ABOUT Dr Korody
Dr Jagannath Korody worked as Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at MIT Manipal. He also Headed the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at MIT Manipal till 18th June 2018 with a tenure of 3 years. Born in Korody, a coastal village in Kundapur Taluk, Karnataka state, Dr Korody had his early education in Koteshwar and Kundapur. He did his Bachelor of Engineering from University Visveswaraiah College of Engineering (UVCE), Bangalore in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Technology in Engineering Management from Mangalore University and PhD in Tribology from MAHE. Dr Korody in his 30+ years experience as teacher and researcher has published more than 50 research papers in reputed National and International Journals and conferences and has reviewed more than 20 PhD thesis. His areas of interest in teaching and research are Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Cryogenics, Renewable Energy systems and Tribology.
Previous to his assignment as HoD, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Dr Korody has worked as Associate Director for Alumni and International relations at MIT Manipal from 2009 to 2014. During this tenure, Dr Korody was successful in attracting large number of alumni to participate in the Institution development programs. Recognizing Dr Korody’s long service, MAHE felicitated him in the year 2009. Dr Korody in his long tenure at MIT Manipal shouldered the responsibilities as Chairman for the formulation of new promotion policy, Chairman, Anti-ragging squad, Chairman, Space committee and Chairman, Board of studies for Mechanical and Industrial and Production Engineering. During the tenure as HoD, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Dr Korody has established Industry-Institute engagement in teaching and research with several Industries like Maini group, Signet group, Everest group, Altair Engineering etc. and has established a Center of Excellence in the department in collaboration with Altair Engineering.
Dr Korody is member of Editorial board for International Journal of Tribology and Journal of Refrigeration and Air conditioning. He was also the member of Board of studies for syllabus revision for University Visveswaraiah college of Engineering, Bangalore and Malnad Engineering college, Hassan. Dr Korody has organized several conferences, workshops and delivered keynote address in National and International conferences. During the Diamond Jubilee year of MIT Manipal, Dr Korody has organized an International conference in Research in Mechanical Engineering Sciences (RiMES) which attracted large number of delegates and Keynote speakers. Dr Korody is the Life member of Institution of Engineers, Tribology society of India and Indian society for Technical Education.
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