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Call For Proposal for 2022-23

About TIH Foundation for IoT & IoE (TIH-IoT)

TIH Foundation for IoT & IoE (TIH-IoT) has been setup as a Section-8 company (not-for-profit) by IIT Bombay under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS), being implemented by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. Technology Innovation Hub for IoT & IoE (TIH-IoT) at IIT Bombay is focusing on creating a self-sustaining innovation continuum by fostering translational research for technology & product development, building highly knowledgeable human resources, and a vibrant start-up ecosystem, in the technology vertical of the Internet of Things (IoT). The goal is to help India become a pioneer in technology-led economic growth and prepare the country to be the world leader in the technology arena.

About the Program

To honour & provide support as well as to gain knowledge and guidance in research from the expertise in the domain of CPS, the Chair Professor program is introduced by TIH-IoT. TIH-IoT CHANAKYA Chair Professor Program for Industry Personnel is a distinguished position for industry professionals having rich industrial experience.

Industry professional, who have demonstrated excellence in research through technology development, patents, and publications in top-tier journals/conferences, in the broad domain of Cyber-Physical Systems are encouraged to apply for this program. These awards are meant for Industry Experts who are interested in playing a leadership role in their areas of research and working closely with the TIH-IoT. Potential areas of research interest for the HUB include, but are not limited to:

Application Areas Technology Areas
Agriculture Sensors
Healthcare Network and communication
Industrial IoT Cloud Computing
Security Systems Secured Edge Computing
Smart Education Smart Actuator System
Smart Cities Software-based projects (IoT Platform and applications)
Security

Role and Responsibilities :

  • Technology Leader – Play a leading role in the broad domain of Cyber-Physical Systems and work closely with the TIH-IoT for the development of identified IoT Core Technologies and Application areas.
  • Stakeholder Interaction – To propagate TIH-IoT in Academia, Government Departments, Research Centres, Industries, etc by representing TIH-IoT. To popularize TIH-IoT among the public.
  • Translational Research Ecosystem – A TIH-IoT CHANAKYA Chair Professor will help in developing the Translational Research Ecosystem strategy for the TIH-IoT.
  • Idea Generator for CPS Policies and Programs – To provide innovative ideas for implementation of the Cyber-Physical Systems policies and programs.
  • TIH-IoT Visibility – To participate in the conferences, and workshops and increase the visibility of TIH-IoT in such events.

Support

  • An honorarium of Rs. 30,000/- per month in addition to existing regular income and an annual grant of Rs. 1,50,000/- as a contingency
  • Support for One RA (project support staff) at maximum of Rs. 30,000/- per month (Inclusive of HRA)
  • The support for travel for attending the meetings/conferences/workshops.

Duration

  • The term of TIH-IoT CHANAKYA Chair Professor Program for Industry Personnel will be initially for 2 years, which may be extended further for one year subject to outcome and performance.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should be an Indian national.
  • The position is open for
    • Industry experts, in service, or
    • Retired Industry experts (Age below 75 years)
  • The applicant should be an outstanding industry professional of repute with rich experience.
  • The applicant should not be receiving any other fellowship from any other Government sources

How to Apply

  • Applications will only be accepted through the application form.

Click Here to Apply

The applicant should submit the following:

  • Recent CV of the Applicant
  • Statement of Purpose with a brief outline of applicant’s work, how he/she fits into the role
  • Official contact details of two referees for recommendation letters; (Recommendations Letters would be requested by TIH-IoT office on email)
  • NOC from the parent organization if the applicant is in service. (format)

Last Date to Apply

Nov 10, 2022, 6:00 pm IST, Last date extended to Nov 21, 2022, 6:00 pm IST

Contact

For any queries related to the application process please write to us at chanakya-iot@tihiitb.org.

FAQs- TIH-IoT CHANAKYA Chair Professor Program for Industry Personnel

Who can apply for the Chair Professor Program for Industry Personnel?

The applicant should be an Indian national. The position is open for in service, or retired industry experts (age below 75 years). The applicant should be an outstanding industry professional of repute with rich experience. The applicant should not be receiving any other fellowship from any other Government sources.

What is the duration of the program?

The term of TIH-IoT CHANAKYA Chair Professor Program for Industry Personnel will be initially for 2 years, which may be extended further for one year subject to outcome and performance.

How to apply?

Please click on the click here to apply button in the call for application. Online applications will only be accepted.

What is the commitment/expectation of work & time for the Chair Professor program?

As per the roles and responsibilities mentioned in the call, the applicants can mention their availability in their statement of purpose.

What is a Statement of purpose?

The Statement of Purpose is a brief outline of the applicant’s work, and how s/he fits into the role. A pdf file with a maximum of 1-2 pages.

Does NOC is required to be submitted during the application stage?

It is expected that the NOC from the organization to be submitted while submitting the application. If anybody has difficulty submitting the NOC during the application stage, they can write to us for requesting more time however it is mandatory to submit the NOC for the shortlisting process.

Have any queries?

For any queries related to the application process please write to us at chanakya-iot@tihiitb.org

Disclaimer

Screening of applications will take 6-8 weeks, from the date of closure of online submission of applications. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified/informed through email. The decision of the TIH-IoT committee for screening, selection, approval, and funding support will be final.