Nitin Auluck

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar

Rupnagar, Punjab, India, 140001

Email: myfirstname AT iitrpr DOT ac DOT in

My schedule

CCGRiD 2023 call for workshops is now live, please see: Please click here to download cfp.


I am serving as publicity chair for IEEE Edge 2023, to be held in Chicago IL, USA, July 2-8, 2023. Submission deadline is February 12, 2023, more details available here -

Pleased to be serving as Associate Editor, section on IoT enabling technologoes, Frontiers of IoT (FRIoT):

I am serving as workshop co-chair for IEEE/ACM CCGRiD 2023, Bangalore, India, May 1-4, 2022:


Hi. I’m serving as co-chair for workshops associated with the 15th IEEE/ACM International Conference of Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2022), Portland Oregon USA. If you would like to submit a workshop proposal, please email me at - Deadline to submit proposals is - May 30, 2022. Please see here for more details:


Hello and welcome to my web page. I obtained my B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Poojya Dodappa Appa College of Engineering Gulbarga in 1998 and PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Cincinnati USA in 2005. From 2015, I have been working as an Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department of the Indian Institute of technology Ropar. From 2010 - 2015, I was an Assistant Professor in the same Department. From 2004 - 2010, I was an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department of Quincy University, USA.

Research Interests

I work in distributed systems. Currently, our group is exploring scheduling and resource allocation algorithms for fog/edge Computing. We are also investigating real-life applications that can benefit from fog/edge computing. For more details, please visit my research page.


Generally, I teach systems courses. Please visit my teaching page for more details on the courses that I am teaching or have taught.


I am currently serving as an Editor for Wiley's journal Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (CCPE). In 2022, I am on the program committee of IEEE CCGriD, IEEE CCNC, IEEE Cloud, IEEE ICCCN. For more details, please visit my service page.

Administrative positions held at IIT Ropar

  • Head, CSE, 2012 - 2015.

  • Head, IT, 2012 - 2021.

  • Head, CSE, November 2020 - June 2022.

Academic Visits

  • Department of Computing, Imperial College, London, UK, 2011.

  • School of Computer Science & Informatics, Cardiff University, UK, 2016, 2017, 2022.

  • Department of Computer Science, Binghamton University, USA, 2017.

Prospective M. Tech., M. S. (Research) & PhD Students

Admission to the graduate program at CSE, IIT Ropar is quite competitive. It is our expectation that a graduate student will produce high quality research and publications in top tier journals and conferences. Emphasis is placed on the quality of the research rather than its quantity or the time duration. Graduate students receive a monthly stipend and have access to hostel, mess and lab facilities. Admission is ONLY though an entrance exam and interview that is usually conducted twice a year - in May and December. Please watch the institute website for further details and application procedure.


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