Dr. N. Arunachalam received his B.E in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy (1994-98), Anna University and his M.E (Manufacturing) from MIT Anna University(1999-2001) further his PhD is from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai during 2010. He worked as a Research Engineer at General Electric, GRC, Bangalore, India for three years from 2011 to 2013 prior to joining IIT Madras.
His research interests center around High Performance Manufacturing, which includes
Industry 4.0 Implementation and Practices
Sensors, Signal processing (Feature extraction & Selection), Model building using machine learning techniques, Decision making models
Development of Physics/Data driven Predictive models to assess the process induced damage in grinding, milling, EDM and 3-D printing processes
Prognostics and health management of machine tools (PHMMT)
Advanced micro and nano level polishing process development
Metrology in Production Lines