Computer Technology


Name: Dr.R.Gunasekaran
Designation: Professor and Head
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Areas of Interest:   5G Networks, LTE, LTE-Advanced, Vehicular Networks, Hybrid LiFi/WiFi, Wireless Network Security
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PDF (University of California, Davis, USA)
Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engineering)
M.E. (Computer Science and Engineering)
B.E. (Computer Science and Engineering)
2018 Dec. – Present Professor & Head, Department of Computer Technology, Anna University, Chennai
2017 – Present Professor, Department of Computer Technology, Anna University, Chennai
2012 – 2017 Associate Professor, Department of Computer Technology, Anna University, Chennai
2008 – 2012 Assistant Professor (Senior Grade), Department of Computer Technology, Anna University, Chennai
2005 – 2008 Lecturer, Department of Information Technology, Anna University, Chennai
2003 – 2005 Lecturer, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, B.S.Abdur Rahman University, Chennai
  1. "Young Faculty Research Fellowship" - under the Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for the year 2019, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Govt. of India.
  2. "Professional Achievement" for the year 2017, IEEE Madras Section.
  3. “Raman Fellowship for Post Doctoral Research in USA for the Year 2014-15 by UGC” for 12 months at University of California, Davis, USA.
  4. “The Young Engineer Award” for the year 2009 by the Institution of Engineers(India) in recognition of the contributions in the field of Computer Engineering.
  1. Ad-hoc Smart Classroom Monitoring System, Anna University, 2018
  2. Adhoc Smart Examination System for Classrooms, Anna University, 2017
  3. Accident Prevention and Traffic Management Mechanism for Public Safety in Vehicular Networks, Anna University, 2016
  4. Efficient Handoff and Authentication Schemes for QoS Enhancement in IEEE 802.16m for 4G Networks, Department of Science and Technology- FAST TRACK for Young Scientist, 2012-2015
  5. Drum: A dynamic router utilization mechanism in SDN using Wicomm-T Test beds, Anna University, 2014
  6. Trust based mechanism to overcome node isolation attack in MANETS, Anna University, 2014
  7. Optimal Handoff minimization in future generation networks using interlayer handoff approach, Anna University, 2012
  8. Efficient Resource Utilization by solving Scheduling Problems in WiMAX networks, Anna University - Research Support Scheme for Innovative Project by Young Faculty Members, 2009-2010
  1. "Secured LTE-Wi-Fi Offloading Using RTT Based Evading Malicious Access Point (EMAP) Algorithm", ICCCS 2019, Singapore
  2. "SDN Assisted Middlebox Synchronization Mechanism for Next Generation Mobile Data Management System", ATC 2017, San Francisco, USA
  3. "Sensor-to-Vehicle Communication by using VANETs for Urban Parking", ICET 2016, Singapore
  4. "Cross-layer Optimization using Game Theory to Alleviate Unfairness in Wireless Networks", IEEE KICSS 2012, Melbourne, Australia
  5. "Throughput Enhancement in Ad hoc networks using Virtual Carrier Sensing Mechanisms", ICEIE, 2010, Kyoto, Japan
  6. "Prevention of Denial of Service Attacks and Performance Enhancement in Mobile Ad hoc Networks", ITNG 2009, Las Vegas, USA
  7. "Priority Scheduling in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks with Improved Bandwidth Utilization", IEEE CCECE 2008, Ontario, Canada
  8. "Detection and Prevention of Selfish and Misbehaving Nodes at MAC Layer in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks", IEEE CCECE 2008, Ontario, Canada
  9. "An Enhanced MAC Protocols for Differentiated Services in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANET)- A Profile Based Approach", CITA 2007, Sarawak, Malaysia & Singapore

Principal Investigator: NGNLab, Department of Computer Technology, Anna University, MIT Campus (
Managing Editor: Special Issue in Elsevier Journal on Digital Communications and Networks
Journal Reviewer: IEEE, ACM, Elsevier, Springer Publications
Convener: 9th and 10th International Conference on Advanced Computing (ICoAC)
Book Authoring: Mobile Communication: Principles, Protocols and Evolution- for Pearson Education
Ph.D scholars Advised : 4
Ph.D. scholars advising : 5
Membership in Professional Bodies: Senior Member of IEEE and ACM, Life Member of CSI and ISTE

  1. Seamless Handoff in 5G Networks: Opportunities and Security Challenges, National University of Singapore, Singapore, February 26, 2019
  2. An Optimized LTE - WiFi Data Offloading Technique for SDN-Assisted 5G Networks: Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis, USA, June 3, 2016
  3. Visiting Faculty: Network Labs, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis, USA, June 2-8, 2016
  4. Scheduling in LTE-Advanced: Key Design Issues and Recent Trends- A Survey: Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, USA, April 17, 2015
  5. Visiting Faculty: iCONS Lab, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, USA, April 10-17, 2015
  6. Challenges in IEEE 802.16 Broadband Wireless Access, Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Brunel University, London, UK, April 23, 2009
  7. WiMAX – Wireless Broadband Technologies – Research Trends, The Institution of Engineers (India), Karnataka State Centre, Bangalore, March 12, 2010
  1. Amjad Ali, Li Feng, Ali Kashif Bashir, Shaker El-Sappagh, Syed Hassan Ahmed, Muddesar Iqbal and Gunasekaran Raja, "Quality of Service Provisioning for Heterogeneous Services in Cognitive Radio-enabled Internet of Things" IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, 2018 DOI: 10.1109/TNSE.2018.287764

