Members

Current Members

Faculty Guides

Prof. (Dr.) Sudeep Tanwar
Professor, CSED, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India

Dr. Sudeep Tanwar (M'15, SM'21) is currently working as a Professor of the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the Institute of Technology, Nirma University, India. Dr. Tanwar is a visiting Professor in Jan Wyzykowski University in Polkowice, Poland and University of Pitestiin Pitesti, Romania. Dr. Tanwar's research interests include Blockchain Technology, Wireless Sensor Networks, Fog Computing, Smart Grid, and IoT. He has authored 02 books and edited 13 books, more than 200 technical papers, including top journals and top conferences, such as IEEE TNSE, TVT, TII, WCM, Networks, ICC, GLOBECOM, and INFOCOM. Dr. Tanwar initiated the research field of blockchain technology adoption in various verticals in 2017. His h-index is 38. Dr. Tanwar actively serves his research communities in various roles. He is currently serving the editorial boards of Physical Communication, Computer Communications, International Journal of Communication System, and Security and Privacy. He has been awarded the best research paper awards from IEEE GLOBECOM 2018, IEEE ICC 2019, and Springer ICRIC-2019. He has served many international conferences as a member of the organizing committee, such as publication chair for FTNCT-2020, ICCIC 2020, WiMob2019, member of the advisory board for ICACCT-2021, ICACI 2020, workshop co-chair for CIS 2021, and general chair for IC4S 2019, 2020, ICCSDF 2020. Dr. Tanwar is a final voting member for IEEE ComSoc Tactile Internet Committee in 2020. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, CSI, IAENG, ISTE, CSTA, and the member of the Technical Committee on Tactile Internet of IEEE Communication Society.

Prof. (Dr.) Neeraj Kumar
Professor, CSED, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India

Neeraj Kumar received the Ph.D. degree in CSE from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, India. He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Coventry University, Coventry, U.K. He is currently a Full Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Thapar University, Patiala, India. He is a Visiting Professor at Coventry University. He has published over 400 technical research papers in leading journals and conferences from IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, and John Wiley. Some of his research findings are published in top-cited journals, such as IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON DEPENDABLE AND SECURE COMPUTING, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CLOUD COMPUTING, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CLOUD COMPUTING, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON KNOWLEDGE AND DATA ENGINEERING, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, IEEE NETWORKING, IEEE COMMUNICATION, IEEE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, IEEE INTERNET OF THINGS JOURNAL, IEEE SYSTEMS JOURNAL, Future Generation Computer Systems, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, and Computer Communications. He has guided many Ph.D. and M.E./M.Tech. His research is supported by fundings from the Tata Consultancy Service, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and the Department of Science and Technology. Dr. Kumar has been awarded the best research paper awards from IEEE ICC 2018 and IEEE Systems Journal 2018. He leads the research group Sustainable Practices for the Internet of Energy and Security, where group members are working on the latest cutting-edge technologies. He is a TPC member and reviewer of many international conferences across the globe.

Dr. Sudhanshu Tyagi
Assistant Professor, ECED, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India

Dr. Sudhanshu Tyagi is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering at Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab (India). He was a Visiting Professor at Jan Wyzykowski University, Polkowice, Poland. He received his Bachelor in Engineering in Electronics & Tele-Communication in 2000 from North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra (India). He achieved the second rank in the university at under graduation level. He received his Masters in Technology with honours in Electronics & Communication Engineering in 2005 from the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, Haryana (India). Currently, he is pursuing PhD in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Mewar University, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan (India). He has more than 80 research publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences from leading publishers like Elsevier, IEEE, Wiley, etc. He is a reviewer for the board of international journals from leading publishers like International Journal of Ad-Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, Inderscience and Journal of the Franklin Institute, Elsevier. His research area includes the lifetime enhancement of homogeneous and /or heterogeneous WSNs. He is a member of IEEE and IAENG.

