Faculty Profile

Dr.Maheswari Raja

Office: Engineering Block 4th Floor Cabin No. E413
Educational Details: Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engineering),

Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai

M.E ((Embedded System & Technologies) from College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University.

B.E (CSE) Government College of Engineering,


Profile: Dr. Maheswari R has professional experience of more than 23 years both in Industry and in several prestigious institutions like Vellore Institute of Technology, SRM, etc. under various capacities like HoD, Convener, etc. She has published eight patents in her research domain and has received many National and University level awards like FOSSEE MASTER Award, Outstanding FOSSEE Contributor Award and Best eSim Contribution Award from IIT Bombay & MHRD, Govt. of India, Best Faculty Award, Best achiever award, Best researcher award, Best Alumni Chapter Award, Best paper and Excellent paper awards, Best Club Coordinator award. She has published more than 100 research works in various Books, Book Chapters, Magazine articles and International Journals. She is a certified Knime Analyst. She actively co-ordinated Institution accreditation activities like NBA, ISO certification, NAAC, ABET. She has received funds more than INR One Crore from various funding agencies and consultancy project works like ICMR, DST, FLSMIDTH (Denmark), Fundboon Technology, Exhibition hall proposal at Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management in collaboration with NID (National Institute of Design) Gujarat, Microsoft (Hyderabad), Byjus (Bangalore), etc. Her research expertise covers a wider domain namely  Embedded Systems, Cyber Security, High Performance Computing, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning. With h-index above 10 and citations more than 260.

Dr. Aradhana Deshmukh

Office: E 414 Cabin no 3
Education Details: Ph.D. in Computer Engineering Specialization in Cloud Computing from Aarhus University, Denmark.

Post Graduation Degree

M.E in Computer Engineering from PICT Pune

M.A in Industrial Economics from Pune University

Bachelors Degree

B.E in Computer Engineering from VIT Pune

AMIE in Computer Engineering All India Rank 2 from IEI Kolkatta

B.A in History from Pune University

GATE 2007 All India rank 18

Certification :- UNIX, C,ORACLE, many more


Dr. Araddhana Deshmukh, has 21 years of experience in teaching. She has also worked as Head Of Department and in Associate Professor MMCOE Pune Assistant Professor , Research Coordinator, in SKNCOE Pune

Lecturer and Student’s Associations Coordinators in VIT Pune Has Granted 7 patents ( India +South Africa)

Published  21 patents Published 143 papers  (out of which 13 paper are in Scopus indexing and 4 paper is in Web of Science., 4 papers in Elsevier, 11 Book Chapters,   58 UGC + other  Journal rest in International conferences Published 11 Books ( 7 International , 4 National) Has received AICTE  funding’s for lab development BCUD funding’s for Summer School and Faculty Development Program. Has  guided more than 100 UG students  19 engineering PG students Conducted public viva-voce of many engineering Ph.D. scholars.Has delivered 17 Key note speech  nline and Offline Sessions on Cloud Computing, Research Methodology , Flutter, Mobile Computing Has received Best Research Award  from 4 different organizations 

19 Best paper award in the International  Conference  

Gunwant Nagrik Purskar from PMC Pune

Anushka Purskar from PCMC Pune has completed 42 online certification courses.Has organized Convenor for International Conference ICINC 2020

More than 24 FDP’s and Workshops  for faculties  and students Coordinated various co-curricular and extracurricular activities for the students and faculty members Has worked as  a reviewer/judge for various conferences like WPC since 2013, WIC 2013-2022

Chairman and designed syllabus for various subjects of Computer Engineering , Artificial Intelligence and Data Science  of Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, GTU Gujrat, VTU Vellore, Manipal and many more worked as a Paper setter for  Cloud Security , Information Security, Machine Learning Microprocessor Architecture and many more an experience to work for national level committees like NIRF, NAAC, NBA etc.

She is lifetime member of professional bodies like IEI  IAENG, ICPCC, S4DS etc, Youngest Secretary in The Institution of Engineers ( India), Pune Local Centre

Research Areas: Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Microprocessors

Dr. Vijaykumar S. Bidve

Office: E-108, Cabin No. 1
Educational Details: Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Vel Tech Technical University, Chennai in March 2017, M. Tech in Information Technology from BVCOE, Pune, B. E. in Computer Science and Engineering in 2002 from Dr. BAMU Aurangabad.
Profile: 22 years of experience in teaching.

Worked as HOD, Dean Academics.

Worked as an expert for various subjects and delivered sessions in many colleges across Pune and Maharashtra.

