Somshekhar Chikkamath

Somshekhar Chikkamath

Head - Design and Development

Somshekhar Chikkamath heads Imosys Design and Engineering Team. Somshekhar is mostly called by his nickname “Som”. He carries a high reputation for his excellence in design & development for complex parts in Mould Industry in Central India. His concepts of design are so robust, there is hardly need of any rework in design once the design is released for the product realization.

Som carries more than 16 years of extensive experience in mould design and development. His core competencies include Reverse Engineering, DFMEA’s, DVP’s, DFM, Mould Flow, VA/VE Study, Perform, analyze and interpret engineering calculations and simulations that affect tooling performance including heat transfer, fluid dynamics, metal stress/strain/fatigue, corrosion modes, energy & power, and basic mechanics and design micro-schedules, product development procedures, validation & measurement, developing manufacturing processes and investigation of durability, failure, steel fatigue, test for products.

Som has experience in designing Plastic Injection Moulds, Blow Moulds, ….. 

At Imosys he has developed a strong team of design and planning  engineers. 

Prior to Imosys, Som has worked with reputed organizations which are engaged in mould business for decades like Varroc Polymers Pvt. Ltd. And Shapers India Pvt Ltd. 

Som holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Tool Design from NTTF, Dharwad and a Diploma in Tool & Die Making from GTTC, Belgaum.