Yash Vasavada

PhD (Electrical Engineering), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

Biography

Yash Vasavada is currently an associate professor at DAIICT, and he works in the areas of communication system design and development and application of machine learning algorithms to communications and signal processing. He has over twenty years of experience at Hughes Networks systems in Germantown, Maryland, USA, where he has worked on design, development and deployment of a number of GEO, MEO and LEO satellite systems. At Hughes, Yash has published several journal and conference papers, and he was the recipient of a total of eight Hughes Patent Awards. Yash has obtained B. E. degree in Electronics and Communications from L. D. Engineering College, Ahmedabad, and M.S. and Ph.D. degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in USA.

Specializations

Communication, Signal Processing, Machine Learning

Publications

  • Y. Vasavada, and C. Prakash, “An Iterative Message Passing Approach for Compressive Spectrum Sensing,” IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), 2017. DOI: 10.1109/ICACCI.2017.8125834
  • Y. Vasavada, D. Arur, C. Ravishankar, “User Location Determination Using Delay and Doppler Measurements in LEO Satellite Systems,” IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), 2017. DOI: 10.1109/MILCOM.2017.8170797
  • Y. M. Vasavada, A. A. L. Beex and J. H. Reed, “SIMO Diversity Reception in Rayleigh and Rician Fading with Imperfect Channel Estimation,” IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), 2016. DOI: 10.1109/ICACCI.2016.7732030
  • Y. Vasavada, R. Gopal, C. Ravishankar, G. Zakaria, and N. BenAmmar, Architectures for Next Generation High Throughput Satellite Systems. International Journal Satellite Communication Network, 2016. DOI10.1002/sat.1175
  • Y. Vasavada, X. Huang, A. Purohit, C. Ravishankar, and J. Corrigan III, “Method for Iterative Estimation of Global Parameters,” US Patent 9,099,776; 2015

Teaching

  • Introduction to Communication Systems
  • Advanced Digital Communications