Sabu M. Thampi is a Professor at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala(IIITM-K), Technopark Campus, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. His current research interests include cognitive computing, Internet of Things(IoT), authorship analysis, trust management, biometrics, social networks, nature inspired computing and video surveillance. He has published papers in book chapters, journals, and conference proceedings. He has authored and edited a few books. Sabu has served as Guest Editor for special issues in few journals and program committee member for many international conferences and workshops. He has co-chaired several international workshops and conferences. He has initiated and is also involved in the organization of several annual conferences/symposiums. Sabu is currently serving as Editor for Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA) and Associate Editor for IEEE Access and International Journal of Embedded Systems, Inderscience, UK; and reviewer for several reputed international journals. Sabu is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM. He is the founding Chair of ACM Trivandrum Professional Chapter.

Contact Information

Dr. Sabu M. Thampi 
Professor, School of CS/IT
Center for Research and Innovation in Cyber Threat Resilience (CRICTR)
Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management - Kerala (IIITM-K)
Technopark Campus, Trivandrum- 695581, Kerala State, India
Ph:  +91-471-2784117, Fax: + 91-471-2527568; Mobile: +91-9447103005
Skype: sabu9447103005



Books/Book Chapters/Edited Proceedings


Talks Delivered




Conference Organisation

Founder - International Conference on
Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI)


Guest Edited Special Issues


Professional Service


Journal Reviewer/Editor


Workshops/Seminar Organised

Training Programmes Attended


Academic Responsibilities


Secure Internet Programming, High Performance Computing, Advanced Database Management Systems, Compiler Construction, Computer Graphics and Multimedia, Computer Networks and Distributed Computing, Computer Organization, Cryptography and Network Security, Data Compression, Data Structures, Database Management Systems, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Digital Logic Design, Distributed Database Systems, E-Commerce, Grid Computing, Database Security, Management Information Systems, Mobile Communication Systems, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Operating systems, Principles of Programming Languages, Programming Languages and Tools: FORTRAN, COBOL, C, C++, Java, TCL/tk, Scripting Languages, Simulation and Modeling, Software Engineering, Unified Modeling Language


PhD Students (Ongoing and Completed)

Saleema A

Social Behavioral Biometrics

Aiswarya S Nair

Security Mechanisms for Lightweight and Complex IoT Endpoints

Fabi A K

Trust Management in Social Internet of Things(SIoT)

Elizabeth B Varghese

IoT based Smart Surveillance System for Suspicious Human Activity Monitoring and Behavioral Analysis in Crowds

Gemini George

Vulnerability Analysis and Risk Mitigation Strategies for IoT Networks

Anjana P Das

Anomaly Resistant and Fault Resilient Localization for Underwater Sensor Networks


Authorship Analysis and its Applications in Online Social Media

Indu V

Detection and Prevention of Misinformation in Online Social Networks

Soumya T

Enhancement Techniques for Unevenly Illuminated Nighttime Surveillance Video

Divya S. Vidyadharan

Forensic Techniques for Forgery Detection and Localization in Digital Images

Deepthi P. S

Enhanced Clustering Techniques for Gene Expression Data

Examiner for Ph.D Dissertations

Deakin University, Melbourne
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Anna University, Chennai
Visvesvaraya Technological University
VIT University
SRM University
University of Delhi
Pondicherry University
Gujarat Technological University
Kalasalingam University
Karunya University
Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
B. S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai
Bharathiar University


Honors and Awards/Other services

Technology and Business Incubation/Mentorship


Projects & Consultancy


I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much - Hedy Lamarr


                     My Kids - Kiran M. Sabu & Aadith M. Sabu (2010)