Education
Educational Qualifications
M.C.A

Ph.D.

Professional Experience
Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science and Applications, Panjab University

Responsibilites:
Achievements
Awards & Honours
Awarded University Medal for Securing First Position in M.C.A
Seminars
Coordinated One day Seminar on “Recent Trends and Practices in Software Engineering(RTPSE) for Development, Education and Research” ( March 05, 2008 )

in March

, 2008

Coordinated Two days Seminar on “ICT Developments : Past, Present and Future” (March 27-28, 2009)

in March

, 2009

Coordinated Two days Seminar on “Free/Open Source Software and Higher Education” (Feb. 19-20, 2010)

in February

, 2010

Coordinated One Day Seminar on “Recent Trends in Hardware and Software” (February 27, 2006) organized by Department of Computer Science and Applications, PU, Chandigarh.

in February

, 2006

One day Seminar on “Applications of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Development, Education and Research” on 27th February, 2007 organized by Department of Computer Science and Applications, PU, Chandigarh.

in February

, 2007

Workshops/Training
Participated in Orientation Course

on Orientation Course at Academic Staff College, Panjab University, Chandigarh, in 2001 for 28 Days

Participated in Refresher Course

on Refresher Course in Computer Applications at Department of Computer Science & Engg., Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, in 2003 for 20 Days

Participated in Refresher Course

on Refresher Course in Computer Science at Department of Computer Science and Applications, Panjab University, Chandigarh, in 2005 for 20 Days

Participated in Short Term Course

on UGC Sponsored Short Term Course “Handling Mid-Career Challenges in Academic Profession” at Academic Staff College, Panjab University, Chandigarh, in 2011

Participated in Workshop

on Workshop on Curriculum Revision for Information Technology and Computer Science, organized by Department of Computer Science and Applications, PU, Chandigarh,
in 2004

Attended Workshop

on Workshop on Patent Awareness, organized by CIIPP, PU, Chandigarh in association with Patent Information Centre, Punjab State Council for Science & Technology (PSCST) and Technology Information, forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC), DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi,
in 2014

Attended Workshop

on Two-day Workshop on “Curriculum Revision for Computer Science and Information Technology”, organized by DCDC and Department of Computer Science and Applications, PU, Chandigarh,
in 2007

Attended Faculty Development Program

on SPSS 16.0 Faculty Development Program, organized by SPSS South Asia and Statistics Department of Panjab University, Chandigarh,
in 2008

Research Paper/Articles Published
“Using Defect Repository to Determine Free/Open Source Software Quality”

Journal: Panjab University Research Journal (Science), Chandigarh, Vol. 57, 2007, pp 239-249.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN: 0555- 7631

“An Empirical Investigation of Defect Management in Free/Open Source Software Projects”

Journal: Advances in Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering, 2008

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN: 978-1-4020- 87

“An Empirical Investigation of Defect Management in Free/Open Source Software Projects”

Journal: Springer Science+ Business Media B.V., pp 68-73

ISSN/ISBN No: e-ISBN: 978-1-4020-8

“Qualitative Evaluation of Defect Resolution in Free/Open Source Software Projects”

Journal: International Journal HIT Transactions on ECCN, Vol. 3, No. 9, 2009, pp 27-36.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN: 0973-6875

“Evaluating User Participation in Defect Reporting among Free/Open Source Software Projects"

Journal: Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2009, pp 1387-1403.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN: 0973-2926

“Defect Management Practices and Problems in Free/Open Source Software Projects”

Journal: International Journal of Software Engineering (IJSE), Vol. 1, Issue 5, Dec., 2011, pp 105-124.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN: 2180-1320

Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of F/OSS Volunteer Participation in Defect Management

Journal: International Journal of Software Engineering & Applications, (online) 0976-2221 (print) Vol. 3, Issue 2, March, 2012, pp. 71-85.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN: 0975-9018

“Opportunities, Concerns and Challenges in the Adoption of Cloud Storage”

Journal: International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technologies (IJCSIT), Vol. 3, Issue 3, 2012, pp. 4543-4548.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 0975-9646

“Cloud Databases: A Paradigm shift in Databases”

Journal: International Journal of Computer Science Issues (IJCSI), Vol. 9, Issue 4, 2012

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 1694-0814

“Mining of Quantitative Association Rules in Agricultural Data Warehouse: A Road Map”

Journal: International Journal of Information Science and Intelligent System, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2014, pp. 187-198.

