V. Balaji


V. Balaji , Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has 10 years of teaching experience in various engineering colleges in Hyderabad and 7 years of Industry experience in different manufacturing units in Hyderabad. He has worked as Technical Consultant for DMDE (Defence Machinery Design Establishment., a Work Centre of Indian Navy located at Tadbund, Secunderabad during the period 2008-2010. He is Pursuing Ph.D from Sathyabama University, Chennai. He has completed his M Tech from JNT University, Hyderabad with ‘Advanced Manufacturing Systems’ as specialization and B.E in Mechanical Engineering from SRKR Engineering College, Bhimavaram. He has Expertise in SPMs (Special Purpose Machines Manufacturing) and Indigenization through Reverse Engineering.

Areas of Interest: Metal forming, Composite materials, FEM

Contact details:

V. Balaji

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering Department

Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology

Bachupally, Hyderabad, Telangana- 500090

Email: vbalaji@griet.ac.in

Mobile: 9989633066

Curriculam Vitae



  • Pursuing Ph.D, Metal Forming, Sathyabama University, Chennai (2018 – Till date)
  • M.Tech., Advanced Manufacturing Systems, JNTUH, Hyderabad (2009-2012) Project : Manufacture of Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite (Al7075-SiC) by Stir casting Technique
  • B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering , SRKR Engineering College, Bhimavaram (1998-2001)

Professional Background:

  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department, GRIET, Duration: Jul 01 2014 – present.
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department, CMR CET, Duration: Jun 17 2013 – May 15 2014.
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department, DRK IST, Duration: Jun 12 2012 –May 20 2013.
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department, Vardhaman College of Engineering, Duration: Jul 01 2010 – Jun 09 2012.

Industry Background:

  • Machineshop Supervisor, M/s Sunkap Automation Limited, Jeedimetla, Hyderabad., Duration: Mar 04 2003-Apr 01 2006
  • Asst Production Engineer, M/s EPE Process Filters and Acummulators Pvt Limited, Balanagar, Hyderabad, Duration: Jul 01 2006-Mar 22 2008
  • Technical Consultant, M/s Niteo IT Solutions Pvt Limited, for DMDE(Work centre for Indian Navy), Duration: Mar 24 2008-Jun 30 2010

Courses taught:

  • Advanced Mechanics of Solids
  • Strength of Materials/Mechanics of Solids
  • Kinematics of Machinery
  • Engineering Drawing /Graphics.
  • Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamic



International Journal:

  • Viswanadhapalli, Balaji, and VK Bupesh Raja. "Experimental studies on formability of Butt-welded magnesium and aluminium alloy sheets by friction stir welding method." AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 2311. No. 1. AIP Publishing LLC, 2020.
  • Viswanadhapalli, Balaji, and VK Bupesh Raja. "Application of Magnesium Alloys in Automotive Industry-A Review." International Conference on Emerging Current Trends in Computing and Expert Technology. Springer, Cham, 2019
  • Balaji, V., N. Sateesh, and M. Manzoor Hussain. "Manufacture of aluminium metal matrix composite (Al7075-SiC) by stir casting technique." Materials Today: Proceedings 2.4-5 (2015): 3403-3408.

Professional Work

FDPs and Symposiums attended

  • Design Innovation and Creative Problem Solving during 15th to 17th Jan 2015, IIT, Hyderabad
  • Conducted FDP on “Engineering Graphics using AutoCAD” during 5 -10 March 2018 (I Week), GRIET, Hyderabad
  • Short term training program on “Advancements in Thermal Engineering” (ATE-2018) during Feb 19 to Feb 24, 2018 (I Week), GRIET, Hyderabad
  • Pedagogy for Online and Blended Teaching-Learning Process 14 Sept 2017 to 12 Oct 2017 (5 WEEKS) IIT Bombay
  • Foundation Programme in ICT for Education 03 Aug 2017 to 07 Sept 2017 (4 WEEKS), IIT Bombay
  • Thermal and fluid Analysis: CFD Approach 24 Feb -04 Mar 2017 (I Week) GRIET, Hyderabad
  • TECHNICAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAMME ON “FUSION 360” Jan 23 to Jan 25, 2017 GRIET, Hyderabad
  • Modelling and Manufacturing 12-17 Dec 2016 (I Week) GRIET, Hyderabad
  • FDP program “Advancements in MEMS and NEMS Technologies” Nov 19 to Nov 21, 2015 GRIET, Hyderabad


  • Gold (toper) medal certificate in the course ‘Principles of Metal Forming Technology’ from NPTEL, IIT, Madras.
  • Elite certificate in the course ‘Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics’ from NPTEL, IIT Roorkee.
  • Elite certificate in the course 'Kinematics of Mechanisms and Machines' from NPTEL, IIT Kharagpur.
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