Dr. Joyjit Mukherjee

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Robotics, Control Theory, Aerospace Control, Human-Robot Interaction, Digital Twin
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India
PhD in Control and Automation, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, 2019
Thesis: Maneuvering of Serpentine Robots: An Adaptive Robust Control Approach
M.Tech in Mechatronics & Robotics, IIEST Shibpur, 2013
Thesis: Simultaneous Quadratic Stabilization of Wheeled Mobile Robot
(Robotics and Automation Group, CSIR-CMERI Durgapur)
B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, NIT Durgapur, 2010
Work Experience
Assistant Professor (Dec 2021 - Present)
Deptartment of Electrical and Electronics Engg., BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
Postdoc (Oct 2020 - Oct 2021)
SDU Robotics, University of South Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Research Associate (Jan 2020 - Sep 2020)
Joint Advanced Technology Centre (IIT Delhi - DRDO), IIT Delhi
IRD Early-Doc Fellow (Sep 2019 - Dec 2019)
Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi
About the Faculty
He has obtained his B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from NIT Durgapur and M.Tech degree in Mechatronics and Robotics from IIEST Shibpur in 2010 and 2013 respectively. He did his masters thesis work in the Robotics and Automation Group, CSIR-CMERI Durgapur from July 2012 to May 2013. He pursued PhD in Control and Automation, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi and successfully defended his thesis in Sep 2019. Following this, he worked as an IRD Early Doc Fellow on the design of "Differential Flatness based Robust Control for Snake Robots" in the Dept. of Electrical Engg., IIT Delhi. Subsequently, he worked as a Research Associate in JATC-DRDO project at IIT Delhi on "Design and Development of Soft Exosuit for Human Assistance". He also worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher working on "Digital Twins for Robotic Applications" in SDU Robotics, The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, University of South Denmark, Odense, Denmark. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus. He has published his research work in several journal and conference publications. He has also published a book titled "Adaptive Robust Control for Planar Snake Robot" in the series Studies in Systems, Decision and Control, Springer.