National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER_ENGG

Faculty

Name : Virender Ranga
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. | M.Tech. | B.Tech.
Current Address :
Phone 1 (office) : 01744-233545 (O)
Phone 2 (office) : +919416158283 (M)
Email : virender.ranga@nitkkr.ac.in | virendersinghmtech@gmail.com

Area Of Intrest :

Wireless Adhoc & Sensor Networks | Evolutionary Computations in Computer Networks | Machine Learning Techniques in Networking | Flying Adhoc Sensor Networks (FANeTs) | Security issues in Cloud Computing | Security issues  in Internet of Things (IoTs) | Soft Computing techniques for IoT Anaytics | Security Issues in Software Defined Networking | Energy Harvesting in IoT

 

Experience :

  • Teaching 15 Years (approx.) , R & D Organization / Industry - 01
  • One year research experience from SAG Lab, DRDO, Metcafe house, DRDO building New Delhi.

Other :

Research Publications:

Published more than 50 research papers in various high impact peer reviewed SCI/Scopus Indexed International Journals  and Conferences under the publishers IEEE, Springer, Talyor & Francis, Elsevier, Wiley, Malaysian Journal, Kuwait Journal, InderScience,  JTIT, Nadia etc.

List of Publications (SCI/SCIE/Scopus/Web of Science)

2019-20 (July - June)

  1. Abhishek Verma and Virender Ranga, "ELNIDS: Ensemble Learning based Network Intrusion Detection System for RPL based Internet of Things", 4th IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things: Smart Innovation and Usages (IoT-SIU 2019), Krishna Engineering College, Ghaziabad, India, pp. 1-6, August, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1109/iot-siu.2019.8777504.
  2. Rochak Swami, Mayank Dave and Virender Ranga, "Defending DDoS against Software defined networkss using Entropy", 4th IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things: Smart Innovation and Usages (IoT-SIU 2019), Krishna Engineering College, Ghaziabad, India, pp. 1-5, August 2019, https://doi.org/10.1109/iot-siu.2019.8777688
  3. Anshu Soni and Virender Ranga, "API Features Individualizing Comparison of Services: REST and SOAP", accepted, Scopus-Indexed Journal.
  4. Navrattan Parmar and Virender Ranga, "Performance Analysis of WebRTC and SIP for Video Conferencing", accepted, (Scopus-Indexed) Journal.  
  5. Abhishek Verma and Virender Ranga, "Addressing Flooding Attacks in IPv6-based Low Power and Lossy Networks", IEEE TENCON, a flagship Tier-1 Premium international Technical Conference of IEEE Region 10, at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Bolgatty, Kochi, Kerala, India, October, 2019, accepted.

2018-19 (July - June)