Published 06 patents, 45 research papers in various national and international journals/conferences out of which 14 paper are in Scopus indexing and 1 paper is in Web of Science.

Published 04 books and registered 01 copyright.

Received ISTE funding twice worth Rs. 103000/-.

Completed 12 online certification courses.

Participated and contributed in various FDPs, STTPs, workshops etc.

Worked as a reviewer/judge for various conferences.

Worked for national level committees like NAAC, NBA etc.

Worked as a Paper setter, chairman and designed syllabus for various subjects of Information Technology of Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

Coordinated various co-curricular and extracurricular activities for the students and faculty members.

Guided 05 engineering PG students and conducted public viva-voce of many engineering Ph.D. scholars.

Lifetime member of professional bodies like ISTE, IAENG, ISRD, SDIWC.

Received Best paper award to the paper “EFFICIENT POWER THEFT DETECTION USING SMART METER DATA”, in the International Virtual Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Management Sciences (ICETEMS-2021).

Areas of Expertise or Research Interests: Software Engineering, Machine Learning, Cyber Security

Dr. Jyoti Vanikar

Office: E 108 Cabin no 12
Educational Details: BSc, MSc (Mathematics), Ph.D (Mathematics)
Work Experience: Dr. Jyoti has 21 years of experience in teaching. She has published several research papers in international and national journals/conferences. Also published one book chapter. She has coordinated various cocurricular and extracurricular activities for the students. For the outstanding research work, one of her article is awarded First prize in ICMES 2018.

Dr. Pavate Aruna

Office: E-414, Cabin No. 1
Education Details: Ph.D. in Information Technology from Mumbai University, Maharashtra

M.E. in Computer Engineering from Mumbai University Maharashtra

B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering from Nanded University Maharashtra

Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering Govt. Polytechnique M.S.B.T.E Latur

Profile: Dr. Aruna Pavate is having 17 years of experience in teaching and one year of experience as Senior Software Engineer – Zyden IT Solutions, Thane. Currently she is working on new advances in the field of medical and engineering to improve in the healthcare domain.

Her research interests include Machine learning and security, data mining, Data Science, cyber security.  She is having member of professional bodies ISTE, IAENG, AICTSD, Insc and IEEE and editor for ASMS, IIP.

She has been working as program chair/TPC/reviewer/PC Chair for many the conferences and for journals such as JEET, Journal of experimental & theoretical artificial intelligence, Expert systems with applications, Applied artificial intelligence, Adhoc reviewer for International journal of ambient computing and intelligence.

She has published more than 54 articles in various journals and conferences.

She is having 10 patents published with 3 in grants, 1 copyright and having  10 books published

She has received Young researcher award in 2021 from Institute of scholars Bangalore.

Best paper Award College of engineering and technology, Dindigul Tamilnadu.

Best Session Paper Award Department of Computer Engineering, Atharva College of Engineering, Mumbai

First prize for Business Plan “Smart Parking Booking System” Synergy 2022 organized by Apeejay Dwarka Campus New Delhi

Research Excellence Award 2023 at world property right conclave 2023 Wegrow Pvt. Ltd. at Arya Auditorium, New Delhi

She is working as keynote speaker/resource person for many FDP/Workshop/STTP/Seminars

Paper setter, Correction, Moderation, External Examiner to other colleges affiliated to Mumbai University, N.M.I.M.S. University

She had guided more than 35 undergraduate projects and Student project selected under Student Project Programme 2021(SPP) by Institute of scholars Bangalore

Guest Editor for a Special Issue on Advanced Deep Learning Methods for Audio and Speech Processing, Bailey Johnson Editorial Assistant Science Publishing Group, USA 2020

Bentham Science Ambassador, from “INDIA” for the year 2020.

Research Areas: Neural Networks and Deep Learning, Data Science, Machine learning, Soft computing, Big data analytics, Software testing, Cyber security

Dr. Anita G. Khandizod

Office: E-414, Cabin No. 2
Educational Details: Ph.D.  (Computer Science and IT), Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India .
Work Experience: 6 years Academics(Teaching) and 5 year Research experience 
Research Areas: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Pattern Recognition, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Remote Sensing and GIS, Biometrics, Digital Image, and Signal Processing She was awarded a UGC fellowship from UGC for a PhD; she has published three books with reputed publications. She published more than 28 Research Papers in various national and international conferences, and National and international Peer-Reviewed Journals like IEEE, Springer, and Elsevier also published 6 patents. She is a reviewer of ICICITES, Artificial Intelligence by MDPI, and the International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management (IJSA) by Springer Nature She received 5 Best Paper awards in in international conferences 4 best poster awards and was also awarded as merit in Avishkar-2018. She is a member of IEEE, ISCA, and IAENG IACSIT. More than 80 different types of webinars, FDP, workshops, and short-term courses attended.

