Awards and Research Grants

Awards/Honors (Personal)

  • Visvesvaraya Fellowship from Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.

  • Teaching Excellence Certificate for “MIMO Wireless Communications” course, 2020-21, I Semester.

  • Teaching Excellence Certificate for “Simulation-Based Design of 4G/5G Wireless Standards” course, 2018-19, II Semester.

  • Teaching Excellence Certificate for “MIMO Wireless Communications” course, 2018-19, I Semester.

  • Teaching Excellence Certificate for “MIMO Wireless Communications” course, 2017-18, II Semester.

  • Teaching Excellence Certificate for “Digital Communications” course , 2017-18, I Semester.

  • Early Career Research Award, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB).

  • IIT Madras research award for the quality and quantity of research work done in the Ph.D.

  • Finalist for the best student paper award in IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM), Bangalore, India, Jul. 2014.

Awards/Honors (Students)

  • Travel grant for Soumyadeep Datta to attend IEEE INFOCOMM 2021 in March. 2021.

  • PMRF fellowship for Soumyadeep Datta in Dec. 2020.

  • IITK Director's Gold medal, IITK Excellence in Community Services, Prof. Samares Kar Memorial Gold Medal for Dual Degree student Soumyadeep Datta in Oct. 2020.

  • IITK Best PhD thesis award for Dr. Ekant Sharma in Oct. 2020.

  • TCS fellowship for PhD students Anupama, Dheeraj and Vishal in July 2020.

  • Pratibha: An Eaton Excellence Award for M.Tech student Neha Gupta in Feb. 2019.

  • SN Bose Scholars’ Program for Dual degree student Soumyadeep in Jan. 2019.

  • Best poster award in SURGE 2017 for project “Receiver Design for IOT on LTE Networks” for B.Tech student Vishad.

Research Grants

  • Massive MIMO and 5G system design

    • Intel.

  • Physical layer design techniques for 5G wireless networks

    • Nokia Networks.

  • 5G Massive MIMO, MMwave, and Full-Duplex Testbed Design

    • Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India.

  • Transceiver Design for Massive MIMO Systems

    • Qualcomm Grant for Wireless Systems Engineering Research.

  • Virtual Full-Duplex Relaying for Cellular Systems

    • Early Career Research Award, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB).

  • Virtual Full-Duplex Relaying for Cellular Systems

    • Initiation grant, IIT Kanpur.