Dr. Devendra Singh Gurjar

Devendra_profile1-removebg-previewAssistant Professor

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

National Institute of Technology Silchar

Phone: +91-8839111530
Date of Joining: 13/07/2018
Academic Experience: 4+ years
Personal Webpage: https://www.dsgurjar.in/
 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Tech. (2007-2011): Uttar Pradesh Technical University Lucknow

M.Tech. (2011-2013): Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad

Ph.D. (2014-2017): Indian Institute of Technology Indore

PDF (Jan 2018- July 2018): University of Saskatchewan, Canada


TEACHING/RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor (Level 12): National Institute of Technology Silchar (6 July 2022 – till date)

Alain Bensoussan Fellow: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway (1 Sep 2022 – 30 Nov 2022)

Assistant Professor (Level 11): National Institute of Technology Silchar (21 November 2019 – 5 July 2022)

Assistant Professor (Level 10): National Institute of Technology Silchar (13 July 2018 – 20 November 2019)


AREA OF INTEREST AND SPECIALIZATION

  1. MIMO Communication Systems
  2. Cooperative Relay Networks
  3. Device-to-Device Communications
  4. Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer
  5. Cognitive Radio Networks
  6. Physical Layer Security
  7. UAV Communications

SHORT BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Dr. Devendra Singh Gurjar received the B.Tech. degree in electronics and communications engineering from Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, India, the M.Tech. degree in wireless communications and computing from the Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad, India. He received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India, in 2017. He was with the department of electrical and computer engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in the department of electronics and communication engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India. He is the recipient of the Alain Bensoussan Fellowship-2019 from the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM). He has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. His research interests include MIMO communication systems, cooperative relaying, device-to-device communications, vehicular communications, smart transportation systems, physical layer security, and simultaneous wireless information and power transfer. He is a member of the IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.


PROJECT(S)

Title: Development of Secure and Spectral Efficient Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer Systems for Large-Scale Wireless Networks

Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India (India-Serbia Joint Research Projects)

Role: Principal Investigator (Indian Side)


BOOKS/CHAPTERS

  1. R. Sharma, D. S. Gurjar, E. Rahman, A. Raghav, P. Shukla, and V. Mishra, “LiFi Technology: A Breakthrough for Massive Data Rates in Indoor Applications,” Intelligent Systems for Social Good, Springer Nature, 2022.
  2. M. Mandloi, D. S. Gurjar, P. Pattanayak, H. Nguyen (Eds.), “5G and Beyond Wireless Systems: PHY Layer Perspective,” Springer Nature, Singapore, 2020.
  3. A. Dey, P. Pattanayak, and D. S. Gurjar “Pilot contamination in massive MIMO communications,” 5G and Beyond Wireless Systems: PHY Layer Perspective, Springer Nature, Singapore, 2020.
  4. A. Bhardwaj and D. S. Gurjar, “Resource allocation in D2D communications,” 5G and Beyond Wireless Systems: PHY Layer Perspective, Springer Nature, Singapore, 2020.
  5. S. Dwivedi, D. S. Gurjar, P. Pattanayak, and T. Goel “V2X communication: Recent advancements and performance analysis,” 5G and Beyond Wireless Systems: PHY Layer Perspective, Springer Nature, Singapore, 2020.
  6. D. S. Gurjar and P. K. Upadhyay, “Spectrum Sharing for D2D Communications in Fifth-Generation Wireless Networks,” Enabling Technologies and Architectures for Next-Generation Networking Capabilities. IGI Global, 2019. 166-196. Web. 14 Oct. 2018, doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-6023-4.ch008.
  7. P. Meena, D. Gurjar, A. K. Singh, S. Verma, “Optimal Positioning of Base Station in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey,” In Mohapatra D., Patnaik S. (eds) Intelligent Computing, Networking, and Informatics. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 243. Springer, New Delhi.

PUBLICATION (JOURNALS)

