Dr. Mohan Babu G.N

B.E., PGDCP. M.Tech. PhD, Professor

Experience:

Teaching : 30
Research : 14


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Specialization

  • Industrial Engineering, Business Management, Strategic planning, Technology Management, Creative Design of Engineering systems, Systems Management

Memberships in professional bodies

  • Senior Member of the Indian Institution of Industrial Engineers (SM 10876)
  • Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (F-111039/6)
  • Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (LM 2052)

Skills

  • Computer skills - MS Office
  • Managerial skills, Creative and innovative skills, Communication Skills, Change Management skills

Invite Talks Delivered: 15


Workshops/Conferences/Seminars conducted

  • Recent developments in Indian Management practices: 05.12.2014 - 06.12.2014 -
  • International Conference on Opportunities and Challenges in Mechanical engg, Industrial engg and Management studies (ICCOMIM-12) -
  • Optimization of Mathematical models and their applications: 01.06.2013 - 06.06.2013 -
  • FEEL Teacher Programme: 01.07.05 - 05.07.05 -
  • Trends in IT Industry and Career Opportunities: 09.05.06 - 09.05.06 -
  • Autonomy, Networking of Institutions and Service to Community: 22.08.06 - 23.08.06 -
  • Reorientation of non-teaching technical staff to be more effective: 23.09.06 - 24.09.06 -
  • Workshop on Six Sigma (jointly with NIE, Mysore: 28.10.06 - 29.10.06 -
  • Creation of internet awareness among housewives in Hassan: 22.01.07 - 24.01.07 -
  • ISO standards 9000, 18000, 27,000: 24.02.09 - 25.02.09 -
  • Kaizen – For Industry Leadership: 26.2.09 - 28.02.09 -
  • Design, modeling, and analysis of experiments through Taguchi philosophy and its applications in industry: 23..08.2010 - 28.08. 2010 -
  • National workshop on Modeling, analysis and applications of advanced operations research techniques: 21.08.2011 - 27.08.2011 -
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management for Business Excellence: 18.7.2012 - 31.7.2012 -
  • Lean Six sigma and its applications in Industry: 14.03.2013 - 15.03.2013 -
  • Recent technologies to achieve manufacturing excellence: 21.11.2013 - 23.11.2013 -
  • =============== Number of Continuing Education Programmes participated in: 48 ==================== -

Additional Responsibilities

  • Member Secretary, Board of Governors, BMSIT&M, Bangalore
  • Working President, Executive committee, BMSIT&M Alumni association, BMSIT&M, Bangalore
  • Working president, Hostel committee, BMSIT Hostels, Bangalore
  • Member secretary, Building works committee, BMSIT&M, Bangalore
  • Chairman, Finance committee, BMSIT&M, Bangalore
  • Special invitee, Board of Governors, BMSCE, Bangalore
  • Special invitee, Board of Governors, BMSSA, Bangalore
  • Special invitee, Board of Governors, BMSECE, Bangalore
  • Served SIX YEARS as the Programme Coordinator during 2004-2010 of (TEQIP), a World Bank assisted Govt. Of India project, implemented at MCE, Hassan
  • Served as a Secretary for the International Conference on “Challenges and Opportunities in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management Studies” held during 11-13, July 2012 at MSRIT, Bangalore
  • Served as the Coordinator of Post-graduate programme in Industrial Engg at MSRIT, Bangalore
  • Served as the Liaison officer at MSRIT to liaison with the Confederation of Indian industries (CII), Karnataka Region
  • Served twice as the Chief coordinator of activities for seeking approval from the AICTE, New Delhi, for the new UG and PG courses at MSRIT, Bangalore
  • Served as the Head of the Department of Industrial & Production Engineering (NBA accredited autonomous UG programme) at Malnad College of Engineering from 2006 to 2010
  • Headed several committees relating to activities like Central library stock verification, College-day celebrations, and University (VTU) athletic meet
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  • PROFESSIONAL ASSIGNMENTS HANDLED
  • Served as a Member of the AICTE expert committee constituted to accord approval for the extension (and/or variation in intake) of UG/PG courses of Engineering and Management colleges in Kerala during 2004-05
  • Served as a Member of the Local Inquiry Committee constituted by the VTU, Belgaum during 2015-16 and 2008-09 to inspect engineering colleges to grant permanent affiliation
  • Active member of the Manufacturing panel of Confederation of Indian Industry - Karnataka, promoting the cause of “Choice of Career in Manufacturing sector for students of Core Engg branches
  • Served as a Member of the Board of Studies (UG) in I&PE, IEM and Manufacturing Engg., Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum during 2001-04
  • Served as a Special invitee on the Board of studies (UG) in I&PE, IEM and Manufacturing Engg., Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, during 2007-10
  • Served as a Member of the Joint Board of Studies (PG) in Mechanical Engg Sciences. VTU, Belgaum
  • Chairman (2007-2010) and Member (2014-till date) of Board of Studies in the Dept. of Industrial & Production Engg, an autonomous UG program at Malnad College of Engg, Hassan
  • Served as a Member of the Board of Studies and Board of Examiners in IE&M at MSRIT (An autonomous institute) Bangalore
  • Served as a Member of the Board of Studies, Department Adisory Board and Board of Examiners in IE&M at SIT (an autonomous institution) at Tumkur
  • Served Three times as a Member of Board of Examinations (UG) in Industrial & Production Engg, University of Mysore, Mysore
  • Served Thrice as a Member of the Board of Examinations (UG) in I&PE, IEM and Manufacturing Engg., VTU, Belgaum (during 2002-03, 2006-07 and 2007-08).
  • Chaired technical paper presentation sessions in Three International Conferences in Bangalore and Pune
  • Handled responsibilities (in various Universities/Autonomous institutions) such as Chief superintendent, Dy. Chief Superintendent, Paper setter, Moderator, Valuer, etc.
  • Coordinated the commencement and operation of the M.Tech. program in Industrial Engineering (MIE) at MSRIT, Bangalore
  • Served as a mock auditor for evaluating the preparation of different academic departments at MSRIT for NBA accreditation as per Outcome-based education
  • Serving as an Examiner for M.Tech & Ph.D programmes of the VTU, Belgaum and many other autonomous institutes
  • Guiding Three candidates for their PhD degree. Guided One candidate to obtain his M.Sc.(Engg) Degree of the VTU, Belgaum
  • Served as a member of the Core-committee constituted in connection with the Accreditation of various programmes at MCE, Hassan
  • Established Digital Language Laboratory to aid the development of linguistic skills among the students at MCE, Hassan
  • Served as a part of Mahiti Sindhu (A Govt. of Karnataka project) team constituted to inspect the satisfactory installation and operation of computing systems supplied to Model High schools of Karnataka
  • Member on the Editorial and Reviewer boards of peer reviewed international on-line journals
  • Served many times as Editor of college Magazine, member of Anti ragging squad, convenor of student clubs, member of disciplinary committee, organizing memberr of institutional programmes
  • Organized a Mega Confederation of India Industry (CII) Roadshow to promote Manufacturing Engineering as an important Career option to Graduating engineers

