Project Positions (posted on 15/03/2024) (Now closed):

New opening at Light Engineering and Applied Photonics (LEAP) Lab, IIITDM Kancheepuram.

Project title: Opto-electrical transvaginal imaging probe for preinvasive cervical cancer diagnosis (ICMR)

Job post: Project Research Scientist I (Non medical)

Location: IIITDM Kancheepuram, Off Vandalur Kelambakkam Highway, Chennai - 600127. 

Consolidated salary of about Rs 71,000 per month. 

Last date to apply is 01/04/2024.

Experience in optics, instrumentation, biomedical, and electronics will be preferred.

Fore more details, please read the Advt.: https://www.recruit.iiitdm.ac.in/Rec_con_2022/doc/PRS_Advertisement%20PRS-I.pdf

Application link: https://lnkd.in/g6QfqAEV

Lab website: www.leaplab-iiitdm.co.in 

Ph.D. (Opens every April & September)

1. HTRA (Fully funded by MHRD, GoI) 

2. Non-HTRA (Regular Full-time Program without Institute Scholarship)

3. EXTERNAL (Part-time Program without Institute Scholarship)

Leap Lab is always looking for enthusiastic candidates to work in this multidisciplinary field encompassing optics, medical, electronics, design, and imaging. Prospective Ph.D. candidates can reach out to the principal investigator at uttampal-at-iiitdm.ac.in.

Thrust Areas: Optics, Instrumentation, Spectroscopy, Product Design, Biomedical Engineering

Who can Apply? PG level (MTech/M.E./M.Sc) in relevant disciplines. Please look into the Ph.D. brochure for more information.

How to Apply? Ph.D. admission at IIITDM Kancheepuram opens twice every year (April-May and September-October). For more details please check Institute's website.

Selection Procedure: Written Test/Interview 


1. Regular (Open throughout the year)

If you are interested to develop novel optical tools for cancer diagnosis and pursuing an internship at the LEAP Lab @ IIITDM Kancheepuram. 

Number of positions: 1 (Mechanical Engineer), 1 (Electronics Engineer), 1 (Optics), and 1 (Biomedical Engineer)

Thrust Areas: Product design, Biomedical Engineering, Optics, and Instrumentation.

Location: LEAP Lab, IIITDM Kancheepuram-Chennai

Duration: Flexible (2 months to 1 year)

Who can Apply? UG (B.E./B.Tech) and PG level (MTech/M.E./M.Sc) students (DD also), Ph.D scholar pursuing their degree from University / Institution within India.

How to Apply? Google Form

Deadline for Application: Rolling notification

Selection procedure: Interviews will be conducted. 

Note: No stipend would be provided for the internship. Certificate will be provided to the interns after the successful completion of the internship tenure. Candidates having prior experience with product design and electronic circuit design will be preferred. In case of any doubts, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the principal investigator: Dr. Uttam M. Pal. He can be reached at uttampal@iiitdm.ac.in


Dr. Uttam M. Pal

Assistant Professor

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

IIITDM Kancheepuram-Chennai

Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road

Chennai- 600127

Contact Information

Office: 219 J, Laboratory Complex

Email id: uttampal-at-iiitdm.ac.in

​Tele: (+91) ​44 2747 6136