Prof. Aditya K. Jagannatham

Prof. Aditya K. Jagannatham is a Professor in the Electrical Engineering department at IIT Kanpur, where he holds the Arun Kumar Chair Professorship. He is one of India’s best-known experts and trainers on 5G technology. He received his Bachelors degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, San Diego, U.S.A. From April '07 to May '09 he was employed as a senior wireless systems engineer at Qualcomm, San Diego, California, where he was a part of the Qualcomm CDMA technologies (QCT) division. His research interests are in the area of next generation wireless networks, with a special emphasis on various 5G technologies such as massive MIMO, mmWave MIMO, FBMC, NOMA, Full Duplex and others.

His research articles have been published extensively in leading international IEEE journals and conferences. He has successfully conducted several Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on various topics such as MIMO OFDM Wireless Systems, Probability and Random Processes, Signals and Systems, Principles of Communication Systems, Optimization, Machine Learning, which have been widely adopted and appreciated. A book authored by him titled Principles of Modern Wireless Communications Systems has been published by McGraw Hill Education and comprehensively covers several key aspects of modern wireless technologies. He has been recognized with several awards described below.

List of Awards of Prof. Aditya K. Jagannatham

  • CAL(IT)2 fellowship at the University of California San Diego
  • Upendra Patel Achievement Award at Qualcomm
  • P.K. Kelkar Young Faculty Research Fellowship-I (2012-2015)
  • P.K. Kelkar Young Faculty Research Fellowship-I (2015-2018)
  • Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF)-2018
  • Arun Kumar Chair (2019-2022)
  • IITK Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)

List of MOOCs by Prof. Aditya K. Jagannatham

List of Recent Training Programs Conducted by Prof. Aditya K. Jagannatham

Expert Guest Speakers on PYTHON for 5G MU, Massive MIMO and mmWave MIMO

Dr. Abhay Kumar Sah

Dr. Abhay Kumar Sah received the B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, in 2010 and the Ph.D. degree with the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, in 2017. After PhD, Abhay has worked at Samsung R&D Institute Bangalore as a senior lead engineer from Jan. 2018 to Sep. 2019 where he primarily worked for 3GPP Rel.14 feature developments. Later, he worked at Radisys India Pvt. Limited, Bangalore as a lead software architect and was involved in the PUSCH algorithm development for 5G base stations. Currently, he serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, IIT Roorkee. His research interests are in realizing Massive MIMO systems for next-generation wireless technologies and in the applications of deep learning for wireless communication systems. He is a recipient of the DST-Inspire Faculty Program, TCS Research Fellowship, and the Vice-Chancellors Gold Medal for outstanding performance in his bachelor's degree. He also received the Samsung Citizen Award for his contribution to 3GPP Rel. 14 features.

Dr. Ashutosh Deepak Gore

Dr. Ashutosh Deepak Gore obtained his B.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees from IIT Bombay, and M.S. degree from University of Hawaii, all in Electrical Engineering. He worked in Nortel Networks, USA from 2000 to 2002. From 2008 onwards, he has worked in various semiconductor companies in India, viz. Marvell Semiconductor, Broadcom, Samsung R&D and Qualcomm, where he is currently Principal Engineer/Manager. His work in Qualcomm focusses on PHYsical layer algorithms and functional reference models for next generation (IEEE 802.11be compliant) wireless local area networks. He joined Qualcomm in May 2016 and seeded the WLAN PHY modeling group in Qualcomm Bangalore. His team developed several key PHY blocks in multiple generations of WLAN AP & STA chipsets. He has 10 US granted patents and 14 approved for filing. He has published 3 IEEE journal papers and 8 conference papers.

Expert Guest Speakers on PYTHON for 5G NOMA, Cooperative and Cognitive Radio

Dr. Ansuman Adhikary

Dr. Ansuman Adhikary received his B.Tech. degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, in 2003, M.Tech. degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, in 2009 and Ph.D. degree from University of Southern California, USA, in 2014, all in electrical engineering. From 2014-16, he worked in Ericsson Research, USA as a research engineer. He is currently working as a systems engineer in Qualcomm India Private Limited, which he joined in 2016. He has worked on the design and analysis large scale antenna systems, 3GPP NB-IoT specification and 3G/5G system level analysis and algorithms.

Prof. Shankar Prakriya

Prof. Shankar Prakriya received the B.E. degree (Hons) in electronics and communication engineering from the Regional Engineering College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, in 1987, and the M.A.Sc. (Engg.) and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, in 1993 and 1997, respectively. He was with the Indian Space Research Organization for about three years. In 1997, he joined IIT Delhi, where he is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering. He was the Jai Gupta Research Chair Professor for five years until 2017. He holds three U.S. and some Indian patents. His research interests include cognitive radio, wireless energy harvesting, battery energy management, interference management, non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA), massive machine type communication, backscatter communication, Intelligent reflecting surfaces and full-duplex communication. He is a senior member of the IEEE.