Lakshmi Prasad Natarajan

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
Kandi Village, Sangareddy 502285, Telangana

Mail: lakshminatarajan [at]
Office: 308, Academic Block B, Kandi Campus


Academic Background

  • Research Fellow at Monash University, Melbourne (2014-16)
  • PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (2013)
  • B.E. from College of Engineering, Guindy (2008)

Research Interests

Broadly interested in coding techniques and information theory.

Current research interests include coding for distributed computation and storage, index coding with side information, network coding for wireless systems, space-time codes.

Services and Awards

  • Editor, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.
  • Faculty-in-Charge, Student Activities, IIT Hyderabad, 2018-21
  • Publications co-Chair, 2018 National Conference on Communications (NCC)
  • Local Arrangements co-Chair, 2016 Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW) and the 2016 Australian Information Theory School (AusITS), Melbourne.
  • Exemplary Reviewer, recognized by the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 2013, 2015 & 2016.
  • Seshagiri-Kaikini medal and cash prize for best PhD thesis, by the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.