Tutorials

Tutorial in International Conferences

  • SDN and NFV for Wireless Networks - Emerging Research and Standardization Trends

    jointly with Mr.Pranav Kumar Jha, IEEE GLOBECOM, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, December 2019

  • Software Defined Networking for 5G Wireless Networks: Research and Standardization Directions

    jointly with Mr.Pranav Kumar Jha, IEEE 5G World Forum, Santa Clara, California, USA, July 2018

  • TV White Space for Affordable Broadband Access

    jointly with Dr. Kentaro Ishizu and Dr Takeshi Matsumura, IEEE WPMC, Hyderabad, December 2015

  • Elements of Cross-Layer System and Network Design for QoS Enabled WiMAX Networks

    IEEE MILCOM, Orlando Florida, USA, October 2007

  • Unraveling QoS in IEEE 802.16 Wireless Broadband Access Networks: The Role of MAC, Cross-Layer Design and Scheduling

    jointly with Dr Vishal Sharma, IEEE GLOBECOM, San Francisco, November 2006

Tutorial in National Conferences

  • Metro Ethernet: Understanding Key underlying Technologies

    Metanoia Workshop, Bangalore, July 2007

  • Appreciating Key Design Aspects of QoS in WiMAX

    Metanoia Workshop, Bangalore, July 2007

  • QoS in IEEE 802.16 Broadband Wireless Access: The Role of MAC, Cross-Layer Design and Scheduling

    National Conference on Communications, IIT Kanpur, January 26-28th 2007

  • Next Generation Optical Networks

    half day tutorial, jointly with Dr Kumar Sivarajan of Tejas Networks, National Conference on Communications, IIT Madras, 2003

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching

    half day tutorial, National Conference on Communications, IIT Bombay, January 25-27th 2002

  • Quality of Service Guarantees in Internet: Recent Trends

    jointly with Prof Dheeraj Sanghi of IIT Kanpur, National Conference on Communications, IIT Delhi, January 29-30th 2000

Selected Invited Talks in Industry and Academic Forums

  • The 5Gi Story-from Academic Research to a Global Standard

    Keynote Address, Workshop on "Standards Driven Research", National Conference on Communications (NCC), IIT Kanpur, July 2021

  • Connecting the Unconnected in 5G and Beyond

    Keynote Address, Symposium on "Emerging Technologies for 5G and Beyond", IIT Patna, July 2021

  • Industry Meets Science Session on 5G

    Invited Panelist, Industry Meets Science, FICCI, June 2021

  • Wi-Fi 6 and Emerging Communication Landscape

    Special Guest of Honour, World Wi-Fi Day - online edition of the Broadband India Forum (BIF), Digital Dialogue Series, June 2021

  • Digital Transformation for Sustainable Development

    Special Guest of Honour, 5th edition Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) WR Digitizing India Summit, February 2021

  • Changing Paradigm of VLSI Education in India

    Invited Panelist, VLSI Design Conference 2021, February 2021

  • 5G Mobile Edge Computing

    Invited Talk, Workshop on Intelligent Edge Computing for Cyber Physical and Cloud Systems, IIT Patna, February 2021

  • Connecting the Unconnected in 5G and Beyond

    Invited Talk, 2021 IEEE Summit on Communications Futures, January 2021

  • Self Reliant India

    Keynote Address, Chair, Panel discussion In Young Scientist Conference, Indian International Science Festival (IISF), December 2020

  • Fog Computing in 5G and Beyond

    Inaugural Address, IEEE 2nd Winter School on Fog/Edge Computing, December 2020

  • Connecting the Unconnected in 5G and Beyond

    Keynote Address, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems (ANTS) 2020, December 2020

  • Next Generation Broadcasting

    Keynote Address and Panel Discussion in 5G Broadcasting - From Fallow to High-throughput: Opportunities for India to Leverage ATSC 3.0 Technology, India Mobile Congress, December 2020

