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Dr. Himanshu Soni

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Total Experience:
Teaching: 22 years 0 months
Industry: -
Membership details:
ISTE Life member : LM30838 IE(I) Life member : M-148359-5

Dr. Himanshu Soni graduated from B V M Engineering College in 1997, He completed his masters from Birla Institute of Technology (BITS), Pilani with 9.90 CPI and by securing first rank in all PG programs at BITS Pilani in year 2003. He worked at MOTOROLA, Bangalore for his project at Master's level. He completed his PhD in field of Wireless communication from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay in year 2009. He has published more than 30 research papers in various International Journals and Conferences. He has served as a reviewer of several international journals and served as a technical program committee and advisory member of various national and international conferences. He has visited USA, Poland, Greece, Italy and Japan for various training program and conferences. He has more than 17 years of experience in field of teaching and research. He has been awarded Research Endowment Prize award: for his research paper published in EUSIPCO-Poland in year 2010 by Hari Ohm Ashram. Currently he is working as a Professor in Electronics & Communication Dept. and as a Principal of G H Patel college of Engineering & Technology.

Current Activities :

Teaching UG Courses in B.E.(Electronics & Communication Engineering), PG courses in M.E. (communication Engineering), Guided more than 15 ME dissertations and one PhD, Currently guiding five PhD candidates, worked as a PG Co-ordinator- M.E. (communication Engineering), Managing the institutes administrative activities as a principal.

Specialization Areas : Ultra wideband (UWB) communication,Multi user Communication, Wireless and Mobile Communication, Channel Modeling and Estimation, Adaptive Signal Processing, DSP and its real Time applications
Subject Taught(UG) : Signal systems, Information Theory and Coding, Wireless Communication, Adance Communication Technology, Digital Circuits, Probability Theory, Circuits and Networks
Subject Taught(PG) : Statistical Signal Analysis, Advance Digital Communication

Qualifications Details

Qualification Specialization University Passing Year Class
Ph.D. Capacity Enhancement and Interference Mitigation in Multiuser Ultra Wideband (UWB) Systems Indian Institute of Technology Bombay 2009 NA
ME Communication Engineering Birla Institute of Technology (BITS), Pilani 2003 Distinction
BE Electronics S P University 1997 Distinction

Research Project

INTERNET AIDED PRECISION AGRICULTURE IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK SYSTEM TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF PHYTOPHTORA DISEASE IN POTATO FOR CHAROTAR REGION.

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The recent trend of digitization and internet of things have made several revolutionizing impacts on human life. Most of the developments and experimental deployments of wireless sensor network are carried out keeping the needs of citizen of towns in view. However, the penchant of researches to share the technology with people in a farming village is amplifying day by day. The aid of wireless sensor network in agriculture field concentrates on providing...

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Experience Details:

  • 01 July, 2011 to till date

    G H Patel college of Engineering & Technology,Vallabh Vidya Nagar

  • 01 November, 2008 to 01 June, 2011

    G H Patel college of Engineering & Technology,Vallabh Vidya Nagar

  • 01 January, 2003 to 01 November, 2008

    G H Patel college of Engineering & Technology,Vallabh Vidya Nagar

  • 01 February, 1999 to 01 January, 2003

    G H Patel college of Engineering & Technology,Vallabh Vidya Nagar

  • 01 September, 1997 to 01 February, 1999

    Birla Vishwakarma Mahavidyalaya

Achievement Details:

    1. Awarded for the award of Hari ohm Ashram Prerit Harivallabhdas Chunulal Shah Research Endowment Prize for the year 2009-2010 Accordingly a Cash Prize amounting to Rs.5000/- , by SARDAR PATEL UNIVERSITY for the best Research Paper in the Subject of Electronics & Communication in November 2013

