Dr. Sandeep Kumar

Associate Professor

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore - 560 074

Dr. Sandeep Kumar is currently an Associate Professor at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Bangalore and a Post-Doctoral research fellow at Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University Saudi Arabia. Before joining CHRIST, he has worked as an assistant professor at ACEIT Jaipur, Jagannath University Jaipur, and Amity University Rajasthan. He is an associate editor for the Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS) journal published by Springer. He has published more than sixty research papers in various international journals/conferences and attended several national and international conferences and workshops. He has authored/edited five books in the area of computer science. His research interests include nature-inspired algorithms, swarm intelligence, soft computing, and computational intelligence.

Research Profiles



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Call for Paper: 2nd Congress on Intelligent Systems (CIS 2021);


Call for Book Chapter: Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval: Principles and Applications Publisher: CRC Press: Taylor and Francis Group ;


Call for Paper for Special Issue on: Computational Intelligence, Journal of Computational Biology;


Selected Journal Publications

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Sayar Singh Shekhawat, Harish Sharma, and Sandeep Kumar, Memetic Spider Monkey Optimization for Spam Review Detection Problem, Big Data, https://doi.org/10.1089/big.2020.0188, (2021). (SCIE, IF 3.664) Mary Ann Liebert



Ankur Goyal, Vivek Kumar Sharma, Sandeep Kumar and Ramesh Chandra Poonia, Hybrid AODV: An Efficient Routing Protocol for Manet Using MFR and Firefly Optimization Technique, Journal of Interconnection NetworksVol. 21, No. 01 (2021) (SCOPUS Indexed) World Scientific.



G. L. Saini, Deepak Panwar, Sandeep Kumar, Vijander Singh and Ramesh Chandra Poonia, Predicting of Open Source Software Component Reusability Level Using Object-Oriented Metrics by Taguchi Approach, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering. Vol. 31, No. 02, pp. 147-166 (2021), DOI: 10.1142/S0218194021500030. (SCIE, IF 0.886)



Kuldeep Jayaswal, D. K. Palwalia, Sandeep Kumar, Performance investigation of PID controller in trajectory control of two-link robotic manipulator in medical robots, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics. Print ISSN: 0972-0502 Online ISSN: 2169-012X. DOI: 10.1080/09720502.2021.1893444. (SCOPUS Indexed) Taylor & Francis



A Chugh, VK Sharma, Sandeep Kumar, A Nayyar, B Qureshi, MK Bhatia, C Jain, "Spider Monkey Crow Optimization Algorithm With Deep Learning for Sentiment Classification and Information Retrieval, " IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 24249-24262, 2021, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3055507 (SCIE, IF 3.745)



S. S. Shekhawat, H. Sharma, S. Kumar, A. Nayyar and B. Qureshi, "bSSA: Binary Salp Swarm Algorithm With Hybrid Data Transformation for Feature Selection," in IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 14867-14882, 2021, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3049547 (SCIE, IF 3.745)



R. Kumari, S. Kumar, RC Poonia, V. Singh, L. Raja, V Bhatnagar, P Agarwal, "Analysis and predictions of spread, recovery, and death caused by COVID-19 in India," in Big Data Mining and Analytics, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 65-75, 2021, doi: 10.26599/BDMA.2020.9020013. ISSN: 2096-0654. Tsinghua University Press. (SCOPUS indexed)



V. Singh, RC Poonia, S. Kumar, P. Dass, P. Agarwal, V. Bhatnagar, L. Raja, Prediction of COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic based on time series data using Support Vector Machine, Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences & Cryptography. 23(8), pp. 1583-1597. ISSN: 0972-0502 (Print), ISSN: 2169-012X (Online). Doi: 10.1080/09720529.2020.1784535. (SCOPUS Indexed) Taylor & Francis.



