Dr. Sudip Misra
Fellow IEEE, FNASc (India), FNAE (India), FIET (UK), FBCS (UK), FIETE (India), FRSPH (UK)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology
West Bengal, India

Tel : +91-3222-282338 Fax : +91-3222-255303
Email Id: sudipm@iitkgp.ac.in
Official Website: http://cse.iitkgp.ac.in/~smisra/
SWAN Group: http://cse.iitkgp.ac.in/~smisra/swan/


  1. Awarded the Faculty Excellence Award (at Professor level) by IIT Kharagpur, 2022.

  2. Awarded the Outstanding Volunteer Award by IEEE India Council, 2021.

  3. Eelected a Fellow of IEEE, 2021.

  4. Named ACM Distinguished Member, 2020.

  5. Selected as IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer, 2020-2021.

  6. Received the IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing (Mid-Career Researcher), 2020.

  7. Received the 2020 IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award for the paper entitled "MEGAN: Multipurpose Energy-Efficient, Adaptable, and Low-Cost Wireless Sensor Node for the Internet of Things".

  8. Received the 2020 IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award for the paper entitled "RILoD: Reduction of Information Loss in a WSN System in the Presence of Dumb Nodes".

  9. Elected as Fellow of the India National Academy of Engineering (INAE), 2020.

  10. Selected as Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Communications Society, 2020-2021.

  11. Elected as Fellow of the British Computer Society (BCS), UK, 2019.

  12. Recipient of Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship by INAE for outstanding contributions in the fields of Internet of Things and Wireless Sensor Networks as well as leadership role in the growth of the engineering profession in the country.

  13. Received the 2019 IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award for the paper entitled "Soft-WSN: Software-Defined WSN Management System for IoT Applications".

  14. Best Poster Award on "Development of robotic precision planter" at the XIV Agricultural Science Congress on "Innovations for Agricultural Transformation" held at National Agricultural Science Complex, New Delhi, during February 20-23, 2019.

  15. Elected as Fellow of Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), UK, for his contributions to Healthcare IoT.

  16. Elected as Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, 2018.

  17. Elected as Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers (IETE), India, 2018.

  18. Recipient of 2018 IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award for our paper entitled "Learning Automata-Based Fault-Tolerant System for Dynamic Autonomous Unmanned Vehicular Networks”.

  19. Recipient of Careers360 "Outstanding Faculty Award" in Computer Science for the year 2018 from the Honourable Minister for Human Resource Development , Mr. Prakash Javdekar, based on the h-index, citations, number of papers published during 2015-2017.

  20. Prof. Misra's students and he have been selected to receive The GYTI Award – 2018, which was received from the President of India for the socially relevant innovation "Batteryless IoT Sensing Node". It can be used by farmers for monitoring agricultural field parameters.

  21. Elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences India (NASI), 2017.

  22. Recipient of Faculty Excellence Award of IIT Kharagpur at the Associate Professor level, 2017.

  23. Recipient of UGC-UKIERI Thematic Partnership Award awarded by UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) for the project entitled "SAFE: Secure and Usable IoT Ecosystem", April 2017.

  24. Prof. Misra's students and he have received the 2nd Prize in IBM Day Product Demo at IIT Kharagpur for the exhibit “Batteryless Sensing for IoT". (2016)

  25. Recipient of Distinguished Service Award in IEEE CITS 2016, Kunming, China, July 2016.

  26. Prof. Misra's students and he have been selected to receive certificate of appreciation at IEEE ComSoc Student Competition "Communications Technology Changing the World", 2014 for being ranked among the top 9 projects.

  27. Won the 3rd Prize in Samsung Innovation Awards 2014 for the product Big-Sensor-Cloud. The award was judged based on the "degree of innovation, feasibility, usability, relevance and market impact". The award ceremony was held on October 28, 2014 at IIT Kharagpur.

  28. Won the IETE-Biman Behari Sen Memorial Award-2014. Given by the Institution of Electronics and Communication Engineers (IETE), India, in recognition of "valuable contribution on a wide range of fundamental and applications oriented problems in emerging communication network technologies".

  29. Won the Best Paper Award in IEEE HEALTHCOM 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2013.

  30. Won the Best Paper Award in CITS 2013 (Computer Systems Track), Piraeus-Athens, Greece, May 7-8, 2013.

  31. Won the IEEE ComSoc Asia Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award, 2012. Awarded during IEEE GLOBECOM 2012, Anaheim, California, USA.

  32. Was felicitated by Director, IIT Kharagpur, in a ceremony named “The Court” held at IIT Kharagpur in April 2012, for his distinction in research during 2011.

  33. Won the Young Systems Scientist Award, Systems Society of India (SSI), 2010. Awarded at Surathkal, India.

  34. Won the Humboldt Fellowship Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 2010-2011.

  35. Won the Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award in Physical Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), 2010. Awarded at Jaipur, India.

  36. Won the Young Engineers Award, The Institution of Engineers (India), 2010. Awarded at Bangalore, India.

  37. Won the First Best Paper Award in the 7th ACS/IEEE AICCSA International Conference, Rabat, Morocco. (2009).

  38. Was conferred The National Academy of Sciences, India – Swarna Jayanti Puraskar (Golden Jubilee Award) 2008. Awarded at Chandigarh, India.

  39. Won the extremely prestigious (Canadian) Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal. This award was given at Carleton University on behalf of the Governor General of Canada for distinguished academic and research contributions.(2006).

  40. Won the prestigious University Medal for Outstanding Graduate Work. This award is given at Carleton University to the best PhD student from all disciplines in the University. (2006).

