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Ranjan Mukherjee

Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

Engineering Dean's Office, College of Engineering

Martin J Vanderploeg Endowed Chair - Mechanical Engineering (ME) in the College of Engineering

Engineering Bldg, 428 S Shaw Ln Room 2555C


Ranjan Mukherjee received his BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in 1987. He received his MS and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1989 and 1991. Prior to joining Michigan State University, he was an Assistant Professor at the US Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, from 1991 ... to 1996.

Ranjan Mukherjee's research interests are in the broad area of mechatronics and robotics and he has published more than 200 papers. He is a Fellow of the ASME. He is currently the Editor of the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control.

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Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara 1991

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara 1989

BTech., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 1987


Charles Stark Draper Innovative Practice Award - ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, 2014

Withrow Distinguished Scholar - Senior Award, MSU College of Engineering, 2011

Fulbright Research Scholarship, 2008

Fellow of the ASME, 2008


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