CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (CEAT)
ANNA UNIVERSITY: MIT CAMPUS: CHENNAI
The Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has announced under the Rule 110 of TamilNadu Legislative Assembly during August 2016, for the establishment of Centre of Excellence for Automobile Technology (CEAT) to involve on developing a vehicle with low fuel consumption and low carbon-di-oxide emission at MIT Campus, Anna University at a cost of Rs.50.00 crore. A new building of 2700Sq.Mt area was constructed for CEAT which consists of 14 laboratories in thrust area of Automobile Engineering.
As Government of Tamil Nadu share, Rs 10 Crore has been released to Anna University, Chennai to establish the Centre. In order to achieve the objectives, the faculty members are divided into four teams namely GDI Engine team, CO2 Capture & Separation Team, Fuel cell team and Electric Vehicle Team.
GDI Engine team
Team Leader : Dr. M. Senthil Kumar
Team Members :Mr P Elayaraja, Mr R. Sakthivel, Mr. M. Munniappan
CO2 Capture & Separation Team
Team Leader :Dr. P. Senthil Kumar
Team Members :Mr S Mariappa, Mr A Jayanth Joseph, Mr Balaguru
Fuel cell team
Team Leader : Dr. K. Annamalai
Team Members :Dr. G. Anandkumar, Mr S Vinoth Kumar, Mr. P. Jagan, Mr. S. Devanand
The following major facility are established by the Fuel Cell Team.
The other facility includes Onboard H2 Electrolyser, 72V Battery and Battery Charger, Hydrogen Cylinder and its accessories, Motor Controller.
Electric Vehicle Team
Team Leader : Dr. K. Arunachalam (Mobile: 9884345564)
Team Members : Dr. S. Arul Selvan, Mr. B. Vasanthan, Mr. S. Sunil, Mr. S. Arun Prasad, Dr. Sangeet Sahaya Jeyangel, Mr. E. Joshua Paul
The following facility are established by the Electric Vehicle team
Professor- in – charge
Dept. of Automobile Engineering
Anna University - MIT Campus
Chennai – 600044
Mobile : 9884345564
044 - 22516339