Virtual Tour

Borrowing from fundamental concepts used in Control Systems and Robotics, research in other areas, such as Data Science, Computing Systems, and Urban Mobility is also being conducted in the ASCEND Studio. The topics of research of former and current M.S. by Research and Ph.D. students and Research Associates are as follows: 

Current Research Students

  1. Ranjani Niranjan (Ph.D.) – A supervised-classifier based on Iterative Ellipsoidal Partitioning of Datasets 
  2. Navitha Parthasarathy (Ph.D.) – Ward-level analysis of public transport in Bangalore (with data provided by BMTC) 
  3. Vikas C.M. (M.S. by Research) – Parametric Visual Servoing of Mobile Robots 
  4. Rajarshi Das (M.S. by Research) – Energy and thermal-aware computing using GPUs


  1. Vaishnav Ram Savarni K.R. (M.S. by Research, 2020) – Image De-Noising with Feedback Control-based Window Size Selection and Ripple based Edge-Aware Smoothing 
  2. Pradeep Kumar A.V. (M.S. by Research, 2020) – Entropy-Based Thresholding for Image Segmentation and Classification of Intra-Class Images 
  3. Shreekantha Arishinagere Nadig (M.S. by Research, 2021) – Multi-Task Learning in End-to-End Attention-based Automatic Speech Recognition 
  4. Kaushik Nanda (M.S. by Research, 2021) – Design of an Ultrasound-based Indoor Hyperbolic Positioning System for Autonomous Robots 

Research Associates 

  1. Ankit Sharma (with Infosys) 

Industrial Consultancy 

  1. Tower Crane Automation (Kryetic, Japan, and India) 
  2. Multi-robot path planning (NextFirst Technologies, India)