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M. Felix Orlando
Associate Professor
m.orlando[at]ee.iitr.ac.in
(+91)1332284864
https://www.linkedin.com/in/felix-orlando-maria-joseph-9614b615/?originalSubdomain=in
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Needed Intern Students for Leg Exoskeleton Development Project - BTech, MTech Students may apply, Rehabilitation Robotics:, Design and Control of Hand and Leg Exoskeletons using EMG/EEG signal with Touch/Force/Angular sensor, Current Project with potential PhD Opening for: Development of active or passive leg exoskeleton based on series elastic actuation for assistance of elderly humans, Intelligent Sensors:, Experimental Study, Mobile Robotics-Assembly, Modelling and Control, Human Hand Biomechanics:, Redundancy Resolution of Human Fingers while performing Activities of Daily Living, Nano and Micro robotics, Virtual Instrumentation:, Signal Processing and Manipulation, Student Research Projects:, Students can apply for internship for working towards (i) Intelligent Cane, (ii) Ball Plate Control, Disaster Robotics:, Design, Development and Control of Rescue Robots, Visual Servoing:, Ball Plate Balancing System using Realtime Vision Feedback, Medical Robotics:, Real-Time Control of Active Flexible Needle for Percutaneous Intervention, Robotic Surgery, Teleoperated Master-Slave Robotic Surgery based on Haptics Feedback
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Educational Details
Case Western Reserve University, USA
2015
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Real-Time Control of Surgical Needles for Percutaneous Intervention
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
2013
PhD, Electrical Engineering
Korea Institute of Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology, South Korea
2006
Master of Engineering, Robotics and Human Computer Interaction
University of Madras, India
2004
Bachelor of Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering
Professional Background
Assistant Professor
05 Nov 2015 - 10 Oct 2023
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Postdoctoral Fellow
01 Jan 2014 - 01 Nov 2015
Case Western Reserve University
Research
Projects
TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
Development of active or passive leg exoskeleton based on series elastic actuation for assistance of elderly humans. 07 Oct 2021 Rehabilitation Robotics 35.36 Lakhs INR Technology Innovation Hub, IHFC, IIT Delhi
Development of an Active Self-Actuating Smart Needle for Image-Guided Percutaneous Interventions. 01 Jan 2017 Surgical Robotics 36 Lakhs Early Career Research Award, SERB, (DST) Gov. of India, (2017-2020)
Development and Control of a Novel Hand Exoskeleton 01 Jan 2016 Rehabilitation Robotics 10 Lakhs SRIC, IIT Roorkee (2016-2019)




Books

NPTEL Course on Robotics and Control: Theory and Practice. (27 Jan 2020 onwards)

Publications

1. Bulbul Behera, M. Felix Orlando and R. S. Anand, "Prognosis of Tissue Stiffness through Multilayer Perceptron Technique with Adaptive Learning Rate in Minimal Invasive Surgical Procedures," IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics, March  2024, Early Access, doi: 10.1109/TMRB.2024.3377371

2. Sarvesh Saini, M. Felix Orlando and P. M. Pathak "Adaptive Control of a Master-Slave based Robotic Surgical System with Haptic Feedback," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 20 (2), pp. 1125-1138, April 2023. [Q1, Impact Factor: 6.636]. doi: 10.1109/TASE.2022.3183179.

3. Sarvesh Saini, M. Felix Orlando and P. M. Pathak "Intelligent Control of Master-Slave based Robotic Surgical System," Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Springer, 105, Article number 94, pp. 1-20, June 28, 2022. [Q1, Impact Factor: 3.129]. doi.org/10.1007/s10846-022-01684-3.

4. S. Hans and M. Felix Orlando, ''Control of a Flexible Bevel-Tipped Needle using Super-Twisting Controller based Sliding Mode Observer'', ISA Transactions, Elsevier Journal, 109, pp. 186-198, 2021. [Q1, Impact Factor: 5.468].