  41. Selected as one of top three finalists of the very prestigious OCRI Student Researcher of the Year Award. (2006).

  42. Recipient of the prestigious and highly competitive NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada, tenable for 2 years. (2006-2007)

  43. Recipient of Best Technical Paper Award (Communications Session), ICUE 2004, Toronto, Canada. (2004).

  44. Recipient of ACM SIGART/AAAI Doctoral Consortium Travel Award, San Jose, California, USA. (2004).

  45. Recipient of Best Paper Award Nomination, IEA/AIE 2004, Ottawa, Canada. (2004).

  46. Recipient of Outstanding Student Paper Award, BIS 2003, Colorado, USA. (2003).

  47. Recipient of the Science Aptitude and Talent Search Certificate, India. (1988).

  48. Recipiet of the Best Scientific Model Award at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. (1991).

  49. Selected for the State Level competition of the National Talent Search Examination, India. (1992).

  50. Recipient of prize and certificate in Eureka Science Competition, IIT Kharagpur. (1990).

  51. Awarded certificate in UNESCO general knowledge competition for remarkable performance.

  52. Awarded Research and Teaching Assistantships based on merit during graduate studies. (1997-1999).


  1. The AmbuSens system developed by Dr. Misra has recently received lot of media attention. It was reported in ETV-Bangla television channel, and also in Times of India, Hindustan Times, Deccan Herald, Indian Express, Economic Times, Eenadu, and Business Standard during June 2-3, 2017.

  2. Dr. Misra’s indigenously developed technology, BHIM, is a low-cost autonomous unmanned aerial drone, which can be further developed to be used during natural disasters and military operations. (cf. The Hindu) , Link.

  3. Dr. Misra’s paper entitled “Assessment of the Suitability of Fog Computing in the Context of Internet of Things", is featured in the list of Most Popular Articles in IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing for 25 straight months (Oct. 2015 - till date). It is also listed as the Second Most Popular Article in IEEE TCC for nine months.

  4. Dr. Misra’s paper entitled “Theoretical Modeling of Fog Computing: A Green Computing Paradigm to Support IoT Applications", listed as the Most Popular Article in IET Networks for 14 straight months (Apr. 2016 - May 2017) and July 2017.

  5. Dr. Misra’s paper entitled “Cloud Computing Applications for Smart Grid: A Survey”, published in the IEEE Transactions in Parallel and Distributed Systems, is listed as one of the 50 Most Popular Articles by the Journal.

  6. Dr. Misra’s paper entitled "Wireless Sensor Networks for Agriculture: The State-of-the-Art in Practice and Future Challenges", published in Computers and Electronics in Agriculture (Elsevier), is one of the most downloaded articles of the Journal, as on May 2016.

  7. Dr. Misra’s paper, entitled "SMART-EVAC: A Big Data-based Decision Making System for Emergency Evacuation", was adjudged as the Featured Article of IEEE Cloud Computing in the May/June 2015 issue.

  8. News item on S. Misra and his award on Big-Sensor-Cloud appeared in several newspapers (such as Times of India, Telegraph, MoneyLife, and Business Wire India News ) on October 30, 2014.

  9. S. Misra , N. Islam, J. Mahapatro, J. J. P. C. Rodrigues, "Green Wireless Body Area Nano-networks: Energy Management and the Game of Survival", IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 467-475, 2014. [Selected as IEEE Communications Society "Best Readings" paper].

  10. Was invited as the Chief Guest for Inaugurating the DRDO-sponsored National Seminar on “Language based formal methods and verification techniques for security”, held at National Engineering College, Tamil Nadu, India, August 2-3, 2013.

  11. Prof. Misra’s paper entitled "A Simple, Least-Time, Energy-Efficient Routing Protocol with One-Level Data Aggregation for Wireless Sensor Networks", Journal of Systems and Software (Elsevier), Vol. 83, No. 5, 2010, pp. 852-860, listed among Top 25 Hottest Papers of the Journal published between April-June 2010.

  12. Prof. Misra’s paper entitled “Security in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks Using Soft Encryption and Trust-Based Multi-Path Routing”, Computer Communications (Elsevier), Vol. 31, No. 4, 2008, pp. 760-769, listed among Top 25 Hottest Papers of the Journal published between January-March, 2008.

  13. Prof. Misra’s paper entitled “UWSim: An Underwater Sensor Network Simulator”, published in the SIMULATION: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, ranked No. 12 in the 50 Most-Frequently Read Articles in the 84 volumes of the Journal, according to the October 2008 statistics.

  14. Prof. Misra’s paper entitled “REEP: A Data-Centric, Energy-Efficient and Reliable Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks”, published in the IET Communications Journal (formerly, IEE Proceedings in Communications), has been adjudged as the Featured Paper in the September 2008 issue of the Journal.

  15. Prof. Misra’s paper entitled “A Secure Data-Centric Scheme for Group-Based Routing in Heterogeneous Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks and Its Simulation Analysis”, published in the SIMULATION: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, ranked No. 16 in the 50 Most-Frequently Read Articles in the 84 volumes of the Journal, according to the July 2008 statistics.

  16. Prof. Misra’s biography selected for inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 25th Silver Anniversary Edition, 2008, California, USA.

  17. Article on Prof. Misra published in the Ottawa Citizen newspaper on November 4, 2006.

  18. Prof. Misra’s biography selected for inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 2006-2007 Edition, California, USA.

  19. Referred/named by OCRI as a Top Technology Star of the Ottawa-Carleton Region in 2005-2006.