The Industry 4.0 compliant digital manufacturing research labs have been setup in the Central workshop BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus. The facilities include specialized laboratories for Metrology, Sustainable manufacturing, I4.0 enabling technologies like AR, Additive manufacturing and learning factory etc. The facility is developed with across a area of 1500sq.ft with computer facility for research activities.
The joint project of TU BS and BITS Pilani, JInGEL was initiated in January 2016 with FESTO as industrial partner
The metrology laboratory at BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus is an advanced industry 4.0 complaint research laboratory for quality assessment.
SM Lab developed in the Central Workshop, BITS Pilani consists of software for life-cycle assessment.
Dr. Kuldip Singh
Shri B K Birla and Shrimati Sarala Birla Chair Professor
Senior Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department
Chief, Workshop Unit
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Dr. Kuldip Singh Sangwan is a Senior Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani), Pilani campus. He is the recipient of prestigious Shri B. K. Birla and Shrimati Sarala Birla Chair Professorship. He has supervised 11 PhDs, edited four books, and authored more than 160 research papers, in addition to a large number of undergraduate theses and graduate dissertations.
Currently one post-doc and eight PhD scholars are working under his supervision/co-supervision. He has collaborative projects worth more than 7.6 crore INR with international agencies, industry, and Indian Government agencies. Professor Sangwan found a place in the ‘top 2% world scientists’ list by Stanford University researchers in the field of Industrial Engineering and Automation published in 2020.
Integrated and Green Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Cyber Physical Systems Digitalization in Manufacturing
Flexible Manufacturing Systems
Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance
Resource Efficiency in Machining
Application of Artificial Intelligence in design of manufacturing systems