Group Members

We are looking for new PhD students, Postdocs, and Master students to join the team

Faculty

K. Madhava Krishna

Professor and Lab Head, started 2005

  • Ph.D. at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Postdoc at LAAS-CNRS, France
  • Google Scholars
  • Email - mkrishna@iiit.ac.in

Spandan Roy

Assistant Professor, started 2020

  • Ph.D. at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Postdoc at TU Delft
  • Personal Webpage
  • Email - spandan.roy@iiit.ac.in

Harikumar Kandath

Assistant Professor, started 2020

  • Ph.D. at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Research Fellow at NTU Singapore
  • Google Scholars
  • Email - harikumar.kandath@iiit.ac.in

Nagamanikandan Govindan

Assistant Professor, started 2020

  • Ph.D. at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Personal Webpage
  • Email - nagamanikandan.g@iiit.ac.in

PHD Students

Sarvesh Thakur

sarvesh.thakur@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2022
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Unsupervised learning for point clouds - SLAM
  • Personal Page

Suraj Bonagiri

bonagiri.v@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: Spandan Roy
  • Areas: Novel UAV Mechanisms-Control Systems
  • Personal Page

Snehasis Banerjee

snehasis.banerjee@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2022
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Goal Oriented Visual Navigation-Cognitive Robotics
  • Personal Page

MS Students

Aditya Mulgundkar

aditya.mulgundkar@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2020
  • Supervisor: Harikumar Kandath
  • Areas: Soft, Aerial and Underactuated Robotics
  • Personal Page

Agaram Rohith

rohith.agaram@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2021
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: 3D computer Vision
  • Personal Page

Ananth Rachakonda

ananth.rachakonda@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2021
  • Supervisor: Spandan Roy
  • Areas: Underactuated Systems - Hybrid Systems - Dynamics Estimation and Modelling - Nonlinear Controls - Model based Planning - Trajectory Optimization - Safety Critical Controls - Reinforcement Learning - Bipedal Locomotion - Prehensile Manipulation - Nonprehensile Manipulation
  • Personal Page

Anish Gupta

anishgupta31296@gmail.com

  • Joined: 2020
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Motion Planning Under Uncertainity
  • Personal Page

Avneesh Mishra

avneesh.mishra@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2021
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: SLAM-Robust feature detection and matching-SLAM Frontend-Mobile Robotics
  • Personal Page

Ayyappa Swamy Thatavarthy

vvsst.ayyappa@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: SLAM-3D Reconstruction--Multi View Geometry-Trajectory Planning
  • Personal Page

Haasith Pasala

haasith.pasala@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2021
  • Supervisor: Nagamanikandan Govindan
  • Areas: Mechanical Design - Optimal Control
  • Personal Page

Jhanvi Shingala

jhanvi.shingala@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2020
  • Supervisor: Harikumar Kandath
  • Areas: Fault Tolerance in Quadrotors
  • Personal Page

Kaustab Pal

kaustab21@gmail.com

  • Joined: 2020
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Model Predictive Controls for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Personal Page

Laksh Nanwani

laksh.nanwani@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2022
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Autonomous Wheelchair - Vision Language Navigation
  • Personal Page

M Aditya Sharma

aditya.sharm@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2021
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Motion Planning-Control
  • Personal Page

Mohd Omama

mohd.omama@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2020
  • Supervisor: Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: ASLAM - Differentiablity - LiDAR - Perception
  • Personal Page

Rishabh Dev

rishabh.yadav@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2021
  • Supervisor: Spandan Roy
  • Areas: Dynamics and Non Linear Control
  • Personal Page

Sudarshan S Harithas

sudarshan.s@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2021
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Collaborative SLAM-Visual Inertial Navigation-Uncertainty aware Motion Planning
  • Personal Page

Swati Dantu

swati.dantu@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2020
  • Supervisor: Spandan Roy
  • Areas: Non Linear Dynamics and Control-Time delay and adaptive control
  • Personal Page

