About Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs

HuT Labs is an engineering research lab using robotics for social cause. The dedicated research lab, HuT (Humanitarian Technology) Labs is mainly focusing on Robotics, Health Care, Human Aided Devices, and Embedded Systems and is headed by Prof. Rajesh Kannan Megalingamof department of Electronics and Communication Engineering. It was established in 2012. Within a year of establishment, HuT Labs carried out significant research works with more than 10 research paper publications and currently has more than 150 research paper publications in reputed journals, international conferences etc.With more than 50 national and international achievements and recognitions, HuT Labs is one of the top research labs in India in terms of using technology for humanitarian cause. Self-E, a self-driving wheelchair robot, Amaran, a coconut tree climbing and harvesting robot, Mudra, a hand gesture based wheelchair robot, Paripreksya, a search and rescue robot for disaster management, CHETAK, a self-governing and multi-tasking home assistance robot etc. are some of the significant robots built at HuT Labs.


Team NA-SARATHY is powered by Humanitarian Technology Labs (HuT Labs), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India. The team consists of talented and passionate individuals, who have several years of experience in different fields of Robotics and automation. The team is led by Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, director of Humanitarian Technology Labs.

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This dedicated research lab, Humanitarian Technology Labs (HuT Labs) mainly focus on Health Care, Robotics, Human Aided Devices, and Embedded Sensor Networks. Headed by Prof. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, the research team at Humanitarian Technology Labs are...

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The Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs has been awarded for their outstanding achievements at both national and international levels. The achievements of HuT Labs includes more than 10 research paper publications and a worldwide recognition. The significant research...

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The perfection and excellence achieved in the projects of Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs has ensured their position in a number of conferences and competitions, conducted at both national and international levels. The projects integrate research and practice...

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The focus of Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs is the development Health Care, Robotics, Human Aided Devices, and Embedded Sensor Networks. HuT Labs has published its projects and findings in reputed journals and conferences.


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The robotic designs and projects of Humanitarian and Technology Labs (HuT Labs) has been highly recognised and acclaimed nationally and internationally. The intelligent mechanism along with the advance research facilities ensure...

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Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs
Amrita School of Engineering
Amritapuri Campus
Clappanna P.O.
Kollam, Kerala - 690525