Dr. Arpita Thakre

Associate Professor

Electronics & Communications

Qualification Institution Year
B.Tech Institute of Radiophysics & Electronics, Calcutta University
M.Tech Institute of Radiophysics & Electronics, Calcutta University
Ph.D Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Additional Information
  • IEEE Senior Member, ACM Member, IAAA Member.
  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions, IEEE Letters, IEEE conferences, PIMRC, VTC, CAMSAP, COMSWARE, ANTS, NCC.
  • Conducted 4 editions of workshop on 5G & Future Wireless Technologies as part of IEEE conference ANTS 2016, ANTS 2017, ANTS 2018, & ANTS 2019.
  • TPC Chair of EAI sponsored conference UBICNET 2017, UBICNET 2019, UBICNET 2020.
  • Invited member of India Evaluation Group - IMT 2020.
  • Speaking at Webinars - “Machine Learning in Wireless Communication” June 10, 2020.
  • PI of SERB – TARE Project, Dec. 2018 - Nov. 2021.

Expertise / list of subjects handled
  • Optical Fiber Communication & Networking
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Graph Theory
  • Stochastic Modeling & Queuing Theory
  • 5G & Small Cells
  • Adaptive Modulation & Coding
  • Advanced Wireless Communication Technologies
  • Stochastic Signal Processing
  • Multicarrier Communication
  • Coding Theory
  • Cellular Communication & GSM Standard
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Introduction to Communication Systems (SDR Lab based course)
  • MIMO & Multicarrier Systems
  • Wireless Communication
  • Digital Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Information Theory & Coding Technologies
  • Digital Electronics
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Antenna & Propagation
  • Electronic Devices
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Electronic System Lab (IoT Lab using Arduino)
  • Circuits & Communication Lab
  • Digital Electronics Lab
Research Interest
  • Machine Learning for Wireless Communication Systems & Networks
  • Energy Efficient Next Generation Wireless System Design
  • Network Information Theory
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Antenna Design

  • “Power Allocation Schemes for Cognitive Radios”, IEEE Communication System Software and Middleware (COMSWARE), Jan. 2008, Arpita Guha, V. Ganapathy.
  • “Enhanced Channel Estimation and Tracking Method for Uplink in Multiple Access Single Carrier Transmission Scheme”, National Conference on Communications (NCC), Feb. 2008, Arpita Guha, K. Giridhar.
  • “Comparison of Model Order Selection Techniques For High-Resolution Parameter Estimation Algorithms”, Proc. 54th International Scientific Colloquium (IWK), (Ilmenau, Germany), Sept. 2009, J. P. C. L. da Costa, A. Thakre, F. Roemer, and M. Haardt.
  • “2-D Normalized Frequency Estimation Using 4-way Tensor Processing”, 20th IEEE Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Sept. 2009, Arpita Thakre, K. Giridhar.
  • “Single Snapshot R-D Unitary Tensor ESPRIT Using an Augmentation of the Tensor Order”, IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Dec. 2009, Arpita Thakre, M. Haardt, K. Giridhar. (Invited Paper)
  • “Improvement in Channel Estimation in LTE Downlink”, WWRF, April 2010, Arpita Thakre, K. Giridhar.
  • “Reduced Complexity Detection of Under-determined Single Carrier Spatial Modulation Systems with Multiple Active Antennas”, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems (ANTS), Dec. 2017, R. Mohaneesh, Arpita Thakre.
  • “Performance Improvement in Rayleigh Faded Channel using Deep Learning”, in IEEE ICACCI Sept., 2018, S. Ganesh, Sundar, S., and Arpita Thakre.
  • “Filtered OFDM with Index Modulation”, in IEEE ICACCI Sept., 2018, L. Girish and Arpita Thakre.
  • “Performance of Dual mode OFDM-IM using Reduced Complexity Receiving Technique”, in IEEE ICACCI Sept., 2018. K. Latha and Arpita Thakre.
  • “Optimal Filter Choice for Filtered OFDM”, IEEE ICECA, June, 2019, Arpita Thakre.
  • “LSTM Based Channel Prediction for SISO System”, IEEE ICCES, July, 2019, Madhubabu, Arpita Thakre.
  • “Impact of Imperfect CSI on Downlink Sum-Rate of Two user mmWave NOMA”, IEEE ICCES, July, 2019, S. Sumathi, Arpita Thakre.
  • “Constellation Design for Dual-Mode OFDM-IM.”, IEEE ICCMC, March, 2020, Shilpa S., Latha, Arpita Thakre.
  • “Symbol Detection in presence of Symbol Timing Offset using Machine Learning Technique”, Sathwic S, Saradeep M, Arpita Thakre. (submitted)
  • “Dual Mode OFDM-IM with Multiple Choice of Constellations”, AK Gandharva, JCHL Ramoji, KP Akshay, Arpita Thakre. (submitted)
  • “Cross Polarization Reduction of Planar Array by Defected Ground Structure”, Rajalakshmy G, Arpita Thakre. (submitted)
  • “Cross Polarization Reduction of Line fed Circular Microstrip by Defected Ground Structure”, Rajalakshmy G, Arpita Thakre. (submitted)

  • “Single Snapshot Spatial Smoothing With Improved Effective Array Aperture”, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 16, No. 6, June 2009, Arpita Thakre, M. Haardt, K. Giridhar.
  • “Tensor-Based Spatial Smoothing (TB-SS) Using Multiple Snapshots”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, May, 2010, Arpita Thakre, M. Haardt, F. Roemer, K. Giridhar.
  • “Comparison of Spectral Efficiency Maximization vs. Power Minimization in Downlink mm-wave Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access”, Sumathi S., Arpita Thakre. (submitted)

  • “Symbol-duration Extended Interleaved FDMA as Uplink Multiple Access Technique for IEEE 802.16m”, submission to IEEE 802.16m standards #53 meeting.