Dr. Arnab Nandi

 

Associate Professor

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar

Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Silchar, Assam, 788010, India

Email: arnab@ece.nits.ac.in

Phone: +91-700****524

Date of Joining: **/**/2015

Academic Experience: 17+ years

Personal Webpage: http://ec.nits.ac.in/arnab/

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D.:  National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal, India, 2012
  • M.Tech.: The University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India, 2005
  • B.Tech.: Kalyani Govt. Engineering College, West Bengal, India, 2003

 

EXPERIENCE

  • July 2022 – Till Date: Associate Professor, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, 788010, India
  • June 2018 – July 2022Assistant Professor (Grade I), National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, 788010, India
  • December 2015 – May 2018Assistant Professor (AGP 7000 /Grade II), National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, 788010, India
  • September 2014 – December 2015Assistant Professor (AGP 7000), National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, Shillong, Meghalaya, 793003, India

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND SPECIALIZATION

  • Deep Learning-Based Intelligent Receiver for Wireless Communications,
  • Soft Computing Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks,
  • Resonators for RF Applications,
  • Metamaterial-Inspired Structures for Antenna Application,
  • Machine Learning (ML) in Antenna Design.

 

RESEARCH POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Two PhD positions with a financial assistantship of Rs. 31,000/- per month.

 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Dr. Arnab Nandi obtained his Bachelor of Technology from Kalyani Govt. Engineering College in 2003. He obtained his Master of Technology from The University of Burdwan in 2005 and Ph.D. from the National Institute of Technology Durgapur in 2012.

He joined the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Silchar on 15 December 2015.

He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

His research interests are Wireless Communication, Machine Learning and Metamaterial-Inspired Structures.

 

PROJECT(S)

Ongoing

  1. Science and Engineering Research Board funded research project, 27.37 lakhs, 2021-2024.
  2. SEED Division, DST funded research project, 21.81 lakhs, 2020-2023.

Completed

  1. Science and Engineering Research Board funded research project, 23.40 lakhs, 2016-2019.

 

PATENT(S)

  1. Banani Basu, Nirmalya Das, Arnab Nandi and National Institute of Technology Silchar, “Ein System zur Entwicklung einer gestapelten Patch-Antenn für Ultra-Breitband-Kommunikation (A system for developing a stacked patch antenna for ultra wideband communications)”, German Patent, Status: Published, File Number: 202022103433.8.

 

PUBLICATIONS (JOURNALS/CONFERENCES)

