Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. proudly announces the launch of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2019-2020 program for selected Indian universities. Each winning team (up to 2 students and sponsoring faculty advisor(s)) will receive a financial award for the academic year 2019-20, plus assignment of a Qualcomm researcher(s) as a mentor to facilitate close interaction with Qualcomm Research.
The Program is sponsored by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. headquartered at 5775 Morehouse Drive, San Diego, CA 92121 (“Sponsor”).
Submissions will be open from January 15, 2019. Template is provided on this website for proposal submission by the teams.
The team can be comprised of up to 2 students, wherein at least one student member of the team has to be enrolled as a Masters (MS / M.Tech.), Dual degree (B.Tech + M.Tech/MS) or PhD student in the Electrical Engineering or Computer Science department (or related department) for the entire 2019-2020 academic year. In case of dual degree, the student should have completed his/her bachelor’s degree requirements by the end of 2018-2019 academic year. A second student team member is optional and may even be a final year under-graduate. Each student on a team is an “Entrant” and needs to be enrolled as a full-time student in one of the participating institutes. Also, each team must have one or more faculty advisors supporting the proposal and all the team members, and the faculty advisor(s) should be from the same institute. The Masters or PhD entrants from each team may elect to choose ideas from their ongoing or planned research and/or thesis projects in accordance with their university policies.
Each team shall submit an innovation proposal (download the template) that must include the following:
SUBMISSION SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS: PROPOSAL, STUDENT CVs, LETTER(S) OF RECOMMENDATION, AND SIGNED AGREEMENT FORM. THE SUBMISSION SHOULD BE MADE THROUGH AN ONLINE SUBMISSION PORTAL, FOR CONSIDERATION IN THE QIF 2019 INDIA PROGRAM. THE ONLINE SUBMISSION PORTAL WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FROM JANUARY 15, 2019.
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Up to eight winning teams will be chosen from this pool of selected teams after they present to the judging panel.
The winning teams will be invited to a Sponsor facility (within couple of weeks of winner announcement) for presenting the proposal details.
All QIF-related information will be announced on this webpage. Please check back regularly for updates.
In addition to the faculty advisor(s) guiding the fellowship research, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. will help with assigning mentor(s) to facilitate periodic interaction opportunities with Qualcomm Research.
The QIF India 2019 winning proposals will be re-evaluated in April 2020 in the form of a project presentation, with up to one team being granted a funding renewal from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Qualcomm Research is a division of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Do you need further information? Please direct your questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is inviting applications for the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship India 2019 from undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (and related) departments at:
We invite teams to submit proposals focusing on following technology domains within Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (and related areas).
Dates subject to change
Dear QInF 2018 finalist teams,
Thank you for a truly inspiring set of presentations during the finals event earlier this week. The excellent work by the twenty finalist teams made it very hard for the committee to determine the winners. The original plan was to select seven winning teams. However, given the very high quality of the submissions, the committee decided to select eight winning teams for QInF India 2018 and are as listed below. Congratulations!
|Battle of Bandits||Aadirupa Saha||Aditya Gopalan||IISc - Bangalore|
|Feedback Overhead Reduction in 5G using Base Station-Side Estimation||Vineeth Kumar Vimal Kumar||Neelesh B. Mehta||IISc - Bangalore|
|Intelligent ADAS Task Management on Heterogeneous Automotive Architectures||Anirban Ghose, Srijeeta Maity||Soumyajit Dey, Pabitra Maitra||IIT - Kharagpur|
|Non Contact CardioPulmonary Assessment in the wild using imaging techniques||Prashant Pandey, Varun Srivastava||AP Prathosh||IIT - Delhi|
|Quantum Theoretic Codes for the Cell Discovery Problem in mm Wave Communication Systems||Manoj A, Rashmi P||Arun Pachai Kannu||IIT - Madras|
|Sparse Signal Processing for 5G mmWave Hybrid MIMO Technology||Suraj Srivastava, Saumya Dwivedi||Aditya K. Jagannatham||IIT - Kanpur|
|Textured Non-rigid 3D Reconstruction in a calibration free environment||Abbhinav Venkat, Sai Sagar Jinka||Avinash Sharma||IIIT - Hyderabad|
|Underwater Image Processing: Point Tracking, Motion Segmentation, Restoration||Jerin Geo James||Ajit Rajwade||IIT - Bombay|