Avishek Adhikari


Professor Dr. AVISHEK ADHIKARI, M.Sc. (Gold Medalist), recipient of the President of India Medal, ISCA Young Scientist Award and NANUM fund by International Mathematical Union (IMU), PhD from Indian Statistical Institute under the supervision of Professor Bimal Roy, is a Professor at the Department of Mathematics, Presidency University. He was a faculty member at the Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Calcutta (July 7, 2006 to January 16, 2019). He is the founder secretary of IMBIC, India (having Branches in Sweden and Japan), Treasurer of Cryptology Research Society of India and was the Former Eastern Zonal Coordinator for NBHM MSc and PhD Scholarship Examination. He was a Post-Doctoral fellow at INRIA-Rocquencourt, France, a visiting scientist at Linkoping University, Sweden and a visiting scientist at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He visited Japan (7 times, funded by JSPS, Japan and JST, Japan), Sweden (3 times), France (2 times), England (3 times), Switzerland (2 times), South Korea, Russia, Malaysia (2 times), Thailand, Denmark, Norway, Netherland, Belgium, Italy, Bangladesh, Singapore. He has published four basic textbooks on mathematics including Basic Modern Algebra with Applications (Springer, 2014) and edited two research monographs including Springer Monograph (2017) on Mathematical and Statistical Applications in Life Sciences and Engineering. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed international journals, conference proceedings and contributed volumes. He is on the editorial board of several journals. He is/was one of the investigators of Twelve Sponsored Research Projects funded by the agencies like DRDO, WESEE (Ministry of Defense), DST, DST-SERB (MATRICS), DST-FIST, DIT, NBHM including two International Collaborative Projects supported by DST-JSPS (Indo-Japan Project) and DST-JST (Indo-Japan) in collaboration with Indian Statistical Institute. Five of his PhD students have already obtained PhD Degree. Currently, five of the PhD scholars are doing their research works under his supervision. His research interest includes  Applications of Algebra, Graph Theory, Cryptography, Cryptanalysis of Stream and Block Ciphers, Secret Sharing, DNA Cryptography, Visual Cryptography, Image Encryption, Wireless Sensor Networks.  For more details, please click here.


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