Associate Professor

Dr Sunil Chinnadurai 

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering


  1. Wireless communication systems/Signal Processing
  2. Information theory and channel coding
  3. Massive MIMO/NOMA/mm-wave/Internet of Things



Electronics & Communication Engineering,
Anna University


Electronics Engineering,
Mid Sweden University


Electronics and Communication Engineering,
Chonbuk National University
South Korea


  • Assistant Professor, SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh, India. Mar 2019 – Present.
    Research Focus: B5G Communication Systems, Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces, IoT, Healthcare systems, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Hyperspectral Image Processing and Medical Imaging.
  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. Mar 2018 - Feb 2019.
    Research Focus: Communication Systems, Signal Processing and Internet of Things.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, South Korea. Sep 2017- Feb 2018.
    Research Focus: Communication Systems, Signal Processing, Internet of Things, channel coding and Heterogeneous networks.
  • Research Associate (Part-time), Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, South Korea. Mar 2016- Aug 2017.
    Research Focus: 5G Communications, Signal Processing, Non-orthogonal Multiple Access and Massive MIMO, Communication Systems and Wireless Communications.
  • Post-Graduate Research Scholar, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, South Korea. Mar 2013- Feb 2016.
    Research Focus: Wireless Communications, Signal Processing, Information theory, Error Correction and coding systems, Non-orthogonal Multiple Access and Massive MIMO.
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden. Mar 2012- Feb 2013.
    Research Focus: Wireless Communications, Image processing, medical imaging and Photon counting detector.

Technical Skills

  • MATLAB, Simulink, Python, CVX tool, LABVIEW, C, C++, GEANT 4 and HI Spec Studio.
  • Development and deployment of Network optimization algorithms.
  • 3GPP LTE PHY/MAC Specifications and wireless channel modelling (Advanced Simulation).
  • Existing and evolving communications system such as 5G and B5G Communications.
  • UNIX, LINUX, Windows OS, Monte Carlo Simulations, LATEX.

Research Interest

  • Analysing the spectral and energy efficiency of a future wireless communication systems in a millimetre (mm) wave environment combining with non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) techniques.
  • Hybrid beamforming for mm-wave Massive MIMO system for limited channel state information (CSI) feedback with various path loss models (Imperfect CSI).
  • Combining resource allocation and antenna techniques for Cooperative NOMA with simultaneous wireless information and power transfer (Throughput and fairness optimization).
  • Advanced Wireless Communication Systems.
  • Hyperspectral Image Processing/ Medical Imaging.
  • Massive MIMO/NOMA/IRS/mm-wave/Internet of Things.

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2008 – 2010, Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, European Union
  • Mar 2018 - Feb 2019, Brain Korea Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Mar 2013 - Aug 2013, World Class University (WCU) Scholarship, South Korea.
  • Mar 2013 - Feb 2017, Brain Korea 21 Doctoral Scholarship, South Korea.
  • Mar 2014 - Feb 2018, MEST Project Awardee, NRF, South Korea.
  • Jun 2016, Best Paper Award, MSPT Symposium, South Korea
  • Mar 2017 - Feb 2018, Outstanding research performance, CBNU, South Korea
  • Sep 2009 - Aug 2011, Merit Based Post Graduate Scholarship, MSU, Sweden.
  • Mar 2013 - Feb 2017, Merit based scholarship, CBNU, Jeonju, South Korea.
  • Oct 2016, ISITC author travel grant, Shanghai, China.


  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)
  • Korean Information Communication Society (KICS).



  • Vineela Chandra, Lakshmi Kuruguntla, Karthikeyan Elumalai, Sunil Chinnadurai and Inbarasan Muniraj “An Apparatus for denoising an image and a method thereof”, Published, Patent No. 202241046791, September 2022.
  • Shaik Rajak, Inbarasan Muniraj and Sunil Chinnadurai, “An Energy Efficient Communication Network for an Intelligent Transportation System”, Patent Number: 202241063971, November 2022.

