Debayan Roy

TU München, RCS
Arcisstraße 21
D-80290 München

Phone: +49-89-289-23583
Fax: +49-89-289-23555
Office: Room 3944 (link to roomfinder)

Consultation hours: By arrangement

Research Interests

  • Platform-aware design of embedded controllers
  • Control-aware design of embedded platform
  • Control-Architecture co-design of embedded control systems
  • Automotive bus systems like FlexRay, Time-triggered Ethernet, CAN, etc.
  • Design toolchain for embedded control systems
  • Plug-and-play of automotive applications
  • Battery Management Systems


  1. Debayan Roy, Licong Zhang, Wanli Chang, Dip Goswami and Samarjit Chakraborty. Multi-Objective Co-Optimization of FlexRay-based Distributed Control Systems. IEEE RTAS 2016.
  2. Licong Zhang, Debayan Roy, Philipp Mundhenk and Samarjit Chakraborty. Schedule Management Framework for Cloud-basedFuture Automotive Software Systems. IEEE RTCSA 2016.
  3. Wanli Chang, Debayan Roy, Licong Zhang and Samarjit Chakraborty. Model-based design of resource-efficient automotive control software. ICCAD 2016.
  4. Debayan Roy, Licong Zhang, Wanli Chang and Samarjit Chakraborty. Automated Synthesis of Cyber-Physical Systemsfrom Joint Controller/Architecture Specifications. FDL 2016.
  5. Wanli Chang, Licong Zhang, Debayan Roy and Samarjit Chakraborty. Control/ArchitectureCodesign for Cyber-Physical Systems. Book chapter in Handbook of Hardware/Software Codesign, Eds: Soonhoi Ha and Jurgen Teich, Springer. (DOI:10.1007/978-94-017-7358-4_37-1)
  6. S. Ramesh, Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Wanli Chang, Debayan Roy, Licong Zhang and Samarjit Chakraborty. INVITED: Specification, Verification and Design of Evolving Automotive Soware. DAC 2017.
  7. Philipp Mundhenk, Ghizlane Tibba, Licong Zhang, Felix Reimann, Debayan Roy and Samarjit Chakraborty. INVITED: Dynamic Platforms for Uncertainty Management in Future Automotive E/E Architectures. DAC 2017.
  8. Qi Zhu, Hengyi Liang, Licong Zhang, Debayan Roy, Wenchao Li and Samarjit Chakraborty. INVITED: Extensibility-Driven Automotive In-Vehicle Architecture DesignDAC 2017.
  9. Michael Balszun, Debayan Roy, Licong Zhang, Wanli Chang and Samarjit Chakraborty. Effectively Utilizing Elastic Resources in Networked Control Systems. RTCSA 2017. (Best Paper Award)
  10. Debayan Roy, Licong Zhang, Wanli Chang, Sanjoy Mitter and Samarjit Chakraborty. Ensuring Safety Through Semantics-Preserving Co-Synthesis of Cyber-Physical Systems. Proceedings of the IEEE -- Special Issue on Safe and Secure CPS/IoT.
  11. Debayan Roy, Michael Balszun, Dip Goswami and Samarjit Chakraborty. Hybrid Automotive In-Vehicle Networks. NOCS 2017.
  12. Wanli Chang, Debayan Roy, Xiaobo Sharon Hu and Samarjit Chakraborty. Cache-Aware Task Scheduling for Maximizing Control Performance. DATE 2018.
  13. Debayan Roy, Michael Balszun, Thomas Heurung and Samarjit Chakraborty. Multi-Domain Coupling for Automated Synthesis of Distributed Cyber-Physical Systems. ISCAS 2018. [Talk]
  14. Debayan Roy, Michael Balszun, Thomas Heurung, Samarjit Chakraborty and Amol Naik. Waterfall is too slow, let's go Agile: Multi-domain Coupling for Synthesizing Automotive Cyber-Physical Systems. ICCAD 2018.
  15. Leslie Maldonado, Wanli Chang, Debayan Roy, Anuradha Annaswamy, Dip Goswami, Samarjit Chakraborty. Exploiting System Dynamics for Resource-Efficient Automotive CPS Design. DATE 2019. (Best Paper Nomination) 
  16. Debayan Roy, Wanli Chang, Sanjoy Mitter and Samarjit Chakraborty. Tighter Dimensioning of Heterogeneous Multi-Resource Autonomous CPS with Control Performance Guarantees. DAC 2019 (4 out of 24 papers were accepted in the track).
  17. Anna Minaeva, Debayan Roy,  Benny Akesson, Zdenek Hanzálek and Samarjit Chakraborty. Efficient Heuristic Approach for Control Performance Optimization in Time-Triggered Periodic Scheduling. Transaction on Computers (Minor Revision).
  18. Debayan Roy, Swaminathan Narayanaswamy, Alma Pröbstl and Samarjit Chakraborty. Multi-Stage Optimization for Energy-Efficient Active Cell Balancing in Battery Packs. ICCAD 2019.
  19. Debayan Roy, Swaminathan Narayanaswamy, Alma Pröbstl and Samarjit Chakraborty. Optimal Scheduling for Active Cell Balancing. RTSS 2019.
  20. H. Liang, Z. Wang, D. Roy, S. Dey, S. Chakraborty and Q. Zhu. Security-driven Codesign with Weakly-hard Constraints for Real-time Embedded Systems. ICCD 19.
  21. W. Chang, D. Roy, S. Zhao, A. Annaswamy and S. Chakraborty. CPS-oriented modeling and control of traffic signals using adaptive back pressure. DATE 2020. (Best Paper Nomination)

