Elias has completed his B.E in Mechanical Engineering from VTU, Belgaum and M.Tech in Product Design and Automation from Department of Industrial Design, NIT Rourkela. His research interests are inclined towards subjects related to kinematics, robotics and automation, mechanisms and machineries. As a part of the Masters project he designed and developed a 5 axes articulated robotic manipulator on an articulated rover, suitable for versatile environment with multiple applications, a patent has been filed for the same. As a New Product Development Engineer for Eaton Aerospace he has 3 years experience in design, development and production of complex and critical aerospace products like electromechanical actuators, fuel conveyance joints and pumps. Apart from these he enjoys playing basketball, making wire sculptures, origami, pop-up art, calligraphy and drawing; also he likes to travel, explore new places and is a major foodie. At The Academy, he will be working on the project “Multi-robot Coordination and Motion Planning for Automatic Cleaning of Solar Photovoltaic Panels” under the guidance of Prof. Arpita Sinha (IIT Bombay), Prof. Leena Vachhani (IIT Bombay) and Prof. Sunita Chauhan (Monash University).
Link to student’s project: IMURA0639