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Kranti Kumar

Assistant Professor

PhD in Mathematics (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee)

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Affiliation

School of Liberal Studies

Education & Research

Kranti Kumar obtained Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Lucknow, Lucknow in 2005 and 2007 respectively. He completed his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2013. His doctoral thesis deals with traffic noise modeling and traffic flow modeling using Artificial Neural Networks.

 

His research interests include noise pollution modeling, traffic flow modeling, differential equations and Artificial Neural Networks.

Past Employment

  • Taught at the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, University of Lucknow, Lucknow at graduate level as Ad-Hoc Lecturer during 2008-2009 in the evening classes.
  • Taught in the tutorial classes of B. Tech, MCA and M.Sc. students assigned by the Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee during July 2009 to June 2013.
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in the Fluid Dynamics Division, School of Advanced Sciences (SAS), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University, Vellore, Tamilnadu-632014, India from 01/07/2013 to 10/7/2014.
     

Publications

Research Articles in Journals:

  1. Kranti Kumar, V. K. Katiyar, M. Parida, K. Rawat, “Mathematical modeling of road traffic noise prediction”, International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (IJAMM), 7 (4), 21-28, 2011. [ISSN No.: 0973-0184; Impact Factor: 0]
  2. Kranti Kumar, M. Parida, V. K. Katiyar, “Road Traffic Noise Prediction with Neural Networks- A Review”, An International Journal of Optimization and Control: Theories and Applications (IJOCTA), 2(1), 29-37, 2012. [ISSN No.: 2146-0957; Impact Factor: 0]
  3. Kranti Kumar, M. Parida, V. K. Katiyar, “Prediction of urban traffic noise using artificial neural network approach”, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal (EEMJ). 13 (4), 817-826 (2014). [ISSN No.: 1582-9596; Impact Factor: 1.117]
  4. Kranti Kumar, M. Parida and V. K. Katiyar, “Optimized Height of Noise Barrier for Non-Urban Highway using Artificial Neural Network”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (IJEST Springer), 11 (3), 719-730 (2014). [ISSN No.: 1735-2630; Impact Factor: 2.190]
  5. Kranti Kumar, M. Parida and V. K. Katiyar, “Short term traffic flow prediction in heterogeneous condition using artificial neural network”, Transport (Taylor and Francis). doi: 10.3846/16484142.2013.818057. [ISSN No.: 1648-3480; Impact Factor: 0.529]

Research Articles in Conference Proceedings:

  1. Kranti Kumar, M. Parida, V. K. Katiyar, “Artificial Neural Network Modeling for Road Traffic Noise Prediction” published in the proceedings of third “International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technology– ICCCNT 2012” by IEEE Xplore. doi:10.1109/ICCCNT.2012.6395944.
  2. Kranti Kumar, M. Parida, V. K. Katiyar, “Short term traffic flow prediction for a non urban highway using Artificial Neural Network” published in “Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences” by Elsevier through 2nd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (2nd CTRG). Volume 104, pp: 755-764. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.11.170

International Conference Attended:

  1. “4th International Congress on Environmental Research - ICER 2011” held at SVNIT Surat from 15-17 December, 2011.
  2. First International Conference on “Yoga for Health and Social Transform” held at Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, Uttarakhand from January 2-5, 2011.
  3. Third “International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technology– ICCCNT 2012” held at SNS College of Engineering Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, from 26-28 July, 2012.
  4. 2nd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (2nd CTRG) held at Agra between 12-15 December, 2013.

National Conferences Attended:

  1. National Conference on Mathematics-2008 held on December 22-23, 2008 at the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, Lucknow University, Lucknow.
  2. National Symposium under UGC SAP (DRS-1) Programme held on December 24-25, 2008 at the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, Lucknow University, Lucknow.
  3. National Research Scholar Meet in Mathematical Science which was held at Department of Mathematics, IIT, Roorkee during December 19-23, 2009, attended.
  4. 2nd National Symposium under UGC SAP (DRS-1) Programme held on January 09-10, 2010 at the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, Lucknow University, Lucknow.
  5. National Seminar on Sports Biomechanics and Exercise Sciences held on April 16-17, 2011 at the St. Stephen’s College, North Campus, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  6. National conference on “Role of Mathematical and Physical Sciences in Engineering and Technology” held at Government Degree College Karnprayag, Uttarakhand from 21-22 October, 2011.

Training Program and Workshops attended:

  1. “Library Orientation Program and Workshop on Scopus and Science Direct” Held at Mahatma Gandhi Central Library, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee on 27 February, 2012.
  2. QIP workshop on “Interaction of Academia-Industry on Mathematical Modeling” organized by Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee on 31March, 2012.
  3. Two online workshops on “Webcast on ethics in scientific article submission and publishing” and “Webcast on charting a course for a successful research carrier” organized by Elsevier Biggerbrains on 11 July, 2012.
  4. Faculty Development Programme on “Teaching Mathematics” organized by School of Advanced Sciences (SAS), VIT University Vellore during 8-9 July, 2013.
  5. Faculty Development Programme on “MATLAB”organized by Academic Staff College (ASC), VIT University Vellore during 27-29 August, 2013.
  6. VIT Mathematical Meet 2014 held at VIT University on 25 January, 2014.
  7. Faculty Development Programme on “Role of Multiple Intelligences” organized by Academic Staff College (ASC), VIT University Vellore on 27 February, 2014.

Professionl Activities/Awards

  • Life member of Indian Society of Biomechanics, Registration Number: N-258.
  • Life member of Trinity Mathematical Society, Registration Number: A-453.
  • Life member of Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics (ISTAM)
  • Obtained third place in online quiz organized by Elsevier at IIT Roorkee in March- 2012.
  • Qualified GATE and CSIR-JRF in Mathematical Sciences in 2008.
     

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