Sponsored Projects

  1. Cryptanalysis of Symmetric Cipher Algorithms.
    Duration: 3 years (2017-2020).
    Funding Agency: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India.
    Role: Principal Investigator.
  2. Development of frequency coded quantum key distribution solutions suitable for deployment on 25km fibre optic links. (Joint Project by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and Indian Institute of Technology Chennai.)
    Duration: 3 years (2016-2019).
    Funding Agency: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India.
    Role: Member of the Evaluation Committee.
  3. Lightweight Encryption Techniques for Cyber Security Applications.
    Duration: 2 years (2016-2018).
    Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Government of Japan.
    Role: Member of the Indian team of six scientists.
  4. Centre of Excellence in Cryptology.
    Duration: 5 years (2011-2016).
    Funding Agency: Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Delhi, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.
    Role: Project Member.
  5. Threat and Attack Modeling of Heterogeneous Enterprise  Networks.
    Duration: 18 months (2011-2013).Funding Agency: Sceintific Analysis Group (SAG), Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Delhi, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.
    Role: Consultant.
  6. Development of Encryption Algorithm for BARC.
    Duration: 24 months (2011-2013).
    Funding Agency: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, India.
    Role: Project Member.
  7. Development of Tool and Design Aid for Developing Safe Guards against Related Key and IV Attacks and Proactive Key Scheduling Scheme for Packet Encryption.
    Duration: 15 months (2010-2012).
    Funding Agency: Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Government of India.
    Role: Principal Investigator.
  8. Security Evaluation and Design of Components and Cryptographic Primitives for RFID and Sensor Networks.
    Duration: 3 years (2009-2012).
    Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and Japan Science and Technology (JST) Agency, the National Organization in Japan forimplementing the Science and Technology Policies of the Government of Japan.
    Role: Member of the Indian team of four scientists.
  9. Steganography using Machine Learning.
    Duration: 1 year (2006-2007).
    Funding Agency: Jadavpur University.
    Role: Principal Investigator.