Dr. Tanu Goyal


Assistant Professor


Computer Networks, Mobile Computing




  • PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, from University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panjab University
  • Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering, from TIET, Patiala
  • Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Punjab Technical University.


  1. Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, Thapar University Patiala, India (Jan, 2022 - present)


  1. Tanu Goyal and Sakshi Kaushal, “An intelligent scheduling scheme for real-time traffic management using Cooperative Game Theory and AHP-TOPSIS methods for next-generation telecommunication networks.” Expert Systems with Applications 86 (2017): 125-134. (SCI indexed, IF= 5) doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2017.05.071
  1. Tanu Goyal and Sakshi Kaushal, “Handover optimization scheme for LTE-Advance networks based on AHP-TOPSIS and Q-learning.” An International Journal Computer Communications 133 (2019): 67-76. (SCI indexed, IF= 6) doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2018.10.011
  2. Tanu Goyal and Sakshi Kaushal, “An intelligent energy efficient handover mechanism with adaptive discontinuous reception in next generation telecommunication networks.” Expert  Systems with Applications
  3. Tanu Goyal, Sakshi Kaushal and AK Sangaiah, "Fuzzy logic-based optimised algorithm for mobility robustness and load-balancing in LTE/4G networks." International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations 18.4 (2018): 323-337 (Scopus Indexed). doi.org/10.1504/IJNVO.2018.093652


  1. Tanu Goyal and Sakshi Kaushal, “Optimized network selection during handover using analytic hierarchy process in 4G network,” International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication, & Automation (ICACCA) (Spring), pp. 1-4, 2016 (Scopus Indexed).
  2. Tanu Goyal and Neeraj Kumar, “LBASMPL: Load balancing adaptive scheduling with minimum packet loss in Wireless Mesh Network,” Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT), 2014 International Conference on IEEE, pp. 946-950, 2014 (Scopus Indexed).
  3. Tanu Goyal and Neeraj Kumar, “TDMA based Minimized Conflict Resolution Channel Assignment in Wireless Mesh Network,” International Journal of Research in Advent Technology, Vol.2, No.2, February 2014, E-ISSN: 2321-9637.
  4. Riya Goyal, Nitish Mahajan, Tanu Goyal, Sakshi Kaushal, Nishant Gupta, Harish Kumar, “Exploration of 5G technology for cellular communication: a survey,'' 2018 Second International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Control Systems (ICICCS), pp. 330- 334, 2018 (Scopus Indexed).
  5. Riya Goyal, Tanu Goyal, Sakshi Kaushal, “An Efficient Handover Management Technique For Improving QoS in Next Generation Networks," 2019 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems (ANTS), pp. 1-6, 2019 (Scopus Indexed).


  1. Tanu Goyal and Sakshi Kaushal, “A Study of Energy Efficiency Techniques Using DRX for Handover Management in LTE-A Networks,” in Springer LNCS, International Workshop on Multiple Access MACOM 2015: Multiple Access Communications pp 33-44, 2015 (Scopus Indexed)
  2. Riya Goyal, Tanu Goyal, Sakshi Kaushal and Harish Kumar, “Fuzzy AHP Based Technique for Handover Optimization in Heterogeneous Network,” Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Communication, Computing and Networking, pp. 293-301, 2019 (Scopus Indexed).


  • Awarded with Senior Research Fellowship from CSIR, Government of India in 2017.
  • Received "Research Award" and a cash prize of Rs. 5000 for Best Publication of the Year – 2017 from UIET, Panjab University, Chandigarh
  • Qualified GATE Examination.
  • Akshay et.al., Secored 1st position participated in TiE University Global App@thon 2022, Mentored by me.



  • Participated in “NS2 workshop” held on 13-15 March, 2014 organized by Thapar University.
  • Attended One Week STTP on “Advanced Engineering Optimization Through Intelligent Techniques” held at S.V. National Institute of Technology (SV NIT), Surat on 22-26 June 2015 .
  • Attended a workshop on “Basic of Matlab” organized by DCSA, Panjab University.