Brief Biography of Faculty Members
Dr. Alok Kumar
Dr. Alok Kumar is working as Professor in the Department of Computer Science Engineering, Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, India. He also Founder of Raccord IT Solutions, Jaipur, which is involved in advanced application and software development. Dr. Kumar has a rich professional experience in Data Science Consulting, Developing Data Products, Big Data Implementation, Big Data Visualization, Data management and maintenance for Banking, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Scientific Research, and Data-Driven Marketing Sectors. He worked as researcher at Ghent University, Belgium and involved in the industrial consultancy. He was a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Mathematical Engineering of Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium and associated with the “Large Graphs and Networks” research group and involved in an EU-FP7 FIRE Project “EULER” with Prof. Jean-Charles Delvenne and Prof. Vincent Blondel.
Prior to that, he worked briefly at Department of Computer Science and Engineering of National Institute of Technology Patna, India as an Assistant Professor. He obtained PhD in Information Technology from IIIT Allahabad, India in the area of Internet architecture and IoT. He completed Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology from MBM Engineering College, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, India and Master of Technology in Computer Engineering from Center for Development of Advanced Computing, Noida, India. He has published several research articles in the international journals and conferences of repute. Dr. Kumar delivered many technical talks on different topics at various prestigious academic and industrial events.
Dr. Deepak Chandra Pandey
Dr. Deepak Chandra Pandey is currently the Head and Assistant Professor in the Department of Mining Engineering. He has done his Bachelor of Engineering in Mining as the top performer, M.tech in Mine Planning (Topper) and PhD in Mining (Topper), from the esteemed College of Technology & Engineering in Udaipur, a prominent state government university. Dr. Pandey boasts over 10 years of combined experience in teaching and the industrial sector. His professional journey includes stints at Vedanta Group (Sesa Goa), Datamine Software, Ultratech Cement Ltd., College of Technology & Engineering, and S.S. College of Engineering. Dr. Pandey has contributed significantly to his field by publishing 16 technical papers and mentoring 10 M.tech scholars. Additionally, he plays an active role as an organizing member of the Mining Engineer Association of India, Udaipur Chapter.
Dr. Pandey’s expertise lies in mine planning and design using Datamine Software, with a focus on surface mining, computer applications in mining, mine development, and metal mining. He has also provided valuable mine planning consultancy services to renowned companies such as Ultra-tech Cement Ltd. and Wonder Cement, establishing himself as one of India’s leading experts in Datamine Software.
Dr. Archna Gajbhiye
Dr. Archana Gajbhiye is the Head of the Department of Biotechnology since 2011. She has more than 20 years of work experience including teaching, research and industrial experience. Her area of specialization is Microbial Biotechnology. Her research interests include Biofuel production and Medicinal properties of endophytic fungi, bioinformatics. She has published more than 20 research papers, a book chapter, and has submitted seven nucleotide sequences derived from Bacillus subtilis and Aspergillus spp. to NCBI. She has supervised three Ph. D scholars as Major Advisor and supervised several projects of B. Tech students. She has been involved in teaching various subjects such as Microbiology, Genetic Engineering, Recombinant DNA Technology, Downstream Processing, Industrial Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Bioenergetics and Metabolism, Analytical Techniques and bioinstrumentation, Immunology etc.
Dr. Ashutosh Gupta
Dr. Ashutosh Gupta is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur. He completed his Ph.D. in computer science and Engineering From Banasthali Vidhyapeeth, Rajasthan. Dr. Gupta has more than 26 years of teaching and academic experience. He had served in prestigious institutes ICFAI Tech Jaipur, BIT Mesra Extension Centre Jaipur, SKIT Jaipur, IET Alwar and Government Polytechnic Sawai Madhopur as Lecturer. He has published several research papers in international and national journals and conference proceedings. His primary areas of interest are Cloud Computing, e-Governance and IT enabled Services.
Dr. Prithvi Singh
As in Octomber 2023, I have experience of 18 years in teaching and 13 years in research. I have enjoyed making “complex physics” simple for young learners and tried to help them in exploring more complex issues. I have experience of teaching at one of the reputed engineering institutes as well as in the science college. I have taught nearly five undergraduates, three graduate science/engineering courses along with two post graduate Physics course. I also have experience of teaching at internationally reputed universities such as Missouri University of Science & Technology, Missouri, Rolla, USA (under the Professorship Award in Physics 2017 by American Physical society, USA) and University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France as visiting professor. I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the renowned group of Prof. Christophe Champion at the Centre d’Études Nucléaires de Bordeaux, Bordeaux University Gradignan , France.
