BIOGRAPHY::

Dr. Manas Khatua is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

Prior to this, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur. He also worked as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Singapore University of Technology and Design, and Assistant System Engineer in Tata Consultancy Services.

He received his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. His primary research interests are in the domain of Performance Evaluation of Communication Protocols, Internet of Things, Wireless Networks, Sensor Networks, Network Security, Cloud and Edge Computing, and Cyber Physical Systems. He is the author of many scholarly research papers, including reputed journal papers, in the above mentioned areas.


:: Post Graduate Certificate Program in Cybersecurity ::

Jointly offered by IIT Guwahati & TimesTSW.
Programme Start Date: 28 May, 2022.
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:: COURSE on Internet of Things (IoT) ::

Developed an elective course on IoT at IIT Guwahati. CS578: Internet of Things

Samsung R&D Institute India-Delhi (SRI-D) has established Samsung Innovation Lab on IoT in the Dept. of CSE, IIT Guwahati. They also collaborate in teaching the IoT course.

News

  • August
    Full paper with Soumya accepted in IEEE 8th World Forum on Internet of Things 2022
  • May
    Paper with Alakesh accepted in ACM Transactions on Internet of Things

    Delivered guest lecture in the High-End Workshops on "The Role of AI in IoT and WAHN" organized by Dept. of CSE, IIT Ropar.
  • February
    Paper with Alakesh accepted in IEEE Communications Letters

    Delivered guest lecture in the Joint FDP on IoT & Applications (Smart Systems), organized by E&ICT Academics of IIT Guwahati, NIT Patna, IIT Kanpur, MNIT Jaipur, IIT Roorkee & IIITDM Jabalpur.
  • January
    Delivered guest lecture in Research & Industrial Conclave 2022, organized by IIT Guwahati.
  • September 30
    Paper with Karnish accepted in ACM ICDCN 2022
  • August 19
    Guest Lecture in the event "IRN 2021" organized by Samsung R&D Institute India-Bangalore (SRI-B) as a part of SRI-B's 25 years celebrations.
  • July 25
    Paper with Alakesh accepted in IEEE Internet of Things Journal (5-Year IF: 11.7)
  • May 3
    Paper with Alakesh accepted in IEEE Internet of Things Journal (5-Year IF: 11.7)
  • February 18
    Paper with Alakesh accepted in IEEE Internet of Things Journal (5-Year IF: 11.7)
  • October

    Paper with Alakesh accepted in ACM Transactions on Internet of Things

  • March

    Paper with Alakesh accepted in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing

    Paper with Dipanwita accepted in Journal of Network and Computer Applications (Elsevier)

  • February

    Organized an International Conference at IIT Guwahati. Third ISEA Conference on Security and Privacy 2020

  • January

    Guest lecture on "Internet of Things - A Paradigm Shift towards Smart & Connected Things" & hands-on demo using ESP8266 & LoRaWAN at Tripura Institute of Technology, Agartala.

  • October

    SERB SRG has been approved for funding on Industrial IoT.

  • September

    One paper accepted in ICDCN 2020


    Organizing Third ISEA Conference on Security and Privacy 2020 (ISEA-ISAP 2020)

  • August

    Organized the 2nd 5-day workshop on "Internet of Things(IoT) and Cyber Security" sponsored by AICTE in IIT Guwahati during 19-23 August 2019.


Research Interests

  • Internet of Things
  • Wireless Networks
  • Sensor Networks
  • Network Security
  • Cloud and Edge Computing
  • Cyber Physical Systems

Research Publications

  • Journal:
    • International: 22
  • Conference:
    • International: 10
  • Book Chapter: 1
  • Colloquium: 1

Work Experience

  • Present: Assistant Professor, Dept. of CSE, IIT Guwahati
  • 2016-2018: Assistant Professor, Dept. of CSE, IIT Jodhpur
  • 2015-2016: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, SUTD, Singapore
  • 2010-2013: Senior Research Fellow, SRIC, IIT Kharagpur
  • 2008-2010: Assistant System Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
  • 2008-2008: Sr. Lecturer, Dept. of IT, Dr. B.C.Roy Engineering College
  • 2005-2008: Lecturer, Dept. of CSE, Bankura Unnayani Institute of Engg.
  • 2003-2004: Faculty at Bakhrabad Bharati Vidyapith, West Bengal

Education

  • 2016: Ph.D. (Wireless Networks) from IIT Kharagpur
  • 2007: M.Tech. (IT) from BESU (presently known as IIEST), Shibpur
  • 2003: B.Tech. (CSE) from University of Kalyani, West Bengal