  • Connecting the Unconnected in 5G and Beyond

    Keynote Address, MediaTek Bengaluru Tech Conference, November 2020

  • Connecting the Unconnected in 5G and Beyond

    Keynote Address, Qbuzz 2020, Qualcomm Technical Conference, November 2020

  • Spectrum Sharing in 5G and Beyond Mobile Networks

    Invited Talk, Cognitive Technologies for Futuristic Communications, VAIBHAV Summit (organized by the Ministry of Defence), October 2020

  • 5th Generation Mobile Networks, AI and Digital Nomads

    Panellist, 'Building the platform for Digital Nomads', Session in The Responsible AI for Social Empowerment (RAISE 2020 organized by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology), Virtual Summit, October 2020

  • 5G Deployment and Readying Use Cases

    Panel Discussion, ET Telecom Digital Telco Virtual Summit, (One of the panelists along with Mr Shyam Mardikar, Mr Kishore Babu, Mr Randeep Raina, Mr Jimmy Mizrahi and Mr Danish Khan as the moderator), September 2020

  • Role of 6 GHz WiFi in Broadband access and Rural Connectivity in India

    Webinar, Wi-Fi NOW Special Event: 6 GHz for India, September 2020

  • The Future 5G: Powering Transformation

    Webinar, (One of the panelists along with DR RS Sharma, Mr Akhil Gupta, Mr Kamal Nath, Dr Anand Agrawal and Dr Pradeep Gupta as the moderator), Voice & Data TLF Dialogue, Cybemedia, September 2020

  • Empowering Education by Virtual Engagement and Learning for Rural India beyond COVID-19

    Webinar, Hack & Reboot (a National-Level Digital Hackathon), Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC), IIT Kanpur, September 2020

  • Affordable Broadband Networks: Connecting the Unconnected in 5G and Beyond

    Panel Discussion, IEEE 5G World Forum, September 2020. (One of the panelists along with Prof Gerhard Fetwiess, Dr Mikael Hook and Dr Fisseha Mekuria, Mr Pranav Jha as moderators)

  • Frugal 5G Networks and Beyond-IEEE P2061 Standard

    Invited Talk, Vertical Track on “Standards and Deployment”, IEEE 5G World Forum, September 2020

  • What can Virtualization do for 5G and Beyond Networks: Our experiences from building a 5G Testbed

    Invited Talk, Vertical Track on “Vertical Testbeds: Designs, Implementation Experiences, Obstacles and the role of Open Source”, IEEE 5G World Forum, September 2020

  • IIT Directors Roundtable on 'Institutional Response of IITs to the COVID19'

    PanIIT Global E-Conclave on Nation Rebuilding, PanIIT Alumni Foundation, July 2020

  • Role of Wi-Fi in Emerging Communication Landscape

    Special Address, World Wi-Fi day- 2nd online edition of the Broadband India Forum (BIF) Digital Dialogue Series, June 2020

  • Telecommunications Leading to 5G

    Webinar, IIT Alumni Centre Bengaluru, May 2020

  • Frugal 5G - Towards Inclusive Affordable Broadband for a new Digital Bharat

    Webinar, Vijnana Bharati, April 2020

  • Pursuit of Excellence

    Invited Talk, Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP), IIT Bombay, Mumbai, February 2020

  • Towards Affordable Inclusive Broadband Solution

    Keynote Address, Regulating for Inclusion Workshop on Achieving Affordable Access to Communication for All, Association for Progressive Communications, Mozilla, Gram Marg, IIT Bombay, and White Space Alliance, New Delhi, December 2019

  • SDN for Mobile Networks: IEEE P1930 & P2061, Frugal 5G’

    Special Keynote, TSDSI 2nd Tech Deep Dive Conference on "Standards for Development & Bridging the Digital Divide in the era of 5G & beyond", India Mobile Congress 2019, New Delhi, October 2019

  • Advances in Wireless Communications System and Roadmap for Tactical Radio

    41st Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) Directors Conference, New Delhi, October 2019

  • Harnessing Communication Technology for Public Protection (Safety) & Disaster Relief

    Invited talk to IPS probationers, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA), Hyderabad, October 2019

  • Why is Metamorphosis still a Distant Dream?

    Invited Panelist, Navdhara Session, Max Cancer Congress 2019, Taj Palace, New Delhi, August 2019

  • Frugal 5G: Towards Affordable Rural Wireless Broadband

    General Lectures in The International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Asia Pacific (AP) - Radio Science Conference (RASC), New Delhi, March 2019

  • Managing Innovation

    Invited Talk, Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP), IIT Bombay, Mumbai, March 2019

  • Challenges in Broadband Connectivity in Rural India: Frugal 5G

    88th Annual NASI Symposium on Science Technology and Ecosystem for Sustainable Rural Development, Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh, December 2018

  • Fog and Software Defined Networking Paradigms in 5th Generation Wireless Communication Networks

    Keynote Address, C-NetSys 2018, 1st ACM International Workshop on Complex Networked Systems for Smart Infrastructure Theme : Emerging Markets, Co-located with ACM MobiCom 2018, New Delhi, October 2018

  • Fog and Software Defined Networking paradigms in 5th Generation Wireless Communication Networks

    Keynote Address,5G Technology and Standards Track hosted by IEEE and TSDSI at India Mobile Congress 2018, New Delhi, October 2018

  • India's 5G Roadmap - A Reality

    Invited Talk, 'The 5G Congress 2018: Developing a Roadmap for the Next Wireless Revolution', New Delhi, September 2018

  • Fog and Software Defined Networking paradigms in 5th Generation Wireless Communication Networks

    Invited Talk, International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM), IISc Bangalore, July 2018

  • Challenges in Broadband Connectivity in India: Frugal 5G'

    Invited Talk, Topical Track: Open API, Unbundled, Open Source, and Testbeds, IEEE 5G World Forum, Santa Clara, California, USA, July 2018

  • Invited Session Chair in Panel discussion on Spectrum & Technology for 5G

    5G India 2018, 2nd International Conference, The Leela, Mumbai, May 2018

  • Public safety Communication (Need, State of the Art, Future Evolution)

    Invited Talk, Workshop on Roadmap for Broadband Communication in Public Protection and Disaster Relief, IIT Bombay, March 2018

  • Innovations, IPR and Standardization in Telecom Sector: Strategy for India's Leadership

    Invited Talk, 4th International Conference on Management of Intellectual Property Rights & Strategy (MIPS) IP for Development: The Emerging Paradigm, Shailesh J. Mehta School of Mangement (SJMSOM), IIT Bombay, Mumbai, February 2018

  • Unlocking India's Telco Ecosystem, a Collaborative Policy and role of Academia in India's Leadership

    Invited Talk, Indian Digital Open Summit 2018, Reliance Jio, Mumbai, January 2018

  • Digitization towards a Modern India

    Invited Key Panelist, Techfest, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, December 2017

  • Frugal 5G: Connecting the Unconnected

    Invited Talk, Design Workshop (DeW) 2017 Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM) Jabalpur, Jabalpur, December 2017

  • Road to 5G: Challenges & Opportunities

    Invited Key Panelist, 'The 5G Congress', Economic Times Conference, New Delhi, December 2017

  • Digital Transformation - Experience Sharing by Digital Champions

    Invited Panelist, Common Services Centers (CSC) Curtain Raiser event under Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017, New Delhi, November 2017

  • Gram Marg: Enabling Rural Connectivity

    Workshop on Road map to Rural Connectivity: Challenges and Opportunities, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, November 2017

  • Fog Computing - Applications to Public Safety & Rural Broadband Communication

    Invited Talk, IEEE First Fog World Congress, Santa Clara CA, November 2017

  • Frugal 5g Test-bed: A Case Study of Palghar Experiment

    Invited Talk, IEEE Workshop on "5G and Beyond Test-Bed" , co-located with IEEE VTC 2017, Toronto, September 2017

  • Technology for Police

    Invited Talk, National Conference for Young Superintendents of Police (States/UTs) and Commandants of CAPFs, New Delhi, August 2017

  • Frugal 5G: Next Generation Wireless Systems!

