Department Computer Science & Engineering
Educational Qualification BTech(CSE)- MMMEC , MTech(Hons-Systems Engg)-IIT BHU , Ph.D (IT)-NIT Raipur
Contact Number 7587071023
Areas of Interest
  • Mobile ad-hoc networks
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Internet Of Things
  • Soft Computing



  1. Anand, Veena, and Sudhakar Pandey. "New approach of GA–PSO‐based clustering and routing in wireless sensor networks." International Journal of Communication Systems 33.16 (2020): e4571. (SCIE Indexed)

  2. Pandey, Sudhakar, and Veena Anand. "Load-Balanced Clustering Scheme with Sink Mobility for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks." National Academy science letters 40.5 (2017): 335-341. (SCIE Indexed)

  3. Anand, Veena, and Sudhakar Pandey. "Particle Swarm Optimization and harmony search based clustering and routing in Wireless Sensor Networks." International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems 10.1 (2017): 1252-1262. (SCIE Indexed)

  4. Kumari, Sangeeta, Pavan Kumar Mishra, and Veena Anand. "Fault resilient routing based on moth flame optimization scheme for underwater wireless sensor networks." Wireless Networks 26.2 (2020): 1417-1431. (SCI Indexed)

  5. Jaiswal, Kavita, and Veena Anand. "EOMR: An energy-efficient optimal multi-path routing protocol to improve QoS in wireless sensor network for IoT applications." Wireless Personal Communications (2019): 1-23. (SCIE Indexed)

  6. Kumari, Sangeeta, Pavan Kumar Mishra, and Veena Anand. "Integrated Load Balancing and Void Healing Routing with Cuckoo Search Optimization Scheme for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks." Wireless Personal Communications 111.3 (2020): 1787-1803. (SCIE Indexed)

  7. Agrawal, Deepika, Sudhakar Pandey, and Veena Anand. "A Secure Cluster Head Selection Mechanism Based on Node's Features and Behavior in Wireless Sensor Networks." International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP) 13.3 (2019): 74-90. (ESCI Indexed)

  8. Varma, Pothuri Surendra, and Veena Anand. "Random Forest Learning Based Indoor Localization as an IoT Service for Smart Buildings." Wireless Personal Communications 117.4 (2021): 3209-3227. (SCIE Indexed)

  9. SangeetaKumari, Veena Anand. “Fault-resilient Localization using Fuzzy Logic and NSGA II based Metaheuristic scheme for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks”. Soft Computing. Indexed)

  10. Jaiswal, K., Anand, V. “A Grey-Wolf based Optimized Clustering approach to improve QoS in wireless sensor networks for IoT applications”. Peer-to-Peer Netw. Appl. (2021). (SCI Indexed)

  11. Jaiswal, K., Anand, V. “A QoS aware optimal node deployment in wireless sensor network using Grey wolf optimization approach for IoT applications”. TelecommunSyst (2021). (SCI Indexed)

  12. Jaiswal, Kavita, and Veena Anand. "FAGWO-H: A hybrid method towards fault-tolerant cluster-based routing in wireless sensor network for IoT applications." The Journal of Supercomputing (2022): 1-33. (SCI Indexed)
  13. Varma, Pothuri Surendra, and Veena Anand. "Fault-Tolerant indoor localization based on speed conscious recurrent neural network using Kullback–Leibler divergence." Peer-to-peer Networking and Applications (2022): 1-15. (SCI Indexed)
  14. Jaiswal, Kavita, and Veena Anand."ESND-FA: An energy-efficient scheduled based node deployment approach using firefly algorithm for target coverage in wireless sensor networks".  International Journal of Wireless Information Networks (2022). (Under Revision)



Papers Published in International Conferences

  1. Veena Anand, Sudhakar Pandey,Valiveru Sai Sravya,Vontari Uthej Reddy, "Energy efficient priority based clustering for wireless sensor networks", International Conference on Energy, Environment and Economics (ICEEE2017)11‐13December 2017, Heriot‐Watt University, Edinburgh,UK.

  2. Anand Veena , Agrawal Deepika, Tirkey Preety and Pandey Sudhakar"An energy efficient approach to extend network life time of wireless sensor networks." Procedia Computer Science 92 (2016): 425-430.

  3. Veena Anand, Gupta Suresh “ Simulation based Performance comparison of AODV, DSR and DSDV Protocols under varying node density" ICRTES'. International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering Sciences – 2013. Nov. 2013. ISBN: 9789351071747.

  4. Anand, Veena, and Suresh Chandra Gupta. "Performance of AODV, DSR and DSDV Protocols under varying node movement." 2012 World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies. IEEE, 2012.

  5. Shaikh, Rafe Athar, Tirath Prasad Sahu, and Veena Anand. "Predicting Outcomes of Legal Cases based on Legal Factors using Classifiers." Procedia Computer Science 167 (2020): 2393-2402.

