School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC)

Introduction

The School of Mechanical Engineering (formerly known as School of Mechanical and Building Sciences) is amongst the premier schools of VIT that started functioning right from 2010. The school has got a team of highly qualified faculty members, many holding PhDs from the elite institutes across the globe, to teach and train the best minds of this country. The pride of the school lies in the significant research funding received from several government agencies and private agencies such as DST, DRDO, MNRE, CSIR, CVRDE, CPDO, IE, AR&DB, CVRDE, BRNS, ISRO, UGC, NRB, AICTE, and Dassault Systemes La Fondation, etc., Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with various industry and research organizations and leading universities. The school has modern facilities, enabling cutting edge research in a wide spectrum of technological areas. The school actively assists local industries in product design, complex-part manufacturing, and other competent areas. The courses offered by the school cater to the needs of aerospace, defense, manufacturing, energy, and automotive industries. This has enabled the students to pursue higher studies in leading universities in India and abroad. The B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering programme offered by the school is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.