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Dr. S. Srikanth


| Education | Work Experience | Research | Teaching/Training | Consultancy | Accomplishments | Patents Filed | Publications | Talks | Fellowships and Awards | Other Information |

 
Mailing Address

Member Research Staff,
AU-KBC Research Centre,
MIT Campus, Anna University,
Chromepet, Chennai. 600 044

Email : srikanth@au-kbc.org
Phone : 91- 44-2223-2711, 2223-4885
Fax : 91- 44-2223-1034

Date of Birth : 20th Feb. 1969.

Education:

Ph. D., Electrical Engineering, University of Victoria, Canada, August 1997.

M. A. Sc, Electrical Engineering, University of Victoria, Canada, May 1993.

B. E., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Anna University, India, 1990.

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Work Experience:

July 2000 – Present, Member Research Staff, AU-KBC Research Centre, Chennai,

Visiting Faculty, Anna University, Chennai. (ongoing)

Guest Faculty, Usha Martin Institute of Communications Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai. (2002-2003)

Nov. 1999 - Jul. 2000 – UGC Visiting Professor, College of Engineering, Anna University.

July. 1997 - Sept. 1999 – DSP Engineer, Harris Corporation, Calgary, Canada.

Sept. 1990 - June 1997: Graduate Teaching Fellow, Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Victoria, Canada.

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Research:

Multicarrier Communications Systems for Wireless and Power line Communications

Space-time Processing and coding for wireless systems.

Physical and Medium Access Control Layer Techniques for Wireless Communications Systems.

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Teaching/Training:

Wireless Communications

Advanced Digital Signal Processing

Signals and Systems

Visiting Faculty, Anna University, Chennai.

Guest Faculty, Usha Martin Institute of Communications Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.

Courses on Wireless LANs (WiFi) for corporates and faculty members.

Courses on Wi-Max for corporates and faculty members.

Wireless Technologies Course for students and corporates

OFDM Transmission Technique, Course for corporates and students

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Consultancy:

Ushustech Pvt. Ltd., Technopark, Trivandrum, India, QOS implementation for 802.11 based WLANs.

UMSL Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India, Development of baseband algorithms for 802.11b and 802.11a systems.

SANDS Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, India, Development of DSP Project modules based on OFDM Transmission Technique.

Telekom Malaysia Research and Development Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, OFDM Concepts and baseband algorithms for IEEE 802.11a Systems

Brovis Networks, Cupertino, California and Chennai, India, IEEE 802.11 system development ,Nov. 2003-Mar. 2004.

Training Programs for Systemlogic Solutions, Bangalore in the area of wireless communications and WLANs.

Training Program for Verizon Pvt. Ltd. in the area of wireless communications.

Course material preparation for Award Solutions, Dallas, U.S. WiFi and WiMax topics.

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Accomplishments:

Extensive analytical and simulation studies for the IEEE 802.11a/g baseband processing.

Design and simulation of baseband signal processing schemes for basestation transceivers in the second generation U.S. Digital Cellular systems. (Harris Corporation, Canada).

Analysis and simulation of capacity enhancing mechanisms in CDMA systems using antenna arrays. (Harris Corporation, Canada)

Evaluation of digital/software radio schemes for basestation applications: concept understanding and hardware experiments. (Harris Corporation, Canada)

Development of a new resource allocation algorithm for OFDM based multiple access systems. (AU-KBC Research Centre, India)

Development of powerline communications channel model and low-data rate communications sytems for campus power network. (AU-KBC Research Centre, India)

Adaptive signal processing techniques for HDSL systems. (Micronet, Centres of Excellence, Victoria, Canada)

Space-time processing and equalization for CDMA based indoor wireless sytems. (Micronet, Centres of Excellence, Victoria, Canada)

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Patents :

Multiuser Indoor Wireless Access Methods and Systems Based on the OFDM Transmission Technique [More]

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Methods and Systems for Synchronizing Wireless Transmission of Data Packets[More]

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Selected Publications:

Selvam. T and Srikanth. S "A Frame Aggregation Scheduler for IEEE 802.11n", NCC 2010 [ PDF ].

S. Srikanth and P.A. Murugesapandian "Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access in WiMAX and LTE - A Comparison", NCC 2010 [ PDF ].

D. Rammoorthy, P.A Murugesapandian, S. Srikanth "A Low Complexity Active Interference Cancellation Method for OFDM based Cognitive Radios", NCC 2010 [ PDF ].

Sarad AV,Srikanth S. "Improved Interference Diversity in Multicellular OFDMA Systems" COMSNETS 2009. The First International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS 2009.[IEEEXplore Abstract] [PDF] [Presentation]

N. Muthuraja, Srikanth S. "Channel Estimation for IEEE 802.11n WLANs". WG5 19th World Wireless Research Forum 2007, Chennai, India.

R. Jayaparvathy, S. Anand, S Dharmaraja and S. Srikanth, "Performance analysis of IEEE 802.11 DCF with stochastic reward nets" International Journal of Communication Systems, 2007.

S. Subramanian, D. J. Shpak, and A. Antoniou, “ Performance of a Multiple-Antenna-Multiple-Equalizer System for Indoor Wireless Communications,’’ Wireless Personal Communications, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.

R. Venkatesh, S. Karthikeyan and S.Srikanth, “ Downlink performance of an OFDM based multiple access system for indoor wireless communication” pp. 27-40, Wireless Personal Communications, Kluwer, Netherlands, April 2003.

S. Sundaresan, S. Srikanth, and C. N. Krishnan, "Distributed MAC Protocols and Priority Oriented Scheduling for a PLC Access Network", pp. 475-495, Special Issue on Powerline Communications of the International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley, 2003.

