Purdue SMART Lab Team


Manoj Raj Penmetcha

  Purdue University, 2016 - present (Technology)
Ph.D. Student
M.S. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, 2012
Thesis: Exploring the Effectiveness of Robotics as a Vehicle for Computational Thinking
Advisor: Alejandra J. Magana
B.S. Osmania University, Hyderabad, India 2010 (Information Technology)

Current Research:

    Cloud Robotics - My research interests include designing Cloud-Based Robotic Architecture, Web-Based Robotic Applications, Task Offloading/distribution and Security in Cloud Networked Robotics, and Telepresence Robot Applications.

  • Manoj Penmetcha, Shyam Sundar Kannan and Byung-Cheol Min, "Smart Cloud: Scalable Cloud Robotic Architecture for Web-powered Multi-Robot Applications", arXiv:1912.02927 [cs.RO], December, 2019
  • Manoj Penmetcha, Shaocheng Luo, Arabinda Samantaray, J. Eric Dietz, Baijian Yang and Byung-Cheol Min, "Computer Vision-based Algae Removal Planner for Multi-robot Teams", 2019 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC), Bari, Italy, October 6-9, 2019.
  • Manoj Penmetcha, Arabinda Samantaray, and Byung-Cheol Min, "SmartResponse: Emergency and Non-Emergency Response for Smartphone based Indoor Localization applications", HCI International 2017 - Poster Extended Abstract, Vancouver, Canada, 9-14 July, 2017.
  • Camilo Vieira, Manoj Penmetcha, Alejandra J. Magana and Eric T. Matson, "Computational Thinking as a Practice of Representation: A Proposed Learning and Assessment Framework", Journal of Computational Science Education, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp. 21-30, 2016.
  • Manoj Penmetcha, "Exploring the effectiveness of robotics as a vehicle for computational thinking", Masters Dissertation, Purdue University, 2012.

    mpenmetc at purdue dot edu