Prof. Sreekumar M


E-mail: msk@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: +91-44-2747 6357 | Room No: 109B

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IIT Madras


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Robotics/Compliant Parallel Manipulator)

2004 - 2008

MIT, Anna University


M.E. in Manufacturing Engineering

2002 - 2004

Madurai Kamaraj University


B.E. in Mechanical Engineering

1985 - 1989


  1. Robotics

  2. Smart Materials

  3. Mechanisms

Research Interests

  1. Robotics and Control

  2. Serial, Parallel, and Compliant Mechanisms

  3. Smart Materials and Smart Structures

  4. Medical Devices

  5. Fuzzy Control

  6. Biomimetics and Biomechanics

  7. AI, IoT, Smart Manufacturing

  8. Digital Reconstruction of Heritage Artifacts

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. Visiting Professor-University of Genoa, Italy

  2. Research Grants from University of Genoa, Italy to work under Prof. Rezia Molfino (DIMEC), for three Months (Dec. 2005 to Feb. 2006) and for another one year (May 2006 to April 2007).

  3. Awarded First Prize for the essay titled Manufacturing Technology in 2050 for the essay competition conducted during the International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology (ICAMT2008), organized by INAE (Indian National Academy of Engineering) and DAE (Department of Atomic Energy) which was held at IITMadras, India, during Feb. 06-08, 2008.

  4. Best Paper Award (2nd Place) for the paper titled Development of Dielectric Electroactive Polymer Actuators for Robotic Applications, presented at the International Conf. on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2-5 Dec. 2010, Malaysia.

  5. Gold Medal for Best BTech Project (Student: Prasanth), Title: Design and Development of Artificial Muscle Actuated Smart Pump, 2011, by IIITD&M Kancheepuram.

  6. Visiting Professorship from University of Genova for AY 2012-14 for EMARO (European Master on Advanced Robotics) program, Visited Italy during May 2012 and June/July 2014, 2016, 2018.

Work Experience


  1. 15 Years (Including 17 Months at the University of Genoa, Italy)


  1. 4 Years (PhD)


  1. 13.5 Years (Design of Industrial Automation and Material Handling Systems)

Professional Membership

  1. Member, IEEE

  2. Life Member, AMM (Association for Machines and Mechanisms)

  3. Senior Member, IACSIT (International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology)

  4. Life Member, ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education)

  5. Senior Member, ISA

Professional Service

  1. Reviewer for Proceedings of IMechE, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science

  2. Reviewer for International Journal of Smart Materials and Structures-IOP Publishing

  3. Reviewer for ISA Transactions

  4. Reviewer for ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics

  5. Reviewer for Industrial Robot: An International Journal

  6. Reviewer for International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology

  7. Reviewer for Robotica

  8. Reviewer for Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India)-Series C

  9. Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems


  1. List of Courses Taught since 2008

  2. BTech

  3. i) Science and Engineering of Materials (INT108T)

  4. ii) Statics and Strength of Materials (MEC109)

  5. iii) Mechanics of Materials (MEC214T)

  6. iv) Concepts in Engineering Design (DES101T)

  7. v) Design Realization Lab (DES105P)

  8. vi) Machine Drawing Practice (MEC204)

  9. vii) Precision Manufacturing and Metrology (MEC303)

  10. viii) Precision Manufacturing and Metrology Lab (MEC303P)

  11. ix) Electro Mechanical Drives and Actuators (MEC207)

  12. x) Applied Mechanics Lab (MEC211)

  13. xi) Kinematics and Dynamics (MEC208)

  14. xii) Basic Mechanical Engineering Practice (INT106)

  15. xiii) Robotics and Automation (MEC309, MEC402, ME3005)

  16. xiv) Robotics and Automation Lab (MEC312, MEC402P, ME3007)

  17. MTech

  18. i) Smart Materials and Applications (MEC513)

  19. ii) Design with Advanced Engineering Materials (MEC512)

  20. iii) Design for X (DES508)

