Akshay Nagarajan

Roboticist, Educator, Maker in Kerala, India

Akshay Nagarajan

Roboticist, Educator, Maker in Kerala, India

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Akshay Nagarajan is a researcher at Ammachi Labs, the robotics and computer human interaction research center at Amrita University. He has a keen interest in haptics, technology enhanced learning and skill development and of late - introducing learning through making in schools, that has been the main theme of much of his work. He has a Bachelors degree in Instrumentation engineering and a Masters degree in Robotics and Automation. He has over nine years of experience designing haptic simulators for vocational skill training and assessment, robotic systems for search and rescue operations and physical rehabilitation. The newest and most exciting work is creating resources and curriculum for introducing tinkering and maker education in rural schools and to village children. He is also the founding member of the makerspace at Amrita University.

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  • #makereducation
  • #makerspaces
  • #designthinking
  • #hapticsimulators
  • Work
    • Ammachi Labs
  • Education
    • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham