Pushparaj Shetty D


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, October 19, 2000

Professional Experience: 

Total 22 Years and at NITK 22 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

Completed: 4, Ongoing: 6

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
  • 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.
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).

Contact us

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Department of MACS, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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