I am an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering department, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna, India. Prior to this, I worked as an Assistant Professor at the ECE Department, VNIT Nagpur, India (July 2016 - May 2017). I was also associated with TCS Innovation Lab, Kolkata, India as a Scientist in the broad area of Sensor Data Analytics (Feb. 2016 - July 2016) and Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, UK as an Erasmus Mundus Fellow (Oct. 2014 - Jul. 2015).

I received my Ph.D from specialization Signal Processing and Communication Networks, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India in Dec. 2015.

Ph.D.Thesis: Node Localization and Tracking using Multi-Sensor Data in Wireless Sensor Networks

Broad research interests

Wireless Sensor Networks,

Cyber Physical Systems,

Internet of Things (IoT),

Applications of Signal Processing, Machine Learning, and Data Mining.


Ankur received the Best M.Tech. Thesis Award from the institute; Many Congrats!

Ankur Pandey successfully defends his M.Tech. thesis; congratulations!

CEP Short Term Course on "Signal Processing and Machine Learning Techniques for IoT" at IIT Patna to be held in Dec. 2018; Registration Open

Looking for sincere and motivated students (UG/PG) who strive to produce quality in quantitative research

Invited Talk on "Application of Embedded Systems to IoT. The Hindu Newspaper Article

Paper titled "Regression-based Mobility Estimation using RSS" Published at Springer Wireless Personal Communications Journal; Congrats B.Tech. Students

Paper on "ZU-Mean: Fingerprinting based Device Localization Methods for IoT" accepted at ACM ICDCN 2018

Paper on Optimal Clustering using opportunistic signals has been published at IEEE Communication Letters

Invited keynote talk in ISRO Sponsored National Seminar on "Enabling Geospatial Technologies for Smart City Services and Applications" at IES College of Technology, Bhopal

Paper on TMSM based Optimal Clustering Accepted at IEEE Tencon, Malaysia

Presentation on "Mobility estimation using WiFi SNR" at ACM Mobihoc-2017, IIT Chennai

Joined IIT Patna in EE dept. as an Assistant Professor

Paper accepted on Downlink in LTE-Advanced Heterogeneous Networks in Journal Elsevier Physical Communication

Short paper on Mobility Estimation using WiFi SNR accepted at ACM MobiHoc 2017, IIT Chennai; Congrats Pavan et. al.

Two papers on Localization for IoT and Rail Signaling & Tracking accepted at CODIT 2017, Barcelona, Spain

Project "Cyber-Physical Systems for M-Health" is approved by SERB under Early Career Research (ECR) scheme

Review paper on "Magnetic Induction based Non-Conventional Media Communications" is published at IEEE Sensors Journal

Research paper on "Significance of Mobility on Received Signal Strength: An Experimental Investigation" is available on arxiv

Review paper on "Localization and Tracking Algorithms in Wireless Sensor Networks" is available on arxiv

Invited Tutorials on "Sensor based Positioning" at TEQIP-II Sponsored, Short Term Course on, Role of Mathematics in Engineering, VNIT Nagpur, Sep 2016

Awarded Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) Indo-US Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016.

Research (Fingerprinting based Localization) carried out at Oxford University, UK with Prof. Niki Trigoni is published at Elsevier Ad-Hoc Networks.

[@Arsenal stadium, London, PC: Prof. R. Hegde]