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 Dr. K. V. Muralidhar Sharma 

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. K V Muralidhar Sharma

 Dr. K. V. Muralidhar Sharma 

Associate Professor

 Dr. K. V. Muralidhar Sharma 


Dr. K.V.Muralidhar Sharma, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, received his interdisciplinary ( Engg.+ Management + ET) doctoral degree from VTU in the year 2021. He has studied M.E. in Production and Management from GIT, Karnataka University, pursuing a second year of M.A in Educational Technology from IGNOU and BE in Mechanical Engineering from BMS College of Engg., Bangalore.

He is a National Merit awardee (1981), College & district topper in SSLC (1981), got National level “SAP Award of Excellence” by MHRD through IIT Bombay and was nominated for the National Level award (Saraswati Samman) for his contribution in overall institutional development at PES (as Principal)

His Research Proposal in educational technology got MHRD – SAP National Award from IIT Bombay(2012), He has several Honours & recognitions in his research areas like; Selected as SARATHI mentor to guide research papers for the IEEE conference T4E19 by IIT Bombay and two papers under his mentorship were published under IEEE int. conference at IIT Bombay, he was selected as associate faculty for conduction of Educational Technology FDPs by IIT Bombay Dept of ET, Got scholarship from MHRD to attend 2 IEEE conferences on Educational Technology at IIT B, One of the top Performers in IITB Edex/CDEEP Project based MOOCs course on ET for Engg. Teachers & completed with HONOUR CODE etc.

He has 25 years of proven contributions both in teaching and in Industry, responsibilities like Principal, HOD, Placement Officer, & in various roles in Industry like Manufacturing Manager, Management representative – ISO 9001, building quality systems, MRP, etc. He has guided/guided many projects & research scholars (at PG & Ph.D. level)l. He has numerous research papers to his credit including SCOPUS-indexed international journals, reviewer for several research papers, published a few books and book chapters (One of the textbooks Authored was recommended as a reference text by DTE, Govt. of Karnataka). He was an advisory committee member at various international conferences. He has Memberships in several professional Organisations like ISHRAE, ISTE, IFERP, CSI, etc. He got an NPTEL-SWAYAM certificate of appreciation for his performance as an institutional SPOC.

Educational Technology, Energy and Educational Management


Journal Publications
  • Multimedia solution approach to the social-learning problem – A case study of thermodynamics, Journal of Engineering Education transformations, SCOPUS indexed Int. journal, Jul 2021, ISSN:2349:2473, Volume-35, Issue-1
  • Context-Based Learning in Basic Thermodynamics through Day to-Day Events, SCOPUS indexed Int. Journal, Nov 2019, ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8, Issue-4.
  • Technology Intervention Solution Approach to the Social-learning Problem – A Case Study of Thermodynamics, Accepted for presentation and inclusion in IEEE Xplore, T4E (Technology for Education), IIT – Bombay, Dec 2019, ISBN: 978-1-7281-4227-2.
Paper Presentations in International/National Conferences
  • International Journal: 13
  • National Journal:01
  • International Conference: 08
  • National Conference: 06
  • “Pedagogically Designed and Developed Learning System for Engineering Basic Thermodynamics Concepts” application no. 202341055571, filed on 18/8/23 and published on 29/12/23
  • “Reliable Gas Geyser Protection System for Indian Consumer” application no. 202341042595, filed on 26/6/23 and published on 7/7/23 • “Automated Pushcart for Indian street vendors” application no. 202341042544, filed on 26/6/23 and published on 7/7/23
  • “Design and development of solar panel cleaning bot, application no. 202341058380, filed on 30/8/23 and published on 8/9/23.
  • “Design, analysis and development of a device to detect dental disorder using mask-rcnn and image processing”, application No. 202341056153, filed on 22/8/23 and published on 29/12/23
Grants/Funded Projects/ Consultancy
  • 2024 – Under process; Funded Project proposal along with the Director NITTTR on “Design, development & evaluation of a model course curriculum for Mechanical Engineering”
Achievements and awards
  • Govt. Of India (MHRD) SAP award of excellence for Educational Technology Project from IIT-Bombay.
  • II PUC – College & District Topper.
  •  Felicitated by H.H. Sringeri Jagadguru for Highest marks in Sanskrit.
  •  National Merit awardee, Govt. of Karnataka.
Resource Person for workshops/FDPs
  • 2022 Feb: 4 weeks AICTE approved workshop on “Outcome-based pedagogic principles for effective teaching”
  • 2021 Apr: One-week FDP on “Sustainable electric mobility – Opportunities and challenges” by BMSIT
  • 2021Oct: 2 weeks AICTE AQIS FDP on “3D Printing technology in Engineering Education and Research” by AMCEC, Bangalore
  • 2020 June: 2 Week AICTE FDP on “Accreditation and Teaching-Learning in Engineering NATE”
  • 2020 June: 1 Week AICTE FDP on “Designing Learner-centric MOOCs”
  • 2017: 1-week Orientation Program on ANSI, JIT, Bangalore
  • 2016: 2 Weeks SDP on ‘Measurement Practices JIT, Bangalore
  • 2012 Dec: 2 weeks ISTE National Workshop on ‘Engineering Thermodynamics’ by IIT, Mumbai.
  • 2013 Feb: Research on Educational Technology organized by Dept. ET IIT- Mumbai RMET 2nd-9th Feb 2013
  • 2006: National Workshop on Technicians Education 15,16 April 2006, JSS, Mysore
  • 2009 Orientation Course on Research Methodology in Engineering Education organized by NITTTR, Chennai 10th-14th August 2009
  • 2014: 3 days National Workshop on Smart Materials organized by GEC Kushalnagar, Jan23-25 2014.