The main objective of conference is to engender advances and innovations in the field of Mechanical Engineering Sciences particularly in the areas of Materials Engineering, Manufacturing, Management and Thermal Sciences.  Over the last decade, there has been a surge of innovations in these fields which evince a lot of interest among the researchers as well as common man who look at the benefits derivable out of these research applications. The conference is aimed at providing a platform to all researchers to interact, share their research findings and to discuss their research ideas with the co-researchers from all over the world. It also provides an opportunity to highlight recent developments and to discuss future directions on these exciting fields.