  21. iv) Product Design and Prototyping (DES506)

  22. v) Advanced Mechanisms (MEC501)

  23. vi) Design and Analysis of Mechanisms-Theory and Practice (MEC514A)

  24. vii) Probabilistic Engineering Design (INT502)

  25. viii) Design for Manufacturing Automation & Lab (ME5009 & ME5012)

  26. ix) Analysis and Synthesis of Robot Mechanisms & Lab (ME5006 & ME5007)


  1. 1. B Madhevan, M Sreekumar, Analysis of communication delay and packet loss during localization among mobile robots, Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications, Book Chapter: Springer-Verlag London, Vol. 385 (2), ISBN 978-3-319-23258-4, 2015, pp. 3-12.

  2. 2. B Madhevan, M Sreekumar, Structures and Characteristics in Reconfigurable Modular Robots, Advances in Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots I, 525-534, 2012, Book Chapter: Springer-Verlag London, ISBN: 978-1447141402

Journal Publications

  1. Journals (SCI)-30

  2. 1. Pavan Kumar Archakam, Sreekumar Muthuswamy, Modelling and Simulation of Four-Stage Collision Energy Absorption System based on Magneto Rheological Absorber, International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, DoI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10999-022-09616-7

  3. 2. Narayanan, K.B.B., Muthusamy, S. Prediction of machinability parameters in turning operation using interval type-2 fuzzy logic system based on semi-elliptic and trapezoidal membership functions. Soft Computing (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00500-022-06831-4

  4. 3. Satheeshkumar Veeramani, Sreekumar Muthuswamy, Reinforcement learning based path planning of multiple agents of SwarmItFIX robot for fixturing operation in sheetmetal milling

  5. process, Proc IMechE Part B: J Engineering Manufacture, (2022) DOI: 10.1177/09544054221080031

  6. 4. Badri Narayanan K B, Sreekumar Muthusamy, Design, Modelling, Optimisation, and Validation of Condition-based Maintenance in IoT enabled Hybrid Flow Shop, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, (2022), DOI: 10.1080/0951192X.2022.2028011

  7. 5. Badri Narayanan, K.B., Sreekumar, M. Diagnosing of Risk State in Subsystems of CNC Turning Center using Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Logic System with Semi Elliptic Membership Functions. International Journal of Fuzzy Systems (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40815-021-01172-0

  8. 6. Veeramani, S., Muthuswamy, S. Hybrid type multi-robot path planning of a serial manipulator and SwarmItFIX robots in sheet metal milling process. Complex & Intelligent Systems (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40747-021-00499-3

  9. 7. Archakam, P.K., Muthuswamy, S. Design and Simulation of a Crash Energy Absorption System Integrated with Magneto-Rheological Absorber. Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, 9, 1635–1656 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42417-021-00318-6

  10. 8. Gothandaraman, R., Muthuswamy, S. Virtual models in 3D digital reconstruction: detection and analysis of symmetry. Journal of Real-Time Image Processing (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11554-021-01115-w

  11. 9. Nisanth Kumar Panneerselvam and Sreekumar Muthuswamy, Design and Analysis of New Stent Patterns for Enhanced Performance, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 20 (6), 2050039 (1-16), 2020, doi.org/10.1142/S0219519420500396

  12. 10. Gothandaraman, R. and Muthuswamy, S. "Robot-assisted 3D digital reconstruction of heritage artifacts: area similarity approach", Industrial Robot, Vol. 47 No. 4, pp. 521-533, 2020

  13. doi/10.1108/IR-08-2019-0164

  14. 11. Desai, R., Muthuswamy, S. A Forward, Inverse Kinematics and Workspace Analysis of 3RPS and 3RPS-R Parallel Manipulators. J Sci Technol Trans Mech Eng, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40997-020-00346-9

  15. 12. Penumuru, D.P., Muthuswamy, S. & Karumbu, P. Identification and classification of materials using machine vision and machine learning in the context of industry 4.0. J Intelligent Manufacturing-Springer, 31, 1229–1241 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10845-019-01508-6