Dual Degree and Btech

Aakash Aanegola

aakash.aanegola@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Motion Forecasting - Object Detection - Self Driving Vehicles
  • Personal Page

Abhayram A Nair

abhayram.a@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: Spandan Roy
  • Areas: Control systems-Anthropomorphic hand
  • Personal Page

Abhigyan Gargav

abhigyan.gargav@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: Spandan Roy
  • Areas: Fault tolerant control of drones
  • Personal Page

Ahana Datta

ahana.datta@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Object Navigation-Room Rearrangement
  • Personal Page

Amarthya Sasi Kiran Dharmala

amarthya.sasi@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2017
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Object Goal Navigation-Room Rearrangement-Dynaminc Obstacle Avoidance for Autonomous Vehicles-Self Driving Car
  • Personal Page

Aravind Narayanan

aravind.narayanan@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: Nagamanikandan Govindan
  • Areas: Service Robots-Mobile Manipulation-Path Planning
  • Personal Page

Ashwin Mittal

ashwin.mittal@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Robotic Vision-Mobile Robotics
  • Personal Page

Bhaskar Joshi

bhaskar.joshi@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: Harikumar Kandath
  • Areas: UAV-Reinforcement Learning-Navigation and Control
  • Personal Page

Charchit Gupta

charchit.gupta@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: Spandan Roy
  • Areas: Reconfigurable Modular Robots-Robotic Manipulator-Multi agent robotics
  • Personal Page

Dhruv Kapur

dhruv.kapur@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: Harikumar Kandath
  • Areas: UAV-Reinforcement Learning-Control and Navigation
  • Personal Page

Dipanwita Guhathakurta

dipanwita.g@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2018
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Multiagent Navigation - Rearrangement Planning
  • Personal Page

Gunjan Gupta

gunjan.gupta@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Grasping-Visual Servoing
  • Personal Page

Gurkirat Singh

gurkirat.singh@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Visual Intertial Odometery-SLAM-Vins Mono-Multi Agent SLAM
  • Personal Page

M. Nomaan Qureshi

mohammad.nomaan@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2018
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Visual Servoing, Reinforcement Learning
  • Personal Page

Pavani Babburi

pavani.babburi@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Indoor Layout Estimation
  • Personal Page

Pranjali Pathre

pranjali.pathre@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Monocular Multilayer Layout Estimation-3D dataset Modelling and Generation-3D Reconstruction
  • Personal Page

Pravin Mali

pravin.mali@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2016
  • Supervisor: Harikumar Kandath
  • Areas: Fixed wing aircraft path planning
  • Personal Page

Puppala Avinash Prabhu

avinash.prabhu@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2018
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: 3D Reconstruction-Computer Vision-Robotics
  • Personal Page

Rishin Chakraborty

rishin.chakraborty@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: Nagamanikandan Govindan
  • Areas: Mobile Manipulation
  • Personal Page

Shaurya Dewan

shaurya.dewan@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Neural Radiance Fields-Canonicalization
  • Personal Page

Shirish Chandra Srivastava

shirish.chandra@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2018
  • Supervisor: Nagamanikandan Govindan
  • Areas: Drone Pollination- Drone Mechanisms- Mechanism Design- Control
  • Personal Page

Tushar Choudhary

tushar.choudhary@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Neural rendering, canonicalization
  • Personal Page

Vedansh Mittal

vedansh.mittal@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: visual servoing-object grasping
  • Personal Page

Vedant Mundheda

vedant.mundheda@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2018
  • Supervisor: Harikumar Kandath
  • Areas: UAV-Model Predictive Controllers
  • Personal Page

Vikrant Dewangan

vikrant.dewangan@research.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2018
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Trajectory Forecasting-Swarm Robotics
  • Personal Page

Vishal Reddy Mandadi

vishal.mandadi@students.iiit.ac.in

  • Joined: 2019
  • Supervisor: K Madhava Krishna
  • Areas: Rearrangement Planning-Reinforcement Learning-Robotic Vision
  • Personal Page