Dr. Sudipta SahaAssistant Professor
School of Electrical Sciences
(Computer Science & Engineering)

Research Interests

Internet-of-Things (IoT); Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN); Multi-Robot Systems; Privacy-Preserving Secure Communication; Multi-Party Computation; Trusted Computing; Block-Chain; Cyber-Physical Systems; Systems Design and Developement; Complex Systems; Dynamical Systems.

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Education

 Degree Discipline Year School
 PhD Computer Science and Engineering 2015 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
 MTech Computer Science and Engineering 2008 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
 BE Computer Science and Technology 2002 Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
 

Biosketch

Dr Sudipta Saha is an Assistant Professor in the discipline of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), School of Electricial Sciences (SES), Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar (IIT Bhubaneswar). He completed his BE in Computer Science and Technology (CST) from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur in 2002. He received his Mtech and PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 2008 and 2015, respectively. Dr Saha worked in software industries for several years after his BE and MTech. Before joining IIT Bhubaneswar he was associated with National University of Singapore (NUS) and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) for several years as a postdoctoral researcher.


Dr Saha is leading Decentralized and Smart Systems Research Group (DSSRG). The primary aim of this research group is design and developemet of cutting-edge technologies in the domain of Internet-of-Things (IoT) / Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and their applications in Multi-Robot-Systems, Multi-Drone Systems, Wireless Body Area Networks, Efficient Charging of EVs, Intelligent-Transportation Systems, Smart-Grid, Smart-City, Smart Inventory-Management. Dr Saha's research works have been published in many top-tier venues. He is also serving as reviewer in several reputed conferences and journals.

Dr Saha is looking for independent PhD students for his ongoing research. If interested, please send an email at sudipta@iitbbs.ac.in with your CV.



Teaching

Programming & Data Structures Theory, Programming & Data Structures Laboratory, Computer Networks and Security, Discrete Mathematics, Digital Logic and Systems, Sensor Networks, Internet-of-Things, Computer Networks, Operating Systems.

Projects

  • Design and Implementation of a Wireless Sensor Network Testbed, Funding Agency: IIT Bhubaneswar: Role - Principal Investigator
  • Lightweight reconfigurable cognitive radio platform for M2M and IoT applications, Funding Agency: IMPRINT-II, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India. Role - Co-Principal Investigator
  • Design and Development of an Efficient Framework for Decentralized Real-Time Coordination and Collaboration for a Swarm of Autonomous Robots. Funding Agency: Core Research Grant (CRG),  Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India. Role - Principal Investigator.
 

Recent Publications (International Journals)

1Consensus-based Fast and Energy-Efficient Multi-Robot Task Allocation. Prabhat Mahato, Sudipta Saha, Chayan Sarkar, Md Shaghil. Accepted in Elsevier Journal Robotics and Autonomous Systems. [Elsevier RAS, 2022]
2Coding and modelling of daily dress about scientists coming out of the closet. Ewa Banaszak, Debopriyo Bangerjee, Robert Florkowski, Tyll Krueger, Sudipta Saha, Dimitri Volchenkov. Fabrica Societatis. 2018, No. 1/2018, pp. 8-28. [Fabrica Societatis 2018]
3Coverage maximization under resource constraints using proliferating random walks. Sudipta Saha, Niloy Ganguly, and Abhijit Guria. Pramana – Journal of Physics, 84(2), 273–284, 2015. [PRAMANA 2015]
4Epidemic spreading through direct and indirect interactions. Niloy Ganguly, Tyll Krueger, Animesh Mukherjee, and Sudipta Saha*. Physical Review E, 90(3):032808, 2014. [PRE 2014]
5Intergroup networks as random threshold graphs. Sudipta Saha, Niloy Ganguly, Animesh Mukherjee, and Tyll Krueger. Physical Review E, 89(4):042812, 2014. [PRE 2014]
6Understanding evolution of inter-group relationships using bipartite networks. Saptarshi Ghosh, Sudipta Saha, Ajitesh Srivastava, Tyll Krueger, Niloy Ganguly, and Animesh Mukherjee. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 31(9):584-594, 2013. [IEEE JSAC 2013]
7Coverage maximization under resource constraints using a nonuniform proliferating random walk. Sudipta Saha and Niloy Ganguly. Physical Review E, 87(2):022807, 2013. [PRE 2013]
8Effect of attachment strategies on bipartite networks. Niloy Ganguly, Sudipta Saha, Abyayananda Maiti, Sanket Agarwal, Fernando Peruani, and Animesh Mukherjee. The European Physical Journal B, 86(6):1-8, 2013. [EPJB 2013]

