S. Venkatesan

   E-mail:  venky@utdallas.edu
   Office: (972) 883-2452

 S. Venkatesan (Venky)  received the B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 1981 and 1983, respectively, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1985 and 1988, respectively. He joined the Computer Science Program at UTD in January 1989 where he is currently a Professor. Venky has been a consultant for a number of companies in the Dallas area.

Courses he is teaching:
 

CS 6390 Advanced Computer Networks

CS 4348 Operating Systems Concepts

CS 6380 Distributed Computing

Research Interests

Current research efforts are in wireless sensor networks and its application to medical instrumentation, cognitive radio networks, mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs), fault tolerance, distributed algorithms, telecommunication networks, and mobile computing.

Recent Research Projects

  1. Wireless Mesh Networks, State of Texas Emerging Technologies Fund, $2,000,000. Prime: AgileMesh, Sub: Utd. UTD's part: $157,049, 2010-2011, PI: Ravi Prakash, Co-PI: S. Venkatesan.
  2. MRI Consortium: Development of Wireless Networking Testbed and Emulator (WiNeTestEr), National Science Foundation, 09/15/10-09/14/14, $1,139,039. Consortium proposal with Southern methodist University. UTD's part: $498,230, PI: Ravi Prakash, Co-PIs: Baskar Banerjee, Neeraj Mittal, S. Venkatesan.
  3. Research in Wireless Networks, $40,000 Unrestricted Gift, 2008--2010, Research in Motion.
  4. ``Texas Networking Testbed," $1,500,000 (UTD's component: $673,000; $385,000 in cash and $288,0000 in equipment), Defense Microelectronic Activity, Prime: Crane Aerospace, Subcontractor: UTD), June 1, 2008--May 31, 2009, PI: S. Venkatesan, Co-PIs: R. Prakash and N. Mittal.
  5. ``Texas Networking Testbed," $1,008,000 (UTD's component: $326,017), Defense Microelectronic Activity, Prime: Crane Aerospace, Subcontractor: UTD), June 1, 2007--May 31, 2008, PI: S. Venkatesan, Co-PIs: R. Prakash and N. Mittal.
  6. ``Techniques for node registrations," $15,120, xG Technology, Inc. February 1--May 31, 2007.
  7. ``Development of sensor hardware and wireless network testbeds," $20,000, Information Warfare Directorate (Prime: Signal Technology), 10/16/06 - 4/2/07, PI: S. Venkatesan , Co-PI: Ravi Prakash.
  8. ``Network-Centric Operations and Warfare Modeling and Simulation Integration Center," $200,000, Rockwell Collins, Inc. , September 1, 2005--August 31, 2007 (with R. Prakash and N. Mittal).
  9. ``Research and Development of 3GE-WLAN Seamless Handover for 3GPP Evolution User Equipment," ETRI, Korea ($100,000), September 2005--August 2006 (with R. Prakash).
  10. ``Development of sensor hardware and wireless network test beds," $90,000 ($78,000 in cash and $12,000 in new equipment), Signal Technology, September 2005--August 31, 2007 (with R. Prakash)
  11. ``Research in search technologies," $17,000, Unrestricted Gift, Sabre Holdings.
  12. ``Environment Monitoring in Warehouses using Sensors and Sensor Networks," Crystal Technology & Industries, Inc., $35,000, September 1 2005--August 31, 2006.
  13. ``A Sensor Network and Mobile Ad hoc Network Testbed," $25,000, Unrestricted Gift, Rockwell Collins, Inc.
  14. ``Smart Transducers for Sensor Networks", Williams-Pyro (Prime) from National Institute of Science and Technology, $14,289, December 2003-May 2004.
  15. ``Mobile Collaboration in Multi-Security Level Domains" (With Duncan MacFarlane), Department of Navy (as a subcontract; Prime: Asier Technology Corp.) July 2003-August 2005, $23,727.
  16. ``Advanced Radar and Electro-Optical Sensor Systems" (with A. Fumagalli, P. Balsara, F. Bastani, D. Bhatia and I-L. Yen), US Army Space and Missile Defense Command, $210,000, June 2002 to June 2004.
  17. `` Causally ordered broadcast in mobile wireless networks,'' Raytheon-E Systems, $35,000, January - December 1997.
  18. ``Research in mobile computing (Matching grant),'' Electrospace Systems, Inc., $15,000, May 1996 - December 1996.
  19. ``Research in mobile computing,'' Texas Instruments, Unrestricted, $7,500.
  20. ``A framework for the design and development of wireless networks and mobile computing systems,'' Texas Advanced Technology Program, $136,790, January 1996 - August 1998.
  21. ``Data management in mobile wireless environments,'' Electrospace Systems, Inc., $30,000, June 1994 - October 1995
  22. ``Efficient on-line restoration in telecommunication networks,'' Alcatel Network Systems, $46,500, March 1993 - February 1994.
  23. ``Network modeling and optimization problems,'' Alcatel Network Systems, $90,000, May 1992 - February 1993 (with G.R. Dattatreya).
  24. ``Validating protocols by software testing,'' Texas Advanced Technology Program, $88,670, January 1992 - August 1994.
  25. ``Design of reliable distributed systems through software testing and crash recovery,'' Research Initiation Award, National Science Foundation, $36,626, September 1991 - August 1995.

