Manivannan, P. V.

Associate Professor

MSB 316, Manufacturing Engineering Section

PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India



  • Dr.P.V.Manivannan received his Masters in Engineering with specialisation in Applied Electronics from the College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India and Ph.D in Control System for Engines from IIT Madras. He has worked with Visteon Power train Control Systems India Pvt. Ltd, Chennai and Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, USA on special leave.
  • His teaching and research interests include Mechatronics, Robotics, Sensor Network, Automotive Control System, and Industrial Automation

  1. Visiting research faculty in the University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia – summer, 2012.
  2. Visiting faculty, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA – Summer, 2013 & 2014.
  3. Awarded with “DAAD Fellowship” to visit the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany – Winter,2013.
  4. Recipient of “Teaching Fellowship” under the Erasmus Mundus Distinguished Lecture Series to teach in the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany – Summer, 2014.

  1. P.V. Manivannan, M. Singaperumal and A. Ramesh, Development of an idle speed engine model using in-cylinder pressure data and an idle speed controller for a small capacity port fuel injected SI Engine, International Journal of Automotive Technology (KSAE), Vol. 12,Nno. 1, pp. 11-20 (2011).
  2. P.V.Manivannan, M.Singaperumal and A.Ramesh, “A new method for measurement air-fuel ratio based on the response time of a binary exhaust gas oxygen (BEGO) sensor for application in small spark ignition (SI) engines”, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, Vol.36(2), 2014, pp.175-183.
  3. P.Suresh and P.V.Manivannan, “Neural Network Based Hybrid Adaptive Controller for an Autonomously driving Car using Thin Plate Spline Radial Basis Activation Function”, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 592-594 (2014) pp 2184-2188.
  4. Bajwa Roodra Pratap Singh and P.V. Manivannan, “Input shaping for feed forward control of a Flexible Polymethyl Methacrylate beam manipulator”, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 592-594 (2014) pp 2160-2164.