Journals

Journal Name Journal Type Volume Number Issue Number ISSN ISBN Paper Title
International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology International 2 5 e-ISSN: 2395-0056; p-ISSN: 2395-0072 Productivity Improvement in Sub-assembly Lines of Electric Car using Lean Layout Concepts
International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology International 2 5 e-ISSN: 2395-0056; p-ISSN: 2395-0072 Productivity Improvement in Sub-assembly Lines of Electric Car using Lean Layout Concepts
International Journal of Manufacturing, Industrial and Management Engineering International 2 1 ISSN 2349-9540 Evolution of Assembly line balancing techniques – An Overview
International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology International 3 6 ISSN:2278-0181 Application of Lean Line Concepts to Improve Efficiency of PE Pump Assembly Lines
International Journal of Research in Education Methodology International 5 2 ISSN 2278-7690 Imperatives of Cognitive and Affective Skills for Innovative Problem Solving: A Fresh Perspective

Awards/Recognition/Achievements/Others:

  • Recipient of International Doctoral Internship by the United Nations University / Institute for New Technologies (UNU/INTECH), The Netherlands: Year 1998
  • Instrumental in fetching a grant of Rs. 8.53 Crore to Malnad College o Engineering, Hassan under the World Bank aided Govt. of India project, "Technical Education Quality Improvement programme (TEQIP).
  • Recipient of National award for Doctoral research in Management by the P.D. Agarwal – Transport Corporation of India Foundation, India: Year 1997
  • Recipient of REX Karmavir Global Fellow award from the international Confederation of NGOs (iCongo), associated with the UN, Year 2016.
  • Recipient of Financial Sponsorship from DST, AICTE and CSIR to visit USA, and present two research papers in the prestigious PICMET-97 held at Portland, Oregon, USA, during July 1997
  • Recipient of Financial support under TEQIP (A World Bank project) to visit Tokyo, Japan to present research paper in the Third International conference on Business and Technology Transfer held during 09-11 December 2006
  • Subject Matter Expert for developing learning resources for the course Management Science-I (in collaboration with Prof. Thenmozhi, IITMadras, Chennai) under the National Project on Technology Enhanced Learning of MHRD, GOI
  • Subject Expert by the VTU, Belgaum to deliver a series of lectures in the Edusat (Programme 11 and 12), a satellite based real-time distance education program of the University
  • Visiting Professor at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Manipal in 2003, and at SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore
  • Received thrice, the Financial Sponsorship by Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST), Bangalore for guiding under-graduate students’ projects. Guided more than 45 UG projects and 4 PG projects
  • Offered an appointment in the Indian Institute of Management, Indore to be a regular faculty in 2001
  • Evaluated several times by students as the Best Teacher in the college/department
  • Mentored and lead the team of faculty and staff members of the institution to secure Accreditation for five UG programmes by the National Board of Accreditation in line with Washington Accord 2016-17