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Department of Electrical Engineering
Ravikant Saini
Assistant Professor,
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering
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Education Details
PhD - IIT Delhi (2016)
MTech - IIT Roorkee (2005)
BTech - IIT Roorkee (2001)
Professional Experience
  1. Research Associate, IIT Delhi, Delhi, June 2016 – Nov 2016
  2. Assistant Professor, Shobhit University, Meerut, Oct 2009 – July 2011
  3. Senior Software Engineer, Aricent Technologies, Gurgaon, Aug 2005 – Oct 2009
  4. Lecturer, Shobhit University, Meerut, July 2002 – July 2003
Research Interests:
Resource allocation in wireless communication, physical layer security, broadcast and cooperative OFDMA communication
Select Publications:
Refereed Journals

  1. R. Saini, A. Jindal, and S. De, “Jammer-assisted resource allocation in secure OFDMA with untrusted users,” IEEE Trans. Inf. Forensics Security, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 10551070, Jan. 2016

  2. R. Saini, D. Mishra, S. De, “OFDMA-based DF secure cooperative communications with untrusted users,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 716-719, Jan. 2016

  3. S. De, R. Saini, A. Sharma, “Source-aware adaptive power allocation in OFDM systems for rate constrained applications,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1855-1858, Oct. 2014
Under review
  1. R. Saini, D. Mishra, S. De, “Utility Regions for DF Relay in OFDMA-based Secure Communication with Untrusted Users,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., submitted in Sep. 2016

  2. R. Saini, D. Mishra, S. De, “Subcarrier Pairing as Channel Gain Tailoring: Energy Efficient Resource Allocation for Relay Assisted Secure OFDMA with Untrusted Users,” IEEE Trans. Inf. Forensics Security, submitted in Dec. 2016
Refereed Conferences
  1. R. Saini, A. Jindal and S. De, “Jammer assisted sum rate and fairness improvement in secure OFDMA,” in Proc. IEEE ICC-2015, London, U.K. June 2015, pp. 7263-7268

  2. R. Saini, and S. De, “Subcarrier based resource allocation,” in Proc. Nat. Conf. Commun., Kanpur, India, Feb. 2014, pp. 1-6
Book Chapters
  1. R. Saini and S. De, “Subcarrier based shared resource allocation in OFDMA systems,” (accepted in “Resource Allocation in Next-Generation Broadband Wireless Access Networks”, Mar. 2016)
National and International Recognition:
GE Foundation Scholar 2003-05
Executive Summary
He has interest in Digital communication, Wireless communication, Next generation communication systems. Currently, he is focussing on resource allocation problems for secure communication in broadcast and cooperative OFDMA systems.

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