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Dr. NARASIMHA RAO BANAVATHU

ABOUT
NAME: Dr. NARASIMHA RAO BANAVATHU

M.TECH: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati

E- MAIL: narasimha@nitandhra.ac.in

POSITION: Assistant Professor

PhD: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad

PHONE: +91 7989935826


AREAS OF INTEREST: Cooperative Communications; Spectrum Sensing; Cognitive Radio; Optimization; Internet of Things (IoT); Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs); Signal Processing for Communications; Distributed Sensor Networks and Decision/Data Fusion.

EXTERNAL LINK: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=MJ9am68AAAAJ&hl=en
PROFILE

Professional Experience

  • 3 December 2019 - Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • 5 July 2019 - 2 December 2019: Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Nagpur, India.
  • 3 May 2019 - 4 July 2019: Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, SRM University, Amaravati, India.
  • 1 December 2018 - 30 April 2019: Project Research Scientist, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad, India.
  • 22 December 2012 - 9 July 2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering (Autonomous), Visakhapatnam, India.

Journal Articles (reverse chronological order)

  •  N. R. Banavathu and M. Z. A. Khan, "Optimization of N-out-of-K Rule for Heterogeneous Cognitive Radio Networks," in IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 445-449, March 2019.
  • N. R. Banavathu and M. Z. A. Khan, ``Optimal Number of Cognitive Users in K -Out-of- M Rule," in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 606-609, Oct. 2017.

Conference Articles (reverse chronological order)

  • N. R. Banavathu and M. Z. A. Khan, ``On Throughput Maximization of Cooperative Spectrum Sensing using the m-out-of-K Rule,"  in IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), May 2019, pp. 1-5.
  • N. R. Banavathu and M. Z. A. Khan, ``Joint Optimization of both m and K for the m-out-of-K Rule for Cooperative Spectrum Sensing," European Wireless 2018; 24th European Wireless Conference, Catania, Italy, 2018, pp. 1-6.
  • N. R. Banavathu and M. Z. A. Khan, ``On cooperative spectrum sensing with improved energy detector over erroneous control channel," in 2016 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), April 2016, pp. 1-6.
  • N. R. Banavathu and M. Z. A. Khan, ``On the throughput maximization of cognitive radio using cooperative spectrum sensing over erroneous control channel," in 2016  Twenty-Second National Conference on Communication (NCC), March 2016, pp. 1-6.
  • N. R. Banavathu and M. Z. A. Khan, ``Optimization of cooperative spectrum sensing in cognitive radio over erroneous reporting channel," 2015 International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC), Hyderabad, India, 2015, pp. 1-5.
  • N. R. Banavathu and M. Z. A. Khan, ``Optimal n-out-of- K voting rule for cooperative spectrum sensing with energy detector over erroneous control channel," in 2015 IEEE 81st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring)} May 2015, pp. 1-5.

Awards

  • Certificate of research excellence from IIT Hyderabad.
  • Recipient of a merit scholarship from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited, India during B.E (2005-09).
  • Recipient of MHRD fellowship in Master's program during 2010-12, and Ph.D. program 2013-2018