International Journals

  1. Shovon Nandi, Narendra Nath Pathak and Arnab Nandi, “Channel Estimation of Massive MIMO OFDM System using Elman Recurrent Neural Network,” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 47, Issue 8, pp. 9755–9765, 2022. [SCI/SCIE]
  2. Ashim Kumar Biswas, Banani Basu, Arnab Nandi, “Compact Wearable UWB MIMO Antenna with Reduced Mutual Coupling and Notch Characteristics of WLAN Band,” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 47, Issue 11, pp. 14561 – 14569, 2022. [SCI/SCIE]
  3. Rajib Biswas, Arnab Nandi, Manivara Kumar Parsha and Banani Basu, “High Isolation, wide aperture antenna array using auxiliary feeds and EBG surface for 5G communication,” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 47, Issue 11, pp. 14935 – 14945, 2022. [SCI/SCIE]
  4. Parsha Manivara Kumar, Arnab Nandi and Banani Basu, “In-band RCS reduction antenna using EBG surface,” International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies (IJMWT), Vol. 14, Issue 6, pp. 803-813, 2022. Impact Factor 1.064. [SCI/SCIE]
  5. Bidisha Hazarika, Banani Basu and Arnab Nandi, “A Wideband, Compact, High Gain, Low-profile, Monopole Antenna using Wideband Artificial Magnetic Conductor for Off-Body Communications,” International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies (IJMWT), Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 194-203, 2022. Impact Factor 1.064. [SCI/SCIE]
  6. Jyoti Mohanty, Prabina Pattanayak, Arnab Nandi, Krishna Lal Baishnab and Fazal Ahmed Talukdar, “Binary Flower Pollination Algorithm Based User Scheduling for Multiuser MIMO Systems,” Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 1317-1336, 2022. Impact Factor 0.806. [SCI/SCIE]
  7. Jyoti Mohanty, Prabina Pattanayak, Arnab Nandi, Krishna Lal Baishnab, Devendra Singh Gurjar and Manish Mandloi, “MIMO broadcast scheduling using binary spider monkey optimization algorithm,” International Journal of Communication Systems, Vol. 34, Issue 17, pp. 1-19, 2021. Impact Factor 2.047. [SCI/SCIE]
  8. Ashish Pandey, Abhishek Ranjan, Arnab Nandi and Valentina E. Balas, “Lifetime Enhancement of Sensor Networks by the Moth Flame Optimization,” Wireless Personal Communications, Vol. 118, Issue 6, pp. 2807–2820, June 2021. Impact Factor 1.061. [SCI/SCIE]
  9. Bidisha Hazarika, Banani Basu and Arnab Nandi, “Design of Wideband AMC Integrated Monopole Antenna with Enhanced Radiation Performances for Off-body Systems,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters (MOTL), Vol. 63, Issue 5, pp. 1458-1463, 2021. Impact Factor 0.957. [SCI/SCIE]
  10. Bidisha Hazarika, Banani Basu and Arnab Nandi, “Design of Dual-band Conformal AMC Integrated Antenna for SAR Reduction in WBAN,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research C (PIER C), Vol. 110, pp. 91-102, 2021. [SCOPUS]
  11. Shovon Nandi, Narendra Nath Pathak and Arnab Nandi, “A Novel Adaptive Optimized Fast Blind Channel Estimation for Cyclic Prefix Assisted Space–Time Block Coded MIMO‑OFDM Systems,” Wireless Personal Communications, Vol. 115, Issue 2, pp. 1317–1333, Nov 2020. Impact Factor 1.061. [SCI/SCIE]
  12. Bidisha Hazarika, Banani Basu and Arnab Nandi, “An AMC Backed Monopole Antenna to Obtain High gain, Conformability and Lower SAR for WBAN Applications,” International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering (Wiley), Vol.30, Issue 12, pp. 1-9, Dec 2020. Impact Factor 1.528. [SCI/SCIE]
  13. Bidisha Hazarika, Banani Basu and Arnab Nandi, “Design of Antennas using AMC Layer to Improve Gain, Flexibility and SAR,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters (MOTL), Vol. 62, Issue12, pp. 3928-3935, 2020. Impact Factor 0.957. [SCI/SCIE]
  14. Amiya Dey and Arnab Nandi, ” Spatial Assessment of Array Antenna based Joint SDMA-TDMA Architecture for DS-CDMA Signals,” AEUE – International Journal of Electronics and Communications (Elsevier), Vol. 113, January 2020. Impact Factor 2.853. [SCI/SCIE]
  15. Amiya Dey and Arnab Nandi, “gold-MUSIC based DOA Estimation and Multiuser Detection of DS-CDMA System with Optimal Beam-former ULA Antenna,” Wireless Personal Communications, Vol. 108, Issue 1, pp. 527-550, 2019. Impact Factor 1.2. [SCI/SCIE]
  16. Ashish Pandey, Abhishek Ranjan, Arnab Nandi and Valentina E. Balas, “On Lifetime Enhancement of Super Nodes based Wireless Sensor Networks by using Sine Cosine Algorithm,” Journal of Information Science and Engineering, Vol. 35 No. 5, pp. 1147-1159, 2019. Impact Factor 0.468. [SCI/SCIE]
  17. J. Kumar, B. Basu, F. A. Talukdar and A. Nandi, “Stable-multiband frequency reconfigurable antenna with improved radiation efficiency and increased number of multiband operations,” IET MAP. Vol. 13, Issue 5, pp. 642-648, 2019. IF 1.739. [SCI/SCIE]
  18. J. Kumar, B. Basu, F. A. Talukdar and A. Nandi, “Multimode-inspired Low Cross-polarization Multiband Antenna Fabricated using Graphene-based Conductive Ink,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 17, Issue 10, pp. 1861-1865, 2018. IF 3.448. [SCI/SCIE]
  19. J. Kumar, B. Basu, F. A. Talukdar and A. Nandi, “Graphene based multimode inspired frequency reconfigurable user terminal antenna for satellite communication,” IET Communications, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 67–74, 2018. Impact Factor 1.061. DOI: 10.1049/iet-com.2017.0253.  [SCI/SCIE]
  20. Amiya Dey, Arnab Nandi and Banani Basu, “gold-MUSIC based DOA Estimation using ULA Antenna of DS-CDMA Sources with Propagation Delay Diversity,” AEUE – International Journal of Electronics and Communications (Elsevier), Vol. 84, pp. 162-170, 2018. Impact Factor 1.147. DOI: 10.1016/j.aeue.2017.11.029. [SCI/SCIE]
  21. J. Kumar, B. Basu, F. A. Talukdar and A. Nandi, “X-band Antenna Printed on A Multilayered Substrate,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation (IET MAP), Vol. 11, Issue 11, pp. 1504 – 1509, 2017. Impact Factor 1.187. DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2017.0197. [SCI/SCIE]
  22. J. Kumar, B. Basu, F. A. Talukdar and A. Nandi, “Graphene-based wideband antenna for aeronautical radio-navigation applications,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 31, Issue 18, pp. 2046-2054, 2017. Impact Factor 0.772. 10.1080/09205071.2017.1359686. [SCI/SCIE]
  23. Banani Basu and Arnab Nandi, “Monopulse Time-Modulated Antenna Array Using Iterative Fourier Technique,” International Journal of Numerical Modelling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields (Wiley), Vol. 29, Issue 5, pp. 967–981, 2016. Impact Factor 0.622. DOI: 10.1002/jnm.2156. [SCI/SCIE]
  24. Abhijyoti Ghosh, Subhradeep Chakraborty, Sudipta Chattopadhyay, Arnab Nandi and Banani Basu, “Rectangular Microstrip Antenna with Dumbbell Shaped Defected Ground Structure for Improved Cross Polarized Radiation in Wide Elevation Angle and its Theoretical Analysis,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation (IET MAP), Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 68-78, 2016. Impact Factor 1.187. DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2015.0179. [SCI/SCIE]
  25. Ruchi, Arnab Nandi and Banani Basu, “Design of Beam Forming Network for Time Modulated Linear Array with Artificial Bees Colony Algorithm,” International Journal of Numerical Modelling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields (Wiley), Vol. 28, Issue 5, pp. 508-521, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/jnm.2031. Impact Factor 0.622. [SCI/SCIE]
  26. Arnab Nandi and Sumit Kundu, “Optimal Transmit Power and Packet Size in Wireless Sensor Networks in Shadowed Channel”, International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet), Vol. 11, No 2, pp. 81-89, 2012. Impact Factor 0.454. [SCI/SCIE]
  27. Arnab Nandi and Sumit Kundu, “Energy Efficient Packet Data Service in Wireless Sensor Network in Presence of Raylrigh Fading,” International Journal of Grid and High Performance Computing (IJGHPC), Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp. 31-44, 2011. DOI: 10.4018/jghpc.2011070103. [SCOPUS]
  28. Arnab Nandi and Sumit Kundu, “Effect of Rayleigh Fading on Energy Level Performance of Adaptive Power Based WSN,” Sensors & Transducers Journal (S & T), Vol. 130, Issue 7, pp. 1-10, July 2011. [SCOPUS]
  29. Arnab Nandi and Sumit Kundu, “Energy Level Performance of Packet Delivery Schemes in Wireless Sensor Networks in Shadowed Channel”, Sensors & Transducers Journal (S & T), Vol 118, Issue 7, pp. 73 – 86, 2010. [SCOPUS]
  30. Arnab Nandi and Sumit Kundu, “Energy Level Performance and Optimum Packet Size in Wireless Sensor Networks in Presence of Rayleigh Fading,” Sensors & Transducers Journal (S & T), Vol 118, Issue 7, pp. 59 – 72, 2010. [SCOPUS]

