Sanat K Biswas

Sanat K Biswas

Assistant Professor

IIIT Delhi

Sanat K. Biswas is an Assistant Professor with IIIT Delhi. His research interests are space vehicle navigation, GNSS applications, nonlinear estimation, and Precise Orbit Determination. He received the B.E. degree from Jadavpur University in 2010, the M.Tech. degree in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Bombay in 2012, and the Ph.D. degree in computationally Efficient Unscented Kalman filters for space vehicle navigation from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, in 2017.

At IIIT Delhi he is leading research groups involved in developing a NavIC reflectometry receiver for remote sensing applications and Precise Point Positioning (PPP) of Low Earth Orbit Satellites. His research has been published in various reputed journals like IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, GPS Solutions. He is a regular reviewer of Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Advances in Space Research and many more.


  • Emerging Space Leaders Grant 2014, the International Astronautical Federation
  • Early Career Research Award 2019, the Department of Science and Technology, India
  • Young Scientist Award 2020 and 2021, the International Union of Radio Science (URSI)

Professional services:

  • Member of the Technical Committee on Space Communiction and Navigation (SCAN), International Astronautical Federation
  • Member of the Technical Committtee on Space Traffic Management (STM), International Astronautical Federation
  • Convener, Global Navigation Satellite Systems, URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium 2020, 2021
  • Convener, Satellite Systems and Positioning, URSI Atlantic / Asia-Pacific Radio Science Meeting - 2022


  • Space Situational Awareness
  • Estimation theory
  • Target tracking


  • PhD in Space Vehicle Navigation, 2017

    The University of New South Wales

  • M.Tech in Aerospace Engineering, 2012

    IIT Bombay

  • BE in Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering, 2010

    Jadavpur University