पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under MHRD, Govt.of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh
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Amar Taggu

Assistant Professor

Cognitive Radio Networks Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks Network Security Machine Learning IoT

Email: atg [AT] nerist(dot)ac(dot)in, ataggu[AT]gmail(dot)com
Phone(EPBX/Office): +91-360-2257401 to 410 (Extn: 6142)
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From To Designation Organisation
11th December 2009 Present Assistant Professor NERIST
Degree Subject University Year
M. E. Computer Sc. & Engineering Jadavpur University 2009
B. E. Computer Sc. & Engineering VTU 2006
AISSCE Science CBSE 1999
AISSE -- CBSE 1997
From To Designation Organisation
2011 2015 Deputy Incharge ET Cell
2015 Present Head ET Cell
Topic Funding Agency Year
ITRA-Mobile: “Mobile Broadband Service Support over Cognitive Radio Networks” ITRA (DEITY) Ongoing (2016)
  1. IEEE Member
  2. ACM Member
  3. CSI Member
Title Course Code Module Semester
Object Oriented programming in C/C++ CS-3102/CS-4301 Diploma/Degree  
Computer Architecture CS-4202 Degree  
Data Structures CS-4203/4404 Degree  
Computer Networks CS-5203 Degree  
Mobile Computing CS-6004 Degree  
Computer Network Security CS-6102 Degree  
Compiler Design CS-6101 Degree  
Advanced Computer Communication and Networking IT-7104 MTech  
Networking and Internetworking Technology Lab IT-7201 MTech  
Title of Project Names of Students    
Encryption-based PUEA Mitigation in CRN Mr. Hirak Jyoti Sarmah and Mr. Gaisingam Pamei    
A study on TVWS in Nirjuli (MTech) Ms. Khoda Yasina    
Game Theory Based Jamming Attack Countermeasure in CRN (BTech) Ms. Manmi Nath, Ms. Poulami Banik, Ms. Clareen and Ms. Khumjila    

PUEA Detection in Cognitive Radio Networks (BTech)

Mr. T. Baite and Mr. C. Lalrinawma    
PUEA Detection using localisation of Primary Tx in CRN (MTech) Ms. D. Salam    
A Fusion Centre Based SSDF Attacks Detection Mechanism for CRN (BTech) Mr. H. Das and Mr. F. Zonunmawia    
Collaborative Detection Strategy for SSDF Attacks in Cognitive Radio Network (M Tech) Ms. C. Chunka    
Dynamic Spectrum Access in Cognitive Radio Networks (MTech) Ms. L. Chom    
A mechanism for wormhole detection in MANETs (BTech) Mr. Albert Mundu and Mr. Abhijit Das    
Application Layer Detection of DoS attacks in MANET using TraceGray (BTech) Mr. Abhishek Mungoli and Mr. K. Kipgen    
QuickTrace: An Application based on Mobile Agents to trace routes in MANET. (MTech) Mr. Sibesh Lodh    
Course Name Sponsored By Date
FDP on Advance in Integrated Manufacturing Robotic TEQIP and NERIST 26th June-30th June, 2012
FDP on Advances in Networking Technplogies TEQIP and NERIST 29th April to 3rd May, 2013
FDP on " Advances in Electronics & Communication (AEC)" TEQIP and NERIST 22nd -26th, July , 2013
FDP on  " Advances in Computer Science and Information Technology " TEQIP and NERIST August 26th -30th , 2013
FDP on " Optical Technique and Devices in Scientific and Engineering System Application" TEQIP and NERIST 28th Oct. - 1st Nov. 2013
FDP on "Emerging Research Issues in Speech and Natural language Processing" TEQIP and NERIST 30th Sept. to 4th Oct. 2013
FDP on " Prospects of Cloud Computing in Education" TEQIP and NERIST 3rd-7th February, 2014
Orientation Programme on Pedagogy (2-weeks) TEQIP, NERIST and NITTTR, Kolkata 8th September to 17th September 2014
ISTE STTP on Introduction to Design of Algorithms
IIT Kharagpur 27th April to 24th May 2015 (Online)
25th May to 30th May 2015 (Remote Center, NERIST)
Orientation Programme on Pedagogy
TEQIP, NERIST and NITTTR, Kolkata 11th September to 20th September 2015

