Department of

Aerospace Engineering

Department of Aerospace Engineering


The Department of Aeronautical Engineering was established in the year 2010 and it was renamed as Department of Aerospace Engineering in 2012. The Department has well equipped laboratories and good infrastructure to meet the university curriculum requirements and is managed by a dedicated team of teaching and non-teaching faculty of rich and varied experience. The department has been involved in activities supporting our national ambitions in the field of Aerospace Engineering through various projects. Continued interaction with Airforce station, Thanjavur has led to mutually beneficial research activities. The Department arranges visits to Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, TBRL, BrahMos,Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, Taneja Aerospace & Aviation Limited and Airforce station, Thanjavur. The department runs strong undergraduate program in Aerospace Engineering, and carries out research in several areas of aeronautical and aerospace Engineering.

The Department has wrapped with Centre of Excellence for Training and Research in Automation Technologies(CETAT) through which various research activities are carried out. So far 20 research papers has been published in peer reviewed international journals by the faculties. The department has good placements, 85% of students have been placed all around the nation and rest of the students doing their higher studies and some of them are entrepreneurs. The Department is proud of its students serving in various organizations like Aeronautical Development Establishment, Air Peagasus, Indigo Airlines, Throttle Aerospace Systems, Sri Design CAD Technologies, Aerochitech Unmanned Aircraft Systems, TaskTel Technologies etc., The department has student's association called Association of Aeropteryx, through that various workshops, symposiums and lectures has been arranged. Students from the department underwent In-plant training in various reputed organizations such as Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Aeolus Aero technologies, Vayu Aero, Aero Pioneers Technologies etc., We provide GATE coaching and value added courses like CAD/CAE to the aspiring students. Defence sensitive Project (Inter disciplinary) worth Rs.64 lakhs is under progress funded by Airforce Station, Thanjavur.

Our students were selected as winners to design and develop the AK-EduSAT satellite; Our students got fourth place all over India in ICTACT Best Student Innovator Award, 2014; Our student's project selected as best project in Tamilnadu under Aerospace Stream in Engineering students Innovation challenge (ESIC)2017; Our students project won second plane (South zone of India) in Engineering and Technology category at Anveshan- Student Research Convention 2017 organized by Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. The Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded "Best Institute in Aeronautical Engineering (South)" given by Vijayavani National Education Leadership awards in 2015.

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