opportunities

Ph.D.

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 

Internship

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




2. AV Vritika funded by SERB, DST (Closed) - May open again in November, 2023

Project 1: 

Title: Design and Development of a Polarization-sensitive Multispectral Intraoral Cancer Probe 

Abstract: Oral cancer is one of the leading cause of mortality in India. The current techniques such as visual inspection of the intraoral cavity has lower accuracy to diagnose the disease. This project involves design and development of an intraoral probe for rapid and accurate oral cancer diagnosis. 

Project 2: 

Title: Development of Ring-Collection based Spatially Offset Raman Spectroscopy for Breast Cancer Diagnosis 

Abstract: The project’s primary objective is to design and develop a ring collection-based Spatially Offset Raman Spectroscopy (SORSDx) tool that can quantify the bulk and sub-surface characteristics of the ex-vivo breast biopsy tissue.

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

Location: LEAP Lab, IIITDM Kancheepuram-Chennai (https://www.leaplab-iiitdm.co.in/) 

Duration: May, 2023 to July, 2023

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

How to Apply? (Closed)

Deadline for Application: 30th April, 2023

Selection procedure: Interviews will be conducted. Candidates having prior experience with optics, instrumentation, and electronics will be preferred.

Note: 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


Address

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