5. Eram Neha, M. Felix Orlando, Mohd Suhaib, and Yogesh Shrivastava, "An Effort for Resolving Redundancy of a Multi-finger Robotic hand in Straight line Motions," Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Springer, vol. 42, no. 600,  2020.[Q2, Impact Factor: 2.220].

6. M. Felix Orlando, Laxmidhar Behera, Ashish Dutta and Anupam Saxena, "Optimal Design and Redundancy Resolution of a Novel Robotic Two-Fingered Exoskeleton", IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics, pp. 59-75, vol. 2, no. 1, Feb 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TMRB.2020.2970114 [Q1, Impact Factor: 3.7].

7. S. Hans and M. Felix Orlando, "Robust Control of a Bevel-Tip Needle for Medical Interventional Procedures", IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 244-256, Jan 2020[Q1, Impact Factor: 6.167].

8. M. Felix Orlando and Tarun Podder, "Sliding Mode Control of a Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Active Flexible Needle," Robotica, vol. 36, pp. 1188-1205, May 2018, doi:10.1017/S0263574718000334 (Q2, Impact Factor: 2.088)

9. M. Felix Orlando, Laxmidhar Behera, Tomayo Tamei, Tomohiro Shibata, Ashish Dutta and Anupam Saxena," On Redundancy Resolution of the Human Thumb, Index and Middle Fingers in Cooperative Object Translation," Robotica, vol. 35, Sep 2016, pp. 1992-2017, doi:10.1017/S0263574716000680 (Q2, Impact Factor: 2.088)

10. M. Felix Orlando, Ashish Dutta, Anupam Saxena, Laxmidhar Behera, Tomoya Tamei and Tomohiro Shibata, “Manipulability Analysis of Human Thumb, Index and Middle Finger in Cooperative 3D Rotational Movements of a Small Object”, Robotica, vol. 31, pp. 797-809, 2013. (Q2, Impact Factor: 2.088)

11. M. Felix Orlando, M. Kumar, P. Hutapea, Y. Yu, A. Dicker, T. Podder, “Development of Self-actuating Flexible Needle System for Surgical Procedures,” ASME Journal of Medical Devices, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 1-2.020945 (Jun 01, 2015) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-15-1138; doi: 10.1115/1.4030221 020945. (Q2, Impact Factor: 0.582)

12. M. Felix Orlando, M. Kumar, K. Franz, P.  Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Zhao, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Control of Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Flexible Needle using Multimodal Sensory Feedbacks”, Journal of Automation and Control Engineering, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 428-434, 2015.

13. Y. J. Zhao, B. Kohn, M. Honarwar, M. Felix Orlando, T. Podder, P.  Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Yu, “3D Motion Planning for Robot-Assisted Active Flexible Needle Based on Rapidly-Exploring Random Trees”, Journal of Automation and Control Engineering, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 360-367, 2015.

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings   

1. Samsaptak Ghosh, M. Felix Orlando and Sohom Chakrabarty, "Design and Development of a Web-APP Based User Interface to Control and Operate an Automated Mobile Robot," IEEE 3rd International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems (ICPEICES), Delhi Technological University, (Accepted). 

2. Bulbul Behera, M. Felix Orlando, and R. S. Anand, "Prediction of Bevel-Tip Needle Deflection using CART based Decision Tree," IEEE 3rd International Conference on Power, Control and Computing Technologies (ICPC2T-2024), NIT Raipur, pp. 769-774.

3. Kaushik Halder, M. Felix Orlando, and R. S. Anand, "Trajectory Tracking Controller Design for Percutaneous Interventional Procedures," IEEE 3rd International Conference on Power, Control and Computing Technologies (ICPC2T-2024), NIT Raipur, pp. 775-780. 

4. Tesfaye Deme Tolossa, Penta Manohar, Allamsetti Jahnavi, Tejavath Bhavsingh, Siripangi Sai Teja, Yogesh Jangir, and M. Felix Orlando, "Fault Detection and Analysis for a Mobile Robot using Radial Basis Function Network," IEEE 3rd International Conference on Power, Control and Computing Technologies (ICPC2T-2024), NIT Raipur, pp. 745-750.

