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Bijay Kumar Rout

Executive Summary:
  • Total Twenty One years of Academic experience and Three years of experience in Industry. Involved in class room teaching, pursuing research, guiding research and Industrial consultancy project for last fifteen years.
  • Current research interest is in the area of rehabilitation robotics to address stroke and upper arm extremities rehabilitation process. Attempting to understand and implement the Body Machine Interface for improvement in the quality of life.
  • Specializes in Industrial Robotics and the use of statistical techniques to model, synthesize and optimize complex dynamic systems.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the use of statistical methods for system design, parameter design and tolerance design of a mechanical equipment.
  • Involved in teaching and consultancy of subjects related to Robotics, Mechatronics, Quality Engineering, and Operations Research.
  • Have been working on a Government funded sponsored research and development project to develop humanoid to avoid obstacles and handle specified objects in the environment.
  • Have been guiding research students in mobile robotics and topologically optimized compliant structure and mechanism areas.
  • Selected as IUSSTF Research Fellow in the Year 2012 to conduct research at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Affiliated to Feinberg School of Medicine, North Western University Chicago, Illinois (USA).
Contact Details:,  phone: +91-1596-245073  Ext. 225, +91-1596-515430 (IP Phone)
Research Interests:
Design Optimization of Mechanical Systems, Modeling, and Simulation of Dynamic Systems, Application of Design of Experiments Techniques and Evolutionary Algorithms for Robust Design.
Administrative Responsibilities 
  • Head of Department Mechanical Engineering, Aug 2015 to Aug 2016
  • Associate Dean, Academic Registration and Counselling Division (ARCD), Feb 2014 Onwards
  • Coordinator of Center for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CRIS), Jan 2011 - Onwards
  • Member of Departmental Research Committee (DRC), Departmental Committee on Academics 
  • Member of BITS Pilani Senate 2013 Onwards

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