Research Interest

I work broadly in the area of networks and wireless systems. Currently, my focus is on next generation of wireless standards (5G/6G, IEEE 802.11ax/be) specifically on coexistence and convergence of different radio access technologies. I also actively work in the area of Software-Defined Networks (SDN) and Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN). I obtained my PhD from IIT Hyderabad where my focus was on employing novel coexistence schemes in LTE-U/LAA and Wi-Fi Networks for efficient utilization of unlicensed spectrum.

  Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, IIT Bhilai, India June 2020 - Present
  • Senior Lead Engineer, SAMSUNG Research, Bangalore, India August 2019 - May 2020
  • Visiting Scientist, Eurecom, France May 2015 - July 2015

  Teaching

  • CS 250: Operating Systems (2022)
  • EE 605: Advanced Computer Networks (2021-2022)
  • CS 301: Computer Networks (2020-2021)
  • EE 777: Mobile Communications Systems (2020) (Jointly with Dr. Arzad and Dr. Gagan)

  Sponsored Research Projects

  • Convergence and Coexistence Solutions for 5G and Wi-Fi 6: Transforming Wireless Connectivity, Funding Agency: Start-up Research Grant from SERB, Govt. of India, Project Fund: ~30 Lacs, Duration: 2022-23.
  • Open Experimentation and Prototyping Platform for Research in Mobile and Wireless Networks, Funding Agency: Research Initiation Grant from IIT Bhilai, Project Fund: ~12 Lacs, Duration: 2021-24.

  Selected Publications

Journal Papers
  1. Prashant Kumar, Saksham Bhushan, Debajyoti Halder, and Anand M. Baswade "fybrrLink: Efficient QoS-aware Routing in SDN enabled Future Satellite Networks" in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (IEEE TNSM), 2021.
  2. Anand M. Baswade, Mohit Reddy, Antony Franklin, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Vanlin Sathya "Performance Analysis of Spatially Distributed LTE-U/NR-U and Wi-Fi Networks: An Analytical Model for Coexistence Study" in Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Application (JNCA), 2021.
  3. Anand M. Baswade, Touheed Anwar Atif, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin A "LAW: A Novel Mechanism for Addressing Hidden Terminal Problem in LTE-U and Wi-Fi Networks" in IEEE Communications Letters, 2018.
  4. Anand M. Baswade, Touheed Anwar Atif, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin A "A Novel Coexistence Scheme for IEEE 802.11 for User Fairness and Efficient Spectrum Utilization in the Presence of LTE-U" in Elsevier Computer Networks, April 2018.
  5. Touheed Anwar Atif, Anand M Baswade, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "A Complete Solution to LTE-U and Wi-Fi Hidden Terminal Problem ", IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, 2019
  6. Ajinkya Mulay, Anand M Baswade, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin " DFC: Dynamic UL-DL Frame Configuration Mechanism for Improving Channel Access in eLAA ", IEEE Networking Letters, 2019
  7. Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, Thomas Valerrian Pasca S, and Anand M Baswade, " On convergence and coexistence of LTE and Wi-Fi networks ", Springer CSI Transactions on ICT, May 2019
  8. Anand M Baswade, Touheed Anwar Atif, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin, "On the Impact of Duty Cycled LTE-U on Wi-Fi Users: An Experimental Study ", In Proceedings of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) , Chapter 9, LNCS 11227, Springer, 2019.
Conference Papers
  1. Debajyoti Halder, Prashant Kumar, Saksham Bhushan, and Anand M. Baswade "fybrrStream: A WebRTC based Efficient and Scalable P2P Live Streaming Platform", in the 30th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), IEEE, Athens, Greece, 19-22 July, 2021.
  2. Anand M. Baswade, Luca Beltramelli, Antony Franklin A, Mikael Gidlund, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Lakshmikanth Guntupalli "Modelling and Analysis of Wi-Fi and LAA Coexistence with Priority Classes" In the in the 14th International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications. (Wimob), IEEE, Limassol, Cyprus, 15-17 Oct, 2018.
  3. Anand M. Baswade, Shashi Kiran M R, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin A. "On Placement of LAA/LTE-U Base Stations in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks" In Proceedings of ACM ICDCN conference, IIT BHU, INDIA, Jan’18, (ICDCN’18), 10 pages
  4. Anand M. Baswade, Touheed Anwar Atif, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin A "LTE-U and WI-Fi HIdden Terminal Problem: How Serious is it for Deployment Considerations?" In Proceedings of IEEE COMSNETS, Bangalore, India 2018.
  5. Anand M. Baswade, Vanlin Sathya, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin A "Unlicensed carrier selection and User Offloading in LTE-U Dense Networks" in IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G Wireless Cellular Networks, Washington, DC USA, December 4-8, 2016.
  6. Anand M. Baswade, Shashi Kiran M R, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, and Antony Franklin A. "On Placement and Efficient Resource Allocation of LAA/LTE-U Base Stations in HetNet" In Proceedings of IEEE ANTS 2017 conference, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  7. Mohit Kumar Singh, Anand M. Baswade, Antony Franklin A, and Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma "WiFi User’s Video QoE in the Presence of Duty Cycled LTE-U" In the 24th Annual International Conference on MobileComputing and Networking (MobiCom’18), October 29-November 2, 2018, New Delhi, India. ACM, 3 pages.
  8. Anand M. Baswade and Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma "Channel Sensing Based Dynamic Adjustment of Contention Window in LAA-LTE Networks" in 8th International Conference of Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), Bangalore, India Jan 5-9, 2016.

  Students

  • Aman Khan [Ph.D. Student, 2021 - Present]
  • Rahul Saini [M.Tech Student, 2021 - Present]

  Openings

  • Internship and JRF opportunities are available for highly motivated and promising candidates.

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