Anoop Jain


Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India - 342037

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I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur (August 2019 onward). Prior to joining at IIT Jodhpur, I was a Post Doctoral Fellow (November 2017 - June 2019) at Cooperative Networks and Controls (CoNeCt) Laboratory, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, and working with Professor Dainel Zelazo.


Research Interests

  • Cooperative Guidance and Control of Autonomous Systems

  • Formation Control of Multi-Agent Systems

  • Security in Cyber-Physical Systems

  • Optimization and Control of Passive Systems


Education


Awards

  • Two papers among the three finalist for the best student paper award at IEEE Indian Control Conference (2021).

  • Excellent Reviewer: AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019)

  • Lady Davis Fellowship Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (2018-2019)

  • Outstanding Contributions in Reviewing Journal of The Franklin Institute (2017 and 2018)

  • Best presentation award at 2016 Aerospace Research Student Symposium, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IISc, Bangalore (2016)

  • Among the three finalists for the best paper award Indian Control Conference (2016)

  • Best presentation in session award American Control Conference (2015)

  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2009: All India Rank 53 (99.74 Percentile score in Electrical Engineering).


Publications

Journals

  1. Miel Sharf, Anoop Jain, and Daniel Zelazo, "A Geometric Method for Passivation and Cooperative Control of Equilibrium-Independent Passivity-Short Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 66, no. 12, December 2021, pp. 5877 - 5892. 10.1109/TAC.2020.3043390

  2. Anoop Jain and Debasish Ghose: "Trajectory-Constrained Collective Circular Motion with Different Phase Arrangements" IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 65, no. 5, pp. 2237 -2244 , May 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2019.2940233

  3. Anoop Jain and Debasish Ghose: "Robust Stabilization of Balanced and Splay Formations with Heterogeneous Controller Gains," Journal of The Franklin Institute, vol. 356, no. 8, pp. 4554-4576, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfranklin.2019.04.016

  4. Anoop Jain, Miel Sharf, and Daniel Zelazo: "Regularization and Feedback Passivation in Cooperative Control of Passivity-Short Systems: A Network Optimization Perspective," IEEE Control System Letters, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 731-736, 2018. DOI: 10.1109/LC-SYS.2018.2847738

  5. Anoop Jain and Debasish Ghose: "Collective Circular Motion of Multi-agent Systems in Synchronized and Balanced Formations With Second-Order Rotational Dynamics," Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, vol. 54, pp. 1433-1451, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.cnsns.2017.05.029

  6. Anoop Jain, Debasish Ghose, and Prathyush P. Menon: "Multi-agent Formation in a Controllable Force Field with Non-identical Controller Gains," IET Control Theory & Applications, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 802-811, 2018. DOI: 10.1049/iet-cta.2017.0651

  7. Anoop Jain and Debasish Ghose: "Synchronization of Multi-Agent Systems with Heterogeneous Controllers," Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 89, pp. 1433-1451, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s11071-017-3526-x

  8. Anoop Jain and Debasish Ghose: "Stabilization of Collective Formations with Speed and Controller Gain Heterogeneity and Saturation," Journal of The Franklin Institute, vol. 354, no. 14, pp. 5964-5995, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfranklin.2017.07.035

Conference Papers

  1. Shubham Singh and Anoop Jain: "Time-Varying Distance-Constrained Formation Maneuver Control With Guaranteed Prescribed Performance for Mobile Agents, IEEE American Control Conference, June 2022, Atlanta, GA, USA (accepted for presentation).

  2. Shubham Singh and Anoop Jain: "Distance-Constrained Formation Control of Multi-Agent Systems Using Asymmetric Barrier Lyapunov Function," Proceedings of IEEE Indian Control Conference, IIT Bombay, India, December 20๔€€€22, 2021, pp. 395-399.

  3. Vaibhav Vaishnav, Anoop Jain, and Dushyant Sharma: "Finite-Time Stability Analysis of a Distributed Microgrid Connected via Detail-Balanced Graph," Proceedings of IEEE Indian Control Conference, IIT Bombay, India, December 20๔€€€22, 2021, pp. 365-370.

  4. Shubham Sharma and Anoop Jain: "Collective Circular Motion with Trajectory and Turn-Rate Constraints," Proceedings of IEEE Indian Control Conference, IIT Bombay, India, December 20๔€€€22, 2021, pp. 225-230.

  5. Anoop Jain and Daniel Zelazo: "Temporal Circular Formation Control with Bounded Trajectories in a Uniform Flow field," 27th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Akko, Israel, July 1-4, 2019, pp. 189-194.

  6. A. Jain, M. Sharf, and D. Zelazo: "Regularization and Feedback Passivation in Cooperative Control of Passivity-Short Systems: A Network Optimization Perspective," IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, FL, USA, 2018, (Accepted for presentation).

  7. Anoop Jain and Debasish Ghose: "A Heterogeneous Control Gain Approach to Achieve a Desired Collective Centroid by a Formation of Agents," Proceedings of Indian Control Conference, IIT Guwahati, India, January 4-6, 2017, pp. 321-326.

