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Scopus ID: 54891921900
ResearcherID: C-3832-2013


Edited Book

  1. Ashish Dutta, Asokan T (Editors): AIR2021, Advances in Robotics, ACM New York ISBN: 978-1-4503-8971-6

  2. Ashish Dutta, Asokan T (Editors): AIR '17 Advances in Robotics, ACM New York, NY, USA, ISBN 978-1-4503-5294-9, pages 325.

  3. Book Chapter

    1. Panigrahi, S., Maski, P., Thondiyath, A. (2022). Deep Learning Based Real-Time Biodiversity Analysis Using Aerial Vehicles. In: , et al. Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications 6. RiTA 2021. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 429. Springer, Cham. Print ISBN978-3-030-97671-2
    2. S Saravanakumar, Thomas George, Asokan Thondiyath (2012), Obstacle avoidance using multipoint potential field approach for an Underactuted flatfish type AUV in dynamic environment, Trends in Intelligent Robotics, Automation and Manufacturing, Vol. 330, pp20-27, 2012 (Springer Berlin Hielderburg, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-35197-6_3)
    3. Lakshmi Muralidharan and Asokan Thondiyath (2012), An Improved TDMA Scheduling Algorithm for Swarms of AUVs Using Electromagnetic Communication, Frontiers in Computer Education: Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, 2012, Volume 133/2012, 701-708 (Springer DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-27552-4_93)
    4. Thareswari Nagarajan., Asokan Thondiyath  (2012), An Improved algorithm for constrained multirobot task allocation in cooperative robot tasks, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Volume 107 LNEE, 2012, Pages 455-466 (Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2598-0_48)
    5. G. Seet, S.K. Sim, W.C. Pang, Z.X Wu and T. Asokan, (2007), RoboSim: A Multimode 3D Simulator for Studying Mobile Robot Cooperation, Studies in Computational Intelligence (series), Autonomous Robots and Agents, Vol. 76/2007, ISBN 978-3-540-73423-9, Springer Verlag.
    6. 2. G. Seet, T. Asokan, M. Lau and E. Low, (2006)Dexterous underwater Inspection Manipulators: Design challenges and developmental issues, Nova Science Publishers Inc., USA.

