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Dr. Hitesh Chhinkaniwala


Associate Professor & Head, Info & Comm Technology

Ph.D. (Computer Engg), M.Tech (Computer Science & Engg), NIT-K, BE (Computer Engg), Diploma in Management

Dr. Hitesh Chhinkaniwala is Associate Professor, Computer Engineering at AIIE since August 2015. Dr. Chhinkaniwala has 18+ years academic and 2+ years industry experience.

Dr. Chhinkaniwala is a Board of Studies member for M.E./B.E./Diploma courses of Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science & Engineering and Information & Communication Technology by Gujarat Technological University. Dr. Chhinkaniwala has been invited to deliver expert talk at many engineering colleges. He is also a peer reviewer of several national as well as international journals/conferences. He is also a Life Member of ISTE.

Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Privacy Preserving, Text Mining, Text summarization, Information Extraction, Sentiment Analysis, Statistical Data Analysis, Information Filtering, Social Network Analysis, Ontology Learning.

Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar (2013)
M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (2008)
B.E in Computer Engineering from L D College of Engineering (1997)
Diploma in Management from IGNOU (2004)

Prior to joining AIIE, Dr. Chhinkaniwala served as a Dean at Shankersinh Vaghela Bapu Institute of Technology (SVBIT), Gandhinagar, for a period of 1 year. Prior to this, he worked as Assistant Professor at U V Patel College of Engineering, Mehsana, for 14 years. Apart from academic experience, Dr. Chhinkaniwala also has more than two years of experience of working with a US based data analysis firm.

Dr. Chhinkaniwala has published / presented 21 technical papers in international journals and conferences. He was session co-chair at National Level Conference on “Knowledge Information & Telemetics (KITE)

He has also published one book – “Privacy Preserving Data Mining – Issues & Techniques: Preserving privacy of data streams and large data sets while mining”. He is a recognized Ph.D. guide at Gujarat Technological University, Ganpat University, Mehsana and C U Shah University, Surendranagar. He has guided 14 Post graduate students and 6 scholars are pursuing Ph.D. under his supervision.

He was a committee member (reviewer) of International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT 2008). He was also a committee member (reviewer) of the First IEEE International Conference on Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies (ICADIWT 2008).

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