The department of Mechanical Engineering has VTU recognized research centre since the year 2017. Currently, the researchers within the research centre are orchestrating their collective efforts to bring in new knowledge and innovations in many of the broad themes such as Composite materials, advanced materials, thermal engineering etc.

The research centre motivates the scholars and Faculty to register for patents, copyrights, publications in Journals and conferences, organizing conferences, seminars and workshops. Further, through the central Research and Development Cell, the research centre provides a formal framework for the research activities which are executed at the department of Mechanical Engineering.

Currently, the research scholars who are pursuing the Ph.D degree within the department of Mechanical Engineering are:

# Name of the Candidate USN Guide Year of Registration
1 Mr. Mahesh Bote 2BU15PMJ01 Dr. K B Jagadeeshgouda 2015
2 Mr. Satish Kale -- Dr. U C Kapale 2017
3 Mr. Vishwanath M Khadakbhavi 2BU17PMA01 Dr. Ashok M Hulagabali 2017
4 Mr. Santosh Nandurkar 2BU17PMA02 Dr. Ashok M Hulagabali 2017
5 Mr. Vishnu Bajantri ETR17803 Dr. Veeranna D K 2018
6 Mr. Ajit Bachche 2BU18PME04 Dr. Veeranna D K 2018
7 Ms. Smita Mekalke 2BU18PME02 Dr. K B Jagadeeshgouda 2018
8 Mr. Vinayak Tandle 2BU19PME01 Dr. Veeranna D K 2019
9 Mr. Sachin Wangikar 2BU19PME02 Dr. Veeranna D K 2019

The Research Centre in the department of Mechanical Engineering at SGBIT can be contacted at :; phone No. 0831-2407172