"NIRF (MHRD) Rankings 2016: Best in NCR, and 3rd best in North India among Pvt. Engg. Institutions; 60th best in country among all Govt./Pvt. Engineering Institutions."

Prof. Padam Kumar ( Dean  R,I&D )

Email: padam.kumar@jiit.ac.in

Professional Qualifications

B. Tech (Electrical Engg.) – IIT Delhi 1970

M.Tech (Radar Systems) – IIT Delhi 1972

PhD (Computer Science) – University of Roorkee (now IITRoorkee) 1990

Professional Experience

  • 10th June 2013 – 30th September 2014, Professor & Head, Department of Computer Science and   Engineering, IIT Roorkee.
  • 3rd January 2012 – 9th June 2013, Professor & Head, Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, IIT Roorkee.
  • 1st September 2006 – 2nd Jan 2012, Professor & Head, Information Superhighway Centre, IIT Roorkee
  • 3rd January 2005 – 2nd Jan 2012, Professor & Head, Institute Computer Centre (concurrently with Head ISC), IIT Roorkee
  • 30th April, 1998 – 22nd January, 2015, Professor, Dept. of Electronics & Computer Engineering, University of Roorkee (IIT Roorkee since September 2001)
  • 9th April 1996 – April 29, 1998, Associate Professor, Dept. of Electronics & Computer Engineering, University of Roorkee
  • November 1990 – April 8, 1996, Reader, Dept. of Electronics & Computer Engineering, University of Roorkee
  • 4th November 1974 – October 1990, Lecturer, Dept. of Electronics & Computer Engineering, University of Roorkee
  • Nov. 1972 – July 1974, Senior Scientific Officer (SSO II), ECM group of Radar division at Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL), Hyderabad

Research

Research Areas: Declarative languages, Functional Programming, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Multiprocessor Scheduling, Real-time Multiprocessor systems, Fault-tolerant systems, Computer Surveillance, Cloud Security.

PhD Thesis: Supervised 9 students for PhD

M.Tech Thesis: Supervised more than 70 students for Master’s thesis and seminar

Publications

More than 60 research papers have been published – 21 in refereed journals, 30 in International conferences and the rest in national conferences.

Journal Papers:

  • R Mitra, S C Jain, Padam Kumar, Telephone Switchboard Interface for the Visually Handicapped. Int. J. of Rehab. Research, 1988, 11(4) pp. 392-395
  • Padam Kumar, J P Gupta, S C Winter, D R Wilson, CTDNet III – An Eager Reduction Model with Laziness Features, Future Generation Computer Systems, 1995, vol. 11, pp. 273-282.
  • Savina Bansal, Padam Kumar, Kuldip Singh, Duplication based Scheduling Algorithm for Interconnection constrained DMMs, LNCS (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), 2002, vol. 2552, pp. 52-62, ISBN 3540003037, Ed. Sartaj Sahni, Uday Shukla, Viktor K. Prasanna Kumar
  • Savina Bansal, Padam Kumar, Kuldip Singh, An Improved Duplication Strategy for Scheduling Precedence Constrained Graphs in Multiprocessor Systems,  IEEE Trans. Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2003, vol. 14(6) pp. 533-544  (cited by 91)
  • Savina Bansal, Padam Kumar, Kuldip Singh, Dealing with Heterogeneity through Limited Duplication for Scheduling Precedence Constrained Task Graphs, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 2005, vol. 65, pp. 479-491. (cited by 25)
  • Paritosh Chandrapal, Padam Kumar, A Scalable Multi-level Distributed System-Level Diagnosis, LNCS (Lectures Notes in Computer Science), 2005, vol. 3816, pp. 192-202, presented at 2nd International Conference on Distributed Computing & Internet Technology  (ICDCIT 2005), December 22-24, 2005, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, India
  • Savina Bansal, Padam Kumar, Kuldip Singh, “An improved two-step algorithm for task and data parallel scheduling in distributed memory machines”, Journal of Parallel Computing, Elsevier, Vol. 32, no. 10, pp 759-774, November 2006  (cited by 39)
  • Praveen Kumar, Ankush Mittal, Padam Kumar, “Fusion of Thermal Infrared and Visible Spectrum Video for Robust Surveillance”, 5th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP),  LNCS (Lectures Notes in Computer Science), 2006, vol. 4338, pp. 528-539, Springer (cited by 23)
  • Praveen Kumar, Ankush Mittal, Padam Kumar, “Study of Robust and Intelligent Surveillance in visible and Multi-modal Framework” Informatica, an International Journal of Informatics and Computing, ACM Society, Vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 447-461, December 2007 (cited by 43)
  • Praveen Kumar, Ankush Mittal, Padam Kumar, “Study of Robust and Intelligent Surveillance in visible and Multi-modal Framework” Informatica, an International Journal of Informatics and Computing, ACM Society, Vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 63-77, March 2008
  • Praveen Kumar, Ankush Mittal, Padam Kumar, “Multimodal framework using audio, visible and infrared imagery for semantic event detection in surveillance and security applications”, International Journal of Signal and Imaging Systems Engineering  (IJSISE), Vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 255-263, June 2008
  • Praveen Kumar, Ankush Mittal, Padam Kumar, “Addressing uncertainty in multi-modal fusion for improved object detection in dynamic environment”, Information Fusion 11(4): 311-324 (2010)
  • Amit Agarwal and Padam Kumar, “An Effective Compaction Strategy for Bi-criteria DAG Scheduling in Grids”, Int. J. Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2010, pp. 331-346, Inderscience Publications.
  • Durgaprasad Gangodkar, Gurbinder Singh Gill, Sachin Gupta, Padam Kumar and Ankush Mittal, “Motion Detection in Low Resolution Grayscale Videos Using Fast Normalized Cross Correlation on GP-GPU”, International Journal of Electronic Signals and Systems, vol. 1, no.1 , Interscience Publishers,   pp.105-112, 2011.
  • Durgaprasad Gangodkar, Praveen Kumar, Padam Kumar, Ankush Mittal, “Real-time motion detection using block matching algorithms on multicore processors”, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, vol. 3 no. 2, pp 131-147, 2011.
  • Vishwas, R. and Padam, K., “Implementing SEReleC with EGG”, International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science, vol.4 (3) pp.8-15, April-2012.
  • Durgaprasad Gangodkar, Padam Kumar, Ankush Mittal, “Robust Segmentation of Moving Vehicles Under Complex Outdoor Conditions”, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 13, no. 4, pp 1738-1752, 2012. (cited by 2)
  • Vishwas, R. and Padam, K., “WebSEReleC – Optimized Web Implementation of SEReleC using Google”, International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronics Business, vol.4 (4) pp.9-18, August-2012.
  • Sanchika Gupta, Padam Kumar, Ajith Abraham, “A Profile Based Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention System for Securing Cloud Environment”, IJDSN 2013 (2013)
  • Shikha Gupta, Padam Kumar, “Automated Region Growing Approach for Brain Tumor Segmentation in 3D MR Images”, International Journal of Information Processing (IJIP), Bangalore, vol. 7 (4), pp.1-10, 2013.
  • Sanchika Gupta, Padam Kumar, “System cum Program-Wide Lightweight Malicious Program Execution Detection Scheme for Cloud”. Information Security Journal: A Global Perspective Vol. 23(3), pp. 86-99, 2014

