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Dr. A. Narayana Reddy
Assistant Professor

D-Block, Room # 202

Tel: +91-361-258 3428 (O);
                    -258 5428 (R);

Fax: +91-361-258 2699

Email: annem@iitg.ernet.in

 


 

Education

  • Ph. D. (2010) Mechanical Engineering - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

  • M. Sc. Eng. (2005) Mechanical Engineering - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

  • B. E. (2002) Mechanical Engineering - J. N. T. University, A.P., India

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor (Since May, 2012), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India

  • Research associate (Jan, 2011 - April, 2012), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Research Interest

  • Inverse Problems

  • Biomechanics

  • Dynamics

  • Compliant mechanisms

  • Topology optimization

  • Nonlinear finite element methods

  • MEMS

 

Honors/Awards/Fellowships/Recognition

  • The second best paper award in IEEE Transactions on Robotics for the year 2010.

  • Travel grant(s)

    by Department of Science & Technology (DST), India, to present research paper at “Inverse Problems, Design and Optimization Symposium, Joao Pessoa, Brazil”, 2010

 

Referred Journals:

1.  A. N. Reddy and G. K. Ananthasuresh, A numerical approach to determine the sufficiency of given boundary data sets for uniquely estimating interior elastic properties, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Vol. 20 (7), 1057-1077, 2012

2.  A. N. Reddy N. Maheshwari, D. K. Sahu and G. K. Ananthasuresh,  Miniature compliant grippers with vision-based force sensing, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 26 (5), 867-877, 2010 (Recognized with the second best paper award for the papers published in 2010 in this journal)

3.  A. N. Reddy and G. K. Ananthasuresh, On computing the forces from the noisy displacement data of an elastic body, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering , Vol. 76 (11), 1645-1677, 2008

Conference Proceedings:

1.  A. Patil and A. N. Reddy, Design and Development of Energy Harvester for Low Frequency Vibrations, 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems,  IIT Guwahati, India, December, 2015 (Accepted)

2.  A. Mali, K. Kalita and A. N. Reddy, Solution to Linear Time Periodic Dynamical System with Application to Electrical Machines, 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems,  IIT Guwahati, India, December, 2015 (Accepted)

3.  S. Singh, A. N. Reddy and D. Sharma, Topology Optimization of Low Frequency Structures with Application to Vibration Energy Harvester, 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems,  IIT Guwahati, India, December, 2015 (Accepted)

4.  P. K. Challa, A. Meena and A. N. Reddy, A Compact Bidirectional Bistable Electrothermal Switch, 2nd International and 14th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms,  IIT Kanpur, India, December, 2015 (In review)

5.  A. N. Reddy and G. K. Ananthasuresh, A criterion for the number of boundary data sets needed for estimating interior elastic properties, Inverse Problems, Design and Optimization Symposium,  Joao Pessoa, Brazil, August, 2010

6..  N. Maheshwari, A. N. Reddy, D. K. Sahu and G. K. Ananthasuresh, Miniature compliant grippers with force-sensing, 14th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms Conference, NIT, Durgapur, India, December, 2009

7.  A. N. Reddy S. Hegde and G. K. Ananthasuresh, Mechanical characterization of micron sized objects using vision-based sensing and inverse problem solution procedure, International conference on multiscale modeling and simulation, IISc, Bangalore, India, January, 2008

8.  A. N. Reddy, Improvements to vision-based computational force sensing, National conference of research scholars in mechanical engineering, IIT Kanpur, India, March, 2007

 

UG Courses taught/teaching

ME 223 - Solid Mechanics - II (2014, 2015)

ME 101 - Engineering Mechanics (2015) (with Dr. S. S. Gautam)

ME 314 - Design of Machine Elements (2015) (with Prof. K. S. R. K. Murthy)

PG Courses taught/teaching

ME 541 - Continuum Mechanics (2012 - 2014)

ME 682 - Nonlinear Finite Element Methods (2013)

Lab courses

ME 315 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory - II (Theory of Machines) (2012)

ME 214 - Machine Drawing (2014)

ME - 110 Workshop (2013)

Online Courses
 

NPTEL Course on Continuum Mechanics (to be uploaded)

Short term course coordinated:

AICTE sponsered QIP short course on Theory and Applications of Finite Element Analysis with Prof. K. S. R. K. Murthy

Conference organization:

 

Ph.D

 

M. Tech. Students

Mr. Nishikant Marutimane (M. Tech. in Machine Design)

Project: Development of Finite Element Analysis for Fluid Structure interaction Problem

Ms. Priyam Srivastava (M. Tech. in Machine Design)

Project: Design and Development of Miniaturised Vibtration Energy Harvester

Mr. Ginto Devassykutty (M. Tech. in Computational Mechanics) (Co-advising with Dr. Karuna Kalita)

Project: Solution of Linear Time Periodic Dynamics with Application to Heart Dynamics

B. Tech. Students

Mr. V. Santosh Kumar and Mr. B. Samba Murthy

Project: Design and Development of Walking Mechanism for Cotton Plucking Robot

Mr. G. Sudheer Kumar and R. Mallikarjuna Naik

Project: Design and Development of Articulating Arm for Scanning and Plucking of Cotton

Past M. Tech. Students:

Mr. Prathamesh Raut (M. Tech. in Computational Mechanics, 2013-2014)

Project: Solution to Inverse Elasticity Problem in the Framework of Finite Element Analysis

Mr. Surendra Singh (M. Tech. in Machine Design, 2013-2014) (Co-advisor: Dr. Deepak Sharma)

Project: Topology Optimization of Structural Stiffness and Structural Frequency

Mr. Neetin Bhusare (M. Tech. in Machine Design, 2013-2014) (Co-advisor: Dr. Karuna Kalita)

Project: Stability Analysis of Time Varying Dynamic Systems

Mr. Ashish Patil (M. Tech. in Machine Design, 2014-2015)

Project: Design and Development of Miniaturised Vibration Energy Harvester

Mr. Rajdeep Alawekar (M. Tech. in Machine Design, 2014-2015)

Project: Application of Topology Optimization for Minimizing Structural Dynamic Deflections

Mr. Akshay Mali (M. Tech. in Machine Design, 2014-2015) (Co-advisor: Dr. Karuna Kalita)

Project: Solution of Linear Time Periodic Dynamical System with Application to Electrical Machines

Past B. Tech. Students:

Mr. B. C. Rajkiran and Mr. S. C. Budde (2013-2014)

Project: Design of Electro-Thermally actuated switches

Mr. P K. Challa and Mr. A. Meena (2014-2015)

Project: Design of MEMS Switch using Electrothermal Actuation

Mr. A. Ajmera and Mr. R. Kumar (2014-2015) (Co-advised with Dr. Sangamesh Deepak)

Project: Automatic Step-Climbing Wheelchair for Physically Disabled People

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