Patents

  1. ``Method and system for restoring a distributed telecommunications network'' U.S. Patent 5,999,286, Issued on December 1999.
  2. ``Skeletal node rules for connected dominating set in ad hoc networks," U.S.Patent 7,606,171, issued October 2009.

Recent Journal Publications

  1. S. Krishnamurthy, N. Mittal, R. Chandrasekaran, and S. Venkatesan, "Neighbor discovery in multi-receiver cognitive radio networks," International Journal of Computers and Applications, Vol 31, Number 1, pages 50-57, January 2009
  2. S. Krishnamurthy, N. Mittal, R. Chandrasekaran, S. Venkatesan and Y. Zeng, "On Neighbor Discovery in Cognitive Radio Networks," Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Volume 69, Issue 7, pages 623-637, July 2009.
  3. N. Mittal, F. Freiling, S. Venkatesan and L. Penso, ``On Termination Detection in Crash-Prone Distributed Systems with Failure Detetors," Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Volume 68 (2008) pp 855--875.
  4. S. Krishnamurthy, M. Thoppian, S. Kuppa, R. Chandrasekaran, N. Mittal, S. Venkatesan and R. Prakash, ``Time-efficient Distributed Layer-2 Auto-configuration for Cognitive Radio Networks," Computer Networks, Vol 52, Issue 4, pp 831--849, 2008.
  5. ``M. Patel, R. Chandrasekaran, and S. Venkatesan, Improved quasi path restoration in mesh networks," IEEE/ACM Transaction on Networks Vol 16, Number 1 (2008), pp 143--155.
  6. ``A family of optimal termination detection algorithms" (with N. Mittal and S. Peri), Distributed Computing, 2007, 20:141--16.
  7. ``Efficient Minimum-Cost Bandwidth-Constrained Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks" (with M. Patel and R. Chandrasekaran), Special Issue on "Wireless Networks and Pervasive Computing, Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications (JPCC), vol 2, no 2, 2006. PDF Version
  8. ``Low-Intrusive consistent disk checkpointing: A tool for digital forensics'' (with S. Sitaraman), Journal of Universal Computer Science (in Volume 11, Issue 1)pp 20--36, 2005. PDF Version
  9. ``A Feedback Based Scheme For Improving TCP Performance In Ad-Hoc Wireless Networks'' (with K. Chandran, S. Raghunathan and R. Prakash), IEEE Communications Magazine, February 2001, pp 34-39. PDF Version
  10. ``Techniques to Tackle State Explosion in Global Predicate'' (with S. Alagar) IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Volume 27, Number 8 August 2001, pp 704--714. PDF Version
  11. ``Spare Capacity Assignment in Telecom Networks using Path Restoration and Further Improvement using Traffic Splitting'' (with J. Veerasamy and J. Shah), Journal of Systems and Software, Vol 47 (1999), pp 27--33.
  12. ``Causal ordering in distributed mobile systems'' (with S. Alagar) IEEE Transactions on Computers, Volume 46, Number 3, March 1997, pp 353--361. PDF Version
  13. ``Optimistic crash recovery without changing application messages'' (with T. Juang and S. Alagar), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Volume 8, Number 3, March 1997, pp. 263--271. PDF Version
  14. ``Testing and debugging distributed programs using global predicates'' (with B. Dathan), IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Volume 21, Number 2, February 1995, pp. 163--177. PDF Version
  15. ``Making fault-sensitive algorithms tolerate link failures'' (with K. Ramarao), Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Vol 30, No. 1, Oct 1995, pp 64--75.
  16. "Efficient algorithms for optimistic crash recovery" (with T. Juang), Distributed Computing,, Vol. 8, 1994, pp 105--114.
  17. "Computing associative functions distributively in spite of link failures" (with K. Ramarao), Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing,, Vol. 23, No. 3, 1994, pp 399--410.
  18. "Optimistic crash recovery without rolling back non-faulty processors" (with T. Juang), Information Sciences, 78 (1994), pp. 49-68.
  19. "An optimal algorithm for recording snapshots using casual message delivery" (with S. Alagar), Information Processing Letters, 50 (1994), pp. 311-316.
  20. "Two lower bounds on distributed shortest path" (with K. Ramarao), Information Processing Letters, 48 (1993), pp. 145-149.
  21. "Time and message optimal crash recovery in tree networks" (with T. Juang), Journal of Information Science and Engineering, Vol. 9, pp. 103-122, 1993.
  22. "Message-optimal incremental snapshots," Journal of Computer and Software Engineering 1 (1993), pp. 211-231.
  23. "On finding and updating shortest paths distributively" (with K. Ramarao), Journal of Algorithms, Vol. 13, No. 2, June 1992, pp. 235-257.
  24. "A Message optimal algorithm for distributed termination detection" (with S. Chandrasekaran), Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Vol. 8, pp 245--252, 1990.
  25. "Reliable protocols for distributed termination detection," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 38, No. 1, April 1989, pp 103--110. PDF Version

