Dr. Neeraj Kumar
Professor & Associate Head
Networks and Cryptography
Networks and Cryptography
Prof. Neeraj Kumar (SMIEEE) (2019, 2020 highly-cited researcher from WoS) is working as a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed to be University), Patiala (Pb.), India. He is also adjunct professor at various organizations in India and abroad. He has published more than 400 technical research papers (DBLP Link) in top-cited journals and conferences which are cited more than 31500 times from well-known researchers across the globe with current h-index of 97 (Google Scholar Link). He is highly cited researcher in 2019, 2020, 2021 in the list released by Web of Science (WoS). He has guided many research scholars leading to Ph.D. (14) and M.E./M.Tech (24). His research is supported by funding from various competitive agencies across the globe. His broad research areas are Green computing and Network management, IoT, Big Data Analytics, Deep learning and cyber-security. He has also edited/authored 10 books with International/National Publishers like IET, Springer, Elsevier, CRC. Security and Privacy of Electronic Healthcare Records: Concepts, paradigms and solutions (ISBN-13: 978-1-78561-898-7), Machine Learning for cognitive IoT, CRC Press, Blockchain, Big Data and Machine learning, CRC Press, Blockchain Technologies across industrial vertical, Elsevier, Multimedia Big Data Computing for IoT Applications: Concepts, Paradigms and Solutions (ISBN: 978-981-13-8759-3), Proceedings of First International Conference on Computing, Communications, and Cyber-Security (IC4S 2019) (ISBN 978-981-15-3369-3). Probabilistic Data Structures for Blockchain based IoT Applications, CRC Press. One of the edited text-book entitled, "Multimedia Big Data Computing for IoT Applications: Concepts, Paradigms, and Solutions” published in Springer in 2019 is having 3.5 million downloads till 06 June 2020. It attracts attention of the researchers across the globe (Link). He is serving as editors of ACM Computing Survey, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, IEEE Network Magazine, IEEE Communication Magazine, Elsevier Journal of Networks and Computer Applications, Elsevier Computer Communication, Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems. Also, he has organized various special issues of journals of repute from IEEE, Elsevier, Springer. He has been a workshop chair at IEEE Globecom 2018, IEEE Infocom 2020 (Link) and IEEE ICC 2020 (Link) and track chair of Security and privacy of IEEE MSN 2020 (Link)
1.Title : To Investigate the Constrained Optimized Routing and Channel Assignment for the Next Generation Urban Monitoring System using Wireless Mesh Networks.
Funding Agency : UGC; Cost : 6 Lakhs>Duration : 2012-2014Status : Completed
2. Title : Collaborative Mobility aware Data Dissemination in Vehicular Adhoc Networks.
Funding Agency :TCS Innovation Lab; Cost : 14.30 Lakhs>Duration : 2012-2016Status : Completed
3. Title : Electric vehicle charging station as a voltage and frequency regulator, within the real time capability of the EVs available,in presence of intermittent renewable energy sources
Funding Agency : DST, PI : Dr. Mukesh Singh, Co-PI : Dr. Neeraj kumar, Amount :1.69 crore, Duration: 2016-2019
4. Title : Energy Management of Smart Home using Cloud infrastructure-A Utility Perspective
Funding Agency : CSIR, PI :Dr. Neeraj Kumar, Co-PI : Dr. Mukesh Singh, Amount : 21 Lakhs, Duration: 2016-2019
5. Title : Frequency Support Oriented Efficient Scheduling Mechanism for Data Centers and Electric Vehicles in Smart City
Funding Agency : TCS Innovation Labs, PI :Dr. Neeraj Kumar, Co-PI : Dr. Mukesh Singh, Amount : 18,70,000, Duration: 2016-2020
6. Title : QoS-aware Energy Management Scheme for Self-Sustainable Data Centers using Renewable Energy Sources
Funding Agency : DST-India-Austria Joint Research Collaborative Project proposal, PI :Dr. Neeraj Kumar, Co-PI : Gagangeet Singh, Amount : Approx. 15 Lakhs, Duration:2017-2018
7. Title : An Efficient Software Defined Network (SDN)-based Framework for Big Data Processing in Cloud Data Center
Funding Agency : DST-India-Poland Joint Research Collaborative Project proposal, PI :Dr. Neeraj Kumar, Co-PI : Dr. Raman Singh, Amount : Approx. 18 Lakhs, Duration:2017-2018
More than 150 research publications in top-tier journals and conferences in the area of communications, security and cryptography.
First position holder at PG level.
Grant recipient from various organizations in India and abroad for collaborative research.
Distributed systems, Security and cryptography.