Teaching & Administrative duties


  • since Sept'15: Researcher at Chair of Real-time Computer Systems, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • Apr'14 to Aug'15: Research Assistant at Chair of Real-time Computer Systems, Technical University of Munich, Germany.
  • Jan'14 to Mar'14: Research Assistant at Chair of Media Technology, Technical University of Munich, Germany.
  • Oct'13 to Aug'15: M. Sc. in Communications Engineering at Technical University of Munich, Germany.
  • Jul'11 to Jul'13: Executive Engineer at Siemens Ltd., India.
  • Jun'07 to Apr'11: B.E. in Electrical Engineering at Jadavpur University, India.   

Awards and Achievements

  • Deutschlandstipendiat for the period 01.10.2014 to 30.09.2015.
  • Academic Award of the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engg. (TU Munich) for excellent achievements in master studies in Communications Engg.
  • Ranked 2nd in a batch of 86 students for the master's program in communications engineering (MSCE) at the Technical University of Munich (GPA 1,1).
  • Best Paper Award at RTCSA 2017 for the paper "Effectively Utilizing Elastic Resources in Networked Control Systems".
  • Best Paper Nomination at DATE 2019 for the paper "Exploiting System Dynamics for Resource-Efficient Automotive CPS Design".
  • Best Paper Nomination at DATE 2020 for the paper "CPS-oriented modeling and control of traffic signals using adaptive back pressure".

Supervised Research Internships, Bachelor's and Master's Theses

  • Tamara Marmat. Online state-based prediction of settling time of a linear control system. Research Internship, June 2016.
  • Vsevolod Balkovoy. Generation and Development of Embedded Restbus Simulation in Infotainment and Communication Field for a Development and Test Environment. Master's Thesis, June 2017.
  • Natasha Y. Jeppu. Integrating multiple industry-strength tools for design and implementation of automotive embedded control software on distributed platforms. DAAD WISE Scholarship. July 2017.
  • Mathias Hofmann. A Novel Resource-Efficient Control-Schedule Co-Design Technique Exploiting Non-Uniform Sampling. Bachelor's Thesis, October 2017.
  • Karsten EmrichPrototypical Implementation of an Automotive Ethernet HiL Testing Solution. Bachelor's Thesis, October 2017.
  • Tan Rong Qin Eugene. TrueTime-based Model-in-the-Loop Simulations for Embedded Control Systems. Bachelor's Thesis, June 2018.
  • Shounak Sural. PID parameter tuning via model-in-the-loop simulations. Research Internship (IIT KGP). July 2018. 
  • Pei Wang. Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulations for Cyber-Physical Systems. Research Internship, September 2018.
  • Hadi El Khatib. Deadbeat Direct Torque and Flux Control for Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. Research Internship, November 2018.
  • Roland Ender. Development and optimization of a display driver software on an ECU under consideration of real-time requirements. Research Internship, December 2018.
  • Marcell Pigniczki. Development of a safety-critical software template on performance level D using a certified microcontroller. Bachelor Thesis. September 2019.