Dr. Pronaya Bhattacharya
Assistant Professor, CSED, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India

Pronaya Bhattacharya is employed as an Assistant Professor with the Computer Science and Engineering Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India. He has over eight years of teaching experience. He has authored or co-authored 35 research papers in leading SCI journals and top core IEEE ComSoc conferences. Some of his top findings are published in IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORK SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (Wiley), Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier), Journal of Engineering Research (Kuwait University), ACM-MobiCom, IEEE-InfoCom, IEEE-ICC, and IEEE-CITS. His research interests include optical switching, high-performance networking, blockchain, IoT, and deep learning. Mr. Bhattacharya is awarded the best paper award in Springer ICRIC-2019 and COMS2-2021. He is working as a Reviewer of reputed SCI journals IEEE INTERNET OF THINGS JOURNAL, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, IEEE NETWORK, IEEE-ACCESS, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (Wiley), International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley), Optical Switching and Networking (Elsevier), Multimedia Tools and Applications (Springer), Wireless Personal Communications (Springer), and Journal of Engineering Research (Kuwait University). He has also been appointed as the Session Chair in IC4S-2019, IC4S-2020, and IICT-2020, organized by Springer. He is a Lifetime Member of professional societies like ISTE and IAENG.




Alumni

PG Students

Aarti Popat
Dissertation title: A Taxonomy of Energy Optimization Techniques for Smart Cities
Batch: 2019-2021
Current position: Software Intern, Technicolor Connected Home, Chennai, India
Dakshita Reebadiya
Dissertation title: Blockchain based Parking Price Prediction for ITS
Batch: 2019-2021
Current position: Student, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Farnazbanu Patel
Dissertation title: Blockchain and 6G Integration in Telecom Industry
Batch: 2019-2021
Current position: Student, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Palak Dixit
Dissertation title: Blockchain-based Internet of Vehicles
Batch: 2019-2021
Current position: Student, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Akshay Parmar
Dissertation title: Blockchain for Food Industry
Batch: 2018-2020
Current position: Assistant Professor, L.J. Institute of Engineering & Technology, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Bhavin Makwana
Dissertation title: Quantum Blind Signature-based Scheme for Healthcare 5.0 Applications
Batch: 2018-2020
Current position: Software Developer,
Jigna Hathaliya
Dissertation title: Security and Privacy Issues in Healthcare 4.0
Batch: 2017-2019
Current position: Full-Time Ph.D scholar, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Karan Parekh
Dissertation title: Blockchain-Based Healthcare System
Batch: 2017-2019
Current position: Entrepreneur, Siddhnath Cargo Movers, Gujarat
Raj Bhavsar
Dissertation title: Resolving Conflicts in Requirement Engineering through Agile Software Development
Batch: 2017-2019
Current position: Software Scientist, Brevitaz System
Akshay DurlabhRam Mewada
Dissertation title: Realtime Transport Reservation System
Batch: 2016-2018
Current position: Senior Research Fellow , Nirma University
Hardik Trivedi
Dissertation title: SDN based VANET
Batch: 2016-2018
Current position: Programmer Analyst, Maxim Integrated, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Nirav Mistry
Dissertation title: Tensor Decomposition of Biomatric Data Using Singular Value Decomposition
Batch: 2016-2018
Current position: Software Development Engineer, Raychem RPG

