Keval S. Ramani

PhD (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interests:



  • Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), 2020, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), 2015, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • B.E. (Hons.) (Mechanical Engineering), 2012, BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus, India



  • Ramani, K.S., He, C., Tsai, Y., Okwudire, C.E., 2022, "SmartScan: An Intelligent Scanning Approach for Uniform Thermal Distribution, Reduced Residual Stresses and Deformations in PBF Additive Manufacturing," Additive Manufacturing. Vol. 52.

  • Wu, P., Ramani, K.S., Okwudire, C.E., 2021, “Accurate Linear and Nonlinear Model-based Feedforward Deposition Control for Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing,” Additive Manufacturing. Vol. 48.

  • Edoimioya, N., Ramani, K.S., Okwudire, C.E., 2021, "Software Compensation of Undesirable Racking Motion of H-frame 3D Printers using Filtered B-Splines," Additive Manufacturing. Vol. 47.

  • Ramani, K.S., Okwudire, C.E., 2021, “Optimal Selection of Basis Functions for Robust Tracking Control of Uncertain Linear Systems - With Application to 3D Printing”, Transactions of ASME, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control. Vol.143. Issue.10, pp101006-1 to 101006-10.

  • Ramani, K.S., Edoimioya, N., Okwudire, C.E., 2020, "A Robust Filtered Basis Functions Approach for Feedforward Tracking Control – with Application to a Vibration-Prone 3D Printer," IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics. Vol. 25, Issue. 5, pp. 2556-2564.

  • Best Paper Award at the 2022 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2022).

  • Author of finalist (6 among 284 papers) for the 2021 Best Transaction Paper Award for IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics published in the year 2020

  • Co-author of the Best Student Paper Award winning paper at the 2015 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC 2015)

  • Recipient of Goa Scholar 2013-14 by Government of Goa, India, towards MSE degree at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

  • Ranked 5th (among 588 students) in campus and 1st (among 112 students) in ME department for the BE graduating class of 2012

  • Research Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (2020-2021)

  • Graduate Engineer Trainee, Ingersoll Rand, Bangalore, India (2012-2013)

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