Prof. Subir Kumar Saha

Project Director IHFC


Prof. Subir Kumar Saha, is a 1983 Mechanical Engineering graduate from RE College (Now NIT), Durgapur, India, completed his M. Tech from IIT Kharagpur, India, and Ph. D from McGill University, Canada. He has held a 4 year stint with Toshiba Corporation’s R&D Center in Japan, post which he has been with IIT Delhi since 1996.
He is actively engaged in teaching, research, and technology transfer. He is the brain behind the establishment of the Mechatronics Laboratory at IIT Delhi in 2001, and contributed significantly in the development of the Programme for Autonomous Robotics Prof. Saha’s “Introduction to Robotics” is the go to book for learning robotics, and developed RoboAnalyzer software. He has several books on Robotics and Mechantronics under his kitty which makes his the dream mentor for a project like DRL and it is our hon our to have him amongst us to guide us. Prof. Saha is the Vice-President (Academic) of The Robotics Society (formally known as Robotics Society of India), and National judge of the DD-Robocom competitions in India since 2005 as well on the panel of judges on the International ABU Robocon in 2022.