Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY, KOLKATA 700 032

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Curriculum Vita

Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 2009 Jadavpur University (work done at Indian Statistical Institute), Kolkata, India
M.E. 2003 State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, New York, U. S. A.
B.E. 2001 Bengal Engineering College (Deemed University), now known as Bengal Engineering & Science University (BESU), Howrah, India

Teaching Experience (6)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

State University of New York at Albany (Department of Computer Science), New York, U.S.A. Adjunct Professor Summer 2003 to Summer 2004
Jadavpur University (Department of Computer Science & Engineering), Kolkata, India Assistant Professor July, 2006 to August, 2013
Indian Statistical Institute (Computer & Communication Sciences Division), Kolkata, India Visiting Professor January, 2010 to May, 2010
Bengal Engineering and Science University (Department of Computer Science & Technology), Howrah, India Visiting Lecturer January, 2009 to May, 2010
St. Thomas College of Engineering & Technology (Department of Computer Science & Engineering), Kolkata, India Lecturer August, 2005 to July, 2006
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Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Cryptology
Courses Taught/Teaching
Undergraduate Courses Taught:
• Programming Language
• Elements of Computing
• Data Structures
• Programming at the HW-SW Interface
• Discrete Structures
• Formal Language & Automata Theory
• Soft Computing
• System Analysis & Design
• Computer Graphics
• Numerical Analysis
• Cryptography and Computer Security

Post-Graduate Courses Taught:
• Application Software
• Artificial Intelligence
• Operating Systems
• Information Security
• Analysis and Design of Algorithms
• Information and Coding Theory
• Computer Networks

Research Area
Cryptology
Security
Combinatorial Algorithms
Quantum Information and Computation
Experience
Conference Papers Published (38)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Dependence in IV-related bytes of RC4 key enhances vulnerabilities in WPA 21st International Workshop on Fast Software Encryption (FSE), March 3-5, 2014, London 2014 Co-author (with Sourav Sen Gupta, Subhamoy Maitra, Willi Meier, and Santanu Sarkar) (to appear)-(to appear)
Efficient Multi-bit Image Steganography in Spatial Domain 9th International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS), Dec 16-20, 2013, Kolkata, India 2013 Co-author (with Imon Mukherjee) LNCS vol. 8303-pages 270-284
RAPID-FeinSPN: A Rapid Prototyping Framework for Feistel and SPN-Based Block Ciphers 9th International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS), Dec 16-20, 2013, Kolkata, India 2013 Co-author (with Ayesha Khalid, Muhammad Hassan and Anupam Chattopadhyay) LNCS vol. 8303-pages 169-190
On Effective Sharing of User Generated Content 11th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI), September 24-27, 2013, Bangalore, India 2013 Co-author (with Shubhajit Saha)) -
Proposal for a Novel Computerized Menu-Presentation Interface for Restaurants 11th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI), September 24-27, 2013, Bangalore, India 2013 Co-author (with Soumi Paul) -
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Journal Papers Published (14)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

A Resilient Quantum Secret Sharing Scheme International Journal of Theoretical Physics 2014 Co-author (with Arpita Maitra) (to appear)-(to appear)
(Non- )Random Sequences from (Non-)Random Permutations - Analysis of RC4 stream cipher Journal of Cryptology 2014 Co-author (with Sourav Sen Gupta, Subhamoy Maitra and Santanu Sarkar) vol. 27, no. 1-pages 67-108
Designing Stream Ciphers with Scalable Data-widths: A Case Study with HC-128 Journal of Cryptographic Engineering 2014 First author (with Anupam Chattopadhyay) (to appear)-
Defeating Steganography with Multibit Sterilization using Pixel Eccentricity IPSI Transactions special issue on Cryptology and Cyber-Security 2014 Co-author (with Imon Mukherjee and Jarvis Altrin Jawahar) (to appear)-(to appear)
Eavesdropping in Semiquantum Key Distribution Protocol Information Processing Letters 2013 Co-author (with Arpita Maitra) vol. 113, no. 12-pages 418-422
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Books Published (1)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

RC4 Stream Cipher and Its Variants CRC Press 2011 First Author
Awards(10)
Awarded By Award Name Year

