EECS Research Students Symposium - 2015

February 12-13, 2015

Venue: Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science

EECS 2015 Symposium

Welcome to the Sixth Joint Research Students Symposium of the Departments of CSA, ECE, EE, ESE, and SERC at the Indian Institute of Science!

EECS-2015 primarily is a forum for presentations by senior doctoral students (expecting to graduate in 2015) involving the Departments of Computer Science and Automation (CSA), Electrical Communication Engineering (ECE), Electrical Engineering (EE), Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE), and Supercomputer Education and Research Centre (SERC). This year's edition will comprise 30 presentations by doctoral students organized into five sessions: Highlights of EECS Symposium - 2015 include keynote talks, invited talks by inter-disciplinary centres in IISc, invited talks by faculty members of the five departments, poster presentations, and an Alumni Event. The symposium offers a splendid platform for exchange of state-of-the-art research ideas and for networking among students, faculty, industry researchers, and alumni.

Keynote Talks

Shri Subbaiah Arunan
Project Director
Mars Orbiter Mission, ISRO (Recipient of "PADMASRI" in 2015)

"Challenges and Execution of the Mars Orbiter Mission Project"
Thursday, February 12, 2015 11.00-11.45 AM

Dr. N. Kumar Sivarajan
Chief Technology Officer
Tejas Networks

"Opportunities to Make an Impact in Telecommunications"
Friday, February 13, 2015, 11.00-11.45 AM


Invited Talks (Interdisciplinary Centres)

Prof. S.P. Arun
Centre for Neurosciences, IISc

"Bioengineering in IISc"
Dr. Sridharan Devarajan
Centre for Neurosciences, IISc

"Large Scale Neural Models of Brain Function"
Dr. Jay Warrior
Chief Technologist
Robert Bosch Centre for Cyberphysical Systems (RBCCPS), IISc

"Research to Application: Translating Technology for Impact"
Prof. J.M. Chandra Kishen
Chairman, Centre for Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CISTUP), IISc

"Problems Related to Intelligent Urban Planning - Smart Cities"

Faculty talks

Dr. Bhavana Kanukurthi
Computer Science and Automation, IISc

"Updatability of Error Correcting Codes"
Dr. Aditya Gopalan
Electrical Communication Engineering, IISc

"Sequential Decision Making in Complex Environments"
Dr. Kunal Chaudhury
Electrical Engineering, IISc

"Localization of Point Clouds from Incomplete and Noisy Distances: Intractability and Noisy Algorithms"
Dr. Chandramani Singh
Electronic Systems Engineering, IISc

"Proportionally Fair Spatial Aloha for Poisson Networks"
Dr. V. Murugesan
Supercomputer Education and Research Centre, IISc

"Role of Computation in Fundamental Understanding of Optical Processes"