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Sukavanam N.
N. Sukavanam Head Of Department nsukvfma[at]iitr.ac.in +911332285341
Areas of Interest
  • Control Theory, Controllability of evolution systems
  • Robotics, Robot manipulator, biped robot, ANN based control
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
Sept 2012 currentProfessorIIT Roorkee
May 2004September Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
May 1996May 2004Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
March 1990May 1996LecturerBITS Pilani
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph. DMathematicsI I Sc. , Bangalore1985
M. Sc.MathematicsUniversity of Madras1979
B.Sc.MathematicsUniversity of Madras1977
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2016currentDAPC chairmanMathematics Department
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Image based visual servo control of robot manipulatorsDST2011
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Robotics and ControlIMA 303B. TechSpring
Control TheoryMAN 647M. Sc.Autumn
Theory of differential equationMA 903Pre-Ph.DSpring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
controllability of second order systemsurendra KumarA2009
Kinematic and Dynamic Control of RobotsHarenderpal SinghA2009
Robotic VisionSanoj KumarA2009
Controllability of Second Order Delay Control SystemsMohit KumarA2008
Flexible Space manipulatorsAmit KumarA2007
Motion Analysis, Tracking Control Design and Simulation for Stationary and Mobile RobotsUmesh KumarA2007
Mathematical Modeling Control and Reliability Analysis of Robot ManipulatorsNaveen KumarA2006
Reconstruction of 3 D objects from 2 D imagesSanjeev KumarA1
Exact and approximate controllability of nonlinear control systemsNutan Kumar TomarA1
Design Analysis and Simulation of ANN Controllers for nonlinear control systemsVikas PanwarA2001
Exact, approximate and S Controllability of semilinear control systemsDivyaA2000
Mathematical modeling and simulation of image based visual servo control of robot manipulatorsSunitaA1998
Stability of delay systemsV. SrinivasanO2012
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Study Group Meeting on Industrial ProblemsUCOST,OCCAM16-03-2009
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Controllability of finite dimensional control systems’IISc. Bangalore7-9,Sep 09
9. Mathematical modeling, kinematics and control of robot manipulatorsIIST, Thiruvananthapuram21-23Nov11
Approximate Controllability of semilinear control systems’IISc. Bangalore20-23Mar06
Planning of robot trajectory for intercepting moving objects using neural network Adis Ababa, Ethiopia21-29Oct04
1. ‘Computation of boundary control using Artificial Neural Network ’IIT Bombay7/12/2002