Personal Profile of Dr. V. Pandu Ranga

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Dr. V. Pandu Ranga
Title : Assistant Professor
School : Mechanical Sciences
Office (Room No.) : 218, SMS Building
Phone No. (Office) : 977 621 9149, 674-713-7122
Email : pandu@iitbbs.ac.in, panduvundavilli@gmail.com
Research Scholars : Four (1. M. Ravi Kumar; 2. Priyaranjan Samal; 3. Hrudya (Dr.AG); 4. Parthasarathi Sahoo(Dr.MMM)
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Courses Taught
Computer Control of Machine Tools and Processes (For B.Tech); Production Technology-IV (For B.Tech); Production Technology-II (For B.Tech); Flexible Manufacturing Systems & Group Technology (For B.Tech); Robotics (For B. Tech); Mechatronics (For B. Tech); CAD/CAM (For B. Tech); Automation in Manufacturing (For B. Tech); Flexible Manufacturing Systems (For M.Tech); Performance Modeling of Automated Manufacturing Systems (For M. Tech); Robotics (For M. Tech); Mechatronics (For M. Tech); Computer Integrated Manufacturing (For M. Tech);
Research Interests
Robotics, Manufacturing, Soft Computing
Degree Discipline Year School
Ph.D Robotics 2009 IIT Kharagpur
Recent Publications (International Journals)
Ravi Kumar Mandava and Pandu R. Vundavilli, An optimal PID controller for a biped robot walking on flat terrain using MCIWO algorithm, Evolutionary Intelligence, (In press).
Ravi Kumar Mandava, K. Mrudul and Pandu R. Vundavilli, Application of hybrid fast marching method to determine the real time for the biped robot, Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics, (In press).
P.K. Behera, Ravi Kumar M and Pandu R. Vundavilli, Push recovery system and balancing of a biped robot on steadily increasing slope of an inclined plane, International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics, (In press).
Aniket Das, Pandu R. Vundavilli, B. Surekha and V. Srinivasa Sai, Experimental investigations on the electrodeposition of Ni on copper substrate, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, (In press).
Ravi Kumar Mandava, Sukesh Bondada and Pandu R. Vundavilli, An optimized path planning for the mobile robot using potential field method and PSO algorithm, Soft Computing for Problem Solving, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 817, Edited by J.C. Bansal et al. pp. 139-150, 2018, Springer.
Ravi Kumar Mandava and Pandu R Vundavilli, “Design of Neural Network based PID Controller while Walking on Stair Case Ascending & Descending Surfaces”, Advanced Mathematical Techniques in Engineering Sciences, Chapter 12, pp. 227-246, 2018, Edited by Mangey Ram and J. Paulo Davim, CRC Press.
M. Patel, P. Krishna, M.B. Parappagoudar, Pandu R. Vundavilli, S.N.B. Bhushan, Sqeeze casting parameter optimization using swarm intelligence and evolutionary algorithms, Critical Developments and Applications of Swarm Intelligence, Edited by Yuhui Shi, Chapter 10, Feb. 2018.
Ravi Kumar Mandava and Pandu R. Vundavilli, Whole body motion generation of 18-DOF biped robot on flat surface during SSP and DSP, International Journal of Modeling Identification and Control, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 266-277, 2018.
S. Deepak Kumar, Pandu R Vundavilli, A. Mandal, S. Mantry and M. Chakraborty, Erosion response of thixoformed A356-5TiB2 in-situ composite using Taguchi’s experimental design, Tribology Transactions, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 39-46, Jan 2017.
G.C. Manjunath Patel, Prasad Krishna, Pandu R Vundavilli and M.B. Parappagoudar, Multi-objective optimization of squeeze casting process using genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization, Archives in Foundry Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 172-186, Nov. 2016.
D. Mani Babu, S. Venkat Kiran, Pandu R. Vundavilli and A. Mondal, Experimental investigations and multi response optimization of wire electric discharge machining of hypereutectic Al-Si alloys, International Journal of Manufacturing Research, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 221-237, Oct 2016.
Akash Deep Chhabra, R. Vinod Kumar, Pandu R Vundavilli and B. Surekha, Design and analysis of higher order exponential horn profiles for ultrasonic machining, Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production, Vol. 16, No.1 pp. 13-19, Jan-Mar 2016
M. Ravi Kumar, L. Sasirekha Lathan and Pandu R. Vundavilli, Dynamically balanced obstacle crossing gait generation of a biped robot using neural networks, International Journal of Mechanisms and Robotic Systems, Vol. 2, No. ¾, pp. 232-253, Oct, 2015.
Pandu R. Vundavilli, J. Phani Kumar, Ch. Sai Priyatham and Mahesh B. Parappagoudar, Neural network-based expert system for modeling of tube spinning process, Neural Computing and Applications, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 1481-1493, Aug. 2015.
