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Vineet Vashista

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Vineet Vashista

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

  • BE: Maharashi Dayanand University Rohtak, 2006
  • MTech: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2008
  • PhD: Columbia University, 2015

Email: vineet.vashista -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://labs.iitgn.ac.in/hcr-lab/

Office: 5/205
VOIP: 2491


  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Nov 2015 to present)
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University, USA (Jun – Jul, 2016)
    • Project Scientist, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (2008 - 2009)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Y. Singh et al., “Dual-Motor-Task of Catching and Throwing a Ball During Overground Walking in Virtual Reality,” in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 28, no. 7, pp. 1661-1667, July 2020, doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2020.2999352.

    2. Prajapati, P., Parekh, S., & Vashista, V. (2020, June). On the Human Control of a Multiple Quadcopters with a Cable-suspended Payload System. In 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). IEEE. (in press)

    3. Iyer, S. S., Joseph, J. V., & Vashista, V. (2020). Evolving towards Subject Specific Gait Rehabilitation through Single Joint Resistive Force Interventions. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 14, 15.

    4. Prajapati, P., Parekh, S., & Vashista, V. (2019, October). Collaborative Transportation of Cable-Suspended Payload using Two Quadcopters with Human in the loop. In 2019 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

    5. Singh, Y., Kher, M., & Vashista, V. (2019, October). Intention detection and gait recognition (IDGR) system for gait assessment: a pilot study. In 2019 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) (pp. 1-6). IEEE. Best Indian Students (Finalist) Award.

    6. Iyer, S. S., Joseph, J. V., Sanjeevi, N. S. S., Singh, Y., & Vashista, V. (2019, October). Development and Applicability of a Cable-driven Wearable Adaptive Rehabilitation Suit (WeARS). In 2019 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) (pp. 1-6). IEEE. Best Research Award (Finalist) Award.

    7. Sanjeevi, N. S. S., & Vashista, V. (2019). Effect of Cable Co-sharing on the Workspace of a cable-Driven Serial Chain Manipulator. In Proceedings of the Advances in Robotics 2019 (pp. 1-6)

    8. Panchal, N., Sanjeevi, N. S. S., & Vashista, V. (2018, August). Lower limb musculoskeletal stiffness analysis during swing phase as a cable-driven serial chain system. In 2018 7th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (Biorob) (pp. 934-939). IEEE.

    9. Kang, J., Martelli, D., Vashista, V., Martinez-Hernandez, I., Kim, H., & Agrawal, S. K. (2017). Robot-driven downward pelvic pull to improve crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy. Science Robotics, 2(8), eaan2634.

    10. Kang, J., Vashista, V., & Agrawal, S. K. (2017). On the adaptation of pelvic motion by applying 3-dimensional guidance forces using TPAD. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 25(9), 1558-1567.

    11. Sanjeevi, N. S. S., & Vashista, V. (2017, July). On the stiffness analysis of a cable driven leg exoskeleton. In 2017 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR) (pp. 455-460). IEEE.

  • Patents

    • Agrawal, Sunil K., Vineet Vashista , K. A. N. G. Jiyeon, and Xin Jin. "Human Movement Research, Therapeutic, and Diagnostic Devices, Methods, and Systems." U.S. Patent Application 15/304,147, filed February 2, 2017.
    • Agrawal, Sunil K., Mustafa Shabbir Kurbanhusen, and Vineet Vashista. "Pelvic orthosis systems and methods." U.S. Patent Application 13/358,959, filed August 2, 2012.