 

National Journals

NIL

 

International Conferences

 

National Conferences

NIL

 

BOOKS/CHAPTERS

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Senior Member, IEEE

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

 

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • May 2019 – Till Date: Nodal Officer, e-Tendering
  • March 2016 – Till Date: Coordinator, NBA Cell

 

Ph.D. Scholars Guided

Awarded

  1. Dr. Ashish Pandey [2020] [NIT Silchar], Energy Efficient Clustering and Energy Aware Routing for Performance Enhancement of Wireless Sensor Networks using Optimization Techniques.
  2. Dr. Jyoti Mohanty [2022] [NIT Silchar], Computationally Efficient Scheduling Methods for MIMO Broadcast Channels Using Nature Inspired Soft Computing Techniques. [Jointly with Dr. P. Pattanayak].

Defence Awaited

  1. Mr. Mousam Chatterjee [2022] [Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology], Study of Reliable Data Communication in Co-Operative Communication Networks. [Jointly with Dr. C. K. De & Dr. Banani Basu]

Ongoing

  1.  Mr. Shovon Nandi (Registered in MAKAUT, West Bengal),
  2. Mr. Rajib Biswas (NIT Silchar),
  3. Mr. Amit Roy (NIT Silchar),
  4. Mr. Subhas Chandra Das (NIT Silchar),
  5. Ms. Debarati Ghosh (NIT Silchar),
  6. Mr. Soumendra Pain (NIT Silchar),
  7. Mr. Edison Kho (NIT Silchar),
  8. Mr. Partha Sarathi Swarnakar (NIT Silchar) &
  9. Subham Ghosh (NIT Silchar).

 

M.Tech. Scholars Guided

  1. Mr. Barun Dhabal [2022], Metamaterial-based Patch Antenna with RCS Reduction and Gain Enhancement Using Defected Ground Structure.
  2. Mr. Nagineni Siva Sankar [2022], Optimal Deployment of IRS in Fresnel Region for QoS Aware Terahertz Communications, [with Dr. Ganesh Prasad]
  3. Mr. S. Dhanunjay Reddy [2021], Automatic Diagnosis of Arrhythmia Using Dynamic Features Through ECG Signals, [with Dr. M Murugan].
  4. Mr. Sanoj Mahato [2020], Band Notched Characteristics Using EBG Structure for UWB Antenna, [with Dr. T Khan].
  5. Rohan Gupta [2018], Lifetime Enhancement of Load Balancing of Heterogeneous WSNs Using Optimization Technique.

 

B.Tech. Projects

 

 

Workshops Organized

 

 

Conferences Organized

 

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