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Hammond, IN
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January 01, 2020

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P. C. SRINIVASA RAO

Visiting Scholar, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering and Sciences

Purdue University Northwest, 2200 169th St, Hammond, IN 46323, USA Associate Professor, Koneru Lakshmaiah University (KLU), India Email id: ada6rp@r.postjobfree.com, ada6rp@r.postjobfree.com, Phone: 219-***-**** Web: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-p-c-srinivasa-rao/ Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=UdNDhqUAAAAJ RESEARCH INTERESTS

Arti cial intelligence, Machine learning, Optimization, Wireless sensor networks, Internet of things, Smart buildings, and Chemo-informatics

EDUCATION

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Dhanbad, India 08/2012 - 03/2017 Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering

Dissertation: Designing Soft Computing Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks Advisor: Dr. Haider Banka & Dr. Prasanta K. Jana

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad, India 07/2008 - 04/2011 Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Applications

MS Project: Web development based project titled as ‘Back to my village’ Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), Guntur, India 07/2003 - 04/2006 Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mathematics

WORK EXPERIENCE

Purdue University Northwest, Hammond, IN, USA 09/2019 - Present Visiting Scholar, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department Host: Dr. Quamar Niyaz & Dr. Vijaya Kumar Devabaktuni

Research on feature selection algorithms in machine learning based on optimization

Research on implementation of optimization algorithms in distributed computing platforms

Mentoring undergraduate senior design projects and advising graduate thesis work

Participating actively in teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses: Programming for Engineers (ECE 15200), Introduction to Computer Communication Networks (ECE 54700)

Mentoring undergraduate students for programming competitions like IEEEXtreme, ACM ICPC

Working actively in the curriculum design for Indo-US collaborative undergraduate exchange program

Working with other department faculty for interdisciplinary research K L University, Vijayawada, AP, India 06/2018 - Present

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Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department

Taught senior/junior level undergraduate courses on Arti cial intelligence, Machine learning and Wireless sensor networks

Advised senior design capstone team projects and advised Master thesis

Research committee member for graduate thesis

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International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Bangalore, India

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Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF), Networking & Communication Lab 07/2016 - 04/2018

Independent researcher for COPAS (Co-operative objects for privacy aware smart public build- ings) project

Deployed testbed for building sensing monitoring system

Mentored graduate students for their thesis and projects

Performed teaching assistant duties for courses including computer networks, wireless sensor networks, Internet of Things, programming, discrete structure Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Dhanbad, India 08/2012 - 06/2016 Teaching Assistant, Computer Science & Engineering Department

Teaching assistant for undergraduate programming labs: C programming, data structure and algorithms

Mentored undergraduate senior design projects

ECIL-RAPISCAN Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad, India 12/2011 - 08/2012 Software Consultant

Worked on a project sponsored by Government of India titled as \Socio-Economic Caste Census

(SECC)"

Collected household data from tablet PCs that involved data import, export, manipulation, and reports generation based on user queries

PUBLICATIONS

Journals

1. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Haider Banka. \Novel chemical reaction optimization based un- equal clustering and routing algorithms for wireless sensor networks". Wireless Networks, Springer. (Impact Factor: 2.405), Vol. 23 (3), pp. 759-778 (2017). 2. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Haider Banka. \Energy e cient clustering algorithms for wireless sensor networks: Novel chemical reaction optimization approach". Wireless Networks, Springer. (Impact Factor: 2.405), Vol. 23 (2), pp. 433{452 (2015). 3. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, P. K. Jana, Haider Banka.\A particle swarm optimization based energy e cient cluster head selection algorithm for wireless sensor networks". Wireless Networks, Springer. (Impact Factor: 2.405), Vol. 23(7), pp. 2005-2020 (2017). 4. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Praveen Lalwani. \A competitive swarm optimization based al- gorithm for solving hotspot problem in wireless sensor networks". Neural Computing and Applications, Springer (Impact Factor: 4.213) (Communicated). 5. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Jyotsna Bapat, Debabrata Das. \Energy-comfort optimization for smart building", Building Engineering, Elsevier. (Communicated) 6. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Jyotsna Bapat, Debabrata Das. \Resource management of indoor environmental monitoring based on spatial and temporal correlation". Sustainable Cities and Society Elsevier (Communicated)

7. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Quamar Niyaz, Sravan Akula, Sidike Paheding, Vijay Devabaktuni.

\An Improved feature selection algorithm in machine learning based on chemical reaction optimization" (Under submission)

8. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Quamar Niyaz. \Implementation of chemical reaction optimization based clustering of large datasets in distributed computing platforms". (Under submission) P. C. Srinivasa Rao - Page 2 of 5 - CV

Conferences

1. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Haider Banka, P. K. Jana. \A Gravitational Search Algorithm for multi-sink placement algorithm for protracting the lifetime of wireless sensor networks". Lec- ture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer. Proceedings of the 6th International

Conference on Swarm, Evolutionary and Mimetic Computing (SEMCCO 2015), Vol. 9873, pp. 222-234.

2. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Haider Banka, P. K. Jana. \Energy e cient clustering algorithm for wireless sensor networks: A Gravitational Search Algorithm". Lecture Notes in Com- puter Science (LNCS), Springer. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Swarm,

Evolutionary and Mimetic Computing (SEMCCO 2015), Vol. 9873, pp. 247-259. 3. P. C. Srinivasa Rao, Haider Banka, P. K. Jana. \PSO based multiple sink placement algorithm for protracting the lifetime of wireless sensor networks". Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer and Communication Technologies (2015). Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing pp. 605-616 (Published). INVITED TALKS

Talk on Nature Inspired Optimization at Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Purdue University Northwest (USA) on 9/15/2019

Talk on collaborative research at Physics and Chemistry Department, Purdue University North- west, USA on 11/5/2019

Delivered a talk entitled \Nature Inspired Optimization Techniques and its Applications in Wireless Sensor Networks" in a National-level workshop on \A Pedagogy for E ective Use of Mathematics for Research in Science and Technology" 27-31st July, 2015 at JNNCE, Shimoga, Karnataka

Delivered a talk on Meta-heuristics for WSN on the short-term course on \Nature inspired optimization techniques and its applications" held at IIT Dhanbad extension center, Kolkata, 8-12th Feb. 2018.

GRANTS

Internet of Things for Smart building Control Systems, submitted to DST, SERB, India under start-up research grant of worth of INR 1.8M (Under Review) UNDERGRADUATE SENIOR DESIGN ADVISOR

Project: Energy optimization of building systems, Fall 2019

Project: Optimization in machine learning, Fall 2019

Project: Credit card fraud detection, Spring 2019

Project: Mobile sink path optimization using chemical reaction optimization, Spring 2019 GRADUATE STUDENT ADVISOR/COMMITTEE MEMBER

Graduate Student Advisor

Thesis: Designing nature inspired optimization algorithms for wireless sensor networks, Spring 2019

Thesis: Designing optimization algorithms for molecular structure prediction for drug design, Spring 2019

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Thesis: Designing nature inspired optimization algorithms for image processing applications, Fall 2019

Thesis: Designing swarm intelligence optimization algorithms for big data optimization problems, Fall 2018

Thesis: Designing nature inspired optimization algorithms for clustering and routing in wireless sensor networks, Fall 2018

Dissertation/Thesis Committee Member

M.S. Project review panel member for several projects

PhD review panel member of several thesis on Arti cial intelligence & Machine learning research group at K L University

PhD review committee member of Wireless sensor networks research group at K L University UNIVERSITY SERVICES

CSE Undergraduare project advising committee member

CSE Professor inchagre of coding competitions

CSE Lab programmer search committee Member

CSE PhD research progress committee member

CSE Curriculum design panel member

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Reviewer for Wireless Personnel Communication and Wireless Networks Journals, Springer

Reviewer for International Journal of Synthetic Emotions, International Journal of Knowledge Discovery in Bioinformatics (IJKDB), IGI Global

Technical Advisory Committee Member of IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning Computational Intelligence (ICMLCI-2017)

Reviewer for IEEE Access Journal

Editor of Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Research Advisor and Editorial Board Member of Nan Yang Academy of Sciences (NAS), Sin- gapore

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG)

Member, Computer Society of India (CSI)

HONORS AND AWARDS

Direct selection as Associate Professor at KLU, India for excellence in teaching abilities in 2018

Received DST fellowship for pursuing Post Doctoral Fellow, at IIIT Bangalore in 2016-18

Received MHRD fellowship for pursuing Ph.D., at IIT Dhanbad for the period of 2012-16

Received admission o er from IIT Bombay through IIT-JAM for Integrated Ph.D. in Energy System Sciences in 2007

Shortlisted for Integrated Ph.D. at IISc Bangalore for computational chemical sciences in 2007

Stood college second at (10+2+3) level

Stood college rst at (10+2) level

Best Maths student award at (10+2) level

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REFERENCES

Dr. Haider Banka, Doctoral Advisor, Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

(CSE) Department, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Dhanbad, 826001, Phone: +91-326- 2235273(O), Email: ada6rp@r.postjobfree.com

Dr. Quamar Niyaz, Host Faculty at Purdue University Northwest, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Sciences, Purdue University Northwest, 2200 169th St, Hammond, IN 46323, Phone: 219-***-****, Email: ada6rp@r.postjobfree.com

Dr. Xiaoli (Lucy) Yang, Faculty Research Collaborator, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Sciences, Purdue University Northwest, 2200 169th St, Hammond, IN 46323, Phone: 219-***-****, Email: ada6rp@r.postjobfree.com

Dr. Dharavath Ramesh, Faculty Mentor, Assistant Professor, Computer Science & Engi- neering (CSE) Department, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Dhanbad, 826001, Phone:

+91-326-*******, Email: ada6rp@r.postjobfree.com

Dr. Damodar Reddy Edla, Faculty Mentor, Assistant Professor, Computer Science & Engi- neering Department, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Goa Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa - 403 401. Phone: 083*-*******, Email: ada6rp@r.postjobfree.com P. C. Srinivasa Rao - Page 5 of 5 - CV



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