Research Areas

  • Coding Theory
  • Wireless Communications
  • Applications of Machine Learning in communications and signal processing
  • Molecular Communications

Projects

  • Center of Excellence in Broadcasting (PI: Adrish Banerjee, Co-PI: Abhay Karandikar), Supported by One Media LLC, USA (2 lakhs USD), Aug 2021-Jul 2024.
  • Next Generation Broadcasting Research (PI: Adrish Banerjee), Supported by Prasar Bharati, India (5.96 crores), Aug 2021-Jul 2024.
  • Forward Error Control (FEC) Schemes for High Data Rate Optical Communications (PI: Adrish Banerjee, Co-PI: Abhishek Kumar Gupta), Supported by Space Technology Cell, ISRO (21 lakhs) Oct 2020-Sept. 2022
  • Broadcast-Broadband Convergence (PI: Adrish Banerjee). Supported by Saankhya Labs, Bangalore, Mar. 2020-Jul. 2021 (17.7 lakhs)
  • Indigenous 5G Test Bed design, (PI: Rohit Budhiraja, Co-PI: Adrish Banerjee), Supported by Ministry of Communications, Department of Telecommunications, Networks & Technologies (NT) Cell.
  • Green Communications for 5G (PI: Adrish Banerjee), Supported by Qualcomm, USA, Aug. 2017-July 2019
  • Development of Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Algorithms and Channel Detection Methods for Cognitive Radio (PI: Adrish Banerjee, Co-PI: Ketan Rajawat). Supported by Central Research Laboratory, Bharat Electronics Limited, Bangalore, Aug 2017-June 2019
  • Designing Energy Efficient Hybrid RF/VLC for 5G Communications (PI: Adrish Banerjee, Co-PI: Shivanshu Srivastava). Supported by SERB, Aug 2017-Oct 2018
  • GIAN course on Network Information Theory (PI: Adrish Banerjee, Co-PI: K. Muralidhar), Aug 2017-Apr. 2018
  • GIAN course on Coding for Distributive Storage (PI: Adrish Banerjee, Co- PI: K. Muralidhar), Jan 2017-Sept. 2017
  • GIAN course on Advanced Topics in Coding Theory (PI: Adrish Banerjee, Co-PI: K. Muralidhar), June 2016-Nov. 2016.
  • Cognitive Radio, Work Package 3 of IUATC Phase-2 Group 3: Heterogeneous Wireless Acccess Networks, Co-PIs: Barry Evans (University of Surrey), Frank Gao (Queen Mary University of London), David Koilpillai (IIT Madras), Mohammad Zafar Ali Khan (IIT Hyderabad), Animesh Kumar (IIT Bombay). Project supported under Indo-UK Advanced Technologies Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks, Systems and Services. July 2012-Oct 2015
  • Cooperative Spectrum Sensing for Military Radio Applications (PI: Adrish Banerjee). Supported by Defense Electronics Application Laboratory, Dehradun, Oct 2010-June 2012.
  • Collaborative Research in Dynamic Spectrum Management, Co-PIs, Barry Evans (University of Surrey), David Koilpillai (IIT Madras), S. Merchant (IIT Bombay), Uday Desai (IIT Hyderabad). Joint project under Indo-UK Advanced Technologies Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks, Systems and Services. Oct 2009-June 2012.
  • Some Research Issues in Cognitive Radio. Project Investigator (PI): Adrish Banerjee, Co-Project Investigator (Co-PI): Ajit K. Chaturvedi. Supported by BSNL IIT Kanpur Telecom Center of Excellence, Dec 2008-June 2010
  • Design of robust error control coding techniques. Project Investigator (PI): Adrish Banerjee. Supported by IIT Kanpur Initiation Grant May 2005-June 2006.

Postdoctoral Supervision

  • Dr. Shibsankar Das, PhD IIT Patna, "Efficient design of codes with good correlation properties for modern wireless communications and signal processing". (Aug 2021-July 2022).
  • Dr. Shivanshu Shrivastava, PhD IIT Guwahati, "Resource allocation issues in Hybrid RF/VLC communication systems". (Aug 2017-Oct 2018).

Senior Project Scientist

PhD Thesis Supervision

  • Kedar Kulkarni, “Resource Allocation and Stable Throughput Tradeoffs in Cognitive Radio Networks", October 2016. Now with Xilinx, Dresden GmbH.
  • Sanket Kalamkar, "On Cooperation, Energy Harvesting, and Security in Cognitive Radio Networks", January 2017. Now with Qualcomm, San Diego.
  • Kalpant Pathak, "On Optimal Transmission Policies in Energy Harvesting Wireless Networks". December 2018. Now senior engineer, corporate R & D, Qualcomm India Private Limited, Bangalore.
  • Tamoghno Nath , "Designing channel codes for ISI mitigation in a molecular communication system" (ongoing)
  • Shubham Srivastava , "Codes designs based on deep learning" (ongoing)
  • Kalyan Paul , "NOMA" (ongoing)

M.S.(R) Thesis Supervised:

  • 2019: Nijin Jain, “Coding for Visible Light Communications”.

