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Dr. KEDAR NATH DAS

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Department





Dr. Kedar Nath Das

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Email-ID: kedar.iitr@gmail.com

Phone no: +91 9435176446

Address:Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

NIT Silchar, Assam - 788010

Area of Specialization:

Evolutionary Optimization


Research Interests:

Operations Research, Evolutionary Optimization, Graph Theoretic Application of Operations Research.


Biographical Sketch:

1. Educational Qualification:

  • 2008: Ph. D. (Operations Research) from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Thesis Title: “Design and Applications of Hybrid Genetic Algorithms for Function Optimization”.
  • 1999: M. Sc. from G. M. (Auto.) College, Sambalpur University, Orissa, 1st division.
  • 1997: B. Sc. (Mathematics Honours) from Berhampur University, Berhampur, Orissa, 1st division with other subjects including Physics and Chemistry.

2. Experience:

  • July-2010 till date, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology Silchar (NITS), Silchar, Assam.
  • Aug-2008 to June-2010, Lecturer, KIIT deemed University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
  • July-2008 to Aug-2008, Associate Lecturer, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  • Jan-2004 to Dec-2007, Tutorial Teacher to BE students, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttaranchal.             

3. Foreign Countries Visited:

  • Las Vegas, USA (23rd to 28th June, 2007). The complete tour was sponsored by CSIR, MHRD and DST, Govt. of India.
  • Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia (2nd to 4th Dec, 2010)
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (12th to 14th April, 2011)

4. Workshop / STTP Organized:
Organized a DST sponsored One-week short term training program on “Recents in Evolutionary Optimization Techniques and Applications (REOTA)” at NIT Silchar during 1-7 June, 2012; as the coordinator.


5. Guest Lectures:

  • BJB college, Bhubaneswar, Orissa (Sept., 2010), Topic: Solving Sudoku Puzzle using Genetic Algorithm
  • IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand (June, 2012), Topic: Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for function Optimization

6. Professional Members:

  • Life Member, Operational Research Society of India (ORSI), Membership No: 0703/k/05/ML.
  • Life Member, The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Membership No. LM 59643.
  • Life Member, Orissa Mathematical Society (OMS), Membership No. LM 528.
  • GATE qualified, 2002.                    
  • Awarded MHRD Fellowship during Ph. D. (Jan-2004 to Dec-2007) at IIT Roorkee.

7. Awards / Achievements:

  • GATE qualified, 2002.                    
  • Awarded MHRD Fellowship during Ph. D. (Jan-2004 to Dec-2007) at IIT Roorkee.
  • President, Mathematical Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee, July-2006 to June-2007.
  • Trained one semester GERMAN Language Course at Department of Humanities and Social Science, IIT Roorkee, July to Dec-2006.

8. Number of Ongoing Research Scholars:           04


9. Reviewer of Journals:         

  • International Journal of Swarm Intelligence (IJSI), Inder Science

10. Subjects Taught:            

  • Operations Research
  • Graph Theory
  • Numerical Techniques
  • Evolutionary Optimization Methods
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures
  • Math-I
  • Probability Techniques and Stochastic Process
  • Number Theory

  • Selected Publications:

    Papers in Peer Reviewed International Journals:                                                     04 

    1. K. Deep and Kedar Nath Das, “Choice of selection and crossover on some Benchmark problems” Int. Jr. of Computer, Mathematical Sciences and  Applications, Vol.1, No. 1, pp. 99-117, 2007.
    2. K. Deep and Kedar Nath Das, “Quadratic approximation based Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for Function Optimization”, AMC, Elsevier, Vol. 203, pp. 86-98, 2008.
    3. Kusum Deep and Kedar Nath Das, “Optimization of Infiltration Parameters in Hydrology”, World Jr. of Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 120- 130, 2008.
    4. K. Deep and Kedar Nath Das, “Performance Improvement of Real Coded Genetic Algorithm with Quadratic Approximation based Hybridization”, International Journal of Intelligent Defence Support Systems, Enderscience, Vol. 2, No.4,  pp. 319 – 334, 2009.

    Published in Book Chapters:                                                                                                  01

    1. Kusum Deep and Kedar Nath Das, Hybrid Binary Coded Genetic Algorithm for Constrained Optimization, “Genetic Algorithms Theories and Applications, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing”, ISBN-13: 978-3848447084, pp. 177-182, March 2012.

