Blog Archive

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CNI Hackathon 2022 concludes: winners announced
Another successful CNI hackathon has concluded. Congratulations to the winners! The 2022 version had two tracks: Data Science Challenge and an AI Challenge. The finalist teams presented their solutions to the jury panel and winners were announced. Read More ›

CNI Hackathon 2022: Data Science and AI Challenges
The hackathon has two tracks: Data Science Challenge and an AI Challenge. The data science task involves a bus fleet dataset obtained from BMTC (Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation). The AI challenge consists of building a bot that competes with another bot to conquer more cells (area) in a grid. Read More ›

MTech (Res) Defense: Empirical study of traffic generation for data centre networks
A member of CNI team, Bidhov Bizar, will be defending his MTech (Research) thesis on October 28, 2022 at 10 am. Venue: Room 1.06, ECE Department (in-person event). Read More ›

CNI Ph.D. Fellowship (2022-23)
Applications are invited for a Research Fellowship Programme under the Centre for Networked Intelligence (a Cisco CSR Initiative). The fellowship will be for the duration of 01 August 2022 to 31 July 2023. Read More ›

CNI MTech Fellowship (2022-23)
Applications are invited for a Research Fellowship Programme under the Centre for Networked Intelligence (a Cisco CSR Initiative). The fellowship will be for the duration of 01 August 2022 to 30 June 2023. Read More ›

CNI Summer School 2022
This year’s summer school will be in the form of a short course on Online Algorithms, taught by Prof. Rahul Vaze from TIFR Mumbai. It will be conducted in hybrid mode (online as well as in-person participation in IISc Campus). Read More ›

CNI joins hands with IIT Madras, Indian Statistical Institute, and Semantic Web India to continue COVID-19 Data Website Operations
Among the latest in CNI’s contributions towards COVID-19 response, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, the Centre for Networked Intelligence at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) are collaborating with Semantic Web India, a private technology firm based in Bangalore, to continue the efforts of a critical COVID-19 Data Website. Read More ›

AADHAAR Hackathon 2021
We are excited to announce the Aadhaar Hackathon 2021, in partnership with the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Read More ›

Cloud-based hands-on lab for Communication Networks
On this Teachers’ day, we are delighted to announce the release of our cloud-based hands-on lab for Communication Networks. Read More ›

Masters Fellowship (2021-22)
Applications are invited from second year Masters students (all course and research streams) in the Division of EECS and the RBCCPS for a Scholarship Programme under the Centre for Networked Intelligence (a Cisco CSR Initiative). Six scholarship awards are available under this programme for 2021-2022. Read More ›

Ph.D. Fellowship (2021-22)
Applications are invited from the PhD students in the Division of EECS and the RBCCPS at IISc who have passed their comprehensive examinations (or will pass by 13-Aug-2021) for a Research Scholarship Programme under the Centre for Networked Intelligence (a Cisco CSR Initiative). Six scholarship awards are available under this programme for 2021-2022. Read More ›

CNI Summer School 2021
The Centre for Networked Intelligence at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is organizing its inaugural three-day CNI Summer School on 5-6-7th August 2021. Read More ›

CNI Workshop 2021
The Centre for Networked Intelligence at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), is organizing its inaugural one-day workshop titled: WiFi QoS: Evolution of Standards and Performance Modelling on 25 February 2021 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm IST. Read More ›

CNI Lab Inauguration and Seminar Series
The Centre for Networked Intelligence, IISc inaugurated its state-of-the-art networking lab on 18 January 2021. The lab, developed in collaboration with Cisco India, has a network testbed which will enable researchers and students to develop applications, algorithms and experiments in emerging areas in communication and computer networking such as software-defined networking, network function virtualisation, and network slicing. The testbed is equipped with network control, management, and analytics platforms (Cisco DNAC centre), wireless controller, enterprise switches and routers, WiFi-6 access points, and an identity management suite. Read More ›

CNI Hackathon 2020
After 3 exciting weeks, we are proud to announce the winners for Swabs2Labs Hackathon 2020, hosted by the Centre for Networked Intelligence at the Indian Institute of Science, in collaboration with Cisco CSR. Read More ›

Cisco Scholarship awardees 2020-21
The following students were awarded the Ph.D & M.Tech fellowship for the year 2020-21 Read More ›

