V S Nagendra Reddy B

Designation:    Assistant Professor
Department:    Mechanical Engg
Qualification:    Ph.D. (IIT Kanpur), M.Tech (IIT Kanpur), B.Tech (JNTUH)

DB-66, NIT Kurukshetra, Haryana-136119

Email:    nagendra@nitkkr.ac.in
Phone No:    01744-233107
Area of Interest:    

Compliant Mechanisms, Solid Mechanics, Topology Optimization, Finite Element Analysis, Contact Mechanics and Hybrid Vehicles.

Experience :
Dec 2013 – Till date: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Kurukshetra
June 2018 – July 2018: Visiting Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur
June 2016 – July 2016: Visiting Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur
June 2014 – July 2014: Visiting Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur
Sep 2010 – Dec 2013, Development Manager, Engineering Research Center, TATA Motors LTD, Pune.


Subjects Taught:

Machine Design
Computer-Aided Design
Applied Numerical Methods
Engineering Graphics

Journal Publications:


Nagendra Reddy, B V S ; Manohar Khatik, Vitthal ; Corves, Burkhard ; Saxena, Anupam. “On Topology Design of Compliant Constant Output/Input Force Mechanisms with Contact InteractionsMechanism and Machine Theory, 2023 (Accepted)


Nagendra Reddy, B. V. S., and Saxena, A. (February 9, 2021). “Topology Synthesis of a Three-Kink Contact-Aided Compliant Switch.” ASME-Journal of Mechanical design- August 2021; 143(8): 081704.


Reddy, B V S Nagendra., Naik, S K V., Saxena, A., 2012, “Systematic Synthesis of Large Displacement Contact Aided Monolithic Compliant Mechanisms ASME-Journal of Mechanical design –January 2012-  Volume 134,  Issue 1, 011007 (12 pages)
Naik, S K V., Rai, A.K., Reddy, BVS Nagendra., Saxena, A., 2011 “How to Choose From a Synthesized Set of Path-Generating Mechanisms ASME-Journal of Mechanical design– September 2011-  Volume 133,  Issue 9, 091009 (11 pages)



Ghanshyam Singh Kushwah, B V S Nagendra Reddy, Mukesh Kumar, Pravendra Kumar, “Numerical Simulation of Spinning Kinetic Energy Projectile against Reinforced Concrete Target using ANSYS AUTODYN“, International Conference  on Innovative Engineering Design (ICoIED 2020), Design Innovation Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (18–20 January 2020)


Sumit; Reddy, B V S N., “Optimization of Gear Shift Points of a Passenger Vehicle for different Drive Cycle using MATLAB and SIMULINK“, International Conference on Differential Equations and Control Problems: Modeling, Analysis, and Computations (ICDECP19), Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, June 17th – 19th, 2019.


Amit; Reddy, B V S N., Bajpai, V K., “Modeling and Simulation of a Vehicle Powertrain to Estimate Engine Performance” National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, NIT Kurukshetra, June 02nd -03rd, 2017, Volume-1, PP. 373-377, ISBN: 978-93-86256-88- 1


Reddy, BVS Nagendra., Saxena, A., 2010, “On a Solution Procedure to Synthesize Non-smooth Path Generating Compliant Mechanisms with Self Contact” ASME Design Engineering and Technical Conferences, Montréal, Québec, Canada, Aug 15th – 18th, 2010, Volume 2: 34th Annual Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B #DETC-29172  pp. 695-70

Workshop/STC/SDP/FDP attended: 

Workshop series on “Fatigue & Fracture Testing of Metals and Advanced Composites Technology”, MSRUAS, Bengaluru, Oct 06th-08th, 2017
A Two days Faculty Development program using ANSYS FEA, NIT Kurukshetra, March 7th – 11th, 2017

International Conferences organized:

2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science & Technology (NFEST 2019), NIT Kurukshetra, February 18th – 22nd, 2019 as Organizing Secretary

National Conferences organized:

National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (NCRAME 2017), NIT Kurukshetra, June 02nd – 03rd, 2017 as Organizing Secretary

Workshop/STC/SDP/FDP organized:

A Five Days Skill Development and Faculty Development program using ANSYS FEA, NIT Kurukshetra, March 7th – 11th, 2017 as Coordinator
A Five Days workshop on Industry Oriented 3D Modelling using SOLIDWORKS, NIT Kurukshetra, 21st-25th September 2017 as Coordinator

M.Tech Thesis Supervised (Awarded / In-Progress)

“Study of penetration of spinning projectiles”, Ghanshyam, August 2020 (Awarded)
“Optimization of Gear Shift Points of a Passenger Vehicle for different Drive Cycles Using MATLAB and SIMULINK”, Sumit Kumar, June 2019 (Awarded)
Study of Performance of an Automobile through Modelling and Simulation using Simulink“, Amit, July 2017 (Awarded)

Administrative / Academic Responsibilities

Member, PG affairs Committee                                                             Feb 2021 – to date
Member of Departmental Time-Table committee                                Jan 2019 – Feb 2021
Prof-In-Charge, CAD Laboratory, NIT Kurukshetra                            Oct 2016 – to date
Prof-In-Charge, Computer and Automation Centre                            Oct 2016 – Jan 2019
Member, Curriculum revision Committee                                            Nov 2017 – to date
Member, Organizing Committee, TECHSPARDHA-17, NIT KKR       19 Jan – 22 Jan 17
Member, Organizing Committee, ALTIUS-2016, NIT KKR                  7 Oct – 9 Oct 2016
Prof-In-Charge, Strength of Materials Laboratory, NIT KKR               Nov 2014 – Sep 2016
Member, Organizing Committee, ALTIUS-2014, NIT KKR                 17 Oct – 19 Oct 14
Member, Organizing Committee, TECHSPARDHA -14, NIT KKR      28 Mar – 30 Mar 14


Gold medal in B.Tech academics
Outstanding performer award in TAEKWONDO Self-Defence workshop held at IIT KANPUR.
Won the second prize in carom competition held at IIT Kanpur

Memberships of professional bodies:

Life member of the Indian Structural Integrity Society (InSIS)
Life member of The Institution of Engineers (IEI India)
Life member of the Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM)
Life member of the Association for Machines and Mechanisms (AMM)

Personal Webpagehttp://bvsnreddy.wix.com/nagendra

*updated: 14.05.2023