Dilip Kumar Saikia
Professor,
Department of Computer Sc. & Engineering
Tezpur University
e-mail: dks@tezu.ernet.in/dilipkrsaikia59@gmail.com
Phone: +91-3712-275102(O), 236158(R)

 

Areas of Interest:

 

  • Computer Networks
  • Network Security
  • Computer Architecture
  • Wireless Sensor Networks

Qualification:

 

  • Ph. D. in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in 1996.
  • M. Tech in Electronics from IIT Madras in 1983.
  • B. E. in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Madras University
    (REC Tiruchirapalli) in 1981.

Professional Experience:

[1] Director, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, Nov, 2011 – Oct, 2016;

[2] Professor, Department of Computer Sc. & Engineering, Mar, 1997 – Oct, 2011 & Nov, 2016 – Continue;

[3] Professor, Department of Computer Application, Assam Engineering College, Guwahati, 1995-1997;

[4] Asst. Professor, Department of Computer Engineering & Application, Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat, 1987-1995;

[5] Lecturer, Electronics, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Nirjuli, 1986-87;

[6] Asst. Engineer (R&D, Hardware), Hindustan Computers Ltd. Nehru Place, New Delhi, 1983-86.

 

Administrative Responsibilities Held:

[1] Pro Vice Chancellor, Tezpur University, June 2018;

[2] Dean, School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Sept, 2006 to Feb, 2010;

[3] Dean, School of Science & Technology, Tezpur University, 1998-2002;

[4] Head, Department of Computer Sc. & Engineering, Tezpur University, 1997-2007;

[5] Professor i/c, Computer Centre, Tezpur University, 1997-2008;

[6] Member, Board of Management of Tezpur University for two terms;

[7] Member, Academic Council, Tezpur University, 2006-2010;

[8] Member, Planning Board, Tezpur University, 2007-2010;

[9] Member, Planning and Academic Committee, Tezpur University, 1998-2004;

[10] Head, Department of Computer Application, Assam Engineering College, 1996-97.

Some of the other Responsibilities Handled at Tezpur University:

[1] Chairman, Institute of Eminence Proposal Preparation Committee;

[2] Chairman, Statutes and Ordinances Formulation & Updation Committee;

[3] Coordinator, Academic & Administrative Audit Committee;

[4] Chairman, Space Allocation Committee;

[5] Vice Chairman, Tezpur University Entrance Examination Committee, 2004

 

Member of Academic Bodies:

[1] Chairman, Committee for Preparation of Accreditation Documents for Skill Development Programmes, NBA, New Delhi.

[2] Member, Senate, IIT Guwahati

[3] Member, Senate, IIIT Guwahati

[4] Member, Academic Council, NERIST, Nirjuli, Itanagar

[5] Member, University Court, North East Hill University, Shillong

[6] Member, University Court, Tripura University, Agartala

[7] Expert Member, National Accreditation Council (NAAC).

[8] Expert Member, National Accreditation Board (NBA) Visiting Committees to Engineering Institutions since 2005;

[9] Former Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies, Computer Sc. & Engineering, Gauhati University.

[10] Former Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies, Information Technology, Gauhati University.

[11] Former Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies, Computer Science, Gauhati University.

[12] Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies, Information Technology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

[13] Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies, Computer Sc. & Engineering, NERIST, Nirjuli.

[14] Former Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies, Computer Science, Arunachal University.

Contributions to Technical Education:

1.  As the Founder Director of NIT Meghalaya started the institute in the home state from scratch. Within five years, despite the disadvantages of its remote location the Institute managed to secure a very respectable national rank in 2016, as declared by NIRF.

2.  As the Initiator and the Founder Dean of School of Engineering at Tezpur University played key role in establishing the Engineering School at Tezpur University.

3.  As Head of the Department of Computer Science at Tezpur University for 10 years long crucial period helped it establish itself as a leading centre for computer science education in the region.

