Ph.D. in Information Technology

Department of Information Technology offers Doctoral programme where the research adheres to the rapid evolution of Information Technologies, which is a backbone of almost all business domains. This Ph.D. programme facilitates a productive research experience by binding information and society. This programme is intended for the candidates interested in a research career, teachers and industry professionals positioned in research and development organisations.

Ph.D. Programme in Information Technology includes various specialized research areas such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Big data processing and Analytics, Information / Cyber Security, Image Processing and Mining, Geographical Information Systems and Geospatial Data Analytics, Biomedical informatics, High-Performance Computing, Embedded Systems, IoT, AR-VR Technologies, Database technologies, Robotics and control systems etc. The department has proficient faculty to guide in the above-mentioned areas and department laboratories also possess essential infrastructural facilities required for the research activities.

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The eligibility for the Ph.D. Programme is Masters or Bachelor degree in Information Technology/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 PhD programme.)

Details of Research Supervisors (Guides)

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