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Engineering Mechanical

Brampton, Ontario, L6W 3B7, Canada
August 30, 2018

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Satwinder Singh

** ****** *****

Brampton, Ontario

Phone No. : +1-365-***-****

Industry Experience

Research Scientist, Biomedical Engineering (Ltd.) HK, Hong Kong April 2017 March 2018

Key Role and Responsibilities:

Provided design input (using CAD models) for surgical robotics platform

Designed and performed experiments, theoretical modelling, collected and analyzed data

Drafting and preparation of engineering protocols and reports on design verification, product evaluation and performance tests, etc.,

Drafting of academic paper publications, technical media releases based on research outcomes of the research and engineering teams

Attended animal and Cadaver trials for design analysis

Research Experience

Post Doc, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy April 2018 (August 2018)

Project Undertaken

Multifunctional end effector for da-Vinci Surgical robot

Contribution: Design of finger-tip having two or more sensors/tools

Kinematic analysis of tendon driven three-finger end-effector

Identification of applications for the possible usage of designed tool

Prior art search and draft of patent applications

Drawings preparation for 3-D metal printing

Research Associate, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, March 2016 April 2017

Projects Undertaken

MRI compatible Breast Biopsy Robotic Mechanism (HK RGC funding)

Contribution: 3-dof robotic mechanism design

Selection of MRI compatible power transmission components

Prototype development of designed mechanism

A New Tesla Turbine based MRI compatible Pneumatic Actuator

Contribution: Mathematical modelling of the actuator

Design of actuator components

3d-printed prototype development

PhD, Research under the guidance of Dr. Ekta Singla, IIT Ropar, India, Aug 2011 March 2016

Projects Undertaken

Optimal design and analysis of modular manipulator for constrained Environments (DST-SERB funding)

Contribution: Prepare solid works model of parameter-based modules (Architectural plan)

Motor selection for each joint.

Module design according to selected motor.

Stress analysis of the designed modules.

Optimal Design of Task-based Modular Manipulators (ISGR)

Contribution: Prototype development for modular assembly

Modular assembly planning using combinatorics.

Kinematic synthesis using modules for optimal assembly.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, Aug 2011- Dec 2015, SMMEE, IIT Ropar.

UG Engineering Optimization, Introduction to Robotics, Mechatronics, Control engineering lab.

Lecturer, Aug 2010 July 2011, Mechanical Engineering Department, RBIET, Mohali.

UG Kinematics of Machines, Machine design, CAD/CAM, Engineering Drawing.

Guest Lecturer, Aug 2008- July 2010, Applied Science Department, DWIET, Mohali.

UG Engineering drawing.

Lecturer, Dec 2007- July 2008, Mechanical Engineering Department, DIET, Mohali.

UG Kinematics of Machines, Engineering drawing


PhD (Robotics)

Title: Parameters-based Modular Design and Optimal Assembly Planning of Reconfigurable Serial Manipulators for Cluttered Environments (Advisor: Dr. Ekta Singla)

2011 2016, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India.

M. Tech (Design)

Aug 2008 July 2010, PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, India.

B. Tech (Mechanical)

2003 2007, IKG Punjab Technical University Jalandhar, India.

Awards and Scholarships

Institute Fellowship – 2011-2015

Shun Hing Fellowship – 2016-2017

Switch2Product (S2P) – GNB2018 “Innovation in Bioengineering” – June 2018

Journal Publications: 6

Conference Papers: 8

Laboratory Set-Up

Mechatronics and Robotics Lab Set-Up and Upgradation, IIT Ropar, Punjab, India 2011 – 2015.

Design lab and kinematics of machine lab Set-up in RBIET, Mohali.

Administrative Responsibilities

Timetable Incharge in RBIET Mohali (2010-11).

PEC-Fest organizer (2008-09).

Sports- faculty advisor in RBIET Mohali (2010-11).


1.Dr. Ekta Singla

Associate Professor,

Room No.-225, Academic Block

School of Mechanical Materials and Energy Engineering,

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar,



Tel: +91-188*-******

Fax: +91-188*-******

2.Dr. Biji Sredhar

Director of Clinical Affairs and Intellectual Property,

Non-Invasive Surgical Innovations,

Hong Kong


Tel: (852-********

3.Dr David Navarro-Alarcon,

Assistant Professor,

Mechanical Engineering Department,

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Hong Kong


Tel: (852-********

4.Prof. Yun-hui Liu


Room 208, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building

Mechanical and Automation Engineering Department,

The Chinese University of Hong Kong,

Hong Kong


Tel: (852-****-****

Fax: (852-****-****

5.Dr. Vineet Prabhakar


Mechanical Engineering Department,

Rayat and Bahra group of Institutions,

Mohali, India


Tel: +919*********

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