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Rahul Thakur
Rahul Thakur Assistant Professor rahulfcs[at] +91-1332-285644
Areas of Interest
  • Wireless Communication, Cellular Networks, Internet of Things(IoT), Vehicular Networks, Femtocell Resource Allocation and Cell Selection
Professional Background
Dec 2018Till DateAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
July 2017Dec 2018Assistant ProfessorBITS Pilani K. K. Birla Goa Campus
Honors and Awards
Best Paper Award19th IEEE International Conference on Networks2013
Educational Details
Ph.D.Cellular NetworksIndian Institute of Technology Madras2017
M.S.Wireless Communication and NetworksIndian Institute of Technology Madras2017
B.E.Computer Science and EngineeringBarkatullah University2010
Administrative Background
2019Till DateOfficer In Charge : B.Tech ProjectIIT Roorkee
  • IEEE, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Design and Analysis of AlgorithmsCSN-212B.Tech: Sem IVSpring
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
73rd Meeting of IFIP Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance Jan 2018
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Thakur, R.; Swain, S.; Siva Ram Murthy, C., “An Energy Efficient Cell Selection Framework for Femtocell Networks with Limited Backhaul Link Capacity,” IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 1969-1980, June 2018. [Impact Factor: 4.337]
  2. Thakur, R.; Mishra, S.; Siva Ram Murthy, C., “An Energy and Cost Aware Framework for Cell Selection and Energy Cooperation in Rural and Remote Femtocell Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, vol. 1, pp. 423-433, Dec 2017. [Impact Factor: NA]
  3. Thakur, R.; Kotagi, V.; Siva Ram Murthy, C., “Resource Allocation and Cell Selection Framework for LTE-Unlicensed Femtocell Networks,” Elsevier Computer Networks, vol. 129, pp. 273-283, Dec 2017. [Impact Factor: 2.522]
  4. Swain, S.; Thakur, R.; Siva Ram Murthy, C., “Design and stochastic geometric analysis of an efficient Q-Learning based physical resource block allocation scheme to maximize the spectral efficiency of Device-to-Device overlaid cellular networks,” Elsevier Computer Networks, vol. 119, pp. 71-85, June 2017. [Impact Factor: 2.522]
  5. Thakur, R.; Swain, S.; Siva Ram Murthy, C., “Cell Selection and Resource Allocation for Sleep Mode Enabled Femtocells with Backhaul Link Constraint,” Elsevier Computer Communications, vol. 105, pp. 105-115, June 2017. [Impact Factor: 2.613]
  6. Swain, S.; Thakur, R., Siva Ram Murthy, C., “Coverage and Rate Analysis for Facilitating Machine-to-Machine Communication in LTE-A Networks using Device-to-Device Communication,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 16, pp. 3014-3027, March 2017. [Impact Factor: 3.822]
  7. Patra, M.; Thakur, R.; Siva Ram Murthy, C., “Improving Delay and Energy Efficiency of Vehicular Networks using Femto Access Points,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 1496-1505, Feb. 2017. [Impact Factor: 4.066]
  8. Thakur, R.; Singh, R.; Siva Ram Murthy, C., “An Energy Efficient Framework for User Association and Power Allocation in HetNets with Interference and Rate-Loss Constraints,” Elsevier Computer Communications, vol. 94, pp. 57-71, Nov. 2016. [Impact Factor: 2.613]
  9. Kotagi, V.; Thakur, R.; Siva Ram Murthy, C., “Breathe to Save Energy: Assigning Transmit Power and Resource Blocks to LTE Enabled IoT Networks,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 1607-1610, Aug. 2016. [Impact Factor: 1.988]