    Refereed Journal Papers

    1. Siddhant Panigrahi, Prajwal Maski and Asokan Thondiyath (2023),Real-time biodiversity analysis using deep-learning algorithms on mobile robotic platforms.PeerJ Computer Science (accepted)
    2. Sivasankar Ganesan, Senthil Kumar Natarajan, Asokan Thondiyath (2023), A Novel Goal Oriented Sampling Method for Improving the Convergence Rate of Sampling based Path Planning for Autonomous Mobile Robot Navigation, Defence Science Journal, Vol. 73, No. 3, May 2023, pp. 322-331, DOI : 10.14429/dsj.73.17888
    3. Panigrahi, S., Rohith, S.K. Thondiyath, A. (2022), Characterisation of propulsion for submersible multimedium robotic vehicles, IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine (IF 2.902) V 37 (12), 14-32 (2022)
    4. Vijay Kumar Pediredla, Karthik Chandrasekaran, Srikar Annamraju and Asokan Thondiyath (2022), Design and Realization of a Novel Haptic Graspable Interface for Augmenting Touch Sensations, Frontiers in Robotics and AI , (2022)
    5. Siddhant Panigrahi, Yenugu Siva Sai Krishna, Asokan Thondiyath (2021), Design, analysis, and testing of a hybrid VTOL tilt-rotor UAV for increased endurance. Sensors, (MDPI, IF: 3.576). .
    6. Vijay Kumar Pediredla, Karthik Chandrasekaran, Srikar Annamraju, Asokan Thondiyath(2021), Design, analysis, and control of a 3-DOF novel haptic device displaying stiffness, texture, shape, and shear (2021). IEEE Access (accepted).
    7. Vaibhav Ranadive, Asokan T., Shankar C Subramaniam (2021), Design and Analysis of a Hybrid Electric Powertrain for Military Tracked Vehicles, Energy IF 6.08 (accepted)
    8. Dharbaneswar S J, Asokan T. (2021), Contact area based modeling of robotic grasps using deformable solid mechanics, International Journal of Applied Mechanics (accepted).
    9. Dharbaneswar S J, Asokan T., Sankara J. Subramanian, I-Ming Chen (2020), Finite Element based grasp analysis using contact pressure maps of a robotic gripper, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering (accepted for publication), Springer, IF: 1.755.
    10. Karthik Chandrasekaran, Suraj Parameswaran, Srikar Annamraju, Sourav Chandra, Manickam R., Asokan Thondiyath (2020), A Practical Approach to the Design and Development of Tele-Operated Surgical Robots for Resource Constrained Environments - A Case Study. ASME Journal of Medical Devices (accepted for publication)..
    11. Srikar A., Vijay Kumar P., Senthur Raj, and Asokan T (2020), Quantitative estimation of dynamic modulation in remote environment sensing, IEEE Sensors (accepted for publication) IF 3.076.
    12. Karthik Chandrasekaran, Adarsh Somayaji, Asokan Thondiyath (2020), A Novel Design for a Compliant Mechanism based Variable Stiffness Grasper through Structure Modulation, ASME Journal of Medical Devices (accepted for publication).
    13. Srikar A., Vijaykumar P., Karthik C., Asokan T., (2020), Passivity based Gain Independent Control for Transparent Sensing of Remote Environment, IEEE Sensors (accepted for publication).
    14. Vijaykumar P., Srikar A., Ananda Rangan N., Asokan T. (2020), Enhancement of high -fidelity haptic feedback through multimodal adaptive robust control for teleoperated systems, Accepted in IEEE Systems Journal (IF 4.463), DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2020.3032965(accepted for publication).
    15. Nagamanikandan G., Shashank Ramesh Asokan T., (2020) Design of a Variable Stiffness Joint Module to Quickly Change the Stiffness and to Reduce the Power Consumption, IEEE Access (accepted) (IF 3.75) (accepted for publication).
    16. S. J. Dharbaneshwer, Asokan Thondiyath, Sankara J. Subramanian, I-Ming Chen (2020), A finite element based simulation framework for robotic grasp analysis, Proceedings of the IMechE Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science ( IF : 1.386) (accepted for publication).
    17. Srikar A., Vijayakumar P., Ananda Rangan, Asokan T., (2020) Enhancement of Stability and Transparency in Teleoperated Robots through Isotropy based Design, IEEE Access, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2966769 (IF 4.08)
    18. Chandra S, Hayashibe M, Thondiyath A. (2020), Muscle Fatigue Induced Hand Tremor Clustering in Dynamic Laparoscopic Manipulation. IEEE Transaction onSys. Man. Cybernetics Vol.50, Issue 12, pp.5420-5431, DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2018.2882957 (IF 9.309)
    19. Karthik C., Asokan T., (2019) . Design of a Tether Driven Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgical Tool with Decoupled Degree-of-Freedom Wrist The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, Vol 16(3),2020 (IF 1.634)
