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Arzad Alam Kherani

Associate Professor
Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai

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Tel: +91 9741987453

Areas of Interest

  • I have worked on broad areas of Computer networks, Queueing systems, Wireless communications. I have also worked for industry for a decade and gained experience with product conceptualization, product design and development, industrial R&D and standardization.


  • PhD, 2003, Indian Institute of Science
  • ME, 1999, Indian Institute of Science

Past Experience

  • March-July 2003: Post doctoral fellow at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai India.
  • July 2003-July 2005: Post doctoral fellow at Institute National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA), Sophia-Antipolis, France.
  • July 2005-Sept 2007: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India.
  • Sept 2007-Dec 2009: Senior Researcher, Vehicle Communications and Information Management Group, General Motors India Science Lab., Bangalore, India
  • Dec 2009-Nov 2013: Principal Design Engineer, Broadcom Corporation (as part of acquisition of Beceem Communications Pvt. Ltd.), Bangalore, India.
  • Dec 2013-July 2016: Principal Engineer, Samsung R&D Institute India, Bangalore, India
  • Aug 2016–Oct 2017: Principal Design Engineer, Hubble Connected India Pvt Ltd., Bangalore, India

Patents: Please see the list available here.

Publications: Please see the list available here.


Following is a list of some courses I teach at IIT Bhilai, some of them are completely designed by me keeping the Industry requirements in mind.
  • Math of Machine Learning
  • Wireless Security with SDRs
  • Wireless MAC Modeling
  • Mobile Communication Systems
  • Math of TBS Games
  • Simulation of Biology

Ongoing/Completed/Upcoming Projects

  • Title: Massive Uplink Multi-path for UHD Video Delivery in Mobile Systems.
    Funding Organization: IMPRINT-IIC and Rx eHealth Enablers Pvt. Ltd.
    Status: Ongoing.
    Budget (approx): 63Lakh INR.
    Jointly With: Dr. Sreejith T V

  • Title: Techniques for Improving Success Rates of Recto-Vaginal Artificial Insemination.
    Funding Organization: VPhore Labs Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.
    Status: Completed.
    Budget (approx): 1Lakh INR.

  • Title: Massive Multi-access for real time data over 5G systems.
    Funding Organization: ABB Research, Bangalore.
    Status: Completed.
    Budget (approx): 8.6Lakh INR.

  • Title:Development of a data acquisition and processing system for Artificial Insemination prediction in remotely located dairy farm cows.
    Funding Organization: AgVerse Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.
    Status: Ongoing.
    Budget (approx): 1Lakh INR.

  • Title: Identifying optimal immunization strategies in Indian context against COVID-19.
    Funding Organization: SERB (under MATRICS program).
    Status: Ongoing.
    Budget (approx): 5Lakh INR.
    Jointly With: Dr. Rishi Ranjan Singh and Dr. Amit Kumar Dhar.

  • Title: Multi-cluster models for epidemic spread and evaluation based on data-driven parameterization.
    Funding Organization: SERB (under MATRICS program).
    Status: Ongoing.
    Budget (approx): 5Lakh INR.
    Jointly With: Dr. Rishi Ranjan Singh and Prof. D. Manjunath.

  • Title: Massive Multi-access to provide UHD Quality Video and real time data Delivery from a Connected Mobile Ambulance and its Extension to Other Disaster Recovery Scenario.
    Funding Organization: IIT Bhilai (Under the faculty Research Initiation Grant).
    Status: Ongoing.
    Budget (approx): 9Lakh INR.

  • Title: Development of MEC system.
    Funding Organization: DoT, under the Indigenous 5G Testbed Project (in my capacity as Adjunct Faculty at IIT Delhi).
    Status: Ongoing.
    Budget (approx): 200Lakh INR.
    Update: Integration of MEC System with the 5G core has been achieved.

  • Title: Scheduling Techniques and Algorithms for Multi-AP coordination Feature to achieve EHT in 802.11be.
    Funding Organization: Under CSR grant provided by Arista Networks.
    Budget (approx): 5Lakh INR.
    Jointly With: Dr. Sreejith T V

  • Title: Development of a WiFi-based Stream Enabling Device for HDMI-enabled Television Set.
    Funding Organization: Arham Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Raipur.
    Budget (approx): 8Lakh INR.
    Jointly With: Dr. Nikhil Chander

  • Title: Advanced Communication Systems.
    Funding Organization: DST, under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems
    Budget (approx): 150 Crores INR.
    Jointly With: IIIT Bangalore, IIT Hyderabad, IIIT Naya Raipur

  • Title: Evolution-aware LoRa WAN system deployment planning .
    Funding Organization: SERB, CRG
    Budget (approx): 18Lakh INR.
    Jointly With: Dr. Sreejith T V

  • Title: Next Generation Wireless Research and Standardization on 5G and Beyond".
    Funding Organization: MEITY
    Budget (approx): 8.8 Crores INR.
    Jointly With: IIT Delhi, IIT Jodhpur, as adjunct faculty of IIT Delhi

Ongoing Technical Activities

  • Smart Radio Environments: We have started active research on SREs. Faculty members involved are Dr. Nikhil Chander and Dr. Sreejith T V.
  • LoRaWAN: Several interesting hands-on activities in the field of dimensioning a large LoRaWAN system.

Internship Opportunity

Internship opportunity is available throughout the year for various projects (existing, future). Please send me an email with subject "Internship Application: Your Name". Students with EE/CSE/ECE/IT background can apply.

Students (Present and Past)

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