UG Students

Aaryan Gupta
Project title: DeepFake Detection and Generation
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Project Intern, Oracle India Private Limited, India
Arpit Shukla
Project title: Blockchain Adoption for Smart Applications
Batch: 2018-2021
Current position: Research Intern, IIT - Kharagpur, India
Bansari Tanna
Project title: Blockchain-based Author Ranking
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Student, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Chinmay Jigish Mistry
Project title: Machine Learning based Disease Prediction, Diagnosis, and Prognosis
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: DevOps Intern, Crest Data Systems, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Dev Gaurangbhai Mehta
Project title: Machine Learning based Disease Prediction, Diagnosis, and Prognosis
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Project Intern, Oracle India
Hamza Abubakar Kheruwala
Project title: Blockchain-envisioned Framework for Digital Identification to Secure Access
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: AI Intern, IoTIoT.in
Het Shah
Project title: AI Techniques for 6G Communication Networks
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Software Engineer , InFoCusp Innovations Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Jay Chandresh Shah
Project title: Blockchain-based Mobile Number Portaiblity Scheme
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Student, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Jay Patel
Project title: Stochastic Neural Networks for Algorithmic Trading In The Cryptocurrency Market
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Machine Learning Engineer, InFoCusp Innovations, India
Karan Sheth
Project title: AI Techniques for 6G Communication Networks
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Technology Intern, Thomson Reuters, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Keyur Jayesh Patel
Project title: Machine Learning based Disease Prediction, Diagnosis, and Prognosis
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Software Engineer, Crest Data Systems, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Krushali Shah
Project title: Blockchain for IoV in 6G Environment
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Software Intern, Quinbay, Bengaluru
Mohil Patel
Project title: Cryptocurrency Price Prediction System
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Machine Learning Engineer, Infocusp Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
Mohit Nankani
Project title: DeLend: A P2P Loan Management Scheme Using Public Blockchain in 6G Network
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Graduate Analyst, Deutsche Bank, India
Nirav Patel
Project title: Supply Chain Management of Cold Chain for Perishable Agricultural Food using Blockchain
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Research Intern, IIT,Kharagpur
Preet Patel
Project title: Field Service Management System
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Intern, fiveOTA
Pushpendra Parmar
Project title: Stochastic Neural Networks for Algorithmic Trading In The Cryptocurrency Market
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Software Development Engineer, Crest Data Systems, India
Sarthak Agarwal
Project title: Mobile Number Portability Using Blockchain
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Software Engineer, Oracle, India
Shivani Bharatbhai Patel
Project title: A Blockchain-based Credit Recommender System for Financial Institutions
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Intern, Cognizant
Urvish Dipakkumar Thakker
Project title: Blockchain for Diamond Industry
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Research Intern, Space Applications Center, ISRO, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Vasu R Kalariya
Project title: Stochastic Neural Networks For Algorithmic Trading In The Cryptocurrency Market
Batch: 2017-2021
Current position: Applications Development Engineer, Oracle
Darshan Vekaria
Project title: Deep Learning-Based Secure Data Analytic Framework for Smart Grid Systems
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Software Engineer, Crest Data Systems, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Dhyey Mehta
Project title: Distributed Consensus Mechanisms for Cyber-Physical Ststems
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Msters in Network Security from Heriot Watt University, Dubai IT Intern at, Alucor Limited, Dubai., Institute Of Technology, Nirma University.
Jaymin Shah
Project title: Smart Library Management System
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Junior Software Engineer, RapidOps Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat, India
Kartavya Soni
Project title: Network Security and Applications
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Software Engineer, Crest Data Systems, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Manan Charania
Project title: Smart Website for Healthcare Industries
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Software Engineer , HSBC Technologies, India
Meetu Patel
Project title: IoT Based Smart Parking Assistance System
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Maters of Computer Science , Northwestern University, USA
Mihir Parmar
Project title: Stock Market Prediction
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Software Engineer, Searce inc.
Parimal Mehta
Project title: Blockchain-based UAV Communication in Healthcare
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Software Engineer, FIS, Boston, USA
Parth Nanvani
Project title: Stock Market Prediction
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Software Developer, ElasticRun
Payal Mehta
Project title: HeaL: A blockchain-envisioned signcryption scheme for healthcare IoT ecosystems
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: System engineer, Infosys, India
Pruthvi Patel
Project title: Machine Learning Adoption in Blockchain-Based Smart Applications
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Graduate Student, Arizona State University, USA
Qasim Burhan Bhatia
Project title: Machine Learning Adoption in Blockchain-Based Smart Applications
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Software Development Engineer, Amazon Devlopment Center India Pvt Ltd
Ujash Patel
Project title: Performance Analysis of Video On-demand and Live Video Streaming using Cloud based Services
Batch: 2017-2020
Current position: Software Engineer , Cybage Software, India
Vatsal Chauhan
Project title: IoT Enabled real-Time urban transport management system
Batch: 2016-2020
Current position: Software Engineer 1, MAQ Software
Heli Brahmbhatt
Project title: Can Tactile Internet be a Solution for Low Latency Heart Disorientation Measure: An Analysis
Batch: 2015-2019
Current position: Software Engineer , Best Buy
Hunar Jain
Project title: Data Analytics for Smart Grid System
Batch: 2015-2019
Current position: Application Engineer, Oracle India
Ishan Mistry
Project title: Blockchain for 5G-enabled IoT for industrial automation
Batch: 2015-2019
Current position: Software Engineer, HSBC Software Development (India)
Jayneel Vora
Project title: A Blockchain-based Framework for Securing Electronic Health Records
Batch: 2015-2019
Current position: Full Time PhD Student, University of California, Davis, USA
Prit Italiya
Project title: Blockchain-based Secure Healthcare System
Batch: 2015-2019
Current position: Technology Intern, HSBC Technology India
Shriya Kaneriya
Project title: Fog-based Secure Healthcare System
Batch: 2015-2019
Current position: MS in Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Srushti Buddhadev
Project title: A Range-Based Approach for Long-Term Forecast of Weather Using Probabilistic Markov Model
Batch: 2015-2019
Current position: Graduate Student, San Francisco State University, USA