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Saurabh Kumar

saurabh.kumar@lnmiit.ac.in

Date of joining:

19-08-2019

Department:

Computer Science Engineering


Summary

Dr. Saurabh's interests lie in intelligent and autonomous sensor systems with applications in positioning, healthcare, environmental monitoring and smart cities. Please contact him if you are interested in applying for a PhD, Master's or B.Tech. project positions in one of the following areas: Software Engineering, Multiagent Systems, Drone-to-drone communication, cooperative communication, Indoor positioning systems, inference and learning from sensor data, human-robot interaction, communication protocols and quality assurance for sensor networks, innovative mobile sensing platforms and architectures including participatory and social sensing, sensor tasking, control, coordination, and decision making and actuation.


Biography

Dr. Saurabh Kumar received his Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai, India, in 2010, M. Tech. in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India, in 2013, and PhD in Computer Engineering from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India, in 2019. He has been working on the problems of optimized deployment strategy and localization of nodes and events using IoT for post-disaster management. He has successfully published conference papers, journals, and book chapters with leading publication houses like ACM, IEEE, Springer, Elsevier, Inderscience and Oxford University Press in these fields. He has been an active researcher in the fields of the Internet of Things, collaborative data processing, multi-agent systems, and artificial intelligence. He was conferred with the 2020 Wilkes Award for best paper (runner-up) by Oxford University Press for his novel work on the localization of events for post-disaster management. In the past, he served as a software developer and network administrator for two years with the mining business of the Aditya Birla Group. Since 2019, he has been serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.


Research Area

Internet of Things, Collaborative Data Processing, Multiagent Systems, Cyber-Physical Systems, Artificial Intelligence

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Dr. Saurabh Kumar

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Computer Science Engineering

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Education

Degree/DiplomaInstitute/ OrganizationYearBranch/Specialization
1Ph. D. Doctor of PhilosophySVNIT, Surat2019Computer Engineering
2M. Tech. Master of TechnologyBIT Mesra, Ranchi2013Computer Science
3B.E. Bachelor of EngineeringCSVTU, Bhilai2010Computer Science and Engineering

Experience

Name of OrganizationPost/DesignationDuration FromDuration To
1Essel Mining and Industries Limited, Mining Business, Aditya Birla GroupOfficer IT20132015

Publications

1J. Sathish Kumar, Mukesh A. Zaveri, Saurabh Kumar, and Meghavi Choksi, Situation Aware Conditional Sensing in Disaster Prone Areas using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in IoT Environment, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing, Power and Communication Technologies (GUCON), December 2018
2Poulami Dalapati and Saurabh Kumar, Enabling sustainable technologies using the Internet of Things for Industry 4.0, Intelligent Green Communication Network for Internet of Things, May 2023
3Saurabh K Pandey and Mukesh A Zaveri, A Graph-based Communication Algorithm using Collaborative Computing Scheme in the Internet of Things, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computational and Communication Paradigms (ICACCP), October 2019
4J Sathish Kumar, Saurabh K Pandey, Mukesh A. Zaveri, and Meghavi Choksi, Geo-fencing Technique in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Post Disaster Management in the Internet of Things, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computational and Communication Paradigms (ICACCP), October 2019

