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  • Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engineering),  IIT Kharagpur
  • M.Tech. (Computer Engineering), VJTI Mumbai, Mumbai University
  • B.E. (Computer), WCE Sangli, Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Experience:  16 years



  1. P. Bhavathankar, A.  Mondal, and S. Misra, “Topology Control in the Presence of Jammers for Wireless Sensor Networks,” International Journal of Communication Systems, Vol. 30, no. 13, pp. 1-11, January 2017. DOI: 10.1002/dac.3289
  2. P. Bhavathankar, S. Sarkar, and S. Misra, “Optimal Decision Rule-Based Ex-ante Frequency Hopping for Jamming Avoidance in Wireless Sensor Networks,” Elsevier Computer Networks Journal, vol. 128, Pages 172-185,  December 2017,  DOI :10.1016 /j.comnet.2017.03.009.
  3. P. Bhavathankar, S. Chatterjee and S. Misra, “Link-Quality Aware Path Selection in the Presence of Proactive Jamming in Fallible Wireless Sensor Networks,” in IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 1689-1704, April 2018, doi: 10.1109/TCOMM.2017.2736550.
  4. V. Singhai, K. Damania, S. Holmukhe and P. Bhavathankar, “A Distributed API for Live VM Migration in Cloudlets,” International Journal of Computer Applications, Volume 180 – No.52, June 2018, DOI: 10.5120/ ijca 2018917357
  5. S. Misra, A. Mondal, P. Bhavathankar and M. Alouini, “M-JAW: Mobility-Based Jamming Avoidance in Wireless Sensor Networks,” in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 5381-5390, May 2020, doi: 10.1109/TVT.2020.2982966.


  1. Vinod Mankar, Rishabh Jain, Arunkumar Gangula, and Prasenjit Bhavathankar ,“Broadcast Enhancement in Wireless Networks” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Network Infrastructure management systems, Jun 2014.
  2. Kumaresan Mudliar, Harshal Parekh, and Prasenjit Bhavathankar , “A Comprehensive Integration of National Identity with Blockchain Technology” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Communication, Information & Computing Technology, Feb 2018.
  3. Jainesh Rathod, Vishal Waghmode, aniruddh Sodha and Prasenjit Bhavathankar, “Diagnosis of Skin Diseases using Convolutional Neural Networks” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Aerospace Technology, March 2018.
  4. Krushi Damania, Shraddha Holmukhe, Videet Singhai and Prasenjit Bhavathankar, “An Overview of VM Live Migration Strategies and Technologies” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Aerospace Technology, March 2018.
  5. M. Vora, S. Krishnadas, Y. Patil and P. Bhavathankar, “Cellular Device Detection in Restricted Premises,” in Proceedings of the Global Conference for Advancement in Technology, October 2019, Bangalore, India pp. 1-4, doi: 10.1109/GCAT 47503.2019.8978318.
  6. S. A. Jaffer, S. Pandey, R. Mehta and P. Bhavathankar, “Blockchain Based Direct Benefit Transfer System For Subsidy Delivery,” in Proceedings of the International Conference for Emerging Technology, June 2020, Belgaum, India, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/INCET49848.2020.9154178.
  7. S. Lipare and P. Bhavathankar, “Railway Emergency Detection and Response System using IoT,” in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies, July 2020, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India, pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1109/ICCCNT49239.2020.9225434.
  8. R. Sharma, S. Pawar, S. Gurav and P. Bhavathankar, “A Unique Approach towards Image Publication and Provenance using Blockchain,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Smart Systems and Inventive Technology August 2020, Tirunelveli,India, pp. 311-314, doi: 10.1109/ICSSIT48917.2020.9214203.
  9. G. Kadam, S. Parekh, P. Agnihotri, D. Ambawade and P. Bhavathankar, “An Approach to Reduce Uncertainty Problem in Network Intrusion Detection Systems,” in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2020, Rupnagar, India pp. 586-590, doi: 10.1109/ICIIS51140.2020.9342634.

Course Conducted

  • Two-Week ISTE STTP on Introduction to Design of Algorithms from 27 th April to 30 th may, 2015 as a workshop Coordinator
  • Two-Week ISTE Workshop on Computer Networking from 28 th May to 5th July, 2014 as a workshop Coordinator

Area of interest

  • Computer Networks
  • Wireless Ad-hoc Networks
  • Data structures and Algorithms
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design

Contact Information

022 – 26708520 Extn: 339
Room No. 411, 4th Floor, Department of Information Technology, Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Andheri(W), Mumbai 400058.