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A course on Nonlinear Control System Design (nCSD)

Date 20 June 2016 to 24 June 2016
Coordinators Dr. Harsha Simha, Dr. N. Selvaganesan, Dr. Priyadarshnam
Organized by Department of Avionics,
Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology
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Online Registration Closed
Last date for online registration 30 April, 2016
Course Objectives

The course aims to enhance the skills of participants in the field of nonlinear control theory and practice.

The course topics include
  • Stability of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
  • Sliding Mode Control Systems
  • Optimal Control Systems
  • Nonlinear Adaptive Control Systems
  • Passivity based Control Systems
  • Controllers for Chaotic Systems
  • Controllers For Robotic Manipulators
  • Geometric Control Of Spherical Robots

Registration Closed.

Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “Registrar, IIST, Thiruvananthapuram” payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Scanned copy of the DD is required for completing the online registration process. PG students and Research Scholars should upload the scanned copies of the previous academic records/ mark sheets (starting from Bachelors degree) as a single PDF file for online registration. On reception of selection confirmation email from the course organizers (on or before 05th May 2016), the participants may send DD to reach us on or before 15th May 2016. Boarding and lodging facilities will be provided to the participants on request. The expenses for the same must be borne by the participants (Approximate cost of Boarding /Lodging is Rs.200/day). The number of participants is restricted to 40.

The course fee per participants
  • Rs. 4000  for PG students and research scholars
  • Rs. 5000  for faculties from academic institutes and engineers/scientists from industries
Dates to Remember

Last date for online registration: 30th April, 2016.
Shortlisted registrants will be informed : on or before 5th May, 2016.
Last date for receiving DD :15th May 2016

How To Reach IIST

The campus is located at Valiamala, 18 kms from Thiruvananthapuram city, on the way to the famous hill resort of Ponmudi and is very well connected to Bangalore, Mumbai & Chennai by bus, train & air. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International airport-30 kms and the nearest railway station is Trivandrum Central (26kms). There are frequent buses from Thiruvanathapuram Central bus stand to Vithura or Ponmudi (Get down at ISRO Jn).

Target Audience

The course is addressed to participants who have undergone at least one UG level course on control systems and/or have experience working in the field of control systems.

Selection Procedure
  • Selection of PG and Research scholars will be based on their academic credentials.
  • Selection of faculties and Scientists/Engineers will be based on first-come-first-serve policy.
  • Selected candidates will be intimated through email only.
Resource Persons
  • Dr. Arunkumar Mahindrakar, IITM, Chennai
  • Dr. Vishwesh vyawahare, RAIT, Mumbai
  • Dr. Faruk Kazi, VJTI, Mumbai
  • Shri. Sam K Zachariah, IIST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. N. Selvaganesan , IIST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Priyadarshnam, IIST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Harsha Simha, IIST, Thiruvananthapuram

and other eminent personalities from premier institutions/industries.

Corresponding Address

Dr. Harsha Simha
Assistant Professor
Department of Avionics,
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,
Valiyamala P.O.
Thiruvananthapuram 695 547

Mobile: 09446075543
Phone (Off): 0471-2568426
Fax: 0471-2568406