Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati-781039, India

EEE Department, IIT Guwahati

Dr. Sarvendranath Rimalapudi

Sarvendranath R

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Ph.D., IISc Bangalore
Post-Doc (Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden)
Designation: Assistant Professor

Joined the institute in January, 2022.

Contact Details
Office Address : Room No. E1-407, 4th Floor, Mathematics Extension Block, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati-781039, India.
Phone: +91-361-258-3283 (Office)
Email: sarvendranathiitg.ac.in


Education:

PhD:     ECE, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
ME:      Telecommunications, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
BTech: EEE, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal


Experience:

Jan 2021 – Dec 2021     Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.
May 2020 – Nov 2020: Samsung R & D Institute India Bangalore.
Jul 2012 – Jul 2016:       BROADCOM Communications, Bangalore.


Achievements

  1. Awarded INSPIRE faculty fellowship 2021.
  2. Finalist of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2019 India.
  3. Recipient of Kaikini PhD grant 2017 awarded to one student among all the engineering departments in IISc.

Link to complete CV

Research Areas

  • Next-generation wireless communication systems
    • Intelligent reflecting surfaces
    • Machine learning for wireless communication
    • Distributed massive MIMO with cell-free networking
    • Spectrum sharing techniques
    • Low complexity multiple antenna diversity techniques
  • Practical devices
    • Mixed reality based devices to help people with low vision
    • Devices for virtual reality (VR) 360 video multicast systems

Available projects

Project title: AR/MR devices to help people with disabilities.

IIT Guwahati BTech students interested in the above topic can mail me.

Selected Publications

Journal papers

  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B.Mehta, “Antenna selection in interferenceconstrained underlay cognitive radios: SEP-optimal rule and performance benchmarking," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 496-506, Feb. 2013.
  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “Antenna selection with power adaptation in interference-constrained cognitive radios," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 786-796, Mar. 2014.
  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “Transmit antenna selection for interference-outage constrained underlay CR," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 66, no. 9, pp. 3772-3783, Sep. 2018.
  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “Impact of multiple primaries and partial CSI on transmit antenna selection for interference-outage constrained underlay CR," IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 942-953, Feb. 2019.
  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “Exploiting power adaptation with transmit antenna selection for interference-outage constrained underlay spectrum sharing," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 480-492, Jan. 2020.
  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “Statistical CSI Driven Transmit Antenna Selection and Power Adaptation in Underlay Spectrum Sharing Systems," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 2923-2934, May 2021.
  • Chandan Kumar, Salil Kashyap, RSarvendranath and Supreet Kumar Sharma, "On the Feasibility of Wireless Energy Transfer Based on Low Complexity Antenna Selection and Passive IRS Beamforming ," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Accepted, May 2022.

Conferences papers

  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “SEP-optimal antenna selection for average interference constrained underlay cognitive radios," in Proc. Globecom, Dec. 2012, pp. 2222-2227.
  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “Optimal joint antenna selection and power adaptation in underlay cognitive radios," in Proc. WCNC, Apr. 2013, pp. 3265-3270.
  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “Optimal transmit antenna selection rule for interference-outage constrained underlay CR," in Proc. Globecom, Dec. 2017, pp. 1-6.
  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “Optimal joint antenna selection and power adaptation for underlay spectrum sharing," in Proc. Globecom, Dec. 2019, pp. 1-6.
  • R. Sarvendranath and N. B. Mehta, “Optimal antenna selection and power adaptation for underlay spectrum sharing with statistical CSI," in Proc. WCNC, Apr. 2020, pp. 1-6.
  • P. Das and R. Sarvendranath, “Optimal Relay and Antenna Selection in MIMO Cognitive Relay Network with Imperfect CSI," in Proc. WCNC, Apr. 2020, pp. 1-6.
  • R. Sarvendranath and A. K. R. Chavva, “Low-Complexity Joint Antenna Selection and Beamforming for an IRS Assisted System," in Proc. WCNC, Apr. 2021, pp. 1-6.
  • U. K. Ganesan, R. Sarvendranath, and E. G. Larsson “BeamSync: Over-The-Air Carrier Synchronization in Distributed RadioWeaves,", in Proc. Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA), 2021.
  • Z. H. Shaik, R. Sarvendranath, and E. G. Larsson ”Energy-Efficient Power Allocation for an Underlay Spectrum Sharing Cell-Free Massive MIMO Network," Accepted in ICC 2022.
  • R. Sarvendranath, U. K. Ganesan, Z. H. Shaik, and E. G. Larsson, “Physical Layer Abstraction Model for RadioWeaves”,  in proc. VTC 2022.
  • Adit Jain, Rahul Devendra, Salil Kashyap and RSarvendranath, "Low Complexity Passive Beamforming Algorithms for Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces with Discrete Phase-Shifts over OFDM Systems ," Proc. of National Conference on Communications (NCC), May 2022.