B.E.: Visveswaraya National Institute of Technology, India, 1999 M.S.: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2002 Ph.D.: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007 Postdoc: University of Washington, Seattle, 2009
Scholar-in-Residence, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Aug 2018 to present)
Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin, TX (Sep 2017 to present)
Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin, TX (Aug 2011 - Aug 2017)
Assistant Professor, University of Maine, (Sep 2009 - Sep 2011)
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Washington, (Mar 2007 - Aug 2009)
Selected Recent Publications
B. Kim and Deshpande, A. D.,“An Upper-Body Rehabilitation Exoskeleton Harmony with an Anatomical Shoulder Mechanism: Design, Modeling, Control, and Performance Evaluation”, International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 414-435, (2017)
Agarwal, P., and Deshpande, A. D., “Subject-Specific Assist-as-Needed Controllers for a Hand Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Letters (RA-L), Volume 3, No. 1, 2018.
P. Agarwal, Yun, Y., Fox, J., Madden, K. E., and Deshpande, A. D., “Design, Control and Testing of a Thumb Exoskeleton with Series Elastic Actuation”, International Journal of Robotics Research, (2017)
Niehues, T., Rao, P., and Deshpande, A. D., “Passive Parallel Compliance for Improving Grasping and Manipulation in Robotic Hands”, International Journal of Robotics Research, Volume 34, No. 3, pp 256-269, doi: 10.1177/0278364914558016, February, 2015.
Ashish D. Deshpande, Zhe Xu, Michael J. Vande Weghe, Benjamin H. Brown, Jonathan Ko, Lillian Y. Chang, David D. Wilkinson, Sean M. Bidic and Yoky Matsuoka, "Mechanisms of the Anatomically Correct Testbed (ACT) Hand," IEEE/ASME Transactions On Mechatronics, (2012)