Dr Arti Siddhpura










Dr Arti Siddhpura

On-Campus Lecturer

School of Mechanical Engineering

Room 505

Bentley Campus

+61 8 9321 1702



MIEAust, CPEng, NER, APEC Engineer, IntPE(Aus) PhD, MEng, BEng, DME, DipPM, Cert IV TAE


 Dr. Arti is a distinguished academic with over 18 years of rich experience in educating students across various Mechanical Engineering domains at esteemed institutions in Australia and abroad. With a profound expertise in crafting and delivering Mechanical Engineering courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, she excels in synchronous and asynchronous teaching methodologies, rooted in sound adult learning theories.

Throughout her career, Dr. Arti has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of the intricacies involved in Mechanical Engineering education, adeptly navigating face-to-face, blended, and fully online delivery modes. Since 2017, she has been an invaluable member of the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), where she serves as a dedicated lecturer in Mechanical Engineering. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she has actively engaged in guiding and supervising both master’s students’ theses and Doctor of Engineering candidates.

Dr. Arti’s scholarly journey is marked by a commitment to cutting-edge research and innovation. Her Ph.D. project, supported in part by the prestigious CIEAM (CRC for Infrastructure and Engineering Asset Management) scholarship, delved into the realm of stick-slip vibration-based diagnosis and prognosis of cutting tool wear, aligning closely with the research needs of industry partners. Her research interests orbit around condition monitoring and automation, with a specific focus on enhancing unmanned tool wear prediction methodologies.

In her current capacity as the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) coordinator, Dr. Arti assumes pivotal responsibilities, overseeing the RPL process, ensuring its quality assurance, fostering effective communication among stakeholders, and spearheading the formulation of RPL guidelines and policies.

Dr. Arti’s leadership extends to her role in coordinating Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (BME), Graduate Certificate in Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering (GCSR), and as a deputy coordinator of Doctor of Engineering (DEng) courses, where she orchestrates the seamless execution of academic programs.

With her extensive experience, scholarly prowess, and unwavering commitment to excellence, Dr. Arti continues to shape the future of Mechanical Engineering education and research, leaving an indelible mark on both her students and the academic community at large.

Fields of Research
  • Mechanical Engineering (0913)
  • Manufacturing Engineering (0910)
  • Machine Tools (091003)
  • Dynamics, Vibration and Vibration Control (091304)
Research Interest
  • Condition monitoring of machine tools
  • Prognosis of tool wear
  • Manufacturing automation

Administrative responsibilities
  • RPL Coordinator
  • Staff Professional Development Coordinator
  • Chair – Teaching and Learning
  • Course Coordinator – GCSR
  • Member – Board of Studies
Currently teaching courses/programs
  • BSC105C Mechanics of Machines
  • BSC203C Engineering Design and Drawing
  • BME204S Mechanical Design
  • BME306S Manufacturing Processes and Technology
  • MME504 Pumps, Compressors, Turbines and Drives
  • DEng602 Technology Evaluation and Intellectual Property
Teaching Experience (Tertiary)
  • 18 Years


  1. Constraint Control of a Simulated Ore Crushing Circuit
  2. Simulation of Sensor Signal Wireless Transmission of Real-time, Onboard Condition Monitoring System of Wheel Bearings in The Heavy Rail Haulage in the Iron Ore Pilbara Region (Western Australia)
  3. A Comparative Study on Regression Algorithms for Condition Monitoring of a Hydraulic System
  1. A project to mitigate Human Factors that aggravate Information Systems Risk at large, multicampus K-12 institutions in the GCC Region
  2. Development of a feasible industrial scale heavy liquid separation process