  1. Virender Ranga and Lucy Sumi, "Intelligent Traffic Management System for Prioritizing Emergency Vehicles in a Smart City", International Journal of Engineering, Transactions B: Applications (IJE) (Scopus-Indexed), vol. 31,  no. 2, 256-261, 2018.
  2. Abhishek Verma and Virender Ranga, "Statistical analysis of CIDDS-001 dataset for Network Intrusion Detection Systems using Distance-based Machine Learning", Procedia Computer Science (Scopus-Indexed), vol. 125, pp. 709-716, 2018.
  3. Virender Ranga and Vipul Mandhar, "Ant colony based IP traceback scheme", International Journal of Information Technology (Springer), vol. 10, Issue 4, 447–455, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1007/s41870-018-0169-1.
  4. Abhishek Verma and Virender Ranga, "On evaluation of Network Intrusion Detection Systems: Statistical analysis of CIDDS-001 dataset using Machine Learning Techniques", Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology (JST) (Scopus, WoS-Indexed), vol. 26, issue 3, July 2018.
  5. Abhishek Verma and Virender Ranga, "Analysis of Routing Attacks on RPL based 6LoWPAN Networks", International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing(Scopus, WoS-Indexed), vol.  11, no. 8, pp. 43-56Aug 2018.
  6. Virender Ranga, Nikita Yadav and Pulkit Garg, "American sign language FINGERSPELLING using Hybrid discrete wavelet transform-Gabor filter and Convolutional neural network", Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC) (Scopus, WoS-Indexed), vol. 13, issue 9, September 2018.
  7. Gaurav Kumar and Virender Ranga, "Swarm Intelligence-based Partitioned Recovery in Wireless Sensor Networks", Journal of Telecommunications and Information Technology (Scopus-Indexed), vol. 3, 2018.
  8. Rochak Swami, Mayank Dave and Virender Ranga, "Software Defined Networking Based DDoS Defense Mechanisms", ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) (SCI-Indexed), vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 1-36, 2019,10.1145/3301614.
  9. Vipul Mandhar and Virender Ranga, “Hybrid Traceback Scheme for DDoS Attacks”, Recent Findings in Intelligent Computing Techniques (Book ) Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 707) , Springer, June 131-138, 2019. 
  10. Gopal Singh Kushwah, Virender Ranga, "Distributed Denial of Service Attacks and Defense in Cloud Computing", Handbook of Research on the IoT, Cloud Computing, and Wireless Network Optimization, IGI Global, 41-59, 2019.
  11. Anshu Devi, Ramesh Kait, Virender Ranga, "Security Challenges in Fog Computing", Handbook of Research on the IoT, Cloud Computing, and Wireless Network Optimization, IGI Global, 41-59, 2019.
  12. Abhishek Verma and Virender Ranga, "Evaluation of Network Intrusion Detection Systems for RPL based 6LoWPAN Networks in IoT", Wireless Personal Communications (Springer) (SCI Indexed,Impact Factor= 1.247), May 2019, 1-24. 
  13. Anshu Soni, Virender Ranga and Sandeep Jadhav, "MOCKREST-A Generic approach for automated Mock framework for Rest APIs generation", International Conference on Inventive Communication and Computational Technologies (ICICCT-2019), Gnanamani College of Technology, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India, April 2019, accepted. 
  14. Navrattan Parmar, Virender Ranga and B Simhachalam Naidu, "Syntactic Interoperability in real time systems ROS 2 and adaptive Autostar using Data Distribution services: an Approach", International Conference on Inventive Communication and Computational Technologies (ICICCT-2019), Gnanamani College of Technology, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India, April 2019, accepted. 
  15. Aditi Zear and Virender Ranga, "Path Planning of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs): Current State and Future Challenges", First International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Computational Intelligence (ICTSCI—2019), Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, March 29–30, 2019, accepted.

2017-18 (July - June)

  1. Gaurav Kumar and Virender Ranga, "Meta-Heuristic Solution for Relay Nodes Placement in Constrained Environment", 10th IEEE International Conference on Contemporary Computing ( IC3), 10-12 August 2017, Noida, India.
  2. Lucy Sumi and Virender Ranga, “An IoT-VANET based Traffic Management System for Emergency Vehicles in a Smart City”, 5th International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics [ICACNI - 2017], Springer, June 1-3, 2017.
  3. Vipul Mandhar and Virender Ranga, “Hybrid Traceback Scheme for DDoS Attacks”, 5th International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics [ICACNI - 2017], Springer, June 1-3, 2017.
  4. Gaurav Kumar and Virender Ranga, "Healing Partitioned Wireless Sensor Networks", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 10586, pp. 545-557, 2017.
  5. Virender Ranga and D. Rohila, "Parametric Analysis of Heart Attack Prediction Using Machine Learning Techniques",International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing (Scopus-Indexed), vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 37-48, April 2018.
  6. Ravi Singh and Virender Ranga, "Performance Evaluation of Machine Learning Classifiers on Internet of Things Security Dataset", International Journal of Control and Automation, (Scopus-Indexed),  vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 11-24May 2018.
  7. Gaurav Kumar Verma and Virender Ranga, "Whale Optimizer to Repair Partitioned Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks", International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing(Scopus, WoS-Indexed), vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 11-28May 2018.
  8. Utkarsh Pundir and Virender Ranga, "A New Centralized Solution for Multi-event Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks", International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, (Scopus-Indexed), vol. 116, pp. 59-74, 2018.

