Robotic Soft Material

▪ Imagine a future where a material itself is a robot. Materials that can sense, actuate, compute & communicate! Mattrbot is such an initiative using ML not only to improve present day robotic systems, but also to actualize the future robots.

London UK / 2019


Consumer Photobioreactor

▪ A prototype consumer photobioreactor that cultivates microbes using UV+CO2. It harvests high density synthesized protein as an alternative source of food nutrients and enables nutrient consumption at the point of production.

London UK / 2018

Transgenesis Life

Creating a Transgenic Bee

▪ A design-driven work on the potential of a transgenic bee having better olfaction capability to sense RDX contamination in soil, higher density of receptacle hairs to transfer pollen, and greater number of wax glands to repair micro structures.

London UK / 2018


A Breathing Watch

▪ A wrist watch when on the wrist, it helps in sharing the user’s breath with others and giving a sense of human bonding through non-verbal communication. When not on the wrist, it helps in creating a self-bonding with the user itself.

London UK / 2018


Investigation into ‘Being Human’

▪ An investigation about ‘Being Human’ in today’s context by deeply looking at an inevitable transition of human to posthuman through enhancements, extensions, augmentations, robotics, A.I., neuroscience and gene therapy that evokes elation but also anxiety.

London UK / 2018

Robotic Reinforcement

Evaluating RL Algorithms

▪ A framework that benchmarks the latest Reinforcement Learning algorithms such as Hindsight Experience Replay and Deep Q Network on simulated robotic platforms like Atlas humanoid from Boston Dynamics and balance bots.

London UK / 2018

Space Compass

Navigating to Planets

▪ A design led project to create an artifact navigation compass that can point towards the planetary positions in the solar system and analyze different intriguing ways of user-interactions with such an instrument.

London UK / 2018


Elderly Mobility Robot

▪ A robot that addresses the diminishing walking abilities in elderlies by incorporating adaptive walking function to support natural walk and using ML to analyze the walking data, and providing active feedback.

Tokyo Japan / 2015


Robotics Challenge

▪ It aimed to develop semi-autonomous ground robots that could do “complex tasks in dangerous, degraded, human-engineered environments with prime focus on disaster or emergency-response scenarios.

South Korea / 2015


Sensing a Human

▪ An early stage non-contact human sensing system for detecting presence and identity of a human indoors and outdoors irrespective of light conditions with the aim to incorporate it in intelligent ambiance and robotic platforms.

Tokyo Japan / 2015


Logistics Robot Cart

▪ A logistics support robot with Autonomous Driving function and “user following” capabilities. It switches between various modes of “Assist-Tracking-Autonomous” during operations from semi-autonomous to autonomous.

Tokyo Japan / 2014


Robotic Personalization-Standardization

▪ A research work to derive new concepts of robot-human interactions for social and service robots involving one-to-one human-robot and one-to-many human-robots, and humans-robot interactions.

Tokyo Japan / 2014


Wearable Robots

▪ A collection of robotic mechanisms that utilizes wearable sensors along with mechanical parts based on soft polymers to create, move, and transform the garments from one shape into another.

Bangalore India / 2010


SME-Collaborative Robot

▪ A light-weight dexterous robot that is easy to program. Based on the principle of Service Oriented Architecture and modular intelligent components, it offers higher flexibility in smart manufacturing.

Bangalore India / 2010


Robotic Kits for Art & Design

▪ A robotic kit that runs on predefined as well as user’s defined programs and enables the creation of intriguing artistic and design patterns on horizontal and as well as vertical surfaces.

Bangalore India / 2010