Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Information & Communication Technology from University of Trento, Italy & European University Association, 2008
  • M.S. in Information Technology from Scoula Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy, 2004
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India, 1999

Research Interests

  • Cloud Computing
  • Service Oriented Computing
  • Green IT
  • Information Systems

Courses Taught

Ph.D. M.Tech. PGDBT
  • Enterprise IT Architecture
  • Operating Systems & Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Engineering Lab
  • Database Management Systems
  • E-Commerce and Payment Systems
  • Information Systems

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, Hyderabad, India [Feb. 2016 – Till Date]
  • Assistant Professor, Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, Hyderabad, India [Sept. 2011 – Jan. 2016]
  • Researcher, IBM Research India, Bangalore, India [Nov. 2010 – Aug. 2011]
  • Researcher, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy [Mar. 2010 – Aug. 2010]
  • Researcher, Novay (Telematica Institute), Enschede, Netherlands [Jun. 2008 – Feb. 2010]
  • Post-doctorate Researcher, University of Trento, Trento, Italy [Nov. 2007 - May 2008]

Executive Education Offered in the Areas of

  • Data Center Management
  • IT Vendor Management
  • Open Source Software

Research Grants Received

  • NEXT GENERATION SMART DATA CENTERS, Funded by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), Government of Netherlands and Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India, 2015, Role: Principal Investigator
  • DATA SECURITY IN CLOUD SERVICES, Funded by IBM Shared University Research (SUR), United States of America, 2012, Role: Principal Investigator
  • SECURITY ARCHITECTURE FOR BANKING CLOUD SERVICES, Funded by IBM India University Relations, 2012, Role: Principal Investigator.

Ph.D. Guidance

  • Gopal Narayan Rai, Web Service Composition Modelling and Verification (Enrolled in 2012)
  • Chandrashekar Jatoth, QoS aware Service Selection and Composition using Computational Intelligence Methods, Enrolled in 2013)
  • Deepnarayan Tiwari, Authenticated Secure Sharing and Storing of Data in Cloud Computing, (Enrolled in 2013)
  • Dinesh Reddy, Energy-aware Data Center Management (Enrolled in 2014).

Achievements

  • Ph.D. Fellowship (2004-2007) from University of Trento, Trento, Italy
  • Full Scholarship Holder for studying M.S. Information Technology (2003-2004) sponsored by Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Italian Ministry of Education & Research
  • First Rank holder in M.Sc. Computer Science
  • National Merit Scholarship Winner in SSC.

Memberships

  • Standard Bodies

    • IEEE Senior Member
    • ACM Senior Member

  • Recent Programme Committees

    • Organizing Chair of the International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN 2017)
    • IEEE Intl. Conf. on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA 2016)
    • International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2016)
    • International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations (KMO 2016)
    • International Conference on Advanced Service Computing (SERVICE COMPUTATION 2016)
    • Workshops Co-Chair of the International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2015)
    • International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2015)
    • International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations (KMO 2015)
    • International Conference on Advanced Service Computing (SERVICE COMPUTATION 2015)
    • International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services (ICIW 2015)

  • Recent Publications

    • Journals
      • Chandrashekar Jatoth, G.R. Gangadharan, Rajkumar Buyya, "Computational Intelligence based QoS-aware Web Service Composition: A Systematic Literature Review", IEEE Transactions on Services Computing [Accepted],[SCI Expanded]
      • Manish Verma, G.R. Gangadharan, N.C. Narendra, Ravi Vadlamani, Lakshmi Ramachandran, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Rajkumar Buyya, "Dynamic Resource Demand Prediction and Allocation in Multi-tenant Service Clouds", Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Wiley, [Accepted],[SCI Expanded]
      • Shitalkumar Halale, G.R. Gangadharan, Lorna Uden,"Enhancing Co-creation Process using Social Media", IEEE IT Professional, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2015, [SCI Expanded]
      • Lalit Sangavarapu, Shakti Mishra, Abraham Williams, G.R. Gangadharan, "Indian Banking Community Cloud", IEEE IT Professional, Vol. 16, No. 6, 2014, pp. 25-32,[SCI Expanded]
      • G.R. Gangadharan, Stefano De Paoli, Vincenzo D'Andrea, Michael Weiss, "Managing License Compliance in Free and Open Source Software Development", Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 143-154, 2012, Springer, [SCI Expanded]
      • G.R. Gangadharan, Vincenzo D'Andrea, "Managing Copyrights and Moral Rights of Service-Based Software", IEEE Software, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 48-55 2011. [SCI Expanded]
      • G.R. Gangadharan, Vincenzo D'Andrea, Michael Weiss, "Free/Open Services (F/O-Services)", IEEE IT Professional, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 24-30 2010. [SCI Expanded]
      • Michael Weiss, G.R. Gangadharan "Modeling the Mashup Ecosystem: Structure and Growth", Journal of the R & D Management, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2010 Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. [SSCI]
    • Conferences
      • Deepnarayan Tiwari and Gangadharan G.R. "Secure Sharing of Data in Cloud Computing", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Security in Computing and Communications (SSCC'15), Kochi, India, August 2015 [Springer][DBLP & Scopus]
      • Gopal N. Rai and Gangadharan G.R. "Set Partition and Trace based Verification of Web Service Composition", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies, June 2015, London, United Kingdom [Elsevier] [DBLP]
      • Gopal N. Rai, Gangadharan G.R. and Vineet Padmanabhan, "Algebraic Modeling and Verification of Web Service Composition", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies, June, 2015, London, United Kingdom [Elsevier] [DBLP]
      • Chandrashekar Jatoth and Gangadharan G.R., "Fitness Metrics for QoS-aware Web Service Composition using Metaheuristics", Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Intelligent Decision Technologies, Sorrento, Italy June, 2015 [Springer] [Scopus]
      • Chandrashekar Jatoth and Gangadharan G.R., "QoS-aware Web Service Composition Using Quantum Inspired Particle Swarm Optimization", Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Intelligent Decision Technologies, Sorrento, Italy, June 2015 [Springer][Scopus]
      • Gopal N. Rai and Gangadharan G.R., "Architectural Characterization of Web Service Interaction Verification", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics, Bhubaneshwar, India, June 2015 [Springer] [Scopus] BEST PAPER AWARD
      • G.R. Gangadharan, Norian Kuiper, and Marijn Janssen, "IT Innovation Squeeze: Propositions and a Methodology for Deciding to Continue or Decommission Legacy Systems", Proceedings of the IFIP WG 8.6 Conference, Bangalore, India, June 2013, [Springer][DBLP]
      • G.R. Gangadharan and Martin Butler, "Free and Open Source Software Adoption in Emerging Markets: An Empirical Study in the Education Sector". Proceedings of the IFIP 8th Intl. Conference on Open Source Systems (OSS'12), Hammamet, Tunisia, September 2012, [Springer][DBLP]
      • Michiaki Tatsubori and G.R. Gangadharan. "Service Commons: Serve and Serve Alike", Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2012), Hawaii, USA, June 2012 [DBLP].
    • Books
      • San Murugesan and G.R. Gangadharan (Editors), "Harnessing Green IT: Principles and Practices", Wiley IEEE Publishers, United Kingdom Sept. 2012.

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