2016-17 (July - June)

  1. Vipul Mandhar and Virender Ranga, “IP Traceback Schemes for DDoS Attack”, Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies, vol. 3, Gregorio Martinez Perez et al. (Eds): Networking Communication and Data Knowledge Engineering, 978-981-10-4584-4, 427613_1_En, (4).
  2. Lucy Sumi and Virender Ranga, “Sensor enabled Internet of Things for smart cities”, Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing (PDGC), 2016 Fourth IEEE International Conference on, pp. 295-300, 2016.
  3. Gaurav Kumar and Virender Ranga, “Meta-heuristics for relay node placement problem in wireless sensor networks”, Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing (PDGC), 2016 Fourth IEEE International Conference on, pp. 375-380, 2016.
  4. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, "Optimal nodes selection in wireless sensor and actor networks based on prioritized mutual exclusion approach", Kuwait Journal of Science (SCI Indexed, Impact Factor = 0.693), vol. 43, pp. 150-173, 2016.
  5. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma,"Node Stability Aware Energy Efficient Single Node Failure Recovery Approach for wireless sensor and actor networks", Malaysian Journal of Computer Science (SCI Indexed, Impact Factor=0.651 ), vol. 29, no. 2, 2016.
  6. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, "Restoration of Lost Connectivity of partitioned Wireless Sensor Networks", Cogent Engineering (Taylor & Francis)(Scopus, WoS-Indexed), vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 1-22, 2016.
  7. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, "A Multi-criterion Fuzzy Logic inter-cluster and intra-cluster based Cluster Head Election Approach in Large Scale WSN", International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems (Inderscience)(Scopus, WoS-Indexed), vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 433-449, 2016.
  8. Virender Ranga, Ramya Sharma, "FEDERATING DISJOINT SEGMENTS IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS USING JUMPING PARTICLE SWARM OPTIMIZATION” , in the Proceeding of International Conference on ‘Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications’ (ERCICA-2016), July 2016, Bangalore, pp. 1-7.
  9. Virender Ranga, Abhishek Verma, "Relay Node Placement in Constrained Environment", in the Proceeding 2016 International Conference on Micro-Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ICMETE 2016), 22-23 September 2016, SRM University, Delhi NCR Campus Ghaziabad, Uttarpradesh, India, pp. 539-544.
  10. Virender Ranga, Abhishek Verma, "An Obstacle-resistance Relay Node Placement in Constrained environment", Micro-Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ICMETE), 2016 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 539-544, 2016.

2015-16 (July - June)

  1. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “Relay Node Placement to Heal Partitioned Wireless Sensor Networks”,Computers and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier) (SCI Indexed, Impact Factor= 1.747), vol. 48, pp. 1-18, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.compeleceng.2015.09.014.
  2. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “Recovery of Lost Connectivity in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks Using Static Sensors as Bridge Routers”, Procedia Computer Science (Scopus-Indexed), vol. 70, no. 2, pp. 491-498, 2015. 
  3. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “Lost Connectivity Restoration in Partitioned Wireless Sensor Networks”, in Proceedings of International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development (ICT4SD - 2015), Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India, vol. 409, no. 2, pp. 89-98, 07/2015.
  4. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “Relay Node Placement for Lost Connectivity Restoration in Partitioned Wireless Sensor Networks”, in Proceedings of International Conference on Electronics and Communication Systems (ECS 2015), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 170-175, 04/2015 
  5. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “A Fuzzy Logic based Joint Intra-cluster and Inter-cluster Multi-hop Data Dissemination Approach in Large Scale WSNs”, in Proceedings of 2015 International Conference on Future Computational Technologies (ICFCT 2015), Singapore, pp. 71-77, 03/2015. 
  6. Abhishek Verma and Virender Ranga, “Relay Node Placement Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Internet of Things (ICGCIoT 2015), pp. 1384-1389, 2015. 
  7. Ramya Sharma and Virender Ranga, “Placement of Relay Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Internet of Things (ICGCIoT 2015), pp. 999-1004, 2015.

