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  • Ph.D. Admissions Brochure

    Department of Electrical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

    July 2020

  • Electrical Engineering Department @ IIT Hyderabad

    Faculty: 28 (Fulltime) + 1 (Emeritus) + 3 (Visiting)

    Programs:B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D.Specializations:

    Communication and Signal Processing (CSP)Microelectronics and VLSI (Micro)Power Electronics and Power Systems (PEPS)Systems and Control (SysCon)

    Students: 496 (B.Tech.: 197, M.Tech.: 134, Ph.D.: 165)

    Research Labs: 14

    Teaching Labs: 15

    Projects: 32

    Journal + Conference publications: 700

    Student feedback average: 4.26/5.00

    Patents/Products/prototypes: 59

    Research funding in excess of 201 Crore since inception

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  • Faculty profile (clickable names)

    Amit Acharyya (Micro)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Signal ProcessingAlgorithms, VLSI Architectures,Low Power Design Techniques

    Ravikumar Bhimasingu (PEPS)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Computer-aided powersystem analysis and modeling,AI techniques applications for powersystems security improvement

    Sushmee Badhulika (Micro)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Nanomaterials, devicesand circuits.

    Sumohana Channappayya (CSP)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Image and videoquality assessment, perceptually optimalalgorithms, multimedia communication

    Gajendranath Chowdary (Micro)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests:Analog and Mixed Signal Circuit Design

    U. B. Desai (CSP)Professor EmeritusResearch interests: Wirelesscommunications, cognitive radio

    Ketan Detroja (Systems and Control)Associate ProfessorResearch interests:Fault detection and diagnosis,Statistical (process) control,state estimation and MPC

    Abhinav Kumar (CSP)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Green cellular networks,user network selection,device to device communications,and radio resource managementin heterogeneous wireless access networks.

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    http://www.iith.ac.in/~amit_acharyya/http://ee.iith.ac.in/joomla/index.php/en/people/faculty/14-sample-data-articles/111-profile-ravikumarhttp://www.iith.ac.in/~sumohana/https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=6x0ZOCUAAAAJ&hl=enhttp://www.iith.ac.in/~ubdesai/http://www.iith.ac.in/~ketan/http://www.iith.ac.in/~abhinavkumar/

  • Faculty profile (clickable names)Naresh Emani (Micro)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests: Nanophotonics,Mid-Infrared Devices, Integrated OpticalSensors, Semiconductor Devices.

    Soumya Jana (CSP)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Multimedia signalprocessing and compression,Network communication,Information theory

    Sri Rama Murty Kodukula (CSP)Associate Professor& Head of the DepartmentResearch interests: Signal Processing,Speech Analysis, Pattern Recognition

    Mohammad Zafar Ali Khan (CSP)ProfessorResearch interests: Space-Time Codingfor MIMO Channels, Cognitive Radioand MIMO Radar

    Ashudeb Dutta (Micro)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Analog Circuit Design,RFIC, Semiconductor Devices.

    Kiran Kuchi (CSP)ProfessorResearch interests: Communicationtheory, Signal processingfor communications, Network MIMO,Interference mitigation

    Siva Kumar K. (PEPS)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Multilevel inverters,open-end winding induction motor drives,Switched Mode Power Conversion,micro grids, Power quality and control.

    Shishir Kumar (Micro)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests: Bionanosensors,Nanofluidics, Large scale microfluidics,Nanocarbons, 2D materials, Composites.

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    https://www.iith.ac.in/~nke/http://ee.iith.ac.in/people/faculty/jana.htmlhttp://www.iith.ac.in/~ksrm/http://ee.iith.ac.in/people/faculty/zafar.htmlhttp://ee.iith.ac.in/people/faculty/Ashudeb_Dutta/index.htmlhttps://sites.google.com/a/iith.ac.in/kkuchi/homehttp://www.iith.ac.in/~ksiva/http://www.iith.ac.in/~shishirk/

  • Faculty profile (clickable names)

    Kaushik Nayak (Micro)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests: Electron Device PhysicsNanoelectronic DevicesNovel Transistors.

    Lakshmi Prasad Natarajan (CSP)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests:Coding and Modulation for Communications

    P. Rajalakshmi (CSP)Associate ProfessorResearch interests:Wireless Sensor Networks,Cognitive Radio; Embedded Systems;Optical Networking

    G. V. V. Sharma (CSP)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: CommunicationTheory, Signal Processing

    Vaskar Sarkar (PEPS)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Power systemrestructuring, voltage stability, transmissionexpansion planning, microgrids,distribution system analysis

    Shiv Govind Singh (Micro)ProfessorResearch interests: 3-D ICs technology,Micro/Nano fluidics,Lab on chip 3D solar cell

    Aditya Siripuram (CSP)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests: Signal processing,Sparse representations, Sampling techniques

    V. Seshadri Sravan Kumar (PEPS)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests: Grid ConnectedRenewable Energy Systems, Micro Grids,Wide Area Monitoring & Control.

