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Dr. Varun Kumar K.A

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : B.E., M.E., Ph.D
Phone : 9787826259
Email ID : varun.it@crescent.education

Teaching

Educational Background

Degree Discipline Year of Passing University
Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering 2021 Anna University, Chennai
M.E. Computer Science and Engineering 2014 VelTech  Dr RR & Dr SR Technical University
B.E Computer Science and Engineering 2011 Anna University, Chennai

Work Experience

Designation Institution Duration No. of Years
Assistant Professor B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology 11-12-2020 to Till Date
Assistant Professor VelTech High Tech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala Engineering College 24-06-2019 to 31-07-2020 1 Year
Assistant Professor VelTech Dr RR and Dr SR Technical University 03-06-2014 to 22-06-2016 2 Year

Lecture Courses Handled

  • Machine Learning
  • Cloud Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Image Processing
  • Network Security
  • Information Security
  • Wireless Networks
  • Computer Networks
  • Cyber Security

Research

Area of Research Interest

  • Network Security
  • SDN Security
  • Cloud Security
  • Malware Analysis
  • Wireless Security
  • Image Processing

Publications

International / National Journals

  • Arivudainambi.D, Varun Kumar K.A, Vinoth Kumar.R, Visu.P, “Ransomware traffic classification using deep learning models: Ransomware traffic classification, International Journal of Web Portals, 2020, 12(1), pp. 1–11. (Scopus / WoS)
  • D.Arivudainambi, Varun Kumar.K.A, Sibi Chakkaravarthy.S, and Visu.P “Malware traffic classification using principal component analysis and artificial neural network for extreme surveillance”, Computer Communications, vol.147, 2019,pp. 50-57,(Impact Factor: 2.766). (SCIE)
  • D.Arivudainambi, Varun Kumar K.A and S.Sibi Chakkaravarthy, “LION IDS: A meta-heuristic approach to detect DDoS attacks against Software Defined Networks”, Neural Computing and Applications,2018,pp.1-11. Springer, (SCIE)
  • K.A.VarunKumar, S.Sibi Chakkaravarthy, M.Prabakaran, Ajay Kaurav, R.Baskar, N.Nandhakishore, “Scheduled Theoretical Restoration for Mining Immensely Partial Data Sets”, The International Journal of Technological Exploration and Learning, Vol 2, Issue5, 2017
  • Visu.P, Varunkumar.K.A, Srinivasan.R, Vinoth Kumar.R,“Brainwave based accident avoidance system for drowsy drivers”, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 2016, 9(3), pp. 1–5.(Scopus)
  • Varun Kumar.K.A, David.A, Durai, Vadivel.T.A,“survey on recent security threats and its prevention methodologies”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2015, 10(1), pp. 121–127.(Scopus)
  • S. Koteeswaran.R, Srinivasan and K.A.Varunkumar, “Region Specific Election Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks”, Indian Journal of Science and TechnologyVol. 7, No. 12, 2015, pp. 2083–2087.(Scopus)
  • Varunkumar.K.A, Visu.P, Manikandan.N.K, Ravikumar.S, Vinothkumar.R,“Inception complex stable election routing protocol”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2015, 10(4), pp. 10539–10546.(Scopus)
  • Senthil Murugan.T, Shanmuganathan.V, Varunkumar.K.A, Bindhu.N, Nair.S.P,“A review on image processing applications used in agriculture”,International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2015, 10(5), pp. 11787–11794. (Scopus)
  • Varun Kumar K A, Rajkumar K, Kishore Kumar K, Senthil Kumar R“Survey on security threats in cloud computing”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2015,Vol. 9, pp.10495-10500. (Scopus)
  • Varunkumar.K, Prabakaran.M, Kaurav.A, Chakkaravarthy.S, Thiyagarajan.S, and Venkatesh.P, “Various Database Attacks and its Prevention Techniques”, International journal of engineering trends and technology, vol 9,2014,pp.532-536.
  • D.Arivudainambi, K.A.Varun Kumar, “Performance analysis of security framework for software defined network architectures”, International Journal of Advanced in Applied Sciences, ISSN 2252 (8814).
  • P.Visu, A.S.Kumaresan and K.A.Varun Kumar, “Analysing Performance of Small Business Servers”, Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, (Recent Innovations in Engineering, Technology, Management & Applications), 2016, pp.212-218.
  • S.Sibi Chakkaravarthy, S.Thiyagarajan, G.Arun Karthick and K.A.Varun Kumar,“MKinect-A Novel Methodology to Recognize the Composite Human Gesture for Microsoft Kinect”, International Journal of System Design and Information Processing, Vol 1, Issue 1, 2013
  • S.Sibi Chakkaravarthy, K.A.Varun Kumar, G.Arun Karthick, K.Kavitha, “Survey on Red Tacton Technology for Human Area Network”, IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering (IOSR-JCE),Vol 14, No. 5, 2013, PP 52-56.
  • Varunkumar K.A, S.Sibi Chakkaravarthy, A.Laxmareddy, M.Ganesan, K.Kavitha, M.Dhilsath fathima, “Protecting the movable Endeavor with Network-Based validation and Virtual Computing”, IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering (IOSR-JCE),Vol 15, No. 4, 2013, PP 93-99.

