Dr. K. Krishna Naik

Dr. K. Krishna Naik, IEEE Senior Member

Assistant Professor (Grade-I),

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering,

IIITDM Kurnool.

Education Qualifications:

1.   Ph.D. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University(JNTUA), Anantapur

2.   M.Tech- Wireless Communication and Computing- Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIITA), Allahabad

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

1.          Wireless and Mobile Communications and Adhoc Networks

2.         Software Defined Radio/Cognitive Radio

3.         Global Navigation Satellite Systems

4.         Underwater Communication


Professional / Teaching Experience:

K. Krishna Naik is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Kurnool. He worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics Engineering at Defence Institute of Advanced Technology(DIAT), DRDO, Pune.  He received graduation degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Sri Krishna Devaraya University, Anantapur, India, in 2002, Post graduation from Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIIT Allahabad), India in 2004 and Doctoral degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur, Anantapur, India, in 2010. His current areas of interest include: Wireless and Mobile Communications, Electronic Warfare Applications, Software Defined Radio, Wireless Networks, Indoor Navigation, and Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks. He is a member of IEEE.

Important Research Publications:

[1]      Krishna Naik et.al., “TV White Spaces Exploration for Cognitive Radio: Taxonomy and Research Issues”, Telecommunication Systems, Springer, In press, May 2020, IF: 1.707

[2]      Krishna Naik et.al. “NOMURA: A Spectrally Efficient Non-Orthogonal 5G Multiple Access Scheme for Cognitive Radio”, Journal of  IETE Technical Review, Volume 37,  Issue 1, 2020  (SCI Indexed)- Impact Factor: 1.339

[3]      Vanita Pawar and K.Krishna Naik "Blind Time-Domain Equalizer for Doubly-Selective Channel with Reduced Time Averaging and Computational Complexity",AEU-International Journal of Electronics and Communications, Vo: 94, 2018, pp. 187-198(SCI Indexed)- Impact Factor:2.115

[4]      Vanita Pawar and K.Krishna Naik "Multistep Linear Predictor for Slow Fading Channel", Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC), Vol:10,Issue 2-5, 2018, pp. 49-52, (SCI Indexed)- Impact Factor:0.018

[5]      Ajith Singh and K.Krishan Naik "OFDM-Based TVWS-IEEE Standards: A Survey of PHY and Cognitive Radio Features", Springer  Journal on Wireless Personal Communications journal, November 2018, Volume 103, Issue 2, pp 1725–1764 (SCI Indexed)- Impact Factor: 1.200

[6]      Sagar Shriram Salwe, K. Krishna Naik, "Wireless Network Security based on the Image Address Masking (IAM) Mechanism”, Wireless Personal Communications journal, July 2018, Volume 101, Issue 1, pp 23–40 (SCI Indexed)-Impact Factor: 1.200

[7]      Sagar Shriram Salwe, K. Krishna Naik, "Heterogeneous Wireless Networks for IoT Applications", IETE Technical Review, (Published in December, 2017), Volume 36, 2019- Issue 1, Pages 61-68, pp.1-8. (SCI Indexed)Impact Factor:1.330

[8]      Sagar Shriram Salwe and K.Krishna Naik "Discrete Image Data Transmission in Heterogeneous Wireless Network using Vertical Handover Mechanism"IET Image Processing, Vol 11,pp.550 - 558,2017. ( SCI Indexed)-Impact Factor:1.044

[9]      Sangram More and K. Krishna Naik "Shallow Water Acoustics for Random Area (SWARA)" Springer  Journal on Wireless Personal Communications,  Vol. 95, pp.1-20, 2017. ( SCI Indexed)- Impact Factor:0.951

[10]   M Sreenivasa Rao, K Krishna Naik, K Maheshwara Reddy “Radar Signal Recovery Using CoSaMP Algorithm” Defence Science Journal, Jan- 2017, Vol 67, No 1, pp 94-99. ( SCI Indexed)- Impact Factor:0.7

[11]   Sreenivasa Rao, K. Krishna Naik, and K. Maheshwara Reddy “Compressed sensing: Radar signal detection and parameter measurement for EW applications” Journal of Radio Science, August 2016 pp 1-13. ( SCI Indexed)- Impact Factor:1.581