Book Chapter

  1. "Computer and Network Forensics" (with S. Sitaraman), Digital Crime and Forensic Science in Cyberspace.

Recent Conference Publications

  1. Burchfield, R., Venkatesan, S. A Framework for Golf Training Using Low-Cost Inertial Sensors, Proceedings of Body Sensor Networks June 2010, Singapore.
  2. Nourbakhsh, E., Dix, J., Johnson, P., Burchfield, R., Venkatesan, S., Mittal, N., and Prakash, R. ASSERT: A Wireless Networking Testbed, in Proceedings of 7th International Conference on testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (TtidentCom), Berlin, Germany, May 2010.
  3. Yanyan Zeng, Neeraj Mittal, S. Venkatesan and R. Chandrasekaran. Fast Neighbor Discovery with Lightweight Termination Detection in Heterogeneous Cognitive Radio Networks. In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC), pages 149--156, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2010.
  4. PEQ: A Privacy-Preserving Scheme for Exact Query Evaluation in Distributed Sensor Data Networks, Hai T. Vu, Thuc D. Nguyen, Neeraj Mittal and S. Venkatesan, In Proceedings of the 28th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), Niagara Falls, New York, USA, September 2009.
  5. RF in the Jungle: Effect of Environment Assumptions on Wireless Experiment Repeatability, T.R. Burchfield, E. Nourbakhsh, J. Dix, K. Sahu, S. Venkatesan, and R. Prakash Proceedings of The IEEE International Conference on Communications 2009.
  6. T. Bansal, N. Mittal and S. Venkatesan, ``Leader election algorithms for multi-channel wireless networks," Proceedings of International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications, Dallas, TX, 2008.
  7. H. Kwon, M-J. Yang, A-S. Park, and S. Venkatesn, ``Handover prediction strategy for 3G-WLAN overlay networks," Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium, Salvador, Brazil, pp 819--822, April 2008. PDF Version
  8. Noun Choi, S. Venkatesan, ``On frugality of control packets in multi-hop wireless networks," Proceedings of IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, April 2007, New Orleans, LA.
  9. Hai Vu, Neeraj Mittal and S. Venkatesan, ``THIS: THreshold security for Information aggregation in Sensor networks," Proceedings of Third International Conference on Information Technology (ITNG), April 2007, Las Vegas, NV.
  10. Maulin Patel, S. Venkatesan and Doug Weiner, ``Role Assignment for data aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks", in Proc. of the 21st IEEE International Conference on Advance Information Networking and Applications Workshops, Niagara Falls, Canada, May 2007, pp 390--395.
  11. Burchfield, T. R. and Venkatesan, S. 2007. Accelerometer-based human abnormal movement detection in wireless sensor networks. In /Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGMOBILE international Workshop on Systems and Networking Support For Healthcare and Assisted Living Environments, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 11 - 11, 2007. HealthNet '07. ACM, New York, NY, pp 67--69. % DOI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1248054.1248073
  12. M. Thoppian, R. Prakash and S. Venkatesan, ``CSMA-based MAC protocol for Cognitive Radio Networks," Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, June 2007, Helsinki, Finland.
  13. Burchfield, T. R., Venkatesan, S., Weiner, D. ``Maximizing Throughput in ZigBee Wireless Networks through Analysis, Simulations and Implementations," In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Localized Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 18-20, 2007. LOCALGOS 2007. CTI Press, Athens, pp 15--29.
  14. Maulin Patel, S. Venkatesan, and R. Chandrasekaran, ``A Network-flow-based Integral Optimal Algorithm for Lexicographic Maximum Lifetime Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks," in Proc. of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication and Networking, Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug. 2007, pp. 850-855.
  15. Noun Choi, Ali Mahdian, R. Prakash, S. Venkatesan, N. Mittal, A. Anderson, E. Redding, and R. Butler, ``A Unified Framework of Node Mobility Models," Proceedings of Military Communications Conference, October 2007, Orlando, FL.
  16. ``An Efficient Handover Scheme Based on Fast Mobile IPv6" (with S. Menezes, K-h, and S. Venkatesan), IEEE Veicualr Technology Conference,Fall 2006. Poster session.
