Core Faculty
Prof. Bijnan Bandyopadhyay (Convener)

Multi-rate Output feedback Discrete Time Sliding Mode Control, Continuous and Discrete Time Sliding Mode Control, Higher Order Sliding Mode Control, Large Scale Nuclear Reactors Modelling and Control, Systems Reduction and Large Scale Systems, Event Triggered Control.

bijnan [at]
Room No: 208
Prof. P. S. V. Nataraj

Deep Learning, Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Gas turbines, Modeling, Simulation and Control of Boilers, Nonlinear System Analysis and Control, Reliable Computing using interval analysis techniques, Robust Stability and Control especially using quantitative feedback theory (QFT) techniques, SCADA and PLCs

nataraj [at]
nataraj [at]
nataraj [at]
Room No: 209
Prof. Ravi N. Banavar

Optimal control, Geometric mechanics and nonlinear contol Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics. Application areas - Mechanical (robotics), aerospace (launch vehicles, spacecrafts) and electrical power system networks.

ravi [dot] banavar [at]
banavar [at]
Room No: 210
Prof. Navin Khaneja

Control theory, NMR spectroscopy, Nonlinear and geometric control, Quantum information and control.

navinkhaneja [at]
nkhaneja [at]
Room No: 305, New Monash Bldg
Prof. Debasish Chatterjee

Constrained and optimization based control, in particular, stochastic model-predictive/receding-horizon control, switched and hybrid systems, control under communication and computation constraints, stochastic control, applications of stochastic process in engineering systems.

dchatter [at]
Room No: 212
Prof. Arpita Sinha

Cooperative control of Multi-agent systems, Resource Allocation, Team theory and its application, Game theory.

arpita [dot] sinha [at]
asinha [at]
Room No: 211
Prof. Leena Vachhani

Embedded control systems, Vision based autonomous motion planning, Multi agent map building, Open source hardware/software for robotic applications, Autonomous underwater robotic applications.

leena [dot] vachhani [at]
leena [at]
Room No: 109-A
Prof. Sukumar Srikant

Nonlinear and adaptive control, non-autonomous controller and state observer design, decentralized control, cooperative and network control, hybrid systems, mathematical control theory. Application areas: Spacecraft attitude control, bio-mechanical systems, dynamics and control, power systems, autonomous vehicles and robotics, formation flying and consensus theory.

srikant [dot] sukumar [at]
srikant [at]
Room No: 203
Prof. Ankur A. Kulkarni

Game theory, stochastic control, optimization, economics, information theory, combinatorics and systems biology.

kulkarni [dot] ankur [at]
ankur [at]
Room No: 106
Prof. Vivek Natarajan

Distributed parameter systems, output regulation, adaptive control, power system stability, nonlinear Schrödinger equation, multiagent networks, repetitive control, periodic systems, vibration control

vivek [dot] natarajan [at]
Room No: 201
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