Some Salient Research Publications during last 10 Years
 
Unnikrishnan, Arun and Rao, P.V.M. 
An Improved Predictive Model for Energy Estimation in Milling
(2017) Paper Accepted for presentation in Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems (ASTM)
 
Moges, T.M., Desai, K.A. and Rao, P.V.M.
On Modelling of Cutting Forces in Micro-End Milling Operation
(2017) Paper Accepted for Publication in Journal of Machining Science & Technology (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10910344.2017.1336179)
 
Refreshable Braille Display Using Shape Memory Alloy with Latch Mechanism
(2017) Paper accepted for 2017 ASME IDETC/CIE conference, which is being held from August 6-9, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.
 
Design and Comparative Analysis of Linear Guides for Refreshable Braille Displays
(2017) Paper accepted for 2017 ASME IDETC/CIE conference, which is being held from August 6-9, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.
 
R. Gupta, M. Balakrishnan and P. V. M. Rao, 
Tactile Diagrams for the Visually Impaired,
(2017) IEEE Potentials, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 14-18.
 
Amit Gupta and P.V.M. Rao
Realization of tactile graphics by thermoforming: Simulation Studies
(2017) Proceedings of Twenty-fifth International Conference on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM-XXV), Auckland, New Zealand, 22 - 25 January, 2017.
 
Moges, T.M., Desai, K.A. and Rao, P.V.M. 
Improved Process Geometry Model with Cutter Runout and Elastic Recovery in Micro-End Milling
(2016) Proceedings of NAMRI/SME, Paper NAMRC44-4414, Vol. 44.
 
Desai, K. A. Rao, P. V. M. 
Machining of Curved Geometries with Constant Engagement Tool Paths
(2016) Proc. of IMechE, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 230 (1), pp 53-65.
 
Pulkit Sapra, Ankit Kumar Parsurampuria, Dhruv Gupta, S. Muralikrishnan, Mayank Raj, Akash Anand, Vinit Darda, Rohan Paul, M Balakrishnan and P.V.M. Rao, 
A Compliant Mechanism Design for Refreshable Braille Display Using Shape Memory Alloy
(2015) 9th ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, August 25, 2015
 
Dheeraj Mehra, Deepak Gupta, Vishwarath.T, Neil Shah, Piyush Chanana, Siddharth, Rohan Paul, BalaKrishnan M and PVM Rao
Bus Identification System for Visually Impaired: Evaluation and learning from field trials
(2015) Proceedings of TRANSED - 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons, Lisbon, Portugal, 29-31 July 2015,
 
Bhat, K.G., Kundra, T.K., Modak, S.V., Rao, P.V.M., Sharma, D.
Optimization driven design of lean machine tool structures
(2014) Proceedings of NAMRI/SME, Paper NAMRC42-4414, Vol. 42.
 
Singhal, A., Jain, P., Chanana, P., Jain, D., Paul, R., Balakrishnan, M., Rao, P.V.M.
Application of shape memory alloy (SMA) based actuation for refreshable display of braille
(2013) Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 4, art. no. V004T08A053. 
 
Desai, K.A., Rao, P.V.M.
On cutter deflection surface errors in peripheral milling
(2012) Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 212 (11), pp. 2443-2454.
 
Senthilkumaran, K., Pandey, P.M., Rao, P.V.M.
Statistical modeling and minimization of form error in SLS prototyping
(2012) Rapid Prototyping Journal, 18 (1), pp. 38-48. 
 
Bera, T.C., Desai, K.A., Rao, P.V.M.
Error compensation in flexible end milling of tubular geometries
(2011) Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 211 (1), pp. 24-34.
 
Bera, T.C., Desai, K.A., Rao, P.V.M.
On milling of thin-walled tubular geometries
(2010) Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 224 (12), pp. 1804-1816.
 
Jain, P.K., Pandey, P.M., Rao, P.V.M.
Tailoring material properties in layered manufacturing
(2010) Materials and Design, 31 (7), pp. 3490-3498. 
 
Jain, P.K., Pandey, P.M., Rao, P.V.M.
Selective laser sintering of clay-reinforced polyamide
(2010) Polymer Composites, 31 (4), pp. 732-743. 
 
