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Summer Undergraduate Research Exposure (SURE) 2024

IITH-SURE Internship 2024 Results are announced. Click here

Applications are invited for Summer Undergraduate Research Exposure (SURE) Internships 2024


1. Number of intake:

  • Total 200 interns (50 exclusive for girls only).

2. Amount of fellowship:

  • Rs. 15,000 per intern altogether for 2 months.
  • Rs. 7,500 per month per intern & Rs. 10,000 for one-and-a-half months per intern.
  • Interns can choose one option: one month duration, one and a half month duration, or complete two months duration. No other amount/benefit shall be applicable.

3. Duration:

  • 1-2 months between May and July (Tentative 15.05.2024 to 14.07.2024).
  • Minimum of one month and maximum of two months only.

4. Accommodation and Food:

  • Hostel accommodation provided in IITH student hostels.
  • Mess charges to be borne by the interns.

5. Eligibility:

  • ONLY NON-IIT HYDERABAD STUDENTS with below mentioned eligibility.
  • A. Should be a first year MSc (Maths/Physics/Chemistry/Biology) OR MA first Year OR the 2nd/3rd Year B.Tech./B.Des.(All branches) OR the 3rd/4th Year Integrated B.Tech.-M.Tech. program.
  • B. Applicants should be among the top 20% based on CGPA/% score in all the previous years in his/her discipline in the College/ Institution/University and to be certified by the Head of the Institute/Principal at the time of the application.
  • C. The applicant should be a full-time/regular student at the time of application and till the completion of the internship.
  • D. The applicant should be able to work full time (minimum one month) for the Internship. Part-time/online internship is not allowed.

6. Application Submission:

  • After the deadline, no applications shall be accepted.
  • Applications must be submitted through the web portal only.
  • Offline applications, applications through emails shall not be entertained.

7. Selection Procedure:

  • a. The selection procedure consists of a preliminary screening of applications followed by an interview (online mode) department/mentor faculty wise at the option of the concerned Department.
  • b. Selection may depend upon consistently brilliant academic performance (Relative rank I the class/University), work carried out by the student besides his regular academic work, participation/ recognition in competitions such as Olympiads, National Talent Search Exams, and performance in the interview.
Timelines Event
Announcement inviting applications 15.02.2024
Due date for submission online form 10.03.2024
Declaration of results (on SRC website) 15.04.2024 (Tentative)
Start of the program 15.05.2024 (Tentative)

8. Notification of Selection:

  • Selected candidates shall be informed through emails only.
  • Final list of such selected interns shall also be displayed on the website (SRC Office webpage under News/Announcement section).

9. Communication:

  • No separate communication shall be sent to the not selected candidates.

10. Decision:

  • The decision of the IIT Hyderabad authorities shall be final in the selection of the candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
  • No correspondence shall be entertained in this in whatsoever manner.

Application Form (Apply here)

