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IIITB COMET Foundation (A section 8 company) is hiring Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) to work on

Smart Radio Environments (Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces). Interested candidates may forward their application along with detailed resume to Clearly state the role you are applying for in the subject of your email.


Smart Radio Environments (Intelligent Reflecting Surface): Implementation and deployment for targeted uses-cases.


Principal Investigator (PI):

Dr. Priyanka Das

Assistant Professor, IIITB, India


Number of positions available:

JRF – 02

Scope of work:

In the intelligent reflecting surface (IRS)-enhanced wireless communication system, channel state information (CSI) is of paramount importance for achieving the passive beamforming gain of IRS, which, however, is a practically challenging task due to its massive number of passive elements without transmitting/receiving capabilities. In this project, the candidate will be responsible for CSI estimation and finally integration of hardware for the establishment of communication between a transmitter with user equipment via IRS in indoor environment.

Domain knowledge:

Experience in any of the following are desired. Embedded systems, Analog and digital board design, fabrication, antenna design, testing and integration, knowledge in signal processing, communication systems and wireless systems, Programming experience in C, C++, Python, MATLAB.


Desirable qualifications and experience:

  • M.E/M.Tech./Ph.D in Electronics and Communications Engineering or Electrical Engineering

  • B.Tech candidates with exceptional qualification record may also be considered

  • GATE qualification will be preferable

  • 1-8 years of experience in industry/research in the field of wireless communication, 5G


Less than 35 years on Dec. 31st, 2022 will be preferable.


IIIT Bangalore, Bengaluru, India.

The initial appointment will be given for six months and is extendable based on performance till the project completion (Total project duration 4 years).


Commensurate with skills.