Dr Amith Aravind


AI-Based Project of CSE Students Won Reboot Kerala Hackathon 2020
Electric All-Terrain Vehicle Built by Team EEE, Saintgits – The first-ever Electric All-Terrain Vehicle from Kerala to qualify for track racing in Terrain Vehicle Motor Sports
Team Saintgits Built Kerala’s First Concrete Canoe
120 Students of Saintgits College of Engineering and 22 Students of Saintgits College of Applied Sciences placed in Infosys
Congratulations Saintgits Kabaddi Women’s Team – KTU  Kabaddi Champions
Congratulations Saintgits Chess Women’s Team – KTU C Zone Intercollegiate Chess Tournament Champions
Saintgits wins the prestigious IDA – STEM Award for Community Development.
Ms. Angel Baby and Ms. Gayathri R. from final year BCA of Saintgits College of Applied Sciences bagged the first placement offers in the new campus recruitment season. Both of them placed as Associate Analyst in Deloitte.
Dr Amith Aravind
Dr Amith Aravind

Dr Amith Aravind

Designation : Associate Professor

Education : PhD

Professional Experience :

Teaching :  4 years 2 months
Research : 6 years

Specialization :

UG : Mechanical Engineering (University of Kerala)
PG : Machine Design (MG University)
Ph.D : Tribology

Publication :

Research Articles:

  1. A. Aravind, K. Prabhakaran Nair, and M. L. Joy, “Formulation of a novel biolubricant with enhanced properties using esterified rubber seed oil as a base stock,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, p. 1350650118756243, 2018.
  2. A. Aravind, K. P. Nair, and M. L. Joy, “Physio-Chemical Characterization of Rubber Seed Oil (Hevea brasiliensis)- A Biodegradable Lubricant Substitute,” Technology Letters, vol. 3, pp. 20-24, 2016.
  3. A. Aravind, M. L. Joy, and K. P. Nair, “Lubricant properties of biodegradable rubber tree seed (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg) oil,” Industrial Crops and Products, vol. 74, pp. 14-19, 2015.

International conference:

Amith Aravind, K. Prabhakaran Nair, M. L. Joy, “Physio-Chemical Property Estimation of Rubber Seed Oil (Hevea Brasiliensis) – A Biodegradable Lubricant Substitute, International Conference on Advances in Tribology – ICAT14, National Institute of Technology Calicut, 21-24 February 2014.


Presented a paper in “International Conference on Advances in Tribology – ICAT14” titled “Physio-Chemical Property Estimation of Rubber Seed Oil (Hevea Brasiliensis) – A Biodegradable Lubricant Substitute.”



R & D Projects

Faculty Research Seed Money from CERD, “Enhancement of Tribological, Rheological and Thermal Properties of Rubber Seed Oil for Engine Oil Applications”

Research interest

Tribology, Bio-lubricants, Friction, Wear


Secured First Rank with Distinction in M.Tech Machine Design, under MG University (2008-2010)

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