Dr. Ram Subbaiah


Dr.Ram Subbiah , Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, completed his Ph.D from Singhania University, Pilani and has over 11 years of academic and research experience. His Ph.D work was on Surface Hardening on Stainless Steel Material by Different Case Hardening Process which was carried out at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Trivandrum – Inertial System Unit, Bearing and Space Tribilogy Division, Low speed Mechanism Section. Prior to PhD, he obtained Masters of Technology (M.Tech) in Computer Integrated Manufacturing as a Gold Medallist from SRM University – Chennai, Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Education Management from Alagappa University – Karaikudi, Bachelors of Engineering (BE) in Mechatronics Engineering from Anna University – Chennai, and Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME) from Directorate of Technical Education – Chennai.

Dr. Ram research interests include on various Heat treatment process, Surface Hardening and Surface Coating Techniques, Mechatronics Oriented Projects, Automation with Fluid Power Systems in which he has more than 75 publications, in various journals and conferences. He is currently working on development of alloy steels improving wear resistance and hardness by various low temperature heat treatment processes. He holds life Membership of The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and International Association of Engineers.

Contact details:

Dr.Ram Subbiah

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology

Nizampet – Bachupally Road

Hyderabad, Telangana, India (500090)

Email: ram4msrm@gmail.com

Curriculam Vitae


Educational Details:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D – Mechanical Engineering), Singhania University, Pilani, Rajasthan (June 2010 to December 2013)
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech – Computer Integrated Manufacturing – Gold Medalist), SRM University, Chennai (2007-2009)
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA – Education Management – Dist.Edu), Alagappa University, Karaikudi (2010-2012)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E – Mechatronics Engineering), Anna University (2004-2007)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME – Mechanical Engineering), Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai (2002 – 2004)

Professional Background:

  • Associate Professor (Mechanical Engineering), Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, December 2014 to till date.
  • Research Experience at ISRO, Trivandrum while pursuing PhD as a full time scholar at Singhania University, Rajasthan, from June 2010 to June 2013
  • Worked as Assistant Professor for 1.3 Year at SRM University, Chennai

Administrative Experience:

  • B. Tech 2nd Year Incharger for Department of Mechanical Engineering, GRIET, Hyderabad
  • M. Tech – Class Incharger and Project co-ordinator for Design for Manufacturing Stream, Department of Mechanical Engineering, GRIET, Hyderabad
  • Lab Incharger for metallurgy and material science lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, GRIET, Hyderabad
  • Course Co-Ordinator for IIT, Bombay, Department of Mechanical Engineering, GRIET, Hyderabad

Committee Work:

  • Committee member and Reviewer for International Conference on Material Processing and Characterization – ICMPC, Department of Mechanical Engineering, GRIET, Hyderabad
  • Committee member regarding NAAC, NBA, AICTE, JNTU, UGC department file incharger, Department of Mechanical Engineering, GRIET, Hyderabad

Courses Taught:

  • Material Science and Metallurgy, Manufacturing Technology, Research Methodology and Intellectual Property Rights, Machine Tools, Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Mechatronics, Fluid Power Systems, Rapid Prototyping, Computer Integrated and Computer Aided Manufacturing, Engineering Drawing, Metrology and Measurements, Process Planning and Cost Estimation, Total Quality Management, Unconventional Machining Process, Non Destructive Testing, Engineering Economics and Management, Principles of Management, Automobile Engineering and Automotive Electronics

Sponsored Projects


  • 4 PG Projects and 4 UG Projects on Martensitic Stainless steel by Annealing, Normalizing, Tempering – Austempering and Martempering, Ageing Process


  • Wear Behaviour Analysis on AISI 316L Stainless Steel Material Gas Nitriding, Salt Bath and Plasma Nitriding Processes.
  • Assessment of Properties on AISI 431 steel by Vacuum Annealing and Vacuum Tempering Process.
  • Dry Sliding Wear Behaviour Analysis on AISI 321 Stainless Steel Material by Different Coating Process.
  • Investigation of AISI 304 stainless steel material by Cryogenic Hardening and vacuum hardening process.
  • Microstructure and wear behaviour on AISI 347 Stainless Steel Material by Carburizing and Carbonitriding process.

Publications & Professional Work

Research Papers/Publications & Professional Work

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