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Dr. Pushpendu Kar is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer ScienceUniversity of Nottingham (China campus). Before this, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the National University of Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University. He also worked in different engineering colleges as a lecturer and in the IT industry as a software professional. He has more than 12 years of teaching and research experience as well as one and a half years of industrial experience at IBM. He has completed all his PhD, Master of Engineering, and Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering. He also completed Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) in 2023. He was awarded the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Postdoctoral Fellowship from the European Commission, ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship from the European Union, and SERB OPD Fellowship from the Dept. of Science and Technology, Government of India. He has received the 2020 IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award. He has received four research grants for conducting research-based projects, three of them as a Principal Investigator (PI). He also received many travel grants to attend conferences and doctoral colloquiums. He is the author of more than 60 scholarly research papers, which have been published in reputed journals, conferences, book chapters, and IT magazines. He has also published one authored and three edited books. He is an inventor of five patents. He has chaired several conference committees, worked as a team member to organize short-term courses, and delivered a few invited talks and Keynote Lectures at international conferences and institutions. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), UK, and a Fellow of the Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers (FIETE), India. Ningbo Municipal Government, China has recognized him as a High-Level Talent. 

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Research Interests

  • Ad Hoc Networks
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Content-Centric Networking
  • Blockchain


  • Programming and Algorithms (COMP1038)
  • Programming paradigms (COMP1039)
  • Mobile Device Programming (COMP3059)

Collaboration Opportunities

Open for academic and industrial collaborations in the areas of WSN, IoT, and Content-Centric Networking.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Computer Science and Engineering

Master, Computer Science and Engineering

Master, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE)

Bachelor, Computer Science and Engineering


  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information and Communication Engineering
  • Electronics Science and Technology

Person Types

  • Staff


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