Publications Detail

    1. Samir D. Trapasiya and Himanshu B. Soni, "Path scheduling for multiple mobile actors in wireless sensor network", International Journal of Electronics, volume 104, issue 5 ,2016
    2. Rajesh C Sanghvi, Himanshu B Soni, "Experiments with LMS Algorithm, Indian Journal of Science and Technology", Indian Journal of Science and Technology, volume 9, issue 48 ,2016
    3. Rajesh C Sanghvi, Himanshu B Soni, "Multi-objective IIR Filter Design using Nondominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm-II", Indian Journal of Science and Technology, volume 9, issue 47 ,2016
    4. Hardip K. Shah, Himanshu B. Soni, K. S. Dasgupta, "Particle Swarm Optimization based Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation in OFDMA uplink", Journal of Research in Technology & Management ,2016
    5. Darshankumar C. Dalwadi,Himanshu B. Soni , "A Novel Channel Estimation Technique of MIMO-OFDM System based on Modified Kalman Filter", Indian Journal of Science & Technology, Thomson Reuters, volume 9, issue 36 ,2016
    6. D. C. Dalwadi, H. B. Soni, "A novel discrete spreading scheme with RC filter for PAPR reduction in OFDM system using multiple interleaver", International Journal of applied engineering research, volume 10, issue 17 ,2015
    7. Darshan Dalwadi, Himanshu B. Soni, "Low Complexity PAPR Reduction Technique for Coded OFDM Systems with Scrambling Approach", International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, volume 4, issue 5 ,2014
    8. Hardip K Shah, K. S. Dasgupta, Himanshu Soni, "Low complexity scheme for carrier frequency offset estimation in orthogonal frequency division multiple access uplink", IET Communications, volume 7, issue 13 ,2013
    9. Mehul B Shah, Shabbir N Merchant, Uday B Desai, "HUMAN MOBILITY BASED SENSOR CONTEXT AWARE ROUTING PROTOCOL FOR DELAY TOLERANT DATA GATHERING IN MULTI SINK CELL PHONE BASED SENSOR NETWORK, JOURNAL OF DISTRIBUTED SENSOR NETWORKS", International Journal of Distributed Sensor Systems, Hindawi Publisher, SAGE Publications, volume 8, issue 9 ,2012
    10. H.B.Soni, U.B.Desai, S.N.Merchant, "Low complexity RAKE receiver For TH based Multiuser UWB system with Realistic UWB Indoor Channel", International Journal of UWB communication systems, pp.44-54 ,2011
    11. H.B.Soni, U.B.Desai, S.N.Merchant, "UWB-multi user performance of DS-CDMA based OFDM system under UWB channel model", International Journal of UWB communication systems ,2009
    12. H.B.Soni, U.B.Desai, S.N.Merchant, "Performance Evaluation of DS-CDMA based OFDM multiuser system for Ultra wideband (UWB) communication", International Journal on Advances in Telecommunications ,0000