K. Shanmukhi, Pandu R. Vundavilli and B. Surekha, Modeling of ECDM micro drilling process using GA and PSO trained radial basis function neural network, Soft Computing, Vol. 19, No. 8, pp. 2193-2202, Aug 2015.
Pandu R. Vundavilli, B. Surekha and Mahesh B. Parappagoudar, ABC and GA optimized NN to model resin bonded mould/core sand system: A soft computing-based approach, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Production, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 257-267, November 2014.
G. Vijay Kunar, Pandu R. Vundavilli and Rintu Benerjee, Enhanced lipage recovery through RSM integrated differential evolution approach from the fermented biomass, Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, Vol. 56, No. 5, pp. 699-709, Sept-Oct 2013.
B. Surekha, D. Hanumantha Rao, G. Krishna Mohana Rao, Pandu R. Vundavilli and Mahesh B. Parappagoudar, Prediction of resin bonded sand core properties using fuzzy logic, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 25, pp. 595-604, June 2013.
Panu R. Vundavilli, J. Phani Kumar and M. Srinivasa Rao, Evolutionary and swarm-based optimization of turning of GFRP composites using PCD tooling, Academic Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 125-130, March 2013.
B. Surekha, Pandu R. Vundavilli and M.B. Parappagoudar, "Forward and reverse mappings of the cement bonded sand mould system using fuzzy logic", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 61, No. 9-12, pp. 843-854, August 2012.
B. Surekha, D. Hanumantha Rao, G. Krishna Mohana Rao, Pandu R Vundavilli and M. B. Parappagoudar, Modeling and analysis of resin bonded sand mould system using design of experiments and central composite design, Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 31-50, April 2012.
B. Surekha, Pandu R. Vundavilli and M.B. Parappagoudar "Reverse modeling of green sand mould systems using fuzzy logic-based approaches", Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 1-16, April 2012.
Pandu R. Vundavilli, M.B. Parappagoudar, K. Shyam Prasad and B. Surekha, Fuzzy logic based expert system for prediction of depth of cut in abrasive water jet machining process, Knowledge Based Systems, Vol. 27, pp. 456-464, March 2012.
B. Surekha, Lalith K. Kaushik, Abhishek K. Pandey and Pandu R. Vundavilli, "Multi-objective optimization of green sand mould system using evolutionary algorithms", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 58, No. 1-4, pp. 9-17, Jan. 2012.
B. Surekha, Pandu R. Vundavilli, R.P. Bhat and M.B. Parappagoudar, "Forward and reverse mappings in metal casting – A step towards quality casting and automation", AFS Transactions – American Foundry Society, Vol. 119, 2011, pp. 19-34.
Pandu R. Vundavilli, and D.K. Pratihar, "Balanced gait generations of a two-legged robot on sloping surface", Sadhana- Academy proceedings in Engineering Science, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 525-550, August 2011.
B. Surekha, Pandu R. Vundavilli, M.B. Parappagoudar and A. Srinath, "Design of genetic-fuzzy system for forward and reverse mapping of green sand mould system", International Journal of Cast Metal Research, Vol. 24, No. 1, (2011), pp. 53-64.
Pandu R. Vundavilli, and D.K. Pratihar, "Near-optimal gait generations of a two-legged robot on rough terrains using soft computing", Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Vol. 27, No. 3, (2011), pp. 512-530. (IF: 1.230-2012)
Pandu R. Vundavilli, and D.K. Pratihar, "Dynamically balanced optimal gaits of a ditch-crossing biped robot", Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 58, (2010) pp. 349-361.
Vijay Kumar, G, Pandu R, Vundavilli and Rintu, B, "Evaluation of lipase production by genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization and their comparative study", Journal of Applied Biochemistry and Bio Technology Vol. 162, No. 5, (2010), pp. 1350-1361.
Ravi Kumar Mandava and Pandu R. Vundavilli, Near optimal PID controllers for the biped robot while walking on uneven terrains, International Journal of Automation and Computing, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 689-706, Nov. 2018
P. Gangadhara Rao, A. Gopalakrishna and Pandu R. Vundavilli, Response surface methodology based modeling of friction-wear behavior of Al6061/9%Gr/WC hybrid MMCs and its optimization using Fuzzy GRA, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Vol. 71, No. 10, pp. 2465-2478, 2018.
Ravi Kumar Mandava and Pandu R. Vundavilli, Implementation of modified chaotic invasive weed optimization algorithm for optimizing the PID controller of the biped robot, Sadhana, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 1-18, 2018
Academic Honors & Awards
  • Best paper award for "Study on influence of hip trajectory on the balance of a biped robot", presented at ICECIT 2015, Anantapur, Published by LNEE.
  • Acted as Session chair at the International Conference on Production and Mechanical Engineering (ICPME-2014) held at Bangkok, Thailad.
  • Listed as distinguished personality in Who’s Who in the world 2011
Editorial Board Member for International Journal of Intelligent Machines and Robotics