  6. K. Jaiswal, V. Anand. Efficient Fault-Tolerant Cluster-based Approach for Wireless Sensor Networks" 9th International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing:Theory and Applications (FICTA ), Springer 2021. 

  7. Pothuri Surendra Varma, Veena Anand. “Indoor Localization for IoT Applications: Review, Challenges and Manual site survey approach”. Frontiers of Technologies: Fuelling Prosperity of the Planet and People. 3rd IEEE Bombay Section Signature Conference – 2021. 

  8. Singh, Shashank, and Veena Anand. "Comparative Study of Different Routing Protocol for Opportunistic IoT Applications." 2019 International Conference on Computing, Power and Communication Technologies (GUCON). IEEE, 2019.

  9. Jaiswal, Kavita, and Veena Anand. "An optimal QoS-aware multipath routing protocol for IoT based wireless sensor networks." 2019 3rd international conference on electronics, communication and aerospace technology (ICECA). IEEE, 2019. (Received Best Paper Award)

  10. PhD Proposal presented at Ninth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE ANTS 2015) Sponsored by IEEE Communications Society December 15-18, 2015, Indian Statistical Institute,  Kolkata 700108, India.

Book Chapter

  1. Agrawal P, Anand V, Tripathi S, Pandey S, Kumar S. A solution for successful routing in low–mid-density network using updated Azimuthal protocol. InInternational Conference on Innovative Computing and Communications 2019 (pp. 339-347). Springer, Singapore.

  2. Jaiswal, Kavita, and Veena Anand. "A Survey on IoT-Based Healthcare System: Potential Applications, Issues, and Challenges." Advances in Biomedical Engineering and Technology. Springer, Singapore 459-471.

  3. Kumari, Sangeeta, Pavan Kumar Mishra, and Veena Anand “Energy Efficient Routing Scheme for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks using Type‐2 Takagi‐ Sugeno‐Kang FIS.” accepted in ICAECT, Springer, 2020.

  4. Kumari, Sangeeta, Pavan Kumar Mishra, and Veena Anand“Target Tracking Scheme using Multi‐ ObjectiveDifferentialEvolutionforUnderwaterWirelessSensor Networks.”acceptedinICAECT,Springer,2020.

  5. Anand Veena. Azimuth Tree-Based Self-organizing Protocol for Internet of Things. InProceedings of Fifth International Congress on Information and Communication Technology: ICICT 2020, London, Volume 2 (p. 342). Springer Nature.

  6. Veena Anand et al. Book Title: Internet of Things, An Indian Adaptation: Concepts and Applications. Chapter 3. IoT Reference Layers and Protocol Stacks. 2021. ISBN: 9789354247842. Wiley.

  7. Jaiswal, Kavita, and Veena Anand. "Efficient Fault-Tolerant Cluster-Based Approach for Wireless Sensor Networks." Intelligent Data Engineering and Analytics. Springer, Singapore, 2022. 293-300.

Other Info.

Ph. D. Thesis Supervision:


  • Dr. Sangeeta Kumari. “Energy-efficient and reliable data gathering protocol for cloud-based under water wireless sensor networks”. on 21st December 2020.
  • Ms. Kavita Jaiswal. "Analysis and Enhancement of Quality of Service Parameters in Wireless Sensor Networks".


In Progress:

  • Mr. Pothuri Surendra Varma. "Machine Learning based Techniques to Optimize Indoor Localization in IoT Applications".
  • Mr. Shashank Singh. "Design and Develop an Optimized Framework to Enhance Routing Performance in Wireless Sensor Networks".


Abroad Visits (for academic and professional activities):

  • Visited London, England to present paper in Fifth International Congress on Information and Communication Technology(ICICT 2020) held at Brunel University, London, on February 20–21, 2020.
  • Visited Edinburgh, UK to present paper in International Conference on Energy, Environment and Economics (ICEEE2017) held at Heriot‐Watt University, Edinburgh, on 11‐13 December 2017.


Administrative Responsibilities:

Department level activities:

  1. Convener of Departmental Grievance Committee
  2. Departmental MIS Coordinator
  3. Departmental Training and Placement Coordinator 
  4. Faculty in-charge for admission for Autumn 2019
  5. Departmental Faculty in-charge, Public and Media Relation

Institute level activities: 

  1. Member of Anti-ragging Committee
  2. Member of  Invitation  Committee  in 9th Convocation
  3. Member of Scrutiny Committee for the Non Teaching Post at NIT Raipur
  4. Chairperson in Physical Verification Committee for write off.
  5. Dy. Exam Coordinator for Non Teaching Recruitment post at NIT Raipur.


Short Term Training Programs/CEPs/Workshops Attended:

  1. TEQIP-ll sponsered One week  Short Term Course on "Communication Networks"(STC- CN-2013) at NIT Hamirpur.
  2. STTP on "Simulation of Image, Audio & Video with Matlab, OpenCV and Documentation with Latex", (SIMDOC-2015) at MNNIT Allahabad.