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Research Areas : Information theory and coding

Educational History

BTech in Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, 1995
MS in Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, 1997
MS in Mathematics, University of Michigan, 2001
PhD in Electrical Engineering: Systems, University of Michigan, 2001

Courses offered

E2 205 Error-Control Coding
E2 214 (Finite-State Channels)
E2 330 (Statistical Physics Methods in Information and Coding Theory)

Awards / Honours / Affiliations

DST Swarnajayanti Fellowship in the Engineering Sciences (2015-2020)
Editorial boards: SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics; Cryptography and Communications (Springer)


  • Praneeth Kumar V. and N. Kashyap, “The Secure Storage Capacity of a DNA Wiretap Channel”, arXiv:2201.05995
  • B. Huleihel, O. Sabag, H.H. Permuter, N. Kashyap, and S. Shamai, “Computable upper bounds on the capacity of finite-state channels”, IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 67, no. 9, pp. 5674-5692, Sept. 2021.
  • S. Vatedka, N. Kashyap and A. Thangaraj, Secure Compute-and-Forward in a Bidirectional Relay, IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 61, no. 5, pp. 2531-2556, May 2015.
  • N. Kashyap, A Decomposition Theory for Binary Linear Codes, IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 54, no. 7, pp. 3035-3058, July 2008.
  • N. Kashyap, Matroid Pathwidth and Code Trellis Complexity, SIAM J. Discrete Math., vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 256-272, 2008.