Dr.P.Karuppuswamy, Professor & Head,completed Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering (2009) in PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore under Anna University, Chennai. He completed M.E Production Engineering (2001) in PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and obtainedB.E. Mechanical Engineering (1994) in Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore. He has 18 years of teaching experience and 7 years of experience in industries. He also has 10 years of research experience. He handles courses on Production Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Non Traditional Machining processes, Welding Technology Metrology, Materials Engineering and Engineering Economics. His research interests include Machining, Maintenance and Quality Engineering. He has undertaken a project in optimization of machining parameters for improving the surface quality in abrasive flow machining sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi. He has presented/authored more than 20 research papers in both National/International level conferences. He has 11 publications in International Journals. Currently 7 research scholars are pursuing their Ph.D research under his supervisio.