Networking and Communication Lab (NCL)








Technical Workshop: Trends on Networking and Communication (Green, 5G, Architecture, Security), April 22 , 2016
Venue: IIIT-Bangalore

Wireless broadband access networks is going through evolution (speed, energy, spectrum, IoT access, etc.) due to new standard (5G) specified by 3GPP and others. Similarly, core network is also in verge of implementation of new architecture to support cloud-based solution to cellular network and SDN. In this regard, Networking and Communication Lab. (NCL) of IIIT-Bangalore has been hosting technical talks on pertinent R&D topics by eminent speakers from industry. NCL Research Fellows and faculty will also present their recent works with results. All the interested students and industry people are welcome to attend and participate in discussion. The topics and speakers name have been mentioned below. The schedule is as follows:





8:15 am -9:15 am


Breakfast and Registration for Participants


9:15 am - 9:30 am


Inaugural and Welcome Address

Prof. Jyotsna Bapat and Prof. Debabrata Das

9:30 am - 10:15 am

Keynote 1

Blockchain and IoT Empowering Smart Cities

Dr. Subrahmanya VRK Rao, Cognizant

10:15 am - 10:30 am

Tea/Coffee break

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Technical Talk

Green Communications in LTE-A

Prashant Wali, IIITB

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Keynote 2

5G and Beyond

Dr. Sajal Das, HP Research Labs

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Keynote 3

Futuristic Defence Network Challenges

Col. Prashant Mishra, Tata Power SED,
R & D Lab

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm


1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Keynote 4

Radio Access Network in Cloud

Mr. Vishnu, Bell labs Nokia

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Technical Talk

DSA in LTE-A and TV White Space

Dr. Sasirekha GVK, IIITB

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Technical Talk

MPTCP, SCTCP: Security Challenges

Anil Kumar, Fourth Paradigm Institute, CSIR

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

High Tea/Coffee break

Keynote 1 Speaker's Brief Bio: Dr G Subrahmanya VRK Rao is currently associated with Global Technology Office of Cognizant Technology Solutions as Senior Director-Technology. Dr. Rao has Twenty one years of work experience which include Government, Industry, Academia and Research careers. A recipient of multiple International Technology awards, Dr Rao was also awarded with multiple Industry / Public Private Partnership (PPP) Research grants. A Ph.D Gold-medalist, Dr Rao did his Postdoctoral Research work at Telkom Center of Excellence attached to University of Fort Hare, South Africa. Author of the Book entitled “WiMax – A Wireless Technology Revolution” and Editor of the book entitled “Web Services Security and E-Business”, Dr Rao regularly files Patents and Trademarks. Widely Published / Presented his research at International Conference/Journals, Dr Rao is the Founder and Organizing Chair for ‘Cloud for Business Industry and Enterprises (C4BIE)’. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Senior Member of ACM, and his Bio is available in multiple editions of “Who’s Who in the World”. Dr Rao is an active (White Hat) Certified Ethical Hacker.

This workshop is sponsored by DeitY. Participation is by invitation by keynote speakers, technical talk presenters and organizing chair. Please inform Ms. Vishnu Priya, Research Associate, NCL lab., for number of invitations you have offered to your friends as well as colleagues in the area of Networking and Communication for better logistic arrangements. Please send your mail by April 20, 2016.

Organizing Chair: Prof. Jyotsna Bapat
Technical Chair: Prof. Debabrata Das and Prof. Tricha













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