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    http://www.iith.ac.in/~knayak/http://www.iith.ac.in/~lakshminatarajanhttp://www.iith.ac.in/~raji/http://ee.iith.ac.in/people/faculty/sharma.htmlhttp://www.iith.ac.in/~vaskar/http://ee.iith.ac.in/people/faculty/Shiv_govind_Singh/index.htmlhttps://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jgwFyg4AAAAJ&hl=en https://www.iith.ac.in/~seshadri/

  • Faculty profile (clickable names)

    Siva Rama Krishna Vanjari (Micro)Associate ProfessorResearch interests: Biosensors,Lab on Chip applications,VLSI Technology

    Rupesh Wandhare (PEPS)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests: Power Electronics,Electric Drives,Renewable Energy Sources,Distributed Energy Generation,Standalone and Hybrid Energy Generation,Microgrid,

    Pradeep Yemula (PEPS)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests: Smart Grids,Power System Control Centers,Information Technology ArchitecturesSmart Grid Standards,Smart Cities

    Abhishek Kumar (Micro)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests:Analog and radio-frequency IC design,Full-duplex wireless communication

    Shashank Vatedka (CSP)Assistant ProfessorResearch interests:Information theory and coding,Physical layer security

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    https://www.iith.ac.in/~svanjari/https://sites.google.com/iith.ac.in/rupesh/homehttp://iith.ac.in/~akumarhttp://iith.ac.in/~shashankvatedka

  • Communications and Signal Processing (Research Areas)

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  • Microelectronics and VLSI (Research Areas)

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  • Power Electronics and Power Systems (Research Areas)

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  • Systems and Control (Research Areas)

    Pattern Matching and Data Mining

    Big Data Analytics

    Condition Monitoring

    Advanced/Statistical Control

    Multi-Agent System

    Systems Biology

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  • Research facilities @ EE, IITH

    Immersive Multimedia

    Smartgrids

    Nano-X

    Next-gen communication

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  • Eligibility (Communications and Signal Processing)

    Who can apply?

    Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. with following specialization:

    Electrical/Electronics and Communication EngineeringAny other related branch of Engineering/Technology

    OR

    Candidates with M.E./M.Tech. with following specialization:

    Electrical/Electronics and Communication EngineeringAny other related branch of Engineering/Technology

    OR

    Candidates with a valid GATE score in the following: EC GATE paper

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  • Eligibility (Microelectronics and VLSI)

    Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. in Telecommunication Engineering (EC) /Electrical Engineering (EE) / Engineering Physics (EP) / InstrumentationEngineering (IN) / Engineering Sciences (ES) / Nanotechnology.

    ORM.Sc. or equivalent in Electronics / Electronic Sciences (EL) / Physics(PH).

    ORCandidates with M.E./M.Tech. in Microelectronics / VLSI Design /Nanoelectronics / Nanotechnology.

    Candidates without M.E./M.Tech. must also fulfill ONE of the followingadditional requirements:

    Valid GATE score in EC, EE, IN, PH, MT or XE.

    Valid JEST score in Physics.

    Junior research fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/UGC or DST INSPIRE fellowship.

    Only the GATE qualified candidates are eligible for MHRD fellowship.EE (IITH) Ph.D. Admissions Brochure July 2020 13 / 26

  • Eligibility (Power Electronics and Power Systems)

    Who can apply?

    Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. with following specialization:

    Electrical/Electrical and Electronics/Power engineering or equivalentAny other related branch of Engineering/Technology

    OR

    Candidates with M.E./M.Tech. with following specialization:

    Power Electronics/Power Systems/Electrical EngineeringAny other related branch of Engineering/Technology

    OR

    Candidates with a valid GATE score in the following: EE GATE paper

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  • Eligibility (Systems and Control)

    Who can apply?

    Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. with following specialization:

    Instrumentation and Control/Control EngineeringAny other related branch of Engineering/Technology

    OR

    Candidates with M.E./M.Tech. with following specialization:

    Systems/ Control & Computing/ Automation EngineeringAny other related branch of Engineering/Technology

    OR

    Candidates with a valid GATE score in the following: IN/EE/ECGATE paper

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  • Dual Degree (M. Tech. + Ph.D.) for direct B.Tech./B.E.to Ph.D. candidates

    After successful completion and examination of Ph.D. thesis, both thedegrees (M. Tech. & Ph.D.) are awarded to the candidate.

