Dr. Zeenat Rehena Assistant Professor / COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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Address : Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, Aliah University, New Town Campus, IIA/27 New Town, Kolkata-700160, India (Right Block, 6th Floor)

Phone : 033 - 23416563

Room No : Faculty Room, 6th Floor Right Block

Joined : 02/08/2012

Dr. Zeenat Rehena is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, at Aliah University since 02.08.2012. She received her Ph.D. degree from Jadavpur University. She also completed her Postdoctoral research work at the Delft University of Technology, in the Netherlands. Her research interests are Wireless Sensor Networks, Ad-Hoc Networks, Smart Cities, IoT, Big Data, etc. She has published many papers in international conferences (held in France, Netherlands, USA, Kuwait, Bangladesh, India, etc.) and reputed journals.


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  • Post Doctoral Research, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.
  • Ph.D. in Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

  • M.E in Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

  • B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering, BUIE, WBUT.

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of CSE, Aliah University, Kolkata, August 2012 to till date.
  • Assistant Professor (full-time contractual) at PDSIT, IIEST, Shibpur, June 2012 to  August 2012. 

Field of Specialization

  • Computer Science and Engineering

Courses Taught/Teaching

Operating System, Distributed System, Computer Networks, Mobile Technology, Adhoc and Sensor Networks, OOPs, Introduction to Computing, Cloud Computing

Research Area

Wireless Sensor Networks, IoT, Cloud computing, and Big Data


  1. Convener, Computer Networking Committee, Aliah University
  2. Member,  IIPC, Aliah University
  3. Convener, DRC, Dept. of CSE
  4. Project Coordinator, Dept. of CSE
  5. Coordinator, Time Table Committee, Dept. of CSE

Conference Papers Published

[C18] Julfikar Sk, Shahajahan Ahamed, and Zeenat Rehena, “Air Quality Prediction using Regression Models”, accepted and Presented in ICAAAIML-2020. 

[C17] Banani Ghose, Zeenat Rehena, “A Deep Learning Approach for Predicting Air Pollution in Smart Cities” Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1276. Springer, (2021), Singapore. 

[C16] Md Ashifuddin, Zeenat Rehena,  “An IoT based congestion control framework for Intelligent Traffic Management System”, in the Springer-Nature series Advances in Intelligent System and Computing, 2019.

[C15] Md Ashifuddin, Zeenat Rehena,  “Intelligent Traffic Congestion Classification System Using Artificial Neural Network”, In  5th AW4City, Enhancing Urban Mobility with Web Applications (WWW2019), San Francisco, MAY 13, 2019.

[C14] Md Ashifuddin, Zeenat Rehena, “Identifying Traffic Congestion Pattern using K-means Clustering Technique”, in 4th International Conference on Internet of Things: Smart Innovation and Usages (IoT-SIU 2019), IEEE, 18-19 April, Ghaziabad, India. 

[C13] Ahmad Luthfi,  Zeenat Rehena, Marijn Janssen, and Joep Crompvoets, “A Fuzzy Muti-Criteria Decision Making Approach for Analyzing the Risks and Benefits of Opening Data”, in I3E 2018 International Conference (LNCS, Springer), 30th October-1st November 2018, at Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait.

[C12] Zeenat Rehena, Md Ashifuddin, Marijn Janssen , A Multiple-Criteria Algorithm for Smart Parking: Making fair parking reservations in the public space of Smart Cities”, in the 19th International Conference on Digital Government Research, (dg.0 2018), May 30-June 1, 2018, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, (indexed in ACM Digital Library and DBLP).

[C11] Zeenat Rehena, Marijn Janssen, “Towards a Framework for Context-Aware Intelligent Traffic Management System in Smart Cities”, in The Web Conference, (AW4city Workshop), April 23-27, 2018, Lyon, France, (indexed in ACM Digital Library).

[C10] Md Ashifuddin Mondal, Zeenat Rehena, “ IoT based Intelligent Agriculture Field Monitoring System”, in International IEEE Conference on Cloud Computing, Data Science and Engineering (CONFLUENCE 2018), January 11- 12, 2018, Noida, India,  (indexed in SCOPUS).

[C9] Hasina Rahman, Zeenat Rehena, Nandini Mukherjee, Sink Mobility To Ensure Coverage in Multi-Partitioned Wireless Sensor Network”, Applications and Innovations in Mobile Computing (AIMoC), 2016, Kolkata.

[C8] Zeenat Rehena, Rajesh Mukherjee, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, Detection of Node Failure in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Applications and Innovations in Mobile Computing (AIMoC), 2014, Kolkata, (indexed in SCOPUS).

[C7] Zeenat Rehena, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, “Handling Area Fault in Multiple-Sink Wireless Sensor Networks”, in IEEE conferences at IACC, 2013, Ghaziabad, (indexed in SCOPUS).

[C6] Zeenat Rehena, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, “Efficient Data Forwarding Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in IEEE conference at IACC, 2013, Ghaziabad, (indexed in SCOPUS).

[C5] Debasree Das, Zeenat Rehena, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, Sink Placement Strategies in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in 5th International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks(COMSNETS 2013), IEEE, Bangalore, India, January 7-10, 2013, (indexed in DBLP,SCOPUS).

[C4] Zeenat Rehena, Debasree Das, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, A Comparative Study of Partitioning Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks”, in the 3rd International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiMoNe -3.0), Book Chapter by Springer in LNICST, Bangalore, India, January 2- 4, 2012.

[C3] Zeenat Rehena, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, “A Modified SPIN for Wireless Sensor Networks”, in the 3rd International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks(COMSNETS 2011), IEEE, Bangalore, India, January 4-8, 2011, (indexed in DBLP, SCOPUS).

