CDS – Computational Science (CD-CP) Research admissions Information

CDS-Computational Science (CD-CP) 

Ph.D/M.Tech.(Research) 2018 admissions

CDS-Computational Science (CP) Research (Ph.D./M.Tech.(Research)) Provisional Selection List

Important Information

Important Dates:

  • Pre-interview Familirization/orientation towards CD-CP Research Admissions:
    • Open to everyone.
    • Date & Time: May 16, 2018 (11 AM), Venue: Seminar Hall (102) of CDS, IISc, Bangalore.
    • Schedule
      • Introduction to CDS and Highlights of computational science research program by Sashikumaar Ganesan (2017 Presentation Slides)
      • CD-CP written and Interview process by Murugesan Venkatapathi (2017 Presentation Slides)
      • Interactions with current CD-CP research students and a tour to the department
  • Research Interviews: May 21-25, 2018
    • The interview process for the Computational Science (CD-CP) stream has two stages: Written and Oral (both conducted on the same day).
      • Written component (Duration: 30 minutes): Total Points 5X2=10
        • (a) Two mandatory questions, one from polynomials, functions, plotting, etc and another is a programming question
        • (b) Answer any three out of four questions asked from basic engineering mathematics on following topics: Linear Algebra/Matrices, Probability and Statistics, and Differential Equations.
      • Oral Interview: Candidates who are successful in the written component will attend an oral interview before a CDS-CP faculty committee. In the oral interview, you will be questioned on the basic subjects, and based on your choice of an advanced topic and lab preferences

Basic Area Subjects: Programming fundamentals; Linear Algebra; Numerical Methods; Ordinary Differential Equations; Probability & Statistics. Final year undergraduate level preparation is required.

Advanced Topics: Matrix Algebra, Numerical and Functional Analysis, Numerical Solution of Differential and Differential-Algebraic Equations, Finite Element Methods, Signal Processing, Computational Biology and Structural Bioinformatics, Graph Algorithms, Structural Biology and Bioinformatics.

CDS-Computational Science (CP) Research (Ph.D./M.Tech.(Research)) Provisional Selection List

 

(Updated on: May 25, 2018 @ 7:10 PM)

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List of projects/research topics

Project titleLab/ Group Name
Modeling and Simulation of Crystallization ProcessesCMG
Modeling and Simulation of Energy Extraction Processes in Fuel CellsCMG
ParMooN – A Parallel (MPI+OpenMP) In-house Finite Element PackageCMG
Computational Fluid Dynamics (Modeling and Simulation of Multiphase Flows, Modeling and Simulation of Turbulent Flows)CMG
Constrained Dynamics with Uncertainty over Complex Systems: Stabilization, Path-Constraints and Bifurcation IssuesSCL
Data Assimilation to Path Constrained Dynamical SystemsSCL
Medical Imaging Group Research Contributions/AreasMIG
Development of computationally efficient strategies for deconvolution of diffusion weighted MRI dataMIG
Intelligent Image Analysis Methods in Brain Magnetic Resonance ImagingMIG
Prediction of biomolecular function of proteins BCL
Analysis of large-scale genomic datasets BCL
Structure based analysis of protein interaction networks in biology BCL
Structural Biology and Bio-computing LabBio-computing Lab
CSPL projectsCSPL

Last-Year (admissions of 2017):

The detailed procedure along with the preference sheet for choice of labs is here.


Previous Year (admissions of 2016) Information:

M.Tech(Research)/Ph.D. admissions information

The detailed procedure along with the preference sheet for choice of labs is here

Interview Process:

           The interview process for the Computational Science stream has two stages: Written and Oral (both conducted on the same day).

  1. Written component (Duration: 30 minutes): Total Points 5×2=10
    (a) Two mandatory questions, one from polynomials, functions, plotting, etc  and another is a programing question
    (b) Answer any three out of five questions asked from the following subjects: Elements of Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra/Matrix Analysis, Probability and Statistics, Differential Equations and Numerical Methods.

  2. Oral Interview: Candidates who are successful in the written component will attend an oral interview before a CDS-CP faculty committee. In the oral interview, you will be questioned on:

–  Basic Area Subjects:  Linear Algebra; Numerical Methods; and Probability & Statistics. Final year engineering undergraduate level preparation is required

– Advanced Topics:  Any one of the topics:   Matrix Algebra, Numerical and Functional Analysis, Numerical Solution of ODEs and DAEs, Finite element methods, Signal processing, Stochastic Calculus,Computational Biology and Structural Bioinformatics, Graph Algorithms, Structural Biology and Bioinformatics

 

(Updated on: June 2, 2016)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about admissions are here

For any queries/questions about admissions, please contact: chair#cds.iisc.ac.in (replace # with @)