Sankar Jayaram


Contact Information:

Office ETRL 252B
Telephone (509) 335-1900; (509) 335 3145
Email sjayaram@wsu.edu
Postal Mail Sankar Jayaram
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Washington State University
PO BOX 642920
Pullman, WA 99164-2920

Area of Interest

Dr. Sankar (Jay) Jayaram is the Director of the Virtual Reality and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (VRCIM) Laboratory at WSU. He has been a pioneer in realizing the unique possibilities of creating and using virtual reality methods for engineering design studies and applications. He was a member of the ISO standards committee for computer graphics standards representing USA and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Dr. Jayaram was a co-founder of the Virtual Environment and Systems technical area for the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineering) organization and headed that technical area in the international DETC Conference. He also served as the first Associate Editor in Virtual Environments for the Journal JCISE, a Transaction of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He has worked to define and influence the creation and acceptance of assembly representation standards through joint efforts with the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  

·         Virtual Assembly and virtual manufacturing;
·         Virtual Reality Applications for engineering design and manufacturing
·         Haptics integrated in CAD for virtual assembly/disassembly
·         Parametric and feature-based design; data translation and interoperability
·         Collaborative, internet-based design
·         Sustainability in engineering design and manufacturing
·         Standards for assembly representation and for sustainable manufacturing systems

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