Sanjeev Gurugopinath received his B. E. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore and the M. Tech. degree in Digital Electronics and Communication Engineering from M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, both from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in signal processing for communications from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is currently a professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at PES University, Bangalore. He has earlier worked with PES Institute of Technology and CMR Institute of Technology in Bangalore. His research interests are in the areas of detection and estimation theory, information theory and statistics, cross-layer optimization and machine learning techniques for cognitive radio networks. He is a co-recipient of the best paper award across all tracks at IEEE INDICON 2016.