Assistant Professor

Dr. Janardhan Vistapalli

Department of Mechanical Engineering


  1. Unconventional Machining
  2. Multibody Dynamics
  3. Robotics



V R Siddhartha
Engineering College


Indian Institute of
Technology Madras,


Indian Institute of Technology
Hyderabad, Kandi.


  • Jan 2011- June 2011, Assistant Professor, Aurora Engineering College, Bhongir.
  • June 2011-April 2012, Assistant Professor, GITAM University Hyderabad, Rudraram.
  • Nov 2017-June 2018, Research Associate, IIT Hyderabad, Kandi.
  • June 2018-June 2019, Assistant professor, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar.

Research Interest

  • Unconventional Machining: Wire-EDM, Wire-EDM Turning, Micro Machining with EDM.
  • Multibody Dynamics: Design analysis of mechanisms.
  • Robotics: Design, development, analysis and control of bio-mimetic robots and manipulators.

List of Publications

  • International Journals
  • V. Janardhan and G. L. Samuel, Pulse Train Data Analysis to Investigate the Eect of Machining Parameters on the Performance Of Wire Electrical Discharge Turning (WEDT) Process, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, (2010), 50(9), 775-788.
  • V. Janardhan and G. L. Samuel, Investigations on Material Removal Rate in Wire Electrical Discharge Turning (WEDT) using Pulse Train Data Analysis, Journal of Mechatronics and Intelligent Manufacturing, (2011),2(1/2),17-39.
  • V. Janardhan and R. Prasanth Kumar. Generating Feasible Solutions for Dynamically Crossing a Wide Ditch by a Biped Robot. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems , (2017), 88(1), 37-56.
  • V. Janardhan and R. Prasanth Kumar. Online Trajectory Generation for Wide Ditch Crossing of Biped Robots Using Control Constraints. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 97 (2017), 61-82.
  • V. Janardhan and R. Prasanth Kumar. Generating Real-time Trajectories for A Planar Biped Robot Crossing A Wide Ditch with Landing Uncertainties, 37(1), 2019, 109-140.
  • International Conferences
  • V. Janardhan and G. L. Samuel, Investigations into Turning of Cylindrical Components Using Wire Electrical Discharge Machine, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME-2009), 3rd -5th August 2009, SV National Institute of Technology, Surat, pp. 835-839.
  • H. G. Dhake., V. Janardhan and G. L. Samuel, Machining and Evaluation of Axi-symmetric Forms Turned Using Cylindrical Wire-EDM process, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacturing, Nottingham, 7th -10th September 2010, Nottingham, UK, pp. 18-24.
  • V. Janardhan and R. Prasanth Kumar. Kinematic Analysis of Biped Robot Forward Jump for Safe Locomotion. iNaCoMM2013, Proceedings of the 1st International and 16th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms, IIT Roorkee, India, Dec 2013, pp. 1078-1082.

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