Arun Dayal Udai is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad, Jharkhand. He has served BIT Mesra, Ranchi, India as Assistant Professor for 10 years. He completed his Ph.D. in December 2016 from IIT Delhi, India in the subject area of Force Control of Industrial Robots. He did his M. Tech (Mechanical Design) from BIT Mesra, Ranchi in the year 2006. During the tenure of his Masters he co-authored a text book on Computer Graphics, which was published by Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi in 2008. He completed his B. Tech in Marine Engineering from MERI, Kolkata, India in the year 1999 and worked with Anglo Eastern Ship Management, Hong Kong for four years. He sailed across globe on-board ship to different countries and acquired expertise in various areas of mechanical engineering. His research interests include Robotics, Mechatronics and CAD.

Area of Specialization

Computer Graphics, CAD, Robotics and Mechatronics.

Other Activities


  • The Robotics Society (TRS)
  • Associate of Institution of Engineers, India (IEI)
  • Assiciation for Machines and Mechanisms

Reviewer: TMH, New Delhi and IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, ROBOMECH Journal (Springer), IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics

Hobbies: Swimming, Badminton, Karate (Diploma from Kolkata Judo Club).

Digital Circuit Designing, Graphics Programming, Technical Model Making (Have ranked at several technical model making competitions at different levels)., Sketching in Pencil, Playing Tabla (Senior Diploma from Allahabad University)

Education & Training

  • Ph. D. 2016

    Specialization: Force Control of Industrial Robots

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

  • M.E. (Mechanical Engineering) 2006

    Specialization: Design of Mechanical Equipments

    Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi

  • B.E. (Marine Engineering) 1999

    B.E. (Marine Engineering) Through IIT-JEE 1995

    Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Calcutta

Major Updates

  • 18-Mar-1817-Mar-18

    National Workshop on Human Centered Robotics (NWHCR), IIT Jodhpur, India

    Attended National Workshop in Human Centered Robotics organized by IIT Jodhpur and The Robotics Society (TRS) where I delivered an invited lecture on “Compliant Robots for Human Environment”. more…

  • 2-July-1723-June-17

    AIR 2017 and SERB School of Robotics, IIT Delhi, India

    Attended 3rd SERB School on Robotics during 23rd – 28th June, 2017 at IIT Delhi more..

    Attended 3rd International Conference of Robotics Society of India, Advances in Robotics (AIR 2017) 28 June – 2nd July, 2017 also at IIT Delhi where we presented our paper “Force/Position Control of 3 DoF Delta Manipulator with Voice Coil Actuator” more..

  • 20-Dec-1618-Dec-16

    RAHA 2016, Kerela, India

    Attended International Conference on Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications (RAHA), which was held during December 18-20th, 2016 at Amrita University, Kerala, India. I presented our paper “A Framework for CAD-Based Offline Depth-Map Preparation for Automated Assembly Tasks“. more…

  • 02-Oct-1528-Sep-15

    IEEE/RSJ IROS 2015, Hamburg, Germany

    Attended International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, which was held at Hamburg. I presented our paper “Depth-based Localization for Robotic Peg-in-Tube Assembly”. more…

  • 18-Sep-201414-Sep-2014

    IEEE/RSJ IROS 2014, Chicago, US

    I attended International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, which was held at Chicago during. I presented our paper “Parallel Active/Passive Force Control of Industrial Robot with Joint Compliance”. more…

  • 04-Oct-201302-Oct-2013

    IFTOMM ISRM 2013, Singapore

    I attended 3rd International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics, which was held at Singapore. I presented our paper “A Current-Sensing based Controller of Brushed DC Motors for Robotic Applications”. more…

  • 02-Jan-201316-Dec-2012

    IEEE/SICE SII 2012, Fukuoka, Japan

    I presented our paper “Simulation of Force Control Algorithms” at International Symposium on System Integration (SII). more… I also worked at Takafumi Matsumaru Laboratory, Graduate School of IPS WASEDA University for 18 days.