Prabal Goyal, Gaurav Sharma and P.V.M. Rao
Green Function Deployment (GFD)  An approach to Sustainable Product Design
IFIP WG5.7 14th SIG Workshop on Experimental Learning on Sustainable Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Milan, Italy, 14-15 June, 2010.
 
Rohan Paul, Vaibhav Singh, Dheeraj Mehra, Ankush Garg, Chinmay Agarwal, Saumya Jain, Vasu Dev Sharma, Anuraag Gupta, M. Balakrishnan, Kolin Paul, P.V.M. Rao, Dipendra Manocha, Michael Mochahari
Smart Cane for the visually impaired: Design, implementation and field testing of an affordable obstacle detection system
12th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2010), Hong Kong, China, 2 - 4 June 2010.
 
Vaibhav Singh, Dheeraj Mehra, Rohan Paul, Ankush Garg, Chinmay Agarwal, M. Balakrishnan, Kolin Paul, P.V.M. Rao, Dipendra Manocha
User triggered bus identification and homing system: Making public transport accessible for the visually challenged
12th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2010), Hong Kong, China, 2 - 4 June 2010.
 
Sathi, S.V.B., Rao, P.V.M.
STEP to DMIS: Automated generation of inspection plans from CAD Data
(2009) 2009 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, CASE 2009, art. no. 5234154, pp. 519-524. 
 
Desai, K.A., Agarwal, P.K., Rao, P.V.M.
Process geometry modeling with cutter runout for milling of curved surfaces
(2009) International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 49 (12-13), pp. 1015-1028. 
 
Senthilkumaran, K., Pandey, P.M., Rao, P.V.M.
Influence of building strategies on the accuracy of parts in selective laser sintering
(2009) Materials and Design, 30 (8), pp. 2946-2954. 
 
Jain, P.K., Pandey, P.M., Rao, P.V.M.
Effect of delay time on part strength in selective laser sintering
(2009) International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 43 (1-2), pp. 117-126. 
 
Senthilkumaran, K., Pandey, P.M., Rao, P.V.M.
New model for shrinkage compensation in selective laser sintering
(2009) Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 4 (2), pp. 49-62. 
 
Rahmani Hanzaki, A., Saha, S.K., Rao, P.V.M.
An improved dynamic modeling of a multibody system with spherical joints
(2009) Multibody System Dynamics, 21 (4), pp. 325-345.
 
Madan, J., Rao, P.V.M., Kundra, T.K.
Optimal-parting direction selection for die-casting
(2009) International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 18 (2), pp. 167-182. 
 
Rahmani Hanzaki, A., Rao, P.V.M., Saha, S.K.
Kinematic and sensitivity analysis and optimization of planar rack-and-pinion steering linkages
(2009) Mechanism and Machine Theory, 44 (1), pp. 42-56. 
 
R.K. Singh, A.Tiwari, M.S. Kulkarni and P.V.M. Rao
An Expert System for Selecting Accessories for Lean Machine Tools, 
CIRP sponsored 6th International Conference on Digital Enterprise Technology, 14-16 December, 2009, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
 
Senthilkumaran, K., Pandey, P.M., Rao, P.V.M.
Shrinkage compensation along single direction dexel space for improving accuracy in selective laser sintering
(2008) 4th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, CASE 2008, art. no. 4626479, pp. 827-832. 
 
Jain, P.K., Pandey, P.M., Rao, P.V.M.
Experimental investigations for improving part strength in selective laser sintering
(2008) Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 3 (3), pp. 177-188. 
 
Virk, G., Jain, V., Singh, M., Rao, P.V.M.
Conceptual design of a carbon nanotube based gearbox
(2008) 2007 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2007, 3 PART B, pp. 881-888. 
 
Balakrishnan, M., Paul, K., Garg, A., Paul, R., Mehra, D., Singh, V., Rao, P.V.M., Goel, V., Chatterjee, D., Manocha, D.
Cane mounted knee-above obstacle detection and warning system for the visually impaired
(2008) 2007 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2007, 4, pp. 143-151. 
 
Kumbhar, V.K., Pandey, P.M., Rao, P.V.M.
Improved intermediate point curve model for integrating reverse engineering and rapid prototyping
(2008) International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 37 (5-6), pp. 553-562. 
 
