Ameer Mulla, Ph. D.

Ameer Mulla 

Assistant Professor,

Department of Electrical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad,
P. B. Road, Dharwad - 580011,
Karnataka, INDIA.


Office: +91 (0)836 2212 846

Open PhD Positions

  • I am looking for PhD students with an interest in Control Systems. If you have a Master's degree in areas related to Control Systems, Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering and a strong interest in Systems Theory, Aerial Robotic Systems or Autonomous Vehicles, you are welcome to apply online at:

Research Interests

  • Optimal Control

  • Multi-agent Systems

  • Differential Games

  • Human-in-Loop Control

  • Robotics


Sponsored Projects/Grants/Awards

  • (Co-PI) SERB: Core Research Grant, Title: Circuits for expansion of analog pulse signals and its application to on-chip inductor characterization, 2021-2024.

  • (Co-PI) DST Sponsored Multi-Institutional Project: Title: Advanced Control Systems for LIGO, 2018-2021.

  • (PI) SERB: Early Career Research Award, Title: Human-in-Loop Control of Multi-Agent Systems, 2018-2021.

  • (PI) DST: INSPIRE Faculty Award, Title: Optimal Control of Multi-Player Pursuit-Evasion Games, 2018-2023.


  • Retainer, Decision Sciences and Algorithms Lab, Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai, October 2016 - June 2017.

  • Research Associate, Control and Computing Lab, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, July 2016 - September 2016.

  • Officer, Mumbai Refinery, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Mumbai, June 2008 - July 2010.