Dr. T. Christo Michael - Vellore Institute of Technology Chennai - EngineeringūüŹÜ

Dr. T. Christo Michael  : Engineering

Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits :

He embarked on his academic journey with a strong foundation in engineering, completing his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Kamaraj Polytechnic College, Tamil Nadu. He continued to excel academically, securing impressive scores throughout his educational tenure, notably achieving a notable 76% in his M.E. (CAD) from Anna University.

Professional Endeavors :

With a robust technical background encompassing proficiency in various software such as AutoCAD, Pro-E, SolidWorks, CATIA, ANSYS, LS-DYNA, and ABAQUS, he ventured into the realm of academia. His teaching career commenced in 2005 as a lecturer at Sri Balaji Polytechnic, Chennai. Over the years, he progressed, holding esteemed positions as an Associate Professor in mechanical engineering departments at several reputable institutions, including G.K.M. College of Engineering and Technology and VIT Chennai Campus.

Contributions and Research Focus in Engineering :

His academic pursuits expanded beyond teaching, delving into research endeavors focusing on the analysis of pipe bends concerning design, plastic loads, and their behavior under internal pressure and bending moments. His Ph.D. from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, substantiates his deep-rooted interest and expertise in the field, utilizing Finite Element Method (FEM) for numerical analysis.

Accolades and Recognition :

His contributions to the academic sphere have been acknowledged through various workshops and symposiums he both attended and conducted. Notably, his participation as a delegate in international conferences like ADMMS 2018 showcases his involvement in advancing design, materials, and manufacturing engineering.

Impact and Influence :

His impact extends beyond workshops and conferences, evident in the workshops he conducted on subjects such as SolidWorks certification, Finite Element Structural Analysis, and Basic Concepts of SolidWorks CSWA. Moreover, his involvement in Faculty Development Programs (FDPs) on topics like Engineering Education in the Post-Covid World and Strength of Materials highlights his commitment to continuous learning and skill enhancement.

Legacy and Future Contributions :

His legacy lies in his dedication to education, research, and the dissemination of knowledge in mechanical engineering. His future contributions are anticipated to further enrich academia through enhanced research, innovative teaching methodologies, and fostering an environment of continuous learning and skill development.

Notable Publications :


A total of 290 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

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Christo Michael | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

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