Students and Postdocs

Visiting Scholars hosted:

  • Dr. Sarbani Roy, Assistant Professor, Jadavpur University, India, Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, 2013 -– 2014.

  • Dr. John D’Souza, National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka, India, 2008.

  • Dr. Ho Joon Kim, Jeonju University, 2007.

Ph.D. students:

  • Ndubueze Chuku, “Development and Evaluation of RSSI-Based Localization Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks to Mitigate Shadowing Effects”, May 2020.

  • Md. Majharul Islam Rajib, “Design Considerations for Intermittently Connected Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks”, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, May 2018.

  • Amitangshu Pal, “Dynamic Routing with Cross-layer Adaptations for Multi-hop Wireless Networks”, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, December 2013.

  • Hadi Alasti, “Level Based Sampling Techniques for Energy Conservation in Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks”, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, December 2009.

  • Kai Li. “Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, December 2002.

  • Shobhit Aggarwal, tentative title “Design Considerations for Scalable Low Power Wide Area Networks”, in progress.

Master's thesis students:

  • Asheesh Tripathi, “Information-based Smart RF Energy Harvesting in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in progress.

  • Mithun Yerra, “Design and Implementation of Sequential State Logic for Pneumatic Valve Monitoring Using Piezo Film Sensors”, May 2016.

  • Natwar Darak, “Game Theoretic Approaches for Channel Selection, Power Control, and Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks”, December 2014.

  • Sayali Shrirang Nimkar, “Adaptive Duty Cycling for Rechargeable Wireless Sensor Networks”, December 2014.

  • Kushal Sarkara, “High Frequency Vibration Sensing and On-board Frequency Analysis in Low Power Wireless Sensor Motes”, May 2012.

  • Siddharth Kamath, “Load Balanced and Energy Aware Routing for Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks”, May 2011

  • Rohit Kale, M.S. thesis title “Energy Aware Store and Forward Scheme for Rechargeable Sensor Networks”, May 2010

  • Sandeep Adimadhyam, “QoS based Centralized Routing in Wireless Hybrid Networks”, May 2008

  • Vamsee K. Boda, “Vehicle Detection Using Wireless Sensor Networks”, December 2007

  • William R. Armstrong, “Localized Contour Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks”, August 2005.

  • Saurabh Mishra, “An Adaptive Low Power Reservation Based Medium Access Control Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks”, December 2003.

  • Uma Reddy Sappidi, “Medium Access Control of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks using Directional Antennas”, December 2003.

  • Jai Mondhe, M.S. thesis title “Multichannel MAC Protocol with Cooperative Channel Selection for Ad Hoc Networks”, December 2003.

  • Jun Zhuang, M.S. thesis title “Multi-channel MAC Protocol with Memory based Channel Selection in Multi-hop Wireless Networks”, The University of Texas at San Antonio, 1999.

  • Sushil Gote, Master of Technology thesis title “Software for Evaluation and Design of Joint Source and Channel Coding in Satellite Channels”, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagur, India, 1997.

  • M. Jayasekhar, Master of Technology thesis title “Performance of Differential Detection on Mobile Wireless Channels”, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagur, India, 1997.

  • K. V. Martin, Master of Technology thesis title “Performance of DS/SSMA Communication Systems with RAKE Receiver in Mobile Fading Channels”, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 1995.

M.S. Project Supervision: (selected list)

  • Sindhura Gaddam, “Experimental Evaluation of Variable Duty Cycling in Low Power Wireless Sensor Networks”, May 2014.

  • Sandeep Reddy Gagalapally, “Estimation of Battery State of Charge in Low Power Wireless Sensor Networks”, December 2013.

  • Harish Santhanam, “Solar Energy Harvesting with Maximum Power Point Tracking for Rechargeable Wireless Sensor Networks”, December 2013.

  • Sandeep Reddy Gagalapally, “Battery state of charge estimation in wireless sensor nodes”, August 2013.

  • Bonee Soibam, “A Distributed Power Control and Routing Scheme in Rechargeable Wireless Sensor Networks”, December 2012.

  • Samyuktha Paritala, Moving Beacon Assisted Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks, August 2011.

