Dr. Shounak Rushikesh Sugave
Associate Professor
Dr. Shounak Rushikesh Sugave


Shounak Rushikesh Sugave holds a BE degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathavada University, Aurangabad, India, which he received in 2003. Later, he pursued MTech in Network and Internet Engineering from SJCE Mysore under VTU University in 2005. He holds a Ph.D. in Software Testing from JNTU Anantapur, Anantapuram, Andhra Pradesh, India. Presently, he serves as an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Engineering and Technology at Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University, Pune, India, and has over 17 years of experience in both academics and industry. Shounak has published papers in referred journals and conference proceedings. His research interests primarily focus on software engineering and software testing

Research Areas

Software Engineering , Software Testing, Networking


Yogesh Kulkarni , Balasaho Jagdale, Shounak Sugave “Optimized key generation-based privacy preserving data mining model for secure data publishing” Advances in Engineering Software, Elsevier Jan 2023

Balasaho Jagdale, Shounak Sugave, Yogesh Kulkarni,” WSHO: Energy and Trust Aware Protocol Using Whale Spotted Hyena Optimization Algorithm in IoT Integrated WSN.”, Adhoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, Vol 50, July 2021

Suresh Halhalli, B N Jagdale, Shounak Rushikesh Sugave,” Optimization Driven-Based Secure Routing in MANET Using Atom Whale Optimization Algorithm” International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems ,Inderscience , May 2021

Shounak Rushikesh Sugave, B N Jagdale “ Monarch – EWA : Monarch Earth Worm based secure routing protocol in IoT” The Computer Journal, Doi: 10.1093/comjnl/bxz135, Nov 2019 (SCIE Indexed-0.980 )

Shounak Rushikesh Sugave, Suhas Haribhau Patil, B Eswara Reddy “DIV-TBAT Algorithm for Test Suite Reduction in software testing“, IET Software, 11 pp., Institution of Engineering and Technology, June 2018 (SCIE Indexed)

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