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Dr. Om Jee Pandey
Assistant Professor
Department of Electronics Engineering IIT(BHU)
Area of Interest: 
Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Cyber Physical Systems, UAV-Assisted Edge and Fog Networks, Low-power Wide-area Networks, Social Networks, Signal Processing, Optical and Wireless Communications

Dr. Om Jee Pandey is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi. Prior to joining IIT (BHU), he was working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, SRM University AP, Andhra Pradesh. He worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada under the guidance of Prof. Ha H. Nguyen after completion of his Ph.D. Program. He also worked as a research fellow with Prof. Rajesh M. Hegde in Wireless Sensor Networks Lab (ACES-204) at IIT Kanpur during January 2019 to May 2019. As a part of educational qualification, he completed his Ph.D. Degree in January 2019 from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K), India. He received his M.Tech. Degree in Digital Communication from ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior, India, in 2013. He obtained his B.Tech. Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, India, in 2008.
His research interest lies in the signal processing and communications for wireless networks, with specific focus on robust sensor node localization and tracking over wireless ad-hoc networks. He also works on related areas like network lifetime maximization, energy harvesting, network robustness, low-latency and energy-balanced data transmission, time synchronization, data fusion, data aggregation, autonomous node fault detection, and distributed detection and estimation in wireless sensor networks. Additionally, he also works in the areas of Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs), UAV-Assisted Edge and Fog Networks, Visible Light Communication (VLC), Cyber Physical Systems (CPS), Internet of Things (IoT), and Physical Layer Wireless Communications. For more details about his research interests, please visit the below Google Scholar page:

He is a senior member of IEEE and life member of IETE. He is a regular reviewer of various reputed journals including IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Internet of Things, IEEE Access, Ad hoc Networks, Computer Networks, Computer Communications, MDPI Sensors, MDPI Symmetry, MDPI Electronics, Wireless Personal Communications, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, and IET Intelligent Transport Systems.

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (July 2014 – January 2019)
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Supervisor: Prof. Rajesh M. Hegde
CGPA: 8.00

M. Tech. in Digital Communication (July 2011 – June 2013)
Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Supervisor: Prof. Aditya Trivedi
CGPA: 8.89

B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication (July 2004 – June 2008)
Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Percentage: 72.78

