• Ph.D. Electrical Communication Engineering, 2015
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    GPA: 7.9/8.0
    Advisor: Prof. P. Vijay Kumar
    Thesis: Coding Schemes for Distributed Subspace Computation, Distributed Storage and Local Correctability

  • M.E.(Signal Processing) Electrical Engineering, 2005
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    GPA: 7.6/8.0
    Advisor: Prof. K. V. S. Hari
    Thesis: Subspace based Direction of Arrival Estimation in Impulsive Noise using Fractional Lower Order Statistics

  • B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2003
    Osmania University, Hyderabad
    GPA: 9.0/10.0


  • Second Best Runner Up for poster presentation in Microsoft TechVista 2015

  • Recipient of TCS Research Scholarship 2011

  • Received best Demo award as member of a team, which presented a demo of intrusion detection called ‘‘SmartDetect: An Efficient WSN Implementation for Intrusion Detection’’, at 4th Annual Workshop on Wireless Systems: Advanced Research and Development (WISARD 2010), Bangalore, India.

  • Prof ISN Murthy Medal for the best M.E. student in Signal Processing 2005

  • All India Rank -1 in GATE(Graduate Aptitute Test for Engineering), ECE 2003

  • Gold Medal for the topper of ECE department in Osmania University 2003

  • Received Student Paper Sponsorship to present a paper titled ‘‘Wavelets for Integrity Monitoring’’ at ION-GPS 2002, Portland, Oregon, USA

  • Pratibha scholarship awarded by Government of Andhra Pradesh 1999

  • National Talent Search Examination(NTSE) Scholarship 1997

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant for the Information Theory(E2 201) course during Aug-Dec 2012


  • Random Processes, Information theory, Wireless Communications, Error Control Codes, Space Time Coding

  • Linear and Nonlinear Optimization, Game Theory

  • Linear Algebra, Algebra, Analysis

Work Experience

  • Conexant Systems India Private Limited, Noida, Sept 2006 - July 2008
    Project: Baseband System Design for MOCA (Multimedia Over Coaxial Alliance) chip

  • Qualcomm India Private Limited, Hyderabad, Jan 2006 - Aug 2006
    Project: Development of Signal Processing Algorithms for Qualcomm's DSP platforms.

  • Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab, Bangalore, Aug 2005 - Dec 2005
    Project: Predictive Trend Monitoring and Diagnostics of Auxiliary Power Unit(APU) in aircrafts.

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and various conferences including ISIT, SPCOM, ICC, WCC, NetCod and NCC.

  • Volunteer for International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM) 2010 held in Bangalore, India.