Curriculum Vitae

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Highly motivated, reliable and proactive system designer with a team-spirit and enthusiasm to succeed. Experienced in various aspects of software engineering including system design, implementation and verification.  Proficient in MATLAB, C, C++ and Perl.  Expertise in 3GPP Standards - LTE and NR, signal processing and motion analysis.

Professional Career


05.2015 – present     Fraunhofer IIS,

Senior Engineer, RAN delegate                                   


02.2012 – 04.2015    Ericsson Modems Nuremberg GmbH (formerly ST-Ericsson),

Experienced System Designer – Algorithms and Simulations                                      

          • Implementing and investigating 3GPP long term evolution (LTE) physical layer signal processing algorithms in link level simulator using MATLAB and C/C++ 
          • Evaluating the performance of alorithms and documenting the results
          • Debugging, Code refactoring/restructuring
08.2011 – 01.2013      ST-Ericsson AT GmbH, Software Design Engineer – LTE Physical layer verification
  • Analysing the requirements and writing LTE test specification based on 3GPP standards and internal specifications,
  • Implementing the tests cases in a test bench involving Rhode and Schwarz test equipment, in particular SMU 200A and CMW 500 using C/C++, Perl and SCPI
  • Executing tests, filing error reports and following the errors until resolution,
  • Automating the execution of test cases and regression testing,
07.2010 – 07.2011        Jacobs University Bremen, Postdoctoral fellow

                              Investigated network layer and physical layer algorithms for an OFDM-based data transmission system using light-emitting diodes and photodiode. The project
                              was a joint collaboration with a consortium of several partners. The responsibilities included
  • Designing physical layer algorithms implemented on a FPGA-based prototype,
  • Simulating the complete data transmission chain for the optical OFDM system as a reference design,
  • Writing project report and participating in project meetings.
  • Supervision of research project of students for masters degree

06.2007 – 05.2010        University of Edinburgh, Postgraduate student (PhD researcher)

Participated in a research collaboration with DOCOMO Eurolabs where the responsibilities included

  •  Developing a system-level simulator for investigating interference management in decentralized and heterogeneous OFDMA-based networks,
  • Investigating interference management in heterogeneous OFDMA-based wireless networks,
  • Disseminating research outcome through publications in journals and conferences proceedings, and 
  • Writing project reports and participating in project meetings with the industrial partner on a regular basis.


University Education 


06.2007 – 05.2010   Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Wireless Communications),

                                    The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

                                    Thesis title: ‘Busy Burst (BB) Technology Applied to OFDMA–TDD Systems’

                                    (In the area of interference management and mitigation in decentralised networks)

                                    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Harald Haas

09.2005 – 05.2007   Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering

                                    Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen

                                    Thesis title: ‘Performance of Busy Tone Signalling in WINNER-TDD based ad hoc Systems’
                          Advanced wireless communications, Advanced wireline communications, Advanced RF Design, Probability and Random Signal Processing, Convex Optimization,         
                          Seminars and Research Projects. 


09.2002 – 05.2005   Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

                                    International University Bremen (now Jacobs University Bremen), Bremen

                                 Thesis title: ‘Study of Link Adaptation Techniques in Cellular Radio Networks: Generalized Selective Power Control with Gradual Rate Removals’
                                     Wireless Communications, Optical and Photonic Communications,  Information Theory, Networks and Protocols, Microelectronics, Digital Signal  Processing
                                     Transdisciplinary electives:
                                     Quality Management, Economics, Social and Cognitive Psychology, Mass Media

Core Competencies

Programming                                              C, C++ (object oriented), MATLAB, Perl
Modelling                                                   UML
Operating System                                       Linux/Unix, Shell scripting
Software Development Methodology        V-model, Agile
Version Control                                          IBM Rational ClearCase, GIT, Apache SVN (including administration)
Mobile Communications                            LTE/LTE-Advanced (Detailed knowledge of physical layer and radio resource management), good knowledge other 3GPP family of
                                                                standards (GSM, UMTS)

Lab Equipment                                           Signal generators (Rhode and Schwarz SMU 200A), Spectrum analysers (R&S FSV) and protocol testers (CMW 500)
Language                                                    Nepali (Native), English (fluent), German (working proficiency– telc B1 certified)
Miscellaneous                                             Latex, Jabref, Class B (Germany) License

Internship/Employment as a student

06.2004 – 08.2004       Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy, Dwingeloo, Summer student (Internship), Prepared the radio telescope images of the sky using Python as a part of testing and calibration of the prototype test station of the LOFAR radio telescope.

09.2002 – 12.2009        Several teaching assistant and student jobs in research labs. Please visit for more detailed information.