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Nishith Tripathi

Virginia Tech

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Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Areas
6G Design and Applications, Applications of 5G and AI, Wireless Security, NTN, Smart Grids, Smart Intersections, Positioning


Tripathi is a research associate professor at Virginia Tech. Dr. Tripathi has 24 years of industry experience at Nortel Networks, Huawei Technologies, and Samsung Research America. 

He holds a masters and a Ph.D. in Cellular Communications, and a bachelor’s in instrumentation and control.

He has co-authored 5G Cellular Communications - Journey & Destination, a textbook on cellular communications, and a pioneering monograph on the applications of AI in cellular networks. He has contributed to the 3GPP 5G specifications and carried out the design, operations, testing, and optimization of commercial wireless networks. 

Tripathi has contributed to FCC, CTIA, GSMA, Scientific American, FTC, EE Times University, and CNN. 

He provides consulting services as a wireless industry expert.

Alma Maters

Virginia Tech

Gujarat University

L.D. College of Engineering