Dr Kalpna Guleria
Associate Professor


Expert Areas : Wireless Sensor Networks, Swarm Optimization, Machine Learning, Relational Database Management System

Kalpna Guleria is working as an Associate Professor in the department of Chitkara University Research and Innovation Network (CURIN), Chitkara University, Punjab. She is a PhD in Computer Science Engineering from Thapar University, Patiala, India.

She has worked on Wireless Sensor Networks, Routing Protocols, Energy Efficiency and Optimization Techniques. She has received her M.Tech and B. Tech. with honours, majoring in Computer Science Engineering. She has extensive experience in teaching and academic administration.

She is honoured with Meritorious Service Award and has received various awards of merit/honours in academics as well. She has research publications in SCI – Indexed International journals of high repute. Her research interests include Wireless Sensor Networks, Ad hoc Networks and Swarm Optimization techniques. She is also an active reviewer of various international journals of high repute.

Kalpna Guleria
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Awards
  • Patents
  • Education
  • Service


  1. Guleria, K., Verma, A. K., Goyal, N., Sharma, A. K., Benslimane, A., & Singh, A. (2021). An enhanced energy proficient clustering (EEPC) algorithm for relay selection in heterogeneous WSNs. Ad Hoc Networks116, 102473. SCI Indexed Impact factor,   4.111,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adhoc.2021.102473
  2. Sharma, A., Goyal, N. & Guleria, K.(2020) Performance optimization in delay tolerant networks using backtracking algorithm for fully credits distribution to contrast selfish nodes. The Journal of Supercomputinghttps://doi.org/10.1007/s11227-020-03507-4SCI IndexedImpact factor 2.47; Publisher: Springer
  3. Tiwari S., Kumar S., & Guleria K. (2020) Outbreak Trends of CoronaVirus (COVID-19) in India: A Prediction, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, pp. 1-9, SCI Indexed , Impact Factor 1.385; Cambridge University Press,  https://doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2020.115
  4. Guleria, K., & Verma, A. K. (2019). Comprehensive review for energy efficient hierarchical routing protocols on wireless sensor networks. Wireless Networks, pp. 1-25, SCI- Indexed Journal, Impact Factor=2.602; Publisher Springer US. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11276-018-1696-1.
  5. Guleria, K., & Verma, A. K. (2019). Meta-heuristic Ant Colony Optimization Based Unequal Clustering for Wireless Sensor Network. Wireless Personal Communications, 105(3), 891-911, SCI-Indexed Journal, Impact Factor 1.671; Publisher Springer US.https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-019-06127-1
  6. Guleria, K., & Verma, A. K. (2018). An energy efficient load balanced cluster-based routing using ant colony optimization for WSN. International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications, 14(3/4), 233-246 ESCI and Scopus – Indexed Journal, Impact Factor=0.68; Publisher Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPCC-D-18-00013
  7. Guleria, K., Kumar, S., & Verma, A. K. (2020). Energy Efficient Synchronous Media Access Control for Wireless Sensor Networks. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience17(6), 2523-2530.
  8. Sarangi,P.K., Guleria,K., Prasad,D., & Verma, D.K.(2021). Stock Movement Prediction Using Neuro Genetic Hybrid Approach and Impact on Growth Trend due to COVID-19, International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations ,Publisher Inderscience (In-Press) Scopus
  9. Guleria, K., Sharma, A., Lilhore, U. K., & Prasad, D. (2020). Breast Cancer Prediction and Classification Using Supervised Learning Techniques. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience17(6), 2519-2522.
  10. Guleria, K., Kumar S.,&Verma, A.K (2019), Energy Aware Location Based Routing Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks, In World Scientific News, An International Scientific Journal WSN 124(2) (2019) 326-333.
  11. Sharma, A., Guleria, K., & Goyal, N. Prediction of Diabetes Disease Using Machine Learning Model.(2021) In International Conference on Communication, Computing and Electronics Systems (p. 683) Springer.
  12. Hasija, T., Kadyan, V., & Guleria, K. (2021, March). Recognition of Children Punjabi Speech using Tonal Non-Tonal Classifier. In 2021 International Conference on Emerging Smart Computing and Informatics (ESCI) (pp. 702-706). IEEE.