  8. Anoop Jain, Debasish Ghose and Prathyush P. Menon: "Achieving a Desired Collective Centroid by a Formation of Agents Moving in a Controllable Force Field," Proceedings of Indian Control Conference, Hyderabad, India, January 4-6, 2016, pp. 182-187.

  9. Anoop Jain and Debasish Ghose: "Stabilization of Collective Motion in Synchronized, Balanced and Splay Phase Arrangements on a Desired Circle," Proceedings of IEEE American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, July 1-3, 2015, pp. 731-736.

  10. Anoop Jain, Debasish Ghose and Prathyush P Menon: "Stabilization of Balanced Circular Motion about a Desired Center," Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems, Kanpur, India, March 13-15, 2014, pp. 656-661.

  11. Anoop Jain and Debasish Ghose: "Collective Behavior with Heterogeneous Controllers," Proceedings of IEEE American Control Conference, Washington DC, USA, June 17-19, 2013, pp. 4629-4634.


Projects

  • Start-up Research Grant, SERB (PI): Secure and Robust Coordination and Control of Autonomous Multi-Vehicle Systems with Desired Constraints.

  • Seed Grant, IIT-Jodhpur (PI): Achieving Collaborative Missions via Distributed Coordination and Control of Autonomous Multi- Vehicle System.

  • MeitY Grant (Co-PI): Centre for Advanced Security Technology Development in Cyber-Physical Systems.


Students

  • PhD

  1. Vaibhav Vaishnav (Thesis Topic: Coordinated Control in Smart Grid)

  2. Pushkal Purohit (Thesis Topic: Safe and Secure Operation of Multi-Agent Systems)

  3. Shubham Singh (Thesis Topic: Distributed Control of Multi-Agent System with Desired Constraints)

  4. Shailesh Kumar Singh, [jointly with Dr. Arun Kumar R, ME, IIT-Jodhpur] (Thesis Topic: Microsatellite Propulsion)

  • MTech

  1. Raghvendra Kaushik [CPS 2019 Batch] (PhD at IIT-Roorkee)

  2. Vishal Raj [CPS 2019 Batch] (Post Baccalaureate Fellow, Robert Bosh Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, IIT Madras)

  3. Shubham Sharma [CPS 2019 Batch] (PhD at IIT-Jodhpur)

  4. Manjita Saini [CPS 2019 Batch] (Placement @ Intel)

  5. Shivanshu Tripathi (CPS 2020 Batch)

  6. Avinash Kumar Das (CPS 2020 Batch)

  7. Pentakoti Naga Venkata Sai Pavan Kumar (CPS 2021 Batch)

  8. Vikram Reddy Ettam (CPS 2021 Batch)

  • BTech

  1. Devesh Kumar Jangid (B17EE022)

  2. Devraj Meena (B17EE023)

  3. J Sandeep Narayan (B17EE035)

  4. Shivansh Kulshrestha (B17EE056)

  5. Rashmi Mertia (B18EE040)

  6. Arzoo Quershi (B18EE063)

  7. Akshat Agarwal (B19EE007)

  8. Mahendra Rao (B19EE047)

  9. Manish Meena (B19EE050)

  10. Shyam Sundar Meena (B19EE081)


Collaborators


Talks

  • Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune, November 26, 2021 Coordination and control of UAVs: A Perspective on Theory, Applications, and Future Trends

  • ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad, June 24, 2020. Coordination and control of multi-agent systems: A Perspective on Theory, Applications, and Future Trends

  • National Institute of Technology, Patna, June 4, 2020. Coordination and control of multi-agent systems

  • Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Bombay (Bombay, India), October 18, 2019. Coordination and Control of Multiple Unmanned Systems: Various Formation Patterns and their Applications

  • Tel - Aviv University (Tel-Aviv, Israel), April 29, 2019. Formation Control in Networked Dynamical Systems

  • Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Dharwad (Dharwad, India), April 9, 2019. Coordination of Networked Dynamical Systems: Formation Control, Passivation and Network Optimization

  • Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel), January 08, 2018. Synchronized and Balanced Collective Formations in Multi-Agent Systems


Professional Affiliation and Services

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

  • Reviewer

Journals

  • Automatica

  • IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control

  • IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology

  • IEEE Control System Letters

  • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics

  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

  • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems

  • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems

  • IEEE Transactions on Aerospace & Electronic Systems

  • Journal of The Franklin Institute

  • International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control

  • Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics

  • Nonlinear Dynamics

  • IET Control Theory & Applications

  • Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering

Conferences

  • IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)

  • IEEE American Control Conference (ACC)

  • IEEE Indian Control Conference (ICC)

  • IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA)

  • International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)

  • Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NECSYS)

  • Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems (ACODS)

  • International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS)

  • AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Conference


Teaching @ IIT-Jodhpur

  • Control Systems

  • Control Systems Laboratory

  • Networked Dynamical Systems and Control

  • Simulation of Dynamical Systems

  • Engineering Visualization (1st year BTech students)


Contact Details

Room No.: 204

Department of Electrical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur Rajasthan 342037 India

Email: anoopj@iitj.ac.in

Phone (Office): (+91 291) 280 1371

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