Ph.D. in Computer Engineering

Department of Computer Engineering offers a Doctoral programme, focusing the niche research areas in Computer Engineering. This Ph.D. Programme is for those candidates, who are interested predominantly in a research career in Computer Engineering. After successfully completing the doctorate programme, candidates can get multiple employment opportunities in academic and research institutes as well as in industry, as expert in interdisciplinary domains of design and development of system and application software.

The various areas of key-position opportunities are Data Science, Big Data Analytics, Computer Vision, Cyber Security, Networks and Cryptography, Wireless Networks, High Performance Computing, Image Analysis and Interpretation, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Ph.D. Programme in Computer Engineering also fosters various specialized research areas such as System Programming, Algorithm Design and Analysis, Satellite Image Processing, GIS and Applications, Embedded Systems and Applications, Computer Graphics, AR-VR Technology, etc. Faculty of The Computer Engineering department is associated with funded research projects with eminent research institute North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC), Department of Space and KJSCE is a technology partner. K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering is a network institute of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) Outreach Programme.

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Key Information


The eligibility for the Ph.D. Programme is Masters or Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering or degree in equivalent branch/discipline from a recognized University as per the UGC Norms.

(UGC document can be referred for equivalent minimum degree eligibility for this Ph.D. programme.)

Details of Research Supervisors (Guides)

Sr.No. Research Guide Qualification Research Areas No of Students Registered
1 Dr. Deepak Sharma Ph.D Networking System and Security, Intelligent System and Data Processing 2 (University of Mumbai)
2 Dr. Manish Potey Ph.D Networking System and Security, Intelligent System and Data Processing 2 (University of Mumbai)
3 Dr. Jyoti Joglekar Ph.D Image Analysis, Computer Vision, Big data Analytics, AI and ML, IoT 1(Somaiya Vidyavihar University)
4 Dr. Prasanna Shete Ph.D IoT, Wireless Networks, WSNs, VANETs, Intelligent systems, Accessible computing 1(Somaiya Vidyavihar University)
5 Dr. Sonali Patil Ph.D Image Processing and Analysis, AI and ML 2 (University of Mumbai)
6 Dr. Bhakti Palkar Ph.D Image analysis,Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence 1Somaiya Vidyavihar University)
7 Dr. Irfan Siddavatam Ph.D Cyber-physical system security Modelling, Verification and Security analysis of protocol,Intelligent machines/things/applications,Quantum Computing -

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