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Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Recognized Research Centre

DHIO Research is a recognized R & D Center under Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka, India. DHIO is committed to provide an excellent opportunity for the students, scientists, research scholars, working engineers, in-house engineers and other interested intellectuals to pursue MSc. (Engg) by research and Ph.D programmes, to enhance their knowledge. This further enables engineers to design, engineer and innovate new solutions for mechanical engineering field. DHIO Research established state-of-the-art research facilities with advanced computational solutions for the research scholars and practicing engineers.

DHIO Research  has always been associated with academia in one way or the other since its inception. DHIO has been working with academia on various segments of skill development, research guidance, collaborative research and innovative learning solutions.

DHIO Learning Solutions division developing innovative learning through SEEL (Simulation Enabled Experiential Learning) platform. Anywhere, Anytime Learning through Virtual Engineering ( and Research-Internship ( – an online platform enabling the students, faculty members and working professionals to perform internship on domain specific, physics focussed and experimental coordinated collaborative research activities.


Group 1 : Multi-scale Material Modeling and Characterisation

DFT, Molecular Dynamics, Composites, Polymers (Rubber, Thin film, Catalysis, Coating, Fuel Cell, ..), Battery Materials, Metals, Alloys, Electronics, Bio-materials..etc

Group 5 : Manufacturing Process, Product, Material Studies

(Casting, Forging, Sheet Forming, Extrusion, Rolling, Welding, Heat Treatment, Additive, Swaging, Drawing,…etc)

Group 2 : Composite Materials Design, Manufacturing

Composite Material characterization, property development, composite manufacturing

Group 6 : Fatigue, Durability, Fracture Mechanics Studies

FEM, Fatigue, Reliability, Fracture of Metals, Alloys, Rubber, Polymers Composite, Digital Twin..etc

Group 3 : Energy Source, Fuel Cell, Battery

Alternate energy sources, Sco2, Hydrogen, Electrolyser, Fuel Cell – PEM, SOFC, Alkaline Battery thermal, Battery Material, Battery Ageing, Carbon Capture, Sequentration ..etc

Group 7 : Digital Twin, IOT, AI, ML

Machine Learning, Digital Twin, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Simulators…etc

Group 4 : Design – Thermal – Fluid Studies

Solid and Structural Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer at system subsystem, component level…etc

Group 8 : General Engineering

3D Printing, Energy Systems, Process Engineering, ..etc.


MSc. (Engg) by Research and Ph.D Programmes

DHIO Research invites applications for Research Associates from graduates/post graduates in Mechanical engineering. The assistantship is aimed at providing an opportunity for UG and PG students to pursue their M.Sc by research/Ph.D on the ongoing practical issues of the industry thereby providing exposure and a platform for industry – institute interaction. The candidates get the guidance from well qualified supervisors with long Industrial experience in problem solving.


  • MSc Engg. by Research : B.E/B.Tech in mechanical engineering with distinction in qualifying examination
  • PhD : M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc Graduates in mechanical engineering from reputed institutions with first class in both UG and PG

Stipend and Tenure :

The fellowship amount for Graduates is Rs. 15,000/ per month and for postgraduates is Rs. 20,000/ per month.The tenure of fellowship is 3 years for the M.Sc Engg by Research and 5 years for the Ph.D. within which the candidate is required to complete the program. It is mandatory for the candidate to enroll for the research program within one year of joining the fellowship program.

Application :

The applications can be downloaded from our website The hard copy of filled application should reach DHIO Research with necessary documents on the address given below:

Dr. T Jagadish
Director – R&D
DHIO Research & Engineering Pvt Ltd.,
# 28 (Old No 619/1), 2nd Floor, 36th Cross, 2nd Block, Rajajinagar,
Next to Srinivasa Kalyana Mantapa, Bangalore-560010 India

Other Terms and Conditions
  • This is not the employment at DHIO Research. However, the candidates can apply to DHIO Research for the employment after the completion of research work.
  • If the VTU admission within one year is not accomplished, candidate’s research association gets terminated. For more details email :

Talk to experts !

Dr. T Jagadish brings more than 35 years of experience in teaching and applying FEM concept to theoretical and real world problems. His book in the area of Finite Element Concepts, which includes “Solid Mechanics – Theory and FEM Analysis. Currently he is leading the team of researchers at DHIO Research and Engineering Pvt Ltd.,  in providing collaborative R&D Services on Computational Engineering related to Structural Mechanics, Thermal-Fluid, Material Science, Manufacturing Process. He is authority in Computational Mechanics and published number of papers in National & International Journals.

Dr. Jagadish also supports  Institute of Structural Integrity and Failure Studies (ISIFS) focussed on fatigue, durability and fracture mechanics studies as Technical Director

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Vivek Pandey3, Jayesh Gupta2, L akshminarayanan Seshadri 3 , Ravishankar Mariayyah 1 , Santosh N. L 2 ,Pramod Kumar 3

3 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, Karnataka, India
2 DHIO Research and Engineering Private Limited.
1 Dassault System Private Limited

Proceedings of the ASME 2019 Gas Turbine India GTIndia2019, December 5 6, 2019, Chennai Tamil Nadu, India

Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of Prototype Sized Pipe Bend and Its Equivalent Plate Type Geometry

R. Suresh Kumar 1, Kaushik2*, B.N Rao3, and K Velusamy1

1 Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India
2 DHIO Research & Engineering Ltd, Bangalore, India
3 Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Proceedings of FatigueDurability India 2019

Damage Tolerance approach for estimation of the Remaining Life of Turbine-Generator shafts of hydro power plants_ a Case study

Kumar R K*, Janardhana M* , Kaushik Kalita++ Santhosh N L++

*  Central Power Research Institute(CPRI), Bangalore-560080,
++  Dhio Research and Engineering (P) Ltd., Bangalore,

Proceedings of FatigueDurability India 2019