Pushparaj Shetty D


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, October 19, 2000

Professional Experience: 

Total 18. Years and at NITK 18 Years

Contact Details




Academic Background
  • Ph.D, IIT Delhi, 2014, Thesis: Graph theoretic approach to topology control in wireless sensor networks.
  • M.E, Computer Science and Engineering, Bengal  Engineering and Science University Shibpur, West  Bengal, 2005.
  • B.E, Computer Science and Engineering, Mangalore University, 1999.
Areas of Interest
  • Algorithmic Graph Theory
  • Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Computational Molecular Biology.
Supervision of Ph.D


Sl.No. Name Date of Completion
1 M Prasanna Lakshmi 27/12/2019
2 Sanjay 17/05/2022
3 Pradeep Kanchan 20/06/2022
4 Chandra Naik 16/08/2022
Significant Publications
  1. B.S. Panda, D.P Shetty, Minimum interference strong bidirectional topology in wireless sensor networks, IntJ. Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, Vol. 13, Nos. 3/4, pp.243–253. (2013)
  2. B.S. Panda, D.P Shetty, Strong Minimum Energy 2-hop Rooted Topology for Hierarchical Wireless Sensor Networks, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, Published online: 20 November 2013.
  3. 3. B.S. Panda, D.P. Shetty , An incremental heuristic for strong minimum energy  topology in wireless sensor networks, Int. Conf. on  Distributed Computing and Internet Technologies (ICDCIT 2011), LNCS Vol. 6536 pp. 183-193 (2011).
  4. 4. B.S. Panda, D.P. Shetty , Minimum range assignment problem for two connectivity in wireless sensor networks, Int. Conf. on Distributed  Computing and Internet Technologies , LNCS Vol. 8337 pp. 398-409 (2014).
  • Elevated to IEEE senior member grade in recognition of the professional achievements in June 2014.
  • Elevated to IEEE senior member grade in recognition of the professional achievements.

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Dr. R. Madhusudhan , Associate Professor and Head
Department of MACS, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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