Ph.D., Stanford University, California, 1986
M.S., University of Florida at Gainesville, Florida, 1982
B. Tech., IIT Kanpur, 1980
Kinematics, dynamics, control and design of robots and other computer controlled mechanical systems,
Theoretical and numerical investigations of non-linear dynamical systems,
Kinematics of parallel mechanisms and manipulators, and
Design of mechanical systems, Bio-medical devices and CAD/CAM
ME 240: Dynamics and Control of Mechanical Systems
ME 246: Introduction to Robotics
PD 229: Computer Aided Product Design
Selected Recent Publications
Shyam, R. A., Acharya, M., & Ghosal, A. (2017). A heliostat based on a three degree-of-freedom parallel manipulator. Solar Energy, 157, 672-686.
Chaudhury, A. N., & Ghosal, A. (2017). Optimum design of multi-degree-of-freedom closed-loop mechanisms and parallel manipulators for a prescribed workspace using monte carlo method. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 118, 115-138.
Menon, M. S., Ravi, V. C., & Ghosal, A. (2017). Trajectory planning and obstacle avoidance for hyper-redundant serial robots. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 9(4), 041010.
Reddy, B. S., & Ghosal, A. (2017). Chaotic motion in a flexible rotating beam and synchronization. Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 12(4), 044505.
Ahmad, N., Ranganath, R., & Ghosal, A. (2017). Modeling and experimental study of a honeycomb beam filled with damping particles. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 391, 20-34.
Singh, P., Jana, S., Ghosal, A., & Murthy, A. (2016). Exploration of joint redundancy but not task space variability facilitates supervised motor learning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(50), 14414-14419.
Copy of NPTEL Web Course on Robotics — click here and follow links in the PDF file