Mechanical Engineering

HOD's Message

Dr. Puneet Mangla

HOD, Mechanical Engineering Department

The Mechanical Engineering Department of HCST has a reputation of being among the finest in the state and is dedicated towards the advancement of technology and science. The department was established in 1996 with the objective of imparting quality education in the core field of Mechanical Engineering. The students’ intake in the department in the year 1999 was 30 and subsequently increased to 60 in the year 2001, 120 in the year 2006 and 180 in the year 2012. The aim of the department is to create knowledge, disseminate knowledge and to provide service to the society. The department runs many technical hobby clubs for skill development of the students. These include the SAE-HCST Collegiate Club, ME-Design Club, Material Science and Testing Club. Students working in SAE-HCST Collegiate Club participate in a number of National and International events (BAJA, Efficycle, SUPRA etc.) and bring laurels to the department. We have many state-of-the-art research facilities viz., for industrial purpose VMC, Variable Compression ratio engine, Bottom loaded programmable furnace with assisted automatic stirring arrangement, Computerized Universal Testing Machine, Hardness Testing Machines etc., to support our academic programs and research.