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Interests

My primary interests are in the theory, practice and art of wireless systems for communications, sensing and prediction. I am interested in all layers of the protocol stack, from baseband processing to the application-layer.

In addition, I have worked on various problems in mathematical optimization, computer networking, timing channels, time synchronization and indoor positioning. I am also interested in precision medicine, digital health and entrepreneurship.

If you are interested in working with me, let’s connect!

Brief Bio

I am a co-founder at ZaiNar, where I served primarily as the Wireless Systems Architect and a Software Lead until May 2, 2022. Prior to this, I was a Senior Engineer at Cohere Technologies.

I spent six wonderful years in the MS/PhD (Electrical Engineering) program at Stanford University with Andrea Goldsmith as my primary advisor. My PhD thesis is on noncoherent energy-detection-based communications for massive MIMO systems. During my PhD, I was involved with ImpriMed, which is now offering assays for personalizing pet cancer treatment.

My undergraduate studies were in IIT Kanpur where I majored in Electrical Engineering. My BTech project advisor was Ajit Chaturvedi. Before that, I went to South Point High School in my hometown of Kolkata, India.

Timeline

  • Feb 2018 - May 2022: Co-Founder and Wireless Systems Architect, ZaiNar, Redwood City, USA
  • Oct 2017 - Jan 2018: Senior Engineer, Cohere Technologies, Santa Clara, USA
  • Summer 2013: Summer intern, Broadcom, Sunnyvale, USA
  • 2011 - Sep 2017: MS/PhD student (EE), Stanford University, Stanford, USA
  • 2007 - 2011: Undergraduate student (EE), IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, India
  • 2005 - 2007: Higher secondary student, South Point High School, Kolkata, India

Honors

  • 2016: James F. Gibbons Outstanding Student Teaching Award, EE Stanford
  • 2015: Finalist, Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship
  • 2014: Best Poster Award, Information Systems and Science, DiscoverEE, EE Stanford
  • 2014: Finalist, Best Paper Award, IEEE Globecom
  • 2011: 3Com Corporation Stanford Graduate Fellowship, Stanford University
  • 2011: University of Tokyo IIT Undergraduate Students Scholarship, IIT Kanpur
  • 2011: Sridhar Memorial Prize for academic performance, IIT Kanpur
  • 2011: Amit Saxena Memorial Award for subjects related to electronic circuits, IIT Kanpur