Robotics Software Engineer - Intern

DEKA Research and Development Corp, Manchester, NH      February 2023 - April 2023

  • Designed a framework using C++ and Python for detecting and sharing the road surface-type and occupancy data among a fleet of autonomous security robots
  • Merged and implemented deep learning algorithms for road surface and obstacle detection to generate occupancy data as images
  • Developed an image stitching algorithm for regenerating a segmented base map from multiple image instances of mapped data
  • Modified and implemented OpenCV algorithms Connected Component Labeling and RANSAC for extracting and compressing the mapped data for storing on the cloud
  • Updated the global base map by replotting the compressed stored data based on previously detected surface types and objects to be used by other robots in the region

Graduate Research Assistant

AI4CE Lab, NYU Tandon School of Engineering     June 2022 - May 2023

  • Orchestrated real-world experiment for feature based exploration & navigation framework using ROS and Python (publication)
  • Designed and manufactured a mobile platform by interfacing Nvidia Jetson TX2 and iRobot Create2
  • Performed Deep Learning RNN model inference on Linux server, leveraging three-way SSH communication for data transfer between the server, robot and the local PC
  • Simulated the experiment in Gazebo and deployed in real-world by using a 360 camera and a 3D LiDAR on the robot

Graduate Ajdunct Emloyee

New York University College of Arts and Science, NY      January 2022 - December 2022

  • Adjunct Lab instructor in the NYUCAS Department of Physics for the course of General Physics - I and General Physics - II
  • Teaching and conducting Labs for Physics topics like Kinematics, Dynamics, Waves, Electric Field, Electromagnetism, Optics, etc
  • Conducting office hours and grading the lab work for the students

Research Assistant

K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai, India     Dec 2019 - June 2020

  • Devised and implemented a Hybrid algorithm in MATLAB for robot goal allocation and path planning by combining Glowworm Swarm Optimization and Unbalanced Assignment Problem
  • Generated the trajectory by updating required costs using probabilistic equations
  • Achieved an optimal path for each allocated goal in 2-D space

Automation Intern

Automation and Control Systems, Pune, India      June 2019 - July 2019

  • Automated industrial processes for a Dairy factory by collecting and analyzing data from different sensors
  • Designed the automation processes on CodeSys and SCADA and acquired proficiency in PLC programming
  • Programmed a Trajectory Planning algorithm for ABB IRB6620 for spot welding and painting process

Robotics Intern

Hunan SANY Polytechnic College, Changsha, China      Dec 2018 - Jan 2019

  • Programmed a Trajectory Planning algorithm for ABB IRB2600 serial manipulator using Python
  • Collaborated with the mid-senior level industry professionals to implement motion planning algorithms to perform welding jobs

Automobile Engineer - Intern

Auto-Next, Jamshedpur, India      Dec 2018 - Jan 2019

  • Worked on assembly-line and automobile maintenance in TATA-Motors workshop
  • Modified the design of an IC engine by combining it with an external-combustion Sterling Engine
  • Increase in fuel efficiency and power-to-weight ratio was concluded