4.  As Professor In-charge of the Computer Centre at Tezpur University for more than 10 years helped in setting-up of the IT infrastructure and in creating the computing culture in the University.

5.  As founder faculty member of the Department of Computer Engineering & Application at Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat, Assam during 1987-1995 played a key role in establishing one of the first centres of Computer Science education in the region and in starting of BE(CSE) and MCA programme in the region.

 

 

Ph.Ds Produced:

Produced: 

  1. Dr. Basav Roychoudhury, Assoc. Prof. RGIIM, Shillong,

          Thesis: A Study on Mobile IP Handoff Management for Seamless Mobility, 2007.

      2. Dr. Manoj Dahal, Sr. Engineer, Novel Networks, Bangalore

          Thesis: A Study on Transport Layer Congestion Control, 2007.

      3. Dr. S. Saharia, Assoc. Prof, Tezpur University,

          Thesis: Recognition of Printed Assamese Characters with Orthogonal Moments, 2009.

      4. Dr. Hiten Choudhury, Asst. Prof, Cotton College State University, Guwahati,

          Thesis: Relaxing Trust Requirement in 3GPP Mobile Systems for Improved Subscriber Identity Privacy, 2013.

      5. Md. Iftekher Hussain, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Info’ Tech., NEHU, Shillong,

          Thesis: QoS Provisioning in Multi-hop WiFi-based Long Distance Networks, 2014

      6. Dr. Dushyanta Dutta, Asst. Prof. Kaziranga University

          Thesis:  A Study on Duty Cycle Based IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks for QoS and Energy Efficiency, 2015.

      7. Dr. Nabajyoti Medhi, Asst. Professor, Tezpur University

          Thesis:  Scalable Modular Data Center Networking using Software-Defined Networking Approach, 2018.

Currently Pursuing:

      1. Ms. Surmila Thokchom, Asst. Professor, NIT Meghalaya

          Topic: Security Issues in Cloud Computing

      2. Ms. Prabidita Roy Choudhury, Asst. Professor, St. Anthony’s College, Shillong

          Topic: Security Issues in M2M Communication in LTE.

      3. Mr. Pynbiang Hadem, Systems Analyst, NIC, Shillong

          Topic: Packet Traceback in MPLS network in SDN environment.

      4. Ms. Priyanka Bordoloi

          Topic: IoT Security in SDN environment

 

 Master of Science (by Research) Dissertations:

Completed : 02

M. Tech Dissertations:

Completed : 21

Research Projects:

1.  Development of a Defense System Against Polymorphic and Metamorphic Internet Worms for Enterprise Networks, DIT, 2008-2011, Rs. 47.61 Lakh.

2.  Content Based Image Retrieval System, AICTE, 1998-2001, Rs. 10.0 Lakh.

Other Projects:

1.  Coordinator for DST FIST, Department of Computer Sc. & Engineering, 2005-2010, Rs. 24.0 Lakh.

2.  Coordinator, AICTE MODROBS, 2004-2006, Rs. 10.0 Lakh.

3.  Coordinator, AICTE MODROBS, 1997-1099, Rs. 10.0 Lakh.

Courses Taught:

[1] Computer Organization & Architecture

[2] Data Communication

[3] Computer Networks

[4] Mobile Computing

[5] Computer Architecture & Parallel Processing

[6] Compiler Design

[7] Operating System

[8] Database Management

[9] Computer System Design

[10] Digital Logic Design

[11] Data and File Structures

Conferences/ Workshops/ Refreshers Courses/ Short-term Courses Organized:

[1] Served as Convener of the Organizing Committee of the National Workshop on Mobile Computing in January, 2001 held at Tezpur University.

[2] Served as the Organizing Chair of the National Workshop on Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing in August, 2004 held at Tezpur University.

[3] Served as Organizing Chair of the National Workshop on Mathematical Simulation and High Performance Computing in October, 2005 at Tezpur University.

[4] Organized a Refreshers Course on Computer Science in January, 2006.