  2. Rajakumar Arul, Gunasekaran Raja, Ali Kashif Bashir, Junaid Ahsenali Chaudhry, "A Console GRID leveraged Authentication and Key Agreement Mechanism for LTE/SAE" in the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 2677 - 2689, June 2018

  3. Sheeba Backia Marry Bhaskaran, Gunasekaran Raja, Ali Kashif Bashir, Masayuki Murata, "QoS-Aware Frequency based 4G+ Relative Authentication Model for LTE and LTE-Dependent Future Generation Networks" in the IEEE Access, Vol. 5, pp.21977 – 21991, Nov. 2017

  4. Rajakumar Arul, Gunasekaran Raja, Sudha Anbalagan, Dhananjay Kumar, Ali Kashif Bashir, “The Future Usage of Smart Phones” IEEE Internet Policy Newsletter, Mar. 2017

  1. Sudha Anbalagan, Dhananjay Kumar, Mercy Faustina J, Gunasekaran Raja, Waleed Ejaz, Ali Kashif Bashir "SDN-Assisted Efficient LTE-WiFi Aggregation in Next Generation IoT Networks" in the Elsevier – Future Generation Computer Systems(2017),

  2. Kottilingam Kottursamy, Gunasekaran Raja, Jayashree Padmanaban and Vaishnavi Srinivasan, "Improved Database Synchronization Mechanism for Mobile Data using Software Defined Networking Control" in the Elsevier – Journal on Computers and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 57, February 2016, pp. 93-103

  3. R.Gunasekaran, S. Siddharth, P. Krishnaraj, M. Kalaiarasan and V.Rhymend Uthariaraj “Efficient algorithms to solve Broadcast Scheduling problem in WiMAX mesh networks” in the Elsevier - Journal of Computer CommunicationsVol. 33, Issue 11, July 2010, pp. 1325-1333

  1. Gunasekaran Raja, Anil Thomas, "SAFER: Crowdsourcing based Disaster Monitoring System using Software Defined Fog Computing" Springer – Wireless Networks, DOI: 10.1007/s11036-019-01267-x, 2019

  2. Anil Thomas, Gunasekaran Raja, "FINDER: A D2D based Critical Communications Framework for Disaster Management in 5G" Springer – Peer-Peer Networking and Applications, DOI: 10.1007/s12083-018-0689-2, 2018

  3. Ramkumar Jayaraman, Gunasekaran Raja, Ali Kashif Bashir, Chauhdary Sajjad Hussain, Ali Hassan, Mohammad Alqarni, "Interference Mitigation Based on Radio Aware Channel Assignment for Wireless Mesh Networks" in Springer - Wireless Personal Communications, DOI: 10.1007/s11277-018-5776-4

  4. Ramkumar Jayaraman, Gunasekaran Raja, “Channel Assignment Based Coding Mechanism for Reliable Transmission in Broadband Wireless Networks,” in the Springer – Cluster Computing, DOI 10.1007/s10586-017-1193-9, September 2017

  5. Rajakumar Arul, Gunasekaran Raja, Kottilingam Kottursamy, Sathya Pavithra, Swaminathan Venkatraman, “User Path Prediction Based Key Caching and Authentication Mechanism for Broadband Wireless Networks”, in the Springer – Journal on Wireless Personal Communications, Vol.94, Issue 4, pp.2645 – 2664, June 2017

  6. Sudha Anbalagan, Dhananjay Kumar, Dipak Ghosal, Gunasekaran Raja, Muthuvalliammai V, “SDN-Assisted Learning Approach for Data Offloading in 5G HetNets” in the Springer – Journal on Mobile Networks and Applications, Vol. 22, No. 4, 2017, pp. 771-782

  7. Ramkumar Jayaraman, Gunasekaran Raja, Dipak Ghosal, Rajakumar Arul and Sabareesh Kumar A, “Cooperative Scheduling and Channel Assignment Algorithm for Broadband Wireless Mesh Network using Compatibility Vector Technique” in the Springer – Journal on Mobile Networks and Applications, Vol. 22, No.4, 2017, pp.730-742

  8. Sheeba Backia Mary Baskaran, Gunasekaran Raja, “Blind Key Distribution Mechanism to Secure Wireless Metropolitan Area Network” in the Springer – Journal on CSI Transactions on ICT, Vol. 4, Issue. 2, pp. 157-163, December 2016

  9. Gunasekaran Raja, Sheeba Backia Mary Bhaskaran, Dipak Ghosal and Jayashree padmanabhan, “Reduced overhead Frequent User Authentication in EAP- Dependent Broadband Wireless Networks” in the Springer - Journal of Mobile Networks and Applications Vol. 21, Issue 3, June 2016, pp. 523-538

  10. Kathiroli R, Arivudainambi D, Gunasekaran R, Jayashree P, Aarthi R and Syama B, “Novel Key Management Scheme to Minimize Handoff Latency in IEEE 802.16m Networks” in the Springer - National Academy Science Letters, DOI 10.1007/s40009-015-0393-1, January 2015

  11. R. Gunasekaran, V.Rhymend Uthariaraj, U.Yamini, R.Sudharsan and S. Sujitha Priyadarshini “A Distributed Mechanism for Handling of Adaptive/Intelligent Selfish Misbehavior at MAC Layer in Mobile Ad hoc networks” in the Springer- Journal of Computer Science and Technology Vol.24, No.3, May 2009, pp. 472-481

  1. R.Gunasekaran, V.Rhymend Uthariaraj and V.P.Divya “Mitigating Channel Usage in Cooperative Caching for Mobile Ad hoc Networks” in the Inderscience - International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous computing Vol.7, No.2, 2011, pp. 87-99