  17. ``A Full Duplex Multi-channel MAC Protocol for Multi-hop Cognitve Radio Networks" (with N. Choi and M. Patel), Proc. International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CROWNCOM 2006), Jun 2006, Mykonos, Greece.
  18. "Eliminating Location Dependent Unfairness in WLANs" (with N. Choi), Proc. Vehicular Technology Conference (2006 Fall), Sep 2006, Montreal, Canada.
  19. ``Improving Performance of Parallel Simulation Kernel for Wireless Network Simulations" (with M. Thoppian, Hai Vu, R. Prakash, N. Mittal, and J. Anderson), In IEEE Milcom 2006, Washington DC, Oct 2006, pp 1-6.
  20. ``Real-time Simulations of Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) in OPNET Modeler" (with Hai Vu, Mansi Thoppian, Alizera Mehdian, Ravi Prakash, and Jackson Anderson). In OPNETWORK 2006, Washington DC, Aug 2006.
  21. ``Brief Announcement: Synchronous Distributed Algorithms for Node Discovery and Configuration in Multi-channel Cognitive Radio Networks" (with S. Krishnamurthy, R. Chandrasekaran, and Neeraj Mittal), Proceedings of DISC 2006, 572-574.
  22. ``MAC-layer Scheduling in Cognitive Radio based Multi-hop Wireless Networks" (with M. Thoppian, Ravi Prakash, R. Chandrasekaran), Proceedings of the 2006 International Symposium on on World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, June 2006, Niagara Falls, NY., 191-202.
  23. S. Venkatesan, M. Patel and N. Mittal, ``A Distributed Algorithm for Path Restoration in Circuit Switched Communication Networks," Proceedings of 24th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS 2005), Orlando, FL, October 2005. PDF Version
  24. N. Mittal, F. Freiling, S. Venkatesan and L. Penso, ``Efficient Reduction for Wait-Free Termination Detection in a Crash-Prone Distributed System," Proceedings 18th International Conference on Distributed Computing (DISC 2005), Cracow, Poland, September 2005.
  25. S. Kuppa, S. Krishnamurthy, M. Thoppian, S. Venkatesan, R. Chandrasekaran, R. Prakash and N. Mittal, ``Time-efficient Layer-2 Auto-configuration for Cognitive Radios," Proceedings of IASTED Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS 2005), Phoenix, AZ, November 2005. PDF Version
  26. S. Venkatesan and C.D. Young, ``A Distributed Topology Control Algorithm for MANETs," Proceedings of Military Communications Conference (MILCOM) 2005, Atlantic City, NJ, October 2005. PDF Version
  27. S. Krishnamurthy, M. Thoppian, S. Venkatesan and R. Prakash, ``Control Channel based MAC-Layer Configuration, Routing and Situation Awareness for Cognitive Radio Networks," Proceedings of MILCOM 2005, Atlantic City, NJ, October 2005. PDF Version
  28. R. Thurimella, S. Sitaraman and S. Venkatesan ``Origins: An Approach to Trace Fast Spreading Worms to Their Roots," South Central Information Security Symposium, April 2005, Austin, TX.
  29. S. Sitaraman and S. Venkatesan, ``Forensic Analysis of File System Intrusions using Improved Backtracking," Proceedings of 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Information Assurance, March 2005, College Park, MD, pp 154--163. PDF Version
  30. S. Sitaraman, S. Krishnamurthy and S. Venkatesan ``Byteprints: A tool to gather Digital Evidence," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing, Las Vegas, NV, April 2005. PDF Version
  31. M. Patel, R. Chandrasekaran, and S. Venkatesan, ``Energy Efficient Sensor, Relay and Base Station Placements for Coverage, Connectivity and Routing," Proceedings of 24th IEEE International Performance, Computing and Communications Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 2005. PDF Version
  32. Y. Iyer, S. Gandham, and S. Venkatesan, ``A generic Transport Layer Protocol for Sensor Networks," Proceedings of 14th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, October 2005, San Diego, CA. PDF Version
  33. ``Message-Optimal and latency-optimal termination algorithms for arbitrary topologies" (with Neeraj Mittal and S. Peri), Proceedings 18th International Conference on Distributed Computing (DISC 2004), Amsterdam, pp 290--304.
  34. ``A Dynamic Approach to Test Programs for Binding Based Race Condition Vulnerabilities" (with B. Goyal and N. Mittal), Proceedings of South Central Information Security Symposium, April 2004.
  35. ``Efficient Minimum-Cost Bandwidth-Constrained Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks" (with M. Patel, S. Chandrasekaran, Proceedings of International Conference on Wireless Networks, June 2004. PDF Version