5. Samsaptak Ghosh, M. Felix Orlando and Sohom Chakrabarty, "A Collision Response Model of an Ackermann Vehicle With Combined Longitudinal and Lateral Velocity," IEEE International Conference on Recent Advances in Systems Science and Engineering (RASSE-2023), Kerala, India, 2023, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1109/RASSE60029.2023.10363541

6. Samsaptak Ghosh, Dheeraj Etta, M. Felix Orlando and Sohom Chakrabarty, "Design and development of a collision avoidance system for an Automated Mobile Robot," IEEE 7th International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering-Recent Advances (CERA-2023), IIT Roorkee, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/CERA59325.2023.10455604

7. Ujjwal Gupta, Samsaptak Ghosh, M. Felix Orlando and Sohom Chakrabarty, "Structural Design and Analysis of an AMR Chassis for Industrial Payload Transportation," IEEE 7th International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering-Recent Advances (CERA-2023), IIT Roorkee, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/CERA59325.2023.10455671

8. G. Manavaalan, S. Karon, R. Krishna, M. Lokeshwar Raj, P. Hema Priya, and M. Felix Orlando, "Development and Control of a Four-Wheel Drive Holonomic Mobile Robot," IEEE 7th International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering-Recent Advances (CERA-2023), IIT Roorkee, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/CERA59325.2023.10455377

9. Saumitro Kumar Kuri, Kaushik Halder, and M. Felix Orlando, "SOM Network with Weighted Least Norm Matrix Based Redundancy Resolution for a 5-DOF Spatial Robotic Manipulator," IEEE 7th International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering-Recent Advances (CERA-2023), IIT Roorkee, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/CERA59325.2023.10455512

10. Sarvesh Saini, Kaushik Halder, M. Felix Orlando and P. M. Pathak, "Neuro-Adaptive Control of a Master-Slave Robotic System," Eighth IEEE Indian Control Conference (IEEE-ICC), Chennai, India, 14-16 December, 2022, pp. 224-229. doi: 10.1109/ICC56513.2022.10093256.

11. Kaushik Halder, M. Felix Orlando and R. S. Anand, "Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference Based Control of a Flexible Bevel-Tip Needle for Minimal Invasive Surgical Procedures", Eighth IEEE Indian Control Conference (IEEE-ICC),  Chennai, India, 14-16 December 2022, pp. 163-168. doi: 10.1109/ICC56513.2022.10093409

12. Kaushik Halder, M. Felix Orlando and R. S. Anand, "Fuzzy Based Control of a Flexible Bevel-Tip Needle for Percutaneous Interventions," 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (IEEE-ROMAN), Napoli, Italy, Aug. 29-Sep. 2, 2022, pp. 852-857, doi: 10.1109/RO-MAN53752.2022.9900829

13. Chirayu Asati, Nitika Meena and M. Felix Orlando, "Development of an Intelligent Cane for Visually Impaired Human Subjects," 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (IEEE-ROMAN), 14-18 October 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/RO-MAN46459.2019.8956328

14. Sarvesh Saini, P. M. Pathak and M. Felix Orlando, "Bondgraph Modelling for the Master-Slave Robotic Teleoperation System," 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (IEEE-ROMAN), 14-18 October 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/RO-MAN46459.2019.8956409 (Awarded Kawamura Award for Best Indian Robotics Students to Mr. Sarvesh Saini)

15. S. Hans and M. Felix Orlando, "Continuous Sliding Mode Control of Bevel-Tip Needle for Percutaneous Interventions," 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (IEEE-ROMAN), 14-18 October 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/RO-MAN46459.2019.8956434

16. Nisha Agarwal, Ankur Yadav, Arjun Gupta and M. Felix Orlando, "Real-time Needle Tip Localization in 2D Ultrasound Images using Kalman Filter," IEEE/ASME Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, (IEEE/ASME-AIM) 2019, HongKong, 8-12, July 2019, pp. 1008-1012.

