Satheesh Kumar

satheesh Dr. G. Satheesh Kumar



Dr. Satheesh Kumar completed B.E (Mech. Engg) from Government College of Engineering in 1998.  He completed his M.E (Mfg. Tech) from REC, Trichy in the year 2000 and went on to do his Ph.D in Robotics from IIT, Madras.

After his Ph.D he worked as Senior Project Officer on an MHRD sponsored project “Virtual Remote Robotics Laboratory” at IITM. Prior to joining SSN, he was with Velammal Engineering College as Associate Professor simultaneously serving as a research council member for Velammal Engineering College.

His areas of interest include:

  • Robotics
  • Mechatronics
  • Parallel Manipulators and
  • Kinematics & Dynamics

Recently he has been sanctioned an amount of Rs. 40.27 lakhs by SERB, DST on a project on Sewage Cleaning robots. He has to his credit 30 publications in international journals and international / national conferences.  He has also authored a chapter in the book titled “New Development of Manufacturing Robotic Systems and Automation”. And he has filed 5 patents (awaiting examination) to his credit.

He has organized and developed modules for conducting workshop on Robotics for both school children and for college students and successfully conducted it in places like Birla planetarium, IIIT Hyderabad, IITM, VEC and Schools in Villages

He has delivered atleast 40 invited lectures on Robotics, apart from being a jury in robotic competitions, and have organized Indian National Robot Olympiad for school children in collaboration with LEGO. He has also organized a conference related to Patenting system in India.