Standardization Activities

  1. P2061 Standards Development Project - Architecture for Low Mobility Energy Efficient Network for Affordable Broadband Access
    IEEE Frugal 5G Working Group



  1. 5G-Flow: A Unified Multi-RAT RAN Architecture for Beyond 5G Networks
    Meghna Khaturia, Pranav Jha, and Abhay Karandikar
    Journal of Computer Networks (Under Revision)

  2. Connecting the Unconnected: Towards Frugal 5G Network Architecture and Standardization
    Meghna Khaturia, Pranav Jha and Abhay Karandikar
    IEEE Communications Standards Magazine, July 2020
    [DOI] [arxiv]

  3. Towards Enabling Broadband for a Billion Plus Population with TV White Spaces
    Animesh Kumar, Abhay Karandikar, Gaurang Naik, Meghna Khaturia, Shubham Saha, Mahak Arora, and Jaspreet Singh
    IEEE Communications Magazine, July 2016


  1. A Wireless Network Architecture
    Meghna Khaturia, Pranav Jha and Abhay Karandikar
    IN Patent App. 201921027947

Book Chapter

  1. TV White Space Solution for Affordable Internet in India
    Meghna Khaturia, Sarbani Banerjee Belur and Abhay Karandikar
    TV White Space Communications and Networks, Nov 2017
    [DOI] [PDF]


  1. 5G-Serv: Decoupling User Control and Network Control in the 3GPP 5G Network
    Meghna Khaturia, Akshatha Nayak, Pranav Jha and Abhay Karandikar
    Conference on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks (ICIN), 2021

  2. On Efficient Wireless Backhaul Planning for the "Frugal 5G" Network
    Meghna Khaturia, Kumar Appaiah and Abhay Karandikar
    IEEE WCNC Future Networking Workshop for 5G and Beyond Testbed and Trials, April 2019
    [DOI] [Slides]

  3. Towards Frugal 5G: A Case Study of Palghar Test-bed in India
    Meghna Khaturia, Jaspreet Singh, Akshay Patil, Sarbani Banerjee Belur, Abhay Karandikar, Prasanna Chaporkar and Tejashri Ghadge
    IEEE WCNC Future Networking Workshop for 5G and Beyond Testbed and Trials, April 2019
    [DOI] [Slides]

  4. Spectrum Sharing for LTE-A Network in TV White Space
    Meghna Khaturia, Sweety Suman, Abhay Karandikar and Prasanna Chaporkar
    Twenty Fourth National Conference on Communications, Feb 2018
    [DOI] [arxiv] [Slides]

  5. Community-led Networks for Sustainable Rural Broadband in India: the Case of Gram Marg
    Sarbani Banerjee Belur, Meghna Khaturia and Nandita Das
    Twelveth Annual Meeting of Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Dec 2017


  1. VPN Establishment and Inter-domain Routing (Adv. Computer Networks)
    Projects (Guide: Prof. Mythili Vutukuru, IIT Bombay) Aug - Oct 2015
    o Developed a client-server application, using socket programming, hosted on separate private networks
    o Implemented IP-in-IP tunneling by creating virtual tun interfaces at gateways using openvpn
    o Analyzed BGP routing table dump, obtained using Route Views project, to understand Inter-Domain routing architecture including unique ASs, IP Prefexes and AS path information

  2. Alamouti Encoder and Decoder using GNU Radio (Wireless Communication)
    (Guide: Prof. Sibi Raj Pillai, IIT Bombay) Jan - Apr 2015
    o Developed GNU Radio blocks for Alamouti Encoder and Decoder to simulate a 2X2 MIMO system.

  3. Large-scale channel modeling using Wireshark (Mobile Computing)
    (Guide: Prof. Kameshwari Chebrolu, IIT Bombay) Jan - Apr 2015
    o Estimated path loss exponent for 2.4 GHz band
    o Studied procedure for association of Wi-Fi client with AP using Wireshark
    o Analyzed TCP performance and routing overhead of Destination-Sequenced Distance-Vector Routing (DSDV) using ns-2

  4. Fingerprint Verification System (B.Tech final year project)
    Guided by Prof J. N. Sarvaiya
    o Researched about various algorithms used in various steps of fingerprint verification like gabor filtering
    o Developed a matlab code to implement a complete fingerprint verification algorithm

  5. Swarm Robotics
    o Built a pair of grid follower robots which communicated wirelessly