Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat
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D. C. Jinwala

Hello ! I am Devesh C Jinwala, Professor in Computer Engineering at the Department of Computer Engineering, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, India. I am also acting as Adjunct Professor in Computer Science and Engineering and as Dean(Faculty Affairs) at IIT Jammu.

In the past, I have served as Professor on deputation in Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Jammu (July 2018 - Dec 2019), and as Visiting Professor, Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver, Denver, USA; (July 2016 - June 2017) -

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

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

My research focus mainly is in Information Security, Privacy Issues in General and in Resource Constrained Environments, Security and Privacy Issues in Searchable Encryption in Cloud. However, I also dabble in Software Requirements and Formal Specifications and in Machine Learning in Security and Privacy.

I have been employed with SVNIT since Jan 1991, initially employed in the Electronics Engineering Department, that bifurcated into the Computer Engineering Department in 2002.

I have a Ph D in Computer Engineering, having carried out my research work at SVNIT, Surat, in close association with Space Application Center, Indian Space Research Organization, Ahmedabad.

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 in Computer Science from University of New York, Brooklyn, 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 9th May, 2020