  1. VSV Sandeep, D. S. Gurjar, S. Yadav, P. Pattanayak, and Y. Jiang, “On the performance analysis of V2N mixed RF and hybrid FSO/RF communication system,” IEEE Photonics Journal, accepted for publication, 2022.
  2. A. Prathima, D. S. Gurjar, S. Yadav, D. Krstic, N. Milosevic, and J. Jokovic, “UAV-Assisted Wireless Information and Power Transfer for Self-Sustained IoT Communications,” IEEE Sensors Journal, accepted for publication, 2022.
  3. N. Jaiswal, A. Pandey, S. Yadav, N. Purohit, and D. S. Gurjar, “Physical layer security performance of NOMA-aided vehicular communications over Nakagami-m time-selective fading channels with channel estimation errors,IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology, accepted for publication, 2022.
  4. G. K. Pandey, D. S. Gurjar, H. H. Nguyen, and S. Yadav, “Security threats and mitigation techniques in UAV communications: A comprehensive survey,” IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 112858-112897, 2022.
  5. A. Prathima, D. S. Gurjar, Y. Jiang, and Suneel Yadav, “Wireless powered cognitive radio networks with multiple antenna sources and hardware impairments,” Physical Communication, vol. 55, 101859, December 2022.
  6. A. Dhar, P. Pattanayak, A. Kumar, D. S. Gurjar, B. Kumar “Design of a hexagonal slot rectenna for RF energy harvesting in Wi‐Fi/WLAN applications,” International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering (Wiley),  e23512, October 2022.
  7. J. Mohanti, P. Pattanayak, A. Nandi, K. L. Baishnab, D. S. Gurjar, and M. Mandloi, “MIMO broadcast scheduling using binary spider monkey optimization algorithm,” International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley), e4975, November 2021.
  8. S. Yadav and D. S. Gurjar, “Secrecy performance of SIMO underlay cognitive radio networks over α-μ fading channels,” IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 62616-62629, 2021.
  9. A. V. Jha, B. Appasani, A. N. Ghazali, P. Pattanayak, D. S. Gurjar, E. Kabalci, and D. K. Mohanta, “Smart grid cyber-physical systems: Communication technologies, standards, and challenges,” Wireless Networks, vol. 27, pp. 2595-2613, 2021.
  10. A. Dey, P. Pattanayak, and D. S. Gurjar, “Arithmetic/geometric progression based pilot allocation with antenna scheduling for massive MIMO cellular systems,” IEEE Networking Letters, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 1-4, March 2021.
  11. Manish Mandloi and D. S. Gurjar, “Low-complexity interference cancellation algorithms for detection in media-based modulated uplink massive-MIMO systems,” Telecommunication Systems, vol. 77, pp. 129–142, 2021.
  12. A. Prathima, D. S. Gurjar, Ha H. Nguyen, and A. Bhardwaj, “Performance analysis and optimization of bidirectional overlay cognitive radio networks with hybrid-SWIPT,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 69, no. 11, October 2020.
  13. A. Dey, P. Pattanayak, D. S. Gurjar, and P. Kumar, “Efficient pilot reuse algorithms for massive MIMO cellular system,” International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley), vol. 34, no. 3, 2020.
  14. A. Sarthi, D. S. Gurjar, C. Sai, P. Pattanayak, and A. Bhardwaj, “Performance impact of hardware impairments on wireless powered cognitive radio sensor networks,IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 1-4, June 2020.
  15. R. Datta, D. S. Gurjar, T. K. M. Reddy, S. K. Chaupal, M. Mandloi, and A. Hossain, “Secrecy performance of amplify-and-forward relay networks with relay selection under Nakagami-m fading,” Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 112, pp. 2233–2251, June 2020.
  16. D. S. Gurjar, H. H. Nguyen, and P. Pattanayak, “Performance of wireless powered cognitive radio sensor networks with nonlinear energy harvester,IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 2019.
  17. D. S. Gurjar, H. H. Nguyen and H. D. Tuan, “Wireless information and power transfer for IoT applications in overlay cognitive radio networks,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 3257 – 3270, April 2019.
  18. D. S. Gurjar and P. K. Upadhyay, “Overlay device-to-device communications in asymmetric two-way cellular systems with hybrid relaying,” IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 3713-3724, December 2018.
  19. D. S. Gurjar, P. K. Upadhyay, D. B. da Costa, and R. T. de Sousa Jr., “Beamforming in traffic-aware two-way relay systems with channel estimation error and feedback delay,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 8807-8820, April 2017.
  20. D. S. Gurjar and P. K. Upadhyay, “Overlay spectrum sharing for device-to-device communications in two-way cellular networks with nodes-mobility,” Wiley Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, 10.1002/ett.3164, March 2017.
  21. D. S. Gurjar and P. K. Upadhyay, “Impact of channel estimation error on zero-forcing-based multiple-input multiple-output two-way relaying,” IET Signal Processing, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 210-217, April 2016.
  22. D. S. Gurjar and P. K. Upadhyay, “Performance analysis of zero-forcing based multiple-input multiple-output two-way relaying in overlay device-to-device communications,IET Communications, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 699-708, April 2016.
  23. A. K. Meshram, D. S. Gurjar, and P. K. Upadhyay, “Joint impact of nodes-mobility and channel estimation error on the performance of two-way relay systems,” Physical Communications, vol. 23, pp. 103-113, June 2017.
  24. S. Goutele, A. K. Singh, D. Gurjar, and S. Verma, “Performance analysis of fuzzy logic-based geographical node-disjoint path routing for WSNs,” International Journal of Electronics, vol. 101, no. 4 pp. 435-440, 2014.
  25. A. K. Singh, D. Gurjar, N. Kumar, and N. Purohit, “Performance evaluation of fuzzy logic-based congestion optimisation approach for sensor networks,Inderscience Int. J. Computational Systems Engineering, vol. 1, no. 4, 2013.

