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Aniq is an MS/PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Mohamed-Slim Alouini at the Communication Theory Lab (CTL), KAUST.

Education and Early Career

Aniq obtained his bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India in 2019. Upon graduation, he joined Qualcomm as an Associate Systems Engineer. In 2018 summers, he participated in the ALICE experiment as a research intern at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Switzerland. 
Prior to joining KAUST, he worked as a Project Assistant at IISc 5G Testbed, Indian Institute of Science and contributed to the Open Air Interface project, which is a 5G software alliance for democratizing wireless innovation. 

Research Interest 

His research interest lies at the intersection of wireless networks and multi-agent learning.

Honors and Awards

In 2019, Aniq was selected among 200 young researchers worldwide to attend the 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum at Heidelberg, Germany. In 2018, his project ‘AquaShift’ which aimed at mitigating the effect of floods by diverting the water to a drought-prone region was among the 33 projects approved at NASA World Challenge Finland. 


Education Profile

  • M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. (January 2021 – Present)
  • B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India. (June 2015 – May 2019)
  • Visiting Student at Communication Theory Lab, KAUST, Saudi Arabia. (August 2020 – January 2021)
  • Project Assistant at IISc 5G Testbed, Indian Institute of Science, India. (March 2020 – July 2020)
  • Associate Systems Engineer at Qualcomm, India. (July 2019 – February 2020)
  • Summer Research Intern at ALICE, CERN, Switzerland. (May 2018 – July 2018)

Awards and Distinctions

  • Attended the 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum as a Young Researcher among 200 researchers selected worldwide in 2019.
  • Among 569 students from India selected for the Google Summer of Code program in 2017.