PhD Students

Abishek Chandrasekhar

Advisors: Radhakant Padhi (AE) and Shishir N. Y. Kolathaya (RBCCPS)

Abishek received his B.E. degree in Mechatronics from Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore in 2014. He worked at Difacto Robotics and Automation after which he pursued his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas. After completing his graduate degree in 2017, he started working at Tata Advanced Systems Ltd., Bangalore where he worked on control law design for a Medium Altitude Long Endurance aircraft.

His areas of interest are dynamic systems and control.

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Akshata Jagadish

Advisor: Manoj Varma (RBCCPS/CeNSE)

Akshatha received her B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication from PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore in 2015. She worked as Associate Software Engineer for Automotive Functional Safety at Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions, India during 2015-17.

Her current research area is autonomous swarm robots.

Alvin George A.

Advisor: Deepak D’Souza (CSA)

Alvin received his B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from TKM College of Engineering, Kerala.He has worked as Software Engineer at Cisco Systems and as JRF at Computer Systems Lab, IISc previously

His current area of interest is Analysis of Software for Autonomous Systems.

Amit Kumar

Advisor: Debasish Ghose (AE)

Amit received his B.Tech degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from NIT Calicut in 2017 and his M-Tech degree in Mechatronics from IIT Patna in 2019. He is the receiver of Prime Minister Research Fellowship.

His current research area is in autonomous vehicle and its control.

Aniruddh Sanjoy Sikdar

Advisor: Suresh Sundaram (AE)

Aniruddh received his B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from CHARUSAT University,Gujarat in 2018.

His current research area is in Real time autonomous navigation in an unstructured environment.

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Ansu Mathew

Advisors: Vijay Natarajan (CSA) and R. Venkatesh Babu (CDS)

Ansu received her B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication from Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kerala in 2012 and  her M.Tech. in Electronics  from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala in 2015. She worked as an Assistant Professor in the Manipal Institute of Technology, Karnataka during from 2015 to July 2018.

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Chetan Kumar Kuraganti

Advisor: Rajesh Sundaresan (RBCCPS/ECE)

Chetan received his B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from JNTU College of Engineering, Pulivendula in 2012 and his M.Tech. degree in the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in 2014.

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Chirag Ramesh

Advisors: Chandra Murthy (ECE) and Abhay Sharma (RBCCPS)

Chirag received his B.E. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore in 2017.

His current research interests are in the fields of cyber-physical systems, statistical signal processing and millimeter wave communications.

Dhanprakaash G.

Advisor: Bharadwaj Amrutur (RBCCPS/ECE)

Dhanaprakaash recieved B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Saranathan College of Engineering, Tiruchurapalli and received his M.E. degree in Communication Systems from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. After Completing his Masters, he worked as an Assistant Professor in VFSTR, Guntur for the span of 8 months. Prior to joining IISc, he was working as Junior Research fellow in PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

His current research interest is in the field of IoT Systems.

Harini V.

Advisor: Pavankumar Tallapragada (EE)

Harini received her B. Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad and M. Tech in Power Electronics from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.

Her current research interests are in networked and distributed control.

Jayabrata Chowdhury

Advisor: Suresh Sundaram (AE)

Jayabrata recieved received his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from Kalyani Government Engineering college in 2018.

His current research interests are machine learning, computer vision and autonomous navigation.

Joji Joseph

Advisors: Bharadwaj Amrutur (RBCCPS/ECE) and Shalabh Bhatnagar (CSA)

Joji received his B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication from Government Engineering College, Idukki. Before joining in IISc, he worked as an Engineer in QBurst.

His current research interest is in Data Driven Robotics.

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Kumar Ankit

Advisors: Debasish Ghose (AE) and Shishir N. Y. Kolathaya (RBCCPS)

Ankit received his B.Tech. degree in Mining Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in 2018.

His current research interests are in the fields of  guidance, navigation & control of autonomous vehicles involving multiagent heterogeneous systems.

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Lobzang Namgail

Advisors: Radhakant Padhi (AE)  and Ashish Verma (CE)

Lobzang received a B.Tech. from NIT Srinagar. Following his Bachelor, he worked as Project Scientist at the National Institute of Ocean Technology (ESSO-NIOT), Chennai.

He pursued an M.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Jodhpur (2015-2017). After completion, he worked as a Contractual Faculty (Assistant Professor) at MBS College of Engineering and Technology, Jammu (12/2017 to 06/2018).

His research interests are control systems and signal processing

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Nihesh Rathod

Advisors: Rajesh Sundaresan (RBCCPS/ECE) and Bharadwaj Amrutur (RBCCPS/ECE)

Nihesh received his B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication from Dharmsinh Desai University, Nadiad in 2012 and his M.E. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science in 2015.