  16. 13. Satheeshkumar Veeramani, Sreekumar Muthuswamy, Keerthi Sagar, Matteo Zoppi, Artificial intelligence planners for multi-head path planning of SwarmItFIX agents, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing-Springer, Published online in June 2019, Doi: 10.1007/s10845-019-01479-8

  17. 14. Madhevan B, Sreekumar M, Identification of Probabilistic Approaches and Map Based Navigation in Motion Planning for Mobile Robots, Sādhanā, 43(8), 2018.

  18. 15. Sreekumar M, Rezia Molfino, Student-Supervisor Relationship in the Process of Managing PhD: an Engineering Perspective, ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engg Education and Practice (Journal of Civil Engineering Education), Vol. 143(4), October 2017, 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000327

  19. 16. B Madhevan, M Sreekumar, Systematic Approach for Role Assignment in Multi Robots using Leader Follower Approach: Experimental Observations, International Journal of Robotics & Automation, DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4578, Vol. 32(3), 2017.

  20. 17. B Madhevan, M Sreekumar, Implementation of Role Assignment and Fault Tree Analysis for Multi Robot Interaction, International Journal of Robotics & Automation, DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4448, Vol. 32(3), 2017.

  21. 18. S. Usha, M. Sreekumar, A study on the effect of surface topography on the actuation performance of stacked-rolled dielectric electro active polymer actuator, Functional Materials Letters, June 2016, Vol. 9(3), DOI: 10.1142/S1793604716500429.

  22. 19. Koh, Keng Huat; Muthuswamy, Sreekumar; S.G., Ponnambalam, Hybrid electrostatic and elastomer adhesion mechanism for wall climbing robot with biomimetic tail design", Mechatronics, 35(2016) 122–135, DOI:10.1016/j.mechatronics.2016.02.001

  23. 20. Hema Rajesh, M. Sreekumar, Design and Simulation of a Novel Hybrid Leaf Spring with Embedded Cylindrical Structures, International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, Int. J. Heavy Vehicle Systems, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2016, 131-154. DOI: 10.1504/IJHVS.2016.075503

  24. 21. Jaiswal Sanket, Muthuswamy Sreekumar, Instability analysis of mosquito fascicle under compressive load with vibrations and microneedle design, Journal of Bionic Engineering. July 2015, 12, 443-452. DOI:10.1016/S1672-6529(14)60135-9

  25. 22. Keng Huat Koh, M Sreekumar, S. G. Ponnambalam, Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Driving Voltage of an Electroadhesion Actuator, Materials, Vol. 7, pp. 4963-4981, 2014. doi:10.3390/ma7074963, ISSN 1996-1944

  26. 23. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, “Kinetostatic Analysis of a Spatial Compliant Mechanism Actuated by Multiple Shape Memory Alloy Wires in Differential Form”, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol. 17(3), 225-236, 2010. https://doi.org/10.1080/15376490903556600

  27. 24. M. Sreekumar, M. Singaperumal, “A generalized analytical approach to the coupled effect of SMA actuation and elastica deflection”, Smart Materials and Structures, 2009, Vol 18, 115026. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/18/11/115026

  28. 25. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, “Design of a Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Compliant Smart Structure: Elastica Approach”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 131/061008, 2009, doi:10.1115/1.3125202

  29. 26. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, “Application of Trained NiTi SMA Actuators in a Spatial Compliant Mechanism: Experimental Investigations”, Materials & Design, Vol. 30, pp. 3020-3029, 2009. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2008.12.017

  30. 27. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, “Experimental Investigations on the Large Deflection Capabilities of a Compliant Parallel Mechanism Actuated by SMA wires”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 17: 065025, 2008. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/17/6/065025

  31. 28. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, “Modelling and Simulation of a Novel Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Compliant Parallel Manipulator”, Proc. of the Institutional of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Proc. IMechE, Part C: J. Mechanical Engineering Science, 222(C6), 1049-1059, 2008. DOI: 10.1243/09544062JMES82

