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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

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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


Current Students

  • Sahiba Suryawanshi (PhD, TCS Research Scholar) Cryptanalysis of SHA3/Xoodyak
  • Ajay Das (PhD) Automated Cryptanalysis
  • Vipin Kumar (PhD) Lattice Based Cryptography
  • Manish Sahu (PhD, Co-supervised by Prof. Santosh Biswas) Quantum Cryptography
  • Dilip Sau (PhD, IIT Kharagpur, Co-supervised by Prof. Dipanwita Roy Chowdhury)
  • Anup Kundu (PhD ISI Kolkata, Co-supervised by Dr. Goutam Paul)
  • Souvik Pan (MTech) PDF Security
  • Vemuganti Sesha Satvik (BTech Hons.) Selected Topics in Crypto and Security
  • Phool Roshan Jha (MTech, Co-supervised by Prof. Santosh Biswas) Security Analysis of Secure Dongle
  • Ananya (BTech Hons., Co-supervised by Dr. Subhajit Sidhanta) Searchable Encryption in No-SQL Databases
  • Ruchit Prakash (BTech-MTech, Co-supervised by Dr. Souradyuti Paul) Security Analysis of Instant Payment Systems

Project Personnel

  • Dr. K Sowjanya (Post-Doc, 5G Security and Standardization)
  • Soumen Jana (Project Scientist, 5G Security)
  • Past
    • Mostafizar Rahmar (Post-Doc, Secure Dongle) - Post-Doc, University of Hyogo, Japan
    • Dr. Pabitra Pal (Post-Doc, 5G Security) - Assistant Prof., MAKAUT
    • Anindya Ganguly (Project Associate, ECC Standardization) - PhD, IIT Kanpur
    • Satanu Maity (Project Assistant, Secure Dongle) - PhD, IIIT Guwahati
    • Aman Verma (Project Assistant, Secure Dongle)
    • Darunjeet Bag (Project Associate - I, Secure Dongle)
    • Vipin Kumar (Project Scientist, 5G Security) - PhD, IIT Bhilai

Graduated Students

  • Anup Kundu (MTech, ISI Kolkata) - Symmetric-Key Cryptanalysis - PhD, ISI Kolkata
  • Ashim Manna (MTech, ISI Kolkata) - Analysis of SHA3 Based Constructions - PhD, IIT Kharagpur
  • Dilip Sau (MTech, ISI Kolkata) - Lightweigt Sbox Implmentation with Composite Field Arithmetic - PhD, IIT Kharagpur
  • Aikata (Btech Hons 2020) - Fault Analysis Attacks - PhD, TU Graz
  • Satyam Sachan (BTech 2021) - Cryptanalysis of SHA3 - MS, Purdue
  • Banashri Karmakar (MTech 2020) - Lightweight Crypto - Phd, IISc Bangalore
  • Ahaan Dabholkar (BTech 2020) - Web Security - MS - PhD, Purdue
  • Harshvardhan Patel (BTech 2020) - System Security - Atonarp Micro-Systems
  • Bharath v. Gottumukkala (BTech 2020) - Business Technology Analyst, Deloitte


  • Mostafizar Rahmar (Doctoral Student, ISI Kolkata)
  • Anubhab Bakshi (PhD, NTU Sigapore)
  • Anurupa Tirkey (MSc, Centre for Basic Sciences, PRSU, Raipur)
  • Aastha Chauhan (BTech, IET Lucknow)

Message From Director

I am pleased to extend my greetings to students and their parents as well as colleagues near and far. IIT Bhilai was established on 7 August 2016. We are located in Chhattisgarh, the rice bowl of India, in a state rich in natural resources as well as cultural memory and heritage. Read More


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