Two-day Transnational Workshop on Smart Technologies for Societal Health on 4th & 5th March 2024, organized by Anna University and Queen’s University Belfast, UK.
Next Generation Networks Lab

The Next Generation Networks Laboratory (NGNLab) in the Department of Computer Technology, Anna University, MIT Campus, was established in 2012 with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) sponsor. The lab's principal investigator is Dr. Gunasekaran Raja, a Professor in the Department of Computer Technology at Anna University. He is a Postdoctoral Fellow from the University of California, Davis, USA.

The NGNLab has over 100 publications in high-impact factor journals such as IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vehicular Technology, Internet of Things, Industrial Informatics, etc., and conference articles in venues such as IEEE: INFOCOM, GLOBECOM, ICC, VTC, ACM: MobiCom, etc. The working groups in the lab have conducted several collaborative projects in the domains of Next Generation Networks, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and Autonomous Vehicles with a specialized focus on networking via 5G & 6G, artificial intelligence, vision-based approaches, blockchain, and cybersecurity funded by national and international agencies, including DST, Erasmus, DAAD, and more.

Owing to the diverse and novel research, NGNLab has been sanctioned grants for noteworthy projects such as autonomous camera drones for an interactive experience, intelligent handoff optimization in next-generation networks, the development of an automatic steering control system in manually operated tractors, intelligent blockchain framework for a secure and automated SCM for SMEs, as well as a traffic management mechanism for public safety. All such undertakings of NGNLab are closely collaborating with researchers from within India and across top-tier universities in the USA, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the UK, Singapore, Qatar, and more.

The NGNLab provides international exposure via collaborative research with top researchers worldwide and student exchange with international collaborators at the University of California, Davis, USA, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (under Erasmus+ Credit Mobility), University of Jena, Germany (under DAAD Indo-German), etc. Numerous internship opportunities in Fortune 500 companies like SAP, Amazon, etc., are also supported by alumni networks in companies like Microsoft, Apple, Google, etc.

The NGN alumni are pioneers in various academic professions, and many have received fellowships from reputed national and international bodies. They are at the forefront of state-of-the-art research in leading domains in the current worldwide economy. The lab has been a foundation for many successful ventures and innovative research, with its members constantly and passionately striving to accomplish the novel.

Headlines
Under the SERB, DST-Government of India project grant, applications are invited for a Project Associate position in the NGNLab, Dept. of Computer Technology, Anna University, Chennai. Last Date of Application: 15.01.2024.
NGNLab, Ph.D. student attends Research Internship at Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena, Germany.
Selvam Essaky, a Ph.D. student from NGNLab, attends a research internship at Ernst-Abbe-Hochshule Jena, Germany (September 2023 to October 2023) under the DAAD program.
NGNLab Alumnus Sai Ganesh Senthivel Receives an Admit to a Masters Program at CMU
Sai Ganesh Senthivel, a current alumnus of NGNLab, was accepted into the Masters in Information Technology - Information Security program at the esteemed Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).
NGNLab Ph.D. Student Attends Exchange Programme at Trinity College Dublin
Selvam Essaky, a PhD student from NGNLab, recently attended an exchange program at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland. The program provided him an opportunity to collaborate with researchers from Trinity College Dublin, share knowledge, and leverage each other's expertise.

Research Domains
Healthcare

Healthcare

Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles

Next Generation Networks

Next Generation Networks

Blockchain

Blockchain

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning

Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Computer Vision

Computer Vision

Contact Us

202 NGNLab

Charles Babbage Block

Department of Computer Technology

Anna University, MIT Campus

Chromepet, Chennai 600044

Email: gunasekaran@mitindia.edu

Phone: +91 4422516273