I am a theoretical Atomic and Molecular Physicist, specializing in the field of Charged particle interaction with Atoms, Ions and Molecules. The cross section calculation of the charged particle interaction with matter is of interest in many research areas such as astrophysics, atmospheric modeling, plasma physics, discharge physics, medical physics, and radiobiology. I presented my research works in many international institutes and conferences such as in India, France, U.K., Poland, Germany, Italy, Spain and USA etc. Our work has been published in leading international journals.
Mr. Gurpreet Singh
Mr. Manjeet Singh
I have completed my B. Tech in Mining Engineering (Topper & Gold Medalist) from Rajasthan Technical University and M. Tech in Mine Planning (Topper & Gold Medalist) from Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology (MPUAT), located in Udaipur, top Govt. University of Rajasthan. I have 4 years of practical experience of teaching in Mining Engineering.
Mr. Harsh Bansal
Harsh Bansal is a highly experienced educator with over a decade of teaching and training experience in collaboration with the IT industry. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the domain of computing with a focus on blockchain in education. Mr. Bansal has extensive programming experience and has worked as a Robotic Process Automation developer on Blue Prism and Automation Anywhere. He has expertise in teaching subjects such as Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Competitive Programming, Database and Administration, Blockchain, Machine Learning and Robotic Process Automation. He is actively pursuing research in the field of blockchain and machine learning.
Mr. K. Saurabh
With more than six years of Industrial experience, I’m currently working as an Assistant professor at SPSU as well as a research scholar at the Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad jointly supervised by Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen (THM), Friedberg, Germany. My research interests include the application of Artificial Intelligence in the Cybersecurity of Cyber-Physical Systems, especially Industrial IoT and Time-series Data Analysis.
Dr. Anandkumar Atalbihari Bhaskar
Ph. D. in Electronics from Department of Electronics, Saurashtra University, Rajkot dated October 10, 2009. Energetic UG and PG level Associate Professor & Head of Department, Electronics & Communication Engineering, SIr Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, with 18 years of experience in universities of repute. Proponent of utilizing technology to enhance teaching. Proficient in clearly explaining complex topics to students with all level of scientific understanding. Total six Ph.D. in Electronics and Comm. Engg. thesis guided and awarded the degree, five are ongoing. Research interests are in the field of Embedded Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks and Internet of Things.
Dr. Ritesh Tirole
Dr. Ritesh Tirole obtained his B. Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Amaravati University in 1998. He obtained the M.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from RGPV, Bhopal in 2004. He was awarded with Gold Medal in M.E. degree. He then obtained Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering from MPUAT, Udaipur in 2019. Presently he is working as Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering Department at SPSU, Udaipur. He is the co-ordinator of Centre of Sustainable Energy Studies at SPSU. Also, he is a council Member of I E (India), Udaipur. He has an academic experience of more than 23 years in total.
Ms. Supriya Mishra
Supriya Mishra, a distinguished addition to our esteemed Computer Science faculty. Holding a master’s degree from NIT Bhopal and currently pursuing a part-time Ph.D. at NIT Surat, she brings a wealth of expertise. Specializing in cutting-edge hardware, including persistent memory solutions. She is working in indexing mechanisms and data systems. Her proficiency in leveraging non-volatile, high-speed persistent memory reflects her deep understanding of modern computing architectures. With her practical knowledge and dedication to technological advancement, she adds a valuable perspective to our academic community, inspiring both faculty and students alike.
Ms. Diksha Rangwani
Diksha Rangwani has received B.Tech in Information Technology from College of Technology And Engineering (CTAE) in 2017, M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Sikkim in 2019. She has been double gold medalist during her masters. Currently she has submitted her thesis to Computer Science & Engineering Department at Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India. Her area of interest is Cryptography & Network Security.
Dr. Kamal Kant Hiran
Dr. Kamal Kant Hiran has over 18 years of experience in academia, research, and administration in Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. He has published 21 International books with repute publishers like BPB Publications, IGI Global, De Gruyter, Wiley from India, USA, Germany, UK. He has made significant contributions to our society’s technological transformation. He has several awards to his credit such as International travel grant for attending the IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting at Warsaw, Poland; International travel grant for Germany from ITS Europe, Passau, Germany; Best Research Paper Award at the University of Gondar, Ethiopia; IEEE Liberia Subsection Founder Award; Gold Medal Award in MTech (Hons.) .IEEE Ghana Section Award-Technical and Professional Activity Chair; IEEE Senior Member Recognition, Best IEEE Student Branch Award, Elsevier Reviewer Recognition Award.
He has published 75 scientific research papers in SCI/Scopus/Web of Science and IEEE Journals, conferences, 4 Indian Patents, 1 Australian Patent Grants. He has made several international visits to Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Poland, Ghana, Liberia, Ethiopia, Russia, Dubai, Mexico, and Jordan for research exposures. His research interests focus on Artificial Intelligence, Cloud-edge computing adoption, Machine-deep learning and Intelligent IoT.
