K.N. Balaji

K.N. Balaji

Visiting Faculty
Area: Automotive Electronics and Electricals
Affiliation: Department of Automobile Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).


M.S. Technological Operations BITS, Pilani,1994
B.E. Mechanical Engineering  College Of Engineering, Guindy,1978

Other Details:

Research Interests

  • Mentoring / Coaching / Teaching / Training
  • Set up more than hundred industry/institute interactions ( Guest Lectures / Mega Workshops / Interactive workshops / Technology Day Events / Seminars ) across the country
  • Assisting the institutional Leadership Team to reach out the Industry experts for an effective engagement to realize the desired results in domains like, Innovation, Frugal Engineering, Delivery Assurance, Harmonisation of Tools, Technologies and Tactics by effectively utilizing the captive resources ( Men and Machinery )
  • Coordination towards COE / Incubation Centre / Learning Academy  

Other Professional Experiences

  • Designated Technical Judge of BAJA SAE INDIA and SUPRA Events   

Achievements and Awards:

  • As a member of TED 4 ( Transport Engineering Department, Govt Of India ) Committee, Coordinated, Compiled and Harmonized Automotive and Off Highway Braking Equipment requirements and Test standards for our country in line with EEC standards 

  • Bestowed with many Business centric reward, recognition and accolades
    • From my past employer ( M/s Brakes India Ltd / Lucas Girling, UK, )
    • Vehicle Manufacturers ( AL, Mahindras, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Bajaj, VECV, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi – FUSO, Renault Nissan and TAFE
    • Tier 1 and Tier 2 Suppliers
    • Institututes / Test Agencies
    •  Fleet and Farm owners  


  •  Member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE India).
  • Member of Society of Automotive Engineers International (SAE International)