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Associate Professor, IIT Indore

Dr. Swaminathan is currently working as an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Indore. Earlier, he completed his PhD from IIT Kharagpur and worked as a Research  Fellow at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore and as an Assistant Professor at IIT Indore. He is also currently serving as a CEO of IITI Advanced Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Foundation (i.e. Incubation Centre of IIT Indore) and Professor-in-Charge of Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CEED), IIT Indore. He is the author or co-author of more than 60 reputed journal and IEEE conference publications. Further, he has also secured four funded research projects as a Principal Investigator (PI) from DST-SERB and CSIR, as well as completed two consultancy projects for Airtel and Danish Management, Denmark (consulting firm for India-European Union standardization project). His current research interests include but not limited to Modelling and Analysis of various 5G and 6G Wireless Technologies (in Physical Layer) such as Space-air-ground integrated networks (SAGIN), Hybrid Free Space Optics (FSO) / Radio Frequency (RF) Communication, Aerial Platforms (UAV/HAPS)-assisted FSO Communication, Terahertz (THz) Communication, Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces (IRS)-aided FSO/RF/THz Systems, etc. and Intelligent Receiver Design for Future Generation Communication Systems using Conventional and Machine/Deep Learning Techniques. He has been recently honored as Exemplary Reviewer for IEEE Communications Letters, 2021 and elevated to IEEE Senior Member since April 2023.

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