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Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup

Professor

Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup serves as Professor at the Department of Electronics and Communication, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru.

Qualification: B-Tech, M.E, Ph.D
dg_kurup@blr.amrita.edu
Ph: [+91] [0] 7829080757
Research Interest: Computational Electromagnetics, Modeling and Simulation of Wireless Systems, RF Engineering, Signal Processing

Bio

Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup serves as Professor at the Department of Electronics and Communication, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru

Dhanesh G. Kurup received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Calicut University and Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Inda respectively. He further obtained  Ph.D. degrees from Uppsala University, Sweden and University of Rennes 1, France. He was with Satellite Centre, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Bangalore as a Scientist/Engineer for about two years and as a Guest Researcher with University of Rennes for about three years.

For about eight years Dr. Kurup directed research and subsequently as a consultant for about one year at Wavelogics AB, Sweden. In addition, he has teaching experience of over four years.

Dr. Kurup’s research interests includes active antennas, antenna arrays, computational electromagnetics, RF circuit design,  Signal Processing and behavioral modeling of wireless systems.

Publications

Conference Paper

The use of higher order parabolic arcs for the computation of cutoff wavenumbers for TM modes in arbitrary shaped waveguides

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Dr. V. Kesavulu Naidu, Dr. Sarada Jayan, Tattwa Darshi Panda; Dr. V. Kesavulu Naidu; Sarada Jayan; Nagaraja K V

Publisher : International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

Macromodeling of a dual polarized X band Microstrip-T Coupled Patch antenna

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, V. Sruthi, S. Krishnaveni, R.V. S. Devi, Vrinda K, V. Senthil Kumar

Publisher : IEEE INDICON, IISc Bangalore

Implementation aspects of a new RFID anti-collision algorithm

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Reshmi K

Publisher : IEEE Region 10 Conference TENCON

Design and analysis of a 6 Watt GaN based X-band power amplifier

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, R. Yeshaswy; A. Pratheik; R. V. S. Karteek; R. S. Devi;

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP)

Sparse Identification of Memory Effects and Nonlinear Dynamics for Developing Parsimonious Behavioral Models of RF Power Amplifiers

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, R. V. S. Devi

Publisher : IEEE MTT-S International Microwave and RF Conference (IMARC)

Programmable high data rate QPSK modulator for space applications

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, G. Yeswanthi, M. Kavitha, P.S. Priyanka

Publisher : Fifth International Symposium on Intelligent Informatics (ICACCI 2017)

Design and Experimental Characterization of a Bandpass Sampling Receiver

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, S. Avantika, S. K. Devika, V. Gomathy, S. Manjukrishna, Singh A. K

Publisher : International Conference on Communication Systems, ICCS-2015

Direct demodulator for amplitude modulated signals using artificial neural network

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, K. V. Vineetha

Publisher : 3rd International Symposium on Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications (ISTA-2017),

Detection of Closely Spaced Sinusoids in Noise using FastICA algorithm

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, N. Saideep, Shikha Tripathi

Publisher : Symposium on Recent Advances in Communication Theory, Information Theory, Antennas and Propagation(CIAP’17)

Design of open ended circular waveguide for non-invasive monitoring of cranial healing in pediatric craniosynostosis

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, P. Mathur; R. Augustine

Publisher : 2017 1st IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Bio Conference, IMBioC 2017

Design of Dielectric Rod Antenna for Ground Station Applications

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, V. S. Kumar

Publisher : International IEEE conference on Innovations in Antenna iAIM

Time Series Analysis of Solar and Stellar Data using the S-Transform

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Navya K., N.U. Amrutha, Dr. Shikha Tripathi

Publisher : ELSEVIER Proceedings of International Conferences on Advances in Signal Processing and Communication (SPC-2013)

Broadband RF Power Amplifier Modeling using an Enhanced Wiener Model

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, R. V. S. Devi, B. M. Nandini, M. Niharika, P. Anush

Publisher : International Conference on Computer, Communication and Informatics (ICCIC 2017

Rational Approximation of RF Passive Devices for Noisy Data

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Dr. N. S. Murty, K. Vrinda; Dr. N.S. Murty;

Publisher : 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing, ICCSP 2018

Behavioral modeling of RF power amplifiers for designing energy efficient wireless systems

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, R. V. S. Devi

Publisher : IEEE International conference on Wireless Communication and Networking (WiSPNET 2017),

