A Kandasamy


Professor - HAG

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, August 22, 1991

Professional Experience: 

31 Years of Experience in NITK Surathkal

Contact Details






Academic Background
  • Post – Doctoral Fellow in Computational Fluid Dynamics Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, 1991
  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 1990
  • Master of Science, Applied Mathematics, MaduraiKamaraj University, India, 1983.
  • Bachelor of Science, Speical Mathematics, MaduraiKamaraj University, India, 1981.
Areas of Interest
  • Field of Specialization : Computational Fluid
    Dynamics, Non-Newtonian Fluid Flows, Tribology
  • Areas of Research : CFD, Rheology, Tribology,
    Computational Techniques, Optimization Techniques,
    Data Mining, Wireless Sensor Networks and Cloud Computing.
Supervision of Ph.D

Completed -08  Ongoing-02

Sl.No. Name Date of Completion
1 Vishwanath K P 05/10/2009
2 B. N. Rajani 07/04/2011
3 I Jayakaran Amalraj 01/01/2012
4 Rekha G Pai  23/02/2015
5 Muni Venkateswarlu K 18/02/2016
6 Srinivasa Rao Nadiminti 23/08/2017
7 John Paul Martin 29/06/2021
8 Shishira S R 07/01/2022









Organization of Conferences and other Academic Events
  1.  Co-ordinator for NCERT sponsored 1-week “Nurturance Program for NTS Awardees”, conducted during 28 Feb. – 04 Mar. 2011.
  2. Convenor for the All India “National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test”  for the year 2008.  (NIMCET 2008).
  3. Jointly organized with the capacity of Finance Chair, the “International Conference on Advanced Computing”, (ADCOM 2006) during Dec. 2006.
  4. Co-ordinator for the AICTE sponsored 2 – weeks STTP on “Information Security”, conducted during 13 – 25 March 2006.
  5. Co-ordinator for the AICTE-ISTE sponsored 2 – weeks STTP on “Applications of Finite Element Methods in Engineering Problems”, conducted during  06 – 18 Dec. 2004.
  6. Organizing Secretary of “30th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power”, organized during 11 – 13 Dec. 2003.

Awards and Distinctions 

  • University I Rank in M.Sc. (Applied Mathematics).
  • Post – Doctoral Fellowship from Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Visiting Professor, AIT Bangkok  deputed by Government of India.


  • Students’ counselor for five years.
  • Warden for NITK PG Hostel, 2001-2002.
  • Finance Warden for NITK Hostels for three years 2002-2005.
  • Head of the Department, May 2006 to Aug. 2009.
  • Visiting Faculty to Mangalore University for Five years.
  • Institute Co-ordinator for NPTEL Activities.
  • Institute Co-ordinator for Ministry Sponsored Project “Creation of Virtual Class Room”.
  • Secretary, Research Advisory Board of NITK Surathkal.
  • Member of Board of Studies of various Universities and Institutions.
  • Reviewer for various International Journals of Springer, Elsevier, Taylor and Francis, and other reputed publications.
  • Doctoral Research Evaluator for various Universities and Institutions.
  • Visits Abroad : Singapore (1988, 2008), Japan (1991), Korea (1996), Russia (2002), Taiwan (2005), Malaysia (2006, 2010, 2013), Thailand (2007), Hong Kong (2010), Sri Lanka (2011), Australia (2012), Indonesia (2013), United Kingdom (2014, 2015), Hungary (2015), Dubai (2016), China (2017).
  • Expert Member of National Board of Accreditation of AICTE.  
  • Institute First Appellate  Authority from August 2013 – March 2016.
  • Dean (Faculty Welfare), NITK Surathkal from January 2013 – Mar.2016
  • Chairman, AcoFAR (Advisory Committee for Faculty Recruitment) NITK
    Surathkal, 2013 - 2018.
  • Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of NITK Surathkal, July 2018–July 2021.
  • Institute Legal Officer from May 2021 - April 2022.
Significant Publications

No. of Independent/Co-authored Research Papers Published

(a) Refereed Journals : 42 (40 International + 2 National)

(b) Proceedings of Reputed Conferences : 37 (30 International + 7 National) 

Refereed International Journals (last five years)


1.K.Muni Venkateswarlu, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran, “An Energy
Efficient Clustering Algorithm for Edge Based Wireless Sensor Network”,
Procedia Computer Science, 89 (2016) pp.7 – 16.

2. Srinivasa Rao, N. and A.Kandasamy, “Entrance Region Flow in Concentric
Annuli with Rotating Inner Wall for Bingham Fluid”, Journal of Computational
and Applied Mechanics, 11 (2) (2016) pp.137 – 157.

3.Srinivas Rao, N. and A.Kandasamy, “Entrance Region Flow Heat Transfer in
Concentric Annuli with Rotating Inner Wall for Herschel-Bulkley Fluids” ,
MATEC Web of Conferenes, Vol.95 (2017).

4.K.Muni Venkateswarlu, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran, “Energy-Based
Edge-Based Clustering Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks”, International
Journal of Information Processing, Vol.10 (3) (2016) pp.98 – 116.

