Dr. Rajesh Khanna




Wireless Communication and Antennas



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Dr. Rajesh Khanna is Professor of Electronics and Communication Engineering and joined us in the year 1999. He has long been associated with the research in the area of Electronics and Communication. He has a significant contribution in carrying out several research projects on Electronic Instruments for various industries around Ambala, while working for Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation(Hartron) from 1988 to 1993. He worked in All India Radio Jallandhar from 1993 to 1999. There he has executed various projects like Installation of Dynamic carrier controller, design of Antenna Tuning Unit for AIR Jallandhar and URDU service transmitters etc. There he handled many instruments of LF and RF range at High Power transmitters. His current interests are in Wireless Communication and Antennas and he has guided a number of research projects in which useful algorithms for wireless communication have been developed and implemented. These include, FrFT based underwater communication, LDPC coded SDR system etc. Presently his research work is focused on design and development of antennas for various applications and Cognitive Radios. He has guided 16 PhD and 80 ME/MTech thesis. Dr Rajesh Khanna is widely published over 60 peer reviewed publication. His current H-Index is 8, according to SCOPUS bibliometrics (September 2017). He has completed projects worth 1.8 Crores.


  • PhD Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology
  • ME( Electrical Communication) from Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore (First class with Distinction)
  • BSc(Engineering) in Electronics and Communication from Regional Engineering College Kurkshetra (First class with Honours)

Research Projects

Completed (Amount)

171 Lacs

Ongoing (Amount)

93.42 Lacs

Publications and other Research Outputs



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Awards and Honours

  • Excellent Performance award at HARTRON
  • Best Maintained Station award at All India Radio, Jallandhar
  • Appreciation Letter from Chief Engineer (North Zone) All India Radio, New Delhi
  • Awarded DSP lab under Project IMPACT-SSS
  • Performance Incentive from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Since 2005-06

Description of Research Interests

Dr Rajesh Khanna has interest in design, development of antennas for Homogenous and heterogeneous wireless networks. He has built up his own testing lab for testing of antennas. Professor Khanna’s also expertise in design and development of electronic instruments for industry. He can carry out the RF measurements of high power transmitters. Dr Khanna has interest in implementation of SDR based wireless communication systems and testing of various algorithms on these systems.