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Shabarish Purushothaman Pillai

PhD Student Fellow
Artificial and Mechanical Intelligence
Research center

Shabarish received his bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering at the SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India in 2019, after developing his thesis work "Four Degrees-of-freedom Pneumatically actuated Bipedal Robot".

He received his master degree in Design Engineering in 2022 from Politecnico di Milano. His thesis work "Application of additive manufacturing in oncology : a study in development of patient-specific devices"  concerned the development of a methodology to generate patient-specific devices for treatment and post-treatment care for radiological treatment of cancer. The thesis was carried out in collaboration with European Institute of Oncology.

He has been part of the iRonCub team at the Artificial and Mechanical Intelligence research line as a Research Fellow since July 2023, working on hardware design aspects of the iRonCub robot.


Title: MSc in Design Engineering
Institute: Politecnico di Milano
Location: Milan
Country: Italy
From: 2019 To: 2022

Title: BTech in Mechanical Engineering
Institute: SRM Institute of Science and Technology
Location: Chennai
Country: India
From: 2015 To: 2019

Experience External

Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Institute: Conf Industries SrL
Location: Brescia
Country: Italy
From: 2022 To: 2023

Title: Graduate Student Researcher
Institute: European Institute of Oncology, Italy
Location: Milan
Country: Italy
From: 2021 To: 2022