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Dr Pranav Sharda


Pranav Sharda PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Dr. Pranav Sharda received his M.Tech. degree in Communication Systems from Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, India, in 2017. He was awarded a gold medal by the university for attaining a CGPA of 10 in M. Tech. in 2017. Moreover, he was amongst the top 3% UGC-NET qualified candidates in India for the position of Assistant Professor. Further, he was a research visitor at the Optical Communications Research Group at Northumbria University, United Kingdom, from July 2022 to August 2022. He completed his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India.

Currently, he is working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK. He is also a member of the hub of all-spectrum connectivity (HASC), UK. Furthermore, he serves as a reviewer for papers of various IEEE Conferences and Journals, such as GLOBECOM, WCNC, ISIT, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and many others. His research interests include indoor and outdoor optical wireless communications, Modeling Techniques, vehicle-to-vehicle communications, free-space optical communications, MIMO systems, and modeling of wireless communication systems.

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Research Interests

  • Indoor and outdoor optical wireless communications
  • RF Wireless Communication Systems
  • Modeling Techniques
  • Combined Wireless and Wired Connectivity Techniques/Interfaces
  • Vehicle-to-vehicle communications
  • Free-space optical communications
  • MIMO systems
  • Modeling of wireless communication systems.

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