Conferences (International)

1iCharge: An IoT-Assisted Framework for Efficient Charging of the Electric-Vehicles. Jagnyashini Debadarshini, Megha Vardhan Rejeti, Sudipta Saha and Chandrashekhar Narayan Bhende. Accepted in the 15th International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS), 2023, Bengaluru, India [COMSNETS 2023].
2Decentralized Load Management in HAN: An IoT-Assisted Approach. Jagnyashini Debadarshini, Sudipta Saha, Subhransu Ranjan Samantaray. Accepted in the 13th IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids. 2022. [IEEE SmartGridComm 2022].
3FlexiCast: A Structure-Adaptive Protocol for Efficient Data-Sharing in IoT. Madhav Tummala, Manish Kaushik H, Sudipta Saha. Accepted in the 18th International Conference on Networks and Service Management, Thessaloniki, Greece. [CNSM 2022]
4ReLI: Real-Time Lightweight Byzantine Consensus in Low-Power IoT-Systems. Himanshu Goyal, Manish Kaushik H, Sudipta Saha. Accepted in the 18th International Conference on Networks and Service Management. Thessaloniki, Greece. [CNSM 2022]
5IoT-based Framework for Low-Cost and Light-Weight Vehicle Detection. Chandra Shekhar, Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2022. Marina Del Rey, LA, California, USA. [IEEE DCOSS 2022]
6Divide, Conquer and Merge for Internet-of-Things. Jagnyashini Debadarshini, Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2022. Marina Del Rey, LA, California, USA. [IEEE DCOSS 2022]
7Multi-Party Computation in IoT for Privacy-Preservation. Himanshu Goyal , Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2022, Bologna, Italy. [IEEE ICDCS 2022]
8Collaborative Load Management in Smart Home Area Network. Jagnyashini Debadarshini, Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2022, Bologna, Italy. [IEEE ICDCS 2022]
9Simultaneous Intra-Group Communication: Understanding the Problem Space. Jagnyashini Debadarshini, Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 41st IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2022, London. [IEEE INFOCOM 2022]
10Efficient Coordination among Electrical Vehicles: An IoT-Assisted Approach.Jagnyashini Debadarshini, Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 41st IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2022, London. [IEEE INFOCOM 2022]
11IoT-Assisted Low-Cost Traffic Volume Measurement and Control. Chandra Shekhar, and Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS), 2022, Bengaluru, India. The work received the best paper award in the forum. [IEEE COMSNETS 2022]
12Classification of Adversities in Urban Deployment of Internet-of-Things. Chandra Shekhar, and Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS), 2022, Bengaluru, India. [IEEE COMSNETS 2022]
13Concurrent Transmission for Multi-Robot Coordination. Sourabha Bharadwaj, Karunakar Gonnabathula, Sudipta Saha, Chayan Sarkar and Rekha Raja. In Proceedings of the 19th Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC). 2022. [IEEE CCNC 2022]. The work received the best paper award in the forum.
14iLid: IoT-Assisted Low-Cost and Scalable Inventory-Management System. Chandra Shekhar, Rishikesh Vepura and Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Range and Technology (ICORT), 2021, Odisha, India. [IEEE ICORT 2021]
15Mitigating Adversities in Urban IoT-setup: A Sensor Assisted Approach. Chandra Shekhar, Sudipta Saha, and Mun Choon Chan. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS), 2021, Bengaluru, India. [IEEE COMSNETS 2021]
16Fine-grained Frequencies to Combat Cross Technology Interference in IoT: A Measurement Study. Chandra Shekhar, and Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems (ANTS), 2020, Delhi, India. [IEEE ANTS 2020]
17Start of Frame Delimiters (SFDs) for Simultaneous Intra-Group One-to-All Dissemination, Jagnyashini Debadarshini, Sudipta Saha, Olaf Landsiedel, and Mun Chun Chan. In Proceedings of the 45th IEEE International Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), 2020, Sydney, Australia. [IEEE LCN 2020]
18Concurrent Transmission Based Data Sharing with Run-Time Variation of TDMA Schedule, Tummala Madhav, and Sudipta Saha, Accepted in the 45th IEEE International Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), 2020,Sydney, Australia. [IEEE LCN 2020]
19Fine-grained Frequencies for Simultaneous Intra-Group One-to-All Dissemination. Jagnyashini Debadarshini, Chandra Shekhar, and Sudipta Saha. In Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (MASS), 2020, Delhi NCR, India. [IEEE MASS 2020]
20Efficient many-to-many data sharing using synchronous transmission and TDMA. Sudipta Saha, Olaf Landsiedel, Mun Choon Chan. In Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2017, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. [IEEE DCOSS 2017]
21Design and application of a many-to-one communication protocol. Sudipta Saha and Mun Choon Chan. In Proceedings of the 36th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2017, Atlanta, GA. (Acceptance ratio: 292/1395 = 20.93%). (*Presentation received the best-in-session-presentation award in the session). [IEEE INFOCOM 2017]
22PSync: Visible Light-Based Time Synchronization for Internet of Things (IoT). Xiangfa Guo, Mobashir Mohammad, Sudipta Saha*, Mun Choon Chan, Seth Gilbert, and Derek Leong. In Proceedings of the 35th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA. (Acceptance ratio: 300/1644 = 18%) (*Received the best-in-session-presentation award in the technical session of IoT). [IEEE INFOCOM 2016]
23Information dissemination dynamics in delay tolerant network: A bipartite network approach. Sudipta Saha, Niloy Ganguly, and Animesh Mukherjee. In Proceedings of, the third ACM International Workshop on Mobile Opportunistic Networks, MobiOpp’12, pages 21–28, 2012. ACM. [ACM MOBIOPP 2012]
24Understanding information dissemination dynamics in delay tolerant networks using theory of bipartite networks. Sudipta Saha*, Niloy Ganguly, and Animesh Mukherjee. In Proceedings of IEEE COMSNETS PhD Forum, 2012, Bangalore, India. (Received the best presentation award in the forum). [IEEE COMSNETS 2012]
 

