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Dr. Rudranarayan Mukherjee is a Research Technologist and Group Leader in the Robotics Modeling and Simulation group at the Robotics and Mobility Systems section at JPL. His primary role at JPL is to develop new technologies and find opportunities to apply them in flight missions. He was a two-term, elected member of the ASME International Technical Committee on Multibody Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics (TC-MSND) where he has been Program Chair for ASME IDETC 2015 and organizer of various symposia over the last 10 years. He enjoys, among other things, leading cross discipline technical teams, solving detailed and system level problems, formulating new concepts and implementing them, and finding resources to pursue good ideas.
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2007)
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2002)
B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering
University of Pune, India (2000)