Akhilendra Pratap Singhm, Ashish Kr Luhach, Xiao-Zhi Gao, Sandeep Kumar and Diptendu Sinha Roy. "Evolution of wireless sensor network design from technology centric to user centric: An architectural perspective." International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks 16.8 (2020), DOI: 10.1177/1550147720949138, (IF: 1.151)


Manju, Samayveer Singh, Sandeep Kumar, Anand Nayyar,Fadi Al-Turjman, Leonardo Mostarda, Proficient QoS Based Target Coverage Problem inWireless Sensor Networks, IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 74315-74325, 2020.
DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2986493, ISSN: 2169-3536. (IF 3.745)


Sandeep Kumar, Basudev Sharma, Vivek Kumar Sharma, Harish Sharma and Jagdish Chand Bansal, Plant Leaf Disease Identification using Exponential Spider Monkey Optimization, Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems, ISSN:
2210-5379, (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.suscom.2018.10.004. (Elsevier, IF 2.798).


Puja Munjal, Lalit Kumar, Sandeep Kumar, Hema Banati, Evidence of Ostwald ripening in opinion driven dynamics of mutually competitive social networks, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, ISSN: 0378-4371, vol. 522,
pp. 182-194 (2019) (Elsevier, IF 2.924).


CS Mishra, Anand Nayyar, Sandeep Kumar, Bandana Mahapatra, Gopinath Palai, FDTD approach to photonic based angular waveguide for wide range of sensing application, Optik –International Journal for Light and Electron Optics (2019), ISSN: 0030-4026, vol. 176, pp.56-59 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2018.09.055.
(Elsevier, IF 2.187)


V. Bhatnagar, RC Poonia, P. Nagar, S. Kumar, V. Singh, L. Raja, P. Dass, Descriptive analysis of COVID-19 patients in the context of India, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics. ISSN 0972-0529 (Print), ISSN 2169-0065 (Online).
DOI: 10.1080/09720502.2020.1761635. (SCOPUS Indexed) Taylor & Francis


G. L. Saini, Deepak Panwar, Sandeep Kumar, Vijander Singh, A systematic literature review and comparative study of different software quality models, Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences & Cryptography, 23(2), pp. 585-593,
ISSN 0972-0529 (Print), ISSN 2169-0065 (Online). DOI: 10.1080/09720529.2020.1747188. (SCOPUS Indexed) Taylor & Francis


Manju, Pawan Bhambu, Sandeep Kumar, Target K-coverage problem in wireless sensor networks, Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences & Cryptography, 23(2), pp. 651-659, DOI: 10.1080/09720529.2020.1729511. ISSN 0972-0529
(Print), ISSN 2169-0065 (Online). (SCOPUS Indexed) Taylor & Francis.


Abhay Sharma, Rekha Chaturvedi, Sandeep Kumar,Umesh Kumar Dwivedi, Multilevel image thresholding based on Kapur and Tsallis entropy and firefly algorithm, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics, 23(2), pp. 563-571, DOI:
10.1080/09720502.2020.1731976. ISSN: 0972-0502 (Print), ISSN: 2169-012X (Online). (SCOPUS Indexed)


Sanjay Jain, Sandeep Kumar, Vivek Kumar Sharma, Ramesh C. Poonia, Peregrine preying pattern based differential evolution for robot path planning, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics, 23(2), pp. 555-562,
DOI: 10.1080/09720502.2020.1731974. ISSN: 0972-0502 (Print), ISSN: 2169-012X
(Online). (SCOPUS Indexed)


Ankur Goyal, Vivek Kumar Sharma, Sandeep Kumar & Kailash Kumar, Modified local link failure recovery multicast routing protocol for MANET, Journal of Information & Optimization Sciences, 41(2), pp. 669-677, DOI:
10.1080/02522667.2020.1733202. ISSN 0252-2667 (Print), ISSN 2169-0103 (Online). (2020) (Web of Science, ESCI ) Taylor & Francis


Ankur Goyal, Vivek Kumar Sharma and Sandeep Kumar, Development of Hybrid Ad Hoc on Demand Distance Vector Routing Protocol in Mobile Ad hoc Network, International Journal on Emerging Technologies 11(2): 135-139(2020), ISSN No. (Print): 0975-8364, (Online): 2249-3255. (SCOPUS Indexed)


Sanjay Jain, Sandeep Kumar, Vivek Kumar Sharma, Ramesh C. Poonia & Narendra Pal Lamba, Modified differential evolution algorithm for solving minimum spanning tree, Journal of Information & Optimization Sciences, 41(2), pp. 633-639, ISSN 0252-2667 (Print), ISSN 2169-0103 (Online). DOI:10.1080/02522667.2020.1733195. (2020) (Web of Science, ESCI ) Taylor & Francis.