In Peer Reviewed International Journals (Published)
  1. S. Tripathi, OJ Pandey, LR Cenkeramaddi, R Hegde, "A Socially-Aware Radio Map Framework for Improving QoS of UAV-Assisted MEC Networks", IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, DOI 10.1109/TNSM.2022.3206473
  2. NS Chilamkurthy, OJ Pandey, A Ghosh A, LR Cenkeramaddi, HN Dai, "Low-Power Wide-Area Networks: A Broad Overview of its Different Aspects", IEEE Access. 2022 Aug 3, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3196182.
  3. S. Dhuli, F. Atik, F. Parveen, and OJ Pandey, "Performance Analysis of Consensus Algorithms over Prism Networks Using Laplacian Spectra", IEEE Networking Letters, June 2022, DOI: 10.1109/LNET.2022.3181203
  4. D Gonz´alez Le´on, J Groli, SR Yeduri, D Rossier, R Mosqueron, OJ Pandey, and LR Cenkeramaddi, "Video Hand Gestures Recognition using Depth Camera and Lightweight CNN", IEEE Sensors Journal, 2022.
  5. SR Yeduri, DS Breland, OJ Pandey, and LR Cenkeramaddi, "Updating Thermal Imaging Dataset of Hand Gestures with Unique Labels", Elsevier Journal on Data in Brief, 108037, June 2022.
  6. Dayal, A., Yeduri, S.R., Koduru, B.H., Jaiswal, R.K., Soumya, J., Srinivas, M.B., Pandey, O.J. and Cenkeramaddi, L.R., "Lightweight deep convolutional neural network for background sound classification in speech signals", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 151(4), pp.2773-2786.
  7. SR Yeduri, DS Breland, SB Skriubakken, OJ Pandey, and LR Cenkeramaddi, "Low resolution thermal imaging dataset of sign language digits", Elsevier Journal on Data in Brief, 107977, April 2022.
  8. T Bose, A Suresh, OJ Pandey, LR Cenkeramaddi, RM Hegde, "Improving Quality-of-Service in Cluster-Based UAV-Assisted Edge Networks" IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, DOI: 10.1109/TNSM.2021.3139892, January 2022.
  9. DS Breland, A Dayal, A Jha, PK Yalavarthy, OJ Pandey, and LR Cenkeramaddi, "Robust Hand Gestures Recognition using a Deep CNN and Thermal Images," IEEE Sensors Journal, Volume: 21, Issue: 23, December 2021.
  10. YS Reddy, A Kumar, OJ Pandey, and LR Cenkeramaddi, "Spectrum cartography techniques, challenges, opportunities, and applications: A survey," Elsevier Journal on Pervasive and Mobile Computing,
  11. OJ Pandey, T Yuvaraj, JK Paul, Ha H Nguyen, K Gundepudi, and MK Shukla,"Improving Energy Efficiency and QoS of LPWANs for IoT Using Q-Learning Based Data Routing", IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, DOI: 10.1109/TCCN.2021.3114147.
  12. OJ Pandey, V Gautam, S Jha, MK Shukla, and RM Hegde, “Time Synchronized Node Localization Using Optimal H-Node Allocation in a Small World WSN.” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 24, no. 11, pp. 2579-2583, November 2020.
  13. MK Shukla, Ha H. Nguyen, and OJ Pandey, “Multiuser Full-Duplex IoT Networks with Wireless-Powered Relaying: Performance Analysis and Energy Efficiency Optimization.” IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 982-997, December 2020.
  14. OJ Pandey, V Gautam, Ha H. Nguyen, MK Shukla, and RM Hegde, “Fault-Resilient Distributed Detection and Estimation over a SW-WSN Using LCMV Beamforming.” IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 1758-1773, September 2020.
  15. MK Shukla, Ha H. Nguyen, and OJ Pandey, “Secrecy Outage Analysis of Two-Way Relay Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Systems.” IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 39502-39512, February 2020.
  16. OJ Pandey, and RM Hegde, “Low-Latency and Energy-Balanced Data Transmission over Cognitive Small World WSN.” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 8, pp. 7719-7733, August 2018.
  17. OJ Pandey, A Mahajan, and RM Hegde, “Joint Localization and Data Gathering over a Small-World WSN with Optimal Data MULE Allocation.” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 7, pp. 6518-6532, July 2018.
  18. OJ Pandey, and RM Hegde, 2017, “Node localization over small world WSNs using constrained average path length reduction.” Elsevier Journal on Ad Hoc Networks, 2017, 67, pp. 87-102. 
  19. OJ Pandey, and RM Hegde, “Cooperative Localization over Small World WSN using Optimal Allocation of Heterogeneous Nodes.” IET Wireless Sensor Systems, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 162-169, August 2018.
  20. OJ Pandey, R Sharan, and RM Hegde, 2017, “Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Visible Light in Non-Line of Sight Conditions.” Springer Journal on Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 97, no. 4, pp. 6519-6539, August 2017.
In Peer Reviewed International/National Conferences (Published)
  1. S. Tripathi, OJ Pandey, R Hegde, "Low-latency Data Transfer over SNR Constrained IoT Networks Using Optimal Active RIS Elements: A Q-learning Framework" 2022 IEEE 8th World Forum on Internet of Things.
  2. S. Tripathi, OJ Pandey, R Hegde, "Energy-Efficient Data Transfer in Delay-Throughput Constrained Small-World LPWAN Using RISs" 2022 IEEE 8th World Forum on Internet of Things.
