Dr. Abhik Banerjee is a Senior Research Fellow and Associate Director at the Digital Innovation Lab at Swinburne University of Technology. His research interests are in the areas of the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, wireless networking, and indoor positioning. In his current role, his research focus is on the development of novel IoT solutions to industry problems.
Before joining Swinburne University of Technology, Dr. Banerjee worked as a software architect at Robert Bosch India. As the primary technical lead in an internal Bosch startup IERO, he led the design and development of an edge based indoor positioning platform used for context aware personalization in diverse indoor retail environments. Prior to that, he worked at Samsung R&D India – Bangalore, where focused on the design and development of networking middleware for Samsung devices, addressing multiple issues in connectivity management encompassing Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Cellular Data.
Dr. Banerjee obtained his Phd from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2012. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering with first class honours from National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India. His doctoral thesis focused on reduction of overhead costs in wireless networks, with a particular focus on leveraging wireless broadcast advantage. After his PhD, he worked at Institut Telecom, France, focusing on self-organization in wireless and vehicular networks using evolutionary algorithms.