Dr. Venkateswara Rao Komma



Dr. Venkateswara Rao Komma

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, India-211004
E-mail: kvrao[at]mnnit[dot]ac[dot]in
Telephone: 05322271521(O) 9412979763(M)

Other Academic Achievements


Chair in Conferences:

IEEE international conference on Advances in Mechanical, Industrial, Automation and Management Systems (AIMAMS-2017), Department of Mechanical Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad, India, February 3-5, 2017.

Conferences Attended for Presenting Paper:

Participated and presented a research paper in 6th International and 27th All India Manufacturing Technology Design & Research (AIMTDR) Conference, Department of Production Engineering and Industrial Management, College of Engineering, Pune, India, December 16-18, 2016.
Participated and presented a research paper in 4th International and 25th AIMTDR Conference, Department of Production Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 14-16 December 2012.
Participated and presented a research paper in Advances in Mechanical Engineering (AIME-2006) conference, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, January 20-21, 2006.
Participated and presented a research paper in National Conference on Advances in Manufacturing Systems (AMS-03), Production Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 28-29th March, 2003.

Conferences/ Workshops/Symposium/ Short-term Courses Organized:

Organized as a "Program Chair" an IEEE international conference on Advances in Mechanical, Industrial, Automation and Management Systems (AIMAMS-2017), Department of Mechanical Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad, India, February 3-5, 2017.
Organizing member of First International and 22nd AIMTDR Conference, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, IIT Roorkee, India, 21st-23rd December 2006
Organizing member of XIII National conference of Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME 2003), Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, IIT Roorkee, 30th -31st December 2003
Conducted One Week Self Financed Short Term Course On "Micromanufacturing: Materials, Processes and Systems (MMPS-2014)" as a Coordinator (June 17-21, 2014)

Projects Completed:

“Development of an Experimental Setup for Heat Pipe Assisted Dry Turning”, Institute Sponsored Project, MNNIT Allahabad, duration 18 months (Completed in 2011).
"Cylindrical Electric Magnetic Abrasive Machining (C-EMAM): Development, Modeling and Optimization", Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi sponsored project (project no. 22(0644)/13/EMR-II dated 31/10/2013), as a Co-PI, from 31/10/2013 to 31/03/2017 (2013- 2017), funding 21.4 Lakhs (Completed)

Expert Lectures:

Delivered an expert lecture on "Genetic Algorithms" in a short term course - Applications Of Artificial Intelligence Techniques In Engineering Systems - 2013, June 10 - 14, 2013, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad
Delivered an expert lecture on " Systems in Micromanufacturing" in a short term course - Micromanufacturing: Materials, Processes and Systems (MMPS- 2013), July 08 - 12, 2013, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad
Delivered an expert lecture on "Data Exchange in CAD/CAM" in a short term course - Computer Aided Engineering (CAE-2013), July 11 – 15, 2013, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad.
Delivered an expert lecture on " Optimization using Evolutionary Algorithms" in a short term course - Numerical And Optimization Techniques (NOT-2014), October 31- November 04, 2014, Department of Civil Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad.
Delivered an expert lecture on "Systems in Micromanufacturing" in a short term course - Micromanufacturing: Materials, Processes and Systems (MMPS- 2014), June 17 - 21, 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad.
Delivered an expert lecture on " Agent-Based Manufacturing Systems" in a QIP workshop on - Advances in Manufacturing Systems, February 14, 2015, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, IIT Rookee.
Delivered an expert lecture on "Evolutionary Algorithms" in a short term course - Application of Soft Computing Methods in Engineering – ASCME 2014, May 26 - 30, 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad.
Delivered an expert lecture on "Evolutionary Optimization" in a TEQIP-II Sponsored Short Term Course on Bio-Inspired and Geospatial Techniques (BIOGEOS) February 27- March 03, 2015, Department of Civil Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad.
Delivered an expert lecture on "Evolutionary Optimization" in a Short Term Course on - Modelling and Optimization of Chemical & Biochemical Processes (MOCBP-2017) 16th -21st January, 2017, Department of Chemical Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad.
Delivered an expert lecture on " Evolutionary Optimization for Manufacturing Processes" in a TEQIP-III sponsored FDP on Manufacturing Science and Technology 3rd - 7th December, 2018, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shambhunath Institute of Engineering and Technology, Prayagraj
Delivered an expert lecture on " GA Based Optimization Using MATLAB" in a TEQIP-III sponsored STC on Practical Aspects of Optimization, 1st - 5th August, 2019, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kamala Nehru Institute of Technology (KNIT), Sultanpur, UP
Delivered an expert lecture on " Evolutionary Optimization using MATLAB" in a self financed short term course - Numerical and Optimization Techniques (NOT-2019), 8th - 12th November, 2019, Department of Civil Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad
Delivered an expert lecture on "Evolutionary Optimization" in One week FDP on Machine Learning Application in Mechanical Engineering, 21 - 26 December 2020, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Patna
Delivered an expert lecture on " Evolutionary Optimization using MATLAB " in Self Financed Short Term Online Course on Numerical and Optimization Technique (ONLINE NOT-2020), 9 -13 January 2021, Department of Civil Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad

Reviewer for Transactions / Journal / Conferences:

Reviewer of International Journal of Production Research (IJPR), The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IJAMT) and International Journal of Simulation Modeling (IJSIMM), AIMTDR 2014 conference

Other Significant Achievements:

Attended Workshop On Supply Chain Management during 4th February 2015 to 8th February 2015 at Industrial and Management Engineering (IME) Department, IIT Kanpur.