    Invited Talk, ACM MobiMWareHN 2017 Workshop (held in conjunction with ACM MobiHoc 2017), MobiHoc 2017, IIT Madras, Chennai, July 2017

  • Frugal 5G: Connecting the Unconnected World!

    Invited Talk, TCS' Annual Research and Innovation Event - 'Anvetion 2017', IIT Bombay, Mumbai, March 2017

  • Frugal 5G for India

    Invited Talk, Global IEEE 5G Learning Series, Bangalore, January 2017

  • Frugal 5G: Connecting the Unconnected World!

    Invited Talk, India Market Synergy Event, IEEE, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, January 2017

  • Complimenting India's Optical Fiber with 60GHz Wireless

    Invited Panelist, 'Accelerating Broadband in India', Broadband India Forum, November 2016

  • Broadband as Utility

    Invited Panelist, Roundtable Discussion presided by Honorable Union Minister of Communications, CyberMedia Insights, New Delhi, September 2016

  • Technology Initiatives for Internal Security

    Invited Talk, 19th India International Security Expo, New Delhi, September 2016

  • 5G Use cases: Indian Perspective and case for `Frugal' 5G'

    Invited Talk, IEEE 5G Initiative Kickoff Workshop, Princeton, USA, August 2016

  • Innovations for Shared Prosperity: IPRs, Technology and Policy

    Panelist, Pre-conference panel discussion, International Conference on Innovations for Shared Prosperity: IPRs, Competition and Standard Setting in ICT Sector, JIRICO, New Delhi, August 2016

  • 5G and Connecting one Billion people and one Trillion Devices: Perspective from India

    Invited Talk, International Conference on Innovations for Shared Prosperity: IPRs, Competition and Standard Setting in ICT Sector, JIRICO, New Delhi, August, 2016

  • Next Generation Wireless and 5G Use Cases: Indian Perspective

    Enabling the connected Life through NextGen Telecommunications and Standardization, Invited Talk, IEEE Workshop, Mobile World Congress, Shanghai, China, June 2016

  • Next Generation Wireless Networks

    Panel Discussion, TiECON, Pune, April 2016

  • Roadmap for 5G in India and Issues in Spectrum Management

    Invited Talk, National Seminar on Spectrum Management, DoT, New Delhi, January, 2016

  • Smart Policing and the Role of Technology

    Invited Talk, 7th National Conference on Women in Police, New Delhi, January 2016

  • Role of NCETIS in Government initiatives on Design of Internal Security

    Keynote Address, 18th India International Security Expo, New Delhi, October, 2015

  • Enabling Broadband for One Billion Population (Trillion Devices): A Case for Frugal 5G

    Invited Talk, Intel Academic Forum, New Delhi, October 2015

  • Opportunities and Challenges for Broadband Wireless in India – Towards 5G

    Invited Talk, 26th South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG), Mumbai August 2015

  • TV White Space and its utility for Broadband Services

    23rd Convergence India 2015 Expo, New Delhi January 2015

  • Rural Broadband Technologies

    Chair, Panel Discussion in 2nd Telecom Summit, 23rd Convergence India, New Delhi January 2015

  • Role of Software Defined Networking in National Networks

    Chair, Panel Discussion, National Seminar on Software Defined Networking, C-DAC, Trivendrum, January 2015

  • Delivering on the promise of National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN)

    Chair, Panel Discussion, Next Generation Packet Transport, LightReading Workshop, September, 2014

