IIT Indore
Dr. Prabhat Kumar Upadhyay
Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering
pkupadhyay [at] iiti.ac.in
Personal Homepage
WiCom Research Group
Dr. Prabhat Kumar Upadhyay received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. He joined IIT Indore in May 2012 as an Assistant Professor in the Discipline of Electrical Engineering, where he has been an Associate Professor since December 2017. He has also been leading a Wireless Communications (WiCom) Research Group, which is intended to conduct fundamental and applied research to cater to the emerging needs of the next generation wireless communication systems. His current research interests are in the area of wireless and mobile communications, and include cooperative relaying techniques, cognitive radio, and multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems. He has numerous publications in peer-reviewed IEEE journals and conferences, and has authored a book and a book chapter. He is serving as a reviewer for a number of international journals which includes IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, and IEEE Communications Letters. Dr. Upadhyay is a Senior Member of the IEEE and Life Member of the IETE.

Other Administrative Responsibilities at IIT Indore:

  • Faculty In-charge, Training and Placement, since June 2016
  • Member, Senate, since June 2016
  • Convener, Library Building Construction, since Sep. 2016
  • Member, Centre for Industry Relations (CIR), since Sep. 2016 to May 2018
  • Member, Convocation Committee, 2016 and 2017
  • Convener, Electrical Station Committee, since April 2015
  • Member, Time Table and Teaching Aids Committee, Dec. 2015 to Sep. 2016
  • Member, Time Table and Class Infrastructure Committee, June 2012 to March 2014
  • Faculty In-charge, EE Discipline Communications Laboratory, since Dec. 2016
  • Member, EE Discipline Space Allocation Committee, since Feb. 2016
  • Member, EE Discipline Post-Graduate Committee (DPGC), July 2013 to June 2017
  • EE Discipline Faculty Coordinator, Training and Placement, July 2013 to May 2016
  • Member, EE Discipline Website Committee, Feb. 2013 to Jan. 2017

  • Work Experience:

    Dr. Prabhat Kumar Upadhyay has been working as an Associate Professor in the Discipline of Electrical Engineering at IIT Indore since December 2017. From May 2012 to November 2017, he has worked as an Assistant Professor in the Discipline of Electrical Engineering at IIT Indore. Previously, he was associated with the Electronics & Communication Engineering Department of BIT Mesra as a Lecturer/Assistant Professor.


    Research Interests:

  • Wireless and Mobile Communications
  • Cooperative Relay Communications
  • Spatial Diversity Techniques
  • Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) Systems
  • Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer (SWIPT)
  • Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Sharing Techniques
  • Hybrid Satellite-Terrestrial Relay Systems
  • Physical Layer Security
  • Molecular Communications and Nanonetworking

  • Publications:

    For updated list of publications, please visit the following website: http://pkupadhyay.webs.com/publications

    Contact Details:

    Office: Room 311, Academic Pod 1A,
    IIT Indore, Simrol, Khandwa Road,
    Indore-453 552, Madhya Pradesh,
    India
    Email: pkupadhyay[at]iiti.ac.in
    Phone: +91 732 4306 591
    Personal Homepage: pkupadhyay.webs.com