Short-course on Cognitive Radio and Wireless Communication - Theory, Practice and Security (2-weeks)

IIT Kanpur 1st September to 10th September 2016
1-week FDP on Machine Intelligence and IoT Tezpur University 19th February to 23rd February 2018
Conference Name Sponsored By Date
FDP on Advances in Networking Technplogies TEQIP 29th April – 3rd May 2013
Orientation Programme on Pedagogy   TEQIP 8th September – 17th September 2014
National Conference on Computing, Communication and Information Processing AICTE and NEQIP 2nd May – 3rd May 2015
Refereed Journal
1. “Rina K, Nath S., Marchang N. and Taggu A.”,”Can Clustering be Used to Detect Intrusion During Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks?”, (In Print) Accepted in June 2016 for publication in IEEE Systems journal. DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2016.2584098
2. W. Singh N.,  Marchang N. and Taggu A.", "Mitigating SSDF Attack using Distance-based Outlier approach in Cognitive Radio Networks",  Accepted for publication in International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (Inderscience)
1.  Amar Taggu, Manmi Nath, Poulami Banik and Ningrinla Marchang, "A Jammer-Resilient Cognitive Radio Network using Evolutionary Game Theory", The 20th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Applications (WPMC 2017), Dec 17-20, 2017, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2.  Amar Taggu, Kennong Rina, Khoda Yasina, Ningrinla Marchang, " A Study on Spectral Occupancy in the North Eastern India for Rural Broadband Access", 6th International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), Sept. 13-16, 2017, Manipal University, Karnataka, India

3. Salam D., Taggu A., Marchang N., "An Effective Emitter-Source Localisation-based PUEA Detection Mechanism in Cognitive Radio Networks", 2016 Intl. Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), Sept. 21-24, 2016, Jaipur, India

4. Marchang, N.; Rajkumari, R.; Brahmachary, S.B.; Taggu, A., “ Dynamic Decision Rule for Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks”,  2015 IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies (ICECCT), ISBN:  978-1-4799-6084-2, DOI:  10.1109/ICECCT.2015.7226198
5. Nath, Shikhamoni; Marchang, Ningrinla; Taggu, Amar, “ Mitigating SSDF attack using k-medoids clustering in Cognitive Radio Networks”, 2015 IEEE 11th International Conference on Networking and Communications (WiMob), Abu Dhabi, ISBN: 978-1-4799-3078-4 , DOI: 10.1109/ICACCI.2014.6968561
6. Taggu Amar, Chunka C, Marchang N, “CODES: A COllaborative DEtection Strategy for SSDF Attacks in Cognitive Radio Networks”, 2015 ACM Third International Symposium on Women in Computing and Informatics (WCI), ISBN: 978-1-4503-3361-0, DOI: 10.1145/2791405.2791501
7. Das K., Taggu A., “ A comprehensive analysis of DoS attacks in Mobile Adhoc Networks”, 2014 Third IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI) ISBN:  978-1-4799-3078-4, DOI:  10.1109/ICACCI.2014.6968561
8. Taggu A., Taggu A., “ wTracert: An optimal timer based traceroute implementation for wireless networks”, 2012 Fifth IEEE Wireless Days (Dublin), ISBN: 978-1-4673-4402-9  , DOI:  10.1109/WD.2012.6402824
9. Taggu A., Taggu A., “ TraceGray : An Application Layer Scheme for Intrusion Detection in MANET using Mobile Agents ”, 2011 Third IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), ISBN:  978-1-4244-8952-7 , DOI:   10.1109/COMSNETS.2011.5716475