Shailesh Chaudhari

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Hello and welcome to my page. I am a PhD candidate at the Cognitive Reconfigurable Embedded Systems (CORES) Lab at UCLA. My current research interests are listed below:

  • Channel selection and power allocation for underlay CR using Markovian Multi-Armed Bandit approach,
  • Interference management, power allocation, and user selection in underlay cognitive radio network with Massive MIMO,
  • Transmitter localization in the presence of interference,
  • Blind modulation classification of unknown signals.

Education

Publications

Journals, Letters and Magazines

Conferences and Workshops

  • S. Chaudhari and D. Cabric, "Unsupervised Frequency Clustering for Null Space Estimation in Wideband Spectrum Sharing Networks", accepted for publication in Proc. IEEE GlobalSIP, Nov. 2017.
  • S. Chaudhari and D. Cabric, "Kuiper Test based Modulation Level Classification under Unknown Frequency Selective Channels", accepted for publication in Proc. IEEE GlobalSIP, Nov. 2017.
  • H.Yan, S. Chaudhari, D. Cabric, “Wideband Channel Tracking for mmWave MIMO System with Hybrid Beamforming Architecture”, (invited paper) in Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), December 2017.
  • X Wang, S. Chaudhari, M. Laghate, and D. Cabric, "Wideband Spectrum Sensing Measurement Results using Tunable Front-End and FPGA Implementation", accepted to Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, October 2017.
  • M. Laghate, S. Chaudhari, and D. Cabric, “USRP N210 Demonstration of Wideband Sensing and Blind Hierarchical Modulation Classification,” accepted to IEEE DySPAN Workshop: Battle of the ModRecs, March 2017. [ Paper ]

Posters and Presentations

  • Shailesh Chaudhari, Danijela Cabric, " Interference-Robust Cyclic Weighted Centroid Localization Algorithm for Non-cooperative Targets in Cognitive Radio Networks" , UCLA Annual Research Review (ARR 2015), Feb. 27, 2015.

Master's Project

  • Shailesh Chaudhari, "On Performance Improvement in 4x4 MIMO System over SISO in Indoor Environment"

Academic Awards

  • UCLA Graduate Division Fellowship, 2013-14.
  • Gold Medal for the 1st rank in all 4 years of Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Telecommunication at College of Engineering, Pune (University of Pune, India)
  • Merit Scholarships Received in India:

1. National Talent Search Scholarship (2004-2010)
2. Maharashtra State Talent Search Scholarships (2002-2004)

Teaching Experience

Teaching Fellow at UCLA (Fall 2017-)

Teaching Associate at UCLA (Spring 2014-Winter 2017)

Teaching Assistant at UCLA (Fall 2012-Winter 2014)

Courses taught:

  • EE 230A: Estimation and detection for radar signal processing (Fall 2017)
  • EE 102: Systems and Signals (Winter 2017, Winter 2016, Spring 2014)
  • EE 209AS: Special Topics in Wireless System Design (Spring 2015, Spring 2013)
  • PIC 10A: Introduction to Programming (Fall 2012)
  • Physics 4BL: Electricity and Magnetism (Spring 2012)

Other Teaching Experience:

  • MATLAB Workshop at UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. (September 2014)

Industry Experience

  • System Design Intern, WLAN Systems, Qualcomm Inc., San Jose (Jun. 2016-Sep. 2016)
  • Embedded Software Intern, Silvus Technologies, Los Angeles (Jan. 2013-May 2013)
  • Software Engineer, Cisco Systems, India (Jul. 2010-Jun. 2011)

Contact Information

schaudhari[at]ucla[dot]edu