  • Broadband Public Safety Communications

    Distinguished Speaker, FICCI Workshop on Homeland Security, July 2014

  • Issues in Spectrum Management and Future of Telecom

    Leadership Lecture series, Vodafone, May 2014

  • Broadband Wireless in India: Addressing Radio Spectrum Efficiency

    Keynote Address, TechFest, AD Patel Institute of Technology, Anand, March 2014

  • Telecommunications Standards Development Society India: Role of Academia

    Panel Discussion, National Conference on Communications, IIT Kanpur, March 2014

  • Broadband Wireless Networks

    Keynote Address, Short Term Course `Fundamentals and Applications of Wireless Communications Systems', SGS Institute of Technology, Indore, January 2014

  • Innovations in Rural Broadband for Inclusive Telecom Growth

    Telecom Summit in 22nd Convergence India, 2014, New Delhi, January 2014

  • Affordable Backhaul for Broadband in Rural India: Opportunities in TV White Space

    Invited Talk, IEEE ANTS, Chennai, December 2013

  • Wireless Broadband in India: Challenges, associated solutions and technology research directions

    Invited Talk, Intel Academic Forum, Goa, September 2013

  • Spectrum Management Issues

    Workshop on Activities and R&D Roadmap for the Next Five Years of TCOEs: Achieving the Objectives of NTP 2012, IIM Ahmedabad, July 2013

  • Regulation in Spectrum Management

    Invited Talk, Workshop on International Spectrum Management, National Institute of Communications Finance, DoT, April 30th, 2013

  • Next Generation Wireless Networks: Research Challenges and Opportunities

    NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee award Lecture, 82nd Annual Congress of NASI, December 01, 2012

  • Building Eco-system for Smart Phones in India-Key Challenges

    3rd CAREL Workshop, Office of PSA to Government of India, Delhi, October 22nd, 2012

  • Building Next Generation Large-Scale Mobile Backhaul Network

    Indo-Japan 60th Anniversary Workshop on Large Scale Networks, Chennai, August 7th, 2012

  • Next Generation Wireless Networks: Tele-traffic and QoS Aspects

    4th Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, Merseburg, Germany, June13-16, 2012

  • Driving Innovations for Telecom in India: Role of IPR

    Innovate India 2012, Mumbai, organized by DSIR, Ministry of Science and Technology, March 23rd 2012

  • Driving Research Agenda for Telecom in India: Role of IPR

    Plenary Session Talk, Regional International Telecommunications Society (ITS) Conference 2012, Delhi, February 23rd 2012

  • Wireless Broadband Infrastructure in India

    India Research Network Meeting, Samsung, Bangalore, November 4th 2011

  • Towards 4G+

    2nd Bholanath Saikia Memorial Lecture, NIST Mirza, Guwahati, Assam, October 23rd 2011

  • Trends in Wireless Networks

    Invited Talk, FlyTxt, Trivandrum, July 2011

  • Next Generation Wireless Networks: Research Challenges

    ASET colloquium Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, June 10th 2011

  • Next Generation Networks

    Invited Talk, TCS Technical Architects’ Conference Kolkata, February 22nd, 2011

  • Trends in Wireless Networks

    CIO Meet, Computer Society of India, January 2011

  • Incubating Next Generation Telecom Technologies

    TCOE IPR in 4G, Telecom Export Promotion Council Meeting, New Delhi, December 8th 2010

  • Next Generation Mobile Broadband

    iConnect Track, Computer Society of India (CSI) 45th Annual Convention, Mumbai, November 27th 2010

  • Role of National Institutions in Telecom Standards

    Mobile Broadband: Igniting the Service Revolution, workshop by IITCOE - IIM Ahmedabad, New Delhi, November 26th 2010

  • Opportunities for Sub-1 GHz Frequency Spectrum in India

    Mobile Broadband: Igniting the Service Revolution, IITCOE - IIM Ahmedabad, November 26th 2010

  • Scheduling in Wireless Networks

    Institute Colloquium, NCRA, TIFR, Pune, October 15th 2010

  • Next Generation Wireless Networks: Research Challenges and Opportunities

    Hari Om ashram prerit Dr Vikram Sarabhai award Lecture, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, August 12th 2010