2014-15 (July - June)

  1. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “A hybrid Timer based Single Node Failure Recovery approach for WSANs”, Wireless Personal Communications (Springer) (SCI Indexed,Impact Factor= 1.247), Jan 2014, DOI: 10.1007/s11277-014-1631-4.
  2. Virender Ranga and Arun Kumar, “A Cluster Based Coordination and Communication Framework Using GA for WSANs”in Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Wireless Communication and Sensor Networks, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE), vol. 299, 2014, pp 111-124
  3. Tanu Pathak, Bhawana and Virender Ranga, “NETWORK CONNECTIVITY MAINTENANCE OF WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS IN NODE FAILURE-PRONE ENVIRONMENT: A SURVEY", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Global Development (IndiaCom-2014), pp. 685-691, 2014. 
  4. Bhawana, Tanu Pathak and Virender Ranga, “A Comprehensive Survey of Clustering Approaches in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in Proceedings of ERCICA 2014 - EMERGING RESEARCH IN COMPUTING, INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND APPLICATIONS, pp. 23-34,2014, Elsevier. 
  5. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “A Novel Clustering Approach Using Cooperative Multihop Micro-groups in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Computing, Communications and Sensor Networks, Odisha, India, Odhisa, India, 12/2014. 
  6. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “A Distributed Approach for Selection of Optimal Actor Nodes in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks”, in Proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Contemporary Computing and Informatics (IC3I), MYSORE, 11/2014.

2013-14 (July - June)

  1. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “Network Partitioning Recovery Mechanisms in WSANs: a SURVEY”, Wireless Personal Communications (Springer) (SCI Indexed, Impact Factor= 1.247), Sep 2013, pp. 1-61, DOI 10.1007/s11277-013-1046-7.
  2. Naina Gupta and Virender Ranga, “Target Tracking Techniques: A Survey”, International Journal of Sciences, Engineering and Computer Technology, vol. 3, issue1, pp. 79-88, March 2013.
  3. Arun Kumar and Virender Ranga, “Movement based Connectivity Restoration Techniques in WSANs: A Survey”, International Journal of Sciences, Engineering and Computer Technology, vol. 3, issue1, pp. 132-137, March 2013.
  4. Rahul Gupta and Virender Ranga, “Cross-layering in WSN: A Survey”International Journal of Sciences, Engineering and Computer Technology, vol. 3, issue1, pp. 48-53, March 2013.
  5. Virender Ranga and Rahul Gupta, “Cross-Layered Framework in WSNs to Enhance Transmission Reliability”, in Proceeding of the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology, IETET’13, pp. 260-268, October 2013 at GIMT, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India. 
  6. Virender Ranga, Mayank Dave and A.K. Verma, “MFZLP: Multihop Far Zone Leach Protocol for WSNs”, Journal of Computational Intelligence and Electronic Systems (American Scientific Publishers), vol. 2, issue 1, pp. 45-49, June 2013.

2012-13 (July - June)

  1. Virender Ranga “Performance Evaluation of AODV, DSR, DSDV mobile Adhoc protocols on different scenarios: An analytical Review”, International Journal of Advances in Computing and Information Technology, vol. 1 no. 1, pp. 26-45, February 2012. 

Awards Received:

  1. Young Faculty Award in 2016, conferred  by Hon'ble Justice T.N. Vallinayagam, High Court Chennai and Prof. Ahmed Ammar, University of Damman, Saudi Arabia, University of Stirling, Scotland in an Academic Meet at Chennai. 
  2. Best Paper Award- 02 
  3. Best M.Tech Disseratation Award.

PhD Supervisions: 

Six PhDs are currently in-progress in the following emerging research areas:

  1. Mr. Gopal Singh (Registration No.: 2K15/NITK/PhD/6150025) Topic: Cryptographic Solutions for Securing Cloud Computing as sole Supervisor (Internal Candidate-part time). 
  2. Mr. Abhishek Verma (Registration No.: 2K17/NITK/PhD/6170034) Topic: Intrusion Detection and Prevention in Internet of Things (IoT) as sole Supervisor (Internal Candidate-full time). 
  3. Ms. Rochak Swami (Registration No.: 2K17/NITK/PhD/6170016) Topic: Security issues in Software Defined Networking (SDN) as co-supervisor (Internal Candidate-full time). 
  4. Mr. Janardan Kumar Verma (Registration No.: 2K18/NITK/PhD/6180061) Topic: Energy Harvesting in Internet of Things (IoT) as sole Supervisor (Internal Candidate-full time). 
  5. Ms. Anshu Devi (Registration No. 2K18/KUK/PhD/01) Topic: Securtiy issues in FoG Computing based VANETs as co-supervisor (External Candidate-part time). 
  6. Ms. Aditi Zear (Registration No. 2K18/NITK/PhD/6180073) Topic: Efficient Solutions for Network Partition Recovery in Adhoc and Sensor Networks with the integration of multi-UAVs as sole Supervisor (Internal Candidate-full time) (Under the Research Project Grant of SERB, DST Project ).

