Robotics Research at the Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology started in the Year 2009.

Robotics is a multi-disciplinary research initiative at the Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, under the Guidance and Leadership of Dr. Jharna Majumdar, Sc ‘G’ and the Head of Aerial Image Exploitation Division, Aeronautical Development Establishment (DRDO), Min of Defense, Gov. of India (Retd), Dr. Majumdar is currently working as DEAN R & D, Professor of M. Tech (Comp Science & Engineering) and the Head of the Centre For Robotics Research at the Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology. Dr. Majumdar is the Principal Investigator of all the Sponsored Projects which were brought at NMIT on Robotics from the Govt. R &D organizations. The Multidisciplinary Research Team formed for this project consists of Professors from the departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering and Computer Science Engineering, Research Associates and enthusiastic Undergraduate and Postgraduate students of NMIT. The projects are sponsored by DRDO, Ministry of Defense, Government of India, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Vision Group on Science & Technology (VGST), Government of Karnataka and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) USA.

The following are the thrust areas of Research at the Centre: