Rakesh Prasad Badoni Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics

Dr. Rakesh Badoni is an assistant Professor at Mahindra University. He completed his P.h.D. in New hybrid metaheuristic approaches for university course timetabling problems  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur (W.B.) and successfully defended on 3rd October 2016. Before this, he worked as Assistant Professor at Xavier University Bhubaneswar in the Computer  Science and Engineering department.
His research interests include Combinatorial Optimization, Optimization, Heuristics and Metaheuristics, Operations Research - Scheduling and Timetabling in Industry and Education. Further, he has received several awards and honours such as  Senior Research Fellowship, Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India (September 2012- July 2015)  Junior Research Fellowship, Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India (July 2011-September 2012)  MHRD Fellowship for M.Tech. course, Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India (July 2009-June 2011)  Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2009, in Mathematics. (AIR57)  Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET-JRF)-2009 June, in Mathematical Sciences conducted by CSIR-UGC. (AIR-111).

  • Education
    • Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur (W.B.), India
      Thesis Title: New hybrid metaheuristic approaches for university course timetabling problems 
    • Master of Technology (Computer Science and Data Processing), May 2011 Project Title: Constraint satisfaction problems and their extensions to Distributed 
    • Master of Science (Mathematics), June 2005 Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal (Uttarakhand), India 
    • Bachelor of Science (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics), June 2003 Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal (Uttarakhand), India
       
  • Publications

    Refereed Journal Publications

    • Rakesh P. Badoni, D.K. Gupta, and Pallavi Mishra, “A new hybrid algorithm for university course timetabling problem using events based on groupings of students”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 78, 2014, 12-25.
    • Pallavi Mishra, D.K. Gupta, and Rakesh P. Badoni, “A new algorithm for enumerating all possible Sudoku squares”, Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications, 8(2), 2016, 1650026 (14 PAGES).
    • Rakesh P. Badoni and D.K. Gupta, “A graph edge colouring approach for school timetabling problems”, International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research, 6(1), 2014, 123-138.
    • Rakesh P. Badoni, D.K. Gupta, and Anil K. Lenka, “A new approach for university timetabling problems”, International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research, 6(2), 2014, 236-257.
    • Rakesh P. Badoni and D.K. Gupta, “A hybrid algorithm for university course timetabling problem”, Innovative Systems Design and Engineering, 6(2), 2015, 60-66.
    • Rakesh P. Badoni and D.K. Gupta, “A new algorithm based on students groupings for university course timetabling problem", In Proceeding of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering & Computational Sciences (RAECS-2015), 2015, IEEE.
    • Sukhjit Singh, D.K. Gupta, Rakesh P. Badoni, E. Martinez, and Jose L. Hueso, “Local convergence of a parameter based iteration with Holder continuous derivative in Banach spaces”, Calcolo, 54(2), 2017, 527-539.
    • C.S. Vorugunti, B. Mishra, Rahul Amin, Rakesh P. Badoni, Mrudula Sarvabhatla, and Dheerendra Mishra, “Improving the security of lightweight authentication technique for heterogeneous wireless sensor networks”, Wireless Personal Communications, 95(3), 2017, 3141-3166.
    • S. Kumar, Rakesh P. Badoni, and P.J. Mohan, “Application of MADM methods for selecting the best private institution for professional courses in Uttarakhand state, India”, Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, 10, 2017, 229-233.
    • S. Verma, A. Mukherjee, C. Mahanta, R. Choudhury, Rakesh P. Badoni, and G. Joshi, “Arsenic fate in the Brahmaputra river basin aquifers: Controls of geogenic processes, provenance and water-rock interactions”, Applied Geochemistry, 107, 2019, 171-186.

    Working Manuscripts

    • An exploration and exploitation-based metaheuristics approach for university course timetabling problems (communicated)  
    • Ant colony optimization algorithm for the university course timetabling problem using events based on groupings of students (communicated)

    Workshops/Conferences

    • Attended one-week faculty development programme on “Mathematical Computational Skills: A Practical Approach” conducted by UGC-HRD Centre, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India (2020)
    • Delivered a Keynote Address in a five-day workshop on “An Introduction to Optimization in Machine Learning” at Xavier Institute of Engineering Mumbai, India (2020) 
    • Attended one-week faculty development programme on “Numerical Solutions of Differential Equations” conducted by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, India (TEQIP-III Sponsored) (2020) 
    • Attended one-week faculty development programme on “Matrix Analysis and its Applications” conducted by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, India (TEQIP-III Sponsored) (2020) 
    • Attended one-week e-short term training program on “Formal Language and Automata Theory” conducted by SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Tamil Nadu, India (2020)  
    • Chaired a session on “Cognitive Process” in the 1st International Virtual Conference on Integrated Intelligence Enable Networks & Computing conducted by Institute of Technology Gopeshwar, Uttarakhand (TEQIP-III Sponsored) (2020)
    • Presented paper in the “25th IAJBS World Forum 2019” organized by Xavier University Bhubaneswar in collaboration with International Association of Jesuit Business School, India (2019) 
    • Attended one-week workshop on “Induction Training Programme for Newly Recruited Teachers” conducted by Education and Educational management Department, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research Chandigarh, India (2017) 
    • Presented paper in the “7th Research Scholars' Day-2016”, organized by Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India (2016)  
    • Presented paper in the “International Conference on Modelling, Simulation and Optimizing Techniques (ICMSOT-2015)”, organized by Department of Mathematics, D.A.V. College, Jalandhar, Punjab, India (2015) 
    • Presented paper in the “6th Research Scholars' Day-2015", organized by Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India (2015) 
    • Attended workshop on “Scholarly Publishing” jointly organized by Wiley in collaboration with Central Library, IIT Kharagpur, India (2015)  Participated in the “9th All India Student's Conference on Science and Spiritual Quest”, organized by Bhaktivedanta Institute, Kolkata, India (2015)  
    • Presented paper in the “International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering & Computational Sciences (RAECS-2015)", organized by UIET, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India (2015)
    • Presented paper in the “National Seminar on Challenges in Mathematical Sciences-2014”, organized by Department of Mathematics, Central University of Jharkhand, India (2014) 
    • Presented paper in the “5th Research Scholars’ Day-2014”, organized by Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India (2014)  
    • Presented paper in the “National Symposium on Mind, Matter and Mathematics: A Dialogue”, organized by Department of Mathematics, Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, India (2014)
    • Attended one-week workshop on “Combinatorics and Graph Theory in Science and Engineering (CGSE-2014)” organized by Department of Mathematics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Shimla Hills (H.P.), India (2014)  
    • Attended workshop on “Publishing Connect Workshop” organized by Elsevier in association with Central Library, IIT Kharagpur, India (2013) 
    • Presented paper in the “National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Embedded Systems-2012 (AIRES-2012)", organized by Department of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Andhra University, India (2012)  
    • Participated in the “National Meet of Research Scholars in Mathematical Sciences-2012 (NMRSMS-2012)”, organized by Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India (2011)  
  • Experience

    Research Experience

    • Senior Research Fellow (September 2012 to October 2016) Department of Mathematics Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.
    • Junior Research Fellow (July 2011 to September 2012) Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.

    Working Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB), India From May 2018 to June 2021.
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering BML Munjal University, Haryana, India From January 2017 to March 2018.