Akshay completed his B.E in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Pune in 2011. Later he joined Symbiosis International University to pursue M.Tech in Electronics and Telecommunication with a focus on radar data processing. His master thesis was based on meteors and high altitude radar data analysis. He has one paper published in International conferences and one in an international journal (Springer). He worked as an assistant professor in ECE department for eight months where he taught Antenna & Wave Propagation and Digital Image Processing courses. Prior to beginning the Ph.D. program at IITB-Monash, Akshay worked as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) at Center of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE), IIT Bombay in Microwave Remote Sensing Group (MRS). His research interest comprises the study of ionospheric phenomena like meteors using MST radar and the Cryosphere studies using SAR data. He is working on “Monitoring Snow Water Equivalent in the Indian Himalayas” under Prof. Gulab Singh and Prof. Avik Bhattacharya from CSRE department IIT Bombay and Prof. Christoph Rudiger from Monash University. He loves cricket, billiard, TT, music, cycling, trading and traveling. He spends his leisure time reading biographies and inspirational blogs and learning guitar.
Link to student’s project: IMURA0483