17. Samsaptak Ghosh and M. Felix Orlando, "Continuous Joint Angle Estimation of an Index Finger Exoskeleton using Online EEG Signal," IEEE/ASME Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (IEEE/ASME-AIM) 2019, HongKong, 8-12, July 2019, pp. 808-813.

18. Parmita Mondal, Madhusree Mondal, Samsaptak Ghosh and M. Felix Orlando, "Force Control of an Index Finger Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients", IEEE-Applied Signal Processing Conference (IEEE-ASPCON), Kolkata, 7-9 Dec, 2018, pp. 183-187. 

19. M. Felix Orlando, P. Prem Kumar, Laxmidhar Behera, "Redundancy Resolution of an Index Finger Exoskeleton using Self Organizing Map", IEEE/ASME Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (IEEE/ASME-AIM) 2018, Auckland, New Zealand, 9-12 July 2018, pp. 863-868.

20. Aman Malhotra, Prasant Shekar Singh, Krishna and M. Felix Orlando, "Design, Fabrication and Control of a Smart Flexible Needle For Minimal Invasive Surgical Procedures", IEEE/ASME Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (IEEE/ASME-AIM) 2018, Auckland, New Zealand, 9-12 July 2018, pp. 226-231.

21. M. Felix Orlando, S. Hans, Aviral Singhai, Arjun Gupta, Ankur Yadav, Aman Malhotra, Prashant Sekhar and Krishna, "Inverse Kinematic Control of a Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Smart Needle for Percutaneous Intervention", IEEE-TENCON 2017, Penang, Malaysia, 5-8 Nov 2017, pp. 1159-1164. 

22. M. Felix Orlando, "Development of Closed Loop Coordinated Control of a Robot Guided SMA Actuated Flexible Active Needle with Multimodal Sensory Feedbacks", 43rd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Electronics Society, 2017, (IEEE-IECON 17), Beijing, China, 29 Oct - 1 Nov 2017, pp. 2846-2851

23. M. Felix Orlando, Sparsh Gupta, Ankita Puwar, Chetanya Rastogi, Vishrut, Rahul, Avishek, “Classification of Extension and Flexion Positions of Thumb, Index and Middle Fingers using EEG Signal”, 6th IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering (IEEE-ICCSCE 16), Penang, Malaysia, Nov. 25-27, 2016, pp. 298-303.

24. M. Felix Orlando, P.  Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Closed Loop Control of a Robot Assisted Smart Flexible Needle for Percutaneous Intervention”, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS), Milano, Italy, Aug. 25-29, 2015, pp. 3663-3666.

25. M. Felix Orlando, K. Franz, K, Y. Luan, Y. L.  Zhao, N. V. Datla, P.  Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Development of a coordinated controller for robot-assisted shape memory alloy actuated needle for prostate brachytherapy”, 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS), Chicago, US, Aug. 26-30, 2014, pp. 357-360.

26. Y. J.  Zhao, M. Felix Orlando, K. Franz, K, N. V. Datla, Y. D. Zhang, T. Podder, P.  Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Yu,  “Path Planning for Robot-Assisted Active Flexible Needle using Improved Rapidly-Exploring Random Tree”, 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS), Chicago, US, Aug. 26-30, 2014, pp. 380-383.

27. J. Ngeo, T. Tamei, T. Shibata, M. Felix Orlando, L. Behera, A. Saxena and A. Dutta, “Control of an Optimal Finger Exoskeleton based on Continuous Joint-angle Estimation from EMG signal,” 35th Annual International conference on IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society(IEEE-EMBS), 2013, pp. 338-341.

28. M. Felix Orlando, Dutta, A., Saxena, A., Behera, L., Shibata, T., and Tamei, T., 2012, "Hybrid Control of a three finger hand exoskeleton based on EMG and inverse kinematics model," The 30th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ), September 17-20, 2012, pp. 1-6.

29. M. Felix Orlando, Dutta, A., Saxena, A., Behera, L, Shibata, T, and Tamei, T, 2011, “Design and development of a three finger hand exoskeleton”, The 29th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ), Shibaura, September 7-9, 2011, pp. 1-6.

30. M. Felix Orlando, H. Akolkar, A. Dutta, A. Saxena and L. Behera, "Optimal design and control of a thumb exoskeleton”, IEEE TENCON, Fukuoka, Japan, 2010. pp. 1492-1497.

31. M. Felix Orlando, H. Akolkar,  A. Dutta, A. Saxena and L. Behera, "Optimal design and control of a hand exoskeleton”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (IEEE-RAM), Singapore, 2010, pp. 72-77.

32. M. Felix Orlando and Oh Young Hwan, “Robot arm control using optimized pinch grasp posture based on object shape”, Proc. 37th Korea Institute of Electrical Engineers, 1, 2006, 1929-1930.

 

Peer Reviewed Extended Abstracts

1. M. Felix Orlando, M. Kumar, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Effects of Tissue Interference on Electromagnetic Sensor and Ultrasound Imaging Sensing for Robot Guided Needle Interventions,” Medical Physics, 42,3596, 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4925550

2. M. Felix Orlando, P. Hutapea, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Prostate HDR Brachytherapy with Multichannel Robotic System,” Medical Physics, 42,3534, 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4925215

3. M. Felix Orlando, P. Hutapea, T. Podder, Y. Yu, “Experimental Evaluation of Coordinated Control Scheme of a Robot Guided Active Flexible Needle with US and EM Sensory Feedbacks,” World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC2015), 2015. (Accepted for Oral Presentation).

 

Poster Presentations

1. M. Felix Orlando, M. Kumar, P. Hutapea, Y. Yu and Tarun Podder, "Development of Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Smart Needles with Closed-Loop Control System Using Imaging and EM Sensor Feedbacks for Percutaneous Interventions," Case Scientific Retreat, University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve Unversity, 2-3 July 2014. 

2. S. Hans and M. Felix Orlando, "Control of a Flexible Needle for Therapeutic Procedures," Workshop on Next Level Innovation in Robotics and Autonomy, IIT Kanpur, 9-10 December 2018.

3. Samsaptak Ghosh and M. Felix Orlando, "Force Control of an Index Finger Exoskeleton," Workshop on Next Level Innovation in Robotics and Autonomy, IIT Kanpur, 9-10 December 2018.

Patent

1. T. Podder and M. Felix Orlando, “A Novel Active Flexible Needle for Medical Interventions,” Filed as IP at Case Western Reserve University on 6thFeb 2015. 