  32. 29. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, M. Zoppi, and R. Molfino, “Critical review of current trends in shape memory alloy actuators for intelligent robots”, Industrial Robot-The International Journal of Robotics Research and Applications, July 2007, Vol. 34 (4), pp. 285-294, 2007. https://doi.org/10.1108/01439910710749609

  33. 30. M. Sreekumar, M. Singaperumal, T. Nagarajan, M. Zoppi, and R. Molfino, “Recent Advances in Nonlinear Control Technologies for Shape Memory Alloy Actuators”, International Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A, Vol. 8(5), pp. 818-829, 2007. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.2007.A0818

  34. Journals (Scopus/Others)-13

  35. 31. A Selvaraj, PJ Antony, M Sreekumar, B Kalarickal, J Paulose, Comparison of load deflection properties and force level of newly introduced M5TM thermal copper NiTi with other orthodontic NiTi wires: an in vitro study, Journal of Procedia computer science 133, 248-255, 2018

  36. 32. SS Kawale, M Sreekumar, Design of a Wearable Lower Body Exoskeleton Mechanism for Shipbuilding Industry, Journal of Procedia computer science 133, 1021-1028, 2018

  37. 33. K Sagar, JH Lugo, R Molfino, D Zlatanov, M Zoppi, S Muthuswamy, Coordinated Selection and Timing of Multiple Trajectories of Discretely Mobile Robots, Journal of Procedia computer science 133, 676-683, 2018

  38. 34. M Sreekumar, A Robot Manipulator with Adaptive Fuzzy Controller in Obstacle Avoidance, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India): Series C-Springer, July 2016, Volume 97(3), pp 469-478, DOI: 10.1007/s40032-015-0215-8

  39. 35. Gourav Pandey, Sreekumar M, Development of High Strength Bio-Composite Material for Light Weight Serial Robot Mechanisms, Procedia Computer Science, 76 ( 2015 ) 512 – 521,

  40. DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2015.12.328

  41. 36. K H Koh, M Sreekumar, S G Ponnambalam, Electrostatic Devices for Material Handling, International Journal of Advancements in Electronics and Electrical Engineering (IJAEEE), 2014, 3(3), 38-42. DOI: 10.15224/ 978-1-63248-028-6-01-99, ISSN: 2319-7498

  42. 37. K H Koh, M Sreekumar, S G Ponnambalam, Feasibility Study for Applying Electrostatic Adhesion on Wall Climbing Robots, International Journal of Advancements in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering (IJAMAE), Vol: 1/4, 53-58, 2014.

  43. 38. B Madhevan, M Sreekumar, Tracking Algorithm Using Leader Follower Approach for Multi Robots, Journal of Procedia Engineering-Elsevier, Vol. 64, pp. 1426 – 1435, 2013. doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2013.09.224, ISSN: 1877-7058

  44. 39. S.N. Keerthi Sagar, M. Sreekumar, Miniaturized Flow Pump using SMA Actuator, Journal of Procedia Engineering-Elsevier, Vol. 64, 896 – 906, 2013, doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2013.09.166, ISSN: 1877-7058

  45. 40. S Usha and M Sreekumar, Elastic Behaviour of DEAP Film in the Development of Actuators, Journal of Procedia Engineering-Elsevier, Vol. 41, pp. 1154 – 1161, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2012.07.295

  46. 41. KVSSD Prasanth, M Sreekumar, “Design of a New Biomimetic Flow Pump using SMA Actuators”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 110-116, pp. 2903-2910, 2012, doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.110-116.2903

  47. 42. Usha Sait, Sreekumar Muthuswamy, “Development of Dielectric Electroactive Polymer Actuator for Robotic Applications”, Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering, Vol 4 (2), pp. 180-187, 2011.

