Chitra Karanam

Chitra R. Karanam

PhD Candidate
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California Santa Barbara
Lab: HFH 4148
Email: ckaranam [at]

Recent news

Awarded the CCDC fellowship by the Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation at UCSB.

NEW: Video and Project Page for X-Ray Eyes in Sky: Drones and WiFi for 3D Through-Wall Imaging

Our work on 3D Through-Wall Imaging with Drones and WiFi is in the News: BBC Click, Engadget, TechCrunch, Mashable, TechRadar, Sputnik News, New York Post, PC Mag, Digital Trends, IFLScience, World News, Science Daily, Tecmundo, The Register,, New Atlas, UCSB press release, IEEE Spectrum, ACM News, Yahoo News, MSN News, and other outlets

About me

I am a graduate student in Prof. Yasamin Mostofi's lab at the ECE department in UCSB. You can contact me at ckaranam [at]


B.Tech and M.Tech Dual-degree in Electrical Engineering (Communication Systems) from Indian Institute of Technology Madras : 2014

MS/PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Communications and Signal Processing) from University of California Santa Barbara : 2014 - present

Research Interests