[5] Served as the Organizing Chair for the Short-term Course on Embedded Systems held   in January, 2008 at Tezpur University.

[6] Served as the Organizing Chair for the National Symposium of the Optical Society of India in December, 2007.

Publications:

Journals:
  1. S. Thokchom, D. K. Saikia, Privacy Preserving and Public Auditable Integrity Checking on Dynamic Cloud Data, International Journal of Network Security, Vol. 21, No. 2, Mar. 2019
  2. P. Roychoudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Provably Secure Group Authentication and Key Agreement for Machine Type Communication using Chebychev’s Polynomial, Computer Communication, 127, pp. 146-157, June 2018
  3. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Enhanced Identity Privacy in UMTS, International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2018.
  4. N. Medhi, D. K. Saikia, OpenFlow-Based Scalable Routing With Hybrid Addressing in Data Center Networks, IEEE Communication Letters, Vol.-21, No.5, pp 1047-1050, 2017.
  5. P. Roychoudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Hierarchical Group-based Mutual Authentication and Key Agreement for Machine Type Communication in LTE and future 5G Networks, Security and Communication Networks, Article ID 1701243, Volume 2017, January 2017.
  6. I. Hussain, Z. I. Ahmed, N. Sarma, D. K. Saikia, An Efficient TDMA MAC Protocol for Multi-hop WiFi-Based Long Distance Networks, Wireless Personal Communication, Vol.-86, No.4, pp 1971-1994, 2016.
  7. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Security Extension for Relaxed Trust Requirement in Non3GPP Access to the EPS, International Journal of Network Security, Vol.-18, No.-6, pp 1041-1053, 2016.
  8. Hussain, Z. I. Ahmed, N. Sarma and D. K. Saikia, A QoS-aware Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation Scheme for Multi-hop WiFi-based Long Distance Networks, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, pp. 1-18, June 2015.
  9. D. Dutta, A. Karmakar, D. K. Saikia, An Analytical Model for IEEE 802.15.4/ ZigBee Wireless Sensor Networks with Duty Cycle    Mechanism for Performance Prediction and Configuration of MAC Parameters to Achieve QoS and Energy Efficiency, International Journal of Computer Application, Vol. 102, No. 5, Sept, 2014.
  10. Hussain, N. Sarma, D. K. Saikia, TDMA MAC Protocol for WiFi-based Long Distance Networks: A Survey, International Journal of Computer Application, Vol. 96, No. 19, pp. 1-8, May, 2014.
  11. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, A New Trust Model for Improved Identity Privacy in Cellular Networks, International Journal of Computer Application, Vol. 56, No. 14, pp. 1-8, 2012.
  12. D. K. Saikia, R. K. Sen, Embedding  Torus  on  the  Star  Graph, IEEE Trans on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol-9, No-7, July, 1998.
  13. D. K. Saikia, R. K. Sen, Two  Ranking  Schemes  for  Efficient Computation on the Star  Interconnection Network, IEEE Trans on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol-7, No-4, April 1996.
  14. D. K. Saikia, R. K. Sen, Order Preserving Communication on the Star Network, Parallel Computing Vol-21, No-5, May, 1995.
  15. B. Yegnanarayana, D. K. Saikia, T. R. Krishnan, Significance of Group-delay functions in signal reconstruction from spectral magnitude or phase, IEEE Trans on Acoustics, Speech & Signal Processing, Vol-32, No-3, June, 1983.

