Faculty Profile

Mr. Arun J Kulangara
Assistant Professor


Mr. Arun J Kulangara completed B.Tech from FISAT, Angamaly and M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Additive Manufacturing from NIT Warangal. He has worked with Heat and Control (South Asia Pvt.Ltd.) Chennai. He is currently working as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, FISAT. His research interest include bionic inspired designs, topology optimization, lattice structures, conformal cooling, design for Additive Manufacturing.

Educational Qualification

Degree Specialization Institute/University Graduation Year
M.Tech. Additive Manufacturing NIT, Warangal 2017
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering FISAT, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam 2013


Assistant Professor FISAT October 2018 – till date
Engineer Heat And Control South Asia Pvt.Ltd. January  2018 – October 2018

Administrative & Institutional Support

  • Department Placement Cell Representative
  • Anti-Narcotics Cell FISAT – In Charge

Research & Publications

Papers in Journals:  

  • Arun J. Kulangara, C.S.P. Rao, Jose Cherian, 2021, ‘Topology optimization of lattice structure on a brake pedal’, Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 47, Part 15, Pages 5334-5337,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.06.059
  • Arun J. Kulangara, Subhash Chandra Bose P., C.S.P. Rao, 2019, ‘Topology Optimization of a Spur Gear’, in Mechanical Engineering for Sustainable Development, Apple Academic Press, New York, ISBN eBook : 978-1-351-17016-1, Chapter 6, https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351170161
  • Arun J. Kulangara, C.S.P. Rao, Subhash Chandra Bose P., 2018, ‘Generation and Optimization of Lattice Structure on a Spur Gear’, Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 2, Part 1, Pages 5068-5073, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.12.085

Papers presented in Conferences: 

  • 7th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization, ICMPC 2017
  • 1st International and 18th ISME Conference, NIT Warangal, 2017

FDPs/Trainings attended

  • Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN), 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing at NIT Warangal, 2016
  • 7th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization, ICMPC 2017
  • 1st International and 18th ISME Conference, NIT Warangal, 2017
  • Faculty Development Programme on “Basic course in Transactional Analysis” organised by the Institute for Counselling and Transactional Analysis (ICTA), 2018
  • Two week All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Sponsored AICTE Quality Improvement Schemes (AQIS) Faculty Development Programme on “Computational Methods and Structural Mechanics”, 2019
  • “3D Printing Hardware” an online non-credited course authorized by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and offered through Coursera, 2020.
  • One Week International Faculty Development Program – online on “Role of Materials and Processing in Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing to Industry-2020” organised by GLA University, Mathura in association with India Institute of Metals (IIM), Mathura Chapter.
  • “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)” an online non-credited course authorized by IBM and offered through Coursera, 2020.
  • Certificate of Completion: Ansys Mechanical Getting Started (19.2) – Self Placed Course, March 26 2021.
  • International Conference on Sustainable materials, Manufacturing and Renewable Technologies, i-SMaRT 2021.
  • Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Trends In Advanced Production And Industrial Engineering”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, FISAT, Kerala,2021.

Projects Guided

  • Prediction of microhardness of 316l stainless steel fabricated by direct energy deposition using ANN. (2023).
  • Development and characterization of thermal and rheological properties of graphene reinforced ABS-PC-Nano Composite filament for FDM. (2022).
  • Design and analysis of conformal cooling channels in injection molding. (2021).
  • Design optimization and advanced manufacturing of lower control arm for light motor vehicle. (2020).

Courses offered

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Programming in C
  • Machine Tools And Metrolgy
  • Basics of Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Aided Design and Analysis Lab
  • Computer Aided Manual and Machine Drawing Lab