Podcasts on Covid19 Research in IISc
A special session of the annual research students symposium of the Division of Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Sciences (EECS) (https://eecs.iisc.ac.in/EECS2020/) on the Covid-19 research and innovation projects carried out, in IISc in general and the Division of EECS in particular, was held on July 12, 2020. Read More ›

2020 INSA Medal for Young Scientists awarded to CNI co-convener Dr. Himanshu Tyagi
The Indian National Science Academy’s Medal for Young Scientists was instituted with the aim of distinguishing young scientists of extraordinary promise and creativity who have made notable research contributions in Science and Technology. Read More ›

2021 ACM SIGMETRICS Conference
The fall submission deadline of the 2021 ACM SIGMETRICS conference (http://www.sigmetrics.org/sigmetrics2021/), which will be held in Beijing, China, June 14-18 2021, is approaching soon. Read More ›

Post-doctoral Fellowship
The Centre for Networked Intelligence (a Cisco CSR Initiative) is a newly established centre at IISc Bangalore promoting research in intelligent networks of the future. The centre is looking for a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher interested in pursuing independent research in the broad area of intelligent networks. Read More ›

Opportunities
We are looking for driven, self-starter individuals to join our team at the Centre for Networked Intelligence (CNI), IISc. This role requires a demonstrated ability to conduct literature survey, prototype development, quantitative analysis, and documentation. Read More ›

SPCOM – International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications 2020, July 19-24
SPCOM 2020 provides a forum for researchers from academia, research laboratories, and industries to come together to share and learn about current developments in these emerging fields. SPCOM 2020 is the thirteenth in a series of biennial events that have been organized since 1990 at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). For more Information please log in to SPCOM 2020 website. Read More ›

Cyber-Physical Systems Symposium (CyPhySS 2020)
CyPhySS is a single track symposium aimed at bringing together leading researchers and industry experts to share the recent advancements and the upcoming challenges in the area of Cyber Physical Systems (CPS), with a special focus on the following areas: Robotics, drones, CPS security, and technology for COVID 19. Read More ›

Symposium on Advances in Communication Networks
The Centre for Networked Intelligence is happy to sponsor the Symposium on Advances in Communication Networks, to be held on 10 July 2020, and organised by the division of EECS, IISc. Read More ›

A COVID-19 readiness tool for organisations
The CNI COVID-19 response team has, in collaboration with Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA), has developed a COVID-19 readiness tool for organisations. Read More ›

Modeling of epidemic spread in Indian urban conditions
CNI faculty, students, and staff, along with researcher from TIFR Mumbai, have developed a city-scale agent-based simulator to study the spread of epidemic diseases such as COVID-19. Read More ›

Announcing Datathon for IUDX @ Pune
The PUDX Datathon is being organized jointly by Indian Institute of Science, IISc-Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems (RBCCPS) & IISc-Cisco Centre for Networked Intelligence (CNI), Pune Smart City Development Corporation (PSCDCL) with support from Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). Read More ›

Cisco Scholarship awardees
The following students were awarded the Ph.D & M.Tech fellowship for the year 2019-20 Read More ›

Centre for Networked Intelligence – Launch on 5th November 2019
The launch of the Centre for Networked Intelligence was held on Tuesday 05/11/2019 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm at the Council Chamber, Indian Institute of Science. Read More ›

Opportunities
The Centre for Networked Intelligence (a Cisco CSR initiative), IISc, is an EECS/RBCCPS initiative that is looking to hire talented individuals who are passionate about developing high-impact next generation networking methodologies and associated training material, with applications to smart cities, IoT/CPS, data exchanges, software defined network (SDN) control, cloud computing, ML/AI, and related topics. Read More ›

PhD fellowships
Applications are invited from the PhD students in the Division of EECS and the RBCCPS who have passed their comprehensive examinations (or will pass by 30-09-2019) for a Research Scholarship Programme under the forthcoming Centre for Networked Intelligence (a Cisco CSR Initiative). Three scholarship awards are available under this programme for 2019-2020. Read More ›

Masters fellowships
Applications are invited from second year Masters students (all course and research streams) in the Division of EECS for a Scholarship Programme under the forthcoming Centre for Networked Intelligence (a Cisco CSR Initiative). Six scholarship awards are available under this programme for 2019-2020. Read More ›