Honors And Awards
Honors
Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Human Brain Computer Interaction, Dept. of ECE, IIT Roorkee
2024
Invited Talk on Healthcare Robots
IEEE International Conference RO-MAN 2024, Pasadena, CA, USA
2024
Associate Editor
IEEE Sponsored 7th International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering - Recent Advances
2023
Session Chair
Workshop on Rehabilitation Robotics, Advances in Robotics (AIR-2023), IIT Ropar, July 5-8
2023
Invited Talk on Leg Exoskeleton
Two-day National Conference on Women Empowerment on April 12, 2023, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT Roorkee
2023
Invitation as Panelist
Inter Collegiate Technical Symposium 'Elect-Era'
2023
Invited Talk
IIIT Kancheepuram
2022
Invited Talks : One Week Online FDP on “Kinematic Analysis of Robot Mechanisms : Fundamentals” 9-15 December 2022 and “Kinematic Analysis of Robot Mechanisms : Advanced” 16-23 December 2022
Eighth IEEE Indian Control Conference, IIT Madras, 14-16 December 2022
2022
Session Co-Chair
IEEE International Conference RO-MAN 2023, Busan, South Korea, 2023
2023
Associate Editor
THDC India Limited, Rishikesh
2022
Recruitment Panel Member
Gandhi Jayanti and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti Celebration, IIT Roorkee
2022
Recitation from the Holy Bible, 02 October 2022
Indian Army Academy, Dehradun
2022
Invited Talk on "Robotics", 20 September 2022 at IIT Roorkee
Coimbatore Insitute of Technology
2022
Invited talk on Advanced Robotics: Tamil Nadu State Government Sponsored Five Days Online FDP on Recent Advancement in Smart Industry, on 21-25 November 2022
Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Roorkee
2022
Joint Secretary for Upcoming International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering - Recent Advances (CERA' 22)
Technische Universiteit Delft, Delft, Netherlands
2022
Invited Talk on "Medical Robotics: Development and Control", 06 September 2022.
IIT Kanpur
2022
Invited Speaker for Residential Teacher Training Program in IIT Roorkee for Govt. teachers of Uttarakhand, 23 May 2022
JB Institute of Technology, Dehradun
2022
Keynote Speaker for Upcoming Fourth International Conference on Recent Innovations in Emerging Technology and Science (NCRIETS), 01-02 July 2022
IEEE RO-MAN 2022 Conference, Naples, Italy
2022
Session Chair
IEEE International Conference RO-MAN 2022, Naples, Italy
2022
Associate Editor
IIIT Kota
2022
Invited talk on Wearable Robotics in SERB Karyashala, 15 June 2022
IIT Mandi
2022
Invited Speaker for Workshop on Healthcare Robotics and Drone Applications - IIT Mandi, 27-29 May 2022
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
2022
Honorary Motivational Talk on Robotics to First Year UG Students
TIH, IHFC, IIT Delhi
2021
TIH-IHFC Project on Collaborative Robotics (COBOTICS)-Granted!
IIIT Kota
2021
Invited Speaker for ATAL-sponsored workshop on "Wearable Robotics: Design, Sensing and Support" on 27 Dec 2021
IEEE International Conference RO-MAN 2021, Canada
2021
Associate Editor
College of Engineering Perumon, Kerela
2021
As Resource Person at KTU Sponsored FDP on Robotics and Control: Theory and Practical Approaches 13-17 Sep 2021
Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT)
2021
Invited Speaker for TEQIP – III Sponsored Three Day Hands–on Workshop On “Robotics and Automation” during 22-24 March 2021
Quantum School of Technology, Roorkee
2021
Keynote Speaker at International Conference on "Fourth Industrial Revolution based Technology and Practices (ICFIRTP) 26-27 March 2021
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2020
Co-Coordinated with Prof. Pathak for TEQIP III two week Training Workshop on "Robotics & Automation" 1-14 March 2020
OP Jindal University, Punjipathra, Raigargh, Chhattisgarh
2020
Invited Speaker for online FDP on "Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation" on 5 August 2020
Shree Ramachandra College of Engineering, Pune, Maharashtra
2020
Invited Speaker for AICTE Sponsored Online Short-Term Technical Program (STTP) on Course on "Recent Advances in Industrial Robotics and Applications" on 8 December 2020. Topics: 1. Study on Microrobotics. 2. Statics and Force Control of Robotic Systems.
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2020
Resource Person for TEQIP III Course on "Foundational Concepts of Robotics" held during 1-5 December 2020
IEEE International Conference RO-MAN 2020, Italy
2020
Associate Editor
Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
2020
Invited Speaker for AICTE Sponsored Online Short-Term Training Program (STTP) Course on "Sensor Interfacing and Controller Implementation in Engineering Systems" on 10 December 2020; Topic: Intelligent Control of Robotic Systems
GBPIET Pauri, Uttarakhand
2020
Invited Speaker for online TEQIP III Sponsored One-Week Online Course on "Technological Innovations and Challenges in Biomedical Instrumentation" on 25 Nov 2020
