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शिक्षा मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार द्वारा वित्त पोषित

Dr. Veena Anand

Dr. Veena Anand

Designation: Assistant Professor Grade-I

Department: Information Technology

Honour: Ph.D. (NIT Raipur)

Experience: 10 Years

Area of Interest: Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks, MANET, Soft Computing

Address: A - Block Room No. 107, ABV-IIITM, Morena Link Road, Gwalior-474015 (M.P)

Email: veena@iiitm.ac.in


Dr. Veena Anand is currently working as an Assistant Professor Grade I in the Department of Information Technology at ABV-IIITM Gwalior. She was previously working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. She received her Ph.D. in Information technology from NIT Raipur. She has received her M.Tech. degree in Systems Engineering from IIT-BHU - Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi and B.Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Madan Mohan Malaviya Engineering College, Gorakhpur. Her research interests include Computer Networking, Mobile ad-hoc Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, and Internet of Things.

Journal Publications(List of papers published in SCI/SCOPUS Journals).

  1. Kumar, K. S., Singh, D., & Anand, V. (2024). Strategic Node Deployment Scheme for Maximizing Coverage Area and Network Lifetime in UASNs using Voronoi-Fuzzy C-Means and Salp Swarm Optimization. IEEE Sensors Journal. (SCI Indexed)
  2. Varma, P. S., Anand, V., & Donta, P. K. (2023). Federated KNN-based Privacy-Preserving Position Recommendation for Indoor Consumer Applications. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics. (SCI Indexed)
  3. Singh, S., Anand, V., & Yadav, S. (2024). Trust-based clustering and routing in WSNs using DST-WOA. Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, 1-13. (SCI Indexed)
  4. Jaiswal, K., & Anand, V. (2024). ESND-FA: An Energy-Efficient Scheduled Based Node Deployment Approach Using Firefly Algorithm for Target Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Wireless Information Networks, 1-21. (ESCI Indexed)
  5. Anand, Veena, and Sudhakar Pandey. "Particle swarm optimization and harmony search based clustering and routing in wireless sensor networks." International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems 10.1 (2017): 1252-1262. (SCI Indexed)
  6. Anand, Veena, and Sudhakar Pandey. (2020). "New approach of GA–PSO‐based clustering and routing in wireless sensor networks." International Journal of Communication Systems: e4571. Vol. 33. https://doi.org/10.1002/dac.4571 (SCI Indexed)
  7. Pandey, S., Anand, V. Load‐Balanced Clustering Scheme with Sink Mobility for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks. Acad.Sci. Lett. 40, 335–341 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40009‐017‐0590‐1 (SCI Indexed)
  8. Jaiswal, K., Anand, V. FAGWO-H: A hybrid method towards fault-tolerant cluster-based routing in wireless sensor network for IoT applications. J Supercomput. Vol 78. Pg 11195–11227. (2022).  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11227-022-04333-6 (SCI Indexed)
  9. Jaiswal, K., Anand, V. A QoS aware optimal node deployment in wireless sensor network using Grey wolf optimization approach for IoT applications. Telecommun Syst (2021). Vol. 78, Issue 4, Pg 559-576. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11235-021-00831-9 (SCOPUS Indexed)
  10. Jaiswal, K., Anand, V. “A Grey-Wolf based Optimized Clustering approach to improve QoS in wireless sensor networks for IoT applications”. Peer-to-Peer Netw. Appl. 14. 1943–1962 (2021).  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12083-021-01099-1 (SCI Indexed)
  11. Jaiswal, K., Anand, V. EOMR: An Energy‐Efficient Optimal Multi‐ path Routing Protocol to Improve QoS in Wireless Sensor Network for IoT Applications. Wireless Pers Commun 111, 2493–2515 (2020).  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277‐019‐07000‐x (SCI Indexed)
  12. Sangeeta Kumari, Veena Anand. “Fault-resilient Localization using Fuzzy Logic and NSGA II based metaheuristic scheme for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks”. Soft Computing. Vol. 25, Pg 11603-11619.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00500-021-05975-z (SCI Indexed)
  13. Kumari, S., Mishra, P.K. & Anand, V. Fault resilient routing based on moth flame optimization scheme for underwater wireless sensor networks. Wireless Netw 26, 1417–1431 (2020).  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11276‐019‐02209‐x (SCI Indexed)
  14. Kumari, Sangeeta, Pavan Kumar Mishra, and Veena Anand. "Integrated load balancing and void healing routing with Cuckoo search optimization scheme for underwater wireless sensor networks." Wireless Personal Communications 111 (2020): 1787-1803. (SCI Indexed)
  15. Agrawal, Deepika & Pandey, Sudhakar & Anand, Veena. (2019). A Secure Cluster Head Selection Mechanism Based on Node's Features and Behavior in Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP). 13. 74‐ 10.4018/IJISP.201907010105. (ESCI/SCOPUS Indexed)
  16. Varma, P.S., Anand, V. (2022). “Intelligent scanning period dilation based Wi-Fi fingerprinting for energy efficient indoor positioning in IoT applications”. Journal of Supercomputing.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11227-022-04980-9 (SCI Indexed)
  17. Varma, P.S., Anand, V. Fault-Tolerant indoor localization based on speed conscious recurrent neural network using Kullback–Leibler divergence. Peer-to-Peer Netw. Appl.. Vol 15, Issue 3. Pg 1370–1384. (2022).  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12083-022-01301-y (SCI Indexed)
  18. Varma, P.S., Anand, V. Random Forest Learning Based Indoor Localization as an IoT Service for Smart Buildings. Wireless Pers Commun(2020).  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-020-07977-w (SCI Indexed)
  19. Singh, Shashank, Veena Anand, and Pallav Kumar Bera. "A Delay-Tolerant low-duty cycle scheme in wireless sensor networks for IoT applications." International Journal of Cognitive Computing in Engineering 4 (2023): 194-204. (SCOPUS Indexed)
  20. Kumari, Sangeeta, Pavan Kumar Mishra, and Veena Anand. "Coverage and Connectivity Aware Deployment Scheme for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks." Wireless Personal Communications (2023): 1-23. (SCI Indexed)
  21. Varma, Pothuri Surendra, and Veena Anand. "ReMAPP: reverse multilateration based access point positioning using multivariate regression for indoor localization in smart buildings." Telecommunication Systems (2023): 1-20. (SCOPUS Indexed)
  22. Singh, Shashank, and Veena Anand. "Load balancing clustering and routing for IoT‐enabled wireless sensor networks." International Journal of Network Management: e2244. (SCI Indexed)

Books Chapters/Conferences

  1. Kammula, S. K., Anand, V., & Singh, D. (2023, December). An Energy-Conscious Surveillance Scheme for Intrusion Detection in Underwater Sensor Networks Using Tunicate Swarm Optimization. In International Conference on Information Systems Security (pp. 129-138). Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland.
  2. Jaiswal, Kavita, and Veena Anand. "Efficient Fault-Tolerant Cluster-Based Approach for Wireless Sensor Networks." Intelligent Data Engineering and Analytics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Frontiers in Intelligent Computing: Theory and Applications (FICTA 2021). Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore, 2022.
  3. S. Varma and V. Anand, "Indoor Localization for IoT Applications: Review, Challenges and Manual Site Survey Approach," 2021 IEEE Bombay Section Signature Conference (IBSSC), 2021, pp. 1-6, doi: https://doi.org/10.1109/IBSSC53889.2021.9673236.
  4. Shaikh, Rafe & Sahu, Tirath & Anand, Veena. (2020). Predicting Outcomes of Legal Cases based on Legal Factors using Classifiers. Procedia Computer Science. 167. 2393‐ 10.1016/j.procs.2020.03.292.
  5. Veena Anand et al. “Azimuth Tree‐Based Self‐Organizing Protocol for Internet of Things”, ICICT 2020, Brunel University, London (2020)
  6. Singh and V. Anand, "Comparative Study of Different Routing Protocol for Opportunistic IoT Applications," 2019 International Conference on Computing, Power and Communication Technologies (GUCON), NCR New Delhi, India, 2019, pp. 385‐389.
  7. Jaiswal and V. Anand, "An Optimal QoS‐aware multipath routing protocol for IoT based Wireless Sensor Networks," 2019 3rd International conference on Electronics, Communication and Aerospace Technology (ICECA), Coimbatore, India, 2019, pp. 857‐ 860, doi: 10.1109/ICECA.2019.8822173.
  8. Veena Anand, Sudhakar Pandey, Valiveru Sai Sravya, Vontari Uthej Reddy, "Energy efficient priority based clustering for wireless sensor networks", International Conference on Energy, Environment and Economics (ICEEE2017)11‐13 December 2017, Heriot‐Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.
  9. Anand, Veena & Agrawal, Deepika & Tirkey, Preety & Pandey, Sudhakar. (2016). An Energy Efficient Approach to Extend Network Life Time of Wireless Sensor Networks. Procedia Computer Science. 92. 425‐ 10.1016/j.procs.2016.07.332.
  10. V. Anand  and S. C. Gupta, "Performance of AODV, DSR and DSDV protocols under varying node movement," 2012 World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies, Trivandrum, 2012, pp. 50‐55, doi: 10.1109/WICT.2012.6409049.
  11. Prerana Agrawal, Veena Anand, Sarsij Tripathi, Sudhakar Pandey, and Siddhant Kumar. "A Solution for Successful Routing in Low– Mid‐Density Network Using Updated Azimuthal Protocol." In International Conference on Innovative Computing and Communications, pp. 339‐ Springer, Singapore, 2019.
  12. Kavita Jaiswal, Veena Anand, " A Survey on IoT based Health Care System: Potential applications, Issues and Challenges " International Conference on Biomedical Engineering Science and Technology: Roadway from Laboratory to Market (ICBEST). Springer, 2018.
  13. Kumari, Sangeeta, Pavan Kumar Mishra, and Veena Anand. "Energy Efficient Routing Scheme for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks Using Type-2 Takagi-Sugeno-Kang FIS." International Conference on Advances in Electrical and Computer Technologies. Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore, 2020.
  14. Kumari, Sangeeta, Pavan Kumar Mishra, and Veena Anand. "Target Tracking Scheme Using Multi-Objective Differential Evolution for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks." International Conference on Advances in Electrical and Computer Technologies. Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore, 2020.
  15. Anand, Veena, Prerana Agrawal, Pothuri Surendra Varma, Sudhakar Pandey, and Siddhant Kumar. "Azimuth tree-based self-organizing protocol for internet of things." In Proceedings of Fifth International Congress on Information and Communication Technology: ICICT 2020, London, Volume 2, pp. 342-356. Springer Singapore, 2021.

Funded Project 

  1. “Development of an Adaptive Smart City Framework to solve urban area problems using Internet of Things”, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). Amount: 22.5 Lakhs, PI: Dr. Veena Anand. (Ongoing)
  2. "Privacy preserving and energy efficient indoor localization model in smart buildings“,
    Faculty Initiation Grant (FIG) project (ABV-IIITM/DORC/FIG/2023/2519), Amount: 8.16 Lakhs, PI: Dr. Veena Anand, Co-PI: Dr. K K Pattanaik (Ongoing)

Ph. D. Thesis Supervision:


  • Dr. Sangeeta Kumari. “Energy-efficient and reliable data gathering protocol for cloud-based under water wireless sensor networks” on 21.12.20. (Awarded)
  • Dr. Kavita Jaiswal. "Analysis and Enhancement of Quality of Service Parameters in Wireless Sensor Networks" on 04.10.2022. (Awarded)
  • Dr. Pothuri Surendra Varma. "Machine Learning based Techniques to Optimize Indoor Localization in IoT Applications" on 26.08.23. (Awarded)
  • Mr. Shashank Singh. "Design and Develop an Optimized Framework to Enhance Routing Performance in Wireless Sensor Networks".(submitted)

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