Dr. Neelakandan Rajamohan

Designation : Assistant Professor

Broad Area of Expertise : Electrical Engineering

Email : neelakandan{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : 0832-2490-107

Address : F-12 (Lab 1), Academic Block A

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Educational Qualifications

  1. Ph.D Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Areas of Research

Signal processing in 4G/5G cellular networks, Spatial modulation, Massive MIMO, Broadband spectrum sensing.


Courses Taught

Autumn 18-19: Communication Systems
Electromagnetic Waves

Spring 18-19:
Signals and Systems
Detection and Estimation Theory
Autumn 19-20: Communication Systems Advanced Digital Signal Processing


Professional Appointments

  1. July 2017 - June 2018 - Faculty on contract, Indian Institute of Information Technology, (D&M), Kurnool, Kancheepuram Campus, Chennai.
  2. June 2015 - July 2017 - Associate Professor, VIT University, Vellore.

Recent Publications

  1. Shafrin KS and Neelakandan R, Generalized Spatial Modulation in Full Duplex Two Way Relay Channel, May. 2022, IEEE Communications Letters, Early Access. 
  2. Sanila KS and Neelakandan R, IRS Assisted Transceiver Quadrature Spatial Modulation, IEEE Communications Letters, Apr. 2022, Early Access. 
  3. Shafrin KS and Sanila KS and Neelakandan R, Space Time Block Coding and Structured Multiplexing for Quadrature Spatial Modulation, IEEE PIMRC, Sept. 2021. 
  4. Sanila KS and Neelakandan R, Enhanced Transmit  Receive Spatial Modulation for Massive MIMO Systems, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 25 (7), July 2021: 2300-2304. 
  5. Sanila KS and Neelakandan R, Enhanced Precoding Aided Generalized Spatial Modulation in Massive MIMO Systems, NCC, IIT Kanpur, July 2021.
  6. Neelakandan R and B Subudhi and BN Rath,  NARMAX based Adaptive Nonlinear Model Predictive Controller for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Sea Tech Week, Oct. 2020, Virtual Conference.
  7. Sanila KS and Neelakandan R, Structured Multiplexing of Quadrature Spatial Modulation and Compressive Sensing Detector, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 24 (9), pp. 2080  2084, Sept. 2020.
  8. Neelakandan R, Near-ML low complexity detector for generalized quadrature spatial modulation. Electronics Letters. 2018 May 30.
  9. Neelakandan R, Joshi A, Kannu AP. Joint block sparse signal recovery problem and applications in LTE cell search. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 2017 Feb;66(2):1130-43.
  10. Neelakandan R, Kannu AP. Downlink synchronization techniques for heterogeneous cellular networks. IEEE Transactions on Communications. 2015 Nov;63(11):4448-60
  11. Neelakandan R, Kannu AP. Frame alignment and interference cancellation strategies for cell search in HetNets. In Communications (NCC), 2013 National Conference on 2013 Feb 15(pp. 1-5). IEEE.

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