  48. DOI: 10.2174/2212797611104020180

  49. 43. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, M. Zoppi, and R. Molfino, “Training of a Fuzzy Logic Controller using Table Lookup Scheme for the Control of SMA actuators”, International Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 5(2), pp. 335-353, 2006.

Conference Publications

  1. International Conferences-34

  2. 1. Satheeshkumar Veeramani, Sreekumar Muthuswamy, Rossitza Setchi, Coordination and path planning of a heterogeneous multi-robot system for sheet metal drilling, Procedia Computer Science, Vol. 207, 2022, Pages 2335-2344

  3. 2. Satheeshkumar Veeramani, Sreekumar Muthuswamy, Reinforcement Learning based Path Planning of the Mobile Agents with Constrained Locomotion for the Material Handling Applications, Proc Int Conf CICT2020, Chennai, Dec 2020, IEEE Explore, 10.1109/CICT51604.2020.9311923

  4. 3. Rajkumar Gothandaraman, Rohitkumar Jha, Sreekumar Muthuswamy, Reflectional and Rotation Symmetry Detection of CAD Models based on Point Cloud Processing, Proc Int Conf CICT2020, Chennai, Dec 2020, IEEE Explore, 10.1109/CICT51604.2020.9312109

  5. 4. Patel Z.B., Muthuswamy S. (2020) A Machine Learning Scheme for Tool Wear Monitoring and Replacement in IoT-Enabled Smart Manufacturing. In: Deepak B., Parhi D., Jena P. (eds) Innovative Product Design and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-2696-1_43

  6. 5. Veeramani S., Muthuswamy S., Sagar K., Zoppi M. (2019) Multi-Head Path Planning of SwarmItFIX Agents: A Markov Decision Process Approach. In: Uhl T. (eds) Advances in Mechanism and Machine Science. IFToMM WC 2019. Mechanisms and Machine Science, vol 73. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-20131-9_221.

  7. 6. Badri Narayanan K.B., Sreekumar M. (2019) Modelling and Analysis of Multi-agent Approach for an IoT-Enabled Autonomous Manufacturing System. In: Narayanan R., Joshi S., Dixit U. (eds) Advances in Computational Methods in Manufacturing. Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9072-3_54 .

  8. 7. Shubham S. Kawale, M. Sreekumar, Kinematic and Dynamic Analyses of Lower Body Exoskeleton Mechanism Using Adams, Proc. IFToMM Asian Mechanism and Machine Science (Asian MMS2018), December 17-20, 2018, IISc Bangalore. (Scopus)

  9. 8. Desu Harsha, Rajkumar Gothandaraman, Sreekumar Muthuswamy, 3D Digital Reconstruction of Heritage Artifacts: Parametric Evaluation, Proc. 10th International Conf on Advanced Computing (ICoAC2018), December 13-15, Anna University, Chennai , (Scopus)

  10. 9. G Rajkumar, G Bhramam, and M Sreekumar, Coupled Differential Motion of ABB-IRB120 Manipulator for Kinematic Calibration in Image Acquisition, Proc. IEEE-Robio 2018, December 12-15, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Scopus)

  11. 10. Keerthi Sagar, Dimiter Zlatanov, Cristiano Nattero and Sreekumar Muthuswamy, Orientation Planning for Multi-Agents with Discrete-Step Locomotion and Multiple Goals, The second IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (IRC 2018), Under Review, 31 Jan.-2 Feb. 2018, California, USA.

  12. 11. S.N. Keerthi Sagar , Sreekumar Muthuswamy, Multi-Goal Path Planning for Robotic Agents with Discrete-step Locomotion, Proc. ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2017) , 6-9 Aug. 2017, Ohio, USA, Paper ID: 68011

  13. 12. Deepak Ranjan Padhi, R Adeline Mellita, M Sreekumar, A novel Frame Work of Design Realization Course at IIITDM Kancheepuram: Critical Evaluation, Proc. 6th International Conference on Research into Design (ICorD’17), 9-11 January 2017, IIT Guwahati

  14. 13. Shashank Jain, Sreekumar M, The Preliminary Design of a Collision Energy Absorption System, Proc. 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research (AIMTDR) Conference, 16-18 December 2016, Paper ID: AIMTDR2016-1250.