  1. Siddhpura, A. & Paurobally, R. 2013. A review of flank wear prediction methods for tool condition monitoring in a turning process. The International Journal of Advanced Technology, 65, 371-393.
  2. Siddhpura, A. & Paurobally, R. 2012. A study of the effects of friction on flank wear and the role of friction in tool wear monitoring. Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 10,
  3. Siddhpura M, Siddhpura A and Bhave S, (2008) Vibration as a parameter for monitoring the health of precision machine tools. in Conference, Coimbatore (India):  Macmillan India
  4. Siddhpura, A. & Paurobally, R. 2013. Time domain analysis of stick-slip vibrations during flank wear in an orthogonal turning process, in International Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing and Operations Management, ISOM 2013, Mauritius.
  5. Siddhpura, A. Siddhpura, R. Paurobally (2017), Chatter stability prediction for a flexible tool-workpiece system in a turning process. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 1-16.
  6. Siddhpura, A., Indumathi, V. and Siddhpura, M., 2020. Current state of research in application of disruptive technologies in engineering education. Procedia Computer Science, 172, pp.494-501.
  7. Siddhpura, A., & Siddhpura, M. (2020). Plagiarism, Contract Cheating and Other Academic Misconducts in Online Engineering Education: Analysis, Detection and Prevention Strategies. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE), 112–119.
  8. Siddhpura, A., & Siddhpura, M. (2021 – accepted manuscript). Synchronous and Asynchronous Online Training Tools and Techniques for Engineering Lecturers of Online and Face-To-Face Delivery Modes. 2021 International e-Engineering Education Services Conference (e-Engineering).
  9. Siddhpura, A., & Siddhpura, M. (2021 – accepted manuscript). Development, Implementation and Analysis of Effectiveness of Online Synchronous and Asynchronous Instructions for Engineering Graphics Course. 2021 International e-Engineering Education Services Conference (e-Engineering).
  10. Siddhpura, A., Siddhpura, M., Evangelista, A. & Indumathi, V. (2021 – accepted manuscript). The success of e-Learning implementation for engineering courses: Case study – EIT. 2021 International e-Engineering Education Services Conference (e-Engineering).

Publications and News

EIT publication

Government investment in solar in large scale projects vs distributed installation

30 November, 2023
The paper focuses on the existing policy framework of the Australian Government concerning solar projects. At present, the policy exhibits preference for favouring large-scale solar projects over distributed installations, a perspectve the authors contend should be reversed.. Authors have systematically assessed the potential benefits of distributed installations for all the...Read More
EIT publication

Development of a Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove

16 October, 2023
The 3D-printed arm is actuated with 5 servos, which are controlled with an Arduino microcontroller board, which receives wireless transmission from the operator's glove with flex sensors on each finger. All the electronics are powered using an external source of battery power. This prototype 3D-printed arm can work on various...Read More
EIT publication

ϵ-constraint passing vehicle search (ϵ-PVS) algorithm for multi-objective engineering design

31 May, 2023
This paper describes an effective ϵ-constraint passing vehicle search (ϵ-PVS) method for the multi-objective engineering design problems. This method solves the multiobjective optimization problems by solving a set of single objective sub-problems. The effectiveness of the method is measured by implementing it on the challenging multiobjective engineering design problems with...Read More
EIT publication

Review on Ship Onboard Machinery Maintenance Strategy Selection Using Multi-Criteria Optimization

31 May, 2023
Marine shipping is an important aspect of the transportation system in Canada. It is estimated that 70-80% of items that we are surrounded by and use daily are brought by ships. Canadian businesses need to sell to the world and ships carries their products abroad. For people that live in...Read More

When Engineers Present Evidence as Expert Witnesses in Court

30 March, 2023
Sometimes, engineers work as consultants to give expert supporting evidence in appropriate circumstances. EIT Course Coordinator and On-Campus Lecturer Dr. Milind Siddhpura shared his experience as an expert witness. Engineers are professionals who innovate and invent to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities. Their ability to use...Read More
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A glance at engineering skill gaps, and how to address them

1 August, 2022
Looking at the year ahead, we approached EIT lecturers, esteemed academics and industry professionals, to share their wisdom and identify potential engineering skill gaps which could be faced in 2023. We posed the following three questions to each of our experts: What are some skill gaps engineers could possibly face...Read More
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Plant Residue That Generates Electricity: EIT Academics Contribute To Sustainability Education In India

