S Arun Karthik

Mr. Arun Karthik Soundararajan

Assistant Professor

Joining RUAS in 2014, Mr Arun Karthik Soundararajan has developed and taught courses in Materials and Manufacturing at the undergraduate levels. His passion for teaching and courses have gained popularity within the student community. With over 9 years of teaching and industry experience, he is an upcoming researcher in topics like nanomaterials, biodegradable materials, material characterisation, ancient science to name a few.


  • MS in Mechanical Engineering

    Wichita State University

  • BE in Mechanical Engineering

    Visveswaraiah Technological University


Total Experience: 9 years

Academic: 7 years
Industry: 2 years 

Material Engineer Intern with National Institute for aviation research, Wichita, Kansas, USA (April 2007- April 2008)

Mechanical Engineer Intern With EASi, Madison heights, MI, USA (May 2008 ‑July 2008)

Validation Engineer with Mtech consulting group, Piscataway, NJ, USA (May 2009 ‑Jun 2011)

Graduate tutor in Physics with New Jersey Institute of technology, NJ, USA (Jan 2012-Jan 2013)

Assistant Professor with Ramaiah University of applied sciences (July 2014 — current)

Research Interest: Nanomaterials, Biodegradable materials, Material Characterization

Research Expertise: Material Science and Manufacturing


  • Nanomaterials
  • Material Science and Manufacturing
  • Biodegradable materials
  • Material Characterization

  1. Obtained founder’s award for Btech Project ‘’ Foot Bore run out error reduction in Spark plugs’’, Bosch, Bengaluru, India

  • Electronic Microscopic society of India

    Life member