  15. 14. S.N. Keerthi Sagar, Cristiano Nattero, Dimiter Zlatanov, Matteo Zoppi, Sreekumar M, Path Planning of a Material Handling Agent with Novel Locomotion, 2016 ASME/DETC Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle conference, August 21-24, 2016, Charlotte, NC, USA, Accepted, Paper ID: IDETC2016-60054.

  16. 15. Chandrasekar E and Sreekumar M, Implementation of a Simplified Modeling Scheme for the Control of SMA Actuators using LabVIEW, Proc. 10th International Symposium of Mechatronics and its Applications (IEEE-ISMA’15), 8-10 Dec. 2015, Sharjah, UAE. DOI: 10.1109/ISMA.2015.7373491.

  17. 16. Madhevan B, Sreekumar M, A Systematic Implementation of Role Assignment in Multi Robots using Leader Follower Approach: Analytical and Experimental Evaluation, Proc. 13th IEEE International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2014), 10-12 December 2014, Singapore, 1792-1798.

  18. 17. Saurav Verma, Mohit Verma and M. Sreekumar, Design and Development of a Novel Robotic Endocapsule for Inspection of Lower Gastrointestinal Tract, Proc. International Conference on Advances in Design & Manufacturing (ICAD&M’14), NIT Trichy, India, 5-7 Dec. 2014, ISBN 978-93-84743-12-3, 609-613.

  19. 18. K H Koh, M Sreekumar, S G Ponnambalam, Feasibility Study for applying electrostatic adhesion on wall climbing robots, Proc of International Conf. On Advances in Mechanical, Aeronautical and Production Techniques (MAPT 2014). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2-3 August 2014. Paper ID: MAPT-14-970.

  20. 19. K.H. Koh, M. Sreekumar, S.G. Ponnambalam, Electrostatic Devices for Material Handling, International Conference on Advances In Engineering And Technology - ICAET 2014, Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors, Roorkee, India, 24-25 May 2014, pp. 224-228.

  21. 20. S. Usha, M. Sreekumar, Elastic Behaviour of DEAP Film in the Development of Actuators, Proc of 2012 International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors, 4-6 Sep 2012, Kuching, Malaysia, Paper ID: 1569629110.

  22. 21. Madhevan B, Sreekumar M, Investigation of Structures and Characteristics in Self-Reconfigurable Robots, “The Second ASME/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots (ReMAR2012), 9-11 July 2012 in Tianjin, China.

  23. 22. KVSSD Prasanth, and M. Sreekumar, Design of a New Biomimetic Flow Pump using SMA Actuators, Proc of 2nd International Conf on Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Technologies (MIMT2011), (IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1123M-PRT), 26-28 Feb. 2011, Singapore.

  24. 23. S. Usha, M. Sreekumar, “Development of Dielectric Electroactive Polymer Actuator for Robotic Applications”, Proc. of International Conf. on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME2010), 2-5 Dec 2010, Shah Alam, Malaysia, pp 352-357. Paper ID: 152.

  25. 24. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, “A smart compliant mechanism made of SMA actuators utilizing shape memory and superelastic effects”, Proc. SPIE 16th International symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 8-12 March 2009, San Diego, USA, Paper ID: 7288-94.

  26. 25. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, Large Deflection Modeling and FEM simulation of a Spatial Compliant Manipulator suitable for Medical Applications: Preliminary Design, Proc. of 5th International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CIRAS 2008), June 19-21, 2008, Linz, Austria, Paper ID: 47.

  27. 26. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, “Parametric Approximation for Large Deflection of a Spatial Compliant Parallel Mechanism”, Proc. Int. Conf. on Advances in Manufacturing Technology (ICAMT 2008) for Young Engineers, Feb. 6-8, 2008, Chennai, India, Paper ID: C98.

