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Sandeep Kumar Singh

Sandeep Kumar Singh

Assistant Professor

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Welcome to the "Smart Optical Networking" group!! There are two emerging areas, namely quantum internet and artificial intelligence, that will change the world completely. We are looking for motivated and smart PhD/Masters/Bachelor students to join our group and pursue research in the following areas, as well as other communication and networking areas where we could work together to make a better inter-connected world.

Quantum Optical Networking:

  • Quantum Optical Network Design
  • Quantum Network Simulation
  • Quantum Key Distribution

Optical Datacenter Networking

  • Datacenter and High-performance Computing Systems Architecture
  • Intelligent Resource Allocation
  • Resource Optimization

Other areas:

  • Terahertz Communication and Networks
  • Smart IoT
  • Network Security
  • Blockchain
  • AI/ML for Resource Optimization

From To Designation Organisation
2019 2021 Research Scientist German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
2021 2023 Postdoctoral Fellow University of California, Davis, USA
2023 Present Assistant Professor IIT Roorkee, India
Award Institute Year Awarded
Outstanding paper award (track) MIPRO Conference, Croatia 2016
DAAD German Masters Exchange Program Fellowship German Govt. 2011-12
Degree Subject University Year Studied
Ph.D. Optical networks Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany 2019
M.S. Electrical Engineering IIT Madras, India 2014
B. Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering SASTRA University 2010
From To Designation Organisation Level
2018 2020 Communication head IIT Madras Alumni Association, Germany Head
2023 2025 Library Committee IITR Member
Membership Details
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Title Course Code Course Semester
Digital Communication Laboratory ECN-510 M. Tech. July-Dec
THz Communication and Sensing Laboratory ECN-509 M. Tech. July-Dec
Course Name Sponsored By Date Participated
SubSea Fiber Optical Communication Google 2019, and 2020
Cloud datacenter design TU Braunschweig, Germany 2018
Title Place Date Delivered
Resource Allocation in Optical Networks IIT Indore 2020
Machine Learning for Communication Networks Vellore Institute of Technology (Virtual mode) 2021, 2022
Topic Organisation Level
Quantum Wrapper Networking University of California, Davis, USA, and Northwestern University, USA Team member
See my research Website: https://sites.google.com/view/sandeepks/


  1. M. B. On, Roberto Proietti, Gamze Gul, Gregory S. Kanter, S. K. Singh, Prem Kumar, and S. J. B. Yoo, "Experimental Demonstration of Datagram Switching with Monitoring in Quantum Wrapper Networks," Optica Journal of Lightwave Technology, Early Access, 2024.
  2. S. J. Ben Yoo, S. K. Singh, M. B. On, G. Gul, G. Kanter, R. Proietti, and P. Kumar, "Quantum Wrapper Networking," IEEE Communications Magazine, Early Access, 2024.
  3. S. K. Singh, J. S. Fowdur, J. Gawlikowski, D. Medina, "Leveraging Graph and Deep Learning Uncertainties to Detect Anomalous Maritime Trajectories," IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2022. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2022.3190834.
  4. S. K. Singh and A. Jukan, "Machine Learning-based Prediction for Resource (Re)allocation in Optical Data Center Networks," IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN), vol. 10, issue 10, pp. D12-D28, 2018. DOI: 10.1364/JOCN.10.000D12.
  5. S. K. Singh, F. Carpio, and A. Jukan, "Improving Animal-Human Cohabitation with Machine Learning in Fiber-Wireless Networks," MDPI Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, vol. 7, no. 3, 2018. DOI: 10.3390/jsan7030035.
  6. J. Mata, I. De Miguel, R. J. Duran, N. Merayo, S. K. Singh, A. Jukan, M. Chamania, "Artificial intelligence (AI) methods in optical networks: A comprehensive survey," Elsevier Journal of Optical Switching and Networking, Vol. 28, pp.43-57, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.osn.2017.12.006.
  7. S. K. Singh and A. Jukan, "Efficient Spectrum Defragmentation with Holding Time Awareness in Elastic Optical Networks," IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN), vol. 9, no. 3, pp. B78-B89, 2017. DOI: 10.1364/JOCN.9.000B78.
  8. S. K. Singh, T. Das, and A. Jukan, "Analytical performance modeling of spectrum defragmentation in elastic optical link networks," Elsevier Journal of Optical Switching and Networking, vol. 24, pp. 25-38, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.osn.2016.11.001.
  9. S. K. Singh, T. Das, and A. Jukan, "A Survey on Internet Multipath Routing and Provisioning," IEEE Comm. Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 17, no. 4, 2015. DOI: 10.1109/COMST.2015.2460222.


Please refer to my Google Scholar page: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=Xv2O8dgAAAAJ&hl=en