Recent News

Mon, 12/02/2019

I defended my PhD thesis on December 2, 2019. [YouTube Video]

Thu, 06/28/2018

I received the Best Student Paper award at Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS).

This award is given to the best paper of the conference.  The winner is selected from a group of finalists by an awards committee based on the quality of the final paper, oral presentation, and poster...

Fri, 05/18/2018

My paper (In-hand Manipulation via Motion Cones) is nominated for the best student paper award at RSS 2018.

The winner of the award will be declared at the conference in the last week of June.



Thu, 08/31/2017

I worked at ABB Corporate Research Center in Västerås, Sweden from May to Aug 2017.
As a research intern, I developed a trajectroy optimization framework for YuMi robot to perform assembly manipulation tasks.


Tue, 07/11/2017

The patent application for 'two-phase gripper' got approved ! U.S. Patent No.: 9808936

We are pursuing this work further for making the invention more versatile and reliable.

Fri, 03/03/2017

TechCrunch interviwed me recently on my research. Check out their short article and a video below!...

Sat, 10/08/2016

I recently saw that the new edition of Springer Handbook of Robotics has a dedicated paragraph for 'Extrnsic Dexterity' - the poject I am working on for last 4 years. [...

Sat, 08/08/2015

On 5th of August 2015, MIT showcased my research on the homepage.

MIT released a...

Sat, 07/12/2014

MIT news covered my work presented at ICRA 2014 where we were finalists for best research video award.

Find the video submitted to ICRA 2014 here

Seems like a good start to my PhD program at MIT ;)