CSIR – National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST)

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt.Of India Thiruvananthapuram.


Mechanical Engineering Section



Mechanical Engineering Section’s major area of concentration is in meeting the fabrication needs of various research groups in the laboratory. The section also undertakes all types of PVC/FRP/glass blowing works. In addition, it handles the mechanical maintenance of the equipments like hydraulic presses, furnaces, air compressors, vacuum pumps, central exhaust system of fume hoods of various research groups and workshops machines. Maintenance of the Institute’s vehicles is also looked after by the section.

List of Equipments / Facilities Available

  1. Centre Lathe
  2. Universal Milling Machine
  3. Shaping Machine
  4. Radial Drilling Machine
  5. Shearing Machine
  6. Slotting Machine
  7. Sheet Rolling Machine
  8. Sheet Bending Machine
  9. Universal Band Sawing Machine
  10. Weliding Machine(Rectifier) Arc Welding & other related equipments and facilities.

List of Staff Members


Shri. Brahmakumar. M

Designation:Senior Technical Officer (3)



Shri. S. Haridasan Pillai

Designation : Sr.Technician (2)


Shri. P. Soman

Designation : Lab Assistant



Shri. B. Radhakrishnan

Designation : Technician (2)