Dr. Chandani Joshi
Dr. Chandani Joshi working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Sir Padampat Singhania University of JkCement, Udaipur, With a rich and diverse background spanning over 12+ years in the Academics sector, particularly in esteemed institutions like Banasthali Vidyapeeth. She has a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry too. Dr.Joshi brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role. Dr. Joshi educational journey is a testament to her commitment to excellence in the technical field. Holding a Doctorate in Image Processing, a Master’s degree (M.Tech) and Bachelor’s degree (BE) in Computer Science & Engineering, she possesses a solid foundation that underpins her expertise.
One of Dr. Joshi’s key strengths lies in curriculum design, where she has demonstrated her innovative prowess by crafting engaging and impactful educational programs. Her efforts have resulted in positive outcomes for students, nurturing their learning experiences and fostering a passion for their chosen fields of study. Along with teaching, she is working actively in the field of Social Work with the projects in the association with Erasmus, programs funded by European Union like project RAINBOW for Women Counseling and Empowerment. She is an active member of IEEE student branch at SPSU Udaipur and have many other technical memberships such as with Institute of Engineers and CSI. Her areas of interest are Medical Image Processing, GIS and Remote Sensing, Soft Computing, Deep learning, Cloud Computing She has published more than 20 papers under her name in reputed journals and conferences. During her academic journey, she had coordinated and attended many workshops, conferences, seminars, FDPs. She had been granted by reputed organizations for her research visits to several countries like Paris (France), Singapore and Malaysia.
Dr. Utsav Upadhyay
Dr. Utsav Upadhyay earned a B. Tech in Computer Engineering from Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, followed by an M. Tech in Information Security from NIT Jalandhar, where he was honored with a Gold Medal. His thirst for knowledge led him to complete his PhD from NIT Jalandhar. He also secured a research funding of Rupees 11.61 lakhs from MHRD, where he served as the Principal Investigator. With a solid foundation in academia, he has enriched the learning experiences at institutions like Manipal University Jaipur, JKLU Jaipur, Marwadi University Rajkot, and GWEC Ajmer in the past. His academic contributions extend beyond teaching, as he is an active researcher and esteemed reviewer for various SCIE and Scopus indexed journals.
Prof. Darpan Anand
Prof. Darpan Anand is a Qualified Ph.D. (CS) contributing over 20+ years in Teaching with 20+ years in Teaching (CS), Industry, Research as well as academic administration, and 6+ years of industrial experience including 2+ years of onsite software development at a PCQUEST Best Project-2010 for Airtel and IBM. Currently spearheading efforts as Professor and Head of Department – Computer Science and Engineering at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, India. His Ph.D. Title is “ID-Based Integrated Authentication System for e-Governance in INDIA” and the suggestions are recognized by Govt. of India. In the same field of e-governance, AICTE has approved a full pace SWAYAM course under his supervision. Possessing a flair for teaching with the proven ability to apply the best practice-based & innovation-oriented teaching-learning practices, Outcome-based education in engineering education, National Education Policy-2020, as well as a collaborative approach to research and a decentralized & supportive style to academic administration.
He is an academic leader in Teaching, Curriculum Design & Improvisation, Supervise Departmental research efforts, Technical Evaluation of Prospective faculty, Budgetary and Academic Management of the Department, and Target outcome of projects. Current research interests include Data Science-AI& ML, Information Security, Blockchain, Software Defined Network, and e-governance. He is also a designated professor and supervisor for research work at Liverpool John Moores University, London, UK. He has guided several Ph.D. & PG Dissertations. He is an author/co-author of more than 90+research papers (indexed in SCI, ESCI, Scopus, etc.), various books and book chapters (IET, Springer, and Elsevier), patents, etc. He is also a member of various esteemed research associations such as IEEE, ACM, IAENG, TAEI, CSI, AIS, CSTA, etc.
Dr. Lokesh Gupta
Lokesh Gupta is Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Recarpeting Applications of Cold Mixes in the Wearing Courses of Urban Flexible Pavement) from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat. He has received Master of Engineering from Bangalore University (INDIA) as GOLD MEDALIST in Highway Engineering and Bachelor of engineering with honors in Civil from Solapur university. He has about 09 years of teaching and industry experience and uses “Outcome based Pedagogy” to make teaching effective. Presently working as Assistant Professor and PG Coordinator (Incharge- M.Tech: Structural, Environment, Transportation Engineering) in Civil Engineering Department at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Dr. Gupta is actively involved as reviewer, scientific and technical committee member of various journal and conferences organized across the globe. He works on different goal-oriented projects funded by Department of Science of Technology (DST) and has published around 20 research papers in high quality indexed reputed Journal and conference like ASCE, Science Direct, Springer, TRB etc. He has been awarded many organization/institutional memberships viz. life member of Indian Road Congress (MIRC), Indian Concrete Institute (MICI), American Concrete Institute India chapter (MACI), Indian Society for Technical Education (MISTE), International Association of Engineers (MIAENG) and Member of Institution of Engineers India (MIE).
