Dr. Nashreen Nesa Assistant Professor / COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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Address : Faculty Room, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, Aliah University, Kolkata New Town Campus, IIA/27 New Town, Kolkata-700160, India

Room No : 5th Floor Faculty room

Joined : September, 2019

Dr. Nashreen Nesa, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering. Dr. Nesa has completed her PhD from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) Shibpur in the area of Multisensor data fusion in Internet of Things Applications. She specializes in the field of Internet of Things and Wireless Sensor Networks, Machine Learning, Cyber Physical System. She has published several papers in international conferences and reputed journals.  

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Any student interested in working with me may send their latest C.V.  at I am looking for motivated and interested Ph.D. candidates in the research areas of IoT/ WSN/ Data Analytics/ Machine Learning/ Cyber Physical System. 


  • Ph.D, IIEST Shibpur, 2020.
  • M.E, Jadavpur University, 2016.
  • BTech, WBUT (Now MAKAUT), 2013.

Field of Specialization

Internet of Things (IoT), Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), Machine Learning, Cyber Physical System

Courses Taught/Teaching

  • Database Management Systems
  • Web Technologies
  • Advanced DBMS
  • Computer Networks
  • Digital Logic

Research Area

Data Analytics in Internet of Things (IoT) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN)

Conference Papers Published

2018: Nashreen Nesa, Tania Ghosh, and Indrajit Banerjee. “Outlier Detection in Sensed Data using Statistical Learning Models for IoT."in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference in Barcelona, Spain on 15-18 April 2018.

2018: Nashreen Nesa and Indrajit Banerjee, “On Detecting Freezing-of-Gait Through Sensor Data Fusion Using Evidence Theory" in the 15th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON 2018) held in Coimbatore, India on 16-18 December, 2018.

Journal Papers Published

2016: Munmun Bhattacharya and Nashreen Nesa. “Study on Theoretical Aspects of Virtual Data Integration and its Applications" Vol. 6 - Issue 2 (February - 2016), International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA),ISSN: 2248-9622.

2016: Munmun Bhattacharya and Nashreen Nesa. “An Algorithm for Predicting Local Trust based on Trust Propagation in Online Social Networks". International Journal of Computer Applications 156(7):8-15, (December 2016).

2017: Nashreen Nesa and Indrajit Banerjee, “IoT-based Sensor Data Fusion for Occupancy Sensing using Dempster-Shafer Evidence Theory for Smart Buildings". IEEE Internet of Things Journal(2017) vol. 4, no. 5, (October 2017).

2017: Nashreen Nesa, Tania Ghosh, and Indrajit Banerjee. “Non-parametric sequence-based learning approach for outlier detection in IoT." Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier) Volume 82, 2018, pages 412-421, issn 0167-739X.

2018: Nashreen Nesa, Tania Ghosh and Indrajit Banerjee, “iGRM :Improved Grey Relational Model and its ensembles for Occupancy Sensing in Internet of Things Applications" ACM Transactions onKnowledge Discovery from Data Vol. 12, No. 4, Article 47 April 2018.

2018: Nashreen Nesa and Indrajit Banerjee, “SensorRank: An Energy Efficient Sensor Activation Algorithm for Sensor Data Fusion in Wireless Networks" IEEE Internet of Things Journal vol.6, issue 2, April 2019, pages 2532 - 2539.

2019: Nashreen Nesa, Tania Ghosh and Indrajit Banerjee, “Design of a Chaos-based Encryption Scheme using a Novel Logarithmic Chaotic Map" in Journal of Information Security and Applications (Elsevier), vol.47, June 2019, pages 320-328, issn 2214-2126.

2020: Nashreen Nesa and Indrajit Banerjee, “Combining Merkle Hash Tree and Chaotic Cryptography for Secure Data Fusion in IoT. Trans. Comput. Sci. 35: 85-105 (2020)

Books Published

Book Chapters

2020: Nashreen Nesa and Indrajit Banerjee, “A Lightweight Security Protocol for IoT Using Merkle Hash Tree and Chaotic Cryptography" in Chaki R., Cortesi A., Saeed K., Chaki N. (eds) Advanced Computing and Systems for Security. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 996. Springer, Singapore.


Awards and Fellowships
  • Medal & Certificate of Merit (2013): Awarded for being the topper in BTECH (IT) department (2009-13) in Bengal Institute of Technology.
  • GATE Fellowship (2014-2016): during the study of M.E. in Jadavpur University, Kolkata (on the basis of the GATE (CS)).
  • University Medal & certificate (2016): Awarded for being the topper in M.E. (specialization in Software Engineering) in Jadavpur University.
  • Visvesvaraya PhD Fellowship (2016-2020): sponsored by Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, during the study of Ph.D. in IIEST, Shibpur.
  • Best Paper Award (2019): At the 6th International Doctoral Symposium on Applied Computation and Security Systems (ACSS-2019) for my paper entitled A Lightweight Security Protocol for IoT using Merkle Hash Tree and Chaotic Cryptography" held in Kolkata, India on 12-13 March.

Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized

  • Attended a UGC-sponsored Faculty Induction Programme : organized by Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), University of Calcutta from 3 March,2021 to 30 March, 2021.
  • Attended a UGC-sponsored Refresher Course in Recent Advancement in Science and Technology: organized by Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), University of North Bengal from February 15, 2022 to February 28, 2022.


  • Attended AIMoC 2016 Third International Conference on Applications and Innovations in Mobile Computing held in Jadavpur University, Salt Lake campus, Kolkata in February 2016.
  • Attended a short term course on Advanced Wireless Sensor Network: IIEST Shibpur in September, 2016.
  • Participated in a Workshop on Advanced Applications of Algorithms (WoAAA): IIEST Shibpur held during 21-23 December, 2016.
  • Attended a Seminar on Information Security (seinfosec 2017): IIEST Shibpur held during 9-11 February, 2017.
  • Participated in one day Workshop on Internet of Things (IoT): IIEST Shibpur held on February, 2017.
  • Attended Coursework on Research Methodology: , IIEST Shibpur in March, 2017.
  • Participated in a TEQIP-III sponsored short term course on Deep Learning and its usability through Hardware interactions: held at IIEST, Shibpur during 24-28 June, 2019.
  • Participated in Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics and IT/ITES Fifth workshop for presentation of Research Work: held at Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh Coursework during 17-19 July, 2019.
  • Organized a one day International seminar on Trends in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Research (TAIMLR-2020): in Aliah University on 7th January, 2020.
  • Served as a Program Committee Member and Reviewer in International Conference on Data Science and its Applications (ICDSA): held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata during March 26-27, 2022.

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