IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

Year of Establishment: 2015
Present Membership: 112
Chair: Dr. T S B Sudarshan (Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore)
Vice Chair: Mr. Kousik Sankar R (Cisco Technologies, Bangalore)
Secretary: Mr. A A Nippun Kumaar (Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore)
Treasurer: Mr. Sreenivasa Chary (Philips, Bangalore)
Student Activities Chair: Sreeja Kochuvila (Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore)
Events Organised

S.No Date Name of Activity Name of Resource Person No of attendees In Association With
1 25th May 2016 Talk on Motion Planning in Industrial Robotics Dr. Abhilasha Saxsena 21 Nil
2 5th to 7th August 2016 2016 IEEE Workshop on IoT Application Development Mr. Soumya Kanti Datta, Future Tech Lab,India
Mr. Thinagaran Perumal, UPM, Malaysia
54 IEEE CE Society, Bangalore
3 8th and 9th April 2017 RASE’17, National Level Robotics Competition NA 300 Students approximately  Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore.
4 3rd – 7th October 2017 2nd International Conference on Consumer Electronics – ASIA 2017 (ICCE ASIA 2017) NA 300 (Expected) IEEE CE Society, Bangalore

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (IEEE – RAS), Bangalore Chapter was inaugurated on 12th September 2015 at IISc, Bangalore. The inauguration also had 2 invited talks. First was delivered by Dr. Shrikanth Rao, Fellow Engineer, Honeywell Technology Solutions, Bangalore. Second keynote was delivered by Prof. Ashitava Ghosal, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bangalore.


Future Events
We are aiming to organize following events in the next 10 years

  • Organizing hands on workshops for engineering students and school students
  • Membership drive to attract more volunteers for IEEE RAS
  • Organizing summer camps on Robotics and relevant technologies
  • Invited talks from national and international experts
  • Conducting national level robotics competitions
  • Organizing International Conference
  • Bidding for well-known IEEE RAS conferences like ICRA, IROS etc to be hosted in India