IEEE ComSoc/SP Society Joint Chapter

IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) and IEEE Signal Processing Society (SP) Joint Chapter


IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc)

ComSoc promotes the advancement of science, technology and applications in communications and related disciplines. It fosters presentation and exchange of information among its members and the technical community throughout the world. The Society maintains the highest standard of professionalism and technical competency. ComSoc fosters original work in all aspects of communications science, engineering, and technology. It encourages the development of applications that use signals to transfer voice, data, image, and/or video information between locations This Society promotes the theory and use of systems involving all types of terminals, computers, and information processors; all pertinent systems and operations that facilitate transfer; all transmission media; switched and unswitched networks; and network layouts, protocols, architectures, and implementations

IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS)

Signal processing is the enabling technology for the generation, transformation, extraction, and interpretation of information. It comprises the theory, algorithms with associated architectures and implementations, and applications related to processing information contained in many different formats broadly designated as signals. Signal processing uses mathematical, statistical, computational, heuristic, and/or linguistic representations, formalisms, modeling techniques and algorithms for generating, transforming, transmitting, and learning from signals. The Signal Processing Society is an international organization whose purpose is to: advance and disseminate state-of- the-art scientific information and resources; educate the signal processing community; and provide a venue for people to interact and exchange ideas.

Executive Committee - 2020

ComSoc/SPS Joint Chapter

Designation Name Organisation E-mail Membership No
Chair Lalitha Vadlamani IIIT Hyderabad [email protected] M 92293689
Vice-Chair Abhinav Kumar IIT Hyderabad [email protected] M 80358261
Secretary / Treasurer Nitin Sharma Qualcomm India [email protected] M 94571847
Member GVV Sharma IIT Hyderabad [email protected] M 90539415
Member Prasad Krishnan IIIT Hyderabad [email protected] M 90758758
Immediate Past Chair Sanjeev Nimishakavi Qualcomm [email protected] M 80250684


List of Events


Graduate Thesis Evaluation in 7 minutes

(18 April 2020, NIT= Calicut, Kerala)

IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) Kerala Chapter jointly with ComSoc Bangalore Chapter and ComSoc Hyderabad Chapter calls for submissions for GraTE-7 , 2020. GraTE-7, 2020, is the next edition of the Graduate Congress: Grate-7 held last year in Bangalore. The goal of GraTE-7 is to recognize and reward graduates (PG and PhD) students/scholars on the basis of their research contributions. In this congress, candidates who have graduated (final thesis defense/viva completed) in 2019 would submit the synopsis and other details as mentioned below. The shortlisted candidates will present their work in 7 minutes to the audience and panellists. Based on the quality of work and exposition, 3 best ME/MTech/MS/ thesis and 4 best PhD theses (in total, the great 7) will be awarded. The award will carry 15,000/- INR for each selected PhD thesis, 10,000/- INR for each selected MS/ME/MTech thesis and a certificate of recognition. The certificate will also be given to corresponding Supervisor/Co-Supervisor in recognition as the best supervisor/Co-supervisor of the year.

The following are the eligibility for the candidate:

1. Graduated (defended the thesis) in 2019; that is, all those who have completed the final viva between 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019.

2. Graduated from any of the institutions/colleges in the states of Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh/Telangana.

3. Thesis should be in the broad areas of Communication and Networking.

For registration of your thesis synopsis, go to this link (Please read the instruction and eligibility criteria before submission.

The following are some important dates:

  1. Submission start date: 12 Feb 2020.
  2. Submission end date: 29 Feb 2020.
  3. Notification of the shortlisted thesis: 15 Mar 2020.