IEEE International Conference on RO-MAN 2019, India
2019
Associate Editor
NCRIETS 2019 National Conference, JBIT Dehradun
2019
KeyNote Speaker
IEEE International Conference on RO-MAN 2019, India
2019
Organized a Special Session on Medical Robotics
DRDO-DIPAS Delhi
2019
Invited Talk on Powered Exoskeleton Workshop
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2019
Course Coordinator for AICTE Sponsored Short Term Course on "Robotics and Control" during 1-5 July19
IEEE International Conference on RO-MAN 2019
2019
Kawamura Award for Best Indian Robotics Students
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (9-10 December 2018)
2018
Invited Talk on Robotics and Autonomy Workshop
Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), South Korea (15-20 October 2018)
2018
Invited Talk on DISASTER ROBOTICS
IEEE/ASME Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) 2018, Auckland, New Zealand
2018
Session Chair - Medical Robotics Session
IEEE/ASME Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) 2018, Auckland, New Zealand
2018
Session Chair - Rehabilitation Robotics Session
INDICON 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2017
Session Chair
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (11-15 December 2017)
2017
GIAN Course on ROBOTIC SYSTEMS MODELING AND CONTROL
MHRD, Government of India
2017
SERB Early Career Research Award
43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON17), Beijing, China
2017
Session Chair
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2017
Board Member of Student Technical Committee on Robotics
ICCSCE 2016 IEEE Conference, Penang, Malaysia
2016
Session Chair
11th International Conference on "Industrial and Information Systems 2016 (ICIIS2016)
2016
Session Chair
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
2014
IEEE RAS Member
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2014
IEEE Member
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
2014
ASME Member
MemberShips
IEEE
01 Aug 2014 - Present
Member
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
01 Jan 2016 - Present
Member
ASME
01 Aug 2014 - Present
Member
The Robotics Society
01 Aug 2014 - Present
Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Advanced Control Systems ( EEN-305 )
Autumn
Control Systems ( EEN-211 )
Spring
Basic Electrical Engineering ( EEN-102 )
Autumn
Measurements and Transducers ( EEE-103 )
Spring
Introduction to Robotics ( EEN-683 )
Autumn
Applied Instrumentation ( EEN-208 )
Spring
Bio-Medical Robotics ( EEN-614 )
Spring
Artificial Neural Networks ( EEN-351 )
Autumn
Engineering Analysis and Design ( EEN-291 )
Autumn
Intelligent Sensors and Instrumentation ( EEN-524 )
Spring
Instrumentation Laboratory ( EEN-523 )
Autumn
Students
SuperVisions
Design, Development and Control of a Flexible Needle for Percutaneous Interventions
08 Jun 2016 - 06 May 2021
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: S. Hans, PhD
Modeling, Development and Control of a Bilateral Master-Slave Robotic System Aiming Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)
01 Jan 2017 - 11 Nov 2022
Other Supervisors: Prof. P. M. Pathak, Scholar: Sarvesh Saini
ECG Signal Processing and Analysis
01 Jan 2016 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. R. S. Anand, Scholar: Varsha Tomar (M. Tech)
Robust Control of a Ball Plate System using Vision Feedback
01 Jul 2017 - 03 Jul 2019
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Vivek Soni (M. Tech)
Estimation of Stress, Strain and Temperature of a Shape Memory Alloy Wire using Extended Kalman Filter
01 Jul 2017 - 03 Jul 2019
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Vaibhav Gautham (M. Tech)
Design, Path Planning and Intelligent Control of a Robotic Smart Needle for Minimal Invasive Surgery
01 Jan 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Kaushik Halder
Area Estimation of Satellite Images using Machine Learning
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. R. S. Anand, Scholar: Sanchit Agarwal (M. Tech)
Control of a Mobile Manipulator towards Path Tracking
01 Jan 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Y. Vijay Hote, Scholar: Tesfaye Deme Tolossa
Study of Control of Robotic Systems
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Samsaptok Ghosh
Application of Online EEG Signal for BCI
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. R. S. Anand, Scholar: Gaurav Bansal (M. Tech)
Automatic Resting State Networks Labelling
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. R. S. Anand, Scholar: Rajat Negi (M. Tech)
Intelligent control of a cane for physically challenged people
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Chirayu Asati and Nitika Thurwal
Prediction of Needle in Medical Images using Kalman Filtering
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Arjun Gupta, Ankur Yadav and Nisha Agarwal
Study and Control of a Biped Robot using Intelligent Control (GOLD MEDAL WINNING PROJECT)
