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Anand R.

Research Associate

Anand R. currently serves as Research Associate in Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA), Amritapuri

Qualification: B-Tech, M.Tech


Anand R. currently serves as Research Associate in Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA), Amritapuri


  • M.Tech. (Computational Engineering and Networking), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India,
  • B.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering), Coimbatore, India


  • Research Associate, Amrita WNA, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,Kollam, India, September 2014 – Present
  • Assistant Professor, Sri Krishna College Of Engineering And Technology, Coimbatore, India, June 2013 – September 2014
  • Technical Consultant & Production Support, Hewlett Packard, Chennai & Bangalore, India, Auguest 2010 – July 2011



Conference Paper

GNU radio based control system

Authors : Anand R., Dr. Soman K. P., Xavier, G., Hariharan, V., Prasannan, N., Peter, R.

Publisher : Proceedings - 2012 International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communications, ICACC 2012

A coplanar Pentagonal Antenna for wireless communication

Authors : Dr. Sreedevi K. Menon, Anand R., J. Jesmi Alphonsa

Publisher : 2nd International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks

Study of Coplanar Pentagonal Antenna

Authors : Anand R., Jose Jesmi Alphonsa, K.Menon Sreedevi

Publisher : 10th International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna, Propagation Remote Sensing

Conference Proceedings

Visualization of OFDM using Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in Linear Algebra Perspective

Authors : Dr. Sowmya V., Anand R., Dr. Soman K. P., Prabha, P., Sikha, O. K., Suchithra, M.

Publisher : International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communications, ICACC 2012

Big Data Challenges in Airborne Hyperspectral Image for Urban Landuse Classification

Authors : Dr. S. Veni, Dr. Aravinth J., Anand R.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI)

An Application of image processing techniques for Detection of Diseases on Brinjal Leaves Using K-Means Clustering Method(2016)

Authors : Dr. S. Veni, Dr. Aravinth J., Anand R.

Publisher : Fifth International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology 2016 (ICRTIT 2016)

Analysis of High Gain Dual Beam Pentagonal Patch Antenna Array

Authors : Dr. Sreedevi K. Menon, Anand R., Anju M. Kaimal, Jose Jesmi Alphonsa

Publisher : 36th Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium

Journal Article

Teaching computational thinking in probability using spread sheet simulation

Authors : Anand R., Anju M. Kaimal, M. Manju, N.V. Veenaa, and Chithra, R

Publisher : International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

Visualization And Performance Evaluation Of DT-CWT Based OFDM Systems In Linear Algebra Perspective

Authors : Anand R., K. Anju M, Prabhu, V., and Premanand, V

Publisher : International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technologies

Research Tasks
  • Development of high gain directional pentagonal patch antenna array and geometry optimization
  • Development of high gain directional and omnidirectional coplanar pentagonal antenna
  • Development of beamforming antenna for MICRONet architecture
  • Survey of Direction of Arrival(DOA) algorithms for MICRONet
  • Involved in Requirement Definition tasks for MICRONet
    • Interview with fisherman and boat owners(Kollam)
    • Discussion with Indian Navy, Cochin
    • Survey on state of the art solutions
Academic Tasks
  • Currently Teaching Assistant for the course Basics of Digital Signal Processing
  • Teaching Assistant for the course Antenna Engineering- Theory and Design during 2014-2015 Even semester
Workshops Attended
  • Next Generation RF and Wireless Technologies for Rural India, IITDM, Chennai, 2015
  • Polarimetric Radar by Dr. W.M.Boerner, ICRS,Jodhpur, 2014
  • Speech Processing Robot based on TI MSP430 Microcontroller, Texas Instruments,Bangalore, 2013
  • Support Vector Machines, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,Coimbatore, 2009
  • Awarded 2nd in M.Tech., Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, 2013.
  • Sponsored Training, Hidden Markov Model Toolkit(IIT-G), 2012.
  • AICTE Scholarship, Qualified GATE scholarship, 2011-2013
  • Won 3rd prize in IETE Student’s Project Competition, 2008

  • Poster – ITRA Review Workshop: Jan 2015, IISc, India.
    As part of the ITRA evaluation of MICRONet project,he presented a poster on various high gain patch antennas developed as part of MICRONet.
  • Oral Presentation – ICMARS-2014 & ICACC-2012 : Dec 2014 & Aug 2012, Jodhpur, India & Cochin, India
  • Two Days Demo Session – National Conference On SDR For Real Time Communication And Signal Processing: Mar 2012 , Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore,India.
    Handled lab session on the topic Simulation of OFDM and CDMA communication system using MS Excel.
  • Three Days Demo Session – National Conference On Sparse Image And Signal Processing: Dec 2011, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore,India.
Research Works
  • Beamforming Antennas For Micronet – Current Research: Jan 2015 – Present, Supervisor: Dr.Sreedevi K Menon
    The research involves formulation of optimization problem for MICRONet scenario and solving for optimal beamforming vectors using appropriate methods to steer the beam to the desired location.
  • A Unified Framework For Keyword Spotting System In Tamil Language – Mtech Major Project: Jan 2013 – May 2013, Supervisor: Dr.Govind D
    In this project, I collected real time Tamil speech utterence from various Speakers and built a keyword spotting system using HTK. The work explored various factor that limits the performance of the system due to change in environment.
  • Blind Source Seperation Using Adaptive Stereo Basis – Mtech Minor Project: May 2012 – Nov 2012 , Supervisor: Dr.Soman KP
    In this work, I tried to build a flexible system which can separate melody,drums,bass and other instruments from the input mixed signal using adaptive data analysis method.
  • Speaker Identification System Using Spectral And Modulation Information – Btech Major Project: July 2009 – Jun 2010 , Supervisor: Mr.C.V.Nagendhiran
    We worked on feature enhancement techniques for system performance enhancement.
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