Kaushik ChowdhuryKaushik Roy Chowdhury is Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Northeastern University and Faculty Fellow of the College of Engineering. He was earlier Assistant Professor in  the same university from 2009-2015. He received his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in August 2009, under Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz and M.S. from the University of Cincinnati in 2006, advised by Prof. Dharma Agrawal

Prof. Chowdhury directs the Next GEneration NEtworks and SYStems (GENESYS) Lab. Visit us at: 

Prof. Chowdhury is the winner of the NSF CAREER award in 2015, the Office of Naval Research Director of Research Early Career Award in 2016, and the U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2017. He is the recipient of best paper awards at the IEEE Intl. Conference on Communications (ICC) in 2013, 2012 and 2009 and Intl. Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC) in 2013. He is the Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Simulation and is Sr. Member of the IEEE. He serves as the area editor for the journals: Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, Elsevier Computer Communications, and EAI Transactions on Wireless Spectrum. 

Research Interests:

Prof. Chowdhury's research is mainly focused on:

Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks and 5G: Spectrum sensing, spectrum sharing, interference avoidance, and policy issues for dynamic spectrum access in licensed and mmWave bands. Design of MAC, routing and transport protocols. Coexistence in TV white spaces and LTE/WiFi. Learning and inference.

Energy Harvesting Sensors & IoT: Radio frequency (RF) energy harvesting. Link and network layer design with energy-aware duty cycling. Use of wireless energy transfer. Energy provisioning and resource management. Joint RF energy and magnetic coupling-based energy transfer.

Implantable Sensor Networks: Channel modeling for glavanic coupled communication. On-body and intra-body communication. Protocol stack for sensor-actuator interactions. Systems design for intra-body transceivers.   


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