NameRavindra Singh Bisht
Date of Birth01.12.1985,
Present DesignationSr. 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


a) Main Area of SpecializationSolid Mechanics and Mechanical Systems Design
b) Sub-area of SpecializationConstruction machinery, robotics, simulation

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

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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. (author: jogender kumar received young scientist award for best poster presentation)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters: 03
  • Patents filed / granted: 01
  • 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)Best oral presentation2013
Diamond Jubilee Technology AwardDirector, CSIR-CBRIBest Technology Award2018
Young Scientist jury award (second)IISF-2019Best poster presentation2019
Professional Experience:

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