Rational function approximation of RF Passive Devices fpr Noisy Data

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Vrinda K., N. S. Murty

Publisher : ICCSP

Performance of Ultra Wideband (UWB) pulsed Doppler Radar for heart rate and respiration rate monitoring in Noise

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, hruthi N., Parul Mathur

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

Penetration Depth Evaluation of Split Ring Resonator sensor using In-Vivo Microwave Reflectivity and Ultrasound Measurements

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Syaiful. S, J. Velander, P. Mathur, M. D. Perez, N. Asan, T. Blokhuis, and R. Augustine

Publisher : 12th European Conference on Antenna and Propagation (EuCap)

A Parallelized Method for Global Single Variable Optimization

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Dr. Sarada Jayan, S. M. Bhat, S. Nikhil, Vineetha K. V, Sarada Jayan

Publisher : Biennial International Conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards Sustainable Energy (PESTSE)

New Approach for Clinical Data Analysis of Microwave Sensor Based Bone Healing Monitoring System in Craniosynostosis Treated Pediatric Patients

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, M. D. Perez, V. Mattson, S. R. M. Shah, Jacob Velander, Noor Badariah Asan, Parul Mathur, M. Nasir, Daniel Nowinski, R. Augustine

Publisher : Conference on Antenna Measurement and Applications (CAMA)

Macromodeling of High Frequency Interconnects based on Accurate Delay Identification

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, R. V. Sanjika Devi, Aswini P Reghu, Sanjika Devi R V, Vrinda K

Publisher : IEEE International conference on Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI),

Implementation of Artificial Neural Network on Raspberry Pi for Signal Processing Applications

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Vineetha K

Publisher : ICACCI

Implementation and Testing of Cyber Physical System in Laboratory for Precision Agriculture

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, D. V. S. Srikar, K. C. Sairam, T. Srikanth, Gayathri Narayanan, Vrinda K

Publisher : Sixth International Symposium on Intelligent Informatics (ISI’ Sep 2018)

Detection of Ruptures in Pipeline Coatings using Split Ring Resonator Sensor

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, R. V. Sanjika Devi, K. Nishkala, B Toshitha Royan, H M Aishwarya, Sanjika Devi R V

Publisher : 7th IEEE International conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI)

Combined Amplitude and Phase Noise Effects in QAM Direct Conversion Receivers

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. V. Menon, M. Amita, Anjali G

Publisher : International Conference on Microwave, Optical and Communication Engineering (ICMOCE)

Design and analysis of 6 watt GaN based X-band Power Amplifier

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, R. Yesshaswi, A. Pratheik, Karthi S., Devi Sanjika

Publisher : India Conference (INDICON-2015)

Bone Mineral Density Analysis using Ultra Wideband Microwave Measurements

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, R. Augustine, S. Raman, D. Lee, K. Kim, and A. Rydberg

Publisher : IEEE International Microwave and RF Conference (ImaRC)

Simulation and design of a chipless passive RFID Tag

Authors : Srihari S., Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Sabarish, M.S.; Swathi Arunaa, T.S.;

Publisher : International Conference on Advances in Electronics, Computers and Communications (ICAECC), 2014

Bit Error Rate (BER) Performance Analysis of DASH7 Protocol In Rayleigh Fading Channel

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Dr. Jalpa Shah, Arawind K, Jalpa Shah

Publisher : IEEE International conference on Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI)

BDAS: Preliminary Study on Microwave Sensor for Bone Healing Follow-up after Cranial Surgery in Newborns

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, M. D. Perez, G. Thomas, Syaiful. S, J. Velander, N. Asan, P. Mathur, M. Nasir, D. Nowinski, R. Augustine

Publisher : 12th European Conference on Antenna and Propagation,London, (EuCap)

CAD for RCS of complex objects

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, B. Sinha

Publisher : Conference Proceedings, Asia Pacific Microwave Conference, APMC

Equivalent network models for active antenna design

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg

Publisher : Conference proceedings EMB-98, Electromagnetic computations for analysis and design of complex systems

A Nonradiative dielectric interconnect for compact radio front-ends

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg, T. Johansson

Publisher : Proceedings, RVK-99, Radio Vetenskap och Kommunications, Karlskrona, Sweden

Slots as impedance transformers in microwave circuit designs

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A Rydberg

Publisher : symposium proceedings GHz-2000

Information Criteria Based Optimal Structure Identification of RF Power Amplifier Models

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, R. V. Sanjika Devi, Srinadh Reddy Bhavanam, Sanjika Devi R V, Sriram Mudulodu