His current research interest is in the area of design and implementation of cyber-physical systems and Internet of Things.

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Nipun Choubey

Advisors: Ashish Verma (CE) and Anirban Chakraborty (CDS)

Nipun received his B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from IIITDM Jabalpur. Before joining IISc, he worked as Project Assistant in the Aeronautical Development Agency.

Nishchal Hoysal G.

Advisor: Pavankumar Tallapragada (EE)

Nishchal received his B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru. Before joining IISc, he worked as Senior Engineer at Tata Consulting Engineers for a period of 16 months.

His current research are in the field of Networked distributed control systems.

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Rooji Jinan

Advisor: Parimal Parag (ECE)

Rooji received her B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication from Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology, Kerala in 2012 and her M.Tech. in Communication Engineering and Signal Processing from the Government Engineering College Trichur, Kerala in 2015. She worked as Assistant Professor at Christ College of Engineering (affiliated to Kalam Technological University), Kerala during 2016-17.

Her current research area is timely updates for cyber-physical systems.

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Sagar Gubbi

Advisor: Bharadwaj Amrutur (RBCCPS/ECE)

Sagar received his B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, in 2011 and his M.E. degree in Electrical and Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science in 2013. He worked on low power circuits for biomedical applications as a Technical Associate in the Robert Bosch Center for Cyber-Physical Systems in 2014.

His current research interest is in the area of natural scene text recognition.

Sai Kumar P.S.V.S

Advisors: Radhakant Padhi (AE) and Shalabh Bhatnagar (CSA)

Sai Kumar received his B.Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Trichy in 2019.

His current research is in Optimal Control with Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Navigation.

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Shayal Chhabra

Advisor: Yogesh Simmhan (CDS)

Shayal received her B.Tech. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Government College of Engineering and Technology Bikaner, Rajasthan in 2015. She worked as Functional and Load Tester in Hewlett Packard Enterprises during 2015-17.

Her current research area is stream processing in IoT.

Shirjon Shalku Hansdah

Advisor: Tarun Rambha (Civil)

Shirjon received his B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering.

His current research area is on inreverse reinforcement learning in the field of autonomous driving.

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Shubham Jha

Advisor: Himanshu Tyagi (ECE)

Shubham has completed his B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication from IIT Guwahati in 2018. He is a winner of the prestigious Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship. 

His work revolved around the allied fields of information and coding theory (especially polar codes). His current research interest includes designing codes for distributed compression.

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Srikrishna Acharya

Advisor: Bharadwaj Amrutur (RBCCPS/ECE)

Srikrishna has a Bachelor degree in Electronics from G. Pulla Reddy College of Engineering & Technology, Kurnool and a Master degree in VLSI and Embedded Systems from the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi.

His current research interest are software and firmware development in IoT stack.

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Siddarth Asokan

Advisors: Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula (EE) and Prasanta Kumar Ghosh (EE)

Siddarth received his B.E. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore in 2017.

His research interests include the fields of image and video processing, machine learning and cyber-physical systems.

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Srivatsa Bhargava J.

Advisor: Bharadwaj Amrutur (RBCCPS/ECE)

Srivatsa received his B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Aurora’s Engineering College, Hyderabad in 2008 and his M.Tech. degree in Electronics Design and Technology from the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2010. Prior to joining the PhD program in January 2015, he worked as an ASIC Design and Verification Engineer at Nvidia and Xilinx.

His research interests include exploration of algorithms and architectures for distributed video analytics, machine learning, development of accelerator IPs for solving inference and optimization problems.

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Tarun Khandelwal

Advisors: Ashish Verma (CE) and Abdul Pinjari (CiSTUP)

Tarun received his B.E. degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati and his M.Tech. degree in VLSI Design from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur. He has work experience as a Project Engineer at Wipro Technologies, and as a Junior Research Fellow at the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering and RBCCPS at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

He is interested in data analytics related to transportation systems and energy, and signal processing applications

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Vaishali P.

Advisors: Aditya Gopalan (ECE) and Himanshu Tyagi (ECE)

Vaishali received her B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication from PES Institute of Technology in 2016. Afterwards, she worked as a Research Associate for a year at PESIT – Bangalore South Campus.

Her research interests are in the fields of cyber-physical systems and statistical inference.

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Vishal Kushwaha

Advisors: Rajesh Sundaresan (RBCCPS/ECE) and Abdul Pinjari (CiSTUP)

Vishal completed his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College, Uttarakhand in 2015 and his M.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Gandhinagar in 2018.

His research area is the impact of electric vehicle (EV) penetration on transportation and electric grid.

 

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