Hi, I am Akshay Gadre, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Washington. I lead the Networking and Emerging Wireless Technologies (NEWT) Lab which focuses on augmenting new communication and sensing capabilities for the next-generation of wireless technologies.
NEWT Lab is exploring new application domains such as satellite IoT, agriculture and underwater devices, to apply our wireless expertise for improving communication and sensing capability of these devices while preserving the security and privacy of sensor data. My doctoral work developed novel wireless physical layer solutions and phase-synchronization architectures for city-wide low-power wide area network infrastructure to improve the range, battery life and throughput of these power-starved IoT clients, further enabling important applications at scale such as forest fire detection and real-time satellite monitoring.
NEWT Lab is looking for hardworking and persevering Ph.D students to solve real world problems using wireless solutions in the following areas:
(1) Agricultural Sensing (2) Underwater Acoustics (3) Space Constellations (4) Smart Cities
- Recent News:
- Vaibhav defends his M.S. thesis on Laser Inter-satellite Links for satellite constellations.
- Kuang presented a poster on satellite telemetry at SenSys 2022
- Akshay joins UW ECE!
- Paper "MiLTOn: Sensing Product Integrity without Opening the Box using Non-Invasive Acoustic Vibrometry" accepted at IPSN 2022
- Awarded ACM SIGBED-SIGSOFT Frank Anger Memorial Award 2021
- Paper "OwLL: Accurate LoRa Localization using the TV Whitespaces" accepted at IPSN 2021
- Created inter-university O.W.L. Reading Group. DM for Slack link!
- Paper "Full Duplex Radios: Are we there yet?" accepted at HotNets 2020
- Awarded CyLab Presidential Fellowship 2020-21 for work on IoT Security and Privacy.
- Spent Summer 2020 working at Azure Global Research with Deepak Vasisht and Ranveer Chandra
- Paper "Quick (and Dirty) Aggregate Queries for Low-Power WANs" wins Best Paper Award at IPSN 2020