    20. Nagamanikandan G., Asokan T., (2019) Design and analysis of a multimodal grasper having shape conformity and within-hand manipulation with adjustable contact forces, . ASME Journal of Mechanisam and Robotics, Vol. 11/051012-1-12,Oct.19 (IF 2.37)
    21. Thiyagarajan R., Vijendra Singh, Asokan T. (2018), Theoretical and Experimental Investigations on the Design of a Hybrid Depth Controller for a Standalone Variable Buoyancy System – vBuoy, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering (accepted for publication) IF 2.065
    22. Ganeshram N., Rohan Saphal, Ashish Joishy, Asokan T. (2018), Performance analysis of vertically offset overlapped propulsion system based quadrotor in an aerial mapping mission, Int. Journal of Micro Air vehicles (accepted) IF 0.854
    23. Thiyagarajan R., Vijendra Singh, Asokan T. (2018), Estimation of Hydrodynamic Parameters for Underwater Systems Using a Simple Offline Regression Method: A Case Study, Journal of Marine Science and Technology (accepted), Springer Japan. IF 1.119 (DOI: 10.1007/s00773-018-0599-2)
    24. V. Rakesh, Utkarsh Sharma, S. Murugan, S. Venugopal, and T. Asokan (2018), Optimizing force closure grasps on 3D objects using a modified genetic algorithm, Journal of Soft Computing, February 2018, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 759–772. IF: 2.472  
    25. Ganeshram Nandakumar, Arjun Srinivasan, Asokan Thondiyath (2017), Theoretical and experimental investigations on the effect of overlap and offset on the design of a novel quadrotor configuration, VOOPS, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems (IF 1.512)
    26. Thiyagarajan Ranganathan, Vijendra Singh, Ranjith Nair, Asokan Thondiyath (2017), Design of a controllable variable buoyancy module and its performance analysis as cascaded system for selective underwater deployment, Proc. IMechE Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, Vol. : DOI: 10.1177/1475090216688819 (IF: 1.310)
    27. Chandra S, Hayashibe M, Thondiyath A. Muscle Fatigue Induced Hand Tremor Clustering in Dynamic Laparoscopic Manipulation. IEEE Transaction on Sys. Man. Cybernetics (under review).   .
    28. Chandra S, Hayashibe M, Thondiyath A (2017) Empirical Mode Decomposition-Based Filtering for Fatigue Induced Hand Tremor in Laparoscopic Manipulation, Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing and Control V.31, 339–349 (IF 1.531).   .
    29. Karthik C., Asokan T., (2017) Design of a 2 DOF compliant tool tip for a handheld powered surgical tool, ASME Journal of Medical Devices, Vol.11 (1) (IF:0.62)
    30. Chandra, S., Hayashibe, M., Thondiyath, A., and Ramalingam, M. (2016), Differential analysis of muscle fatigue induced elbow and wrist tremor in controlled laparoscopic maneuvering, Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg, doi: 10.1002/rcs.1772 (IF 1.511)   .
    31. Manecius Selvakumar, Asokan T., (2016) Station Keeping Control of Underwater Robots using Disturbance Force Measurements, International Journal of Marine Science and Technology (Springer) 21:70–85. IF 0.86   .
    32. Sreeram TR, Asokan T. (2015), Combining Lean and Six Sigma in the context of Systems Engineering Design,  Int. Nat. Journal of Lean and Six Sigma, Accepted for publication, to appear in Vol:6, iss. 4   .
    33. Sourav Chandra, Mitsu Hayashibe, Asokan T. (2015), Empirical Mode Analysis for Characterization of Hand Tremor in the Design of Laparoscopic Tools,  ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 9(3), Sep., 2015, doi:10.1115/1.4030563 (IF:0.62).   .
    34. Thareswari Nagarajan · Asokan Thondiyath (2014), An algorithm for cooperative task allocation in scalable, constrained multiple robot systems,  Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics (Springer),  Vol. 7:157–174.
    35. Saravanakumar S., Thomas George, Asokan T (2014), Real time obstacle avoidance for an underactuated flat-fish type AUV in 3-D space, International Journal of Robotics and Automation (ACTA press), Vol.29, No.4 (DOI:10.2316/Journal.206.2014.4.206-4054).
    36. Saravanakumar S., Asokan T. (2013), Multipoint Potential Field Method for Path Planning of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles in 3D Space, Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics (Springer), Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics (Springer ), Vol. 6: 211-224  (DOI: 10.1007/s11370-013-0138-2).
    37. Santhakumar Mohan, Asokan T.(2012), Power Efficient Dynamic Station Keeping Control of a flat-fish type Autonomous Underwater Vehicle through Design Modifications of Thruster configuration, Ocean Engineering 58 (2012) 11–21(Elsevier).
