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Arzad Alam Kherani


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

Also, Adjunct Faculty with Bharti School of Telecommunication Technology and Management, IIT Delhi.

Tel: +91 9741987453
E-mail: arzad.alam@iitbhilai.ac.in

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.

Education

  • 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.

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.
    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.

  • Title: Massive Multi-access for real time data over 5G systems.
    Funding Organization: ABB Research, Bangalore.
    Status: Completed.

  • 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.

  • Title: Identifying optimal immunization strategies in Indian context against COVID-19.
    Funding Organization: SERB (under MATRICS program).
    Status: Ongoing.
    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.
    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.

  • 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.
    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.
    Status:Ongoing.
    Jointly With: Dr. Sreejith T V

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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