  36. ``A QoS aware MAC layer protocol for wireless LANs" (with N.Choi and R. Prakash), Proceedings of Workshop on Multihop Wireless Networks (MWN), Phoenix, AZ, April 2004. PDF Version
  37. S. Sitaraman and S. Venkatesan, ``Low-intrusive Consistent Disk Checkpointing: A Tool for Digital Forensics", Proceedings of International Conference on Information Technology (ITCC 2004), Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2004.
  38. H. Wang and S. Venkatesan, ``Adaptive Video Transmission over a Single Wireless Link," Proceedings of Tenth International Conference on Distributed Multimedia System, San Francisco, CA, September 2004, pp 116--121. PDF Version
  39. H. Wang, A. Farago and S. Venkatesan, ``A System for Video Streaming Over Erroneous Multi-hop Wireless Networks" Proceedings of WNCG Wireless Networking Symposium, Austin, TX, October 2004. PDF Version
  40. ``Highly Efficient Spare Capacity Planning for Generalized Link Restoration" (with S. Krishnamurthy, M. Dawande and R. Chandrasekaran), Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, 2003, IEEE, pp 47--52. PDF Version
  41. ``A Comparative Study of Restoration Schemes and Spare Capacity Assignments in Mesh Networks" (with M. Patel and R. Chandrasekaran), Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, 2003, IEEE, pp 399--404 (Nominated for the best paper award). PDF Version
  42. ``Mobile Tracking and Resource Reservation Scheme for Cellular Networks" (with S. Shenbagaraman and B. Prabhakaran), IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, 2003. PDF Version
  43. ``Energy Efficient Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks with Multiple Mobile Base Stations" (with S. Gandham, R. Prakash and M. Dawande), IEEE Global Communications Conference, 2003, pp 377--381. PDF Version
  44. ``Cluster-based control mechanism for communication networks" (with S. Kuppa, S. Mrishnamurthy and M. Thoppian), Brief announcement, Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Principles of Distributed Computing, 2003.
  45. ``A Unified Approach to Detecting Binding Based Race Condition Attacks" (with B. Goyal and S. Sitaraman), Proceedings of International Workshop on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS03), 2003. PDF Version
  46. ``A Partial Order Approach to Detect Race Condition Attacks'' (with Bharat Goyal, Sriranjani Sitaraman, Neeraj Mittal), Proceedings of Southcentral Information Security Symposium, Denton, TX, April 2003.
  47. ``Techniques to Tackle Vulnerabilities Caused By Lack of Mutual Exclusion" (with Bharat Goyal, Neeraj Mittal, and Sriranjani Sitaraman), Proceedings of Texas Workshop on Security of Information Systems, College Station, TX, April 2003, pp 17--21.
  48. ``Mobile tracking using forward link in cellular networks'' (with S. Shenbagaraman and B. Prabhakaran), Proceedings of IEEE Emerging Telecommunications Technologies Symposium, Richardson, September 2002.
  49. ``An adaptive channel allocation algorithm in multi-carrier CDMA networks," (with M. Alam and S. Sitaraman) Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Birmingham, AL, May 2002. PDF Version
  50. ``Gateway routing: A cluster based mechanism for recovery from mobile host partitioning in cellular networks,'' (with Sudarshan Raghunathan and Ravi Prakash), Proceedings of Application Specific System and Software Engineering Technology, March 2000. PDF Version
  51. ``Optimal quasi-path restoration in telecom backbone networks'' (with Vikas Jain, Salman Baig, and Sridhar Alagar), Proceedings of Thirteenth International Conference on Systems Engineering, August 1999, pp CS-175--CS-180.
  52. ``Dynamic sub-second restoration on WDM transport networks" (with R. Jagannathan, S. Alagar, M. Garnot, and F. Masetti), Proceedings of SPIE International Symposium on Voice, Video, and Data Communication, Boston, Nov 1998.
  53. ``Fault Tolerant Mobility Planning for Rapidly Deployable Wireless Networks'' (with C. Shields, V. Jain, S. Ntafos and R. Prakash), Proceedings of 1998 Annual IEEE Workshop on Fault-Tolerant Parallel and Distributed Systems, Orlando, FL, April 1998.
  54. ``A Feedback Based Scheme For Improving TCP Performance In Ad-Hoc Wireless Networks'' (with K. Chandran, S. Raghunathan and R. Prakash), Proceedings of International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Amsterdam, May 1998. PDF Version
