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Narendra Vishwakarma,

PhD Scholar at IIT Indore

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Narendra Vishwakarma is a PhD scholar at the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Indore.  His current research interest focuses on include the design and analysis of hybrid free space optics/radio frequency communication systems, performance analysis of wireless digital communication systems over generalized fading models, intelligent-reflecting-surfaces (IRS)-aided wireless communications, next-generation terrestrial communication, and satellite communication systems, etc. Earlier, he received his Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Electronics and Communication Engineering from RGPV Bhopal, India and M.Tech. degree in computer technology from IIT Delhi, India.

Research Areas

  1. Hybrid Optical-RF Communication

  2. Performance analysis of wireless digital communication systems

  3. Generalized fading models for optical wireless and RF systems

  4. Next-generation terrestrial and satellite communication systems

  5. Intelligent Reflecting Surface-aided Wireless Communications 


Publications Highlights


  • N. Vishwakarma and Swaminathan R., “On the capacity performance of hybrid FSO/RF system with adaptive combining over generalized distributions,” IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 1-12, Feb. 2022, doi: 10.1109/JPHOT.2021.3135115.

  • N. Vishwakarma and Swaminathan R., “On the maximal-ratio combining of FSO and RF links over generalized distributions and its applications in hybrid FSO/RF systems”, Elsevier Optics Communication, vol. 520, pp. 128542, 2022, doi: 10.1016/j.optcom.2022.128542.

  • Swaminathan R, S. Sharma, N. Vishwakarma, and A S Madhukumar, "HAPS-based relaying for integrated space-air-ground networks with hybrid FSO/RF communication: A performance analysis," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 1581-1599, June 2021.


  • N. Vishwakarma and Swaminathan R., "Capacity Analysis of Adaptive Combining for Hybrid FSO/RF Satellite Communication System," in proc. 2021 National Conference on Communications (NCC), 2021, pp. 1-6 (Online). doi: 10.1109/NCC52529.2021.9530144.  

  • N. Vishwakarma and Swaminathan R., “On the performance of hybrid FSO/RF system over generalized fading channels”, in proc. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (ANTS), 2020, pp. 1-6, Delhi (Online).

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