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D. C. Jinwala

Hello ! I am Devesh C Jinwala, currently on deputation and serving as a Visiting Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Science at Indian Institute of Technology, Jammu. My native affiliation is with the Department of Computer Engineering, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, India.

I also served as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver, Denver, USA in the period July 2016-June 2017. -

My research focus mainly is in Information Security & Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks but I also dabble in Cryptography and Information Security & Privacy issues, in general and in Software Requirements Specifications.

I have carried out successfully three research projects funded under the RESPOND program of ISRO onÊDesign and Implementation of Link Layer Security Architecture for Wireless Sensor NetworksÊ, second funded by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Govt of India onÊA Secure Data Aggregation System and an Intrusion Detection Systems for Wireless Sensor NetworksÊand the third one funded by the Gujarat Council of Science and Technology (GUJCOST) onÊInvestigating Anti-Replay algorithm for link layer security architecture in wireless sensor networksÊ.

I am also acting as Dean (Faculty Welfare) at IIT, Jammu. In the past during my stint at SVNIT, Surat, I have also shouldered numerous administrative responsibilities including being Dean (Research & Consultancy), Dean(Faculty Welfare), Head(Department of Computer Engineering and others, the details of which can be looked up on my website.

On the personal front, my wife Deepti is an M. Com and employed with Life Insurance Corporation of India, whereas our son Aakar is an MS (Computer Science) from New York University, Brooklyn, USA and employed in a multinational, based at Stamford, Connecticut, USA.

My peripheral interests lie in activities that include Travel, Spiritualism, Yoga, Cycling and have pedaled more than 30000 kms since 2009, ref: I also cherish following games like Cricket and Tennis, reading (all types of literary/fiction works) and watching movies of the pre-1980 period. I also love writing travel reviews and have the Level 6 Contributor and Attraction Expert Level 9 badges with readership of more than 55000 on Trip Advisor.

Please click here for a complete PDF version of my curriculum vitae.

"Not everything that counts can be counted and not everything that can be counted, counts."
-   Albert Einstein
Prof. Devesh C. Jinwala,
Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, SVNIT, Surat-395007,
Gujarat, India.
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Last Modified on 30th September, 2012