Desai, K.A., Rao, P.V.M.
Effect of direction of parameterization on cutting forces and surface error in machining curved geometries
(2008) International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 48 (2), pp. 249-259. 
 
Madan, J., Rao, P.V.M., Kundra, T.K.
System for early cost estimation of die-cast parts
(2007) International Journal of Production Research, 45 (20), pp. 4823-4847. 
 
Madan, J., Rao, P.V.M., Kundra, T.K.
Die-casting feature recognition for automated parting direction and parting line determination
(2007) Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 7 (3), pp. 236-248. 
 
Madan, J., Rao, P.V.M., Kundra, T.K.
Computer aided manufacturability analysis of die-cast parts
(2007) Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 4 (1-6), pp. 147-158. 
 
Rao, P.V.M., Bodas, P.
Energy based shape matching of surfaces
(2006) 2nd International Conference on Information and Automation, ICIA 2006, art. no. 4250220, pp. 279-283. 
 
Rao, V.S., Rao, P.V.M.
Tool deflection compensation in peripheral milling of curved geometries
(2006) International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 46 (15), pp. 2036-2043. 
 
Rao, V.S., Rao, P.V.M.
Effect of workpiece curvature on cutting forces and surface error in peripheral milling
(2006) Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 220 (9), pp. 1399-1407. 
 
Rao, P.V.M., Bodas, P., Dhande, S.G.
Shape matching of planar and spatial curves for part inspection
(2006) Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 3 (1-4), pp. 289-296. 
 
Ramana, K.V., Singh, M., Gupta, A., Dey, R., Kapoor, A., Rao, P.V.M.
A manufacturability advisor for spun and rollformed sheet metal components
(2006) International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 28 (3-4), pp. 249-254. 
 
Rao, A.B.K., Saha, S.K., Rao, P.V.M.
Dynamics modelling of hexaslides using the decoupled natural orthogonal complement matrices
(2006) Multibody System Dynamics, 15 (2), pp. 159-180
 
Rao, P.V.M., Singh, M., Jain, V.
Carbon nanotubes as machine elements - A critical assessment
(2005) 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - NSTI Nanotech 2005 Technical Proceedings, pp. 250-253. 
 
Ramana, K.V., Rao, P.V.M.
Automated manufacturability evaluation system for sheet metal components in mass production
(2005) International Journal of Production Research, 43 (18), pp. 3889-3913. 
 
Rao, A.B.K., Saha, S.K., Rao, P.V.M.
Stiffness analysis of hexaslide machine tools
(2005) Advanced Robotics, 19 (6), pp. 671-693. 
 
Rao, A.B.K., Rao, P.V.M., Saha, S.K.
Dimensional design of Hexaslides for optimal workspace and dexterity
(2005) IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 21 (3), pp. 444-449. 
 
Bande, P., Seibt, M., Uhlmann, E., Saha, S.K., Rao, P.V.M.
Kinematics analyses of Dodekapod
(2005) Mechanism and Machine Theory, 40 (6), pp. 740-756. 
 
Rao, V.S., Rao, P.V.M.
Modelling of tooth trajectory and process geometry in peripheral milling of curved surfaces
(2005) International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 45 (6), pp. 617-630. 
 
Ramana, K.V., Rao, P.V.M.
A system level modeling for sheet metal process planning
(2004) Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 3, pp. 971-983. 
 
Rao, P.V.M., Sharma, M., Venugopal, R.
Solid modeling of nanoscale artifacts
(2004) 2004 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - NSTI Nanotech 2004, 3, pp. 103-106. 
 
Ramana, K.V., Rao, P.V.M.
Data and knowledge modeling for design-process planning integration of sheet metal components
(2004) Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 15 (5), pp. 607-623. 
 
Rao, P.V.M., Jenssn, C.P., Silver, R.M.
Enhanced model for scanning tunneling microscope tip geometry measured with field ion microscopy
(2004) Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 22 (2), pp. 636-641. 
 
Vinod Jacob, D., Ramana, K.V., Rao, P.V.M.
Automated manufacturability assessment of rotational parts by grinding
(2004) International Journal of Production Research, 42 (3), pp. 505-519.