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Dr.Vinod B

Academic Title: Professor (CAS)
Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Engineering,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 09/01/2002
Educational Qualification(s): B.Tech ( EEE ) - University of Calicut - 1991
M.E ( Applied Electronics ) - Bharathiar University - 1997
Ph.D ( Control Systems ) - Bharathiar University - 12/06/2007
Supervisor: Dr. G. Guruswamy

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In Brief

Dr. B. Vinod has a postgraduate degree in Applied Electronics from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and completed his Ph.D on CNC machine controls from Bharathiar University Coimbatore. He has eight years of industrial experience in the field of industrial automation and has Twenty years of teaching experience in Robotics, CNC, Industrial Automation, Power Electronics, Controls and Drives. He is currently heading the Department of Robotics and Automation Engineering at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has successfully carried out Eleven funded research projects for various research establishments like DST, DHI, NIOT, HAPP, IGCAR, AR&DB, and RCI, to the tune of 33.31 crore. He was also instrumental in establishing 17 of the Centres of Excellence at PSG College of Technology. He has published 60 papers in various international journals and conferences. He is a member of the Managing Committee, Southern India Engineering Manufacturers Association (SIEMA), Managing Committee member of COINDIA, Chairman of Robotics and Automation Society IEEE Madras chapter, member Robotics and Automation panel BIS, Managing committee member, The Robotics Society, and member Higher Education Panel, CII Coimbatore chapter.

Subject Expertise

CNC Control System
Industrial Robotics and Material Handling Systems
Robotics and Factory Automation
Totally Integrated Automation

Research Area

CNC Control System


Member - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA
Member - Institution of Engineers (India), India
Life Member - Indian Society for Technical Education , India
Member - The Robotics Society, Japan

International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing Artificial Potential Field Incorporated Deep-Q-Network Algorithm for Mobile Robot Path Prediction 2022 Co Author 35
2 Journal of Nuclear Energy Science & Power Generation Technology Development of Automatic Gantry MIG Welding System 2022 Co Author 11
3 Indian Journal of Environmental Protection Environmental Impact Of Electric Vehicles Battery 2021 Co Author 41
4 Natural Volatiles and Essential Oils Review on Industrial Robot in Industries and Educational Institutions 2021 Main Author 8
5 Development of retrofittable collision avoiding sensor for industrial robots 2021 Co Author 12
6 Evolution Of Robotic Surgery And The Need For Robotic Endotrainer 2021 Co Author 12
7 International Journal of Nonlinear Analysis and Applications Design and implementation of the 6-DoF robotic manipulator using robot operating system 2021 Main Author 12
8 Selection And Implementation Of Electric Drives And Its Control For Mobile Humanoid Robot 2021 Co Author 0
9 International Journal of Aquatic Science Implementation of Automated Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (AGTAW) for Stainless Steel 309L Applications 2021 Co Author 12
10 International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Technovation Kinematic Analysis of 6 DOF Articulated Robotic Arm 2021 Co Author 1
11 International Journal of Sciences and Applied Research Performance comparison of sampling-based algorithms for path planning of a mobile robot 2020 Co Author 7
12 Journal of Electrical Engineering Analysis of Harmonic Distortion in CNC Turning Centres 2019 Co Author 19
13 Monocular vision based Autonomous Ingress and Landing of MAV 2019 Co Author 14
14 Indian Welding Journal Design of Special Purpose Machine for TIG Welding of Circumferential Seam of Motor Body 2018 Co Author 51
15 Ecology, Environment and Conservation Impact of Steel Metallurgical Composition Confined to the Energy Conservation for Effective Groundwater Harvesting in Agricultural Applications 2017 Co Author 24
16 Control Engineering and Applied Informatics Finite control set based optimized model predictive current control of fourleg shunt active power filter 2017 Co Author 19(1)
17 Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities Design and Development of 5-HP BLDC Motor for Submersible Application 2016 Co Author 12
18 Circuits and Systems Deployment of Effective Testing Methodology in Automotive Software Development 2016 Co Author 7
19 Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities Model Based Design approach for Component Design Implementation in Automotive System Development 2016 Co Author 6
20 Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities Optimization of BLDC Motor for Submersible Motor Pump-sets Application 2016 Co Author 6
21 Journal of Ecology, Environment and Conservation Groundwater Harvesting Technologies and its Impact on Environmental Energy Conservation 2016 Co Author 22
22 Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Performance evaluation of three phase scalar controlled pwm rectifier using different carrier and modulating signal 2015 Co Author 10(4)
23 International Journal of Applied Engineering Research Model based design approach in automotive software and systems 2015 Co Author
24 Indian Journal of Science and Technology Real-time task scheduling for distributed embedded system using MATLAB toolboxes 2015 Co Author
25 Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology Scalar controlled Boost PWM Rectifier for Micro Wind Energy Systems 2015 Co Author 10(1)
26 International Journal of Mechanical Engineering (IIJME) Measurement of Cutting Forces in CNC Turning Centers: A Review 2015 Co Author 3