    The following categories are available for Dual Degree (M. Tech. +Ph.D.) program;

    Direct admission to dual degree program right after B.Tech. from anIIT: CGPA≥8.0 for admission without GATE;Direct admission to dual degree program right after B.Tech./B.E. at anon-IIT institution: GATE Score based shortlist followed by written testand interview for students with CGPA ≥ 8.0.

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  • PhD in External/Sponsored Category

    Candidates employed in well-resourced scientific institutions, R & Destablishments, and industry laboratories, engaged in research basedactivities can opt for applying in the external (or sponsored) category.

    The candidate should be working in an organization closely related tothe proposed Ph.D. research topic.

    The minimum educational qualification is same as mentioned in theprevious specialization specific Eligibility in this brochure.

    In case the candidate is shortlisted for further selection process, thecandidate should furnish a No Objection Certificate (NOC) issued byhis/her organization for verification.

    The candidates given admission under this program are NOT eligiblefor any financial assistantship from the institute.

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  • How to Apply

    Interested candidates can apply online through IIT Hyderabad’s website:http://www.iith.ac.in

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    www.iith.ac.in

  • Selection Process

    Candidates called for selection should choose one of the fourspecializations for consideration.

    Selection is based on a two-stage screening process:

    Written test (see syllabus in following slides).Candidates selected after the written test will have to appear for atechnical interview.

    Final selection is based on performance in the interview.

    It is advisable that shortlisted candidates bring call letter, originaleducational degree certificates, GATE score cards (if applicable), andhard copy of recommendation letters from two referees in sealedenvelopes for the selection process.

    Decision of selection committee will be final.

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  • Syllabus (Communications and Signal Processing)

    In addition to GATE EC syllabus, emphasis will be on:

    Signals and Systems

    Discrete time signal processing

    Linear Algebra

    Probability and random processes

    Analog and digital communications

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  • Syllabus (Microelectronics and VLSI)

    Candidates will be allowed to appear for either one or both of the followingquestion papers:

    Paper-I: Microelectronic Devices and Technology. Syllabus:-Fundamentals of semiconductor devices: Band-diagrams, Carriertransport, Diode operation, MOSCAP CV, MOSFET operating regimesBasic Quantum Mechanics: Wave-particle duality, uncertainty,Wave-functions, Schrodinger equation and particle in a box problem.VLSI Technology: Photolithography, Deposition (Physical andchemical), Wet and dry etching.Basic Electromagnetics: Coulomb’s law, Laplace and Poisson’sequations, Maxwell’s equations in differential and integral form.Computational skills: familiarity with a programmingenvironment(C/Matlab/python), writing pseudocode.Miscellaneous topics: Basic operating principles of electronic andelectrical devices in everyday life, basics of signal processing(Fouriertransform, windowing, low and high pass filtering).

    contd...

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  • Syllabus (Microelectronics and VLSI) contd.

    Paper-II: Integrated Circuits and Systems. Syllabus:-Electrical networks: Network theorems, Steady state sinusoidalanalysis, Time domain analysis of simple linear circuits, 2-portnetworks.Analog electronics: Diodes, BJTs and MOSFETs, BJT and MOSFETamplifiers: biasing, small signal analysis and frequency response,feedback, op-amp circuits, Active filters, Sinusoidal oscillators.Digital electronics: Number systems, Combinational circuits: Booleanalgebra, Karnaugh map, logic gates and their static CMOSimplementations, arithmetic circuits, code converters, multiplexers,decoders, Sequential circuits: latches and flip-flops, counters,shift-registers and finite state machinesSignals and systems: Fourier series and Fourier transform, LTIsystems: causality, stability, impulse response, convolution, poles andzeroes, frequency response.

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  • Syllabus (Power Electronics and Power Systems)

    In addition to GATE EE syllabus, emphasis will be on:

    Electrical networks

    Electrical machines

    Power systems

    Power electronics

    Control systems

    Linear algebra

    Signals and systems

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  • Syllabus (Systems and Control)

    In addition to GATE IN syllabus, emphasis will be on:

    Electrical Networks

    Linear Algebra

    Control systems

    System design

    Advanced Control

    State Space Techniques

    Optimization

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  • Selection Process Note

    The department reserves the right to set any cut off criteria for shortlistingthe candidates. The shortlisted candidates will be called for furtherselection process. The department has the right not to select any ifappropriate candidates are not found.

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  • Thank You...!

    All the Best....!!

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