Lov Kumar

Designation:    Assistant Professor
Department:    Computer Engg
Qualification:    Ph. D.
Email:    lovkumar@nitkkr.ac.in
Phone No:    8260612874
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Dr. Lov Kumar is currently working as Assistant professor in the Department of Computer Engineering , NIT Kurukshetra . He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from NIT Rourkela, under the supervision of Prof. S. K. Rath. His current research interests are in the area of Mining Software Repositories, Software Analytics, and Social Media Analytics. His thesis is titled “Predicting Software Quality Parameters using Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Source Code Metrics”. He was a Faculty Member (at Thapar University) from Aug 2017 to Dec 2017 and BITS Pilani from Jan 2018 to Jan 2023. He has delivered over 60 invited talks, over 100 international refereed publications in international conferences and journals, and four published book chapter to his credit.  He has won several other awards including the Young Scientist Award, Best Researcher Award, and best paper Award. He has a broad range of interests and hobbies. He loves to play cricket, read books, play chess, and solve Sudoku puzzles. 

Research Area: Software Engineering, Machine Learning, Mining Software Repositories, Software Analytics, and Social Media Analytics

Teaching Experience

  • Jan 2023-  Till Date:    Assistant Professor Gr-1, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra                                     Subjects Taught:  Database Management System, Data Mining
  • Jan 2018- Jan 2023:    Assistant ProfessorBirla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani – Hyderabad                       Subjects Taught:  Database Management System, Data Mining, Secure Software Engineering, Database Security, Computer Programming, Machine Learning, Advance Data Mining 
  • Aug 2017- Dec 2017: Lecturer, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala                                              Subjects Taught: Discrete Mathematics, C Lab 

Sponsored Projects 

  1. Funding Agency:  Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), SERB International Research Experience (SIRE) (Duration: 2 Months, Fund: 6.47 Lakhs)                                                                                                                       Chief Investigator: Dr. Lov Kumar                                                                                                                                Project Title: Fit-to-All Anti-Malware Environment (FAAME): Universal Android Tool to Identify, Detect and Isolate Malware
  2. Funding Agency: TestAIng Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (Duration: 2021-2023, Fund: 8.8 Lakhs)                                                  Chief Investigator: Dr. Lov Kumar                                                                                                                                    Project Title: Testing Deep-Learning Modela
  3. Funding Agency: Research Initiation Grant, Bits-Pilani Hyderabad (Duration: 2018-2020, Fund: 2Lakhs)                  Chief Investigator: Dr. Lov Kumar                                                                                                                                          Project Title: How Should I Detect and Fix Code Smell? – Investigating Source Code, and Text Analytic Based Approaches to Find Structural Design Problems in Software Systems
  4. Funding Agency: TestAIng Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (Duration: 2020-2021, Fund: 3.6 Lakhs)                                                  Chief Investigator: Dr. Lov Kumar                                                                                                                                          Project Title: Testing Artificial Intelligence systems
  5. Funding Agency: Nucleus Software (Duration: 2021–2022, Fund: 2.5 Lakhs per Sem)                                                    Project Title: Software Fault Prediction

Paper Publication:https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=Lk-NWEYAAAAJ&hl=en 





CV: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1e5nV_lMteyPklqaEdqVlLDQdueUBlEaT/view?usp=sharing