  • Opportunities and Challenges in India’s Growing Computing and Wireless Broadband Market

    Intel, Santa Clara USA, July 15th 2010

  • Delay Constrained Scheduling over Fading Channel

    Qualcomm Research, San Diego, July 13th 2010

  • 4G MAC Layer: TICET contributions to standards

    Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL), Mumbai, June 21st 2010

  • Next Generation Wireless Networks

    Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Alandi, Pune (Inauguration of Research Center), July 9th 2010

  • Research Agenda for Next Generation Wireless Networks

    Wireless Technology in Emerging Markets, Intel, Bangalore, June 11th 2010

  • Broadband Internet: Technology Development and Challenges

    National Broadband Initiative Workshop, IITCOE - IIM Ahmedabad, New Delhi, April 16th 2010

  • IEEE 802.1Qbf: Infrastructure Segment protection

    Global Standards at IEEE, IEEE-SA Seminar, Bangalore, March 9th 2010

  • Next Generation Wireless Networks: Challenges and Opportunities

    1st GISFI Standardization Event, Lonavala, February 26-27th 2010

  • 4G MAC Layer: TICET Contributions to IEEE 802.16m

    Plenary Talk on Indian Contributions to Global Standard, National Conference on Communications, IIT Madras, January 29th 2010

  • IPv6 over WiMAX

    BSNL’s IPv6 workshop, Mumbai, 27th November 2009

  • Next Generation Wireless Networks

    Invited Talk in C-DOT's 25th Silver Jubilee event, Bangalore, August 2009

  • Trends in Networking

    Tejas Networks Engineering Conference, August 2008

  • On-Line Learning Algorithm for Power Optimal Scheduling under Fading Channel

    International Conference on Stochastic Processes and Applications, IISc Bangalore, July 2007

  • Challenges for Broadband Deployment in India and Role of Metro Ethernet

    Keynote Address in National Conference on Emerging Trends in Electronics and Communications Engineering, PCE, Goa

  • Challenges for Broadband Deployment in Emerging Economies

    Indo-Australia Broadband and Information Technology Workshop, Australian Academy of Technology and Sciences, July 2006

  • QoS and Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks

    Indo-US Frontier on Engineering Workshop, US Academy of Engineering and Indian Academy of Engineering, Agra, March 2006

  • Efficient Scheduling under Fading Channel

    Indo-UK Workshop on Next Generation Networks, Chennai, January 31st 2006 - February 2nd 2006

  • Metro Ethernet Access Networks

    MTNL Mumbai, October 15th 2005

  • Equitable Information Society: Time for Action

    World Telecom Day, MTNL, May 17th 2005

  • On Scheduling Transmission under QoS Constraints

    Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, July 2003

  • Ethernet based Access Networks

    International Conference on Broadband Networking, ICBN, 2003, May 2003

  • MPLS Performance Engineering and MPLS Emulator

    MPLS/GMPLS World Asia Pacific Conference, Seoul, Korea, March 24-26th 2003

  • Overview of MPLS Traffic Engineering

    International Conference on Information Technology 2002, December 2002

  • Demystifying MPLS

    IEEE ComSoc Invited Lecture series, Mumbai, September 24th 2001

  • Packet Scheduling Algorithms for Quality of Service Guarantees

    N Rama Rao Distinguished Lecture, IIT Kanpur, September 6th 2001

  • IP Switching

    Sasken Communications Technologies, Bangalore, April 2001

  • Issues in providing Internet Services over Cable TV Networks

    Commsphere 2000, February 2000

  • Technology Convergence and Information Infrastructure

    National Workshop of Advertising and Communications Industry held to discuss Broadcasting Bill 1997, Mumbai, July 1997

  • High Performance Computing in India with specific reference to CDAC's PARAM

    30th Annual Convention of Computer Society of India (CSI), Hyderabad, November 1995