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Gaurav S Kasbekar
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Contact Information
Room 211-B
2nd Floor
EE old building
Email: gskasbekar[AT]ee.iitb.ac.in

Academic Background
  • Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Dec. 2011
  • M.Tech. in Electronics Design and Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, July 2006
  • B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India, May 2004

Research Interests
  • Modeling, design and analysis of wireless networks
  • Communication networking and network security
  • Game theoretic and economic aspects of spectrum allocation
  • Cognitive radio networks
  • Lifetime and coverage problems in wireless sensor networks
  • Medium access control and node cardinality estimation problems in Cognitive Radio Networks and Machine-to-Machine networks
  • Interference management in wireless cellular networks
  • Resource allocation in millimeter Wave networks
  • Applications of wireless sensor networks to agriculture
  • Group key management and authentication problems in the Internet of Things
  • Intrusion detection in wired and wireless networks
  • Drone communications and security

Work Experience
  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Dec. 2018 - present.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Dec. 2012 - Nov. 2018.
  • Assistant Professor, Discipline of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, April 2012 – Dec. 2012
  • Research Intern at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK, June - Aug. 2010.
  • Engineer at Ittiam Systems Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Aug. - Dec. 2006.

Sponsored Projects
  • MeitY sponsored project titled "Next Generation Wireless Research and Standardization in 5G and Beyond", in collaboration with Prof. Prasanna Chaporkar, Prof. Abhay Karandikar and several faculty members/ researchers from other IITs, IISc, and CeWiT, IIT Madras.
  • Arista Networks sponsored research project titled "Cognitive WiFi and Data Analytics for Security in WiFi Networks", in collaboration with Prof. D. Manjunath, Prof. Nikhil Karamchandani and Prof. Jayakrishnan Nair, March 2021 - present
  • National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems for Establishing Technology Innovation Hub, in collaboration with eight other faculty members from different departments of IIT Bombay, June 2020 - present.
  • Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) sponsored research project titled "Design and Performance Evaluation of Cognitive Medium Access Control Protocols for Machine-to-Machine Communications", in collaboration with Prof. Abhay Karandikar, September 2016 - September 2019.
  • LSI sponsored research project in the area of Heterogeneous Cellular Networks, July 2013 - June 2014.
  • IRCC, IIT Bombay sponsored research project titled "Virtual Basestation Based Architecture for Cellular Networks", April 2013 to March 2017.