6th Floor,

Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore

P (042) - 111-111-ITU (488)

Talha Rehmani
Faculty - Computer Science
MS (Robotic Systems Development)- Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Human Robot Interaction (HRI), Robot Ethics, Graphene-Based Electronics


Talha Rehmani is a Fulbright Scholar who has recently completed his MS in Robotic Systems Development from The Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA. His research interests lie in the area of Human Robot Interaction (HRI), Robot Ethics and Graphene-based electronics. He has given more than 150 talks on technical and motivational topics on national and international level.

  • Graphene -- Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD)

Electrical and Computer Engineering -- Carnegie Mellon University June 2013 – January 2014

Designed and implemented a cost effective CVD system to produce monolayer or

multilayer graphene on nickel substrates

Developed methods to transfer graphene thin films from different substrates

Learning about graphene characterization through Raman Spectroscopy

Wrote weekly literature review on graphene research from around the globe


  • MANTIS – Asparagus Harvester

The Robotics Institute -- Carnegie Mellon University August 2012 - May 2013

Designed and implemented an unmanned, intelligent robotic harvesting platform which

can harvest ripe asparagus

Aimed to minimize the cost of labour and grow US Asparagus market

Involved in building the arm and end-effector as well as the electronic lead for project


  • SYMPATHY– Can Robots evoke sympathy in Human Beings

The Robotics Institute -- Carnegie Mellon University August 2012 - December 2012

Examined Sympathetic actions and aid from human beings in the context of a robot

“unexpectedly” falling over

Designed the falling-over mechanism for robot and conducted the validation experiment


  • Green System

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology August 2010 - May 2011

Built a green energy system utilizing the solar energy

Designed and implemented an inverter and charge controller for this project which was

70% effective

  •  Fulbright Science and Technology Award, August 2012 – January 2014
  • Gold Medal – Education, Fall 2010
  • Star Laureate Award (Student of the Year) 2009, Fall 2010
  • Galaxies of Who’s Who in Pakistan, 2010
  • Near East South Asia Undergraduate Scholarship, US State Department, Spring 2009
  • Mehran University Awards list, 2007-2011