Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing
(IIITD&M) Kancheepuram, Chennai - 600 127

(An Institute of National Importance Fully Funded by Govt of India)

Faculty Profile

Dr. Pandithevan P

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

U. G  :  B.E. in Production Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
P. G  :  M.E. in Manufacturing Engineering, AC College of Engineering & Technology, Anna University.
PhD  :  Ph.D, in Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati.
Email   : ppthevan@iiitdm.ac.in       Phone   : +91-44-27476351

Research Interests

  • Engineering Design
  • Bio-mimetic Design & Tissue Engineering
  • Medical Image based Reconstruction
  • CAD and Layered Manufacturing
  • Computational Geometry
  • Robotics

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • TERMIS – Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society

Other Details

  • Reviewer for Journal of Biomedical and Bioengineering


  • 4 years
  • Industry
  • 3 years
  • Teaching
  • 2 years


  • Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar "Finite element analysis of personalized femoral scaffold with designed micro architecture", in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMech E), Part H, Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 224 (7), 2010, 877-889
  • Saravana Kumar, G., Pandithevan, P. and Ambatti, A "Fractal raster tool paths for layered manufacturing of porous objects", in Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 4(2), 2009, 91-104
  • Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar "Personalized bone tissue engineering scaffold with controlled architecture using fractal tool paths in layered manufacturing", in Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 4(3), 2009, 165-180
  • Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar "Reconstruction of subject specific human femoral bone model with cortical porosity data using macro-CT", in Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 4(3), 2009, 115-129


  • Saravana Kumar, G. and Pandithevan, P "Fractal tool paths for layered manufacturing of scaffolds with matched bone properties", in the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, 2009
  • Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar, G "Reverse engineering subject specific human bone with cortical porosity data", in the proceedings of International Conference on Total Engineering, Analysis and Manufacturing Technologies, Bangalore, 2008
  • Pandithevan, P. and Ramkumar, K.S "A Zero undulation rail coach", in the proceedings of the National Conference on Contemporary Approaches in Design and Manufacturing, A.C. College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi, 2006