Welcome to Dr Arivazhagan Anbalagan's Personal Website

updated August 2023, UK

My Research Journey : Digital Manufacturing

My research journey is a combined flavour of Computer Aided Design , Computer Aided Manufacturing and Computer Aided Process Planning. I started as a Project trainee (2002), then continued my first experience as Junior Contract Engineer in an Aero Engine industry (2003) and since then taken every opportunity to embed my skills into the Digital Manufacturing - CAD/CAPP/CAM field.

Career History

Faculty Position in UK (2021-Present)

  • Assistant Professor (Research) in Digital Manufacturing, Centre for Manufacturing and Materials, The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME), Coventry University, United Kingdom. (2022-present).

  • Lecturer, Coventry University, United Kingdom. (2021-2022).
  • Lecturer, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. (2020-2021).

Research Fellow / Postdoc Engagements in UK

  • University of Birmingham, High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) (2017-2020).
  • Queen's University Belfast United Kingdom (2015-2017).
  • Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom (2014-2015).
  • Coventry University, United Kingdom (2013-2014).

Academic / Industry Engagements in India

  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing, Kancheepuram, (Institute of National Importance), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (2009-2013).
  • Engineer / Technologist, General Electric (GE), John.F.Welch.Technology Centre (JFWTC) (2008-2009).
  • Junior Contract Engineer, Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), Government of India (2003).
  • Project Trainee, Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), Government of India (2002-2003).