Dr Anandarup Mukherjee
Anandarup is a Research Assistant with the DIAL lab in the Department of Engineering at Cambridge University. Prior to this, he was associated with the Smart Wireless Networking and Applications (SWAN) Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur). He pursued his Ph.D. research on Offloading in UAV Networks. His research interests include, but are not limited to, networked robots, unmanned aerial vehicle swarms, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, 6G and THz Networks, and enabling deep learning for these platforms for controls and communications. These solutions are mainly aimed at intelligent and autonomous control and coordination between ground stations and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as well as between multiple UAVs in flight. Anandarup is also associated with Govt. of India’s NPTEL MOOC course on “Introduction to Internet of Things”. He has given keynotes, invited talks, and distinguished lectures on many topics at both national and international venues on topics ranging from IoT, UAVs, Beyond 5G communications, and Sensor Networks. He has also been associated with various national and international funded projects of organizations such as ITRA- Media Lab Asia, ICAR, British Council, and others. Earlier, Anandarup served as an Assistant professor in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering at the University of Engineering & Management, Jaipur (2012-2014), and as a Lecturer in the Department of Information Technology at the Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata (2011-2012). Anandarup has been awarded various prestigious awards such as the 2018 Gandhian Young Technological Innovation award by the Hon’ble President of India for “Socially Relevant Innovation”, the Dr. Amulya K. N. Reddy Award awarded by the Hari-om Ashram Prerit Society for commercialization of prototype, and from organizations such as IBM and Johnson Controls at IIT Kharagpur. He has been popularly covered in national print and televised media for his works on UAVs and IoT based systems in healthcare. To date, he has a total of more than 30 referred scientific publications in renowned SCI-indexed journals and globally ranked conferences such as IEEE INFOCOM, WCNC, and GLOBECOM. He regularly serves as a reviewer in various highly impactful IEEE/ACM Transactions, and other journals from IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley. His detailed profile can be accessed at http://www.anandarup.in .