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Mrs. Kusuma N

Designation: Scientist E
Centre: Centre for Sensors, Vision Technology and Controls (C-SVTC)
Group: MEMS and Sensors Group / Micro-Nano System Engineering Group
Joining Date: 16-06-1994
Email Id: kusuma[at]cmti[dot]res[dot]in
Office Telephone No: 080-22188323
Mobile No: 9740084892

  • Involved in Research and development activities and Infra structure development in Sensor Technology Development facility (STDF)- Clean-rooms, MEMS Fabrication, MEMS Characterization and Micro system packaging
  • Involved in design and development of MEMS Sensors and Signal conditioning circuit for various applications
  • Involved in design and development of Electrical Controller for Abrasive Flow Finish machine
  • Involved in design and development of Redundant PLC based Electrical Controller for Special purpose machines (Vertical Mixers)
  • Involved in design and development of Windows based standalone DNC Software and Machine Interface Program (MIPCIMAS) for CMTI developed CIMAS CRP software package
  • Involved in design of multi function board and MDI Editor, Parameters Editor, Part program editor, Part program transfer software development, back panel design in PC based CNC System
  • Design, development and testing of Machine Fault Diagnosis module using CNC machine tool vibration in Real-time measurement of machine tool vibration
  • Upgradation of CSurflat software to support current Windows platform, old software works with Windows XP only
  • Course Coordinator and faulty member for in-house and exclusive training programs, Organiser for Conferences and Workshops conducted at CMTI
  • Guided MTech students for their project dissertation from IIT Tirupathi, NITK, SRM College and Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences
  • Guided BTech students for their degree projects and Internship

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (ELECTRONINCS AND COMMUNICATION) (MTECH in Microelectronics (WILP) pursuing II semester in BITS PILANI RAJASTAN)

RESEARCH EXPERTISE:

  • Design, development and testing of PLC based SCADA controlled electrical controller for Abrasive Flow finish machine
  • Design, development and testing of Machine Fault Diagnosis module using CNC machine tool vibration in Real-time measurement of machine tool vibration for adaptive control project
  • Design & development of modules for vibration data acquisition, analysis, prediction of vibration, and optimisation of cutting parameters for adaptive control of machine tool vibration, paper presented

Design of MEMS Displacement Sensors for spindle growth measurement in machine tools and presenting a paper in National Conference AMTDR2010

  • Design and simulation of a piezo resistive MEMS based pressure sensor for measuring the bead seating pressure between rim frame and tire bead, during inflation at static and dynamic conditions, paper presented
  • Design and development of Signal Conditioning Circuit for MEMS based piezo-resistive Pressure sensor for space and defence application
  • “Assembly of MEMS Piezo resistive pressure sensor” – design and testing of Signal conditioning Circuit, Diaphragm design, manufacturing and Oil filling tasks (M/s SCL Chandigarh Sensor die)

Assembly and testing of MEMS Piezo resistive flow sensor with Signal Conditioner (M/s SCL Chandigarh Sensor  die) for ventilator application

