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Selected papers will be published in Scopus/ WoS indexed journal:
  • FME Transactions
  • International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research & Development
  • Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research & Development
  • Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical & Control Systems

About Us

The RANE 2018: 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

Organized by Centre for Automation & Robotics, Departments of Mechanical, Electronics and Communication Engineering,
Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science

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Focus Areas?

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

  • Non-destructive testing (NDT) methods
  • Intelligent Automation
  • Manufacturing systems & Processes
  • Intelligent Automotive Systems
  • Avionics
  • Energy & Power Monitoring
  • Control Systems
  • Condition monitoring
  • Plant performance monitoring
  • Automation systems
  • Robotics
  • Machine Vision
  • IoT Based Automation Systems
  • MEMS and micro devices
  • Soft Computing & Machine Learning
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Sensors & Signal Processing
  • Industrial Engineering & Optimization
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality
  •   and allied areas

19-20 July




Author Guidelines

Important Dates:

    Submission of Full Length Paper: Closed

    Notification of Acceptance: 01-07-18

    Submission of Camera Ready Paper &
    Registration: 10-07-18

Submission Information
Model Paper

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

Selected and presented papers will be published in any one of the following peer reviewed Scopus indexed Journal

19-20 July





Prof Nalinaksh Vyas

Chairman, Technology Mission Indian Railway

IIT Kanpur

Prof Phil Picton

Emeritus Professor

University of Northampton

Dr B P C Rao

Associate Director - QA

IGCAR, Kalpakkam

Mr Ajay Gurjar

Deputy COO & Head

Yaskawa India

Dr Abdeldjalil Bennecer

Program Head, NDT

University of Northampton

Dr Sam Broujeni


Quantum NDT & Inspection

Mr Ramakrishna Patra

Head - Manufacturing Solutions


Mr N Abraham

Managing Director

SEW Euro Drives

Prof R Sivaramakrishnan


MIT Anna University, Chennai

Mr Aditya Marathe

Head - Business Development


Event Schedule

Panel Discussion

Members of Various Committees

Chief Patron

Dr Mrs Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor


  •   Dr Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro-Chancellor

  •   Dr Kuncheria P Issac, Vice Chancellor

  •   Dr Aby Sam, Director

  •   Mr Ashok Verghese, Director

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. D G Harris Samuel,    Head (Manufacturing Division)

Conference Chair

  •   Prof. D Dinakaran, Head (ANRO)


  •   Prof. M M Ramya, ANRO


  •   Prof. Krishna Kumari, Mech

  •   Dr Vallikannu, 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

  •   Prof. Manukid Parnichkun,Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

  •   Prof. Ravindra Thamma , Central Connecticut State Univesity, USA

  •   Dr. Bui Trung Thanh, Hung Yen University of Technology & Education, Vietnam

  •   Prof. R Sivaramakrishnan, MIT - Anna University, Chennai, India

  •   Dr. Alex Noel Joseph Raj, Shantou University, China

  •   Mr. Ashok Kumar, SIS NDT, Chennai

  •   Dr. C Sujatha,Professor, IIT Madras

  •   Dr. G Prabhakaran,Principal, KCG College of Technology

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

  •   Dr SakthiDas, ECE

Registration Details

Registration Fee:

Foriegn Authors:
Charges Type of Registration Conferenece Registration (includes conference kit & Lunch) Paper Presentation Publication in Scopus/SCI indexed journals Airport & Local Transfers Local Tour Food & Accommodation (3-star hotel)
150 USD For Conference Participation & Additional Authors Yes No No No Yes No
300 USD Online Participation No Skype Yes No No No
450 USD Presentation in person without accommodation Yes Conference Venue Yes Yes Yes No
600 USD Presentation in person with accommodation Yes Conference Venue Yes Yes Yes Yes

Indian Authors:
Charges Conferenece Participation &
Additional Authors(includes conference kit & Lunch)
Registration, Paper Presentation &
Research Scholars / Students 1500 11500
Faculty 3000 12500
Industry 4000 14000
  • Note: Additional amount of Rs. 1500/= will be charged for Indian authors who require local tour

Mode of Payment:

  • Online Payment:
  • Online transfer can be wired to the following account details:
    Account Number: 255401000003642
    Beneficiary : Project NDT
    IFS Code: IOBA0002554
    Bank: Indian Overseas Bank
    Branch: Padur


  • Demand Draft:
  • DD in favor of " Project NDT" payable at Chennai

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Sponsorship & Exhibits


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

Exhibition Opportunities:


Event Location

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

For Accommodation

The following are the hotels near by the conference venue:

  1. Novotel, OMR, Opposite to SIPCOT (Siruseri), Chennai
  2. Ibis, OMR, Opposite to SIPCOT (Siruseri), Chennai
  3. Days Inn, Padur, Chennai
  4. PP Residency, Opposite to Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai

Local Tour