Affiliation: Ahmedabad University
Keywords: Scientists, Computer applications, Communication technology
Countries: India
Bio: Dr. Sanjay Chaudhary is working as a Professor and Head (Research) at Institute of Engineering and Technolgy (IET), Ahmedabad University since July 2, 2013. Earlier, he worked as a Professor (May 1, 2008 to July 1, 2013) at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gandhinagar, India. He also worked as Dean (Academic Programs) during May 2, 2011 to June 30, 2013 at DA-IICT. He was an Associate Professor during (2001-2008) at DA-IICT. His research areas are Distributed Computing, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, and ICT Applications in Agriculture and Rural Development. He has authored four books and a number of book chapters. He has published more than seventy research papers in international conferences, workshops and journals. He is an active member of program committees of leading International conferences and workshops as well as review committees of leading journals. He has received research grants from leading organizations including IBM, Microsoft and Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Four PhD candidates have completed PhD under his supervision and two PhD students are currently working under his guidance. More than thirty students have completed M.Tech theses under his supervision. He holds a doctorate degree in computer science from Gujarat Vidyapeeth. Prior to joining DA-IICT, he worked at Department of Computer Science, Gujarat University. He has worked on various large-scale software development projects for corporate sector, co-operative sector, and government organizations. He is actively involved in various consultancy and enterprise application development projects. He is a senior member of IEEE and Computer Society of India. He is also a patron, Computer Society of India, Ahmedabad Chapter. Gujarat Sahitya Academy has awarded second second prize to his book on ગિરનાર ('Girnar') under 'Essays and Travelogue' category for the year 2009. He loves literature, music, travel and wild life.