[12]   M Sreenivasa Rao, Chandan C Mishra, K Krishna Naik, K Maheshwara Reddy “Discrete Electronic Warfare Signal Processing using Compressed Sensing Based on Random Modulator Pre-integrator”, Defence Science Journal, Vol. 65, No. 6, November 2015, pp- 472-476( SCI Indexed)-Impact Factor:0.7

[13]   Vanita Pawar, K. Krishna Naik “Blind Multipath Time Varying Channel Estimation using Recursive Cholesky Update” Elsevier-  International Journal of Electronics and Communications September 1, 2015( SCI Indexed)-Impact Factor:1.49

[14]   Sangram More and K. Krishna Naik “Modelling and Simulation of IDMA-OFDM for Underwater Acoustic Communication” Defence Science Journal, Vol. 65, No. 4, July 2015, pp. 307-311( SCI Indexed)- Impact Factor:0.7

Funded Projects:

S. No.

Title & Role

 Sponsoring Agency


(Date of Completion)

Grant/ Funds Mobilized

(Rs lakh)


Digital Communication Schemes for Tejas-


Aeronautical Development Agency, Bangalore.

Project sanction letter No: No.ADA/NTFC/FTI/269 dated 24.October 2011.

20 Months

(22 August 2013)

81 Lakhs



Study and analysis of ultra wideband EW signal processing using sub-Nyquist sampling- PI

Defence Avionics Research Establishment, DRDO, Bangalore.

Project sanction letter No: 5137/DARE/LPD/LP REV-55/2012-13 dated 24 Feb 2013

24 Months

(30 March 2015)

9.8 Lakhs



PN Ranging System Design for Missile Telemetry Applications-PI

Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, DRDO.

Project sanction letter No: RD/PI-16/ITR-038 dated 18 Jan 2017

12 Months

(15 July 2018)

8.4 Lakhs



WLAN Integrated GNSS System for Indoor Navigation-PI

Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST, Government of India. Sanctioned on 08 December 2016

30 Months

(14 September 2019)

21.07 Lakhs



Augmented Reality (AR) based maintenance trainer for Tejas Fighter Jet-Co-PI


Sanctioned on 14 May 2019/14 August 2019

2 Years           ( From date of release of Funds)

37.10 Lakhs



Funded Courses:

S. No.

Title & Role

 Sponsoring Agency




Customized Course on

Radar & Communication- Coordinator

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), Hyderabad

5th November 2012 to 14 December 2012

Senior and Junior level Executives


Customised Orientation Program for Management Trainee (MTs) of HAL (Avionics Group)- Coordinator

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bangalore

7th July 2014 To 2nd August 2014

Management Trainees


Training on Labview for 5 Days from

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune

31 August 2012 to 5 September 2012

DIAT Students


Missile Technology Course

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), Hyderabad

29 July 2019-07 September 2019

Senior and Junior level Executives

Patents Filed:


Title of the Patent


 Patent File/Application No and Date of Filing


The Indoor Positioning and Navigation System

1.       Dr.K.Krishna Naik,

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune

DIAT/FR/IP cell/ Naik/2020 



Pseudo-Noise Ranging System for Missile Applications

1.       Dr.K.Krishna Naik,

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune

2.      Shri Avijit, Jena,

Integrated Test Range, DRDO, Chandipur

DIAT/FR/IP cell/KNaik/2020 dated: 11-06-2020

Research Consultancy:

Digilogic Systems Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad

Consultant- On Range Telemetry

Since March 2020

Sharada Techconsol Pvt. Ltd,. Gandhinagar-


Consultant-5G Technology Applications

Since March 2020

Courses handled:

1.     Advanced Wireless Communication

2.   Wireless and Mobile Communication

3.   Electronic Warfare

4.   Navigation System Concepts

5.   Indoor Navigation

6.   Cellular and Mobile Communications

7.   Advanced Computer Networks


1. Teacher of the Year 2016 by Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune.

2. An Appreciation letter-by Hon. Vice Chancellor on Recommendation by Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE), DRDO, Bangalore for successful completion of the sponsored project-11 February 2017.


        Email: krishnanaik(at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

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