Kannan Lakshminarayan

Professor of Practice

Engineering Design ,

2018-present: Professor of Practice

Founder Director at Motorz Design and Manufacturing Private Limited

Founder and Managing Trustee, @ Fractal Foundation

https://ed.iitm.ac.in/adjfaculty.html

Research Areas

  • Manufacturing Engineering


Selected Journal Publications

  • A note on the synthesis and dissimilar function-cognates of the RSSR and RCR0CR mechanisms K.Ch Butchi Raju ., K Lakshminarayana ., Article Mechanism and Machine Theory, Volume 22, Year 1987, Pages 225-230 DOI:10.1016/0094-114X(87)90005-X  


  • A note on dwell-cam follower-motion synthesis K Lakshminarayana ., B.N Kumar ., Article Mechanism and Machine Theory, Volume 22, Year 1987, Pages 65-70 DOI:10.1016/0094-114X(87)90077-2  


  • Function cognates of the RSRC mechanism K.Ch Butchi Raju ., K Lakshminarayana ., Article Mechanism and Machine Theory, Volume 22, Year 1987, Pages 141-145 DOI:10.1016/0094-114X(87)90037-1  


  • Function-cognate mechanisms: General theory and application  K Lakshminarayana ., K.Ch Butchi Raju ., Article Mechanism and Machine Theory, Volume 20, Year 1985, Pages 389-397 


  • STUDIES ON THE SYNTHESIS OF THE SPATIAL RSCR CRANK-ROCKER MECHANISM. Balaji Rao L. Conference Paper  I, Year 1984, Pages 317-320

Research Projects

Inventor of

• Four patented inventions related to automated currency dispensation

• One patented invention related to staple-fibre carding

• One patented innovation related to yarn reeling

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2014 - Distinguished Alumnus Award, IIT M