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Name : Dr. Rajiv Kumar Tripathi
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
Qualification : Ph.D.
Phone : +91 11-33861153 (O)
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Position Held

Working as Dean Faculty Welfare (I/c) at NIT Delhi.





Year of completion

% Marks/CGPA


Electrical Engineering

IIT Kanpur




Digital Communication





Electronics and Communication Engineering

Agra University




Awards & Honors


Currently Working in the field of Image and Video Processing and Wireless Sensor Networks


Previous Administrative Experience:

Dean Student Welfare (I/c) from Nov. 2015 to Aug. 2016 at NIT Delhi

Training and Placement Coordinator from Feb. 2015 to July 2015 at NIT Delhi

Chairman Literary Club, NIT Delhi


Journal Publications:

1. Tripathi, R. K., Singh, Y. N., and Verma, N. K. : ‘Two-tiered wireless sensor networks- base station optimal positioning case study’, IET, Wireless Sensor Systems, Vol.2, No.4, Dec. 2012, pp. 351-360.

2. Tripathi, R. K., Singh, Y. N., and Verma, N. K. : ‘Clustering algorithm for non uniformly distributed nodes in a wireless sensor network’, IET, Electronics Letters, Vol. 49, No. 4, Feb. 2013, pp. 299-300.

3. Kumar R., Darak S. J., Sharma A. K. and Tripathi R. K. 'Two-stage decision making policy for opportunistic spectrum access and validation on USRP testbed’, Wireless Networks, Dec 2016 pp. 1-15.

4. Mishra R., Jha V., Tripathi R. K. and Sharma A. K. : ‘Energy Efficient Approach in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Game Theoretic Approach and Ant Colony Optimization’, Wireless Personal Communications, Feb 2017 pp. 1-23.

5. R. Kumar, S. J. Darak, A. Yadav, A. K. Sharma and R. K. Tripathi, "Channel Selection for Secondary Users in Decentralized Network of Unknown Size," in IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 21, no. 10, pp. 2186-2189, Oct. 2017.

6. Mishra R., Jha V., Tripathi R. K. and Sharma A. K. : ‘Design of Probability Density Function Targeting Energy Efficient Network for Coalition based WSNs’, Accepted in Wireless Personal Communications, December 2017.

Conference Papers:

1. Rajiv Kr Tripathi, Rajeev Shakya, Nischal Kr Verma and Y. N. Singh, “Localized Detection of Bottleneck Nodes and Quantification of Criticality in a Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proc. IEEE Region 8 SIBIRCON-2010, Irkutsk Listvyanka, Russia, Conf. 2010, pp. 326-328.

2. Rajiv Kr Tripathi, Y. N. Singh and Nischal Kr Verma, “N-LEACH, a Balanced Cost Cluster-Heads Selection Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Network,” Proc. IEEE NCC 2012, IIT Kharagpur, India, Conf. Feb-2012.

3. Amit Munjal, Rajiv Kr Tripathi, and Y. N. Singh “Balancing Energy Consumption Using Cluster Based Approach in Wireless Sensor Network,” Proc. IEEE NCC 2014, IIT Kanpur, India, Conf. March-2014.

4. Rajiv Kr Tripathi, S.K. Dhuli, Y. N. Singh and Nischal Kr Verma, “Analysis of Weights for Optimal Positioning of Base Station in a Wireless Sensor Network,” Proc. IEEE NCC 2014, IIT Kanpur, India, Conf. March-2014.

5. Veervrat Singh, Rajiv Tripathi, Yatindra Nath Singh, Nishchal Verma, “Trade-off between energy consumption and lifetime in two tiered wireless sensor networks,” 2016 IEEE International Conference on Prognostics and Health Management - Enhancing Safety, Efficiency, Availability, and Effectiveness of Systems through PHM Technology and Application, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 20-22, 2016.

6. Kumar R., Darak S. J., Sharma A. K. and Tripathi R. K. “Two-Stage Decision Making Policy Using Bayesian Multi-armed Bandit Algorithm for Opportunistic Spectrum Access,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Big Data and Advanced Wireless Technologie, Article No. 9, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, Nov.10 - 11, 2016.

7. Veervrat Singh, Rajiv Tripathi and Nafis Uddin Khan,“A Comprehensive Study on K-means Algorithms Initialisation Techniques for Wireless Sensor Network,” Proceedings of International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSC 2016) , JIIT, Noida, India, Dec 28, 2016.

8. S. Kansal, S. Purwar and R. K. Tripathi, "Trade-off between mean brightness and contrast in histogram equalization technique for image enhancement," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA), Kuching, Malaysia, 2017, pp. 195-198.

Expert Talks

1. Expert Talk on “Different Transforms in Signals & Systems” at Rustamji Institute of Technology, BSF Academy, Tekanpur Gwalior M. P. on 12 February 2016 .

2. Expert Talk on “Different Initialization Techniques for K-Means algorithms”at Delhi Technological University Delhi on July 14, 2016.

3. Expert Talk in faculty development program entitled “Emerging trends in computer and electronics communication” at Ambedkar Institute of Advanced Communication Technologies and Research, Delhi on 09 March 2017.

Professional Activities

Selection Committee Member


1.  Member IEEE, USA.

2. Lifetime member of Institution of Communication Engineers and Information Technology, India.