M.Tech Dissertations:

  1. 26 awarded and 4 are undergoing.

Contributions:

Administrative and Acadedmic Contributions:

  1. Faculty Incharge Industry Cell since July 2018.
  2. SPoC of AEoN Center of Excellence on Emerging Technologies(ACEET) since August 2018.
  3. Was Hostel Warden of different hostels from May 2011- June 2019
  4. Faculty Incharge Lab since 2008.
  5. Was member of DAC from 2012-2014.
  6. Was Faculty Incharge TechnoByte society since 2012-2018.
  7. Was member of many departmental level committees like DAC,DRC, BOS etc.
  8. Was member of Syllabi & Scheme Revision for M Tech (Co), B Tech (Co), B Tech (IT).
  9. Member of BoS Rajastan Technical University since July 2018.
  10. Member of Technical Program Committee (TPC) in various reputed conferences in India and Abroad. 
  11. http://www.wcne2016.org/com.html
  12. http://cict.abes.ac.in/committee.php
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  15. http://etrg.org/conf_committee.php/118
  16. http://icipcs.org/committee.php
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  18. http://www.dasaa.in/TechnicalC.html
  19. http://ccis.co.in/committee.html
  20. Member of different organizing programs like NMICT, Vitural Lab IIT Roorkee.
  21. Member of editioral board of IJACIT  http://www.ijacit.com/editorialboard.html
  22. Member of editioral board of International Journal of Wireless Networks and Broadband Technologieshttp://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-wireless-networks-broadband /41033 # indices.
  23. was Guest Editor of special Issue Title: Security and Forensics of Internet of Things (IoT) in International Journal of Sensors, Wireless Communications and Control.
  24. Authored one Text Book titled "Computer Application in Pharmacy" Published by Paging Publisher, New Delhi.  

Research Collaborations: 

A. Research Projects :Going On (04):

  1. Working as PI on 3 years DST,SERB project titled "Partition Recovery of Wireless Sensor Networks with the integration of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)" .
  2. Got research project grant of 1.5 Lac with Titan GPU from NVIDIA, USA  as PI. 
  3. Working as CO-PI on project of Rs. 17 lakhs title "Actuator Design and Testing for the deployment of Fire extinguisher ball using IoT based Drone" under the collaborative research scheme TEQIP-III.
  4. Working as CO-PI on project of Rs. 09 lakhs title "Design of Algorithm for Swarm Bots and their Application in Defence and Disaster Relief" under the collaborative research scheme TEQIP-III.

B. Research Lab experience:

  1. One year research lab experience from DRDO, Metcafe house, DRDO building New Delhi.

FDP/STC/Workshop/Conference Organised:

  1. Was event secretary of the Fourth International Conference on Eco-friendly Computing and Communication Systems (ICECCS)  during 8-9 December 2015 held at NIT Kuruskhetra. 
  2. One Week  Short Term Course on Recent Developments and Challenges in Internet of Things Security (RDCIoTS) Under ISEA Project Phase II during 3-8 July 2017. 
  3. One Day Seminar-cum-Awareness Program on Data Analytics on 1 November 2018.
  4. One Week Faculty Development Program on Data Analytics during 28 February - 04 March 2019. 
  5. One Week Start-up Week under the aegis of TEQIP-III during 21-27 January 2019. 
  6. One Week Short Term Course on Data Analytics during 26-30 June 2019.

International Visits:

  1. Visited Villanova University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and presented  research paper in 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence UCAml 2017 during 7-10 Nov. 2017. 
  2. Visited NUS Singapore and presented paper in International Conference on Future Computational Technologies, Singapore during 27-31 March 2015.

Consultancy Project:

  1. 15.46 lacs consultancy revenue generated under the aegis of  ACEET during August 2018- March 2019