Dr Mohan Rajesh Elara

Co-Founder, LionsBot International

Dr. Mohan Rajesh Elara, 36, is co-founder of LionsBot International He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Engineering Product Development Pillar at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc degrees from the Nanyang Technological University in 2012 and 2005. He obtained his B.E degree from the Bharathiar University, India in 2003.
His research interests are in cleaning and maintenance robotics with an emphasis on self-reconfigurable platforms as well as research problems related to robot ergonomics and autonomous systems.

He has published more than 80 papers in leading journals, books, and conferences. He is the recipient of SG Mark Design Award in 2016, 2017 and 2018, ASEE Best of Design in Engineering Award in 2012, Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors’ Award in 2010 and A’ Design award in 2018.
Dr. Mohan is also a visiting faculty member of International Design Institute at Zhejiang University, China.