Dr. S. Parasuraman

Senior Lecturer
School of Engineering

s.parasuraman@monash.edu
+603 5514 6254
Room 5-5-08
ORCID

Personal statement

Dr S. Parasuraman's research interests lie in Robotics, Kinematics, Engineering in Medicine and health science, Spine, Human Motion and Gait analysis. He has 217 publications including 46 journals. The amount of project funding he holds are: RM 500.000 (External), RM 450,000 (Internal) and RM 596,608 RAM Research Strength funding. He has the following research and education recognition:

  • Elected as Vice Chairman, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Malaysia Chapter (2013).
  • Research Excellence in Robotics in the year 2012, round 1, by Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University (2012).
  • Research Excellence in Robotics in the year 2011, round 2, by Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University (2011).
  • Elected as Chairman, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Malaysia Chapter (2012).
  • Research Excellence in Robotics in the year 2011, round 1 by Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University (2011).
  • Research Cluster Leader, Robotics, Automation and Manufacturing at Monash University Sunway Campus (2010).
  • Excellence in Research Award for the year 2010, round 2 by Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University (2010).
  • Excellence in Research Award for the year 2010, round 1 by Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University (2010).
  • Excellence in Research Award for the year 2010, round 2 by Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University (2009)
  • Excellence in Research Award for the year 2009, round 1 by Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University (2009).
  • Excellence in Research Award for the year 2009, round 2 by Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University (2008).
  • Excellence in Research Award for the year 2008, round 1 by Pro Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University (2008).
  • Best Invited Paper Award for the paper titled ‘Multiple sensors data Integration using MFAM for Mobile Robot Navigation’ in the International Conference on Control, Instrumentation and Mechatronics Engineering (CIM’ 2007) on 29th of May 2007, Malaysia (2007).

Academic degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Monash University Australia, 2006
  • Master in Manufacturing Automation, Anna University, India, 1991
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Madras University, India, 1985

Professional affiliations

Member of International Professional Bodies

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics (IEEE), Chairman, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Malaysia Chapter (2012-2013), Member (2007 -  Present)

Research Interests

  • Deformities and spine research
  • Human motion and gait analysis

Research Projects

Computational models of L3-L4 (a) healthy segment (b) mildly degenerated segment (c) moderately degenerated segment and (d) severely degenerated segment

Education

Units taught

TRC4800 - Robotics

TRC4901 - Computation Intelligence and AI

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Local grants

  • Kinematics Driven Finite Element Model For Lumbar, Thorax And Cervical Spine Under Paradoxical Motion, S. Parasuraman, Tan Chee Pine, Darwin Gouwanda, 2015-2019, Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education, RM127,000
  • Design and Development of a Novel Ankle Rehabilitation Robot using Shape Memory Alloy Actuator, Darwin Gouwanda, Ng Kok Yew, Alpha A. Gopalai, S. Parasuraman, Khoo Boon How, Low Cheng Yee, Fazah A Hanapiah, 2015-2018, Malaysia Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, RM168,000
  • Kinematic/Kinetic Analysis Foot and Ankle Motion using Wireless Inertial Sensors Networks for Real-time Intelligent Gait Abnormalities Identification, Darwin Gouwanda, Alpha A. Gopalai, S. Parasuraman, Chong Yu Zheng, Khoo Boon How, 2012-2014, Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education, RM80,000

International grants

  • Functional task investigations of human arm and hand for physically impaired subject and robot assisted stroke recovery technique, S. Parasuraman, 2010, Monash University Malaysia, RM150,000
  • Rehabilitation Robotic system, S. Parasuraman, 2009, Monash University Malaysia, RM150,000

Current supervision

Kosalishkwaran

Spine

2017 - Present

Monash University Malaysia

Completed supervision

Soh Chin Yun

Improved Mobile Robot Navigation Using Soft Computing Techniques

2012

Monash University Malaysia

Veronica Lestari Jauw

EMG driven musculoskeletal model for Robot assisted Stroke Rehabilitation System

2014

Monash University Malaysia

Arif Wicaksono Oyong

Stroke Rehabilitation System using Socially Inspired Robot Techniques

2008 - 2010

Monash University Malaysia

Sheeba Jenifer Sujit

Early Detection of Breast Cancer Using Computer Aided Mammography

2016

Monash University Malaysia

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