National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra



Name : Chhagan Charan
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : PhD Pursuing from NIT-Kurukshera, Registered in 2013,M.Tech in Microwave & Optical Communication Engineering, Delhi Technological University(Formerly Known Delhi College of Engineering, DCE) 2011,B.E. in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Engineering College Bikaner, University of Rajsthan, 2009
Current Address :

Assistant Prof, Deptt. of ECE, NIT Kurukshetra Haryana, INDIA

Phone 1 (office) : 8607283446
Phone 2 (office) :
Email :,

Area Of Intrest :

Cognitive Radio, Digital communication, Microwave engg., Wireless sensor networks, and Next generation of communication systems.

Experience :

Teaching and Industrial: 5.5 Years

Other :

List of publications:

  1. International Referred Journal:
  • Academic Year 2016-17


  1. Chhagan Charan and Rajoo Pandey, “ An Adaptive Spectrum-sensing Algorithm for Cognitive Radio Networks based on the Sample Covariance Matrix,” Defence Science Journal, Vol. 67, No. 3, May 2017, pp. 325-331, DOI : 10.14429/dsj.67.10506 (SCI)
  2. Charan Chhagan & Pandey Rajoo, “Eigen value based double threshold spectrum sensing under noise uncertainty for cognitive radio,” optic. Int. J. Light Electron Optics, 2016, 127(15), 5968–5975. doi: 10.1016/j.ijleo.2016.04.049. (SCI)


  1. International Conferences
  • Academic Year 2016-17
    1. Chhagan Charan, Rajoo Pandey, “A Reliable Spectrum Sensing scheme using sample covariance matrix for Cognitive Radio,” in IEEE International Conference on Advances in Electronics, Communication & Computer Technology (ICAECCT - 2016), December 2016.
    2. Chhagan Charan, Rajoo Pandey, “Eigenvalue-Based Reliable Spectrum Sensing Scheme for Cognitive Radio Networks,” in 2nd Biennial international Conference on Nascent Technologies in Engineering (ICNTE 2017),Vashi, Mumbai, January 2017.
    3. Chhagan Charan, Rajoo Pandey, “Double Threshold Based Spectrum Sensing Technique Using Sample Covariance Matrix for Cognitive Radio Networks,” in 2nd International Conference on Communication System, Computing and IT Applications 2017" (CSCITA 2017) April, 2017.
    4. A. Khandelwal and C. Charan, "Simulation analysis of MP and eigenvalue based method for cognitive radio," 2016 International Conference on Emerging Trends in Communication Technologies (ETCT), Dehradun, 2016, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.1109/ETCT.2016.7882959.


  • Academic Year 2015-16
    1. P. P. Anaand and C. Charan, "Two stage spectrum sensing for cognitive radio networks using ED and AIC under noise uncertainty," 2016 International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology (ICRTIT), Chennai, 2016, pp. 1-6.
      doi: 10.1109/ICRTIT.2016.7569540.
    2. P. P. Anaand and C. Charan, "Performance analysis of energy and AIC detection for spectrum sensing in cognitive radio networks," 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), Madurai, 2015, pp. 1-4.
      doi: 10.1109/ICCIC.2015.7435716. (Best Paper Award).


  • Academic Year 2014-15
    1. Saurabh Saini and Chhagan Charan, “A Review on Spectrum Sensing Techniques for Cognitive Radio Networks,” has been published in  ‘ Advances in Computer Science and Information Technology (ACSIT)’  Print ISSN: 2393-9907; Volume 1, Number 3; November, 2014 pp. 152-156.
    2. Saurabh Saini and Chhagan Charan, Performance Analysis of Double-threshold Energy Detection of Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio (Paper code:RA- 77),” has been published in ‘National Conference on Recent Advances in Electronics & Computer Engineering’ (Februar, 2015)
    1. ,RAECE-2015 IIT Roorkee.



  1. Courses Attended:
  1. Mini project on “Spectrum Sensing for MIMO-OFDM Cognitive Radio Systems” during April 24th, 2017 organized by Deptt of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur.
  2. Short course on “Spectrum Sensing for MIMO-OFDM Cognitive Radio Systems” during April 21st-23rd, 2010 organized by Deptt of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur.
  3. Short course on “Cognitive Radio and Wireless Communication – Theory, Practice and Security” Sep1-10, 2016 organized by IIT Kanpur under GIAN scheme.
  4. One-week short term training programme on “Data Networks and security” from 11-15, Jan 2016, conducted by GCE, Goa.
  5. Short term course on “Telecom Management: Current and Emerging” at IIT Delhi, from 20th-21th Aug, 2015.
  6. Short term course on “Detection Theory for Communication and Signal Processing” organised by IIT-Kanpur during April 27th to 29th, 2015.
  7. One-week short term training programme on “Advanced Engineering Optimization through intelligent Techniques” held by SVNIT, Surat during 22-26, Sep 2014.
  8. Short course on “Convex Optimization for Wireless Communication” organized by IIT Kanpur during September 15th to 17th, 2014.
  9. Short course on “Cognitive Radio: Fundamentals and Implementation Issues” organized by NIT Kurukshetra during 09-12 July, 2014.
  1. Courses Organized:
  1. Organizing member of one-week short term course on “Signal Processing for Communication” held at Deptt of ECE, NIT Kurusketra from 25th Feb- 1st March, 2015.


  1. Academic Achievements:
  1. Guided two MTech thesis and one ongoing.
    1. Saurabh saini of roll number 3132526, on topic of “Performance analysis of double threshold energy detection scheme in cognitive radio networks”
    2. Prem prakash anand of roll numner 3142512, on the topic of “Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio under Noise Uncertainty”.
    3. One ongoing of Amit khandelwal of roll number 31505108.
  2. Supervised B.Tech Minor & Major Projects in the year 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  3. Subject Co-ordinator of Basic electronics Eng., Basic electronics Eng. (Pr), Electronics Devices & Circuits (Pr), Audio Visual Electronics (Pr).
  4. Organized TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INDIA ANALOG MAKER COMPETITION 2014 College Level Contest at Dept. of ECE, NIT Kurukshetra.
  5. Time table I/C from Dec 2013 to Jun 2014.


  1. Administrative Achievements:
  1. Professor-in-charge of Microbus, a student society of ECE Dept.
  2. Member of NIRF committee of ECE Dept.
  3. Professor-in-charge of microwave lab.
  4. Member of disciplinary Committee in Convocation, 2014, 2015 & 2016.
  5. Anti-ragging Disciplinary duty in 2014, 2015 & 2016.
  1. Extra-Curricular Activities:
  1. Organising Committee member of Techspardha 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
  1. Organising Committee member of Altius 2014.
  1. Memberships: IEEE