Rituparna Datta

Project Scientist

SMSS Lab

IIT Kanpur, Kanpur 208016

email: rdatta@iitk.ac.in

 

 

Rituparna Datta is a project scientist in SMSS lab, IIT Kanpur. Prior to that he was a post-doctoral fellow in INRIA, France and postdoctoral research fellow with the Robot Intelligence Technology (RIT) Laboratory, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) since September 2014.


He earned his Ph.D in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and thereafter worked as a Project Scientist in Smart Materials, Structures and Systems Lab, IIT Kanpur.


His current research work involves investigation of Evolutionary Algorithms based approaches to constrained optimization, applying multi-objective optimization in engineering design problems, memetic algorithms, derivative free optimization and robotics. He is a member of ACM, IEEE and IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He was invited to give lectures in foreign universities including at the Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Dublin in Ireland, Delft University of Technology (TUDELFT), Delft in the Netherlands, University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth in Australia, University of Minho, Portugal, University of Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, University of Coimbra, Portugal, and IIT Kanpur, India. He is a regular reviewer of IEEE transactions on evolutionary computation, journal of applied soft computing, journal of engineering optimization, journal of the franklin institute, international journal of computer systems in science and engineering and was in the program committee of 2014 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2014), iNaCoMM2013, GECCO 2013, GECCO 2012, GECCO 2011, eighth international conference on Simulated Evolution And Learning (SEAL 2010), international conference on molecules to materials (ICMM-06), and some Indian conferences.
He has also chaired session in ACODS 2014 and UKIERI Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring 2012, GECCO 2011, IICAI 2011 to name a few and was in the organization committee and editorial board in some conferences and chief editor for a national conference during his master's study.


He was awarded international travel grant (Young Scientist), from Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, in July 2011 and June 2012. Moreover, travel grant from Queensland University, Australia, June 2012, GECCO Student Travel Grant, ACM, New York, USA. 

Publications

Book Publication


R. Datta & K. Deb. (Eds.) (2015). Evolutionary Constrained Optimization. Springer, Infosys Science Foundation Series.

 

Book Chapter Publication


R. Datta and K. Deb. Evolutionary Constrained Optimization: A Hybrid Approach. in R. Datta and K. Deb (eds.) Evolutionary Constrained Optimization, Springer (Infosys Science Foundation Series), 2015, ISBN : 978-81-322-2183-8.


R.M. Pant, P.K. Nema and R. Datta. Role of entrepreneurship in fruit and vegetable processing sector: perspectives of North-Eastern Region of India. In G.P. Prasain (eds.) Entrepreneurship and Small Scale Industries, Akansha, 2006, xix, 413 p, tables, ISBN : 81-8370-015-2.

Journal Publications


R. Datta, A. Jain & B. Bhattacharya. A Piezoelectric Model based Multi-Objective Optimization of Robot Gripper Design. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, (Accepted).


A. Pandey, R. Datta & B. Bhattacharya. Topology optimization of compliant structures and mechanisms using constructive solid geometry for 2-d and 3-d applications. Soft Computing, DOI: 10.1007/s00500-015-1845-8.


R. Datta, S. Pradhan & B Bhattacharya. Analysis and Design Optimization of a Robotic Gripper using Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1,1 DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2015.2437847.


R. Datta & K. Deb. Uniform Adaptive Scaling of Equality and Inequality Constraints Within Hybrid Evolutionary-cum-Classical Optimization. Soft Computing, DOI:10.1007/s00500-015-1646-0.


K. Deb & R. Datta. A Bi-objective Constrained Optimization Algorithm using a Hybrid Evolutionary and Penalty Function Approach. In: Engineering Optimization, Volume 45, Issue 3, 2013, 503–527, DOI: 10.1080/0305215X.2012.685074.


K. Deb & R. Datta. Hybrid Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization and Analysis of Machining Operations. In: Engineering Optimization, Volume 44, Issue 6, 2012, 685–706, DOI:10.1080/0305215X.2011.604316.


S. Samanta, S. Singh & R. Datta. Experimental Methods for Determining Minimum Film Thickness Inside Journal Bearing. In: Manufacturing Technology Today (MTT), vol. 5, issue 4, April- 2006, ISSN:0972-7396.


R. M. Pant & R. Datta. Industrial Development in Arunachal Pradesh: Some Insights from the Past for Better Future Prospects. Arunachal Review, Vol.VI, No.13, March-May, 2005.

 

Conference Publications


R. Datta, S. Pradhan & B. Bhattacharya. Analysis of a Seven Link Robot Gripper with an Integrated Piezoelectric Actuation System. In: Proceedings of the The 13th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2014), December 10-12, 2014, Singapore.


