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MSc Raj Thilak Rajan

PhD student

PhD thesis: Relative Space-Time Kinematics Of an Anchorless Network

Promotor: Alle-Jan van der Veen

Expertise: Radio astronomy

Themes: Signal processing for communication

Alumnus of CAS

Left in 2015

Now: Holst Centre, Eindhoven

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Raj Thilak Rajan received M.Sc (with distinction) and B.Sc (with distinction) in Electronic science from University of Pune, India in 2006 and 2004 respectively. He was with the Digital and Embedded Signal Processing (DESP) RnD group at ASTRON, The Netherlands. He obtained the PhD degree from TU Delft, The Netherlands, in October 2016, related to work on signal processing aspects of the OLFAR (Orbiting Low Frequency Antenna array for Radio astronomy) project under the supervision of Prof. dr. ir. Alle-Jan van der Veen. He is currently with Holst Centre, Eindhoven.

Projects history

Low-frequency distributed radio telescope in space

Below 15 MHz, the ionosphere blocks EM signals from the sky. Therefore, can we design a radio telescope in space, using a swarm of inexpensive nano-satellites? Accurate localization and clock recovery is important.

Last updated: 10 Nov 2016