Kaushik Roy Chowdhury is Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Northeastern University since September 2009. He received his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in August 2009, under the guidance of Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz. He completed his M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Cincinnati in 2006, being advised by Prof. Dharma Agrawal. His research is on:

Cognitive Radio (CR) Networks: Spectrum sensing, spectrum sharing, interference avoidance, and policy issues for dynamic spectrum access. Design of MAC, routing and transport protocols. Coexistence in TV white spaces. Learning and inference.

Energy Harvesting Networks: 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.   

Research Laboratory 


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


  Email: krc [AT] ece [dot] neu [dot] edu           Tel: +1(617)3735304                  Fax: +1(617)3738970

  Mail: 409 Dana Research Center, 360 Huntington Ave., Northeastern University, Boston MA 02115, USA.