Dr. Kumkum Garg

Adjunct Professor


Email: kumkum.garg@ruj-bsdu.in
Web: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kumkum_Garg2

General Introduction

Dr. Kumkum Garg is a gold-medalist alumnus of IIT Roorkee and has a doctorate from Imperial College London, UK. She has been a faculty member at IIT Roorkee for 34 years. She served as Head of its Information Superhighway Centre, from 2005 to 2006. Dr. Garg had also served as the Director, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University in Karnatakabetween 2010-12 and founding Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Pro Vice Chancellor at Manipal University Jaipur, from 2012 to 2017. Currently, she holds the position of Dean, Faculty of Informatics and Automation at Bhartiya Skill Development University, Jaipur.
Dr. Garg is a Senior Member of IEEE, Fellow of Institution of Engineers (I) and Life Member of various Professional Societies, including ISTE, SMATAC and ISCEE. She has over 47 years of experience of teaching and research and has successfully undertaken a number of Sponsored Research and Consultancy projects from CISCO USA, AICTE, DRDO, MIT GoI and Govt. of Uttarakhand. She has been on the panel of experts for Computer Science and Engineering/IT education and state-wide area networking for various Government and private organizations.
She has served as Guest Editor, Hindawi publications USA, in 2015 and as UGC expert nominee on UGC SAP committee (DRSII) for Dept. of Computer Science, Punjabi University, Patiala. Currently, she is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Series B.


Her research interests are in Computer Networks, Mobile Computing and Artificial Intelligence. She has supervised more than hundred graduate and research students in these areas and has more than 130 research communications in national and International Journals and Conferences. She has actively participated as keynote speaker, in many national and International Conferences in India and abroad, and organized many such International Conferences, for the benefit of the technical community.


Qualifications : PhD (Imperial College London, UK)
Experience : 46 Years
Designation : Professor and Dean, Faculty of Informatics & Automation

G.P. Gupta M. Misra, K. Garg

Towards scalable and load-balanced mobile agents-based data aggregation for wireless sensor networks, Computers & Electrical Engineering, 64 (2017), pp 262-276.


G.P. Gupta M. Misra, K. Garg

An Energy Efficient Distributed Approach-Based Agent Migration Scheme for Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks, JIPS, 11 (2015), pp 148-164.


G.P. Gupta M. Misra, K. Garg

Energy and trust aware mobile agent migration protocol for data aggregation in wireless sensor networks, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 41 (2014), pp 300-311.


G.P. Gupta M. Misra, K. Garg

Distributed Information Extraction in Wireless Sensor Networks using Multiple Software Agents with Dynamic Itineraries, KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, 8 (2014), pp 123-144.


I have received and completed many Sponsored and Consultancy Projects during my tenure at IIT Roorkee, since 1989. These include a consultancy project for developing a web portal and membership management software for IPPTA, Saharanpur; a consultancy project from Govt. of Uttaranchal, for developing their official website; from the AICTE, Govt. of India, a project entitled ‘LTAG based generation of Hindi sentences from English LTAGS’; DRDO Project on Development of an Integrated Knowledge Base and Natural Language Interface for Hydrological Data.

Currently, 5 students are enrolled as research Scholars with me. They are working in diverse areas, viz., machine learning techniques for predicting student potential in engineering, IoV Forensics, IoT Security, machine Learning techniques for automobile tyre health prediction, etc. I am open to taking a couple of more students in the area of IoT and Machine Learning.

  1. Recipient of the Commonwealth Scholarship of the British Council, UK, from 1981-84.
  2. Had been awarded the Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) award in 2006, from Apple Systems, USA, for ‘commitment to the promise of educational technology in the classroom and beyond’.
  3. Patented her work on Mobile Agent Development, from the Govt. of India.
  4. Authored a book titled ‘Mobile Computing- Theory & Practice,’ published by Pearson Education, in April 2010.
  5. Awarded by Institution of Engineers (I), in 2013, for ‘her eminence and contribution to the profession of Computer Engineering’