IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Tamaghna Acharya
Tamaghna Acharya Tamaghna Acharya
Assistant Professor , Electronics & Tele Communications

  • PhD Engg. from Jadavpur University, Dissertation title: Study of Energy Aware Routing Protocols in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks.
  • M.Tech.(Specialization in. Telecommunication Systems Engineering from) from IIT Kharagpur
  • BE (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) from B. E. College Shibpur


Contact Addresses
West Bengal, India
Phone (office) +91 - 33 - 26684561/62/63 Ext. 548
Mobile +91 -
email tamaghna_acharya@yahoo.com, t_acharya@telecom.becs.ac.in.


Research Areas
  • Wireless Communication – Physical & MAC Layer issues.
  • Wireless Ad Hoc & Sensor Network.
  • Speech Processing.


Recent Publications

List of Publications: (Up-to March, 2014)

Book/Book Chapter/Monograph: (Total Number =01)


  • T. Acharya and S. P. Maity, “Power allocation in cognitive radio in energy constrained wireless ad hoc networks,” Cognitive Radio Technology Applications for Wireless and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Edited by N. Meghnathan and Y B. Reddy, Published by IGI Global , USA, June , 2013, pp.248-270.

Peer-Reviewed Archival Journals: (Total Number =04)


  • T. Acharya, G. Paul, " Maximum lifetime broadcast communications in cooperative multi-hop wireless ad hoc networks: centralized and distributed approaches,” Elsevier Journal of Ad Hoc Networks, vol.11, no 6, August 2013, pp.1667-1682, (5yrs impact factor 1.957, SCI 2012 telecom jnl ranking: 21).


  • T. Acharya, S. Chattopadhyay and R. Roy, “Maximum lifetime broadcasting in cooperative multi-hop wireless ad hoc networks” in International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, vol.6, no.1, 2010, pp.10-23 (5 yrs impact factor 0.539, SCI 2012 telecom jnl ranking: 58).
  • T. Acharya, S. Chattopadhyay and R. Roy, “Constructing path efficient and energy aware virtual multicast backbones in static ad hoc wireless networks,” in International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Networks, vol.2, no.2, May, 2010, pp.138-154.
  • T Acharya, R. Roy, “Efficient routing in ad hoc network using multiple disjoint energy aware minimum connected dominating sets,” in Foundation of Computing and Decision Sciences, vol. 35, no. 3, 2010, pp. 145-170.

Conference Proceedings: (Total Number =09)


  • T. Acharya, S. Mandal, and S.P. Maity, “Joint Power and Channel Allocation for Outage Probability Minimization in Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks,” in the Fifth International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), Bangalore, India, 2013. (Acceptance ratio 26.5%).


  • I. Dutta, R. Banerjee, T.Acharya, S. Das Bit, “An Energy Efficient audio Compression Scheme using Wavelet with Dynamic Difference Detection Technique in Wireless Sensor Network,” in International ConferenceInternational Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics , Chennai, India, August, 2012.
  • C. Maji, S.P. Maity, T Acharya, “Optimal Power Allocation for Relay-based CR Networks with Enhanced Network Lifetime,” in The Ninth International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems', Paris France August, 2012.


  • T. Acharya, “Cooperative Broadcasting for Energy Constrained Static Wireless Ad Hoc Networks” In proc. of 6th IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communication and Sensor Networks, 2010, IIIT, Allahabad, India.


  • T. Acharya, R. Roy and S. Chattopadhyay, “Energy-Efficient Broadcasting in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks Using Directional Antennas,” in proc. of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Spring, 2008, Singapore.,


  • T. Acharya, S. Chattopadhyay and R. Roy, “Multiple Disjoint Power Aware Minimum Connect Dominating Sets for Efficient Routing in Wireless Ad Hoc Network,” In proc. of IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Technology, 2007, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • T. Acharya, S. Chattopadhyay and R. Roy, “Energy Aware Virtual Backbone Tree for Efficient Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks,” in proc of International Conference on Networking & Services, 2007, Athens, Greece.
  • M. Dutta, S. Paral and T. Acharya, “Construction and Maintenance of Energy Aware Virtual Backbone in Wireless Sensor Network,” in proc. of National Conference on Communications, 2007, IIT Kanpur, India.


  • T. Acharya and R Roy, “Distributed Algorithm for Power Aware Minimum Connected Dominating Set for Routing in Wireless Ad Hoc Network”, In proc. of IEEE International Conference on Parallel Procesing,Wkshp, 2005,Oslo, Norway. 11 Citations, including IEEE Transaction on Communication Dec., 2010, Journal of Supercomputing,vol. 52, no.1.



Courses Undertaken


Department of Electronics & Tele Communications , BESU, Shibpur - 7111 03, INDIA