Faculty Details

Somitra Kumar Sanadhya

Assistant Professor (CSE)

PhD (2009), Computer Science,
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Brief Bio

Somitra Kumar Sanadhya is an Assistant Professor at IIIT Delhi and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at CR Rao Advanced Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Hyderabad. He completed his BTech from IIT Delhi, MTech from JNU, New Delhi and PhD from ISI Kolkata. Before joining academics, he has worked as a software engineer in a multinational company, as an administrator in the Govt of Rajasthan and as a principal member of technical staff in a telecom software firm. His primary research area is Cryptology and he has worked closely with many governmental agencies and defense forces for development and analysis of cryptograhic primitives. His research is supported by grants from DRDO, Ministry of defense and Indian navy. He has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences in the area of Cryptology. He has organized two workshops in various aspects of Cryptology for DRDO scientists in 2012 and 2013 and was the Program co-Chair of National workshop on Cryptology 2011 held at NIIT University at Neemrana. He was also the program co-chair for international conference on Security, Privacy and Applied Cryptographic Engineering (SPACE 2012) held at SETS Chennai. He is the program co-chair of 4th Asian Workshop on Symmetric Key Cryptography (ASK 2014) to be held at SETS Chennai in December 2014.


Phone: 011-26907466
Email: somitraiiitd.ac.in
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/iiitd.ac.in/somitra/
Office: A-402

Research Interests

Cryptology, Coding theory, Bioinformatics.

Teaching Interests

Cryptology, Coding theory, Linear algebra, Number theory, Discrete Mathematics, Probability and Statistics.

Professional Societies

CRSI, Life member.