Manoj Srinivasan

Manoj Srinivasan

Manoj Srinivasan

Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

614 688-4671

E340 Scott Laboratory, Peter L&C
201 W. 19th Ave.
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Human and Robot Learning
  • Legged Locomotion
  • Biomechanics


  • B.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 2000
  • Ph.D. Cornell University, 2006
  • Princeton University, Post-Doctoral Researcher, 2006-2009

Manoj Srinivasan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests include understanding the movement of things: humans, other animals and machines, obtaining a simple and tractable, yet complete, theory of legged locomotion and sensorimotor control in humans and other animals and a mixture of mathematics, modeling, computation and experiments. Manoj received a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras and received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2006. He was a post-doctoral researcher from 2006-2009 at Princeton University and a lecturer in 2007. He won the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2013. 

Research Interests:

  • Sensorimotor Control
  • Optimality
  • Numerical Optimal Control
  • Walking, Running
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Rigid Body Mechanics
  • Robotics
  • Muscle Mechanics
  • Friction Mechanics
  • Rolling Contact

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