International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 First International Conference on Combinatorial and Optimization, ICCAP 2021 Performance Analysis of UPF Rectifier-Fed Induction Motor Drive 07-12-2021 Co Author EAI
2 2020 International Conference on Inventive Computation Technologies (ICICT) Automotive Grade Linux Software Architecture for Automotive Infotainment System 26-02-2020 Co Author
3 ICAARS 2018 Exploration on Automated Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (AGTAW) for Stainless Steel Application 14-12-2018 Co Author OTHERS
4 ICAARS 2018 Non – Contact Collision Avoiding Sensor in Industrial Robot for Human Safety 14-12-2018 Co Author OTHERS
5 ICAARS 2018 Evolution of robotic surgery and the need for robotic endotrainer 14-12-2018 Co Author OTHERS
6 ICAARS 2018 Development of PLC based Control System for Automatic MIG Welding Machine 14-12-2018 Co Author OTHERS
7 Intelligent Transport System and Vehicle Technology Software Model, Kernel Development for AUTOSAR OS in Automotive Software 23-03-2017 Co Author
8 Researches in Science, Management and Engineering (ICRSME 2016) Novelty Testing Measures And Defect Management In Automotive Software Development 18-02-2016 Co Author
9 8th International Telemedicine Conference – Telemedicon 12 Implementation of Telemedicine In Defence Application Using Teleintimation Garment 29-12-2012 Co Author
10 NBC Body Protective Clothing for Defense Applications - A Review International Conference on Industrial Textiles - InduTech 2012 08-03-2012 Co Author
11 4th RMUTP International Conference: Textiles and F ashion Bangkok, Thailand Teleintimation Garment: A Wearable Electronic Garment for Soldiers Status 07-03-2012 Co Author
12 International Conference on Electrical Power and Energy Systems A Novel Cost Effective Single Phase SAF for Non Linear Loads 26-08-2010 Co Author
13 Proceedings of ADCOM99 Baseline Equivalence of Self-Routing Permutation Networks in Advances in Computing and Communications 01-06-1999 Co Author

Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 Third International Conference on Advancements in Automation, Robotics and Sensing 09-12-2022 10-12-2022 DST, DRDO, CSIR, DSIR and BRNS 400
2 International Conference in Advancements in Automation Robotics and Sensing (ICAARS 2022) 09-12-2022 10-12-2022 DSIR,SERB,BRNS,DRDO,CSIR,TRS 316
3 International Conference in Advancements in Automation Robotics and Sensing (ICAARS 2022) 09-12-2022 10-12-2022 DSIR,SERB,BRNS,DRDO,CSIR,TRS 316
4 19RF16 / 19EF28 CABLE TECHNOLOGY 15-10-2022 16-10-2022 - 70
5 Robo Fun 23-05-2022 03-06-2022 - 6
6 Industrial Robot Programming 14-03-2022 23-03-2022 - 10
7 Industrial Robot Programming 02-03-2022 11-03-2022 - 10
8 Industrial Robot Programming 30-12-2021 02-01-2022 - 9
9 ATAL Sponsored FDP on "Additive Manufacturing" 18-01-2021 22-01-2021 AICTE 191
10 10 days Intra-department Webinar Series 09-07-2020 18-07-2020 - 60
11 National Level Workshop on “Rudiments of BLDC & Reluctance Motor Design” 22-11-2019 23-11-2019 PSG Tech 25
12 PLC Programming 04-02-2017 26-02-2017 PSG CNCE 30
13 2 nd International Conference on Advances in Functional Smart & Innovative Textiles 01-02-2017 02-02-2017 PSG 50
14 CNC Programming and Maintenance 14-12-2016 15-01-2017 , 60
15 CNC Programming & Maintenance 06-10-2016 21-11-2016 , 60
16 CNC Programming and Maintenance 16-09-2016 30-10-2016 PSG CNCE 60
17 CNC Programming on Heidenhein controller 22-07-2016 23-07-2016 PSG CNCE, Dept. of RAE 60
18 National Level Workshop on “Innovations In Cable Technology” 05-06-2015 05-06-2015 PSG Tech 30
19 National Conference on “Innovative Trends in Information Technology” 07-02-2015 KG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore
20 CNC Programming on Heidenhain controller 27-01-2015 29-01-2015 psg college of technology 25
21 National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Instrumentation and Control”,Robotics and Automation, th 05-12-2014 NSS College,Palakkad
22 CNC Programming & Operations 29-11-2014 30-11-2014 TEQIP II, PSG CT 15
23 Career Day Opportunities in Robotics and Automation 05-07-2014 Dr.N.G.P.Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
24 CNC Programming & Maintenance 13-11-2013 19-02-2013 TEQIP II
25 CNC Programming & Maintenance 19-09-2013 29-10-2013 TEQIP II
26 CNC Programming & Maintenance 10-06-2013 13-07-2013 TEQIP II
27 Intelligent Systems 22-04-2013 Dept. Computer Applications,PSG Tech
28 Automation System 20-04-2013 Sree Narayana Gurukala,Cochin
29 Robotics 02-03-2013 Sasurie College of Engineering, Coimbatore
30 Android for Robotics 29-06-2012 30-06-2012 DRDO 50
31 “International Conference on Enhancements in Power Electronics and Controls: ICEPEC – 2011” 24-11-2011 25-11-2011 Lapp Cables, DAE 50
32 International Conference on Enhancements in Power Electronics and Controls: ICEPEC – 2011 24-11-2011 25-11-2011 Govt. & Private Sectors 50
33 International conference on Enhancements in Power Electronics and its Control - 58

Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 Appreciation for notable services and contribution to IEEE and engineering profession IEEE USA 30/06/2021
2 Distinguished Educator Award NFED, Coimbatore 05/06/2015

Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : Completed

S.No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Thesis Date of Completion
1 VasanthaKumar M
2 Dr.Bindu B, RAE
Harmonic Analysis and Experimental Investigations of Optimum Cutting Parameters for CNC Turning Centres 29-11-2019
3 Dr.Anand M, EEE
4 Dr.Chelladurai J, EEE
5 Dr.P.Sivakumar
Investigation on Model Based Design and Testing Approach for Automotive Software Development 12-01-2018
6 R.Sathyanarayan krishna
Data Analytics 01-11-2017
7 Dr.Aji Joy
Design and Development of an Open CNC Controller based on Linux Operating System 01-10-2017
8 Dr.K.S.Sujatha
Investigations on a few image classification methods & techniques for improving classification performance 03-09-2013

Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 Ms.Sivaranjani A, RAE
Mobile Robot Navigation
2 Mr.M.Vasanthakumar
Personal Robotics

Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 Design & Development of Robotic Endotrainer DST-GITA Principal Investigator
2 Design and Fabrication of Indigenous Powder Fed Metal Additive Manufacturing Machine DST Principal Investigator
3 Automated Welding Systems for specific Industrial applications DHI,New Delhi Principal Investigator
4 Vision-based precision entry into buildings and landing on elevated surface ARDB,DRDO,Hydrabad Principal Investigator
5 High-squint mode SAR data simulation and algorithm for image formation RCI, Hydrabad Principal Investigator
6 Design and Development of an open CNC Controller based on LINUX DST,SERB,New Delhi Principal Investigator
7 Underwater Robot for tunnel cleaning BHAVINI,Kalpakkam Principal Investigator
8 Design and Development of a Humanoid Robot Avon Corporation Ltd.,Mumbai Principal Investigator
9 Compensation of steady state thermal deformation of machining centre under a specified load cycle Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Co Investigator