Frequently Asked Questions

List of Interested Faculty to Mentor the SURE interns

Department Name of Faculty Research Areas
Artificial Intelligence Dr. Konda Reddy Mopuri Deep Learning, Computer Vision
Artificial Intelligence Dr. Rekha Raja Robotics, Robot Vision, Deep learning
Artificial Intelligence Dr. Ganesh Ghalme Explainability
Biomedical Engineering Dr. Avinash Eranki Ultrasound Imaging, Image Processing, AI in Ultrasound Imaging
Biomedical Engineering Dr. Nagarajan Ganapathy Computer vision, AI for multimodal data fusion
Biomedical Engineering Dr. Renu John Imaging, image processing, AI in imaging and microscopy, medical devices
Biomedical Engineering Dr. Mohd Suhail Rizvi Computational modeling of physiology and disease
Biotechnology Dr. Ashish Misra Cancer genomics and RNA Biology
Biotechnology Dr. Sandipan Ray Circadian rhythms and diseases biology
Biotechnology Dr. Gaurav Sharma Plant Microbe interactions using computational Microbiome studies focused on Rhizosphere, Phyllosphere, and Endosphere. Microbial Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Evolution to understand their physiology [current focus on Myxobacteria, Vibrio, Bacillus, Ralstonia, Cyanobacteria].
Biotechnology Dr. G Narahari Sastry Computational and bioinformatics
Biotechnology Dr. Anindya Roy DNA repair
Biotechnology Dr. Abhishek Subramanian Bioinformatics, Computational biology, systems biology
Biotechnology Dr. Himanshu JOshi Biomolecular Simulation
Chemical Engineering Dr. Vinod Janardhanan High temperature PEM fuel cells
Chemical Engineering Dr. Debaprasad Shee Pyrolysis of jet fuel
Chemical Engineering Dr. Saptarshi Majumdar Liquid-Liquid Phase Transitions in Biopolymers
Chemical Engineering Dr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma Energy Storage, Gas Sensors
Chemical Engineering Dr. Devarai Santhosh Kumar Secondary metaboloites from P. Ostreatus, HPLC and Optimization
Chemical Engineering Dr. Kishalay Mitra Machine Learning for Energy / Climate Change applications
Chemical Engineering Dr. Mahesh Ganesan Developing GUI toolkits for soft matter research / synthesis of polymer particles
Chemical Engineering Dr. Ranajit Mondal Pickering emulsion and foam
Chemical Engineering Dr. Alan Ranjit Jacob Synthesis of dual responsive microgels
Chemical Engineering Dr. Suhanya Duraiswamy Microflow based assembly of plasmonic nanomaterials
Chemical Engineering Dr. Lopamudra Giri Fabrication of polymer coated milifluidic-device for protein sensing
Chemical Engineering Dr. Balaji Iyer Dynamic properties of a sticky interface
Chemical Engineering Dr. Shelaka Gupta Molecular modelling of heterogenous catalyst for biomass upgradation
Chemical Engineering Dr. Anand Mohan Complex Fluids Rheology
Chemistry Dr. Krishna Gavvala Biophysical chemistry, Fluorescence spectroscopy
Chemistry Dr. Tarun K Panda Organometallic Chemistry, Catalysis
Chemistry Dr. Bhabani Shankar Mallik Computational chemistry
Chemistry Dr. M. Annadhasan Luminescent materials, Nanophotonics
Chemistry Dr. Surendra K Martha Energy Storage Materials especially batteries and supercapacitors
Chemistry Dr. Abhijit Sau Organic Synthesis and Biomolecular Chemistry
Chemistry Dr. Ashutosh Kumar Mishra Bioorganic chemistry
Chemistry Dr. Sivakumar Vaidyanathan Lanthanide luminescent materials
Chemistry Dr. Sudarsanam Putla Plastic waste recycling and biomass conversion
Chemistry Dr. Surajit Maity laser spectroscopy of molecules and clusters
Civil Engineering Dr. B. Munwar Basha Slope stability analysis using AI/ML techniques
Civil Engineering Dr. Digvijay S. Pawar Traffic Engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems
Civil Engineering Dr. Anil Agarwal Structural response in extreme loading conditions
Civil Engineering Dr. Maheswaran Hydrological Modelling, climate extremes
Civil Engineering Dr. Suvin P. Venthuruthiyil Transportation Safety, Intelligent Systems, Public Transit, Last Mile, Traffic Flow Theory
Civil Engineering Dr. Shruti Upadhyaya AI/ML for hydrometeorology
Civil Engineering Dr. Ramya Mullapudi Sustainable pavement materials
Civil Engineering Dr. Ambika S Nanomaterials, Pollution & Treatment, Waste to Wealth, Energy, LCA, Sustainability
Civil Engineering Dr. Pritha Microbial Fuel Cell, Microalgae based wastewater treatment processes, biohydrogen synthesis, Electric vehicles
Civil Engineering Dr. Meenakshi Waste to wealth, Carbon sequestration, sustainablebuiliding materials
Civil Engineering Dr. Satish Regonda Floods, Rains, Climate, Hydrology, Forecasting, Statitical/AI/ML/DL Techniques
Civil Engineering Dr. Debraj Bhattacharyya Wastewater treatment using microalgae
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Rameshwar Pratap Scalable algorithms for Massive Data, Machine Learning, Theoretical Computer Science
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Shirshendu Das Computer Architecture: Non-Volatile Memories and Hardware Security
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Rajesh Kedia Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Antony Franklin 5G Mobile Networks, Edge Computing, C-V2X
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Nitin Saurabh Theoretical Computer Science. Algorithms and Computational Complexity Theory. Quantum Computing.