  55. ``Integrating Files and Processes: A Comprehensive Approach to Checkpointing'' (with S. Alagar and R. Rajagopalan), Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Advanced Computing, December 1997, pp 453--458.
  56. ``Tolerating mobile support station failures'' (with S. Alagar and R. Rajagopalan), Proceedings of First Conference on Fault Tolerant Systems, Madras, India, January 1996, pp 225--231.
  57. ``Reliable broadcast in mobile wireless networks'' (with S. Alagar and J. Cleveland), Proceedings of Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), San Diego, November 1995, pp 236--240. PDF Version
  58. ``MCE: An integrated mobile computing environment and simulation testbed'' (with J. Rajagopalan and S. Alagar), Proceedings of Second USENIX Symposium on Mobile and Location Independent Computing, Ann Arbor, MI, April 1995, pp 33--46.
  59. ``Spare Capacity Assignment in Telecom Networks using Path Restoration'' (with J. Veerasamy and J. Shah), Proceedings of Third International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Durham, NC, January 1995, pp. 370--374. PDF Version
  60. ``Techniques to tackle state explosion in global predicate detection'' (with S. Alagar), Proceedings of International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Taiwan, December 1994, pp 412--417. PDF Version
  61. ``Causally ordered message delivery in mobile systems'' (with S. Alagar), Proceedings of Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications, November 1995, pp. 169--174. PDF Version
  62. ``Effect of traffic splitting on link and path restoration strategies,'' (with J. Veerasamy and J. Shah), Proceedings of Globecom, November 1994. PDF Version
  63. ``Algorithm-based fault tolerance for non-computationally intensive applications'' (with S. Nair), Proceedings of SPIE conference, San Diego, CA, July 1994.
  64. ``Hierarchy in testing distributed programs'' (with S. Alagar), Proceedings of Workshop on Automated and Algorithmic Debugging, Sweden, May 1993.
  65. ``Time and message optimal crash recovery in tree networks'' (with T. Juang), Proceedings of International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, December 1992, pp 259--266.
  66. ``Distributed problem solving in spite of processor failures" (with K. Ramarao), Proceedings of Eleventh Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, IEEE, October 1992, pp 164--171. PDF Version
  67. ``Testing and debugging distributed programs using global predicates'' (with K. Brahmadathan), Proc. 30th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Urbana, IL, October 1992, pp 137--146.
  68. ``Efficient crash recovery in sparse low diameter distributed systems" (with T.Juang), Proc. 29th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Urbana, IL, October 1991.
  69. ``Crash recovery with low overhead," (with T. Juang), Proceedings of Eleventh International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Arlington, TX, May 1991, pp 454--461. PDF Version
  70. ``Efficient algorithms for crash recovery in distributed systems" (with T. Juang), Proceedings of Tenth International Conference on Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science, Bangalore, India, December 1990.
  71. ``Ineffectiveness of synchronous communication," (with R. Condamoor), Proceedings of the 27th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Urbana, IL, September 1989.
  72. S. ``Fault-tolerant synchronizers," Proceedings of the First Annual Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing, Dallas, TX, June 1989, pp 368--375.
  73. ``Message-optimal incremental snapshots," Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Newport Beach, CA, June 1989, pp 53--60. PDF Version
  74. ``On finding strongly connected components distributively" (with K. Brahmadathan), Proceedings of the 26th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Urbana, IL, September, 1988, pp 683--692.
  75. ``On finding and updating shortest paths distributively" (with K. Ramarao), Proceedings of the 24th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Urbana, IL, October 1986, pp 1079--1088.
  76. ``Convex polygon cover problem," (Abstract) Annual ACM Computer Science Conference, Cincinnatti, OH, February 1986.

