Manas Khatua

Assistant Professor, Department of CSE
IIT Guwahati, Guwahati - 781039
Assam, India

Room No.: H-112
Phone: +91 361 2583258
Email: manaskhatua @

Qtr. No.: D-144, IITG Campus
Phone: +91 361 2585463

Personal Webpage: Click here to visit.


Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore, 2015-16, Network Security

Wireless Networks, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 2011-15.

Information Technology, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, 2004-06.

Computer Science and Engineering, University of Kalyani, 199-2003.

Work Experiences

Assistant Professor in CSE
Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, December 2016 - May 2018.

Senior Research Fellow
SRIC, IIT Kharagpur, May 2010 - March 2013.

Assistant System Engineer
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., February 2008 - June 2010.

Sr. Lecturer in IT
Dr. B. C. Roy Engineering College, January 2008 - February 2008.

Lecturer in CSE
Bankura Unnayani Institute of Engineering, November 2005 - December 2007.

Research Interests

Wireless Networks, Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Network Security, Smart Grid, Mobile Cloud Computing

Ph.D. Students continuing



  • M. Khatua, S. H. Safavi, N.M. Cheung, "Sparse Laplacian Component Analysis for Internet Traffic Anomalies Detection", "IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks", March, Link, 2018

  • D. Thakur, M. Khatua, "Cellular Learning Automata-based Virtual Network Embedding in Software-Defined Networks", Proc. of the ICCCN 2018, March, 2018

  • T. Trivedi, V. Parihar, M. Khatua, B. M. Mehtre,, "Threat Intelligence Analysis of Onion Websites using Sublinks and Keywords", Proc. of the IEMIS 2018, February, 2018

  • M. Khatua, S. H. Safavi, N.M. Cheung, "Detection of Internet Traffic Anomalies using Sparse Laplacian Component Analysis", Proc. of the IEEE GLOBECOM 2017, December, 2017

  • S. Misra, M. Khatua, "Packet-Centric Trade-off and Unfair Success Region in IEEE 802.11 WLANs", "IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology", 66, 42234230, May, Link, 2017

  • S. Das, M. Khatua, S. Misra, "Cheating-Resilient Bandwidth Distribution in Mobile Cloud Computing", "IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing", December, Link, 2016

  • M. Khatua, S. Misra, "Exploiting Anomalous Slots for Multiple Channel Access in IEEE 802.11 Networks", "Journal of Network and Computer Applications", 74, 5665, August, Link, 2016

  • S. Misra, S. Singh, M. Khatua, "MIRACLE: Mobility Prediction Inside a Coverage Hole Using Stochastic Learning Weak Estimator", "IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics", 46, 14861497, July, Link, 2016

  • M. Khatua, S. Misra, "D2D: Delay-aware Distributed Dynamic Adaptation of Contention Window in Wireless Networks", "IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing", 15, 322335, February, Link, 2016

  • S. Das, M. Khatua, S. Misra, M. S. Obaidat, "Quality-assured Secured Load Sharing in Mobile Cloud Networking Environment", "IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing", July, Link, 2015

  • S. Misra, M. Khatua, "Semi-Distributed Backoff: Collision-Aware Migration from Random to Deterministic Backoff", "IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing", 14, 10711084, May, Link, 2015

  • S. Misra, S. Mishra, M. Khatua, "Social Sensing-based Duty Cycle Management for Monitoring Rare Events in Wireless Sensor Networks", "IET Wireless Sensor Systems", 5, 6875, April, Link, 2015

  • S. Misra, S. Singh, M. Khatua, M. S. Obaidat, "Extracting Mobility Pattern from Target Trajectory in Wireless Sensor Networks", "International Journal of Communication Systems", 28, 213230, January, Link, 2015

  • M. Khatua, S. Misra, "CURD: Controllable Reactive Jamming Detection in Underwater Sensor Networks", "Pervasive and Mobile Computing", 13, 203220, August, Link, 2014

  • S. Misra, S. Das, M. Khatua, M. S. Obaidat, "QoS-Guaranteed Bandwidth Shifting and Redistribution in Mobile Cloud Environment", "IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing", 2, 181193, April, Link, 2014

  • T. Ojha, M. Khatua, S. Misra, "Tic-Tac-Toe-Arch: A Self-organizing Virtual Architecture for Underwater Sensor Networks", "IET Wireless Sensor Systems", 3, 307316, December, Link, 2013

  • S. Das, S. Misra, M. Khatua, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, "Mapping of Sensor Nodes with Servers in a Mobile Health-Cloud Environment", Proc. of the Healthcom 2013, October, 2013

  • S. Misra, A. Mondal, S. Banik, M. Khatua, S. Bera, M. S. Obaidat, "Residential Energy Management in Smart Grid: A Markov Decision Process-Based Approach", Proc. of the IEEE iThings 2013, 11521157, August, 2013

  • M. Khatua, S. Misra, "Exploiting Partial-Packet Information for Reactive Jamming Detection: Studies in UWSN Environment", Proc. of the ICDCN 2013, 118132, January, 2013

  • S. Misra, S. Dash, M. Khatua, A. V. Vasilakos, M. S. Obaidat, "Jamming in Underwater Sensor Networks: Detection and Mitigation", "IET Communications", 6, 21782188, September, Link, 2012

Books/Book Chapters

  • S. Misra, M. Khatua, "Using Cross-Layer Techniques for Communication Systems", "Cross-Layer Techniques and Applications in Wireless Sensor Networks", 94119, 12, H. F. Rashvand and Y. S. Kavian, USA, IGI Global, 2012


  • NIXI PhD Research Fellowship for the year 2014-15

  • For acquiring highest marks in Higher Secondary Examination 1998 in Narayangarh R.R.C.L.U.S. Niketan

  • For acquiring highest marks in Secondary Examination 1996 in Narayangarh R.R.C.L.U.S. Niketan

  • Nominated for Merit Scholarship from West Bengal Board of Secondary Education for acquiring more than 75% marks in Secondary Examination 1996

Other Activities

Official Post
  • 2018, Faculty Coordinator for registration of B.Tech.(CSE), IIT Jodhpur

Event Organizer
  • 2018, Organized a workshop on Human-Centered Robotics (NWHCR`18) at IIT Jodhpur

  • 2017, PhD Recruitment Exam coordinator in the Dept. of CSE, IIT Jodhpur

Committee Member
  • 2018, TPC member in AINA, NCC conferences

  • 2017, TPC member of ISDDC, ICIIT, INDICON conferences

  • 2016, TPC member in NCC conference

  • 2018, Guest Editor for Special Issue on Security and Privacy in India, Security and Privacy (Wiley)