Bishakh Ghosh
IIT Kharagpur

My current areas of interest are distributed systems, cloud computing, computer networks.

I am working under the supervision of Dr. Sandip Chakraborty

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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2018 - Present

PhD Blockchains and MPC

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

National Institute of Technology Durgapur 2014 - 2018

Bachelor of Technology CGPA: 9.26

Department of Information Technology

Higher Secondary School 2012-2014

Nava Nalanda Santiniketan 88.8%

Secondary School 2012

Nava Nalanda Santiniketan 87.14%


NDSS 2023 - Bishakh Chandra Ghosh (IITKGP), Sikhar Patranabis (IBM Research, India), Dhinakaran Vinayagamurthy (IBM Research, India), Venkataraman Ramakrishna (IBM Research, India), Krishnasuri Narayanam (IBM Research, India), Sandip Chakraborty (IITKGP) Private Certifier Intersection | Preprint | Source Code

IEEE ICBC 2022 - Bishakh Chandra Ghosh (IITKGP), Dhinakaran Vinayagamurthy (IBM Research, India), Venkataraman Ramakrishna (IBM Research, India), Krishnasuri Narayanam (IBM Research, India), Sandip Chakraborty (IITKGP) Privacy-Preserving Negotiation of Common Trust Anchors Across Blockchain Networks

COMSNETS 2022 Demo - Jahnavi Yerramaddu (National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India); Prathyusha Mudavath and Sayad Shahanaz (NITK, India); Dhaval Thummar (National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India); Bishakh Chandra Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India); Sourav Kanti Addya (National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India) Democratizing University Seat Allocation using Blockchain

IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing - 2021 - Sourav Kanti Addya (NITK Surathkal), Anurag Satpathy (NIT Rourkela), Bishakh Chandra Ghosh (IITKGP), Sandip Chakraborty (IITKGP), Soumya K Ghosh (IITKGP), Sajal K Das (Missouri University of Science and Technology) CoMCLOUD: Virtual Machine Coalition for Multi-Tier Applications over Multi-Cloud Environments

IEEE ICBC 2021 - Bishakh Chandra Ghosh (IITKGP), Venkataraman Ramakrishna (IBM Research, India), Chander Govindarajan (IBM Research, India), Dushyant Behl (IBM Research, India), Dileban Karunamoorthy (IBM Research, Australia), Ermyas Abebe (IBM Research, Australia), Sandip Chakraborty (IITKGP) Decentralized Cross-Network Identity Management for Blockchain Interoperation | Arxiv | Presentation

IEEE INFOCOM 2021 - Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Tanay Bhartia, Sourav Kanti Addya, Sandip Chakraborty Leveraging Public-Private Blockchain Interoperability for Closed Consortium Interfacing

ACM SIGCOMM 2020 Posters - Nishant Baranwal Somy, Abhijit Mondal, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Sandip Chakraborty System Call Interception for Serverless Isolation

MobileHCI 2020 Late-Breaking Results - Partha Sarathi Pal, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Ankan Ghosh, Sujoy Saha, Subrata Nandi, Sandip Chakraborty Aco-Wi : Acoustic Initiated Wi-Fi Peer-group Communication for Opportunistic Messaging

MobileHCI 2020 - Partha Sarathi Paul, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Ankan Ghosh, Sujoy Saha, Subrata Nandi, Sandip Chakraborty Disaster Strikes! Internet Blackout! What’s the Fate of Crisis Mapping?

COMSNETS 2020 Poster - Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Sourav Kanti Addya, Nishant Baranwal Somy, Shubha Brata Nath, Sandip Chakraborty, Soumya K Ghosh Caching techniques to improve latency in serverless architectures

Journal of Network and Computer Applications - P. S. Paul, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Hridoy Datta, Kingshuk De, Arka Prava Basu, Prithviraj Pramanik, Sujoy Saha, Sandip Chakraborty, Niloy Ganguly, Subrata Nandi CRIMP: Here crisis mapping goes offline