  3. S. Tripathi, Om Jee Pandey, and Rajesh M. Hegde, “Optimal Active Elements Selection in RIS-Assisted Edge Networks for Improved QoS.” In Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM), 12th International Workshop on, pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2022.
  4. S. Tripathi, Om Jee Pandey, LR Cenkeramaddi, and Rajesh M. Hegde, “Joint Optimization of Network Lifetime and SNR in UAV-Assisted Edge NetworksIn Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM), 14th International Conference on, pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2022.
  5. S Tripathi, OJ Pandey, RM Hegde, “Optimal Data Transfer in UAV-Assisted Edge-Networks Using 3D Beamforming.” In 2021 Twenty Seventh National Conference on Communication (NCC), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2021.
  6. OJ Pandey, NS Rao, and RM Hegde, "Optimal Link Scheduling for Low Latency Data Transfer over Small World WSNs,” In 2021 Twenty Seventh National Conference on Communication (NCC), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2021.
  7. OJ Pandey, RM Hegde, "Small World Models for Development of Wireless Sensor Network Services," In 2019 Twenty Fifth National Conference on Communication (NCC), pp. 1-3. IEEE, 2019.
  8. OJ Pandey, A Mahajan, and RM Hegde, “Cooperative localization in small world wireless sensor networks.” In 2017 9th International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), pp. 391-392. IEEE, 2017.
  9. OJ Pandey, Ashutosh Kumar, and RM Hegde, “Localization in wireless sensor networks with cognitive small world characteristics.” In 2016 Twenty Second National Conference on Communication (NCC), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2016.
  10. OJ Pandey, A Trivedi, and MK Shukla, “Outage performance of decode-forward and amplify-forward protocols in cooperative wireless communication.” In Tenth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN), pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2013.
  11. MK Shukla, A Trivedi, and OJ Pandey, “Physical layer authentication for mobile terminals over MIMO fading wiretap channels.” In Second International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), pp. 638-642. IEEE, 2013.
  12. A Gupta, OJ Pandey, MK Shukla, A Dadhich, S Mathur, and A Ingle, “Computational intelligence based intrusion detection systems for wireless communication and pervasive computing networks.” In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), pp. 1-7. IEEE, 2013.
  13. A Gupta, OJ Pandey, MK Shukla, A Dadhich, A Ingle, and V Ambhore, “Intelligent Perpetual Echo Attack Detection on User Datagram Protocol Port 7 Using Ant Colony Optimization.” In 2014 International Conference on Electronic Systems, Signal Processing and Computing Technologies (ICESC), pp. 419-424. IEEE, 2014.
  14. A Gupta, OJ Pandey, MK Shukla, A Dadhich, A Ingle, and P Gawande, “Towards context-aware smart mechatronics networks: Integrating swarm intelligence and ambient intelligence.” In 2014 International Conference on Issues and Challenges in Intelligent Computing Techniques (ICICT), pp. 64-69. IEEE, 2014.
  15. B. Pandey, T Kumar, T Das, R Yadav, and OJ Pandey, “Capacitance scaling based energy efficient FIR filter for digital signal processing.” In 2014 International Conference on Optimization, Reliabilty, and Information Technology (ICROIT), pp. 448-451. IEEE, 2014
  16. PR Singh, B Pandey, T Kumar, T Das, and OJ Pandey, “Output load capacitance based low power implementation of UART on FPGA.” In 2014 International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI), pp. 1-4. IEEE, 2014.

Research Project (Under Progress)

  1. Design and Development of Cognitive Small-World LPWANs for Internet of Things towards Health Monitoring, Sponsored by SERB, DST, India under Start-up Research Grant (SRG) - for Rs. 30.11 Lakh, January 2022 - January 2024 (Principal Investigator).

Looking for highly motivated graduates to work in the area of Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking. In general, the candidates will explore the areas of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs), and Edge and Fog Networks towards their applications in Cyber Physical Systems (CPS), Internet of Things (IoT), and Context-aware Pervasive Systems. In particular, the candidate will explore social network models for the development of various network services in the context of sensor node localization, network lifetime management, energy-harvesting, time synchronization, low-latency and energy-balanced data transmission, bandwidth efficient network development, and distributed detection and estimation among other quality-of-service issues. Additional, research areas which can be explored by the candidate are machine learning based UAV-Assisted wireless networks, 5G-mm Wave for IoT applications, Visible Light Communication (VLC), and Physical Layer Wireless Communication. 

Candidates can apply through IIT(BHU) PG admission portal for availing Institute assistantship and having their own fellowship from any other recognized funding agencies.

Current Vacancies:
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