Book Chapters:

  1. H Choudhury, B Roychoudhury, D K Saikia, “Improving Identity Privacy in 3GPP-WLAN”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering 312, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp 217-224, 2015.
  2. H Choudhury, B Roychoudhury, D K Saikia, “A Security Extension Providing User Anonymity and Relaxed Trust Requirement in Non-3GPP Access to the EPS”, Information Systems Security, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8880, pp 226-244, 2014.
  3. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Desirable features of an identity privacy ensuring solution for UMTS, Ed. Vol, Network and Information Security: Issues, Challenges and Research Trends, Narosa Publishing House, pp 143-157, 2013.
  4. I Hussain, N Sarma and D K Saikia, “QoS Issues in Long Distance Wireless Networks for Rural Areas”, Recent Advances in Machine Intelligence, Narosa Publishing House, ISBN: 978-81-8487-140-1, pp. 109-118, 2011.
  5. H. Choudhury, D. K. Saikia, Modified UMTS Authentication and Key Agreement Protocol for Enhanced User Identity Confidentiality, Ed. Vol, Network Security: Issues, Challenges and Techniques, Narosa Publishing House, pp 63-71, June 2010.
  6. S. R. Siddique, D. K. Saikia, SPIT Prevention: A Study of Existing Solutions, Ed. Vol, Network Security: Issues, Challenges and Techniques, Narosa Publishing House, pp 105-111, 2010.
  7. B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, A Macro-Mobility Scheme for Reduction in Handover Delay and Signaling Traffic in MIPv6, LNCS 3326, Springer Varlag Publ. pp.186-191, Dec 2004.

Conferences etc.:

