Somasekhara Rao Todeti

Designation: 

Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, May 15, 2015

Professional Experience: 

Worked as Assistant Research Scientist at Arizona State University, Tempe, USA.
Worked as Assistant Professor at NIT-Goa.

Contact Details

E-mail: 

ssrao@nitk.edu.in
Academic Background

Ph.D – Design Engineering (IISc - Bangalore)
MTech - Machine Design (IIT - Bombay)
BTech - (IIT - Madras)

Areas of Interest

1. Engineering Design
2. Mechanical Design
3. Product Design
4. Kinematics of Mechanisms and Machines

Significant Projects

Looking for students (BTech/ MTech students in mechanical engineering or Computer Science) who are interested to work on projects in short and long run.

Interested in the following students:
1. Students who are interested to work in Mechanical Design or Engineering Design or Sustainability.
2. Students who are good in Computer Graphics, C++/ VC++ and openGl. Even students with Computer Science can apply.
3. Students from different backgrounds, who are interested to work on interdisciplinary projects(where my expertise in design can contribute) can also apply.

Supervision of Ph.D

02 PhD ongoing.

1. First PhD student, Mithun Kumar(http://mech.nitk.ac.in/student/mithun-kumar) is working on Nanocellulose composites.
He is co-supervised by Dr. Arun Isloor, Chemistry Department(http://chemistry.nitk.ac.in/faculty/arun-mohan-isloor)
2.Second PhD student, Prashanth R Kubasad(http://mech.nitk.ac.in/student/prashanth-r-kubasad) is working on Orthotics.

Significant Publications

1. Somasekhara Rao Todeti and Amaresh Chakrabarti, “An empirical study of synthesis of multiple state devices by engineering designers”, National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms (NaCoMM), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 12-13 December, 2007.

2. Somasekhara Rao Todeti and Amaresh Chakrabarti, “How engineers synthesize multiple state mechanical devices: An observational study”, International Conference on research into design (ICoRD’09), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 7-9th Jan, 2009.

3. Somasekhara Rao Todeti and Amaresh Chakrabarti, “An Empirical Model of the Process of Synthesis of Multiple State Mechanical Devices”, the 17th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED'09), August 24-27th 2009, Stanford University, California, USA.

4. Somasekhara Rao Todeti and Amaresh Chakrabarti, “Computational representations for multi state design tasks and enumeration of mechanical device behavior”, The 18th International Conference on engineering design (ICED’11), Copenhagen, Denmark, 15 -19th Aug,2011.

5. Somasekhara Rao Todeti and Amaresh Chakrabarti, “Analysing modifications in the synthesis of multiple state mechanical devices using configuration space and topology graphs”, The 18th International Conference on engineering design (ICED’11), Copenhagen, Denmark, 15 -19th Aug, 2011.

6. M Dinar, JJ Shah, SR Todeti, "Towards a Comprehensive Test of Problem Formulation Skill in Design", Proceedings of The Third International Conference on Design Creativity, 12-14TH JANUARY 2015, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

 

Contact us

Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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