Professor S. R. Deb : Short bio

S. R. Deb obtained his B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. After having some industrial experience, he joined as the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Jadavpur University. He has more than 40 years of experience in the field of Robotics and Manufacturing and conducted several courses on Robotics, Automation, CNC and Computer Integrated Manufacturing at UG and PG levels at the Universities and Industry in India and abroad. He was an Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Intelligent Machines and Robots (CIMAR), Univ. of Florida, USA, a Visiting Professor at UMIST, UK, and Institute of Problems in Mechanics, Academy of Soviet Science, Moscow. He underwent training in the operation and maintenance of robots at Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Japan. He established Automation and Robotics Laboratory at Jadavpur University. He was the member of many working groups on Robotics sponsored by the Govt. of India. He was a professor of Production Engineering, Jadavpur University and was Director of several Engineering colleges in West Bengal. He designed several UG and PG courses at the University level in Robotics and Production Engineering. He published many research papers in journals of repute and authored two books. He received awards from several Professional bodies for his contribution in robotics research.