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Anup Thapa, PhD
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Dr. Thapa is an active researcher, with more than eight years of research experience, in the field of wireless communication and networking. Currently he is working as Lecturer in Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Kathmandu University (KU), Dhulikhel, Kavre. Previously, before joining KU, he was working as a post doctorate researcher in UWB Wireless Communications Research Center, Dept. of Information and Communication, Inha University, Incheon, Korea.
Dr. Thapa has received PhD in computer engineering (with concentration in wireless communication and networking) from Chosun University (alumni:whynet lab), Gwangju, Korea, in Feb-2013.

Research interest of Dr. Thapa includes MAC layer protocol design for various wireless networking technologies including WMAN, WLAN, WPAN, and WBAN. Self organizing networks, femtocell deployed broadband access, Multi-user MIMO system, high efficiency network, and internet of things belong to his field of interest.

Education


Ph.D in Computer Engineering [03/2009~02/2013]
Major: Wireless Communication and Networking
Dept. of Computer Engineering, Chosun University, Korea
Dissertation: Performance Analysis and Enhancement of MIMO aware MAC Protocols in WLAN

M.E in Computer Engineering [03/2007~02/2009]
Major: Wireless Communication and Networking
Dept. of Computer Engineering, Chosun University, Korea
Thesis: A Study on Contention Resolution Algorithms for Performance Enhancements in BWA

B.E in Electrical and Electronics Engineering [08/2001~07/2005]
Major: Electronics and Communication
Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Thesis: Capacity Allocation and Planning in CDMA Cellular Networks

Experience

Lecturer [10/2015~date]
Dept. of EEE, SOE, KU


Courses Taken:

Spring 2016

ETEG 301 (Communication Systems)
ETEG 432 (Wireless Communications)


Fall 2015
ETEG 302 (Analog Communications)
ETEG 429 (Cellular Mobile Communications-Elective)
ECPG 503 (Random Process)

Postdoctoral Researcher [03/2013~02/2015]
UWB Wireless Communications Research Center, Dept. of Information and Communication, Inha University, Korea.


Research Associate [03/2007~02/2013]
Wireless Communication and Networks Lab, Dept. of Computer Engineering, Chosun University, Korea.

Teaching Assistant [09/2011~02/2013]
Dept. of Computer Engineering, Chosun University, Korea



Publications

International Journal

A. Thapa, K.S. Kwak, and S. Shin, "Efficient Transmission Mode Selection Scheme for MIMO-based WLANs,” KSII Transactions of Internet and Information System, vol. 8, pp. 2365–2382, 2014.[SCIE]

A. Thapa and S. Shin, "QoS provisioning in wireless body area networks: A review on mac aspects," KSII Transactions of Internet and Information System, vol. 6, pp. 1267–1285, 2012. [SCIE]

A. Thapa and S. Shin, "Achievable performance of ieee 802.11n mimo adapted wlans with mac enhancements," iNFORMATION, An International Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 15, pp. 3139–3148 , 2012. [SCIE]

A. Thapa, S. Pudasaini, and S. Shin, "Performance characterization of csma/ca adapted multi-user mimo aware mac in wlans," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2011, pp. 1–11, 2011. [SCIE]

A. Thapa and K. S.Kwak, "An emergency access control protocol for medical implant communication," [Submitted].

Korean Domestic Journal

B Upadhaya, A. Thapa, and S.Shin, "Energy aware backoff setup in body area nanonetworks," Journal of Information Technology and Applied Engineering (JITAE), vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 39-43, 2015.

A. Thapa
and S. Shin, "A MAC protocol for correlated traffic handling in wireless body area network," The Journal of Korean Institute of Next Generation Computing, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 35-45, 2013.

International Conference

A.Thapa and K. S.Kwak, "Delay efficient emergency access control protocol in medical implant communication," in Proc. 2014 International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT 2014), 2014, pp. 147-150.

A.Thapa, D. Kwak, K. S.Kwak, "An adaptive energy efficient emergency packet transmission scheme in medical implant communication," in Proc. International Conference on Body Area Networks, BodyNets, 2013, pp. 108-111.

A. Thapa and S. Shin, "A MAC protocol to select optimal transmission mode in very high throughput WLAN: MU-MIMO vs. multiple SU-MIMO," in Third Asian Himalayas International Conerence on Internet (AH-ICI2012), nov 2012, pp. 1–5.

A. Thapa and S. Shin, "Adaptive contention based multi-request transmission for multiuser mimo reception in wlan," in SMA2012, International Conference on Smart Media and Applications, aug. 2012, pp. 18–21.

A. Thapa and S. Shin, "Femtocell deployed self organizing network for u-health: Opportunities and challenges," in Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT), 2012 14th International Conference on, feb. 2012, pp. 568–572.

A. Thapa and S. Shin, "Trends towards qos handling in wireless body area network: A survey," in JCICT and The first Yellow Sea International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (YES-ICUC) 2011, aug. 2011, pp. 1–5.

A. Thapa, S. Pudasaini, M. Kang, and S. Shin, "Performance analysis of csma/ca adapted mimo aware mac for multi-user transmission in wlans," in Information Networking and Automation (ICINA), 2010 International Conference on, vol. 1, oct. 2010, pp. V1–356 –V1–360.

A. Thapa, S. Pudasaini, M. Kang, and S. Shin, "On achievable performance limits of csma/ca adapted mimo aware mac for wlans," in Networked Computing (INC), 2010 6th International Conference on, may 2010, pp. 1–6.

S. Pudasaini, A. Thapa, M. Kang, and S. Shin, "Deterministic cross collision exclusion in backoff based collision resolution process," in Networked Computing (INC), 2010 6th International Conference on, may 2010, pp. 1–6.

S. Pudasaini, A. Thapa, M. Kang, and S. Shin, "An intelligent contention window control scheme for distributed medium access," in Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), 2010 7th IEEE, jan. 2010, pp 1–2.

A. Thapa and S. Shin, "Utility based backooff (ubb) algorithm for initial ranging procedure in wibro," in Vehicular Technology Conference, 2009. VTC Spring 2009. IEEE 69th, april 2009, pp. 1–5.

A. Thapa, S. Pudasaini, and S. Shin, "Ranging code collision probability in ofdma based bwa network," in Advanced Communication Technology, 2009. ICACT 2009. 11th International Conference on, vol. 03, feb. 2009, pp. 2103–2107.

S. Pudasaini, A. Thapa, M. Kang, and S. Shin, "Uplink scheduling mechanism for mpeg encoded video in ieee 802.16 man," in Innovations in Information Technology, 2008. IIT 2008. International Conference on, dec. 2008, pp. 505 –509.

A. Thapa and S. Shin, "Combined binary exponential and linear backooff (cbelb) algorithm for initial ranging in wibro," in The 9th International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication. 2008. ICEIC, june 2008, pp. 1–5

*More than ten Korean domestic conference papers

**Reviewer for different international journals and conferences, e.g. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Springer Wireless Personal Communications, IEEE Communication Letters, KSII Transactions of Internet and Information System, ICACT Transactions on the Advanced Communications Technology, etc.

Email: anup.thapa@ ku.edu.np

Website:https://sites.google.com/site/xanupx/home

Contact Details:
Kathmandu University, P.O. Box 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal, +977-11-661399 (Ext. ) (O)


 

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