People

Students

I’ve had the pleasure of working with the following students:

PhD students

Current

(in alphabetical order):

  • Ashwin Aravind, 2020-2024 (tentative).

    • Joint supervisor Ashish Cherukuri.

    • Area of study: Inverse reinforcement learning.

  • Souvik Das, 2019-2023 (tentative).

    • Joint supervisor Federico Alessandro Ramponi.

    • Area of study: Robust optimization, security in networked systems..

    • PMRF awardee, May 2020.

  • Siddhartha Ganguly, 2019-2023 (tentative).

    • Joint supervisor Ravi Banavar.

    • Area of study: Constrained optimal control, numerical methods in control.

    • PMRF awardee, May 2020.

  • Ashutosh Jindal, 2018 – 2023 (tentative).

    • Joint supervisor Ravi Banavar.

    • Area of study: Geometric methods in control.

  • Shruti Kotpalliwar, 2016 – 2022 (tentative).

    • Joint supervisor Ravi Banavar.

    • Area of study: Constrained optimal control.

  • Chintankumar Girishbhai Parmar, 2022-2025 (tentative).

    • Area of study: Optimal transport and control.

  • Pradyumna Paruchuri, 2017-2022 (tentative).

    • Joint supervisor Navin Khaneja.

    • Areas of study: Robust optimization, optimal learning, optimal control, constrained control.

    • PMRF awardee, May 2019.

  • Ashmita Roy, 2019-2024 (tentative).

    • Joint supervisor Ravi Banavar.

    • Area of study: High-precision control techniques.

    • PMRF awardee, May 2020.

Graduated

(in alphabetical order):

  • Priyanka Dey, 2015-2021.

    • Joint supervisor Niranjan Balachandran.

    • Thesis topic: Analysis and Control of Linear Structured Systems: Complexity and Algorithms.

  • Atreyee Kundu, 2012 – 2015.

    • Thesis topic: Stabilizing switching signals for switched systems: analysis and synthesis.

    • Placement: Postdoc with Maurice Heemels (TU/Eindhoven) and Jamal Daafouz (University of Lorraine).

    • Received an “Excellence in Thesis” award from IIT Bombay in 2016.

    • Currently with the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur.

  • Prabhat Kumar Mishra, 2013 - 2019.

    • Thesis topic: Stochastic predictive control over networks.

    • Placement: Postdoc with Girish Chowdhary at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Karmvir Singh Phogat, 2012 – 2018.

  • Mohammed Rayyan Sheriff, 2014 - 2020.

    • Joint supervisor Vivek Borkar.

    • Thesis topic: Linear inverse problems and dictionary learning.

    • Areas of study: Learning theory, compressive sensing, applied probability.

    • Placement: Postdoc with Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani at Delft University of Technology.

    • Received Naik and Rastogi Award for “Excellence in PhD Research” from IIT Bombay in 2022.

MTech Dual Degree Students:

(in alphabetical order)

  • Mishal Assif PK, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2018-2019.

  • Anant Joshi, Systems & Control Engineering, 2019-2020.

  • Yogesh Kumar, Department of Aerospace Engineering, 2018-2019.

  • Chinmay Maheshwari, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2018-2019.

  • Mitalee Oza, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2021-2023.

  • Niket Nilesh Parikh, Department of Aerospace Engineering, 2020-2022.

  • Pradyumna Paruchuri, Department of Aerospace Engineering, 2016-2017.

MTech Students:

(in alphabetical order)

  • Ashwin Aravind, Systems & Control Engineering, 2018-2020.

  • Aniket Mukherjee, Systems & Control Engineering, 2018-2020.

  • Anjali Muthyala, Systems & Control Engineering, 2021-2023.

    • Topic: Approximation and motion planning via robust optimization.

  • Chintankumar Girishbhai Parmar, Systems & Control Engineering, 2020-2022.

    • Topic: Discrete optimal transport.

    • Next stop: PhD studies with me.

  • Arijit Sarkar, Systems & Control Engineering, 2017-2019.

BTech Student:

  • Nakul Rajesh Randad, Department of Aerospace Engineering, 2021-2022.

    • Joint supervisor Ravi Banavar.

    • Topic: Quasi-interpolation driven trajectory optimization under constraints.

    • One of the first contributors of QuITO.

    • Next stop: Goldman-Sachs.