Dr. Bijay K. Rout

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Room No.- 2225,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.


Research Interests

Design Optimization of Mechanical Systems, Modeling, and Simulation of Dynamic Systems, Application of Design of Experiments Techniques and Evolutionary Algorithms for Robust Design.


Research Guidance

Ph.D. (Name, Title, Tentative Month & Year of Completion)

  • Dr. Arshad Javed - "Development of Integrated and Innovative Design Methodologies to Improve Life and Reliability of Compliant Structures and Mechanisms" - April 2014. (Completed)
  • Dr. Sangram Keshari Das - "Some Investigations on Vision based Detection and Tracking of Mobile Robot during Navigation in Structured Environment" - Dec 2020. (Completed)
  • Mr. Chetan Jalendra - "Development of Vision-based controller for Assembly of flexible objects using Industrial Robots" - May 2023 (Submitted)
  • Mr. Amresh Kumar - "Design and Development of Cavitation Machining Process" Dec 2024 (Expected)
  • Mr. Prasun Mukherjee - "Reliability Modeling of Oil and Gas Mining Equipment" - Dec 2024 (Expected)
  • Mr. Ankit Agrwal - "Development of Supply chain strategies for Solar Photovoltaics (PV) to deal with disruptions in Nonrenewable Energy Sectors" - Dec 2024 (Expected)
  • Mr. Iqbal Jawed - Design and Development of Vibration Suppression Strategies for Flexible Objects during Robot Assembly Using Vision and F/T Sensors" - Dec 2026 (Expected)

M.E. Thesis (Name, Title, Year)

  • Srikant Inje, Neural network Approach for Product Design Optimization" Aug 2003.
  • Abhisek Kumar "Taguchi Methods for Robust Design of a Product" Aug 2003.
  • N Gunasekhar "Evolutionary approach for Product design Optimization" Aug 2004.
  • SB Belapure "Design of Autonomous Mobile Robot for Rescue operation" Jan 2006.
  • Arshad Javed, "Failure and Life prediction of a compliant mechanism" Jan 2008
  • Manoj Kumar, "Life testing and Fatigue life estimation of a compliant mechanism" Aug 2010.
  • Prasad Sonar "Design and Development of an exoskeleton for Rehabilitation Engineering" Jan 2012