Mr. Vimal Kumar Khanna - CSE - Lingaya's Vidyapeeth
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Mr. Vimal Kumar Khanna

Founder & Managing Director – mCalibre Technologies

Startup & Innovation Cell and Deptt. of CSE

Vimal Kumar Khanna is the Founder and Managing Director of mCalibre Technologies. He has 39 years experience in the software industry. He is a globally recognized technology and management expert, with multiple global honours to his credit. He is listed in “Marquis Who’s Who in the World” for his contributions to Computer Science Technology and to Project Management domains. He has served as Technical Editor of “IEEE Communications” (invited honorary position) for 19 years. IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization and “IEEE Communications” is the official global publication of “IEEE Communications Society”. His sole-authored Technical papers have been published in global leading IEEE/ACM refereed journals and conferences. His work has been widely cited by the technical community, including on Linux Open Source Community Website.

He has multiple sole-authored Management publications in global leading management magazines and conferences. Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s largest professional organisation for Project Management professionals. He is a frequent speaker at all PMI Global Congresses – North America, EMEA and APAC. He has been interviewed for multiple issues of “PM Network” magazine, the official global publication of PMI. He is sole author of Amazon #1 Best Seller management book published by global leading publisher – Taylor  & Francis, USA. He is Professor of Practice with Lingaya’s Vidyapeeth where he teaches industry-oriented courses to Computer Science & Engineering students to prepare them to be hired by the industry and be able to navigate the challenges of working in the industry. He is also managing the student startups in the institute incubation centre, to develop innovative products that can capture the markets.


  1. “Leading and Motivating Global Teams: Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office”, Taylor & Francis, USA – Sole Author.

Technology Publications:

  1. “Remote Fingerprinting of Mobile Phones”, IEEE Wireless Communications, Dec. 2015 (Sole Author).
  2. “A High Throughput and Low Power Ad-hoc Wireless LAN Protocol”, ACM Wireless Networks, Feb. 2008 (Principal Author).
  3. “Approaches to improving performance of STREAMS based protocol stacks”, IEEE Communications, Feb 2000, IEEE, New York (Sole Author).
  4. “ISO Transport Protocol Implementation in Unix STREAMS environment”, Internetworking – Research and Experience (Software Practice & Experience), Vol. 6 (1995), pp. 143-166, John Wiley & Sons, New York (Sole Author).
  5. “Timer Management in X.25 Layer 2 – An Interpretation”, Computer Networks and ISDN Systems (the official journal of the International Council for Computers and Communications – ICCC), 26(1994) pp 1533-38, Elsevier Science (Sole Author).
  6. “An Improved Piggyback Ethernet Protocol and its Analysis”, Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, 26(1994) pp 1437-46, Elsevier Science (Principal Author).
  7. “A novel approach for implementing high-speed and long-distance networking protocols in a limited memory embedded kernel”, Journal of System Architecture, Volume 46 (2000) 1335-1348, Elsevier Science (Sole Author).
  8. “A suggested protocol for Internet access”, Journal of System Architecture, 44 (1998) 909-912, Elsevier Science (Sole Author).
  9. “Design of a Kernel for implementing Communications Protocols”, Microprocessing and Microprogramming Journal, 41(1995)469-485, Elsevier Science Pub (Principal Author).
  10. “An Energy Efficient Ad-hoc WLAN Protocol for Voice and Video Applications”, IEEE TENCON 2010 (Sole Author).
  11. “A Contention-Free 802.11 Protocol for Multi-WLAN Configurations”, IEEE International Conference on Personal & Wireless Communications 2005 (Principal Author).
  12. “Contention Free Transfers in IEEE 802.11 Ad-hoc Wireless LAN protocol”, IEEE TENCON 2003 (Principal Author).
  13. “Improving Mobile Ad-hoc Routing performance”, IEEE International Conference on Personal & Wireless Communications 2002 (Sole Author).
  14. “Improving the Performance of IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN protocol”, NCC 2001 conference (Sole Author).
  15. “Evaluating protocol window flow control parameters for ATM like high speed and long distance links”, NCC 1999 conference (Sole Author).
  16. “A suggested alternative scheme for SNDCF and its evaluation under different traffic patterns”, IEEE TENCON 1993 conference (Sole Author).
  17. “Mapping X.400 Services on to an X.25 Protocol Stack – An Interpretation”, ITU – International Conference on Computer Communications 1991 (Lead Paper of the Conference) (Sole Author).
  18. “CFPSM: An Energy Efficient Multi-hop WLAN Protocol”, IETE Journal of Research on Protocols for Communication Networks, April 2006 (Principal Author).
  19. “Testbed: India Surely Needs One”, Voice & Data, August 2002 (Sole Author).
  20. “Reforms and Advances in Telecommunications in India”, IEEE Global Communications, March 2002 (Sole Author).

