Dr Meenu Khurana
Professor and Dean (DCSE)

meenu.khurana@chitkara.edu.in

Expert Areas : Computer Networks, Data Structures, Programming, Network Security

Doctorate in Computer Science and Engineering, Meenu Khurana has won scores of academic awards during her graduate and post-graduate studies. She is a Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform from Sun Systems, USA and also Certified Programmer from Brain bench, USA. She is life member of ISTE, professional member of IET, professional member and Interim Branch Counselor of IEEE student branch in the Institute.

She has over 22 years of experience in industry, academics, research and administration to her credit. She has held several responsible positions in the industry as well as in technical institutes. She has developed various methodologies for process improvement during her job tenure in industry as well as in academia.

Her areas of expertise are mobile ad-hoc networks, vehicular ad-hoc networks, wireless technologies, network security, sensor networks, curriculum designing & development and pedagogical innovation. Her areas of interest include artificial intelligence, machine learning and algorithms. She has guided research candidates in areas of expertise.

  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Consulting
  • Awards
  • Education
  • Service

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Meenu Khurana, C. Rama Krishna, S.N. Panda, “Antenna Diversity Scheme for Multipath Mitigation in Vehicular Adhoc Networks on Urban Roads”,  International Conference on Computing Analytics and Networks (ICAN), Chitkara University, Feb 2020
  2. Meenu Khurana, Archana Mantri, Viney Khurana, “ Influence of Analytical Approach in Logic Building for Freshman Computer Science Students : A Study”, Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, vol. 33, pp. 472-476, 2020
  3. Meenu Khurana, C. Rama Krishna and SN Panda, “Capacity Enhancement using MU-MIMO in Vehicular Ad hoc Network,” International Journal of Applied Engineering and Research (scopus indexed), vol. 12, no. 16, pp. 5872-5883, 2017
  4. Meenu Khurana, C. Rama Krishna and SN Panda, “VaneT-AS – MIMO Antenna Selection Scheme in Vehicular Ad hoc Network,” Proceedings of Doctoral Consortium, 2017
  5. Meenu Khurana and C. Rama Krishna), “MIMO based Spatial Diversity Scheme for VANETs,” Proceedings of International Conference on New Generation Computing Technologies (NGCT), Pp. 257-261, included in IEEEXplore (2016) doi: 10.1109/NGCT.2015.7375122
  6. RishuChhabra, Meenu Khurana and C. Ramakrishna, “Performance Evaluation of Routing Protocols for Traffic Light Scenario in an Urban Vehicular Environment”, International Conference on Telecommunication Technology and Management (ICTTM), Apr.2015
  7. RishuChhabra, C Ramkrishna and Meenu Khurana, “Survey of Mobility Models and Routing Protocols in Vehicular Adhoc Networks”, National Conference on Computing Technologies, Mar.2015
  8. RavneetKaur and Meenu Khurana, “Vehicular Ad-hoc Network – A literature Review on Simulation Tools”, International Conference on Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems (WECON), Pp. 27, Mar. 2015
  9. Ishu Sharma, Rajvir Singh and Meenu Khurana, “Comparative Study of LEACH, LEACH-C and PGASIS Routing Protocols for Wireless Sensor Network”, International Conference on Advances in Computer Engineering & Applications(ICACEA), Mar. 2015
  10. Ishu Sharma, Rajvir Singh and Meenu Khurana, “Performance Evaluation of Pegasis Protocol for WSN using NS2”, International Conference on Advances in Computer Engineering & Applications(ICACEA),
Mar. 2015
  11. ShinaPahuja and Meenu Khurana, “Empowering Engineering Education: From Classroom to Corporate” ICTIEE-2015, Jan. 2015. Published in Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, Special Issue: Jan. 2015, eISSN 2394-1707
  12. GurdipKaur, Meenu Khurana, Monika Sethi, “Intrusion Detection System using Honeypots and Swarm Intelligence”, International Conference on Advances in Computing and Artificial Intelligence, Jul. 2011. Published in ACM Digital Library ISBN: 978-1-4503-0635-5
  13. Meenu Khurana, “Chitkara and IUCEE: Strengthening the Role of Educators or imparting effective, innovative and efficient engineering education”, 39th ISTE Annual Convention, NIT Surathkal, Dec. 2009
  14. Meenu Khurana and C. Rama Krishna, “Performance Analysis of Diversity Schemes in Multi hop Ad hoc Networks”, International Journal of Computer and Network Security (IJCNS), Pp. 60-63, Vol. 1, No. 3, Dec. 2009ISSN Print: 2076-2739
  15. Meenu Khurana and C. Rama Krishna, “Comparative analysis of Space Time Block Codes for MIMO systems,”National conference on Advances in Video, Cyber Learning and Electronics, Mar. 2008
  16. Meenu Khurana and C. Rama Krishna, “Overview of MIMO OFDM Systems and Some Challenges,” National conference on Recent Advances and Trends in Electrical Engineering, Feb. 2008
  17. Meenu Khurana, “Applications of Neural Networks in Wireless Communications”, National Conference on Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems, July 2006
  18. Meenu Khurana, “Efficient implementation of Massive Neural Networks,” National Conference on Technology of 21st Century, Apr. 2006

