professor
Ms.V.Sangeetha M.E. Assistant Professor
Mr.B.Deeban M.E. Assistant Professor
Ms.B.Vidhya Shankari M.E. Assistant Professor
Mr.R.Elanthamizhan M.E. Assistant Professor
Mr.D.Santhosh Kumar M.E. Assistant Professor
Ms.R.Abinaya M.E. Assistant Professor
Mr. R.Shiva M.E. Assistant Professor
Mr. R.Manujayanth M.S Assistant Professor
S. No Topic/Theme Resource Person Name, Designation, Name of the Organization Date Source of Funding Beneficiaries
1 Two days national level workshop on ‘RC Aircraft Design,
Fabrication and Flying’
Mr. Aditiya Chundi,
Co-Founder, SKY-FI Labs, Bangalore
KIT 68
2 International seminar on Recent Trends in Civil Aviation, UAV and Rocket Propulsion Mr. Stephan Stuwe, CEO, Airtech Germany.
Mr.S.Murugesan,Former Scientist, ISRO, Bangalore
Mr. C.S.Karunakaran, UAV Activist, Hindustan University, Chennai
23/10/13 KIT 70
3 Guest Lecture on Mangalayaan –India’s Mission to Mars’ Shri.R.Arunachalam, Vice Chairman, Aeronautical Society of India, Bangalore 07/01/2015 KIT 56
4 International Conference on Innovative research Techniques in “ Management, Aeronautical, Mechanical &Electrical Systems Dr. Rajkumar. S. Pant, Professor,IIT, Bombay
Mr. Saravanan Sudakar, Managing Director, Professional Inspection Ltd, Singapore
Mr. R. Arunagiri, Aerospace Technical Consultant, British Aerospace – HAL Joint Venture Company, Bangalore
Mr. T.K.Sundaramoorthy, Former Mission Director, ISRO, Bangalore
KIT 75
5 One Day workshop on ‘Aerostat Dr. Rajkumar. S. Pant, Professor, IIT, Bombay 30/03/2015 KIT 96
6 Guest Lecture on Career Advancement in Indian Airforce Air.Cmdre.Umesh Kumar,AOC,Indian Airforce,Sulur 06/09/2016 KIT 52
7 Seminar on Transfer Phenomena in Flow Physics Mr.N.R.Hero Hemaraj, Chief Engineer,GE,Bangalore 07/09/2017 KIT 52
8 National Seminar on Advances in Aerospace Propulsion Dr.C.Badrinath, Group Director,GTRE,DRDO,Bangalore& Mr.Suresh Kumar,General Manager- Hindustan Aeronautics Limited,Bangalore 05/03/2017 KIT 47
9 Guest Lecture on Employability Opportunity in Aviation Industry Shri.V. Narayanasamy, Co-Founder,Accord Software,Bangalore 31/08/2017 KIT 78
10 Aero Talntz 2017 Shri.T.K.Sundaramurthy,Mission Director,Indian Space Research Organisation,Bangalore 03/12/2017 KIT & Aeronautical Society of India 420
  • T.Praveen Kumar of III year Aeronautical Engineering has won Gold Medal in Boxing Tournament conducted in Nava India, Coimbatore, on 17/2/2013.
  • Students of our department have participated and presented papers in more than 200 seminars, symposiums, and conferences.
  • Bennito Joel of III Year Aeronautical engineering won Third Prize in Anokha 2017 conducted by Amrita University,Coimbatore.
  • J.G.Jerbo, M.Manikandan, A.Aadhil have attended Quad-Copter Design & Fabrication workshop conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
  • 11 Student’s of Aeronautical have attended National Seminar on Recent Trends in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle conducted by Aeronautical Society of India, Bangalore.
  • Students of our department have participated in more than 250 National and International seminars, symposiums, and conferences.