Rohit Budhiraja

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Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Welcome to my homepage. This site has details of my research interests, research papers, talks and industry projects. Please navigate using the links in the left hand menu.


Actively Looking for motivated PhD, Masters and BTech students to work with me on cutting-edge problems in wireless systems.

  • [Current Interests] Application of Machine/deep learning techniques, optimization methods, information theory to design and optimize wireless systems.

    • Please check my research interests, papers, projects and talks for specific topics.

  • [Current Interests] Building wireless systems to evaluate their realistic performance – currently building a 5G massive MIMO and mmWave testbed.

  • Interested students can contact me by email with their resume.

Job opportunities in 5G testbed being built at IIT Kanpur
  • We are actively looking to hire talented and self-motivated fresh/experienced engineers to work in the areas of algorithms and embedded system design for this project.

  • See the job description for details.

  • Salary commensurate with the experience. Contact me if you are interested.

Overview Videos of the work being done in WiSDOM and 5G Labs
  • Hardware being designed for the 5G base station: [Link].

  • Sauradeep's work on hardware-impaired massive MIMO systems: [Link].

  • Vilap's work on massive MIMO NOMA systems: [Link].

  • Anupama's work on application of Bayesian machine learning for massive MIMO systems: [Link].

  • Ekant's award winning PhD thesis on the analysis and optimization of massive MIMO systems: [Link].

  • Dheeraj's work on correlated massive MIMO systems: [Link].


  • [Apr. 2021] Our paper on Massive MIMO FD Relaying with Dynamic ADC/DAC impairments will appear in IEEE Transactions on Communications.

  • [Apr. 2021] PhD student of WiSDOM Lab Soumyadeep Datta gets travel grant to attend IEEE INFOCOMM 2021.

  • [Apr. 2021] Hosted and gave a talk in webinar on Indigenous 5G Testbed funded by Department of Telecommunications [poster].

  • [March 2021] Two papers on OTFS systems accepted in IEEE ICC 2021 Workshop on OTFS for 6G and Future High-mobility Communications , Montreal , Canada.

  • [Feb. 2021] PhD graduate from WiSDOM lab, Dr. Ekant Sharma, joins IIT Roorkee as an Assistant Professor. Congratulations Ekant!

  • [Jan. 2021] Three papers on massive MIMO with UAVs, cell-free massive MIMO, and energy harvesting massive MIMO relaying systems accepted in ICC 2021, Montreal, Canada.

  • [Dec. 2020] Soumyadeep Datta, a PhD student from the WiSDOM Lab, has been selected for the prestigious PMRF PhD fellowship. Congratulations Soumyadeep!