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Maunendra NLP
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma Cyber security and Extended Reliality
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Praveen Tammana Areas: Systems, Networks, Security, Sub areas: Networked Robotics, Cloud-Native Networking, Software Defined Networks
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. N.R.Aravind Algorithms, Graph theory, graph drawing, social networks
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Sathya Peri Distributed / Federated Machine Learning; Efficient Data Science Algorithms; Efficient Smart Contract Execution; Fault Tolerant Shared Memory Constructions
Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Ramakrishna Upadrasta Compilers and Machine Learning, Compilers for Embedded Software, Compilers for Automative Cars, Code Compliance Software, LLVM and MLIR open source contributions
Design Dr. Srikar Additive Manufacturing and Built Environment
Design Dr. Ankita Roy UX-UI
Design Dr. Deepak AR/VR or photogrametry or photography or product design
Design Dr. Mohammad Shahid Experimental typography, UI/UX
Design Dr. Shiva Ji HTML/CSS, C++, AR applications and development, VR applications and development, Sustainability in architecture
Electrical Engineering Dr. Abhishek Kumar VLSI design
Electrical Engineering Dr. Lakshmi Prasad Natarajan 6G Communications, Coding Theory, Information Theory
Electrical Engineering Dr. Shashank Vatedka Information theory, federated learning, communications
Electrical Engineering Dr. Abhinav Kumar Machine Learning for 6G, Vehicular networking, Intergrated sensing and communication
Electrical Engineering Dr. Naresh Emani Hardware interfacing using Python, Photonic Integrated Circuits
Electrical Engineering Dr. Rupesh Wandhare IoT applications
Electrical Engineering Dr. Shubhadeep B Semiconductor device modelling/Python scripting
Electrical Engineering Dr. Jose Titus Spice simulations of power GaN FETs
Electrical Engineering Dr. Ravikumar B Renewable Energy Integration
Electrical Engineering Dr. Sundar Vanka 6G Communication, Machine Learning
Liberal Arts Dr. Neeraj Kumar Cognitive Science, Learning and Memory, Neuroscience
Liberal Arts Dr. Gaurav Dhamija Development Economics and Applied Microeconometrics
Entrepreneurship and Management Dr. Lohithaksha M Maiyar Supply Chain Finance
Entrepreneurship and Management Dr. Nakul Parameswar Startup Management
Entrepreneurship and Management Dr. Ranapratap Maradana Supply Chain Finance
Entrepreneurship and Management Dr. Jayshree Patnaik Design Thinking, Rural Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Suhash Ranjan Dey Electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution reaction through water splitting
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Saswata Bhattacharya Phase field modeling and development of process-microstructure-property relations in materials using deep learning techniques
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Ashok Sustainable metallurgy, metal recycling, physical modeling of steelmaking processes, alloy steel development
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Ranjith Ramadurai Smart Materials and Devices / energy materials / Sensors
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Mayur Vaidya Oxidation/Diffusion/Alloy Development/High entropy alloys
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Chandrasekhar Murapaka Spintronic device fabrication/characterization
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Bharat high entropy alloys processing and properties
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Subhradeep Chatterjee Macro-micro modeling of welding and solidification processing
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Anuj Goyal Developing crystal graph neural networks for materials property prediction
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Suresh Kumar Garlapati Semiconductors, electronic devices, sensors
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Deepu J Babu CVD synthesis of 2D materials
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Dr. Shourya Dutta Gupta Synthesis and assembly of quantum dots for photonic applications
Mathematics Dr. Mrinmoy Datta Algebraic Geometry, Combinatorics, Number Theory
Mathematics Dr. G. Ramesh Functional Analysis, Operator Theory
Mathematics Dr. Neeraj Kumar Algebra: Commutative Ring Theory
Mathematics Dr. Sayantee Statistics, Data mining, Bayesian Analysis
Mathematics Dr. Venku Naidu D Harmonic Analysis, Functional analysis, Analytic function spaces
Mathematics Dr. Deepak Kumar Pradhan Operator Theory
Mathematics Dr. Dhriti Sundar Patra Riemannian Geometry
Mathematics Dr. Narasimha Kumar Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, Number Theory
Greenko School of Sustainability Dr. Debaprasad Shee Heterogeneous Catalysis and Reaction Engineering
Greenko School of Sustainability Dr. Suhash Ranjan Dey Electrocatalysts
Greenko School of Sustainability Dr. Ambika Sustainability in Pollution/Nanomaterials/Waste to Wealth/Agro-food/Health/Energy/Climate
Greenko School of Sustainability Dr. Ashok Life cycle and sustainability analysis, Industrial decarbonization (metal and manufacturing sectors)
