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 :

House No. 1665 | Sector 4 | Part-2 | Urban Estate | Kurukshetra-136118


Phone 1 (office) : +919416158283 (M), 01744-233545 (O)
Phone 2 (office) :
Email : virender.ranga@nitkkr.ac.in | virendersinghmtech@gmail.com

Area Of Intrest :

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

 

More than 50 research papers published in SCI/SCIE/Scopus/WoS journals and conferernces in various thrust areas of Computer Networks.

Experience :

  • Teaching 15 Years (approx.) , R & D Organization / Industry - 01
  • One year research experience from SAG Lab, DRDO, Metcafe house, DRDO building New Delhi.
  • More than 50 research papers published in various SCI/SCIE/Scopus/WoS journals and conferernces in the Emerging areas of Computer Networks & Communications.

Other :

Research Publications

Published more than Fifty research papers in various high quality peer reviewed SCI/Scopus Indexed International Journals like Springer, T & F, ASP, Elsevier, Malaysian Journal, Kuwait Journal, InderScience,  JTIT etc.


                 List of Publications (Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science)

2018-19

  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. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Rochak Swami, Mayank Dave and Virender Ranga, "Software Defined Networking Based DDoS Defense Mechanisms", ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) (SCI-Indexed, Impact Factor = 6.748), accepted, December 2018.
  8. 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. 

2017-18

  1. Gaurav Kumar and Virender Ranga, "Meta-Heuristic Solution for Relay Nodes Placement in Constrained Environment", Proceedings of 2017 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.

2016-17

  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

  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

  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 

  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

  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

  • 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.
  • Best Paper Award- 02
  • Best M.Tech Disseratation Award.

Ph.D Supervision

Six Ph.Ds. are currently in-progress in the following emerging reserach areas:

  • Mr. Gopal Singh (Registration No.: 2K15/NITK/PhD/6150025) Topic: Cryptographic Solutions for Securing Cloud Computing as sole Supervisor.
  • Mr. Abhishek Verma (Registration No.: 2K17/NITK/PhD/6170034) Topic: Intrusion Detection and Prevention in Internet of Things (IoT) as sole Supervisor (Internal Candidate). 
  • Ms. Rochak Swami (Registration No.: 2K17/NITK/PhD/6170037) Topic: Security issues in Software Defined Networking (SDN) as co-supervisor (Internal Candidate).
  • Mr. Janardan Kumar Verma (Registration No.: 2K18/NITK/PhD/6180061) Topic: Energy Harvesting in Internet of Things (IoT) as sole Supervisor (Internal Candidate). 
  • Ms. Anshu Devi (Registration No. 2K18/KUK/PhD/01) Topic: Securtiy issues in FoG Computing based VANETs as co-supervisor (External Candidate).
  • 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) (Under the Grant of Reserach Project SERB, DST Project EEQ/2017/000037).

M.Tech Dissertations

  • 23 awarded and 3 are undergoing.

Contribution

 (A) Administrative and Acadedmic Contribution:

Research Collaborations (going On)

Reserach Project: Working on 3 years DST project titled "Partition Recovery of Wireless Sensor Networks with the integration of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)".

Reserach Lab experince

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