  13. Sharma, A., & Guleria, K. (2021, March). A Framework for Hotel Inventory Control System for Online Travel Agency using Robotic Process Automation. In 2021 International Conference on Advance Computing and Innovative Technologies in Engineering (ICACITE) (pp. 764-768). IEEE.
  14. Hasija, T., Kadyan, V., & Guleria, K.(2021) Out Domain Data Augmentation on Punjabi Children Speech Recognition using Tacotron, 1st International conference on Mechatronics and Artificial Intelligence, ICMAI-2021, Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS)-IOP Science. (In-Press)
  15. Guleria, K., & Verma, A. K. (2018). Unequal Clustering-An Enhancement to Network Longevity in WSNs. In 2018 4th International Conference on Computing Communication and Automation (ICCCA) (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
  16. Singh,H., Goyal,N., Guleria, K., & Kumar, A(2021). Travel and Tourism in Today’s World using Recommender System1st International conference on Mechatronics and Artificial Intelligence, ICMAI-2021, Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS)-IOP Science. (In-Press)
  17. Kaur, A., Guleria, K., & Trivedi, N. K. (2021, March). Feature Selection in Machine Learning: Methods and Comparison. In 2021 International Conference on Advance Computing and Innovative Technologies in Engineering (ICACITE) (pp. 789-795). IEEE.
  18. Guleria, K., Prasad, D., Lilhore, U. K., &Simaiya, S. (2020). Asynchronous Media Access Control Protocols and Cross Layer Optimizations for Wireless Sensor Networks: An Energy Efficient Perspective. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience17(6), 2531-2538.
  19. Guleria, K., & Verma, A. K. (2018). Ant Colony Optimization Techniques–An Enhancement to Energy Efficiency in WSNs. In International conference on Computer Networks, Big data and IoT (pp. 670-677). Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies, Springer, Cham.
  20. Lilhore, U. K., Simaiya, S., Guleria, K., & Prasad, D. (2020). An Efficient Load Balancing Method by Using Machine Learning-Based VM Distribution and Dynamic Resource Mapping. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience17(6), 2545-2551.
  21. Lilhore, U. K., Simaiya, S., Prasad, D., &Guleria, K. (2020). A Hybrid Tumour Detection and Classification Based on Machine Learning. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience17(6), 2539-2544.
  22. Guleria K., Prasad D., & Kadyan V. (2019) Detection of Diabetic Patterns using Supervised Learning, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Vol9(2) pp.1169-1173 DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.B3473.129219
  23. Guleria, K. & Dhindsa, K. S., Rule based modeling approach using hybrid fuzzy rough sets, an International Conference on advances in Computing, ACM chapter sponsored by International Journal of Computer Science and application (IJCSA), AnuradhaEngg. College, Chikhli, Maharastra, on 21st -22nd, Feb., 2008.
  24. Guleria, K. & Sehgal, N. K., Evolution of 4G Technology: Vision , Perspective & Comparison with earlier Technologies , an International Conference held at Continental Institute of International Studies (CIIS), Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab, on 18th- 19th , Feb., 2010.
  25. Sehgal, N.K. & Guleria, K. An Innovative approach to Wireless Technology”, an International Conference, Continental Institute of International Studies (CIIS), Fatehgarh Sahib ,Punjab on 18th- 19th , Feb., 2010.
  26. Guleria, K. & Juneja M. “Wireless Access Technologies in 2G & 3G”, a National Conference held at Rayat&Bahra Institute of Engg. & Bio-Technology, Mohali Campus, Punjab, on 8th -9th, Apr., 2010.
  27. Guleria, K., & Juneja, M. Evolution of 3G Technology, a National Conference on Trends in Computing (NCTC-07), held at Swami Vivekanand Institute of Engg. &Technology, Punjab, on 18th -19th, May 2007.
  28. Guleria K. “Review on IP security Protocols”, a National Seminar on Engineering Research and Applications, held at USET, Rayat- Bahra University, Mohali, June, 2015.
  29. Guleria, K., & Kaur, G. “Implementation Analysis & comparison of Lossless Compression Techniques” a National Conference on Emerging Trends in Communication & IT (ETCIT-07) held at Rayat Institute of Engg. & IT, Ropar , Punjab on 24th – 25th Feb., 07.