Peer Reviewed SCI/SCIE Journals

  • Vineela Chandra Dodda, Karthikeyan Elumalai, Sunil Chinnadurai, John T Sheridan & Inbarasan Muniraj “A denoising framework for 3D and 2D imaging techniques based on photon detection statistics”, Nature Scientific Reports, Jan 2023, Vol 13, Article number 1365. (Impact Factor: 5.0)
  • S. Rajak and S. Chinnadurai, “Deep Learning Enabled IRS for 6G Intelligent Transportation Systems: A Comprehensive Study”, Accepted in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, June 2022. (Impact Factor: 9.45).
  • S. Rajak and S. Chinnadurai, “Energy Efficient Multicell MIMO-NOMA HetNet with Imperfect CSI, " Computer Networks, Aug 2022. (Impact Factor: 5.5).
  • S. Rajak and S. Chinnadurai, “Energy Efficient Hybrid Relay-IRS aided Wireless IoT network for 6G Communications,” Electronics, July 2022. (Impact Factor: 2.384).
  • S. Poongundran, S. Chinnadurai, “Priority Based Resource Allocation and Energy Harvesting for WBAN Smart Health”, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Sep 2022. (Impact Factor: 2.336)
  • L. Kuruguntla, V. Chandra, K. Elumalai, S. Chinnadurai, I. Muniraj, and J. T. Sheridan, “[Invited] Sparse reconstruction for integral Fourier holography using Dictionary Learning method,” Applied Physics B, Lasers and Optics, May 2022. (Impact Factor: 2.07).
  • S. Chinnadurai, P. Selvaprabhu, H. Han and M. H. Lee, “Beamforming design for Multicell massive MIMO System with Imperfect Channel State Information," Physical communication, March 2018. (Impact Factor: 2.78).
  • S. Chinnadurai, P. Selvaprabhu and M. H. Lee, User clustering and Robust Beamforming Design for 5G Communication Systems, AEU International Journal of Electronics and communication, vol. 78, August 2017. (Impact Factor: 3.18).
  • S. Chinnadurai, P. Selvaprabhu, M.A.L. Sarker and M. H. Lee, “Worst-case Energy Efficiency maximization in 5G massive MIMO-NOMA system," Sensors, vol. 17, September 2017. (Impact Factor: 4.35).
  • H. Han, S. Chinnadurai, X. Q. Jiang, P. Selvaprabhu, and M. H. Lee, “LDMC Codes Design for Low Complexity MIMO Detection and Efficient Decoding," EURASIP Journal on WCN, June 2018. (Impact Factor: 2.45).
  • S. Poongundran, S. Chinnadurai, Md. Abdul, and M. H. Lee, “Joint Interference Alignment and Power Allocation for K-User Multicell MIMO Channel Through Staggered Antenna Switching," Sensors, MDPI, Vol.18, January 2018. (Impact Factor: 4.35).
  • M. A. L. Sarker, S. Chinnadurai, Lee M. H, “Sub-optimal Antenna Selection in the High SNR MIMO Correlated Downlink Channel,” Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 99, April 2018. (Impact Factor: 2.01).
  • P. Selvaprabhu, S. Chinnadurai, J. Li, and M. H. Lee: “Topological Interference Management for K-User Downlink Massive MIMO Relay Network Channel," Sensors, vol. 17, October 2017. (Impact Factor: 4.35).
  • M. A. L. Sarker, S. Chinnadurai, P. Selvaprabhu and M. H. Lee: “A low-complexity iterative method for MIMO AF Relaying Systems," Journal of Engineering technology, vol. 6, December 2017. (Impact Factor: 0.715).
  • S. Poongundran, S. Chinnadurai, S. S. Song and M. H. Lee, “Guiding Blind Transmitters: Relay aided Topological Interference Alignment for K-User Downlink MIMO Channel”, Journal of Engineering technology, March 2018. (Impact Factor: 0.715).

