International Conference on Innovations and Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (IIETME2019) is the annual conference organised by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology (NCET) to discuss the latest trends in Mechanical Engineering and also to provide a platform to the researchers, academicians and students to share the knowledge. The IIETME2019 is jointly organised by NCET and Gazi University, Turkey. The conference was inaugurated on 26th March 2019 by the Chief-Guest Dr. Wilson Lawrence, Engineering Director (PE), IR Technologies & Services Pvt Ltd and Guest of Honour Mr. A. Madhukar, President, ASHRAE Bangalore Chapter along with Dr. S. G. Gopala Krishna, Director, NES, Dr. Srikanta Murthy K, Principal NCET and Dr. N. Kapilan. Mr. N. Kapilan, convener of the conference welcomed the gathering and briefed about the conference to the audience. Chief-Guest Dr. Wilson Lawrence stressed the need of research to reduce the energy consumption and appreciated the college for keeping the theme of the conference as “Green Engineering”.
Dr. S. G. Gopala Krishna, Director, NES, delivered the presidential address and he advised the participants to develop low energy devices and reducing the energy consumption so that the environment can be protected. Dr. Srikanta Murthy, Principal acknowledged the support provided by the various organizations in successfully conducting the conference.
The technical papers from various areas of Mechanical Engineering was presented and discussed in different sessions of the conference. The papers were evaluated for the quality of research and presentation.