Dr. Ravi Shankar


Designation: Associate Professor

Date & Place of Birth: 08.08.1979, Dabethua, Varanasi.

Official Address: Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT(BHU), Varanasi, UP-221005, India

Mob. No.: +91-9935 -8835 -00

Fax: +91-542-2368428

E. Mail: ravi dot cse [at] iitbhu dot ac dot in

Residence: New F/11, Hyderabad Colony, BHU, Varanasi, UP-221005, India

Academic Qualification: B.Tech. (CSE) , M.Tech. (CSE), Ph.D. (CSE).

Teaching and Research: Since 2003

Area of research interest: Data Structures, Algorithms and High Performance Computing

Subjects Taught: Data Structures, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Discrete Mathematical Structures, Digital Circuits and Logic Design, Parallel Computing, Parallel Algorithms, Combinatorics and Graph Theory, Compiler Design, Microprocessors, Advance Computer Architecture.

No. of Sponsored Projects : 02 (Completed) + 02 (Ongoing)

No. of Thesis (Ph. D. Degrees) Supervision: 03(Awarded) + 01(Submitted) + 06(Ongoing)

No. of Thesis (M.Tech. Degrees) Supervision: 10(Completed) + 01(Ongoing)


Recent publications:

  • Load balanced scheduling and reliability modeling of grid transaction processing system using coloured Petri nets, ISA Transactions, Elsevier, IF:3.370, 2019
  • Workflow scheduling using Jaya algorithm in cloud, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience- Wiley, 2019(Accepted), Impact Factor: 1.133
  • Error -tolerant graph matching using node contraction, Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier, IF: 2.35, 2018
  • Error-Tolerant Geometric Graph Similarity, Structural, Syntactic, and Statistical Pattern Recognition, S+SSPR 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11004. Springer.
  • Reliability modeling and analysis for deadline-constraint grid service. The 32-nd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, 2018.
  • Load Balanced Transaction Scheduling in grid computing using Cuckoo search-ant colony optimization, International Symposium on Advances in High Performance Computing and Networking In conjunction with The 20th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, 2018 (Accepted)
  • Privacy Preserving Security using Biometrics in Cloud Computing. Multimedia tools and applications,Springer- 2018, Impact Factor:1.530
  • Maximizing availability for task scheduling in on-demand computing based transaction processing system using ant colony optimization. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience- Wiley, 2018, Impact Factor: 1.133
  • On maximizing reliability of grid transaction processing system considering balanced task allocation using social spider optimization. Swarm and Evolutionary Computation -Elsevier,2017, 5 Year Impact Factor: 7.731, 2017
  • On Scheduling Transactions in a Grid Processing System considering load through Ant Colony Optimization, Applied Soft Computing -Elsevier, 2017, 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.811
  • Balanced task allocation in the on-demand computing-based transaction processing system using social spider optimization. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience- Wiley, 2017, Impact Factor: 1.133
  • A Parallel Algorithm for Wavelet Transform-Based Color Image Compression . Journal of Intelligent Systems - Scopus indexed, 2017, IF- 0.206
  • Load Balanced Transaction Scheduling using Honey Bee Optimization Considering Performability in On-demand Computing System. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience- Wiley-Impact Factor: 1.133, 2017
  • Multi-image encryption using genetic computation in CSI Transactions on ICT(Springer, Abstracted/Indexed in Google Scholar, Summon by ProQuest), 2016
  • Real-time recognition of cattle using animal biometrics, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing( Springer, IF:2.010 ),2016
  • Bistatic measurements for the estimation of rice crop variables using artificial neural network. Advances in Space Research (Elsevier, IF:1.409) , 2015
  • Fault-tolerant routing over shortest node-disjoint paths in hypercubes. International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems (Taylor & Francis Journal indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Thomson Reuters), Scopus (Elsevier)), 2015
  • Fault-Tolerant Optimal Broadcast Algorithm for the Hypercube Topology. International Journal of Computer, Control, Quantum and Information Engineering (World academy of science, engineering and technology), 2015
  • Fault-Tolerant Routing over All Shortest Node-Disjoint Paths in Hypercube Networks in IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence: Theories, Applications and Future Directions (WCI), IIT Kanpur, 2015
  • Conference paper on “An Image Encryption Algorithm based on XOR operation with approximation component in Wavelet Transform” 2015 Fifth National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics (NCVPRIPG) at IIT Patna

Administrative and other experiences:

  • Proctor, BHU, Varanasi
  • Chairman, Academic Automation Coordination Committee, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Vice-Chairman, JEE(Advanced)-2018, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Coordinator, MOOCs development, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Moodle Enabled Faculty at IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Delivered keynote lecture on "High Performance Computing for Internet of Things" Under TEQIP-III Programme at Dr. RML Avadh University Faizabad on 05/04/2019
  • Delivered keynote lecture on "Think Parallel: Parallel Computing for Scientists and Engineers" in International Conference ESAR 2019 on 15/03/19 at Kanpur
  • Delivered invited talk on "Combinatorial Problems and Dynamic Programming" in the 34th National Conference of The Mathematical Society, BHU on February,23 , 2019
  • Delivered Expert lectures on "Big Data and High Performance Computing” in FDP at AITM, Varanasi on 28-29/01/2018
  • Delivered lecture on "Computer Algorithms" Under TEQIP-III Programme at Dr. RML Avadh University Faizabad on 06/11/2017
  • Delivered Expert lecture on "Parallel Algorithms" in Research Week 2016 at Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad on 16/03/2016
  • Delivered Expert lecture on "High Performance Computing” in FDP at KIT, Kanpur on 10/06/2016
  • Delivered Expert lectures in FDP on "Parallel & Distributed Computing" at FGIET on dated 31/01/2017
  • Session Chair in International Conference on Recent Trends on Computer Science and Engineering, Central University of Bihar, Patna, Feb 08-09, 2014
  • Co-ordinator, A two day workshop on doing MOOCs with mooKIT, September 22-23, 2017
  • Co-coordinator, Brainstorming Workshop on Design and Innovation, March 7-9, 2014, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Convenor, National workshop on Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation, March 20-21, 2015, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Co-ordinator, A two day workshop on doing MOOCs with mooKIT, December 22-23, 2015
  • Coordinator for B.Tech. Curriculum design of “High Performance Computing and Data Engineering Stream” in Dept. of Computer Sc. &Engg., IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Admin. Warden of Vivekanand Hostel, BHU- Varanasi, August 2009- 2011
  • Warden of Vivekanand hostel, BHU- Varanasi, April 2006- July 2009
  • Warden of Dhanrajgiri hostel, BHU- Varanasi, May 2005- April 2006
  • Mentor of the winner team from up in the great mind challenge-2009 by IBM
  • Microsoft massively empowered classroom champion faculty for the course on “Design and analysis of algorithms” in 2014
  • Fellow Member, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India
  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Life Member, Computer Society of India
  • Life Member, Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Life Member, Indian Science Congress Association
  • Life Member, Indian Society For Technical Education
  • Dy. Presiding Officer, JEE(Adv.) 2016
  • Member, Election Council Students Parliament 2014-15, 2015-16,2016-17
  • Member, Executive Committee, Institution of Engineers (India) Varanasi Local Centre
  • Member, Executive Committee, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers Varanasi Local Sub- Centre
  • Member, Computer Network Infrastructure Technical Committee, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Member, Computer Unit establishment Committee, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Coordinator of Institute Day, Dept. of Computer Sc. &Engg., 2015,2016, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Core team member, Institute day, 2017
  • Mentor, MANTHAN(Algorithmic Challenges) Codefest-2016 IIT(BHU)
  • Member, First Year Registration Committee,Dept. of Computer Sc. &Engg., 2005-2015, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Training& Placement Cell, IT-BHU, July 2015- July 2016
  • Member, Teaching and Learning Cell, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Member, Tabulation Committee, IT(BHU), Varanasi
  • Member, Workshop Committee, Main Workshop, IIT(BHU), Varanasi-2014
  • Examiner, M.Tech. Dissertations, ISM, Dhanbad, 2014
  • Member, Executive Committee, Faculty Forum, IIT(BHU), Varanasi-2014
  • Vice chairman, Cine club, IT-BHU Gymkhana, 2006-2008
  • Vice chairman, Handball, IT-BHU Gymkhana, 2008-2010
  • Incharge, Computing Lab, Dept. of Computer Engg, IT-BHU, Jan.2006-Dec2007
  • Incharge, Time-table, Dept. of Computer Engg, IT-BHU, December 2004- December 2008
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Training& Placement Cell, IT-BHU, July 2005- June2009
  • Purchase Secretary, Dept. of Computer Engg, IT-BHU, April 2006- October 2008
  • Member, Purchase Committee, IT-Hostels, BHU, 2007- 08
  • Member, Purchase Committee, IT-Computer Labs(Ist yr.), BHU, 2006- 09
  • Webmaster, Dept. of Computer Engg, IT-BHU, June 2007- 11
  • Joint Secretary, National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Agents: Theory and Applications (AIATA-2011), IT-BHU, India, Dec, 2011
  • Member, High End Computing/ Information and Communication Services Committee, IIT(BHU), Varanasi