  1. S. Thokchom, D. K. Saikia, “Efficient scheme for dynamic Cloud data shared within a static group with privacy preserving auditing and traceability”, International Conference on Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (CCIOT 2018), 29-31, October 2018, Singapore.
  2. N. Medhi, D.K. Saikia, “OpenFlow based Multi-Controller Model for Fault-tolerant and Reliable Control Plane,” 6th International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics (ICACNI 2018), Silchar.
  3. P. Hadem, D. K. Saikia, “SMITE: an SDN and MPLS integrated traceback mechanism”, Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on Security of Information and Networks, pp 171-177, October 2017 Jaipur.
  4. N. Medhi, D.K. Saikia, K. D. Barman, “ProTE: An OpenFlow Based Traffic Engineering Mechanism for Data Center Networks”, Proc. of International Conference Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), pp-149-154, Vellore, 2017.
  5. H Choudhury, B Roychoudhury, D K Saikia, “A Security Extension Providing User Anonymity and Relaxed Trust Requirement in Non-3GPP Access to the EPS”, International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 2014), Hyderabad, India, pp 226-244.
  6. I. Hussain, Z.I. Ahmed, D. K. Saikia, N. Sarma, “A QoS-aware Multipath Routing Protocol for WiFi-based Long Distance Mesh Networks” in the proc. of International Conference on Emerging Technology Trends in Electronics, Communication and Networking (ET2ECN 2014), pp.1-8, Dec 26-27, 2014, Surat, India.
  7. I. Hussain, Z.I. Ahmed, D. K. Saikia, N. Sarma, “A Tightly Synchronized TDMA MAC Protocol for multi-hop WiFi-based Long Distance Networks” in the proc. of Sixth International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN 2014), Shanghai China, July 8-11, 2014, pp. 543-548.
  8. D. Dutta, A. Karmakar, D. K. Saikia, “Determining Duty Cycle and Beacon Interval with Interval for Energy Efficiency and QoS for Low Traffic Applications”, Proc. of the International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics (ICACNI-2014), 24-26 June 2014.
  9. I. Hussain, D. K. Saikia, N. Sarma, N. Ahmed, “A Fine-tuned Packet Scheduling for WiFi-based Long Distance Networks” in the proc. of IEEE Sponsored International Conference – Advances and Innovations in Mobile Computing (AIMoC 2014), Kolkata, India, Feb 27- March 1, pp. 97-103, 2014.
  10. 1H Choudhury, B Roychoudhury, D K Saikia, “Improving Identity Privacy in 3GPP-WLAN”, International Conference on Telecommunication and Networking 2013 (TeNe’13). Switzerland, 2015, pp 217-224
  11. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Enhancing User Identity Privacy in LTE, Proc. of Eleventh IEEE Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications, Liverpool, UK, 25-27 June, 2012
  12. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, UMTS user identity confidentiality: An end-to-end solution, Proc. of Eighth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN), pp 1-6, May 24-26, 2011.
  13. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, End-to-End User Identity Confidentiality for UTMS Networks, Proc. of IEEE ICCSIT 2010, China, July 2010.
  14. S. Saharia, P.K. Bora, D.K. Saikia, Improving Character Recognition Accuracy of Tchebichef Moments by splitting of Images, Proc. of NCC, ’09, pp 390-393, IIT Guwahati, January 2009.
  15. M. Dahal, D. K. Saikia, Improving Performance of SCTP in Presence of High Traffic Load and Link-Level Errors, Proc. of NCTAC, ’07, pp 27-34, Tezpur, January 2007.
  16. B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Transparent Multihoming Protocol Extension for MIPv6 with Dynamic Traffic Distribution Across Multiple Interfaces, Proc of CIS2E 06, Bridgeport, Dec 2006.
  17. M. Dahal, D. K. Saikia, RTT Based Congestion Control and Path Switching Scheme for SCTP, Proc. of 10th Int’nl Conf. on Communication Technology, Nov 2006, 27-30, Guillin, China.
  18. S. Saharia, P.K. Bora, D.K. Saikia, Fast Computation of Legendre Moments, Proc. of NWTAC, ‘06, pp 170-177, Narosa Publishing House, pp 13-22, Tezpur, 23-24 January 2006.
  19. M. Dahal, D. K. Saikia, A Comparative Study of RTT Based Congestion Control (RBCC) Scheme with TCP SACK in Wireless Environment, Proc. of National Workshop on Trends in Advanced Computing 2006 (NWTAC, ‘06), pp 13-22, Tezpur, 23-24 January 2006.
  20. S. Saharia, P. K. Bora, D. K. Saikia, A Comparative Study on Discrete Orthogonal Chebyshev Moments and Legendre Moments for Representation of Printed Characters, Proc. of 4th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics & Image Processing, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Dec 16-18, 2004.
  21. B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Performance Enhancement of Mobile IPv6 Through Mobile Agents, Proc. Of Natl. Wksp On Trends and Issues in Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing, Tezpur, pp. 25-36, Aug 2004.
  22. S. Saharia, P. K. Bora, D. K. Saikia, Representation of Printed Characters with Legendre Moments, Proc. of 5th International Conference on Advances in Pattern Recognition 2003, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Dec 11-13, 2003.
  23. B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Handover Management in Mobile IPv6 Networks Using Mobile Agent, Proc. of the Int’nl Conf. On Info’ Tech., CIT-2003, Bhubaneswar, December 2003.
  24. D. K. Saikia, M. Dahal, Packet Loss Free Congestion Control in TCP for Controlled Packet Latency and Optimal Throughput, Proc. of IEEE TENCON 2003, Bangalore, October 2003.
  25. B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Optimization of Mobile IP Binding Update Traffic, Proc. of the Int’nl Workshop on Distributed Computing, Calcutta University, December 2001.
  26. B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Client Server Adaptations in Mobile Environment, Proc. of the National Workshop on Mobile Computing, Tezpur, 11-12 January 2001.
  27. D. K. Saikia, R. K. Sen, Congestion-free Dilation 2 Embedding of Full Binary Trees on the Star Graph, Proceedings of the International Conference on High Performance Computing, Tiruvanandapuram, Dec 1996.
  28. D. K. Saikia, R. K. Sen, An Optimal Broadcasting Algorithm on the Star Graph Interconnection Network, Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Parallel and Real-Time Systems, Fremantle, Australia, Sept 1995.
  29. D. K. Saikia, R. K. Sen, Embedding Torus on the Star Graph, Proceedings of the International Conference on High Performance, Computing, New Delhi, December 1995.
  30. D.K. Saikia, R. K. Sen, Data Communication on the Star Interconnection Network, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Parallel Processing, Bangalore, December 1994.