Shiva Pokhrel

PhD Candidate, CAIA

Faculty of Science Engineering and Technology

Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne

Tel:+61 3 9214  4846, :+61 42156  8973
: spokhrel(at),sthadmk(at)


  • PhD in multipath TCP analysis and dynamics control over wireless, thesis submission by FEB 2017
  • Trained in performance analysis, rigorous stochastic modelling, online optimization, experiments, congestion and distributed dynamics control
  • Gold Medal in Master of Computer Engineering (CGPA: 4.00/4.00)
  • Published IEEE A* Journals (for e.g. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing) and IEEE conferences
  • 5 years of relevant Telecom Industry Experience

Academic Experience:

  • 2007-2012: Lecturer (part-time), NCIT Pokhara University
  • 2013-Now: Lecturer/Tutor (Sessional), Swinburne University

Industrial Experience:

  • 2007-2012: Telcom Engineer, Nepal Telecom

Research Interests:

Distributed Optimization, Data Analytics, Real-time Control, Wireless Networking, LTE, IEEE 802.11 MAC, Multipath TCP
  • Design, analysis and optimization of networked systems and protocols
  • Artificial Intelligence, Stochastic modelling, control and online optimization
  • IT Logistics, Database algorithm design, Network, Transport layer protocol design
  • Data Analytics, Experiments, Digital simulation of wireless channels

Research Outcomes: Google Scholar

Selected IEEE Journals
  • Fair Co-existence of Regular and Multipath TCP over Wireless Last-mile, IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing, under revision, 2017
  • Analytical Modeling of Multipath TCP over Last-mile Wireless, IEEE Transactions on Networking, Jan 2017 pdf
  • TCP performance over WiFi: Joint Impact of Buffer and Channel Losses, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2016 pdf
  • Performance Analysis of TCP NewReno over a Cellular Last-Mile: Buffer and Channel Losses, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2015 pdf
Selected IEEE Conferences
  • Performance Modelling and Evaluation of V2I Video Surveillance System, IEEE, 2015
  • Enhanced optimization of field based routing for macro mobility in IEEE 802.11 s mesh, particle swarm optimization, IEEE, 2014
  • Global optimization of field based routing in wireless mesh network(GOFBR-WMN), particle swarm optimization, IEEE, 2013
Reports and Seminars
  • Analytical modeling of multipath TCP over Wireless link
  • TCP Performance over Wi-Fi link
  • Modeling TCP over Wireless, State of the Art & Future Directions link
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