  1. Guleria, K., Atham, S. B., & Kumar, A. Data Fusion in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks and Open Research Challenges. In Energy-Efficient Underwater Wireless Communications and Networking (pp. 67-84). IGI Global.
  2. Atham, S. B., & Guleria, K. Smart City in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks. In Energy-Efficient Underwater Wireless Communications and Networking(pp. 287-301). IGI Global.
  3. Computer Networks –II, ISBN Number 978-93-5077-369-7, Authored by Anil K. Verma, Kalpna Tech –Max Publications

Field of Specialization
Computer Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, Ad-hoc Networks, Routing Protocols, Swarm optimization, Database Management Systems, Relational Database Management Systems.

FDP’s Organized/Attended

  1. Received the approval and grant for ISTE-PTU sponsored FDP program on “Network Security, Challenges and Solutions” and successfully coordinated the same from 14/07/2014 to 18/07/2014.
  2. Coordinated a content based FDP on Relational Database Management System from 21/07/2014 to 25/07/2014.
  3. Delivered an expert talk on “Impact of Social Networking Sites (SNS) on Youth” in seminar on Role of ICT in everyday life at RBU, Mohali on April 24th 2014.
    Organized FDP on Cyber security Measures 24/03/2014 to 28/03/2014 from NITTTR.
  4. Attended a Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Network Security Challenges and Solutions at RBU, Mohali,from 14th July, 2014 to 18th July, 2014.
  5. Attended a FDP on Cyber Security Measures from National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh from 23rd March, 2014 to 28th March, 2014.
  6. Attended Content based FDP on Analysis & Design of Algorithms at RBU, Mohali from 7th July, 2014 to 11th July, 2014.
  7. Attended FDP on Emerging Computer Trends and Techniques in Industries Analysis & Design of Algorithms at RIMIT Institute of Engineering & Technology, Mandi-GobindgarhPunjab from 16th June, 2014 to 20th June, 2014.
  8. Attended Content based FDP on Relational Database Management Systemat Rayat- Bahra University, Mohali from 21st July, 2014 to 25th July, 2014.
  9. Successfully completed International Workshop on Cloud Computing and High Performance Computing (CCHPC-2012) conducted by Prof. Raj Kumar Buyya , University of Melbourne , Australia in Computer Science and Engineering Department, Thapar University, Patiala on 5th Dec. 2012.
  10. Attended a FDP on Rational Rose Training Course organized by IBM Certified Professional at Rayat Institute of Engineering and Information Technology , Ropar, Punjab from 15/12/2004 – 16/12/2004.
  11. Attended a FDP on “Video as an aid in classroom teaching” by NITTTR, Chandigarh held at Rayat Institute of Engineering and Information Technology, Ropar, Punjab from 13/2/2004 – 15/2/2004

Project Grants:

  • Co – Principal Investigator in the Project “Smart Ergonomic Portable Commode Chair” Disabled and Elderly (TIDE) Scheme by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi :  “Grant Rs.47,37,039/-  Duration 3 years | Status: Ongoing
  • Coordinated ISTE-PTU sponsored FDP on “Network Security, Challenges and Solutions” 14/07/2014 to 18/07/2014 Grant: Rs. 1 Lac  Duration : One week | Status: Completed
  • Coordinated Learning Mathematics through Origami , Punjab State Council for Science & Technology & DST,  New Delhi Grant: Rs. 50K , Duration: 2 Days | Status: Completed
  1. Honored with Long and Meritorious Service Award at Rayat – Bahra University, Mohali,India.
  2. Recipient of various awards of Merit/Honors in academics and co-curricular activities.
  3. Award of appreciation for excellent performance asIIM-CAT Coordinator at Rayat-Bahra Bio-Technology, Center of Excellence, Mohali Campus (2009).
  4. Award of appreciation for successfully coordinating ISTE-PTU sponsored FDP on Network Security Challenges and Solution at Rayat -Bahra College of Engineering & Bio Technology, Mohali (2014).

Patents Granted:

  1. Portable Commode Assembly | Patent No. 321491-001, Dt. 10 Sep., 2019 Granted

Patents Filed:

  1. Apparatus for providing Uninterrupted Supply of Power| Patent no. 202011046474 Dt. 24 Oct.,2020
  2. “System for Health Monitoring and Alerting”| Patent no.202011042088Dt. 28 Sep.,2020
  3. System to Control Opening and Closing of Door | Patent no.  202011006139, Dt.12 Feb.,2020
  4. System for Managing Traffic at Sharp Turn of Road Patent no. 202011002856, Dt.  22 Jan , 2020
  6. AUTOMATIC WEARABLE SAFETY DEVICE| Patent No. 202111021845 Dt. 12 May, 2021.
  7. SEED ANALYZER DEVICE| Patent No. 342438-001 Dt. 15 April,2021
  8. APPARATUS AND ASSEMBLY FOR AUTOMATIC FEEDING| Patent No. Dt. 12 June,2021 1206210004988
  9. FOOT ACTUATED TOILET FLUSHING APPARATUS | Patent No. 2804210008495 Dt. 28 Apr.,2021
  10.  Pedal Toilet Flushing System | patent No. 345460-001|29 June 2021
  11. Ear Mask | Patent No. 344400-001 Dt. 8 June,2021
  13.  Internet of Things Enabled Smart Shoes |2021104283| 18 July , 2021

PhD in Computer Science Engineering.
M. Tech in Computer Science Engineering.
B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering.

Presently working as an Associate Professor – Research, CURIN, Chitkara University, Punjab, since May 2019 till date.


Around 14 years of experience in teaching and administration:
• Associate Professor CSE, Rayat – Bahra University, Mohali.
• Associate Professor & Head CSE/IT Rayat – Bahra College of Engineering & Bio-Technology, Mohali.
• Assistant Professor CSE, Rayat Institute of Engineering & Information Technology, Ropar.
• Lecturer CSE, IITT College of Engineering, H.P.