5.Martin John Paul, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran,“Exploring the Support
for High Performance Applications in the Container Runtime Environment”,
Human Centric Computing and Information Sciences (Springer) 8.1 (2018).

6.Bhuvaneswari, M., B.Paramasivan and A.Kandasamy, “Stochastic Dynamic
Programming Model for Optimal Resource Allocation in Vehicular Ad hoc
Networks”, Sadhana 43.4 (2018): 52.

7.Christina, T.J., John Paul Martin, K.Chandrasekaran and A.Kandasamy,
“Virtual Machine Migration – A Perspective Study”, Advances in Big Data and
Cloud Computing (Springer) (2018) pp.79 – 89.

8.John Paul Martin, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran, “Elucidating the
Challenges for the Praxis of Fog Computing : An Aspect-based Study”,
International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley) 32 (7), (2019) pp.1-28.

9.John Paul Martin, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran, “Unraveling the
Challenges for the Applications of Fog Computing in Different Realms: A Multi-
faceted Study”, Integrated Intelligent Computing, Communication and Security,
(Springer), Vol.771 (2019) pp.481-492.

10.Srinivasa Rao Nadiminti and A.Kandasamy, “Entrance Effects of Blood Model
Casson Fluid in the Concentric Rings with Inner Ring Rotation”, International
Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Vol.9 (2019) pp.185 – 189.

11.John Paul Martin, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran, “Mobility Aware
Autonomic Approach for the Migration of Application Modules in Fog
Computing Environment”, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized
Computing, (Springer) Vol.11 (2020) pp.1-20.

12. Srinivasa Rao Nadiminti and A.Kandasamy, “Heat and Mass Transfer Effects of
Casson Fluid in the Entrance of Concentric Annuli with Movement of Walls”,
Advances in Mathematics: Scientific Journal, Vol.9 (2020) No.9, pp.6435 – 6446.

13. Martin John Paul, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran, “CREW: Cost and
Reliability aware Eagle-Whale Optimizer for Service Placement in Fog”,
Software Practice and Experience (Wiley) Vol.50 (2020) pp.2337 -2360.
14. Shishira S.R. and A.Kandasamy, “Ontology based Context-Aware Model
for Intelligent Scheduling in Federated Cloud”, International Journal of
Future Generation Communication and Networking, Vol.13, 2020 .
15. Shishira S.R. and A.Kandasamy, “BeeM-NN: An Efficient Workload
Optimization using Bee Mutation Neural Network in Federated Cloud
Environment”, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing,
(Springer) Vol.12 (2021), pp.3151-3167.
16. Shishira S.R. and A.Kandasamy, “A Novel Feature Extraction Model for
Large-Scale Workload Prediction in Cloud Environment”, SN Computer
Science (Springer Nature) Vol.5 (2021).

Proceedings of Reputed Conferences (International) (last five years):

1. Srinivasa Rao, N. and A.Kandasamy, “Entrance Region Flow Heat Transfer
in Concentric Annuli with Rotating Inner Wall for Herschel-Bulkley Fluids”,
Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Fluid Dynamics (ICFD 2016),
Dubai, UAE (2016).

2.Shishira, SR, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran,“Rsim:Routing
Simulator for Analyzing the Performance of Routing Algorithms in a
Network”, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Applied and
Theoretical Computing and Communication Technology, (iCATccT),
Bangalore, India (2016).

3. Shishira, S R, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran, “Survey on Meta
Heuristic Optimization Techniques in Cloud Computing”, Proceedings of
International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication and
Informatics (ICACCI), Jaipur, India (2016).

4. Shishira, S R, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran, “Workload Scheduling
in Cloud : A Comprehensive Survey and Future Research Directions”,
Proceedings of 7th Int ernational Conference on Cloud Computing, Data Science
& Engineering, Noida, India (2017).

5. Shishira, S R, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran,”Workload
Characterization: Survey of Current Approaches and Research Challenges”,
Proceedings of ICCCT 2017, Allahabad, India (2017).

6. John Paul Martin, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran,”Towards Efficient
Autonomic Management of Clouds: A CDS based Hierarchical Approach”,
Proceedings of 4th International Doctoral Symposium on Applied Computation
and Security Systems, Springer (2017).

7. Shishira, S R, A.Kandasamy and K.Chandrasekaran, “Comparative Study
 of Simulation Tools and Challenging Issues in Cloud Computing”, Proc.
 of International Conference on Intelligent Information Technologies,
 Chennai, Springer (2017).
8. Shishira, S R, and A.Kandasamy, “A Comprehensive Survey on Federated
 Cloud Computing and its Future Research Direction”, Proc. of International
 Conference on Evolutionary Computing and Mobile Sustainable Networks,
 Bangalore, Springer (2020)

9. Shishira, S R, and A.Kandasamy, “A Conceptual Framework for Intelligent
Management of Workloads in Cloud Environment”, Proceedings of the 4th
International Conference on Computing Methodologies and Communication
(ICCMC 2020), IEEE (2020).


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