PhD: Institute - VNIT Nagpur, MH, India

Dr. Lokendra Chouhan.

Assistant Professor

Office Address:

IIIT Sri City, Department of ECE
Cabin/Room No: 305

Academic Qualifications


Doctor of Philosophy - June, 2021
Institute: VNIT Nagpur, MH, India
Thesis title: Molecular Communication for Nanonetworks: Performance Analysis and Optimization



  • July 2021 🡪 November 2022: Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the project titled ``Molecular and Terahertz Communications Interfacings’’ in KAUST, KSA.
  • September 2020 🡪 June 2021: Senior Research Fellow for CSIR, Govt of India project titled as ``Performance Analysis of Diffusion Based Molecular Communication with Active Receivers’’ at Indian Institute of Technology Indore.
  • August 2010 🡪 February 2017: Assistant Professor, Medi-Caps University, Indore, MP.
  • February 2009 🡪 July 2010: Assistant Professor, Oriental University, Indore, MP.
  • August 2008 🡪 January 2009: RF Engineer, ADACELL PVT LTD.

Research Areas of Interest

Wireless Communications, tera-Hertz communication, Nano-scale Communications, Molecular Communication, Communications for Healthcare Applications, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and internent-of-nano-things (IoNT).

Awards / Honours

  • Served as technical program chair for the ACM Nanocom, 2022 held in Barcelona
    (2) IEEE member
  • IEEE member,
  • ACM member
  • Serving as a review editor in Frontier Communications




  • Lokendra Chouhan , Prabhat Kumar Sharma and Neeraj Varhsney, “Optimal Transmitted Molecules and Decision Threshold for Drift-Induced Diffusive Molecular Channel With Mobile Nanomachines”, IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 651-660, doi: 10.1109/TNB.2019.2935241, Oct. 2019. (IF: 3.20)
  • Lokendra Chouhan, Prabhat Kumar Sharma, and Neeraj Varhsney, “On style="color: #82868b;">Gradient Descent Optimization in Diffusion-Advection based 3-D Molecular, Cooperative Communication ”, IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, doi: 10.1109/TNB.2020.2996243. (IF: 3.20)
  • Lokendra Chouhan, Prabhat Kumar Sharma, Prabhat Kumar Upadhyay, and Parul Garg, “Impacts of Unintended Nanomachine in Diffusion-based Molecular Communication System”,IEEE Transactions on Molecular Biology and MultiscaleCommunications Systems, Vol. 6, Issue: 3, Dec. 2020, pp. 210 - 219. doi: 10.1109/TMBMC.2020.3025501.
  • Lokendra Chouhan, Prabhat Kumar Sharma, and Adam Noel, “Molecular Communication in Fractional Diffusive Channel”, IEEE Communications Letters, doi:10.1109/LCOMM.2020.2999577. (IF: 3.55)
  • Lokendra Chouhan, Mohamed-Slim Alouini, “Rescaled Brownian Motion of Molecules and Devices in Three-Dimensional Multi-User Mobile Molecular Communication Systems”, in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, 2022, doi: 10.1109/TWC.2022.3184068. (IF: 8.30)
  • Shivani Dhok, Lokendra Chouhan, Adam Noel, and Prabhat Kumar Sharma, “Cooperative Molecular Communication in Drift-Induced Diffusive Cylindrical Channel”,IEEE Transactions on Molecular Biology and Multi-scale Communications Systems, doi: 10.1109/TMBMC.2021.3089939.
  • Lokendra Chouhan, Prabhat Kumar Sharma, “Molecular Communication in Three-Dimensional Diffusive Channel with Mobile Nanomachines”, Elsevier Nano Communication Networks, Vol. 24, ISSN 1878-7789, doi:, March 2020. (IF: 2.78)
  • Lokendra Chouhan, Prabhat Kumar Upadhyay, “Effect of Time-Dependent Drift and Diffusion in Molecular Communication Systems”, IEEE Communication Letters, Vol.: 26, Issue: 4, April 2022, pp 778 - 782, DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2022.3142753. (IF: 3.55)
  • Lokendra Chouhan, Prabhat Kumar Upadhyay, Prabhat Kumar Sharma, Anas M. Salhab, “On Anomalous Diffusion of Devices in Molecular Communication Network”, IEEE Transactions on Molecular Biology and Multi-scale Communications Systems, 2022, DOI:
  • Chouhan and M. -S. Alouini, "Interfacing of Molecular Communication System With Various Communication Systems Over Internet of Every Nano Things," in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 10, no. 16, pp. 14552-14568, 15 Aug.15, 2023, doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2023.3273030.
  • Briantceva, L. Chouhan, M. Parsani and M. -S. Alouini, "Impact of Evanescence Process on Three-Dimensional Sub-Diffusion-Based Molecular Communication Channel," in IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 923-932, Oct. 2023, doi: 10.1109/TNB.2023.3260107.


  • Prabhat Kumar Sharma, Lokendra Chouhan, “Performance Analysis of Diffusive Molecular Communication in Three Dimensional Channel”, Asia Pacific Radio Science Conference, URSI, New Delhi, India, March 2019.
  • Lokendra Chouhan, Mohamed-Slim Alouini, “On the Transport of Molecular Information in Sub-Diffusion Media with Reflecting Boundary”, Invited paper in ACM NANOCOM Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2022. (doi;
  • Nadezhda Briantceva,Lokendra Chouhan, Matteo Parsani, Mohamed-Slim Alouini. “Evanescence Reaction in Subdiffusion Molecular Communication channel” ACM NANOCOM Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2022. (doi:
  • Abhinav, Chouhan, L., Sharma, P.K. (2023). Range Expansion in Neuro-Spike Synaptic Communication: Error Performance Analysis. In: Chen, Y., Yao, D., Nakano, T. (eds) Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies. BICT 2023. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 512. Springer, Cham.
  • Nadezhda Briantceva, Lokendra Chouhan, Matteo Parsani, and Mohamed-Slim Alouini. 2023. Mobile Sub-diffusion Molecular Communication Channel. In Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication (NANOCOM '23). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 152–153.



COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, Application number: 201921038157 A, Status:

Published, Publication Date: 03/Jan/2020.

Name of Inventors: Prabhat Kumar Sharma, Saket Thool, Lokendra Chouhan, Place of

Invention: Research Lab-II, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering,

VNIT, Nagpur.


  • Information Theory and Coding
  • Communication Systems
  • Wireless Communications
  • Molecular Communication
  • Electromagnetic and Transmission Lines
  • Signals and Systems
  • Networks and Systems
  • Control System

Contact Information

Address for Communication:

IIIT Sri City, Department of ECE
Cabin/Room No: 305