Sponsored Projects (Principal Investigator)
National Projects :
Design & development of an exoskeleton robot for human hand support and rehabilitation.
Funding : Dept. of Science and Technology,
Amount: Rs 23.2 Lakhs (US$ 58,000), Duration:
Analysis of human Gait and design of leg rehabilitation exoskeleton.
Funding: DST, Amount: 12 Lakhs , Duration:
Development of modular robotics systems for
Funding: Ministry of Human Resource Development,
Amount: Rs 16.44 Lakhs (Total : 90.44 Lakhs) Duration : 2010
Traction control algorithm development and testing
for Lunar Rover mobility system.
Funding: Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO,
Trivandrum, Amount: 8 Lakhs (2009 - 2010)
Lunar Rover development for testing of vision based
navigation and traction control algorithms.
Funding: IIT Kanpur, Amount : Rs 30 Lakhs
Development of a leg exoskeleton for soldier support.
Funding : Defense Research & Development Organisation. Amount: Rs
22.04 Lakhs, Duration: 2014 - 2016
Development of a Humanoid Robot for
Funding : Dept. of Science and Tech., Amount: Rs
24.04 Lakhs (US$ 60,000), Duration: 2003-2006 (Completed)
Development of finger tip micro shear force
sensors for investigating fine object manipulation.
Funding: IIT Kanpur, Amount: Rs 8.45 lakhs (US$
19,600) , Duration :2003-2004 (Completed)
Development of micro fingertip sensors for
applications in robotic and prosthetic hands.
Funding: Ministry of Human Resource and
Development,Amount: 25 Lakhs (US$ 63,000), Duration:
Development of fingertip micro slip sensors
for investigating object manipulation and slip.
Funding: Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Amount: Rs
12.50 Lakhs (US$ 28,000), Duration: 2006-2008. (On going)
International Projects (As PI or Co-PI):
- Assistive robotics using multi sensory networks.
- Funding: Strategic India-Japan cooperative program. Amount:
Rs 36.28 Lakhs (India Side)
- Japanese PI: Prof. T. Shibata, Nara Institute of Advanced
Science and Technology, Japan (2010-2013)
- Indian PI: Dr. Ashish Dutta, IIT Kanpur.
- A BCI operated hand exoskeleton based neuro rehabiitation system for movement analysis in paralysis
Funding : UKIERI Amount: Rs 30,50,000/- (Indian
Part). Duration : (2014-2016). Project Partner: Prof.
Girijesh Prasad, Professor, Intelligent Systems Research Centre, University of Ulster, UK.
Indian PI: Dr. A. Dutta (IITK)
- Development of force reflecting surgical robot using micro
Funding : INDO – ITALIAN Program of Cooperation in Science and
Technology. Amount: Rs 3,50,000/- (Indian
Part) (2005-2008) Project Partner: Prof.
Paolo Firioni, Dept of Computer Science, University of Verona, ITALY.
Indian PI: Dr. A. Dutta (IITK)
Innovations in Intelligent Assistive Robotics.
Funding Goverment of UK (UKERI) Amount : 150,000 GB Pounds
(Rs 110 Lakhs) (2007-2010)
Project Partner : Prof. G. Prasad, Univ. of Ulster, UK.
Indian PI: Dr. L. Behera, IITK.
- Consultancy Projects
- Development of Electrical Brakes for the Tejas Aircraft: Feasibility
study and simulation.
- Funding : Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) , Lucknow. (2009)
- Development of a three finger hand using Ionic Polymer Metal
Funding: CMERI, Amount: Rs 1, 00,000/-
Co-Principal Investigator in other major Projects :
network based visual motor coordination of a 7DOF manipulator and FPGA
implementation of neural control algorithms.
Funding: DRDO Amount: Rs 49 Lakhs , PI: Dr. L. Behera, EE Dept., IITK.
- Development of a mixed reality system for enhanced teleoperation.
Funding : BRNS Amount: 25 Lakhs (US$ 63,000), Duration: 2003-2006, Project Investigator: Dr. K.S. Venkatesh , Dept. of EE, IIT, Kanpur
- Development of a Flexible Manufacturing System for modernization of Manufacturing Laboratory.
Funding: MHRD (MODROB), Amount: Rs14 Lakhs (US$ 32,500),Duration: 2004-2006