Dr. Vijay Kumar
Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor


Metaheuristic Techniques, Data Clustering



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Vijay Kumar received B.Tech. from M.M. Engineering College, Mullana. He received M.Tech. from Guru Jambheshwer University of Science and Technology, Hisar. He received Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering with the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra. He has been an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. He has more than 9 years of teaching and research experience. He has more than 45 research papers in international journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. His main research focuses on Soft Computing, Image Processing, Data Clustering and Multiobjective optimization.

Research Projects

Title: "Design a Distribution Network for Production Company using Facility Allocation Algorithms"

Role: PI - Duration: Two Years (2016-2018)
Agency: TIET - Scheme: Seed Money Project Scheme
Amount: Rs. 7,00,000 (INR)

Title: “SmartGlucoBinder: Design and Synthesis of Small Glucose Binder Molecule using Computational Intelligence Approach”

Role: PI - Status: Ongoing - Duration: Two Years (2017-2020)
Agency: DST - Scheme: Early Career Research Scheme
Amount: Rs. 27,19,200 (INR) - File No: ECR/2016/001231

Title: “Tox2020: Toxicity Prediction of pre clinical trial drug using Physicochemical Properties and Machine Learning Approaches”

Role: Co-PI - Status: Ongoing - Duration: Two Years (2016-2018)
Agency: DST - Scheme: Early Career Research Scheme
Amount: Rs. 25,87,248 (INR) - File No: ECR/2015/000150

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies

  • Member, Computer Society of India (Membership No. I1121309)
  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery (Membership No. 1550398)
  • Member, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, Singapore (Membership No. 80347051 )
  • Member, Machine Intelligence Research Labs
  • Member, International Association of Engineers (Membership No. 133163)
  • Member, Soft Computing Research Society, India

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI : 12, Non SCI : 20

Awards and Honours

• Best Major Project Award (B.Tech.)