I am Akshet Patel

MSc Robotics and Computation - University College London (UCL), BTech in Mechatronics Engineering - Manipal University Jaipur, Roboticist, ROS Developer, Researcher

Name: Akshet Patel

Profile: Roboticist, ROS Developer, Researcher

Email: akshetp.ap@gmail.com

Phone: +44 7570321537

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About Me

I completed my MSc in Robotics and Computation at the University College London (UCL), UK having completed my Bachelor of Technology (BTech) focused in Mechatronics Engineering from Manipal University Jaipur, India.

I love to play the Guitar, Flute and Keyboard, and I actively participate in football and cricket matches, which keeps me physically active.

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Education

My Master's and Bachelor's Education


University College London (UCL)

London, United Kingdom

Master of Science (MSc) - Robotics and Computation

September 2022 - September 2023

Focused on:
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Virtual Environments
  • Robotic Systems Engineering
  • Robotic Control Theory and Systems
  • Robotic Sensing, Manipulation and Interaction
  • Robot Vision and Navigation
  • Machine Vision
  • Applied Deep Learning

Dissertation: Chemical Source Estimation and Localisation using Active Deep Reinforcement Learning

Supervisors: Dr Zhongguo Li, Dr Simon Julier


Manipal University Jaipur

Jaipur, India

Bachelor of Technology - Mechatronics Engineering; GPA: 9.76/10

July 2018 - July 2022

Focused on:
  • Engineering Mathematics (I, II, III, IV)
  • Theory of Machines
  • Control Systems
  • Mechatronics System Design
  • Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
  • PLC
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Robot Path Planning and Control
  • Artificial Intelligence

Dissertation: TeleSurgery: A Proof of Concept

Supervisors: Assoc Prof Cai Yiyu, Dr Princy Randhawa

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PROJECTS

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RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

5

PARTICIPATED IN COMPETITIONS

4

AWARDS & HONOURS

My Projects

A Glimpse of my Projects

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My LinkedIn Content Journey
October 2023 - Present

Research Publications

My Research Publications and Contributions

Experiences

My Academic & Professional Journey

Sunsynk Limited, United Kingdom

Controls and Software Engineer

  • My former company Smart Power Systems was acquired by Sunsynk Limited on March 01, 2024.
  • Controls, Python, APIs, GCP, OCPP, S7-1200 and ET200SP PLCs
  • Energy Management System (EMS)
  • EV Charger Management System

Manager: Dr Ian Chilvers

National Institue of Technology, Patna, India

Robot Operating System (ROS) Intern

  • Worked with Quad-SDK, a ROS-based full-stack software framework for agile quadrupedal locomotion
  • Explored a suite of visualization and data-processing tools for rapid development

Supervisor: Dr Gagan Deep Meena

Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Visiting Student Researcher (IndiaConnect@NTU)

  • Developed the Proof of Concept for TeleSurgery using Virtual Reality and Robotics via Robot Operating System (ROS) and deployed it on the Meta Quest Headset.

Supervisors: Assoc Prof Cai Yiyu, Dr Princy Randhawa

National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) - CSIR, India

Project Intern

  • Developed a Robot Operating System (ROS) package to create the Bathymetric Map of the seabed by the data captured by the Doppler Velocity Log (DVL) sensor.

Supervisors: Mrs. Nagvekar M Surekha, Sh. Pramod Kumar Maurya, Dr Raja Rout

Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada

MITACS Globalink Research Intern 2021

  • Conducted extensive research on securing the Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy Networks using Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA3) and the use cases of the MQTT Protocol under the guidance of my host professor from Lakehead University, Canada.

Supervisors: Dr Gautam Srivastava

InfoSuccess3D, Athens, Greece

AR/VR Intern

  • Trained to use Unity3D and C# language to create a 2D game and an AR application, 'AR Virus App Simulator' to visualize the spread of coronavirus in real-time in 3D space and contributed to a research paper on the same.


Supervisors: Mr Konstantinos Tsaramirsis

The SmartBridge, Hyderabad, India

IoT Intern

  • Developed a Smart Agriculture System using IoT and IBM Cloud services for farmers to remotely analyze sensor data and control motors from anywhere, empowering them to manage their farms remotely with internet connectivity.


Supervisors: Team SmartBridge

Achievements and Honours

My Personal & Academic Achievements and Invited Talks

Tech Workshop on IoT and Robotics

Tech Workshop on IoT and Robotics

Date: April 25, 2021

Recording Link: Watch on YouTube

Invited by: ISA Manipal & ISA MUJ Chapter

Achievement 2

Mini Workshop on AR/VR

Achievement 4

Represented Manipal University Jaipur at ISA TOTAL 2021

Achievement 10

Invited Talk on Understanding MITACS & Sharing my Experience

Date: September 19, 2021

Invited by: BrightGrads, Vishwakarma Institute Of Technology

Achievement 5

Invited Talk on 'All About IndiaConnect@NTU' by VJTI, Mumbai

Date: October 30, 2021

Recording Link: Watch on Request

Invited by: Society of Robotics and Automation, VJTI

Achievement 3

Podcast Episode with BelkIoT

Date: November, 2021

Spotify Link: Listen to the Episode

Invited by: Mr. Sai Prakash Belkeri

Achievement 6

Invited for 'Tea with the President, Dr. G K Prabhu', Manipal University Jaipur

Date: July 20, 2022

Invited by: Leadership, Manipal University Jaipur

Achievement 7

Gold Medallist, Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Manipal University Jaipur

Achievement 8

Recipient of President's Gold Medal for Excellence in Research, Manipal University Jaipur

Achievement 9

Invited Talk on Understanding MITACS & Research Internships by Varchasva

Date: September 11, 2022

Recording Link: Watch on YouTube

Invited by: Varchasva, Manipal University Jaipur

Achievement 12

Invited Talk on A Guide to Crack NTU Research Internship by TechClub SSN

Date: January 21, 2023

Recording Link: Watch on YouTube

Invited by: TechClub SSN

Achievement 14

Invited Guest Speaker at Manipal University Jaipur, India

Date: October 06, 2023

Recording Link: Watch a major Snippet

Invited by: ISA MUJ Chapter,
Department of Mechatronics,
Directorate of Alumni Relations,
Directorate of International Collaborations

Achievement 17

Invited Talk on Introduction to Robotics by IIIT Kottayam

Date: February 10, 2024

Invited by: BetaLabs IIITKottayam

Achievement 19

Podcast on How to Find Your Path in Robotics by Kinematic Conversations

Date: February 29, 2024

YouTube: Watch the episode.

Spotify: Listen to the episode.

Invited by: Ilir Aliu

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