Koteswararao Kondepu

 

WELCOME TO KOTESWARARAO KONDEPU'S HOMEPAGE

 

ABOUT ME

I received my PhD degree in 2012 from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IMT Lucca, Italy. My research was advised by  Prof. Giuseppe Anastasi, Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy.

Education

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy

PhD, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, 2009-2012

Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad, India

M.Tech (Master of Technology), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, 2005-2007 (Gold Medalist)

Vignan's University (VU), Guntur, India

B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology), Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, 2001-2005

Work Experience

Working as Research Associate at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy (SSSUP) October 2013- Present

  Tasks

  • RTL Front End design (Design for Test DFT) for Gigabit designs
  •  Design, development and testing of novel optical network units for energy-efficient optical access networks
  • TDM and TWDM-POM networks, network protocol design

Worked as Visiting Research Fellow at Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad (ISMU), March 2013 - July 2013

Tasks

  •  Involved in writing proposals for funding from public foundations (e.g., Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), and Ministry of Science and Technology (DST))
  • Proposal statements for Master and PhD students in their research activities

Worked as Software Developer with Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCSL), Hyderabad, India June 2007 - April 2009

   Tasks

  • Siebel Configurator
  • Siebel Application Developer

   Awards

  • On The Spot Award

Training

Telecommunication protocol developer and trainer at Convergence Research Labs , Hyderabad (CLabs)

      Tasks

  •   Design and development of a session initiation protocol (SIP)

Achievements and Awards

  • Secured II Prize on the title of DEBUGGING CONTEST in ADSOPHOS 2K5. A National Level Technical Symposium held at Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad-AP, India.
  • Secured II Prize on the title of TECHNICAL-CSE QUIZ CONTEST in ADSOPHOS 2K5. A National Level Technical Symposium held at Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad-AP, India.
  • Participated in ADSOPHOS 2K5 on the title of PROGRAMMING CONTEST. A National Level Technical Symposium held at Muffakham Jah College of Engineering. And Technology, Hyderabad-AP, India.
  • Secured III Prize on the title of COMPUTER SCIENCE QUIZ in CISSOIREE-2K5. A National Level Technical Student Meet held at R.V.R & J.C College of Engineering, Guntur-AP, India.
  • Participated in NIYNA-05 on the title of ONLINE CODING. A National Level Techno-Fiesta held at Koneru Lakshmaiah College of Engineering and Technology, Vaddeswaram-AP, India.
  • Secured II Prize on the title of MATHEMATICS QUIZ An Inter Collegiate quiz competitions held at Andhra Christian College, Guntur-AP, India.
  • Secured II Prize on the title of TECHNICAL QUIZ in V-LOGIC. A National Level Technical Symposium held at Vignans Engineering College, Vadlamudi, Guntur-AP, India.
  • Secured III Prize on the title of LITERARY AND CULTURAL EVENT in SITAR-2K4. A National Level Techno-Cultural Festival held at Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Vijayawada-AP, India.
  • On The Spot Award at TATA Consultancy Services Limited (TCSL) supported by "TCS Gems " (A global platform for employee recognition) for excellence work in the project, January 2008.
  • Best Paper Award at The International Conference on Communication Systems and Technologies 2007 (ICCST-2007) held at University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A, 24-26 October 2007.
  • Award of Honor - Gold Medal for securing highest aggregate in the University during my Master of Technology in Computer Application at Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad, India.
  • Obtained 96.46% in GATE-2005 (GATE is prestigious common entrance examination conducted by Government of India for admission into IITs) (It is like Subject GRE test).

Academic Grants

  • Recipient of Doctoral fellowship at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy, 2009 – 2012.
  • Recipient of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) scholarship, Govt. of India, in Master of Technology (M. Tech) based on GATE score (It is like Subject GRE test), India, 2005 – 2007.
  • Recipient of Other Backward Classes (OBC) scholarship from Govt. of India, Andhra Pradesh, in Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech), India, 2001 – 2005.
  • Recipient of Intermediate Board scholarship from Govt. of India, Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education (APBIE), India, 1998 – 2000.