Greenko School of Sustainability Dr. Lohithaksha M Maiyar Modelling and Analysis of Sustainable Supply Chains
Greenko School of Sustainability Dr. Debraj B Phytoremediation of wastewater
Greenko School of Sustainability Dr. Surendra Martha Energy storage materials especially batteries and Supercapacitors
Climate Change Dr. Maheswaran applied mathematics/climate statistics/nonlinear dynamics application in climate
Climate Change Dr. Shruti AI/ML for hydrometeorology
Climate Change Dr. Kishalay Mitra AI/ML for Forest Fire
Climate Change Dr. Satish Regonda Floods, Rains, Climate, Forecasting, Statitical/AI/ML/DL Techniques
Climate Change Dr. Pritha Microbial Fuel Cell, Microalgae based wastewater treatment processes, biohydrogen synthesis, Electric vehicles
Climate Change Dr. Ambika Climate aspects of Pollution/Nanomaterials/Waste to Wealth/Agro-food Systems/Health/Energy/Sustainability
Climate Change Dr. Debraj B Resource Recovery from Waste and Biomass
Heritage Science and Technology Dr. Ramakrishna Upadrasta Sanskrit and Natural Language Processing (ML based Sandhi and Samasas for Samskritam)
Heritage Science and Technology Dr. Surendra Nadh Somala LLMs, Generative AI
Center for Interdisciplinary program Dr. Saurabh Sandilya Simulations in Medical Physics
Center for Interdisciplinary program Dr. Avinash Eranki Ultrasound Imaging, Image Processing, AI in Ultrasound Imaging
Center for Interdisciplinary program Dr. Viswanath Chinthapenta Simulations of Sclera: Opthalmology
Center for Interdisciplinary program Dr. Prabhat Kumar Battery space optimization in an electrical vehicle
Center for Interdisciplinary program Dr. Ramji Themo-stress analysis of PCB using finite element analysis
Physics Dr. Kirit Makwana Plasma physics
Physics Dr. Saket Asthana Various applications of ferroic materials such as energy storage, electrocaloric, flexible electronics etc
Physics Dr. Anupam Gupta Mathematical Modelling, Biophysics
Physics Dr. Satish Shinde Nanophotonics, Energy materials, Photocatalysis
Physics Dr. Alok Pan Quantum information, cryptography and computation
Physics Dr. Bhuvanesh Ramakrishna Laser plasma
Physics Dr. Shantanu Desai Astrophysical data analyais
Physics Dr. Atanu Rajak Non-equilibrium quantum dynamics, Quantum Thermal Machines
Physics Dr. Anurag Tripathi Study of Feynman diagrams and Feynman integrals
Physics Dr. Saranya Ghosh Experimental particle physics data analysis
Physics Dr. Saurabh Sandilya Radiation Detectors
Physics Dr. Sai Santosh Kumar Raavi Exploring Ultrafast Lasers and its applications
Physics Dr. Jyoti Ranjan Mohanty Nanomagnetism and 2D materials
Physics Dr. Mayukh Pahari X-ray polarization measurements from Black holes with NASA/IXPE data
Physics Dr. Mahesh Peddigari Relaxor Ferroelectric films for energy storage
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Badarinath Karri Experimental fluid mechanics,
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Venkatesham Vibration and Acoustics
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Chandra Prakash Computational Solid Mechanics
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Sayak Banerjee Combustion and Carbon Neutral Fuels
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Sachidananda Behera Computational Fluid Dynamics
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Anirban Naskar Manufacturing Science
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Ranabir Dey Soft and active matter
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Viswanath Chinthapenta Modelling aspects of Additive Manufacturing
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Karthick S K Compressible fluid flows, high-speed flows, hypersonics, experimental aeroodynamics, energy conversion devices, computational gas dynamics
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Gangadharan R Structural mechanics, Composites
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Pankaj Kolhe Laser and optical Diagnostics, Experimental Combustion
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Sidhardh Machine learning and finite element simulations
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Ashok Kumar Pandey Modeling of acoustic damping in MEMS
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Ashok Kumar Pandey Modeling of surface damping in MEMS
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Anurup Datta Laser micromachining
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Prabhat Kumar Machine Learning and Topology Optimization
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Prabhat Kumar Topology Optimization of Soft Robots/ Acoustic Metamaterial
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Raja Banerjee drone based sprayer system
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Niranjan Ghaisas CFD of small wind turbines
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Ramji Computational damage mechanics applied to composite structures using FEM, Delamination simulation in Composite under fatigue load
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Prasanth Robotics, deep learning for robotics
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dr. Vishnu R Unni Drone Dynamics, Plasma Assisted Combustion