CNI Summer School 2021

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.

The fully online Summer School will include lectures by IISc faculty members as well as hands-on lab sessions on computer networks. The lecture sessions will consist of four lectures on advanced topics in Networks and Wireless Communications and one session on IoT MAC/chip design (along with a demo). Hands-on lab sessions will be conducted using a CNI’s cloud-based online lab platform.

The Summer School is targeted at 4th Year Bachelors’/dual-degree students or Masters’/PhD programs in engineering (ECE/CS/EE or related streams). A (free) registration is required for participation in the Summer School. Lecture participation will be through Zoom.

You may register for lecture sessions of the CNI Summer School by filling up the registration form. Registration for lab sessions is now closed.

Please email us at in case of difficulties in registering.


Dates: August 5-6-7 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Timings: Mornings 9:30am to 12:30pm Afternoons 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Lecture Topics schedule

Date and TimeTopicInstructor
5th August 9:30amWelcome and Introduction
5th August 9:40am – 10:55amParallel Server SystemsProf. Parimal Parag
5th August 11:15am – 12:30pmControl over networksProf. Vaibhav Katewa
6th August 9:30am – 10:45amLearning and Control for networksProf. Rahul Singh
6th August 11am – 12:15pmQCSMA and Max-Weight algorithmProf. Chandramani Singh

Session on IoT MAC and chip design (August 7)

2:00 pm – 3:25 pmTSCH MAC (IEEE 802.15.4e) design for a radio chipProf. T V Prabhakar
3:30 pm – 5:00 pmDemo on implementation of the MAC design on a hardware platformProf. T V Prabhakar

Lab sessions

Time and dateTopic
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, August 5Hands-on lab, session-1
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, August 6Hands-on lab, session-2
9:30 am – 12:30 pm, August 7Hands-on lab, session-3