Ashutosh Dutta

About Me

Ashutosh Dutta is currently a senior scientist and 5G chief strategist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labs (JHU/APL). He also serves as chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering for Engineering Professional Program at JHU.  Dutta is the author of more than 100 technical papers and 31 issued patents. Dutta is co-author of the book, “Mobility Protocols and Handover Optimization: Design, Evaluation and Application,” published by IEEE and John & Wiley. Dutta currently serves as a member-at-large for the IEEE Communications Society for 2020 to 2022 and serves as the chair for the IEEE Industry Connections Initiative on Open RAN.

Education & Industry Experience

Dutta is a distinguished alumnus and obtained a BS in electrical engineering from NIT Rourkela, an MS in computer science from NJIT, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Columbia University, New York under the supervision of Professor Henning Schulzrinne. Dutta is a fellow of IEEE and a distinguished member of ACM.

Dutta’s career, spanning more than 30 years, includes director of technology security and lead member of technical staff at AT&T, CTO of Wireless at a cybersecurity company, NIKSUN, Inc., senior scientist in Telcordia Research, director of Central Research Facility at Columbia University, adjunct faculty at NJIT, and computer engineer with TATA Motors.

As a technical leader in 5G and security, Dutta has been the founding co-chair for the IEEE Future Networks Initiative, focusing on 5G standardization, education, publications, testbed, and roadmap activities. Dutta is IEEE Communications Society’s Distinguished Lecturer for 2017 to 2020 and an ACM Distinguished Speaker (2020 to 2022). Dutta served as the director of Industry Outreach for the IEEE Communications Society from 2014 to 2019. He was the recipient of the prestigious 2009 IEEE MGA Leadership Award and the 2010 IEEE-USA Professional Leadership Award.

Contact Ashutosh Dutta at [email protected].



5G and Beyond: Technologies and Solutions

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