Vishal Gupta

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Information Systems, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Wireless Networks, Multi criteria decision making algorithms, Link structure of the web
Room No: 6121-T, New Academic Building,
Department of Computer Science & Information Systems,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.


  • Gupta, Vishal. "Blended SPOC Teaching and Learning Model for Computer Programming Course: Insights and Defeating Challenges." 2020 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE) [Scopus Indexed].
  • Saharan S., Gupta V. (2020) DDoS Prevention: Review and Issues. In: Patnaik S., Yang XS., Sethi I. (eds) Advances in Machine Learning and Computational Intelligence. Algorithms for Intelligent Systems. Springer, Singapore.
  • Saharan S., Gupta V. (2019): "Prevention and mitigation of DNS based DDoS attacks in SDN environment." In 2019 11th International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS), pp. 571-573. IEEE, 2019 [Scopus Indexed].
  • Gupta, Vishal, Amrit Kochar, Shail Saharan, Rakhee Kulshrestha. "DNS Amplification Based DDoS Attacks in SDN Environment: Detection and Mitigation." 2019 IEEE 4th International Conference on Computer and Communication Systems (ICCCS). IEEE, 2019. [SCOPUS Indexed] <Accepted and Presented>. “Received Best Presented Paper Award”.
  • Gupta, Vishal. “Deriving Priority Vector in Analytic Hierarchy Process: An Exhaustive Comparative Analysis on Different Metrics.” 3rd International Conference on Evidence Based Management (ICEBM 2019).
  • Gupta, Vishal. "Comparative Performance of Contradictory and Non-Contradictory Judgement Matrices in AHP Under Qualitative and Quantitative Metrics." International Journal of Decision Support System Technology (IJDSST) 10.1 (2018): 21-38. [ESCI indexed, SCOPUS indexed]
  • Gupta, Vishal, and Eklavya Sharma. "Mitigating DNS Amplification Attacks Using a Set of Geographically Distributed SDN Routers." 2018 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI). IEEE, 2018. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Gupta, Vishal, and Shivam Gupta. "Reducing DNSSEC Packet Size using Memorization in SDN environment." 2018 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI). IEEE, 2018. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Mittal, Govind, and Vishal Gupta. "KarmaNet: SDN Solution to DNS-Based Denial-of-Service." International Symposium on Security in Computing and Communication. Springer, Singapore, 2018. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Vishal Gupta, “A Case Study on Reflective and Blended mode of Teaching Pedagogy in Indian Context” in proceedings of National Workshop on Improving Synergy between Teaching and Research in Indian Academia (Istria 2018) March 26-27, 2018
  • Gupta, Vishal, Shrey Shah, and Shantanu Shrivastava. "Secure domain name service in software defined network." 2017 20th International Conference of Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT). IEEE, 2017. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Gupta, Vishal. "Link changes with change in demand in Flow Distribution Networks." 2016 International Conference on Information Technology (ICIT). IEEE, 2016. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Gupta, Vishal. "Network selection in 3G-WLAN interworking environment using TOPSIS." 2016 11th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS). IEEE, 2016. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Vishal Gupta, Sagar Gupta, “Simulating Water Distribution Network using EPANET”, in proceedings of International Conference on Evidence Based Management 2015 (ICEBM2015)
  • Gupta, Vishal, and Mukesh Kumar Rohil. "Bit-Stuffing in 802. 11 Beacon Frame: Embedding Non-Standard Custom Information." International Journal of Computer Applications 63.2 (2013).
  • Gupta, Vishal. "Network discovery and user preferences for network selection in 3G-WLAN interworking environment." 2013 Fifth International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS). IEEE, 2013. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Gupta, Vishal. "Comparison of Methods of deriving Priorities in AHP", 2013 IEEE Second International Conference on Image Information Processing (ICIIP 2013).
