Vaskar Raychoudhury, PhD

Visitor Address:

L15, 1-6, Room 724
68131 Mannheim, Germany

fon +49 (0) 621/181-2617
fax +49 (0) 621/181-2150 

Postal Address:

68131 Mannheim, Germany

Brief CV

2016.5 - 2017.7 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow in the Universität Mannheim (Wirtschaftsinformatik II)
2011.10 – 2016.5 Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India
2011.3 – 2011.10 Postdoctoral Researcher Engineer in the Handicom Lab, Telecommunication Network and Services Department, Institut TELECOM & Management SudParis, Evry, France
2010.5 – 2011.2 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Internet and Mobile Computing Lab, Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2006.4 – 2010.5 Ph.D. in Computer Science, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
2003.8 - 2006.1 M.S. (by research) in Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India
1999.9 – 2003.5 B.Tech. in Information Technology, Kalyani University, West Bengal, India

Research Interest

Mobile and Pervasive Computing, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Internet-of-Things, Large-scale Sensor Data Processing, Next-generation Networks

Selected Publications

  1. Divya Saxena and Vaskar Raychoudhury, “N-FIB: Scalable, Memory Efficient Name-based Forwarding,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Elsevier, Volume 76, December 2016, Pages 101–109.
  2. Divya Saxena, Vaskar Raychoudhury, Neeraj Suri, Christian Becker, and Jiannong Cao, “Named Data Networking: A Survey”, Elsevier Computer Science Review, February, 2016.
  3. Sobin CC, Vaskar Raychoudhury, Gustavo Marfia, and Ankita Singla, “A Survey of Routing and Data Dissemination in Delay Tolerant Networks,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Elsevier, Volume 67, May 2016, Pages 128–146.
  4. Divya Saxena and Vaskar Raychoudhury, “Radient: Scalable, Memory Efficient Name Lookup Algorithm for Named Data Networking,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Elsevier, Volume 63, March 2016, Pages 1–13.
  5. Vaskar Raychoudhury, Shikhar Shrivastav, Sandeep Singh Sandha, and Jiannong Cao, “Crowdsourcing based Context-aware Panoramic Map Generation for Smartphone Users,” In IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 26, Issue 8, pp. 2208 – 2219, 2015.
  6. Vaskar Raychoudhury, Ajay D. Kshemkalyani, Daqing Zhang, and Jiannong Cao, “Automatic Event Scheduling in Mobile Social Network Communities,” In IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 25, Issue 11, pp. 2772 – 2782, 2014.
  7. Vaskar Raychoudhury, Jiannong Cao, Rajdeep Niyogi, Weigang Wu, and Yi Lai, “Top K-leader Election in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,” In Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC), Elsevier, Vol. 13, pp. 181-202, August 2014.
  8. Vaskar Raychoudhury, Jiannong Cao, Mohan Kumar, and Daqiang Zhang, “Middleware for Pervasive Computing: A Survey,” Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Elsevier, Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2013, Pages 177–200.
  9. Vaskar Raychoudhury, Jiannong Cao, Weigang Wu, and Steven Lai, “K-Directory Community: Reliable Service Discovery in MANET,” Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Elsevier
    Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2011, Pages 140-158.

Professional Activities

Vaskar is an Assistant Professor in the famed IIT Roorkee in India for the past 5 years. He has extensive teaching and research experience in both undergraduate and graduate level. He has also vast experience in writing project proposals and securing research grants. In 2015, he received the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt fellowship in Computer Science (one of only 9 people around the globe). He is one of the youngest senior members of IEEE Computer Society from India. Vaskar is associated with various conferences as track chairs or program committee members, such as, IEEE ATC, IEEE iNIS, IEEE Globecom, ICDCN, IEEE TENSYMP, etc. He serves as expert reviewer of several reputable international journals as well as various national bodies for project evaluation in India. In summer 2015, he received the prestigious DAAD-IIT joint fellowship on bilateral academic exchange for visiting Department of Computer Science (Informatik), Technische Universität Darmstadt. Vaskar has extensive experience in research supervision. He has already guided 17 undergraduate students and 18 masters’ students. Currently he is supervising 2 PhD students of his own and is mentoring 2 more PhD students in the research group of Prof. Becker.