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Ekant Sharma

Ekant Sharma

Assistant Professor

ekant@ece.iitr.ac.in
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Beyond 5G/6G communication, Practical massive MIMO, Cell-fee massive MIMO, Intelligent reflecting surfaces, Non-orthogonal multiple access, Full-duplex, Multi-cell and multi-hop communication, Unmanned aerial vehicles/Drones, Energy-efficient systems


From To Designation Organisation
05-07-2011 09-07-2012 Associate Software Engineer IBM
01-08-2019 31-01-2021 Project Executive Officer Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Award Institute Year Awarded
Outstanding PhD Thesis Award for the best thesis in Electrical department Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 2020
Best Doctoral Dissertation Award (Honorable Mention) at IEEE SPCOM conference IEEE 2020
Finalist for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Qualcomm 2020
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute scholarship Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute 2017
Outstanding teaching assistant award by Electrical department Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 2018
Degree Subject University Year Studied
PhD Signal Processing & Communication Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur 2020
M.Tech Signal Processing & Communication Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur 2011
Scheme Sponsoring Agency Other Faculties Year Sponsored
UAV communication for 5G and beyond: A smart anti-UAV design IIT Roorkee 2021-2023
Title Course Code Course Semester
Wireless Communication Systems ECN-519 PhD, MTech, BTech Autumn
Digital Communication Laboratory ECN-510 M.Tech Spring
Course Name Sponsored By Date Participated
Joint Telematics Group/IEEE Information Theory Society Summer School on Signal Processing Communications and Networks, IISc Bangalore IIT Kanpur July 20-23, 2015
IEEE BIS Seminar at IITK on 5G Communications, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur IIT Kanpur 2018
Shannon Centenary Day, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur IIT Kanpur October 19th, 2016
JTG/IEEE ITSoc Summer School in Information Theory, Signal Processing, Telecommunication, and Networking, IIT Kanpur IIT Roorkee June, 2021
Title Place Date Delivered
Analysis and Optimization of Energy-Efficient Massive MIMO Wireless Relaying Systems Online (Intel India Private Limited) April, 2020
Expert talk in FDP at DSCE Bangalore on the topic ``5G and Beyond Wireless Systems" Online September, 2021
Expert talk in FDP at NITTTR Chandigarh on the topic ``MATLAB Implementation of OFDM based on 5G NR Standard" Online September, 2021
Expert talk in FDP at NITTTR Chandigarh on the topic ``Beyond 5G" Online September, 2021
Name Place Sponsored By Date
IEEE SPAWC conference Cannes, France IIT Kanpur July 2-5, 2019
IEEE SPCOM conference Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore IIT Kanpur July 16-19, 2018
IEEE PIMRC conference Quebec, Canada Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute October 8-13, 2017
IEEE TENCON conference Singapore IIT Kanpur November 22-25, 2016
IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology Luxembourg IIT Kanpur Nov 2015

Journals:


[J18] Hardware-Impaired Rician-Faded Massive MIMO FD Relay: Analysis And Optimization, IEEE Transactions on Communications, to appear (early access). [pdf-link]

Sauradeep Dey, Ekant Sharma, and Rohit Budhiraja

[J17] Energy-Efficient Spatially-Correlated Hardware Impaired Massive MIMO FD Relaying, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 69, no. 3, pp. 2028-2046, March 2021. [pdf-link]

Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, Ekant Sharma, and Rohit Budhiraja

[J16] Energy-Efficient Massive MIMO Multi-Relay NOMA Systems With CSI errors, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 68, no. 12, pp. 7410-7428, Dec. 2020. [pdf-link]

Vikalp Mandawaria, Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[J15] WSEE Optimization Using Asynchronous ADMM For Massive MIMO Two-Way Relaying, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 24, pp 2255 - 2259, Oct. 2020. [pdf-link]

Tentu Venkatesh, Ekant Sharma, and Rohit Budhiraja

[J14] Hybrid Massive MIMO Two-Way Relaying With Users And Relay Hardware Impairments, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 27, pp 486 - 490, Feb. 2020.[pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Neha Gupta, Sauradeep Dey and Rohit Budhiraja