High gain micromachined slot-coupled patch-antenna for 60 GHz WLAN application

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, E. Öjefors, J. Lindblom, A. Rydberg, Y. Bäcklund, F. Municio, T. Ryhanen, and H. O. Scheck

Publisher : proceedings COST-268

Towards a toolbox for synthesis of integrated radio front-ends

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg

Publisher : Proceedings, NRS-01, Nordic Radio Symposium, Nynäshamn

Synthesis of Micromachined Antennas using the Genetic Algorithm

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg, E. Öjefors

Publisher : GigaHertz 2001 Symposium

Detection of a real Sinusoid in noise using Differential evolution algorithm

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Gayathri Narayanan

Publisher : Forth international Conference ICHSA

Design of Millimeterwave Micro-Machined Patch Antennas for Wlan Applications using a Computationally Efficient Method

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, E. Öjefors, A. Rydberg

Publisher : Conference Proceedings, European Microwave Conference

Design of a corner fed serial microstrip patch antenna array using Genetic Algorithm

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, P. Ridderström, A. Rydberg, and K. Wallin

Publisher : Electromagnetic Computations - Methods and Applications (EMB 01)

Active reflect-antennas for power combining unequally spaced arrays

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg, and M. Himdi

Publisher : Proceedings, RVK-02, Radio Science and Communications, Stockholm

Power combining using unequally spaced active reflect-array

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg, and M. Himdi

Publisher : Conference proceeding ANTENN-03

Journal Article

New expansions of bessel functions of first kind and complex argument

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Aravinda K

Publisher : IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation

Analytical Expressions for Spatial-Domain Green’s Functions in Layered Media

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup

Publisher : IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation

Microwave reflectivity analysis of bone mineral density using ultra wide band antenna

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Robin Augustine, Parul Mathur

Publisher : Microwave and Optical Technology Letters

Split-Ring Resonator Sensor Penetration Depth Assessment Using In Vivo Microwave Reflectivity and Ultrasound Measurements for Lower Extremity Trauma Rehabilitation

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, S. R. M. Shah; J. Velander; P. Mathur; M. D. Perez; N. J. Asan; T. J. Blokhuis; R. Augustine

Publisher : Sensors

Performance of Vector Fitting Algorithm Applied to Bandpass and Baseband Systems

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Dr. N. S. Murty, Vrinda, K.; Dr. N.S. Murty;

Publisher : Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing

A new broadband Magic Tee design for Ka-Band Satellite Communications (Accepted)

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, V. S. Kumar

Publisher : IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters

An efficient method for computing the interaction of open ended circular waveguide with a layered media

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, P. Mathur Kurup; M. D. Perez; S R M Shah; J. Velander; R. Augustine

Publisher : Progress in Electromagnetics Research Letters

Analysis of Pointing Error on Satellite Link using GNU Radio

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, Roopa R.; Priyadarshini S.;

Publisher : International Journal of Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication Engineering (IJRICC)

Performance analysis of EPC Global Gen-2 RFID System Using GNU Radio

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, T. Kiran; Venu Teja; M. Aditya; B. B. Jha

Publisher : International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering IJETAE

Simulation of a Combat Platform Identification System and Comparative Study of Digital Modulation Techniques using GNU Radio and Python

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, T. Bose; Sasidaran K.; B. B. Jha

Publisher : International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer and Communication Engineering

Dielectric connectors for multilayered RF integration

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg

Publisher : Microwave and Optical Technology Letters

Design of microwave amplifier using non-resonant slot matching

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg

Publisher : IEEE Electronics Letters

Transmission line model for field distribution in microstrip line fed H-slots

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg; M. Himdi

Publisher : IEEE Electronics Letters

Synthesis of uniform amplitude unequally spaced antenna arrays using the differential evolution algorithm

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, M. Himdi, and A. Rydberg

Publisher : IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation

Design of an unequally spaced reflect-array

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, M. Himdi; A. Rydberg

Publisher : IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters

Amplifying active reflect-antenna using a microstrip-T coupled patch design and measurement

Authors : Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup, A. Rydberg

Publisher : IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques

Qualification
Year Degree University
2003 Ph. D. Uppsala University, Sweden and University of Rennes 1
1995 M. E. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
1991 B. Tech. Calicut University, India
Research Focus
  • RF sub-systems related to RFID, Radar or Communication systems.
  • Modeling and Performance simulation of Physical layer in Wireless systems.
  • RF circuits (PA, LNA, Oscillators) Antennas (active and passive), Antenna arrays.
  • Computational electromagnetics.
  • Macro-modeling of Interconnects and transmission lines (of large bandwidth ) in ICs
  • Applied signal processing ( applying interesting algorithms/ tools to the above areas).

