School of Engineering


Prof Narushan Pillay

Associate Professor

Prof Narushan Pillay received the MScEng (cum laude) and PhD degree in wireless communications from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Durban, in 2008 and 2012, respectively. 

He has been with the University of KwaZulu-Natal since 2009. Previously, he was with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa.  

His research interests are in physical wireless communications, including spectrum sensing for cognitive radio and MIMO systems. He has published several papers in well-known journals in his area of research. Dr Pillay currently supervises several PhD and MSc.Eng students. 

Research interests

  • Wireless communications 

Research profiles