Dr. Nagahanumaiah


Central Manufacturing Technology Institute

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Dr Nagahanumaiah has taken over charge as DIRECTOR of CENTRAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (CMTI), Bengaluru, effective from 5thJuly 2018.

Dr. Nagahanumaiah, distinguished scientist has served CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur as “Chief Scientist & Head, Micro-Nano Systems Technology Group” for more than two decades.

He received PhD, from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Masters in Tool Engineering from Indo-Danish Tool Room, Bangalore and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University. He has 25 years of professional experience that includes 20 years in R&D, 3 years teaching and 2 years as a tool designer in industrial tool rooms.

He was the Nodal Officer, successfully implemented three major multi institutional network projects in Micro Machines & Smart Manufacturing areas.

He was also Principal Investigator in multi-institutional international projects likeIndo-EU-FP7 & Indo-US project in related areas of micro-nano manufacturing. He has published 88 research papers, filed 4 patents and successfully demonstrated working prototypes of 3 micro machines. He has guided 3 PhD and 18 M.Tech students, currently 6 PhD scholars are working with him. He is a recipient of ‘BOYSCAST Fellowship’ and ‘Raman Research Fellowship’. He is one of recipients of ‘We Think for India’ award from Prime Minister of India for the Indian Manufacturing Policy draft prepared in 2003. In 2017, he was awarded as a Distinguished Scientist by Venue International Foundation. He is a member of International Association of Engineers, UK & Member of International Institution for Micro manufacturing (I2M2), USA.