Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at PEC (Deemed to be university), Chandigarh is as old as the Institute itself. The Department is continuously striving to achieve excellence in education, academic and industry-oriented research to prepare the manpower that are globally competitive and capable of leading in industry, academia and government organizations in both India and abroad. Besides the Bachelor degree, Department offer Master and Ph.D. programme also. From session 2016-17 onward, the Department has an intake of 120 students at B. Tech. level and 30 students at M. Tech. level. Under Ph.D. programme at the Department, the major research areas include Advanced /non-traditional machining processes, Micro-manufacturing, CAD/CAM, MEMS, Soft computing in Design and Manufacturing, Composites, Bio-materials, Modelling and Computation in heat transfer, Internal combustion engines, Nanofluids, Mechanical Vibration and so on.

The track record of the department, judged by the employment potential of our students and noteworthy achievements of illustrious alumni, is excellent. The major strength of the department is its experienced and enthusiastic teaching faculty with a well versed teaching and industrial exposure along with well supportive technical staff for laboratories. The department can boast to have very well-equipped laboratories, centralized workshop and Centre of Excellence supported by M/s Siemens that caters to the need of the entire Institute, nearby industry and society at large. The department is also well equipped with computational facilities and resources both in terms of hardware and software.