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Departments and Specializations


Department

Post

Specialization Area
s

Aerospace Engineering:

Candidates doing experimental
research preferred. Only those
candidates whose earlier work
indicates a clear focus in one or
more of the areas will be
considered

Assistant Professor

Structural Mechanics, Material Modeling and Testing, Airplane
Aerodynamics, Transonic/Hypersonic Aerodynamics, Flight Dynamics and
Control, Spacecraft Dynamics/Design, Aircraft Design
(aerodynamic/structural)

Associate Prof
essor

Structural Mechanics, Material Modeling and Testing, Airplane
Aerodynamics, Transonic/Hypersonic Aerodynamics, Hydrodynamic
Stability, Experimental Aerodynamics, Flight Dynamics and Control,
Spacecraft Dynamics/Design, Aircraft Design (aerodynamic/st
ructural)

Applied Mechanics

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Engineering, Fluid Mechanics and Solid Mechanics

Associate Professor

Biomedical Instrumentation, Biomedical Signal & Image Processing,
Fracture Mechanics, Vibrations, CFD, Turbulent flows,
Experimental fluid
mechanics, micro
-
scale flows, Theoretical and experimental aerodynamics,
bio
-
fluid mechanics, environmental and atmospheric flows and multiphase
flows.

Professor

Biomedical Instrumentation, Biomedical Signal & Image Processing, CFD,
Tu
rbulent flows, Experimental fluid mechanics, micro
-
scale flows,
Theoretical and experimental aerodynamics, bio
-
fluid mechanics,
environmental and atmospheric flows and multiphase flows.

Biot
echnology

Assistant Professor

Post
-
graduate in Biological Sciences
and further research / specializ
ation
in Immunology

Associate Professor

Post
-
graduate in Chemical

or Biological Sciences
and further research /
specializ
ation in Developmental

Genetics or Chemical Biology of nucleic
a
cids

Professor

Post
-
graduate in Biological Sciences
and further research / specializ
ation
in Developmental Genetics

OR

Under
-
graduate in Chemical Engineering
and further research /
specializ
ation in Biochemical Engineering

Chemistry

Assistant Professor

Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, preferably in the area of Main
Group Chemistry

Associate Professor

Stochastic Processes in Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry

Chemical Engineering

Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Professor

All areas related
to Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Outstanding candidates in other
relevant areas shall also be
considered

Assistant Professor

Building Sciences, Infrastructure Management, Solid and Hazardous
Waste Management (with basic degree in Civil or Chemica
l Engineering),
Computational Hydraulics with Surface Flow, Traffic Engineering and
Management, Intelligent Transport System, Pavement Engineering /
Pavement Materials, Transportation Planning, Traffic Safety

Associate Professor

Continuum Mechanics and N
on
-
linear Analysis, Seismic Hazards and Risk
Assessment, Infrastructure Management, Urban air quality monitoring and
modeling (with basic Civil Engineering Degree), Traffic Engineering &
Management

Professor

Microstructure and Characterization of
Concrete, Transportation Planning,
Computational Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Structural Concrete
and Mechanics, Hydrologic Modeling with Civil / Agricultural Engineering
basic degree, Soft Clay Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Assistan
t Professor
Associate Professor
Professor

All areas of Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Sensors and instrumentation, bio
-
instrumentation, high voltage, power
system protection and smart grids, image processing, computer vision,
machine learning, speech recognition, synthesis and coding, statistical
learning and optimization for communications

and related applications,
network control, VLSI design and CAD, embedded systems, analog and
RF circuits, MEMS, experimental nano
-
electronics and nano
-
photonics,
optical signal processing, high power lasers, meta
-
materials



Engineering Design

Candidates

should have
demonstrated significant
research output in one or more of
the indicated areas

Assistant Professor

Automotive Engineering: Automotive Electronics, Biomedical Design:
Biomedical Device


Implants, Surgical Devices, Diagnostics and
Therapeutic D
evices, Biomaterials, Medical Electronics, Medical Robotics

Associate Professor

Professor

All relevant areas

Humanities and Social Sciences

Assistant Professor

British and Commonwealth Literature, China Studies (Economics, History,
Literature, Politics), Culture Studies, Economics (Agriculture, Labour,
International), Environmental Studies (Policy), Science and Technology
Studies (History, Philosophy)

Associate

Professor

British and Commonwealth Literature, International Relations
, Linguistics

Professor

Economics (Finance, Public), English Literature, Linguistics

Management Studies

Assistant Professor

Marketing, Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Public
Systems
Management, Business Sustainability

Associate Professor

Marketing, Information Systems, Operations Management, Finance

Professor

Finance and Accounting

Mathematics

Outstanding candidates in other
areas may be considered.

Assistant Professor

All areas of mathematics including theoretical computer science,
probability, statistics and applications

Associate Professor

Algebra, linear algebra and applications, commutative algebra, algebraic
geometry, algebraic topology, control theory, approxima
tion theory,
theoretical computer science, fluid dynamics.

Professor

Functional analysis, Harmonic analysis

Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor
Associate Professor

All areas of Mechanical Engineering

Professor

Solar Energy, Machine Design/
Structural Dynamics, Mechanisms and
Biomechanics

Metallurgical and Materials
Engineering

Assistant Professor

Nonferrous Extractive metallurgy, Computational crystal plasticity,
Electronic Materials. Candidates should have bachelor / master degrees in
Met
allurgical / Materials Engineering

Associate Professor

Welding with expertise in additive manufacturing

Professor

Computational Thermodynamics with

CALPHAD experience, PEM fuel cell
materials and technology development

Ocean Engineering

Assistant
Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

Ship and Offshore structures, Ocean Hydrodynamics, Marine
Instrumentation, Materials for Marine Environment, Coastal Engineering,
Naval Architecture, Marine Geo
-
technical Engineering, Petroleum
Engineering.


Candidat
es working in the above areas with special emphasis on any one
of the following
specific areas

would be given preference.



Foundations for offshore structures, Deep water structures, Dynamics of
structures, Fluid structure interaction, Numerical Hydrodyna
mics, Deep sea
technologies, Ship Hydrodynamics, Ship structures.

Physics

Associate Professor

All areas


Interdisciplinary Areas: IIT Madras recognizes the importance of interdisciplinary areas in today’s research context. Some o
f the
areas in which IIT Madras faculty are currently engaged in are: Clean Environment (including Water, Air, Technologies for Cle
an
Environment), Renewable Energy, Bio
-
engineering and Healthcare Technologies, Advanced Membranes (Desalination, Fuel Cells,
Biological Separation, Solvent Separation etc), Advanced Sensors, Infrastructure (Water, Transportation, Power, ICT), ICT in
Educa
tion, Health and Agriculture, Advanced Manufacturing and Science and Society. Candidates with interdisciplinary research
experience are encouraged to apply, indicating the department(s) to which they could be affiliated as also the specific
interdisciplin
ary area.