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Santosh Shah

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Electronics and Communication Engineering


Santosh Shah is an accomplished researcher specializing in wireless communication and sensor networks. With degrees from universities in India and Spain, he focuses on IoT security, 5G applications, and optimization problems. His work includes joint optimization of sensor selection and routing, parameter estimation, and tracking of moving target sources. Santosh has received prestigious awards for his contributions, including Best Paper Awards at international conferences.


Santosh Shah is an accomplished researcher with a diverse academic background. He holds a B.E. degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, India, and an M.S. degree in Communication and Computer Engineering from LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India. In 2014, he earned his Ph.D. in Information Technologies, Communications, and Computational Mathematics from the University of Valencia, Spain. His research interests span several key areas, including resource allocation in UAVs, security issues in IoT, IoT applications in 5G wireless communication, and various optimization problems related to sensor networks. Specifically, he focuses on joint optimization of sensor selection and routing for distributed estimation, centralized and distributed algorithms, parameter estimation, convex and nonconvex optimization, resource allocation, adaptive quantization, and tracking & estimation of moving target sources in ad-hoc wireless sensor networks. Santosh Shah's contributions to the field have been recognized with prestigious awards, including the Best Paper Award at the IEEE DCOSS 2012 international conference in China and the IEEE ICACCI 2016 in India. Through his research and academic endeavors, he continues to make significant contributions to the advancement of wireless communication and sensor network technologies.

Research Area

Resource Allocation in UAV Swarms for Surveillance Applications, Joint Optimization of Sensor Selection and Routing in IoT Networks, Centralized vs. Distributed Algorithms for Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks, Convex and Nonconvex Optimization Methods for Resource Allocation.

Personal information







Dr. Santosh Shah

Assistant Professor

Electronics and Communication Engineering


Degree/DiplomaInstitute/ OrganizationYearBranch/Specialization
1Ph. D. Doctor of PhilosophyUniversidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain2014Information Technologies, Communications and Computational Mathematics
2M.S. Master of ScienceThe LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan), India2008Communication & Computer Engineering
3B.E. Bachelor of EngineeringChhatrapati Shivaji Institute of Technology, Durg (Chhattishgarh), India2003Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
4B.Sc. Bachelor of ScienceAwadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa (Madhya Pradesh), India1999Mathematics


Name of ProjectTotal Cost of ProjectFunding AgencyDuration FromDuration To
1Data acquisition, optimization and analysis of MEMS inertial sensors (Co-PI)1000000CARS-DRDO20212023


Name of OrganizationPost/DesignationDuration FromDuration To
1The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan), IndiaAssistant Professor20142024
2Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, SpainResearch Associate20142014
3Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, SpainPh.D. Researcher20092014
4The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan), IndiaLecturer20082009
5ArcelorMittal Steel Plant, Temirtau, KazakhsthanTrainee20082008
6The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan), IndiaLNM Scholar20052008
7ISHAN Institute of Management & Technology, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, IndiaTeaching Assistant20042005
8Copper Connection Private (I) Limited New Delhi (India)Developer20042004


1 S. Chaudhary, A. Agarwal, D. Mishra and S. Shah, Wi-Fi Energy Harvesting for IoT Implants in Body Area Networks, 9th International Conference for Convergence of Technology (I2CT), Pune, India, April 2024
2 S. Chaudhary, A. Agarwal, D. Mishra and S. Shah, Transmitter Localization with Minimal Interference in Off-body Communication for Wearable Implants, 8th International Conference on Computers and Devices for Communication (CODEC), Kolkata, India, December 2023
3Payal Mittal, Santosh Shah, Anirudh Agarwal, Deepak Mishra, Soumitra Debnath,, Interference Aware Joint Power Control and Routing Optimization in Multi-UAV FANETs, Ad Hoc Networks, November 2023
4Payal Mittal, Santosh Shah, Anirudh Agarwal, Deepak Mishra, Soumitra Debnath,, Optimizing UAV-Assisted FANETs: Reliability in Multihop Routing over Rician Fading Channels (accepted), The 2024 IEEE 99th Vehicular Technology Conference, July 2024

Expert lectures

1June2021Higher Study Opportunity for Technical Students, TEQIP-III, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, and Shankara Institute of Technology (SIT)
2April2021How to Reduce Carbon Footprint, National Webinar organized by Department of Zoology and Chemistry in Association with IQAC Kirodimal Govt. Arts and Science College, Raigarh (C.G.)
3March2018Internet of Things in 5G Wireless Networks, Invited guest lecture at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur (Raj.)

Workshop attended

1FDPMarch2016Nurturing faculty members toward excellence at the workplace