Yash Vasavada

Yash Vasavada
PhD (Electrical Engineering), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
079-68261634 # 1224, FB-1, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India – 382007 yash_vasavada[at]daiict[dot]ac[dot]in,

Yash Vasavada is currently an associate professor at DAIICT, and he works in the areas of communication system design and development and application of machine learning algorithms to communications and signal processing. He has over twenty years of experience at Hughes Networks systems in Germantown, Maryland, USA, where he has worked on design, development and deployment of a number of GEO, MEO and LEO satellite systems. At Hughes, Yash has published several journal and conference papers, and he was the recipient of a total of eight Hughes Patent Awards. Yash has obtained B. E. degree in Electronics and Communications from L. D. Engineering College, Ahmedabad, and M.S. and Ph.D. degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in USA.

Communication, Signal Processing, Machine Learning

Selected Publications

  • Y. Vasavada and C. Prakash, “Sub-Nyquist Spectrum Sensing of Sparse Wideband Signals Using Low-Density Measurement Matrices,” in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 68, pp. 3723-3737, 2020, doi: 10.1109/TSP.2020.3000637.
  • Y. Vasavada, C. Ravishankar, and D. Roos, Correcting satellite pointing direction. U.S. Patent 10,509,097, 2019
  • Y. Vasavada, A. A. Beex and J. H. Reed, “Iterative Channel and Symbol Estimation for OFDM and for SIMO Diversity,” 2018 International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM), Bangalore, India,  pp. 267-271, 2018, doi: 10.1109/SPCOM.2018.8724486.
  • Y. Vasavada, and C. Prakash, “An Iterative Message Passing Approach for Compressive Spectrum Sensing,” IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), 2017. DOI: 10.1109/ICACCI.2017.8125834
  • Y. Vasavada, D. Arur, C. Ravishankar, “User Location Determination Using Delay and Doppler Measurements in LEO Satellite Systems,” IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), 2017. DOI: 10.1109/MILCOM.2017.8170797
  • Y. M. Vasavada, A. A. L. Beex and J. H. Reed, “SIMO Diversity Reception in Rayleigh and Rician Fading with Imperfect Channel Estimation,” IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), 2016. DOI: 10.1109/ICACCI.2016.7732030
  • Y. Vasavada, R. Gopal, C. Ravishankar, G. Zakaria, and N. BenAmmar, Architectures for Next Generation High Throughput Satellite Systems. International Journal Satellite Communication Network, 2016. DOI: 10.1002/sat.1175
  • Introduction to Communication Systems
  • Advanced Digital Communications
  • Next Generation Communication Systems
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