B. Sundar Rajan

Honorary Professor

Appointed member of "Fellow Evaluation Standing Committee of IEEE Communications Society" (2019-2021).
Received the prestigious "J.C. Bose National Fellowship" (2016-2025).
Elevated to ``IEEE Fellow,''; (2014 class); ``(For contributions to ...)''. Life Fellow, (Life Fellow) (From January 1, 2024)
Elected ``Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, (IASc)''.
Appointed - Associate Editor of Coding Theory for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (2008-2011) and (2013-2015).
Elected ``Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA)''.
Appointed Editor of IEEE Wireless Communications Letters (2011-2016).
Appointed Editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2007-2011).
Received ``IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference WCNC 2011 Best Academic Paper Award''.
Was INAE Chair Professor during 2010-2012.
Received `` Prof. Rustum Choksi Award for Excellence in Research in Engineering for the year 2009''.
Received `` Khosla National Award - 2010'' from I.I.T. Roorkee.

Positions available:

3 PhD graduation positions

Received the B.Sc. degree in mathematics from Madras University, India, the B.Tech degree in electronics from Madras Institute of Technology and the M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India; Was a faculty member with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, from 1990 to 1997 and joined IISc in 1998, where currently is a Senior Professor. During 2004-05, he was with Beceem Communications Pvt. Ltd., as Distinguished Member of Research Staff, on leave from IISc.

Was an Editor of the IEEE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS (2011-2016); Was an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY (2008-2011 and 2013-2015) and an Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS (2007-2011).

Fellow, IEEE; J.C. Bose National Fellow (2016-2020); Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), Fellow of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) India;

Recipient of IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC) 2011 Best Academic Paper Award, Recipient of the Khosla National Award for the year 2010 from I.I.T. Roorkee, Recipient of Prof. Rustum Choksi award by I.I.Sc., for excellence in research (Engineering) for the year 2009 and recipient of the IETE Pune Center's S.V.C. Aiya Award for Telecom Education in 2004; INAE Chair Professor during 2010-12; Served as Technical Program Co-Chair of the IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2002) held in Bangalore; Member of American Mathematical Society.

Primary research interests include MIMO signal processing & algorithms, Space-time coding for MIMO channels, Coding for multiple-access and relay channels, Interference alignment, Wired & wireless network coding, Index Coding, Coded Caching and Coded Computation with applications to Machine Learning, D2D and Vehicular Communications (V2X, V2V).

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Office: Department of Electrical Communication Engineering,   Indian Institute of Science,   Bangalore 560 012,   India
Residence:   Flat No:2,   No:24, Sri Guru Paradise,   4th Main,   Amar Jyothi Layout,   Sanjay Nagar,   Bangalore 560094.
Email:  bsrajan[AT]iisc.ac.in
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