  28. 27. M. Sreekumar, M. Singaperumal, T. Nagarajan, M. Zoppi, and R. Molfino, “A Compliant Miniature Parallel Manipulator with Shape Memory Alloy Actuators”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT2006), Dec. 15-17, 2006, Mumbai, India, Paper ID-011177.

  29. 28. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan, M. Singaperumal, M. Zoppi, and R. Molfino, “Design of SMA actuated light weight parallel manipulator with intelligent controller”, Proc. of 8th International IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO 2006), Sep. 6-8, 2006, Bologna, Italy, Paper ID: R-174.

  30. 29. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, “Fuzzy Controller for the Non-linear Modeling of SMA actuators for Robotic Applications”, Proc. of International conference on Resource Utilisation and Intelligent Systems (INCRUIS-2006), Jan 04-06, 2006, Tamil Nadu, India, Paper ID-INFE 311, pp. 499-505.

  31. 30. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, “Design of Supervisory Adaptive Fuzzy Controllers for Intelligent Robotic Vehicles”, Proc. of 2nd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-05), Dec. 20-22, 2005, Pune, India, Paper ID: 338, pp.2163-2177.

  32. 31. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, “Singularity Avoidance in Parallel Manipulators using Fuzzy Control”, CD ROM Proc. Of The 3rd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CIRAS 2005), Dec. 13-16, 2005, Singapore, Paper ID: REG 1195.

  33. 32. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, “On the Process of Improving the Response of Shape Memory Alloy Actuators for Robotic Applications”, Proc. of International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, (ICCES05), Dec. 1-10, 2005, Chennai, India, Paper ID: ICCES0520050801554, pp. 3098-3103.

  34. 33. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, “SMA actuated Mini-valve for Temperature control in Hydraulic systems”, Proc. of International conference & Exhibition on Fluid Power Technology (EMCHAFT2005), Nov. 25-27, 2005, Chennai, India, pp. 11-22.

  35. 34. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, “Design, Modeling and Implementation of Self-tuning Adaptive Fuzzy Controller for a Robot in Obstacle Avoidance”, Proc. of the 4th Asian Conference on Industrial Automation and Robotics (ACIAR2005), May 11-13, 2005, Bangkok, Thailand. Paper ID-F81.

  36. National Conferences-3

  37. 35. M. Sreekumar, “Shape Memory Alloys in Automotive Applications”, Proc. of the National Conference on Design and Manufacturing Issues in Automotive and Allied Industries (IPRoMM 2009), Chennai, 10-11 July, 2009, pp. 105-115.

  38. 36. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, “Recent Trends in the Design of Parallel Manipulators”, Proc. of the National seminar on Advances in Image Processing & Robotics (ADIPRO2005), Chennai, India, Feb. 25-26, 2005, pp. 156-163.

  39. 37. M. Sreekumar, T. Nagarajan and M. Singaperumal, “Design of a Fuzzy Logic Controller for a Robot in Obstacle Avoidance”, Proc. of the National conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Resource Analysis (AMARA2005), Dindugal, India, Feb.18-19, 2005, pp. 65-73.


  1. 1. A new rhombus shaped stent design with C???connector for better overall performance and enhanced life (Application No.202141056817 A), Published on 31/12/2021

  2. 2. A dumbbell shaped stent optimized for maximum radial strength and minimum expansion force (Application No.202141059231 A), Published on 28/01/2022

  3. 3. A low cost manufacturing stent with half-moon shaped pattern, enhanced expandability, and minimum recoil (Application No.202241026594), Published on 15/07/2022

  4. 4. A nose shaped stent design for longer life span and better flexibility suitable for SS316 and Co-Cr (Application No.202241026735), Published on 15/07/2022

  5. 5. Article: Robot Race Track; Name: M Sreekumar and Others (Students), IIITDM Kancheepuram; Application No.: 314718-001 Dtd.6 Feb 2019

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