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ARiME - Association of Mechanical Engineers for Research and Innovation

About ARiME

ARiME is the association of Mechanical Engineering students of SSET mentored by faculty members of the department for the overall development of the students. The membership is voluntary for all the students who get enrolled in the SSET Mechanical Department.


  • To act as a link between academia and industry by organizing industrial visits, seminars, special lectures, internships and other co-curricular programmes.
  • To share relevant information to the students of the department to sustain their interest in the area of mechanical engineering.
  • To provide a platform for interaction between faculty and the students and also to create a bonding between the seniors and the juniors of the department.

ARiME Office Bearers – AY 2018-2019

Name Designation/Semester & Class Roll No Position Held
Mr. Jose Sheril D’cotha Faculty Secretary
Mr. Sam Joshy Faculty Joint Secretary
Mr. Vishnu H Faculty Treasurer
Benjamin Manson Koola S8 ME I SME/6464/15 Member
Varun Jain S8 ME II SME/6376/15 Secretary
Adwaith J S6 ME I SME/7375/16 Joint Secretary
Rayan Joseph Jaise S6 ME II SME/7405/16 Member
Allen Issac S4 ME I SME/7561/17 Member
Kiran Sanath S4 ME II SME/7998/17 Treasurer
Badareekrishna S2 ME I SME/8354/18 Member
Pranav P S2 ME II SME/8237/18 Member

Activities of AY 2018-2019

Award Distribution Ceremony - May 2019

ARiME organised department get together to honour and award the toppers of AY 2018-2019 Odd Semester University Examination. The awards were distributed to the students by Dr. E.M.S Nair, Professor Emeritus, ME Department and Mr. K C Mathew, Assistant Professor, ME Department.

Idea Pitching Competition -April 2019

An Impromptu Idea Pitching Competition was organised on 16th April 2019 to award the best socially relevant idea that could solve a problem applying the fundamentals of mechanical engineering. Nine teams were qualified to make their presentations and were awarded based on the level of innovation, societal impact and feasibility.

Towards NBA Accreditation – April 2019

ARiME organised a talk on the role of students in maintaining the quality of the department and in acquiring the accreditation was delivered by the Head of Department. Students from all the four years attended the session.

Industrial Visit for ME students - Feb-March 2019

The students of fourth, sixth and eight semesters were provided with an opportunity to visit industries and gain practical knowledge in the area of mechanical engineering. The students had a wonderful 6 days trip not only to industry but also to refresh their minds by visiting tourist places near by the industries. Faculty members also accompanied the students and these trips has been successful in maintaining healthy relation with members of the department.

Faculty Development Programme – Feb 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering conducted a 3-day training programme on Numerical Methods and Computing Techniques for Modern Engineering. Dr. C.G. Nandakumar, Structural Consultant and Retd. Professor, Dept. of Ship Technology, CUSAT gave a session on "Introduction to Finite Element Method". Dr. Sheeja Janardhanan, Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, SSET highlighted various aspects of "Numerical Modelling & Simulations" which followed demonstration classes by Mr. Nikhil Asok N, Ms. Vidya Amar and Mr. Benrose Prasad, Assistant Professors, SSET. The program was attended by faculty members from various Engineering colleges in the state and also by members of the department.

American Welding Society (AWS) International Seminar – Feb 2019

American Welding society International seminar on “Welding with Tubular Wires”, jointly organised by Indian Institute of Welding-Cochin and SCMS Group of Educational Institutions was conducted at the SCMS Muttom Campus. The seminar was delivered by AWS Official Mr. Brian Gaal, also Technical Director, ARCOS Industries LLC. The seminar inaugural ceremony was presided by Sri: R. Srinivasan Chairman, Indian Institute of Welding Foundation, Mumbai and inaugurated by Sri: Prasad K Panicker, Executive Director, BPCL Kochi Refineries. Dr. EMS Nair, Professor Emeritus, SSET and Dr. Venu P, Dean-Student Affairs, SSET joined the function representing SCMS School of Engineering and Technology. Industry and Academia delegates from different parts of India attended the seminar. The presence of officials from Industries like Cochin Shipyard Limited, L&T Coimbatore, BPCL etc provided a platform for participant students to interact with Industry experts. The program was meticulously orchestrated by the ARiME.

SSET ME Department (SMED) - Invited Talk, 12th Oct 2018

The department has been organising expert talks inviting resources from Industry to bridge the gap between Academia and Industry and to provide the students with an insight of professional culture that prevails in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Muralidhran Gopi Ramesh, Program Manager, C&D, SUV & EV Business Leader, Nissan Motors Indian Pvt Ltd, Chennai, was the resource person of the Odd Semester of AY 2018-2019 and his interactive and captivating session titled, “leading a student life to become an industry ready candidate”, succeeded in projecting a different perspective to the students.