Kasturi Vasudevan

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur





Education:

  1. BTech (Honours): Dept. of E&ECE, IIT Kharagpur, 1991. (www.iitkgp.ac.in).

  2. MS (By Research): Dept. of EE, IIT Madras, 1996. (www.iitm.ac.in)

  3. PhD: Dept. of EE, IIT Madras, 2000. (www.iitm.ac.in)

Previous Experience:

  1. Assist. Executive Engineer, CAD-VLSI Group, Indian Telephone Industries Ltd., Bangalore. Sept. 1991 to July 1992. (www.itiltd-india.com).

  2. Post Doctoral Fellow at the Mobile Communications Lab, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. Dec. 1999 to Dec. 2000. (lcmwww.epfl.ch).

  3. Engineer, Texas Instruments (India) Ltd. Bangalore. Jan. 2001 to June 2001. (www.ti.com).

Teaching:

  1. Assistant Professor, IIT Kanpur: July 2001-December 2007

  2. Associate Professor, IIT Kanpur: Since January 2008

Courses taught:

  1. ESc102N Introduction to Electronics

  2. EE320 Principles of Communication

  3. EE602 Statistical Signal Processing-I

  4. EE622 Communication Theory

Tutorials and Labs taken:

  1. Esc102N Introduction to Electronics (Tutorial and lab)

  2. EE200 Signals and Systems (Tutorial)

  3. ESO210 Introduction to Electrical Engineering (Tutorial and lab)

  4. EE320 Principles of Communication (Tutorial)

Publications:

Books:

  1. K. Vasudevan, “Digital Communications and Signal Processing”, Universities Press, Second edition 2010. Indian edition: www.universitiespress.com. International edition: www.crcpress.com. Also available at: www.amazon.com

Journals:

  1. K. Vasudevan, K. Giridhar and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “Efficient VA for Signals with ISI”, Electronics Letters, vol. 34, no. 7, pp. 629--631, April 1998.

  2. K. Vasudevan, K. Giridhar and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “Noncoherent Detectors for Multilevel Signals in Frequency Nonselective Fading Channels”, Signal Processing Journal, (Elsevier Science), vol. 78, issue 2, pp. 159--176, Oct. 1999.

  3. K. Vasudevan, K. Giridhar and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “Efficient Suboptimum Detectors Based on Linear Prediction in Rayleigh Flat-Fading Channels”, Signal Processing Journal, (Elsevier Science), vol. 81, issue 4, pp. 819--828, April 2001. C code for linux.

  4. K. Vasudevan, “Detection of Signals in Correlated Interference using a Predictive VA”, Signal Processing Journal, (Elsevier Science), vol 84, issue 12, pp. 2271-2286, Dec. 2004. C code for linux.

  5. K. Vasudevan, “Turbo Equalization of Serially Concatenated Turbo Codes using a Predictive-DFE based Receiver”, Signal, Image and Video Processing, Springer, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 239-252, Aug. 2007. C code for linux.

  6. K. Vasudevan, “Iterative Detection of Turbo-coded Offset QPSK in the presence of Frequency and Clock Offsets and AWGN”, Signal, Image and Video Processing, Online first. C code for linux.

Conferences:

  1. K. Vasudevan and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “DSP-Based Algorithms for Voiceband Modems”, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Aug. 1995, pp. 23--32.

  2. K. Vasudevan, K. Giridhar and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “Split-Trellis Viterbi Decoder: A New Computationally Efficient MLSE”, Proc. of the Second National Conf. on Commun., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Feb. 1996, pp. 59—62.

  3. K. Vasudevan, K. Giridhar and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “Nyquist-Rate Detection of CPM Signals Using the Viterbi Algorithm”, Proc. of the Third National Conf. on Commun., Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Feb. 1997, pp. 85—90. C code for linux.

  4. K. Vasudevan, K. Giridhar and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “Noncoherent Sequence Estimation of Multilevel Signals in Slowly Fading Channels”, Proc. of the Fourth National Conf. on Commun., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Jan. 1998, pp. 18--23.

  5. K. Vasudevan, K. Giridhar and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “DSP-Based Noncoherent Detectors for Multilevel Signals in Flat Fading Channels”, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Universal Personal Communications, Florence, Italy, Oct. 1998, pp. 1313—1317.

  6. K. Vasudevan, K. Giridhar and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “Differential Detection of Multilevel Signals in Frequency Nonselective Rayleigh Fading Channels with Diversity”, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Personal Wireless Communications, Jaipur, India, Feb. 1999, pp. 188—192.

  7. K. Vasudevan, K. Giridhar and Bhaskar Ramamurthi, “Efficient Suboptimum Detectors Based on Linear Prediction in Rayleigh Flat-Fading Channels”, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control and Signal Processing (CCSP-2000), Bangalore, India, July 2000, pp. 3--7.

  8. K. Vasudevan, “Detection of Signals in Correlated Interference Using a Predictive VA”, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems, 25-28 Nov. 2002, Singapore, pp. 529--533.

  9. K. Vasudevan and B. K. Rai, “Predictive Iterative Decoding of Turbo Codes in Coloured Gaussian Noise”, Proc. of the Tenth National Conf. on Commun., 2004, Bangalore, Feb. 2004, pp. 308—312.

  10. K. Vasudevan, “Optimum Predictive Iterative Decoding of Turbo Codes in Coloured Gaussian Noise”, Proc. of the Fourth IASTED Multi-Conference on Wireless and Optical Comm., July 2004, Banff, Canada, pp. 306—311. C code for linux.

  11. K. Vasudevan, “Detection of Turbo Coded Signals Transmitted through ISI Channels using the Predictive Iterative Decoder”, Proc. of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM), Dec. 2004, IISc Bangalore, pp. 223--227.

  12. Prabhakar Yadav and K. Vasudevan, “Transmitter Precoding for Space-Time CDMA System in Multiuser Communication”, Proc. of the seventh IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (SPCOM), Dec. 2004, IISc Bangalore, pp. 184—187.

  13. K. Vasudevan, “Synchronization of Bursty Offset QPSK Signals in the Presence of Frequency Offset and Noise”, Proc. IEEE TENCON, Nov. 2008, Hyderabad.

Consultancy:

  1. Design and Development of a Burst Acquisition System for Geosynchronous SATCOM Channels, sponsored by DEAL-DRDO, Dehradun. Completed.



  1. Indo-UK Advanced Technology Center of Excellence in Next Generation Networks and Systems. Sponsored by DST-EPSRC. Topic: Advanced Air Interface Techniques. Collaboration with IIT Madras, IISc Bangalore and University of Southampton, UK. Ongoing.

Reviewership:

Journals Papers Reviewed:

  1. IEEE Trans. On Commun.: 2002, 2009,2010

  2. Signal Processing, Elsevier: 2010

  3. Defence Science Journal: 2011

  4. Intl. Journal of Commun. Net. And Distributed Sys.: 2011

Conference Papers Reviewed:

  1. ICC: 2007, 2008

  2. NCC: 2008, 2009, 2013

  3. MILCOM: 2011

  4. Sarnoff: 2009

  5. WCNC: 2005

  6. WPMC: 2007, 2009, 2011

  7. CODIS 2012

Memberships:

  1. Senior Member, IEEE

  2. Fellow, IETE

Honors:

  1. Listed in Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2008.

Miscellaneous:


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