Aakash received his M.S. (Research) degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, New Delhi, India, in 2017, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg in May 2021. His doctoral thesis was awarded the Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) / Fonds National de la Recherche at the FNR Awards 2022 ceremony in Luxembourg in October 2022.
From July 2021 to August 2021, Aakash worked as a Research Associate/Postdoctoral Researcher with SnT, the University of Luxembourg. He then worked as a Consultant – 5G Baseband/Physical Layer Algorithm Researcher with Incluso AB (Client: Huawei Technologies Sweden AB), Stockholm, Sweden, from September 2021 to November 2022. Since December 2022, he has been an Assistant Professor with the Radio Systems group at the University of Twente. His research interests include optimization algorithms, statistical signal processing, wireless communications, and machine learning.