  • Gupta, Vishal, and Mukesh Kumar Rohil. "Modeling user preferences for vertical handover in 3G-WLAN interworking environment on top of IEEE 802.11 u." 2013 3rd IEEE International Advance Computing Conference (IACC). IEEE, 2013. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Gupta, Vishal, and Mukesh Kumar Rohil. "Enhancing Wi-Fi with IEEE 802.11 u for mobile data offloading." International Journal of Mobile Network Communications and Telematics 2.4 (2012): 19-29.
  • Gupta, V., and M. K. Rohil. "Interworking of 3G and 802.11 Networks: Present and the future Ahead." International Journal of Mobile and ad hoc network 2.1 (2012): 106-110.
  • Vishal Gupta, Mukesh Kumar Rohil, "Mobile Data Offloading: Benefits, Issues, and Technological Solutions”, Advances in Computer Science, Engineering & Applications, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, volume 167, pp 73 - 80, 2012. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Vishal Gupta, Mukesh Kumar Rohil, "An experimental measurement of contradictory judgement matrices in AHP", 2nd IEEE International Conference on Parallel Distributed and Grid Computing (PDGC 2012), pp.527 - 532, December 6-8, 2012, Waknaghat, India. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Vishal Gupta, Swaroop S., "Handover procedure using probability based mobility patterns in 3G-WLAN interworking environment", 2012 International Conference on Recent Advances in Computing and Software Systems (RACSS 2012), pp.224-227, April 25-27 2012, Chennai, India. [SCOPUS Indexed]
  • Vishal Gupta, Mukesh Kumar Rohil, "Information Embedding in IEEE 802.11 Beacon Frame", IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Communication Technologies & its impact on Next Generation Computing (CTNGC 2012), pp 12-16, November 2012, ITS Ghaziabad.
  • Vishal Gupta, “Improved Ranking Algorithm using Bow Tie Stricture of the Web”, International Conference on Web Engineering and Applications (ICWA 2008), pp 69 – 75, 2008, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Vishal Gupta, P. S. Gill, “Improved Ranking Algorithms for Clustered and Non Clustered graphs in HyperLinked Environment”, 5th Annual Conference on Information Science Technology and Management (CISTM 2007), July 16-18, 2007, Hyderabad.
  • Vishal Gupta, R K Gupta, “Effectiveness of Search Engines using Sponsored Links”, National Conference on Information Technology: Emerging Engineering Perspectives and Practices (ITEEPP 2007), April 6-7, 2007, Thapar University, Patiala.
  • Vishal Gupta, N. Dwivedi “The web Search Engines: a comparative study from users perspective”, National Conference INDIACom-2007, Bharati Vidyapeet University, Delhi.
  • N. Dwivedi, Vishal Gupta, “Effectiveness of different search Engines: a Comparative study”, National Conference on Emerging Technologies and Trends in IT (NCET 2007), pp 25 - 30, April 6 - 7, 2007, India Habitat Center, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
  • Vishal Gupta, “Weighted Page rank in Hyper Linked Environment”, National Conference of Asia Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi.
  • Vishal Gupta, P. S. Gill, “Improved Weighted Inter-Cluster Edge Ranking (WICER) Algorithm for Clustered Graph”, Icfai Journal of Information Technology, volume 3, number 4, pp. 53-60, December 2007.
  • Gupta, Vishal. "A keyword searching algorithm for search engines." 2007 Innovations in Information Technologies (IIT). IEEE, 2007.



  1. Participated in edX Partner Training Programme in connection with the education collaboration between edX and BITS, Pilani at Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS, USA.
  2. "MOOC Production Workshop" conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore.
  3. "Experiential Learning Workshop" in BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus.
  4. "Outcome based Learning Workshop" in BITS Pilani, Pilani campus
  5. "MOOC Production Workshop", organized by IIM Bangalore.
  6. "Introduction to Graphs and Geometric Algorithms", jointly organized by BITS, Pilani and TIFR, Mumbai.
  7. "Adhyayan", Faculty Development Program, organized by NASSCOM IT Work Force Development.