Dr. Sanjay Karmakar.
Assistant professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
North Dakota State University
Office: ECE 101F.
Phone: 701-231-7617.
Email: sanjay.karmakar@ndsu.edu



  • I am looking for PhD students who are ambitious and passionate about pursuing research in the area of wireless communication. Selected students will be given full financial support along with a complete tuition waiver.  

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        • ``Secrecy Capacity of the Ergodic Layered Erasure Wiretap Channel" - with Mommad K. Hossan.
        • ``Capacity Region of Two Interfering MIMO Multiple Access Channels with Strong Interference" - with Noopur Modi.

  • The following papers is accepted in the IEEE  Transactions of Information Theory :

        •  ``The Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff of the MIMO Z Interference Channel" - with M. K. Varanasi. 

  • Accepted in the proceedings of IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, November - 2014,
        • ``The Diversity Multiplexing Tradeoff of the Half-Duplex Relay Network" 
  • In proceedings of 48th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton, NJ, USA, March, 2014,
        •  ``Capacity region of a class of strong MIMO IC"  

  • The following paper got published in the August (2013) issue of the Transactions of Information Theory :
        •  ``The Capacity Region of the MIMO Interference Channel and its Reciprocity to Within a Constant Gap" 
  • The following papers got published in the December (2012) issue of the Transactions of Information Theory :
      • ``The diversity-multiplexing tradeoff of the MIMO half-duplex relay channel"
      • ``The Generalized Degrees of Freedom region of the MIMO Interference Channel and its achievability"


Short Bio

Dr. Karmakar has received the B. Engg. degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, in 2003 and the M. Engg. degree from the ECE department of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in 2006. From 2006 to 2007 he worked as a design engineer at the Beceem Communications (Broadcom), India. He has received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado at Boulder in May, 2012. His research interests include multiuser wireless communication, information theory and code design for MIMO systems.

Dr. Karmakar has joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering department of North Dakota State University as an assistant professor from August 2012. He has served as a reviewer to several IEEE Transactions and as reviewer and session chair to various IEEE conferences. His Google scholar profile can be found here .