Dr. S Denis Ashok

Designation : Professor Higher Academic Grade
School / Centre : School of Mechanical Engineering
Department : Design & Automation

Educational Details

Indian institute of technology madras Chennai

Computer aided inspection
Graduated in 2011

Madurai kamaraj university Madurai

M.E. / M.Tech.
Production Engineering
Graduated in 2002

Madurai kamaraj university Madurai

B.E. / B.Tech.
Mechanical Engg
Graduated in 1998

Post Doctoral Experiences

Research Details

Areas of Specialization
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Machine vision
  • Image processing
  • Signal processing
  • Automotive control systems

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On-going Consultancy Project Details

Title Funding Agency
“Development of motor controller for a steering lock” Rane Steering Company PVT Ltd, Chennai
“Development of wire extruder for 3D printing applications” Euro Exim, UK.
“Development of Innovative Techniques for cabin noise reduction in HVAC System” Valeo GEEDS, Chennai
“Machine vision sorting technique and multi extrusion mechanism for batti manufacturing” ITC, Chennai

Completed Consultancy Project Details

Title Funding Agency
“Household electrical appliances control using mobile phones” Rane Steering Company PVT Ltd, Chennai

Ongoing Funded Project Details

Title Funding Agency
“Development of novel deep learning, visual servoing approaches for anti-tank mine detectionusing thermal vision assisted mobile robot” Science Engineering Research Board, New Delhi
Design and development of a four-wheeled electric vehicle for research, teaching and outreach in Tamil Nadu, India Industry-academia partnership Fund from The Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K

Completed Funded Project Details

Title Funding Agency
“Development of a human powered vehicle for sustainable rural and urban transportation” Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi
“Development of machine vision approach for evaluating spindle radial errors of a machine tool” Science Engineering Research Board, New Delhi.
“Development of Egg Vending Machine” Central Poultry Development Organization, Chandigarh
"Robotics" STINT (The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher education) funding- a double degree program on M.Sc. "Manufacturing" and M.Sc. "Robotics" University West, Sweden during Oct 2015-Nov 2018.

Patent Published Details

Title Application No.
Design and Development of Variable frequency drive based electro hydraulic circuit for CNC Patent No: 20194103219

Books / Book Chapters Published Details

Title Publisher Published Year
A Novel Method for Spindle Radial Error Measurement using Laser Pointer and Digital Camera Springer, Singapore 2021
Energy-Efficient Illumination Control Using Image Parameters in a Machine Vision Environment for Optimum Surface Texture Identification Springer, Singapore 2018
Measurement and Evaluation of asynchronous radial error of a high speed spindle, Advanced Mathematical and Computational Tools in Metrology and Testing, World Scientific, Singapore 2012

Awards & Recognitions Details

  • Received Innovative Implementable Idea Award for mobile application development for COVID 19 risk factor determination by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Bangalore in SAMHAR-COVID19 Hackathon 12 May 2020.
  • Received fellowship and funding for developing a mine detection robot project under “Teachers Associateship for Research Excellence” (TARE) scheme from SERB during Nov 2018-Nov 2021.
  • Received the “Innovation and Leadership award”, for the contribution of development of first indigenous development of egg vending machine, from Central Poultry Development Organization, Chandigarh, India on 12 October 2013.

Other Information

Editorial Experience : Associate Editor, Engineering Journal, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand