Abhishek Chakraborty is currently working as a senior research fellow in the Department of Avionics at Indian Institute of Space science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, India. He obtained his M.E. degree in 2012 from Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra, India. Prior to that he worked as a programmer analyst at Cognizant Inc., India. From 2012 through 2013, he served as the IEEE Student Branch Chair at IIST. His current research interests focus on small-world networks, scale-free networks, signal processing over networks, wireless mesh networks, and wireless communications.