International Conference papers:

  • Padam Kumar, J P Gupta, S C Winter and D R Wilson, “Implementation of Recursion in CTDNet – an applicative order reduction machine”, 2nd Int. Conference on Software Engineering for Real Time Systems, Cirencester, UK, September 1989, pp. 224-227
  • Padam Kumar, J P Gupta, S C Winter and D R Wilson, “Implementing Pattern-matching in CTDNet – a Multiprocessor Architecture” Proc. 15th Euromicro Symposium on Microprocessing and Microprogramming, Cologne (Germany), September, 1989, pp. 151-155
  • Padam Kumar, J P Gupta, S C Winter and D R Wilson, “CTDNet II – Coarse-grain Multiprocessor Architecture for Functional Programs” Proceedings 1st UNESCO Conference on Parallel Computing, Paris, October 1990, pp. 341-346
  • Padam Kumar, J P Gupta, S C Winter, “CTDNet III – an Eager Reduction model with Laziness Features”, Proc. 2nd Workshop on Abstract Machine Models for Highly Parallel Computers, University of Leeds, UK, April 1993, pp. 103-117.
  • M. C. Govil, Padam Kumar and Kuldip Singh, “Scheduling of Periodic and Aperiodic Tasks in Real-Time Systems”, Proc. International Conference on Cognitive Systems, (ICCCS- 99), pp. 434 – 445, 1999.
  • M. C. Govil , Padam Kumar and Kuldip Singh, “On-line Scheduling of Hard  Deadline A periodic Tasks in Real-Time systems”, Proc. International Conference on Communications, Computers & Devices (ICCCS- 2000), Dec. 14-16, 2000, Kharagpur.
  • M. C. Govil , Padam Kumar and Kuldip Singh, “Acceptance Test Based Scheduling of Hard De Tasks in Real-Time Systems”, Proc. National Systems Conference (NSC- 2000), Dec. 2000, pp. 402 – 409, Bangalore.
  • M.C. Govil, Padam Kumar and Kuldip Singh, “New Strategies for Allocation Tasks in Real-Time Multiprocessor Systems” Proc. 9th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ADCOM-2001), KIIT, Bhubneshwar, Dec. 2001, pp.125-128.
  • R.S. Yadav, Padam Kumar and Kuldip Singh, “Checkpoint algorithm to tolerate transient faults in hard real-time system”, International Conference on Information Technology (CIT-02), Dec. 2002, Bhubneshwar, India.
  • R.S. Yadav, Padam Kumar and Kuldip Singh, “Optimal Checkpoint Algorithm to Tolerate Multiple Transient Faults for Aperiodic Tasks in Hard Real-Time Systems”, International Conference on High Performance Computing, HPC Asia 2002, December 19-20, 2002, Bangalore, India
  • Savina Bansal, Padam Kumar, Kuldip Singh, “A Cost-Effective Scheduling Algorithm for Message Passing Multiprocessor Systems” Proc. 15th Int’l Conf. Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, pp. 47-52, Sept. 18-20, 2002, Louisville, Kentucky,USA.
  • R.S. Yadav, Padam Kumar and Kuldip Singh, “A Fault-Tolerant Dynamic Checkpoint Algorithm for Aperiodic Hard Real-Time Multiprocessor Systems”, in International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ADCOM), Coimbattore, India, December 17-20, 2003.
  • R.S. Yadav, Padam Kumar and Kuldip Singh, “A Value-Based Scheduling in Real-Time systems”, in International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ADCOM), Coimbattore, India, December 17-20, 2003.
  • Agarwal, Amit, Kumar, Padam, “Economical Duplication Based Task Scheduling for Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Computing Systems,” Advance Computing Conference, 2009. IACC 2009. IEEE International, pp.87-93, 6-7 March 2009.
  • Praveen Kumar, Ankush Mittal, Padam Kumar, “A Multimodal Audio, Visible and Infrared surveillance system (MAVISS)”,  Proc. 3rd IEEE International conference on Intelligent sensing and Information processing (ICISIP) 2005, 14-17 December 2005, Bangalore,  pp. 151-157