    1. Dr. Himanshu Soni, Ashish Christian,Bhargesh Patel, "Wireless Sensor Network System to mitigate the impact of Phytophtora disease in Potato for Charotar region.", Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning (ISSLUP) ,2016
    2. D. C. Dalwadi, H. B. Soni, "Channel estimation and tracking of MIMO-OFDM system based on Kalman filter", International conference on Electronics and Communication systems, IEEE ,2016
    3. Samir Trapasiya, and Himanshu B. Soni, "Energy Efficient Tour Planning for Mobile Actor in Rendezvous Point Selection Scheme ", Proc. IEEE - ICC, London, U.K, IEEE, pp.6506-6511 ,2015
    4. Ashish Christian ,Himanshu B. Soni , "Life time prolonging in LEACH Protocol in wireless sensor network", ISSP, IEEE, pp.350-355 ,2013
    5. Vibah U. Patel, Hardeep K. Shah, Himanshu B. Soni, K.S.Dasgupta, "Carrier Frequency Offset Estimation & Compensation in AMC OFDM", ISSP, IEEE, pp.302-305 ,2013
    6. Himanshu B. Soni,, "Comparative Study of Various Antenna Selection Techniques Under MIMO for Multiuser DS-CDMA based OFDM System for UWB communication", IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband, pp.457-461 ,2012
    7. Reena Chackochan , Himanshu B. Soni, "Comparative Analysis of Distortive and Non-Distortive Techniques for PAPR Reduction in OFDM systems", International Joint Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology ,2011
    8. Sanket Patel, Yogeshwar Kosta, Himanshu Soni & Shobhit Patel, "Wideband Miniaturized Patch Antenna Design and Comparative Analysis", International Conference on Advances in Information Technology and Mobile Communication , pp.111-116 ,2011
    9. Sanket S. Patel, Yogeshwar P. Kosta, Himanshu B. Soni & Shobhit K. Patel, "E-shaped Patch Antenna Analysis for Multiple Applications", International Conference on Network and Computer Science, IEEE, pp.258 - 263 ,2011
    10. Reena Chackochan, H. B. Soni, "Peak to Average Power Ratio Reduction (PAPR) reduction in OFDM for a WLAN Network Using SLM Technique", International Conference on Electronics Computer Technology , IEEE, pp.57-59 ,2011
    11. Sanket S. Patel, Yogeshwar P. Kosta, Himanshu B. Soni & J. M. Patel, "Optimized Low Profile Dual Band Microstrip Patch Antenna Design & Analysis Using HFSS", International Conference on Information, Signal and Communication, ICISC ,2011
    12. Darshankumar C. Dalwadi, Himanshu B. Soni, "Performance Evaluation of GMSK modulated signal under Rayleigh channel model", International conference on signals, systems & automation, IEEE, pp.51-54 ,2011
    13. Srujan Naik, H.B. Soni, "A Cross Layer Design with an Adaptive Modulation scheme", International Conference on Signals, Systems & Automation , pp.47-51 ,2011
    14. Sanket S. Patel, Yogeshwar P. Kosta, Himanshu B. Soni & Jignesh Patoliya, "Optimized Low Profile Dual Slot Microstrip Patch Antenna Design & Analysis", International Conference on Signals, Systems and Automation, pp.481-485 ,2011
    15. Sanket S. Patel, Yogeshwar P. Kosta, Himanshu B. Soni & Amit V. Patel, "Miniaturized Multiband Circular Patch Antenna", International Conference on Signals, Systems and Automation, pp.204-208 ,2011
    16. Reena Chackocha, H. B. Soni, "Peak to Average Power Ratio Reduction (PAPR) reduction in OFDM for a WLAN Network", International Conference on Signals, Systems & Automation, IEEE, pp.431-433 ,2011
    17. Darshan C. Dalwadi, H.B.Soni, "Performance Evaluation of GMSK Modulated signal Under Rician Channel Model", International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research , IEEE, pp.898-896 ,2010
    18. Durvesh Ashlam, H.B.Soni, M.G.Mahant, "Comparative study of different Multiuser detection techniques for DS-UWB based system", International Conference on Signals, Systems and Automation, Universal ,2009
    19. Himanshu B. Soni; U. B. Desai; S. N. Merchant, "Performance Analysis of Multiuser DS-UWB system with Orthogonal and Non Orthogonal code under synchronous and Asynchronous transmission", International conference on wireless and mobile Communications, IEEE, pp.247 - 252 ,2008
    20. H.B.Soni, U.B.Desai and S.N.Merchant, "Mitigating Multi-user Interference (MUI) in Ultra wideband (UWB) system using DS-CDMA based OFDM", Signal Processing Conference , IEEE, pp.2035 - 2039 ,2007
    21. Himanshu B. Soni, U. B. Desai, S. N. Merchant, "Performance Evaluation of DS-CDMA based OFDM multiuser system for Ultra wideband (UWB) communication", International Conference on Digital Telecommunications , IEEE, pp.42829 ,2007
    22. Himanshu B. Soni; U. B. Desai; S. N. Merchant, "Adaptive Equalizer for Multiuser UWB system under multipath realistic UWB channel model", World Wireless Congress ,0000
    23. Himanshu B. Soni, U. B. Desai, S. N. Merchant, "Least Square error based antenna selection for MIMO with DS-CDMA based OFDM system for Ultra wideband (UWB) communications", ICWMC ,0000

