Dr. Annavarapu Chandra Sekhara Rao

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Experience:12 years
Address:Department of CSE, IIT(ISM), Dhanbad
Mobile:+91 9471191414
Research Interest:Bioinformatics, Evolutionary Algorithms , Data mining, Machine Learning ,Data and knowledge based systems


Sep 2010 - Till

Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Technlogy (ISM), Dhanbad, Jharkhand.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Dec 2007 - Aug 2010

Teaching Assistant

National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Nov 2006 - Dec 2007

Assistant Professor

G.I.T.A.M University, Vizag, Andhra Pradesh.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

July 2005 - Oct 2006

Assitant Professor

Vardhaman College of Engineering, Shamshabad

Department of Computer Science and Engineering



Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Indian Institute of Technlogy (ISM), Dhanbad, Jharkhand.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, with specialization Bio-informatics


Master of Technology

Andhra University, Vizag

Specialization is Information Technology with distinction


Bachelor of Technology

Koneru Lakshmaih College of Engineering, Guntur

Computer Science and Engineering

Publications & Projects

R & D Projects

  1. Major project funded by CSIR entitled "Design of Machine learning techniques for specialized Biological online Database mining".
  2. Minor project funded by MHRD under TEQIP-II entitled "Bioinformatic tool and mathematical models for analysis of Ebola virus.".

List of Top Journals

  1. Praveen Kumar D., Tarachand Amgoth, Annavarapu Chandra Sekhara Rao,"Machine learning algorithms for wireless sensor networks: A survey", Information Fusion, Elsevier, vol. 49, pp. 1-25, 2019. (2017 Impact Factor: 6.639) Click Here to view
  2. Chawla, A., Chawla, S., Pasupuleti, S., A. C. S. Rao, Sarkar, K., & Dwivedi, R., "Landslide Susceptibility Mapping in Darjeeling Himalayas, India," , Advances in Civil Engineering, HindaWi, vol. 2018, Article ID 6416492, 17 pages, 2018. (2017 Impact Factor: 0.827) Click Here to view
  3. Praveen Kumar D., Tarachand Amgoth, Annavarapu Chandra Sekhara Rao,"ACO-based mobile sink path determination for wireless sensor networks under non-uniform data constraints", Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, vol. 69, pp. 528-540, 2018. (2017 Impact Factor: 3.907) Click Here to view
  4. Suresh Dara, Haider Banka, A C S rao, A Rough Based Hybrid Binary PSO Algorithm for Flat Feature Selection and Classification in Gene Expression Data", Annals of Data Science (Springer), vol.4, issue. 3, pp. 341-360, 2017. Click Here to View
  5. A C S Rao, Suresh Dara, Haider Banka, "Cancer Micro array data Feature selection using multi-objective binary particle swarm optimization" EXCLI Journal, vol. 15, pp. 462-463, 2016. (SCI). Click Here to View

List of Top Conferences

  1. Gurudev Aradhye, A. C. S. Rao and Mastan Mohammed M. D, ."A Novel Hybrid Approach for Time Series Data Forecasting using Moving Average Filter and ARIMA-SVM,". (2018) IEMIS, Publication : Springer :Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC) Series. (Best paper Award) Click Here to View
  2. Kundan kumar , Annavarapu Chandra sekhara rao , "Breast Cancer Classification of Image using Convolutional Neural Network ," (2018) IEEE International Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology. Click Here to View
  3. Abdul Wahid and A.C.S Rao, "Distance-Based Outlier Detection for High Dimensional Data using Particle Swarm Optimization Technique", (2017), Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, ISSN: 2367-3370. Click Here to View
  4. Abdul Wahid, A.C.S Rao and Dipti Goel,” Server Communication Reduction for GPS Based Floating Car Data Traffic Congestion Detection Method”, (2017), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, ISSN 2194-5357 Click Here to View .
  5. A C S Rao, DVLN Somayajulu, and H Banka, "Modified Correlation based Technique in micro array data analysis for searching deferentially expressed genes" International Conference on \textit{Recent Advances in Information Technology} (RAIT-2012) Vol.2 pp 84-88, 2012.Click Here to View
  6. A Chandra sekhara rao, D.V.L.N.somayajulu, Haider Banka, Sawrav Roy, "Feature Binding Technique for Integration of Biological Databases with Optimized Search and Retrieve", 2nd international conference ICCCS-2012, Procedia Technology, Vol. 6, Pp 622-629, 2012. Click Here to View
  7. A Chandra sekhara rao, D.V.L.N.somayajulu,Haider Banka, Rohit Chaturvedi, "Outlier Detection in Microarray Data Using Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm", 2nd international conference ICCCS-2012, Vol. 6, Pp 291-298,2012. Click Here to View
  8. A Chandra sekhara rao, A Aditya avinash, D.V.L.N.somayajulu, Haider Banka, "A New Parallel Searching Model for Integration of Biological Databases", 6$^{th}$ International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies (ICACCT-2012), Vol.1 Pp. 137-141, 2012.
  9. Dolly kumari, A Chandra sekhara rao,"Improved AODV for enhanced Data Delivery & Handling of Malicious Nodes", ICICT- 2012, pp.277-283, 2012.

