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I am an Assistant Professor at Department of EECS, IIT Bhilai. I love computer science and crypto. I mostly work in symmetric crypto particularly cryptanlaysis. Currently I am exploring the area of Lightweight Cryptography and Quantum Cryptanalysis. My research group focuses on various aspects of computer security and cryptography. The group can be reached at

Additional Affiliations


  • Young Scientist in Cryptography 2019 (Venus International Research Awards)
  • Best PhD Thesis Award (Runners Up) 2018 (CICT PhD Symposium)
  • Gold Medalist - CSE 2006 (NIT Agartala)

Areas of Interest

  • Symmetric-Key Crypto
  • Quantum Cryptanalysis (Recent)
  • Lightweight Cryptography
  • Cryptanalysis of Hash functions, Authenticated / Block Ciphers
  • Fault Analysis Attacks


  • BE (CSE - Gold Medalist) - NIT Agartala
  • MS (CSE) - IIT Kharagpur
  • PhD (CSE) - IIT Kharagpur
  • Post-Doc - Visiting Scientist - ISI Kolkata



  • PhD: Sahiba Suryawanshi (TCS Research Scholar) - Cryptanalysis of Symmetric-Key Primitives
  • MTech: Souvik Pan - PDF Security Analysis
  • Other Students Working With Me: Shashwat Jaiswal, Ambar Mutha
  • Past Students:
    • Banashri Karmakar - PhD (CRIS Lab, CSA, IISC Bangalore)
    • Aikata - PhD (TU Graz, Austria)
    • Ahaan Dabholkar - MS (Purdue University, USA)
    • Satyam Sachan - MS (Purdue University, USA)

Message From Director

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