13 June, 2022
Biomass power production will play an important part in the sustainable energy future. So when the call came to academically contribute to sustainability, three EIT academics jumped at the opportunity. Dr Harisinh Parmar our Lab coordinator, Dr Milind Siddhpura, Course coordinator for Mechanical Engineering and Dr Arti Siddhpura a Lecturer...Read More

Engineering Institute of Technology’s women in engineering

10 March, 2022
There’s been a continuing influx of women studying in the field of engineering and ultimately joining the workforce and contributing to academia. There have been numerous discussions about closing the gender gap and weeding out discrimination, and sure there’s been tremendous progress made, however, the pursuit is far from complete....Read More
EIT publication

Sensitization and desensitization (healing) in austenitic stainless steel: a critical review

7 February, 2022
Austenitic stainless steel (ASS) or Rust free steel has become a predominant part in the finishing stages of superheater/reheater tubing of supercritical boilers, where intergranular corrosion (IGC) resistance turns out to be significant. Application of ASS is limited up to 600 °C due to IGC failure led by sensitization. The...Read More
EIT publication

Revised Semiempirical Approach to Predict the Occurrence of Twinning in Titanium Alloys

2 December, 2021
A revised semiempirical approach, considering the average values of the valence electron to atom ratio (e/a̅) and a difference in atomic radii of alloying element/s and the base element (Δr̅), is proposed to predict the twin formation in titanium alloys. The revised e/a̅ versus Δr̅ diagram is plotted, considering the...Read More
EIT publication

The success of e-Learning implementation for engineering courses: Case study – EIT

2 July, 2021
Globally, the ease of internet access has had a positive effect on the education sector. Many higher education institutions are leveraging this opportunity and are strongly investing in e-Learning systems offering courses in various disciplines. Engineering courses are challenging on their own, but to teach and engage e-learners' in first...Read More
EIT publication

Development, Implementation And Analysis Of Effectiveness Of Online Synchronous And Asynchronous Instructions For Engineering Graphics Course

2 July, 2021
This paper presents the tools and techniques used for the development of synchronous and asynchronous instructions for online delivery of Engineering Graphics course for undergraduate students at the Engineering Institute of Technology as a part of blended delivery of this unit. The paper discusses how the online course was designed...Read More
EIT publication

Synchronous And Asynchronous Online Training Tools and Techniques For Engineering Lecturers Of Online And Face-To-Face Delivery Modes

2 July, 2021
This article discusses various tools and techniques used for training novice and experienced lecturers on how to use different synchronous and asynchronous instruction methods to deliver numerous engineering subjects online and on-campus in the blended form at the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT). Didactic training techniques and tools were developed...Read More
EIT publication

Plagiarism, Contract Cheating And Other Academic Misconducts In Online Engineering Education: Analysis, Detection And Prevention Strategies

8 March, 2021
Various types of academic misconducts including plagiarism have recently been a matter of concern for engineering educators and administrators. Apart from being a form of academic misconduct, plagiarism hinders the students from developing critical thinking and analysis abilities. If the issue is related with another newer form of academic misconduct...Read More
EIT publication

Current state of research in application of disruptive technologies in engineering education

12 June, 2020
Disruptive innovation technologies have made their way in the field of academia during the past few years. A plethora of literature exists investigating the applications of various disruptive technologies in the field of engineering education. The directions for future research however are still obscured by the copious amount of literature...Read More

Meet EIT Lecturer Dr Arti Siddhpura

30 April, 2020
Dr Arti Siddhpura is one of EIT’s on-campus lecturers and is a decorated academic, holding a Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Australia. Dr Siddhpura’s engineering journey began in 1996 at the Government Polytechnic University in India, where she earned in Diploma in Mechanical Engineering....Read More
EIT publication

Chatter stability prediction for a flexible tool-workpiece system in a turning process

6 March, 2017
The paper focuses on the chatter stability prediction for a flexible tool-workpiece system in a turning process. The dynamic model of the turning process presented here considers two end conditions of the flexible workpiece. Chatter-free (stable) cutting parameters are obtained analytically and stability lobe diagrams (SLDs) of a turning operation...Read More
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