Welcome to SME 2019

SME 2019 is an International Conference on Smart and Sustainable developments in Materials, Manufacturing and Energy, which is focused on research and emphasizes the latest technological innovations. It showcases the commitment of NMAMIT in bringing together various disciplines, converge and amalgamate various new ideas, fields and technologies. The focus of the conference is to open a new paradigm to deliberate on eco-friendly and robust design, use of materials with less environmental impact, use of fewer materials, optimal utilization of resources during manufacturing processes. Also, produce no or less pollution & waste and reuse, recycle of materials. The emphasis is on zero defects or do it right at first design, Materials in Biomedical applications, Operation and management of systems with sustainable initiatives. Selected papers of this conference will be published in Scopus Indexed Journals.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, Udupi Karnataka is organizing the International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Developments in Materials, Manufacturing and Energy (SME 2019) on 23 to 24 May 2019. This Conference will provide a platform, where the academicians, practitioners and professionals from industry all across the world will exchange their ideas and experiences in related fields. Keynote lectures by eminent speakers are arranged in the conference, which will help the delegates to explore novel areas of research. The conference covers the research areas under different themes related to the conference. The papers received in the conference will be preliminary reviewed by technical review committee consisting of eminent experts and the authors of the accepted papers will be invited for presentation of their papers.


About Institution and Department

Nitte Mahalinga Adyanthaya Memorial Institute of Technology (NMAMIT), affiliated to VTU, Belagavi is an autonomous Institution offering UG, PG and Doctoral programmes. It is a unit of Nitte Education Trust, Mangalore. It currently offers 7 UG programmes, 11 M.Tech programmes, MBA and MCA programmes. All the UG programmes are accredited by NBA, New Delhi and is a ISO 9001:2015 certified Institution. It has been recognized as a 'Lead Institution' under the World Bank Funded TEQIP programme (both Phase I & II). It is also accredited by NAAC with A grade. The institute is in the band width of 100-150 in the NIRF ranking -2018, Govt.of India.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at NMAMIT was established in the year 1986 with an intake of 40 BE students. The department has grown in size and the present passing out strength of UG students is ~252 per year. The department has two master’s degree programmes namely Machine Design and Energy Systems Engineering with an intake of 18 students each. The department is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) under Tier-1. The department is also an established Research Centre of VTU Belagavi and so far six students have completed their PhD, and there are several part-time and full-time doctoral students. The department has six centres of excellence. The research work carried out in micro-machining has won three awards in the prestigious IMTEX exhibition in the last 4 years. Some of the products have been patented and some products have moved from Lab to Land. The students are provided with all-round development opportunities through professional societies, branch association, and several professional club activities.


Journal Publication


Author’s can select any one of the above mentioned journals and please follow the journal guide lines for the article preparation. All the accepted and registered papers will be published in JMERD and only selected (Materials Science related) papers will be published in International Journal of Materials Research

More Details

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Keynote Speakers


Dr. Anand Dhaulakhandi

Additional Director, DRDO-Recruitment and Assessment Centre, New Delhi

Prof. Shripad Mahuikar

Professor, Aerospace Engineering Department, IIT Bombay

Mr. Ashoka Kumar V. A.

Director, RV-Automotive Engineering Design Centre, Bengaluru


Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located about 352 km (219 mi) west of the state capital, Bangalore, between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountain range. It is the second major city in Karnataka state in all aspects after the capital city Bangalore. It is the only city in Karnataka to have all modes of transport — Air, Road, Rail and Sea along with 5 other major cities in India. It is also known as the Gateway of Karnataka. It is the largest city in Tulu Nadu, Malnad & Central regions of Karnataka. Mangaluru is the second best business destination in Karnataka after Bangalore & 13th best in India.
Mangalore (or Mangaluru) is an Arabian Sea port and a major commercial center in the Indian state of Karnataka. It's home to the Kadri Manjunath Temple, known for its bronze statues, and the 9th-century Mangaladevi Temple. Its Catholic sites include Milagres Church, dating to the 17th century, and St. Aloysious Chapel, which features interior paintings. Tannirbhavi Beach is popular for its sunset views.
Udupi is a city in the southwest Indian state of Karnataka. It's known for its Hindu temples, including the huge, 13th-century Sri Krishna Temple, which houses a statue of Lord Krishna and attracts many pilgrims. Nearby, the ancient Anantheshwara Temple is dedicated to the god Shiva. The Corporation Bank Heritage Museum features coins dating from 400 BC, plus stamps and displays about India’s banking industry.
Karkala is a town and the headquarters of Karkala taluk in the Udupi district of Karnataka, India. Located about 60 km from Mangalore, it lies near the Western Ghats. The town was called Pandya Nagari during the period of Jain rule, and later became known as Karikallu, then Karkal and then finally to Karkala. Karkala has a number of natural and historical landmarks. It is located at the bottom of Western Ghats covered with greenery year-round. It is a major junction for religious tourists due to its strategic location along the way to Sringeri, Kalasa, Horanadu, Udupi, Kollur and Dharmasthala.
Nitte is a village in Karkala taluk of Udupi district, in the Indian state of Karnataka. The village is on the way from Padubidri to Karkala. It is 8 km away from Karkala, 26 km from Udupi and 54 km from Mangalore. It is located on the foothills of the Western Ghat mountains and receives very high rainfall.
  • Tannir Bhavi Beach
  • Gokarnatheshwara Temple
  • Pilikula Nisargadhama
  • Kadri Manjunath Temple
  • Panambur Beach
  • Mangaladevi Temple
  • Sultan Battery
  • St. Aloysius Chapel
  • Manasa Water Park
  • Kadri Park
  • Pilikula Biological Park
  • Church of Our Lady of Miracles
  • Sri Krishna Temple, Udupi
  • St Mary's Island
  • Malpe Beach
  • Kaup Beach
  • Kudlu Falls
  • St Lawrence Minor Basilica, Attur
  • Chathurmukha Basadi
  • Pajaka Kshetra