Professional Activites

  • Member in The Institution of Engineers India (IEI), since 2014.
  • Member in Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), since 2012
  • Associate Member in Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE),  2005-2012.
  • Member in IEEE Communication Society, since 2010.
  • .Program Committee Member in IEEE International Workshop on Sensor Networks for Intelligence Gathering and Monitoring (SNIGM) - 2011, 2012.
  • Teaching Assistant for one year in Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad (2006 - 2007).

Publications

     Journals/Conferences

  • K. Kondepu, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, "Reconfiguration Triggering Optimization in TWDM PONs with Fluctuating Load", Proc., IEEE/OSA Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC 2016), Anaheim, California, USA, March 20-24 2016 (Accepted).
  • L. Valcarenghi, K. Kondepu and P. Castoldi,  "Reducing Delay Penalties in Energy-Efficient TWDM PON through Reconfiguration Threshold Adaptation", Proc., IEEE/OSA Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP'15), Hong Kong, November 19-23 2015.
  • D. Chitimalla, K. Kondepu, L. Valcarenghi, and B. Mukherjee,  "Reconfigurable and Efficient Fronthaul of 5G Systems", Proc., IEEE Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems (ANTS'15), Kolkata, India, December 15-18 2015.
  • L. Valcarenghi, K. Kondepu and P. Castoldi,  "'Optimizing Reconfiguration Triggering upon Load Fluctuations in Energy-Efficient TWDM PONs", Proc., IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'15), San Diego, USA, December 6-10 2015.
  • K. Kondepu, L. Valcarenghi and P. Castoldi,  "Balancing the Impact of ONU Tuning Overhead in Reconfigurable TWDM-PONs: An FPGA-based Evaluation", Proc., IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'15), San Diego, USA, December 6-10 2015.
  • L. Valcarenghi, K. Kondepu, A. Sgambelluri, F. Cugini, P. Castoldi, G. Rodriguez de los Santos, R. Aparicio Morenilla, D. Larrabeiti López, "Experimenting the integration of green optical access and metro networks based on SDN", Proc., International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2015), Budapest, Hungary, July 5-9 2015 (Invited).
  • K. Kondepu, L. Valcarenghi and P. Castoldi, "Dynamic Wavelength and Bandwidth Allocation versus OSU-ONU Cyclic Sleep in TWDM-PONs: An Experimental Evaluation", Proc., IEEE Optical Networks Design and Modelling (ONDM 2015), Pisa, Italy, May 11-14 2015. 
  • K. Kondepu, L. Valcarenghi, D. Pham Van, and P. Castoldi, "Trading Energy Savings and Network Performance in Reconfigurable TWDM-PONs", Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN), Vol. 7, no. 7, May 2015.
  • D. Pham Van, L. Valcarenghi, M. P. I. Dias, K. Kondepu, P. Castoldi, and E. Wong, "An Energy-Saving Framework for Passive Optical Networks with ONU Sleep/Doze Mode", Optics Express, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. A1-A14, 2015.
  • K. Kondepu, A. Sgambelluri, L. Valcarenghi, F. Cugini, P. Castoldi, "An SDN-based Integration of Green TWDM-PONs and Metro Networks Preserving End-to-End Delay", Proc., IEEE/OSA Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC 2015), Los Angeles, California, USA, March 22-26 2015.
  • D. Pham Van, M. P. I. Dias, K. Kondepu, P. Castoldi, E. Wong, and L. Valcarenghi "Advanced Sleep-Aware Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation for 10G-EPONs", Proc., IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'14), Austin, USA, December 2014.
