National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

Departmental Achievements

Department has signed an MOU from CDAC Pune for High Performance Computing facility. This initiative is expected to create HPC aware skilled workforce (Capability building) and for promoting research by integrating leading-edge emerging technologies at grass root level. Installation of supercomputer PARAM SHAVAK Yuva-2 is under process. This system consists of 2 multicore CPUs each with minimum 12 cores along with two number of accelerator cards. It has 3 Tera-Flops peak computing power with 8 TB of storage.

  • Dr. B.B. Gupta (Assistant Professor) received Young Faculty Research Fellowship Award (37 Lakhs), by MeiTY, Govt. of India, 2017. It provides fellowship @ Rs. 20,000 per month in addition to the regular income and annual grant of Rs. 5,00,000 for research expenses and presenting research work, to be granted for a period of up to 5 years.
  • Three Faculty members (Dr. B.B. Gupta, Dr. Mantosh Biswas, Dr. S.T. Ali) have got 5 seats under Visvesveraya Ph.D. scheme of Deity, Govt. of India. It offers a fellowship @31,500p.m.(I & II yr); 35,000(III to V yr); It also support for attending international conferences  up to Rs. 50,000 per conference.
  • Dr. J. K. Chhabra authored a book titled “Conceptual Programming Tips for Interviews and Competitive Exams” published by McGraw Hill.
  • Dr. J.K. Chhabra co-author of world-famous Schaum Series Book from McGraw Hill titled “Programming with C” Byron Gottfired, USA & Jitender Kumar Chhabra.
  • Dr. Mayank Dave authored a book titled “Computer Networks” published by Cengage learning.
  • Dr. B.B. Gupta authored a Handbook of Research on Modern Cryptographic Solutions for Computer and Cyber Security published by IGI-Global.
  • Prof J K Chhabra delivered an Expert Talk on Pedagogy of Data Structures & Algorithms and conducted special sessions in EC & ICT Academy, IIT Jabalpur, 7-10 July 2017, telecasted over NKN across many IITs and NITs, and attended by faculty members of various Institutes.
  • A proposal submitted by Dr. B.B. Gupta has been approved to organize a course on “Sensor Networks for Civilian Applications” (with prof. D.P. Aggarwal, OBR Distinguish Professor, University of Cincinnati, USA as foreign expert) under Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) scheme by MHRD, Govt. of India ($8000). Course Duration will be: January 01-07, 2018.
  • Dr. Virender Ranga received Young Faculty Award in 2016, conferred by Hon'ble Justice T.N. Vallinayagam, High Court Chennai and Dr. Matthew Hibberrd, University of Stirling, Scotland in an Academic Meet at Chennai.
  • Dr. Gyanendra Verma received Outstanding Scientist Award-2016 by Venus International Foundation, Chennai.
  • Dr. R. K Aggarwal received peace promotion award by TPRF in 2015.
  • Dr. BB Gupta received outstanding paper award in 5th IEEE GCCE 2016, Oct-2016, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Dr. BB Gupta has served as workshop chair in 2nd International workshop on Future Information Security, Privacy and Forensics for Complex Systems (FISP-2016), during August 15-18, 2016, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Prof J K Chhabra conducted a Workshop as coordinator as well as resource person, entitled as "Conceptual Issues of C-Programming, OOP & Data Structures", IIITM, Gwalior, 14-16 Apr 2017.
  • Prof J K Chhabra Conducted a workshop along with Prof Philip & Prof Setia in FDP on "Enhancing Teaching Skills" for faculty of UPES Dehradun and delivered expert talks, 19-21 Dec 2016.
  • Mr. Vikram Singh organized 2nd International Workshop on Big Data Analytics (WBDA-17) in School of Computer & Systems Sciences, JNU, New Delhi on 17-19 March 2017.
  • Dr. Ritu Garg organized a Workshop on “Next Generation Computing: Research Issues and Challenges (NGC-16) on 27th June to 1st July in N.I.T., Kurukshetra.
  • Dr. Ritu Garg organized a short term course on “5G Wireless Communication Networks: Fundamentals and Implementation Issues” on 10-15 July 2017 in N.I.T., Kurukshetra.
  • Prof. Mohit Dua was one of the coordinators of national workshop on Cyber Security Current Trends and Future Perspective on 01.03.207 to 03.03.2017 in NIT Kurukshetra.
  • Dr. BB. Gupta has served as publicity chair in 10th International Conference on Network and System Security Taipei, Taiwan on September 28-30, 2016.
  • Dr. R.K. Aggarwal has served as session chair in 1st International Conference on Science in Hindi (Vigyan Prakash) on 22 August, 2017 at NIT Kurukshetra.
  • Sunny Aggarwal, Kunal Khanna, Arpit Tripathi , Prof. J. K. Chhabra (Coach), got 5th Place in most reputed Asia Chennai First Round Programming Contest 2015.