  • Savina Bansal, Padam Kumar, Kuldip Singh, “An improved Processor Allocation scheme for Mixed Parallel Task Graphs”, 19th International conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (PDCS-2006), San Francisco, USA, pp. 140-145, September 20-22, 2006.
  • Praveen Kumar, Ankush Mittal, Padam Kumar, ”A Multi-modal Data Fusion Framework for Robust Tracking”, 14th National Conference on Communications, Feb. 1-3, 2008, IIT Bombay
  • Praveen Kumar, Sojoy Roy, Ankush Mittal, Padam Kumar, ”On-line Data Management Framework for Multimedia Surveillance System”, 14th National Conference on Communications, Feb. 1-3, 2008, IIT Bombay
  • Praveen Kumar, Amit Pande, Ankush Mittal, Padam Kumar, ”Content-Based Network Adaptive Wireless Transmission of Remote Surveillance Video”, 14th National Conference on Communications, Feb. 1-3, 2008, IIT Bombay
  • Agarwal, Amit, Kumar, Padam, “Heterogeneity-Aware Task scheduling Using Critical Path in Grid Environments,” Computer Design and Applications, 2009. ICCDA 2009. International Conference,  pp.479-483, 15-17 May 2009, Singapore.
  • Agarwal, Amit, Kumar, Padam, “Trust-Oriented Multi-objective Workflow Scheduling in Grids “. In proceedings of International Conference on Grid and Distributed Computing (GDC 2009), Held as Part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conferences, FGIT 2009, Jeju Island, Korea, CCIS Series, vol. 63, pp. 96-107, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, December 10-12, 2009.
  • Naveen Kumar, Saumesh Kumar, Padam Kumar,”Parallel Implementation of Part of Speech Tagging for Text Mining Using Grid Computing”, Advances in Computing and Communications – First International Conference, ACC 2011, Kochi, India, July 22-24, 2011. Proceedings, Part I. Communications in Computer and Information Science 190 Springer 2011, pp 461-470.
  • Vishwas Raval, Padam Kumar, Yogesh Kosta, “SERelecC# – C# implementation of SEReleC: a meta search engine based on combinatorial search and search keyword based link classification”, Proceedings of ACM CUBE September 2012, pp. 688-693.
  • Sanchika Gupta, Padam Kumar, Anjali Sardana, Ajith Abraham, “A fingerprinting system calls approach for intrusion detection in a cloud environment”, CASoN 2012: 309-314
  • Sanchika Gupta, Padam Kumar, Anjali Sardana, Ajith Abraham, “A secure and lightweight approach for critical data security in cloud”, CASoN 2012: 315-320
  • Sanchika Gupta, Padam Kumar, “A desktop notification based scheme for preventing online frauds attempts to cloud users S|pp|S”, International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics ICACCI 2013,  255-260
  • Durgaprasad Gangodkar, Sachin Gupta, Gurbinder Singh Gill, Padam Kumar, Ankush Mittal, “Efficient Variable Size Template Matching Using Fast Normalised Cross Correlation on Multicore Processors”, ADCONS 2011: 218-227.
  • Vishwas, R. and Padam, K., “EGG (Enhanced Guided Google) – A Meta Search Engine for Combinatorial Keyword Search”, Proceedings of IEEE 2nd International Conference on Current Trends in Technology, pp.1-5 ISSN: 978-1-4577-2169-4, December-2011.
  • Durgaprasad Gangodkar, Sachin Gupta, Gurbinder Singh Gill, Padam Kumar, Ankush Mittal, “Segmentation of moving objects in visible and thermal videos”, International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI) pp. 1-5, 10-12 January 2012, Coimbatore, 10.1109/ICCCI.2012.6158805.
  • Vishwas, R. and Padam, K., “SEReleC (Search Engine Result Refinement and Classification) – A Meta Search Engine based on Combinatorial Search and Search Keyword Classification”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management, pp.627-631 ISSN: 978-1-4673-0213-5, March-2012.