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Manish Joglekar, Scholar: Aayushi Shrivastava
Automatic Resting State Networks Labelling
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. R. S. Anand, Scholar: Rajat Negi
Leg Exoskeleton Design
14 Mar 2022 - 05 May 2023
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: YE MIN AUNG
INTELLIGENT CONTROL OF A 5-DOF REDUNDANT ROBOT
16 Aug 2020 - 12 Jul 2022
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Saumitra Kumar Kuri
Needling System for Cancer Treatment (GOLD MEDAL WINNING PROJECT)
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Aman Malhotra, Prashant Sekar Singh and Krishna
Ball Plate Balancing System
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Pratik Asai and Nakul
Understanding of Image Advertisement using Deep Learning Methods
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Anmol Singhai, Aman Maghan and Pranav Rai
Index Finger Exoskeleton Control Using Inverse Kinematic Control
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Nainee Kumari and Sahiti Bagam
Surgical Needle Development.
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Aviral Singhi, Ankur Kumar Yadav, Arjun Gupta
Associate Scholars
Sarvesh Saini
Medical Robotics: Teleoperation
Samsaptak Ghosh
Hand Exoskeleton Control
Miscellaneous
Events
Modelling and Control of Robots
01 Jul 2016 - 01 Jul 2016
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Workshop on "Robotics and Control"
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Global Academy of Technology Bangalore
Robotics: Modelling and Control
01 Jan 2019 - Present
QIP Course on Robotics and Control
01 Jan 2019 - Present
AICTE, Government of India
Robotics in Medicine
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Medical Robotics
01 Jan 2019 - Present
GIAN
01 Jan 2017 - Present
MHRD, Government of India
Hand Exoskeleton: Design, Control and Redundancy Resolution
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Image Guided Percutaneous Cancer Interventions by Active Flexible Needle
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Hand Exoskeleton: Design, Development and Control
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Disaster Robotics in India
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Advanced Robotics
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Introduction of Robotics and Advanced Robotics
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Model Based Control of Robot Manipulators
01 Jan 2017 - Present
EMG based Neural Control of Hand Exoskeleton
01 Jan 2012 - Present
Cooperative Human Finger Motion Analysis and Optimal Design of a Three-Finger Exoskeleton
01 Jan 2016 - Present
Visits
PRISMA LAB, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
2022-09-02
To meet Professor Bruno Siciliano "The Father of Robotics"
Global Academy of Technology, Bangalore
2020-08-31
To conduct 5 days workshop on "Robotics and Control"
Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), South Korea (15-20 October 2018)
2018-10-15
Invited Talk on DISASTER ROBOTICS
Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) on “Robotic Systems Modeling and Control”, 11-15 December 2017, with Prof. Doik Kim, KIST, South Korea.
2017-12-11
To teach robotics to Indian Students, and Research Scholars
Administrative Positions
Faculty In-charge for Advanced Robotics Laboratory
28 Jan 2021 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Faculty In-charge of Departmental Website
01 Jan 2019 - 01 Jan 2020
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Departmental PhD Interview Chairman for Instrumentation and Signal Processing Group.
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Faculty In-charge for B.Tech. Project (2017 July to 2020 July)
01 Jan 2017 - 17 Jul 2020
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Departmental Faculty In-Charge of BTech Project of Final Year Students.
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Departmental Board Member of Industry Oriented Program (IOP) Project for Third Year Students.
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Departmental Faculty In-Charge for Educational Tour of BTech Students.
01 Jan 2018 - 01 Jan 2020
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Innovation in teaching
- Includes Term-Projects, LabView-Based Experiments as Laboratory works.
Other work
- Nil.
Extension tasks
- Research Paper Publications.
Separate summary
- This course will include topics of Medical Robotics and Rehabilitation Robotics.
Self appraisal

- Developed Two Robotic Courses:

1. Bio-Medical Robotics

2. Intelligent Control of Robotic Systems

 

Instructional tasks
- Tutorials, Term-Projects and Laboratory Experiments.
Comments
- Yet to receive.
Process development
- To Include.
Particulars of course

- EEN-614 Bio-Medical Robotics

- EEN-596 Intelligent Control of Robotic Systems