Programme Overview


PhD IMPACT(Industry Mentored PhD in Advanced and Cutting-edge Technologies)


  • Practicing professionals motivated to pursue high impact research at the workplace leading to a PhD degree in collaboration with BITS Pilani.





  • To get rewarded for innovative work that is being undertaken at the workplace with simultaneous PhD degree.
  • To achieve best innovation through academia-industry partnership.




  • Mentorship from both BITS Pilani faculty and scientists at the workplace
  • Utilize state-of-the-art resources available at any BITS Pilani Campus
  • Be a part of world class PhD program at BITS Pilani
  • Focused program to complete project work in a defined time frame
  • The projects/ problem statements would be from companies where 

                   1. company employees will enroll in PhD program to work on them;

                   2. enroll fresh PhD students co-guided by BITS faculty and company scientists.


Areas of interest:


All the areas of science and technology including but not limited to,

  • AI/ML; Data Sciences; NLP; Cyber Security
  • Robotics; 3D Printing applications
  • Sensors development; IoT; Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Antennas; Microwave Communications
  • Natural and Renewable Energies; Energy Storage; Efficient Energy transmission
  • Green chemistry; catalysis; methane production; carbon capture
  • Drug discovery; Drug Delivery; Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics