Room No. 213, New Extension Block,
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,
Guwahati - 781039,
Email - bhawal[at],
Phone - +91 361 258 2511.

Research Interests

  • Optimal control
  • Singular descriptor systems/Differential algebraic systems
  • Linear systems
  • Model order reduction
  • Multiagent systems
  • Behavioral theoretic approach to control
  • Graph Theoretic approach to control


  • 01-Jan 2020 - Joined the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering at IIT Guwahati as an Assistant Professor.

  • 20-Dec 2019 - Mousumi Mukherjee from the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay presented my paper “On Circulant Lyapunov Operators, Two-Variable Polynomials, and DFT” in the 6th Indian Control Conference at IIT Hyderabad, India.

  • 13-Dec 2019 - Presented my paper “On solvability of CGCARE for LQR problems with zero input-cost” in the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control at Nice, France.

  • 10-Jun 2019 - Joined Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems as a Post-doctoral research fellow.

  • 05-Mar 2019 - Completed Ph.D. from Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay.