Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Itu Snigdh
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engg
BE(Electrical Engg.), ME(Software Engg.), PhD
Contact Address
Permanent Address S. B Complex, Main Road, Hinoo,Ranchi-2.
Local Address S. B Complex, Main Road, Hinoo, Ranchi-2
Phone (Office) 06512275444
Phone Residence 9431584043
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 2-Feb-2003

  Work Experience
Teaching : 17 Years

Research : 12 Years

Individual: 17 Years

  Professional Background
  •              BE(Electrical Engineeering); BIT Sindri, Vinoba Bhave University, Jharkhand, India 
  •              ME(Software Engineering);Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Jharkhand, India
  •               Ph.D; Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Jharkhand, India
  Research Areas

Internet of Things,  Cyber Physical Systems, Wireless and Ad Hoc Networks, Software design and Testing, Database Modelling, 



  1. Architectural Modelling of Cyber Physical Systems Using UML KS Patnaik, I Snigdh International Journal of Cyber-Physical Systems (IJCPS) 1 (2), 19-37,2019
  2. Enhancing reliability by adoptive graph traversals for backbone-assisted communication in wireless sensor networks, I Snigdh, N Gupta, International Journal of Sensor Networks 30 (1), 13-23.(SCI)


  1. S. Srigiri, R. Ranjan & I. Snigdh, 2018,"Scheduling Sensor Nodes for Enhancing Energy Savings in a Wireless Sensor Network" Journal of Network and Information Security, Volume 6(2), pp: 5-9.


  1. Singh, A., & Snigdh, I. (2017). Modelling failure conditions in Zigbee based wireless sensor networks. International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies (IJWMT)2, 25-34.
  2. Aetesam, H., & Snigdh, I. (2017). A Comparative Analysis of Flat, Hierarchical and Location-Based Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks. Wireless Personal Communications97(4), 5201-5211.(SCI)
  3. Gosain, D., Snigdh, I., & Sajwan, M. (2017). DSERR: Delay sensitive energy efficient reliable routing algorithm. Wireless Personal Communications97(3), 3685-3704.(SCI)


  1. Snigdh, I., & Gupta, N. (2016). Quality of service metrics in wireless sensor networks: A survey. Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series B,Springer, 97(1), 91-96. (SCOPUS)
  2. Snigdh, I., & Gosain, D. (2016). Analysis of scalability for routing protocols in wireless sensor networks. Optik-International Journal for Light and Electron Optics127(5), 2535-2538.(SCI)
  3. Snigdh, I., Gosain, D., & Gupta, N. (2016). Optimal sink placement in backbone assisted wireless sensor networks. Egyptian informatics journal,Elsevier, 17(2), 217-225.(SCOPUS)
  4. Aetesam, H., & Snigdh, I. (2016). A Survey on Topology Maintenance in Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies (IJWMT)6(4), 29-37.


  1. Gosain, D., & Snigdh, I. (2015). Performance Comparison of Routing Protocols in Bipartite Wireless Sensor Network. International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)5(6), 1417-1423. (SCOPUS)
  2. Snigdh, I., & Gupta, N. (2015). Enhancing Reliability in Backbone Assisted Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Performability Engineering,Elsevier,11(5), 503-508.(SCOPUS)
  3. Snigdh, I., & Gupta, N. (2015). Evaluating quasi random deployment in ZigBee based wireless sensor networks. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science15(1), 142-150. (SCOPUS)
  4. Snigdh, I., & Gupta, N. (2015). Performance Analysis of Quasi-Random Deployment Strategy in Sensor Networks. International Journal of emerging Technology(SCOPUS)
  5. I. Snigdh and N. Gupta, (October 2015). Quasi-random deployment strategy for reliable communication backbones in wireless sensor networks. IJE TRANSACTIONS A: Basics Vol. 28, No. 10 1430-1438. (SCOPUS)


  1. Snigdh, I., & Kumar, A. (2014). Ensuring Reliability of Backbone Architectures in Wireless Sensor Networks.
  2. Snigdh, I., & Saurabh, S. (2014). A multi tree based approach for performance analysis in hierarchical wireless sensor networks. International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (IJDIWC)4(4), 438-446.
  3. Arora, P., Snigdh, I., Mahato, S., & Arora, R. (2014). Review on Energy Efficient Chain based Hierarchical Routing Protocols in WSN.


  1. Snigdh, I., & Kumar, S. (2013). WP–A Tree Based Response Time Algorithm for Event Driven Wireless Sensor Networks. Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences4(4).
  2. Snigdh, I. (2013). Energy Conservation in Tree-based Event Driven Wireless Ad-hoc Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications68(10).
  3. Snigdh, I., Khichar, R., & Gupta, N. (2013). Lifetime Prolonging Algorithm for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Network. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research13(6), 818-822.


  1. Kumar, V., Yadav, A. K., & Snigdh, I. (2009). Localization in Wireless Sensor Network through Constraint Satisfaction. Wireless Communication1(1), 40-44.


  1. Bharti, V., & Snigdh, I. (2007). Practical development and deployment of covert communication in ipv4. Journal on Theoretical and Applied Information Technology.(SCIE)

onference Proceedings:

  1. Anvita, & Snigdh, I., (2020, Feb.)A Multi-Level Type II Fuzzy Logic based Prediction of Connectivity in a Wireless Sensor Network International Conference on Inventive Computation Technologies (ICICT ) (pp. 597-602), IEEE
  2. Gupta, S., & Snigdh, I.,(2019, Dec.) Analysing impacts of energy dissipation on scalable IoT architectures for smart grid applications, ICETSGAI4.0.
  3. Manorama, & Snigdh, I., (2018, Dec) Anonymity in Body Area Sensor Networks-an Insight2018 IEEE World Symposium on Communication Engineering (WSCE), (pp. 1-7)
  4. Ghosh, S., Snigdh, I., & Singh, A. (2016, March). GA optimal sink placement for maximizing coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks. In Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET), International Conference on (pp. 737-741). IEEE.
  5. Snigdh, I., & Gosain, D. (2015). Energy analysis for trajectory based sink mobility in WSN. Springer Procedia Computer Science54, 118-126.
  6. Snigdh, I., & Gupta, N. (2015, January). Performance evaluation of quasi regular deployment strategy in graph based wireless sensor networks. In Signal Processing And Communication Engineering Systems (SPACES), 2015 International Conference on (pp. 432-435). IEEE.


Conference Publications

  1. Sonam, I. Snigdh, "Analyzing Impact of factors on routing decisions in opportunistic mobile networks", 3rd International Conference on Recent Trends in Computer science and technology- ICRTCST-IEEE; 2018
  2. R. Sharma & I. Snigdh, "Modelling optimal wireless sensor network architecture to enable Green-IoT", 3rd International Conference on Recent Trends in Computer science and technology- ICRTCST-IEEE; 2018
  3. An on-line portal for prediction of roll force during hot strip rolling process, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Futuristic trends in engineering and management, 2014.


Workshop/ Conference Organized/ Attended

  1. International Conference on Computational Intelligence (ICCI-2018), Dec 10-11, 2018, Dept. of CSE, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  2. International Conference on Computational Intelligence (ICCI-2015), Dec 10-11, 2015, Dept. of CSE, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  3. Special Winter School, UGC academic staff college, 02.12.2016, 22.12.2016.
  4. IOTB3W: ONLINE BEGINNERS COURSE ON INTERNET OF THINGS   Frugal Labs 25-03-2016 ,15-04-2016, 3 Weeks
  5. One week workshop on High performance computing, HPC 2016, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, May 02-06, 2016.
  6. One week workshop on National workshop on wireless Network Simulation using NS2/NS3, WNS-2016), Oct 13-18, 2016, Dept. of CSE, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  7. One week national workshop on Evolutionary Optimization For Engineering And Scientific Applications, (EOESA-2016), Oct 03-07, 2016, Dept. of CSE, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.2016
  8. Two Week Workshop on Design and Analysis of Algorithms” NMEICT, IIT KGP, June 25-30, 2015 BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  9. ISTE Sponsored one week workshop on Use Of Matlab Toolboxes For Real Time Applications In Electrical Engineering, BIT MESRA,16-06-2008,22-06-2008      
  10. Conducted National Workshop on Testing of Object Oriented Software from March 11-13,2011 (Sponsored by MCIT-DIT,GOI).

Workshops Organised for Students

  1. One day Training on Basics of Internet of Things, in association with T & P Cell, BIT Mesra  (5 November, 2017).
  2. Two Day Lab Sessions on Internet of Things in association with IoT group, CDAC Bangalore, (4-5 April, 2018)
  3. Four day training on Netsim simulator.(27 -30 August, 2018)
  4. IoT Challenge (27-28 October, 2018)


  Member of Professional Bodies


  Text and Reference Books

Book Chapters

  1. Manorama Mohapatro, Itu Snigdh,(2020),'Security in IoT',  IoT Security Paradigms and Applications: Research and Practices, Pages237, CRC Press,2020.
  2. Modelling and Designing of IoT Systems Using UML Diagrams: An Introduction, KS Patnaik, I Snigdh, Integrating the Internet of Things Into Software Engineering Practices, 36-61. 2019.
  3. Snigdh, I. (2019). Deployment Strategies in Wireless Sensor Networks. In Computational Intelligence in Sensor Networks (pp. 123-140). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
  4. K. S. Patnaik, I. Snigdh, Modelling and Designing of IoT Systems Using UML Diagrams: An Introduction. IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7790-4.ch003, 2018.
  5. Snigdh I., K. S. Patnaik, Energy Management in OppNets, Mobility Models, Protocols, Security, and Privacy, Taylor and francis group, 159-169,2018


Name of Student

Thesis title


Manorama (PHD/CS/10071/2017)

Wireless sensors in Internet-of-Things; A security aspect.


Anvita (PHD/CS/10066/2017)

Computational Intelligence in Wireless Sensor Network


SAKSHI GUPTA (PHD/CS/10004/2018)

Data Handling in MANET-IoT

4.  Rishabh Deo Pandey(PHD/CS/10056/19  Software metrics for IoT Applications
  Member, Editorial Board

1. Journal of IOT Applications for smart city (JIOTA)