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Mr. Sandeep Nagaraja

Assistant Professor

Mr Sandeep Nagaraja is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RUAS. Equipped with over 12 years of extensive experience in teaching, research and consulting in Operational Excellence, he has guided at least 50 Master’s degree projects pertaining to his chosen area of expertise and topics relevant to industry. He has extended his knowledge towards training personnel from top automotive and Fortune 500 companies in India.


  • M. Tech in Computer Integrated Manufacturing

    M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, VTU, Belgaum

  • B E in Industrial and Production Engineering

    Sri Jayamachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE) affiliated VTU, Belgaum


Total Experience: 12 Years

Production In charge at CNC Automotive , May 2005 to Aug 2006

Lecturer — JSS Polytechnic Mysore, from May 2004 to Dec 2004

Lecturer — M S Ramaiah School of Applied Sciences, from Sep 2008 to Jun 2009

Sr. Lecturer — M S Ramaiah School of Applied Sciences, from July 2009 to 2013

Asst. Professor — M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, from July 2014to till date

Research Interest: Circular Economy and Operation Management

Research Expertise: Lean operations


  • Circular Economy and Operation Management
  • Lean operations

Ph.D. Dissertation: (In progress)

  1. Field of Circular Economy

National Journal Papers:

  1. Understanding the immixed effect of particulate Sic and Al2O3 on dry sliding wear behavior of stir cast extruded hybrid 6061 Aluminum metal matrix composite by Taguchi methodology, National Conference on Materials and Manufacturing processes, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology , Bangalore (2007)

International Conference Papers:

  1. Lean Six Sigma Simulation an Integrated framework for Improvement of Turnaround Time in an Automotive Company, International Colloquium on Materials, Manufacturing and Metrology, IIT Madras, Chennai, India(2014)
  2. Process capability indices predictor for manufacturing transmission shafts, XIX Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Kolkata, India (2015)

  1. GE Foundation Scholar for the year (2008)
  2. Secured 3rd Rank in Master’s Programme (2009)
  3. Rank holder award from M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology , Bangalore (2009)

  • IMechE: Institution of Mechanical Engineers