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https://weiserlab.github.io/ambuj

Ambuj VARSHNEY

Assistant Professor

  • B.Tech (Information and Communication Technology, DA-IICT, India, 2011)
  • Ph.D. (Computer Science, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2018)
  • Postdoctoral scholar (University of California, Berkeley, 2020-2022)

RESEARCH AREAS

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Wireless Communication

  • Internet of Things

  • Embedded Systems

  • Mobile Computing

RESEARCH PROJECTS

RESEARCH GROUPS

TEACHING INNOVATIONS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Securing Battery-free Backscatter Tags through Fingerprinting. In ACM HOTNETS 2021
  • PassiveLiFi: Rethinking LiFi for Low-Power and Long Range RF Backscatter. In ACM MOBICOM 2021
  • Tunnel emitter: tunnel diode based low-power carrier emitters for backscatter tags. In ACM MOBICOM 2020
  • Two to Tango: Hybrid Light and Backscatter Networks for Next Billion Devices. In ACM MOBISYS 2020
  • TunnelScatter: Low Power Communication for Sensor Tags using Tunnel Diodes. In ACM MOBICOM 2019
  • Connecting Battery-free IoT Tags Using LED Bulbs. In ACM HOTNETS 2018
  • LoRea: A Backscatter Architecture that Achieves a Long Communication Range. In ACM SENSYS 2017
  • Judo: addressing the energy asymmetry of wireless embedded systems through tunnel diode based wireless transmitters

AWARDS & HONOURS

  • ABB Research Award in Honour of Honor of Hubertus von Grünberg (Doctoral dissertation) 2019

  • ACM WiSec Best Demonstration Award 2018

  • Best Paper Award ACM VLCS (co-located with Mobicom) 2017

  • Part of Jury of ABB Research Award in Honour of Hubertus von Grünberg 2022

  • Winner ACM Student Research Competition at MOBICOM (Graduate) (Mentor) 2017

  • Among Top 15 innovative projects of Uppsala University 2019

  • University of California, Berkeley FORM+FUND Fellow 2021

  • VINNOVA (Swedish Innovation Agency) Breakthrough Ideas 2019 (with grant of 50k USD)

  • ABB Research Award in Honour of Honor of Hubertus von Grünberg (Grant 300k$) 2019

MODULES TAUGHT

CS4222
Wireless Networking
CS5422
Wireless Networking
CS6204
Advanced Topics in Networking