Shrinivas Kudekar

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Shrinivas Kudekar

Contact Information

Qualcomm Research,

500 Somerset Corporate Blvd.,

Bridgewater 08807, New Jersey, USA.

Mobile number:- +1-908-512-6106


Research Interests

  • Coding Theory
  • Communication Networks
  • Communications
  • Detection and Estimation
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Shannon Theory
  • Statistical Learning and Inference


Shrinivas Kudekar obtained his bachelor in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technoloy, Bombay, India in 2003. He received his Masters and Ph.D. degrees from the School of Computer and Communication Sciences from EPFL, Switzerland in 2009. After spending a year and half as a post-doctoral research associate at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, he joined the systems group at Qualcomm Research in New Jersey, USA where he is currently working on next-generation wireless communication technologies. He is a co-recipient of the 2013 Information Theory Society Best Paper Award. His research interests include coding theory, wireless communications, learning and inference in graphical models, message-passing algorithms and their analysis. 

Author Of:

S. Kudekar , T.J. Richardson , R. Urbanke , "Threshold Saturation via Spatial Coupling: Why Convolutional LDPC Ensembles Perform So Well over the BEC", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Feb. 2011