  • K. Kondepu, L. Valcarenghi, D. Pham Van, and P. Castoldi, "Impact of ONU Tuning Time in TWDM-PON with Dynamic Wavelength and Bandwidth Allocation: An FPGA-based Evaluation", Proc., European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2014), Cannes, France, September 2014.
  • D. Pham Van, M. P. I. Dias, K. Kondepu, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, and E. Wong, "Energy-Efficient Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation for Long-Reach Passive Optical Networks"Proc., OptoElectronics and Communication Conference and Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (OECC/ACOFT), Melbourne, Australia, July 2014 (Secured Distinguished Student Paper Award For Sub-Category 1 Core/Access Networks And Switching Systems).
  • K. Kondepu, F. Restuccia, G. Anastasi, M. Conti, "A Hybrid and Flexible Discovery Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Elements", Proc., IEEE International Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2012), Cappadocia, Turkey, July 1-4, 2012
  • F. Restuccia, K. Kondepu, G. Anastasi, M. Conti, "Energy Efficiency in Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Elements", Proc., 2nd year workshop in the COST Action IC0804 on Energy Efficiency in Large Scale Distributed Systems, Published by IRIT July 2011. ISBN: 978-2-917490-18-1.
  • K. Kondepu, G. Anastasi, M. Conti, "Dual-Beacon Mobile-Node Discovery in Sparse Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc., IEEE International Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2011), Corfu, Greece, June 28 - July 1, 2011.
  • K. Kondepu, "A Hierarchical Discovery Scheme for WSNs with Mobile Elements ", Ph.D Forum Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, WoWMoM-2011, Lucca, Italy, June 20-24, 2011.
  • K. Kondepu, Chiranjeev Kumar, "An Effective Pointer-Based HLR Location Management Scheme for PCS Network", Proc., IEEE COMSNETS, January 5-10, 2009, Bangalore, India.
  • K. Kondepu, Chiranjeev Kumar, Rajeev Tripathi, "Partially Overlapping Super Location Area (POSLA): An efficient Scheme for Location Management in PCS Networks", VTC 2008 Spring – 67th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, May 11-14, 2008, Singapore (Cited in patent: Claussen, Holger ; Ho, Lester Tse Wee , "Allocating Base Stations to Location Areas in Cellular Telecommunications Networks" , Patent No. 8179854).
  • K. Kondepu, Chiranjeev Kumar, Rajeev Tripathi, "An Efficient Analytical Method for Location Management Strategy in Cellular Mobile Network", Published in the Proc. of The International Conference on Communication Systems and Technologies 2007 (ICCST-2007) held at University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A, 24-26 October 2007, pp.374-379, (Secured Best Paper Award).
  • K. Kondepu, Manikanta Velaga, Chiranjeev Kumar, "A Pointer-Based HLR Location Management Scheme for PCS Network", Published in the Proc. of the National Seminar on Recent Advances on Information Technology (RAIT - 2007) held at Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad, 26-27, February 2007, pp. 77-85.
  • K. Kondepu, Sachin Tripathi, "Hybrid Model for Prediction of Longetivity of IPv4 Address Space", Proceeding of National Seminar on Recent Advances on Information Technology (RAIT - 2007), February 2007, pp.98-103.