Expert lectures

MonthYearInformation
1May2016Hands-on session on “EXata, Qualnet and ns-3 wireless network simulators”, during the TEQIP-II sponsored STTP on “Wireless Network and Mobile Computing (WMC)” at Computer Engineering Department, SVNIT, Surat, Gujarat, India (18.05.2016 & 19.05.2016).
2June2017“Deployment, Localization and Collaborative Processing in the IoT Environment”, during the MeitY sponsored STTP on “Internet of Things and its Applications (IoTA)” at Computer Engineering Department, SVNIT, Surat, Gujarat, India (09.06.2017 & 10.06.2017).
3August2018“Cooja Installation and Basics: Experiments with Cooja”, during the GUJCOST-DST sponsored workshop on “Recent Applications and Future Scope in Internet of Things” at Computer Engineering Department, Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology (SCET), Surat, Gujarat, India (03.08.2018).
4June2019“Clustering, Event Localization, Resource Allocation in IoT and Cloud-based Data Acquisition using UAV”, during the MeitY sponsored STTP on “Collaborative data processing and Resource optimization in IoT (CRIoT)” at Computer Engineering Department, SVNIT, Surat, Gujarat, India (10.06.2019, 11.06.2019 & 14.06.2019).
5May2020“Enabling Collaborative Processing with the Internet of Things for Industry 4.0” at Computer Science & Engineering Department, S. N. Patel, Institute of Technology & Research Centre, Umrakh, District-Surat, Gujarat, India (20.05.2020).
6May2020“Enabling Collaborative Processing with the Internet of Things for Industry 4.0” at Computer Science & Information Technology Engineering Department, G.H. Raisoni Institute of BusinessManagement, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India (23.05.2020).
7December2020“Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things”, during the AICTE (QIS) sponsored STTP on “Cyber Security – Current Trends and Future Perspective” at Department of Information Technology, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India (17.12.2020).
8March2021Hands-on session on “IoT Emulation with Cooja (Basic and Advanced)”, during the “Third International Workshop on Multimedia Applications (IWMA 2021)” at Department of Computer Science & Engineering, LNMIIT, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India (04.03.2021).
9April2021“Learning in Multiagent Systems”, during the STTP on “Machine Learning and Data Science” at Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology Department, G. H. Raisoni Institute of Business Management, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India (22.04.2021).
10October2021“Localization in the Internet of Things Environment”, during AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Sponsored online FDP on “Internet of Things” at Department of Computer Science & Engineering, SVEC, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India (25.10.2021).
11October2021“Wireless Sensor Networks: Characteristics, Typical Configurations, Deployment Models”, during GUJCOST and DST Sponsored online Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on “Recent Trends in Information Security and Privacy” at Department of Information Technology, Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India (26.10.2021).
12March2022“Multiagent Systems: Learning Entities and Implementation”, during the “Fourth International Workshop on Multimedia Applications (IWMA 2021)” at Department of Computer Science & Engineering, LNMIIT, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India (14.03.2022).
13June2023“Localization in the Internet of Things Environment”, during MeitY sponsored Faculty Development Programme Boot Camp 2.0 on “Drone Applications”, organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Department of Electronics Engineering, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India (28.06.2023).

Workshop attended

TypeMonthYearInformation
1FDPJanuary2024IEEE Sponsored Faculty Development Development Programme on “Applications of Machine Learning Techniques in Sustainable Technologies (AMLST)”, organized by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, India (24.01.2024 – 28.01.2024).
2FDPJanuary2023Faculty Development Programme on “Outcome based Education”, organized by The LNM Institute of Information Technology in association with InPods, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India (11.01.2023 – 12.01.2023).
3FDPJanuary2023Faculty Development Programme on “Outcome based Education”, organized by The LNM Institute of Information Technology in association with Paradigm Consultants, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India (23.01.2023 – 24.01.2023).
4WorkshopApril2023National e-Workshop on ”Medical Image Analysis using Artificial Intelligence (MIAAI)“, organized by Center for Medical Imaging Studies (CMIS), Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering, and Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital and Institute, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India (24.04.2023 – 28.04.2023).
5WorkshopAugust2022AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL), Arm Education and STMicroelectronics Sponsored workshop on “Designing andModelling of IoT, AI &ML Systems”, organized by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, India (01.08.2022 – 05.08.2022).
6Short Term CourseSeptember2022UGC-Approved Short-Term Professional Development Programme on “Implementation of NEP–2020 for University and College Teachers”, under Pandit MadalMohanMalaviya NationalMission on Teachers and Teaching, organized by Indira Gandhi National Open University, NewDelhi, India (21.09.2022 – 29.09.2022).
7FDPOctober2022Certificate in Computer Science Education (CSEDU) sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Effective Teaching Techniques”, organized by Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India (10.10.2022 – 19.10.2022).
8Short Term CourseFebruary2021TEQIP (III) Sponsored Short Term Training Programme on “Recent Trends and Applications in Machine Learning (RTAML)”, organized by Department of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, West Bengal, India (15.02.2021 – 19.02.2021).
9FDPMarch2021ISEA (II) Sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Information Security and Privacy (ISP)”, organized by Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India (10.03.2021 – 14.03.2021).
10FDPOctober2021AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Sponsored online FDP on “Quantum Computing”, organized by Applied Sciences Department, ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. (04.10.2021 – 08.10.2021).
11Short Term CourseOctober2021GUJCOST and DST Sponsored Short Term Training Programme on “Recent Trends in Information Security and Privacy”, organized by Department of Information Technology, Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India (25.10.2021 – 29.10.2021).
12FDPDecember2021AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Sponsored online FDP on “6G Wireless Communication”, organized by Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Dharwad, Karnataka, India (20.12.2021 – 24.12.2021).
13Short Term CourseJune2020TEQIP (III) Sponsored Short Term Training Programme on “Recent Trends in IoTs and Cloud Computing (RT-IoTCC)”, organized by Computer Engineering Department, S. V. National National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India (29.06.2020 – 03.07.2020).
14Short Term CourseOctober2020TEQIP (III) Sponsored Short Term Training Programme on “Data Security and Privacy (DSP)”, organized by Computer Engineering Department, S. V. National National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) Surat and Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology (MMMUT), Gorakhpur (26.10.2020 – 30.10.2020).
15FDPNovember2020AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Sponsored online FDP on “Robotics”, organized by Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT Ropar, Punjab, India (02.11.2020 – 06.11.2020).
16FDPNovember2020AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Sponsored online FDP on “Internet of Things (IoT): Architecture & System Level Design”, organized by Computer Science & Engineering Department, IIT Goa, Goa, India (14.11.2020 – 18.11.2020).
17FDPNovember2020Faculty Development Programme on “Universal Human Values for Deeksharambh (S.I.P.)”, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Patna, Patna, Bihar, India (23.11.2020 – 27.11.2020).
18Short Term CourseDecember202012 Weeks NPTEL Online Certification MOOC Programme on “Introduction to Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things”, organized by Prof. Sudip Misra, IIT Kharagpur, funded by Ministry of HRD, Government of India, New Delhi, India (14.09.2020 – 02.12.2020).
19TrainingNovember2017Training Programme on “EAT Module of Public Financial Management System (PFMS) for Central Sector Schemes”, Conducted by State ProjectManagementUnit Gujarat, District Panchayat Committee Hall, Surat, Gujarat (02.11.2017).
20Short Term CourseDecember2017MHRD Sponsored GIAN course on “Designing Smart Cities based on Internet of Things (IoT)”, organized by Department of Computer Science & Engineering, NIT Agartala, Tripura, India (11.12.2017 – 15.12.2017).
21WorkshopMarch2016Workshop on “IoT – Internet of Things”, organized by Innovians Technologies at Electronics Engineering Department, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India (31.03.2016 – 01.04.2016).
22Short Term CourseMay2016TEQIP (II) Sponsored Short Term Training Programme on “Design and Analysis of Algorithms (DAA)”, organized by Computer Engineering Department, SVNIT, Surat, Gujarat, India (23.05.2016 – 27.05.2016).
23Short Term CourseJune2016TEQIP-II and ISEA-II Sponsored Short Term Training Programme on “Big Data Analytics (BDA)”, organized by Computer Engineering Department, S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India (27.06.2016 – 01.07.2016).
24Short Term CourseJuly2016TEQIP (II) Sponsored Short Term Training Programme on “Fundamentals of MATLAB”, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India (11.07.2016 – 15.07.2016).
25Short Term CourseJuly2016Short Term Training Programme on “Technologies for 5G Wireless Communication Networks”, organized by Department of Electrical Engineering & BSNL-IITK Telecom Center of Excellence, IIT Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India (25.07.2016 – 27.07.2016).
26TrainingMarch2016TEQIP-II/ISEA-II Sponsored “Finishing School”, organized by Computer Engineering Department, S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India (22.02.2016 & 14.03.2016 – 15.03.2016).
27Short Term CourseMay2015International Summer Term Programme on “Enabling Internet of Things with Cloud and Big Data networking”, organized by IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India (25.05.2015 – 07.06.2015).

Workshop conducted

TypeMonthYearInformation
1Conference - InternationalDecember2021Member of Organizing Committee 22nd International Conference on Cryptology in India (Indocrypt 2021) at LNMIIT, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
2WorkshopFebruary2020Organizing Chair during the Second International Workshop on Multimedia Applications (IWMA 2020), organized by Intermedia Research Group and Department of Computer Science & Engineering, LNMIIT, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.