Alok Aggarwal

Alok Aggarwal


Profile Summary

Dr. Alok Aggarwal holds a Ph.D. degree in Mobile Computing from IIT Roorkee, India, conferred upon him in 2010. He also possesses a Master’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering, achieved in 2001, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science obtained in 1995. With a professional journey spanning over 25+ years, Dr. Aggarwal has made substantial contributions to the fields of Teaching (CSE & IT) and Software Development.

Throughout his career, Dr. Aggarwal has occupied key roles that have significantly impacted both academia and organizational growth. He formerly served as a Professor & Director at JP Group of Institutions and as a Professor & Associate Dean at Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab. These roles allowed him to contribute to administrative leadership as well as academic excellence.

Work Experience

Dr. Aggarwal boasts an impressive two-and-a-half decades of experience, encompassing four years in the industry and twenty-one years in academia. Since April 2018, he has served as a Professor (SoCS) at the UPES, Dehradun, India. Prior to this, Dr. Aggarwal held the esteemed position of Professor (CSE) & Associate Dean at Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab, from July 2018 to April 2018. His journey includes a significant tenure as a Professor (CSE) & Director at JP Institute of Engineering & Technology, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, from July 2012 to July 2017. From January 2009 to July 2012, he worked as an Assistant Professor & Research Convener at the Department of CSE/IT, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Additionally, Dr. Aggarwal held positions as Assistant Professor (CSE) & HoD (CSE) at DIT University & ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, from March 2002 to January 2009. His career commenced as a Software Engineer at Raghav Infotech Limited, J.P. Nagar, Bangalore, from September 1995 to July 1998.

Research Interests

Dr. Aggarwal’s research interests span various domains, including Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Power Control Management, Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANET), and Wireless Sensor Networks.

Courses Taught

Over the course of his academic journey, Dr. Aggarwal has proficiently taught a diverse array of courses at both B. Tech. and M. Tech. levels. These include courses such as Advanced Mobile Computing, Designer of Smarter Cities, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities, Software Project Management, Advanced Computer Networks, Advanced Wireless and Mobile Communication, Advanced Software Engineering, Advanced Computer Architecture, IoT for Industries, Impact of IoT & Smarter Cities on Societies, Data Communication, Computer Architecture, Mobile Application Development, Wireless Sensor Networks & IoT Standards, Web Technologies (Java, Java Script, XML), Object-Oriented Programming through C++, and Database Management Systems, among others.

Awards and Grants

Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Aggarwal has garnered numerous awards and grants. Notably, he received the Star Researcher Award from UPES, Dehradun, in both 2021 and 2022. Additionally, he was honoured as the Best Researcher at the Global Education and Corporate Leadership Summit in Jaipur in 2019. Dr. Aggarwal’s contributions have also been acknowledged multiple times by The Institute of Engineers and the Meerut Engineers Association. Further accolades include the Rajiv Gandhi Education Excellence Award in 2015, recognition in Marquis Who’s Who, the Research Excellence Award from The Indus Foundation, USA, and various Best Research Paper Awards.

Total Number of Refereed Research Papers:

Dr. Aggarwal’s dedication to research is evident through his extensive body of work, comprising a total of 255 papers published in various journals, conferences, and more. This encompasses 82 Refereed International Journal Publications, 5 Patents, 5 Refereed Books Publications, 4 Refereed Book Chapter Publications, 7 Refereed National Journal Publications, 125 Refereed International Conference Publications, 17 Refereed National Conference Publications, 6 Refereed International Symposium Papers, 1 Refereed International Short Research Paper, 4 Refereed International Workshop Publications, and 6 Refereed International Position Papers.

Dr. Aggarwal’s distinguished academic journey stands as a testament to his commitment to advancing the field of Computer Science and Engineering, coupled with his fervour for research and teaching.