PUBLICATION (CONFERENCES

  1. S. Yadav, A. K. Yadav, D. S. Gurjar, and A. Pandey, “Physical layer security performance analysis of RIS-assisted wireless communication,IEEE VTC-2022 Fall, London/Beijing 26-29 September 2022.
  2. D. Krstić, S. Suljovic, N. Petrovic, D. S. Gurjar, S. Yadav, and A. Rastogi, “Quantum Machine Learning-Assisted Channel Capacity Analysis of L−branch SC Diversity Receiver in α − µ Fading and CCI Environment,” IEEE SILCON-2022, 4-6 November 2022.
  3. A. Prathima, S. Boruah, P. S. Kumar, A, Gupta, R, Sharma, D. S. Gurjar, and S. Yadav, “Performance Analysis of Relay Assisted NOMA Multi-Casting System for Cellular V2X Communications,” IEEE SILCON-2022, 4-6 November 2022.
  4. S. Yadav, A. K. Yadav, R. Gour, N. Purohit, and D. S. Gurjar, “Ergodic Secrecy Capacity Performance in RIS-Enabled Wireless Communications,” IEEE CICT-2022, ABV-IIITM Gwalior, 18-20 November 2022.
  5. VSV Sandeep, D. S. Gurjar, Yuming Jiang, Suneel Yadav, and Prabina Pattanayak, “Performance of V2N Communication System with Mixed RF and Hybrid FSO/RF Transmissions,” IEEE VTC-2022 Spring, Helsinki, Finland.
  6. S. Roy, Y. P. Singh, U. Biswas, D. S. Gurjar and T. Goel, “Machine Learning in Smart Transportation Systems for Mode Detection,” 2021 IEEE 18th India Council International Conference (INDICON), 2021, pp. 1-6.
  7. A. K. Yadav, S. Yadav, M. K. Shukla, D. S. Gurjar, and X. Li, “Secrecy Performance Analysis of RIS-Enabled Wireless Networks Over Rayleigh Fading Channels,” 2021 Advanced Communication Technologies and Signal Processing (ACTS), 2021, pp. 1-6.
  8. A. Dhar, D. Dhar, D. S. Gurjar, and P. Pattanayak, “IoT Based Methodology for Making Native Electrical Appliances Smart using MQTT Protocol,” 2021 Advanced Communication Technologies and Signal Processing (ACTS), 2021, pp. 1-6.
  9. A. Bhardwaj, D. S. Gurjar, and A. Kumar, “Spectral Efficiency Analysis of D2D-Enabled Massive MIMO Systems,” 2021 Advanced Communication Technologies and Signal Processing (ACTS), 2021, pp. 1-6.
  10. P. Kharwar, S. Yadav, N. Purohit, and D. S. Gurjar, “Throughput Analysis of SWIPT-Enabled Multiuser IoT Networks With Hardware Imperfections Over Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” 2021 Advanced Communication Technologies and Signal Processing (ACTS), 2021, pp. 1-6.
  11. S. Solanki, D. S. Gurjar, P. K. Sharma, S. K. Sharma, and S. Chatzinotas, “On the secrecy-reliability performance trade-off for NOMA-enabled 5G mmWave networks,” IEEE PIMRC-2021, Finland, 13-16 September 2021.
  12. A. Prathima, D. S. Gurjar, and S. Yadav, “Two-way cooperative cognitive radio networks with nonlinear RF-energy harvester, IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications, 18-20 November 2020.
  13. S. Yadav and D. S. Gurjar, “Physical layer security in underlay cognitive radio networks over \alpha-\mu fading channels,” IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications, 18-20 November 2020.
  14. M. Mandloi, S. Sharma, P. Pattanayak, D. S. Gurjar, “‘Low-complexity symbol detection for index modulated massive MIMO systems,” IEEE ACTS-2020, Silchar, 4-6 December 2020.
  15. A. Bhardwaj and D. S. Gurjar, “Solving the incertitude of network selection in het-nets using graph theory,” IEEE ACTS-2020, Silchar, 4-6 December 2020.
  16. D. S. Gurjar and Avinandan Das, “Wireless information and power transfer in three-phase two-way DF-relay networks over Nakagami-m fading,” IEEE APWCS 2019, Singapore, 28-30 August 2019.
  17. D. S. Gurjar and H. H. Nguyen, “Bidirectional primary and secondary transmissions with hybrid-SWIPT in cognitive radio networks,IEEE VTC’2018-Fall, Chicago, USA, 27-30 Aug. 2018.
  18. D. S. Gurjar, U. Singh, P. K. Upadhyay, “Energy harvesting in hybrid two-way relaying with direct link under Nakagami-m fading,” IEEE WCNC-2018, Barcelona, Spain, April 2018.
  19. U. Singh, Sourabh Solanki, D. S. Gurjar, P. K. Upadhyay, and D. B. da Costa, “Wireless power transfer in two-way AF relaying with maximal-ratio combining under Nakagami-m fading,” IWCMC-2018, Limassol, Cyprus, June 2018.
  20. D. S. Gurjar and P. K. Upadhyay, “Three-phase overlay D2D communications in traffic-aware two-way cellular systems,” IEEE TENCON-2016, Singapore, November 2016.
  21. P. K. Upadhyay and D. S. Gurjar, “Beamforming in asymmetric two-way relay systems with imperfect channel estimation,” IEEE WCNC-2016, Doha, Qatar, April 2016.
  22. D. S. Gurjar and P. K. Upadhyay, “Outage performance of zero-forcing based MIMO two-way relaying with channel estimation error,” Twenty-First National Conference on Communications (NCC-2015), IIT Mumbai, March 2015.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • IEEE Communications Society
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
  • IEEE Electron Devices Society

