5G and Next Generation Communication Technologies



The advent of 5G and next-generation communication technologies has revolutionized the way we communicate and access information. The capabilities of 5G networks far surpass those of their predecessors, offering faster data transfer rates, lower latency, and increased capacity. These advancements have the potential to transform industries ranging from healthcare to transportation, enabling innovative solutions that were once thought impossible.

Research into 5G and next-generation communication technologies is ongoing, with scientists and engineers exploring the use of advanced materials, to improve network efficiency and reduce power consumption. Moreover, the integration of AI and machine learning technologies into 5G networks will enable more intelligent and autonomous communication systems, further expanding the possibilities for innovation. As 5G continues to evolve, it has the potential to transform the way we live, work, and interact with one another, offering unparalleled levels of connectivity and communication.

IIT Hyderabad is a leader in 5G and next generation communication technologies. Prof. Kiran Kuchi’s research group has contributed significantly to the 5G standard by tabling India’s first ever standards essential patent (SEP) before the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) standards body. In addition, our faculty are doing cutting edge research in next generation communications technologies that span the entire communication stack ranging from the physical layer to the application layer. More than INR 100 Crores have been generated so far in project funding.


Faculty Department
Abhinav Kumar Electrical Engineering 
Abhishek Kumar Electrical Engineering 
Antony Franklin Computer Science & Engineering
Arabinda Haldar Physics
Asudeb Dutta Electrical Engineering 
Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma Computer Science & Engineering
Chandrasekhar Murapaka Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering
G. V. V. Sharma  Electrical Engineering 
Kiran Kuchi Electrical Engineering 
Lakshmi Prasad Natarajan  Electrical Engineering 
Praveen Computer Science & Engineering 
P. Rajalakshmi  Electrical Engineering 
Shashank Vatedka Electrical Engineering 
Sundaram Vanka Electrical Engineering 
Zafar Electrical Engineering