Welcome to

Internet of Things Lab

Lab Specialization :
Cybersecurity, 5G and Blockchain

About the Lab

One of the newest labs on campus, the IoT lab hosts planning, prototyping, implementation and testing of IoT systems. It also hosts various research activities in areas related to the Internet of Things such as Security, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Brain Computer Interface (BCI), 5G etc. Often, this lab can be seen with undergraduates, master’s students and research scholars working on collaborative and interdisciplinary projects. The lab has active collaboration with various reputed researchers across the globe, and has significant research impact in the above mentioned research areas in terms of research publications and projects.

PhD positions available

Associate Professor, Dept. of Electronics, BITS Pilani

President and Co-Founder, Medsupervision Pvt. Ltd.

Area Editor, IEEE Internet of Things Magazine

Area Editor, Ad Hoc Networks, Elsevier

Associate Editor IEEE Networking Letters

Associate Editor, IET Networks

Associate Editor, IET Quantum Communications

Guest Editor, IET Intelligent Transportation Systems

Guest Editor, Computer Communications, Elsevier

Research Areas


This area focusses on Security provisioning for the various upcoming IoT Networks.


The goal of this project is to apply Blockchain to solve various research challenges in 5G networks, VANETs, UAVNets, Finance etc.


Our research focuses on Resource provisioning and resource management for 5G/ renewable energy powered Cellular networks. 


This project focuses on solving various issues related to networking in UAV’s including security, charge scheduling etc.


This project focuses on solving various research issues pertaining to VANETs e.g. Vehicular communication, V2G operations etc.


To utilize the unused computational resources of edge/fog devices (in the internet of things) to provide better quality of service to users connected to them.


The research focus is on studying, analyzing and developing new algorithms to classify EEG brain signals.


Other Areas
  • FPGA development
  • Cloud computing

More Reasearch Topics


Kindly mail us your proposal at vinay.chamola@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in

For SOP, DOP and LOP students, please apply through official channel. Others can send a mail regarding the opportunities at vinay.chamola@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in

Collaborating Universities

Core Lab Members

Vinay Chamola
Assistant Professor,
IEEE Senior Member
G. S. S. Chalapathi
Assistant Professor
Vikas Hassija
Tejasvi Alladi
Asst. Prof BITS Pilani,
IEEE Senior Member


I am accepting PhD Students for the fall of 2022 in the research areas of Machine Learning and Blockchain. Interested Students can contact me via mail or fill the contact form on this site.
Vinay Chamola
Assisstant Prof