    Papers presented and appears in Conference Proceedings:                                 09

    1. K. Deep and K. N. Das, “Comparative Optimization of Infiltration Parameters”, Proceedings, Int. conf. on GEM’07 in WORLDCOMP’ 07, Las Vegas, USA, pp. 102-107, 25th -28th June, 2007.
    2. K. Deep and K. N. Das, “A survey of Memetic algorithm for optimization and their Applications”, ORSI, IIM, Ahmedabad, Proceedings, VISION-2020, 2005. pp. 389-397, 8th -11th Jan.
    3. K. Deep and K. N. Das, “Optimization via Genetic Algorithms: Some Experiments with GA operators”, 71st Annual Conference of IMS, IIT Roorkee, 26th – 29th Dec, 2005.
    4. K. Deep and K. N. Das, “Population based Heuristics for solving some real life optimization problems”, International Conference on Operational Research as Competitive Edge, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata, 5th – 7th Jan, 2007.
    5. K. N. Das, “Minimum Labeling Spanning Tree by Genetic Algorithms: An overview”, International Conference on Operations Research for a Growing Nation, ORSI, S. V. University, Tirupati, 15th -17th Dec, 2008.
    6. K. N. Das and K. Deep, “Minimum Labeling Spanning Tree based on Genetic Algorithms: An overview”, Fourth Global Conference on Power Control and Optimization (PCO’2010), Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, pp. 31, 2nd – 4th Dec, 2010.
    7. K. Deep and K. N. Das, “Hybrid Binary Coded Genetic Algorithm for Constrained Optimization”, Proceeding of ICGST International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AIML-11), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, ISSN: 1687-4846 Print, 1687-4854 Online, 1687-4862 CD-ROM, I.C.G.S.T. FZE, 12-14 April 2011.
    8. K. N. Das and B. Choudhuri, “Heuristics to find Maximum Independent Set: An overview”, Proceeding of International conference on Soft computing for Problem solving (SocPros-2011), Springer, organized by IIT Roorkee, 20-22nd Dec, 2011; Advances in Soft Computing 2012, Volume 130/2012, pp. 881-892, DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-0487-9_83.
    9. K. N. Das and R. Mishra, “Accelerated Bacterial Foraging Hybridized Genetic Algorithm”, Proceeding of National conference, National Conference on Advances in Simulation & Optimization Techniques in Mechanical Engineering (NASOME-2012), KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 18-19th Feb.2012.

    Short Term course/workshop/conference Participated:                                         18

    1. “National Conference on Analysis and Related Topics”, IMA, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 26th – 27th May, 2003.
    2. “Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamical Models and Their Behavior”, IIT Roorkee, 11th – 13th March, 2005.
    3. “Symposium on Current Trends in Biomathematics”, IIT Roorkee, 14th March, 2005.
    4. “Instructional workshop on convex analysis, optimization and application” at IIT, Kanpur, during 5th – 21th  Dec, 2005.
    5. A short term course on “Genetic Algorithms for Engineering Optimization”, at Kanpur Genetic Algorithms Laboratory (KanGAL), IIT, Kanpur, during 26th -29th  April, 2006.
    6. National Symposium on “Recent Advances in Optimization Theory and Applications” at University of Delhi, during 27th -28th Oct, 2006.
    7. “ORSI Pre-Conference Workshop on Operational Research as Competitive Edge”, at IIT, Kharagpur, during 3rd-4th Jan, 2007.
    8. One-day seminar on “Role of Teachers in Professional Education in the Changing Scenario”, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 19th Oct, 2008.
    9. “36th Annual Conference-2009”, organized by Orissa Mathematical Society at IMA, Andharua, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, during 7th-8th Feb, 2009.
    10. Short term course on “Recent Advances in Optimization Techniques and their Applications (RAOTA 2009)”, Dept. of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee, during 20th-24th April, 2009.
    11. Participated in the conference “E-learning”, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, during 15th -16th Nov, 2009.
    12. National Seminar on “Industry Institute Interface”, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, on 13th Dec, 2009.
    13. National Seminar on “Networking of Library and Information centers of North East India in Digital Environment”, NIT Silchar, Assam, 21-23 March, 2011.
    14. Workshop on “Analog/Mixed Signal Design”, NIT Silchar, Assam, 16-20 Jan, 2012.
    15. Workshop on “Solar Energy and its Applications”, NIT Silchar, Assam, 29-31 March, 2012.
    16. Workshop on “Transportation Engineering and its Application”, NIT Silchar, Assam, 16-18 April, 2012.
    17. One week Faculty development program on “Effective Teaching”, NIT Silchar, Assam, 31st April-4th May, 2012
    18. One-week short term training program on “Recents in Evolutionary Optimization Techniques and Applications (REOTA)” at NIT Silchar during 1-7 June, 2012.
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