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IIITB COMET Foundation (A section 8 company) is hiring Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) and Research Associates (RAs) 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.


Last date to apply: September 30, 2023


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:

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) – 01

Research Associate (RA) – 01

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:

In depth knowledge in digital communication and wireless communication, Programming experience in C, C++, Python, MATLAB, OpenAirInterface (OAI).


Essential qualifications for JRF:

  1. Graduate in Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Communication/Instrumentation with at

    least 1 years of industry/research experience or M.Tech/ME/MS in Electrical

    Engineering/Electronics and Communication/Instrumentation or related areas.

  2. Qualified in any of the following National eligibility test/exam:

    a. GATE

    b. CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship)

    c. National-level examination conducted by Central Govt. Departments and their agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc.

Age limit for JRF:

35 years

Essential qualifications for RA:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree OR

  • Having 3 years of research, teaching, and design and development experience after ME/M.Tech. with at least one research paper in SCI journal.

Age limit for RA:

45 years


IIIT Bangalore, Bengaluru, India.


Commensurate with skills.