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Nilanjan ChakrabortyAssistant ProfessorMechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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Nilanjan Chakraborty’s research interests are in robotics, artificial intelligence, dynamical systems, and applied optimization. He is interested in developing capabilities for robots that will allow them to work robustly and reliably with or without human teammates and to enable long-term autonomy in robotic systems. He specializes in developing contact dynamics-based algorithms for manipulation planning, algorithms for robot motion planning, and algorithms for distributed planning in multi-robot systems.


  • PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • MSc, Indian Institute of Science
  • BE, Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College