Ms.Parrul Bhanarkar

Office: E-414, Cabin No. 1
Education Details: Prof. Parrul Bhanarkar is pursuing PhD in Computer Science & Engineering, from Amravati University, Amravati. She has completed her Master of Technology in Information Technology and Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science & Engineering from Govt. College of Engineering, Aurangabad. 
Profile: Having more than 15 years of Experience in Teaching and Research, in her previous career she has handled roles and responsibilities of Dean, HOD, Academic Co-Ordinator, Mtech Co-Ordinator, IQAC Incharge. Her Core areas include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Cyber Security, Advanced Java, Data Science and Databases, Devops.

She has published 15 papers in various esteemed peer reviewed National and International Journals including WoS, SCI, Elsevier,IEEE. She has 5 patents published successfully and 2 copyrights registered. She has authored 1 book and 6 Book chapters till now in the domain of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Cyber Security.

Mr. Veer Bhadra Pratap Singh

Office: E-108, Cabin No. 5
Education Details: He had completed his Bachelor of Technology (2003-07) in Information Technology from UPTU Lucknow. Afterwards he did his Master of Science (2007 -08) in Web information Systems from Department of Informatics at Ulster University – Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. In his Masters he did his Dissertation with SAP in the field of Semantic Web. He had also completed certification in CMMIv1.2 from Ulster University and Carnegie Mellon University, USA. He also completed his Masters of Technology (2016 -18) in Computer Science & Engineering from Dr. A P J Technical University, Indore. Currently he is pursuing his PhD from Maha Kaushal University, Jabalpur in the field of Machine Learning. His doctoral research focuses on Predicting Injuries in Traffic Accidents using various approaches of Machine Learning
Profile: Prof. Veer has 14+ years of academic experience and 1 year of industry exposure. He has worked in plethora of institutions having high repute and his teaching philosophy centers around fostering a dynamic and interactive learning environment. He believes in empowering students to become critical thinkers, problem solvers, and innovators in the field of Computer Science.

He has published 16 papers in various esteemed peer reviewed National and International Journals and Conferences. He had also 10 patents published successfully and authored 2 books till now. His area of expertise is in Web Information Systems, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Malware Analysis, and Cyber Security

Rahul M. Raut

Office: E-111, Cabin No. 4
Education Details: Rahul M. Raut Currently Pursuing his Ph.D. from S.G.B.Amravati University, MS, India. He has Received his MTech Degree from S.G.B.Amravati University ,MS, India. He Has Completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology form SSGMCE, Shegaon.
Profile: He is Having more than 10 years of Experience in Teaching and Research. He has Published two Books with Reputed Publisher, one Book Chapter and over 15 Conference and Journal Papers. His Research interests broadly include Vehicular Ad-hoc Network, Mobile Ad-hoc Network, Signal Processing for Communication, Machine Learning, Neural Network.

He attended and Contributed in more than 12 FDP and STTP. Also attended various workshop in his Careers. He is having wide experience while mentoring students in various Subjects and Projects like Machine Learning, Data Science, Operating System, Compiler, Computer Networks and Data Structure.

Ms.Sweta Dargad

Ms.Sweta Dargad

Office: E-414 Cabin No. 5
Educational Details: Pursuing PhD in (Computer Engineering) from Nirma University in the domain of 5G Security.

Completed M.Tech (Information and Network security) from Nirma University. B.E. in Computer Science Engineering(R.G.T.U).

UGC NET- 2019 qualified with 99.2 percentile. GATE 2012 and 2014 qualified in Computer Science Engineering.

Work Experience: 8.5 years Academics(Teaching) and 1 year Research
Research Areas: Cyber Security, Information and Network Security, Cryptography, Blockchain, OSINT, and Cyber Threat Intelligence.

Ms.Kiran Bidua Pandey

Office: E-406, Cabin No. 6
Education Details: M. Tech in Networking & Communications from Gujarat University, 2015, Ahmedabad, Bachelors in Computer Science & Engineering, Gujarat Technological University, 2013, Palo Alto Cybersecurity Global Certified, 2021.
Profile: Prof. Kiran Bidua Pandey has 8 years of experience in Academics. In her academic career, she has worked as Assistant professor in reputed engineering institutes of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Her last workplace was MIT ADT University, Pune where she served for 4 years as an Assistant professor in Computer Science and Engineering department.

She has several international, national publications on her name. Her area of research interest is Network and Cloud Security using Blockchain Technology.