Designing, Development and Testing and Installation of

  • DNC System Software in DOS and development of RS232C/RS422 Converter (Line Drivers for RS232C Communication)
  • Machine Monitoring System for Shop Floor Environment in DOS for BEML EM Division and CMTI.
  • Multi Function Board for PC Based CNC System.:- Hardware Interface for Keyboard, Display, MPG using FPGA, RAM/ROM, Flash using DISKON CHIP, Watch Dog Timer and Serial Communication.
  • Single line and Multi line NC Part Program Editor, Machine Parameter Editor, MDI Editor, Parametric Programming for each NC Block in Part program using RTTarget / RTKernel / RTFiles for PC Based CNC System.
  • Standalone software DOCMAGIC for software documentation in PC Based CNC System.
  • Teaching Aids Kits testing (Encoder, Resolver Demo Kit, Analog Fault Finding Kit, Digital Fault Finding Kit).
  • Design and development of Windows based standalone DNC Software using Visual C++.
  • Design and development of Windows based Machine Interface Program (MIPCIMAS) for CMTI developed CIMAS CRP software package using Visual C++.
  • Establishing the Radio DNC System for CNC Part program transfer at NC and Main Workshop
  • Design of Electrical control cabinets, Equipment plates inside the cabinets for Vertical Mixer VM1000 ISRO and VSSC.
  • Preparation of Quality Plan, Assembly & Testing procedures, Electrical schematics, Bill of materials and procurement and testing the all Electrical items used in Vertical Mixer VM1000, ISRO and VSSC.
  • Design, development and testing of Redundant PLC based electric control system for Vertical Mixer VSSC and testing of five numbers of Vertical Mixer VM1000, ISRO.
  • Design, development and testing of PLC based SCADA controlled electrical controller for Abrasive Flow finish machine
  • Design, development and testing of Machine Fault Diagnosis module using CNC machine tool vibration in Real-time measurement of machine tool vibration for adaptive control project
  • Design & development of modules for vibration data acquisition, analysis, prediction of vibration, and optimisation of cutting parameters for adaptive control of machine tool vibration
  • Infrastructure development – Establishment of Clean room of 1000 and 10,000 class at NC Centre for Photo Lithography Lab
  • Equipment processing for MEMS FAB, MEMS Characterisation and MEMS packaging facilities at CMTI
  • Procurement of many MEMS design, analysis and simulation software for MEMS device development at CMTI
  • Design of MEMS Displacement Sensors for spindle growth measurement in machine tools
  • Development of machine fault diagnosis module in Machine Health Management
  • Design & development of modules for vibration data acquisition, analysis, prediction of vibration, and optimisation of cutting parameters for adaptive control of machine tool vibration
  • Design of MEMS Displacement Sensors for spindle growth measurement in machine tools and presenting a paper in National Conference AMTDR2010
  • Kusuma N, Shubarani, P.V.Shashikumar, “Study of Designing methods of MEMS Displacement Sensor for Online Measurement of Spindle Growth in Machine Tools” at AIMTDR 2010, Vizak
  • Kusuma N, Rudra Naik. M, S. M. Murigendrappa, P.V. Shashi Kumar, “Interfacing of MEMS Accelerometer into the PLC for Real-time Health/Condition Monitoring of the CNC Machine”, presente at COPEN-2011, Pune
  • Kusuma N, M.Girish kumar, P.V.Shashikumar “Online and Real-time health monitoring of CNC machine using MEMS accelerometers and Wireless data acquisition module”, presented at NCCM2012, Pune.
  • Bindu madhavi J, Kusuma N, Mervin A Herbert “Design, Analysis and Simulation of MEMS Force Sensor for Anti-Collision Detection in Machine Tools with Mapped Mesh”, presented at AMMMT 2013, Tumkur
  • Megha Agrawal, Kusuma N, S.Usha, P.V.Shashikumar; Design and Development of Micro-Capacitive Pressure Sensor for Aerospace Applications” presented at ADMET Conference organized by Thapar University, Patiala during Feb 2014.
  • Kusuma N, Megha Agrawal, P.V.Shashikumar; “ Investigation on the Influences of Cutting Parameters on Machine Tool Vibration & Surface Roughness in High Precision CNC Milling Machine using MEMS Accelerometer” presented at AIMTDR 2014, December 12th-14th, IIT Guwahati
  • Niranjan Reddy, S. Narashimmulu, Kusuma N, P.J. Mohan Ram, “Novel Method of Measuring Thermal Deformations in a VMC by Retractable Probing System” at AIMTDR-2016, Pune (Paper submitted)
  • Sujit E S, Kusuma N, Hemalatha B “Polysilicon Piezoresistive based MEMS Pressure Sensor: Study of Analytical Solutions for diaphragm and design, analysis & simulation of sensor” presented at International Conference on Communication and Control System Processing ICCSP-2017 IEEE, 6-8 April, 2017, Chennai
  • Sujit E S, Kusuma N, Hemalatha B, Far East Journal Of Electronics And Communications, March 2017 [Submitted]  “Piezoresistive MEMS Pressure sensor for Tire Bead seating pressure measurement: Design, Simulation, Analysis and Fabrication Process”, submitted at Far East Journal Of Electronics And Communications, March 2017
  • Kusuma N, Pradyumna J “ವಿಮಾನ ಚಕ್ರದ ಮಣಿ ಆಸನ ಒತ್ತಡ ಮಾಪನಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಪೈಜೊನಿರೋಧಕ ಸೂ.ವಿ.ಯಾಂ.ವ್ಯ ಆಧಾರಿತ ಒತ್ತಡ ಸಂವೇದಕ: ವಿನ್ಯಾಸ, ವಿಶ್ಲೇಷಣೆ ಮತ್ತು ಫ್ಯಾಬ್ರಿಕೇಶನ್ ಪ್ರಕ್ರಿಯೆ” at National Conference on Aerospace and Defence Technologies (Kannada Conference) at M/s NAL, Bengaluru and won Best Paper ward
  • Hemantkumar Singh, Kusuma N, Harsha S, submitted paper on “Parametric Optimization and Analysis of Pressure Sensor Chip Membrane, using Design of Experiments (DOE)” at NCMST2020 Conference at CMTI, Bengaluru, waiting for Springer journal acceptance.
  • Published about 10 papers in National / International conferences
  • Visited MEMS Fabrication Lab visit at Integrated Micro Electronics (IME), Singapore for 3 days
  • Undergone training at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA for 6 weeks on Vibration Sensor Data Acquisition and Analysis for a R and D project – Real time measurement of machine tool vibration for adaptive control
  • Undergone 1 & ½ days Training on Microlithography operation of Micro Cantilever beam at Lurie Nano fabrication Facility (LNF), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • Undergone training on Mask Writer at CMTI (5 days) & at OEM place M/s Microtech, Palermo, Italy (2 days)
  • Deputed for Pre Delivery Acceptance (PDA) & training on PECVD system at OEM place M/s Elettrorava, Turin, Italy (1 and half weeks)
  • Displayed Abrasive flow finishing machine (AFFM) at IMTEX 2013, 2019 and MHMS at IMTEX 2017 Exhibition
  • Organizing Committee member for a one day Pre-Conference Workshop and 2 days on “Micro Systems Technologies NCMST 2020”.
  • Won Best paper award for Technical paper presentation at National Conference on Aerospace and Defence Technologies (Kannada Conference) at M/s NAL, Bengaluru
  • Involved in infrastructure development of state-of-art Clean-rooms, (MEMS) Micro system Fabrication, Characterisation and Packaging facility at CMTI
  • Involved in design and development of MEMS sensors using new Sensor Technology Development Facility (STDF) such as MEMS Displacement sensor (design), MEMS Pressure Sensor (design, signal conditioning, assembly and packaging)
  • Faculty member for In-house training courses and Exclusive training course on conducted at CMTI
  • Guest lecture delivery on the topic “Mechatronics” at One day Workshop on “Mechanical Integrated Systems” held at SIT, Tumkur.
  • Provided Lab services: Supply of CSurFlat software to customers