During last four years approximately 15-20 students are selected for Summer Internship programs of Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe etc. Most of them are being offered placement in the respective company subsequently. For example, last year a student Harshini was selected for intern in Microsoft after B.Tech 2nd year. Since last two years students of B.Tech. have also been selected for Summer Internship Program of Google. In 2016-17 the following student were selected:

  • Palak Garg-After 3rd year
  • Akshita-After 2nd year

International Visits

  • Dr. Mayank Dave and Dr. Virender Ranga visited Villanova University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and presented their research papers in 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence UCAml 2017 during 7-10 Nov. 2017.
  • Dr. Ritu Garg & Sh Mohit Dua visited Dubai and presented their research papers in International Conference on Computer and Applications, 5-9 Sep 2017.
  • Dr. BB Gupta visited Deakin University, Australia as visiting researcher in 5-19 July 2017.
  • Dr. BB Gupta visited Guangzhou University, China as visiting researcher in 22-29 June &12-20 Dec 2016.
  • Prof J.K. Chhabra & Sh. Mohit Dua presented research papers in HCI 2016, 16-24 July, 2016, Canada.
  • Dr. BB Gupta chaired a session in 5th IEEE Global Conference on Consumer Electronics (GCCE 2016), Kyoto Japan,11-14 Oct 2016.
  • Dr. M. Dave, Dr. J.K. Chhabra, Dr. V. Ranga & Sh Mohit Dua visited NUS Singapore and presented papers in International Conference on Future Computational Technologies, Singapore during 27-31 March 2015.
  • Dr. BB Gupta visited Yamaguchi University, Japan during 18-26 Jan, 2015.
  • Dr. BB Gupta visited Tokyo, Japan for chairing session in the IEEE 3rd Global Conference on Consumer Electronics (GCCE 2014) during 7-10 October, 2014.

Entrepreneurs

Name of Studdent

Company Name

Role

Anil Baid

Pure Software

Founder/CEO

Sachin Chaudhry

TrustCircle

Founder/CEO

Aditya Goyal

PrepMonk

Co-founder

Deepak Goel

Karma Circles

Founder

Punit Jajodia

Parewa Labs

Co-founder

ShaluYadav

Sniffer

Co-founder

Kunal Sangwan

Piggy

Co-founder/CEO

Higher Studies

Several students of department got admitted in Masters and Ph.D. programs in reputed universities including IITs, IIMs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Tech, CMU, NUS and many other universities of USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, and Europe.

Sr. No.

Name of Student

University Name

Programme Name

Year

1

Shashank Shrikant

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

(Direct Admission after B.Tech.)

Ph.D.

2017

2

Sanya Chaba

 

 

GEORGIA TECH

(Top 5 ranking in the world)

M.S.

2017

3

Riya Maan

TU Delft, Netherlands

 

M.S.

2017

4

Navneet Gupta

Texas A & M University (USA)

M.S.

2017

5

Varun Garg

University of California, San Diego,

M.S.

2015

6

Kshitiz Gupta

University of California, San Diego,

M.S.

2015

7

Rajat Yadav

Texas A & M University (USA)

M.S.

2015

8

Shivani Singla

Texas A & M University (USA)

M.S.

2015

9

Surbhi Sachar

University  of Calgary, Canada

M.S.

2015

10

Dikshant Mittal

National University of Singapore, Singapore

M.S.

2015

11

Rakshit Wadhwa

University of California, San Diego,

M.S.

2016

12

Ekta Sardana

University of Wisconsin, Madison (USA)

M.S.

2015

13

Rimsha Goomer

University of Southern California

M.S.

2017

14

Rajanie Prabha

TU Munich, Scotland

M.S.

2016

15

Raghav Sood

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

M.Tech, National Level Test

2014

16

Pankaj Siwan

IIT Kanpur

M.S.

2017

17

Bhanu Partap Singh

International Industrial Management, Hochschule Esslingen Germany

M.S.

2014

18

Rajanie Prabha

Technical University Munich, German

M.S.

2017

19

Jyoti Saini

Georgia Tech.

(Top 5 rank in the World)

M.S

2017

20

Isha Singh

University of Cincinnati, Ohio (USA)

M.S

2016

21

Nishant Agarwal

University of Southern California

M.S

2017

22

Rimsha Goomer

University of Southern California, ( USA)

M.S

2017

23

Richa Banker

University of California, San Diego

M.S

2015

24

Dushyant Dhyani

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, US

M.S

2015

25

Aditya Raj Gopalan

Selected for NUS Singapore

(GRE Score=320/340)

M.S

2017

26

Manisha Jagga

Indian School of Business

Hyderabad

(GMAT Score=770/800)

MBA

2017

NIT Kurukshetra is one of the premier technical institutes of the country. Founded in 1963 as Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra, the institute was rechristened as National Institute of Technology on June 26, 2002.