PhD Student, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Rice University

Wireless Networking, Cross-Layer MAC-PHY Design, 60 GHz protocols and applications, Visible Light communications, Cellular Networks


S. Naribole, S.Chen, E. Hang, E. Knightly, “LiRa: a WLAN architecture for Visible Light Communication with a Wi-Fi uplink,” in Proceedings of IEEE SECON, San Diego, US, June 2017.

S. Naribole and E. Knightly, "Scalable Multicast in Highly-Directional 60 GHz WLANs," in Proceedings of IEEE SECON, London, UK, June 2016. (paper and 1-min video)

S. Naribole, "Small Cells and Mobile Clients: a Measurement Study of an Operational Network," Masters Thesis, December 2014. (abstract)

J. Chen, S. Quadri, L. Pollonini, S. Naribole, J. Ding, Z. Zheng, E. Knightly, and C. Dacso, "Blue Scale: Early Detection of Impending Congestive Heart Failure Events via Wireless Daily Self-Monitoring," in Proceedings of IEEE EMBS Special Topic Conference on Healthcare Innovation and Point-of-Care Technologies, Seattle, WA, October 2014. (paper)

S. Naribole, J. Zhang and E. Knightly, "Closing the Loop with Light and Radio," ECE Affiliates Day, Poster, Rice University, April 2016. (poster)

S. Naribole, J. Chen, and E. Knightly, "Mobility-Aware Multicast in mm-Wave WLANs," ECE Affiliates Day, Rice University, March 2015. (poster)

J. Chen, J. Classen, A. Flores, Y. G. Pour, K. Haider, Y. Mu, S. Naribole, D. Steinmetzer, E. Knightly, and M. Hollick, "Next Generation Millimeter-Wave Wireless Communications: Achieving Multi-Gigabit Data Rates," ECE Affiliates Day, Rice University, March 2015. (poster)

L. Pollonini, S. Quadri, J. Chen, J. Ding, Z. Zheng, S. Naribole, K. McArthur, E. Knightly and C. Dacso, "Blue Scale: a Multi-Sensing Device for Remote Management of Congestive Heart Failure," in IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014), Late-Breaking Research Poster Presentation, Chicago, IL, August 2014. (paper | poster)


"Small Cells and Mobile Clients: a Measurement Study of an Operational Network," Masters Defense, May 2014. (Available on request)

“Small Cell deployment algorithm for cell edge throughput maximization in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks”,” ELEC 599 Research Project, Presentation, Rice University, April 2013. (slides | paper)