• Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Morris E. Foster Faculty Fellow II
  • Affiliated Faculty, Computer Science & Engineering
Vinayak Krishnamurthy

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University – 2015
  • M.Sc., Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India – 2010
  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India – 2006

Research Interests

    • Geometric & Topological Modeling
    • Computational Fabrication
    • Tangible Interactions and Haptics
    • Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality
    • Intelligent User Interfaces for Design Ideation
    • Cognitive Assistance for Creativity Support
    • Computer Vision for Robot Perception

Awards & Honors

  • 2023 ASME Computer-Aided Product and Process Development (CAPPD) Technical Committee Best Paper Award
  • 2023 CPDM Ambassador for contributions to Design Research and Education, Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
  • 2022 ASME Computer-Aided Product and Process Development (CAPPD) Technical Committee Best Paper Award
  • 2021 ASME CIE Young Engineer Award
  • 2021 NSF CAREER Award
  • 2019 Winner of the ACM Student Research Competition at SIGGRAPH
  • 2018 Peggy L. and Charles L. Brittan Teaching Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
  • 2012 All-Conference Best Paper Award, ASME IDETC/CIE

Selected Publications

  • Shantanu Vyas, Ting-Ju Chen, Jay Woodword, Vinayak Krishnamurthy, Reflect-Express-Transform: Investigating Speech-based Iterative Digital Design for Young Designers, ASME Journal of Computing & Information Science in Engineering, Jun 2023, 23(3): 030905, https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4062230
  • Abhijeet Singh Raina, Ronak R. Mohanty, Abhirath Bhuvanesh, Divya Prabha J., Manohar Swaminathan, Vinayak Krishnamurthy, Pointing Tasks using Spatial Audio on Smartphones for People with Vision Impairments, ASME Journal of Computing & Information Science in Engineering, doi: https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4062426
  • Riddhi Adhikari, Karim ElSeyed, Ergun Akleman, Jitesh Panchal, Vinayak Krishnamurthy, SplitCode: Voronoi-based Error Exaggeration for Authentication of Manufactured Parts, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Volume 65, 2022, Pages 605-621, ISSN 0278-6125, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmsy.2022.10.005
  • Vinayak Krishnamurthy, Laxmi Poudel, Matthew Ebert, Daniel Weber, Rencheng Wu, Wenchao Zhou, Ergun Akleman, Zhenghui Sha, LayerLock: Layer-wise Collision-free Multi-Robot Additive Manufacturing Using Topologically Interlocked Space-Filling Shapes, Computer-Aided Design, Computer-Aided Design, Volume 152, 2022, 103392, ISSN 0010-4485
  • Shantanu Vyas, Ting-Ju Chen, Ronak Mohanty, Peng Jiang and Vinayak Krishnamurthy, Latent Embedded Graphs for Image and Shape Interpolation, Computer-Aided Design, Volume 140, 2021, 103091, ISSN 0010-4485, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2021.103091