Consultancy Detail

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Honorary Service

    1. Served as a Conference Chair in IEEE Technically supported conference Intelligent Systems and Signal Processing 2012 during 1-2 March 2013, www.gcet.ac.in/issp
    2. Advisory member and TPC member for The First International workshop on Wireless Communication and NetworkingTechnologies for Rural Enrichment (WiTRUE 2011) collocated with IEEE WiMob 2011 at Shanghai, China. 9th October 2011, http://www.tcsinnovations.com/component/content/article/621
    3. Convener of International Conference on Signals,Systems and Automation-2011 (ICSSA 11) V.V.Nagar, India, http://www.icssa-gcet.com
    4. TPC member in The Sixth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (ICWMC-10), September 20-25, 2010 - Valencia, Spain http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/ICWMC10.html Convener of International Conference on Signals,Systems and Automation-2009 (ICSSA09),V.V.Nagar,India,http://www.gcet.ac.in/past_events/icssa09/icssa09.html
    5. TPC member in The Fifth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT-2010), June 13-19, 2010 - Athens, Greece. http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/ComICDT10.html
    6. TPC member in ICWMC-09 to ICWMC-16. The Fifth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communication, August 23-29, 2009 - Cannes, French Riviera, France. http://www.iaria.org/conferences2009/ComICWMC09.html
    7. TPC member in, ICDT-09. The Fourth Internationa l Conference on Digital Telecommunications, July 19-24, 2009 - Colmar, France.http://www.iaria.org/conferences2009/ComICDT09.html
    8. Convener of International Conference on Signals,Systems and Automation-2009 (ICSSA09),V.V.Nagar,India,http://www.gcet.ac.in/past_events/icssa09/icssa09.html
    9. TPC member in, ICDT-08 to ICDT-15. The Third In ternational Conference on Digital Telecommunications, June- 29 July- 05, 2008. Bucharest, Romania. www.iaria.org/conferences2008/ICDT08.html
    10. Editorial board member in International Journal in UWB signal and systems. http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=335#board
    11. Editorial board member in International Journal on Advances in Telecommunications, www.iariajournals.org/telecommunications/index.html#board

Grant Received

    1. Received partial travel support from Department of science and Technology (DST), India, in June 09 for attending conference ICDT-07, SanJose, USA.
    2. Partial sponsorship from ICTP (A branch of UNESCO) for attending program on Advanced Training course on FPGA Design and VHDL for Hardware Simulation and Synthesis from 26th Oct 20th Nov.09., Trieste, Italy.
    3. Received full travel support from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), India, for attending conference EUSIPCO-07, Poznan, Poland.
    4. Received partial travel support from Charutar Vidya Mandal (CVM) in June 07 and July 08 for attending conference ICDT-07, San Jose and ICWMC-08, Athens, Greece.

Activity Detail

    1. One week Short Term Training on Computer Networka at TCS, Pune on 01 March 2011
    2. Advanced Trainning course on FPGA Design and VHDL for Hardware Simulation and Synthesis at Trieste, Italy on 26 October 2009
    3. Signal Compression and Error Resilience at Nirma University, Ahmedabad on 17 November 2003
    4. Digital Communication: A problem Solving Approach at EE Dept, IIT , Bombay on 27 August 2001
    5. Object Oriented Design and Programming at BVM Engineering college, v.v.nagar on 28 May 2001
    6. Programming Technique using OPP & C ++ at BVM Engineering college, v.v.nagar on 21 January 2001
    7. Mobile Communication at DDIT, Nadia on 05 August 2000
    8. Computer Software, Internet and Multimedia Tools at BVM Engineering college, v.v.nagar on 17 May 1999

    1. Two days workshop on Cyber Physical System at IIT, Hydrabad on 23 March 2013
    2. Workshop on Cyber Physical Systems: Applications & Open Challenges at IIT Hyderabad on 22 March 2013
    3. Course on Scilab at IIT, Bombay on 03 July 2007
    4. Two Days Workshop on Simulation in ICT at DAIICT, Gandhinagar on 17 March 2007
    5. Workshop on CDMA Technology at IIT, Bombay on 27 August 2005
    6. Workshop on Embedded Systems and DSP at IIT, Bombay on 23 October 2004
    7. Latest trends in communication Systems and Technology at ADIT, New V.V.Nagar on 13 March 2004
    8. Advances in Mathematical Modelling & Simulation at Maths Dept, BVM Engg. college,v.v.nagar on 13 November 2003
    9. Course on ORACLE -DEV -2000 at V.V.nagar on 06 January 1998
    10. Microcontroller (80c31) based PID Controller at V.V.nagar on 03 January 1997

    1. 70th Republic Day Celebration at GCET dated on 26 January 2019
    2. TEDx GCET dated on 06 January 2019
    3. GCET Foundation Day -2017 dated on 25 November 2017
    4. 70th Independence Day Celebration at GCET dated on 15 August 2017

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