[C2] Zeenat Rehena, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, “Topology Partitioning in Wireless Sensor Networks using Multiple Sinks”, in the 14th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT 2011), IEEE, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 22-24, 2011, (indexed in SCOPUS).

[C1] Zeenat Rehena, Krishanu Kumar, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, “SPIN Implementation in TinyOS Environment using nesC”, in the proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT 2010), Karur, Tamilnadu, India, July 29-31 2010, (indexed in SCOPUS).

Journal Papers Published

  • Md Ashifuddin, Zeenat Rehena, Marijn Janssen, Smart Parking Management System with Dynamic Pricing, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments. 
  • Md Ashifuddin Mondal, Zeenat Rehena, Road Traffic Outlier Detection Technique based on Linear Regression, Procedia Computer Science, Volume 171, 2020, Pages 2547-2555, ISSN 1877-0509,
  • Banani Ghose, Zeenat Rehena, A Mechanism for Air Health Monitoring in Smart City using Context-Aware Computing, Procedia Computer Science, Volume 171, 2020, Pages 2512-2521, ISSN 1877-0509,
  • Zeenat Rehena, Marijn Janssen,  Samiran Chattopadhyay, “A reference architecture for Context-Aware Intelligent Traffic Management Platforms”,  Volume 14, Issue 4, October-December 2018, in IJEGR, IGI-global (indexed in DBLP, SCOPUS, ACM Dl, Google Scholar, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index, Elsevier Engineering Index)
  • Zeenat Rehena, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, “Multi-criteria routing in a Partitioned Wireless Sensor Networks”, Wireless Personal Communications, Springer (2017), Volume 94 Issue 4, Pages 3415-3449, 2017 [Impact Factor: 1.2] (indexed in DBLP, SCOPUS, ACM Dl, Google Scholar).
  • Zeenat Rehena,  Debasree Das, Sarbani Roy, Nandini Mukherjee, “Multiple Sink Placement in Partitioned Wireless Sensor Networks”, in International Journal of Next-Generation Computing (IJNGC), ISSN 2229-4678, eISSN 0976-5034,  vol. 6. No. 2, July 2015, (indexed in DBLP, INSPEC, EBSCOHost, Google Scholar).

Books Published

Book Chapters

  • Zeenat Rehena, Marijn Janssen, The smart city of Pune, Editor(s): Leonidas Anthopoulos, Smart City Emergence, Elsevier, 2019, Pages 261-282, ISBN 9780128161692,
  • Zeenat Rehena, Internet of Things: Challenges and Its Applications, Editor(s): Monideepa Roy, Puspendu Kar, Sujoy Datta, Interoperability in IoT for Smart Systems, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, 2020


  • Best Paper Award in International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics (ICACNI 2019).
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellowship by gLINK with support of the Erasmus Mundus Programme of the European Commission, 2017-2018.
  • UGC Fellowship for Meritorious students in Science, 2009-2012.

Ph.D. Thesis Guidance

Enrolled & Registered Students

  • Md Ashifuddin Mondal, Assistant Professor, Narula Institute of Technology, (Registered-2017) (Thesis Title: On Issues for Building an Intelligent Traffic Management System for Smart Cities )
  • Banani Ghosh, Assistant Professor, Haldia Institute of Technology (Registered-2019) (Thesis Title: A Study Towards Urban Air Quality Monitoring and Management in Smart Cities )
  • Azad Hossain, Lecturer, Raghunathpur Government Polytechnic (Enrolled -2020)


M.Phil. Thesis Guidance

  • Baban Sutradhar
  • Julfikar Sk & Shahajahan Ahamed 

MASTER Thesis Guidance

Name of the Students Roll No. Thesis Title Year of Passing
Hasina Rahman CSE14201 Design and Implementation of Event-Driven Adaptive Multi-Sink Mobility for Wireless Sensor Networks  2016
Karishma Sultana CSE14202 A Study of Sink Mobility Algorithms on Wireless Sensor Networks 2016
Ashidur Rahman CSE15212 Design and Implementation of Event-driven method for Business Applica-Tion Programming an Interface 2017
Md Aslam Uddin CSE15214 Development of an Online Shopping Application 2017
Juhi Sabnam Sarkar CSE182008   2020


Collaborative Programs

Research Collaboration with Universities/Labs in India and abroad:


  • Prof. Nandini Mukherjee - Jadavpur University
  • Dr. Sarbani Roy - Jadavpur University


  • Prof. Marijn Janssen - Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Dr. Leonidas Anthopoulos -University of Thessaly, Greece



Membership Of Learned Societies

  • IEEE Member

Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized

  • Attended Orientation programme from August - September, 2016, at HRDC Jadavpur University.
  • Attended Refresher Course from December, 18 - January,19, at HRDC University of Calcutta. 


  1. Organizing a One-day Seminar on Current Trends in Cloud Computing on 9th August 2016.
  2. Organizing An International Webinar on Recent Advances in High-Performance Distributed Computing on 18th August 2020.

Session chaired

1. Chairing a Session in the 7th International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics, 2019

2. Chairing a Session in the National Conference on Advance Computing, Communication and Devices, 2017

Other Notable Activities

  1. Organizing Chair(s) in ICDSA 2021
  2. Technical Program Committee Member in ICIA-2020: NITJSR
  3. Technical Program Committee Member in I2AS 2021
  4. Technical Program Committee Member in CICBA 2021
  5. Program Committee Member, SOENG 2019
  6. Reviewer in 5th AW4City 2019
  7. Program Committee Member, 8th CoNeCo 2016
  8. Reviewer in COCONet 2019 

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