Balakumar Sundaralingam

Balakumar Sundaralingam (he/him) is currently a senior research scientist in the NVIDIA Research Robotics group led by Dieter Fox. His research interests are in enabling robots to fluidly navigate and interact in unstructured environments. He also has a decade of expertise in building full-stack robotic systems ranging from mobile robots to dexterous manipulation systems. His work on tactile manipulation was a finalist for the Best Manipulation Paper Award at ICRA 2019. He received his Ph.D. in computing (robotics) from the University of Utah under the supervision of Tucker Hermans and his B.Sc. degree in mechatronics from SASTRA University.
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Automating Smart Pick-and-Place with Intrinsic Flowstate and NVIDIA Isaac Manipulator

We are announcing our collaboration with on learning foundation skill models for industrial robotics tasks. Many pick-and-place problems in... 4 MIN READ

CUDA-Accelerated Robot Motion Generation in Milliseconds with NVIDIA cuRobo

Real-time autonomous robot navigation powered by a fast motion-generation algorithm can enable applications in several industries such as food and services,... 3 MIN READ