Praveen Kittalli

Mr. Praveen Kittali

Assistant Professor

Mr Praveen Kittali joined as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in 2018. He teaches Fracture Mechanics, Strength of Materials, FEM and Machine Drawing. With an industrial background in FEA, he likes to research on subjects like fracture mechanics, finite element method and composites.
He studied for his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s in Machine Design degrees at Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgavi.


  • M.Tech in Machine Design

    Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum

  • BE in Mechanical Engineering

    Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum


Total Experience: 6.61 years 

CAE Engineer — COPES Tech India, Bengaluru (2016−2018)

Assistant Professor — Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru (2018-Present)

Research Interest: Composites, Fracture Mechanics, Finite Element Method, Solid Mechanics

Research Expertise: Finite Element Modeling, Powder Metallurgy


  • Finite Element Modeling
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Composites

International Journal Papers:

  1. Anil Kumar, J. Satheesh, Praveen Kittali, T. Madhusudhan (2016), Effect of Al2O3particles on the Tribological and Mechanical properties of Al6082 Metal matrix composites fabricated by powder metallurgy technique, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 3(7), pp. 1594 – 1599.
  2. Praveen Kittali, J.Satheesh, G. Anil Kumar, T. Madhusudhan (2016), A Review on Effects of Reinforcements on Mechanical and Tribological behavior of Aluminum based Metal matrix composites,International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 3(4), pp. 2412 – 2416.