Management Publications:

  1. “Remote Accommodations : How to balance the project management differences of offshore centers”, PM Network, Sept 2018 (Sole Author).
  2. “Extra Effort: Outsourcing advanced technology projects requires careful collaboration”, PM Network, Nov 2019 (Sole Author).
  3. “Managing Challenges of Leading, Motivating & Grooming Talent in Small Teams”, PMI North America Global Congress 2014 (Sole Author).
  4. “How to Displease the Customer, to Engage the Customer”, PMI North America Global Congress 2013 (Sole Author).
  5. ‘Identify and deal with your “Negative Boss” and “Negative Peer Managers”’, PMI North America Global Congress 2012 (Sole Author).
  6. “Managing Talent in Offshore Development Centres”, PMI EMEA Global Congress 2014 (Sole Author).
  7. “Practitioner Devised Methodology for Managing Projects”, PMI Asia Pacific Global Congress 2010 (Sole Author).
  8. “Change the Paradigm of Managing Software Services Projects”, PMI EMEA Global Congress 2010 (Sole Author).
  9. “Outsourcing to Innovate”, PM Network, October 2014 (interview).
  10. “The Risks of Outsourcing – Know them and what to do about them”, PM Network, November 2011 (interview).
  11. “How to enhance role and responsibilities of managers in Head Office despite their projects being offshored to the Offshore Center”, PM World Journal, Oct 2019 (Sole Author).
  12. “Being a Mid-level Manager”, PMI e-Link, September 2015 (Sole Author).
  13. “Small Team, Big Challenges”, PMI e-Link, March 2014 (Sole Author).
  14. “Top Five Challenges in Running Offshore Development Centres”, PMI e-Link, May 2011 (Sole Author).
  15. “Adopting a Collaborative Approach to Enhance Project Deliverables”, PMI e-Link, Jan. 2013 (Sole Author).
  16. “Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office”,, July 2017 (Sole Author)
  17. “Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office (Part 2)”,, Oct 2017 (Sole Author)
  18. “2 Important People Management Skills for Mid-Level Managers”,, Oct 2017 (Sole Author)
  19. “How to win Core Projects for the Offshore Center from the Head Office”, IEEE ICNL, Sept 2019 (Sole Author).
  20. “Managing Small Teams – Look beyond Process Simplification”, PMI India Project Management Conference, 2013 (Sole Author).
  21. “How to Displease the Customer, to Engage the Customer”, PMI India Project Management Conference, 2012 (Sole Author).
  22. “Learn how to identify and deal with your ‘Negative Boss’ and ‘Negative Peer Managers’”, PMI India Project Management Conference, 2011 (Sole Author).
  23. “The Top Five Mistakes in Running Offshore Development Centres”, PMI India Project Management Conference, 2010 (Sole Author).
  24. “An Improved Approach to Project Management”, SmartTechie, Aug 2007 (Sole Author).

– Listed in “Marquis Who’s Who in the World”

– Technical Editor of “IEEE Communications”, the official global publication of “IEEE Communications Society”

– Work cited on Linux STREAMS Open Source Community website as one of the five global seminal papers on STREAMS Kernel

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