Kartik Ramachandruni

I am a 2nd Year PhD student in Robotics (Interactive Computing department) at the Georgia Institute of Technology. I am advised by Prof. Sonia Chernova as part of the Robot Autonomy and Interactive Learning (RAIL) lab. My long-term research interest lies in enabling robot agents to execute real-world tasks with minimal human instruction in novel, unstructured environments.

I graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur with a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, after which I worked as a robotics researcher for two years at the Tata Research and Innovation labs in Bangalore, India.

I am actively looking for research internships in Summer 2023!

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I am currently working on a semantic reasoning framework that determines a tidy configuration of objects for a tabletop rearrangement task. In addition to extending my current work, I am highly interested in working on developing semantic reasoning frameworks for other long-horizon robot task planning applications. I have previously worked on research projects in human-robot collaborative task planning and vision-based imitation learning.

Attentive Task-Net: Self Supervised Task-Attention Network for Imitation Learning using Video Demonstration
Kartik Ramachandruni, Madhu Vankadari, Anima Majumder, Samrat Dutta, Swagat Kumar
ICRA'20 | Abstract

Vision-based control of UR5 robot to track a moving object under occlusion using Adaptive Kalman Filter
Kartik Ramachandruni, Shivam Jaiswal, Suril V. Shah

Design and source code from Jon Barron's website