[J13] Energy Efficiency Optimization of Massive MIMO FD Relay With Quadratic Transform, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, pp 1429 - 1448, Feb. 2020. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, and Rohit Budhiraja

[J12] Decentralized WSEE Optimization for Massive MIMO Two-Way Half-Duplex AF Relaying, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, pp 1397 - 1414, Feb. 2020. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Swadha Chauhan, and Rohit Budhiraja

[J11] Spectral Efficiency Optimization of Spatially-Correlated Multi-Pair Full-Duplex Massive MIMO Relaying, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 67, pp 8346 - 8364, Dec. 2019. [pdf-link]

Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, Ekant Sharma, and Rohit Budhiraja

[J10] Transceiver Design for Massive MIMO Two-Way Half-Duplex AF Hybrid Relay With MIMO Users, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 68, pp 8759 - 8774, Sept. 2019. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Arpita Chauhan, and Rohit Budhiraja

[J9] WSEE Maximization of mmWave NOMA Systems, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 23, pp 1413 - 1417, Aug. 2019. [pdf-link]

Vikalp Mandawaria, Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[J8] Scaling Analysis of Hardware-Impaired Two-Way Full-Duplex Massive MIMO Relay, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 23, pp 1249 - 1253, Aug. 2019. [pdf-link]

Sauradeep Dey, Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[J7] Massive MIMO multi-pair two-way half-duplex AF FDD relaying: channel estimation, CSI Transactions on ICT, March 2019. [pdf-link]

Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, Anupama Rajoriya, Ekant Sharma, Sauradeep Dey and Rohit Budhiraja

[J6] Weighted Sum Energy Efficiency Optimization for Massive MIMO Two-Way Half-Duplex AF Relaying, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 8, pp 25-28, Feb. 2019. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Swadha Siddhi Chauhan, and Rohit Budhiraja

[J5] Spectral- and Energy-Efficiency of Massive MIMO Two-Way Half-Duplex Hybrid Processing AF Relay, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 7, pp 876 - 879, Oct. 2018. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Ashish Shukla, and Rohit Budhiraja

[J4] CFO and Channel Estimation for Frequency-Selective MIMO-FBMC/OQAM Systems, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 7, pp 844 - 847, Oct. 2018. [pdf-link]

Prem Singh, Ekant Sharma, K Vasudevan and Rohit Budhiraja

[J3] Full-Duplex Massive MIMO Multi-Pair Two-Way AF Relaying: Energy Efficiency Optimization, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 66, pp 3322-3340, Aug. 2018. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Rohit Budhiraja, K Vasudevan and Lajos Hanzo

[J2] PAPR Analysis of Superimposed Training Based SISO/MIMO-OFDM Systems With Orthogonal Affine Precoder, Elsevier Physical Communications, Aug. 2017. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Himanshu B Mishra, K Vasudevan and Rohit Budhiraja

[J1] BER Efficient Interleaved OFDM System, Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, 98, no. 1 (2018): 1531-1546. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Sahil Rane, and K Vasudevan


Conferences:


[C20] Analysis of Statistical CSI-based Optimized Phase-Shift IRS-aided FD mMIMO System, to appear in IEEE Global Communications (GLOBECOM) Conference: Selected Areas in Communications, 2021.

Nitish Vikas Deshpande, Sauradeep Dey, Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[C19] FD Cell-Free mMIMO: Analysis and Optimization, to appear in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun 2021.

Soumyadeep Datta, Ekant Sharma, Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, Rohit Budhiraja and Shivendra Panwar

[C18] UAV-Enabled Hardware-Impaired Cell-free Massive MIMO With Spatially-Correlated Rician Fading, to appear in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun 2021.

Venkatesh Tentu, Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[C17] Max-Min Fairness for Wireless-Powered Spatially Correlated Massive MIMO Multi-way Relaying, to appear in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun 2021.

Aditya Gupta, Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[C16] Dynamic Resolution ADC/DAC Massive MIMO FD Relaying System Over Correlated Rician Channel, Proceedings of IEEE EUSIPCO 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 1-6, Jan. 2021.

