Control and Automation

The Control Group has six faculty members involved in teaching and research. The group offers an M.Tech. Course in Control and Instrumentation and also in a PhD programme. There are typically 12 M.Tech students in each batch and 5 PhD students in the group.

Research activities are carried out in all aspects of Control Engineering including Identification and Adaptive Systems, Robust Filtering and Control, Distributed Systems, Optimal and Stochastic Control, Robot Dynamics and Control, Intelligent Control, Automation, Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic, Applied Systems Analysis, Modeling of Computer Communication Networks and Image Processing.

Students have access to a well-equipped Control Laboratory with several experimental setups, networked PCs and workstations with several software packages, a pilot plant for real time computer control experiments and robots.