B U Balappa

Mr. Balappa Ukamanal

Assistant Professor|Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering


Mr. Balappa B Ukamanal has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RUAS since 2010. From 2004 to 2007, he was a Training Manager at M S Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies (now RUAS). He has delivered corporate training programs (CAD/ CAE domain) for various organisations including Mahindra Research Valley in Chennai, the Indian Railways, Altair Engineering Pvt Ltd, Satyam, BEML, Schneider Electric, Haritha and KPIT-Cummins in Bangalore.
He completed his MSc (Engineering) in New Product Design at M S Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies in Bangalore which is affiliated to Coventry University in the UK. Prior to that he had studied for his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at BLDEA’s College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad.

Qualifications

  • MSc (Engineering) in New Product Design

    M. S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, affiliated to Coventry University, UK

  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering

    BLDEA's College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka University

Experience

Total Experience: 19 years 3 months

Industry: 3 year

Academic: 16 years 3 months

Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore (from 2010 to till date)

Training Manager at M. S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bangalore (From April 2004 to 2007)

Research Interest: Farm Machinery Design

Research Expertise: FEM, Finite Element Analysis

Keywords

  • Farm Machinery Design
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • FEM

  1. Was instrumental in developing training center (MCAD) and leading a team of 15Engineers to train corporate clients in the filed of CAD/CAM/CAE.
  2. Developed two M. Tech Programs meeting both industry and academic requirements in less than six months
  3. Designed and developed of coconut tree climbing machine within 2 months
  4. Designed and developed four agriculture machine for KCTU, Bengaluru

  • IMechE: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK

    Member