Kaustubh Dhondge, Ph.D.


Glaukes Labs


Dr. Kaustubh Dhondge is the Founder of Glaukes Labs, a global mobile apps and games publishing company. Under his leadership, Glaukes Labs has published a range of Android apps that harness mobile sensors, improve security, and enable productivity tools. The games promote math, logic, and problem-solving skills in users. With 26 apps in the portfolio and growing, Glaukes Labs is ranked as a Top 5% Developer on the Google Play Store and is proud to have tens of thousands of users from 193 countries across the globe.

His research interests, publications, and patents lie in the areas of mobile systems and applications which involve the Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Wearable Systems, Visible Light Communication, Authentication & Security for Smart Devices, Vehicular Communication with Smart Devices, and Positioning & Localization for Smart Devices.

Dr. Dhondge has served as a Researcher and Research & Development Intern at TCS Innovation Labs - Cincinnati under the guidance of Dr. Rajeev Shorey. Their research focused on improving the energy-efficiency of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

He received his Ph.D. in Telecommunications and Computer Networking, and Computer Science from the University of Missouri - Kansas City, under the guidance of Dr. Baek-Young Choi.

My research


WiFi-Honk: An innovative vehicular communication system with Android powered smart devices removing reliance on DSCR (802.11p) protocol. Exploits beacon stuffing for relevant information transmission that increases previously established mobility for WiFi protocol from 5 Mph to ~70 Mph


Video demo for HOLA IoT device that was presented at COMSNETS 2016.