Girish Krishnan

Girish Krishnan
Girish Krishnan
Associate Professor
(217) 300-4927
314 Transportation Building

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Education

  • Bachelors of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, R. V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, India, June 2004
  • Masters of Science (Engineering), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, December 2006
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States of America, April 2011

Other Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Robotics and Automations Letter, 2020- present
  • Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2021-present

Professional Highlights

  • 2016 Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising.
  • List of Teachers ranked Excellent by their students in Fall 2015
  • NSF CAREER Award 2015
  • Freudenstein Young Investigator award from ASME in 2017

Resident Instruction

  • SE 598 Introduction to Soft Robotics, Fall '17, Fall '19
  • GE/SE 411 Introduction to Reliability Engineering, Fall '14, Spring '16, '17, '19, '21
  • GE/SE 310 General Engineering Design/ Design of Structures and Mechanisms, Spring '14, '15, Fall '18, Fall '20, Fall '21
  • GE/SE 598 Compliant Mechanism Design, Fall '13, '15, Spring 18
  • GE/SE 100 Introduction of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, Fall '15, '16, '17, '18, '19, '20, '21

Design Teams

  • Advised a senior design project team, Fall 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018

Research Interests

  • MEMS Sensors
  • Adaptive Structures
  • Active Wearable Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices
  • Flexible Pneumatic and Hydraulic Actuators
  • Soft Robots
  • Design of Compliant Systems

Research Areas

  • Decision and Control Systems
  • Design and Manufacturing
  • Social, Human, and Engineering Systems

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Patents

Magazine Articles

Honors

  • 2nd Price, Student Mechanisms Design Contest. (2006)
  • Best Technical Contribution (2008-2009)

Teaching Honors

  • Engineering Council Outstanding Advisor Award (2016)
  • List of Teachers ranked Excellent by their students in Fall 2015 (2015)
  • Senior Design team awarded Gold by the Lincoln Arc Welding Association (2015)
  • Senior Design team awarded Bronze by the Lincoln Arc Welding Association (2018)

Research Honors

  • NSF Early Career Development Program Award (CAREER) (2015)
  • Freudenstien Young Investigator Award (2017)

Recent Courses Taught

  • GE 411 (SE 411) - Reliability Engineering
  • SE 100 (GE 100) - Introduction to ISE
  • SE 310 - Dsgn of Structures & Mechanism
  • SE 598 - Soft Robotics