National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award 2013
German Academic Exchange Service Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Fellow 2012
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany Alexander von Humboldt Fellow 2012
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain Grant from UNESCO Chair in Data Privacy 2009
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India JRF for Ph.D. admission in Computer Science 2006
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (3)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Kaushik Nandi Aspects of Quantum Information Processing Prof. Chandan Mazumder, Dept. of CSE, JU Ongoing 2015 (expected)
Imon Mukherjee Design and Analysis of Steganographic Algorithms Not Applicable Ongoing 2014 (thesis submitted)
Arpita Maitra Study in the Field of Quantum Information: Hadamard and DFT type Operations Not Applicable Ongoing 2014 (thesis submitted)
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (5)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Avijit Dutta Deterministic Hard Fault Attack on Trivium Not Applicable 2014
Arnab Krishna Mitra Code-based Cryptography Not Applicable 2011
Subhrodip Roy Chowdhury Study and Implementation of State-of-the-Art Stream Ciphers Not Applicable 2010
Ankita Ghosh Study and Implementation of Primality Testing Algorithms Not Applicable 2010
Shyamalendu Roy A Study on Quantum Computation Not Applicable 2009
Project Works (5)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Threat and Attack Modeling of Heterogeneous Enterprise Networks Academic Activities Scientific Analysis Group (SAG), Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Delhi, Ministry of Defence, Government of India 1000000 18 months 2011 to 2013 Complete
Development of Encryption Algorithm for BARC Academic Activities Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, India 1000000 3 years 2011 to 2014 Ongoing
Steganography using Machine Learning Principle Investigator Jadavpur University 50000 1 year 2006 to 2007 Complete
Security Evaluation and Design of Components and Cryptographic Primitives for RFID and Sensor Networks Co-Investigator Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and Japan Science and Technology (JST) Agency, the National Organization in Japan for implementing the Science and Technology Policies of the Government of Japan 2928000 3 years 2009 to 2012 Complete
(On Key Scheduling) Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Government of India 475000 15 Months 2010 to 2011 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (47)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Introduction to Classical Cryptography Short Term Course on Cryptography (May 18-24, 2014), Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India IIT KGP, India 2014
Symmetric Key Cryptography: Stream Ciphers Short Term Course on Cryptography (May 18-24, 2014), Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India IIT KGP, India 2014
Is classical information and computation dead in a quantum world? Seminar at the Department of Computer Science & Technology, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India BESU, India 2014
Classical Cryptography in a Quantum World Satellite Meeting on Quantum Correlation and Its Possible Application in Communication and Cryptography (Sep 2-3, 2013), Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata, India ISI Kolkata, India 2013
Biases and Distinguishers of the RC4 Stream Cipher Crypto and Security group, Department of Electrical and Information Technology, Lund University, Sweden Lund University, Sweden 2013
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Membership Of Learned Societies (2)
 
Title

Cryptology Research Society of India (CRSI)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (2)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

UGC Refresher Course Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University 2007
13th Orientation Programme UGC Academic Staff College (ASC), Jadavpur University Jadavpur University Salt Lake Campus 2006
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (3)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

9th International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 2013) Cryptography-1 Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) ISI Kolkata, India 2013
6th International Conference on Cryptology in Africa (AFRICACRYPT 2013) Efficient Implementations for ECC Cairo University Cairo University, Egypt 2013
Indo-Japan Joint Workshop on Cryptography Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi ISI Delhi, India 2009
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Professional Society Activity (13)
 
Type of Professional Activity Period

Program Co-Chair, 14th International Conference on Cryptology in India (INDOCRYPT), December 7-10, 2013, Mumbai, India 2013 to 2013
Program Coordinator, Software Freedom with Google Summer of Code, a one-day awareness programme for the students of all disciplines of all colleges and Universities in Kolkata, May 22, 2012, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 2012 to 2012
Program Coordinator, Workshop on Information and Security in Quantum World, organized by the Centre of Excellence in Cryptology, Indian Statistical Institute, March 28-30, 2012, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India 2012 to 2012
Convener & Program Coordinator, Tutorial Workshop on Many Facets of Cryptology, jointly organized by Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Jadavpur University and Centre of Excellence in Cryptology, Indian Statistical Institute, October 14-15, 2011, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 2011 to 2011
Program Committee Member, 13th International Conference on Cryptology in India (INDOICRYPT 2012), December, 2012, Kolkata, India 2012 to 2012
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (0)