NameRavindra Singh Bisht
Date of Birth01.12.1985,
Present DesignationPrincipal Scientist

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.E.Mechanical EngineeringKEC Dwarahat, Almora (Uttarakhand)India2008
M.Tech.Solid Mechanics & DesignIndian Institute of Technology, KanpurIndia2010
Ph.D.RoboticsIndian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeIndia2022


a) Main Area of SpecializationMechanical Engineering
b) Sub-area of SpecializationMechanization, Automation and Robotics

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
Publications and Patents
Current Publications (2012 onwards):

  • A.K. Pandey and R. S. Bisht, “ Numerical Modelling of Infilled Clay Brick Masonry under Blast Loading,” in Proc. of First International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering (PLSE2012), Hong Kong China, 5-7 December 2012.
  • R. S. Bisht and S. J. Alexander, “Mobile Robots for Periodic Maintenance and Inspection of Civil Infrastructure: A Review,” Proceedings of the 1st International and 16th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms, IIT Roorkee, India, Dec 18-20 2013.
  • R. S. Bisht and S. J. Alexander,“Design Parameter Analysis of Adhesion Mechanisms for Climbing Robots,” 8th Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress, Dehradun, Dec 26-28, 2013.
  • Pandey, A. K. and Bisht, R. S.  “Numerical Modelling of Infilled Clay Brick Masonry Under Blast Loading.”Advances in Structural Engineering, 17.4 (2014): 591-606.
  • R. S. Bisht,  S. J. Alexander and A. Kumar, “Numerical Simulation of Vacuum Gripper for Robotic Applications,” Advances in Computing Communication and Engineering, New Delhi: Excellent Publishing House, (ISBN: 978-93-84935-14-6), pp. 98-105, 2014.
  • S. J. Alexander, R. S. Bisht, J. Kumar and R. Sharma,Path Planning of Autonomous Wheeled Mobile Robot for Efficient Coverage Within a Specified Area,10th Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress, Dehradun, February 1012, 2016.
  • R. S. Bisht, P. M. Pathak and S.K. Panigrahi, Dynamics and Control of TwoMobile Modules of Climbing Robot Connected by a ManipulatorIn The Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Multibody Dynamics 2016, (ACMD-2016), Kanazawa, Japan, 0710 August, 2016, (
  • R. S. Bisht, S. J. Alexander and S.K. Panigrahi, Mechanism for Automatic Actuation and Deactuation Control of Pneumatic Based MultiSuction Cups Mounted on Timing BeltIndia International Science Festival (IISF-2016), 811, December2016, CSIRNPL, Delhi, p315.
  • R. S. Bisht, J. Kumar, and S. J. Alexander, “Wheeled mobile robot for autonomous cleaning” Nirmanika, 2016-17, pp 10-11.
  • R. S. Bisht, D. S. Rawat, S. K. Panigrahi and S. J. Alexander, “Locomotion Control of Omnidirectional Quad-Wheeled Electromagnetic Climbing Robot”, 12th Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress (USSTC 2017-18), Mar 07-09, 2018
  • Bisht, R. S., Pathak, P.M. and Panigrahi, S.K., 2018. Experimental investigations on permanent magnet based wheel mechanism for safe navigation of climbing robot. Procedia computer science133, pp.377-384.
  • Bisht, R. S., Pathak, P.M. and Panigrahi, S.K., 2018, September. Development of Magnetic Adhesion Based Wheel-Driven Climbing Machine for Ferrous Surface Applications. In ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (pp. V001T04A016-V001T04A016), American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Bisht, R. S., Panigrahi, S.K., Kumar, D., Kumar, N., Kumar, P., Ali, S.S. and Chourasia, A., 2020. Dynamic Analysis of Mini Climbing Crane. In Recent Trends in Wave Mechanics and Vibrations (pp. 259-269). Springer, Singapore.
  • Bisht R S, Pathak P M, Panigrahi S K. Development of a Climbing Robot Based on Multi-suction Cups Mounted on Timing Belt Mechanism. In Mechanism and Machine Science 2021 (pp. 657-669). Springer, Singapore. (Online ISBN978-981-15-4477-4)
  • Krishna A, Bisht R S, Panigrahi S K. Dynamic Modelling and Payload Response Analysis of a 3-D Overhead Gantry Crane. In Advances in Systems Engineering 2021 (pp. 189-198). Springer, Singapore. (Online ISBN978-981-15-8025-3)
  • Bisht R S, Panigrahi S K, Singh S, Kumar D, Yadav S. Design analysis of a machine for manufacturing of bricks from industrial waste: simulations and experiments. International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing (IJIDeM). 2021 Oct 18:1-0.
  • Singh S, Chourasia A, Bisht R S, Yadav S. Thermal and acoustic performance of cement fibreboard and bamboo buildings. IJEMS, Vol.28(5), 2021.
  • Bisht R S, Pathak P M, Panigrahi S K. Design analysis of electro-adhesive mechanism for wall-climbing robot. Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines. 2022 Jan 10:1-8.
  • Bisht R S, Pathak P M, Panigrahi S K. Design and development of a glass façade cleaning robot. Mechanism and Machine Theory. 2022 Feb 1; 168:104585.
  • Bisht, R. S., Pathak, P.M. and Panigrahi, S.K., 2022. Modelling, simulation and experimental validation of wheel and arm locomotion based wall-climbing robot. Robotica, pp.1-37.
  • Singh, S., Maiti, S., Bisht, R.S., Balam, N.B., Solanki, R., Chourasia, A. and Panigrahi, S.K., 2022. Performance behaviour of agro-waste based gypsum hollow blocks for partition walls. Scientific Reports, 12(1), pp.1-16.
  • Nitesh Malviya, Ravindra Bisht, Kanti Solanki and Akhilesh Rathore. Design, Development and Trials of a Miniature Whegs Wall-climbing Robot for Ferrous Structures, IMME 2022, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad.
  • Ravindra Singh Bisht, Kanti Lal Solanki, Dinesh Kumar, Sameer, Soraj Kumar Panigrahi, Narendra Kumar, Ajay Chourasia. “Affordable modular mobile crane for multistorey construction”, Proceeding on Innovative and Sustainable Materials & Technologies (ISCMT-2023),  6th Jan 2023, Indian Habitat Center, New Delhi.

Scientific Books / Book Chapters: 04


Patents filed / granted: 01

  • R. S. Bisht, P. M. Pathak, S. K. Panigrahi, “A hybrid robotic device and method for climbing with multiple degrees of freedom” Application no: 201911052507, Date of filing: 18 Dec. 2019, Date of publishing: 15 June, 2021.

Product Developed: 04


Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
MHRD scholarshipMHRDM.Tech2008 - 2010
Young scientist awardUttarakhand state council for science and technology (UCOST-2013)Best oral presentation2013
Diamond Jubilee Technology AwardDirector, CSIR-CBRIBest Technology Award2018
Young Scientist jury award (second)IISF-2019Best poster presentation2019
Diamond Jubilee Technology AwardDirector, CSIR-CBRIBest Technology Award2020
Professional Experience:

Research and Development experience since August, 2010 in the areas of  Design and development of construction machinery/ robotics at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee.

Teaching experience in AcSIR since Academic Year 2018-19 for teaching the following subjects:

  • Automation in Building Construction
  • Optimization Techniques