D.Varshney, C.Arumugam, V.Vijayaragavan, N.Vijay and S.Srikanth, `` Space Time codes in wireless communications’’ IEEE Potentials Magazine, pp. 36-38, September, 2003.

R. Jayaparvathy, S. Anand, and S. Srikanth, "Performance analysis of dynamic packet assignment in OFDM based cellular systems" Accepted for Publication in Proceedings of IEE Communications.

S. Srikanth, V. Paul Reuben, P. Arun, S. Thiagarajan, “ Performance of adaptive modulation techniques for wireless local area networks” pp. 345-350, IETE Technical Review, Special Issue on Broadband Wireless Technologies, vol.21, no.5, Sept.-Oct. 2004.

R. Jayaparvathy, S. Dharmaraja and S. Srikanth,` Stochastic Petrinets in Performance Evaluation of IEEE 802.11 WLANs’’, at the Sixth International Conference , APORS 2003 of the Association of the Asia Pacific Operational Research Societies(APORS) within IFORS, Dec 8-11, 2003(to be published in APORS 2003 Proceedings).

R.Jayaparvathy and S.Srikanth,`` Performance Evaluation of IEEE 802.11 WLANs with Interference based clear channel assessment’’, at the International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ADCOM 2003), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Dec 17 –20, 2003.

D.Varshney, C.Arumugam, V.Vijayaraghavan and S.Srikanth, "A New Detection Algorithm for Space-Time Block Coded Multi-User System", Published in The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Communication, Malaysia, Sept, 2003.

R.Jayaparvathy and S.Srikanth, "Dynamic Packet Assignment in OFDM based Cellular Systems - Performance Analysis ", Published in The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Communication, Malaysia, Sept, 2003.

R.Jayaparvathy and S.Srikanth, "Delay Performance Analysis of 802.11", Published in The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Communication, Malaysia, Sept, 2003.

S.Rajesh, S.Srikanth and M.Sethuraman, "QoS Algorithms for IEEE 802.11e Implementation", Published in The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Communication, Malaysia, Sept, 2003

P.Arun, S.Thiyagarajan, S.Srikanth, "Performance of block adaptive modulation schemes for OFDM based WLAN systems", Proc. IEEE International Conference On Personal Wireless Communications (ICPWC-2002), pp. 6-10, New Delhi, India, Dec 15-17, 2002.

V.Rajendran, K.Sundaresan, S.Srikanth, "Power efficient resource allocation scheme for multiuser ODFM", Proc. IEEE International Conference On Personal Wireless Communications (ICPWC-2002), pp. 224-228, New Delhi, India, Dec 15-17, 2002.

N.R.Karthikeyan, Manisridhar, G.Praveenkumar, K.Ramakrishnan, R.Jayaparvathy, S.Srikanth, " Priority oriented scheduling in cellular systems with dynamic packet assignment", pp. 294-298, Proc. 9th National conference on communications, Chennai, India, Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2003.

D.Varshney, C.Arumugam, V.Vijayaraghavan, S.Srikanth, " Improved multiuser detection algorithm with space-time block coded transmission", pp.378-382 , Proc. 9th National conference on communications, Chennai, India, Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2003.

S.Rajesh, K.Vijayalakshmi, S.Srikanth, V.Vaidehi, " Capacity and Qos enhancement of adhoc networks with intermittant smart directional nodes", pp. 35-39, Proc. 9th National conference on communications, Chennai, India, Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2003.

S. Sundaresan, S. Anand, S. Srikanth and C.N.Krishnan, “Performance of a distributed MAC for OFDM based power line communication networks” Proceedings of eighth National Conference on Communications, pp. 238-243, IIT Bombay, Jan. 2002.

P. Arun, R. Venkatesh, S. Karthikeyan and S.Srikanth “Multiple access schemes for OFDM based indoor wireless systems” Proceedings of eighth National Conference on Communications, pp. 488-492, IIT Bombay, Jan. 2002.

Srikanth Subramanian and P. J. Mclane, `` Erlang Capacity of CDMA systems with Adaptive Array,’’ Proc. Of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Boston, Sept. 2000.

T. V. Prasad, S. Srikanth, C. N. Krishnan, and P. V. Ramakrishna, ``Wideband Characterization of low-voltage powerline network in India,’’ Proc. Int. Symp. On Powerline Communications, Malmo, Sweden, April 2001.

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Talks:

"Wireless Local Area Network and Open Source", Summer School in "Emerging Tools and Trends in Open source Computing", MNIT Jaipur. [PDF]

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Fellowships and Awards:

AICTE-Indian National Academy of Engineering distinguished visiting professorship for a period of two years.

Young Scientist Fellowship Project, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, 2004-2007, Physical layer performance enhancement solutions for IEEE 802.11a and IEEE 802.16a systems.

Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada, 1994-1997.

Project Guide for the best student project award winners, College of Engineering, Guindy, 2001 and 2002 and Madras Institute of Technology, 2003.

Citation and cash award from KBCRF Pvt. Ltd. for research work leading to patentable results, May 2002.

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Other Information:

Member of a 4-person team which was nominated to look into the various issues related of a wireless systems initiative suitable for India. This Initiative has been coordinated by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Govt. of India. A report has been submitted to the Ministry.

Research Seminars presented at IIT Madras, Technical University of Hamburg, University of Victoria (Canada), National University of Singapore, Institute for Infocomm Research (Singapore), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), University Sains Malaysia, University Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia.

Conference tutorials presented at Adcomm 03 (India), International Symposium on Wireless Communications Systems (ISWCS 04) held at Mauritius, National Conference on Communications (NCC 2003, India).

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Outdoor WLAN testbed