Twenty Second National Conference on Communications : NCC 2016

Organized by: Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, IIT Guwahati & Joint Telematics Group of IITs and IISc. IIT Guwahati | 4-6 March 2016 | Guwahati, Assam




Conference Information

Call for Papers Program Schedule Planery Talks / Invited Talks / Tutorials Industry Sessions Oral/Poster Guidelines

Important Dates

 Final Submission Deadline :
 8 November 2015
 Last date for proposal for pre-conference tutorial and workshop :  1 November 2015
 Acceptance notification : 5 January 2016
 Last date for Camera ready paper submission :10th February 2016
Deadline for Author/Paper registration :28th February 2016


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Prof. Arogyaswami J. Paulraj

Paulraj is an Emeritus Professor at Stanford University. After a 25 year service in the India, Paulraj joined Stanford University in 1991. He proposed the MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) concept in 1992 which is the key to today’s 4G cellular and WiFi wireless networks.

Paulraj is an ISI Thomson most highly cited researcher with two textbooks on MIMO. He has published over 350 archival papers and a co-inventor in over 63 patents. He has graduated over 50 doctoral and post-doctoral students at Stanford.

Paulraj has over 30 recognitions which include the 2014 Marconi Prize and the 2011 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell medal. He is a member of eight National Academies in Engineering / Sciences including those of United States of America, Peoples Republic of China, India, Sweden and The World Academy of Sciences. He is a fellow of IEEE and AAAS. He has received a number of recognitions in India including the Padma Bhushan, the nation’s third highest civilian honor.

In 1999, Paulraj founded Iospan Wireless Inc. and the company was acquired by Intel Corp in 2003. Iospan pioneered MIMO-OFDMA used in 4G technology. In 2003, Paulraj co-founded Beceem Communications Inc. which became the leader in 4G / WIMAX chip sets. Beceem was acquired by Broadcom Corp. in 2010.

Paulraj is a Visiting Professor at the Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, the Imperial College, London and a Distinguished Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India.
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