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About Us

The RANE 2017: International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Non-destructive Evaluation aims to bring together leading academic scientists, industrialists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Robotics, Nondestructive Evaluation and Automation Systems. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Robotics, Nondestructive Evaluation and Automation Systems

What are Our Focus Areas?

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • NDT for foundry applications
  • Innovations in NDT techniques
  • Computer-aided methods for NDE
  • Condition monitoring
  • Automation systems
  • Robotics
  • Machine Vision
  • IoT Based Industrial Automation Systems
  • MEMS and micro devices
  • Soft Computing & Machine Learning
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  •     and allied areas

Important Dates:

    Submission of Abstract: 13-12-17

    Acceptance of Abstract: 17-12-17

    Submission of Full Length Paper: 24-12-17

    Notification of Acceptance: 10-01-18

    Submission of Camera Ready Paper &
   Registration: 16-01-18

Extended version of selected and presented papers will be published in peer reviewed Scopus indexed Journal

Electronic copy of the manuscript is to be sent to anro@hindustanuniv.ac.in

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8-9 February





Prof Phil Picton

Emeritus Professor

University of Northampton

Dr Abdeldjalil Bennecer

Program Head, NDT

University of Northampton

Dr Sam Broujeni


Quantum NDT & Inspection

Dr B P C Rao

Associate Director - QA

IGCAR, Kalpakkam

Mr Ajay Gurjar

Deputy COO & Head

Yaskawa India

Mr Ramakrishna Patra

Head - Manufacturing Solutions


Mr M G Poduval

Managing Director

M G P Associates

Mr N Babu

Senior Manager

SMC Pneumatics

Event Schedule

Members of Various Committees

Chief Patron

Dr Mrs Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor


  •   Dr Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro-Chancellor

  •   Dr Aby Sam, Director

  •   Mr Ashok Verghese, Director

  •   Dr S Ramachandran, Vice Chancellor

General Co-Chairs

  •   Dr G Ilavazhagan, Director Research

  •   Dr N Vasudevan, Dean Academics

Organizing Co-Chairs

  •   Prof. Ravikumar Solomon, HoD (Mech)

  •   Prof. Aby K Thomas, HoD (ECE)

  •   Prof. Kamalakannan, HoD (Auto)

  •   Prof. D G Harris Samuel, Head(Manufacturing)

Conference Chair

  •   Prof. D Dinakaran, Head (ANRO)


  •   Prof. M M Ramya, ANRO


  •   Prof. Krishna Kumari, Mech

  •   Dr Vallikannu, ECE

  •   Dr SakthiDas, ECE

  •   Mr Shyam R Nair, ANRO

Advisory Board

  •   Prof. Phil Picton, Northampton University, UK

  •   Dr Pinnamaneni Bhanu Prasad,Jekson Vision Pvt. Ltd.,

  •   Prof. A R Mohanty, IIT Kharagpur, India

  •   Prof. S Sampathkumar, Anna University, India

  •   Prof. O Prabakar,IIT Madras (Retd.), India

  •   Prof. Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, Chulalong University, Thailand

  •   Mr Yasunori Matsumoto,President, Yaskawa India

  •   Dr. P V S Ganesh Kumar, Vice President, CMSI

  •   Mr. Ramakrishna Patra, Head - Manufacturing Solutions, Nokia

Organizing Committee

  •   Mr. U P Vignesh, ANRO

  •   Mrs. Manju Mohan,ANRO

  •   Mr. K Viswanathan, Mechanical

  •   Mr. R S Nakandrakumar Mechanical

  •   Mr. P Ramesh Kumar, Mechanical

  •   Mr. A Vinoth Kumar Mechanical

  •   Mr. Saravanan, Mechanical

  •   Mr. G Deena Dayalan,Mechatronics

  •   Mr. R Vishnu Vardhan, Mechatronics

  •   Mrs. N Seenu, Mechatronics

  •   Mrs. Punithavathy Mohan, ECE

Registration Details

Registration Fee:

  • Students / Research Scholar : Rs. 1,500
  • Faculty :Rs. 3,000
  • Industry :Rs. 3,500
  • International Delegates: USD 100

Registration fee includes conference kit, food and refreshments.

Mode of Payment:

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Sponsorship is solicited as detailed below, for more details please contact anro@hindustanuniv.ac.in:


Event Location

Hindustan University
No.1, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR)
Padur, Chennai - 603103
Phone: +91 44 27474262
Email: anro@hindustanuniv.ac.in