Welcome! Thank you for visiting my website.

My name is Siddarth Kumar. I am currently a graduate student (PhD) at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. 

I work in the field of biomechanics (of Touch) at the MIT Touch Lab (known more formally as the Laboratory for Human and Machine Haptics)

Welcome! Thank you for visiting my website.

My name is Siddarth Kumar. I am a graduate student (PhD) at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. Before coming to MIT, I finished my undergraduate studies at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), at Delhi. I am a resident of New Delhi, India and have lived there most of my life. 

My research interests include studies on the biomechanics of touch, micro fabrication, soft lithography and the development of rehabilitation tools for the disabled.

I am a also Graduate Research Assistant at the MIT Touch Lab (known more formally as the Laboratory of Human and Machine Haptics)

 

 

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Updates

Mar 25: Paper accepted to JSET

Mar 1: Paper accepted to IEEE World Haptics 2011

Feb 1: Paper accepted to ASME Turboexpo 2011

Oct 23: Patent Application Rated to file

 

 

 

 

The Laboratory of Human and Machine Haptics

The lab conducts research in multiple disciplines including skin biomechanics, tactile neuroscience, human-computer interfaces, haptic aids for the blind among others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Siddarth Kumar siddarth@mit.edu MIT TouchLab 50 Vassar Street, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA 02139-4307 Tel:(617) 253 8503