Rohan Katoch

Undergraduate Student
Mechanical Engineering

Hometown – Kullu, India / Lagos, Nigeria / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Kingston, Jamaica / Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

About

During my undergraduate studies at Georgia Tech I have become very interested in the field of automation and control theory. Specifically, my interests lie in the application of these theories for robotic systems. At BHRML I have the exciting opportunity to explore robotic systems that are inspired by biology. I am currently working on developing a two-link robotic arm, which utilizes SMA actuators and a novel stochastic optimal control framework. The objective of the project is to generate human-like motion, which will enable greater applications of robots for tasks that require skilled human movements and/or interaction with humans. Other interests that have stemmed from my experience as an undergraduate research assistant include: optimal control, dynamic programming, neural computation, machine learning and machine vision.

Education

  • Georgia Institute of Technology , BS in Mechanical Engineering, 8/2010 – Present

Work

  • Honda Motorcycles & Scooters , Mechanical Engineering Intern, 6/2012 – 9/2012
  • Berger Paints, Quality Control Assistant, 3/2010 – 5/2010

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