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS


ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITY

  • Website Coordinator, Department of ECE
  • Associate Warden, Aryabhatta Hostel (1 January 2021 – 19 October 2022)
  • Member, Departmental Purchase Committee (DPC)
  • Member, Departmental Ph.D. Monitoring Committee (DPMC)

Schedule for Meetings (Jan – May 2022)

Meeting Schedule


Ph.D. Scholars

  1. Addanki Prathima (Ministry of Education (MoE) Fellowship, ongoing)
  2. Gaurav Kumar Pandey (Ministry of Education (MoE) Fellowship, ongoing)
  3. Neha Payal (Group B, Regular)

M.Tech.

  1. Avinandan Das (2018-2021), “Performance of Three-Phase Two-Way SWIPT enabled DF-Relay Networks under Nakagami-m Fading”.
  2. Sagar Kumar (2019-2021), “Performance Analysis of Wireless Powered UAV-enabled Communication over Mixed LoS and NLoS Channel”.
  3. VSV Sandeep (Ongoing)

B.Tech. Projects

  1.  Adapala Charansai, Bikash Medhi, Aryan Sarthi (2016-2022), “Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer in Relay Networks”.
  2.  Krishna Manohar Tamanampudi, Sonu Kumar, Rashmi Datta (2015-2019), “Physical Layer Security in Bidirectional Relay Networks”.
  3. Murchana Phukan, Nayan Jyoti Deka (2015-2019), “Energy Efficient Routing in MANET”.

Workshops Organized

  1. Coordinator: IEEE Sponsored International Workshop on Optimization and Intelligence in Electronics Engineering Applications (IEEE OIEEA-2021), 26-30 July 2021.
  2. Coordinator: One Week Indo-Canada SPARC-Workshop on “RF Energy Harvesting Systems (REHS-2020)” at the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, NIT Silchar, Assam, July 17-21, 2020.

 Conferences Organized

  1. Organizing Secretary: 2020 Advanced Communication Technologies and Signal Processing (IEEE ACTS-2020), 4-6 December 2020.
  2. Organizing Secretary: 2021 Advanced Communication Technologies and Signal Processing (IEEE ACTS-2021), 15-17 December 2021.
  3. Organizing Chair: 2022 IEEE Silchar Subsection Conference (IEEE SILCON-2022), 4-6 November 2022.

 Invited Talks

  1. Invited Talk on “Recent Advancement in Cellular Networks” in One-Week FDP on Recent Advancements in Wireless Communication and Signal
    Processing, Organized by BBIT Kolkata, 13-17 September 2021.
  2. Invited  Talk on “UAV Enabled Wireless Communications” AICTE sponsored QIP short term course on “IoT-enabled 5G Networks: Infrastructure and Security” at IIT BHU, Varanasi, from 25th-30th of January 2021.
  3. Invited Talk on “Fundamentals of Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer” in the Faculty Development Program on “Recent Trends in Communication Technologies (RTCT-2020)” organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Vaagdevi College of Engineering- Warangal, during 10-14 October 2020.
  4. Invited Talk on “SWIPT in UAV Communications” in the Faculty Development Program on “Recent Trends in Communication Technologies (RTCT-2020)” organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Vaagdevi College of Engineering- Warangal, during 10-14 October 2020.