Prof. Dinesh Bhardia


Prof. Dinesh Bharadia is faculty in ECE at University of California San Diego.He received his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 2010, where he received the gold medal for graduating at the top of his class.


Prof. Bhardia received his PhD from Stanford University in 2016 and was a Postdoctoral Associate at MIT. Specifically, in his dissertation, he built prototype of a radio, that invalidated a long held assumption in wireless is that radios cannot transmit and receive at the same time on the same frequency. In recognition of his work, Prof. Bhardia was named to Forbes 30 under 30 for the science category worldwide list. He was also named a Marconi Young Scholar for outstanding wireless research and awarded the Michael Dukakis Leadership award. Prof. Bhardia was named as one of the top 35 Innovators under 35 in the world by MIT Technology Review in 2016. He is also recipient of the Sarah and Thomas Kailath Stanford Graduate Fellowship. From 2013 to 2015, he was a Principal Scientist for Kumu Networks, where he worked to commercialize his research on full-duplex radios, building a product that underwent successful field trials at Tier 1 network providers worldwide like Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom. This product is currently under deployment. His research interests include advancing the theory and design of modern wireless communication systems, wireless imaging, sensor networks and data-center networks.

Achievements and Honors

  • MIT Technology review in the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35 in 2016.