International / National Conferences

  • Shetty.S, Devadiga.A.S, Sibi Chakkaravarthy.S, Varun Kumar.K.A, Kamalanaban.E, Visu.P, “Optical Character Recognition for Alphanumerical Character Verification in video Frames”,ICRAEST,Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education, Kumaracoil , 23rd & 24th April, 2014.(Scopus)
  • S.Shetty, A.S.Devadiga, S.S.Chakkaravarthy and K.A.Varun Kumar, “Ote-OCR based text recognition and extraction from video frames”, IEEE 8th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO), 2014, pp. 229-232. (Scopus)
  • Chakkaravarthy.S.S, P.Visu, Varun Kumar.K.A, “A Distinctive Methodology to identify the human gesture for Kinect based HCI”, ICHCI,Saveetha University, 23rd & 24th Aug, 2013.
  • Chakkaravarthy.S.S, P.Visu, Varun Kumar.K.A, Arun Karthick, “An Advancement in 3D password – Human Body recognition”, SPISSP 2013, IIT Gawuhati, 2013.

Book Chapters Published

  • Sabapathi.V, Visu.P, Varun Kumar.K.A, “A hybrid cloud architecture for secure service—measures against poodle vulnerability”, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2016, vol 398, pp.707–71. (Scopus)
  • Chakkaravarthy.S.S, Sajeevan.G, Kamalanaban.E, “Automatic leaf vein feature extraction for first degree veins”, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2016, vol 425, pp. 581–592. (Scopus)
  • Shetty.S, Devadiga.A.S, Sibi Chakkaravarthy.S, Kamalanaban.E, Visu.P, “Optical character recognition for alphanumerical character verification in video frames”, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2015, vol 324, pp. 81–87. (Scopus).

Research Impact

Impact All Since 2015
Citations 49 49
h-index 5 5
i 10-index 1 1

Extension

Projects Reward

  • The project titled “Forest Fire Detection Using Machine Learning” guided by me selected for the funding of Rs. 10000 from Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technologyduring year 2019

Articles Published in Wikipedia

  • Air-Gap Malware
  • Towel root
  • Color Changing Malware
  • 9 Radio FM
  • Helluva
  • SSD(Solid State Drive) Malware

Invited Talks / Guest lectures / Tutorials / Lightning talks

S.No. Title of Talk Conferences / workshops / Seminar / Training Program Organized by
1 Machine Learning and its Applications International Conference- IeCAN Velammal College of Engineering
2 Machine Learning and its Applications Seminar on Machine Learning Dr MGR Research Institute
3 Machine Learning Machine Learning- an Practical Approach (45 Hrs.) VelTech High tech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala College of Engineering
4 Cyber security and it its Impacts. Workshop on Cyber security VelTech Hightech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala College of Engineering
5 Machine Learning Applications in Network security FDP on Machine Learning Practical Approach for Engineering Applications, Oct 2017 Velammal College of Engineering
6 Machine Learning Applications in cloud computing National Level Seminar on Machine Learning Practical Approach for Engineering Applications,Oct 2017 Velammal College of Engineering
7 Demystifying the malware black space Seminar Talk Anna University
8 Malware analysis using REMnux Seminar Talk Anna University
9 Cloud Computing Modules ICTACT Course Vel Tech University
10 IBM Cyber Security Modules IBM Collaborative Value Added course VelTech University & IBM

FDP / Workshops Attended

  • FDP on “Data science for all” EICT Roorkie, April 2021
  • FDP on “Artificial Intelligence and Data Science” NIT Suratkal, ATAL Course, August 2020
  • FDP on “Cyber Security” JNTU, ATAL Course, September 2020
  • FDP on “Machine learning practical approach for Engineering Applications” Velammal Engineering College, 22nd to 27th, 2018.
  • STTP on “Machine learning practical approach” IIT Roorkie, March 2018
  • FDP on” IoT Technologies” RMD Engineering College, 7th to 12th June, 2018.
  • FDP on “Big Data Analytics with Hadoop” Vel Tech Dr.RR & Dr.SR Technical University, 29th& 30th Dec, 2014.
  • Workshop on “Wlan Hacking “Vel Tech Dr.RR & Dr.SR Technical University, 30th& 31st March, 2015
  • Workshop on “Computer Hardware Trouble Shooting, Software Installation and Networking” Vel Tech Dr.RR & Dr.SR Technical University, Chennai, 5th to 7th Jan, 2015.
  • Training on “IBM Rational Security Manager “Vel Tech Dr.RR & Dr.SR Technical University 3, 4, 8 &10th Nov, 2014.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Department “Institute Innovation Cell Incharge” at VelTech Hightech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala Engineering College
  • Institute Moodle Coordinator and LMS Incharge at VelTech Hightech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala Engineering College
  • Department NBA Coordinator at VelTech Hightech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala Engineering College
  • Department Guest Lecture Incharge at VelTech Hightech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala Engineering College
  • Department Research Coordinator at VelTech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala Technical University
  • Department NAAC Research Files Incharge at VelTech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala Technical University
  • Mentor Coordinator at VelTech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala Technical University
  • Student Project Coordinator at VelTech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala Technical University

Professional Achievements

  • Submitted and presented 5 Research Projects at VelTech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala Technical University

Professional Membership

  • Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Reviewer

  • Plosone Journal (SCI)
  • Wireless Personal Communication (SCI)
  • IGI Global Publications (Scopus/WoS)

Git

https://github.com/varunkumar