RESEARCH STUDENTS

(a) Ph.D. Thesis Completed
1. A. A. Zain, "An Algebraic Approach to MDS and Dual Group Codes over Finite Abelian Groups",
(Ph.D.Thesis, E.E.Department, I.I.T.Delhi, 1996),
(Faculty, Eden University, Yemen).

2. J. Bali, "BCM using Two-Level Group Codes over Dihedral and Cicyclic Groups"
(Ph.D. Thesis, E.E.Department, I.I.T.Delhi, 1998),
(Member, Technical Staff, Lucent-Technologies, Bell Laboratories, New Jersey).

3. L. Venkata Subramaniam, "On Codes over Asymmetric PSK and Multidimensional Uniform Signal Sets",
(Ph.D. Thesis, Center for Applied Research in Electronics, I.I.T.Delhi, 1999). (Co-supervisor: Prof. R.Bahl).
(Senior Researcher and Manager, Information Quality and Discovery, IBM).

4. Bikash Kumar Dey, "Codes Closed under arbitrary abelian group of permutations,"
(Ph.D. Thesis; Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, 2003.)
(Associate Professor, EE Department, IIT Bombay.)
(Recipient of the Best Thesis Award (The Alumni Medal + Cash Prize) (2003-04))

5. Md. Zafar Ali Khan, "Single-symbol and Double-Symbol Decodable STBCs from Designs,"
(Ph.D. Thesis; Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, 2003.)
(Associate Professor, EE Department, IIT Hyderabad.)
(Recipient of the INAE Young Engineer Award (2006))

6. V. Shashidhar, "High-Rate and Information-Lossless Space-Time Block Codes from Crossed-Product Algebras,"
(Ph.D. Thesis; Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, 2004.)
(Associate Technical Director, System Design, Broadcom.)
(Recipient of the INAE Young Engineer Award (2007))

7. G.Viswanath, "Elias Bound for Euclidean Space Codes and On Codes Close to the Generalized Singleton Bound,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, 2004)
(System Architect, Samsung Software Operations, Bangalore.)

8. U.Sripati,"Space-Time Block Codes for MIMO Fading Channels from Codes over Finite Fields,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, 2004)
(Professor, NIT, Suratkal, Karnataka.)

9. Kiran T., "Coding for Multi-Antenna Wireless Systems and Wireless Relay Networks ,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, Nov., 2006)
(Principal Scientist, Broadcom.)
(Recipient of the Best Thesis Award (The Seshagiri Kaikini Medal + Cash Prize) (2007-08))

10. G. Susinder Rajan , " Low Decoding Complexity Space-Time Block Codes for Point to Point MIMO Systems and Relay Networks ,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, November 2008.)
(Staff systems engineer, Qualcomm, San Jose)
(Recipient of the Best Thesis Award (The Seshagiri Kaikini Medal + Cash Prize) (2008-10))

11. Smarajit Das, "Low-PAPR, Low-delay, High-rate space-time block codes from orthogonal designs, "
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, March 2009.)
(Asst. Professor, IIT Guwahati)

12. J. Harshan , "Coding for Wireless Relay Networks and Multiple Access Channels,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, February, 2010.)
(Research Fellow, Monash University, Australia.)
(Recipient of the Best Thesis Award (The Seshagiri Kaikini Medal + Cash Prize) (2010-11))

13. Pavan K. Srinath, "Space-Time Block Codes with Low Maximum-Likelihood-Decoding Complexity and Large Coding Gain,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, October, 2012.)
(Scientist, Staff 2, Broadcom.)
(Recipient of the Best Thesis Award (The Seshagiri Kaikini Medal + Cash Prize) (2012-13))

14. Lakshmi Prasad Natarajan, "Low-Complexity Decoding and Construction of Space-Time Block Codes,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, October 2013.)
(Research Fellow, Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Australia.)

15. G.R. Jithamithra, "Space-Time Block Codes with Low Sphere-Decoding Complexity,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, 2014.)
(Senior Engineer, Cambridge Silicon Radio, India)

16. Prasad Krishnan, "On Network Coding and Network-Error Correction,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, 2014.)
(Assistant Professor, IIIT Hederabad)

17. Srishti Shukla,
(Co-supervisor: Prof. Govindan Rangarajan (Mathematics Department, IISc)
"Wireless-Nerwork-Coded Multi-Way Relaying using Latin Hyper-Cubes for M-PSK Midulation,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: IISc Mathematics Initiative (Electrical Communication Engg. and Mathematics Departments), IISc, Bangalore, 2014.)
(Consultant, Financial Services and Risk Management, Advisory, Ernst and Young, Bangalore.)

18. Abhinav Ganesan
(Recipient of IEEE WCNC 2011 Best Academic Paper Award)
"Precoding for Interference Management in Wireless and Wireline Networks,"
(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, 2014.)
(Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Network Coding, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

19. Vijayvaradharaj T. Muralidharan, "Network Coding for Wireless Relaying and Wireline Networks",
(IEEE Wireless Communications Letters Exemplary Reviewer for the year 2013)
(IEEE Communications Letters Exemplary Reviewer for the year 2013)

(Ph.D. Thesis: Electrical Communication Engg. Deptt., IISc, Bangalore, 2014.)
(Senior Engineer, Qualcomm India Private Limited, Hederabad)


Ph.D. Thesis (In Progress)

1. G. D. Raghava
2. Srikant B. Pai
3. Anindya Gupta (Network Coding)
4. Anoop Thomas (Network Coding)


(b) M.Sc.(Engg) Thesis (Completed)
1. V. Shashidhar, Optimal 4-,8- and 16-State Across-the-Subchannels TCM for DMT Systems,
(Co-suprevisor: V.U.Reddy), Feb.2000.
2. Sheetal K. Mehta, On the dimension and exceptional subspaces of SSRS codes, Feb.2001.
3. T. Kiran, Codes over Galois Rings closed under certain monomials, Jan.2002.
4. Kaustuvmani Manji, Characterization of OFDM codes in Transform Domain, Jan.2003.
(Senior Research Engineer, CDOT, Bangalore.)
5. Anantha Narayan, Full-diversity Space-Time Trellis Codes for Arbitrary number of antennas and state complexity, Jan. 2004.
(Member, Technical Staff, Insilica Semiconductors India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore. )
6. Naveen Despande, Constellation Constrained Capacity for Two-User Broadcast Channels, September 2009.
7. Hari Dilip Kumar, On the Fourier Transform Approach to Quantum Error Control, July 2010.
8. D. Swaroop

M.Sc.(Engg) Thesis (In progress)