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Research Fellow (Cross Disciplinary)

Posted on : 03/10/2023

Applications are invited for ONE position of Research Fellow on a project,

Building a Platform for Enabling Satellite-Assisted Non-Terrestrial Network and Supported Applications in Collaboration with Space & Telecom Agencies” under the supervision of Prof. Kunal Korgaonkar, Prof Vinayak Naik and Prof. Nitin Sharma

This position is applicable only to PhD aspirants. The candidates check the eligibility criteria and qualification process of the PhD program of BITS Pilani University (


Scope of work

Essential Qualification

Desirable Qualification


To build a platform or testbed for simulating, testing, benchmarking and developing space applications enabled through Satellite-based Non-Territorial Networks.Work involves CPU/GPU/FPGA programming and systems programming (multi-threading, vector processing, etc.). Primary focus will be on building a high-performance and low-power transceiver. Targeting use-cases involve positioning, internet, imagery, and other such services.



BTech or MTech Degree in CSE, EEE, ECE or ENI;


Hand-on coding experience in C/C++, Python, Matlab, etc. Familiarity with systems programming and related development environments. Knowledge of wireless communication is good to have, but not mandatory.


Fellowship: ₹37,000 - ₹42,000 per month (based on the year of PhD and performance)

Duration: As per BITS Pilani norms (

Place of work: BITS Pilani, K. K. BirlaGoa Campus, Goa

Benefits: Hostel or Married scholar accommodation can be provided subject to availability and per the institute's rules and regulations.



Application process:Please apply with CV and Cover letter (showing alignment and justification with the roles/responsibilities/requirements) using this form

Please mention in subject line [CDRF Applicant].

Shortlisting and selection on rolling basis.

  • Deadline: 31st Oct 2023

Preliminary shortlisting will be based on resume and telephonic/audio-visual interview within a week of last date of application. For final interview, the candidate will be informed through e-mail for interview. No TA/DA will be provided in case of personal interview. For more details, please contact:


Prof. Kunal Korgaonkar

CSIS Department and BITS Goa Campus

Contact email:


Prof. Vinayak Naik

CSIS Department and BITS Goa Campus


Prof. Nitin Sharma

EEE Department and BITS Goa Campus

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