Mr. Aman Jain
Aman Jain is an Civil Engineer and Educator hailing from Udaipur, India. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the College of Technology & Engineering, MPUAT, Udaipur, and a Master’s degree in Transportation Engineering from the Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D. in the same institution. Aman’s professional journey is marked by his role as an Assistant Professor at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, since July 2014. In this capacity, he has made significant contributions to curriculum development and innovative teaching practices, utilizing various Learning Management Systems (LMS) and organazied various academic events for students, faculty members and persons from Industries.
Prior to his academic career, Aman gained valuable industry experience as an Assistant Manager (HSE) at Essar Projects India Limited. Aman is an active member of professional organizations, including a lifetime Associate Member of The Institute of Engineers (India) and a Chartered Engineer in the Civil Engineering Division. His dedication to his field and contributions to the community are widely recognized.
Mr. Avinash Ojha
Avinash Ojha is Assistant Professor and head, Department of Civil Engineering, Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur. He has over ten years of industry and teaching experience at both undergraduate and post graduate level. He has completed his Bachelor in Engineering (BE) degree from MITS, Gwalior, Master of Technology degree (M.Tech.) in Construction Technology & Management from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, and presently pursuing Ph.D. from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra. He has published more than ten research articles in SCI, Web of Science, Scopus indexed Journals, National and International conferences. His teaching and research interest span across the domain of Concrete Technology, Alkali Activated Binder, Geopolymer Concrete, Construction Management. Besides academic, he is actively engaged with students through mentorship program, counselling, and extracurricular activities.
Dr. Deepak Vyas
Dr. Deepak Vyas presently working as Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry at SPSU with a teaching Experience of about 22 years with several administrative positions at Department and University level. Actively involved in research problems based on Environmental studies including water and soil pollutions with several publications in international and national journals of repute. Guided several research scholars during the course of research and is presently working in the capacity of Proctor, In charge Sports, Overall Club In charge, Presiding Officer for Examination,Member of Academic council, Member BOS(SOE), Member of Employee grade(iv)committee, Member of Disciplinary committee, Nodal officer for UGC, Member ofstudent Grievance cell and Chairman Anti-ragging committee.
Dr. Pankaj Mohan Rastogi
Dr. Pankaj Mohan Rastogi, working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, Rajasthan (July 2018-Present). He completed his PhD “Effectiveness of nanofuel additives to biodiesel-diesel blends on performance and emissions of diesel engine” Under the supervision of Dr. Naveen Kumar from Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, December 2022. He completed his M.Tech in Thermal Engineering from Rajasthan Technical University, Kota in 2013. He completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur, one of the topmost Government Engineering in Uttar Pradesh in 2002. He has almost 20 years’ Experience (2 years Industrial Experience and 18+ year Academic Experience). He worked in Gehring India (A divn. of Ema India Ltd.), Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) as Graduate Engineer Trainee (December 2000 to November 2002).
He worked in Laxmi Devi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Alwar, Rajasthan as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Year 2003-2008 & 2010-2018) Academically his expertise is in Thermal Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, and Hydraulic machines. Professional Membership: He has membership as associate member of The Institution of Engineers (India). He has published 09 papers in International Journals, 01 paper in National Journal and 07 papers in International conferences.
Mr. Brajesh Kumar Sharma
BRAJESH KUMAR SHARMA Work Experience: 15+ Years Academic Qualification: Ph.D (Pursuing), M.Tech (I.T),B.Tech (I.T) He Has over 15 years’ experience in academia. He has supervised more than 30 under graduate projects. He has published two patents and published many research papers. He has certifications from NPTEL, NASSCOM and IBM in emerging technologies. He is life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). His research interests lie in Machine Learning, Industry 4.0 and Cloud Computing.
Mr. Rohit Narendra Bokade
Experienced Software Engineer turned Educator with a proven track record in the Information Technology & Services industry. Proficient in a wide range of programming languages and technologies, including Atmel AVR, Arduino, ARM, Linux, C, C++, C#, NodeJS, R, and Python. Additionally, I possess expertise in RF design and the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. I hold a Master of Engineering degree with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence from K. J. Somaiya Institute Of Engineering and Information Technology. My professional background includes significant contributions in three critical domains: Spacetech, Medtech, and Fintech. I have successfully leveraged my technical skills and industry knowledge to excel in these mission-critical areas.