Assistant Professor

Dr Sudhir Raj

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Interests

  1. Robotics
  2. Non-Linear Control
  3. Artificial Intelligence.

Education

1995

National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi
India
B.Tech

2009

IIT Kharagpur,
India
M.Tech

2017

IIT Kharagpur,
India
PhD

Experience

  • July 2009 to December 2010 – Faculty Member- ICFAI University, Ranchi
  • February 2017 to May 2019 – Sr Assistant Professor- MITS Madanapalle
  • May 2019 to January 2021 – Sr Assistant Professor- VIT Vellore

Research Interest

  • Robotics with specific interest in the area of non-linear control of underactuated systems such as Unmanned aerial vehicle robot, Humanoid robots, Rotary inverted pendulum and Coupled Pendulums
  • Bond Graph modelling of multi-body dynamics

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2011-2015 - Senior Research Fellowships – IIT Kharagpur

Publications

JOURNALS
  • Decentralized Adaptive Control of Nonlinear Interconnected Systems, Sudhir Raj, Mechatronic Systems and Control, 49, (2021)
  • Decentralized Control for Stabilization of Coupled Pendulums using H infinity based Integral Sliding Mode Control, Sudhir Raj, Mechatronic Systems and Control, 48, (2020)
CONFERENCES
  • Decentralized Control for Stabilization of Coupled Pendulums using High gain observer based Integral Sliding Mode Control, Sudhir Raj, International Conference on Power Electronics, Control and Automation, (2019), Delhi
  • A Neurodynamic Approach to Stabilization of a 10 DOF Biped Mechanism using Reinforcement Learning, Aditya Kameswara Rao Nandula, Sudhir Raj, A. K. Deb, C. S. Kumar, IFToMM Asian Mechanism and Machine Science, (2018), IISC Bangalore
  • Reinforcement Learning Based Controller for Stabilization of Double Inverted Pendulum, Sudhir Raj, IEEE First International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems, (2016), Delhi.
  • Decoupled Terminal Sliding Mode Control for Stabilization of Double Inverted Pendulum, Sudhir Raj, Conference on Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics, IISER, (2016), Kolkata
  • Q Learning based Reinforcement Learning approach to bipedal walking control, Sudhir Raj, C. S. Kumar, Proceedings of the iNaCoMM, (2013), IIT Roorkee
Book Chapters
  • Aditya Kameswara Rao Nandula, Sudhir Raj, AK Deb, C S Kumar, A Neurodynamic Approach to Stabilization of a 10 DOF Biped Mechanism using Reinforcement Learning, Mechanism and Machine Science, Pages 483-496, 2021, Springer, Singapore

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