 

Presentations

  • K. Kondepu, A. Sgambelluri, L. Valcarenghi, F. Cugini, P. Castoldi, "An SDN-based Integration of Green TWDM-PONs and Metro Networks Preserving End-to-End Delay", Proc., IEEE/OSA Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC 2015), Los Angeles, California, USA, March 22-26 2015.
  • K. Kondepu, A. Sgambelluri, L. Valcarenghi, F. Cugini, P. Castoldi, "An SDN-based Integration of Green TWDM-PONs and Metro Networks Preserving End-to-End Delay", Internal Workshop 20, Scola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy, January 29th 2015.
  • K. Kondepu, "A Hierarchical Discovery Scheme for WSNs with Mobile Elements," Ph.D. Forum Proceedings of IEEE World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), p. 1-3, Lucca, Italy, June 20-24, 2011,  ISBN: 978-1-4577-0350-8, doi: 10.1109/WoWMoM.2011.5986154.
  • K. Kondepu, C. Kumar, "An Effective Pointer-Based HLR Location Registration Scheme in Location Management for Networks," In: Proceeding COMSNETS'09 Proceedings of the First international conference on COMmunication Systems And NETworks . p. 570-571, IEEE Press Piscataway, NJ, USA ©2000 , ISBN: 978-1-4244-2912-7, Bangalore (India).
  • C. Kumar, K. Kondepu, R. Tripathi, "An Efficient Analytical Method for Location Management Strategy in Cellular Mobile Network," Published in the Proc. of ICCST-2007, p.374-379, ISBN: 978-988-98671-6-4, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A, 24-26 October 2007,(Secured Best Paper Award).
  • K. Kondepu, Manikanta Velaga, Chiranjeev Kumar, "A Pointer-Based HLR Location Management Scheme for PCS Network," Published in the Proc. of RAIT - 2007 held at Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad, 26-27, February 2007, pp. 77-85.
  • K. Kondepu, Sachin Tripathi, "Hybrid Model for Prediction of Longevity of IPv4 Address Space," Published in the Proc. of RAIT - 2007, February 2007, pp.98-103.

 

Workshops/Talks (Attended)

  • “EMBOPT-2014” workshop on Embedded Optimization, held at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, September 8-9, 2014, Lucca, Italy.
  • “SYSTEM-on-CHIP (SoC)-2013” workshop on System-on-Chip with Xilinx Tools, held at Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology (MJCET) Conducted by Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, joint chapter of IEEE CAD/EDA, 17-18 August, 2013, Hyderabad, India.
  • WISARD-2009” workshop on Wireless Systems: Advanced Research and Development, in association with COMmunication Systems And NETworks (COMSNET-2009) conference, held at Bangalore, 5-6th January, India.
  • “WPDC-2008” workshop on Parallel and Distributed Computing, held at Indian School of Mines, Conducted by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dhanbad, 28th March 2008, Jharkhand, India.  
  • “IEEE Real-World SOA-2008” held at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, Hyderabad, conducted by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc, Computer Society Chapter, 28th June 2008, Hyderabad, India.      
  • “CONVERGENCE - 07” held at Indian institute of Technology, Bombay, Conducted by Department of Information Technology, KReIST, 9th March 2007, Bombay, India.

 

ACADEMIC PROJECT PROFILES

Project Title: Energy-Efficient Discovery Strategies for WSNs with Mobile Elements (PhD Thesis)

Supervisor: Prof. Giuseppe Anastasi, Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy

Project Title: Location Management Scheme using Hierarchical Architecture in PCS Networks (Master Thesis)

Supervisor: Prof. Chiranjeev Kumar, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad, India.

Project Title: IT for Farmers (Bachelor Thesis)

Supervisor: Prof. B. Anuradha, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, (Present at) Pragna Bharath Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India.

 

INDUSTRY PROJECT PROFILES

Project Name: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited- Call Detail Record (BSNL-CDR)

Duration: August 2007 - April 2009

Client: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited , India

Location: TATA Consultancy Services Limited (TCSL), Hyderabad, India

 

Program Name: Initial Learning Program - Siebel CRM Training Program

Duration: June 2007 - September 2007

Company: TATA Consultancy Services Limited, India

Location: TCSL-ILP Center, Coimbatore, India

 

Project Title: Hierarchical analysis of Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) Network performance

Duration: October 2006 – December 2006

Company: Reliance Infocomm Limited (RIL), India

Location: Mobile Switching Center (MSC)-Bagalpure, Bihar, India

 

"There are six internal enemies that halt our progress. They are lust, anger, avarice, attachment, pride and jealousy"

 

Research Interest

Passive Optical Network (TWDM and TDM-PONs), Energy Efficiency in Access Networks and Sparse Sensor Networks, Network Protocol Design, 5G.