Prof. Shashikumar has 37 years of experience in Tool Engineering.
Prof. Shashikumar with more than 40 years in aerospace design and manufacture and an expert in tool, jigs and fixtures design will be taking this course. A Retd, Additional General Manager from the HAL, Aerospace Division, Bangalore. (A division dedicated to ISRO projects). He graduated in Mechanical Engineering, design stream with distinction from Malnad College of Engineering (1980 batch). Also, he has taken certificate courses under taken at IISc, Bangalore. Advanced Mechanical Behavior of Engineering Materials, Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Certificate courses under taken at IIM(A), IIM(B) AND IIM(C), Business Excellence, Operational Excellence, Leadership Excellence, Presented many papers connected with Tool Engineering. He has 37 years of experience in Tool Engineering. Completely responsible for the design of Tools and realization of all light alloy structures of PSLV, GSLV & GSLVMK3 of ISRO and Missile projects of DRDL. Developed many new Tool Design concepts. Designed many automated welding fixtures for fuel/oxidizer/liquid hydrogen/liquid oxygen tanks of launch vehicle projects for TIG-DCSP and FRICTION STIR welding process. Registered faculty at Hindustan Aeronautic Management Academy (HMA) for training young/senior Tool Designers. Certified trainer for NLP from HMA. Developed many steel components in cold extrusion process. At present undertaken an assignment at PESU CORI and consultant for many large scale Industries involved in the realization of hardware for ISRO and HAL Projects.