Rohit Budhiraja

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Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

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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] Performing standard specific research – currently leading a govt-funded project to generate IPR and take those IPRs as contributions to 5G+/6G standard

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

Job opportunities in 5G+/6G standardization project at IIT Kanpur

  • We are actively looking to hire talented and self-motivated fresh and experienced engineers to work in the design of 5G+/6G wireless algorithms and embedded system.

  • See the job description for details.

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

5G Testbed News

  • Prime Minister praising our 5G testbed and standardization work in IITK 2021 Convocation [Link]

  • Video of the first 5G call being made by Telecom Minister on our 5G network [Link]

  • Virtual Inauguration of 5G testbed labs, including ours at IITK, by Prime Minister [Link1], [Link2].

  • Accolades for Indigenous 5G network developed my group at IITK, along with IITM, IITB, CEWiT, SAMEER [Link1], [Link2],[Link3],[Link4].

Research-related News

  • [Sep. 2022] Our paper on Receiver design for practical pulse-shaped MIMO-OTFS systems will appear in IEEE Transactions on Communications.

  • [Sep. 2022] Excellence in Teaching Award 2022, from the Director IIT Kanpur [Link].

  • [Sep. 2022] Our paper on machine learning for cell-free massive MIMO systems will appear in IEEE Communications Letters.

  • [Sep. 2022] Talk in Samsung Research on Design of Indigenous 5G cellular networks and its evolution to cell-free architecture [pdf-mailer].

  • [Sep. 2022] Three papers on our research on 5G and beyond standardization accepted in Towards 5G Advanced and 6G-An International Conference at Indian Mobile Congress, New Delhi.

  • [Sep. 2022] Six papers on RSMA, full-duplex and extra large massive MIMO systems accepted in IEEE GLOBECOMM 2022, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • [Aug. 2022] Our paper on full duplex cell free massive MIMO systems will appear in IEEE Transactions on Communications.

  • [Aug. 2022] Our paper on receiver design for OTFS massive MIMO systems will appear in IEEE Communications Letters.

  • [July 2022] Two of our papers are listed in IEEE ComSoc OTFS best reading list in the area of Orthogonal Time Frequency Space (OTFS) and Delay Doppler Signal Processing for June 2022
    Click on the topics Delay-Doppler Channel Estimation and Multiple Antenna and Multiple Access for OTFS.

  • [July 2022] Patent filed on low-complexity receivers for OTFS systems in 5G+/6G project.

  • [July 2022] Patent filed on network controlled repeaters in 5G+/6G project.