One week short term course on 'Robot Motion Planning'


Department of Computer Science & Engineering is organizing a 5-days short term course on 'Robotics Motion Planning' from 25th March to 30th March, 2024. 

Objectives of the course

 Introducing participants to the fundamental concepts of autonomous mobile robots and sampling-based motion planning, enabling them to navigate complex environments efficiently.

 Exposing participants to reactive motion planning strategies, empowering them to design robots capable of reacting to dynamic surroundings in real-time.

 Familiarizing participants with reinforcement learning techniques, enabling them to train robots to adapt and optimize their motion planning strategies through experience.

 Providing hands-on experience with learning-based robotics approaches, fostering creativity and innovation in the development of intelligent robotic systems.

 Equipping participants with essential Robot Operating System (ROS) programming skills, enabling them to seamlessly integrate motion planning algorithms into practical applications.


 Topics Covered

  Autonomous Mobile Robot

  Sampling Based Motion Planning

  Reactive Motion Planning

  Reinforcement Learning 

  Learning Based Robotics 

  Robot Operating System (ROS) Programming



Who can participate

  Faculty members, researchers, and academicians engaged in teaching or conducting research in robotics, motion planning, and related disciplines.

   Middle-level managers, executives, and engineers actively involved in robotics, automation, and related fields within industry sectors.

   Undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students aspiring to specialize in robotics, automation, or related research areas.


How to Register

Applications are to be filled out online, through Google form, latest by 23th March 2024. A confirmation mail will be sent to the admitted participants by 24th March 2024. Selection will be based on first come first serve basis.

Link for Registration:


Registration fees

The course fee per participant for this course is as follows: 

  For Faculties / Academicians / Industry people - Rs. 500

  For students / research scholars - Rs. 250

  No fees for NIT Mizoram students and research scholars


How to pay

Payment can be made by fund transfer to the following account

Bank Name  State Bank of India  
Name of Account  NIT Mizoram
Branch Bawngkawn
Account No 33755447886
IFSC: SBIN0007059



  • No of seats available are 40
  • No accommodation will be provided to the participants
  • No TA/DA will be paid to participants.
  • Soft copy of the course materials and Certificate of Participation will be provided to the registered participants.