Professor Sukumar Nandi

Professor , Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Areas of Interest:

Computer Networks, Internet of Thing, Information Security, Data Mining, VLSI Design and Testing, Approximate Computing.


Wireless Networks, Traffic Engineering (QoS and QoE), Systems Security, Network Security, VLSI, Data Mining

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Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs

Major Professional Contributions:

Prof. Nandi has made substantial impact to research in area of characterization and applications of CA to cryptography at International level. His work has been cited by researchers in top quality journals and has opened significant avenues for further research in CA Characterization and its application in cryptanalysis. His work on IEEE-802.11 DCF in mobile ad-hoc networks has also made significant impact to research. He has designed an Intrusion Detection system (IDS) to mitigate different types of attacks in wired and wireless LANs. His work on the wireless Mesh Network have augmented basic IEEE-802.11s mesh networking features with advanced protocols..

Professional Experience:

  • Professor (HAG scale), Dept. of Computer Sc. & Engg. IIT Guwahati. September 2009-present.
  • Professor, Dept. of Computer Sc. & Engg. IIT Guwahati. May 2002- August 2009
  • Visiting Senior Fellow in School of Computing Engineering, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore from 2nd June 2002 to 1st June 2003 (on-leave from IIT Guwahati)
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Sc. & Engg. IIT Guwahati, May 1998 - May 2002
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Sc. & Engg. IIT Guwahati, November 1995 to May 1998


Cryptography, Security, Networks, Traffic Engineering, Wireless, IEEE802.11, Intrusion Detection Systems, Outliers Detection, Data Mining .


Contact Information


Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,
Guwahati – 781039, Assam
Phone: 0361-2582357
Mobile: 9435047835
Fax: 0361-2692767

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  • B. Sc (Hons.), Physics, 1983, Calcutta University
  • B. Tech, Applied Physics, 1987, Calcutta University
    M.Tech, Computer Science and Engineering, 1989, Calcutta University
  • Ph D, Computer Science and Engineering, 1996, IIT Kharagpur


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Received Merit Scholarship during B. Tech Study
  • IETE K S Krishna Memorial Award 2008 (for the best system oriented paper).
  • Best paper award in the 16th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking 2015.
  • Best paper award in the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems 2013

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated II: Computer Engineering and Information Technology

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2016

Year of Birth: 1962