Dr. T. Ashok kumar obtained his B.Sc, Mathematics from Madras University. He finished his B.E Mechanical and Production Engineering from Annamalai University. He finished his M.E from College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University. He has completed his Ph.D from Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University (Chromepet Campus) on ‘Nanomaterials’. Furthermore, he completed his M.A Public Administration from Madurai Kamaraj University. He has also completed one year teaching methodology training from Central Training Institute, Guindy.
He is a life member in Institution of Engineers (India). His areas of interest are Nanomaterials, Automotive Engines, Engineering Mechanics, Finite Element Analysis, Production Technology and Mechanics of Machine.He has more than twenty eight years of teaching and training experience which comprises of Technical Institute, Centre of Excellence in Automobile Sector (Department of Employment and Training, Government of Tamil Nadu) and various Anna & M G University affiliated Engineering Colleges.
During his illustrious career, he has published several articles in National and International Journals and Presented papers in National and International Conferences including the International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2010) in Sydney, Australia. He has organized many National and International conferences. He has collaborative research works and publications with Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
He penned many Automobile related books which were published by Central Instructional Media Institute (CIMI) of Government of India. One of his technical articles in regional language was published in ‘Journal of Modern Science’ published by Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education. On the basis of community service in Automobile area, he wrote series of articles in the title of “You too can become an Automobile Expert” in the premier government recognized weekly news paper ‘Chennai Citizen’.
He is the recipient of Best Educationist Award for outstanding achievements in the field of education. He has received the award from the hands of Bhishma Narain Singh, Governor of Tamil Nadu and Chief Election Commissioner G. V. G. Krishnamurthy.
He is the editorial board member of many of the national and International Journals. He is the Editor in Chief of ABI International Journal of Modern Science and Engineering.