  • Ipsita Dipanweeta, “Minimum Energy Power Control in Wireless Sensor Networks”, May 2012.

  • Priyanka Lingayat, “Health Monitoring of Wireless Mesh Sensor Networks”, 2009

  • Priya Hariharan Puthran, “Current Consumption Analysis of Wireless Sensor Nodes used for Health Monitoring of Substation Equipment”, 2009.

  • Ardha Srinivas, “Robust vehicle detection using magnetic signatures”, 2008.

  • Nripendra Singh, “Development of a high performance sensing node for wireless sensor networks”, 2008.

  • Raed Abou Fakher, “Issues in Designing Wireless Mesh Networks for ISP”, 2006.

  • Sumanth Kumar Peppala, “Security in Bluetooth”, 2005.

  • Chin Hsing Kuo, “IEEE 802.15.4: A Summary of Features and Applications”, 2004.

  • Zeid Hakim Al-Kadi, “Wireless Community Networks”, 2003.

  • Niraj Jalan, “Group Mobility Model for Ad Hoc Wireless Networks”, 2003.

  • Chulwoo Park, “A Survey of Location Discovery Schemes in Wireless Sensor Networks”, 2003.

  • Rennie Loila, “The Performance of GMSK in Multipath Fading Channels”, 2002.

Undergraduate Senior Projects Supervised: (selected list)

  • Steven McLean, Matthew Tindall, and Daniel Cromer, “UNCC Temperature monitor – automatic wireless temperature monitoring control for smart homes”, May 2011.

  • Daniel Edelman and Ahmed Alhakeem, “UNCC Wireless Soil monitor – automatic soil moisture monitoring and control of sprinkler system”, May 2011.

  • Ryan Ernest, Nathan Holder, Troy Isik, and Chad Leonard, “EPRI Robotic Positioning for Nondestructive Examination of Wind Turbine Blades”, May 2010.

  • Scott Koryanta, Brian Carroll, and Matthew Newberry, “UNCC RFID system”, December 2009. (Second Prize winner in the College of Engineering)

  • Adam Magee, NaShaune Simmons, Seth Blyden Arthur Carroll, “Implementation of controller for an Unmanned Ground Vehicle”, for Defense Technologies, Inc. May 2008.

  • Peter Rached, “Implementation of a Localization scheme for Remote Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks”, Dec. 2006.

  • Chase Edwards, “Implementation of a Localization scheme for Remote Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks”, Dec. 2006.

  • Parker Jamison, “Experimental Evaluation of Performance Wireless Ad Hoc vs. Mesh Networks”, December 2006.

  • Abdulaziz Al-Naemi, “Implementation of a Powerline Communication System”, Dec. 2006.

  • Huong Pham and Tuan Ho, “Wireless Control robotic Vehicle for Fire Emergency Rescue”, Dec. 2005.

  • John Filipi, “Sensor Network Visualization”, co-advised with Dr. Subramanian, Dec. 2005.

  • Jeffrey Alexander and Drew Linderman, “Visual Instructional Tools”, co-advised with Dr. Subramanian, Dec. 2005.

  • Christopher Mack, Steven Yip, and Trung Nguyen, “Wireless Robots”, 2005.

  • Brian Toothman, Jerry Zacharias, Fred Cupo and Barret Fischer, “An Intelligent Traffic Guidance System for University Parking Services”, 2004.

  • Andrew Penrod, Umang Jokhakar, and Michael Horsky, “A Hardware Prototype for a Position Estimation System”, 2003.

  • Ribal El Najjar, “WiSeNet: an On-the-fly Deployable Intrusion Detection System”, 2003. (Published in IEEE WinMee 2006) Hesham Alsarhan and Zeid Al-Kadi, “Simulation and Performance Evaluation of a Hybrid Routing Protocol”, 2002.

  • Ryan Burleson, Benjamin Hughes, and Johnny Roberts, “Modeling and Simulation of Mobility Patterns in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, 2001. (Published in IEEE ICCCN, 2001)

  • Joshua A Foster, “A Visualization Tool for a Routing Performance Evaluation of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, 2001