The FOCAS lab is always looking for highly motivated students interested in exploring challenging areas in Control Systems, Robotics, Formal Methods, Learning based Control, Nonlinear Control, Stochastic Systems, Multi-Agent Systems, Reinforcement Learning, and Cyber-Physical Systems for various positions mentioned below.
Research Internships/Assistantships Candidates currently pursuing their undergraduate degree in engineering (Electrical/Electronics/Computer-Science/Mechanical/Robotics Engineering) or applied mathematics are encouraged to apply!
Please fill out this Google form to express your interest in interning at our lab!
We highly recommend applying for INSA Summer Research Fellowship and Focus Area Science Technology Summer Fellowship (FAST-SF) programs. Applications for both programs are normally issued in October-November every year.
Candidates currently pursuing their undergraduate degree at Indian Institute of Science are encouraged to fill out this Google form to express your interest to work with our team!
We are always looking for motivated postdoctoral fellows through the Institute of Eminence (IoE) fellowship/C V Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship / National Postdoctoral Fellowship / DS Kothari Fellowship.
PhD holders (including those who have submitted the thesis) and Postdocs with prior experience in at least one of the fields of Control Systems, Robotics, Formal Methods, Machine Learning, and Reinforcement Learning are encouraged to apply. Postdocs with excellent profiles are highly encouraged to apply by writing us an email at pushpak[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
Graduate Research (M.Tech (Research) / PhD)
Students who wish to work with me should apply to Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber-physical Systems (RBCCPS). Applications are submitted through admissions.iisc.ac during March-April and September-October of every year. Admission announcements are made at iisc.ac.in\admissions\.
Prospective candidates interested in joining my group can contact me with the following information in your email
One or two sentences on your background and introducing you (please keep it as academic and professional only)
Why are you writing to me? Which particular research work/study/project of our lab interests you?
What skills and background do you have that you think will be helpful?
Include your detailed CV. Make sure it reflects your academic performance, preferably throughout your career)
MTech Thesis at FOCAS lab
If you are interested in working on your MTech Thesis at our lab, please fill out this Google Form .
NOTE: We often get several emails and form responses for the positions above. If you have sent your application (through email or google form) for any of these positions and if I did not respond to you within a week, I request you to send a reminder email. If you don't hear from me within a week after the reminder email, this means I have seen your application carefully but did not find it suitable for the advertised positions.