ACG 150

Nithin Babu

ALBA Researcher, hosted at RTIN’s Smart Wireless Future Technologies (SWIFT) Lab


Nithin Babu is a PhD candidate at Aalborg University in Denmark. He received the B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Cochin University of Science and Technology, India, in 2013, and the M.Tech degree in Communication Systems Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Patna, India, in 2016. He did his masters thesis at Vodafone Chair, TU Dresden, Germany, under a scholarship for the DAAD-IIT Master Sandwich program, on the topic of Hybrid MIMO systems. From June 2016 to April 2019, he worked as an Assistant Professor at Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology. His research interests include communication theory and signal processing for wireless communication. In the context of wireless communication, his interests include spectrum sensing and resource allocation for cognitive radio / shared spectrum systems, LoS-MIMO systems and mm-Wave communication. He has published one journal article and one conference paper and he earned a tuition waiver scholarship for his B. Tech studies and was ranked “Best Student in Order of Merit” for his M.Tech degree. In May 2019, he joined the European ITN Project PAINLESS as an early stage researcher (ESR), for which he works on the topic of dynamic frequency planning and spectrum management for portable access points.