International IEEE Conference Proceedings

  • K. Sai Sadhana, G. Sravya, T. Girija Shankar, and S. Chinnadurai, "Air Pollution Prediction Using Deep Learning," 2022 IEEE 2nd Mysore Sub Section International Conference, Mysuru, India, 2022, pp. 1-5.
  • S. Sheikh, G. Kavyasri, V. Manaswini and S. Chinnadurai, "IoT Based Smart Continual Healthcare Monitoring System," 2022 IEEE 6th Conference on Information and Communication Technology (CICT), Gwalior, India, 2022, pp. 1-6.
  • Bhavana Dantu, Hema Varsha, Sravya N, Anisha S, and S.Chinnadurai, “Implementing Perovskite Solar Cells using GPVDM”, Accepted, IEEE AISP Conference, Amaravati, March 2023.
  • Vasa Naga Sowmya, Sravani Guddeti, Peddoju, Sudharshana Chary and S.Chinnadurai, “Timeline Driven Dynamic Vehicle Speed Control System for Next Generation Intelligent Transport System”, Accepted, IEEE AISP Conference, Amaravati, March 2023.
  • Pradeep, D., Vivek Vardhan, B., Rajak, S., S. Chinnadurai, “Optimal predictive maintenance technique for manufacturing semiconductors using machine learning”, Accepted, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Communication and Computational Techniques (ICCT), Jaipur, December 2022.
  • Ch. Avinash, G. Rohit, Ch. Rajesh, A. Suresh, S. Chinnadurai, “IOT Based Smart Parking System With E-Ticketing”, Accepted, IEEE International Conference on Recent Trends in Microelectronics, Automation, Computing and Communication Systems (ICMACC), Hyderabad, January 2023.
  • Rishitha Haridasu, Nafisa Nikhath Shaik, and S. Chinnadurai “Bluetooth Based Vehicle to Vehicle Communication to Avoid Crash Collisions and Accidents.,” IEEE ICCCNT, 08/2021.
  • Avinash Yandapalli, Ramanand Sagar Nagireddi and S. Chinnadurai, “Voice Automation Agricultural Systems using IOT," IEEE ICCCNT, 08/2021.
  • Shaik Rajak and S. Chinnadurai, “Is massive MIMO good with practical power constraints?” IEEE ICCCNT, 08/2021.
  • S. Chinnadurai, D. W. Yoon, “Energy Efficient MIMO-NOMA HCN with IoT for Wireless Communication Systems,” ICTC, 10/2018
  • S. Chinnadurai, P. Selvaprabhu, Y. C. Jeong and M. H. Lee, “Transmitter Cooperation with 5 and 8 User Topological Interference Management," ISITC, 10/2016.
  • S. Chinnadurai, P. Selvaprabhu, Y. C. Jeong and M. H. Lee, “A Novel joint user pairing and dynamic power allocation scheme in MIMO-NOMA system,” ICTC," 10, 2017.
  • P. Selvaprabhu, S. Chinnadurai, S. S. Song and M. H. Lee, “Interference Alignment for K-user MIMO Interference Channel using Multiple Relays,” ISCIT, 09/2014.
  • P. Selvaprabhu, S. Chinnadurai, S. S. Song and M. H. Lee, “Topological interference Alignment for MIMO Interference Broadcast channel,” ICTC, 10/2016.
  • S. Chinnadurai, P. Selvaprabhu, Y. C. Jeong and M. H. Lee, BER Performance of Windows Cyclic Prefix- COQAM scheme for AWGN and Rayleigh Channel," ISITC, 10/2014.
  • P. Selvaprabhu, S. Chinnadurai, S. S. Song and M. H. Lee, “Signal Space Alignment for Multi Way Relay MIMO Interference Networks,” ICTC, 10/2014.
  • J. Li, S. Chinnadurai, Y. Yan, S. S. Song, Y. C. Jeong and M. H. Lee, “Low Complexity Detection for Spatial Modulation Aided Single Carrier Systems," ISITC 09/2015.
  • S. Chinnadurai, P. Selvaprabhu, Y. C. Jeong and M. H. Lee, “Constructing new class of GRM and DGRM codes for Generalized Combined Generator matrix,” JCCI, 06/2015.
  • P. Selvaprabhu, S. Chinnadurai, S. S. Song and M. H. Lee, Interference Alignment and Neutralization for 3-user relay-aided Interference Channels, JCCI, 06/2015.

Book Chapters

  • M. H. A. Khan, S. Chinnadurai, P. Selvaprabhu and M. H. Lee: “Energy Efficiency of 5G Cellular Networks for Base Station's Switching System,” Nova Science Publishers, USA. June 2017.
  • Aala Suresh, Inbarasan Muniraj and S. Chinnadurai, “Early Oral cancer detection using hyperspectral imaging”, Under review, CRC Press, September 2022.
  • Sravan Sikhakoli, Inbarasan Muniraj and S. Chinnadurai, “Early Breast cancer detection using hyperspectral imaging”, Under review, CRC Press, September 2022
  • Shaik Rajak, Inbarasan Muniraj, P. Selvaprabhu and S. Chinnadurai, “A novel energy efficient optimization technique for Intelligent Transportation System”, Under Review, CRC Press, December 2022.

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