Sarath Babu


Research Scientist II [E CPE]

Research Scientist II


613 Morrill Road
Room 306 Durham Center
Ames, IA 50011


Room #306, Durham Center
613 Morrill Road
Ames, IA 50011, USA


I am currently working as a Research Scientist at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), Iowa State University (ISU). My work currently focuses on the project ARA: Wireless Living Lab for Smart and Connected Rural Communities. More information about me can be found at my personal page.


Ph.D., Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, India (2021)

M.Tech., National Institute of Technology Calicut, India (2011)

B.Tech., Mahatma Gandhi University, India (2009)


Complete list of publications can be found at my Google Scholar profile.

Selected List of Publications

  1. Sarath Babu, A. Rajeev, and B. S. Manoj, “A medium-term disruption tolerant SDN for wireless TCP/IP networks,” IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 2318-2334, Dec. 2020.
  2. A. Chakraborty, Sarath Babu, and B. S. Manoj, “On achieving capacity-enhanced small-world networks,” Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, vol. 556, p. 124729, Oct. 2020.
  3. Sarath Babu and B. S. Manoj, “Toward a type-based analysis of road networks,” ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 28:1-28:45, Aug. 2020.
  4. P. Koshy, Sarath Babu, and B. S. Manoj, “Sliding window blockchain architecture for Internet of Things,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 3338-3348, Apr. 2020.
  5. Sarath Babu, P. V. Mithun and B. S. Manoj, “A novel framework for resource discovery and self-configuration in software defined wireless mesh networks,” IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 132-146, Mar. 2020.
  6. N. Anand, Sarath Babu, and B. S. Manoj, “On detecting compromised controller in software defined networks,” Elsevier Computer Networks, vol. 137, pp. 107-118, Jun. 2018.
  7. D. S. Yadav, Sarath Babu, and B. S. Manoj, “Quasi path restoration: A post-failure recovery scheme over pre-allocated backup resource for elastic optical networks,” Elsevier Optical Fiber Technology, vol. 41, pp. 139-154, Mar. 2018.