M.Tech. Thesis Supervised:

  • 2022 (expected): Japneet Singh, ``Online Matrix Completion Algorithms for Topological Interference Management" (with Ketan Rajawat).
  • 2021: Pranay Shiwankar, ``On Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Reduction in Orthogonal Time Frequency Space Modulation".
  • 2021: Ravikanth G., ``Polar codes for deep space communications".
  • 2020: Pradeep Kumar, ``Spectrum Sharing Techniques in mmWave Communication".
  • 2020: Suman Kundu, ``On performance analysis of cooperative NOMA with hybrid SWIPT protocols".
  • 2020: Shamim Ahmed, ``Harvest Or Transmit Based Throughput Optimal Energy Efficient Policy Optimization In Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radio Networks".
  • 2020: Alok Maurya, ``On Layer Division Multiplexing for Orthogonal Time Frequency Space Modulation".
  • 2019: Ujjwal Dhusia, ``On effect of phase noise on digital self-interference cancellation in full duplex systems’’ (with P. Sircar)
  • 2019: Deepak Singh Kalhan, ``Online learning using Frank-Wolfe Method” (with A. Gupta)
  • 2019: Suraj Dhar. ``On energy harvesting in Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Schemes’’ (with P. Sircar)
  • 2018: Lohith V, “On Cooperative Spectrum Sensing for Frequency Hopping Cognitive Radio”.
  • 2016: Kusum Kalyani, "On packet throughput in cognitive radio networks under primary delay constraints".
  • 2016: Prachi Bansal, "Optimal time sharing in energy harvesting cognitive radio network with channel and energy uncertainty".
  • 2016: Rahul Joon, "On Convergence Analysis of Braided Convolutional Codes".
  • 2015: Yogesh Dharmwal, "On History Assisted Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio".
  • 2015: Swarup Suman Patra, "On Techniques to Detect Malicious Users in Cooperative Spectrum Sensing".
  • 2015: Ayush Agrawal, "On Low Complexity Approach to Joint Resource and Transmission Mode Selection in D2D Communications".
  • 2015:Gourab Ghatak, "Preamble Based Channel Estimation in GFDM" (with Gerhard Fettweis)
  • 2015:Sudhakar Reddy Sirigireddy, "Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radio: Save-Sensing-Transmit Trade-offs under Primary User Traffic".
  • 2014: Hrushikesh Pradhan, "Sensing Throughput Tradeoff in Cognitive Radio with Random Arrival and Departure of Multiple Primary Users".
  • 2014: Shailendra Kumar, "A study on rate compatible Turbo product codes".
  • 2014: Manoj Gowda, "Quantum error correcting code On the performance of Quantum error correcting codes in the presence of Qubit Loss and Amplitude Damping". (with Pradeep Kumar K.)
  • 2013: Anirudh Palle, "Optimum Resource Allocation for Relays with Perfect and Outdated CSI under Fairness Constraint".
  • 2013: Jeya Pradha J, "Channel-Adaptive Sensing and Access Strategies for Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radio".
  • 2013: Ravikiran Bhonagiri, "OFDM based out-of-band dedicated common control channel design for cognitive radio networks".
  • 2013: Partha Sarathi Swain, "Optimal Power Allocation for Ergodic and Outage Capacity Maximization in OFDM based CR Network with Perfect and Imperfect CSI".
  • 2012: Abhishek Srivastava, "Nonuniform sampling based detection of frequency hopped signals".
  • 2012: Onkar Pandit, "Cyclostationary based detector for frequency hopped signals".
  • 2012: Vivek G, "Cooperative spectrum sensing using compressive sensing".
  • 2012: Praveen Kumar Singh, "Malicious user detection using multiple outlier tests for cooperative spectrum sensing".
  • 2012: G. Chandrashekar Goud, "Cognitive relays for cognitive radio communications".
  • 2011: Ayush Kumar, "Adaptive Power, Bit and Subcarrier Allocation Schemes for OFDM based Cognitive Radio with Primary User Queue-Awareness".
  • 2011: Nitish Kumar Gupta, "Capacity Analysis of Femto-cell Based Cognitive Radio in a two-tier network".
  • 2011: Gaurav Agarwal, "Throughput Maximization for secondary user in different cognitive radio paradigm employing ARQ protocol".
  • 2010: Abhishek Kumar Gupta, "Adaptive Scheduling and Capacity of Multiuser MIMO MAC System with Transmit Antenna Correlation". (with A. K. Chaturvedi)
  • 2010: Abhishek Mishra, "Robust spectrum sensing under noise uncertainty and data correlation". (with P. Sircar)
  • 2010: Mayank Sirotiya, "Detection and Estimation of Frequency Hopping Signal using Wavelet Transform". (with P. Sircar)
  • 2009: Nikhil Joshi, "Design of turbo coded PPM modulation for deep space optical channels".
  • 2009 : Vikas Bhatia, "VHDL Implementation of two-state Multiple Turbo Codes".
  • 2009 : Shishir Kumar Srivastava, "Cooperative spectrum sensing using double threshold energy detection for cognitive radio".
  • 2009 : Shakti Malik "On Power Loading Algorithms for OFDM Based Cognitive Radio".
  • 2008: Arnab Kanti Dey, "On sensing and interference mitigation of multiuser cognitive radio".
  • 2008 : K. Soujanya, "On turbo code performance in AWGN channel".
  • 2008 : Abha Tiwari, "Peak to Average Power Reduction of MIMO-OFDM Systems".
  • 2006: Satyabrata Rout, "Turbo code design for half-duplex relay channel".
  • 2006: N. S. L. Phani Kumar, "On peak-to-average power ratio reduction of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing modems". (with P. Sircar)
  • 2006: Atul Sharma, "Study on energy efficient modulation techniques for wireless sensor networks". (with P. Sircar)
  • 2006: A. Srinivas, "Prefiltering in autocorrelation domain and its application in noisy speech analysis". (with P. Sircar)
  • 2006: Amrit Kaur, "Interpolation of lost frames". (with P. Sircar)
  • 2005: Arya Mazumdar, "Interleavers in Turbo codes: Some new results". (with A. K. Chaturvedi)