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 2307-9142

Research Papers/Articles Presented
Paper Presented on “Intelligent Network Management System” ( pp. 10-15)

presented at National Conference on IT Pathway for Transformation, D.A.V College, Amritsar on 2004-03-13

Presented Paper on "E-Governance: Welfare Mantra for Masses" (ISBN: 0-9729562-8-X)

presented at 3rd International Conference on Information Science, Technology & Management (CISTM 2005), Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon on 2005-07-24

Presented Paper on “Quality Measurement in Free/Open Source Software: Present Scenario” ( ISBN: 0-9772107-4-X)

presented at 4th Annual International Conference on Information System, Technology and Management (CISTM 2006), Chandigarh on 2006-07-16

Presented Paper on “Software Project Estimation: Current Practices in Indian IT Industry” (ISBN: 0-9772107-4-X)

presented at 4th Annual International Conference on Information System, Technology and Management (CISTM 2006), Chandigarh on 2006-07-16

Presented Paper on “Participation of Global Internet Community in Free/Open Source Software” ( p. 78,)

presented at 10th Punjab Science Congress, Jalandhar, India. on 2007-02-09

Presented Paper on “Role of Defect Handling in Quality Assurance of Free/Open Source Software”

presented at 1st Chandigarh Science Congress, Chandigarh on 2007-03-10

Presented Paper on “Effectiveness of Defect Management in Free/Open Source Software Projects: A Study” (pp.559-563)

presented at 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computing & Communication Technologies, Panipat India. on 2007-11-03

Presented Papers on “Open Source Software Development: Exploring Research Perspectives”

presented at International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2010)

Presented Papers on “Open Source Software – Spectrum of Applications”

presented at In proceedings of 5th Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON 2011)

Presented Papers on “Sustainable Cloud Computing for Educational Institutes”

presented at National Seminar on “ Millennium Development Goals and National Mission on Education Through ICT: Challenges For The Universities”, Department of Life Long Learning and Extension, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2011-09-07

Others
Area of Specialization : Java Programming, Software Engineering, Open Source Software, Multimedia
Other Memberships: Coordinator for PGDCA offered by University School of Open Learning of Panjab University (Term Feb. 2008-Jan. 2011) ; Member of Selection Committees for Panjab University & its affiliated colleges ; Member of Inspection Committees for granting computer course affiliation to various colleges of Panjab University ; Member and Convener of Board of Studies ((Feb. 2008-Jan. 2011) for Post-Graduate/UnderGraduate Computer Courses [MCA, BCA, M.Sc.(IT), BA/BSc (IT, Computer Science, Computer Applications), Add-on courses] at Panjab University and its affiliated colleges ; Member of Joint Research Board (Science) (Term Feb. 2008 - Jan. 2011) ; Member of Faculty of Science (Term Feb. 2008 - Jan. 2011).
Reviewer/Referee of Journal : Panjab University Research Journal (Science) , Chandigarh, ISSN: 0555-7631 ; International Conference on Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering (SCSS), International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2007), Bridgeport, USA.
Project Work
Professional Association
Life Member, The Indian Science Congress Association
Life Member, Computer Society of India
Life Member, Punjab Academy of Sciences
Member, International Association of Engineers.
Member, Board of Control of DCSA, PU
Member, Administrative, Academic and Technical Committees of DCSA, PU