A. Jain, R. Datta & B. Bhattacharya. Unified Minimalistic Modelling of Piezoelectric Stack Actuators for Engineering Applications. In: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications (RiTA-2014), November 6-8, Beijing, China.


S-J Ryu, R. Datta & J-H Kim. Dual Multiobjective Quantum-inspired Evolutionary Algorithm for a Sensor Arrangement in a 2D Environment. In: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications (RiTA-2014), November 6-8, Beijing, China.


V. Chaturvedi, R. Datta & B. Bhattacharya. Design and Analysis of a Vibration Isolation System Based on Four-bar Mechanism Integrated with Shape Memory Alloy Wire. In: Proceedings of the The 2014 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI2014), March 10-13, 2014, Las Vegas, USA.


S. Satpal, R. Datta, V. Chaturvedi & B. Bhattacharya. Design and experimentation on passive vibration isolation systems using PZT- PDMS composite and a shape memory alloy wire integrated mechanism. In: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems (ACODS 2014), March 13-15, 2014, IIT Kanpur, India.


R. Datta & K. Deb. Individual Penalty Based Constraint handling Using a Hybrid Bi-Objective and Penalty Function Approach. In: Proceedings of the Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2013), June 20-23, 2013, Cancun, Mexico.

 R. Datta, MF Costa, K. Deb & A Gaspar-Cunha. Hybrid Evolutionary and Pattern search Method for Global Nonlinear constrained Optimization In: Proceedings of the Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2013), June 20-23, 2013, Cancun, Mexico.


R. Datta & K. Deb. An Adaptive Normalization based Constrained Handling Methodology with Hybrid Bi-Objective and Penalty Function Approach. In: Proceedings of the Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2012), June 10-15, 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

R. Datta, M. S. Bittermann, K. Deb & O Ciftcioglu. Probabilistic Constraint Handling in the Framework of Joint Evolutionary-Classical Optimization with Engineering Applications. In: Proceedings of the Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2012), June 10-15, 2012, Brisbane, Australia.


A. Majumder & R. Datta. Fitness Function Evaluation of parallel transmitted tomographic image Reconstruction using Genetic Algorithms. In: Proceedings of 5th Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI 2011) December 14-16, 2011, Tumkur, India.


R. Datta & K. Deb. Multi-Objective Design and Analysis of Robot Gripper Configurations Using an Evolutionary-Classical Approach. In: Proceedings of 2011 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011) July 12-16, 2011, Dublin / Ireland.


R. Datta & K. Deb. A Bi-objective Based Hybrid Evolutionary-Classical Algorithm for Handling Equality Constraints. In: Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6576 April 2011, Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization, 6th International Conference, EMO 2011, Ouro Preto, Brazil, April 5-8, 2011.


R. Datta. Constrained Engineering Design Optimization Using a Hybrid Bi-objective Evolutionary-Classical Methodology. In: Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6457 Springer 2010, Simulated Evolution And Learning, Eighth International Conference on, SEAL 2010, Kanpur, India, December 01-04, 2010.


K. Deb & R. Datta. A Fast and Accurate Solution of Constrained Optimization Problems Using a Hybrid Bi-Objective and Penalty Function Approach. In: Proceedings of the Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2010), July 18-23, 2010, Barcelona, Spain.


R. Datta & A. Majumder. Optimization of Turning Process Parameters using Multi-objective Evolutionary algorithm. In: Proceedings of the Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2010), July 18-23, 2010, Barcelona, Spain.


A. Saha, R. Datta & K. Deb. Hybrid Gradient Projection based Genetic Algorithms for Constrained Optimization. In: Proceedings of the Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2010), July 18-23, 2010, Barcelona, Spain.


R. Datta & K. Deb. A Classical-cum-Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization for Optimal Machining Parameters. In: World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing (NABIC) 2009, IEEE Press.


K. Deb, S. Lele, & R. Datta. A Hybrid Evolutionary Multi-objective and SQP Based Procedure for Constrained Optimization. In: Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4683 Springer 2007, Advances in Computation and Intelligence, Second International Symposium, ISICA 2007, Wuhan, China, September 21-23, 2007.


R. Datta, R. Sahni & M. Patel. Artificial Intelligence & Expert Systems: An overview. In: The proceedings of National conference on Advances in CAD/ CAM Technology, NITTTR, Chandigarh, Punjab, 22-24 Mar, 2006.


S. Samanta, G. Goel, S. Goel & R. Datta. Improvement of the Mechanical Properties-An Overview of the Heat Treatment. In: The proceedings of International Conference on Molecules to Materials, ICMM-2006, SLIET, Longowal, Punjab, 3-4 Mar, 2006.


H. Sankhla, R. Datta, M. Patel & Sutanu Samanta. Hot Arc Welding Process: An overview. In: The proceedings of the National Symposium on welding Technology, SLIET, Longowal, Punjab, 24-25 Feb, 2006.