Avishek Adhikari

Professor and Head of the Department

Professor Dr. AVISHEK ADHIKARI, M.Sc. (Gold Medalist), a recipient of the President of India Medal, ISCA Young Scientist Award, and NANUM fund by International Mathematical Union (IMU), received his Ph.D. Degree from Indian Statistical Institute under the supervision of the former Director of Indian Statistical Institute and Padma Shree Awardee Professor Bimal Roy. Professor Adhikari 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 Ph.D. 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 60 research articles 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 Ph.D. students have already obtained Ph.D. Degree. Currently, six of the Ph.D. 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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