Mayank Mohan Sharma, Akshat Agrawal, Harshal Deore, Sandeep Kumar & Rajani Kumari, Revisiting agile software development process based on latest software industry trends, Journal of Information & Optimization Sciences, 41(2),
pp. 533-541, ISSN 0252-2667 (Print), ISSN 2169-0103 (Online). DOI:10.1080/02522667.2020.1724617. (2020) (Web of Science, ESCI ) Taylor &Francis.


Sandeep Kumar, Anand Nayyar, Nhu Gia Nguyen and Rajani Kumari, Hyperbolic Spider Monkey Optimization Algorithm, Recent Advances in Computer Science and Communications, Formerly: Recent Patents on Computer Science, Vol. 13,issue 1, 35-42. ISSN: 1874-4796 (2020). (SCOPUS Indexed) Bentham Science.


Sonal Sharma, Sandeep Kumar, Kavita Sharma, Improved Gbest Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for the constraints optimization problems, Evolutionary Intelligence, ISSN: 1864-5909 (2019). (ESCI, SCOPUS Indexed) Springer Verlag


Rekha Chaturvedi, Abhay Sharma, Umesh Dwivedi, Sandeep Kumar, DWT-DCT Based copyright Protection In Ycbcr Color Space, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, ISSN: 2278-3075 (2019), Vol.8, issue 10, 675-679. (SCOPUS Indexed).


Abhay Sharma, Rekha Chaturvedi, Umesh Dwivedi, Sandeep Kumar, Multi-Level Image Segmentation of Color Images using Opposition Based Improved Firefly Algorithm, Recent Patents on Computer Science, ISSN: 1874-4796 (2019), Vol.12, issue 1. (SCOPUS Indexed) Bentham Science.


Sandeep Kumar, Basudev Sharma, Vivek Kumar Sharma, Ramesh C. Poonia, Automated Soil Prediction using Bag-of-Features and Chaotic Spider Monkey Optimization, Evolutionary Intelligence, ISSN: 1864-5909 (2018). DOI:10.1007/s12065-018-0186-9. (ESCI, SCOPUS Indexed) Springer Verlag


Sonal Sharma, Sandeep Kumar, Kavita Sharma, Archimedean Spiral based Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm, Journal of Statistics and Management Systems, ISSN: 0972-0510 (2019). (Web of Science, ESCI ) Taylor & Francis.


Puja Munjal, Meenakshi Narula, Sandeep Kumar, Hema Banati: Twitter Sentiments based Suggestive Framework to Predict Trends, Journal of Statistics and Management Systems, ISSN: 0972-0510, 21(4), pp. 685-693.(Web of Science,
ESCI) Taylor & Francis.


Abhay Sharma, Rekha Chaturvedi, UK Dwivedi, Sandeep Kumar, Sandesh Reddy, Firefly algorithm based Effective gray scale image segmentation using multilevel thresholding and Entropy function, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Volume 118, issue 5, pp.437-442(2018), ISSN 1311-8080. (SCOPUS Indexed)


Rishi Gupta, Pradeep Yadav, Sandeep Kumar, Race identification from facial images using statistical techniques, Journal of Statistics and Management Systems, ISSN: 0972-0510.Vol. 20 (2017), No. 4, pp. 723-730, DOI : 10.1080/09720510.2017.1395192. (Web of Science, ESCI ). Taylor & Francis.


Pawan Bhambu, Sandeep Kumar, Kavita Sharma, Self Balanced Particle Swarm Optimization, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management(IJSA), Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 774–783, August 2018, ISSN: 0976-
4348, Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s13198-017-0642-4. (ESCI, SCOPUS Indexed). Springer.


Rekha Chaturvedi, Abhay Sharma, Umesh Dwivedi, Sandeep Kumar, Archek Praveen, Security Enhanced Image Watermarking using Mid-Band DCT Coefficient in YCbCr Space, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Volume 9, issue 23, pp.271-278(2016), ISSN 0974-5572. (SCOPUS)