Academic Honors & Awards

  • Work on "IoT-Assisted Low-Cost Traffic Volume Measurement and Control" received Best Paper Award in IEEE COMSNETS, 2022.
  • Work on "Concurrent Transmission for Multi-Robot Coordination" received the Best Paper Award in IEEE ROBOCOM 2022 held in conjunction with IEEE CCNC 2022.
  • Received the Best-in-Session-Presentation award in the technical session of IoT in IEEE INFOCOM 2016, at San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Received travel grant from the School of Computing, National University of Singapore to attend IEEE INFOCOM 2016, at San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Ph.D. thesis got nominated from the department of Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, for the ACM India best doctoral dissertation award, 2015.
  • Ph.D. thesis got nominated from the department of Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Kharagpur for the IBM best thesis award, 2015.
  • Got selected for DAAD scholarship for pursuing research in Germany in 2013.
  • Was invited for a research visit for a period of one and half months in the department of IMC, ZIH, TU Dresden, Germany in 2012.
  • Was invited to attend the 8th Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Technical Architects’ Global Conference (TACTiCS) 2012, Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi, in 2012.
  • Received the best presentation award in the IEEE COMSNETS PhD Forum 2012, at Bangalore, India.
  • Received TCS research scholarship since July, 2010 to May, 2014, for pursuing PhD at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.
  • Ranked 4th in MTech, in the department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, in 2008.
  • Received scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, from July, 2006 to May, 2008, for pursuing MTech at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.
  • Got honored by All Bengal Teachers’ Association (ABTA) for scoring highest marks in the Higher Secondary examination (10+2), 1998, in Mahammad Bazar block, Birbhum, West Bengal – 731127, India.
  • Received Merit Certificate, under National Scholarship Scheme for scoring high marks in Secondary Examination (10), 1996.
 

Research Scholar

  • Chandra Shekhar
  • Jagnyashini Debadarshini (PMRF)
 

Professional Experience

  1. Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical Sciences, in the discipline of Computer Science & Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Feb, 2017 – Continuing.
  2. Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the pillar of Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD), at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Nov, 2016 – Jan, 2017.
  3. Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC), at National University of Singapore (NUS), May, 2014 – Oct, 2016.
  4. Senior Project Officer in several research projects sponsored by Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Department of Information Technology (DIT), Govt. of India, May, 2010 – Nov, 2013.
  5. Software Engineer in PowerSys Technologies Pvt Ltd, Sep, 2008 – Feb, 2010.
  6. Associate Member of Technical Staff in Magma Design Automation Pvt Ltd, Jun 2008 – Aug, 2008.
  7. Lecturer in the department of Computer Science & Engineering, in Birbhum Institute of Engineering & Technology (BIET), affiliated under West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT), Mar, 2003 – Jul, 2006.

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