Dr. Ashish Dutta

Indian Institute of Technology

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Dr. Ashish Dutta
Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Email:adutta@iitk.ac.in
Office: Faculty Building Room 338
Phone:91-512-2597562 (Off.), 2598710 (Res)
Fax:91-512-2597408
Affiliated Center(s):
 Centre for Mechatronics

Biography

Educational details:

 

PhD

Akita University, Japan

Systems Engg.

2002

M.E.

Jadavpur University, India

Production Engg.

1994

B.Tech

R.E.C. Calicut, India

Mechanical Engg.

1989

 

Research / Teaching experience:

 

Duration

Institute

Nature of work

Nov. 2002 - onwards

IIT Kanpur, India

Teaching and Research

May 2006 - March 2007

Nagoya University, Japan

Teaching and Research

April 1998 - Oct 1998

Tohoku University, Japan

Research / Japanese Language study

April 1994 - Sept. 2000

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Research

Jan. 1990 - Aug. 1992

E.M.C. Ltd., Calcutta, India

Marketing and Project Execution

 

 

Major scientific fields of research interest:

 

Biped locomotion, motion planning in 3D uneven terrain, leg and hand exoskeletons, intelligent control systems, Robot-Human cooperation, BCI for stroke rehabilitation.

 

 

Administrative experience :

 

Head, Computer Centre, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur (2012 – 2015).

 

Associate Dean (Digital Infrastructure), IIT Kanpur (2014-2015).

 

Coordinator, Centre for Mechatronics, IIT Kanpur (2017 - ).

 

 

Professional Activity:

 

Member - "Task force on Artificial Intelligence for India’s economic transformation" - Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. 2018 .

 

Member - Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) section on production automation systems and robotics (BIS- PGD 18). 2017 – onwards.

 

Member - Scientific Advisory Board for ISRO Chandrayaan-2 Lunar Mission – ISRO - 2009 .

 

Secretary - Robotics Society of India : 2011 – 2014, 2014 - 2017.

 

Member IEEE, Member of Japanese Ergonomics Society.

 

 

Awards:

 

Japanese Ministry of Science and Technology Scholarship (MONBUSHO) for research in Japan ('98 - '02).

 

Editorial Board / Reviewer:

 

Editorial Consultant Board: International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems.

 

International Journal Reviewer: IEEE Sensors, IJRA, IJARS, Robotica, AMT, Humanoid robotics, etc.

 

Conference committee / reviewer: IEEE IES, IEEE ICRA, IEEE RAM, IEEE ICAR, IEEE MSC, etc.

 

Phd Guidance Completed: 8 (Ongoing : 6 ME)

 

M. Tech. Guidance:

 

Completed 45 M. Tech students (2003 -2019)

Under graduate project guidance (BTP) Completed 24 group guidance (2003 - 2018).

 

Courses taught:

 

Graduate:-

a) Introduction to Robotics (ME 762)

b) Robot Dynamics and Control (ME 763)

c) Robot Motion Planning (ME 766)

 

Under graduate:-

a) Automation and Control (ME 453)

b) Theory of Machines and Mechanisms (ME 352)

c) Machine Design and Graphics (ME 251)

d) Engineering Graphics (TA 101)