Dr.N.Manoharan is Rector – Technical of AMET University, Chennai. He is doctorate in Mechanical Engineering with over 30 years of Teaching, Research and Administrative experience in Engineering College / University level. He has specialized in the area of Internal Combustion Engines, Thermography, Radiography and Nano Technology.
He has filed and published Eighteen Patents in different areas of Engineering and Technology. He has published around Three hundred and eighty onetechnical papers in different National / International Journals / Conferences of various areas of research. He has organized several Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Symposia and Short term courses. He is a life Member of more than sixteen Professional Societies.
He has served in various higher positions in different Organizations including Vice-Chancellor, Director, Dean, Principaland Professor. He has been nominated by the various Apex bodies to serve in the following different capacity.
- MEMBER OF DST- NRDMS COMMITTEE to formulate guidelines for the conduct of Remote Sensing & GIS courses in Indian Institutes.
- MEMBER OF THE UGC EXPERT COMMITTEE to assess the physical and academic infrastructure of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Anantapur – December 2009.
- MEMBER OF SELECTION COMMITTEE OF BHAVINI (Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd.,) Govt. of India, Kalpakkam for various Scientist and Executive posts.
- CONVENOR OF EXPERT COMMITTEE to assess the physical and academic infrastructure of Several Engineering Colleges under Anna University of Technology of Madurai.
He has served as Executive Council Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) for four years and Chairman of Tamilnadu&Pondy section of ISTE for two years. He has worked around 45 sponsored projects and organized to receive 57 sponsored projects from various Government of India funding agencies. He has guided more than 200 Under Graduate projects, 100 Post Graduate projects, produced 12 Ph.D scholars and guiding 10 Ph.D scholars in different areas of research.
He has also served as Editor-in-Chief of Four National and Four International Journals. He was the Secretary for seven years for the conduct of Common Entrance Test to admit students in B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch/MBA/MCA in the private professional colleges in Tamilnadu.
He has received Best Teacher award in the year 1992, Bharath Jyothi award in the year 2002, Appreciation award from ISTE in the year 2002 and IAAP-PPA Best Educationalist award from Pondicherry Psychology Association.