Research Highlights

The central research focus of the NeuRonICS lab is to understand the principles of brain computation and to apply this understanding in electronic systems for building intelligent systems. Engineers have a lot to learn about computation from the brain, which has evolved over billions of years to solve difficult engineering problems. Efficient, parallel, low-power computation is a hallmark of the brain, and to be able to replicate this in electronic systems is one of the goals of the lab. Research interests of the lab span a broad range of subjects such as ASIC/FPGA VLSI design, analog IC design, brain-inspired algorithms, computational neuroscience, machine learning, and event-based sensors.

One of the most rewarding aspects of working in the NeuRonICS lab is the interdisciplinary nature of our research and collaborators. Researchers will get an opportunity to collaborate with world leaders in the field of neuromorphic engineering. At IISc, our lab works closely with various departments and centres such as the ECE, Centre for Neuroscience, and Centre for Brain research.

NeuRoNICS Lab receives funds by DST under program IMPRINT-2

NeuRonICS lab has been recently funded by the Department of Science and Technology for the development of Neuromorphic Processor under the program Impacting Research Innovation and Technology-2 (IMPRINT-2)

Pratiksha Postdoctoral Fellowship at IISc

Invitation for application for Pratiksha Postdoctoral Fellowship at IISc, Bangalore.

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Wipro has funded two research projects at NeuRonICS Lab

Wipro has awarded funds to NeuRonICS Lab for two research projects:

  1. Fast Activity Recognition
  2. Multi-Sensory Fusion in the area of Autonomous Vehicle

Invited Talk at IEEE Smart Tech 2018

Invited talk at IEEE Smart Tech 2018 by Dr. Chetan Singh Thakur on “The Future of Computing with Neuromorphic”

Kundan Kumar to represent IISc at EMEA workshop

Kundan Kumar, PhD student from Neuronics Lab has been selected to represent IISc at the EMEA Student Research Workshop for Brain Inspired Computing & Technologies to be held in Imperial College London.

Date of Workshop: 6-10 October 2018.

More Details of the workshop can be found here.

NeuroCom 2018 Workshop


Date: June 11 – 15, 2018

Venue: Room No 305, DESE, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

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Early Career Research Award from SERB

Dr. Chetan Singh Thakur has won the prestigious “Early Career Research Award” from Science and Engineering Research Board, Government of India for developing Neuromorphic processor.

Invited talk at ISDCS Conference

Invited talk at IEEE International Symposium on Devices, Circuits and Systems by Dr. Chetan Singh Thakur on “Neuromorphic Computing”

Invited talk at GHCI Conference

Invited talk at GHCI Conference by Dr. Chetan Singh Thakur on “Neuromorphic Engineering: The quest for brain-like computing”.

Workshop on Brain, Computation, and Learning

Date: January 8 – 13, 2018

Venue: Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

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Neuromorphic Cognitive Computing Symposium

Date: Oct 4, 2017 (9:30 am)

Venue: ECE Golden Jubilee Hall, IISc

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Qualcomm Funding Award

Dr. Chetan Singh Thakur has been awarded the “Qualcomm Funding 2017” for his proposed research in the field of compressive sensing imaging.

Pratiksha Young Investigator Award 2017

Dr. Chetan Singh Thakur has been awarded the prestigious “Pratiksha Young Investigator Award 2017” for his research in the field of brain-inspired computing.

DST Inspire Faculty Fellowship Award 2016

Dr. Chetan Singh Thakur has been awarded the Inspire Faculty Fellowship 2016 by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India.

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