SPECIALISATION:

Computer Networks, Data Structures, Programming, Network Security

  1. Conducted Tutorial : Nexus on Wheels at International Conference on Computing Analytics and Networks (ICAN), Chitkara University, Feb 2020
  2. Session on VANET Simulations using NS3, NITTTR Chandigarh, Jan. 2019
  3. Hands on Session on VANET Simulation Using NS3, NITTTR Chandigarh, Mar. 2018
  4. Workshop on VANET Simulation Using NS3, NITTTR Chandigarh, Jan. 2017
  5. Short tern course on Wireless Networks- VANET Challenges and Applications,May. 2015
  6. Session on Multiprocessors and Multicomputers, Vector Processing, Parallel Programming Models, languages and Compilers,June 2011
  7. Sessions on Firewalls, Email Security and Web Security, NITTTR Chandigarh, Dec. 2010
  8. Sessions on IP Security and Firewalls, Jun. 2010
  9. Proctor for teams participating in IEEE-Xtreme Global Level Challenge for five consecutive years.

Thesis Guided:

  1. Comparative Analysis of Routing Protocols for Traffic Light Scenario in Urban Vehicular Environment(2015)
  2. Comparative Analysis of Clustering Routing Protocol for WSN to enhance Network Lifetime (2015)
  3. Performance Analysis Of Routing Protocols For Safety Message Dissemination In Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (2016)

Panel Member:

  1. Session Chair, International Conference on Computing Analytics and Networks (ICAN), Chitkara University, Feb 2020
  2. Reviewer for Journal of Engineering Education Transformations (2020)
  3. Technical Committee member of International Conference on IoT Inclusive Life (ICIIL) (2019), NITTTR, Chandigarh
  4. Technical Committee member of International Conference on Communication, Computing and Networking (2018), NITTTR, Chandigarh
  5. Review Committee member of 1st International Conference on Communication, Computing and Networking (2017)
  6. Chapters Review of Java Programming book by Oxford University Press (2016)
  7. Book Chapter Titled : IP Security in book titled Cryptography and System Security, DreamTech Publishers (2015)
  8. Reviewer for International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education IUCEE, Jan. 2014
  9. Member of Board of Studies and Academic Council of Chitkara University
  10. Member of Editorial board of Mathematical Journal for Interdisciplinary Sciences, ISSN No. Print 2278-9561, ISSN No. Online 2278-957X
  11. Member of Editorial Board of Journal on Today’s Ideas – Tomorrow’s Technologies (JOTITT), ISSN No. Print 2321-3906, ISSN No. Online 2321-7146

AWARDS

  1. Nominated as Executive Committee Member – IEEE Delhi Section, 2020
  2. Best Branch Counselling Award -IEEE Delhi Section – R10, 2019
  3. Member Grade Elevation to IEEE Senior Member
  4. Certificate of Appreciation from Infosys for two consecutive years, 2017 and 2018
  5. Best Paper Award in 4th International Conference on Wireless Networks & Embedded Systems, Mar. 2015
  6. Invited by University of Birmingham, UK, for university collaborations, Oct 2015
  7. SPoC for Infosys Campus Connect winning status of Advance Partner Institute 2014-2015
  8. Recognition in SAP Faculty Day, SAP Bangalore, 20 June, 2014
  9. Excellence in Branch Counseling Award 2014-2015 by IEEE Delhi Section
  10. Invited by University of Applied Sciences, Osnabruck, Germany for Academic Meet, Nov. 2011
  11. Excellence in Branch Counseling Award 2009-2010 by IEEE Delhi Section
  12. Gold Medal for securing Top position in M.E. in Computer Science from Panjab University
  13. Academic Cash Award and Certificate of Merit from NITTTR Chandigarh for securing Top position in M.E., 200
  14. Technical Head, hp Innovations Grant -2009 of USD 1,70, 000
  15. Sun Certified Programmer for JAVA Platform, 2001, Sun Microsystems
  16. Brainbench Certification in JAVA, 2001
  • PhD (CSE), Chitkara University, Punjab
  • M.E. (CSE) (Distinction) Punjab University, Chandigarh
  • B.E. (EE) (Honors), Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh

Industry – 3 years
Academics – 19