Grants for Research Project Sponsered by Government Sources

Sl. No Name of the project/Endowments, Chairs Name of the principal Investigator/Co investigator Name of the funding agency Year of award Funds Provided (INR in Lakhs) Duration of the project
1 Bone Mineal Density Analysis System (BDAS)(ongoing) Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup (PI) Bilataral Co-operation Division DST, Govt. Of India 2017 48 3
2 Non Invasive Microwave Based Sensors(ongoing) Ms. Parul Mathur(Scholar). Dhanesh G. Kurup (Advisor) Media Labs-Visvesaraya Research Scheme Govt. Of India 2016 35 4
3 A modular cyber physical system for sustainable water management(selected) Dr. Dhanesh G. Kurup (Co-PI) ICPS Division DST, Govt. Of India 2018 40 3
Ph. D. Scholars
  • Sanjika Devi (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru campus).
  • Senthil Kumar (ISRO Satellite Centre, Bengaluru).
  • Sreenivasulu Pala (Bosch, Bengaluru).
  • Vineetha Jain (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru campus).
  • Gayathri Narayanan (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus).
  • Vrinda K (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru campus).
  • Parul Mathur (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru campus).
  • Anusree S (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru campus).
Projects (Guide/ Co-Guide)

M. Tech.

  • Project Title : Multi-Antenna Power Combining Techniques
    Scholar : Anusri S.
  • Project Title : EM Source Localization
    Scholar : Srividhya P.
  • Project Title : RF Power Amplifiers
    Scholar : Jinse Jose

B. Tech.

2013-14

  • Project Title : Simulation of a Chipless Passive RFID Tags
    Scholar : Sree Sabarish, Srihari, Swati Arunaa
  • Project Title : Combat Platform Identification Systems: Simulation using Gnuradio
    Scholar : Tanoy Bose, Sasidaran K
  • Project Title : Coastal Surveillance System: Study of Different Digital Modulation schemes using Gnuradio
    Scholar : Aditya Patial, Druva Ram, Nikshith Kumar
  • Project Title : Simulation of pointing error in satellite links using Gnuradio
    Scholar : Roopa R., M. Tejaswi, Priyadarshini S. A.
  • Project Title : Study of RFID system applied to Bus-Ticketing
    Scholar : Kiran T, M.V. Aditya, Venu Teja
  • Project Title : Simulation of Gen-2 RFID system using Gnuradio
    Scholar : Salivahana Reddy, Sai Yeswanth, Chaitanya Sai Srinivas
  • Project Title : FastICA algorithm applied to separation of signal mixtures
    Scholar : Vijay Krishna, K Pratap, K Anusha
  • Project Title : Through wall Imaging System: Fundamental studies using HFSS
    Scholar : Pratul Gupta
  • Project Title : Wireless Soil Moisture Sensor: Fundamental studies using HFSS
    Scholar : Lalith Velamuri, Tharun Kumar, Royalu Reddy

2014-15

  • Project Title : Non-linear modeling of Analog to Digital Converters
    Scholar : Y. Lakshmi Chandra Shekar, Sachin M. Menon
  • Project Title : A solution for wastebin management using Zigbee
    Scholar : H. R. Jayadev, Mukesh Siddarth, Ram Kumar
  • Project Title : Power Amplifier Design
    Scholar : R. V. Saikarteek, Pratheik A, Yeshaswy R.
  • Project Title : Band-pass sampling Reciever
    Scholar : Avantika Singh, Devika S. Kumar, Gomathy Venkateshwaran
  • Project Title : Behavioral Model of RF Oscillators
    Scholar : Aishwarya, Amita V. Menon, Anjali Gunjegai
  • Project Title : Improved design of Gen2 RFID anti-collision protocol
    Scholar : Reshmi K (M.Tech VLSI)

2015-16

  • M. Tech Project – Saideep
  • M. Tech Project – Deepthi
  • B. Tech Project 1
  • B. Tech Project -2
  • B. Tech Project- 3

2016-17

  • Project Title : Experimental Characterization and Modeling of Power Amplifier Modules for Space Applications
    Scholar : Kavita, Priyanka, Yeshwanthi.
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