Robotics Laboratory

Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras

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About

Welcome to the Robotics Laboratory in the Department of Engineering Design at IIT Madras. This research laboratory was established in the year 2009. A small group of faculty and students work here to advance the level of research in robotics and related areas. Major areas of focus of research are Underwater Robotics, Mobile Robotics, Manipulator Kinematics and Medical Robotics.

Faculty

Asokan Thondiyath
Asokan Thondiyath

Professor
Room No. 115
Dept. of Engineering Design
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Email: asok[at]iitm[dot]ac[dot]in
Phone:+91 (44) 2257 4707
http://www.ed.iitm.ac.in/~asokan

Sandipan Bandyopadhyay
Sandipan Bandyopadhyay

Associate Professor
Room No. 415
Dept. of Engineering Design
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Email: sandipan[at]iitm[dot]ac[dot]in
Phone:+91 (44) 2257 4733
Fax: +91 44 2257 4730
http://www.ed.iitm.ac.in/~sandipan

Staff

Sudhakar K
Sudhakar K

Jr. Technician
Room No. 421, Bio-medical Lab
Dept. of Engineering Design
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Email: sudhakark[at]iitm[dot]ac[dot]in
Phone:+91 (44) 2257 5640

Students

Anirban Nag
Anirban Nag

PhD Scholar
Research interests: Kinematics, Dynamics and Control of serial and parallel robots

Bibekananda Patra
Bibekananda Patra

PhD Scholar
Research interests: Robotics, Algorithm design

Karthik Chandrasekaran
Karthik Chandrasekaran

PhD Scholar
Research interests: Surgical robotics, Compliant mechanisms, Product design

Nagamanikandan Govindan
Nagamanikandan Govindan

PhD Scholar
Research interests: Multimodal robots and Control algorithms

P Vijay Kumar
P Vijay Kumar

PhD Scholar
Research interests: Control systems and its applications, Haptics, and Tele-operated systems

Prem Kumar Prasad
Prem Kumar Prasad

PhD Scholar
Research interests: Path planning, Control, Kinematics, Optimisation, Redundant manipulators

Teja Krishna Mamidi
Teja Krishna Mamidi

PhD Scholar
Research interests: Kinematics and dynamics of manipulators

Thiyagarajan Ranganathan
Thiyagarajan Ranganathan

PhD Scholar
Research interests: Dynamics and control of Robots

Aravind Baskar
Aravind Baskar

MS Scholar
Research interests: Robot kinematics, Polynomial Continuation

Ambuj Shahi
Ambuj Shahi

MS Scholar
Research interests: Robotics, Parallel Mechanisms, Cable-driven parallel robots

Kumar Surjdeo Singh
Kumar Surjdeo Singh

MS Scholar
Research interests: Mechatronics, Robotics, Soft robotics, Rehabilitation Robotics

Vignesh S G
Vignesh S G

MS Scholar
Research interests: Neurorobotics

Abhijith N Balan
Abhijith N Balan

Dual Degree Student
Research interests: Mobile robotics, computer vision, simulation, swarm robotics

Akhil Sathuluri
Akhil Sathuluri

Dual Degree Student
Research interests: Design and control of parallel manipulators

Gautham Rengarajan
Gautham Rengarajan

Dual Degree Student
Research interests: Robotics, Control and Automation

Muhammedh Ajwahir
Muhammedh Ajwahir

Dual Degree Student
Research interests: Computer vision, SLAM, medical imaging

Priyanka Rao
Priyanka Rao

Dual Degree Student
Research interests: Flexible Manipulators

Seetharaman Subramanian
Seetharaman Subramanian

Dual Degree Student
Research interests: Product design, user interface and experience design

Shivani Guptasarma
Shivani Guptasarma

Dual Degree Student
Research interests: Kinematics and dynamics of parallel manipulators, theory and design of mechanisms

Alumni

Aditya Varma Sagi
Aditya Varma Sagi

MS Scholar
Research interests: Design and control of robot manipulators

Bhanu Chander V
Bhanu Chander V

MS Scholar
Research interests: Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Internet Of Things

Vimalesh Muralidharan
Vimalesh Muralidharan

Project Associate
Research interests: Kinematics, dynamics, design/synthesis of mechanisms and robot manipulators

Contact

Mailing Address:

Room No. 301
Department of Engineering Design
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai-600036
Phone:+91 (44) 2257 5615