Technical Reports/Work in Progress

  1. "A unified approach to detecting binding based race condition attacks" (with Bharat Goyal and Sriranjani Sitaraman), Technical Report, Department of Computer Science, UT-Dallas.
  2. "Hot enabled TCP client with kernel level support" (with Venu Duggineni and Pratik Patel), Technical Report Department of Computer Science, UT-Dallas.
  3. "An energy efficient routing protocol for wireless sensor networks with multiple mobile base stations" (with Shashidhar Gandham, Milind Dawande and Ravi Prakash), Technical Report Department of Computer Science, UT-Dallas.
  4. "Improved quasi-path restoration scheme and spare capacity assignment in self-healing mesh networks" (with M. Patel and R. Chandrasekaran), Technical Report Department of Computer Science, UT-Dallas.
  5. "Non-intrusive disk checkpointing: A tool for digital forensics" (with M. Bhise and S. Sitaraman), Technical Report Department of Computer Science, UT-Dallas.

Ph.D. Dissertations supervised

  1. Optimization of Handovers in present and future mobile communication networks, Shanthy Menezes, Ph.D. Thesis, Supervisor, Spring 2010.
  2. Hai Vu,, Improving security services for wireless networks, Chair of Supervising Committee: S. Venkatesan, Co-chair: Neeraj Mittal. Ph.D. Thesis, July 2009.
  3. Performance Enhancement of Wireless Mesh Neworks, Noun Choi, Thesis Advisor, December 2007.
  4. Efficient Placement and Routing Algorithm for Maximizing the Lifetimes of Wireless Sensor Networks, Maulin Patel, Thesis Advisor, December 2006. currently Member of Technical Staff, Philips Research, NY.
  5. Algorithms for Cognitive Radio networks, Srini Krishnmurthy (Co-chair), December 2006.
  6. Tools for Digital Forensics, Thesis advisor, Sriranjani Sitaraman, May 2006.
  7. Video Transmission in Wireless Networks (Co-Advisor), Hao Wang, July 2005.
  8. Testing and mobility Issues in distributed systems, Ph.D. Thesis, December 1995, Sridhar Alagar. Currently member of technical staff at Alcatel Network Systems, Richardson, Texas.
  9. Efficient recovery in distributed systems, Ph.D. thesis, Tony Juang, August 1992. Currently Associate Professor of Computer Science at Chung-Hua Polytechnic Institute, Taiwan.