    38. Saravanakumar Subramanian and Asokan Thondiyath (2012), An Improved Guidance Algorithm for Smooth Transition at Way-Points in 3D Space for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Int. Nat. Journal of Ocean Systems Engineering, Vol. 2(3), 2012
    39. Periasamy T, Asokan T, Singaperumal M. (2012), Investigations on the Dynamic Coupling in AUV- Manipulator System and the Manipulator Trajectory Errors Using Bond Graph Method, International Journal of Systems Science, , Vol. 43 (6), pp. 1104-1122 DOI: 10.1080 / 00207721. 2010.543488.
    40. 2. Santhakumar Mohan, and Asokan Thondiyath (2011), A nonlinear tracking control scheme for an underactuated autonomous underwater robotic vehicle, Int. Nat. Journal of Ocean Systems Engineering 1(3), (2011) 120-135. (DOI 10.5574/IJOSE /2011.1.3.120)
    41.  Santhakumar M., Asokan T., (2011) Investigations on the dynamic station keeping of an underactuated autonomous underwater robot, International Journal of Simulation Modelling 10 (2011) 3, 145-157. (DOI 10.2507/IJSIMM10(3)4.185)
    42.  S. A. Salman, Sreenatha A. Anavatti , T. Asokan (2011), Adaptive fuzzy control of unmanned underwater vehicles, Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, Vol. 40(2), April 2011, pp.168-175
    43. Santhakumar M., Asokan T. (2010) A self – tuning proportional – integral – derivative controller for an autonomous underwater vehicle, based on Taguchi method. Journal of Computer Science 6 (8): 862-871.
    44. Santhakumar M., Asokan T. (2010), Investigations on the Hybrid Tracking Control of an Underactuated Autonomous Underwater Robot, Advanced Robotics Vol. 24, No. 11, pp. 1529-1556.
    45. Santhakumar M., Asokan T. (2010), Planar Tracking Control of an Underactuated Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, International Journal of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering V 4(1), pp 32-37 .
    46. Santhakumar Mohan, Asokan T (2009), Non-linear Adaptive Control System for an Underactuated Autonomous Underwater Vehicle using Dynamic State Feedback,  Int. Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, Vol. 2 (5), pp 380-384.
    47. Santhakumar Mohan, Asokan T and T. Sreeram (2009) Analysis of Parameter Sensitivity Using Robust Design Techniques for a Flatfish Type Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Int. Nat. Journal of Quality, Systems and Reliability, Vol. 2009, pp1-11.
    48. V. Iastrebov, G. Seet, T. Asokan, Y. P. Chui, M.W.S. Lau. (2008) Vision Enhancement using Stereoscopic Telepresence for Remotely Operated Underwater Robotic Vehicles, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 52: 139-154.
    49. T Asokan, G Seet, M Lau (2005) Optimum positioning of an Underwater Intervention robot for maximum dexterity at the operating point, Mechatronics, V15(6).
    50. T Asokan, K.H Tan, G Seet and V Iastrebov (2004), An interactive simulation system for Underwater Robotic Tasks, Journal of the Robotic Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Feb., 2004, 23-26.
    51. T Asokan, G Seet, V Iastrebov, R Senanayake,(2003) "Kinematic design and analysis of a 7 degree  of freedom multistage inspection manipulator for sub sea applications", Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, pp. 38: 277-295 (Kluwer, Netherlands).
    52. T Asokan, M Singaperumal and G Seet (2003) “Performance Analysis of an Electro hydraulic Impedance Controller for Robotic Interaction Control, Advanced Robotics, Vol.17 (8), pp. 791-806.
    53. T Asokan, G Seet and J Angeles, (2003) The Optimum dimensioning of an Underwater Manipulator for weld Inspection, IMechE Journal of Engineering for Maritime Environment, Vol. 217, pp 177-184.
    54. T Asokan, G Seet and S Choudhury (2002), “Design issues of a Dexterous Manipulator for Underwater Applications”, Journal of the Robotic Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Feb., 2002, pp. 40-44
    55.  M. Singaperumal and T. Asokan (2001) Fluid Power in the Design of Controllers in the Physical Domain - an application, Fluid Power, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp 8-13
    56.  Asokan, T. and Singaperumal M., “Control of Interaction Impedance using Electro Hydraulic Servo System, An application to robotic deburring”, Journal for material Processing Technology 1997; 65: 172-178.
    57.  Asokan, T., and Singaperumal, M., “Damping variation through Electro hydraulic Servo System: An application to active impedance control”, Mechatronics 1996; Vol.6, No.6: 613-630.