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Adrish Banerjee

Ph.D (Notre Dame, USA)

Associate Professor, Departement of Electrical Engineering


Research Interest



  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, 2003, University of Notre Dame, U.S.A
    Turbo coding for bandwidth efficiency and high reliability
    Daniel J. Costello, Jr.
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, 1998, University of Notre Dame, U.S.A
  • B.Tech (Hons.) in Electronics & Electrical Communications Engineering, 1996, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, INDIA


  • Information Theory
  • Coding Theory
  • Digital communications
  • Wireless communications
  • Digital Signal Processing

  • Adrish Banerjee and Francesca Vatta, Bartolo Scanavino, and Daniel J. Costello Jr., "Nonsystematic turbo codes," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 53, no. 11, November 2005, pp. 1841-1849.
  • Nikhil Joshi, Adrish Banerjee, and Jeong W. Lee, "Convergence Analysis of TAPPM Decoders for Deep Space Optical Channels," IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, Vol.E95-A, No.8, Aug. 2012.
  • Gaurav Agarwal and Adrish Banerjee, "Stable Throughput of an Interweave Cognitive Radio System Employing SR-ARQ Protocol," European Wireless, EW 2013, April 2013.
  • Pranav Sakulkar and Adrish Banerjee, "Improved Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Using Belief Propagation Algorithm and Energy Detection," Proc. of the Eight IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2011), Aachen, Germany, Nov. 2011.
  • Satyabrata Rout and Adrish Banerjee, "Convergence analysis of turbo codes over halfduplex relay channel," Proceedings of Wireless VITAE, pp. 762-766, Aalborg, Denmark, May 17-20, 2009

  • Cognitive Radio, Work Package 3 of IUATC Phase-2 Group 3: Heterogeneous Wireless Acccess Networks, Co-PIs: Barry Evans (University of Surrey), Frank Gao (Queen Mary University of London), David Koilpillai (IIT Madras), Mohammad Zafar Ali Khan (IIT Hyderabad), Animesh Kumar (IIT Bombay). Project supported under Indo-UK Advanced Technologies Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks, Systems and Services. July 2012-Apr 2015
  • Cooperative Spectrum Sensing for Military Radio Applications. Supported by Defense Electronics Application Laboratory, Dehradun, Oct 2010-June 2012.
  • Collaborative Research in Dynamic Spectrum Management, Co-PIs, Barry Evans (University of Surrey), David Koilpillai (IIT Madras), S. Merchant (IIT Bombay), Uday Desai (IIT Hyderabad). Joint project under Indo-UK Advanced Technologies Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks, Systems and Services. Oct 2009-June 2012.
  • Some Research Issues in Cognitive Radio. Project Investigator (PI): Adrish Banerjee, Co-Project Investigator (Co-PI): Ajit K. Chaturvedi. Supported by BSNL IIT Kanpur Telecom Center of Excellence, Dec 2008-June 2010
  • Design of robust error control coding techniques. Project Investigator (PI): Adrish Banerjee. Supported by IIT Kanpur Initiation Grant May 2005-June 2006.

  • Associate Professor; Department of Electrical Engineering, I.I.T. Kanpur; Since Nov 2010.
  • Assistant Professor; Department of Electrical Engineering, I.I.T. Kanpur: July 2004-Nov 2010.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate; University of Notre Dame, U.S.A.: June 2003-May 2004.
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Chung-Ang University, Sept-Dec. 2008.
  • Visiting Professor under ERASMUS-MUNDUS MERIT Visiting Professor and Researcher Scholarship, Department of Electronics Engineering, Politechnico di Torino, May-June 2009.

  • MERIT, Erasmus-Mundus Visiting Professor Scholarship, 2008.
  • Visiting Professor, Faculty Invitation program of Institute for Information Technology Advancement (IITA), South Korea. 2008
  • Microsoft Research India Outstanding Young Faculty Award, 2009.
  • Young Engineer Award, Institute of Engineers (IEI), India in area of Electronics & Communications, 2009.
  • P. K. Kelkar Research Fellowship, IIT Kanpur, 2013-2016.


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