Vikas is currently pursuing his masters in computer science at ODU. He received his bachelor's degree in computer science from PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India in 2009.List of Past Featured Alumni / Students
During the undergraduate program, he successfully completed his internships at Microsoft India Development Center and Hewlett Packard R&D, India. He also worked on PESIT-ODU joint research projects as a research assistant from 2007 to 2009. Currently, he is employed as a graduate research assistant at ODU.
He plans to pursue a Ph.D. in computer science, with special focus on sensor networks. His research interests include localization in mobile networks, data mining, sensor networks, intelligent transportation systems and distributed simulation. He recently developed a positioning technique to track vehicles in Vehicular Adhoc Networks (VANET) without using GPS (Submitted to IEEE InVeNET 2010). He has also co-authored a couple of publications with Dr. Stephan Olariu and Professor Ajay Gupta.