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Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi

Ajit received his Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Currently, he is the Head and professor in the department of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He is a recipient of Distinguished Teacher's award from IIT Kanpur and Tan Chin Tuan fellowship from Nanyang Technical University, Singapore. His research interests are in the areas of communications theory and systems, mobile communications, and spread spectrum systems. He has over ten years of experience teaching courses on wireless communications and has published extensively in reputed journals and conferences..

Adrish Banerjee

Adrish received his Bachelors degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Masters and Ph.D. degree from University of Notre Dame, Indiana. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the department of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been a visiting faculty to National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan and Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea. Under Erasmus-Mundus program he was a visiting faculty in Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He is a recipient of Microsoft Research India young faculty award, and Institute of Engineers India young engineer award. His research interests are in the physical layer aspects of wireless communications, particularly error control coding, cognitive radio and OFDM systems. He is currently working on OFDM based cognitive radio systems, cooperative spectrum sensing, security issues in cognitive radio and regulation and policies for cognitive radio in the Indian context. He is supported by grants from BSNL IIT Kanpur Telecom Center of Excellence (BITCOE) and Indo-UK Advanced Technologies Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks Systems and Services (IU-ATC).

Aditya K Jagannatham

Aditya 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. From April '07 to May '09 he was employed as a senior wireless systems engineer at Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, California, where he worked on developing 3G UMTS/WCDMA mobile chipsets as part of the Qualcomm CDMA technologies division. His research interests are in the area of wireless communications and networking, sensor and ad-hoc networks, digital video processing for wireless systems, wireless 3G/4G cellular standards and CDMA/OFDM/MIMO wireless technologies. He has contributed to the 802.11n high throughput wireless LAN standard and received the Upendra Patel Achievement Award for his efforts towards developing HSDPA/HSUPA/HSPA+ WCDMA technologies at Qualcomm.