Sauradeep Dey, Ekant Sharma, and Rohit Budhiraja

[C15] Spectral Efficiency for Massive MIMO Multi-Relay NOMA Systems with CSI errors, Proceedings of IEEE EUSIPCO 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 1-6, Jan. 2021.

Vikap Mandawaria, Ekant Sharma, and Rohit Budhiraja

[C14] Impact of User and Relay Hardware Impairments on Spectral Efficiency of HD Massive MIMO Relay, Proceedings of IEEE SPCOM 2020, Bengaluru, India, pp. 1-6, July. 2020.

Sauradeep Dey, Ekant Sharma, and Rohit Budhiraja

[C13] Spatially-Correlated Hardware-Impaired Massive MIMO FD Relaying With MIMO Users, Proceedings of IEEE ICC, 2020, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 1-6, Jan. 2020.

Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[C12] Energy Efficient Multi-Pair Massive MIMO Two-Way AF Relaying: A Deep Learning Approach, Proceedings of IEEE COMSNETS, 2020, Bengaluru, India, pp. 1-6, Jan. 2020.

Venkatesh Tentu, Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, Anupama Rajoriya, Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[C11] Power Scaling for Massive MIMO UAV Communication System, Proceedings of IEEE COMSNETS, 2020, Bengaluru, India, pp. 1-6, Jan. 2020.

Soumyadeep Datta, Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[C10] Multi-Pair Two-way Full-Duplex Massive MIMO Relaying with Non-Ideal Hardware, Proceedings of IEEE Globecomm 2019, Hawai, USA, pp. 1-6, Dec. 2019.

Sauradeep Dey, Ekant Sharma, and Rohit Budhiraja

[C9] Energy Efficiency Optimization of Massive MIMO FD Relay Using Quadratic Programming, Proceedings of IEEE SPAWC 2019, Cannes, France, pp. 1-6, Jul. 2019. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Dheeraj Naidu Amudala, and Rohit Budhiraja

[C8] Spectral Efficiency of Multi-pair Two-Way Massive MIMO Relay With Correlated Hardware Distortion, Proceedings of IEEE SPAWC 2019, Cannes, France, pp. 1-6, Jul. 2019. [pdf-link]

Neha Gupta, Ekant Sharma, Sauradeep Dey, and Rohit Budhiraja

[C7] QoS-Constrained Energy-Efficient AF Two-Way Full-Duplex Relaying with Massive Antennas, Proceedings of IEEE SPCOM 2018, IISc Bangalore, India, pp. 1-6, Jul. 2018. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma and Rohit Budhiraja

[C6] Hybrid Block Diagonalization for Massive MIMO Two-Way Half-Duplex AF Hybrid Relay, Proceedings of IEEE SPCOM 2018, IISc Bangalore, India, pp. 1-6, Jul. 2018. [pdf-link]

Arpita Chauhan, Ekant Sharma, and Rohit Budhiraja

[C5] Spectral- and Energy-Efficiency for Massive MIMO Two-Way Full-Duplex Hybrid Processing AF Relay, Proceedings of IEEE SPCOM 2018, IISc Bangalore, India, pp. 1-6, Jul. 2018. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Ashish Kant Shukla, and Rohit Budhiraja

[C4] Multi-Pair Two Way AF Full-Duplex Massive MIMO Relaying with ZFR/ZFT Processing, Proceedings of IEEE PIMRC 2017, Montreal, QC, Canada, October 8-13, 2017. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, Rohit Budhiraja and Kasturi Vasudevan

[C3] PAPR Analysis of Superimposed Training Based MIMO-OFDM Systems using an Orthogonal Affine Precoder, IEEE 13th International Conference INDICON, Bengaluru, India, Dec 2016. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, H. B. Mishra, and K Vasudevan

[C2] Training Sequence Optimization for Estimating the Channel in the Presence of Colored Interference for MIMO-OFDM Systems, IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), Singapore, Nov 2016. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma, H. B. Mishra, and K Vasudevan

[C1] PAPR and BER Minimized OFDM Systems with Low Complexity Channel Independent Precoders, 22nd IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology in the Benelux (SCVT), Luxembourg, Nov 2015. [pdf-link]

Ekant Sharma and K Vasudevan


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