Guest Lecture / Seminar

  • May, 2022: Guest lecture on "IoT Protocols : Data & Network" in the High - End Workshop on "The Role of Artificial Intelligence in IoT and Wireless Adhoc Networks", organized by the Dept. of CSE, IIT Ropar.
  • February, 2022: Guest lecture on "IoT Protocols : Data & Network" in the Joint FDP on IoT & Applications (Smart Systems), organized jointly by E&ICT Academics of IIT Guwahati, NIT Patna, IIT Kanpur, MNIT Jaipur, IIT Roorkee & IIITDM Jabalpur.
  • January, 2022: Guest lecture on "IoT and Edge Intelligence – Research Road-map & Challenges" in the Research & Industrial Conclave 2022, organized by IIT Guwahati.
  • November, 2021: Guest lecture on "6TiSCH IoT Network: Formation, Challenges, and Recent Advancements" in the CNI Lecture Series Program organized by Centre for Networked Intelligence under the divisions of EECS and RBCCPS, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • September, 2021: Guest lecture on "Network Formation in 6TiSCH-based IoT Networks: Challenges, Open Issues, and Recent Advancement" in the Faculty Development Program organized by Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST).
  • August, 2021: Guest lecture on "Research Challenges in IoT" in the Faculty Development Program organized by Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar.
  • August, 2021: Guest lecture on "Network Plug-and-Play in Industrial IoT: Network Formation Challenges and Solutions" in the event "IRN 2021" organized by Samsung R&D Institute India-Bangalore (SRI-B).
  • July, 2021: Guest lecture on "Research Challenges in IoT" in the Faculty Development Program organized by Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Vignan’s Institute of Engineering for Women, Visakhapatnam.
  • March, 2021: Guest lecture on "Research Challenges in IoT" in the AICTE sponsored five-days online Short Term Training Program on “Internet-of-Things: Building Blocks, Enabling Technologies, and Applications” organized by National Institute of Technology Meghalaya.
  • January, 2021: Presented a Seminar on "IoT with Automation" in the Research for Resurgence Virtual Seminar Series on “Robotics, Automation, & Drones” organized by R&D Section, IIT Guwahati.
  • December, 2020: Participated as a panellist in a discussion on "SCADA Security: Use Cases & Capabilities" organised by NASSCOM-DSCI AISS 2020.
  • November, 2020: Guest lecture on "Cloud - A Ubiquitous Asset of IoT Ecosystem" in the "Certificate Course on Cloud Computing" jointly organized by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Tamil Nadu, and National Institute of Technology Jalandhar.
  • January, 2020: Guest lecture on "Internet of Things - A Paradigm Shift towards Smart & Connected Things" followed by hands on demo using ESP8266 and LoRaWAN in the FDP on "IoT and Sensor Networks" at Tripura Institute of Technology, Agartala.
  • August, 2019: Guest lecture on "Introduction to IoT" followed by hands on demo using ESP8266 and LoRaWAN in the 5-Day Workshop on "Internet of Things(IoT) and Cyber Security" at IIT Guwahati, sponsored by AICTE.
  • July, 2019: Guest lecture on "Internet of Things – A Paradigm Shift towards Smart and Connected Things" followed by hands on demo using ESP8266 and LoRaWAN in the 5-Day Hands-on Workshop on "Advanced Pedagogies: Active Learning and Digital Tools" at IIT Guwahati.
  • June, 2019: Guest lecture on "Internet of Things – A Paradigm Shift towards Smart and Connected Things" followed by hands on demo using ESP8266 and LoRaWAN in the 5-Day Hands-on Workshop on "Advanced Pedagogies: Active Learning and Digital Tools" at IIT Guwahati.
  • October, 2017: Guest lecture on "Recent Research Trends in Wireless Networks" in University of Engineering and Management, Jaipur.
  • June, 2013: Guest lecture on "Recent Research Trends in Wireless Sensor Networks" in St. Thomas' College of Engg. and Tech., Kolkata.

Academic & Administrative Responsibilities

  • Feb-Mar' 2020: Organizing Committee Member of the Third ISEA Conference on Security and Privacy 2020 organised in IIT Guwahati
  • Aug' 2019: Organizing Committee Member of the ATAL Workshop on "IoT and Cyber Security" in IIT Guwahati
  • 2019: Faculty Advisor for BTech (CSE) 2019 batch, IIT Guwahati.
  • 2018: Organizing Committee Member of the National Workshop on Human-Centered Robotics organised in IIT Jodhpur
  • 2018: Faculty Coordinator for registration of B.Tech.(CSE), IIT Jodhpur
  • 2017: PhD Recruitment Exam coordinator in the Dept. of CSE, IIT Jodhpur
  • 2012-14: Website Development for SWAN Laboratory, IIT Kharagpur
  • 2006-07: Development of Computer Network Laboratory, BUIE, Bankura
  • 2006-07: University Examiner (for 3 Semesters)

Awards

  • NIXI Ph.D. Fellowship for the year 2014-2015
  • Sumana Smriti Puraskar for acquiring highest marks in Higher Secondary Examination 1998 in Narayangarh R.R.C.L.U.S. Niketan
  • Nominated for Merit Scholarship from WBBSE, West Bengal, for acquiring more than 75% marks in Secondary Examination 1996
  • Sumana Smriti Puraskar for acquiring highest marks in Secondary Examination 1996 in Narayangarh R.R.C.L.U.S. Niketan

Professional Membership

  • IEEE Member since January 2013 (ID:92558724)
  • ACM Member since October 2019 (ID:8993630)

Guest Editor

  • Performed the role of associate guest editor for the special issue "Security and Privacy in India" in Security and Privacy (Wiley) Journal.

TPC Member

Track Chair

Reviewer

  • Project proposal under DST, Govt. of India
  • Defence Science Journal (DRDO India)
  • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  • IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
  • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
  • IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
  • IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  • IEEE Systems Journal
  • IEEE Sensors Journal
  • ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Network and Computer Applications (Elsevier)
  • International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley)
  • Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (Springer)
  • Multimedia Systems (Springer)
  • Photonic Network Communications (Springer)
  • International Journal of Comm. Net. and Dist. Systems (Inderscience)
  • IEEE WF-IoT 2021