Sachit Rao

Assistant Professor Faculty-in-charge Student Exchange

Email: sachit.rao@iiitb.ac.in

Education

  • Ph.D.(Ohio State University)

Dr Sachit Rao obtained his Master's and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Ohio State University. His specialization is in the area of Control Systems and Theory with an emphasis on Sliding Mode Control. 

He has over 3 years of post-doctoral experience working in the areas of control of electric machines, swarms of dynamic agents, and guidance laws for tactical interceptors. He also has 3 years of industrial experience working for an Indian robotics company. Prior to joining IIIT-B, he was a faculty in the Aerospace Engineering department of Jain University for a year.

His interests lie in the design and implementation of controllers for robotic manipulators and unmanned systems. He is also interested in using tools from Computer Science in widening the areas of applicability of automatic control.