The Department of Applied Mechanics has been in existence since 1959 and has grown into a full fledged inter disciplinary graduate research department over the years. The Department focuses on academic activities in three broad areas viz., Biomedical Engineering, Fluid Mechanics and Solid Mechanics. The Department has played a major role in contributing to the academic community and society. The faculty have won international recognition for their industrial research and sponsored projects. Some of the facilities available in various laboratories of this Department are unique in the country.