Book Chapters

  1. A C S Rao, Suresh Dara, Haider Banka, "An Improved Quantum Inspired Immune Clone Optimization Algorithm", Lecture Note on Computer Science Vol. 9873, pp. 84-91, 2016. Click Here to View

Text Books

  1. Rathan Kumar V., Chandra Sekhara Rao Annavarapu, and Sreenivasula Reddy T. "A Developer's Guide to DBMS", KDP Amazon, , USA, June 2018. (ISBN: 978-1983033063). Click Here
  2. Balaji T. K, Satya Rajendra Singh R, and Annavarapu Chandra Sekhara Rao, "Introduction to Big Data", Amazon Kindle Publishing House, , USA, Nov 2017. (ISBN: 978-1973251934). Click Here

Research Scholars

Samsonanosh Babu P.


DOJ: March 17, 2017


Abdul Wahid

Outlier Detection

DOJ: March 17, 2017


Ravi Kumar Singh

Big Data Analytics

DOJ: August 01, 2017


Mayur Wankhade

Text Mining and Machine Learning

DOJ: July 30, 2018


Meghana K.

Machine learning and Evolutionary computation

DOJ: July 30, 2018


Ebenezer Jangam

Medical Image Processing

DOJ: March 07, 2017


Praveen Kumar D.

Machine Learning for WSNs

DOJ: March 17, 2017


Arushi Jain

Big Data Analytics

DOJ: September 27, 2017


Aditional Responsibilities

  1. Working as Chief Warden for the Jasper Hostel.
  2. Working as Reviewer for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.
  3. Worked as session chair for Conferences.
  4. Worked as advisory board member for Conferences.
  5. Worked as publication co-chair and finance co-chair in RAIT-2012,2014, 2016 and 2018.
  6. Worked as reviewer in the field of Bioinformatics, evolutionary algorithms, and machine learning algorithms for IEEE and Springer Conferences.
  7. Working as executive member for Center for Societal Mission (CSM), IIT(ISM), Dhanbad.
  8. Working as Board of Courses and Study (BOCS) for B. Tech(CSE) and M. Tech(CSE) since 2010, three year executive M. Tech(CSE) since 2014 in IIT(ISM), Dhanbad.
  9. Working as mentor in ACM ICPC online contest since 2010.
  10. Worked experience as Chief Warden (current duties) on the absence of Chief Warden.
  11. Working as Warden since 2017.
  12. Working as Software Lab In-charge since 2012.
  13. Working as Bio-metric Attendance In-charge since 2013.
  14. Working as departmental purchase committee member since 2011.
  15. Working as Faculty In-charge for 2$nd$ year Dual degree CSE since 2013.
  16. Working as Faculty In-charge for final year B. Tech CSE since 2013.
  17. Worked as Tabulator form 2011 to 2016.
  18. Working experience for providing computer laboratory facility to conduct GATE Examination in IIT(ISM), Dhanbad.
  19. Worked as micro observer in Assembly elections in Jharkhand, Dec 2014.
  20. Worked as micro observer in Lok shabha elections in Jharkhand, April 2014.


Guest lectures

  • Bioinformatics
  • Evolutionary Algorithms

Projects Guide

  • Ph.D Guiding (Full time) - 05
  • Ph. D Co-guiding (Full time) - 01
  • Ph.D Guiding (Part time) - 02
  • Ph. D Thesis Evaluated - 03
  • M.Tech (Guiding) - 07
  • M.Tech (Guided) - 25
  • B. Tech (Guiding) - 12
  • B. Tech (Guided) - 50


Computer Awareness Program

Skill Development programee on "Computer Awareness Program" on 25th June 2018 under Center of Societal Mission.

Data mining and its applications

Short term course on ``Data mining and its applications" during 27th Feb 2017 to 3rd Mar 2017.


Faculty advisor for HackFest 36 hours coding contest in 2016, 2017 and 2018

CONCETTO (Techfest)

Departmental In-charge for CONCETTO (Techfest) in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017


  1. IEEE
  2. International Association of ENGineers (IAENG)
  3. International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
  4. The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)
  5. Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE)

Contact Us

Contact Info


Dr. A. C. S. Rao, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, Jharkhand, 826004.


+91 9471191414



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