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Akshay Gadre

Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Akshay Gadre

Research focus

Space systems, city-scale Internet-of-Things, wireless communication, mobile sensing


Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2022
M.Tech, B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2017

Akshay Gadre joined Electrical & Computer Engineering in September from Carnegie Mellon University, where he completed his doctoral degree and worked as a wireless communications and mobile systems researcher at the WiTech Lab where he focused on improving the capabilities of low power Internet-of-Things (IoT) wireless technologies for smart cities and satellite connectivity.

With applications in forest-fire detection, supply chain sensing and real-time satellite monitoring, Gadre plans to continue his research in IoT sensing at the UW to explore new avenues in wireless, mobile and cyber-physical systems with an emphasis on space communication and sensing. With many publications and awards, Gadre’s honors include the ACM SIGBED-SIGSOFT Frank Anger Memorial Award.