IEEE CLOUD 2019 - Sourav Kanti Addya, Anurag Satpathy, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Sandip Chakraborty and Soumya K. Ghosh Power and Time aware VM Migration for Multi-tier Applications over Geo-distributed Clouds

IEEE SCC 2019 - Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Sourav Kanti Addya, Anurag Satpathy, Soumya K. Ghosh and Sandip Chakraborty Towards a Democratic Federation for Infrastructure Service Provisioning | PDF | Presentation

COMSNETS 2016 - Partha Sarathi Paul, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Kingshuk De, Sujoy Saha, Subrata Nandi, Indrajit Bhattacharya and Sandip Chakraborty. On design and implementation of a scalable and reliable Sync system for delay tolerant challenged networks

ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop - EM-GIS 2016 - Partha Sarathi Paul, Hridoy Sankar Dutta, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Krishnandu Hazra, Sandip Chakraborty, Sujoy Saha, Subrata Nandi. Offline crisis mapping by opportunistic dissemination of crisis data after large-scale disasters

ACM CHANTS - Partha Sarathi Paul, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Kingshuk De, Sujoy Saha, Subrata Nandi, and Sandip Chakraborty. Demo: pSync: A Peer-to-peer Sync Tool for Challenged Networks.

ICDCN 19 Workshops - EmeRTeS - Partha Sarathi Paul, Chandrika Mukherjee, Bishakh Chandra Ghosh, Sudipta Pandit, Sujoy Saha, Subrata Nandi On Designing a Fast-Deployable ‘Localized’ GIS Platform for using ‘Offline’ during Post-Disaster Situation


IBM Research - IRL - Summer Intern June - August 2020 Blockchain Interoperability

Cityprobe Project NIT Durgapur - Project Student Associate Dec 2017 - May 2018 Opportunistic data dissemination through challenged networks

MAQ Software - Software Intern May 2017 - Jun 2017 Microsoft Returns Dashboard using TSQL, ASP, and Power BI.

Google Summer of Code - Python Software Foundation May 2016 - Aug 2016 Custom content management system using Django and content aggregation system for automatic inte- gration of documentation of Dipy in the Dipy webite.

DISARM project NIT Durgapur

Winter Intern 2015-16

Port pSync to Java and integrate it with an Android app.

Summer Intern 2015-16

Implementation of congestion control protocols in pSync

Winter Intern 2014-15

Design and implementation of a peer to peer sync tool in python pSync.


Teaching Assistant - IIT Kharagpur
[NPTEL] Blockchain and its Applications (2022) |
[IIT Kgp] Theory and Applications of Blockchain (Autumn 2021)
[NPTEL] Computer Networks and Internet Protocol (2021)
[IIT Kgp] Networks Lab (Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021)
[IIT Kgp] Advances in Operating Systems Design (Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020)

Publicity Chair - COMSNETS 2023

Web Chair - COMSNETS 2022

Web Chair - STEERS Workshop 2021, 2022

Tech Lead - GNU Linux Users’ Group, NIT Durgapur 2017-18

Reviewed Journals - Journal of Systems and Software, Ad Hoc Networks, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management

Served as PC member in IEEE ICBC 2023


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Bishakh has completed his B.Tech from NIT Durgapur in 2018. He is currently working towards his Ph.D. from IIT Kharagpur under the supervision of Dr. Sandip Chakraborty. His areas of interest includes blockchains, distributed systems, cloud computing, and computer networks. He has published more than 10 papers in this short duration including some of the prestigious conferences like IEEE INFOCOM, ACM SIGCOMM, Mobile HCI, IEEE SCC, etc. He has two US patent applications in blockchain technology. He has received Microsoft Travel Grant for attending IEEE SCC 2019, and LRN Foundation International Travel Grant for attending INFOCOM 2021. In his B.Tech, he participated in various Hackathons and coding competitions. He completed Google Summer of Code in 2016 under Python Software Foundation. He led his team in Smart India Hackathon 2017 to emerge as the first runners up. He has also won Spot Award from MAQ Software, winter intern award from NIT Durgapur. He was technical lead of a 3-tier team of 50 people in GNU Linux Users’ Group at NIT Durgapur. He can be reached through the following website.


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