Heritage Internship Program

Program Chair :  Job Description

 
Rachna Lal
 M. Architecture 2003
rachna.lal@gmail.com

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Objective

Facilitate summer research internships in academia to broaden student's outlook and research goals


Benefits for students

  • Conduct research with leading faculty in reputed universities

  • Interact with other PhD and post-doctoral research students

  • Explore graduate and doctoral programs and advisers

Benefits for faculty

  • Find bright students with a passion for research and learning

  • Screen potential doctoral and post-doctoral candidates

  • Know that your guidance made a difference in someone’s life


Benefits for donors

  • Support a program that promotes students in academia

  • Be a proud sponsor of a program for your alma-mater

  • Gratitude of being able to provide opportunities far greater than that available when you were a student


Steps for faculty and student

  • Willing faculty advertise positions online at IITRHF and set the minimum requirements for applicants
  • IITR students apply online at IITRHF
  • Faculty interviews and select student(s)

Typical cost: An internship may cover travel, boarding, lodging, and administrative expense
                           (IITRHF does not facilitate any documentation for visa-processing)


Funding resource: Faculty grants, department of university grants, and student's personal funds
                                        (Remainder of the needs may be supported by IITRHF based on resources under this program)

Process

  • Role of program chair and co-chair is of match-maker and to facilitate the funding process.

  • IITRHF will list possible opportunities on website after confirming with participating faculty.

  • Students will apply at online application form.

  • Program chair may help shortlist the qualifying applicants based on agreed-upon/ pre-determined criteria.

  • Faculty members will then review shortlisted students for interview.

  • Approved grant will be disbursed to the faculty or the student.


If a student finds an opportunity in any country on their own and seeks support from IITRHF, such a support will also be considered by the committee on case by case basis.


Apply Here: Application Form


Participating Faculty (The list will grow as more faculty members come on-board)


Faculty Brief Bio Areas of InterestLink to Faculty Page
 

Prof. Vipin Kumar

Regents Professor,
Dept. of CS, 
Univ. of Minnesota, USA 

-BE E&C '77, IITR
-PhD CS '82, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, USA

Data mining and parallel computing, Bioinformatics

Requirements:
A
t least 3rd year Undergraduate or Masters with 8.5+ GPA 

https://www-users.cs.umn.edu/~kumar001/


Prof. Ananth Grama
Samuel D. Conte Professor, Dept. of CS, Purdue Univ., USA

- BE CS&T '89, IITR
- PhD CS, Univ. of Minnesota, USA

Parallel and distributed computing architectures, algorithms, and applications.

Development of software support for dynamic clustered & multi-clustered environments. Recent work focused on resource location and allocation mechanisms in peer-to-peer networks.


 https://www.cs.purdue.edu/people/faculty/ayg/
 
 
Prof. Brij Agrawal
Distinguished Professor, 
Department of Mech. & Aerospace Engg, Naval PG School, Monterey, CA, USA

- ME(Hons) Mech Engg., IITR
- PhD Mech. Engg., Syracuse Univ., USA

Spacecraft design, acquisition, tracking and pointing, jitter control, and adaptive optics control for imaging spacecraft, laser communications, and high energy laser beam control.

Requirements: 
US citizen or resident, due to the school being a US Government facility
 
http://faculty.nps.edu/agrawal/
 

Prof. S. K. Gupta

Smith International Professor,
Department of Aerospace & Mech.  Engg., Univ. of Southern California, USA

- BE Mech. '88 (Gold Medalist), IITR
- PhD Mech. Engg., Univ. of Maryland, College Park, USA
 
Computer Aided Design, Manufacturing Automation, and Robotics

 http://ame-www.usc.edu/bio/gupta/
 


Prof. Laxmi Venkat
Carolina Trustee Professor, Dept. of Earth Ocean and Environment, Univ. of South Carolina, USA

- BE (Hons) Civil Engg. '87, IITR
- PhD Civil & Environmental Engg., Princeton Univ.,  USA
 
Program Director, Hydrologic Sciences, National Science Foundation
 
http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/our-people/faculty-staff/lakshmi_venkat.php    
 

Prof. Alisa Piekny
Associate Prof, Dept. of Biology, Co-Director, Centre for Microscopy, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

- PhD Univ of Calgary, Canada

Gain a stronger understanding of how the cytoskeleton is regulated during dynamic events such as cytokinesis and cell shape change (morphogenesis)

https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/biology/faculty.html.html?fpid=alisa-piekny




List of Awardees

Photo Name ActivityHost Faculty Sponsor
     

M.Sc.,
Applied Maths
Class of 2020


Research Fellow - Summer 2018
  Purdue University, Lafayette, USA

Worked on: Novel classification algorithms to determine storms from satellite images, expected to be incorporated in an ISRO satellite in 2018.

Purdue University, USA



 
 
B.Tech,
Biotech Eng
Class of 2020
 
Research Fellow - Summer 2019
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Worked on: A novel algorithm for biological sequence compression that makes use of both statistical properties and repetition within sequences.
 
Concordia University, Canada











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