Dr. Mathew Abraham

Dr. Mathew Abraham

Dr. Mathew Abraham, B. Sc (Engg) (Mechanical) (Kerala Univ.), M. Tech (IIT M), PhD (IIT Roorkee), is an accomplished Automotive professional. After a distinguished career at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, (M&M), he superannuated as Associate Chief Engineer, at Mahindra Research Valley (MRV) Chennai. He held the post of Head of Advanced Technology who co-ordinated all technology initiatives for Automotive & Tractors at M&M Automotive & Farm Equipmemt Sector (AFS). Presently a Consultant on Automotive Vehicles, EV, and Bio Fuels including Hydrogen.

Earlier, he was the Head, Alternate fuel technology for a long period when he developed various Engines/ vehicles commercially and developed new future concept vehicles with alternate fuels such as CNG, LPG, Bio fuels & Hydrogen. He was also Head of research on Tribology & Lubricants related to Automotive and Tractors.

Before M&M, he held various Research positions from Scientist B to F at the CSIR Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP), Dehradun, India for 25 years. He is an expert automotive Engineer with overall 42 years R&D experience and specialised on Combustion. Emission, Fuels, Alternate fuels, Tribology of engines & lubrication and Materials.. He developed innovative and world standard technology concepts for Bio Diesel & Hydrogen. He had also researched on Automotive Lubricants, lightweight materials & processes like aluminium, composite, HSS etc. and Nano technology for automotive application.

His interest has always been to have worthwhile academic interaction and he had done active research jointly with Academia institutions/IITs in India and with Foreign universities. He undertook research programmes at University of Calgary, Canada (UNDP Program), University of Exeter, UK (INSA- Royal Society program), at Institute of French Petroleum (IFP), France (UNESCO program), etc.

He has served as expert member to many governments and non-government technical committees and missions. He was member of PG academic council to various technical universities and Research guide at IIT Roorkee & NIT Warangal.  He is active in technical publication on reputed journals and conferences and has 65 technical papers and 6 patents to his credit. He has been constantly delivering various key note papers, lead papers & invited papers at national & international technical forums.