University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering


Rajesh Rajamani


Office: ME 203
Phone: 612-626-7961

Ph.D. 1993, M.S. 1991, Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley
B.Tech. 1989, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India



Research interests include sensor technologies and control systems for automotive and biomedical applications.
Recent research projects include:

  • Development of a MEMS sensor for measurement of absolute angle
  • Development of tactile sensors for minimally invasive medical applications
  • Development of passive wireless biomedical sensors
  • Ultra-small muscle force sensors for neuromuscular diseases
  • Development of a battery-less wireless traffic sensor
  • Safe and stable narrow commuter vehicles
  • Technologies for measurement of tire-road friction coefficient

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Laboratory for Innovations in Sensing, Estimation, and Control